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 2021-03-01 18:54 

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Garland confirmation advances out of committee, setting up floor vote...

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Monday to advance President Joe Biden's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for attorney general, setting up his confirmation before the full Senate. The vote was 15 to 7 with all Democratic senators and four Re...

 2021-03-01 18:51 

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Santa Maria Valley YMCA launches Get Up & Go to help kids "re-socialize" during pandemic...

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - The Santa Maria Valley YMCA is providing non screen time, cell phone-less outdoor fitness for kids. Managers with the YMCA say the new program called Get Up & Go provides a strong foundation for a lifetime of good habits and wellness...

 2021-03-01 18:09 

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Families separated at the border could be reunited in US, Homeland Security secretary says...

The Biden administration could reunite migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump in the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Monday. Mayorkas, who's leading the family reunific...

 2021-03-01 18:03 

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There's a race to pass the stimulus by March 14. Here's what's at stake...

Millions of Americans will start running out of pandemic unemployment benefits in just two weeks, putting increased pressure on the Senate to quickly pass its version of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The jobless payme...

 2021-03-01 17:58 

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Kinzinger's allies launch super PAC to defend Republicans who impeached Trump...

Allies of Illinois GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger have launched a super PAC to support Republicans in 2022 who stood up to then-President Donald Trump after a mob of his supporters attacked the US Capitol in an effort to overturn the 2020 election. The organizer...

 2021-03-01 17:33 

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Track club gets creative by turning shopping center garage into own running facility...

Click here for updates on this story WEST NYACK, NY (WABC) — A local track club is getting creative in the pandemic by turning a shopping center parking garage into their own running facility. Most indoor tracks are closed and others have become vac...

 2021-03-01 17:29 

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Police: Woman face felony charge after stealing neighbor's goat and painting it...

Click here for updates on this story BALDWIN COUNTY, AL (WALA) — A Gulf Shores woman was arrested on an animal cruelty charge after officials say she took her neighbors' goat and painted it without permission. Erica Marie Farmer, 34, was arreste...

 2021-03-01 17:26 

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Wall Street's new bogeyman: the bond market...

Covid-19 no longer seems to be the biggest concern on Wall Street as more people are getting vaccinated. Now, the focus is squarely on the bond market and inflation. Investors are starting to worry that the economy may heat up too much, and that inflation...

 2021-03-01 17:25 

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One student hurt in school shooting in Pine Bluff, Arkansas...

One student was hurt in a shooting that is being called an "isolated incident" at Watson Chapel Junior High in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, according to the school district's Facebook page. All students "are safe at this time," the district r...

 2021-03-01 17:19 

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Fauci: Me pondra cualquier vacuna que estuviera disponible para m...

(CNN) — El Dr. Anthony Fauci, el principal experto en enfermedades infecciosas de EE.UU., inst el domingo a los estadounidenses a tomar cualquiera de las tres vacunas contra el coronavirus altamente eficaces que ahora disponibles para ellos y no dem...

 2021-03-01 17:16 

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Veteran walks 22-miles to bring awareness to veteran's mental health...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA, GA (WGCL) — A former servicemember and co-founder of a veteran's organization came to Atlanta to bring awareness to veteran's mental health. Curtis Drafton, co-founder of the US Veterans Hall of ...

 2021-03-01 17:15 

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Comienzan las clases presenciales en las escuelas de Chile...

(CNN Espaol) — El presidente de Chile, Sebastin Piera, dio inicio al retorno a clases presenciales en las escuelas del pas este lunes. El regreso a las aulas ser voluntario y gradual debido a la pandemia de covid-19. "Todos sabemos que la educac...

 2021-03-01 17:15 

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Metro Atlanta mayor announces possible third round battle with cancer...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA, GA (WGCL) — A metro Atlanta mayor announced he may be battling a third round of cancer. Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary made the announcement during a city council retreat over the weekend. The mayor said th...

 2021-03-01 17:11 

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McDonald's CEO responds after report alleges sexual harassment among workers...

Sexual harassment against McDonald's restaurant employees "will not be tolerated," McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski said in a statement responding to a CBS News report detailing some female employees' disturbing allegations. "Let m...

 2021-03-01 16:48 

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Ancient ceremonial chariot unearthed in Pompeii...

Excavators have discovered a large four-wheel ceremonial chariot at a villa near Pompeii, an ancient city in southern Italy. Excavators found the bronze and tin chariot almost fully intact, with wooden remains and the imprint of ropes, according to an ann...

 2021-03-01 16:41 

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Taylor Swift didn't appreciate that 'Ginny & Georgia' joke...

Taylor Swift is over the jokes. The singer tweeted Monday to express her displeasure with a joke included in the Netflix series "Ginny & Georgia." "Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and it wants its lazy, deeply sexist joke back," Swift twe...

 2021-03-01 16:38 

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Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough'...

Harry's comments aired Sunday in a clip from the interview special, which is scheduled to air March 7 on NewsChannel 12. The post Prince Harry: Split from royal life 'unbelievably tough' appeared first on NewsChannel 3-12 ....

 2021-03-01 16:31 

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Rocket Lab joins the SPAC craze...

Rocket Lab, a startup that builds small rockets to shuttle satellites to orbit, announced Monday that it's going public via SPAC, joining a wave of companies opting to list themselves on the stock market by reverse merger rather than more traditional ...

 2021-03-01 16:29 

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Ethiopia rejects US calls to pull troops from Tigray after CNN investigation into massacre...

Ethiopia on Monday rejected a call from the United States to pull regional forces out of the country's Tigray region, and defended the deployment of some of those troops amid reports of human rights violations. The exchange between Ethiopia and the US...

 2021-03-01 16:27 

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Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms...

Under the deal announced Monday, school districts could receive up to $6.6 billion if they reopen classrooms by March 31. The post Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms appeared first on NewsChannel 3-12 ....

 2021-03-01 16:27 

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2 Americans wanted in former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape have been transferred to Japanese custody, lawyer says...

BOSTON (AP) — 2 Americans wanted in former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape have been transferred to Japanese custody, lawyer says. The post 2 Americans wanted in former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape have been transferred to Japanese cu...

 2021-03-01 16:16 

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Golden Globes 2021: The Crown y Netflix, los grandes ganadores de la noche; Chadwick Boseman recibe premio pstumo...

(CNN Espaol) Este domingo se llevaron a cabo los Golden Globes 2021, una ceremonia realizada por la pandemia de coronavirus desde dos ciudades diferentes, Los ngeles y Nueva York. Un aspecto que se evidenci en la inexistente alfombra roja, en la distancia...

 2021-03-01 16:12 

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US begins distribution of a third Covid-19 vaccine as concerns grow over latest coronavirus trends...

The US just added another powerful weapon in the battle against Covid-19: a third vaccine. The single-dose shot, from Johnson & Johnson, comes at critical time in this pandemic. Weeks of tumbling case numbers have plateaued, raising concerns from top heal...

 2021-03-01 16:08 

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Golden Globe 2021: mira la lista completa de ganadores y nominados...

(CNN) — Los Golden Globes se entregaron la noche de este domingo. Esta es la lista completa de nominados y ganadores. FOTOS | Globo de Oro 2021: una ceremonia distinta por la pandemia TELEVISIN Mejor actor en una serie de televisin Musical o comedia...

 2021-03-01 16:08 

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12-year-old student runs booming clothing company with dad...

Click here for updates on this story RICHMOND, TX (KTRK) — When Harrison Kincade decided he didn't just want to play on a baseball team anymore, he wanted to learn how to own it, his dad Lamar was taken aback. Harrison had played nearly year-rou...

 2021-03-01 15:56 

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Biden throws support behind Amazon workers holding milestone union vote...

President Joe Biden on Sunday night lent his support to Amazon workers who are pushing to unionize — and appeared to warn Amazon not to deter them. In a video posted on Twitter, Biden didn't mention the company by name, but he did reference work...

 2021-03-01 15:44 

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A mother leads the social media charge to register bone marrow donors and help her son beat cancer...

"My baby has cancer." For California mom Kimberly Crompton, the painful realization "hit like a ton of bricks." Breathless, shocked, and overwhelmed, Crompton tells CNN she could not believe what doctors were saying on the other side of th...

 2021-03-01 15:40 

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California governor, legislative leaders reach deal that could put most kids back in classrooms by the end of March...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor, legislative leaders reach deal that could put most kids back in classrooms by the end of March. The post California governor, legislative leaders reach deal that could put most kids back in classrooms b...

 2021-03-01 15:39 

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US Mine Disasters Fast Facts...

Here's a look at mine disasters, accidents and deaths in the United States. Timeline December 6, 1907 Worst coal mine disaster in US history: 362 miners are killed in an explosion at the Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 Coal Mines in Monongah, West Virginia. Nov...

 2021-03-01 15:37 

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Jamie Dimon Fast Facts...

Here is a look at the life of Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Personal Birth date: March 13, 1956 Birth place: New York, New York Birth name: James Dimon Father: Theodore Dimon, stockbroker Mother: Themis Dimon Marriage: Judith "...

 2021-03-01 15:36 

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'Love Island South Africa' cast is announced — with only 3 Black contestants...

The makers of "Love Island South Africa" are facing criticism after announcing a predominantly White line-up for the show. The latest spin-off of the reality dating show-turned-cultural-phenomenon premiered on Sunday on South Africa's M-Net ne...

 2021-03-01 15:36 

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Rescue crews save woman and girl from flood waters...

Click here for updates on this story JACKSON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) — Dramatic new photos show the rescue of a mother and her 11-year-old daughter from surging flood waters in Jackson County. The Jackson County-Rescue Squad posted on Facebook: Last night...

 2021-03-01 15:35 

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Exxon aims to quell shareholder revolt by adding activists to board...

ExxonMobil is adding two prominent activist investors to its board of directors, in a bid to halt the first credible threat to overthrow its board in modern history. The decision to add Jeff Ubben, co-founder of Inclusive Capital Partners, and former Comc...

 2021-03-01 15:34 

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Texas attorney general sues electric company Griddy that sent huge bills during storm...

Texas' attorney general filed a lawsuit against Griddy Energy and Griddy Holdings for "false, misleading, and deceptive advertising and marketing practices" after the company sent sky-high electricity bills to customers during February's d...

 2021-03-01 15:34 

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Frederik Willem de Klerk Fast Facts...

Here's an in-depth look at the life of former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, F. W. de Klerk. Personal Birth date: March 18, 1936 Birth place: Johannesburg, South Africa Birth name: Frederik Willem de Klerk Father: Johannes de Kl...

 2021-03-01 15:34 

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Mega vaccine sites open, ages 55+ and teachers now eligible...

Click here for updates on this story WALLINGFORD, CT (WFSB) — More people in Connecticut are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Eligibility expanded to people aged 55 and older on Monday, along with educators and childcare workers. "Beginni...

 2021-03-01 15:32 

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Major Ferry/Ship Sinkings Fast Facts...

Here's a look at major ferry and ship sinking disasters throughout history. This timeline is not-all inclusive; various incidents with at least 1,000 fatalities are listed. Death tolls vary by source. Timeline April 27, 1865 The Mississippi River stea...

 2021-03-01 15:27 

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US stocks surge as bond markets take a breather...

The Dow rallied some 600 points Monday morning, as US Treasury yields pulled back and took a breather from their recent ascent. All three major stock indexes opened sharply higher and continued their rally as the morning went on. The Dow was up nearly 2%,...

 2021-03-01 15:25 

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Jamal Khashoggi Fast Facts...

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and a Washington Post columnist, was critical of Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's policies. He was allegedly killed and dismembered on October 2, 2018, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by men wi...

 2021-03-01 15:20 

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Mitt Romney Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the life of Mitt Romney, Republican US senator from Utah. Romney is the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee. Personal Birth date: March 12, 1947 Birth place: Detroit, Michigan Birth name: Willard Mit...

 2021-03-01 15:18 

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McDonald's CEO promises investigation after report alleges sexual harassment among workers...

Sexual harassment against McDonald's restaurant employees "will not be tolerated," McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski said in a statement responding to a CBS News report detailing some female employees' disturbing allegations. "Let m...

 2021-03-01 15:16 

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Nepal Fast Facts...

Here's a look at Nepal, a mountainous country on the southern side of the Himalayas of Southern Asia. It shares Mt. Everest, the world's tallest mountain, with China. About Nepal (Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal) (from the CIA World Factbook)...

 2021-03-01 15:16 

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Here's why 2021 could be a big year for labor unions...

Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, gone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020. And altho...

 2021-03-01 15:11 

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Medical student invents negative-pressure helmet to treat virus-stricken patients...

Click here for updates on this story Toledo, OH (Toledo Blade) — It was early March of 2020. The coronavirus pandemic was intensifying throughout the United States when Shalini Kota took a trip to Ann Arbor to visit her parents. When she sat down fo...

 2021-03-01 15:07 

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Ratko Mladic Fast Facts...

Here is a look at the life of Ratko Mladic, former leader of the Bosnian Serb army, sentenced to life in prison for genocide and other war crimes. Personal Birth date: March 12, 1942 Birth place: Kalnovik, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) Birth nam...

 2021-03-01 15:05 

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Reigning Chinese Super League champion Jiangsu FC 'ceases operations'...

The owners of Jiangsu FC, the defending Chinese Super League (CSL) champion, announced on Sunday that the club would "cease operations" with immediate effect. Jiangsu FC — formerly known as Jiangsu Suning — hit the headlines in 2019 af...

 2021-03-01 15:03 

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Atlanta Courthouse Shootings Fast Facts...

Here's some background information about Brian Nichols and the Atlanta courthouse shootings. On March 11, 2005, 33-year old Brian Nichols escaped from the Fulton County Courthouse while on trial for rape, and killed four people. About Brian Nichols Bi...

 2021-03-01 15:01 

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Biden administration preparing to sanction Russia over Navalny treatment this week...

The Biden administration is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia over the poisoning and jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny this week, two administration officials tell CNN. The rollout of the sanctions will happen in coordination with ...

 2021-03-01 15:00 

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Haditha Killings Fast Facts...

Here's some background information about the 2005 killings of 24 civilians in Haditha, Iraq. Facts Haditha is a city on the Euphrates River northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Eight US Marines faced charges in the deaths, but only one was convicted of a crime...

 2021-03-01 14:50 

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Top racing trainer Gordon Elliott apologizes over photo of himself sitting on a dead horse...

Top racing trainer Gordon Elliott has apologized after a photo surfaced of him sitting on top of a dead horse. Elliott, who trains horses at Cullentra stables in County Meath, Ireland, has won a slew of major titles including two Grand Nationals — r...

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