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 2021-04-21 12:06 

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Inmate indicted for threatening judge, two attorneys...

Click here for updates on this story COOKEVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A Cookeville man, who was already behind bars, is in more hot water after Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials said he threatened a judge and two attorneys from jail. Tyler D...

 2021-04-21 12:02 

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India's health care system close to collapse...

India's health care system and other essential services are close to collapse as a second coronavirus wave that started in mid-March tears through the country with devastating speed. On Wednesday, the country saw its highest daily rise in infections a...

 2021-04-21 11:42 

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Couple warns of 'manic symptoms' from popular allergy medication...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — Betty Pedigo says the anger was unlike anything she or her husband had ever experienced before. Both suffering from year-round allergies, Pedigo and her husband started taking the al...

 2021-04-21 11:38 

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Putin urges all citizens to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as Navalny supporters rally...

Russia's President Vladimir Putin called for all citizens to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as he gave his annual address to the nation on Wednesday, delivered as rallies began in support of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. Putin said "maximum c...

 2021-04-21 11:34 

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Here come the dreaded post-pandemic price increases...

For months, investors have been bracing for signs that prices will increase as the post-pandemic economic recovery gathers steam. Well, they're here. What's happening: Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has said it will raise prices on brand...

 2021-04-21 11:33 

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Police officer credited with saving woman from burning home...

Click here for updates on this story EUREKA, Missouri (KMOV) — Eureka police officer Tim Shipp was honored Tuesday for his bravery after he ran into a burning home to save a woman trapped inside. Shipp said he was working a secondary job as security...

 2021-04-21 11:30 

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House passes bill to give marijuana dispensaries access to banking services...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Marijuana businesses around Oregon are hoping a bill working its way through Congress could change the industry's monetary operations. The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking ...

 2021-04-21 11:28 

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Man rescued after falling over waterfall...

Click here for updates on this story LINN COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Fire crews say a man is safe after falling over a waterfall on Monday afternoon. Sweet Home Fire District was dispatched at 6:45 p.m. to a waterfall near Longbow campground east of Ca...

 2021-04-21 11:25 

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2 teens arrested, facing bias crime charges following assault of Black 13-year-old...

Click here for updates on this story ALBANY, Oregon (KPTV) — Two teens have been arrested and are facing bias crime charges one week after a Black teenager was assaulted in Albany, according to police. The assault occurred on April 13, just before 6...

 2021-04-21 11:22 

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Department of Homeland Security was 'unprepared' for Portland response during summer unrest, watchdog finds...

The Trump administration's Department of Homeland Security surged hundreds of federal agents to Portland, Oregon, last summer with incomplete training and missing equipment, a new watchdog report says. The department's inspector general flagged se...

 2021-04-21 11:21 

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County OKs $175,000 settlement in Ellen Frost case...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — Buncombe County leaders on Tuesday night approved a $175,000 settlement as part of the county's civil suit against former commissioner Ellen Frost. A federal investigation s...

 2021-04-21 11:16 

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2 new bills would help workers get paid sick and family leave time...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — State leaders on Tuesday introduced two bills they said will protect North Carolina families, businesses and the public. Parents and grandparents who were at a local park Tuesda...

 2021-04-21 11:14 

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Rescue workers free individual trapped in trench...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — After several hours of digging, rescue workers have successfully freed an individual trapped in a trench in Asheville. The worker has since been taken to the hospital since bein...

 2021-04-21 11:08 

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Key senators to watch on infrastructure negotiations...

As discussions over President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal ramp up, Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over the scope, size and potential price tag of any plan, in addition to how to pay for it. Democrats say they are willing to compromis...

 2021-04-21 11:07 

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Dark tourism takes to the sky above Chernobyl...

If you've ever dreamed of seeing the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster from the air, now may be your chance. To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the catastrophe this month, an aerial tour is being offered that will give passengers a ch...

 2021-04-21 11:06 

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US may soon reach a tipping point on Covid-19 vaccine demand. Here's why that's concerning...

As US health officials race to get more Covid-19 shots into arms to control the virus, experts now warn the country will run into another challenge in the next few weeks: vaccine supply will likely outstrip demand. "While timing may differ by state, w...

 2021-04-21 11:03 

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Joe Biden delivered the Chauvin verdict speech America needed...

Here's what you are not going to get in a major address from President Joseph Biden: textured rhetoric woven with references to the classics; eloquent, poetic phraseology ringing like heavenly music and leaving its listeners with echoes of Shakespeare...

 2021-04-21 10:56 

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Here's why car prices are at record highs — and still rising...

Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have — both new and used. It's helping send prices to record levels. The average new car price was $37,200 in the first quarter, according to JD Power, up 8.4% from the sam...

 2021-04-21 10:51 

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US stocks slump for third-straight day as pandemic threatens economic recovery...

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 2021-04-21 10:32 

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5 things to know for April 21: Chauvin trial, coronavirus, infrastructure, Russia and China, Chad...

The annual Lyrid meteor shower marks the first big meteor show of the year. It peaks on April 22 (tomorrow), so make sure to get a good look at the night sky. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "...

 2021-04-21 10:22 

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Chad's President Idriss Deby killed in frontline clashes with rebels, state TV reports...

Chad's long-serving President Idriss Deby has died from injuries sustained in clashes with rebels, the army said in a surprise announcement Tuesday, plunging a volatile region deeper into crisis. Army spokesman Azem Bermendao Agouna told state TV said...

 2021-04-21 10:21 

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Juventus and Man Utd shares plunge as Super League plan collapses...

Investors have rendered their verdict on the European Super League: it's dead. Stock market gains made by breakaway clubs Juventus and Manchester United have been erased after all six English clubs that had committed to the controversial project decid...

 2021-04-21 10:17 

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Protesters upstage Tesla at China's top auto show...

Tesla has been swept up in yet another controversy in China, even as the company tries to win new customers there with cars it says will be tailor-made to match their preferences. This week, Tesla's booth at the Shanghai Auto Show was briefly besieged...

 2021-04-21 10:11 

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The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2022...

Three months into President Joe Biden's term, the candidate fields are taking shape and the first early data is emerging about the fight for control of the chamber that will ultimately determine how successful he can be. On every hot-button issue of t...

 2021-04-21 10:06 

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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...

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Ohio police officer shot and killed a Black teenage girl holding a knife, police say and bodycam video shows...

A Columbus, Ohio, police officer shot and killed a Black teenager Tuesday afternoon after she attempted to cut two females with a knife, according to officials and body camera footage shown to the media. The girl's mother, Paula Bryant, and the Frankl...

 2021-04-21 09:53 

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Here's what's next for Derek Chauvin after being found guilty of George Floyd's murder...

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday, a verdict that sent waves of celebration across the United States after years of protests against police brutality. So, what happens to Chauvin now?...

 2021-04-21 09:49 

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Singer Ezra Furman reveals she is a trans woman and a mother, telling fans that trans parenthood 'is possible'...

Musician Ezra Furman has revealed she is a trans woman and a mother, telling fans she is "very proud" to "have come to know it and be able to say it." Furman said in a lengthy Instagram post Tuesday that she has been a parent for two years...

 2021-04-21 09:48 

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Netflix's subscriber growth slows as vaccinations ramp up and rivals gain strength...

Netflix had a huge first quarter last year thanks to the pandemic keeping people inside. Now with vaccinations ramping up, Netflix kicked off 2021 with a big subscriber miss. The streaming service reported Tuesday it now has 208 million subscribers global...

 2021-04-21 09:01 

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Lake Wind Advisory issued April 21 at 3:01AM MDT until April 21 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until Apr 21 at 9:18 AM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued April 21 at 3:01AM MDT until April 21 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-21 08:54 

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Here's how the families of Black Americans who died after encounters with police reacted to the Chauvin verdict...

In the hours after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder, George Floyd's family said they could breathe once again. "Just listening to those words, guilty and guilty and guilty on all counts, that was a moment that I will ... always have it ins...

 2021-04-21 08:38 

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Here's how the families of Black Americans killed by police responded to the Derek Chauvin verdict...

In the hours after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder, George Floyd's family said they could breathe once again. "Just listening to those words, guilty and guilty and guilty on all counts, that was a moment that I will ... always have it ins...

 2021-04-21 08:31 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Wednesday, April 21, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY The combination of a storm and advancing cold air will bring all sorts of weather to the Northeast states today. Severe thunderstorms with strong winds and hail will occur in th...

 2021-04-21 08:23 

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Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. Here's how to watch the night sky...

Every year from January to mid-April, we experience a "meteor drought," without a single shower for months. That all ends April 22 this year with the first show of the season: the annual Lyrid meteor shower. "These dazzling meteors are fast an...

 2021-04-21 08:14 

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Ohio police officer shot and killed 15-year-old girl holding a knife, police say and bodycam video shows...

A Columbus, Ohio, police officer shot and killed a Black teenage girl Tuesday afternoon after she attempted to cut two females with a knife, according to officials and body camera footage shown to the media. The girl's mother, Paula Bryant, and the Fr...

 2021-04-21 08:12 

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Find out which countries are welcoming international tourists back...

There have been more than 142 million Covid-19 cases worldwide and vaccination roll outs have been much smoother in some countries than others. This pandemic is far from over, even though many of us are now itching to make plans to travel or to reunite wi...

 2021-04-21 07:40 

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All homeless people on Los Angeles' Skid Row must be offered housing by the fall, judge orders...

All homeless people living on Los Angeles' Skid Row must be offered housing by October 18, a federal judge ordered Tuesday. The order comes in response to a federal lawsuit filed last year by several citizens, business owners, and community leaders wh...

 2021-04-21 07:16 

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Sighs of relief at the Chauvin guilty verdict, but activists say the work on racial justice is far from over...

While the nation paused for the reading of the guilty verdict against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin — and many rejoiced — activists say now is a moment to keep moving forward in addressing racial injustice. "It's a re...

 2021-04-21 07:00 

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Multiple clubs announce plans to withdraw from breakaway Super League...

Less than 48 hours after the formation of a new European Super League, several English clubs have already withdrawn from the controversial competition. Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Manchester City have confirmed in public s...

 2021-04-21 06:53 

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Super League to amend plans for elite tournament after English teams say they won't participate...

The architects of the European Super League appeared to strike a defiant tone Tuesday, promising to "reshape the project" following the withdrawal of all six English clubs from the controversial breakaway competition. The dramatic collapse of the ...

 2021-04-21 06:42 

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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines...

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 2021-04-21 06:40 

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April 20 coronavirus news...

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 2021-04-21 06:37 

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The breakaway European Super League is all about big money...

A dozen of Europe's top soccer clubs have agreed to form a breakaway league, producing howls of indignation from the sport's governing bodies, the elected leaders of France and Britain, and legions of their own fans. Why make such an unpopular mov...

 2021-04-21 06:35 

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George Floyd's family says verdict is a 'victory for many' but the fight for justice is not over...

George Floyd's brothers shared their pain and grief with the world for nearly a year. On Tuesday, they finally felt some relief. "Today, we are able to breathe again," Philonise Floyd told reporters. Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Polic...

 2021-04-21 06:33 

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Derek Chauvin found guilty of all three charges for killing George Floyd...

The former Minneapolis Police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck for more than 9 minutes last year was found guilty Tuesday of all three charges against him in one of the most consequential trials of the Black Lives Matter era. Derek Chauvin, 45...

 2021-04-21 06:31 

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China's vaccine nationalism softens as country signals it may approve foreign-made shots...

As much as China may want to promote its domestically-produced Covid-19 vaccines, it has to face reality. Last month, Beijing issued a new policy making it easier for foreigners to apply for a visa to China if they had received a Chinese vaccine — r...

 2021-04-21 06:23 

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The law delivered justice to George Floyd. America's political leaders are up next...

The conviction of Derek Chauvin showed George Floyd's life really did matter to a justice system on trial. Now, millions of Americans wait to see whether a moment of rare hope will spur political leaders to deliver similar justice by reforming policin...

 2021-04-21 06:18 

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Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates call for fossil fuels to be phased out...

As the world's most powerful leaders prepare to come together for the President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit, the Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize winners have a clear message for them: Keep fossil fuels in the ground. The 101 Nobel laur...

 2021-04-21 05:41 

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US may soon reach a tipping point on Covid-19 vaccine demand. Here's why that's concerning...

As US health officials race to get more Covid-19 shots into arms to control the virus, experts now warn the country will run into another challenge in the next few weeks: vaccine supply will likely outstrip demand. "While timing may differ by state, w...

 2021-04-21 05:32 

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Super League to amend plans for elite tournament after English teams say they won't participate...

The architects of the European Super League appeared to strike a defiant tone Tuesday, promising to "reshape the project" following the withdrawal of all six English clubs from the controversial breakaway competition. The dramatic collapse of the ...

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