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 2020-12-04 21:55 

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US imposes visa restrictions on more Chinese citizens...

The State Department says the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas influence operations...

 2020-12-04 21:55 

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Google AI researcher's exit sparks ethics, bias concerns...

Artificial intelligence scholar Timnit Gebru helped improve Google's public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology...

 2020-12-04 21:50 

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States submit vaccine orders as coronavirus death toll grows...

States are facing a deadline on Friday to place orders for the coronavirus vaccine as many reported record infections, hospitalizations and deaths...

 2020-12-04 21:50 

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Families of 34 California boat fire victims grieve, advocate...

The 34 grieving families who lost lived ones in a boat fire off the California coast in 2019 have endured a year of firsts — the first anniversary, first birthdays, first holiday season without their loved ones — amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-12-04 21:50 

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San Francisco Bay Area issues new stay-at-home order...

The health officers in six San Francisco Bay Area counties have issued a new stay-at-home order as the number of virus cases surge and hospitals fill...

 2020-12-04 21:50 

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More record highs for stocks as hopes grow for economic aid...

Stocks returned to record highs on Wall Street Friday as traders took a discouraging jobs report as a sign that Congress may finally move on delivering more aid for the pandemic-stricken economy...

 2020-12-04 21:49 

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Coronavirus: SF area jurisdictions will implement California’s stay-at-home order early...

Health officials in six San Francisco area jurisdictions announced Friday that they will implement California's new regional stay-at-home order early....

 2020-12-04 21:45 

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SEC revamps December schedule to make up for postponed games...

The Southeastern Conference has announced a revamped schedule of games to be played on Dec. 12 and Dec. 19 as a result of virus-related postponements...

 2020-12-04 21:45 

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Scene from 'Elf' comes to life as Buddy meets dad in Boston...

The story of Buddy the Elf meeting his biological father has come to life, just in time for holidays...

 2020-12-04 21:44 

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New Hampshire man admits to killing ex-fiancé in 2018, sentenced to life in prison...

Brian Chevalier, 54, of Merrimack, New Hampshire, admitted to the 2018 killing in Salem Superior Court Friday....

 2020-12-04 21:40 

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COVID-19 relief: What's on the table as Congress seeks deal...

Optimism is finally building in Washington for a COVID-19 aid bill that would offer relief for businesses, the unemployed, schools and health care providers, among others struggling as caseloads are spiking...

 2020-12-04 21:30 

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Trump orders most American troops to leave Somalia...

The Pentagon says President Donald Trump has ordered most of the approximately 700 troops in Somalia to leave the country...

 2020-12-04 21:25 

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Browns' Garrett said COVID 'kicked my butt, now I'm back'...

Browns star Myles Garrett said he had a rough two weeks after contracting COVID-19...

 2020-12-04 21:20 

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The Latest: Alabama health officials ask for mask extension...

Alabama health officials have urged the state Friday to extend its statewide mask mandate, set to expire next week...

 2020-12-04 21:11 

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Medical examiner identifies body found in Florida as missing New Bedford teen, death ruled as homicide...

On Friday, authorities announced they have officially confirmed the body found last week in Fellsmere, Florida, is that of a New Bedford teen who had been missing since late October....

 2020-12-04 21:10 

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The Latest: Biden's inauguration could resemble virtual DNC...

President-elect Joe Biden says keeping people safe is his first consideration for his Jan. 20 inauguration, making it "highly unlikely" that a million people will pack the National Mall for his swearing-in during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-12-04 21:00 

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Niece says 'cruel and traitorous' Trump belongs in prison...

President Donald Trump's niece says her uncle is "traitorous" and belongs in prison after he leaves the White House...

 2020-12-04 21:00 

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Biden predicts 'bleak future' if Congress doesn't act on aid...

President-elect Joe Biden is predicting the economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic will only get worse if Congress doesn't act quickly to pass an aid bill...

 2020-12-04 21:00 

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Pentagon installs 2 Trump allies on defense advisory board...

The Pentagon has appointed two close political allies of President Donald Trump to a defense advisory board, continuing a purge of the Defense Department in the waning weeks of the Trump administration...

 2020-12-04 20:59 

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Police: Man fatally shot 72-year-old woman in face during argument over feeding feral cats...

Sean Eric Malahy, 49, of Lexington, South Carolina, is accused of shooting Judy Dyanne Burnett, 72, of Gilbert, after they got into an argument about feeding feral cats behind a shopping center Thursday evening. Both were cat lovers known for feeding stra...

 2020-12-04 20:55 

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The Latest: Biden urges equitable distribution of vaccine...

President-elect Joe Biden says the Trump administration's plan for distributing an approved coronavirus vaccine to the public lacks important detail...

 2020-12-04 20:52 

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13-year-old Walpole boy building pallet Christmas trees to support a severely injured friend...

The community is rallying around a 13-year-old boy who was badly injured in an accident....

 2020-12-04 20:50 

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High court will hear appeal over Medicaid work requirements...

In the midst of a pandemic, the Supreme Court says it will take up the Trump administration's stalled plan to allow states to require low-income people to work to receive health care under Medicaid...

 2020-12-04 20:40 

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Nissan pulls out of Trump emissions fight with California...

Nissan says it will no longer support the Trump administration in its legal fight to end California's ability to set its own auto-pollution and gas-mileage standards...

 2020-12-04 20:35 

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Wayward wallaroo rescued from river after chase in Illinois...

Police in Peru, Illinois, are no strangers to chases...

 2020-12-04 20:35 

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States submit vaccine orders as coronavirus death toll grows...

States are facing a deadline on Friday to place orders for the coronavirus vaccine as many reported record infections, hospitalizations and deaths...

 2020-12-04 20:30 

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In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2021 films...

In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros...

 2020-12-04 20:20 

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Doubling up: Some NBA teams to stay longer in road cities...

Some NBA teams are going to have longer-than-usual trips to certain cities this season...

 2020-12-04 20:20 

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The Latest: Kansas Gov: Grocery workers in line for vaccine...

Gov. Laura Kelly says Kansas considers meatpacking plant workers and grocery store employees essential workers, putting them in the second phase for possible vaccinations...

 2020-12-04 20:10 

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Bus plunges off bridge in Brazil, killing at least 10...

A bus has careened off a bridge in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing at least 10 people...

 2020-12-04 20:10 

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Minnesota regulators deny request to delay Line 3 pipeline...

A Minnesota regulatory panel has denied a request by two northern Minnesota tribes to prevent Enbridge Energy from moving forward with its contentious Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement...

 2020-12-04 20:05 

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AP Source: NHL now focusing on mid-January season start date...

A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that the NHL and the NHL Players' Association are focusing their discussions on a mid-January start date for the season...

 2020-12-04 20:00 

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Buffalo wins MAC East after COVID-19 cancels game at Ohio...

The undefeated Buffalo Bulls have clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division football title without playing another down...

 2020-12-04 20:00 

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With red carpets rolled up, the Oscar race goes virtual...

This year, Hollywood's awards season is operating in a strange COVID-19 vacuum with only a whiff of the stuff it thrives on: buzz...

 2020-12-04 20:00 

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US imposes visas restrictions on more Chinese citizens...

The State Department says the U.S. will impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas influence operations...

 2020-12-04 19:59 

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House passes bill to decriminalize marijuana...

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday voted in favor of decriminalizing marijuana on a federal level, marking the first time Congress has voted on the issue of legalizing cannabis....

 2020-12-04 19:58 

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Fourth monolith appears in Texas...

As soon as one mysterious monolith appears, it seems to vanish and another is found. The latest copycat structure showed up Thursday night in San Antonio, Texas....

 2020-12-04 19:57 

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Paid to get COVID-19 vaccination? Take a look at one proposal...

If you're on the fence about getting vaccinated against the coronavirus, would cash change your mind?...

 2020-12-04 19:50 

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UK-EU trade talks 'paused' with deal still elusive...

The European Union's chief negotiator says he and his British counterpart have agreed to "pause" trade negotiations while they brief their political leaders on the stalled talks...

 2020-12-04 19:25 

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Weather Alert: Tracking heavy rain, wind and snow for the weekend...

Our Boston 25 meteorologists are tracking a weekend winter storm....

 2020-12-04 19:20 

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Vegas execs sue online travel firms, allege unpaid hotel tax...

Two prominent Las Vegas communications executives are suing more than 20 online travel companies for back taxes they say should have been paid to Nevada based on hotel room rates...

 2020-12-04 19:05 

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Pardon probe centered on clemency effort for psychologist...

A California psychologist convicted of tax evasion was at the center of a mysterious investigation into whether White House officials were illegally lobbied to obtain a presidential pardon...

 2020-12-04 18:55 

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Pence comes to Georgia as calm before potential Trump storm...

Vice President Mike Pence is trying to help Republicans project a unified front in two high-stakes Senate runoffs as he campaigns in Georgia a day ahead of President Donald Trump's potentially volatile visit to the state that will determine which part...

 2020-12-04 18:52 

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Oklahoma man accused of shooting woman to ‘teach her a lesson,’ police say...

Shane Dale Perosi, 30, of Enid, admitted to shooting Martika Ferguson, 27, and said he was glad he'd done it, police officials say. He is charged with first-degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon and destruction of evidence....

 2020-12-04 18:50 

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The Latest: VP Pence: Confidence in vaccine important for US...

Vice President Mike Pence is trying to boost Americans' confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines that are awaiting regulatory approval...

 2020-12-04 18:38 

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Dog leads off-duty officer to missing 78-year-old New Jersey man...

A missing 78-year-old man was found safe after his dog wandered off in the woods and into an off-duty police officer....

 2020-12-04 18:35 

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The Latest: Mississippi pauses football activities thru Wed...

Mississippi has paused football team activities until at least next Wednesday because of new COVID-19 cases...

 2020-12-04 18:30 

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Gripped by surging pandemic, US employers cut back on hiring...

With the viral pandemic accelerating across the country, America's employers sharply scaled back their hiring last month, adding 245,000 jobs, the fewest since April and the fifth straight monthly slowdown...

 2020-12-04 18:23 

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Special Forces soldier among 2 found dead in Fort Bragg training area, Army officials say...

Master Sgt. William J. Lavigne II, 37, was found dead Wednesday with another man in a training area at Fort Bragg, Army officials said. The second man, whose name has not been released, was an Army veteran who was previously stationed at the North Carolin...

 2020-12-04 18:15 

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COVID-19 issues postpone Vandy-Georgia; no Fuller this week...

Vanderbilt's football game at No. 11 Georgia scheduled for Saturday has been postponed because the Commodores' roster has fallen below minimum requirements...

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