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 2021-01-28 00:02 

USA Today

Democrats slam Marjorie Taylor Greene over past Facebook comments, video with Parkland survivor...

Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene should resign after some of her past remarks resurfaced....

 2021-01-28 00:02 

Washington Times

Brazil's Bolsonaro cries foul over reports on condensed milk...

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro delivered a profanity-laced attack on the media Wednesday after reports that his administration spent $3 million on cans of condensed milk in 2020 sparked outrage and ridicule. The purchases triggered...

 2021-01-28 00:01 

Chicago Tribune

Mark DeLeone, the Chicago Bears inside linebackers coach, has reportedly decided to leave for the Detroit Lions...

Chicago Bears inside linebackers coach Mark DeLeone is reportedly leaving to become the Detroit Lions linebackers coach....

 2021-01-28 00:00 

Chicago Tribune

While Illinois lost population over the past decade, four suburban counties grew, study shows...

Despite the four counties' growth, the population of the Chicago metro area overall was largely stagnant, a study shows....

 2021-01-28 00:00 

Washington Times

House bill would ban trans females from women's sports...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A bill that would ban transgender females from competing on female sports teams sponsored by public schools and universities passed the Montana House on a 61-38 vote Wednesday. It now advances to the Senate. Rep. John Fuller, R-Whitef...

 2021-01-28 00:00 

Barron's

Reddit's WallStreetBets Goes Private Shortly After Discord Shuts Down Server...

Communications platform Discord said it removed its WallStreetBets server late Wednesday due to hateful and discriminatory content....

 2021-01-27 23:59 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Reddit, GameStop, AMC and the day traders' stock surge: A completely useless explanation...

Reddit, GameStop, AMC Entertainment and the day traders' stock surge: A completely useless explanation for people who don't understand money....

 2021-01-27 23:59 

Washington Times

Group wants Louisiana university fined for 3 monkey deaths...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A group opposed to experiments on animals says a Louisiana university should be fined $30,000 because heat stroke apparently killed three research monkeys in different outdoor cages on the same day last summer. The Ohio-based group S...

 2021-01-27 23:58 

Washington Times

The Hammer makes one last trip to spot where he hit No. 715...

ATLANTA (AP) - The Hammer made one last trip to the spot where he hit No. 715. After a nearly three-hour funeral service Wednesday that featured two former presidents, a long-time baseball commissioner and a civil rights icon, the hearse carrying Hank Aar...

 2021-01-27 23:56 

Washington Times

Racial justice dominates Joe Biden presidency's first days...

President Biden on Wednesday said "environmental justice" for people of color will be a central feature of his efforts to combat climate change, again putting skin color and racial justice front and center in his early policy and personnel decisio...

 2021-01-27 23:53 

Washington Times

Proud Boys leader was government informant, records show...

The leader of the Proud Boys, who was arrested in Washington shortly before the Capitol riot, previously worked undercover and cooperated with investigators after he was accused of fraud in 2012, court documents show. Henry "Enrique" Tarrio helped...

 2021-01-27 23:52 

Washington Times

80 military medical personnel to support Texas hospitals...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Military personnel from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force are being sent to three hospitals in Texas to support efforts to combat the coronavirus and those suffering COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Lt. Gen. Laura ...

 2021-01-27 23:51 

Washington Times

Fire captain accused of stealing vaccine turns himself in...

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A Florida fire captain accused of stealing COVID-19 vaccines meant for first responders turned himself in Wednesday afternoon, sheriff's officials said. Polk County Fire Rescue Capt. Anthony Damiano, 55, faces a felony charge of fa...

 2021-01-27 23:51 

Wall Street Journal

Twitter Personality Charged with 2016 Election Interference...

Federal prosecutors say Douglass Mackey, tweeting as Ricky Vaughn, tried to trick people into casting ineligible votes for Democrat Hillary Clinton....

 2021-01-27 23:49 

Washington Post

Can a former president be subject to an impeachment trial? The Constitution is murky....

Most scholars think a president can be tried after he leaves office, as is happening to former president Donald Trump, but it is a political, not a legal, question....

 2021-01-27 23:48 

Barron's

Las Vegas Sands Swings to Loss Amid Plodding Pandemic Recovery at Overseas Casinos...

Global casino operator Las Vegas Sands reported a fourth-quarter loss on a steep revenue decline as the pandemic took its toll on operations....

 2021-01-27 23:47 

Washington Times

Blue Shield of California tapped to run state vaccine system...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up the state's coronavirus vaccine delivery system, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state he...

 2021-01-27 23:45 

Washington Times

Gov. Justice's pick to fill delegate seat stirs GOP dispute...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's governor on Wednesday picked an executive at a road contractor to take the vacated House of Delegates seat of Derrick Evans, who resigned after he was charged with illegally entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6....

 2021-01-27 23:44 

Washington Times

Editorial Roundup: US...

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 26 The Mercury News and East Bay Times on California's easing of coronavirus restrictions: Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to lift regional stay-at-home orders across the state...

 2021-01-27 23:42 

Washington Times

Family of Maryland football player who died gets settlement...

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) - After a two-year-long process, a family will be awarded a $3.5 million settlement from Maryland after their son, Jordan McNair, died during a university football practice. The Board of Public Works voted unanimously during a meet...

 2021-01-27 23:40 

Chicago Tribune

Column: Taxes from cannabis sales to help groups serving communities affected by war on drugs...

Several south suburban organizations are among 80 agencies set to receive $31.5 million in grants announced last week by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the first-ever round of funding that uses a portion of revenues from taxes on can...

 2021-01-27 23:38 

Washington Times

National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. being fed, cared for, officials say...

The National Guard is pushing back against reports that the troops who remain in Washington and will be on deployment in the nation's capital through mid-March aren't being properly fed or cared for. Officials with the National Guard Bureau are de...

 2021-01-27 23:38 

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Mariah Carey's ex-manager Stella Bulochnikov is mounting a comeback...

Bulochnikov is working on a TV show with "Basketball Wives" creator Shaunie O'Neal....

 2021-01-27 23:38 

Wall Street Journal

The Two-Track Jobs Recovery...

Job losses in 2020 were far higher in states that loved lockdowns....

 2021-01-27 23:35 

Wall Street Journal

Biden Defunds the States...

His oil and gas drilling moratorium is an assault on school funding....

 2021-01-27 23:34 

Washington Times

Ex-Rep. Kennedy launches group targeting 'unwinnable' races...

BOSTON (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III says he has no plans to run for office again anytime soon and has instead launched a new project aimed, in part, at supporting political races considered "unwinnable" by the Democratic Party. Kennedy ...

 2021-01-27 23:33 

Wall Street Journal

Apple's Blockbuster Results Play to a Tough Crowd...

Record-breaking quarter comes as stock has already reached a record high valuation....

 2021-01-27 23:30 

Washington Times

Judge to rule on Maine property boundary dispute...

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) - A Maine judge will hear arguments in a property boundary dispute that resulted in a Dover-Foxcroft garage being cut in half last year. Gabriel Brawn removed half of the building that he believed was on his land using a Sawzall...

 2021-01-27 23:30 

Washington Times

Minnesota Democrats, unions announce meatpacking safety bill...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota House Democrats teamed up with meatpacking workers on Wednesday to announce legislation that would protect individuals who work at statewide meatpacking and food processing plants amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, autho...

 2021-01-27 23:30 

Wall Street Journal

Schumer and His Shadow...

The Senate leader echoes AOC in calling for a climate 'emergency.'...

 2021-01-27 23:26 

Washington Times

Some Alabama lawmakers question Ivey's prison lease plan...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Some Alabama lawmakers on Wednesday questioned Gov. Kay Ivey's plan to lease three new mega-prisons, saying they want to see more financial details on the plan before the administration signs the agreements. The governor's ...

 2021-01-27 23:26 

Washington Times

Authorities question whether child welfare activist died...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The death of a vocal critic of Rhode Island's child care system last year still appears to be an open question. Rhode Island State Police Lt. Col. Kevin Barry says the agency began looking into whether Nicholas Alahverdian was ...

 2021-01-27 23:24 

National Catholic Register

Pope Francis' March for Life Plenary Indulgence — An Opportunity for Papal Admirer President Biden?...

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 2021-01-27 23:23 

Washington Times

Linda Sanchez targets Trump with ban naming buildings after former president...

Former President Donald Trump may escape conviction on impeachment for a second time, but a California Democrat announced legislation Wednesday that would ban the government from commemorating him in any way. Rep. Linda T. Sanchez dubbed her bill the No G...

 2021-01-27 23:22 

Washington Times

6 stranded motorists receive vaccine in 'impromptu clinic'...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Health officials in southern Oregon said staff gave out six doses of the coronavirus vaccine to motorists at an "impromptu vaccine clinic" along a roadside in a snowstorm. Josephine County Public Health said on Facebook th...

 2021-01-27 23:22 

Washington Times

Arkansas reports 1,777 new COVID-19 cases, 52 more deaths...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Health reported 1,777 new cases of the coronavirus and 17,686 active cases on Wednesday, a drop from a week ago. "There are over 700 fewer new cases and over 2,700 fewer active cases than this time l...

 2021-01-27 23:21 

Washington Times

U.S. Capitol Police union blasts acting chief for 'unconscionable' lack of preparation...

The union representing U.S. Capitol Police officers on Wednesday blasted the department's acting chief, saying it is "angered and shocked" by remarks she made to Congress about the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. In a blistering statem...

 2021-01-27 23:21 

NY Times

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One Year Later, Doomsday Clock Says World Is Still '100 Seconds' From Disaster...

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said the clock's position would remain unchanged from 2020, when its hands were set as close as they had ever been to a catastrophic "midnight."...

 2021-01-27 23:21 

Wall Street Journal

Cloris Leachman, Actor Who Won Oscar and Emmy, Has Died at 94...

Cloris Leachman, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in "The Last Picture Show" but was better remembered as Frau Blcher in "Young Frankenstein" and Phyllis on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," has died....

 2021-01-27 23:20 

BizWest

Economic Forecast: Industry leaders weigh continued effects of COVID...

Industry leaders in Northern Colorado share many of the same concerns and reasons for optimism as the economy continues to [...]...

 2021-01-27 23:20 

Washington Times

Kentucky has lowest Wednesday virus total in 4 weeks...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky recorded its lowest Wednesday total of COVID-19 cases in a month, Gov. Andy Beshear said. Kentucky reported 2,424 new cases, Beshear said during a pandemic briefing. "Overall that is a good sign," the governor said. ...

 2021-01-27 23:19 

Chicago Tribune

Coroner identifies South Elgin man fatally shot in Aurora Monday...

Coroner identifies South Elgin man fatally shot in Aurora...

 2021-01-27 23:19 

Investor's Business Daily

Stock Market Falls Hard As S&P 500, Nasdaq Suffer Distribution Days; Apple, Facebook Earnings In Focus...

Sellers hit the stock market hard Wednesday despite a strong profit report from Dow Jones stock Microsoft. Volume came in much higher than Tuesday. The post Stock Market Falls Hard As S&P 500, Nasdaq Suffer Distribution Days; Apple, Facebook Earnings In F...

 2021-01-27 23:18 

Investor's Business Daily

Dropbox Stock, Virtu Financial Among 15 New IBD Watchlist Worthies...

Here's a list of all the top-rated growth stocks that have just been added to the IBD 50, IBD Big Cap 20, Sector Leaders, Stock Spotlight and IPO leaders. The post Dropbox Stock, Virtu Financial Among 15 New IBD Watchlist Worthies appeared first on In...

 2021-01-27 23:17 

Washington Times

Former Georgia sheriff's major arrested for stealing cash...

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A former sheriff's deputy in middle Georgia has been arrested on charges that he stole more than $1,500 in cash that was being held as evidence in a criminal case. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it arrested William...

 2021-01-27 23:17 

Washington Times

Kansas eyes allowing concealed carry for people under 21...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas gun rights supporters are pushing to lower the age for concealed carry of firearms from 21 to 18. Wichita Republican Rep. Blake Carpenter and a Kansas State Rifle Association lobbyist on Wednesday told the House Federal and Stat...

 2021-01-27 23:16 

Barron's

GameStop Stock Drops After SEC Announcement. An Expert Says the Agency's Statement Means Little for Now....

Shares of highly shorted companies like Bed Bath & Beyond, National Beverage, and AMC Entertainment have surged alongside GameStop in recent trading....

 2021-01-27 23:15 

Washington Times

AP source: Lefty Aaron Loup agrees to 1-year deal with Mets...

NEW YORK (AP) - The Mets added a left-hander to their bullpen, agreeing to a one-year contract with Aaron Loup, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement w...

 2021-01-27 23:13 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says spike in carjackings 'top of mind,' adding 40 more police officers to carjacking unit and gathering regional mayors...

Under pressure over Chicago's ongoing spike in carjackings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday that the issue is "top of mind" for her and announced the police department has added 40 officers to teams investigating the crimes. The mayor also...

 2021-01-27 23:12 

Washington Times

Ex-Sedgwick County commissioner fined for ethics violations...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Former Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell was fined $25,000 on Wednesday after admitting to nine campaign finance violations. The Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission fined O'Donnell for violations that included u...

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