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North Korea: Russian diplomats leave by hand-pushed trolley
North Korea: Russian diplomats leave by hand-pushed trolley

The diplomats had no choice as Pyongyang has banned trains from leaving as part of Covid measures.

Santa Maria Police investigate shooting near North Curryer, West Chapel streets
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  • 2021-02-26 03:47:00Z

Feb. 25-Santa Maria Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday near the intersection of North Curryer and West Chapel streets. Officers...

Ex-Pennsylvania nursing home administrator charged in fraud over care hours
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  • 2021-02-26 03:45:30Z

Prosecutors say nursing hours were inflated to make it appear the facility was meeting staffing requirements during the pandemic.

Janesville man facing fourth intoxicated-driving charge
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  • 2021-02-26 03:37:00Z

Feb. 25-JANESVILLE - A Janesville man charged with his fourth intoxicated-driving offense admitted drinking shots before driving, according to a criminal...

Janesville man charged with intoxicated driving crashed in snowy conditions, police say
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  • 2021-02-26 03:37:00Z

Feb. 25-JANESVILLE - A Janesville man charged with his fourth intoxicated-driving offense crashed into a terrace area after driving too fast in snowy...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold
Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

Equity markets suffered another sell-off Friday on fears that an expected strong global economic recovery this year will fan inflation and force central...

A transgender flag and a personal attack: Illinois Democratic Rep. Marie Newman and Georgia Republican Rep. MarjorieTaylor Greene feud over LGBTQ rights

Rep. Marie Newman's push for LGBTQ rights in the name of her transgender daughter has sparked a political feud with controversial Republican Marjorie Taylor ...

Man arrested in fatal Charlestown shooting
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  • 2021-02-26 03:18:00Z

Feb. 25-CHARLESTOWN - A Bardstown, Ky., man is being held in Clark County jail without bond in connection with the fatal shooting of a family member's...

Clarksville man arrested in child pornography case
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  • 2021-02-26 03:18:00Z

Feb. 25-CLARK COUNTY - A Clark County man has been arrested on preliminary charges of possession of child pornography, following an investigation by Indiana ...

Man charged with pushing mother over balcony to her death
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  • 2021-02-26 03:17:00Z

Feb. 25-CLARKSVILLE - A man has been arrested and charged with a level 5 felony for involuntary manslaughter after police say he pushed his mother over a...

Former school employee accused of rape
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  • 2021-02-26 03:16:00Z

Feb. 25-A former school employee and Flathead Valley first responder has been charged with rape. According to court documents, William Henley Warricks, 45...

Man accused of assaulting, injuring local jail guards
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  • 2021-02-26 03:16:00Z

Feb. 25-Four Flathead County Detention Center officers were taken to area hospitals after an alleged fight with a man who was jailed Thursday morning...

POLICE NEWS: Rape charges filed against three men
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  • 2021-02-26 03:16:00Z

Feb. 25-Three men are accused of raping a victim during a party at a home near Bristol one night last summer. Andrew Himes, 33, and Donald Hicks, 18, both of...

Prosecutors frustrated with delayed report in murder case
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  • 2021-02-26 03:16:00Z

Feb. 25-GOSHEN - One of the attorneys prosecuting an Elkhart woman for murder voiced frustration about communications with defense counsel on a mental health...

Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX, first in Asia-Pacific region
Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX, first in Asia-Pacific region
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  • 2021-02-26 03:15:59Z

Australia's aviation regulator said on Friday it would lift a near two-year ban on flights to and from the country that use the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft...

Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX, first in Asia-Pacific region
Australia lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX, first in Asia-Pacific region

Australia's aviation regulator said on Friday it would lift a near two-year ban on flights to and from the country that use the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft...

Covid-19: Sri Lanka reverses
Covid-19: Sri Lanka reverses 'anti-Muslim' cremation order

Critics said the forced burial order was intended to target minorities and did not respect religions.

A Texas judge has ruled the CDC
A Texas judge has ruled the CDC's eviction moratorium during the pandemic is unconstitutional

The ruling is seen as a win for landlords who said the moratorium violated their rights as property owners.

Marjorie Taylor Greene faces backlash after attacking congresswoman with transgender daughter
Marjorie Taylor Greene faces backlash after attacking congresswoman with transgender daughter

Marjorie Taylor Greene drew backlash from lawmakers of both parties who said a video she posted was cruel toward transgender Americans.

In sickness and in health: South Dakota man with genetic kidney disease receives life-saving transplant from his wife
In sickness and in health: South Dakota man with genetic kidney disease receives life-saving transplant from his wife

James Reeser was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at 17 years old. Thanks to his wife of 25 years, he's been given the gift of a new life.

Police responded to three times as many shootings in first two months of 2021 compared to past years
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  • 2021-02-26 03:01:00Z

Feb. 25-In 2021 so far, Spokane police have responded to triple the number of shootings recorded in the same nearly two-month period in either 2020, 2019 or ...

Washington Supreme Court rules state drug possession law unconstitutional after challenge by Spokane woman
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  • 2021-02-26 03:01:00Z

Feb. 25-A sharply divided Washington Supreme Court ruled the state's drug possession law unconstitutional Thursday after a legal challenge by a Spokane woman...

Oil prices fall on rising U.S. dollar, expectations for supply gains
Oil prices fall on rising U.S. dollar, expectations for supply gains

Oil prices fell on Friday as a collapse in bond prices led to gains in the U.S. dollar and expectations grew that with oil prices back above pre-pandemic...

Rural Chetek man sentenced to prison for child sexual assault
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  • 2021-02-26 02:49:00Z

Feb. 25-CHIPPEWA FALLS - A rural Chetek man has been sentenced to an additional 2 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually touching a seven...

Man gets probation for snatch and run at EC jewelry store
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  • 2021-02-26 02:49:00Z

Feb. 25-EAU CLAIRE - A Minneapolis man will spend two years on probation for his role in a snatch and run scheme for more than $6,000 worth of jewelry at an ...

Women making inroads in Chippewa Valley law enforcement
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  • 2021-02-26 02:49:00Z

Feb. 25-EAU CLAIRE - In her 22-year career in law enforcement, Altoona Police Chief Kelly Bakken is used to breaking gender barriers. She was once the only...

Tim Hortons China raises fresh cash, plans to add over 200 shops in 2021
Tim Hortons China raises fresh cash, plans to add over 200 shops in 2021

Tim Hortons China has completed a new fundraising round from Sequoia Capital China, Tencent Holdings and Eastern Bell Capital, the coffee chain said on...

Australia
Australia's Victoria says COVID-19 curbs to return to pre-Christmas settings
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  • 2021-02-26 02:43:48Z

Australia's Victoria state will start easing coronavirus restrictions from Friday night, after authorities deemed new locally acquired cases detected for the...

Oil Hit by Wider Sell-Off, But Still Set for Fourth Monthly Gain
Oil Hit by Wider Sell-Off, But Still Set for Fourth Monthly Gain

(Bloomberg) -- Oil is heading for a fourth monthly gain with the global market tightening as investors await the OPEC+ meeting next week, watching for any...

Human genome sequencing rises to the next level of diversity and accuracy
Human genome sequencing rises to the next level of diversity and accuracy

Twenty years after the first human genome sequence was published, an international research team has kicked the sequencing game to the next level with a set ...

Bitcoin Heads for Worst Weekly Slide in a Year Amid Risk Selloff
Bitcoin Heads for Worst Weekly Slide in a Year Amid Risk Selloff

(Bloomberg) -- Bitcoin's rally this year has hit a speed bump, putting it on track for the worst weekly slide in almost a year amid wider losses in risk...

US bombs Syria facilities used by Iran-backed militia; first airstrikes under Biden
US bombs Syria facilities used by Iran-backed militia; first airstrikes under Biden

U.S. airstrikes targeted "Shia militants that conducted the strikes," referring to a Feb. 15 rocket attack in Iraq that killed one civilian contractor and...

Ethiopia
Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: How a massacre in the sacred city of Aksum unfolded
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  • 2021-02-26 02:29:04Z

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Aksum in Ethiopia's Tigray region, witnesses tell Amnesty and the BBC.

Crypto Firm Kraken Seeks Roughly $10 Billion Valuation
Crypto Firm Kraken Seeks Roughly $10 Billion Valuation

(Bloomberg) -- Kraken is in talks to raise new funding in a move that would more than double the cryptocurrency exchange's valuation to more than $10 billion...

McConnell says he
McConnell says he'd support Trump if he wins 2024 nomination

Less than a month after excoriating Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that he would "absolutely...

Coronavirus spreads readily in gyms when people don
Coronavirus spreads readily in gyms when people don't wear masks

The CDC is urging stricter precautions for gym-goers after tracing coronavirus outbreaks to fitness centers where patrons exercised without wearing masks.

Statement by the Alliance for Lasting Liberty on the Passage of the Equality Act
Statement by the Alliance for Lasting Liberty on the Passage of the Equality Act

Statement by the Alliance for Lasting Liberty on the Passage of the Equality ActPR NewswireWASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Passing the Equality Act...

Police: Notorious gang leader escapes in deadly Haiti prison break
Police: Notorious gang leader escapes in deadly Haiti prison break
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  • 2021-02-26 02:17:16Z

One of Haiti's most notorious and dangerous gang leaders escaped in a prison break Thursday that left several people dead at a suburban detention center on...

Grand jury finds Dayton officers acted lawfully in Wayne Avenue shooting
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  • 2021-02-26 02:15:00Z

Feb. 25-Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl immediately defended the actions of his officers who shot and wounded a Dayton man last fall, saying the suspect...

Harris coaxes Black communities to get vaccines, but distrust remains high
Harris coaxes Black communities to get vaccines, but distrust remains high

Supplies and access to COVID-19 vaccines are increasing, but Vice President Kamala Harris is struggling to ease safety concerns among Black Americans.

St. Paris woman found guilty of murder in death of missing Champaign County woman
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  • 2021-02-26 02:06:00Z

Feb. 25-UPDATED: 5:40 p.m. A Champaign County woman was found guilty Thursday afternoon of murder in the death of a missing Champaign County woman. Valerie...

How Far a $100,000 Salary Goes in America
How Far a $100,000 Salary Goes in America's 50 Largest Cities

The quality of life you can have with a $100,000 salary varies considerably from city to city. See some of the best places to live on a $100K salary.

Argentina receives first delivery of Sinopharm vaccines
Argentina receives first delivery of Sinopharm vaccines
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  • 2021-02-26 02:03:30Z

Argentina has received 904,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine in its first delivery from the Chinese drug maker, the government said on Thursday...

Biden to visit Texans battered by deadly winter storm, upset with state leaders
Biden to visit Texans battered by deadly winter storm, upset with state leaders

President Biden's visit to Texas comes as many are angry at state leaders and still recovering after losing power and water.

Xi
Xi's Carbon Goals Get Cold Reception From Polluting Refiners

(Bloomberg) -- To see the gulf between China's ambitious carbon-neutral goals and the desire of its companies to maintain breakneck growth, look at...

Vancouver police pursue hit-and-run suspect into Portland
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  • 2021-02-26 01:46:00Z

Feb. 25-A suspect in a stolen vehicle led Vancouver police on a chase Thursday afternoon into Portland, where officers were able to stop and arrest them. The...

Police arrest man who allegedly carjacked delivery van in Vancouver
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  • 2021-02-26 01:46:00Z

Feb. 25-Vancouver police arrested a man after he allegedly carjacked a FedEx van Thursday afternoon, according to emergency radio traffic monitored at The...

Group robs Vancouver gas station
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  • 2021-02-26 01:46:00Z

Feb. 25-Vancouver police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Thursday morning at a Mountain View neighborhood gas station. Around 2 a.m., ...

Pulaski deputy detective suspended
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  • 2021-02-26 01:46:00Z

Feb. 25-The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department has suspended a deputy, Detective Jason Woodruff, pending a review by the merit board, according to a press...

Jaclyn Beebout behind bars, faces multiple charges
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  • 2021-02-26 01:46:00Z

Feb. 25-After more than two weeks of evading police and skipping out on her court dates, Jaclyn Martell Beebout was picked up by the Indiana State Police in ...

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