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 2022-01-19 22:26 

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Watch: Alligator spotted swimming in wastewater at former phosphate mining plant...

Wildlife officials in Florida said a trapper is working to remove an alligator found swimming in wastewater from a former phosphate mining facility....

 2022-01-19 22:26 

AP

No surprise this time as Egypt into last 16 at African Cup...

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Egypt qualified for the knockout stage at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday and put a stop for now to the run of surprise results that has shaken the tournament over ......

 2022-01-19 22:23 

Reuters

World Bank chief takes swipe at Microsoft's $69 bln gaming deal as poor countries struggle...

World Bank President David Malpass on Wednesday criticized Microsoft's $69 billion takeover of gaming developer Activision Blizzard as a questionable allocation of capital at a time when poor countries are struggling to restructure debts and fight COV...

 2022-01-19 22:22 

Reuters

Tongans make contact with world as phone lines partially restored after tsunami...

Tongans could finally make phone contact with their families and the outside world on Thursday five days after a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami completely cut off the Pacific island nation....

 2022-01-19 22:19 

AP

Atltico bus hit by fans; Betis' stadium closed for 2 games...

MADRID (AP) — Real Sociedad fans threw objects at the team bus carrying Atltico Madrid players to a Copa del Rey match on Wednesday, causing some damage and upsetting Atltico coach Diego Simeone.......

 2022-01-19 22:18 

AP

Korda sisters both feel like defending champs as LPGA begins...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The 2022 LPGA season gets underway on Thursday with a new sponsor, a new venue, significant purse increases and most of the stars who put a big spark into 2021.The Hilton Grand......

 2022-01-19 22:16 

Reuters

Florida suspends health official who urged staff to get vaccinated...

A top Florida public health official has been put on administrative leave as officials investigate whether he violated a state ban by emailing employees about their low vaccination rate against COVID-19 and urging them to get shots....

 2022-01-19 22:12 

Reuters

Biden says 'not there yet' on possible easing of tariffs on Chinese goods...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday said it was too soon to make commitments on lifting U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, but his chief trade negotiator Katherine Tai was working on the issue....

 2022-01-19 22:12 

AP

Ford, US Bancorp fall; Bank of America, Tegna rise...

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:Alliance Data Systems Corp., down $3.37 to $65.69.BJ's Wholesale is reportedly ending its co-branded credit card partnership wi......

 2022-01-19 22:11 

AP

Day care programs expand COVID testing, aim to stay open...

BOSTON (AP) — Licensed day care programs in Massachusetts can sign up to begin receiving free rapid antigen COVID-19 tests by the first week of February, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday.Staf......

 2022-01-19 22:06 

Reuters

Australia's Santos quarterly revenue surges on strong commodity prices...

Australian gas producer Santos Ltd on Thursday posted a 66% jump in its fourth-quarter sales revenue, boosted by strong prices and sustained demand from Asia and Europe as global economies continued to recover from the pandemic....

 2022-01-19 22:05 

AP

FA looking into Arsenal yellow card after suspicions raised...

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association is looking into a yellow card shown to an Arsenal player during a Premier League match this season following allegations of suspicious betting pattern......

 2022-01-19 22:01 

UPI

Otto Warmbier's family receives over $240,000 in seized assets from North Korea...

Otto Warmbier's family received over $240,000 in seized North Korean assets over the death of their son in 2017....

 2022-01-19 22:01 

AP

NHL reschedules games, season set to end on time April 29...

The NHL on Wednesday revealed new dates for 98 games postponed for coronavirus-related reasons, keeping the end of the regular season on schedule for April 29.The changes include moving 23 other ga......

 2022-01-19 21:59 

AP

State to offer limited catamaran service for Alaska towns...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state transportation department has signed contracts with vendors to run catamarans to southeast Alaska communities affected by a lack of ferry service though some communi......

 2022-01-19 21:58 

Reuters

Biden blasts Republicans, asks party to name what it stands for...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republicans of blocking his legislative agenda for political purposes, saying the party is more interested in defeating his presidency than doing things for the American people....

 2022-01-19 21:58 

AP

Orlando to host US final home World Cup qualifier in March...

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play its final home World Cup qualifier at Orlando, Florida, on March 27 against Panama.The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that the match will be a......

 2022-01-19 21:56 

AP

Defending champion Lille beats Lorient, Strasbourg goes 4th...

LILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Lille extended its unbeaten run to nine matches with a 3-1 win against Lorient in their rescheduled French league match on Wednesday.On the day Lille signed ......

 2022-01-19 21:55 

Reuters

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U.S. judge calls unvaccinated adults 'unpatriotic' as Omicron prompts trial delay | Reuters...

A federal judge in Florida in a scathing order delayed an upcoming trial due to the surge in COVID-19 cases as he blasted adults who have yet to get vaccinated as...

 2022-01-19 21:55 

Reuters

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FINRA eyes enhancements to digital asset sale disclosures | Reuters...

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to look at enhancing the disclosure regime for broker dealers that sell digital assets, and may also update its rules around how options accounts are opened, the head of Wall Street's self-regulatory b...

 2022-01-19 21:54 

UPI

Message in a bottle found in Australian river after 25 years...

An Australian man found a 25-year-old message in a bottle in a river and found the sender by using social media....

 2022-01-19 21:52 

UPI

Outpatient hip, knee replacement is safe for many, study suggests...

For many people undergoing total hip or knee replacement, same-day surgery is a safe option, new research shows....

 2022-01-19 21:49 

Reuters

United Airlines reduces quarterly loss, sees Omicron fading in spring...

United Airlines Holdings on Wednesday reported a narrower-than-expected fourth-quarter loss, helped by strong holiday travel demand....

 2022-01-19 21:45 

AP

Student injured as 2 fire into school van at dismissal time...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two people fired into a school van outside a Pittsburgh school at dismissal time Wednesday afternoon, sending a student to a hospital in critical condition, authorities said.Two p......

 2022-01-19 21:42 

Reuters

FDA adds all blood sample collection tubes to medical device shortage list...

The U.S. health regulator said on Wednesday it was expanding the medical device shortage list to include all blood specimen collection tubes due to supply challenges led by an increase in demand during the pandemic and vendor issues....

 2022-01-19 21:41 

AP

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for February delivery rose $1.53 to $86.96 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for March delivery rose 93 cents to $88.44. a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for February delivery ros......

 2022-01-19 21:39 

AP

State to help train insurance brokers for underserved cities...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont and Connecticut's health care exchange announced plans Wednesday to launch a training program for licensed independent insurance brokers in the state's three ......

 2022-01-19 21:36 

Reuters

Australia shares poised to bounce back, NZ slips...

Australian shares are set to rebound from a two-session fall on Thursday, helped by positive cues from Wall Street peers that rose on strong corporate results, while robust commodity prices are expected to further aid sentiment....

 2022-01-19 21:35 

AP

Georgia courts, investigators say they're tackling backlogs...

ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of Georgia's state court system on Wednesday told lawmakers they're trying to pass out federal money as fast as they can to help courts catch up with pandemic-related backlog......

 2022-01-19 21:34 

AP

Libya aims to maintain oil output after elections delay...

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The head of Libya's national oil company said on Wednesday that his country is targeting an output of 1.2 million barrels of oil a day in 2022.Mostafa Sanallah, the head of Li......

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