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 2021-10-15 23:03 

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Company behind Tether 'token' fined $41M by US regulators...

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer The company behind a digital token called Tether has agreed to pay $41 million to settle charges that it misled investors for years by falsely claiming its token was fully backed at all times by U.S. dollars and other fiat...

 2021-10-15 23:03 

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows The post Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-10-15 22:45 

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4 key moments from Dr. Sanjay Gupta's appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast...

By Dakin Andone, CNN When CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta sat down for a three-hour conversation on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast, the chief topic was Covid-19. Gupta and Rogan — whose views often were at odds — d...

 2021-10-15 22:40 

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Apple employee who led #AppleToo organizing effort says she was fired...

By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business An Apple employee who led organizing efforts against harassment and discrimination within the company said she has been fired. Janneke Parrish, a program manager at Apple and one of the organizers of the #AppleToo movement, ...

 2021-10-15 22:36 

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LinkedIn cerrar su plataforma en China debido a un "entorno operativo difcil"...

Alexandra Ferguson (CNN Business) — LinkedIn cerrar la versin local de su servicio en China, lo que supone un importante retroceso para una de las pocas grandes empresas tecnolgicas estadounidenses que siguen operando en el pas. La plataforma de red...

 2021-10-15 22:33 

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Masks and vaccines are a must this holiday season, CDC says...

By Jen Christensen, CNN Get your holiday themed masks and porch heaters ready. Masks and outdoor gatherings will still be the best way to make holiday gatherings safe this year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in new guidance...

 2021-10-15 22:32 

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The week in 13 headlines...

By Sonnet Swire, CNN This week, Democrats are at an impasse on President Joe Biden's agenda in Congress. Meanwhile, the House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is sending a message to Donald Trump and his associates: Defy subpoen...

 2021-10-15 22:32 

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'Have you voted yet?': McAuliffe and Youngkin seek Latino support in Virginia governor race...

By Boris Sanchez and Alison Main, CNN Leaning over a glass countertop displaying chorizo and carne salteada, Democrat Terry McAuliffe surveys the number of distinct nationalities he's encountered touring Todos Supermarket in northern Virginia. "We...

 2021-10-15 22:31 

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Josh Gordon gets another chance in NFL with Chiefs...

By MATT DERRICK Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At age 30 and after five suspensions handed out by the NFL for violations of the league's substance abuse policies that cost him three full seasons, wide receiver Josh Gordon describes his...

 2021-10-15 22:31 

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Watchdog: Psaki violated ethics law by promoting McAuliffe...

By AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog group says it has filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki for a comment she made earlier this week about Virginia Democratic gubernatorial cand...

 2021-10-15 22:30 

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AP source: No one else in NFL cited with email violations...

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden that led to his resignation as Las Vega...

 2021-10-15 22:24 

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US financial institutions report major increase in ransomware payments to cybercriminals...

By Sean Lyngaas, CNN US financial institutions reported nearly $600 million in suspected ransomware-related payments to cybercriminals in the first six months of 2021 — more than was reported in all of 2020, the Treasury Department said in a report ...

 2021-10-15 22:24 

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QAnon figure says he's running for Congress in Arizona...

By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Ron Watkins, a prolific promoter of false conspiracies about the 2020 election who is closely tied to the QAnon movement, says he is running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona. Watkins has a...

 2021-10-15 22:20 

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Giants QB Daniel Jones cleared to play against the Rams...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than a week after sustaining a scary concussion against the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has been cleared to play against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Jones was a full participant in p...

 2021-10-15 22:14 

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Witness: Giuliani associate never delivered campaign funds...

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A 2018 candidate for governor of Nevada says his enthusiastic pursuit of big contributions from a Rudy Giuliani associate he met at a Trump hotel ended with a $10,000 check he had to return. Adam ...

 2021-10-15 22:11 

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Flags be flown at half staff Saturday in honor of National Peace Officers' Memorial Service...

President Biden has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff starting at midnight Friday and through Saturday, October 16, 2021 in honor of the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service. The post Flags be flown at half staff Saturday in honor of Nation...

 2021-10-15 22:08 

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Espaa ya no est entre los destinos de mayor riesgo de covid-19 en la lista de los CDC...

olivertapia (CNN) — Bosnia y Herzegovina, Rumania y Bielorrusia fueron incluidos entre los destinos de viaje de "muy alto" riesgo el martes por los Centros para el Control y la Prevencin de Enfermedades de EE.UU. (CDC, por sus siglas en ingl...

 2021-10-15 22:08 

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Cowboys LT Tyron Smith questionable with another neck issue...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith is questionable for Sunday's game at New England because of another neck issue for the seven-time Pro Bowler. The team said results of an MRI were favorable, and general manager/owner J...

 2021-10-15 22:05 

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Local Movie "The Snow Cabin" will be in theaters soon...

Travis Parker has directed and written a horror movie that will be shown out to the public in theaters soon. The film is called "The Snow Cabin" and features two young girls and their wacky experience with ghost hunting on their YouTube channel. T...

 2021-10-15 22:01 

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Biden delivers sweeping remarks about human rights: 'To deal with the past you must face the truth'...

By Maegan Vazquez, CNN President Joe Biden delivered sweeping remarks Friday about human rights, zeroing in on ongoing human rights abuses around the world and underscoring the importance of truth in a time of disinformation. Biden spoke at the Dodd Cente...

 2021-10-15 22:01 

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QBs, big names plentiful among injured early in NFL season...

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer About a third of the starting quarterbacks have missed time because of injuries, and Richard Sherman's return to the NFL was hastened by Tampa Bay's need at cornerback. Now he is hurt. There are big names a...

 2021-10-15 21:54 

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New this week: 'Dune,' 'Invasion' and an Elton John album...

By The Associated Press This week's new entertainment releases include an Elton John album of duets and an HBO documentary about the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. One of the year's most anticipated spect...

 2021-10-15 21:48 

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El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanoes...

By MARCOS ALEMN and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador's Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night v...

 2021-10-15 21:46 

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Central African Republic leader offers cease-fire to rebels...

By JEAN FERNAND KOENA Associated Press BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The president of Central African Republic has declared a unilateral cease-fire with the armed rebels who tried to overthrow his government earlier this year. President Fa...

 2021-10-15 21:44 

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Scott Parel shoots 65, takes 1 shot lead in SAS Championship...

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Scott Parel shot a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship. The 56-year-old Parel birdied Nos. 5-7 and added four more on the back nine on Nos. 10, 12, 13 and 16 ...

 2021-10-15 21:43 

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2 tigers test positive for COVID at Denver Zoo...

By Jesse Sarles Click here for updates on this story DENVER (KCNC) — Two tigers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Denver Zoo. They are the first animals known to have the virus at the zoo. Zookeepers noticed Yuri and Nikita, who are both 11-y...

 2021-10-15 21:42 

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Steelers eye momentum as Seahawks face life without Wilson...

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will try to prove their offensive breakout against Denver wasn't a fluke when they host Seattle. The Steelers put together their most complete game of the season in beatin...

 2021-10-15 21:42 

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Turkey farmers say shortage of workers will delay production...

By Jackie Kostek Click here for updates on this story CHICAGO (WBBM) — The holidays are right around the corner and that means looking for the right turkey for the dinner table. But the turkey company Butterball is concerned there may be a shortage ...

 2021-10-15 21:41 

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Pentagon holds first meeting about compensation payment with employer of Afghan civilian killed in US drone strike...

By Oren Liebermann, CNN A senior Pentagon official held a virtual meeting about a potential compensation payment for the family of Zamarai Ahmadi, an Afghan civilian who was one of 10 people killed in a US drone strike in late August, Pentagon press secre...

 2021-10-15 21:38 

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Family of man killed by Minnesota deputies demands new probe...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The family of a Black man shot to death by a U.S. Marshals task force wants a new investigation into the shooting after prosecutors decided not to file any charges. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Winston Smith Jr.'s fami...

 2021-10-15 21:38 

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Relatives make painstaking searches for Mexico's missing...

By FABIOLA SNCHEZ Associated Press CUAUTLA, Mexico (AP) — Two young volunteers dressed in long sleeves, jeans and face masks dig into the steep side of stream bank reeking of sewage that flows from a shopping center in the central Mexico town of Cua...

 2021-10-15 21:37 

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Coyote bites teenager in Massachusetts...

By Web Staff Click here for updates on this story CHATHAM, Massachusetts (WBZ) — A teenager was bitten by a coyote this week while eating at a Chatham beach. It happened Monday at Harding's Beach around 8 p.m. Sixteen-year-old Jacob Packard was ...

 2021-10-15 21:35 

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Escaped Zebra found dead in Maryland...

By Web Staff Click here for updates on this story PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Maryland (WJZ) — One of the three escaped zebras in Prince George's County was found dead this week, officials said Thursday. Maryland Natural Resources Police confirm...

 2021-10-15 21:29 

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Seahawks to put Wilson on injured reserve; Carson out again...

By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks will place quarterback Russell Wilson on injured reserve. They are considering a similar move with running back Chris Carson after ruling him out of Sunday's game at Pittsbu...

 2021-10-15 21:29 

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El Salvador explores bitcoin mining powered by volcanos...

By MARCOS ALEMN and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press BERLIN, El Salvador (AP) — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador's Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night v...

 2021-10-15 21:29 

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'There's no trust': Pro-immigrant groups blasted Biden officials on a call Friday morning...

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN Pro-immigrant groups and service providers blasted Biden administration officials Friday morning on a call on the heels of news that the Department of Homeland Security is preparing to revive a Trump-era border policy next month,...

 2021-10-15 21:29 

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Miller, Meals serve as umpire crew chiefs in LCS...

HOUSTON (AP) — Bill Miller will be the umpire crew chief for the AL Championship Series that starts in Houston and Jerry Meals will lead the crew for the NL Championship Series. The Boston Red Sox visit the Houston Astros on Friday night for Game 1 ...

 2021-10-15 21:28 

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Leader PSG needs late Mbappe penalty to scrape past Angers...

PARIS (AP) — Runaway French leader Paris Saint-Germain needed a late penalty from striker Kylian Mbappe to come from behind and scrape a 2-1 win against Angers. PSG won its opening eight games but was soundly beaten by Rennes in its last game and lo...

 2021-10-15 21:28 

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Emma Benson...

Emma is a morning news anchor and multimedia journalist at Local News 8. A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Emma has also lived in Ephraim, Utah and Buena Vista, Virginia. She also spent a year and a half in Cambodia and is fluent in the Khmer language. Em...

 2021-10-15 21:25 

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Chargers WR Mike Williams questionable due to knee injury...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Mike Williams is questionable for the Los Angeles Chargers' key AFC matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday due to a knee injury. Coach Brandon Staley said Williams' knee had some swelling after...

 2021-10-15 21:19 

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La segunda venta de la obra triturada de Banksy establece un asombroso nuevo rcord de US$ 25,4 millones...

olivertapia (CNN) — La pintura de Banksy que se autodestruy parcialmente en una subasta hace tres aos se ha vendido una vez ms, por la asombrosa cantidad de 18,5 millones de libras (US$ 25,4 millones). La nueva subasta de "Love is in the Bin"...

 2021-10-15 21:19 

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Titans wide receiver Julio Jones 'ready to go' vs. Bills...

By TERESA M. WALKER AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wide receiver Julio Jones practiced for a third straight day Friday. So too A.J. Brown. The Titans will have their pair of Pro Bowl receivers available Monday night against...

 2021-10-15 21:18 

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Hundreds march in Puerto Rico, outraged over power outages...

By DNICA COTO Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of people outraged over ongoing power outages in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico are planning to march to decry how the lack of electricity has affected their health, work and ch...

 2021-10-15 21:16 

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New Mexico awards $2M contract for 'academic coaches'...

By CEDAR ATTANASIO Associated Press / Report for America SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico education officials are renewing a contract with a Utah-based education company to reduce chronic absenteeism among public school students. The $2 million sole...

 2021-10-15 21:14 

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NHL suspends Red Wings C Dylan Larkin 1 game for punch...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty on Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500.00 in pay that will go toward the P...

 2021-10-15 21:12 

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California oil spill that shut down beaches was about 25,000 gallons, well below earlier estimate...

By Sarah Moon, CNN When crude oil leaked into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California earlier this month, the amount spilled was about 25,000 gallons, officials said Friday. "We have a high degree of confidence that the spill amount is ...

 2021-10-15 21:03 

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Sheriff: Teacher had marijuana edibles in student prize box...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An elementary school teacher in South Carolina has surrendered on accusations of having marijuana edibles in a student prize box in her classroom. The 27-year-old female teacher from Lexington, South Carolina, turned herself in...

 2021-10-15 21:00 

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Ambitious Cologne routed 5-0 by Hoffenheim in Bundesliga...

HOFFENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Ambitious Cologne has been brought back to earth with a resounding thud after Hoffenheim turned on the style to win their match 5-0 in the Bundesliga. Togo striker Ihlas Bebou led the way with the opening two goals. His se...

 2021-10-15 20:59 

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Biden's Supreme Court commission is leaving everyone unhappy...

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter As the Biden administration's commission on the Supreme Court continues to meet, roll out pages of draft documents and engage in deep philosophical conversations about the past and future of the court, on...

 2021-10-15 20:58 

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State lotteries did not motivate people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, study finds...

By Jen Christensen, CNN Nearly 66 million people in the United States who are eligible still have not gotten vaccinated against Covid-19, no matter how much danger that puts them in and no matter how many incentives or mandates have been thrown at them. S...

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