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 2021-05-08 18:38 

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2020's most popular baby names certainly look familiar...

Olivia and Liam were America's most popular names for baby girls and boys in 2020, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of top baby names, released on Friday. In 2020, the top three most popular female and male names remai...

 2021-05-08 18:28 

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Officials are urging people not to forge Covid-19 vaccine cards. Here's why it matters...

Covid-19 vaccination record cards can easily be forged, and US law enforcers are keenly aware. For weeks, the FBI has warned the public against making, selling or encouraging printouts of fake versions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'...

 2021-05-08 18:16 

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Trump's DOJ secretly obtained phone records of Washington Post reporters...

President Donald Trump's Department of Justice secretly obtained phone records of multiple Washington Post reporters, the newspaper reported on Friday. According to The Washington Post, the three reporters, who were looking into Russia's role in t...

 2021-05-08 17:44 

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Deputy had just finished singing to God moments before hearing elderly woman lost in woods shouting for help...

Click here for updates on this story WALTON COUNTY, Florida (WALA) — It's a heart tugging video that's been viewed by thousands of people on Facebook, Walton county Deputy Craig Yost carrying 95-year-old Julia Goodman in his arms after findi...

 2021-05-08 17:42 

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AG event to help expunge misdemeanor marijuana convictions...

Click here for updates on this story GENESEE COUNTY, Michigan (WNEM) — The first in a series of expungement events will be in Genesee County this summer. Attorney General Dana Nessel's Office said these events will help eligible individuals get ...

 2021-05-08 17:39 

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Lawyers for family of Andrew Brown Jr. ask district attorney to recuse himself...

Attorneys for the family of a North Carolina man fatally shot by deputies have called for a local district attorney to recuse himself from the case, citing "well-defined4; conflicts between the prosecutor and the sheriff's office. Andrew Brown ...

 2021-05-08 17:34 

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Louisiana unveils civil rights markers honoring the courage of activists and the places they organized and boycotted for change...

"Courage over oppression" is the message the Louisiana Office of Tourism is pressing into with the installation of historical markers memorializing significant locations that were crucial to the Civil Rights Movement around the state. Similar to t...

 2021-05-08 17:30 

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Mother accused in 3-year-old's death...

Click here for updates on this story MANCHESTER, Connecticut (WFSB) — A Manchester mother is facing charges following her 3-year-old's death last November. Police have arrested 30-year-old Alesha Cain. The arrest comes following an investigation...

 2021-05-08 17:25 

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Man charged with 53 counts of sexual activities with minors...

Click here for updates on this story RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tennessee (WSMV) — A Rutherford County man has been charged with 53 counts of sexual activities involving girls aged from 11 to 14-years-old. Spencer Gray, 22, of Old Lancaster Road was indicte...

 2021-05-08 17:23 

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Businesses come together to paint historic downtown...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — On Friday, multiple organizations in Nashville came together to paint the historic downtown buildings that were affected by the Christmas bombing. More than 100 volunteers came toget...

 2021-05-08 17:18 

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Loose zebra captured...

Click here for updates on this story COOKEVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — In Putnam County today, there was plenty of entertainment this morning for those commuting to work who spotted a Zebra on the loose near a school. The zebra quickly captured the att...

 2021-05-08 17:13 

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Elementary teacher arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor and other charges...

Click here for updates on this story WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tennessee (WSMV) — The William County Sheriff's Office announced on Friday they have arrested an elementary school teacher for sexual exploitation of a minor, possession of methamphetamine,...

 2021-05-08 17:07 

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch condemns Tigray 'genocide'...

The head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church has condemned his own country's rulers in a video recorded by the director of a US-based charity, saying "they want to destroy the people of Tigray" with actions of "the highest brutality ...

 2021-05-08 16:58 

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Man arrested after roommate stabbed to death during fight, police say...

Click here for updates on this story FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Illinois (KMOV) — A fight between roommates in the Metro East turned deadly, police said. According to police, Carlton Underwood, 48, got into a fight with his roommate 39-year-old Thomas Turner...

 2021-05-08 16:40 

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'It doesn't seem real': COVID-19 patient reunited with family after spending 120 days in hospital...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — An Ontario man has been reunited with his wife and family after spending 120 days in the hospital following a battle with COVID-19. Craig Wilson, a retired fire captain from Whitb...

 2021-05-08 16:40 

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Bayern Munich wins ninth consecutive Bundesliga title...

What a 12 months this has been for Bayern Munich — both on and off the pitch. The German side secured its ninth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday, after second place RB Leipzig — the only side still able to mathematically catch Bayern &...

 2021-05-08 16:38 

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Low pay is reason for state's current educator shortage, local teacher says...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — The North Carolina Department of Public instruction is calling for more teachers to come to the state. The agency teamed up with teach.org to release a new public service announ...

 2021-05-08 16:35 

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$500,000 secured bond set for man accused of setting girlfriend on fire...

Click here for updates on this story TRENTON, North Carolina (WLOS) — The man accused of dousing his girlfriend with nail polish remover and then setting her on fire made his first court appearance Friday. Jeromy Wiggins of Kinston faces several cha...

 2021-05-08 16:29 

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Replica guns lead to large police response...

Click here for updates on this story TIGARD, Oregon (KPTV) — Police say teens were detained after reports of people dancing around with what appeared to be an AR-15 and handgun near a mall. Officers responded to a report of three young men on top of...

 2021-05-08 16:25 

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Canada sets new single-day vaccination record logging more than 400,000 doses...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — Canada reached a new milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination effort Friday, logging more than 400,000 doses in a single day. Canada administered a total 400,489 doses of combined fi...

 2021-05-08 16:24 

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1980s siren Tawny Kitaen of music videos and 'Bachelor Party' dies at 59...

Actress Tawny Kitaen, who appeared in "Bachelor Party" and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California. She was 59. Kitaen — whose real first name was Julie — died Friday at home in Newport Beach, according to a release from ...

 2021-05-08 16:23 

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How to overcome needle phobia when getting a COVID-19 vaccine...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — While many Canadians have been able to breathe a sigh of relief over the COVID-19 vaccine, there are some people who look at the shot with a sense of impending doom. Those with ne...

 2021-05-08 16:19 

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Church has no plans to change services after COVID-19 outbreak in congregation...

Click here for updates on this story SALEM, Oregon (KPTV) — The Oregon Health Authority has confirmed that at least 74 people who attend or are connected to People's Church in Salem have tested positive for COVID-19. OHA began investigating the ...

 2021-05-08 16:18 

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Man says crowd of Portland marchers surrounded, assaulted him...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Joe Hall has a long recovery ahead of him. "[I have a] partially collapsed left lung, two lower vertebrae fractured," Hall said, on top of five broken ribs, a broken collar bone ...

 2021-05-08 16:17 

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Ron DeSantis is on a path to 2024. Democrats hope to head him off....

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a clear pathway to running for president in 2024, emerging from the coronavirus pandemic as the most recognizable Republican governor in the country. But Democrats, hoping to reverse years of letdown in marquee races and mism...

 2021-05-08 16:12 

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Parents, students, district decry baseball coach's behavior. Coach responds....

Click here for updates on this story OLATHE, Kansas (KCTV) — Olathe North High School's head baseball coach was placed on administrative leave Friday and could be fired as soon as Monday because of comments to a player the night before that the ...

 2021-05-08 16:00 

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City of Pocatello hiring fair scheduled for May 14 and 15...

If you're in the market for a new job or career, the City of Pocatello wants you. The post City of Pocatello hiring fair scheduled for May 14 and 15 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-08 15:51 

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At least 30 killed, 52 wounded in blast near Kabul girls' school...

At least 30 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in an explosion near a high school for girls in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Afghan officials said Saturday. The Ministry of Interior (MOI) said the blast happened close to the Sayeed-ul-Shuhada Scho...

 2021-05-08 15:46 

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Cyberattack forces major US fuel pipeline to shut down...

A cyberattack forced the temporary shut down of one of the US' largest pipelines Friday, highlighting already heightened concerns over the vulnerabilities in the nation's critical infrastructure. The operator, Colonial Pipeline, which transports m...

 2021-05-08 15:26 

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Georgia joins states allowing college athletes to be paid...

Georgia is the latest state to allow college athletes to be paid after Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a measure that he says ensures they be "fairly compensated" for their "name, image, and likeness." "This bill will encourage more st...

 2021-05-08 15:17 

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At least 25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near Kabul girls' school...

At least 25 people have been killed and 52 others wounded in an explosion near a high school for girls in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The Ministry of Interior (MOI) said the blast happened close to the Sayeed-ul-Shuhada School in the Dasht-e-Barchi area on...

 2021-05-08 15:15 

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Two killed, three injured in shooting at park gathering near St. Louis...

Two people were killed and three others injured Friday in Missouri when gunfire erupted at a gathering in the St. Louis County city of Kinloch, police said. Willoid Williams told CNN affiliate KMOV that he was in the area for a "neighborhood celebrati...

 2021-05-08 15:04 

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Preparations are underway for potential Covid-19 vaccine boosters, CDC director says...

As experts grow concerned about a possible Covid-19 surge in the winter, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged it's still possible seasonal vaccine boosters will be necessary. "We want to hope for the best,...

 2021-05-08 15:02 

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Africa's oldest human burial and 5 other top space and science stories this week...

Welcome to Wonder Theory, your weekly space and science digest. Each day, we're weaving the story that will remain once we're gone. These imprints left behind, however small, are what we use to learn about our ancient ancestors. All of the insight...

 2021-05-08 15:00 

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Time's running out to apply for property tax relief...

Monday, May 17 is the last day for eligible homeowners and disabled veterans to apply for relief from their 2021 property taxes. The post Time's running out to apply for property tax relief appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-08 14:48 

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Supply chain interrupted: Here's everything you can't get now...

Chicken, lumber, microchips, gas, steel, metals, chlorine and ketchup packets: What do they all have in common? They're all (nearly) impossible to find. Shortages are popping up across the supply chain as the pandemic messes with shipping, demand, sup...

 2021-05-08 14:31 

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Cyberattack forces major US fuel pipeline to shutdown...

A cyberattack forced the temporary shutdown of one of the US' largest pipelines Friday, highlighting already heightened concerns over the vulnerabilities in the nation's critical infrastructure. The operator, Colonial Pipeline, which transports mo...

 2021-05-08 14:25 

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Gables hosts drive-thru Mother's Day parade...

Gables Assisted Living & Memory Care in Pocatello held their second annual Mother's Day parade on Friday. The post Gables hosts drive-thru Mother's Day parade appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-08 14:11 

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Here's everything you can't get now...

Chicken, lumber, microchips, gas, steel, metals, chlorine and ketchup packets: What do they all have in common? They're all (nearly) impossible to find. Shortages are popping up across the supply chain as the pandemic messes with shipping, demand, sup...

 2021-05-08 14:02 

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Ron DeSantis is on a path to 2024. Democrats have a chance to blow it up....

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a clear pathway to running for president in 2024, emerging from the coronavirus pandemic as the most recognizable Republican governor in the country. But Democrats, hoping to reverse years of letdown in marquee races and mism...

 2021-05-08 14:00 

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Attorneys of alleged insurrectionists are given tours of US Capitol...

The US Capitol is still closed to visitors, but attorneys for dozens of the defendants accused in the January 6 attack are getting the chance to walk through what remains a crime scene. The restrictions on each tour are spelled out in court filings: no gu...

 2021-05-08 13:32 

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More than 200 hurt as Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Jerusalem mosque, Palestinian Red Crescent says...

At least 205 people were injured at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque after Israeli police in riot gear clashed with Palestinians following evening prayers, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. Eighty-eight of the injured were taken to hospital for tre...

 2021-05-08 13:23 

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Elon Musk is an odd choice for SNL host. Here's why he was picked...

"Saturday Night Live" has made some odd host picks over its history. The long-running NBC variety show's Studio 8H stage has been graced by the likes of Ralph Nader, Steve Forbes, Rudy Giuliani, George Steinbrenner and, famously, Donald Trump....

 2021-05-08 13:05 

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'Doesn't add a single penny': Fact-checking Biden's deficit claims...

In the past, Republicans have typically fought the Democrats over concerns spending proposals would expand the deficit and the continually growing national debt. Having weathered those critiques during the Obama years, President Joe Biden's proposals ...

 2021-05-08 13:02 

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Fight for $15 minimum wage heats up after Biden's endorsement...

After two decades working for Walmart, Cynthia Murray says she only recently saw her pay go above $15 an hour. "They gave me a 30 cents raise," she said. "That's how you feel about me after 20 years?" But Murray, a 64-year-old founding...

 2021-05-08 12:59 

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She was tired of seeing Black stereotypes on TV. So she started her own streaming service...

When DeShuna Spencer sat in front of her TV to scroll through her options, she noticed a glaring problem: Nobody looked like or was representative of the people she knew. Specifically, there were no Black characters or directors with whom she felt a conne...

 2021-05-08 12:27 

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Pope Francis backs vaccine patents waiver to enable 'universal access to vaccines'...

Pope Francis has backed growing calls for a patents waiver for Covid-19 vaccines in a video message for a "Vax Live" benefit concert airing Saturday. Global advocacy groups argue that waiving patents for Covid-19 vaccines could help expand the glo...

 2021-05-08 12:03 

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Virginia Republicans gather to pick their gubernatorial nominee...

As Virginia Republicans try to win their first race for governor in more than a decade, the party is preparing to select their standardbearer this weekend — a decision that will suggest where the national party is heading as it seeks to gain back po...

 2021-05-08 11:11 

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Two lions test positive for Covid-19 at Indian safari park...

Two lions at the Etawah Safari Park in the northern Indian state Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for Covid-19, according to officials at the park. The samples were sent for testing after both the lions were found to have high temperatures. Authorities ...

 2021-05-08 10:20 

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Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend...

A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth. The Long March 5B rocket, which is around 100 feet tall and weighs 22 ...

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