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Woman helped Chester cousins hide body after drug-related SC murder, police say
Woman helped Chester cousins hide body after drug-related SC murder, police say
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:49:47Z

The victim was shot in the head near Chester S.C. before an attempt by three people to hide the body, police said.

'He's on my face!' Trooper charged after allowing four-minute K-9 attack in Michigan
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:47:53Z

Michigan State Police say the trooper's "disregard of the driver's pleas" was "totally unacceptable."

Our Place
Our Place's New Launch Is A Love Letter To Persian Cuisine
  • World
  • 2021-03-05 18:41:17Z

Our Place, the creator of cult-cool and eco-friendly cookware, didn't become a quarantine sensation by accident. Its infamous Always Pan unsurprisingly...

Senegal protests after opposition leader Ousmane Sonko arrested
Senegal protests after opposition leader Ousmane Sonko arrested
  • World
  • 2021-03-05 18:40:58Z

Ousmane Sonko is accused of rape but his supporters say the allegations are politically motivated.

Minnesota court rules 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin should be reinstated
Minnesota court rules 3rd-degree murder charge against Derek Chauvin should be reinstated
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  • 2021-03-05 18:40:51Z

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin should face a third-degree murder charge in the killing...

Biden
Biden's Covid stimulus plan: It costs $1.9tn but what's in it?

A guide to the Democrats' package of recovery measures - and the odds it will pass Congress.

EXPLAINER: 5 key takeaways from the February jobs report
EXPLAINER: 5 key takeaways from the February jobs report
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:38:49Z

The unemployment rate, which dipped to 6.2%, has now dropped nearly every month since it peaked at 14.8% in April of last year after the pandemic erupted in ...

China zoo
China zoo 'tries to pass dog off as wolf'

The animal in the wolf enclosure turned out to be a watchdog raised at the zoo.

Ellesmere Port: Vauxhall plant pauses production as demand sags
Ellesmere Port: Vauxhall plant pauses production as demand sags

The owner of the Ellesmere Port plant says the halt is nothing to do with talks over its future.

France reports 23,507 new COVID-19 cases, intensive care units see new 2021 high
France reports 23,507 new COVID-19 cases, intensive care units see new 2021 high
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  • 2021-03-05 18:35:30Z

France reported 23,507 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, down from 25,205 a week ago, but the number of people in intensive care with the disease...

Donald Trump expands his Republican enemies list to Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal op-eds
Donald Trump expands his Republican enemies list to Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal op-eds

New statements reflect rising tensions between Trump and establishment Republicans who fear the ex-president will undercut them in future elections.

President Joe Biden signals support to replace war power authority in Middle East
President Joe Biden signals support to replace war power authority in Middle East

The president will work with Congress to get new, more "narrow and specific framework" for use of military force in the Middle East.

U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Lebanon Central Bank Chief
U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Lebanon Central Bank Chief

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is considering sanctions against Lebanon's long-serving central bank chief as a broader investigation into the alleged embezzlement...

Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe caught in public in new spy photos
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe caught in public in new spy photos

The upcoming Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid has been spotted in prototype form alongside other two-row test vehicles that have recently hit the...

Treasury Market
Treasury Market's Emergency Support Is Poised to Vanish Soon

(Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve looks poised to disappoint Wall Street by not extending an emergency exemption that's propped up the Treasury market since...

Renzo Rosso on Buying Jil Sander
Renzo Rosso on Buying Jil Sander

The acquisition of Jil Sander points to the strength and ambition of the Italian fashion group, as founder Renzo Rosso touts the brand's growth potential and...

Group that approved South Dakota college without students rebuked, may lose access to federal money
Group that approved South Dakota college without students rebuked, may lose access to federal money

A year after a USA TODAY investigation, a panel voted to strip the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its federal status.

Trooper charged, accused of allowing dog to assault suspect in Lansing arrest
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  • 2021-03-05 18:23:00Z

Mar. 5-A Michigan State Police canine handler accused of deploying a dog on a suspect for an extended amount of time has been charged with assault, officials...

Confidential informant testifies as Whitmer plot hearings resume
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  • 2021-03-05 18:23:00Z

Mar. 5-Friday morning in Jackson, three men accused in a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are in court for a hearing that will help determine whether...

State police issues endangered missing advisory for 5-week-old girl
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  • 2021-03-05 18:22:00Z

Mar. 5-A 5-week-old girl may be in danger after her mother failed to turn over the infant to Child Protective Services, Michigan State Police said. State...

Prosecutor: Indiana man was lookout in Detroit slaying of gay man
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  • 2021-03-05 18:21:00Z

Mar. 5-An Indiana man accused of luring gay men to Metro Detroit motels through a dating app and then robbing them was arraigned Friday in connection with a ...

Women wanted: Abbey Road Studios tackle industry imbalance
Women wanted: Abbey Road Studios tackle industry imbalance
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  • 2021-03-05 18:20:24Z

Abbey Road Studios is opening its doors to women, hoping to inspire future generations of female artists, producers and engineers with a week-long festival...

Police: Man left with tools from auction without paying
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  • 2021-03-05 18:18:00Z

Mar. 5-DELAWARE TOWNSHIP - A Lehighton man who bid on tools and equipment at a public auction in November allegedly left without paying for those items...

Chile Coal Plant Bonds Rally as WEG Vows to Meet Commitments
Chile Coal Plant Bonds Rally as WEG Vows to Meet Commitments

(Bloomberg) -- Empresa Electrica Guacolda SA's bonds jumped the most in more than a month after Grupo WEG said it will honor commitments previously made to...

SC catering company forced to pay nearly $23K after not paying overtime to workers
SC catering company forced to pay nearly $23K after not paying overtime to workers

"Workers, particularly those on the front lines who have kept us moving forward during a global pandemic, deserve to be paid every penny they have earned."

Weeks after winter storms, Mississippi city still grappling with water crisis
Weeks after winter storms, Mississippi city still grappling with water crisis
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  • 2021-03-05 18:17:19Z

Officials in Mississippi's largest city, Jackson, are aiming to have running water largely restored by the weekend, nearly three weeks after devastating...

Rochester mask disagreement leads to assault charge
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  • 2021-03-05 18:17:00Z

Mar. 5-A disagreement over masking practices led to a trip to the hospital for a Rochester woman on Thursday, along with an assault charge for a Rochester...

Bryant Marks, Widely Acclaimed Diversity Trainer, Hosts Implicit Bias Special On E. Scripps TV Stations Across The Country Next Week "Hidden Bias of Good...

The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S is the quickest 911 ever made and you can win one for free
The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S is the quickest 911 ever made and you can win one for free

No donation or payment necessary to enter or win this sweepstakes. With a 0-60 time of 2.6 seconds and a top speed of 205 miles per hour, the Porsche 911...

Costco curbside pickup pilot
Costco curbside pickup pilot 'going well.' Could the service with Instacart soon come to a club near you?

Costco Wholesale Club says its curbside pickup pilot in New Mexico clubs is "going well." Will the service with Instacart come to your club soon?

Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms
Swelling after COVID-19 shots may cause cancer false alarms
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:10:49Z

Be sure to tell the doctor about the shot to avoid false alarm over a temporary side effect. It's a normal reaction by the immune system but one that might ...

Russia
Russia's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200,000: Rosstat
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:08:00Z

More than 200,000 Russians diagnosed with COVID-19 have died since the pandemic began last April, Russia's Rosstat statistics agency said on Friday, more...

Amazon Opens Its First Cashierless Grocery Store
Amazon Opens Its First Cashierless Grocery Store

Amazon opened its first Amazon Fresh cashierless grocery store in the U.K. this week. The store uses the same technologies used in self-driving cars, the...

Heist of 83 catalytic converters worth $50,000 foiled by Lexington sheriff's deputies
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:05:43Z

A catalytic converter crime wave involving thefts of the emissions-control devices from cars, pickup trucks and SUVs is sweeping the nation and South...

Replay: IPO Edge Hosts Fireside Chat with GigCapital2 CEO and Cloudbreak CEO to Discuss Merger
Replay: IPO Edge Hosts Fireside Chat with GigCapital2 CEO and Cloudbreak CEO to Discuss Merger

GigCapital2 President and CEO Dr. Raluca Dinu and Cloudbreak CEO Jamey Edwards IPO Edge hosted a live fireside chat with GigCapital2 (NYSE: GIX) on Friday...

U.S. FDA vows new steps aimed at reducing toxic elements in baby food
U.S. FDA vows new steps aimed at reducing toxic elements in baby food
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  • 2021-03-05 18:02:59Z

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it will boosting sampling of foods for babies and young children and increase inspections after a U.S...

Antivirus software creator charged with cheating investors
Antivirus software creator charged with cheating investors
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 18:02:11Z

Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging that he and cohorts made over $13 million ...

Black middle school student forced to drink urine in bullying incident, mother says
Black middle school student forced to drink urine in bullying incident, mother says
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  • 2021-03-05 17:59:02Z

The Plano Independent School District in Texas and the local police department are investigating the allegations.

Texas school district removes 'Rules of Chivalry' assignment
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  • 2021-03-05 17:52:12Z

A Texas school district has removed an assignment that called for girls to follow the "Rules of Chivalry," including dressing "in a feminine manner to please...

Fact check: Meme uses misleading calculations on $15 minimum wage claim
Fact check: Meme uses misleading calculations on $15 minimum wage claim

A meme claims that if Congress raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour, President Biden will try to tax those full-time workers at 52%. This is false.

Antivirus magnate John McAfee has been indicted on federal charges related to
Antivirus magnate John McAfee has been indicted on federal charges related to 'the fraudulent promotion of cryptocurrencies'
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:47:20Z

John McAfee is being indicted on federal charges, this time for "the fraudulent promotion to investors of cryptocurrencies," the DOJ said.

Police investigate pepper spraying of mother near toddler
Police investigate pepper spraying of mother near toddler
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:38:36Z

A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on a woman suspected of shoplifting who tried to escape with her 3...

Israel postpones drive to vaccinate Palestinian workers
Israel postpones drive to vaccinate Palestinian workers
  • World
  • 2021-03-05 17:37:08Z

Israel on Friday postponed plans to vaccinate Palestinians who work inside the country and its West Bank settlements until further notice. COGAT, the...

Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult or taunt a police officer
Kentucky bill would make it a crime to insult or taunt a police officer
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:37:00Z

The bill criminalizes "gestures or other physical contact that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response"

Minnesota court rules judge must reconsider third-degree murder against former policeman in George Floyd case
Minnesota court rules judge must reconsider third-degree murder against former policeman in George Floyd case
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:35:02Z

A Minnesota court of appeals ruled on Friday that the judge in the case against Derek Chauvin, who is facing criminal charges for the killing of George Floyd...

Virginia is poised to reform its HIV criminalization laws. Is the rest of the U.S. next?
Virginia is poised to reform its HIV criminalization laws. Is the rest of the U.S. next?

"Being HIV positive is itself not a threat to public safety," state Sen. Jennifer McClellan, a Democrat, said.

Cuba
Cuba's struggling entrepreneurs look to Biden with hope
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  • 2021-03-05 17:31:00Z

Business was booming for a trendy little clothing shop called Clandestina in the heart of Old Havana, one of thousands of new private businesses that had...

UK says has found missing case of Brazil variant, no evidence of onward transmission
UK says has found missing case of Brazil variant, no evidence of onward transmission
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:28:31Z

Britain said it had located a previously-unidentified person who tested positive for a highly transmissible variant of coronavirus first found in northern...

As Microsoft email software hack spreads, experts brace for more impact
As Microsoft email software hack spreads, experts brace for more impact
  • US
  • 2021-03-05 17:28:18Z

The hackers behind the powerful set of digital intrusion tools exposed by Microsoft Corp this week are on a tear, breaking into organizations across the...

Key House Democrat opens the door to circumventing Republicans on multitrillion-dollar infrastructure package
Key House Democrat opens the door to circumventing Republicans on multitrillion-dollar infrastructure package

Biden's talks with House members follow meetings with senators and labor leaders, and Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio is floating partisan passage.

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