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 2020-12-04 18:15 

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Pelosi optimistic, says momentum growing for COVID-19 relief...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is optimistic about the prospects for a mid-sized COVID-19 relief bill and a separate $1.4 trillion governmentwide spending bill...

 2020-12-04 18:15 

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In face of 'grim' jobs report, Biden backs more COVID-19 aid...

President-elect Joe Biden is pushing ahead with his call for massive economic stimulus as the economic recovery from this spring's coronavirus lockdowns falters amid a nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases...

 2020-12-04 18:15 

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House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level...

The Democratic-controlled House has approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level...

 2020-12-04 18:12 

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Stimulus update: Bipartisan COVID-19 bill gains support; $300 weekly unemployment a ‘good start’...

A COVID-19 relief plan put forth by a bipartisan group of lawmakers Is gaining some steam on Capitol Hill, stoking hopes that small businesses, airlines and trains and cities and states will get some help soon....

 2020-12-04 18:06 

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Man with Down syndrome gets job with UPS as delivery person...

For a man who many thought he would never get a driver's license or graduate from college, Jake Pratt is showing the skeptics they know nothing....

 2020-12-04 18:05 

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NFL further limits player access to team facilities...

The NFL is further limiting player access to team facilities as it attempts to enhance safety measures during the pandemic...

 2020-12-04 18:05 

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The Latest: Italy reports 24,000 daily coronavirus cases...

Italy recorded another 814 coronavirus deaths on Friday...

 2020-12-04 18:05 

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Mexico City hospitals are filling up, but so are the streets...

Salsa music on the radio brings a little cheer sometimes into the emergency room of Mexico City's Ajusco Medio hospital, which is operating well over normal capacity because of COVID-19...

 2020-12-04 18:00 

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Venezuela's Maduro seeks to tighten his grip via election...

Venezuela holds an election for its National Assembly on Sunday, and the outcome is likely to be dominated by President Nicols Maduro's socialist party...

 2020-12-04 18:00 

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Bahrain now 2nd nation to grant Pfizer shot emergency use...

The island kingdom of Bahrain says it has become the second nation in the world to grant emergency-use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech...

 2020-12-04 17:55 

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Colorado student, scientist named Time's 'Kid of the Year'...

A 15-year-old Colorado high school student and young scientist has been named Time Magazine's first-ever "Kid of the Year....

 2020-12-04 17:50 

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Iowa's contact-tracing firm helped Trump, Reynolds campaigns...

After facing a workforce shortage for months, Iowa has awarded an emergency $2.3 million contact-tracing contract to a company owned by a Republican Party insider...

 2020-12-04 17:40 

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Ben Simmons all in on 76ers’ new buzzword: accountability...

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons says the team struggled last season because people weren't held accountable...

 2020-12-04 17:40 

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Montenegro's parliament approves new, pro-Serb government...

Montenegro's parliament has voted to approve a new conservative, pro-Serb coalition government, which will succeed a pro-Western party that has ruled the small Balkan nation for almost three decades...

 2020-12-04 17:35 

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Data shows Americans couldn't resist Thanksgiving travel...

Americans couldn't resist the urge to gather for Thanksgiving...

 2020-12-04 17:29 

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Australian family finds koala clinging to Christmas tree...

An Australian family came home Wednesday to find an unusual ornament in their Christmas tree -- a live koala clinging to a branch....

 2020-12-04 17:21 

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Florida librarian run over by 4 teens in church van dies of her injuries; charge upgraded to murder...

Suzette Marie Penton, 52, died on Nov. 25, more than two weeks after she was run over by four teens in a church van outside her Polk City home. Elijah Stansell, 18, Kimberly Stone, 15, Hannah Eubank, 14, and Raven Sutton, 16, are charged in connection wit...

 2020-12-04 17:15 

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Bahrain grants emergency use for Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine...

The island kingdom of Bahrain says it has become the second nation in the world to grant emergency-use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech...

 2020-12-04 17:00 

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Statehouse rooms to get cleaned after positive COVID-19 test...

Some rooms in the Massachusetts Statehouse will undergo an environmental cleaning after a person connected to the state Senate tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email sent to lawmakers and staff....

 2020-12-04 17:00 

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Saudi FM says ‘final agreement’ in Qatar crisis within reach...

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has expressed optimism that the ongoing boycott of Qatar by four Arab nations may be nearing an end...

 2020-12-04 17:00 

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California attorney withdraws from Rittenhouse criminal case...

A California attorney for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Wisconsin is extracting himself from his criminal defense after prosecutors raised ethical concerns about the lawyer...

 2020-12-04 17:00 

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Macron calls racial profiling 'unbearable,' announces survey...

France plans to launch a government-monitored online tool in January that is designed to identify and root out discrimination by police...

 2020-12-04 16:50 

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The Latest: Browns get 2 more players back from COVID list....

The Cleveland Browns have two more players back from the COVID-19 list...

 2020-12-04 16:40 

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Fugitive is killed, 2 US marshals shot in Bronx gunfight...

A fugitive who shot a state trooper in Massachusetts two weeks ago has been killed during a shootout with U.S. marshals in New York City that left two of the officers wounded...

 2020-12-04 16:25 

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EU police agency Europol warns of fake coronavirus vaccines...

European Union police agency Europol has issued a warning highlighting the risk of organized crime scams linked to COVID-19 vaccines, including the possibility criminals will sell dangerous counterfeit vaccines...

 2020-12-04 16:24 

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Will you be ‘guilt gifting’ this holiday because of coronavirus pandemic?...

Most of us have canceled travel plans to get together with family and friends to celebrate the holidays. So are we going to make up for the fact that the season will look and feel different this year?...

 2020-12-04 16:14 

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Georgia Humane Society celebrates as every dog adopted from shelter...

The sounds of silence could be heard Thursday at the Humane Society for Greater Savannah as the shelter celebrated an unprecedented milestone: every dog had been adopted....

 2020-12-04 16:10 

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Fugitive is killed, 2 US marshals shot in Bronx gunfight...

A fugitive who shot a state trooper in Massachusetts two weeks ago has been killed during a shootout with U.S. marshals in New York City that left two of the officers wounded...

 2020-12-04 16:09 

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Suspect wanted for shooting trooper in Hyannis killed in shootout with US marshals in New York, police say...

The suspect wanted in connection with shooting a trooper during a traffic stop in Hyannis last month was killed in a shootout with U.S. Marshals in New York early Friday, a law enforcement source confirms....

 2020-12-04 16:09 

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Vandals topple California monolith, replace it with wooden cross...

A group of vandals on Thursday toppled and removed a third mysterious metal monolith that appeared at the top of a hill in Atascadero, California, and replaced it with a large wooden cross....

 2020-12-04 15:55 

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Mining giant Glencore lays out climate plan as CEO retires...

Mining giant Glencore says it aims to stop adding greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere by 2050...

 2020-12-04 15:50 

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California fire danger remains high even as winds ease...

Fire danger remains high amid unpredictable wind gusts and dry conditions in Southern California, as crews made progress against blazes that burned several homes and injured two firefighters...

 2020-12-04 15:45 

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Wall Street heads back toward highs despite dour jobs report...

U.S. stocks are heading back toward record highs on Friday, despite discouraging data detailing how much damage the deepening pandemic is doing to the job market...

 2020-12-04 15:30 

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As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom...

A Vermont hospital network is still recovering from a massive digital disruption in October, signaling the dangers of cyberattacks on the nation's health care system during a surge of COVID-19...

 2020-12-04 15:25 

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California winds ease but fire danger remains high...

Powerful winds that pushed wildfires through Southern California, burning several homes and injuring two firefighters, have begun to ease but forecasters say the fire danger remains extreme...

 2020-12-04 15:25 

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Wall Street ticks back toward highs despite dour jobs report...

U.S. stocks are heading back toward record highs on Friday, despite discouraging data detailing how much damage the deepening pandemic is doing to the job market...

 2020-12-04 15:23 

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Fauci apologizes after saying UK ‘rushed’ COVID-19 vaccine approval...

America's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, apologized Thursday after suggesting that regulators in the United Kingdom rushed the process to approve of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine....

 2020-12-04 14:55 

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Norway's deputy central bank chief resigns over China ties...

The deputy governor of Norway's central bank is stepping down with immediate effect after he was not granted a new security clearance because he has ties to China via his wife...

 2020-12-04 14:40 

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Japan PM pledges $19B to promote ecological businesses...

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is pledging $19 billion to promote ecological businesses and innovation to achieve his goal of zero net carbon emissions by 2050...

 2020-12-04 14:35 

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Two US marshals shot, fugitive killed in Bronx gunfight...

A suspect in the shooting of a state trooper in Massachusetts has been killed during a shootout with U.S. marshals in New York City that left two of the officers wounded...

 2020-12-04 14:35 

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Germany readies vaccine centers amid security concerns...

Officials in Germany say they are taking the potential for attacks on mass vaccination centers into consideration as they set up sites to be used once European Union regulators approve the first coronavirus vaccines...

 2020-12-04 14:25 

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US hiring slows sharply to 245,000 jobs as virus intensifies...

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

 2020-12-04 14:20 

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The Latest: Alabama man beats COVID-19, marks 104th birthday...

A World War II veteran from Alabama has recovered from COVID-19 in time for his 104th birthday...

 2020-12-04 14:16 

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Dozens of people rescued from alleged human smuggling ring in Texas...

Police in Houston rescued more than two dozen people from that they said was a human smuggling operation....

 2020-12-04 14:10 

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Daddy Yankee achieves new balance, readies for his comeback...

A year after a series of concerts in Puerto Rico that ended up being his last because of the pandemic, Daddy Yankee is bringing those performances to YouTube as a Christmas gift to his fans around the globe...

 2020-12-04 14:05 

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Hiring slows as U.S. jobless rate ticks down...
 2020-12-04 14:05 

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US trade deficit rises 1.7% to $63.1 billion in October...

The U.S. trade deficit widened 1.7% in October to $63.1 billion...

 2020-12-04 14:00 

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UK defends vaccine decision amid criticism it moved too fast...

U.K. regulators are going on the offensive to beat back criticism that they rushed their authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine...

 2020-12-04 13:40 

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US employers add a modest 245,000 jobs as virus intensifies...

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

 2020-12-04 13:35 

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The Latest: Fauci says 'yes right on the spot' to Biden...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's chief infectious disease expert, says there was never a question that he would accept President-elect Joe Biden's offer to serve as his chief medical officer and adviser on the coronavirus pandemic...

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