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 2020-02-20 21:02 

AP

Lawmakers target slavery clause in Minnesota Constitution...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Spurred by a police chief, Minnesota lawmakers launched a drive Thursday to remove from the state constitution a clause allowing slavery and involuntary servitude as......

 2020-02-20 21:01 

AP

Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died...

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as "cut," "copy" and "paste," has died. He was 74.He made using computers......

 2020-02-20 21:01 

AFP

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the "poison" of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau."We have to nip it in the bud if the Nazi party is co...

 2020-02-20 20:57 

AP

NFL owners discuss labor deal proposal to players...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's labor committee met Thursday morning before presenting to the owners the current state of ongoing negotiations with the players' union on a new labor......

 2020-02-20 20:53 

AP

New Mexico sues Google over collection of children's data...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal......

 2020-02-20 20:50 

UPI

Funeral set for S.D. man killed in year's fifth fatal grain bin accident...

Funeral services will be held Friday for a South Dakota farmer who was killed earlier this week in a grain bin accident....

 2020-02-20 20:50 

UPI

Knowledge may increase American interest in plant-based diets...

A new poll suggests that education is all that stops most Americans from embracing plant-based diets that are better for the planet....

 2020-02-20 20:50 

AFP

Stock markets weighed down by virus fears...

Coronavirus fears weighed on global stock markets Thursday as investors took profits despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact.Wall Street ran into profit-taking after record h...

 2020-02-20 20:50 

AFP

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the "poison" of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau."We have to nip it in the bud if the Nazi party is co...

 2020-02-20 20:50 

AFP

Merkel condemns 'poison' of racism after Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the "poison" of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau."We have to nip it in the bud if the Nazi party is co...

 2020-02-20 20:46 

UPI

Watch: Moose runs down crowded ski slope in Sweden...

A skier at a Swedish resort captured video when an apparently confused moose ran through the snow, narrowly missing skiers on the crowded slope....

 2020-02-20 20:43 

AP

2 groups leave California bases after virus quarantines end...

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — More than 115 people ended their two-week quarantines at a pair of California military bases where they had been living since flying out of China during a......

 2020-02-20 20:39 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, but more deaths abroad...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.Japan's toll rose to three as a man and a woman in their 80s who had been aboa...

 2020-02-20 20:39 

AFP

Stock markets weighed down by virus fears...

Coronavirus fears weighed on global stock markets Thursday as investors took profits despite China reporting a big drop in new cases and easing borrowing costs to cushion the epidemic's economic impact.Wall Street ran into profit-taking after record h...

 2020-02-20 20:34 

AP

College student dies of flu before 911 rescuers can find him...

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A college student was found dead in his home of the flu after a garbled 911 call left rescuers with no means of locating him, authorities said.Police and firefighters in......

 2020-02-20 20:34 

UPI

Look: Grandfather's advice leads woman to $100,000 lottery jackpot...

A woman visiting her grandfather in North Carolina took her elder's advice and ended up winning a $100,000 lottery jackpot....

 2020-02-20 20:33 

AP

In Lake Placid, a miracle from 40 years ago still inspires...

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The woman had been waiting for her opportunity for more than an hour, which was no big deal because, technically, she had been waiting 40 years. She went to the Lake......

 2020-02-20 20:29 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, but more deaths abroad...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.Japan's toll rose to three as a man and a woman in their 80s who had been aboa...

 2020-02-20 20:28 

AP

Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US ties...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine is happy that impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, which the country got dragged into, are over and it now wants to "advance" relations with the......

 2020-02-20 20:28 

AFP

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after 9 killed in Germany shootings...

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the "poison" of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau."We have to nip it in the bud if the Nazi party is co...

 2020-02-20 20:28 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, but more deaths abroad...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.Japan's toll rose to three as a man and a woman in their 80s who had been aboa...

 2020-02-20 20:28 

AFP

China sees drop in new virus cases, but more deaths abroad...

China on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South Korea.Japan's toll rose to three as a man and a woman in their 80s who had been aboa...

 2020-02-20 20:27 

Reuters Canada

Flare-up in fighting in northwest Syria pulls in Russian, Turkish forces...

Turkish forces and Syrian rebels fought government troops in northwest Syria on Thursday and Russian warplanes struck back in a sharp escalation of an intense battle over the last rebel bastions, Russian and Turkish officials said....

 2020-02-20 20:26 

AP

North Carolina health officials report 15 new flu deaths...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another 15 people have died of complications from the flu in North Carolina, raising the death toll during the current season to 90, state health officials reported on......

 2020-02-20 20:20 

AP

No conspiracy this time: Dan Brown writing children's book...

NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Brown's next book will have a lighter, more musical touch.The "Da Vinci Code" author is working on a picture story, "Wild Symphony," scheduled to be published Sept. 1.......

 2020-02-20 20:20 

AP

Authorities: 3 killed in rural West Texas small plane crash...

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Three people were killed when a plane crashed Thursday in a rural area of West Texas as the pilot tried to return to an airport because of an electrical problem, authorities......

 2020-02-20 20:19 

UPI

USC makes tuition free to students of families making $80,000 or less...

The University of Southern California said Thursday tuition will be free to students whose families make $80,000 or less....

 2020-02-20 20:10 

AP

Germany's immigrant community in Hanau reeling after attack...

HANAU, Germany (AP) — In the German town of Hanau, a longtime immigrant destination with decades of coexistence between people of different origins, residents were left with the fear Thursday that......

 2020-02-20 20:09 

Reuters Canada

As Canadian rail blockade drags on, police use caution due to legacy of past violence...

As a blockade of Canada...

 2020-02-20 20:08 

AP

6th man claims sexual abuse by University of Michigan doctor...

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — A sixth person has publicly accused a late University of Michigan physician of sexual abuse, and the university said Thursday it received more than 20 calls to a hotline......

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