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 2022-03-03 20:21 

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Chicago mayor accused of making obscene remarks, berating lawyers: lawsuit...

A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) prevented a deal between the Chicago Park District and an Italian American group over a Christopher Columbus statue while making obscene comm...

 2022-03-03 20:11 

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Nearly 75 percent of AAPI women experienced racism in past year: survey...

"This past year, our community has experienced a 339% jump in hate crimes with AAPI women disproportionately being the targets of this hate and violence," Sung Yeon Choimorrow, the director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum,...

 2022-03-03 20:07 

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Ukraine, Russia agree to temporary local cease-fires for aid, evacuees...

Ukraine and Russia agreed to a temporary, local cease-fire for humanitarian aid and evacuees on Thursday during their second round of peace talks amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-03-03 20:07 

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NFL, NFLPA to suspend all COVID-19 protocols...

The NFL along with its players' union, the National Football League Player Association (NFLPA), has agreed to suspend all COVID-19 protocols....

 2022-03-03 20:06 

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Anger and insults: Documents show DOJ pushed back bluntly at Trump effort...

Court records filed by the House Jan....

 2022-03-03 20:05 

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Russia increases missile strikes on civilian targets...

Russia has launched more than 480 missiles in Ukraine since the start of the Kremlin's invasion, with forces showing a "willingness to hit civilian infrastructure on purpose," a senior U.S. defense official said Thursday....

 2022-03-03 20:04 

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Jon Stewart rips 'dishonest propagandist' Tucker Carlson for Putin comments...

Comedian Jon Stewart tore into Fox News host Tucker Carlson when asked about recent comments the host made about Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of Russia's attack on Ukraine....

 2022-03-03 20:01 

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This Obesity Care Week, let's drop the stigmas and increase support...

It is critical that we acknowledge and understand the complex and multifaceted factors that cause the disease, many of which are largely out of our personal control, such as the genes we are born with....

 2022-03-03 20:00 

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Watch live: Biden delivers remarks after signing sexual harassment arbitration bill...

President Biden is slated to deliver remarks after signing a sexual harassment arbitration bill into law Thursday evening.The remarks are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. ET.Watch the live video above....

 2022-03-03 19:48 

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Jon Stewart on thinking about running for office: 'How do you not' when you look at who's there?...

Jon Stewart says it's impossible not to consider running for office himself when he sees "the s---heads" who are currently in Congress....

 2022-03-03 19:37 

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Champion Stanford soccer goalkeeper found dead in campus residence...

A Stanford University soccer captain was found dead Tuesday on campus, the school announced...

 2022-03-03 19:36 

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Barr says he told Trump that election fraud claims were 'bulls---'...

Former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr said on Thursday that he told former President Trump that his claims about widespread election fraud were "bullshit."...

 2022-03-03 19:33 

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White House discussing sending Harris to Warsaw, Bucharest...

The White House is actively discussing sending Vice President Harris to Warsaw, Poland, and Bucharest, Romania, in the coming days to show solidarity with Ukraine as it faces an escalating Russian invasion, sources familiar with the conversations...

 2022-03-03 19:30 

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How financial regulatory tools are used against law-abiding Americans — and how to fix it...

If we are serious about protecting freedom, we need to eliminate the ability of financial regulation to serve as a conduit of coercion....

 2022-03-03 19:27 

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Doctor who promoted hydroxychloroquine pleads guilty to entering US capitol on Jan. 6...

A doctor who promoted the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 on Thursday pleaded guilty to entering the U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 6, 2021....

 2022-03-03 19:23 

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Navy Recovers F-35 that fell into South China Sea after crash...

The Navy has recovered an F-35C fighter jet that fell into the South China Sea in January after it crashed on the USS Carl Vinson....

 2022-03-03 19:17 

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Case for ex-cop in Breonna Taylor raid goes to jury...

A jury on Thursday began deliberations in the trial of Brett Hankison, the only officer charged in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky., in 2020....

 2022-03-03 19:14 

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Alabama bill to criminalize gender-affirming care passes committee, moves to full House...

House lawmakers argued that minors were not mature enough to make decisions about their long-term health and called gender-affirming care "abuse," parroting claims made by high-profile Republican lawmakers like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott....

 2022-03-03 19:05 

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White House knocks down talk of banning Russian oil imports...

The White House on Thursday knocked down talk of banning Russian oil imports, warning doing so could further spike the already high price of gas for Americans, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) threw her support behind the idea...

 2022-03-03 19:02 

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Biden admin sanctions more Russian oligarchs, their families...

The Biden administration on Thursday announced sanctions on eight prominent Russians with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as their family members, leveling additional penalties on Moscow for invading Ukraine....

 2022-03-03 19:01 

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GOP lawmakers warn staff union could hinder Congress' work...
 2022-03-03 19:00 

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Has Putin alienated China's Xi with Russia's invasion of Ukraine?...

Xi Jinping preferred a U.S. lulled into believing in the obsolescence of aggression and the wonders of globalization....

 2022-03-03 18:53 

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France seizes mega-yacht linked to Putin ally...

France seized a mega-yacht linked to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday as the western world seeks to punish the Kremlin and its allies amid its invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-03-03 18:52 

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Iowa governor signs bill barring trans girls, women from sports...

Iowa Gov....

 2022-03-03 18:51 

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Top Trump hotel executive leaving company...

Eric Danziger, a top executive for former President Trump's hotel brand, has stepped down from his position with the company,...

 2022-03-03 18:45 

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Florida House passes bill to establish climate change resiliency office...

Florida's state House on Wednesday passed a measure to create a state climate resilience office, with only a single nay vote against the move....

 2022-03-03 18:30 

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Russia's attack on Ukraine is a clear warning to US to Become energy independent with renewables...

The geopolitics of the last century have shifted, and the United States must shift with it if we are to take a leading role....

 2022-03-03 18:22 

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Pay for babysitters jumps 11 percent amid labor crunch: analysis...

Babysitting pay rates skyrocketed last year, with the childcare workers earning 11 percent more in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a new study....

 2022-03-03 18:17 

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Purdue Pharma, states agree to new opioid settlement...

Purdue Pharma, the producer of the drug OxyContin, reached a new settlement states and droves of local governments amid a court battle over the country's role in the opioid crisis....

 2022-03-03 18:14 

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Court documents reveal Pence team's exasperation with Trump...

Hundreds of pages of court documents filed by the Jan....

 2022-03-03 18:11 

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Puerto Rico only place in US where men and women make the same median salary...

Several states and territories, including Wyoming, Washington, D.C., and Utah eclipsed the average wage disparity by more than $15,000....

 2022-03-03 18:09 

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Judge blocks New York attorney general's attempt to break up NRA...

A Manhattan judge has blocked New York Attorney General Letitia James's attempt to break up the National Rifle Association (NRA), though her lawsuit against the gun-rights group is allowed to remain open....

 2022-03-03 18:06 

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DOJ officials criticize Senate-passed cyber bill...

Senior officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) have knocked a Senate-passed cybersecurity bill as having "serious flaws," criticizing it over a lack of direct reporting to the FBI....

 2022-03-03 18:01 

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Biden's SOTU affirms what we already know: His progressive agenda is over...

He is the epitome of moderation — consistently appealing to the political attitudes of right-of-center Americans and small "C" conservatives who don't support him despite his efforts....

 2022-03-03 18:00 

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Lia Thomas: 'I am here to swim'...

In her first interview since December, the transgender swimmer for the University of Pennsylvania said being a trans woman is "an amazing and beautiful experience," but she's always seen herself as a swimmer....

 2022-03-03 17:58 

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Joy Behar suffers fall during View opening...

Joy Behar, a co-host of ABC's "The View," took a tumble as the show opened on Thursday morning....

 2022-03-03 17:40 

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Saudi crown prince: 'Khashoggi would not even be among the top 1,000 people' prioritized for assassination...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an interview with The Atlantic...

 2022-03-03 17:39 

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Kansas trooper pulls gun on state rep during traffic stop...

A Kansas highway patrol trooper reportedly pulled a gun on Kansas state Rep. Aaron Coleman (D), who got out of his car holding an object that turned out to be a cell phone following a brief pursuit....

 2022-03-03 17:38 

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Iran close to enough uranium for nuclear weapon: UN report...

The United Nations' watchdog reported on Thursday that Iran has close to enough uranium in its stockpile to build nuclear weapons,...

 2022-03-03 17:30 

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We can't pass up the opportunity to lower drug prices...

Until Congress intervenes, drug corporations will do what they've always done: raise prices and boost profits....

 2022-03-03 17:29 

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Travel software firm Sabre removes Russia's Aeroflot from global marketplace...

Travel software company Sabre Corp....

 2022-03-03 17:27 

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Time releases its inaugural Women of the Year list...

"Our 2022 Women of the Year list features 12 individuals who have reached across communities, generations, and borders to fight for a more inclusive and equitable world."...

 2022-03-03 17:22 

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10 things to know about Ukraine...

The world spotlight has turned to Ukraine since Russia invaded the sovereign country a week ago....

 2022-03-03 17:16 

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US plans to share coronavirus technology with WHO: report...

The Biden administration is planning to share government-backed COVID-19 technology with the World Health Organization (WHO) to help low and middle-income countries access crucial medicines....

 2022-03-03 17:15 

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We must take an increasingly 'unhinged' Putin's nuclear threats seriously...

Whatever Putin's aspirations for the future of Russia, it's worth remembering what's at stake if a nuclear option is actually on the table....

 2022-03-03 17:11 

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Vindman: This is the 'beginning of the end' for Putin...

Retired Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said that he believes the Russian invasion into Ukraine marked the "beginning of the end" for Russian President Vladimir Putin as casualties from the war grow....

 2022-03-03 17:04 

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Senate Republicans oppose Biden's $22.5 billion COVID-relief request...

Senior Senate Republicans, including the top Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee, say they do not support the Biden administration's request for another $22.5 billion to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2022-03-03 17:04 

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Pelosi says Boebert and Greene 'should just shut up'...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had a terse reaction on Thursday to GOP Reps....

 2022-03-03 17:03 

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Sen. Lujan returns to Senate after stroke...

Sen. Ben Ray Lujn (D-N.M.) returned to the Senate on Thursday for the first time after suffering a stroke.Lujn received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he arrived at a Senate Commerce Committee meeting....

 2022-03-03 17:01 

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Camp Lejeune toxic water victims eye justice as pivotal House bill passes...

A bill that could allow military families to seek justice for decades of water contamination at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina passed with bipartisan support as part of a broad piece of toxics legislation in the House on Thursday...

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