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 2021-04-19 06:54 

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In the race between Covid-19 vaccines and the virus, hesitancy gives dangerous variants a leg up, expert says...

More than half of all US adults have now gotten at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But some experts worry that now comes the hard part: reaching the audiences that aren't as ...

 2021-04-19 06:43 

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Chinese feminists are being silenced by nationalist trolls. Some are fighting back...

The torrent of hate messages filling Liang Xiaowen's inbox stopped as suddenly as it had started. For a week, the 29-year-old Chinese feminist was subject to incessant chauvinist and misogynist attacks on Weibo, one of China's most popular social ...

 2021-04-19 06:19 

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Gov. Little signs ballot initiative bill...

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) - The public outcry against Governor Brad Little's decision to sign senate bill 11-10 is continuing to grow. The controversial bill was signed into law on Saturday. It will make it very difficult for regular people to get their ide...

 2021-04-19 04:27 

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Chinese feminists are being silenced by nationalist trolls. Some are fighting back...

The torrent of hate messages filling Liang Xiaowen's inbox stopped as suddenly as it had started. For a week, the 29-year-old Chinese feminist was subject to incessant chauvinist and misogynist attacks on Weibo, one of China's most popular social ...

 2021-04-19 04:03 

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Mass shootings and the Chauvin trial force America to confront its culture of violence...

America is being forced to confront a basic failure to keep its own citizens safe with a murderous daily churn of mass shootings and the nation on edge for the end of the trial into George Floyd's murder. That core duty of any political system is bein...

 2021-04-19 02:14 

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12 European football teams to form breakaway 'Super League' throwing elite game into turmoil...

Twelve of Europe's top soccer clubs have announced plans to form a so-called European super league, in a move that looks set to rock the foundations of the sport's top competitions, including preeminent leagues in England, Spain and Italy and exte...

 2021-04-19 01:45 

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ACM Awards 2021: See who won at the ACM Awards...

The Academy of Country Music Awards, celebrating the best in country music, are being presented Sunday. Keith Urban and "Black Like Me Singer" Mickey Guyton are co-hosting the event. Below is a full list of nominees. Check back for winners through...

 2021-04-19 01:15 

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Pig's blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin's trial, police say...

The former California home of use-of-force expert Barry Brodd was smeared with pig's blood Saturday, four days after he testified for the defense in Derek Chauvin's trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, police said. Brodd testified Tuesday that Chauvin...

 2021-04-19 01:13 

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Mars helicopter's first flight could happen on Monday...

The Ingenuity helicopter is preparing for its historic flight on Mars Monday if everything goes according to plan. The first powered, controlled flight on another planet will take place at 3:30 a.m. ET on April 19, according to NASA. Unlike when the helic...

 2021-04-19 00:51 

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Biden and Obama urge Americans to get vaccinated in star-studded television special...

President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama joined a slate of celebrities Sunday evening in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting confidence in the shots and raising awareness about eligibility. The...

 2021-04-19 00:43 

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12 European football teams to form breakaway 'Super League'...

Twelve of the top football clubs in Europe made an announcement Sunday that may shift the landscape of European football. AC Milan, Arsenal, Atltico Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Mad...

 2021-04-18 23:57 

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Police fatally shoot carjacking suspect near Minneapolis...

A man suspected of a carjacking was fatally shot by police in Burnsville, Minnesota, Sunday afternoon, according to a press release from the Burnsville Police Department. The suspect, described as a White man in his 20s, initially crashed a vehicle with s...

 2021-04-18 23:57 

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It's not enough to cancel Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'America First' caucus...

We are witnessing a dangerous effort by some on the right to normalize the cancer known as "White nationalism" in America. And unless we counter it vigorously, we risk seeing more Capitol-type attacks going forward. Fox News host Tucker Carlson ha...

 2021-04-18 23:12 

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Quarter of Americans fully vaccinated against coronavirus, CDC says...

The United States has reached another important milestone in the race to protect its population against the coronavirus, with more than a quarter of Americans now fully vaccinated against Covid-19. More than 84 million people — roughly 25.4% of the ...

 2021-04-18 23:04 

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Oil company ads should carry a climate health warning, say activists...

A group of lawyers want oil companies banned from advertising on television and social media unless they include "tobacco-style health warnings" about the dangers fossil fuels pose to the future of the planet. In new research published Monday, env...

 2021-04-18 22:55 

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White House to promote vaccine eligibility with media blitz...

As all Americans 16 years and older become eligible for the vaccine on Monday, the White House is launching a media blitz to raise awareness about Americans' vaccine eligibility, an administration official said. Earlier this month, President Joe Biden...

 2021-04-18 22:55 

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The US has reported at least 50 mass shootings since the Atlanta spa shootings...

At least three people were killed and two were injured in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early Sunday, continuing the long string of similar incidents that preceded it. Since March 16, when eight people were killed and one wounded at three Atlanta-area...

 2021-04-18 22:32 

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Jackson home destroyed in early morning fire...

Battalion Chief Jim Tucker said the fire destroyed the mobile home in Evans Trailer Park, along with everything inside. The post Jackson home destroyed in early morning fire appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-18 22:06 

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Person of interest located in Wisconsin shooting that killed 3 people, injured 3 others, police say...

A person of interest in the Kenosha shooting that killed three and injured three others early Sunday morning has been located and will be criminally charged with one count of first degree intentional homicide, according to the Kenosha Police Department. G...

 2021-04-18 21:46 

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Los Angeles Lakers will skip team's White House visit scheduled for this month, report says...

The Los Angeles Lakers will miss the team's White House visit scheduled for later this month because of Covid-19 protocols and scheduling issues, according to ESPN. The 2020 NBA champions were set to meet with President Joe Biden when the team travele...

 2021-04-18 21:27 

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Remote workers can get paid $12,000 to move to West Virginia...

During the pandemic, cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Natchez, Mississippi, have offered remote workers cash to relocate there, while exotic destinations like Aruba have promoted their islands for stay-at-home jobs. Now, West Virginia wants to pay remo...

 2021-04-18 20:48 

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Wind Advisory issued April 18 at 2:48PM MDT until April 19 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Wind Advisory: Arco/Mud Lake Desert, Upper Snake River Plain, Lower Snake River Plain and 6 more areas until Apr 18 at 8:54 PM The post Wind Advisory issued April 18 at 2:48PM MDT until April 19 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local Ne...

 2021-04-18 20:37 

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Restaurant offers free burgers for a year if you get a tattoo for life...

Restaurants offer freebies all the time, but here's one that is asking for a permanent commitment. A California-based restaurant chain is offering free burgers for a year to anyone who gets a permanent tattoo — offered for free — bearing t...

 2021-04-18 20:24 

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Company in Hawaii uses technology from Japan to disinfect local stores, restaurants and schools...

Click here for updates on this story HONOLULU, Hawaii (KITV) — A company in Hawaii, known as CleanSpaceUSA, is using technology to disinfect surfaces and facilities. "Happy and excited we can bring this technology, smart technology, very safe, n...

 2021-04-18 20:20 

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A Black woman is hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards for the first time...

Country music singer Mickey Guyton will make history Sunday when she hosts the Academy of Country Music Awards with Keith Urban. The 37-year-old singer from Arlington, Texas, will be the first Black woman to host the awards ceremony. And this isn't Gu...

 2021-04-18 19:52 

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Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, dies at age 78...

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, has died, the brothers announced Sunday. She was 78. "My Angel. Rest in peace," Mark wrote in the caption of a photo of the family matriarch on Instagram. "My mom Alma's joy for...

 2021-04-18 19:48 

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Young bears let themselves in the front door of nursing home...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — A group of young black bears made a special stop at an Asheville nursing home, even letting themselves in through the front door! News 13 viewer Cindy Brown shared video of bear...

 2021-04-18 19:46 

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Ride share drivers outraged after Lyft driver shot and killed...

Click here for updates on this story ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — A Lyft driver was shot and killed in north St. Louis City Thursday night, marking the city's 58th homicide victim. The ride sharing community is shocked and disappointed about the killing o...

 2021-04-18 19:40 

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Trump calls Afghanistan withdrawal 'a wonderful and positive thing to do' and criticizes Biden's timeline...

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday praised withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan, while knocking his successor's timeline for doing so. Though the former President offered his support of President Joe Biden's plans to bring home American tro...

 2021-04-18 19:36 

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Other US states could see scenarios similar to the Covid-19 crisis unfolding in Michigan, expert says...

States across the country are reporting a rise in Covid-19 cases. But in one state — Michigan — another surge has overwhelmed hospitals and healthcare workers who were already exhausted, one local health leader says. And there are several reas...

 2021-04-18 19:35 

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1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at Ohio vigil, sheriff's office says...

A woman driving by a vigil for a shooting victim was fatally shot in the head Saturday evening, and five others were wounded, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office in Ohio. The incident happened Saturday in Columbus after a small group gat...

 2021-04-18 19:26 

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Three people are dead after apparent 'domestic situation' in Austin, Texas...

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of a shooting in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, according to tweets from Austin-Travis County EMS. The shooting appears to be "a domestic situation that is isolated," a tweet from Austin police said. The s...

 2021-04-18 19:24 

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At least 11 killed, 98 injured in Egypt as train derails...

At least 11 people were killed and 98 injured when a train went off the tracks near the city of Toukh, north of Cairo on Sunday, according to Egypt's Ministry of Health. More than 50 ambulances were dispatched by the Ministry of Health to rescue the i...

 2021-04-18 19:18 

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Washington Post: Trump-installed NSA lawyer resigns after being on administrative leave for three months...

National Security Agency general counsel Michael Ellis, who was installed by Trump officials in the final days of the administration, resigned from his post on Friday after being on administrative leave since the start of the Biden administration, accordi...

 2021-04-18 18:49 

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A Minnesota National Guard and police team were shot at in a drive-by shooting, official says...

A Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis police team were fired upon in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning, the state National Guard said in a news release. The team was providing neighborhood security in Minneapolis when, at about 4:19 a.m. local time ...

 2021-04-18 18:41 

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WWII era plane makes emergency landing near Florida beach...

A World War II-era plane was forced to land off the coast of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Saturday afternoon after it experienced engine failure. Authorities are now working on getting the plane, which was part of an air show, out of the water, according to Coco...

 2021-04-18 18:38 

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America's newsrooms are reckoning with their mass shooting coverage...

At least 45 mass shootings have occurred in the United States over the past month, and America's journalists are covering the stories as they unfold, both on the ground and from their computers. There is a mass shooting — when four or more peopl...

 2021-04-18 18:35 

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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot under pressure to reform police amid outrage over Adam Toledo shooting...

Lori Lightfoot pledged on the day she was inaugurated 23 months ago as Chicago's first Black female and first gay mayor that "reform is here." But, amid outrage following last week's release of video of the police killing of 13-year-old Ad...

 2021-04-18 18:25 

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2 people arrested after a fatal mall shooting in Omaha, Nebraska...

Two people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a Nebraska mall, Omaha police said. The shooting took place Saturday at the Westroads Mall in Omaha. Trequez Swift, 21, was killed. Ja'Keya Veland, 22, was injured and is expected to...

 2021-04-18 18:03 

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Three people are dead amid an active shooter incident in Austin, Texas...

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of an active shooting incident in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, according to tweets from Austin-Travis County EMS. There are no reports of other patients, the aency added. Police said on Twitter they are on scene...

 2021-04-18 17:46 

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Remote workers can get paid $12,000 to move to West Virginia...

During the pandemic, cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Natchez, Mississippi, have offered remote workers cash to relocate there, while exotic destinations like Aruba have promoted their islands for stay-at-home jobs. Now, West Virginia wants to pay remo...

 2021-04-18 17:14 

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"It's the perfect storm of last year;" powerful piece by renowned artist takes on life during COVID...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A Tennessee artist's work has been featured in The Washington Post and The New York Times. His latest piece takes on a huge ambition, summing up life in the time of the pandemic....

 2021-04-18 17:06 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

The realities of climate change are pushing big businesses to focus on sustainability...

A consensus appears to be taking root in Corporate America: What's good for the environment can also be good for business. As President Joe Biden prepares to bring 40 world leaders together for a two-day climate summit this week, big businesses have b...

 2021-04-18 16:54 

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Women shot in leg after rejecting a man's advances...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA (WGCL) — A romantic getaway for a young couple took a violent, almost deadly turn in broad daylight Friday. "I was sleeping it was so early I just heard like 5 shots and that's what woke me that w...

 2021-04-18 16:43 

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Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead...

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point. The win, by a commanding 22 seconds at the che...

 2021-04-18 16:33 

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Residents clean up parks in Michigan for youth sports...

Click here for updates on this story FLINT, Michigan (WNEM) — A partnership of organizations is cleaning parks in Genesee County for youth sports. Quincy Murphy has spent years maintaining Flint's Dewey Park. "This park here, Dewey Park, is ...

 2021-04-18 16:30 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

'Out of control' fire breaks out in Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park...

An "out of control" fire has broken out in Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park on Sunday, according to South African officials, prompting the evacuation of hikers from the city's most famous landmark. More than 120 firefighters are ba...

 2021-04-18 16:25 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

'Out of control' fire breaks out in Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park...

An "out of control" fire has broken out in Cape Town's Table Mountain National Park on Sunday, according to South African officials, prompting the evacuation of hikers from the city's most famous landmark. More than 120 firefighters are ba...

 2021-04-18 16:22 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Bush calls on Congress to tone down 'harsh rhetoric' about immigration...

Former President George W. Bush on Sunday called on Congress to tone down the "harsh rhetoric" on immigration, adding that he hopes that doing so will "set a tone that is more respectful" of immigrants and lead to more reform. "I do wa...

 2021-04-18 16:20 

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Blinken says it would be 'very hard' to meet 62,500 refugee cap this fiscal year...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that it would be "very hard" to meet the 62,000 refugee cap pledged by President Joe Biden, arguing that the refugee system that was in place when the administration came in lacked "the means to ef...

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