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 2021-04-22 07:20 

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Virginia police officer fired after reports of donation to Kyle Rittenhouse...

A Norfolk police officer has been relieved of his duty after an internal investigation into reports that he donated and expressed support for the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, who is facing two felony charges of homicide in the deaths of two men and a felo...

 2021-04-22 07:10 

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Hopes rise for a police reform compromise, but huge political hurdles loom...

Real hope for police reform — even in the rancorously divided US Senate — shows the seismic impact of the guilty verdict in the trial for George Floyd's murder. A day after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on a...

 2021-04-22 06:59 

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How the European Super League united football against the game's wealthy owners...

As crowds gathered outside Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium, there was a moment — almost like the flick of a switch — when angry jeers turned to whooping cheers. Fans, currently unable to watch Premier League games amid Covid-19 restricti...

 2021-04-22 06:27 

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US has the opportunity to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic but a major challenge lies ahead, expert says...

On the road toward a return to normalcy, the rapidly climbing number of Covid-19 vaccinations is good news. But a major challenge may lie ahead, a leading health expert says. Tens of millions of Americans haven't started their vaccinations yet, Nation...

 2021-04-22 06:25 

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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines...

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 2021-04-22 06:13 

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After more than two decades, there's a new world's busiest airport...

Seven of the world's top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world's busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States — fell to No. 2 in the rankings after 22 consecutive ye...

 2021-04-22 06:00 

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April 21 coronavirus news...

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 2021-04-22 05:17 

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Australian government tears up Victoria's Belt and Road agreement with China, angering Beijing...

The Australian government has canceled a Belt and Road agreement signed by China and the state government of Victoria, escalating trade and diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Victoria — the country's second largest and wealthiest ...

 2021-04-22 05:11 

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Oklahoma passes a law that can protect drivers who run over protesters...

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill Wednesday granting immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters while attempting to flee and which stiffens penalties for demonstrators who block public roadways, according to the Oklahoma S...

 2021-04-22 04:29 

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Four killed in car bombing outside Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was reportedly staying...

A car bomb blast outside a luxury hotel where the Chinese ambassador was reportedly staying in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta has killed four people and injured 12, according to local authorities. Quetta is the capital of the province of Baloch...

 2021-04-22 04:18 

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Nevada secretary of state finds no 'evidentiary support' for GOP election fraud claims...

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske's office told the state Republican Party on Wednesday that an investigation had found no "evidentiary support" for its allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. "And while the NV...

 2021-04-22 03:55 

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Wednesday high school scores April 21...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - high school baseball and softball scores The post Wednesday high school scores April 21 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 03:31 

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Boise State takes down Idaho State...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - The Boise State softball team jumped out to a 3 run lead in the first inning and never looked back at Miller Ranch Stadium. The Broncos beat Idaho State 8-2 and hand the Bengals their 8th straight loss to Boise State. Jordyn Hutc...

 2021-04-22 03:25 

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Car bombing outside luxury hotel in Pakistan kills 4 people...

A car bomb blast outside a luxury hotel where the Chinese ambassador was staying in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta killed four people and injured 12, the city's deputy commissioner of police said. The explosion outside the Serena Hotel took...

 2021-04-22 03:25 

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Athlete of the Week: Averie Robles, Challis-Mackay baseball...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Our Sermon Service and Electric athlete of the week is a baseball player who is swinging a hot stick. Adrian Luevano introduces us to Challis-Mackay catcher, Averie Robles. The post Athlete of the Week: Averie Robles, Challis-M...

 2021-04-22 03:03 

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Biden preparing to declare massacre of Armenians a 'genocide,' risking break with Turkey...

President Joe Biden is preparing to declare the massacre of an estimated million or more Armenians under the Ottoman Empire a "genocide" this week, risking a potential fracture with Turkey but fulfilling a campaign pledge to finally use the word a...

 2021-04-22 02:09 

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Long Island grocery store shooting suspect is charged with second-degree murder...

Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, the man who allegedly shot and killed a grocery store employee and injuring two others Tuesday at a Long Island Stop & Shop, has been charged with second-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder, Nassau County officials ann...

 2021-04-22 02:06 

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Agents seize banned chicken lollipops manifested as men's sweaters at airport...

Click here for updates on this story DALLAS (KTVT) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists working at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport intercepted a shipment of chicken lollipops, which are pet treats banned from comi...

 2021-04-22 02:05 

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Woman shackled by police while in labor settles with New York City...

An African American woman who says her wrists and ankles were shackled by police for hours while she was in active labor at a hospital has settled with the City of New York and its police department. The woman was arrested two days past her due date in la...

 2021-04-22 02:00 

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Atlanta mayor: 'More effective way' than boycotts to get necessary voting reform...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Wednesday urged those looking to boycott Georgia-based companies over the state's new elections law to instead vote and back federal voting legislation. "My concern with a boycott, not just at Home Depot but a...

 2021-04-22 01:59 

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Bill would stop local gun manufacturers from making guns banned in Massachusetts...

Click here for updates on this story BOSTON (WBZ) — There is a new effort to stop gun manufacturers in Massachusetts from manufacturing weapons that are banned in the state. Parents of mass shooting victims joined state lawmakers to unveil new legis...

 2021-04-22 01:54 

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Officials emptying reservoir to eliminate 'voracious predator'...

Click here for updates on this story MESA COUNTY, Colorado (KCNC) — The complete draining of a reservoir on Colorado's Western Slope is underway in an effort to rid the small lake of northern pike before the illegally introduced predators devour...

 2021-04-22 01:50 

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Atlanta mayor: 'More effective ways' than boycotts to get necessary voting reform...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Wednesday urged those looking to boycott Georgia-based companies over the state's new elections law to instead vote and back federal voting legislation. "My concern with a boycott, not just at Home Depot but a...

 2021-04-22 01:48 

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Marijuana business evolves with Denver city council approval of smoking lounges...

Click here for updates on this story DENVER (KCNC) — Tuesday is April 20 or 4/200, considered Colorado's unofficial marijuana holiday. On Monday night, the Denver City Council approved the creation of smoking lounges and public use of pot on spe...

 2021-04-22 01:47 

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Only 2 "breakthrough" infections among hundreds of fully vaccinated people, new study finds...

For fully vaccinated people, the risk of still getting Covid-19 — described as "breakthrough infections" — remains extremely low, a new study out of New York suggests. Among 417 employees at Rockefeller University who were fully vaccin...

 2021-04-22 01:42 

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Survey finds more Californians want to keep working, after the pandemic ends...

Click here for updates on this story LOS ANGELES (KCAL, KCBS) — Working from home could be one of the pandemic practices that's here to stay. A new survey from USC and the California Emerging Technology Fund explored Californians feelings about ...

 2021-04-22 01:25 

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US Capitol Police officer allegedly told units to only monitor for 'anti-Trump' protesters on January 6...

A US Capitol Police officer directed "all outside units" on the morning of January 6 to only monitor for anti-Trump agitators "who want to start a fight," not any "pro-Trump in the crowd," according to the findings of a newly revea...

 2021-04-22 01:20 

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Fight between gas station clerk, customer caught on video...

Click here for updates on this story SACRAMENTO, California (KOVR) — A Sacramento man stopped for gas but left with a black eye. He says he was attacked outside a Sacramento gas station by the store clerk. The incident was caught on surveillance cam...

 2021-04-22 01:15 

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Family heartbroken after prized, vintage truck stolen...

Click here for updates on this story CARMICHAEL, California (KOVR) — A classic 1940s truck was targeted and stolen in a driveway heist. Thieves managed to push a vintage 1942 Chevy several blocks through a neighborhood in Carmichael before loading i...

 2021-04-22 01:00 

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Lisa Murkowski just reminded us of how politics used to be normal...

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski broke ranks with Republicans on Wednesday, voting to confirm Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general. Explaining her vote, Murkowski said this on the Senate floor: "I asked her point blank, 'Why do you want this? Is t...

 2021-04-22 00:48 

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Investigators believe Kristin Smart's body was buried and 'recently' moved, court document says...

Investigators looking into the 1996 disappearance and killing of California college student Kristin Smart believe they have found evidence that her body was buried underneath a deck at the home of Ruben Flores, father of murder suspect Paul Flores, and &#...

 2021-04-22 00:33 

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Preparing your property for fire season...

With the weather warming up, fire officials are hoping property owners will take steps to make sure they're ready for fire season. The post Preparing your property for fire season appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 00:29 

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Man charged with hate crimes after allegedly driving truck toward Black children...

A Massachusetts man who allegedly yelled a racial epithet and drove his truck toward a group of Black children has been charged with hate crimes and assault with a dangerous weapon, according to police. Holbrook police arrived at a school playground aroun...

 2021-04-22 00:27 

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App makers blast Apple and Google in Senate hearing on app store policies...

Apple and Google faced a battery of accusations on Wednesday from prominent app developers, including Spotify and Tile, who alleged that the large tech platforms have abused their dominance and harmed competition. In a lengthy Senate hearing, the app make...

 2021-04-22 00:21 

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Was justice served in the Derek Chauvin trial? Here's what our readers told us...

As a couple sat with their oldest son and watched the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial being read, they were filled with a hope for a better America. Jared Hobbs created a teaching moment for his biracial son when people took the streets to protest the ...

 2021-04-22 00:20 

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Sloth to make debut at East Idaho Aquarium...

We are quickly approaching the debut of a new resident at the East Idaho Aquarium. The post Sloth to make debut at East Idaho Aquarium appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 00:11 

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Portneuf Medical announces expansion...

Portneuf Medical Center announced Wednesday it is expanding outpatient medical care offerings in the region. The post Portneuf Medical announces expansion appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 00:08 

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Landfill compactor catches fire...

Parts of some heavy machinery may need to be scrapped after it caught fire. The post Landfill compactor catches fire appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 00:07 

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Idaho Senate OKs bill to kill up to 90% of wolves in state...

The Idaho Senate on Wednesday approved legislation allowing the state to hire private contractors to kill up to 90% of the wolves roaming Idaho. The post Idaho Senate OKs bill to kill up to 90% of wolves in state appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-21 23:56 

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Infrastructure negotiations: Republicans to unveil $600 billion framework as Democrats try to iron out issues...

The real work of finalizing an infrastructure package that can have widespread Democratic support on Capitol Hill is just beginning as the party must reckon with key differences between progressives and moderates on the scope and cost of the package &mdas...

 2021-04-21 23:53 

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Fact-checking Nancy Mace's claim that DC wouldn't 'qualify' as a single congressional district...

A group of House Republicans spoke out on Tuesday against a Democratic proposal to grant statehood to Washington, DC, which does not have voting representation in Congress. Freshman Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina described the statehood proposal as a D...

 2021-04-21 23:52 

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LeVar Burton lands guest host gig on 'Jeopardy!' after more than 246,000 fans sign online petition...

LeVar Burton, of "Reading Rainbow" fame, is taking on a new role this spring. "Jeopardy!" announced Wednesday that the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor will be one of the final guest hosts to close out Season 37 of the quiz s...

 2021-04-21 23:36 

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Fire burns in Firth area...

A large fire is burning in the Rose/Firth area. The post Fire burns in Firth area appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-21 23:35 

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US and Iranian officials see some progress in nuclear talks, but long road remains...

US and Iranian officials say they have made progress in talks aimed at bringing the United States back to the 2015 nuclear deal and Iran back into compliance with it, but US officials stressed that a long road remains ahead. Representatives from the count...

 2021-04-21 23:35 

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Cold front passing Thursday afternoon into Friday...

We'll see a cold front sliding through Montana over the next couple of days. Then, a Pacific storm system moves in for this weekend. Overnight: Mostly clear with lows into the mid 20's and winds around 5-10 MPH. Thursday: Highs near 60, Increasing...

 2021-04-21 23:28 

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294 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 6 new deaths...

Idaho officials reported 294 new COVID-19 cases and 6 new deaths Wednesday. The post 294 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 6 new deaths appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-21 23:27 

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Justice Department is launching a ransomware task force...

The Justice Department has created a new task force dedicated to rooting out and responding to the growing threat of ransomware, according to an agency memo obtained by CNN Business. The new initiative follows what the memo describes as the worst year eve...

 2021-04-21 23:25 

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Ma'Khia Bryant's death on the day Chauvin was found guilty is a reminder that we have a long way to go...

On Tuesday, the world let out a sigh of relief when former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd nearly a year ago. It seemed like everyone was waiting with clenched jaws, holding their breath as they questioned if the US justic...

 2021-04-21 23:15 

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New Proud Boys indictment adds Syracuse man to US Capitol conspiracy case...

The Justice Department has added a third person to a major federal criminal case that accuses members of the Proud Boys of breaking into the US Capitol on January 6. Matthew Greene of Syracuse, New York, is charged with seven crimes related to the insurre...

 2021-04-21 23:02 

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Harris casts first tie-breaking vote for a Biden nominee after Senate splits on Pentagon pick...

Vice President Kamala Harris cast her first tie-breaking vote related to a Biden administration nominee on the Senate floor Wednesday evening, voting to advance the nomination of Colin Kahl to be the Pentagon's undersecretary for policy. The Senate de...

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