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 2021-04-20 13:14 

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McCarthy pushes for censure vote as Waters digs in over her remarks...

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will likely try to force a House vote Wednesday to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following her remarks over the weekend calling for protesters to "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police office...

 2021-04-20 13:11 

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Jury resumes deliberations in Derek Chauvin's trial in death of George Floyd...

The jury resumed deliberations Tuesday in Derek Chauvin's trial on charges of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. The jury of five men and seven women began deliberating Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. ET and continued until 9 p.m. ET. Ju...

 2021-04-20 13:08 

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McCarthy likely to try to force vote on Waters censure resolution...

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will likely try to force a House vote Wednesday to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following her remarks over the weekend calling for protesters to "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police office...

 2021-04-20 13:00 

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Natty Light is moving beyond beer into spiked ice pops and flavored vodka...

Natural Light is instantly recognizable for its cheap beer. But the 44-year-old brand is branching out to keep fickle drinkers satisfied. The brewer, owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev, has rapidly expanded its options in recent years with new flavors and spik...

 2021-04-20 12:50 

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You can now sell, buy and pay with cryptocurrency on Venmo...

Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have gone increasingly mainstream, but Tuesday's announcement that Venmo is adding crypto support just put crypto access in the palm of everyone's hand. Venmo, which is owned by PayPal, said its more than 70 mi...

 2021-04-20 12:49 

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Biden called George Floyd's brother as nation awaits verdict in Derek Chauvin trial...

President Joe Biden called George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd on Monday as his family and the nation await a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin. "He was just calling. He knows how it is to lose a family mem...

 2021-04-20 12:38 

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Taco Bell will start reusing hot sauce packets...

Taco Bell's plastic sauce packets have a short life. After all, what else are you supposed to do with them after they're squeezed to death? That's soon changing: The fast food chain is partnering with recycling company TerraCycle to give its p...

 2021-04-20 12:07 

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People aged 15 to 29 should get annual testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea: experts...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — If you're under 30 and sexually active, it's time to start getting tested for some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on an annual basis, according to new guidelines r...

 2021-04-20 12:06 

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It's 4/20. Cannabis stocks are smoking hot...

In honor of April 20 — aka "weed day" — we figured it was worth pointing out that cannabis stocks are smoking hot. Shares of industry leaders Canopy Growth and Cronos, which are backed by Corona owner Constellation Brands and Marlboro ...

 2021-04-20 12:06 

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Why you shouldn't ask people how they got their COVID-19 shot before you...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — As more and more Canadians are being given access to COVID-19 vaccines, people are being reminded not to question their co-workers or loved ones as to how they were eligible to ge...

 2021-04-20 12:05 

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Why copper and lithium could be 'the new oil'...

For decades, crude oil has been at the center of global commodities markets. Demand has served as a crucial metric of economic health, and price spikes have had major ramifications for gas-guzzling consumers. But as countries around the world try to comba...

 2021-04-20 12:04 

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Suri Cruise turns 15, and mom Katie Holmes celebrates with photos...

Suri Cruise is growing up fast. The daughter of actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes turned 15 on Sunday, and her mom celebrated on social media. Holmes posted a few photos of her daughter over the years on her verified Instagram account Monday. "Happy ...

 2021-04-20 12:00 

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The trouble with maskless tourists...

Face masks remain something a polarizing topic over a year into the Covid-19 pandemic. While the vast majority of people have been compliant with the many safety protocols put in place due to the virus, some still take issue with wearing face coverings. T...

 2021-04-20 11:52 

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Chad's President Idriss Deby killed in frontline clashes with rebels, source says...

Chad's long-serving President Idriss Deby has died from injuries suffered on the frontline, an African diplomatic source told CNN on Tuesday. It comes following attacks in the north of the country by rebels. Rebels of the Front for Change and Concord ...

 2021-04-20 11:46 

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino warns breakaway clubs that they must 'live with the consequences'...

Twelve elite football clubs intent on forming a new European Super League are facing a concerted backlash from the sport's governing bodies over their plan. FIFA President Gianni Infantino strongly condemned the ESL on Tuesday, telling clubs — d...

 2021-04-20 11:46 

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Disinfecting surfaces to prevent Covid often all for show, CDC advises...

The risk of surface transmission of Covid-19 is low, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. Far more important is airborne transmission — and people who obsessively disinfect surfaces may be doing more harm than good.. "C...

 2021-04-20 11:44 

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Lidl Ireland becomes first major retailer to offer free period products...

Lidl Ireland will offer free menstrual products to women and girls as part of a new initiative targeting period poverty. The grocery giant said in a statement Monday that it's the world's first major retailer to offer such an initiative, which is ...

 2021-04-20 11:31 

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State Department to list 80% of countries as 'Do Not Travel' as it updates advisory system to align with CDC...

The State Department announced Monday that it would begin to update its travel advisories to more closely align with those from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a change that "will result in a significant increase in the number of count...

 2021-04-20 11:28 

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Waters' comments on Chauvin trial pour fuel on the fire — and expose Republican hypocrisy...

Incendiary warnings by Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters about the potential outcome of the trial of the ex-police officer charged with killing George Floyd could spike tensions, were legally unwise and raise questions of Democratic double standards. But they...

 2021-04-20 11:23 

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Xi Jinping says 'bossing others around' won't work as US ups pressure on China...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for global cooperation in the face of a growing anti-China front led by the United States, warning that an "open world economy" is essential to recovering from the pandemic. "Attempts to erect walls or d...

 2021-04-20 11:10 

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US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan returning to US this week for 'consultations'...

The US Ambassador to Russia will return to the United States this week for discussions with the Biden administration about the relationship between Russia and the US, amid heightened tensions between the two nations. Ambassador John Sullivan plans to come...

 2021-04-20 11:06 

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AirTags could give a nice bump to Apple's growing lineup of smaller stuff...

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy. Now Airtags, its long-rumored B...

 2021-04-20 10:42 

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Oil prices went negative a year ago. Now the glut is gone...

Panic gripped the energy market last spring as a frightening realization dawned on oil traders: The world was rapidly running out of space to store excess crude. The once-in-a-century pandemic caused oil demand to collapse at an unfathomable pace. Supply ...

 2021-04-20 10:21 

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5 things to know for April 20: Chauvin trial, Covid-19, Indianapolis, QAnon, Mars...

Tobacco stocks plunged after news that the Biden administration is considering a mandate to reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to ...

 2021-04-20 10:18 

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Covid-19 deaths are accelerating, WHO warns, as world records most cases ever in a single week...

Covid-19 infections have been rising at an alarming rate for eight consecutive weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, as the virus sweeps unabated through hotspots in several corners of the globe. More than 5.2 million new cases were recor...

 2021-04-20 10:01 

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Dogecoin jumps 20% as crypto fans declare Doge Day...

All the dogecoins in circulation are now worth more than $53 billion after fans declared April 20 Doge Day on social media with the aim of pushing the digital currency's value to new heights. The price of a single dogecoin jumped as much as 20% on Tue...

 2021-04-20 10:01 

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Donald Trump Jr. takes on new role as top adviser inside the Trump family...

Former President Donald Trump has elevated his son Donald Trump Jr. to an unofficial new role inside his orbit as he weighs the idea of a comeback presidential bid in 2024 that would require him to maintain a vice grip on the Republican base for any chanc...

 2021-04-20 09:58 

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Kate Winslet's daughter slips 'under the radar' to follow in her mother's footsteps...

Kate Winslet has revealed that her daughter Mia Threapleton was able to "slip under the radar" and follow in her mother's acting footsteps without people knowing the pair are related. The Oscar-winning actress told British TV host Lorraine Kel...

 2021-04-20 09:23 

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The mini Venices around Europe...

If there's one thing we know about Venice, it's that it's unique. What other city is built on water, or packed with its signature flamboyant architecture? It turns out, quite a few. The Republic of Venice — or the Most Serene Republic of...

 2021-04-20 09:08 

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White House considers broad range of migration plans ahead of Harris visit to Central America...

The Biden administration is considering pressing Guatemala to address governance issues in the country, ranging from investment to corruption, according to a source familiar with the deliberations at the White House, highlighting just one of the delicate ...

 2021-04-20 08:56 

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Man charged in connection with drive-by shooting of Minnesota National Guard and police team...

A Minneapolis man has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm in connection with a drive-by shooting of a team of Minnesota National Guard soldiers and a local police officer over the weekend, according to a criminal complaint and a new...

 2021-04-20 08:55 

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Lake Wind Advisory issued April 20 at 2:55AM MDT until April 20 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until Apr 20 at 9:18 AM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued April 20 at 2:55AM MDT until April 20 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-20 08:52 

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Meet Ayesha McGowan, the first Black American woman in pro cycling: 'The thing that we're working for isn't just existing in a space, it's thriving'...

A bike can take you a long way quickly. As well taking you to new places and spaces. It's a journey cyclist Ayesha McGowan is experiencing both professionally — and emotionally. When McGowan chats to CNN Sport she's on a high from finishing ...

 2021-04-20 08:51 

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Backcountry guide mauled to death while fishing near Yellowstone National Park...

A backcountry guide died Saturday after being attacked by a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park, according to officials. Charles "Carl" Mock, 40, of West Yellowstone, was alone fishing west of the park in Montana on Thursday when the bear ...

 2021-04-20 08:30 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Tuesday, April 20, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY A slow-moving front will continue to produce drenching rain and locally gusty thunderstorms over the Florida Peninsula today. As another front moves forward slowly, two main areas...

 2021-04-20 08:26 

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How to stay safe from more contagious coronavirus variants — Dr. Wen explains...

The coronavirus variant that first originated in the United Kingdom is now the dominant variant in the United States. The B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2 is present in all 50 US states and is contributing to the surges of coronavirus infection, according to...

 2021-04-20 08:23 

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The mother of a Black man shot by police in 2009 sees her own family's tragedy in the death of Daunte Wright...

The mother of Oscar Grant, an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer in 2009, told CNN the fallout from the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright reminds her of the pain she faced. "It was a lot of anxiousness, a lot of praying, crying, ...

 2021-04-20 08:19 

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Antron Pippen, eldest son of NBA legend Scottie Pippen, dies...

Retired NBA great Scottie Pippen announced the death of his eldest son, Antron, in a digital tribute. Antron, who played basketball in college and shared many of his father's professional dreams, was the first of Pippen's seven children and his on...

 2021-04-20 08:14 

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Jury concludes first day of deliberations in Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd...

The jury in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin concluded its first day of deliberations Monday, according to the Hennepin County Court. Deliberations began at 4 p.m. CT and ended at 8 p.m. Jurors are being sequestered during deli...

 2021-04-20 07:24 

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Walter 'Fritz' Mondale, former vice president under Jimmy Carter, dead at 93...

Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale, who served as vice president under then-President Jimmy Carter before waging his own unsuccessful White House bid in 1984, has died, according to a family spokesperson. He was 93. Mondale died at home in downtown ...

 2021-04-20 07:21 

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Trump wants you to boycott Coke. His properties are still serving it...

Over the past few years former President Donald Trump has called for boycotts against a number of companies, so it's hardly unusual to see him add Coca-Cola, Delta and other corporate giants that recently spoke out against Georgia's laws restricti...

 2021-04-20 06:53 

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What the Chauvin judge got so wrong about Maxine Waters...

Judge Peter Cahill was way, way out of line to suggest Monday that the words of Rep. Maxine Waters — one of many leaders calling for protests against police killings and racial injustice — violated her oath of office and might somehow poison t...

 2021-04-20 06:51 

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A year before the Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting, the gunman browsed white supremacist websites, police say...

The gunman in an Indianapolis shooting that left eight people dead at a FedEx facility browsed white supremacist websites a little over a year before the attack, police said. In March 2020, the mother of gunman Brandon Hole contacted police because she wa...

 2021-04-20 06:50 

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The US is vaccinating millions of Americans daily. But here's why Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are up...

Experts say Covid-19 vaccinations in the US are continuing at an impressive pace, and now all Americans 16 and up can get a shot. But a leading health official said that the country remains in a "complicated stage." "More people in the United ...

 2021-04-20 06:49 

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To end this pandemic, 'we've got to get everyone in our country vaccinated,' US surgeon general says...

All Americans age 16 and up can now get a Covid-19 vaccine. But the challenge is getting enough people to roll up their sleeves so we can finally quash this pandemic. "The vaccine is the most important pathway to ending this pandemic. That means we...

 2021-04-20 06:16 

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Minneapolis and other US cities increase security ahead of Derek Chauvin trial verdict...

With jury deliberations in Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd expected next week, Minneapolis and other US cities are preparing for protests and possible civil unrest. The verdict in one of the most closely watched police brutality tri...

 2021-04-20 06:13 

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'Dire warning' for the planet: Coal is powering the economic recovery...

Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to surge dangerously this year as the global economy undergoes a huge recovery. In a new report, the International Energy Agency estimates that carbon emissions from energy use are on track to spike by 1.5 billion t...

 2021-04-20 05:33 

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How Walter Mondale revolutionized the vice presidency...

Before Joe Biden agreed to accept Barack Obama's offer to be his running mate in 2008, the senator from Delaware needed a couple of hours alone with Obama to hash out the details. Key to their discussion: a missive written by a man who served as vice ...

 2021-04-20 05:24 

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What the pandemic's new normal looks like around the world, according to readers...

Across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has brought isolation, shut down travel and shown there are few places to hide from a virus that preys on impatience. But this time of extremis has also yielded unexpected moments of humanity, personal connection...

 2021-04-20 05:16 

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Waters' comments on Chauvin trial pour fuel on the fire — and expose Republican hypocrisy...

Incendiary warnings by Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters about the potential outcome of the trial of the ex-police officer charged with killing George Floyd could spike tensions, were legally unwise and raise questions of Democratic double standards. But they...

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