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 2021-05-15 02:10 

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Canadians can look forward to small, outdoor summer gatherings if vaccine targets are met: officials...

Click here for updates on this story Ottawa, Ontario (CTV Network) — The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has issued preliminary guidelines detailing what Canadians can expect to do this summer and fall with fewer pandemic restrictions, all dep...

 2021-05-15 02:09 

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Calgary health researcher urges more awareness of VITT after 63-year-old man hospitalized...

Click here for updates on this story Toronto, Ontario (CTV Network) — A Calgary researcher says doctors need to be keenly aware of the risks of the rare side effects linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine, which can happen to anyone regardless of age or ...

 2021-05-15 02:07 

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Man last seen with missing Houston tiger jailed on unrelated charge...

A Bengal tiger is still at large somewhere in the Houston area, police say, but the man last seen with the big cat is now behind bars. Victor Hugo Cuevas was taken into custody Friday after a Fort Bend County judge revoked his bond on a pending, unrelated...

 2021-05-15 01:59 

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Husband charged with murder of missing wife in Colorado is also charged with voter fraud for filling out her ballot...

A Colorado man who was recently charged with murder in the disappearance of his wife a year ago has also been charged with voter fraud for voting for Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election using his wife's mail-in ballot, according to an affid...

 2021-05-15 01:42 

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China has successfully landed a rover on Mars, state media says...

China has successfully landed its rover on Mars, according to state media, becoming the second country in history to have a rover on the red planet. The rover, Zhurong, named after a god of fire in Chinese mythology, landed Saturday morning at the pre-sel...

 2021-05-15 01:38 

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A Black softball player says she was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game. Her family wants to change the rule they say is discriminatory...

It was her last home softball game of the season, and Nicole Pyles, a sophomore at Durham Hillside High School in North Carolina, had just hit a double. Her hair, braided with beads and tied in a bun at the bottom of her neck, was the last thing on her mi...

 2021-05-15 01:33 

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Seawater being used to put out fire on a cargo ship wreckage off the Georgia coast...

The wreckage of a cargo ship off the Georgia coast caught fire during salvage operations on Friday and seawater is being used to extinguish the blaze, according to the US Coast Guard. The wreckage of the 656-foot Golden Ray caught fire just after lunchtim...

 2021-05-15 01:01 

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Thunder Ridge's Driggs signs with Tarleton State...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - Thunder Ridge star basketball player Lloyer Driggs signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Division I Tarleton State Friday. The Texans are coached by former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie. Driggs believes his game wi...

 2021-05-15 00:41 

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Medina Spirit cleared to race in the Preakness Stakes after passing drug tests...

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit can race in Saturday's Preakness Stakes after the final two rounds of blood samples from the horse were deemed clear, officials said Friday. All three of trainer Bob Baffert's horses scheduled to run at the Piml...

 2021-05-15 00:35 

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Ransomware group says it released 'full data' on DC police department...

A ransomware group said it published its "full data" on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department this week, claiming the department's payment offer wasn't enough to prevent the release, according to screenshots of online posts by the ...

 2021-05-15 00:25 

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Some states and retailers usher in return to normalcy for people vaccinated against Covid-19...

Several state governors and big retailers signaled a return to normal on Friday, a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it's safe for fully vaccinated people to remove their face masks in most settings. Michigan Gov. Gretchen ...

 2021-05-15 00:11 

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At least 10 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in violent confrontations in West Bank, as Gaza rocket fire enters fifth day...

At least 10 Palestinians were killed Friday by Israeli forces during violent clashes in towns and cities across the West Bank, the Gaza-based Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement, as sirens continued to blare all day across southern Israel, ind...

 2021-05-15 00:06 

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The Seychelles is 60% vaccinated, but still infections are rising. That's not as bad as it sounds...

One of the most vaccinated countries in the world is experiencing a Covid-19 outbreak. While other nations struggle to secure enough vaccines, the Seychelles is in the enviable position of having already fully immunized more than 61.4% of the population. ...

 2021-05-15 00:02 

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Apple parts ways with newly hired ex-Facebook employee after workers cite 'misogynistic' writing...

Apple parted ways with a new employee this week after thousands of workers petitioned the company to investigate how it hired the man, who had previously published an autobiography they said contains misogynistic statements. Antonio Garca Martnez, formerl...

 2021-05-14 23:55 

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Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 5:55PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Special Weather Statement: Shoshone/Lava Beds; Wood River Foothills until May 15 at 12:00 AM The post Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 5:55PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 23:51 

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Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 5:51PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Special Weather Statement: Eastern Magic Valley; Southern Hills/Albion Mountains; Raft River Region until May 14 at 11:52 PM The post Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 5:51PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 23:50 

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How should parents with children younger than 12 use the CDC's new mask guidelines? Dr. Wen explains...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly loosened masking and physical distancing guidelines for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 doesn't include children under age 12. That's because the 49 million US kids younger tha...

 2021-05-14 23:45 

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Some migrant children in HHS care left in buses without access to showers or beds...

Some unaccompanied migrant children, waiting to be reunited with family in the United States, were stuck in parked buses — at least one for more than three days — with no access to showers or places to sleep, according to an immigrant advocate...

 2021-05-14 23:41 

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Biden administration gives House panel documents related to Trump hotel...

The General Services Administration has provided House Democrats with documents related to former President Donald Trump's Washington hotel, in the second case this week where the Biden administration gave the House information that the Trump administ...

 2021-05-14 23:37 

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South Carolina sheriff's office releases footage showing the in-custody death of a mentally ill Black man...

Newly released footage showing how a Black man died as deputies forcibly removed him from a South Carolina jail cell is the latest case to raise questions about law enforcement's use of force during encounters with the mentally ill. Jamal Sutherland d...

 2021-05-14 23:30 

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Idaho man killed by falling ice in Alaska national park...

A climber was killed and another was seriously injured when they were hit by a falling block of glacier ice in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, an official said Friday. The post Idaho man killed by falling ice in Alaska national park appear...

 2021-05-14 23:28 

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COVID-19 UPDATES: 173 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths...

Idaho officials reported 173 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths Friday. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: 173 new Idaho COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 23:13 

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Senior GOP senator on House Republicans downplaying Capitol attack: 'I'm offended by that'...

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday that she is "offended" by some House Republicans who are whitewashing the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, pushing back on the revisionism by some in the party who have tried to shield the pro-Trump mob from ...

 2021-05-14 23:11 

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Ex-Green Beret sentenced to over 15 years for conspiring to provide US intel to Russians...

A former Army Green Beret was sentenced to 188 months in federal prison for conspiring with Russian agents to provide them with US defense intelligence, the Justice Department announced Friday. Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins, 46, of Gainesville, Virginia,...

 2021-05-14 23:09 

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Cloverdale Elementary holds "car show"...

As a reward for students who met their accelerated reading goal, students made cars out of boxes, and showed them off at a car show at school. The post Cloverdale Elementary holds "car show" appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 23:06 

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BYU-Idaho enrollment continues steady, upward growth...

Official Spring 2021 Semester enrollment totals at Brigham Young University-Idaho show growth among both campus and online students who are continuing to pursue their academic goals despite the pandemic. The post BYU-Idaho enrollment continues steady, upw...

 2021-05-14 23:06 

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IFFD Deputy Chief graduates from Executive Fire Officer Program...

The Idaho Falls Fire Department announced one of the department's chief fire officers recently graduated from the four-year Executive Fire Officer Program. The post IFFD Deputy Chief graduates from Executive Fire Officer Program appeared first on Loca...

 2021-05-14 23:01 

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Inslee, Murray, Cantwell oppose Simpson plan to remove dams...

Washington state's top Democrats have come out against a proposal from U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Snake River and replace their benefits as part of a huge infrastructure bill being crafted by the Biden ad...

 2021-05-14 23:00 

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After reappearing in Montana range, grizzly killed over cows...

Wildlife officials in central Montana have killed the first confirmed grizzly bear in modern times in the Big Snowy Mountains south of Lewistown, state wildlife officials said Friday. The post After reappearing in Montana range, grizzly killed over cows a...

 2021-05-14 22:58 

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Man accused of hit and run crash that killed a Pocatello biker is pleading guilty...

The man accused of a hit and run crash that killed a Pocatello biker is pleading guilty. The post Man accused of hit and run crash that killed a Pocatello biker is pleading guilty appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 22:56 

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New CDC mask guidance could be a big boost for Disney parks...

Disney's parks division, one of the company's foundations since the opening of Disneyland in 1955, is trying to rebound after a challenging year that brought extended closures and significant layoffs. However, the unit received news Thursday that ...

 2021-05-14 22:54 

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Army bases offering vaccine incentives but no military-wide policy for now...

At least three Army bases are now offering incentives for soldiers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, including additional days off, gym access and reduced movement restrictions. Near Seattle, Joint Base Lewis-McChord announced in a memo obtained by CNN on ...

 2021-05-14 22:50 

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Elementary student teacher speaks about her experience during the pandemic...

Click here for updates on this story KEIZER, Oregon (KPTV) — This school year, amid a pandemic, FOX 12 has regularly gone inside Keizer Elementary to share the stories of teachers, staff and students firsthand, in a series called "Keizer Strong....

 2021-05-14 22:48 

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CDC facing formidable challenges in convincing conservatives to get Covid-19 vaccines...

Public health experts at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are facing challenges — even struggling — as they try to figure out how to convince hesitant Republicans to take the Covid-19 vaccine, federal officials familiar with t...

 2021-05-14 22:48 

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CDC facing formidable challenges in convincing conservatives to get COVID-19 vaccines...

Public health experts at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are facing challenges — even struggling — as they try to figure out how to convince hesitant Republicans to take the COVID-19 vaccine, federal officials familiar with t...

 2021-05-14 22:40 

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Scary scenes from propane plant fire...

Click here for updates on this story SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KMOV) — A propane plant went up in flames just outside of Springfield in southwest Missouri on Thursday. As many as 10,000 small tanks caught fire. So not only were there a large amount of ...

 2021-05-14 22:38 

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Federal judge orders DOJ to set up media access to Capitol riot video after CNN and other outlets sued...

A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Justice Department must create a digital "drop box" where media outlets can access videos used in Capitol riot court cases after 15 news outlets, including CNN, sought body camera and surveillance video tha...

 2021-05-14 22:32 

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The week in 12 headlines...

This week, congressional dealmakers sought bipartisan progress on key Biden agenda items. Meanwhile, the White House continued to push its infrastructure agenda forward despite gas shortages at home and a worsening conflict in the Middle East. Monday Cong...

 2021-05-14 22:20 

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Cheney says some GOP members voted against impeachment out of fear for their lives...

Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her ouster from House Republican leadership, said Friday that several Republican members of Congress had voted against impeaching Trump out of fear for their own l...

 2021-05-14 22:18 

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Interim repair could speed up reopening of Memphis bridge, officials say...

A design team is looking at an interim repair for the crack on the Interstate 40 bridge in Memphis until a new part can be made to replace the bridge's damaged section, the Tennessee Department of Transportation said Friday. The team is working on a d...

 2021-05-14 22:15 

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Interim repair could speed up reopening of Memphis bridge, officials says...

A design team is looking at an interim repair for the crack on the Interstate 40 bridge in Memphis until a new part can be made to replace the bridge's damaged section, the Tennessee Department of Transportation said Friday. The team is working on a d...

 2021-05-14 22:15 

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Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 4:15PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Special Weather Statement: Southern Hills/Albion Mountains until May 14 at 10:18 PM The post Special Weather Statement issued May 14 at 4:15PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-14 22:12 

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Walmart, Trader Joe's and Costco say vaccinated customers don't have to wear masks in stores...

Shoppers who are vaccinated against Covid-19 can shop without masks in some Walmart, Sam's Club and Costco locations as well as at Trader Joe's, the companies said in separate announcements Friday. The news follows new guidance that fully vaccinat...

 2021-05-14 22:01 

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Rapper HoneyKomb Brazy indicted in Mobile on gun, marijuana charges...

Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) — A rapper whose grandparents died in a fiery attack on their home has been indicted on gun and drug charges. The indictment filed this week states Nahshon Jones, whose stage name is HoneyK...

 2021-05-14 22:00 

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Gov. Little seeks applicants for Fish and Game Commission...

Governor Brad Little is accepting applications for the Panhandle Region representative on the Idaho Fish and Game Commission following the retirement of Commissioner Brad Corkill. The post Gov. Little seeks applicants for Fish and Game Commission appeared...

 2021-05-14 21:59 

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Most states require parental consent for Covid-19 shots for ages 12 to 15, but not all. Here's the list....

Nearly all states require some form of parental or guardian consent for vaccine providers to administer Covid-19 shots to people ages 12 to 15, a CNN analysis finds. But there are a few exceptions. Five states — Alabama, Iowa, North Carolina, Oregon...

 2021-05-14 21:32 

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What's the science behind CDC's decision to say fully vaccinated people don't need masks?...

A fresh batch of data from a big study of health care workers across the country helped prompt the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to say fully vaccinated people can go without masks in most circumstances, the agency said Friday. The study f...

 2021-05-14 21:32 

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A $26 million California lottery jackpot goes unclaimed. Winning ticket may have been washed with laundry...

It looks like a $26 million dollar lottery jackpot will go unclaimed in California because no one came forward with the winning ticket. The winner of the SuperLotto Plus drawing on November 14, 2020, had 180 days to claim their prize and that deadline pas...

 2021-05-14 21:31 

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Liz Cheney: 'We've had a collapse of truth in this country'...

Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, whose criticism of former President Donald Trump led to her ouster from House Republican leadership, said Friday that her role as a member of Congress obligated her to oppose the widespread lie of fraud in the 2020 elec...

 2021-05-14 21:28 

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2020 ballots relocated in semi trucks as Arizona election audit pauses over space availability...

The first semi truck full of 2020 election ballots rolled slowly through the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, past the "Crazy Times Carnival" set up in the south parking lot to a warehouse where the approximately 2.1 million ballots cast by Ma...

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