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 2021-12-02 18:21 

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At least 50 in Norway infected with omicron variant after company's holiday party...

Norwegian officials said at least 50 people have been infected with the new omicron variant of the coronavirus,...

 2021-12-02 18:21 

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 2021-12-02 18:20 

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China clears Boeing 737 Max to return to skies...

China's aviation regulator on Thursday approved the Boeing 737 Max to return to service in the country, more than two-and-a-half years after use of the aircraft was suspended following two fatal accidents caused by design flaws and...

 2021-12-02 18:17 

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Watch live: Biden discusses COVID-19 and the omicron variant...

President Biden on Thursday afternoon will deliver remarks on COVID-19 as the first two U.S. cases of the omicron variant have been confirmed.The event is scheduled to begin at 1:40 p.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2021-12-02 18:11 

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Chef sentenced after serving up deadly meal...

"I hate to say it, I really hate to say it, but I think I was rushed. I was rushing," the cook, John Croucher, said while defending himself in court....

 2021-12-02 18:09 

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'Rust' assistant director backs Baldwin on gun's fatal firing...

The assistant director for "Rust" is backing Alec Baldwin's claim that the Academy Award winner didn't pull the trigger in a shooting on the movie's set that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins....

 2021-12-02 18:02 

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White House defends African travel ban despite domestic omicron cases...

The White House on Thursday said there is no timetable for lifting travel restrictions on southern African countries, even as a new case of the omicron variant was identified in the U.S....

 2021-12-02 18:02 

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Lobster fishers ask Supreme Court to halt restrictions meant to protect whales...

A lobster fishers' union and two lobster fishing companies have asked the Supreme Court to halt the closure of fishing grounds off Maine intended to protect an endangered whale species....

 2021-12-02 18:00 

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Puerto Rico mayor pleads guilty to federal corruption charges...

A mayor in Puerto Rico pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiracy to commit bribery and receive kickbacks after he was accused of awarding 50 contracts worth almost $10 million to an asphalt company....

 2021-12-02 18:00 

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What America's Thinking: December 2, 2021...
 2021-12-02 18:00 

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The fight against China's ideology requires a free and open internet...

The ideological war between the liberal world order and China's new order compels a response from the United States....

 2021-12-02 17:58 

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Biden will continue travel to promote agenda despite omicron...

The White House does not have plans to adjust President Biden's travel schedule due to concerns about the omicron coronavirus variant, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday....

 2021-12-02 17:56 

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House passes bill to expedite financial disclosures from judges...

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that will expedite financial disclosures from judges....

 2021-12-02 17:56 

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Scientists find 'trigger' for rare blood clots in patients after AstraZeneca vaccine...

Scientists believe they have found the trigger for the rare blood clots in people who have taken the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-12-02 17:51 

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Pelosi hammers 'anti-science, anti-vaccination' Republicans for threatening shutdown...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday ripped into the Republican lawmakers threatening a government shutdown over President Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandate, accusing them of promoting a dual crisis of the economy and public he...

 2021-12-02 17:48 

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House Democrats call on leaders to pass supply chain legislation...

A group of House Democrats, some of whom are expected to face challenging reelection races next year, on Thursday called for the chamber to take up legislation to address supply chain disruptions amid concerns from Americans about inflation....

 2021-12-02 17:42 

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Blinken: Iran actions risk collapse of new talks...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said recent rhetoric and actions by Iran related to its nuclear program risk collapsing international talks in Vienna over reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement....

 2021-12-02 17:40 

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Astronauts replace space station antenna after debris fears forced delay...

The spacewalk was initially scheduled for Tuesday....

 2021-12-02 17:36 

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Japan reverses request to halt reservations for inbound flights...

Japan has reversed its request to halt reservations for inbound flights, citing confusion between government agencies over the country's efforts to halt the spread of the omicron COVID-19 variant,...

 2021-12-02 17:35 

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WTA warns suspension of Chinese events could go beyond 2022...

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) could suspend tournaments in China beyond 2022 amid the ongoing controversy surrounding sexual allegations leveled by Peng Shuai, its president said Thursday....

 2021-12-02 17:32 

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Michael Bloomberg donating $750M to expand charter schools...

"To begin meeting the demand for charters, Bloomberg Philanthropies is launching a five-year, $750 million effort to create seats for 150,000 more children in 20 metro areas across the country," Bloomberg wrote in the Wall Street Journal....

 2021-12-02 17:30 

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The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden to announce increased measures for omicron...

To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: https://thehill.com/30ARS1U...

 2021-12-02 17:30 

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War of words escalates in House...

Lawmakers need to stop pontificating from the left and right and start legislating for the vital center of America....

 2021-12-02 17:26 

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Armed man outside UN headquarters in New York: reports...

The United Nations headquarters in New York City was locked down on Thursday after police said officers were responding to several reports of a man holding a gun outside the office,...

 2021-12-02 17:25 

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Israeli prime minister's family to fly overseas after he warned against international travel...

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's office announced on Wednesday that his wife and children would be taking a trip abroad after Bennett advised against traveling out of the country amid the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant.&nbs...

 2021-12-02 17:19 

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Georgia election workers sue Gateway Pundit, alleging defamation...

A pair of election workers in Georgia are suing a conservative website for defamation, according to a new report....

 2021-12-02 17:14 

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Ohio deputy charged with murder in fatal shooting of Black man...

An Ohio sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder after he fatally shot a Black man in the back five times last year....

 2021-12-02 17:10 

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Rules committee mulls contempt vote for Trump DOJ official...

The House Rules Committee on Thursday weighed the contempt of Congress referral against Trump Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark, who was censured Wednesday by the House committee investigating the Jan....

 2021-12-02 17:04 

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US, allies impose more sanctions on Belarus...

The U.S....

 2021-12-02 17:01 

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It's no longer a luxury to treat rare diseases — we must act accordingly...

We can now diagnose over 6,000 distinct conditions with accurate DNA sequencing, with a potential increase to over 10,000 identified conditions in the coming years....

 2021-12-02 16:54 

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Teachers reported concerns about suspect days before Michigan school shooting...

Two teachers at Oxford High School reported concerns over Ethan Crumbley's behavior in the days before the 15-year-old went on a shooting spree, killing four of his classmates and leaving seven others injured, according to the county she...

 2021-12-02 16:54 

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Schumer facing pressure in New York to preserve paid leave in spending package...

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is facing pressure from a coalition in his state to preserve paid family leave in the Democrats' massive social spending and climate package, an endeavor tha...

 2021-12-02 16:52 

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Waukesha suspect's mother blames tragedy on lack of mental health services...

A letter signed by Dawn Woods, the mother of Darrell Brooks, who is accused of killing six people at the Waukesha Holiday Parade last month, offered condolences to the victims and blamed her son's actions on inadequ...

 2021-12-02 16:50 

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OPEC, allies stick to modest oil supply increases...

A group of oil producing countries and their allies known as OPEC+ on Thursday agreed to continue with its previously planned modest increase in oil production....

 2021-12-02 16:41 

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Police say Texas woman pulled gun, threatened to shoot over parking space...

Authorities said a woman was arrested after pulling a gun and threatening to shoot over a parking space at a local supermarket, MySanAntonio.com reported....

 2021-12-02 16:33 

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Human Rights Watch: Killing of dozens of protesters in Myanmar was planned...

The killing of dozens of protesters in Myanmar last March was planned by military and security forces, the organization Human Rights Watch said in a new repor...

 2021-12-02 16:30 

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Maternal and child health legislation must be prioritized now...

We can—and we must—do better, and passage of several key bills would result in dramatic positive change....

 2021-12-02 16:28 

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Blinken calls on Russia to pull military forces from Ukraine border or risk sanctions...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday said Russia is the aggressor against Ukraine and faces coordinated, global sanctions if it fails to reverse its military posture on the border....

 2021-12-02 16:21 

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California couple to plead guilty in admissions scandal...

A couple in California on Wednesday agreed to plead guilty to paying $25,000 to cheat on their son's college admissions exam....

 2021-12-02 16:16 

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Minnesota confirms US's second omicron case...

Minnesota on Thursday reported its first omicron COVID-19 case, marking the second confirmed case of the new variant of concern in the U.S....

 2021-12-02 16:15 

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Pollster says he would tell Democrats running in 2022 that 'we have a problem'...

A Democratic pollster who conducted focus groups after Democrat Terry McAuliffe lost the Virginia gubernatorial race said he would tell members of his party running in 2022 that "we have a problem."...

 2021-12-02 16:12 

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Judge says Trump 'stoked' crowd on Jan. 6...

A federal judge on Wednesday said the speakers at the "Stop the Steal" rally that preceded the deadly Jan....

 2021-12-02 16:10 

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Schumer warns of 'Republican anti-vaccine shutdown'...

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday warned that Congress is facing a "Republican anti-vaccine shutdown" because "a few lone holdouts" are raising objections to a deal to fund the government until Feb. 18....

 2021-12-02 16:10 

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South African scientists give warning on early reports about omicron...

"Previous infection used to protect against delta and now with omicron it doesn't seem to be the case," researchers said....

 2021-12-02 16:08 

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Pressed on 2024, Buttigieg says, 'we are squarely focused on the job at hand'...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday said the Biden administration is focused on the job at hand in response to questions about if President Biden would run for re-election in 2024....

 2021-12-02 16:07 

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Manchin won't rule out backing GOP effort to defund Biden vaccine mandate...

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) declined to say Thursday how he would vote on a GOP effort to defund President Biden's vaccine requirement for larger businesses as part of the debate over short-term bill to fund the government....

 2021-12-02 16:00 

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What's that you smell in the Supreme Court?...

While defending abortion as a "liberty interest," efforts to explore the actual basis for Roe were largely brushed aside....

 2021-12-02 15:57 

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Tesla unveils electric kids vehicle for the holidays—meet the 'Cyberquad'...

The ATV is recommended for kids eight and older with a weight limit of 150 pounds....

 2021-12-02 15:56 

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California city spending pandemic aid funds to fight smash-and-grab robberies...

The San Jose, Calif....

 2021-12-02 15:55 

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Meadows calls Trump's positive COVID-19 test before Biden debate 'fake news'...

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday refuted reports — based on his own book — that former President Trump tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of a debate with then-Democratic preside...

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