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 2021-11-30 21:30 

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Biden's new COVID travel ban ignores southern border...

As President Biden's new coronavirus travel ban took effect Monday, security experts say he's left a glaring hole in his scheme: the southern border. Visitors coming from South Africa and seven other African nations are now banned from trying to r...

 2021-11-30 21:19 

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CNN in ethics furor over Chris Cuomo's role in brother Andrew's sex-harassment scandal...

The revelations about CNN host Chris Cuomo's extensive strategizing in the sexual harassment defense of his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has the network facing calls to fire him and explain why it allowed such a major ethical breakdown....

 2021-11-30 21:02 

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TV's 'Dr.Oz' launches GOP bid for Pennsylvania Senate seat...

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a cardiothoracic surgeon and well-known media personality, jumped into the open race for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania on Tuesday. Dr. Oz, who has been a television mainstay since 2009, is vying for the Republican nomination to replace Pennsy...

 2021-11-30 20:58 

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'Show strength': Trump demands Senate GOP weaponize debt limit to kill Biden's social welfare bill...

Former President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans on Tuesday to use the looming debt ceiling deadline to pressure Democrats into abandoning the White House's roughly $1.75 trillion social welfare bill. Mr. Trump, a leading figure of the GOP, prod...

 2021-11-30 20:46 

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Biden administration probe of supply chain woes slammed as 'demagoguery'...

A probe by the Biden administration into nine major U.S. companies' profits amid the global supply chain crisis was lambasted Tuesday by researchers at a libertarian think tank as a fishing expedition bent on blaming businesses for regulatory problems...

 2021-11-30 20:39 

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Wife of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' sentenced on drug charges...

The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera, kingpin of the Sinaloa Cartel, was sentenced in a federal court in the District on Tuesday to three years in prison for drug-trafficking charges. Emma Coronel Aispuro, 32, a dual U.S.-Mexican citizen, p...

 2021-11-30 20:28 

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Twitter bans posting images of people without their consent, exempts protests and sporting events...

Twitter said Tuesday it would prevent people from sharing images and videos of others without their consent, noting some exceptions for events that the social media platform deems newsworthy or of public interest. The microblogging platform's new rest...

 2021-11-30 20:15 

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Marcus Lamb, founder of Daystar TV evangelical Christian network, dies at 64...

Marcus Lamb, founder of Daystar TV, died Tuesday, the evangelical Christian network announced on Twitter. He was 64. "It's with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television Network, went home to be with t...

 2021-11-30 20:11 

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Manchin pushes Democrats to water down climate change provisions in Biden's social welfare bill...

Sen. Joe Manchin III, a key swing vote for the White House's agenda, is pushing Democrats to modify climate change provisions in President Biden's mammoth social welfare bill. Mr. Manchin, West Virginia Democrat, met Tuesday with Senate Majority C...

 2021-11-30 19:54 

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GOP targets Wisconsin elections system, nonpartisan director Meagan Wolfe...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Republicans are working to discredit the bipartisan system they created to run elections in the state after President Joe Biden narrowly won last year's presidential race, making the political battleground the latest front...

 2021-11-30 19:22 

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Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape...

NEW YORK (AP) Author Alice Sebold apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir "Lucky" and said she was struggling with the role she played "within a system that sent an innocent...

 2021-11-30 18:56 

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Authorities: 4 to 6 people shot at Michigan high school...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) Someone opened fire at a Michigan high school on Tuesday and wounded four to six people, authorities said. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office said in an initial news release that there were no reported fatalities in the at...

 2021-11-30 18:54 

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Fauci: Too early to conclude omicron causes mild illness...

The White House said Tuesday that people should not leap to conclusions about the severity of illness from the omicron variant amid widely circulated reports about early patients who had mild symptoms. Dr. Anthony Fauci said those patients were young, so ...

 2021-11-30 18:52 

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Sources: Dr. Oz plans to run for Senate seat in Pennsylvania...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV's Dr. Oz Show after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican, according ...

 2021-11-30 18:44 

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Virginia, Kentucky National Guard troops heading to Horn of Africa...

More than 1,000 National Guard troops from Virginia and Kentucky are being deployed to Africa in what authorities said was the largest single-unit mobilization in the Virginia Guard since World War II. The Lynchburg, Va.-based 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry...

 2021-11-30 18:18 

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Swiss officials warn COVID-19 rules threaten sports events...

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic officials in Switzerland urged the federal government Tuesday to exempt international athletes and officials from new quarantine rules that threaten the hosting of World Cup events in winter sports. People arriving f...

 2021-11-30 18:05 

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Virginia officer fired over Rittenhouse donation wants his job back...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) A former Virginia police officer who was fired after donating to a defense fund for Kyle Rittenhouse wants his job back now that a Wisconsin jury acquitted the young man of murder during protests against police brutality last year. Norfo...

 2021-11-30 17:59 

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Trump ally Mark Meadows cooperating with House Jan. 6 probe...

Former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows struck a deal to cooperate with the congressional probe into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and plans to appear for a deposition, the House select committee announced Tuesday. The move marks a sharp t...

 2021-11-30 17:50 

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Mike Pence urges Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Former Vice President Mike Pence leaned into the culture wars on Tuesday, calling on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade on the eve of oral arguments over Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban. Mr. Pence has been picking and choosing his political ...

 2021-11-30 16:59 

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Greene escalates GOP infighting, targets Mace for criticizing Boebert...

Republicans keep "trash"-talking one another over the backlash surrounding comments GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert said she made in jest to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar about being a suicide bomber. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Georgia Republican, slammed ...

 2021-11-30 16:44 

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Iraq electoral commission confirms October election results...

BAGHDAD (AP) The final results announced by Iraq's electoral commission on Tuesday confirmed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as the biggest winner in last month's vote, securing 73 out of Parliament's 329 seats. A Sunni party headed by Parliamen...

 2021-11-30 16:34 

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FDA to the public: We will be nimble in response to omicron...

The Food and Drug Administration assured the public Tuesday it is "actively working" with drugmakers and global partners to understand whether the omicron variant of the coronavirus can puncture existing defenses and if updated products are needed...

 2021-11-30 16:33 

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Putin warns West: Moscow has 'red line' about Ukraine, NATO...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sternly warned NATO against deploying its troops and weapons to Ukraine, saying it represents a red line for Russia and would trigger a strong response. Commenting on Western concerns about R...

 2021-11-30 16:30 

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Michigan office of U.S. Rep. Dingell broken into, vandalized...

A suburban Detroit office of U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has been broken into and ransacked, with memorabilia belonging to her late husband and longtime Congressman John Dingell damaged. Dingell reported the break-in at the office in Dearborn on Monday and s...

 2021-11-30 16:13 

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'QAnon Shaman' Jacob Chansley files for appeal of sentence for Capitol riot...

The U.S. Capitol rioter known as the QAnon Shaman on Tuesday filed a notice of appeal for his 41-month prison sentence for his role in the Jan. 6 attack. Jacob Chansley also told U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth on Monday that he wants to replace his la...

 2021-11-30 15:44 

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NYC OKs safe sites for drug use, aiming to curb overdoses...

NEW YORK (AP) The first officially authorized safe havens for people to use heroin and other narcotics have been cleared to open in New York City in hopes of curbing overdoses, the mayor and health commissioner said Tuesday. The "overdose prevention c...

 2021-11-30 15:30 

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Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a hard line Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting everything discussed in previous rounds of diplomacy could be renegotiated. Speaking to Iranian state tele...

 2021-11-30 15:23 

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New opening produces another draw in chess title match...

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen tried a new opening with White Tuesday, but the result was the same: yet another draw in Game 4 of his title defense against Russian challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi. The draw leaves their scheduled 14-game match in Dubai knotte...

 2021-11-30 15:21 

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November delivers another hit to sinking consumer confidence...

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low in November, clipped by rising prices and concern about the coronavirus. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 109.5, down from 11...

 2021-11-30 15:05 

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Epstein pilot resumes testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell trial...

NEW YORK (AP) A longtime pilot for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein resumed his testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial Tuesday, saying that the British socialite charged with helping the financier find teenage girls to sexually abuse...

 2021-11-30 15:04 

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Rihanna's officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, but hesitated before she stood up. Before her, top Barbadian government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial momen...

 2021-11-30 14:46 

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Supply chain problems hit charities' holiday gifts for kids...

With less than four weeks to go until Christmas, Kristyn Begari has been rushing to find enough doll styling heads to give to kids in need. But, the purchasing coordinator for the California-based nonprofit Family Giving Tree says it's been difficult ...

 2021-11-30 14:36 

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Justice Stephen G. Breyer refuses to block COVID-19 vaccine mandate at Mass. hospital...

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer on Monday rejected a request by health workers to block a large Massachusetts hospital system's COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Justice Breyer denied a request for an emergency injunction from workers at Mass General ...

 2021-11-30 14:36 

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Inflation, supply shortages drive up Christmas tree prices...

Whether it's a towering noble fir, a medium-sized Colorado blue spruce or even a fake plastic evergreen, expect to pay more for your Christmas tree this season. As they have with other goods, inflation and supply chain shortages are jacking up tree pr...

 2021-11-30 13:11 

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Moderna CEO predicts 'material drop' in vaccines' power due to omicron variant...

The chief executive of Moderna, a key COVID-19 vaccine maker, predicted a "material drop" in the shots' efficacy against the omicron variant, spooking investors in early Tuesday trading amid new fears about the trajectory of the pandemic. CEO ...

 2021-11-30 12:44 

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China's Xi Jinping pledges 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa in wake of omicron variant...

China pledged late Monday to provide 1 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccines to Africa amid fears of the omicron variant and jockeying with the U.S. to be viewed as a responsible nation doing its part to battle the pandemic on the world stage. President ...

 2021-11-30 11:51 

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U.K. antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell off Giphy...

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom's antitrust watchdog has blocked Facebook's acquisition of Giphy and ordered the social network to sell off the GIF-sharing platform, saying the deal hurts social media users and advertisers by stifling compe...

 2021-11-30 11:28 

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Hit, run, get McGruff the Crime Dog, but blame climate change...

Muriel Bowser is running for D.C. mayor again so she can either best so-called Mayor for Life Marion Barry. Or hang onto her seat long enough to wipe homelessness off the city's to-do list. Or usher in statehood and become the city's first bona fi...

 2021-11-30 11:20 

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Appeals court to weigh Trump arguments to withhold records...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to stop Congress from receiving call logs, drafts of speeches and other documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol led b...

 2021-11-30 11:10 

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Dr. Anthony Fauci and his galactic, galaxy-size ego...

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci told a CBS "Face the Nation" audience that Republicans are "lying" when they needlessly attack him and that he's "saving lives" with his medical advic...

 2021-11-30 10:01 

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Stocks slip on Wall Street over renewed concerns over virus...

Stocks fell on Wall Street Tuesday after the head of a major vaccine maker expressed concern about how effective current jabs will be against the new variant of the coronavirus. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% as of 10:28 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Aver...

 2021-11-30 05:02 

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Barbados says goodbye to queen, transforms into republic...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history. Several leaders and dignitaries, including Prince...

 2021-11-30 03:51 

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Home of rocker Marilyn Manson searched in abuse investigation...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searched the home of rocker Marilyn Manson on Monday after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women. Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Eva Jimenez said a search warrant was served on the home of ...

 2021-11-30 02:33 

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LOVERRO: Courage to hold China accountable in short supply...

The American athletes who may wind up coming in Beijing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in February will undoubtedly feel the pressure of competition. They'll have help to deal with it. The United States Olympic Committee has declared that therapists and ...

 2021-11-30 02:30 

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NDAA stalls on Senate floor as end-of-year pressure builds...

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked forward progress on the long-stalled defense policy bill as the chamber careens toward the end of the year with no sign of an agreement on the must-pass legislation in sight. Both parties hoped to make progress early t...

 2021-11-30 02:21 

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5% of Marines unvaccinated against COVID-19 as deadline hits...

About 5% of active-duty Marines have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, military officials said late Monday, military officials said late Monday, potentially leaving thousands of service members with an uncertain future following a key Nov. 28 deadline...

 2021-11-30 01:37 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Take back the midterms...

The Marxists are going back to the virus well once more, this time to make sure the 2022 midterms can be manipulated in their favor ("New virus variant raises old fears, spurs travel bans," Page 1, Nov. 29). Anthony Fauci will tell us that voting ...

 2021-11-30 01:36 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Ignore left's anti-Semitism at your peril...

The centers of anti-Semitism in America are our college and university campuses ("Jewish leaders alarmed by rise in antisemitism," Page 1, Nov. 29). After decades of left-wing academia, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar spending billions funding 'ch...

 2021-11-30 01:36 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Aid-money malfeasance no anomaly...

Massive fraudulence is commonplace in these massive bills that respond to such short-notice emergency requirements, from Desert Storm on through the multitude of bills driven by the COVID-19 crisis ("Pandemic unemployment aid landed in wallets of enem...

 2021-11-30 00:35 

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Smash-and-grab crime wave spreads across U.S....

The smash-and-grab robberies plaguing San Francisco and Los Angeles spread to smaller cities in the state and across the country to Chicago and Minneapolis over the holiday weekend, with organized "flash mobs" ransacking stores and making off with...

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