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 2022-01-13 21:50 

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Polish researchers say they have found gene that doubles risk of contracting serious COVID-19...

Around 14 percent of people in Poland possess the gene, researchers say....

 2022-01-13 21:49 

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Psaki: Why is GOP afraid of presidential debates?...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday suggested the Republican National Committee was afraid of participating in presidential debates after the group issued a letter discouraging any of its presidential candidates from taking part ...

 2022-01-13 21:42 

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North Korean hackers stole almost $400M in cryptocurrency, report says...

North Korean hackers in 2021 stole nearly $400 million in cryptocurrency, according to a report released on Thursday, making it one of the most prolific years to date for cybercriminals in the isolated nation....

 2022-01-13 21:42 

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Sullivan says threat of Russian military invasion 'high'...

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Thursday that the threat of a Russian military invasion of Ukraine is "high" and stressed that the U.S. and its European allies are prepared for "any contingency."...

 2022-01-13 21:42 

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Romanian president wants to add climate change curriculum to schools...

President Klaus Iohannis hopes changing the curriculum will "improve the response" to climate change....

 2022-01-13 21:37 

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Children's robes recalled due to 'risk of burn injuries'...

The recall came Tuesday....

 2022-01-13 21:35 

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NASA begins long process of focusing James Webb space telescope...

NASA's ground team will handle adjusting the Webb's mirrors, an alignment process that's expected to take about three months....

 2022-01-13 21:33 

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Biden calls on employers to mandate vaccines despite Supreme Court ruling...

President Biden on Thursday appealed to states and companies to require people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus despite the Supreme Court blocking his vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers....

 2022-01-13 21:30 

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CNN legal analyst knocks GOP senator over remark on Biden nominee...

CNN legal analyst Laura Coates slammed Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on Wednesday after the lawmaker made controversial remarks one of President Biden's judicial nominees, Andre Mathis, who is Black....

 2022-01-13 21:27 

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Hundreds donate to charity to honor late comedian Bob Saget...

"Bob was the anchor of our SRF family. This organization was so close to his heart. He worked tirelessly every day to educate the public about this disease and help raise funds to drive research forward," said Joanne Gold, executive director of th...

 2022-01-13 21:19 

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Puerto Rico requiring boosters for public school students, workers in tourism, entertainment...

Puerto Rico will require the COVID-19 booster shot for public school students above the age of 12 and those in the tourism and entertainment industries as the island faces a spike in COVID-19 cas...

 2022-01-13 21:16 

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Andrew Cuomo attorney says AG investigation was 'shoddy,' outcome was 'predetermined'...

An attorney for former New York Gov....

 2022-01-13 21:12 

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Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and Alphabet...

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol subpoenaed some of the country's largest social media and tech companies on Thursday, arguing they had not been forthcoming following an August request for information....

 2022-01-13 21:10 

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Manchin says he won't vote to 'eliminate or weaken the filibuster'...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) vowed on Thursday that he will not "vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster," the latest blow to Democratic hopes of changing the Senate rules to pass voting rights legislation....

 2022-01-13 21:05 

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Democrats urge IRS to start with lowest-income Americans in clearing tax return backlog...

House Democrats are urging the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to begin eliminating its backlog of unaddressed returns starting with the lowest-income Americans, days after the Treasury Department warned that tax ref...

 2022-01-13 21:00 

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Democracy is on life support — and the GOP wants to pull the plug...

The president needs to flex his muscles with aggressive executive action....

 2022-01-13 20:53 

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Archaeologists uncover centuries-old Roman figure...

"This is a truly remarkable find which brings us face to face with our past," said Jim Williams, Senior Science Advisor for Historic England....

 2022-01-13 20:49 

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Black Lives Matter activists sue over crackdown outside LA mayor's home...

Black Lives Matter Los Angeles activists have sued the city over the police department's response to protests outside Mayor Eric Garcetti's home in December 2020....

 2022-01-13 20:34 

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Biden defense chief voices support for Ukraine in call...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart on Thursday as high-stakes discussions between Russia and NATO have appeared to falter....

 2022-01-13 20:30 

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Wanted: A federal Judicial Inspector General...

The public and the judiciary need reassurance that allegations of ethical wrongdoing are being addressed independently and professionally....

 2022-01-13 20:26 

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Middle school under fire for offering shapewear to female students to help body image...

"So this is what my 8th grade daughter brought home from school today. I am beyond pissed," one parent said....

 2022-01-13 20:20 

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Eviction ban extended in Seattle...

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell (D) on Wednesday announced he will be extending his city's eviction moratorium for another 30 days, citing the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases amid the spread of the omicron variant....

 2022-01-13 20:20 

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Lead ammo poisoning threatening bald eagle population, study says...

"Even though the population seems like it's recovered, some perturbation could come along that could cause eagles to decline again," researchers said....

 2022-01-13 20:11 

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Alleged glitter-bombing sparks felony charges...

A woman is facing felony charges after allegedly throwing glitter containers at a man on Monday....

 2022-01-13 20:08 

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New 'Scream' franchise to feature its first queer character...

"'Oh ... gays, they're just like us,'" the actor joked....

 2022-01-13 20:00 

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Senate antitrust bill has serious ramifications for consumers and small businesses...

While self-preferencing may seem anti-competitive, it routinely enhances consumer welfare....

 2022-01-13 19:52 

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Nebraska sues to block Omaha mask order...

The state of Nebraska filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in an effort to stop the city of Omaha from enforcing a mask mandate, as the number of COVID-19 cases in the Cornhusker State continue to increase....

 2022-01-13 19:49 

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State Department seeking answers in death of Palestinian American found dead after being detained in Israeli raid...

State Department officials are calling for a "thorough investigation" after a a Palestinian American man was found dead Wednesday following detainment by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank,...

 2022-01-13 19:48 

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Biden: 'I don't know if we can get this done'...

President Biden in a moment of brutal honesty on Thursday admitted that his push to enact changes to voting laws and the Senate's filibuster rule may be doomed....

 2022-01-13 19:46 

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Brainard faces GOP pressure on climate stances...

Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard sought to assure Republican senators Thursday that the central bank would not cut off financing to the fossil fuel industry or penalize banks who serve...

 2022-01-13 19:44 

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Supreme Court blocks Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for employers...

The Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily blocked the Biden administration's vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers but upheld the vaccine-only mandate for health care providers. The court ruled 6-3 against the Oc...

 2022-01-13 19:41 

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Navient to cancel 70K student loans, pay $1.85 billion in settlement...

An agreement between a coalition of state attorney generals and Navient, one of the largest student loan companies in the U.S., resulted in a settlement that will forgive loans for 66,000 borrowers....

 2022-01-13 19:41 

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Omicron may be plateauing in Northeastern cities...

Rate of positive cases seems to be slowing in New York City and wastewater surveillance in Boston suggests cases there may start dropping....

 2022-01-13 19:35 

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US Embassy in Baghdad says it was attacked...

The US Embassy in Baghdad said Thursday that it was attacked by terrorist groups, the latest amid a series of attacks targeting US personnel in Iraq and Syria....

 2022-01-13 19:30 

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The ransomware unicorn...

To make inroads on the threat of ransomware, we need to start treating ransomware like the billion-dollar problem it is....

 2022-01-13 19:27 

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CNN, HBO Max announce Navalny documentary...

CNN and HBO on Thursday...

 2022-01-13 19:20 

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Major winter storm to impact tens of millions in Eastern US over MLK holiday weekend...

AccuWeather meteorologists predict the storm will drop a foot of snow over most of the Midwest before bringing rain and sleet to the east coast....

 2022-01-13 19:18 

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Broadway 'To Kill a Mockingbird' performances on hold until June due to COVID-19...

"We're excited to share that Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird will be moving to the Belasco Theatre on Wednesday, June 1," the show wrote on social media....

 2022-01-13 19:16 

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Apple, Amazon executives to meet with White House to discuss software security...

Executives from Apple, Amazon and other top tech firms are reportedly meeting at the White House Thursday to discuss software security with the administration after major cyber attacks hit last year....

 2022-01-13 19:15 

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Director of 'Don't Look Up' says ending of climate crisis is 'up to us'...

"You see, when it comes to climate change, we are all in the writers' room right now, deciding how the story unfolds and how it ends," said Adam McKay, director of Netflix film "Don't Look Up."...

 2022-01-13 19:13 

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Capitol Police arrest woman with guns who wanted to talk about Jan. 6...

Capitol Police officers on Thursday arrested a Michigan woman who they said showed up outside the department's headquarters with multiple guns, including one that was loaded....

 2022-01-13 19:05 

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Deforestation puts financial system at risk: report...

U.S. banks are actively funding a global epidemic of deforestation and land degradation that puts the nation's financial stability at risk, according to a new report....

 2022-01-13 19:05 

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Ye allegedly punches autograph-seeking fan...

Kanye West is being investigated over a battery accusation after allegedly punching a fan who asked for his autograph in downtown Los Angeles Thursday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department told The Hill....

 2022-01-13 19:04 

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Better mental health found among transgender people who started hormones as teens...

"This study is particularly relevant now because many state legislatures are introducing bills that would outlaw this kind of care for transgender youth."...

 2022-01-13 19:01 

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Sen. Brian Schatz tests positive for COVID-19...

Sen. Brain Schatz (D-Hawaii) announced on Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, a development which could slow down the Democrats' renewed push for voting rights reform....

 2022-01-13 19:01 

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There's still time to stop Biden's global minimum tax grab...

There is a real opportunity for pro-growth low-tax Republicans to emphasize their commitment to tax competition rather than tax "harmonization."...

 2022-01-13 18:54 

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US ties Iranian intelligence to hacking group...

U.S. Cyber Command on Wednesday said a hacking group known as MuddyWater is part of an Iranian intelligence agency responsible for widespread online attacks across the world....

 2022-01-13 18:47 

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FBI arrests Oath Keepers leader on Jan. 6 charges...

Federal prosecutors have charged the founder of the Oath Keepers and 10 other members of the far-right group with seditious conspiracy for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, the Justice Department announced Thursday....

 2022-01-13 18:41 

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Canada to allow unvaccinated Canadian truckers to enter from US...

Canada will permit its unvaccinated truck drivers to enter from the U.S., a reversal from a previous decision mandating all truckers receive their COVID-19 shots....

 2022-01-13 18:30 

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CDC creating more confusion than calm, but it could be worse...

Here is a report card on how the CDC has handled COVID-19 data, communication and other policies....

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