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 2021-02-26 07:55 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, Biden weighs a dilemma...

President Joe Biden's choices in Afghanistan boil down to this: withdraw all troops by May and risk a resurgence of extremist dangers, or stay and possibly prolong the war in hopes of compelling the Taliban to make peace....

 2021-02-26 07:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Inside a luxury Thailand 'golf quarantine'...

At six in the morning, Heo Kwang-eum tees off another day in Thailand in coronavirus quarantine — literally. He's one of dozens of South Korean visitors spending two weeks in isolation playing golf at a resort an hour north of Bangkok. The 66-ye...

 2021-02-26 07:41 

Idaho Statesman

Asian shares sink, Tokyo down 4% after tech rout on Wall St...

Asian shares skidded Friday, with Tokyo's benchmark dropping 4% after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street that handed the Nasdaq composite index its steepest one-day loss ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:39 

Idaho Statesman

Militia official: US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several...

A U.S. airstrike in Syria targeted facilities belonging to a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi armed group, killing one of their militiamen and wounding a number of others, an Iraqi militia official ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:31 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

US court awards $2.3 billion to USS Pueblo crew held hostage by North Korea more than 50 years ago...

A US federal court has awarded $2.3 billion in damages to several crew members of the USS Pueblo and their surviving families, more than 50 years after North Korea seized the American naval vessel and took its crew hostage. More than 100 crew members and ...

 2021-02-26 07:23 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Asian banks are failing on climate by channeling billions into coal, report says...

Many of the world's leading financial institutions have pledged in recent years to slash their support for the coal and oil industries. But a new report has found that hundreds of billions of dollars are still being channeled into fossil fuels, and As...

 2021-02-26 07:23 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

CSI's upset attempt of No. 2 USU Eastern falls short...

Former Minico High School standout Sunny Perry led the No. 2 Eagles to the win over CSI....

 2021-02-26 07:21 

Idaho Statesman

Pandemic leaves many Romanian patients without critical care...

Andrei, a 32-year-old Romanian man who has been HIV positive since he was a baby, began missing his regular medical check-ups when the coronavirus pandemic hit a year ago. "That ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:17 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

New surveillance video shows the horrific attack on Lady Gaga's dog walker...

The Los Angeles Police Department is examining horrifying surveillance video showing two individuals attacking Lady Gaga's dog walker, opening fire on him and then fleeing the scene with the singer's two French bulldogs. That video is part of the ...

 2021-02-26 07:14 

Idaho Statesman

Thursday Sports in Brief...

GYMNASTICS LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:13 

Idaho Statesman

It's a smash hit! Chinese seeing films on big screens again...

The thrills and chills of the big screen are back in the world's biggest film market. With coronavirus well under control in China and cinemas running at half capacity, moviegoers ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:10 

Idaho Statesman

WWE star Goldberg gets tough in helping Texans in need...

Bill Goldberg punched through the drywall in his garage one day this week -- not as some sort of masochistic training for his next WWE match -- but as he ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:08 

KMVT

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Militia official: US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several...

The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a U.S. service member and other coalition troops....

 2021-02-26 07:07 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Russian diplomats and their families leave North Korea by hand-pushed rail trolley due to Covid-19 restrictions...

Eight employees of Russia's Embassy in Pyongyang and their families spent more than 34 hours trying to leave North Korea this week, a grueling trip that ended with at least one diplomat pushing his luggage and young children on a railway trolley into ...

 2021-02-26 07:05 

Idaho Statesman

Rights groups target sponsors like Airbnb for Beijing Games...

In one corner are the 15 leading Olympic sponsors, many household names like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Visa, Toyota, Samsung, and General Electric. Together they pay at least $1 billion to the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:03 

Idaho Statesman

No. 6 Alabama aims to clinch SEC against Mississippi State...

A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 6 Alabama visits Mississippi State on Saturday night still trying to lock up at least ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:03 

Idaho Statesman

Vaccination 'passports' may open society, but inequity looms...

Violet light bathed the club stage as 300 people, masked and socially distanced, erupted in gentle applause. For the first time since the pandemic began, Israeli musician Aviv Geffen stepped ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 07:02 

Idaho Statesman

Boise State's Dennis: 'We can't dig a hole like that for ourselves'...

The Boise State men's basketball team rallied from a 17-point deficit but fell 78-66 in overtime to No. 22 San Diego State on Feb. 25, 2021, at Viejas Arena in San Diego. Sophomore guard RayJ Dennis spoke to local media via Zoom after the loss. ... Cl...

 2021-02-26 07:00 

Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Way: School vouchers coming to Idaho...

By Scott McIntosh, Opinion editor If you like this newsletter, forward to a friend or colleague, and they can sign up here. My wife and I have been sending our ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:48 

Idaho Statesman

French Open champion Iga Swiatek into WTA Adelaide final...

French Open champion Iga Swiatek has advanced to the final of the Adelaide International with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Jil Teichmann on Friday. The fifth-seeded Swiatek will next play ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:42 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

February 25 coronavirus news...

The post February 25 coronavirus news appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-02-26 06:30 

Idaho Statesman

Ties with Saudis at stake as US releases findings on killing...

The United States has pledged to tell the world its conclusions on what role Saudi Arabia's crown prince played in the brutal killing and dismembering of a U.S.-based journalist, but ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:24 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Mitchell leads No. 22 SDSU past Boise State 78-66 in OT...

The Broncos came back from a 17-point deficit in the second half to take the game to overtime....

 2021-02-26 06:14 

Idaho Statesman

At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, Biden weighs a dilemma...

America's longest war is approaching a crossroads. President Joe Biden's choices in Afghanistan boil down to this: withdraw all troops by May, as promised by his predecessor, and risk a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:13 

KMVT

[ Twin falls ]

Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms...

President Joe Biden will have a chance to exercise his empathy skills during a visit to Texas on Friday with a dual mission....

 2021-02-26 06:11 

Idaho Statesman

9th Circuit eyes California ban on high-capacity magazines...

A federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider a three-judge court's split ruling last year throwing out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, a decision with potential impact ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:06 

Idaho Statesman

AP Interview: Panthers getting Zito era off to flying start...

On the day the Florida Panthers opened training camp, they arrived at the arena, took their coronavirus tests, had some meetings, and hit the ice. The routine hasn't changed much ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:06 

Idaho Statesman

Native American nominee's grilling raises questions on bias...

When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian Country were incensed. The exchange, coupled with descriptions of the Interior secretary nominee ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 06:06 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Russian diplomats and their families leave North Korea by hand-pushed rail trolley due to Covid-19 restrictions...

Eight employees of Russia's Embassy in Pyongyang and their families spent more than 34 hours trying to leave North Korea this week, a grueling trip that ended with at least one diplomat pushing his luggage and young children on a railway trolley into ...

 2021-02-26 06:00 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

New surveillance video shows the horrific attack on Lady Gaga's dog walker...

The Los Angeles Police Department is examining horrifying surveillance video showing two individuals attacking Lady Gaga's dog walker, opening fire on him and then fleeing the scene with the singer's two French bulldogs. That video is part of the ...

 2021-02-26 06:00 

Idaho Statesman

Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump call urges patience...

The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump and others to influence last year's general election has a message for people who are eager to see whether the former ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:51 

Idaho Statesman

Islanders roll past Bruins with 5-goal third period...

Anthony Beauvillier scored the tiebreaking goal in New York's five-goal third period and the Islanders beat the first-place Boston Bruins 7-2 on Thursday night. Mathew Barzal had a goal and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:49 

Idaho Statesman

Mike Smith makes 32 saves, Oilers beat Canucks 3-0...

Mike Smith made 32 saves for his second shutout of the season and 41st overall and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 on Thursday night. Alex Chiasson and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:46 

Idaho Statesman

Water near Arizona Air Force base is tainted in latest case...

The U.S. Air Force says it will be distributing bottled water to thousands of residents and business owners near its base in suburban Phoenix until at least April, marking the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:46 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

FDA advisers to consider third possible Covid-19 vaccine Friday...

US Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisers are scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the potential emergency authorization of a third coronavirus vaccine for the US, this one made by Johnson & Johnson's vaccine arm Janssen Biotech. It's the ne...

 2021-02-26 05:45 

Idaho Statesman

House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go...

Democrats are ready to shove a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday, despite a setback that means a minimum wage boost is unlikely to be in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:38 

Idaho Statesman

Kyrie Irving, James Harden lead Nets to 8th straight victory...

Kyrie Irving had 27 points and nine assists, James Harden scored 20 points and the Nets extended their longest winning streak since moving to Brooklyn to eight games with a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:37 

Idaho Statesman

Michigan St beats No. 4 Ohio St 71-67, improves NCAA resume...

Tom Izzo walked into the locker room with fists in the air and an ear-to-ear grin on his face, welcoming water getting doused on him by Michigan State's players celebrating ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:34 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Biden to nominate 3 to USPS Board of Governors...

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced three nominees to fill most of the vacancies on the US Postal Service Board of Governors, fulfilling a promise that the administration would make the board and the agency a priority in the early days of his presi...

 2021-02-26 05:34 

Idaho Statesman

Biden to exercise empathy skills in Texas visit after storms...

President Joe Biden will exercise his empathy skills Friday during a Texas visit with a dual mission: surveying damage caused by severe winter weather and encouraging people to get their ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:33 

Idaho Statesman

Jets spoil Dominique Ducharme's debut as Montreal's coach...

Kyle Connor scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets spoiled Dominique Ducharme's debut as Montreal's coach, rallying to beat the Canadiens 6-3 on Thursday night to open a two-game series. The ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:28 

KTVB

[ Boise ]

Idahoans could be paying $3 a gallon for gas by Memorial Day...

AAA Idaho says consumer confidence is high right now which is driving demand for oil....

 2021-02-26 05:23 

Idaho Statesman

Tiger Woods transferred to LA hospital after surgery...

Tiger Woods was moved Thursday to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center said Woods ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:23 

Idaho Statesman

Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies...

A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:15 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

More than a dozen slum residents in an Indian city say they thought they were being vaccinated. They were part of clinical trials...

The white van arrived in slum areas of Bhopal, a city in central India, blasting a message over the speaker system that seemed too good to refuse: "Come and take the coronavirus vaccine and get 750 rupees ($10)." Locals who recalled hearing it bac...

 2021-02-26 05:11 

Idaho Statesman

Some local GOP leaders fire up base with conspiracies, lies...

A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:04 

Idaho Statesman

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST...

US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:02 

Idaho Statesman

Mitchell leads No. 22 SDSU past Boise State 78-66 in OT...

Matt Mitchell scored 24 points, including four in overtime, and No. 22 San Diego State overcame 29 points by Derrick Alston Jr. to beat Boise State 78-66 on Thursday night ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:02 

Idaho Statesman

Asia Today: 1st vaccines reach arms in S. Korea, Hong Kong...

South Korea administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities Friday, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will restore some level ... Click to Continue...

 2021-02-26 05:00 

Idaho Statesman

Bannan carries Montana past Idaho State 64-58...

Josh Bannan recorded 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Montana to a 64-58 win over Idaho State on Thursday night. Brandon Whitney had 14 points for Montana (10-12, 6-9 ... Click to Continue...

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