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EU court: Poland's new judicial rules are against EU law
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  • 2021-03-02 09:50:49Z

The top European Union court ruled Tuesday that Poland's new regulations for appointing judges to the Supreme Court could go against EU law. The ruling obliges Poland's government to discontinue these regulations and observe the principles of judicial independence and the right to judicial protection. The ruling was in response to a complaint by some judges in Poland to the European Court of Justice.

Shooting couple identified
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  • 2021-03-02 09:46:00Z

Mar. 2-The two teenagers involved in the police officer-involved shooting and suicide on Sunday have been identified as runaways from Blair, Nebraska. In a letter to Blair Community Schools parents and families sent out Monday, Superintendent Randall Gilson said the boy was 17-year-old Joseph Dugan and the girl was 17-year-old Farrah Rauch, both juniors at Blair High School. Blair, Nebraska is ...

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Amazon's new Polish site goes live as online competition grows
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  • 2021-03-02 09:38:56Z

Online retailer Amazon's new Polish website went live on Tuesday morning, the company said, marking a significant intensification of competition in the...

Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic
Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic
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  • 2021-03-02 09:31:15Z

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the...

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Croatia's drugs wholesalers cut deliveries to 15 hospitals
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  • 2021-03-02 09:26:49Z

Croatia's drugs wholesalers have reduced medicine deliveries to 15 hospitals that have fallen behind in their payments, blaming the government for not giving...

San Diego Comic-Con to remain virtual and be reduced to three days
San Diego Comic-Con to remain virtual and be reduced to three days
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  • 2021-03-02 09:26:28Z

San Diego Comic-Con, an annual celebrity-studded showcase of superhero films and pop culture, will remain virtual for its July event, which will be reduced...

Not guilty pleas entered for third person arrested in toddler's overdose death
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  • 2021-03-02 09:11:00Z

Mar. 2-A third person arrested in connection with the overdose death of a toddler who ingested fentanyl at a Londonderry truck stop in November was ordered...

The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines
The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines
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  • 2021-03-02 09:02:37Z

Austria's leader says his country and Denmark intend to stop relying solely on the European Union for coronavirus vaccines and will work with Israel to...

Dahleen Glanton: Blind loyalty to the Rev. Michael Pfleger could harm the Black community
Dahleen Glanton: Blind loyalty to the Rev. Michael Pfleger could harm the Black community
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  • 2021-03-02 09:00:00Z

One of the Rev. Michael Pfleger's supporters summed up the sexual abuse allegations against the priest in a way that many might find appropriate. They don't ...

Indonesia says identifies two cases of British COVID-19 variant
Indonesia says identifies two cases of British COVID-19 variant
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  • 2021-03-02 08:51:36Z

Indonesia has detected two cases of the more infectious COVID-19 variant first discovered in Britain, officials said on Tuesday, marking a potential new...

Minot man charged with sexual assaults a 'serial child molester,' say prosecutors
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  • 2021-03-02 08:48:00Z

Mar. 2-LEWISTON - A Minot man characterized as a "serial child molester" by prosecutors is facing charges of sexually assaulting two girls and possibly more ...

20-50-100 Years Ago -- March 2
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  • 2021-03-02 08:47:00Z

Mar. 2-100 Years Ago March 2, 1921 Fifty chickens, the entire flock from the Ceresville country estate of James Houck, this city, and valued at over $100...

UK rollout data on AstraZeneca shot should guide other countries - vaccine chief
UK rollout data on AstraZeneca shot should guide other countries - vaccine chief
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  • 2021-03-02 08:43:06Z

Data from Britain's vaccine rollout on the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 shot in older people should help other countries...

Jack Ma loses title as China
Jack Ma loses title as China's richest man after coming under Beijing's scrutiny
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  • 2021-03-02 08:33:11Z

Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma has lost the title of China's richest man, a list published on Tuesday showed, as his peers prospered while his empire ...

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Painstaking study of 'Little Foot' fossil sheds light on human origins
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  • 2021-03-02 08:07:38Z

Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the remarkable fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South ...

South Korea says up to medical personnel to extract extra doses of COVID vaccine from vial
South Korea says up to medical personnel to extract extra doses of COVID vaccine from vial
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  • 2021-03-02 07:59:29Z

A decision by South Korean health authorities to allow more doses to be extracted from coronavirus vaccine vials sparked controversy on Tuesday as the...

What allegations does Andrew Cuomo face and could they bring him down?
What allegations does Andrew Cuomo face and could they bring him down?
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  • 2021-03-02 07:15:42Z

The New York governor is under investigation over nursing home deaths from Covid and sexual harassment claims Andrew Cuomo's star rose dramatically last year...

Taiwan opposition chief in no rush for China meeting
Taiwan opposition chief in no rush for China meeting
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  • 2021-03-02 06:55:18Z

The leader of Taiwan's main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) said on Tuesday he is in no rush to travel to China to meet President Xi Jinping, and that Beijing's proposals to get Taiwan to accept Communist rule had "no market" on the island. The KMT ruled China before retreating to Taiwan at the end of a civil war with the Communists in 1949. While ties across the Taiwan Strait have improved dramatically in the last three decades, Beijing continues to claim Taiwan as its own territory.

Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
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  • 2021-03-02 06:51:54Z

Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the state's governor said Tuesday. Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle announced that 279 girls have been freed. Gunmen abducted the girls from the Government Girls Junior Secondary School in Jangebe town on Friday, in the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation.

Spanish unions cry foul as Inditex shuts stores
Spanish unions cry foul as Inditex shuts stores
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  • 2021-03-02 06:37:27Z

Inditex staff in Spain say they are being forced out as the owner of fast-fashion brand Zara rolls out its plan to shut up to 1,200 stores worldwide, despite...

Australian music promoter Gudinski dies at 68
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  • 2021-03-02 06:33:14Z

Prominent Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski, best known for helping globalise some of the country's biggest stars, including Kylie Minogue, died in ...

Mining magnets: Arctic island finds green power can be a curse
Mining magnets: Arctic island finds green power can be a curse
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  • 2021-03-02 06:07:11Z

In the tenth century, Erik the Red, a Viking from Iceland, was so impressed with the vegetation on another Arctic island he had found he called it "the green...

EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee
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  • 2021-03-02 06:00:42Z

Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been extradited to Japan...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
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  • 2021-03-02 05:44:36Z

The number of new coronavirus infections globally rose last week for the first time in seven weeks, the World Health Organization said on Monday, urging...

Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls released by kidnappers: Zamfara state governor
Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls released by kidnappers: Zamfara state governor
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  • 2021-03-02 05:24:58Z

Gunmen have released girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, the governor of Zamfara state said in a message posted on Twitter on...

Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030
Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030
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  • 2021-03-02 05:10:58Z

Volvo's entire car lineup will be fully electric by 2030, the Chinese-owned company said on Tuesday, joining a growing number of carmakers planning to phase ...

Through the mailbox slot: Japanese theatre offers new viewing experience
Through the mailbox slot: Japanese theatre offers new viewing experience
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  • 2021-03-02 05:08:44Z

The lights dim, as at the start of any theatre performance, and the audience leans forward to look through a letter-box slot or peephole in the door in front...

Tip from Harford state's attorney's office leads to arrest of Maryland man who participated in Capitol riots, FBI says
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  • 2021-03-02 05:08:00Z

Mar. 2-A tip from the Harford County State's Attorney's Office led to a Maryland man being arrested and charged in connection to the deadly riots in January ...

Northern Michigan man chased pair with ax, state police say
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  • 2021-03-02 05:04:00Z

Mar. 2-A northern Michigan man was charged Monday after allegedly chasing people with an ax last week in Cheboygan County, state police said. Troopers with...

Police: One wounded in Hamtramck shooting
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  • 2021-03-02 05:03:00Z

Mar. 2-Hamtramck police are investigating a shooting Monday that left one person wounded. Officers were called to a home near Belmont and Lumpkin at about 7:...

Sterling Heights officer resigns amid probe of George Floyd Facebook post
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  • 2021-03-02 05:03:00Z

Mar. 2-A Sterling Heights police officer who was on leave as his department investigated an image posted on his private Facebook page that appeared to mock...

'Scuba Steve' in deep, loses submarine after plea to drug-smuggling across Detroit River
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  • 2021-03-02 05:02:00Z

Mar. 2-DETROIT - A Canadian man who used a James Bond-style submarine to sneak cash and marijuana across the Detroit River was so good, international drug...

Couple in Westin Book Cadillac Detroit scuffle file federal lawsuit
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  • 2021-03-02 05:02:00Z

Mar. 2-A Pennsylvania couple filed a federal lawsuit Monday over their treatment at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit hotel in March 2019, saying...

Sheriff's office: $6K in meth discovered in traffic stop
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-Santa Fe County sheriff's deputies and state police pulled over three Clovis residents Sunday and arrested two of them on suspicion of possession of...

Deputies: Armed, dangerous man leaves Xenia Twp. area after reportedly stealing vehicle
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-The Greene County Sheriff's Office reported that a possibly armed and dangerous man has left Xenia Twp., possibly in a stolen vehicle. At 9 p.m...

Sexual assault trial of former Pirates' pitcher set for May
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-The sexual assault and child pornography cases against suspended Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez will be conducted May. Westmoreland County ...

Trial for Grand Forks man accused of sexually assaulting a child to begin this week
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-A Grand Forks man accused of sexually assaulting a child on multiple occasions is set to go to trial this week. The trial of David Walter Gaddie, 38, ...

Police: Missing Boulder woman found safe
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-A 56-year-old Boulder woman who went missing on Feb. 5 has been located in another county safe and healthy, police announced Monday. Boulder Police...

Not guilty pleas entered for third person arrested in toddler's overdose death
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-A third person arrested in connection with the overdose death of a toddler who ingested fentanyl at a Londonderry truck stop in November was ordered...

Grand jury indicts man in fatal Hawaii Kai stabbing
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-An Oahu grand jury on Friday returned an indictment against a 23-year-old man, charging him with second-degree murder in Tuesday's stabbing death of...

Fremont poacher gets lifetime hunting ban for poaching big horn ram, 14 other animals
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-CAÑON CITY - A Colorado Springs man accused of poaching in Fremont, Chaffee and Teller Counties faced punishment in court and a lifetime suspension of...

Appeals court dismisses qualified immunity claim in Walworth County police shooting
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-A federal appeals court has dismissed the qualified immunity claim filed on behalf of a Walworth County sheriff's deputy who shot into a moving car...

Community hosts vigil for Middletown child allegedly killed by his mother
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-Over 100 people attended a vigil for a Middletown child who was allegedly killed by his mother. The community released balloons, lit candles and held ...

Police still seek gun used in slaying of Santa Fe hoops star
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office is still searching for the gun used to kill Fedonta "JB" White. The 18-year-old Santa Fe High School basketball...

First Mon grand jury of the year indicts grandfather for woman's murder
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-A truck driver involved in the September 2019 vehicle crash that killed a 30-year-old mother and a man accused of killing his grandson's mother are...

Police: Suspicious incident at GH Home Depot a false alarm
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-Grand Haven Home Depot was evacuated for a couple hours after a report of a suspicious incident early Monday afternoon. Officers from the Grand Haven ...

Man found dead in Harlingen; PD looking for person of interest
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-Harlingen Police are trying to find a man whose image was captured on a video doorbell camera in regards to a homicide that happened on Monday. Police...

2 in custody after leading police in pursuit
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  • 2021-03-02 05:01:00Z

Mar. 2-Two people are in custody following a Sunday night pursuit that spanned across Enid, making various turns, running cars off the road, running stop...

Stillwater man arrested for domestic abuse
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  • 2021-03-02 04:59:00Z

Mar. 1-A Stillwater man was charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation Feb. 23. Nicholas Ray Peterson, 34, of Stillwater, was arrested at his...

Philippines reports first cases of COVID-19 South African variant
Philippines reports first cases of COVID-19 South African variant
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  • 2021-03-02 04:21:22Z

The Philippines has documented six cases of the South African coronavirus variant, its health ministry said on Tuesday, raising concern among its experts...


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