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Monday January 10th, 2022 morning edition

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TMZ first reported the comedian and actor's death, suggesting he died Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando.

First responders were called to his hotel room Sunday afternoon, but the actor was pronounced dead at the scene.

Saget has been on touring lately as a comedian, with many shows in and around Florida.

Saget appeared to have made the tweet himself, sharing a selfie from the venue he appeared at.

Check for my dates in 2022. — bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022.

Later in his career, Saget returned to his roots as a stand-up comedian, touring the country with raunchy material—a stark contrast to his time as America's dad. »

Sen. Jon Ossoff set to introduce bill barring members of Congress from trading individual stocks: report

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Sen. Ossoff is set to introduce a bill that would bar members of Congress from trading stocks, per The New York Post.

Sen. Jon Ossoff of Georgia is set to introduce legislation that would bar members of Congress from holding or trading individual stocks while they're in elective office, according to The New York Post.

However, the bill would bar trades among members and senior staffers, while excluding congressional spouses and other family members. »

Alcohol should have cancer warning labels, say doctors and researchers pushing to raise awareness of risk

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Few Canadians know the truth, and few may want to hear it: Alcohol, any amount of alcohol, can cause cancer.

Stockwell wants to change that, and he and other health experts are advocating for cancer warning labels on alcohol containers.

Tim Stockwell, a senior scientist with the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research at the University of Victoria, is among the researchers and doctors pushing for cancer warning labels on alcohol. »

Brazil stops tracking savanna deforestation despite rising destruction

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SAO PAULO, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Brazil will stop monitoring deforestation in the Cerrado, the world's most species-rich savanna, a government researcher said on Thursday citing a lack of funds, days after data showed destruction hitting a 6-year high in 2021.

The decision to stop monitoring the Cerrado was made because of budget cuts, said Claudio Almeida, a scientist who coordinates satellite monitoring at Inpe.

"Monitoring shows if deforestation is advancing, and if deforestation will doom a biome that is so important for Brazilians," Astrini said. »