American Pickers' Mike Wolfe reveals he was a firefighter AND city councilman in Iowa before finding fame on the show

MIKE Wolfe has revealed he was a firefighter and a city councilman in Iowa before he found fame on American Pickers. The 51-year-old talked about his impressive careers prior to becoming a household name as a celebrity antiques dealer. Mike told the Tennessean that he served on the volunteer fire department while living in the tiny town of LeClaire in

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China shutters American Chamber of Commerce in Chengdu

Shanghai: Chinese authorities have instructed an American Chamber of Commerce in the south-western city of Chengdu to cease operations, officials with the organisation said on Tuesday. The chamber notified members on Monday that, in accordance with Chinese laws and regulations, it had to stop operations and “no longer carry out any activities in the name of the American Chamber of

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US soldier cradling American embassy flag flies it out of Afghanistan

Not Old Glory’s finest moment: US soldier cradles American embassy’s flag as it is hurriedly flown out of Kabul ahead of humiliating Afghan meltdown Evacuations of the US Embassy began on Sunday via chinook helicopter The US flag was lowered from the building, hastily rolled and bundled into the aircraft with Embassy personnel US ambassador Ross Wilson and other diplomatic

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American travel blogger Kaitlyn McCaffery left in coma after scooter crash in Bali

More On: indonesia Indonesia says ‘Jurassic Park’ project on track despite UNESCO warnings Two rare Sumatran tigers recovering after catching COVID-19 These bike-riding volunteers are critical for delivering medicine in Indonesia Delta variant taking hold of Indonesia’s Papua as hospitals near capacity A California travel blogger has been left in a coma with a traumatic brain injury after a scooter

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American Pickers' Frank Fritz looks unrecognizable after 65-lb weight loss as he resurfaces for first time in one year

AMERICAN Pickers star Frank Fritz looks unrecognizable after losing 65 pounds as he resurfaces for the first time in over one year in The Sun's exclusive photos.  Frank, 57, hasn’t appeared on History Channel’s American Pickers since March 2020, and viewers have been speculating about what led to the star’s mysterious mid-season disappearance.  In an exclusive interview with The Sun

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BLM chapter calls American flag symbol of hatred only used by racists

More On: black lives matter Donovan Richards proves a sore (and arrogant) winner Billionaire rips affirmative action, says BLM caused ‘more bigotry’ Queens BP declares victory, accuses rival of racism Soldier who shot BLM protester indicted on murder charge A Black Lives Matter chapter in Utah has called the American flag “a symbol of hatred” — one only used by

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Legendary American jockey Calvin Borel faces up to a year in jail for second drink-drive arrest in two years

LEGENDARY American jockey Calvin Borel faces up to a year in jail after a second drink-drive arrest in as many years. Borel, 54, a three-time Kentucky Derby winner, was charged by cops in the US on Wednesday night. The jockey, who has more than 5,000 career winners, was released after posting a £700 bond, Arkansas police records show. OFFERS OF

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America’s Cup: American Magic boss Terry Hutchinson on why Team New Zealand will struggle with Cup ‘challenges’

American Magic skipper and CEO Terry Hutchinson thinks a Deed of Gift challenge in the United Kingdom next year for the 37th America’s Cup would be a “massive step backwards” for the competition. It’s understood IneosTeam UK owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton are entertaining the idea of a Deed of Gift challenge on the

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