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Statt-us Update 3/24/22 – Today’s Headlines & More

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Hank Williams Jr.’s wife Mary Jane Thomas dies at 58

After being rushed from luxury hotel and spa to hospital following complications from ‘a medical procedure’.  Hank Williams Jr. wife Mary Jane died from complications ‘following a medical procedure’ performed in Florida. She was 58.  Jupiter County police officers responded to a medical call at the Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa around 5 p.m. on Tuesday.  Mary Jane was then reportedly transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to TMZ. The site added she possibly died due to a ‘blood clot.’  Her death does not appear to be ruled suspicious at this time.

Stephen Wilhite, creator of the gif, has died at 74

Stephen Wilhite, one of the lead inventors of the GIF, died last week from COVID at the age of 74. He worked on GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, which is now used for reactions, messages, and jokes, while employed at CompuServe in the 1980s. While the pronunciation of GIF has always been a debate, Wilhite was clear, saying in 2013: “It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘jif.’ End of story.”

Madeleine Albright Passed Away

The first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state died from cancer at age 84. Albright was nominated for secretary of state by President Bill Clinton and served in the role from 1997 to 2001. She was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from 1993 to 1997.

Tom Brady Addresses Person Who Bought His ‘Last TD’ Ball For $500K

The touchdown pass, which was rendered irrelevant by Brady’s unretirement, was thrown from the 44-year-old QB to wide receiver Mike Evans during the Bucs’ 30-27 divisional-round loss to the Los Angeles Rams.  Instead of privately reaching out to the collector to remedy the issue, Tom took to social media to ask crypto trader FTX to step in. Brady asked “Hey FTX… could we donate a Bitcoin to the charity of this person’s choice?!”. It still has to burn a little bit.

Anonymous claims it has hacked Russia’s Central Bank and will ‘release 35,000 files with secret agreements in 48 hours’

Hacktivists revealed latest action on Twitter, alongside a smiling mask image.  The bank is responsible for protecting and ensuring the safety of Russian ruble.  Group has already leaked thousands of Kremlin documents relating to the war.

The user claimed that Anonymous was hacking unsecured Russian printers on various networks and printing off documents emblazoned with anti-war messages and instructions on how to download and install Tor, an open-source anonymous browsing software, to help Russians evade the Kremlin’s media censors.

The same account tweeted later on Sunday: ‘We have been printing anti-propoganda and tor installation instructions to printers all over #Russia for 2 hours, and printed 100,000+ copies so far. 15 people working on this op as we speak.’