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 2020-02-20 10:18 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Novel coronavirus appears to be stabilizing in China amid fears of new outbreak in Japan...

Weeks into the novel coronavirus crisis, the outbreak finally appears to be stabilizing in central China, where the virus was initially detected before it spread throughout the country and the world. Small outbreaks continue to fast expand elsewhere, howe...

 2020-02-20 10:14 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

These are the countries where novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed worldwide...

The novel coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. At least 2,100 people have died and more than 75,500 people have been infected, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared th...

 2020-02-20 10:06 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

The financial cost of the coronavirus is becoming clearer for airlines...

Qantas, Air France and KLM are taking a big hit from the novel coronavirus. The airlines on Thursday estimated the financial cost from the outbreak, which has forced airlines around the world to cancel flights in Asia. Qantas, the flagship carrier of Aust...

 2020-02-20 10:00 

Idaho Statesman

Richest, oldest, youngest: Democratic candidates could make history in the White House...

This year, we Americans could elect our oldest president ... or our youngest. We could get our first Jewish president ... or our first Hindu in the Oval Office. Three ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 09:59 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

'The car was turning for me': Sam Bird on the race of his life...

Sports stars often talk about being in the "zone," that mythical place where good things happen. For Formula E driver Sam Bird, his "zone" moment came in what he calls the "race of my life" in Buenos Aires in 2016. The Briton led f...

 2020-02-20 09:31 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Thursday, February 20, 2020 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY The latest in a series of storms will bring drenching rain and aggravate flooding problems in parts of the South today. Many rivers in the region remain above flood stage from...

 2020-02-20 09:22 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, is getting a new CEO...

There's another leadership change atop a major Swiss bank. UBS, the world's largest wealth manager, has announced that Sergio Ermotti is stepping down as CEO. He'll be replaced by Ralph Hamers, the current chief executive of Dutch bank ING. Ax...

 2020-02-20 09:18 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

A woman died after being hit by a float in New Orleans Nyx parade...

New Orleans authorities are investigating after a woman was hit by a parade float Wednesday night at the Krewe of Nyx parade, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. The woman, police said, died at the scene. Not much is known about what...

 2020-02-20 09:14 

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Court: Convicted rapist can argue his lawyer was ineffective...

A man convicted of rape in Idaho and sexual assault in Pennsylvania will get a chance to argue his Idaho attorney was ineffective under a new ruling from the Idaho Supreme Court....

 2020-02-20 09:09 

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[ Boise ]

Bill targeting predatory medical debt collectors advances...

Legislation intended to create transparency in medical bills sent to patients and to rein in predatory medical debt collectors advanced to the Idaho House on Wednesday....

 2020-02-20 09:09 

Idaho Statesman

IMF delegation holds talks on Lebanon's economic crisis...

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund was in Lebanon on Thursday to assess what is needed to save the Mideast country's crumbling economy. The IMF team first held talks ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 09:09 

Idaho Statesman

Car salesman gets 6+ years for stealing $3M from clients...

A former salesman at a Florida Porsche dealership has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for scamming more than 30 customers out of about $3 million by creating ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 09:05 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

NFL owners are considering expanding the playoffs to include more teams...

NFL owners and executives are set to discuss potential terms of a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in New York Thursday afternoon, an NFL spokesperson tells CNN. The current CBA is set to expire after the 2020 season. Under a new CBA, ESPN, citin...

 2020-02-20 09:05 

Idaho Statesman

Court rules residents can contest cruise ship terminal plan...

TheSouth Carolina Supreme Court ruled that residents have the legal right to challenge the proposed construction of a new cruise ship terminal in Charleston. The ruling Wednesday sends the case ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 09:01 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

6 takeaways from Democrats' Bloomberg pile-on in Nevada...

Michael Bloomberg's billions got him onto the debate stage — but did nothing to spare him from the barrage he faced Wednesday night here in Las Vegas. In the most fiery and contentious Democratic primary debate yet, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth ...

 2020-02-20 09:00 

Idaho Statesman

Putin says cabinet dismissal didn't come out of the blue...

President Vladimir Putin says the ouster of Russia's prime minister and a cabinet reshuffle that caught many in Russia off guard in January was not in fact unexpected, but he ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:53 

Idaho Statesman

New virus has infected more than 75,000 people globally...

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 75,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:52 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Fact-checking the Las Vegas Democratic debate...

Welcome to CNN's fact check coverage of the Democratic presidential debate hosted by NBC News and MSNBC and held in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's Nevada caucuses. Tonight was the ninth presidential debate, and the first that presidential candidate...

 2020-02-20 08:49 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Chris Cillizza's winners and losers from the 9th Democratic debate...

The top six candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination gathered on a debate stage Wednesday night, just days before the critical Nevada caucuses. The focus was on former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made his first appearance in th...

 2020-02-20 08:44 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre will soon be a part of the curriculum for Oklahoma schools...

Oklahoma leaders announced Wednesday the state will be moving forward with embedding the story of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre into the curriculum of all Oklahoma schools. On the last day of May in 1921, a white mob estimated at 10,000 people descended on...

 2020-02-20 08:39 

Idaho Statesman

Israel, Palestinians defuse agricultural trade crisis...

Israel's defense minister said Thursday that the country would allow Palestinian agricultural exports, a move aimed at defusing what has been an escalating trade crisis that had heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:35 

Idaho Statesman

Assists come with ease for Boise State men; women 'electric' in Broncos' SJSU sweep...

Perhaps it is muscle memory at this point, or maybe a strategically placed pair of eyes in the back of Jayde Christopher's head. Either way, the reason seems much less ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:34 

Idaho Statesman

Israeli PM's rival denies wrongdoing amid probe reports...

Israel's leading opposition figure Benny Gantz denied wrongdoing on Thursday after media reports said Israel would examine an allegedly shady deal between a company he headed and Israeli police. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:17 

Idaho Statesman

Australian evacuees from virus-hit ship begin 2nd quarantine...

Around 180 Australians evacuated from a virus-stricken cruise ship in Japan arrived Thursday in the city of Darwin to begin a second quarantine period. The former cruise ship passengers will ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:13 

Idaho Statesman

Booker and the Suns face the Raptors...

Phoenix Suns (22-33, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (40-15, second in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Devin Booker leads Phoenix into a ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:13 

Idaho Statesman

Chicago hosts Nashville after Kubalik's 2-goal game...

Nashville Predators (29-23-7, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (26-26-8, seventh in the Central Division) Chicago; Friday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: The Nashville Predators visit Chicago after ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:13 

Idaho Statesman

Jokic, Nuggets to face Paul, Thunder...

Denver Nuggets (38-17, second in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (33-22, sixth in the Western Conference) Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City hosts Denver ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:13 

Idaho Statesman

Blues host the Coyotes after shutout win...

Arizona Coyotes (30-25-8, fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. St. Louis Blues (33-17-10, first in the Central Division) St. Louis; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: St. Louis hosts the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:13 

Idaho Statesman

New York plays conference rival Indiana...

Indiana Pacers (32-23, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (17-38, 13th in the Eastern Conference) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 08:03 

Idaho Statesman

Can AI flag disease outbreaks faster than humans? Not quite...

Did an artificial-intelligence system beat human doctors inwarning the world of a severe coronavirus outbreak in China? In a narrow sense, yes. But what the humans lacked in sheer speed, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:58 

Idaho Statesman

Swiss bank penalized over alleged FIFA, Venezuela corruption...

Switzerland's financial market authority has penalized Julius Baer bank for violating its obligations to fight money laundering over a nearly nine-year span. The sanctions are related to alleged corruption linked ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:55 

Idaho Statesman

Far-right motive suspected in deadly German shooting attack...

Federal prosecutors said Thursday they are taking charge of the investigating into a mass shooting in the German city of Hanau that left 11 people dead, including the suspect, amid ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:40 

Idaho Statesman

Wednesday Sports in Brief...

NBA INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — John Beilein didn't make it through one NBA season. Wildly successful at Michigan and other stops in his coaching career, Beilein resigned Wednesday after just ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:28 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Climate change could kill all of Earth's coral reefs by 2100, scientists warn...

Climate change could destroy almost all of Earth's coral reef habitats by 2100, according to new research. About 70-90% of all existing coral reefs are expected to disappear in the next 20 years due to warming oceans, acidic water and pollution, said ...

 2020-02-20 07:28 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Gunman suspected of killing nine in Germany found dead inside home...

A gunman suspected of killing at least nine people in shootings in the German city of Hanau has been found dead inside his home, along with another body, police said on Thursday. The shootings occurred in two locations on Wednesday evening. A large police...

 2020-02-20 07:25 

Idaho Statesman

Dolson re-signs with Chicago; chosen for US 3-on-3 team...

It's been a busy week for Stefanie Dolson. She was part of the NBA All-Star festivities this past weekend in Chicago, as well as being selected to the USA Basketball ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:24 

Idaho Statesman

Climate activist's award money used to create foundation...

A Swedish organization that gave Greta Thunberg an award that is often described as an alternative Nobel Prize says the teenage climate activist is using her prize money to establish ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:23 

Idaho Statesman

AP PHOTOS: Olympic bidder Sapporo has erratic snowfall...

After two months of almost no snow, Japan's northern city of Sapporo was overwhelmed with the white stuff. Earlier this month, about 14 inches (34 centimeters) fell in just six ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:21 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

No US coronavirus cases were caught by airport temperature checks. Here's what has worked...

One of the enduring images of the current coronavirus outbreak is a space-age looking thermometer pointed at an airplane passenger. Eleven airports in the United States are using these temperature checks as part of expanded screening for novel coronavirus...

 2020-02-20 07:16 

Idaho Statesman

ICE rejects California law, arrests people at courthouse...

U.S. immigration agents arrested two people at a Northern California courthouse, including a man detained in a hallway on his way to a hearing,floutinga new state law requiring a judicial ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:11 

Idaho Statesman

Last days for Mainers to apply for valuable eel permit...

Maine is closing the door on applications for a valuable baby eel fishing permit. Baby eels, called elvers, are harvested in Maine's rivers and streams. They're often worth more than ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:07 

Idaho Statesman

Virus limits next Tokyo Olympic test event to Japanese-only...

A test event for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for later this month that would have involved some non-Japanese athletes is being revamped because of fear of the spreading virus from ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:03 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Changing the way they grade...

AMMON, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK)- Things are getting serious for Bonneville School District 93 when it comes to grading. Months ago the district took on creating a universal grading policy all teachers would follow. They created groups with parents, students, and...

 2020-02-20 07:03 

Idaho Statesman

Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade...

A womanwas struck and killed by a parade float in New Orleans as the city celebrated Mardi Gras. The woman, who hasn't been identified, appeared to have tried to cross ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 07:03 

Idaho Statesman

Mississippi man accused of killing 8 tears up during trial...

Testimony from a Mississippi woman whose son and nephew were two of the eight victims killed in an early morning shooting in 2017 was so emotional that the man accused ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 06:56 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Mike Bloomberg gets badly roughed up in debate that tests his unconventional campaign...

Mike Bloomberg's rivals tore into his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully — basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billio...

 2020-02-20 06:54 

Idaho Statesman

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record...

Shares were mixed Thursday in Asia after Wall Street recovered to record highs, with the Shanghai benchmark jumping nearly 2% after China's central bank cut interest rates to help ease ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 06:47 

Idaho Statesman

Columbus ship replicas sail into Mississippi harbor...

With about a dozen spectators lining a pier on Mississippi's Gulf Coast and aiming their phones out to the horizon, the Nia and Pinta sailed Wednesday into a Biloxi harbor. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-20 06:27 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Grace wins district title...

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Grace punched their ticket to the state tournament with their, 61-47, win over Butte County. The post Grace wins district title appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2020-02-20 06:25 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Grace Lutheran eliminate Butte County...

AMMON, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Grace Lutheran starved off elimination and beat Butte County, 44-26. With the loss, the Pirates are out of the district tournament. The post Grace Lutheran eliminate Butte County appeared first on Local News 8 ....

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