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 2021-12-06 20:46 

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Scientists slam German tabloid's pandemic coverage...

BERLIN (AP) — Scientific organizations in Germany have accused the country's biggest-selling newspaper of contributing to public hostility against scientists during the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement Monday, the Alliance of Scientific Orga...

 2021-12-06 20:41 

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Qu est sucediendo en Xinjiang con los uigures? Cuatro claves para entender el boicot de EE.UU. a los Juegos Olmpicos de Invierno de Beijing...

ngela Reyes (CNN) — Estados Unidos confirm este lunes que no enviar ningn representante diplomtico a los Juegos Olmpicos de Invierno de Beijing "dado el genocidio y los crmenes de lesa humanidad en curso de la Repblica Popular China en Xinjiang&...

 2021-12-06 20:35 

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Ex-Navajo Nation controller faces new criminal complaints...

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has accused its former top financial officer of misrepresenting information on a company hired to do rapid COVID-19 testing on the reservation. The criminal complaints filed Friday in tribal court allege Pearlin...

 2021-12-06 20:33 

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Endangered whale gives birth while entangled in fishing rope...

By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Scientists off the coast of Georgia have spotted an endangered right whale that gave birth while entangled in fishing rope. Wildlife officials from Georgia and Florida photographed the seemingly he...

 2021-12-06 20:29 

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NASA's 10 new astronauts: pilots, doctor, physicist, cyclist...

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has picked 10 new astronauts, half of them military pilots, as it looks ahead to the moon and Mars. The space agency introduced the six men and four women during a ceremony Monday i...

 2021-12-06 20:28 

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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita...

By Stella Chan, Cheri Mossburg and Wayne Sterling, CNN Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit died Monday at Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California, according to the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). Medina Spirit collapsed near the finish l...

 2021-12-06 20:22 

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ArtPlace America shows why culture matters to communities...

By DREW LINDSAY of The Chronicle of Philanthropy Chronicle of Philanthropy For a decade ending last December, ArtPlace America sprinkled $150 million across the nation, backing a kaleidoscope of projects. The goal: prove that the arts and culture are crit...

 2021-12-06 20:20 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

The Associated Press Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels. The post Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-12-06 20:14 

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Plane crash in Medford, Oregon, kills at least 2...

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a plane crashed into an auto dealership in Medford, Oregon, killing at least two people. KTVL reports the crash at the the Airport Chevrolet happened Sunday night. Medford Fire Department Chief...

 2021-12-06 20:10 

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Bob Dole to lie in state at Capitol as nation honors senator...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of the late Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran. He served in Congress for 36 years...

 2021-12-06 20:09 

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Union Pacific railroad works to cut its carbon emissions...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific railroad plans to expand its use of renewable fuels and explore using battery-powered locomotives in the coming years to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases 26% by 2030. To do that, the railroad plans to increase t...

 2021-12-06 20:07 

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Bob Dole to lie in state Thursday at the US Capitol...

By Ted Barrett and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN Former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, congressional leaders said in an announcement. "Senator Dole was an...

 2021-12-06 20:07 

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Swiss Catholic church orders study of past sexual abuse...

By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Switzerland have called on two academics to lead a study of the Swiss church's history of sexual exploitation since the mid-20th century. That move means ...

 2021-12-06 20:05 

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Critically endangered male red wolf now at WNC Nature Center in hopes of reproducing...

By Brittany Whitehead Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — A critically endangered red wolf was flown to Asheville on Nov. 20 and now resides at the WNC Nature Center. Male red wolf "Ben" was born at the Wo...

 2021-12-06 20:04 

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Arradondo, Minneapolis chief amid Floyd fallout, to retire...

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM Associated Press/Report for America MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced Monday that he won't accept a third term as chief. It's a blow to a department that has been reeling since four of...

 2021-12-06 20:04 

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Moffett, mediator, briefly baseball union head, dead at 90...

ALEXANDRIA, Va, (AP) — Kenneth Moffett, the federal mediator during the 1981 baseball strike, has died at the age of 90. Moffett succeeded Marvin Miller as the second executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association in January 198...

 2021-12-06 20:02 

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Ghislaine Maxwell said Jeffrey Epstein needed to have sex three times a day, woman testifies...

By Lauren del Valle and Eric Levenson, CNN A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse testified Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell set up their meetings and spoke often about sexual topics — including Epstein's carnal needs. "She sai...

 2021-12-06 20:02 

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Police release dash cam footage that captured officer being struck by fleeing truck...

By Kaitlyn Naples Click here for updates on this story NAUGATUCK, Connecticut (WFSB) — Naugatuck police have released dash cam footage that captured the moments when an officer was struck by a fleeing truck. The incident happened on Nov. 4, around 4...

 2021-12-06 20:00 

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Justice Department closes investigation into Emmett Till killing after failing to prove key witness lied...

By Laura Jarrett, CNN The Justice Department has officially closed its investigation into the infamous of killing Emmett Till for a second time, two sources familiar with the investigation said, leaving only more questions after a potentially significant ...

 2021-12-06 19:59 

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Ammon is hoping to fill a seat on the city council...

After a city council member stepped down last week. Mayor Sean Coletti is looking for a new city council person. Currently Mayor Coletti is receiving applications in the forms of resumes and cover letters. He is looking for someone who is passionate about...

 2021-12-06 19:59 

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Cruise ship with COVID-19 infections has new passengers...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A cruise ship that carried at least 17 passengers and crew members with breakthrough COVID-19 infections when it docked in New Orleans has set sail again with new passengers. The Louisiana Department of Health said Monday that nin...

 2021-12-06 19:36 

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Hawaii leaders call on Navy to suspend fuel tank operations...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's governor and congressional delegation have called on the Navy to suspend operations at World War II era fuel tank farm that sits above an aquifer that supplies water to urban Honolulu. The call from the elected leaders c...

 2021-12-06 19:33 

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Davis to leave Statehouse, take county commission post...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Democratic Idaho lawmaker is leaving the Statehouse to serve as a commissioner in her home county, citing parenting demands and a desire to be more effective. The Idaho Press reports Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced Friday he a...

 2021-12-06 19:32 

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This social justice buzzword is Dictionary.com's Word of the Year...

By Scottie Andrew, CNN Dictionary.com has chosen a term new to its online reference service for its Word of the Year — a word that, it says, "acts as a powerful prism through which to view the defining events and experiences of 2021." "A...

 2021-12-06 19:31 

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Estos son los das festivos y puentes en Mxico para 2022...

urielblanco (CNN Espaol) — Mira en esta nota cules son los das festivos en Mxico en 2022. Los siguientes das estn marcados por ley para diversas dependencias mexicanas e incluso para embajadas extranjeras en territorio nacional. Das festivos y puent...

 2021-12-06 19:30 

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Napier's Florida staff starts taking shape with Toney, Hocke...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Florida football coach Billy Napier's staff is starting to take shape. Napier named Patrick Toney the team's co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Monday and Mark Hocke the team's associate head coach a...

 2021-12-06 19:27 

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White House announces US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing...

By Allie Malloy and Kate Sullivan, CNN The Biden administration will not send an official US delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a statement against China's "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang," White Hou...

 2021-12-06 19:27 

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Wisconsin Republicans urge removal of DA over parade deaths...

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers are calling on Wisconsin's Democratic governor, Tony Evers, to remove Milwaukee County's top prosecutor because his office recommended $1,000 bail for a man befo...

 2021-12-06 19:25 

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Minor clashes at marches honoring Greek youth shot by police...

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Youths have thrown petrol bombs and stones at police, who fired tear gas to disperse them, during a march in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki commemorating the fatal shooting of a teenager by a police officer 13 ye...

 2021-12-06 19:24 

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Rigby High Band to represent Idaho in Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade...

The Rigby High School Trojan Band will participate in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Tuesday, commemorating the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The post Rigby High Band to represent Idaho in Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade appeared first on...

 2021-12-06 19:24 

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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is retiring...

By Michelle Watson and Carma Hassan Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure will be remembered for his handling of the George Floyd murder investigation, announced Monday that he will retire in mid-January. "After much personal reflec...

 2021-12-06 19:23 

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The Washington Post's longtime editorial page editor dies at 66...

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business Fred Hiatt, The Washington Post's longtime editorial page editor, died on Monday morning. He was 66 years old. The Post's newsroom was informed of Hiatt's death on Monday afternoon by publisher Fred Ryan. The Post...

 2021-12-06 19:16 

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Polish prime minister defends meeting of European populists...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has defended a recent meeting of European populist leaders by saying that his government is seeking allies in its challenge of what he called a "centralized Europe." Morawiecki a...

 2021-12-06 19:15 

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Biden administration unveils new strategy to counter corruption...

By Sam Fossum and Kate Sullivan, CNN The Biden administration on Monday announced a new strategy to counter corruption and illicit finance, as well as new steps from the Treasury Department to tackle how illegal actors abuse the real estate market in the ...

 2021-12-06 19:13 

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Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps...

By ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Department of Justice has sued Texas over new redistricting maps, saying the plans discriminate against voters in the state's booming Latino and Black populations. The maps passed by T...

 2021-12-06 19:10 

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Family of 6, including child, wounded in US strike in Syria...

By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. drone strike that killed an al-Qaida official in northwest Syria also wounded six members of the same family including a child who suffered serious head injuries. The U.S. military said it conduc...

 2021-12-06 19:07 

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Cookbook celebrates Latin America's vast and vital cuisine...

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Putting together an entire nation's distinctive dishes is a daunting process for anyone. Then imagine doing it for 22 countries and you get a sense of what went into creating "The Latin...

 2021-12-06 19:07 

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Two London officers get prison for photos of slain sisters...

LONDON (AP) — Two London police officers who took pictures of two slain sisters and posted them on social media have been jailed for two years and nine months each for what a judge described as "inexplicable conduct.'' Deniz Jaffer and J...

 2021-12-06 18:59 

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Navajo Nation: 61 more COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported 61 more COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths. The latest daily virus figures released Sunday brought the tribe's totals to 40,085 cases since the pandemic began. The known death toll r...

 2021-12-06 18:56 

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Hedge fund founder Steinhardt will return looted antiquities...

By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan district attorney says billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities. He will also be subject to an unprecedented li...

 2021-12-06 18:56 

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Hedge fund founder Steinhardt will return looted antiquities...

By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan district attorney says billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities. He will also be subject to an unprecedented li...

 2021-12-06 18:55 

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AP Source: Colorado State hires Nevada's Jay Norvell...

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer A person with knowledge of the decision says Colorado State has hired Nevada head coach Jay Norvell to lead the Rams. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school was still finalizing an official announcemen...

 2021-12-06 18:54 

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Hawaii leaders call on Navy to suspend fuel tank operations...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's governor and congressional delegation have called on the Navy to suspend operations at World War II era fuel tank farm that sits above an aquifer that supplies water to urban Honolulu. The call from the elected leaders c...

 2021-12-06 18:53 

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Recuerdas al hombre que intentaba engaar a una enfermera para vacunarse con un brazo falso? Resulta que es un dentista...

urielblanco (CNN) — Un nuevo detalle surgi en la historia de un hombre de 50 aos que intent la semana pasada hacer pasar un brazo de silicona por el suyo en una clnica de vacunas covid-19 en un intento de obtener un certificado de vacunacin sin lleg...

 2021-12-06 18:52 

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Justice Department sues Texas over Republican-approved redistricting maps...

Tierney Sneed, CNN The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday challenging legislative maps adopted by Texas Republicans in recent weeks that it says fail to recognize growth in the Latino population. The lawsuit alleges that the redistricting plan draw...

 2021-12-06 18:46 

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Tumultous season ends with Oregon seeking new head coach...

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer The Oregon Ducks are looking for a new coach just three days after losing the Pac-12 championship and their chance to salvage an up-and-down season with a Rose Bowl berth. Mario Cristobal will now be the new head coach...

 2021-12-06 18:46 

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2019 US Open champ Andreescu takes time off for mental break...

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu says she will take a mental break from tennis and sit out the start of next season, including the Australian Open. Andreescu said Monday in a posting on Twitter that she wants to...

 2021-12-06 18:46 

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UN chief names American Stephanie Williams as Libya adviser...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed American diplomat Stephanie Williams, who led talks that resulted in the October 2020 cease-fire deal in Libya, to be his special adviser first and foremost to support the h...

 2021-12-06 18:45 

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Flags to be flown at half staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day...

President Biden has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday to honor American patriots who died as a result of their service at Pearl Harbor. The post Flags to be flown at half staff in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day appeared fi...

 2021-12-06 18:42 

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Crypto exchange Bitmart says hackers took $150 million...

By Jennifer Korn, CNN Business Hackers stole at least $150 million from crypto exchange Bitmart, the platform said Monday. In a statement addressed to users, Bitmart said an initial security check has been completed and impacted assets identified. The ass...

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