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Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus
Asia shares look to China for recovery lead, earnings in focus
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  • 2021-01-19 00:28:54Z

Asian share markets edged ahead on Tuesday as investors wagered China's economic strength would help underpin growth in the region, even as pandemic...

Significantly fewer
Significantly fewer 'Wheels Up, Guns Down' incidents this year, police say
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  • 2021-01-19 00:23:54Z

Law enforcement predictions about a low turnout at this year's "Wheels Up, Guns Down" motorcycle and all-terrain-vehicle rallies appear to have panned out...

Acting Pentagon chief: No indication of insider threat before inauguration
Acting Pentagon chief: No indication of insider threat before inauguration
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  • 2021-01-19 00:14:03Z

The acting Pentagon chief said on Monday the FBI is assisting the U.S. military in vetting more than 25,000 National Guard troops being deployed to assist in...

Parler partially reappears with support from Russian technology firm
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  • 2021-01-18 23:57:32Z

Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American far right, has partially returned online with the help of a Russian-owned technology company...

He slapped a guard in Parkland gate house. He now faces felony burglary
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  • 2021-01-18 23:57:05Z

A Parkland, Florida, man faces a felony burglary charge after police say he slapped a security guard manning the booth of the gated community in which he...

U.S. lawmakers aim to curtail face recognition even as the technology IDs Capitol attackers
U.S. lawmakers aim to curtail face recognition even as the technology IDs Capitol attackers
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  • 2021-01-18 23:55:40Z

U.S. lawmakers are moving ahead with efforts to ban facial recognition software even as the technology helps identify supporters of President Donald Trump...

"We
"We're coming for you": New videos from inside the U.S. Capitol riot
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  • 2021-01-18 23:48:00Z

Of the 1,000 people who may have entered the Capitol on January 6, federal investigators are focusing on extremist groups that may have scoped out the...

Florida COVID-19 whistleblower turns herself in on felony computer charge
Florida COVID-19 whistleblower turns herself in on felony computer charge
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  • 2021-01-18 23:44:49Z

But the judge refused the state's request to deny her internet access and fit her with a GPS tracking device while awaiting trial, Florida Today reported...

U.S. asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news
U.S. asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news
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  • 2021-01-18 23:30:56Z

The U.S. government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to force Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's...

Mexico
Mexico's president continues to blast US investigation
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  • 2021-01-18 23:20:23Z

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday renewed his attack on the U.S. investigation of a former Mexican defense secretary and warned that the U.S...

In open letter to Dr. King, Stevie Wonder calls for equality
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  • 2021-01-18 22:59:23Z

Stevie Wonder, whose advocacy helped make the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a national holiday, is urging the incoming Biden administration to form ...

Prominent anti-abortion activist Joe Scheidler dies at 93
Prominent anti-abortion activist Joe Scheidler dies at 93
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  • 2021-01-18 22:15:03Z

Joe Scheidler, the founder of the Pro-Life Action League and prominent figure in the anti-abortion movement, died Monday, the organization announced...

Texas man who stormed Capitol accused of threatening to shoot kids if they turned him in
Texas man who stormed Capitol accused of threatening to shoot kids if they turned him in
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  • 2021-01-18 22:00:00Z

Court documents recounted the man's telling his children that he would consider them "traitors" if they contacted authorities.

Yellen says U.S. must
Yellen says U.S. must 'act big' on next coronavirus relief package
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  • 2021-01-18 21:15:07Z

Janet Yellen, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the government ...

Student, retired firefighter charged in U.S. Capitol riots
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  • 2021-01-18 21:08:40Z

Federal authorities arrested a retired firefighter and a fashion student, both from New York, and a man from Iowa on Monday in the storming of the U.S...

New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell COVID-19 vaccine doses
New York governor asks Pfizer to directly sell COVID-19 vaccine doses
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  • 2021-01-18 21:01:44Z

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla on Monday if the state could buy COVID-19 vaccine doses directly from the U.S. ...

France
France's daily new COVID-19 infections at a more than six-week high
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  • 2021-01-18 20:28:32Z

France's average daily number of new COVID-19 infections hit a six-and-a-half week high of 18,270 on Monday, while the number of people being treated in...

Lawsuit Claims Teen With Severe Autism Died After Louisiana Police Sat on Him For 9 Minutes
Lawsuit Claims Teen With Severe Autism Died After Louisiana Police Sat on Him For 9 Minutes
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  • 2021-01-18 20:22:15Z

A Louisiana couple is suing the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office after the death of their severely autistic 16-year-old son, who they claim was killed by...

U.S. Census Bureau director resigns ahead of schedule
U.S. Census Bureau director resigns ahead of schedule
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  • 2021-01-18 20:02:03Z

The U.S. Census Bureau's embattled director on Monday announced he is resigning nearly a year ahead of schedule and will retire on Wednesday, the day...

Exclusive: Senator Gillibrand eyes extending Civil Rights Act protections to U.S. troops
Exclusive: Senator Gillibrand eyes extending Civil Rights Act protections to U.S. troops
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  • 2021-01-18 19:57:35Z

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she will work with colleagues on legislation giving U.S. troops the same legal protections against discrimination as civilian...

Carl Icahn nixes charity bid to blow up ex-Trump casino
Carl Icahn nixes charity bid to blow up ex-Trump casino
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  • 2021-01-18 19:53:05Z

An auction house trying to raise money for a youth charity by soliciting bids to blow up a former casino once owned by President Donald Trump called off the ...

Outlook darkens for Wall Street as Biden
Outlook darkens for Wall Street as Biden's regulators take shape
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  • 2021-01-18 19:49:53Z

Wall Street may be facing an uncomfortable four years after President-elect Joe Biden's team confirmed on Monday it planned to nominate two consumer...

Georgia teen released from Cayman Islands prison after violating COVID-19 rules
Georgia teen released from Cayman Islands prison after violating COVID-19 rules
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  • 2021-01-18 19:47:00Z

A Georgia teen is back home after spending time in jail in the Cayman Islands. Skylar Mack was arrested after she violated the island's strict COVID-19...

Garth Brooks joins lineup of entertainers at Biden inaugural
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  • 2021-01-18 19:42:35Z

Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. "This is a great day in our household," the country music...

Oil companies, aid groups plan to press Biden to allow Venezuela fuel swaps
Oil companies, aid groups plan to press Biden to allow Venezuela fuel swaps
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  • 2021-01-18 19:26:39Z

Representatives of fuel suppliers to Venezuela, importers of Venezuelan oil and advocacy groups said this month they plan to press the incoming...

Man arrested for allegedly living in airport for months
Man arrested for allegedly living in airport for months
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  • 2021-01-18 19:15:00Z

The man was using an I.D. badge that an airport employee lost back in October.

Insurers using RICO Act to strike back against alleged fraud
Insurers using RICO Act to strike back against alleged fraud
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  • 2021-01-18 19:07:00Z

Fed up with what they claim is deliberate claims fraud that is triggering skyrocketing costs - and ever-higher premiums for consumers - two Florida insurance...

Swiss to lift freeze on millions linked to ex-Tunisia leader
Swiss to lift freeze on millions linked to ex-Tunisia leader
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  • 2021-01-18 19:02:25Z

Swiss authorities are preparing to lift a freeze on tens of millions of dollars' worth of assets linked to former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali,...

King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times
King Day service calls for nonviolence amid turbulent times
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  • 2021-01-18 18:26:21Z

Speakers at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration in Atlanta called Monday for a renewed dedication to nonviolence following a turbulent year...

Militia group suspects, Army Reservist charged in Capitol riot
Militia group suspects, Army Reservist charged in Capitol riot
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  • 2021-01-18 18:23:28Z

Prosecutors are probing Capitol rioters who used military-style tactics and are examining questions of coordination.

Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline on first day
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  • 2021-01-18 18:22:09Z

Top officials in Canada want a chance to make the case for a long disputed oil pipeline to be built amid reports President-elect Joe Biden will cancel...

Mexico aims to make up for Pfizer vaccine shortfall with others
Mexico aims to make up for Pfizer vaccine shortfall with others
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  • 2021-01-18 18:13:51Z

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday the government aimed to compensate for a reduction in deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine doses from ...

Man hid 3 months at Chicago airport due to Covid fears
Man hid 3 months at Chicago airport due to Covid fears
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  • 2021-01-18 18:10:00Z

Aditya Singh, 36, is charged with felony criminal trespass to a restricted area of an airport and misdemeanor theft after he was arrested Saturday.

Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection
Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection
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  • 2021-01-18 18:07:30Z

The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House. The Museum of London said Monday that it had added the giant balloon...

Duterte says Filipinos can use Pfizer vaccine, but touts Sinovac deal
Duterte says Filipinos can use Pfizer vaccine, but touts Sinovac deal
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  • 2021-01-18 17:55:29Z

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would not stop Filipinos from getting shots of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech...

Spain
Spain's new coronavirus cases hit weekend record of 84,287
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  • 2021-01-18 17:49:26Z

Spain reported a record rise in coronavirus infections over the weekend and the number of new cases measured over the past 14 days spiked to 689 per 100,000 ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive
Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive
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  • 2021-01-18 17:38:40Z

Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. Pouchain's status has prevented her and her husband, who is her legal beneficiary along with her son...

Biden
Biden's test: Engineering economic boom in a partisan divide
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  • 2021-01-18 17:30:44Z

When Joe Biden entered the White House as vice president, the economy was cratering. Biden returns to the White House as president a dozen years later with ...

Woman who
Woman who 'took laptop' from Pelosi's office in Capitol riot 'planned to sell it to Russian spies'
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  • 2021-01-18 17:30:38Z

A woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol is accused of stealing a laptop belonging to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi which she...

Boy Killed By Father After Vaccination Dispute in Heartbreaking Murder-Suicide in SF
Boy Killed By Father After Vaccination Dispute in Heartbreaking Murder-Suicide in SF
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  • 2021-01-18 17:06:51Z

A boy who was killed in an alleged murder-suicide by his father has been identified as 9-year-old Pierce O'Loughlin. Family tragedy: The boy and his father,...

Guatemala troops, police break up caravan of weary migrants
Guatemala troops, police break up caravan of weary migrants
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  • 2021-01-18 17:04:03Z

Guatemalan police and soldiers on Monday broke up a group of hundreds of migrants who had spent two nights stuck at a roadblock on a rural highway. Migrants...

Scientists see new evidence South African variant binds more readily to human cells
Scientists see new evidence South African variant binds more readily to human cells
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  • 2021-01-18 16:50:52Z

Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer less protection against the new variant first identified in South Africa, scientists said on Monday...

Israel sharing COVID-19 data with Pfizer to help fine-tune vaccine rollout
Israel sharing COVID-19 data with Pfizer to help fine-tune vaccine rollout
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  • 2021-01-18 16:42:48Z

Israel is giving weekly data updates on its COVID-19 outbreak to vaccine maker Pfizer under a collaboration agreement that may help other countries fine-tune...

Canada
Canada's Alberta urges Trudeau to press Biden, save Keystone XL pipeline
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  • 2021-01-18 16:34:36Z

Canada's main oil-producing province Alberta urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to mount a last-ditch effort to save an $8 billion pipeline and...

17-year-old boy fatally shot is among the more than 20 weekend shooting victims in Chicago; 3 other fatalities reported since Friday
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  • 2021-01-18 16:31:00Z

CHICAGO - A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed late Sunday in Belmont Central, according to Chicago police, one of more than 20 people shot in the city...

Canada police officers refuse questions over one-year-old
Canada police officers refuse questions over one-year-old's shooting death
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  • 2021-01-18 16:28:18Z

Watchdog says none of the officers who opened fire on pickup truck in Ontario in November have spoken to investigators Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, in November. ...

Vatican drops extradition request for Italian
Vatican drops extradition request for Italian 'intelligence expert' accused of embezzlement
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  • 2021-01-18 16:27:30Z

The Vatican on Monday dropped its request for the extradition of an Italian "intelligence expert" who is accused of spending Holy See money on luxury...

Ex-Florida employee in jail after arrest warrant issued
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  • 2021-01-18 16:26:14Z

A former Florida Department of Health employee who was fired for insubordination after repeatedly violating the agency's policy about communicating with the ...

Fired Florida COVID data scientist arrested: "Censored by the state"
Fired Florida COVID data scientist arrested: "Censored by the state"
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  • 2021-01-18 16:15:00Z

"Insurrectionists planning attacks across the country this week and Florida is jailing scientists for the crimes of knowing and speaking," she tweeted.

EU insists virus shots will remain voluntary
EU insists virus shots will remain voluntary
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  • 2021-01-18 16:10:24Z

The European Union sought Monday to ease concerns that citizens might be obliged to get shots against the coronavirus before they're allowed to travel, as...


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