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Renowned New York radio DJ and producer Mister Cee, known for his work with hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G., has passed away at the age of 57. Cee, whose real name was Calvin LeBrun, was a pioneer in the hip-hop community and a beloved figure in the music industry. He was a key player in the rise of Biggie Smalls and helped shape the sound of East Coast rap. His death has left a void in the world of hip-hop and he will be deeply missed by fans and colleagues alike.

Read more at: https://pitchfork.com/news/mister-cee-new-york-radio-dj-and-notorious-big-producer-dies-at-57/

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, is set to meet with Argentine President Javier Milei at the company’s factory in California on Friday. The meeting comes as Argentina faces economic challenges and looks to attract foreign investment. Milei, a controversial economist known for his libertarian views, has been critical of the Argentine government’s policies and has expressed interest in collaborating with Tesla on renewable energy projects. The meeting between Musk and Milei has sparked speculation about potential partnerships and investments in Argentina’s energy sector.

Read more at: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-04-10/musk-to-meet-argentine-president-milei-at-tesla-factory-friday

Consumer Reports has released a study revealing that popular pre-packaged lunch option, Lunchables, may not be the healthiest choice for school lunches. The study found that these convenient meals often contain high levels of sodium, sugar, and saturated fat, which can contribute to health issues such as obesity and high blood pressure. While Lunchables may be a convenient option for busy parents, experts recommend opting for healthier alternatives such as homemade lunches with fresh fruits and vegetables. This report serves as a reminder for parents to carefully consider the nutritional value of their children’s school lunches.

Read more at: https://www.npr.org/2024/04/10/1243939166/lunchables-consumer-reports-school-lunch

The Department of Justice has launched a formal investigation into the proposed takeover of U.S. Steel by a foreign company. The move comes amid concerns about national security and potential harm to the domestic steel industry. The investigation will examine whether the acquisition would violate antitrust laws and harm competition in the market. This decision marks a significant step in the government’s efforts to protect American industries and maintain a strong national economy.

Read more at: https://www.politico.com/news/2024/04/10/doj-opens-formal-investigation-us-steel-takeover-00151615

The Senate has passed a resolution aimed at overturning a key environmental regulation put in place by the Biden administration. The rule, which sets stricter emissions standards for vehicles, has faced pushback from Republicans and the auto industry. The resolution now heads to the House, where it is expected to face a tougher battle. If passed, it would be the first time Congress has successfully used the Congressional Review Act to overturn a regulation since 2001.

Read more at: https://www.politico.com/news/2024/04/10/senate-approves-resolution-targeting-highway-emissions-rule-00151588

In a highly contentious political climate, former President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden have clashed over the issue of abortion, with Trump calling for a nationwide ban and Biden vowing to protect reproductive rights. The debate has intensified as several states have recently passed restrictive abortion laws, leading to legal challenges and protests. Both Trump and Biden have used the issue to rally their respective bases and gain support ahead of the 2024 election, highlighting the deep divide in American society over this divisive issue.

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2024/apr/10/trump-biden-campaign-election-abortion-ban-latest-updates

Six former Mississippi police officers have been sentenced to prison for their involvement in a series of civil rights violations, including excessive force and false arrests. The officers, who were all white, targeted Black residents in the city of Jackson, using their positions of authority to intimidate and abuse their victims. The sentences range from 3 to 12 years, with the longest being given to the officer who was found guilty of assaulting a handcuffed suspect. This case highlights the ongoing issue of police brutality and systemic racism in law enforcement, and serves as a reminder of the importance of accountability and justice for victims of police misconduct.

Read more at: https://abcnews.go.com/US/6-former-mississippi-police-officers-sentenced-state-charges/story?id=109084577

A former educator in Virginia is facing charges after a 6-year-old student accidentally shot a teacher in the leg. The incident has sparked outrage and raised questions about the lack of safety measures in schools. The accused, who was a substitute teacher at the time, allegedly left a loaded gun in a classroom where young children had access to it. The incident has reignited the debate on gun control and the need for stricter safety protocols in schools. The injured teacher is expected to make a full recovery.

Read more at: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/former-educator-virginia-school-6-year-old-shot-teacher-shocking-lack-rcna147247

The open test session for the Indianapolis 500 was cut short due to heavy rain, leaving teams with limited track time to prepare for the upcoming race. Despite the shortened session, some drivers were able to complete a few laps and gather valuable data. The rain also caused delays for the NTT IndyCar Series and Indy Lights practice sessions. The forecast for the rest of the week looks promising, with sunny skies expected for the next scheduled test session on Wednesday.

Read more at: https://racer.com/2024/04/10/afternoon-indy-500-open-test-session-rained-out/