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 2021-11-30 23:07 

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COVID-19 compounding root causes for mass migration to US: research...

The pandemic is compounding poverty and gang violence among other issues in Central and South America — factors that have lead to increased migration to the U.S., according to a new study from...

 2021-11-30 23:00 

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Presented by Southern Company — Shipwreck sends waste thousands of miles...

Today is Tuesday. Welcome to Equilibrium, a newsletter that tracks the growing global battle over the future of sustainability....

 2021-11-30 22:58 

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Omicron case numbers will 'change rapidly,' Fauci says...

"Confirmed cases as of yesterday were 205 in 18 countries, and just this morning, that's gone up to 226 in 20 countries — and I think you're going to expect to see those numbers change rapidly," White House medical adviser Anthony Fa...

 2021-11-30 22:56 

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CDC expanding surveillance at four large U.S. airports to detect omicron variant...

"Currently, CDC is expanding a surveillance program with XpresCheck to JFK, San Francisco, Newark and Atlanta airports, four of the busiest international airports in the country," CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said....

 2021-11-30 22:49 

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Raffensperger talks with Jan. 6 committee about call with Trump: AJC...

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger sat down with the House Committee investigating the Jan....

 2021-11-30 22:48 

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Democrats push tax credits to bolster clean energy...

Industry groups and experts see Democrats' proposed clean energy tax credits as a major boost for expanding alternative energy deployment and tackling climate change, underscoring the high stakes as the party seeks to advance the...

 2021-11-30 22:43 

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White House mulls whether frozen Afghan funds can pay 9/11 families: report...

Top Biden administration officials are reportedly considering how the families of 9/11 victims could potentially seize frozen funds from the Taliban without the U.S....

 2021-11-30 22:41 

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Wisconsin Supreme Court hands win to GOP in key ruling on new congressional maps...

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republicans in a redistricting case that lays the groundwork for the state's current political boundaries to remain largely intact for the next decade....

 2021-11-30 22:41 

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New variant raises questions about air travel mandates...

The emergence of the omicron variant has caused the White House to revisit questions over whether to impose vaccine mandates for domestic air travel, especially as travel picks up for the holiday season....

 2021-11-30 22:40 

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Rates of HIV infection in Black and Hispanic men are the same as 10 years ago: report...

"The first CDC report showing [this] disease was disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic/Latino people was published in 1986. Today's Vital Signs confirms that unfortunately, those disparities continue today," said Rochelle Walensky, C...

 2021-11-30 22:31 

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Biden touts infrastructure bill in Minnesota swing district...

President Biden on Tuesday traveled to Minnesota for the latest stop in his cross-country bid to sell the benefits of a bipartisan infrastructure law and rally support for a more ambitious social spending plan working its way through Co...

 2021-11-30 22:30 

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Maxwell accuser testifies the British socialite was present when Epstein abuse occurred...

The first accuser in the Ghislaine Maxwell sexual abuse trial took the stand on Tuesday and alleged that the British socialite was present when she was sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein....

 2021-11-30 22:19 

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NBA's Enes Kanter: Americans criticizing their country should 'keep their mouth shut'...

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter, who became a U.S....

 2021-11-30 22:05 

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Energy Department to seek feedback on voluntary nuclear waste facilities...

The Department of Energy is seeking feedback on a proposed new process to allow communities to volunteer to store nuclear waste....

 2021-11-30 22:05 

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West Virginia voters overwhelmingly back paid leave proposal: poll...

The vast majority of West Virginia voters support guaranteeing paid family and medical leave to U.S....

 2021-11-30 22:01 

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Professor sparks outrage by saying women should be kept out of law, medicine and engineering careers...

"Every effort must be made not to recruit women into engineering, but rather to recruit and demand more of men who become engineers. Ditto for med school, and the law, and every trade," Boise State University Professor Scott Yenor said at a confer...

 2021-11-30 22:00 

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Less than 2 percent of philanthropy goes toward our biggest threat — climate change...

Giving Tuesday: After reflecting on all that we're grateful for over Thanksgiving, today we give back....

 2021-11-30 21:56 

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FDA advisers narrowly endorse Merck's COVID-19 antiviral pill...

An advisory group for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted to recommend Merck's COVID-19 antiviral pill for infected adults at high risk for severe coronavirus illness, hospitalization or death....

 2021-11-30 21:56 

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South African virology expert says omicron could 'outcompete' delta...

A South African disease expert said in an interview published on Tuesday that the omicron COVID-19 variant could potentially "outcompete" the delta variant....

 2021-11-30 21:56 

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Federal prosecutors seeking records of fundraising groups launched by Sidney Powell: report...

Federal prosecutors are reportedly seeking records related to fundraising groups launched by former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell after the 2020 presidential election in connection to a criminal investigation....

 2021-11-30 21:54 

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Police say FedEx driver dropped packages into ravine multiple times...

The Alabama sheriff investigating the FedEx dump last week said the driver dropped hundreds of packages in the ravine six different times....

 2021-11-30 21:51 

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Minnesota task force to investigate violence against Black women and girls...

"What we know right now is we don't know enough about missing Black women and girls and women who have been murdered," Minnesota Rep. Ruth Richardson, who first proposed the idea of creating the task force, said at a news conference....

 2021-11-30 21:38 

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Biden to receive 'regular updates' about Michigan school shooting...

President Biden was informed of the school shooting in Michigan while traveling in Minnesota on Tuesday, the White House said, and will receive "regular updates" about the incident as more information comes to light....

 2021-11-30 21:37 

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Vermont shatters previous record of COVID-19 hospitalizations...

Vermont shattered its previous COVID-19 hospitalization record on Tuesday, according to data from the state's health department....

 2021-11-30 21:34 

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Amazon accused of underreporting COVID-19 cases...

A coalition of labor groups released a report calling on federal officials to investigate Amazon over allegedly underreporting cases of COVID-19 at its warehouses....

 2021-11-30 21:31 

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 2021-11-30 21:30 

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Major fashion brands may be linked to Amazon deforestation: report...
 2021-11-30 21:30 

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Supreme Court must see through Mississippi's fictitious claims...

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider an abortion rights....

 2021-11-30 21:22 

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Democrat pushes for pipeline reliability standards...

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) is pushing for the creation of an organization that would seek to set both physical and cybersecurity reliability standards for pipelines....

 2021-11-30 21:21 

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Austin orders all National Guard, Reserve troops to get COVID-19 vaccine or face loss of pay...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered that all National Guard and Reserve service members be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face loss of pay, among other consequences, according to a memo released Tuesday....

 2021-11-30 21:15 

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Gillibrand, bipartisan lawmakers push to keep military justice overhaul in NDAA...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday led dozens of bipartisan lawmakers in a push to ensure that a military justice overhaul measure stays in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)....

 2021-11-30 21:10 

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The World Health Organization recommends those 60 years old and older postpone travel over omicron variant concerns...

"Persons who are unwell or at risk of developing severe COVID-19 disease and dying, including people 60 years of age or older or those with comorbidities (e.g. heart disease, cancer and diabetes), should be advised to postpone travel."...

 2021-11-30 21:10 

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Super athlete refuses vaccine, dies tragically...

"John started saying really crazy things that didn't make sense, about how people were only getting the vaccine for free McDonald's, and there was formaldehyde in it."...

 2021-11-30 21:04 

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September video shows Boebert made earlier comments suggesting Omar was a terrorist...

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) made comments at an event in Septemb...

 2021-11-30 21:03 

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EU asks China for 'verifiable proof' that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe...

The European Union on Tuesday called on Beijing to provide "verifiable proof" of the wellbeing and whereabouts of Chinese tennis champion Peng Shuai amid an international outcry of concern for the athlete's safety....

 2021-11-30 21:01 

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Attorney says ex-officer will testify at trial in Daunte Wright killing...

A former Minneapolis police officer will testify during her trial after she fatally shot Daunte Wright, a Black motorist, during a traffic stop in April....

 2021-11-30 21:00 

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Mummy believed to be at least 800 years old unearthed in Peru...

"We didn't expect to make such an important discovery," researchers said....

 2021-11-30 21:00 

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Russia's ultimatum: Will Ukraine negotiate peace or risk conflict?...

Moscow is determined to settle its unfinished business in the Donbass, either through negotiations or annexation....

 2021-11-30 20:57 

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Death of UNLV student who died after amateur boxing match ruled homicide...

The death of a student from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) following an amateur boxing match has been ruled a homicide....

 2021-11-30 20:52 

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Meghan McCain calls for CNN to fire Cuomo...

Meghan McCain slammed CNN anchor Chris Cuomo in a Tuesday op-ed for The Daily Mail, calling him "unfit" for the job in the wake of allegations that he worked to defend his brother, former New York Gov....

 2021-11-30 20:44 

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Members of hacking group sentenced for stealing millions in cryptocurrency...

The Justice Department on Tuesday announced the sentencing of the last member of an international hacking group indicted for allegedly stealing millions in cryptocurrency as part of a "SIM hijacking" effort....

 2021-11-30 20:32 

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Mace fires back at Greene: 'Bat---- crazy'...

Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) shot back at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Tuesday after the Georgia representative called her "trash," responding by using emojis to call her fellow freshman Republican "batsh*t crazy."...

 2021-11-30 20:31 

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McCarthy raised $400K after marathon speech...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) raised more than $400,000 in the days after his marathon speech on the House floor that forced Democrats to delay a vote on their social spending and climate package....

 2021-11-30 20:31 

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Five reasons for concern about Democrats' drug price control plan...

Sadly, if the left has its way, the government will control the entire healthcare system, an outcome that would also result in significant tax and spending increases and the loss of existing coverage for millions of Americans....

 2021-11-30 20:30 

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First openly transgender Miss USA contestant eliminated before round of 16...

The first openly transgender Miss USA contestant, Kataluna Enriquez, was eliminated before the round of 16 on Monday in the beauty contest,...

 2021-11-30 20:30 

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Watch live: Biden touts infrastructure bill in Minneapolis...

President Biden will deliver remarks regarding the recently passed bipartisan infrastructure bill on Tuesday afternoon in Minneapolis. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch the live video above....

 2021-11-30 20:25 

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Schumer eyeing Build Back Better vote as soon as week of Dec. 13...

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is planning to bring President Biden's social and climate spending bill to the floor as soon as the week of Dec. 13, a source familiar confirmed to The Hill....

 2021-11-30 20:12 

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BioNTech co-founder: Vaccinated unlikely to become seriously ill from omicron...

BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin said in an interview published on Tuesday that while the omicron variant may result in more breakthrough cases of COVID-19, most vaccinated individuals will likely experience mild illness from contracting the st...

 2021-11-30 20:09 

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Venezuela Supreme Court bars opposition candidate amid vote count...

Venezuela's Supreme Court abruptly decided to bar an opposition candidate for governor from office on Monday as votes were still being tallied in the country's election....

 2021-11-30 20:09 

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Teen at Philadelphia bus stop shot 18 times, killed...

A teenager in Philadelphia was shot 18 times and killed at a bus stop on Monday....

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