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 2021-05-11 09:48 

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Russian officials: School shooting in Kazan kills 7 students, teacher...

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman attacked a school Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing eight people — seven eighth-grade students and a teacher — and leaving 21 others hospitalized with wounds, Russian officials said. Russian med...

 2021-05-11 09:47 

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Martinsville man arrested on multiple charges, including second-degree murder...

A man was taken into custody following a standoff in Martinsville on Monday. The Martinsville Police Department says Richard Lee Hannon Jr. is facing multiple charges including second-degree murder. RELATED: 7 charged after investigation leads to drug bus...

 2021-05-11 09:30 

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The debate around cops on college campuses heats up...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - College campuses were a little quieter this past Monday when students and professors took a day off to protest police officers on campus. Over 2,000 students and professors from across the country pledged to participate in the 'Nati...

 2021-05-11 03:15 

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1.4B but no more? China's population growth closer to zero...

China's population growth is falling closer to zero, government data showed Tuesday, adding to strains on an aging society with a shrinking workforce as fewer couples have children. The population rose by 72 million over the past 10 years to 1. 411 bi...

 2021-05-11 03:09 

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Czechs light nearly 30,000 candles to honor COVID-19 victims...

Czechs lit nearly 30,000 candles at Prague Castle, the seat of the presidency, on Monday evening to pay their respects to the pandemic's victims. The hard-hit European Union nation of 10. 7 million people has registered at least 29,711 virus-related d...

 2021-05-11 03:03 

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Consumer watchdog agency rediscovers its teeth under Biden...

The nation's consumer watchdog is signaling a more aggressive approach toward the financial services sectors after a few years of being on a tight leash. Under President Biden, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has rescinded or scaled back a nu...

 2021-05-11 02:49 

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GOP Candidate Glenn Youngkin wins Republican Convetion...

Glenn Youngkin is the winner of the Republican Convention for Governor in Virginia, according to the Associated Press. Youngkin is a businessman who campaigned as a conservative. In the multiple rounds of vote counting, Glenn Youngkin secured the label-fr...

 2021-05-11 02:48 

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Hamas launches new attack on Israel after Jerusalem clashes...

The Hamas militant group on Monday launched a rare rocket strike on Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes with Israeli police at an iconic mosque, as tensions in the holy city pushed the region closer to full-fledged war. Israel re...

 2021-05-11 02:34 

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It's Too Early: MLB Power Rankings Week 5...

LOS ANGELES (Bally Sports) -- Welcome to the only MLB Power Rankings (that we know of) that admits its own limitations because it's just too early! And yet, we will persist with the rankings, because that's what we do. When won't it be "to...

 2021-05-11 02:21 

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Braves' Tyler Matzek starts no-look, behind-the-head 1-6-3 double play...

LOS ANGELES (Bally Sports) -- At one point during his major league career, Braves left-hander Tyler Matzek lost control so thoroughly because of performance anxiety that it made him quit playing. The yips didn't keep Matzek away forever and, in turnin...

 2021-05-11 02:17 

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Yankees minor leaguer homers in each of his first five professional games...

LOS ANGELES (Bally Sports) — Yankees prospect Trevor Hauver is setting a pace and creating expectations in his first professional season that nobody could possibly keep up with. Hopefully, he's having fun with it. Playing for Class A Tampa, Hauv...

 2021-05-11 01:55 

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DeSantis: COVID is 'never going to go to zero' cases...

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (WPEC) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Monday indicated he believes COVID-19 might be here to stay in some form and never truly vanquished. "COVID does not just go away. There's 1918 flu that's still going around," DeSan...

 2021-05-11 01:21 

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UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis...

The head of a U. N. team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found "clear and compelling evidence" that Islamic State extremists committed genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014 and said the militant group successfully d...

 2021-05-11 01:18 

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'High expectations:' Arbery family prepares for federal, state court hearings this week...

The family of Ahmaud Arbery is preparing for a busy week. Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan have been charged with federal hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery, and are set to appear in federal cou...

 2021-05-11 00:57 

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Tech sell-off drags stocks lower, pulling market below highs...

A sell-off in technology companies dragged stocks lower on Wall Street Monday, pulling the major indexes back from their recent all-time highs. The S&P 500 fell 1% after wobbling between small gains and losses the first half of the day. The decline broke ...

 2021-05-11 00:51 

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How educators are handling student learning loss due to pandemic...

Steelton-Highspire School District is making plans to deal with the learning loss that happened while students were out of the classroom. In February CBS 21's Megan Magensky sat down with Superintendent Dr. Travis Waters to talk about how the pandemic...

 2021-05-11 00:46 

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NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble...

With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror. The trip home for the robotic prospector, Osiris-Rex, will take two ...

 2021-05-11 00:35 

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Why the Colonial Pipeline hack matters...

A cyberattack on a critical U. S. pipeline is sending ripple effects across the economy, highlighting cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the nation's aging energy infrastructure. The Colonial Pipeline, which delivers about 45% of the fuel used along the...

 2021-05-11 00:05 

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McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her Republican leadership post in the chamber, saying it was clear that he and his GOP colleagues "need to make a change. " McCarthy, R-Calif. , made the r...

 2021-05-10 23:46 

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Inside Arizona's election audit, GOP fraud fantasies live on...

On the floor of Veterans Memorial Coliseum, where NBA stars like Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan once dunked basketballs and Hulk Hogan wrestled King Kong Bundy, 46 tables are arrayed in neat rows, each with a Lazy Susan in the middle. Seated at the ta...

 2021-05-10 23:29 

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Tyson raising pay to keep up as US chicken demand soars...

Tyson Foods says it's raising wages to combat absenteeism and worker turnover at its plants as U. S. demand for chicken soars. The Springdale, Arkansas-based company, which processes 20% of U. S. beef, chicken and pork, said Monday that absentee rates...

 2021-05-10 23:21 

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'X Gon' Give It to Ya': New DMX album out on May 28...

A new album from DMX will be released later this month. DMX's longtime producer and collaborator, Grammy winner Swizz Beatz, announced on Monday that "EXODUS" will feature new material and drop on May 28. "My brother X was one of the most ...

 2021-05-10 23:03 

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Prosecutors, sheriff's office cleared in probe of Epstein's work release privileges...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) has cleared the state prosecutors in Palm Beach County, as well as the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, of any wrongdoing in connection to the "liberal jail p...

 2021-05-10 23:00 

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J. Cole 'expected to play' for Rwandan club in Basketball Africa League...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Rapper and part-timer hooper J. Cole is finally getting his chance to shine on the court. While preparing for the release of his newest album, "The Off-Season," the Dreamville rapper is taking his basketball talents to the big s...

 2021-05-10 22:55 

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Vatican warns US bishops over get-tough Communion proposals...

The head of the Vatican's doctrine office is warning U. S. bishops to deliberate carefully and minimize divisions before proceeding with a possible plan to rebuke Roman Catholic politicians such as President Joe Biden for receiving Communion even thou...

 2021-05-10 22:21 

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Masks off: Officials reevaluating mandates for indoor mask use...

Leading public health figures suggested over the weekend that it was time to reevaluate requirements for wearing masks indoors as COVID-19 cases continue to decline and more than half of all American adults have received at least one dose of a vaccine. On...

 2021-05-10 22:19 

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Gun violence sweeps across US, with nine mass shootings in one weekend...

WASHINGTON - Local leaders across the United States are grappling with a wave of violence as at least nine mass shootings this past weekend resulted in the deaths of 15 people, with another 30 injured. In New York City, the mayor is calling a shooting ove...

 2021-05-10 22:06 

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Man charged with stabbing 2 Asian women pleads not guilty...

A man charged with stabbing two women of Asian descent at a San Francisco bus stop last week pleaded not guilty Monday. A handcuffed Patrick Thompson, 54, was silent during the short court hearing. Public defender Eric Fleischaker entered the not-guilty p...

 2021-05-10 22:02 

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California officials investigating reports of Tesla driving with only backseat rider...

BAY AREA, Calif. (KMPH) — The California Highway Patrol says it was made aware of a Tesla driving on a Bay Area street with a man riding in the back seat but nobody sitting in the driver's seat. CHP received the report as third-hand information ...

 2021-05-10 21:54 

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Producer, victim discuss Vice's new DC sniper documentary...

WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) — The 2002 Washington D. C. -area sniper murders are being revisited in a powerful new documentary series on Vice TV. The first episode airs tonight, May 10, at 10 p. m. The eight-episode "I, Sniper" has dozens of interv...

 2021-05-10 21:25 

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FDA authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for 12-to 15-year-olds...

COVID-19 vaccines finally are headed for more kids as U. S. regulators on Monday expanded use of Pfizer's shot to those as young as 12, sparking a race to protect middle and high school students before they head back to class in the fall. Shots could ...

 2021-05-10 21:23 

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7 charged after investigation leads to drug bust in Appomattox County...

Authorities say they have charged seven people on drug-related charges after aninvestigation. The Appomattox County Sheriff's Office and the Central Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force (CVDGTF) say they have been actively investigating multiple individu...

 2021-05-10 20:57 

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Third time's a charm! NASA's rocket launch rescheduled for Monday night...

Hopefully, Monday night is the night! NASA will once again try to blast off a rocket from Wallops Island after canceling the last two nights. Saturday and Sunday's scheduled launch were canceled due to high wind over the launch site. RELATED:New data ...

 2021-05-10 20:33 

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Virginia to introduce social-emotional learning in schools...

A new type of learning is launching in Virginia schools. The Department of Education released a new proposal defining social-emotional learning but some lawmakers are against it. Social-emotional learning will allow students to manage emotions, establish ...

 2021-05-10 20:29 

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Retired Army colonel announces run against Liz Cheney...

A retired U. S. Army colonel from California says he will challenge Liz Cheney in next year's Republican U. S. House primary in Wyoming. Denton Knapp, of Trabuco Canyon, California, said he plans to move back to Gillette, where he graduated from high ...

 2021-05-10 20:27 

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'I'm super thankful:' Hokies find many reasons to celebrate graduation during pandemic...

Hokies are celebrating a whole lot more than just graduation on Monday. Monday's event was the first in-person Virginia Tech Graduation since December of 2019. Many students said this is making an already momentous occasion even more special. Official...

 2021-05-10 20:22 

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FAA seeks fines against more misbehaving airline passengers...

Federal officials said Monday they are pursuing civil penalties against two more passengers for interfering with airline crews, the latest in a surge of such cases in recent months. The Federal Aviation Administration said it is continuing to take a zero-...

 2021-05-10 20:14 

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NTSB: Tesla owner got into driver's seat before deadly crash...

Home security camera footage shows that the owner of a Tesla got into the driver's seat of the car shortly before a deadly crash in suburban Houston, according to a government report Monday. But the preliminary report on the crash that killed two men ...

 2021-05-10 20:01 

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Lafayette Square near the White House reopens to public...

Lafayette Square, the park across from the White House, reopened Monday to the public nearly a year after federal authorities fenced off the area at the height of nationwide protests over policing following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The ...

 2021-05-10 19:59 

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Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022...

Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. In a statement, the network said it believes the press association — which is facing possible boycotts from Netflix, Warne...

 2021-05-10 19:57 

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Virginia GOP close to announcing candidate for governor...

Virginia Republicans are in the middle of counting votes for who will be their candidate for governor. The GOP Attorney General nominee was already announced as Delegate Jason Myares from Virginia Beach. 6th District Chairman John Massoud says counting we...

 2021-05-10 19:52 

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Cow dung cakes found in luggage at DC airport...

STERLING, Va. (WBFF) - Customs and Border Protection made a smelly find inside luggage left behind at Washington Dulles International Airport - cakes of cow dung. Agents discovered the cow dung after passengers cleared the inspection area on April 4, 2021...

 2021-05-10 19:48 

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FCC launches program to help with internet costs for those in need during pandemic...

A new benefit program is hoping to help with internet costs for those who suffered financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service. The Emerg...

 2021-05-10 19:45 

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Congress takes action to prevent dangerous flame jetting, advocates say there's more to do...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — Congress is taking action to prevent a dangerous phenomenon known as flame jetting, just months after a series of Spotlight on America investigations highlighted the danger. A new law will require a simple fix to stop the problem,...

 2021-05-10 19:44 

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Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats...

The Capitol Police force was hobbled by inadequate intelligence gathering ahead of the Jan. 6 siege, a watchdog says in a new internal report, alarming lawmakers who are concerned for their own safety amid rising threats against members of Congress. Capit...

 2021-05-10 19:35 

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EXPLAINER: Derby winner's failed test latest in horse doping...

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test, once again raising questions about horse doping in the sport when the colt's blood sample was found to be in violation of the state's medication protocols for racehorses. Trainer Bob...

 2021-05-10 19:16 

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Treasury to start paying out $350B in state and local aid...

The Treasury Department on Monday launched its $350 billion program to distribute aid to state and local governments, giving the U. S. economy an added boost as President Joe Biden sought to assure the country that stronger growth is coming. The aid is pa...

 2021-05-10 19:03 

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McConnell poised for starring role in voting bill fight...

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is so determined to stop a sweeping elections overhaul pushed by congressional Democrats that he will personally argue against it, armed with a stack of amendments at a Senate hearing this week as Democrats advance...

 2021-05-10 18:53 

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Lightning strikes interstate, causing chunk of road to fly through truck's windshield...

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WZTV) — First responders shared some incredible photos as they say lightning struck an interstate Monday morning, causing a chunk of the roadway to fly through a pickup truck's windshield during wicked weather in Florida. Wa...

 2021-05-10 18:37 

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You should still get vaccinated after having COVID-19, new study says...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — A new study out of Oregon Health and Science University is shedding some light on people who've had both COVID-19 and the vaccine. Dr. William Messer, a molecular microbiologist at OHSU, said the study found that this gro...

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