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 2021-02-25 21:09 

Washington Post

DHS announces $77 million in grant funding to combat domestic terror and extremism...

The security agency founded after the 9/11 attacks is pivoting to face threats from domestic groups and white supremacists....

 2021-02-25 20:57 

Barron's

Costco Is Raising Its Minimum Wage. Here's Why It Matters to Investors....

Strong employee relations are an important part of the retailer's strategy....

 2021-02-25 20:56 

VOA

European Governments Resist Public Clamor for Easing of Pandemic Lockdown...

Months of lockdowns and pandemic restrictions are taking their toll on Europeans, with many chafing at the prolonged limitations on public life....

 2021-02-25 20:56 

VOA

Sweden Breaks February Record High Temperature...

Sweden's national weather service, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) Thursday reported a new national high temperature for February — 16.8 degrees Celsius.The SMHI confirmed the record on its Twitter account, attributi...

 2021-02-25 20:55 

VOA

US Restoration of Foreign Aid to Ethiopia Signals New Course...

US Restoration of Foreign Aid to Ethiopia Signals New Course The Biden administration's reversal of policy that foreign aid to Ethiopia will not be linked to its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) hydropower project signals a decided change in U.S...

 2021-02-25 20:55 

VOA

Trump Tax Records Turned Over to New York Prosecutors...

Millions of pages of former U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns and business documents have been turned over to New York prosecutors after he lost a 17-month effort to keep investigators from obtaining them.The records, including the federal inc...

 2021-02-25 20:54 

Washington Post

Ohio sues Census Bureau over new redistricting deadline...

Delayed release of data creates timeline crunch in some states....

 2021-02-25 20:53 

VOA

Syria's Children are Victims of Country's Decade of War...

As Syria approaches the 10-year mark in its civil war next month, the United Nations says the nation's youngest generation is suffering most, as millions of children suffer malnourishment, stunted growth, and a lack of schooling."More than half a ...

 2021-02-25 20:52 

Washington Times

'Stand your ground' from your car advances in New Hampshire...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Republican-led New Hampshire House debated two bills Thursday inspired by last summer's massive demonstrations against racial injustice, rejecting one that would have banned police from using rubber bullets or tear gas and app...

 2021-02-25 20:51 

Washington Times

Utah governor predicts gatherings without masks by July 4...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah Gov. Spencer Cox doubled down Thursday on his prediction that there will be gatherings without masks by the Fourth of July, contrary to predictions from the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Cox told...

 2021-02-25 20:51 

The Daily Caller

Biden Administration Expects Neera Tanden To Meet 'High Bar Of Civility,' Psaki Says...

'We're continuing to fight for her confirmation...

 2021-02-25 20:50 

Washington Times

Kemp lets teachers, some with health issues get vaccines...

ATLANTA (AP) - Preschool and K-12 school employees, adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers and parents of children with complex medical conditions will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia starting March 8. Gov. Brian Kemp m...

 2021-02-25 20:50 

Washington Times

Cooper, N.C. prison officials agree to release 3,500 inmates...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina civil right rights groups struck a deal on Thursday with Gov. Roy Cooper's administration to allow for the early release of 3,500 inmates in state custody over the next six months. If a Wake County Superior Court ju...

 2021-02-25 20:49 

Washington Times

Biden marks 50M vaccine doses in first 5 weeks in office...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Days after marking a solemn milestone in the pandemic, President Joe Biden is celebrating the pace of his efforts to end it. On Thursday, Biden marked the administration of the 50 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine since his swearing-in....

 2021-02-25 20:49 

Washington Times

Things to Know: US Hospitalizations plunge, but still high...

Here's what's happening Thursday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY: - The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. has dropped by 80,000 in six weeks, and nearly 17% of the nation's adult popu...

 2021-02-25 20:46 

Washington Times

Man arrested in Nebraska in Colorado cold case slaying...

DENVER (AP) - A man tied to the killing of Colorado woman nearly 40 years ago through DNA evidence was arrested earlier this month in Nebraska, authorities announced Thursday. David Dwayne Anderson, 62, was arrested Feb. 10 in the killing of Sylvia Quayle...

 2021-02-25 20:43 

The Hill

Grassley to vote against Tanden nomination...

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Thursday he will vote against Neera Tanden's nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the latest Republican swing vote to come out against her....

 2021-02-25 20:42 

Washington Times

Reynolds: Iowa vaccinations will rise as more doses arrive...

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday that she's optimistic vaccinations of Iowans will accelerate due to the impending authorization of a new one-dose coronavirus vaccine and increased deliveries of the two-shot varieties. Speaking at...

 2021-02-25 20:41 

Washington Times

7 dead, 1 injured after prison outbreak in Haiti's capital...

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) - At least seven people were killed and one injured on Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from a prison in Haiti's capital, witnesses said. The incident occurred in northeast Port-au-Prince at the Croix-des-B...

 2021-02-25 20:41 

Washington Times

US shifts state grant focus to extremism, cyberthreats...

WASHINGTON (AP) - State and local governments will be required to spend a portion of nearly $1.9 billion in annual federal public safety grants on the fight against domestic extremism and improved cybersecurity, the Department of Homeland Security said Th...

 2021-02-25 20:41 

Washington Times

DA: Officer justified in shooting knife-wielding man...

PEPPERELL, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts police officer who shot and injured a man armed with a knife who was allegedly threatening another officer was justified in the use of force, prosecutors said Thursday. Pepperell Officer Justin Zink fired once, stri...

 2021-02-25 20:40 

The Hill

Dana Perino becomes tearful in interview with survivor of domestic violence...

Fox News anchor Dana Perino became tearful during a segment on "America's Newsroom" on Thursday in an interview with a survivor of domestic violence discussing Illinois's move to end cash bail....

 2021-02-25 20:40 

Reason.com

What Happened When Life Sentences Got Out of Control...

The prisons are filled with aging inmates who no longer pose a public threat....

 2021-02-25 20:39 

Washington Times

Idaho lawmakers drop coronavirus lawsuit against Legislature...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two Idaho lawmakers have dropped their lawsuit against the Republican-led state Legislature and legislative leadership that alleged lax coronavirus protocols at the Statehouse. Democratic state Reps. Sue Chew of Boise and Muffy Davis o...

 2021-02-25 20:39 

NPR

Capitol Police Chief: Records Prove Immediate Calls For Military Backup On Jan 6...

Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman told a House committee that phone records prove several, immediate requests for military backup were in the first hour of Jan. 6 breach....

 2021-02-25 20:38 

The Daily Caller

Here's What's In The Equality Act...

'Discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation'...

 2021-02-25 20:38 

Washington Times

Albanian minister in Lebanon for Syria repatriation efforts...

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - Albania's interior minister on Thursday said he was in Lebanon looking to repatriate more Albanians related to other nationals who had joined Islamic extremist groups in Syria and Iraq. Bledi Cuci, in Beirut in the last two days...

 2021-02-25 20:37 

The Daily Caller

Another Country Declares China's Treatment Of Uyghurs A Genocide...

Another country calls out China...

 2021-02-25 20:36 

Washington Times

Man sentenced after conviction for stealing from fundraiser...

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a Scottsbluff man to prison after he was convicted of stealing money from an online campaign that claimed it would help the children of a woman killed in a crash. The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports the judge...

 2021-02-25 20:36 

Barron's

Bitcoin May Be Weighing on Tech Stocks Again. Investors Should Be Wary....

Nvidia may be the latest tech stock dragged down by Bitcoin, following a slump in Square. Wall Street is of two minds....

 2021-02-25 20:34 

The Hill

What America's Thinking: February 25, 2021...
 2021-02-25 20:33 

Washington Times

Libya's new PM delays naming Cabinet as deadline looms...

CAIRO (AP) - Libya's newly-elected prime minister failed to name members of a much-anticipated Cabinet ahead of an expected deadline Thursday, raising questions over whether his transitional government can unite Libya's factions. Prime Minister de...

 2021-02-25 20:32 

Washington Times

Weapons, cellphones seized after deadly Ecuador prison riots...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Authorities in Ecuador on Thursday announced that law enforcement officers responding to the country's deadliest prison riots have seized firearms, cellphones, handmade weapons and other banned objects. The seizures happened Wednesd...

 2021-02-25 20:32 

Washington Times

Woman sues Wyoming resort after alleged chairlift accident...

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) - A Colorado woman is suing a Wyoming ski resort for more than $75,000 in damages after she said she broke her ribs during a chairlift accident. Sabita Shrestha, 75, said she, her daughter and a Snow King Mountain Resort employee w...

 2021-02-25 20:31 

The Hill

Why the people who worry the most about climate change vote in the smallest numbers...

"We're not getting true representation on the issue of the environment. We have to protect democracy."...

 2021-02-25 20:30 

Washington Times

New lawsuit revives discrimination allegation against Yale...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - An organization that alleges Yale University discriminates against Asian-American and white applicants filed a federal lawsuit against the school on Thursday. The complaint filed by Students for Fair Admissions alleges Yale imprope...

 2021-02-25 20:30 

Washington Times

Truck attack plot suspect diagnosed with delusional disorder...

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A Maryland man charged with planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., was diagnosed with delusional disorder and refused to take psychotropic medication while in federal ...

 2021-02-25 20:29 

VOA

Vaccine Delays Spell Political Problems for Canada's Trudeau...

As the United States moves rapidly to vaccinate senior citizens and other vulnerable Americans against the coronavirus, older Canadians are watching enviously, aware that most of them are unlikely to receive their own shots until sometime this summer.The ...

 2021-02-25 20:29 

Barron's

HP's Profits Crush Estimates on Strong Consumer Demand for PCs and Printers...

CEO Enrique Lores predicted that a recent acceleration in PC demand should continue after the pandemic....

 2021-02-25 20:28 

The Hill

Jill Biden: COVID-19 has 'exacerbated everything that moms have to handle'...

Jill Biden says that mothers have had to take on much of the burden of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-25 20:27 

Federal News Network

Four separate leagues? Divisional styles develop around NHL...

All divisional play in the NHL this season has created distinctively different styles of hockey......

 2021-02-25 20:24 

The Hill

GOP's Chip Roy vows to fight Equality Act in court...

Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) on Thursday vowed to oppose the Equality Act in court shortly before a House vote on the legislation, saying it would damage religious freedom....

 2021-02-25 20:23 

Washington Times

Lincoln Center to emerge from pandemic with outdoor shows...

NEW YORK (AP) - Lincoln Center intends to emerge from the novel coronavirus pandemic by creating 10 outdoor stages for performances and rehearsals in New York City starting April 7. Venues announced Thursday as part of the Restart Stages initiative includ...

 2021-02-25 20:23 

Federal News Network

Twitter to let users charge followers to see premium posts...

Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users, whether those are businesses, celebrities or regular people......

 2021-02-25 20:22 

WorldNetDaily

Hallway war: Rep. Greene posts 'Trust The Science' on office door...

When a liberal Congress member posted a transgender flag outside her office to annoy the conservative lawmaker across the hallway, she got a response. And she should have expected no less, since her neighbor is freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga. ...

 2021-02-25 20:20 

Sara A. Carter

Citizens United announces new anti-Biden project...

Citizens United, a conservative non-profit group that is known for challenging campaign finance restrictions, announced a new anti-Biden project Thursday... View Article The post Citizens United announces new anti-Biden project appeared first on Sara A. C...

 2021-02-25 20:20 

The Hill

New CDC-approved website can help you find COVID-19 vaccine shots in your area...

VaccineFinder.org allows users to use their zip code to search for COVID-19 vaccine providers near them that have doses on hand....

 2021-02-25 20:19 

VOA

Armenian Prime Minister Accuses Army of Coup Attempt...

Armenia's prime minister declared Thursday that the army's demand for his resignation was a coup attempt in the former Soviet republic.In a passionate speech at a rally in the capital of Yerevan, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told thousands of su...

 2021-02-25 20:19 

Federal News Network

Author-editor Nadja Spiegelman to edit new literary magazine...

Author and editor Nadja Spiegelman is heading a new literary magazine that will highlight writing from around the world......

 2021-02-25 20:19 

Federal News Network

As hospital numbers fall, fatigued staff get relief at last...

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. has plummeted by 80,000 in six weeks, and nearly 20 percent of the nation's adult population has gotten vaccines......

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