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 2021-12-08 08:04 

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Japanese tycoon takes off for International Space Station...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Japanese billionaire and his producer rocketed to space Wednesday as the first self-paying space tourists in more than a decade. Fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and producer Yozo Hirano, who plans to film his mission, blasted off for t...

 2021-12-08 07:39 

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USSR's death blow was struck 30 years ago in a hunting lodge...

MOSCOW (AP) — When the leaders of the Soviet Union's three Slavic republics met at a secluded hunting lodge on Dec. 8, 1991, the fate of vast country hung in the balance. With a stroke of their pens, they delivered a death blow to the USSR, trig...

 2021-12-08 07:13 

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Germany on new path as Scholz replaces Merkel as chancellor...

BERLIN (AP) — Olaf Scholz is set to take office Wednesday as Germany's ninth post-World War II chancellor, succeeding Angela Merkel after her heralded 16-year tenure. Scholz's government takes office with high hopes of modernizing the Europe...

 2021-12-08 06:43 

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Wrongfully convicted Massachusetts man freed after 27 years...

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent over two decades in prison for what a court is calling a wrongful murder and armed robbery conviction has been released from prison. WCVB-TV reports that James Lucien, 48, was serving a life sentence in co...

 2021-12-08 06:07 

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Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that Australia will join the U.S. in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns. Morrison said it should come as no surprise that...

 2021-12-08 05:41 

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With jury set, Potter trial turns to opening statements...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jurors will be presented with starkly different views of the Minnesota police officer who killed Black motorist Daunte Wright during opening statements at hermanslaughter trial Wednesday, with the defense claiming that Kim Potter ...

 2021-12-08 05:41 

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Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial...

CHICAGO (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in downtown Chicago to get publicity. The jur...

 2021-12-08 05:36 

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'Pharma Bro' firm reaches $40M settlement in gouging case...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A company once owned by "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli will pay up to $40 million to settle allegations that it jacked up the price of a life-saving medication by roughly 4 ,000% after obtaining exclusive rights to the...

 2021-12-08 05:36 

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Biden-Putin talks yield no breakthrough in Ukraine tensions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin were still far apart after two hours of talks on the escalating crisis caused by Russia's massing of tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine. Biden delivered a simple mess...

 2021-12-08 05:11 

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Scott Peterson faces new life sentence in wife's 2002 death...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 17 years after being sentenced to die, Scott Peterson will be resentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the 2002 slayings of his pregnant wife and unborn son that gripped the world then and since. The California Sup...

 2021-12-08 05:11 

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Afghans wait and worry at US bases after frantic evacuation...

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. (AP) — The former interpreter for the U.S. Army counts himself among the lucky as an Afghan who managed to make it through frantic crowds outside the Kabul airportto board a military evacuation flight out of th...

 2021-12-08 05:11 

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Major outage at Amazon disrupts businesses across the US...

A major outage in Amazon's cloud computing network Tuesday severely disrupted services at a wide range of U.S. companies for more than five hours, the latest sign of just how concentrated the business of keeping the internet running has become. The in...

 2021-12-08 04:56 

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Major outage at Amazon disrupts businesses across the US...

A major outage in Amazon's cloud computing network Tuesday severely disrupted services at a wide range of U.S. companies for more than five hours, the latest sign of just how concentrated the business of keeping the internet running has become. The in...

 2021-12-08 03:08 

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Myanmar democracy in new era as Suu Kyi sidelined by army...

BANGKOK (AP) — In sentencing Myanmar's iconic democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to prison, the country's generals have effectively exiled her from electoral politics. But that doesn't mean the Southeast Asian nation is back to square one...

 2021-12-08 02:58 

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Congressional leaders reach deal to hike debt limit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders reached an elaborate deal Tuesday that will allow Democrats to lift the nation's debt limit without any votes from Republicans, likely averting another last-minute rush to avoid a federal default. Hours la...

 2021-12-08 02:43 

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Navy contests Hawaii's orders to suspend, drain fuel tanks...

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy is contesting orders from Hawaii to suspend use of fuel tanks and drain them at a complex above an aquifer that supplies nearly 20% of Honolulu's drinking water until certain conditions are met. The Navy has already...

 2021-12-08 02:02 

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces cross-examination...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes spent another five hours on the witness stand Tuesday sparring with a federal prosecutor aiming to prove criminal allegations that she misled investors, customers, and patients about a fla...

 2021-12-08 01:31 

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Saudi suspect in Khashoggi killing arrested in France...

PARIS (AP) — A suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested Tuesday in France, according to a French judicial official. The official said the suspect was being held on the basis of a Turkish arrest warrant. He request...

 2021-12-07 23:43 

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Former NFL player Glenn Foster dies after being taken into police custody...

Glenn Foster, a former football player for the New Orleans Saints, died while in the custody of the Pickens County Sheriff's Office Monday afternoon....

 2021-12-07 23:16 

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NYC landlord could lose apartment building after filing for wrong type of bankruptcy...

While the word 'bankruptcy' appears in both, Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 are not remotely similar....

 2021-12-07 22:09 

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Adele presale tickets for Las Vegas performance delayed until Wednesday...

If you're one of the lucky Adele fans who received a notice that you could buy a presale ticket Tuesday for her upcoming Las Vegas residency at the Caesars Palace Colosseum, you will have to wait one more day....

 2021-12-07 21:54 

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Surgeon general warns of mental health challenges confronting youth...

"It would be a tragedy if we beat back one public health crisis only to allow another to grow in its place," Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said....

 2021-12-07 21:07 

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Omicron Family Restaurant in Wisconsin embraces unfortunate turn of events with 'corona' T-shirts...

If only the rules of first come, first serve applied to naming new variants of COVID-19, as one restaurant in Wisconsin now shares a name with the virus's newest variant....

 2021-12-07 21:01 

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CA parents who died hiking were trying to save child: Report...

A new report found two California parents likely died trying to save their infant from extreme heat as the family was hiking in the Sierra National Forest....

 2021-12-07 20:37 

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Judge halts Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide...

A federal judge in Georgia on Tuesday temporarily halted the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors across the country....

 2021-12-07 20:37 

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Is your city one of the 'most sinful' in America?...

Las Vegas bears the notorious name Sin City, but it's not the only place in America that has skeletons in its proverbial closet....

 2021-12-07 20:15 

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When does NORAD start tracking Santa?...

Every year, millions of children take to their computers, tablets and smartphones to track the world's greatest traveler — Santa Claus; and every year since 1955, NORAD has helped children of all ages track Santa on his journey around the world....

 2021-12-07 20:15 

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Man suspected of killing family, then self, over fake vaccine record: investigators...

The bodies of two 40-year-olds and their children aged 10, 8 and 4 were found with gunshot wounds at their home....

 2021-12-07 20:15 

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New chewing gum can kill COVID-19 particles in your mouth, reducing virus spread...

The next time someone offers you a stick of gum, it may have nothing to do with your breath and everything to do with COVID-19....

 2021-12-07 20:15 

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Cookie-flavored wine coming soon from Oreo, Barefoot Wine...

Barefoot Wine and Oreo have come together to create Barefoot x Oreo Thins, a limited-edition cookie-flavored red blend....

 2021-12-07 18:29 

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Nick Cannon says his 5-month-old son has died from brain tumor...

Nick Cannon got emotional Tuesday morning announcing on his TV show that his youngest child has died from a brain tumor....

 2021-12-07 18:12 

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Vanilla Ice to host new home makeover show...

The focus will be on renovating parts of high-end celebrity homes, including kitchens, bathrooms and closets, and showing how to complete a more approachable renovation for average homeowners....

 2021-12-07 17:56 

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Amazon Web Services are down, taking huge parts of internet offline...

(The Hill) - Amazon Web Services (AWS) were down Tuesday morning, leaving large parts of the internet reliant on the tech giant's services offline. On its health service dashboard, AWS posted a message at 11:22 a.m. ET that the company is "investi...

 2021-12-07 17:56 

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WATCH: Pearl Harbor 80th National Remembrance Commemoration...

HONOLULU (KHON2) -- The National Park Service is holding several events at Pearl Harbor Tuesday to mark the 80 commemoration of the events at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The day starts with the 80th commemoration, "Valor, Sacrifice and Peace,...

 2021-12-07 17:56 

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Loose camel captured after fleeing nativity scene in Kansas...

A camel escaped from a live nativity scene at the Agriculture Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas, before being captured a day later....

 2021-12-07 16:50 

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Where's winter? NOAA outlook shows warm weather coming up...

For many of us around the country, it hasn't quite felt like winter yet. A new projection from NOAA shows that's not likely to change soon....

 2021-12-07 16:50 

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More voters would pick Trump over Biden if election were held today: poll...

More voters would back former President Donald Trump than President Joe Biden in a hypothetical match-up if the 2024 election were held today, according to a new Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll survey released exclusively to The Hill....

 2021-12-07 16:50 

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7 best gifts for teens...

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Which gifts for teens are best? Being a teenager is an exciting time, especially now with all the technology and devices designed to make the world open and accessible. That me...

 2021-12-07 16:49 

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Chick-Fil-A baby: Mother leaves drive-thru to give birth...

Bismarck's youngest Chick-Fil-A fan made his grand entrance on the same day as the grand opening of the restaurant....

 2021-12-07 16:49 

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American Airlines CEO stepping down...

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker will step down next year, the company announced Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 16:49 

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These are the cities with the most generous tippers, study finds...

A recent study of the country's online-ordering habits has allegedly determined the cities with the most generous tippers, at least when it comes to food-service workers and delivery drivers....

 2021-12-07 16:49 

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Everything about the great Christmas tree shortage is a lie...

Why has everyone been warning of a Christmas tree shortage that never materialized? We got to the bottom of it....

 2021-12-07 16:49 

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Olympics: Omicron, boycotts and new transgender athlete guidelines...

The United States will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing to protest Chinese human rights abuses, the White House confirmed Monday. Chinese officials have now vowed to meet this move with "firm countermeasures.";...

 2021-12-07 15:23 

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Attorney says Meadows won't cooperate with Jan. 6 panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt reversal, an attorney for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said his client will not cooperate with a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, citing a breakdown in negotiations with ...

 2021-12-07 15:03 

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If Roe falls, some fear ripple effect on civil rights cases...

If the Supreme Court decides to overturn or gut the decision that legalized abortion, some fear that it could undermine other precedent-setting cases, including civil rights and LGBTQ protections. Overturning Roe v. Wade would have a bigger effect than mo...

 2021-12-07 13:36 

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European drug regulator backs mixing COVID-19 vaccines...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator gave its backing Tuesday to mixing different types of vaccines in initial vaccination and booster campaigns to battle the coronavirus. The European Medicines Agency said in a statement ...

 2021-12-07 13:05 

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Study can't confirm lab results for many cancer experiments...

Eight years ago, a team of researchers launched a project to carefully repeat early but influential lab experiments in cancer research. They recreated 50 experiments, the type of preliminary research with mice and test tubes that sets the stage for new ca...

 2021-12-07 12:35 

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Biden visits WWII Memorial to honor fallen at Pearl Harbor...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday marked the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor with a visit to the World War II Memorial in the nation's capital. The Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor and other locations i...

 2021-12-07 12:09 

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District declines Michigan AG offer to probe Oxford shooting...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general said her office won't be the agency to conduct a school district's planned third-party investigation into the events at Oxford High School that occurred before last week's sch...

 2021-12-07 10:27 

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Whistleblower: As Afghanistan fell, UK abandoned supporters...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Foreign Office abandoned many of the nation's allies in Afghanistan and left them to the mercy of the Taliban during the fall of the capital, Kabul, because of a dysfunctional and arbitrary evacuation effort, a whistl...

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