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 2021-04-14 12:34 

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A friend of Philando Castile had warned of another police-involved shooting before hearing Daunte Wright was killed...

Speaking at a rally, Minnesota State Rep. John Thompson offered a warning about violence against Black men in the state. Thompson was a friend of Philando Castile, who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, outside M...

 2021-04-14 12:31 

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Coinbase is worth $65 billion — and it's probably heading higher...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global is set to go public Wednesday at a valuation of a whopping $65 billion, as the company takes advantage of surging demand (and prices) for bitcoin, ethereum and other digital currencies. Coinbase said that it was set...

 2021-04-14 12:27 

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Practically everything is getting more expensive in America...

Wall Street has been a bundle of nerves about potential spikes in inflation since Democrats passed $1.9 trillion in economic stimulus last month. And on Tuesday, some of the first signs of inflation came to pass. Consumer prices for March rose 2.6% compar...

 2021-04-14 12:25 

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Former 'Bachelor' star Colton Underwood: 'I'm gay'...

Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning. "This year's been a lot for a lot of people and it's probably made a lot of people look at themselves in the yea...

 2021-04-14 12:23 

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How Johnson & Johnson's vaccine pause could slow the economic recovery...

Economic turnaround hopes are strongly tied to the vaccine rollout around the globe — so a new concern over the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine was just about the last thing the recovery needed. US regulators recommended pausing the use of J&J...

 2021-04-14 12:12 

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Las Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever...

More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, this desert city is looking bigger, bolder and better than ever. New casino resorts, innovative restaurants, expanded convention space and one-of-a-kind cultural destinations characterize the latest iteration o...

 2021-04-14 11:50 

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Special Weather Statement issued April 14 at 5:50AM MDT by NWS Riverton WY...

Special Weather Statement: Upper Green River Basin until Apr 14 at 11:52 AM The post Special Weather Statement issued April 14 at 5:50AM MDT by NWS Riverton WY appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 11:47 

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Amazon, Google, GM, Starbucks and hundreds of companies join to oppose voting restrictions...

Hundreds of prominent executives from high-profile companies, including Amazon, Google, BlackRock and Starbucks, signed a statement that opposes discriminatory legislation that makes voting harder. The statement, printed Wednesday in an advertisement in t...

 2021-04-14 11:43 

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Matt Gaetz associate has been cooperating with Justice Department since last year...

Joel Greenberg, a central figure in the ongoing investigation into Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, has been providing investigators with information since last year, including information about encounters he and the Florida Republican had with women w...

 2021-04-14 11:29 

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Biden draws on long history with the war in Afghanistan as he prepares to announce troop withdrawal...

It's an image President Joe Biden kept returning to: the sight of helicopters evacuating Americans from Saigon during the last major battle of the Vietnam War. In the United States, the image has come to reflect the humiliating end to a prolonged and ...

 2021-04-14 11:24 

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'It's a tragedy.' French winemakers face devastation after worst weather in 30 years...

One of France's biggest export industries is facing a devastating blow after an unusually severe frost earlier this month damaged vineyards across the country, heaping pain on winemakers already reeling from the pandemic and US tariffs. The frost has ...

 2021-04-14 11:19 

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Why Wall Street is so excited about bank stocks...

For years, Wall Street turned up its nose at America's bank stocks. Now, the sector is getting tons of love as investors eye the economic recovery, which is set to benefit big lenders. What's happening: The KBW Bank Index has jumped almost 25% thi...

 2021-04-14 11:08 

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DOJ nominee Kristen Clarke faces Senate as supporters say civil rights chief is badly needed...

Kristen Clarke, President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, heads to her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday as a groundswell of supporters says there's an urgency for Clarke to take office and le...

 2021-04-14 11:07 

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House committee to vote on bill to grant DC statehood...

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is slated to hold a vote on Wednesday to approve a bill that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, a Democratic priority that still faces obstacles for final passage even when the party controls both chambers on...

 2021-04-14 10:56 

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Justin Bieber says his drug problem was so bad that bodyguards would check his pulse as he slept...

Justin Bieber has opened up about his transformation from wild child to reformed character. In an interview with GQ magazine, the 27-year-old singer spoke freely, revealing the extent of his drug problem and the development of his relationships with wife ...

 2021-04-14 10:48 

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Eat like an astronaut (or a TikTok star) with these tortilla hacks...

For astronauts aboard the International Space Station, sourdough is off-limits and whole wheat is out of bounds. It's not because anyone is on a gluten-free diet, however. Tortillas are preferred over bread in a weightless environment because they don...

 2021-04-14 10:37 

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Women detail drug use, sex and payments after late-night parties with Gaetz and others...

The first thing some of the women were asked to do when they got to the house parties in the gated community in suburban Orlando was to put away their cellphones, according to two women in attendance who spoke to CNN in recent days. The men inside, a who&...

 2021-04-14 10:35 

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Winter Weather Advisory issued April 14 at 4:35AM MDT until April 15 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY...

Winter Weather Advisory: South Lincoln County, Rock Springs and Green River, Flaming Gorge and 1 more area until Apr 14 at 10:48 AM The post Winter Weather Advisory issued April 14 at 4:35AM MDT until April 15 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY appeared fi...

 2021-04-14 10:35 

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Winter Storm Warning issued April 14 at 4:35AM MDT until April 15 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY...

Winter Storm Warning: Salt River and Wyoming Ranges until Apr 14 at 10:48 AM The post Winter Storm Warning issued April 14 at 4:35AM MDT until April 15 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Riverton WY appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 10:29 

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Judges are split on how seriously to take John Roberts' abortion opinion...

Almost a year after Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the Supreme Court's liberals to cast the determinative vote to block a Louisiana abortion law, his opinion in the case is causing deep divisions among lower court judges and lawyers. Last June,...

 2021-04-14 10:26 

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Berlin police investigate private club over alleged party amid lockdown...

Berlin Police are investigating a possible violation of coronavirus lockdown rules during an alleged party at the private members club Soho House, a police spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday. Police said they were investigating the event after evaluating ph...

 2021-04-14 10:25 

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5 things to know for April 14: Covid, police violence, Afghanistan, Russia, abortion...

It's 100 days until the Tokyo Olympics, and Japan is running into another problem: Only about 1% of its population is vaccinated from Covid-19. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things Y...

 2021-04-14 10:21 

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Why Biden is pulling the US — and NATO — out of Afghanistan...

As President Biden prepares to lay out his plan Wednesday to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan and end America's longest war, a source familiar with his thinking tells me that he thinks no amount of US troops in the country can be a game changer any...

 2021-04-14 10:03 

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Wisconsin Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launches Senate campaign as Ron Johnson freezes GOP field...

Wisconsin Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launched her campaign for Senate on Wednesday, jumping into what's expected to be a contentious Democratic primary as Republicans eagerly await word on whether Sen. Ron Johnson will seek a third term. As Johnson fac...

 2021-04-14 09:59 

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Aeropostale: The hero pilots who connected the world by airmail...

What do two major national airlines, an American fashion retail brand, a large publicly listed industrial corporation, a Hollywood movie and several prize-winning literary works all have in common? They are all linked to the extraordinary legacy of an air...

 2021-04-14 09:43 

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W. Galen Weston, billionaire and 'retail visionary,' is dead at 80...

W. Galen Weston, the patriarch of a retail and food empire that spans the Atlantic, has died at 80. Weston's family announced his death on Tuesday, saying in a statement that he died "peacefully at home after a long illness faced with courage and ...

 2021-04-14 09:26 

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Egypt impounds Ever Given ship over $900 million Suez Canal compensation bill...

Egyptian authorities have seized a massive cargo ship which blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week last month, amid a dispute over financial damages. An Egyptian court ordered the vessel's Japanese owner, Shoei Kisen Kaisha, to pay $900 million in c...

 2021-04-14 09:12 

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Intelligence officials reassert their role post-Trump...

The last time the top three intelligence officials testified in front of Congress, they were publicly criticized by the President, who lashed out at them in a series of tweets calling them passive and naive and saying that they should "go back to scho...

 2021-04-14 09:07 

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4 signs of where infrastructure stands on Capitol Hill...

The White House and congressional Democrats face a crowded slate of pressing issues and competing priorities this week as they try to push forward with efforts to negotiate and secure passage of President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. That dynam...

 2021-04-14 09:06 

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USA predicted to top Tokyo Olympics medal table...

The circumstances around this year's Olympics might be wildly different compared to previous Games, but history could be about to repeat itself when it comes to the Tokyo 2020 medal table. With Wednesday marking 100 days to go until the Olympics get u...

 2021-04-14 09:01 

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China is going after tech companies. Tesla is trying to keep out of the way...

Tesla is still trying to get back on China's good side. An executive at the electric carmaker told Chinese authorities this week that Tesla will store any data it collects in China within the country's borders, Chinese state media reported Tuesday...

 2021-04-14 08:59 

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Here's what we know about Kim Potter, the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright...

The fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Black man named Daunte Wright by a White police officer outside Minneapolis has prompted protests and clashes with law enforcement. Wright was killed by Officer Kim Potter during a routine traffic stop in the Minneapoli...

 2021-04-14 08:52 

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Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until Apr 14 at 9:45 AM The post Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 08:52 

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Lake Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until Apr 14 at 8:55 AM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 08:52 

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Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Wind Advisory: Shoshone/Lava Beds; Arco/Mud Lake Desert; Eastern Magic Valley until Apr 14 at 9:45 AM The post Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 08:52 

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Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Wind Advisory: Franklin/Eastern Oneida Region; Bear River Range until Apr 14 at 8:55 AM The post Wind Advisory issued April 14 at 2:52AM MDT until April 14 at 7:00AM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 08:46 

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America's enemies line up to put Biden to the test...

The world already seems more dangerous and complex than when Joe Biden took office less than three months ago. That's partly because America's adversaries are putting the new commander in chief to the test. The United States is being drawn into gr...

 2021-04-14 08:42 

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If you've recently had the J&J vaccine, watch for these rare symptoms, CDC says...

Have you had the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine within the last month? If you experience a severe headache that does not go away, significant abdominal or leg pain that does not subside, or increasing shortness of breath, health officials ...

 2021-04-14 08:31 

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US intelligence community warns of devastating long-term impact of coronavirus pandemic...

The fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic is poised to fracture societies worldwide, increase instability across the globe and reshape political and economic realities for years to come, the US intelligence community warned in a stark report laying out the t...

 2021-04-14 08:30 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Wednesday, April 14, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY The gloomy weather pattern in the Northeast will continue today as another storm system moves into the region. With very little moisture, this storm is expected to produce spott...

 2021-04-14 08:08 

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With 100 days until the Tokyo Olympics, Japan has vaccinated less than 1% of its population. That's a problem...

When 2020 Tokyo Olympics volunteers have in recent weeks asked officials how they'll be protected from Covid-19, given the foreign athletes pouring into Japan for the event and the country's low vaccination rate, the answer has been simple. They&#...

 2021-04-14 08:01 

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'No one can dare ask why'...

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — Women are banned from leaving their homes without a male companion and nobody dares ask about schooling for girls living here. Taxation, that's sometimes fair and often on the rich but compulsory, can be prey to rival ...

 2021-04-14 08:00 

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Biden is making a major mistake on Afghanistan...

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden is expected to formally announce the planned withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2001, which will also mark the end of America's longest war — a war many no longer remember or understand wh...

 2021-04-14 07:19 

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Dogecoin price surpasses 10 cents to reach an all-time high...

Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't the only digital currencies that are hitting record highs this week. Dogecoin, the crypocurrency that features the face of a Shiba Inu dog as its logo, has surpassed 10 cents for the first time. The virtual currency, which ...

 2021-04-14 07:12 

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CDC advisers will meet today about the J&J Covid-19 vaccine. Here's what experts and state leaders say about the pause...

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet Wednesday to review blood clot cases among people who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, the CDC and Food and Drug Administration recommended the US pause the u...

 2021-04-14 06:57 

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Erling Haaland destined to 'smash a lot of records,' says Norwegian great Erik Thorstvedt...

Erik Thorstvedt can pinpoint the moment he earmarked a young Erling Braut Haaland as a star in the making. Thorstvedt, a former international goalkeeper for Norway who represented Tottenham Hotspur in the 1980s and 90s, used to live in the same neighborho...

 2021-04-14 06:54 

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States scramble to halt Johnson & Johnson vaccinations after CDC and FDA recommend pause...

States trying to fend off a new, dominant strain of coronavirus have a new challenge: having to stop Johnson & Johnson vaccinations for now. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending the cou...

 2021-04-14 06:44 

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The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines...

The post The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-14 06:28 

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Biden's risky decision to end America's longest war gives him a chance to refocus US foreign policy...

President Joe Biden's decision to pull US troops out of Afghanistan by September marks a pivotal moment after almost 20 years of war in the country and thousands of lives lost — it also signals a coming shift in US focus and resources overseas. ...

 2021-04-14 06:19 

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April 13 coronavirus news...

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