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 2022-01-17 15:09 

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Adalia Rose: Social media star with rapid aging condition dies at 15...

Adalia Rose Williams, a 15-year-old who shared what life was like living with a rare condition and brought bright positivity to millions on social media, died Wednesday....

 2022-01-17 15:09 

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13-year-old dies following fentanyl-related overdose at Hartford School...

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- A 13-year-old boy died due to his exposure to fentanyl at a school in Hartford last week. On Saturday just after 5:35 p.m., the boy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. Hartford Police responded to The Sport and...

 2022-01-17 15:09 

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COVID-19 patients show more signs of brain damage than people with Alzheimer's disease...

A new study reveals older patients contracting COVID have more signs of brain damage than people who develop the neurodegenerative disease....

 2022-01-17 15:09 

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Baking chips sold at Walmart recalled...

Lily's Sweets is voluntarily recalling 18,855 cases of one of their baking products....

 2022-01-17 15:09 

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Thousands of US flights canceled due to winter storm, including Reid International on Sunday...

Thousands of flights have been either delayed or canceled around the United States as a winter storm hits the East Coast on the holiday weekend....

 2022-01-17 15:09 

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Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket...

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Week all devoted real estate in their opinion sections this week to potential big names, including Hillary Clinton, to replace either President Biden or Vice President Harris on Democrats' next White...

 2022-01-17 15:08 

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COVID deaths and cases in nursing homes climbing again...

Nursing homes were the lethal epicenter of the pandemic early on, before the vaccines allowed many to reopen and welcome visitors again. Now the highly contagious variant has dealt them a setback....

 2022-01-17 15:08 

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Security training paid off in hostage standoff, Texas rabbi says...

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker said security training at his congregation over the years is what allowed him and the other three hostages to make it through the 10-hour ordeal....

 2022-01-17 14:44 

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Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat angrily rejected the U.S. allegations that it was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine as Russian troops that are amassed near the Ukraine border launched more drills Monday. The White House said Friday that ...

 2022-01-17 14:03 

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How's he doing? Americans weigh in on Biden's performance...

President Joe Biden took office at a particularly polarized time in American history, so it's not surprising that citizens are divided on his performance at the one-year mark. A Georgia history teacher who voted for Biden would give him a "C" ...

 2022-01-17 13:06 

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Scott creates MLK Day videos, hopes to rebut Biden speech...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With a video series on issues he sees as pertinent to the Black community, the U.S. Senate's only Black Republican, Tim Scott of South Carolina, is putting forth what he characterizes as a positive response to partisan rhet...

 2022-01-17 11:38 

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China's Xi rejects 'Cold War mentality,' pushes cooperation...

GENEVA (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping called Monday for greater world cooperation against COVID-19 and pledged to send an additional 1 billion doses of vaccine to other countries, while urging other powers to discard a "Cold-War mentality&#...

 2022-01-17 11:17 

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Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, wounds 6...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A possible drone attack may have sparked an explosion that struck three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport on Monday that killed three people and wounded si...

 2022-01-17 10:30 

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Winter storm whipping East Coast with snow, thunderstorms...

A dangerous winter storm was bringing significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the East Coast of the U.S. on Monday. A foot (30 centimeters) of snow was forecast for parts of New England, New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvania throu...

 2022-01-17 09:54 

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Ex-leader Poroshenko returns to Ukraine to appear in court...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday returned to Ukraine to face court on treason charges he believes are politically motivated. At the Kyiv airport, where he arrived on a flight from Warsaw on Monday morning, P...

 2022-01-17 09:27 

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Jill Biden: I didn't expect 'healing role' as first lady...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Her husband campaigned to help unite the country, but Jill Biden says "healing" a nation wounded by a deadly pandemic, natural and other disasters and deep political polarization is among her chief roles as first lady, too. ...

 2022-01-17 09:22 

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Djokovic out, but vaccine debate stays in Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — To some, it seemed a cloud had been lifted from the Australian Open. To others, Novak Djokovic still was almost palpably present, the name on everyone's lips on the opening day of the first major tennis tournament of ...

 2022-01-17 06:46 

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Trailblazing Arab lawmaker shakes up Israeli politics...

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Mansour Abbas broke a longstanding taboo when he led his Arab party into Israel's governing coalition last year. The bold move appears to be paying dividends. Abbas, a once obscure politician, is the linchpin of the shaky...

 2022-01-17 06:40 

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Atlanta church service will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr....

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's mayor, Georgia's governor and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock are scheduled to attend the annual Martin Luther King Jr. service at King's old congregation, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The service at Ebenezer an...

 2022-01-17 06:09 

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Fund to preserve, assist Black churches gets $20M donation...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new effort to preserve historic Black churches in the United States has received a $20 million donation that will go to help congregations including one that was slammed during the tornado that killed more than 20 people in...

 2022-01-17 06:04 

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Support flows to 'changed' Texas synagogue after standoff...

DALLAS (AP) — The tight-knit congregation at a Texas synagogue where four people were held hostage by an armed captor during a 10-hour standoff over the weekend traces its roots back to a gathering organized over 20 years ago by a handful of familie...

 2022-01-17 05:54 

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Texas rabbi: Security training paid off in hostage standoff...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — U.S. and British authorities Monday continued an investigation into the weekend standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended with an armed British national dead and a rabbi crediting past security training for getting him and t...

 2022-01-17 02:20 

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China's economy grows 8.1% in 2021, slows in second half...

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy grew by 8.1% in 2021 after an abrupt slowdown in the second half that is prompting suggestions Beijing needs to shore up slumping growth. In the final three months of 2021, the world's second-largest economy ex...

 2022-01-17 01:38 

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Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men's tennis player's hopes of defending his Australian Open t...

 2022-01-17 01:28 

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Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102...

Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, has died. He was 102. Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Sunday announced his death on Twitter, both of them calling McGee an ...

 2022-01-17 00:30 

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Seoul: N. Korea fires projectile in 4th launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired at least one suspected ballistic missile into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea and Japan said, with the apparent goal of demonstrating its military might ...

 2022-01-16 23:48 

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Great Falls Public Schools students returning to in-person classes this week...

UPDATE JAN. 16 AT 4:50 PM:...

 2022-01-16 23:30 

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Steven M. Sipple: Alberts asks key questions about Memorial Stadium, as does fan survey...

Changes are being considered for Memorial Stadium as NU officials "work through an outstanding modernization plan with community leaders," A.D. Trev Alberts says....

 2022-01-16 22:20 

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Bidens pack carrots, apples into boxes during food bank stop...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden packed carrots and apples into food boxes for the hungry and chatted with volunteers Sunday at a food bank as part of a day of service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The couple trav...

 2022-01-16 20:01 

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Outpouring of grief as victims of Bronx fire laid to rest...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after a fire filled a high-rise apartment building with thick, suffocating smoke that killed 17 people, including eight children. The mass fun...

 2022-01-16 18:07 

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By the numbers: Stats that tell story of Biden's first year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — By some counts, President Joe Biden can lay claim to a banner first year in office. But numbers also reveal plenty of setbacks. Most in the United States got their COVID-19 vaccines, but other countries fared better. Economic growt...

 2022-01-16 17:46 

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For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two days after the presidential election on Nov. 2, 2020, the Oath Keepers were already convinced that victory had been stolen from President Donald Trump and members of the far-right militia group were making plans to march ...

 2022-01-16 17:10 

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Rising costs add to pandemic pain for small businesses...

NEW YORK (AP) — In just two weeks, the cost of pecans for the pies at Peggy Jean's Pies in Columbia, Missouri, has surged nearly 40%, perplexing co-owner Rebecca Miller and adding to the cost of doing business. Miller will soon have to bump up t...

 2022-01-16 17:04 

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Election overhaul in Alaska aimed at reducing partisanship...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — As partisan warfare has become the norm in state legislatures and Congress, Alaska is set to embark on an experiment to see if voters themselves can disarm the combatants. A new election system, narrowly passed by voters in 202...

 2022-01-16 16:54 

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In California pot market, a hazy line between legal and not...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On an isolated farm, greenhouses stand in regimental order, sheltered by a fringe of trees. Inside are hundreds of head-high cannabis plants in precise rows, each rising from a pot nourished by coils of irrigation tubing. Lights p...

 2022-01-16 14:40 

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Mali ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76...

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76. Keita, know...

 2022-01-16 14:19 

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Snow, ice blasts through South with powerful winter storm...

ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous frigid glaze. Tens of thousands...

 2022-01-16 14:19 

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At many churches, pandemic hits collection plates, budgets...

Biltmore United Methodist Church of Asheville, North Carolina, is for sale. Already financially strapped because of shrinking membership and a struggling preschool, the congregation was dealt a crushing blow by the coronavirus. Attendance plummeted, with ...

 2022-01-16 14:14 

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Ukraine claims Russia behind cyberattack in 'hybrid war'...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Development said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced government websites and it alleged that Russia is engaged in a "hybrid war" against its neighbor. The statement ...

 2022-01-16 13:33 

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After Biden's first year, the virus and disunity rage on...

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the inaugural platform, President Joe Biden saw American sickness on two fronts — a disease of the national spirit and the one from the rampaging coronavirus — and he saw hope, because leaders always must see that....

 2022-01-16 13:22 

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COVID deaths and cases are rising again at US nursing homes...

COVID-19 infections are soaring again at U.S. nursing homes because of the omicron wave, and deaths are climbing too, leading to new restrictions on family visits and a renewed push to get more residents and staff members vaccinated and boosted. Nursing h...

 2022-01-16 12:56 

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Tesla inks deal to get key battery component outside China...

LONDON (AP) — Tesla is turning to Mozambique for a key component in its electric car batteries in what analysts believe is a first-of-its-kind deal designed to reduce its dependence on China for graphite. Elon Musk's company signed an agreement ...

 2022-01-16 12:04 

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Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, but the massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from New Zealand to...

 2022-01-16 12:04 

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Lebanon faces internet service interruption amid fuel crisis...

BEIRUT (AP) — Internet services were disrupted in Lebanon Sunday because of diesel shortages, according to the state provider, adding another essential service to the list of casualties of the country's snowballing economic crisis. Imad Kreidieh...

 2022-01-16 10:20 

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Netanyahu negotiating plea deal in corruption trial...

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case, a person involved in the talks said Sunday. The deal, which could be signed as early as this week, could usher Netanyahu off ...

 2022-01-16 10:20 

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Omicron exposes inflexibility of Europe's public hospitals...

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A World Health Organization official warned last week of a "closing window of opportunity" for European countries to prevent their health care systems from being overwhelmed as the omicron variant produces near-vert...

 2022-01-16 08:15 

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Ethiopian diaspora torn by ethnic tensions in Tigray war...

Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church in Ohio, in a lawsuit between trustees and clergy. The original trustees of the Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Columbus hav...

 2022-01-16 07:55 

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Typhoons, wildfires, missiles: Teen flies solo round world...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check. Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check. Keep away from test missiles in North Korea. What? Wait. As teenage pilot Zara Rutherford flew ever onward in a record-challenging global od...

 2022-01-16 06:57 

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Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Four hostages are safe and their captor is dead after an hourslong standoff that began when the man took over services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting on a livestream and demanding the release of a Paki...

 2022-01-16 06:31 

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Microsoft discloses malware attack on Ukraine govt networks...

BOSTON (AP) — Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, a disclosure suggesting an attention-grabbing d...

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