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Tuesday May 3rd, 2022 night edition

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AOC said student-loan forgiveness is good, even for those who have already paid off their loans.

Biden is getting closer to acting on debt relief, saying he'll make a decision in the coming weeks.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York says student-loan forgiveness is good for everyone — even those who have already paid off their debt.

I am sure there are certainly other things that student loan borrowers' taxes pay for.

But most Democrats want to see Biden enact broad student-loan relief for everyone, free of thresholds.

"Instead of continuously extending the pause under pressure he needs to cancel all student loan debt," Rep. Jamaal Bowman, of New York, recently tweeted. »

Otter spotted in the Detroit River, a hopeful sign

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A University of Windsor student recently caught an extraordinary sight on video while on a walk near the Ambassador Bridge.

"A straight-up river otter in the Detroit River!"

Beavers have also been making a comeback in the Detroit River, appearing on Belle Isle for the first time in a century about a decade ago. »

Attacks by Boston youth ‘terrorizing unsuspecting citizens’ continue downtown; police can’t make arrests because many suspects ‘too young’

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The most recent attack happened on Wednesday night when Boston police were dispatched to Boston Common shortly after 6:30 p.m. Two women claimed they were attacked by five children.

The apparent ringleader of the group — a slim 5-foot-3-inch girl is “well known to Officers as she has been terrorizing unsuspecting citizens of Downtown Boston,” according to the Boston Herald.

“Complaints have been issued against the older juveniles identified in these attacks and we are working with Boston Police to execute those complaints. »

‘We are living in hell’: Pakistan and India suffer extreme spring heatwaves

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The World Meteorological Organisation said in a statement that the temperatures in India and Pakistan were “consistent with what we expect in a changing climate.

Over the weekend in India, Bikaner was the hottest place in the country at 47.1C, according to the India Meteorological Department.

On Friday, the peak power demand in India touched an all-time high of 207,111MW, according to the government. »

Nintendo Switch Sports smashes to No.1 | UK Boxed Charts

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Nintendo Switch Sports is comfortably No.1 in the UK boxed charts this week, according to the latest GfK data.

By comparison, Nintendo Switch Sports has sold less than half of what those games managed during the launch week.

And Cricket 22: Official Game of The Ashes is in the charts at No.26 following the game's launch on Nintendo Switch. »