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 2021-03-03 09:10 

Washington Times

Initiative to provide more mental health services on campus...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A new initiative is aimed at providing more mental health services to college students. The initiative will use $1.5 million in federal relief funds to boost mental health on campuses as COVID-19 continues to drive stress and uncerta...

 2021-03-03 09:05 

US News & World Report

Swiss to Vote on Banning Face Veils in Referendum Criticised as Islamophobic...

By John RevillZURICH (Reuters) - "Stop Extremism!" urges a red billboard in a quiet village outside Zurich above an image of a scowling woman......

 2021-03-03 09:04 

US News & World Report

Tennessee State Museum to Commemorate 225 Years of Statehood...

The Tennessee State Museum will showcase 100 artifacts online and in person to commemorate Tennessee's 225 years of statehood....

 2021-03-03 09:04 

Washington Times

Tennessee State Museum to commemorate 225 years of statehood...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee State Museum will showcase 100 artifacts online and in person to commemorate Tennessee's 225 years of statehood. The museum in Nashville says the artifacts will cover the topics of art, community, innovation, serv...

 2021-03-03 09:04 

US News & World Report

Fiat Chrysler, PSA Profits Dropped in Pandemic Before Merger...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday reported their last financial statements as independent companies, each contributing full-year profits of around 2 billion euros to the new company, Stellantis, formed in January....

 2021-03-03 09:04 

Washington Times

Fiat Chrysler, PSA profits dropped in pandemic before merger...

MILAN (AP) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday reported their last financial statements as independent companies, each contributing full-year profits of around 2 billion euros to the new company, Stellantis, formed in January. Fiat Ch...

 2021-03-03 09:02 

US News & World Report

Police: Man on Scooter Killed by Commuter Train...

Officials say a man riding a scooter was struck and killed by a South Florida commuter train....

 2021-03-03 09:02 

Washington Times

Police: Man on scooter killed by commuter train...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A man riding a scooter was struck and killed by a South Florida commuter train, officials said. Johnny Joseph, 28, was fatally injured around noon Monday at a Fort Lauderdale crossing, the Sun Sentinel reported. Witnesses said...

 2021-03-03 09:00 

US News & World Report

Marshall University Gets Funds for Advanced Welding Program...

West Virginia's Marshall University will get over $336,000 from the federal government for education and training in advanced welding for manufacturing and other industries....

 2021-03-03 09:00 

Washington Times

Marshall University gets funds for advanced welding program...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's Marshall University will get over $336,000 from the federal government for education and training in advanced welding for manufacturing and other industries. The Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University ...

 2021-03-03 09:00 

The Daily Signal

Election Integrity Is a National Imperative...

After an election marked by significant voting irregularities and numerous instances of officials setting aside state election law, I share the concerns of millions of... Read More The post Election Integrity Is a National Imperative appeared first on The...

 2021-03-03 09:00 

NPR

Pandemic Dispatches From The ER, One Year Later...

The coronavirus has disrupted all of our lives, and that's especially true for healthcare workers. We hear reflections from Dr. Jamila Goldsmith and Mariah Clark, two emergency room workers. They tell us what the first year of the pandemic has been li...

 2021-03-03 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Road Rage...

The Harris County, Texas, sheriff's office says it is investigating a deputy caught on video pulling a gun on a motorist and threatening to kill him. George Dickerson says a deputy riding a motorcycle in front of him slammed on his brakes, forcing him...

 2021-03-03 08:56 

US News & World Report

Blast Damages Dutch Virus Testing Center; No One Is Hurt...

Dutch police say an early-morning blast has smashed windows at a coronavirus testing center in a small town north of Amsterdam....

 2021-03-03 08:56 

Washington Times

Blast damages Dutch virus testing center; no one is hurt...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A blast smashed windows at a coronavirus testing center in a small town north of Amsterdam early Wednesday, police said. Nobody was hurt. Police in the province of North Holland tweeted that "an explosive went off" ne...

 2021-03-03 08:56 

US News & World Report

World Shares Gain Ahead of US Jobs Tally, Fed Chair Comments...

Stocks are higher in Europe and Asia after a wobbly day on Wall Street, when the S&P 500 gave back most of its gains from a day earlier....

 2021-03-03 08:55 

US News & World Report

Hungary's Fidesz to Leave Conservative Grouping in European Parliament: Newspaper...

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The European Parliament representatives of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party will leave the European People's Party faction in the......

 2021-03-03 08:53 

US News & World Report

Saudi-Led Coalition Says Destroyed Drone Launched by Yemen's Houthis: Saudi TV...

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it has destroyed a drone launched by the Iran-aligned group towards......

 2021-03-03 08:52 

VOA

Rocket Attack Targets Iraqi Military Base...

The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq said Wednesday a rocket attack targeted an Iraqi military base that hosts coalition troops. Spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto said there were 10 rockets fired at the Al Asad Airbase. There were no immediate reports of any casualt...

 2021-03-03 08:47 

US News & World Report

Twins Newcomer Happ Back on Mound After Positive Virus Test...

Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J....

 2021-03-03 08:47 

US News & World Report

The Latest: Blast at Dutch Virus Testing Center; No One Hurt...

Dutch police say a blast smashed windows at a coronavirus testing center in a small town north of Amsterdam in the early morning....

 2021-03-03 08:43 

VOA

10 People Feared Dead in South Sudan Commercial Plane Crash...

A South Sudan Supreme Airlines plane crashed just after takeoff late Tuesday afternoon in South Sudan, killing all 10 people on board, according to media reports. Initial reports indicate the plane carrying eight passengers and a two member crew, went dow...

 2021-03-03 08:39 

US News & World Report

GlobalFoundries Pours $1.4 Billion Into Fab Expansion Amid Chip Demand Boom...

By Alexandra Alper and Supantha MukherjeeWASHINGTON (Reuters) - GlobalFoundries will invest $1.4 billion this year to raise output at three......

 2021-03-03 08:35 

US News & World Report

Myanmar Security Forces Kill 2 in Protests in Yangon, Myingyan - Witnesses...

(Reuters) - Two protesters were shot and killed and several people were wounded when Myanmar security forces tried to break up demonstrations......

 2021-03-03 08:31 

WTOP

US forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops...

At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties....

 2021-03-03 08:20 

Washington Times

Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Authorities in Myanmar have charged Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other members of the media with violating a public order law that could see them imprisoned for up to three years, a lawyer said Tuesday. The six wer...

 2021-03-03 08:20 

WTOP

Myanmar authorities charge Associated Press journalist...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Myanmar have charged Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five other members of the......

 2021-03-03 08:18 

Washington Times

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) - The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus in the Indian Ocean island nation. Seychelles began vaccinations in January, and by the end of ...

 2021-03-03 08:18 

WTOP

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March...

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to......

 2021-03-03 08:18 

US News & World Report

Seychelles Bids to Reach COVID 'Herd Immunity' by Mid-March...

The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus....

 2021-03-03 08:16 

US News & World Report

Britain to Ease Listing Rules to Buttress London After Brexit...

By Huw JonesLONDON (Reuters) - Britain will modernise its listing rules to attract more high-growth and "blank cheque" SPAC company flotations to......

 2021-03-03 08:06 

Washington Times

Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target...

TOKYO (AP) - The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there's no need to extend the current target to finish its decommissioning in 30-40 years despite uncertainties about melted fuel inside the plant's three reactors. Ten years after ...

 2021-03-03 08:06 

WTOP

Fukushima chief: No need to extend decommissioning target...

TOKYO (AP) — The head of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant says there's no need to extend the current target......

 2021-03-03 08:01 

The Daily Signal

Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Why $1.9 Trillion in COVID-19 'Relief' Isn't That...

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., says Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill, among other things, has "only about 10%" that actually deals with the pandemic while providing... Read More The post Sen. Marsha Blackburn on Why $1.9 Trillion in COV...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

Washington Post

Psaki's clean-up of her misfired claim about sanctioning a nation's leader...

The White Press Secretary originally said the United States...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

Washington Times

Myanmar forces use violence again against protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - Police used tear gas and rubber bullets again Wednesday to violently disperse protesters against last month's military takeover. Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police als...

 2021-03-03 08:00 

WTOP

Myanmar forces use violence again against protesters...

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police used tear gas and rubber bullets again Wednesday to violently disperse protesters against last month's......

 2021-03-03 08:00 

NPR

Like 'Peanut Brittle': Mississippi Water Crisis Highlights Infrastructure Problems...

The water outages in Jackson, Miss. began Feb. 15 as a winter storm swept across the state. An untold number of residents are still without clean water weeks later....

 2021-03-03 07:56 

VOA

At Least Seven Bolivian Students Dead, and Five Others Seriously Injured After University Railing Collapse...

Bolivia's special crime unit is investigating the circumstances of the death of at least seven students, who fell from their fourth-floor university building after a metal railing collapsed. Five other students were seriously injured in Tuesday's ...

 2021-03-03 07:45 

Washington Times

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan, the latest in a spike in targeted killings across the war-tor country. Dozens of p...

 2021-03-03 07:45 

WTOP

IS claims killing of 3 female media workers in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a......

 2021-03-03 07:43 

VOA

Peru will Receive a Second Vaccine Wednesday to Battle COVID-19...

Peru is getting another weapon in its battle against the spread of COVID-19 on Wednesday. President Francisco Sagasti said his country will receive the first batch of 50,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer Wednesday ev...

 2021-03-03 07:40 

Washington Times

Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities...

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the networking, hands-on communications and camaraderie the event has encompassed occur during the COVID-19 pandemi...

 2021-03-03 07:40 

WTOP

Annual NFL women's forum enhancing career opportunities...

When Sam Rapoport envisioned conducting virtually the NFL's fifth annual Women's Career in Football Forum, she shuddered. How could the......

 2021-03-03 07:28 

Washington Times

US forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops...

BAGHDAD (AP) - At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties. The rockets struck Ain al-...

 2021-03-03 07:26 

Washington Times

AP PHOTOS: Livestock-guarding dogs breed Turkish pride...

SIVAS, Turkey (AP) - For 30 years, Huseyin Yildiz has bred powerful shepherd dogs in Turkey's central Anatolian province of Sivas, home of the livestock-guarding Kangal canines that are a source of pride for the country. Yet the breed of animal that T...

 2021-03-03 07:26 

WTOP

AP PHOTOS: Livestock-guarding dogs breed Turkish pride...

SIVAS, Turkey (AP) — For 30 years, Huseyin Yildiz has bred powerful shepherd dogs in Turkey's central Anatolian province of......

 2021-03-03 07:24 

WTOP

US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information on any casualties...

BAGHDAD (AP) — US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information......

 2021-03-03 07:22 

Washington Times

US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no informatio...

BAGHDAD (AP) - US forces say 10 rockets have hit Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq hosting American troops; no information on any casualties....

 2021-03-03 07:20 

Washington Times

Kenya receives receives 1 million vaccines from COVAX...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya has received just over 1 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in the first batch from the global COVAX initiative that was created to ensure that low- and middle-income countries have fair access to vaccines. Some 1.02 million d...

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