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 2021-03-09 02:58 

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Judge rules 'QAnon Shaman' must remain in jail while awaiting trial...

A federal judge ruled that Jacob Chansley, the self-described "QAnon Shaman," must remain in jail as he awaits his trial on charges related to his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol....

 2021-03-09 02:57 

AP

Twitter sues Texas AG, claiming retaliation for Trump ban...

DALLAS (AP) — Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President......

 2021-03-09 02:57 

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Chinese official in Hong Kong says electoral changes needed to close 'loopholes'...

China's planned changes to Hong Kong's electoral system are needed to close "obvious loopholes" and will protect the city's international role, Deputy Commissioner of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong said on Tuesday...

 2021-03-09 02:57 

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Complexity, Heroic open ESL Pro League 13 with sweeps...

Complexity Gaming and Heroic began the ESL Pro League Season 13 with 2-0 sweeps on Monday....

 2021-03-09 02:54 

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Gradually recovering: Fukushima residents talk ten years on...

Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of a massive earthquake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan, leaving more than 20,000 people dead or missing, and triggering the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl....

 2021-03-09 02:54 

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Chinese official in Hong Kong says electoral changes needed to close 'loopholes'...

China's planned changes to Hong Kong's electoral system are needed to close "obvious loopholes" and will protect the city's international role, Deputy Commissioner of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong said on Tuesday...

 2021-03-09 02:52 

AP

Defendant in deadly warehouse fire to serve sentence at home...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derick Almena, the master tenant of a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse that caught fire during a music event, killing 36 people, was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison,......

 2021-03-09 02:52 

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Seattle Seahawks release two-time Pro Bowl DE Carlos Dunlap...

The Seattle Seahawks released veteran defensive end Carlos Dunlap on Monday, the team announced....

 2021-03-09 02:44 

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Breakingviews - Chinese developer undercuts Wall Street's ESG push...

A lot of ESG work is left to be done. Look no further than Chinese homebuilder Seazen, where the billionaire founder was convicted of child molestation. Nine months since his imprisonment, big investors leading the global charge on environmental, social a...

 2021-03-09 02:41 

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Japanese shares rise amid stock rotation ahead of financial year-end...

Japanese shares rose on Tuesday as investors sold technology stocks and shifted some of those funds to consumer goods companies expected to benefit from an economic recovery from the pandemic....

 2021-03-09 02:40 

AP

Mays not returning as SMU women's coach after 5 seasons...

DALLAS (AP) — SMU coach Travis Mays will not return next season after compiling a 58-50 record over five seasons.Athletic director Rick Hart said Monday night that he had decided not to......

 2021-03-09 02:38 

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'Big grin' from British-Iranian aid worker in Iran, but doubt about fate, husband says...

British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was full of joy after she was freed from house arrest in Tehran, but her fate is still in doubt with a new court case in a week, her husband said on Monday....

 2021-03-09 02:33 

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UPDATE 1-Second Texas utility commissioner exits amid power outage fallout...

A second commissioner of the Texas utilities regulator resigned on Monday, in continued fallout from a weather-driven crisis in the state's power market....

 2021-03-09 02:29 

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UPDATE 1-Japan govt nominates Nomura Asset CEO Junko Nakagawa for BOJ board -document...

The Japanese government on Tuesday picked Nomura Asset Management Chief Executive Junko Nakagawa to join the Bank of Japan's nine-member board, a document presented to parliament showed....

 2021-03-09 02:06 

AP

Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures...

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers tapped to investigate sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo both have experience handling high-profile cases involving men accused of......

 2021-03-09 02:00 

AP

Pair accused in visa fraud, college admissions scheme...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second of two defendants accused of using bogus transcripts and ghostwritten essays to help foreigners gain admission to U.S. colleges, allowing the applicants to......

 2021-03-09 02:00 

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Myanmar protesters leave Sanchaung district in Yangon after being trapped: activists...

Hundreds of young Myanmar protesters who had been trapped by security forces in the Sanchaung district of Yangon have been able to leave the area, activists said on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 01:59 

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Oil prices rise on expected economic recovery, likely drawdown in oil stocks...

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations of a recovery in the global economy after U.S. Senate approval of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill and on a likely drawdown in crude oil inventory in the United States....

 2021-03-09 01:59 

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Titans trading former first-round pick Isaiah Wilson to Dolphins...

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade former first-round pick Isaiah Wilson to the Miami Dolphins....

 2021-03-09 01:58 

Reuters

U.S. says visa applicants denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban' can reapply...

Most U.S. visa applicants who were denied because of former President Donald Trump's travel ban on 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can seek new decisions or submit new applications, the State Department said on Monday....

 2021-03-09 01:57 

Reuters

Sailing: America's Cup yachts close on speeds of 100 kph...

Peter Burling and Max Sirena will be fierce rivals over the next week or so as they compete for the "Auld Mug" but they are united in their admiration for the AC75 class of boat that will be used for the first time in the 36th America's Cup....

 2021-03-09 01:54 

Reuters

Oil prices rise on expected economic recovery, likely drawdown in oil stocks...

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations of a recovery in the global economy after U.S. Senate approval of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill and on a likely drawdown in crude oil inventory in the United States....

 2021-03-09 01:52 

Reuters

FEATURE-Going under? Brazil's hospitals at risk as climate change brings more floods...

* 70% of Latin America hospitals are in regions highly vulnerable to floods, earthquakes or hurricanes...

 2021-03-09 01:51 

Reuters

Oil prices rise on expected economic recovery, likely drawdown in oil stocks...

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations of a recovery in the global economy after U.S. Senate approval of a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill and on a likely drawdown in crude oil inventory in the United States....

 2021-03-09 01:50 

Reuters

U.S. says visa applicants denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban' can reapply...

Most U.S. visa applicants who were denied because of former President Donald Trump's travel ban on 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can seek new decisions or submit new applications, the State Department said on Monday....

 2021-03-09 01:43 

AP

Watchdog investigator files lawsuit over parole board case...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An employee of Virginia's government watchdog agency filed a lawsuit Monday seeking whistleblower status and alleging she faced retaliation after coming forward with details......

 2021-03-09 01:43 

Reuters

Texas lieutenant governor calls on power grid operator to correct $16 bln pricing error...

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick called on power grid operator Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) on Monday to correct a $16 billion pricing error during the week of a winter storm that led to power outages across the state....

 2021-03-09 01:42 

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'No syringes, no beds': Paraguay protests build amid impeachment calls...

Thousands of Paraguayans gathered around Congress in downtown Asuncin on Monday, marking the fourth day of protests amid calls to impeach President Mario Abdo over the government's handling of the COVID-19 health crisis....

 2021-03-09 01:42 

Reuters

UK consumer spending hit again as lockdown goes on: Barclaycard...

British consumers cut back heavily on spending as they spent a second month in a COVID-19 lockdown in February but confidence in the economy hit a 12-month high, payment card firm Barclaycard said on Tuesday....

 2021-03-09 01:36 

AP

Airline industry pushes US to standardize health papers...

Leading airline and business groups are asking the Biden administration to develop temporary credentials that would let travelers show they have been tested and vaccinated for COVID-19, a step......

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