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 2021-05-18 17:32 

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Ethiopian soldiers armed with guns and grenades raid hospital featured in CNN report...

Ethiopian soldiers armed with machine guns, sniper rifles and grenades raided a hospital in Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region earlier this week in retribution, doctors say, for a CNN investigation that revealed Ethiopian and Eritrean troops w...

 2021-05-18 17:28 

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OTHER local tourist attractions...

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 2021-05-18 17:26 

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Lollapalooza to return at full capacity...

Lollapalooza is coming back. Organizers announced Tuesday that Chicago's largest music festival will return to Grant Park at full capacity from July 29 to August 1. The musical lineup is set to be announced on Wednesday, but festivalgoers were treated...

 2021-05-18 17:22 

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Idaho Falls, Rexburg temples resume limited operations...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced temples around the world continue to adjust to local COVID-19 conditions. The post Idaho Falls, Rexburg temples resume limited operations appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 17:22 

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Lombardi trophy making appearances at state mass vaccination sites...

Click here for updates on this story SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (WGGB) — The national football league's top prize, the Vince Lombardi trophy, made an appearance Monday at the Eastfield Mall. The New England Patriots teamed up with mass vaccinati...

 2021-05-18 17:19 

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Sunny, Warm, Windy: Storms Ahead...

A dry cold front will drive winds up today and a warm SW flow will take us into the mid-to-upper 70's for most. 78 in Dubois , 77 Rexburg, and 74 in Jackson. Lots of sun to warm the day, and let you see what's blowing your way. Lake Wind Advisory ...

 2021-05-18 17:17 

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School bus carrying 10 students rolls into ditch...

Click here for updates on this story WINTERSET, Iowa (KCCI) — The Winterset Community School District said 10 elementary students and a bus driver were involved in a rollover crash Monday in Madison County. The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. near t...

 2021-05-18 17:15 

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Apartment complex evacuated after unattended propane heater causes fire...

Click here for updates on this story TIGARD, Oregon (KPTV) — Firefighters battled a second-alarm fire at a Tigard apartment complex Tuesday morning. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue crews were called out to a hazmat issue at the Sunflower Apartments, l...

 2021-05-18 17:13 

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Help for those struggling with alcohol through the pandemic...

Click here for updates on this story KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KCTV, KSMO) — Some call it the pandemic within the pandemic. Studies have shown the number of people drinking at alcoholic levels during the pandemic is at about 75 percent. But some may fi...

 2021-05-18 17:02 

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About 60% of American adults have had at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, including more people of color...

The US has reached a "landmark day" in the Covid-19 pandemic as 60% of American adults have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. In addition, more than 4.1 milli...

 2021-05-18 16:59 

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LIST: House members who said they were vaccinated against Covid-19...

Mask mandates may be being lifted across the country, but not in the United States House of Representatives. In a memo sent to members Monday, the Office of the Attending Physician wrote to remind members that masks are still required. "Extra precauti...

 2021-05-18 16:58 

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Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces entertainment lineup...

The Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel has announced an entertainment lineup of outdoor concerts. The post Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces entertainment lineup appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 16:56 

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Arizona Republicans move 2020 ballots in trucks after pausing controversial election audit...

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...

 2021-05-18 16:52 

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A quick look at what's on the ballot this election day...

It's election day for taxing districts across the state. Only a handful of issues are on the ballot. The post A quick look at what's on the ballot this election day appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 16:48 

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House to vote on bill to counter rise in anti-Asian hate crimes...

The House is expected to vote Tuesday on legislation intended to counter a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes amid the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, known as the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, was introduced by Democratic Rep. Grace Meng of New York and D...

 2021-05-18 16:39 

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Fifth suspect arrested in connection with Dresden Castle art heist...

A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with the audacious heist in which around 100 of Europe's most priceless treasures were stolen from the Green Vault at Dresden Castle in Germany. A 22-year-old man was arrested Monday evening at an apartm...

 2021-05-18 16:32 

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Mountain America Center groundbreaking set Tuesday...

Governor Brad Little will be in Idaho Falls Tuesday. He will provide remarks at the Mountain America Center groundbreaking at 4 p.m. The post Mountain America Center groundbreaking set Tuesday appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 16:28 

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Boat launch brawl being investigated as misdemeanor, charges expected soon...

Click here for updates on this story BAYOU LA BATRE, Alabama (WALA) — Four families are demanding justice in Mobile County more than a week after a huge fight at a boat launch in Bayou La Batre left several people injured. The end of the violent bra...

 2021-05-18 16:26 

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McCarthy won't support January 6 commission and sides with Republicans downplaying the insurrection...

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Tuesday he opposed an inquiry to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, siding with Republicans who have tried in recent days to downplay and move on from efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Mc...

 2021-05-18 16:10 

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Gov. Little signs bills investing in education, workforce...

Governor Brad Little signed the last of his "Building Idaho's Future" bills this week, making investments in education and Idaho's workforce. The post Gov. Little signs bills investing in education, workforce appeared first on Local News 8...

 2021-05-18 16:00 

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Forbes staffers announce intention to unionize...

At Forbes, a publication known for its coverage of the rich and powerful, its employees are fighting for something rather less glamorous: fair pay and job security. On Tuesday, staffers at the 103-year-old magazine brand announced their plans to form a un...

 2021-05-18 15:53 

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PRT's "Summer Youth Pass" returns June 1...

Local youth ages 18 and younger can catch a ride from Pocatello Regional Transit (PRT) at no cost starting June 1. The post PRT's "Summer Youth Pass" returns June 1 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 15:52 

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T.I. and Tiny's lawyer says they have not been contacted by police...

An attorney representing rapper Clifford "T.I." Harris and his wife, singer Tameka "Tiny" Harris, says the couple have not been contacted by authorities regarding an investigation into sexual assault and abuse allegations levied against th...

 2021-05-18 15:51 

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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...

 2021-05-18 15:50 

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Man's body found following car fire...

Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — Milwaukee police say a 42-year-old man was found inside a car on fire near Hawley Road and Martin Drive. Crews were called to the area shortly before 2 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17. The Milwaukee Co...

 2021-05-18 15:47 

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Nick Jonas is recovering from bike accident...

Singer/actor and recently returned "The Voice" coach Nick Jonas has revealed details following reports he was hospitalized over the weekend. Jonas was asked at the top of Monday's episode by "The Voice" host Carson Daily how he was fee...

 2021-05-18 15:46 

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Fort Hall fires under investigation...

Officials are investigating two fires that took place in Fort Hall on Monday. The post Fort Hall fires under investigation appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 15:45 

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The housing market is still red hot despite lumber shortage...

Americans keep putting money into their homes. And that's great news for Home Depot. The retail giant reported sales and earnings for the first quarter Tuesday morning that topped forecasts. The rising price of lumber and other inflation pressures hav...

 2021-05-18 13:11 

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McCarthy announces opposition to bipartisan deal to form January 6 commission...

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday he was opposed to a bipartisan agreement struck last week that would create an independent commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol. McCarthy's opposition comes ahead of a vote t...

 2021-05-18 12:33 

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Prophetic investor from 'The Big Short' is betting against Tesla...

Michael Burry, one of the investors who became famous for predicting the epic collapse in the housing market in 2008 that was chronicled in the book and movie "The Big Short," has a new favorite stock to bet against: Tesla. Burry's firm, Scion...

 2021-05-18 11:56 

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Giuliani, who urged Trump supporters to have 'trial by combat,' says he wasn't literally calling for insurrection...

Lawyers for Rudy Giuliani — who exhorted Trump supporters in Washington on the day of the Capitol riot to "have trial by combat" — are now arguing that he wasn't literally advocating for an insurrection over the 2020 election resul...

 2021-05-18 11:50 

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Biden wants to bring the economy from relief to recovery. A labor shortage may signal trouble for those plans....

Patti Eisenbraun had been anxiously waiting for the pandemic to subside so the dining room and patio at the Brown Iron Brewhouse would be bustling once again. Yet the lights were off, and her business was closed here Monday — not for a lack of thirs...

 2021-05-18 11:39 

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Want to invest in crypto? There's a consultant for that...

Cryptocurrency enthusiasm is skyrocketing, and while information surrounding digital currency is becoming more attainable, there's still a big gap between access and knowledge. That's where cryptocurrency consultants come in. With digital currency...

 2021-05-18 11:32 

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Oil companies told to stop drilling now to save the planet...

The International Energy Agency, which was founded by rich industrial nations after oil shocks in the 1970s to promote secure and affordable energy supplies, says the world needs to stop drilling for oil and gas right now to prevent a climate catastrophe....

 2021-05-18 11:02 

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Despite Joe Manchin's latest pitch, voting rights bills remain imperiled in Congress. Here are the differences among them...

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, issued a letter this week urging Congress to find a bipartisan path forward to reauthorize the decades-old Voting Rights Act. The missive to congressional leaders in...

 2021-05-18 10:52 

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Texas, Indiana and Oklahoma to drop $300 weekly federal boost to unemployment benefits...

Texas, Indiana and Oklahoma will end early the $300 weekly federal boost to state unemployment payments, as well as two other pandemic jobless benefits programs, according to the states' Republican governors — joining 17 other GOP-led states in ...

 2021-05-18 10:50 

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5 things to know for May 18: Coronavirus, policing, abortion, Gaza, Havana Syndrome...

Help is around the corner for lots of American families. About 39 million households with children will start getting monthly enhanced child tax credit payments on July 15 as part of the government's Covid-19 relief plan. Here's what you need to k...

 2021-05-18 10:43 

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The fight against gun control has some surprising new allies...

The firearms industry and its GOP allies have taken a more inclusive approach to fighting Democrat-led efforts to pass stricter gun laws this year. The once-mighty National Rifle Association, whose bankruptcy bid was shot down by a federal judge on May 11...

 2021-05-18 10:41 

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Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey discuss mental health in new series trailer...

Prince Harry has spoken about mental health in the trailer for an Apple TV+ documentary series with Oprah Winfrey, which aims to destigmatize the topic. Harry and his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex appear in the emotional trailer for "The Me You Can&...

 2021-05-18 10:29 

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Amazon reportedly in talks to buy MGM as streaming wars intensify...

Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy MGM, the vaunted film studio that was a staple of Hollywood's Golden Age. A tie-up would give the tech firm a big brand to wield as competition in streaming grows fiercer by the day. MGM's iconic logo of a roar...

 2021-05-18 10:19 

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Biden administration notified Congress of $735 million weapons sale to Israel earlier this month, before violence began...

The Biden administration notified Congress of a proposed US weapons sale to Israel worth $735 million earlier this month, according to two sources familiar with the notification. The sale of the precision-guided weapons, which the administration approved ...

 2021-05-18 10:18 

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Rift grows within Democratic Party over Israeli-Palestinian conflict as violence intensifies...

A number of congressional Democrats are ramping up pressure on the Biden administration to more forcefully engage on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as violence in the region intensifies, revealing a delicate shift in the way Democrats have talked about ...

 2021-05-18 10:02 

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RBG's death casts a shadow over Breyer's upcoming decision as court takes a right turn...

For more than 20 years, Justice Stephen Breyer has authored the Supreme Court's decisions endorsing abortion rights. With Monday's news that the court will hear a case that could gut Roe v. Wade next session, a new question has emerged: Will a des...

 2021-05-18 09:57 

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Israel and Palestinians brace for day of protests after first night without Gaza rocket fire in a week...

Israel and the Palestinian territories were bracing for a potentially tense day of protests and strikes Tuesday, as both sides prepare to bury the victims of the deadliest violence the region has seen in years. Several people will be laid to rest in Gaza,...

 2021-05-18 09:30 

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'I can't control God,' says Venus Williams following time violation due to heavy winds...

Venus Williams received some unwanted divine intervention during Monday's defeat to Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, after she was given a time violation while waiting for heavy winds to die down before serving. "If the wind blows, then I can't hit ...

 2021-05-18 09:10 

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Lake Wind Advisory issued May 18 at 3:10AM MDT until May 18 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until May 18 at 10:06 AM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued May 18 at 3:10AM MDT until May 18 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-18 09:02 

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Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez are officially married...

Congratulations and best wishes to the newly married Ariana Grande. A representative for the singer told CNN on Monday that Grande and real estate agent Dalton Gomez have officially tied the knot. "It was tiny and intimate — less than 20 people....

 2021-05-18 08:52 

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Biden 'expressed his support for a ceasefire' in call with Israeli Prime Minister, White House says...

President Joe Biden voiced support for a ceasefire Monday as intensifying violence between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza entered a second week. During a telephone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden "expressed his support f...

 2021-05-18 08:46 

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Supreme Court takes up major abortion case next term that could limit Roe v. Wade...

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a key abortion case next term concerning a controversial Mississippi law that banned most abortions after 15 weeks, rekindling a potentially major challenge to Roe v. Wade at the majority conservative court. M...

 2021-05-18 08:31 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY Much of the eastern third of the nation will trend warmer today and through the rest of the week as high pressure builds at most levels of the atmosphere. Most of the eastern quarte...

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