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 2021-10-21 11:16 

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Coronavirus: Pfizer, BioNTech say booster shot brings vaccine efficacy back to 95.6%...

Pfizer and BioNTech announced early Thursday that a booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine was 95.6% effective at preventing symptomatic cases of COVID-19 in a Phase 3 clinical trial....

 2021-10-21 11:15 

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India celebrates 1B vaccine doses, hopes to speed 2nd shots...

India is celebrating giving its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose...

 2021-10-21 11:15 

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EU leaders seek to safeguard energy supplies as prices soar...

European Union leaders are seeking to safeguard energy supplies to the 27-nation bloc while speeding up the transition away from polluting fossil fuels to sustainable alternatives...

 2021-10-21 10:57 

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Spotlight: Another busy October weekend in NE Florida...

While the signature October event of Florida-Georgia is still a week away, this weekend is going to be full of community events....

 2021-10-21 10:55 

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Greece: Striking hospital staff hold protest in Athens...

Hundreds of Greek state hospital workers are marching through central Athens as part of a 24-hour strike to protest staff shortages and compulsory coronavirus vaccinations...

 2021-10-21 10:45 

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Pakistani police: 3 Afghans from IS group killed near border...

Pakistani counter-terrorism forces say they have killed three Afghan militants who belonged to the Islamic State group during a raid on a hideout near the country's border with Afghanistan...

 2021-10-21 10:35 

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NATO weighs Afghan lessons in waging major ops abroad...

NATO defense ministers are weighing what lessons to draw from the military mission in Afghanistan, including whether to even undertake major operations outside Europe and North America...

 2021-10-21 10:35 

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EU summit to load pressure on Poland over rule of law...

European Union leaders will pressure a defiant Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to fall back into line on recognizing that EU law trumps national decision-making, hoping that dialogue will stave off a fundamental crisis in the bloc...

 2021-10-21 10:24 

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Mid-80s return along with more humidity...

Action News Jax Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh says today and Friday will be the warmest days of the week with afternoon temperatures climbing into the mid-80s....

 2021-10-21 10:24 

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Woman robbed, hit by car in Arlington, police searching for suspect...

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said a woman was robbed and hit by a car Thursday morning in Arlington....

 2021-10-21 10:23 

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Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group...

The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting massacre is joining the top ranks of a progressive anti-gun group to promote like-minded political candidates around the country ahead of next year's midterm elections...

 2021-10-21 10:17 

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Roadside assistance employee attacked, robbed while working in Arlington...

A woman is suffering from life-threatening injuries following a reported robbery in Arlington....

 2021-10-21 10:13 

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Clinton, on the mend, 'touched by outpouring of support'...

Former President Bill Clinton has released a video saying he's on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19...

 2021-10-21 10:13 

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Strong winds cause damage, disruptions in western Europe...

A quarter of a million French homes are without electricity and trains have been halted from Normandy to the Paris region after powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium...

 2021-10-21 10:02 

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Moscow tightens restrictions as infections, deaths soar...

The authorities in Moscow have announced a plan to shut restaurants and non-food stores and introduce other restrictions later this month as Russia registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandem...

 2021-10-21 10:00 

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La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava...

Hundreds of people were evacuated during the night on the Spanish island of La Palma as a river of molten rock creeps deeper into a coastal town during a protracted volcanic eruption...

 2021-10-21 09:25 

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Australian town overwhelmed by response to free land offer...

The Australian Outback town of Quilpie (Quill-Pea) hoped its offer of free residential land to anyone who would make it their home might attract five new families to the remote community of 800...

 2021-10-21 09:25 

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Global shares decline after Evergrande sale deal called off...

Global shares are mostly lower after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through...

 2021-10-21 09:20 

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Russia's infections, deaths soar to pandemic's highest...

Russia has registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic as the authorities hoped to slow the spread by introducing a nonworking week...

 2021-10-21 09:20 

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Over 180 people killed after heavy rains in Nepal and India...

Floods and landslides triggered by days of torrential rains have killed at least 99 people in Nepal since Monday...

 2021-10-21 08:40 

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Official: US at turning point in dealing with Myanmar crisis...

A senior U.S. official says the United States is at a turning point in deciding how to handle the crisis in military-ruled Myanmar, weighing further political and economic steps to pressure the government to change its behavior...

 2021-10-21 08:39 

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S Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket...

South Korea has test launched its first domestically produced space rocket in what officials describe as an important step in the country's pursuit of a satellite launch program...

 2021-10-21 08:35 

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Turkish media: Russians held over targeting of Chechens...

Turkish state broadcaster TRT News says six suspects have been jailed pending trial over an alleged plot against Chechen dissidents...

 2021-10-21 08:23 

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Asian shares mixed after Evergrande sale deal called off...

Asian shares are mixed after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through...

 2021-10-21 08:10 

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Year after Nigeria's deadly protests, police still accused...

Joshua Samuel painfully recalls the day, one year ago, that Nigerian soldiers opened fire in Lagos while he and thousands of others were protesting police brutality...

 2021-10-21 07:23 

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China boots Caixin financial news from approved media list...

China has removed Caixin Media, one of the country's most independent business news sites, from a list of news outlets whose content can be republished by other internet news providers...

 2021-10-21 07:08 

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Orionid Meteor Shower 2021: 5 photos captured by skygazers...

The Orionid meteor shower, which occurs from Oct. 2 to Nov. 7 every year thanks to debris from Halley's comet, peaked early Thursday. Skygazers flocked to social media to share their photos with the hashtags #Orionids and #OrionidMeteorShower. Here ar...

 2021-10-21 06:55 

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Belgium braces for another surge in COVID-19 cases...

Belgium's government is warning that the country could well be on the cusp of another major surge in COVID-19 cases despite its high vaccination rate...

 2021-10-21 06:45 

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Israeli minister sees opportunity at UN climate conference...

Israel's new environmental protection minister has set some ambitious goals: Tamar Zandberg believes she can use her office to play an important role in the global battle against climate change while also promoting peace in the volatile Middle East...

 2021-10-21 06:25 

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LEADING OFF: LA homecoming for Braves' Fried in NLCS Game 5...

In the only playoff game of the night Thursday, the Atlanta Braves can win their first pennant in 22 years with a victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series at Dodger Stadium...

 2021-10-21 05:36 

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Ex-Minneapolis police officer to be resentenced in death of 911 caller...

A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman four years ago after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home will be resentenced on a lesser charge Thursday....

 2021-10-21 05:21 

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Hunter’s Moon 2021: 10 stunning photos of October’s full moon...

October's full moon, also known as the Hunter's Moon, brightened the night sky Wednesday. Social media users shared their photos with the hashtag #HuntersMoon. Here are some of our favorites....

 2021-10-21 05:15 

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Rare coin made in Colonial New England could fetch $300,000...

An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it's put up for auction in London next month...

 2021-10-21 05:13 

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US marks 200M COVID-19 shots shared with world...

The White House says the U.S. has donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world...

 2021-10-21 05:10 

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Alabama man faces 2nd execution date this year for killing...

An Alabama man is facing his second execution date this year for the killing of a woman taken at gunpoint from an ATM location and shot in a cemetery...

 2021-10-21 05:10 

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UK, New Zealand approve trade deal; hope it opens more doors...

Britain and New Zealand have agreed to a trade deal that eliminates tariffs on a wide range of goods as the U.K. expands economic links around the world following its exit from the European Union...

 2021-10-21 05:00 

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Big changes in White House ideas to pay for $2 trillion plan...

The White House is floating new plans for ways to pay for President Joe Biden's $2 trillion proposal for expanding social services and tackling climate change...

 2021-10-21 04:56 

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‘I can’t wait to murder you’: Florida man charged with cyberstalking...

A Florida man is accused of cyberstalking three victims during an 18-month period, prosecutors said Wednesday....

 2021-10-21 04:46 

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Struggling Chinese developer calls off $2.6B asset sale...

A major Chinese real estate developer whose struggle to avoid defaulting on billions of dollars of debt rattled financial markets has called off the sale of a $2.6 billion stake in a subsidiary and has made no progress in selling other assets...

 2021-10-21 04:46 

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India hits 1B vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots...

India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge this year...

 2021-10-21 04:45 

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Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging?...

The coronavirus that caused the pandemic can keep evolving as long as people are still getting infected, but that doesn't mean new variants will emerge as regularly or that they'll be more dangerous...

 2021-10-21 04:45 

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Trump announces launch of his very own social media site...

Former President Donald Trump says he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection...

 2021-10-21 04:35 

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Virginia gives Democrats a test of Black turnout before 2022...

Polls have consistently shown Democrat Terry McAuliffe with the overwhelming support of Black Virginians in the gubernatorial race...

 2021-10-21 04:26 

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Coast Guard had earlier notice about California oil spill...

Records show the Coast Guard received multiple reports of a possible fuel spill off the Southern California coast earlier than previously disclosed...

 2021-10-21 04:25 

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[ Jacksonville ]

House to vote on Bannon contempt as Justice decision looms...

The House is voting on whether to hold longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection...

 2021-10-21 04:16 

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Climate change makes drought recovery tougher in U.S. West...

Many parts of California are seeing heavy rainfall this week for the first time in months...

 2021-10-21 04:15 

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[ Jacksonville ]

Sheriff to announce what killed California family on hike...

A California sheriff has scheduled a news conference to announce the causes of death of a Northern California family and their dog who were found in a remote hiking area...

 2021-10-21 04:02 

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Gas prices in California town hit $7.59 a gallon...

The AAA website says it all: "Sorry Folks, but the cost of gasoline is still going up."...

 2021-10-21 04:00 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Asian shares mixed after Evergrande sale deal called off...

Asian shares are mixed after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through...

 2021-10-21 03:50 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Ex-Minneapolis cop faces new sentence in death of 911 caller...

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report that she heard a possible rape happening behind her home will be sentenced on a lesser charge...

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