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 2021-09-21 20:46 

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Bees attack and kill large number of endangered penguins...

"After tests, we found bee stings around the penguins' eyes."...

 2021-09-21 20:43 

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Former Massachusetts mayor gets six years in prison for 'old school' corruption...

A former mayor of Fall River, Mass., was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for accepting thousands of dollars in bribes from marijuana companies vying to open shops in his town....

 2021-09-21 20:41 

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GOP senators seek to block dishonorable discharges for unvaccinated troops...

A group of Republican senators on Tuesday unveiled legislation seeking to prohibit the Department of Defense from issuing dishonorable discharges for U.S....

 2021-09-21 20:40 

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Xi says China will no longer build coal plants abroad...

China, a major financier of the coal industry worldwide, will no longer build new coal plants abroad, the country's president announced Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 20:37 

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Seattle extends eviction moratorium into January...

Seattle has extended its eviction moratorium into January, protecting residents in the state from being removed from their homes through the end of the year....

 2021-09-21 20:32 

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Franken targets senators from both parties in new comedy tour...

Former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is going after his past colleagues on...

 2021-09-21 20:30 

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Government by algorithm: Can AI improve human decisionmaking?...

In recent years, researchers and journalists have exposed how algorithmic systems used by courts, police, education departments, welfare agencies and other government bodies are rife with errors and biases....

 2021-09-21 20:21 

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DHS chief 'horrified' by images at border...

GOP senators on Tuesday grilled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the influx of Haitian refugees seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and viral images of Customs and Border Patrol officials on horseback chasing migrants away....

 2021-09-21 20:15 

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Elon Musk promises upgraded toilets, Wi-Fi on next SpaceX flight...

Following SpaceX's successful venture into space tourism, founder Elon Musk said future flights would see some upgrades — with one of them being i...

 2021-09-21 20:10 

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Ken Burns compares current events to Civil War, Depression, WWII...

Historian and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on a podcast said that he sees the current era situation in America as comparable to the events that happened during the Civil War, Great Depression, and the S...

 2021-09-21 20:07 

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New Iranian president calls for resumption of nuclear talks in UN speech...

Recently elected Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called for a resumption in nuclear talks in a pre-recorded address given at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 20:01 

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Men caught smuggling trunk full of KFC into locked-down Auckland...

Police in New Zealand caught two men trying to smuggle a trunk full of KFC into Auckland, which has strict COVID-19 measures that ban takeout orders from restaurants....

 2021-09-21 20:00 

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Eric Trump lawyer in New York attorney general's fraud case quits...

A lawyer for Eric Trump in New York Attorney General Letitia James' (D) fraud investigation into the Trump Organization has withdrawn from representing the former president's son in the case, court records reveal....

 2021-09-21 20:00 

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Bring innovation to farms and food...

President Biden should start with curtailing taxpayer subsidies that protect Big Ag's market control....

 2021-09-21 19:57 

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Lawyer says R. Kelly is unlikely to take stand in sex-trafficking trial...

A lawyer for R. Kelly on Tuesday said the singer is unlikely to take the stand in his sex-trafficking trial....

 2021-09-21 19:53 

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Sudan leaders say attempted coup was thwarted...

Sudanese authorities on Tuesday said they were able to thwart an attempted coup carried out by supporters of deposed President Omar al-Bashir....

 2021-09-21 19:51 

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House panel to examine states' abortion restrictions, hear from three congresswomen who've had abortions...

The House Oversight Committee is planning to examine states' abortion restrictions and will hear testimonies from House Reps. Cori Bush (D-Miss.), Rep....

 2021-09-21 19:46 

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Florida school district condemns students accused of harassing LGBT rights supporters...

A Florida school district said it is taking action in response to viral social media footage that appeared to capture a group of local high school students harassing classmates involved in an LGBT rights organizatio...

 2021-09-21 19:45 

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Biden, don't punish India...

Why President Biden should grant New Delhi a CAATSA waiver....

 2021-09-21 19:45 

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Herschel Walker will speak at Trump rally in Georgia...

Herschel Walker, the NFL-star-turned-Senate-hopeful, will speak at former President Trump's rally in Georgia on Saturday....

 2021-09-21 19:40 

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Biden congratulates Trudeau for winning third term as Canadian prime minister...

President Biden called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday to congratulate him on winning a third term in Monday's elections....

 2021-09-21 19:39 

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McDonald's shifting away from plastic in Happy Meal toys...

McDonald's committed on Tuesday to making its Happy Meal toys from renewable or recycled material in an effort to be more sustainable....

 2021-09-21 19:36 

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Football refs accuse school of intentionally trapping them in locker room after controversial game...

"And we had to push on the door, three of us, to at least get the door wedged so we can get out," said one of the referees....

 2021-09-21 19:32 

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NewsGuild to investigate Gannett over unpaid overtime allegations...

A top labor union for journalists says it plans to investigate the parent company of USA Today over allegations of unpaid overtime and other abuses across the company....

 2021-09-21 19:31 

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FBI withheld decryption key for Kaseya ransomware attack for three weeks: report...

The FBI allegedly withheld the release of a decryption key for almost three weeks that could have assisted groups crippled by the massive ransomware attack on IT group Kaseya earlier this year to unlock their networ...

 2021-09-21 19:31 

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NATO chief calls on allies to 'focus on big picture' amid US-France sub dispute...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is calling on allies to "focus on big picture" amid a dispute between the United States and France over a submarine deal President Biden unveiled last week with Australia and the...

 2021-09-21 19:31 

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How amateur detectives on social media helped crack the Gabby Petito case...

YouTubers and TikTokers noticed some key details....

 2021-09-21 19:31 

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To defeat HIV, we must build global health bridges...

Given the maturity of the HIV response and the emerging funding support for COVID and health security, failing to reach across and build partnerships at scale risks serious inefficiency and missed opportunities for impact....

 2021-09-21 19:28 

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Judge dismisses Greenpeace lawsuit against Walmart...

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Greenpeace alleging Walmart misled the public about the recyclability of its plastic products....

 2021-09-21 19:18 

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Progressive poll finds support for solar energy tax credit legislation...

A new survey from progressive pollster Data for Progress found support for a Senate bill that would provide tax credits for solar energy manufacturers at all stages of the supply chain....

 2021-09-21 19:15 

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DHS secretary condemns treatment of Haitian migrants but says US will ramp up deportations...

Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas walked a careful line Tuesday, condemning the actions of border agents seen chasing away Haitian migrants while pledging to ramp up deportations to...

 2021-09-21 19:15 

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Lawmakers push for numbers behind Afghan evacuation...

Lawmakers on Tuesday aired frustration over a lack of data disclosed by the Biden administration, which has boasted of evacuating more than 124,000 people from Afghanistan but haven't provided a precise breakdo...

 2021-09-21 19:11 

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LA County says Emmys didn't violate COVID-19 rules after criticism...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Tuesday said the Emmy awards ceremony was compliant with COVID-19 mandates, despite concerns voiced by some who attended Sunday night's event....

 2021-09-21 19:07 

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People close to Trump say he 'wants back' in national spotlight: report...

Journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa say they have learned that former president Trump "wants back" into the national spotlight — and the presidency....

 2021-09-21 19:05 

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UK to launch investigation after breach reveals Afghan interpreters' information...

The U.K. government is launching an investigation after a data breach revealed the identities of Afghan interpreters....

 2021-09-21 19:03 

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Bees kill more than 60 penguins in freak incident...

A swarm of bees killed more than 60 penguins on a beach near Cape Town, South Africa, officials said Saturday....

 2021-09-21 19:03 

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Michigan GOP governor hopeful says he would support state abortion ban: recording...

Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate James Craig said that if elected, he would support blocking any effort by Democrats to repeal the state's previous abortion ban that could...

 2021-09-21 19:00 

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Biden needs to act on growing anti-death penalty sentiments...

People from a range of political, professional and faith perspectives recognize that the death penalty has been a failed policy serving only to drain resources and undermine the confidence of a majority of the country in our justice system....

 2021-09-21 18:59 

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Dakota Access asks court to reverse decision requiring environmental review...

The Dakota Access Pipeline is asking the Supreme Court to review a lower court determination finding that it needs additional environmental review....

 2021-09-21 18:51 

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Grassley leads Finkenauer by 18 points in hypothetical matchup: poll...

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) leads former Rep....

 2021-09-21 18:51 

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UN chief: Inequity in global COVID-19 rollout an 'obscenity'...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday denounced the gaping inequality in the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout, deeming it an "obscenity" and calling for a plan to boost production....

 2021-09-21 18:48 

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Fire erupts on the roof of the Louisiana Superdome...

A fire erupted on the roof of the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans on Tuesday, CBS affiliate WAFB reported....

 2021-09-21 18:46 

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UK's Johnson: Dealing with Biden a 'breath of fresh air'...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says working with President Biden on climate change is "a breath of fresh air" compared to how it was with former President Trump....

 2021-09-21 18:45 

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Ex-French ambassador says Biden is 'a big disappointment all over Europe'...

A former French ambassador to the U.S. has criticized President Biden amid recent controversy between the two countries, saying Biden has disappointed much of Europe....

 2021-09-21 18:45 

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To Build Back Better, we need a tax system where everyone pays their fair share...

The reforms and investments proposed by the Biden administration will make the United States more competitive, not less....

 2021-09-21 18:43 

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Trump campaign knew soon after election that voting machine tampering clams were false: report...

Former President Trump's campaign reportedly knew soon after the November election that claims they made about voting machine irregularities leading his defeat were inaccurate....

 2021-09-21 18:36 

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 2021-09-21 18:30 

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Biden meets with leaders of Australia, Iraq before departing UNGA...

President Biden on Tuesday met with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and President Barham Salih of Iraq on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, following a speech in which he said the U.S....

 2021-09-21 18:30 

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Biden's submarine deal is an own goal in the contest against China...

The deal was tantamount to a stab in the back of France at a time when France very willingly has been involving itself in Indo-Pacific security....

 2021-09-21 18:29 

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Biden announces $10 billion commitment to fighting world hunger...

President Biden on Tuesday pledged the U.S. would commit $10 billion to end hunger domestically and around the globe during remarks to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly....

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