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 2021-09-16 20:24 

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Facebook Boosts Fight Against Conspiracies And Violent Groups...

Facebook has launched an effort targeting users working together on the platform to promote real-world violence or conspiracy theories, beginning by taking down a German network spreading Covid misinformation. The new tool announced Thursday is meant to d...

 2021-09-16 20:24 

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China Looks To Join Pacific Trade Pact Spurned By US...

On Thursday, China's Commerce Ministry announced that it submitted an application to join a Pacific trade pact that was designed in part to counter its own influence.The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), fo...

 2021-09-16 20:03 

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Mexican President Urges Biden To End Cuba Sanctions...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday appealed to US President Joe Biden to end sanctions against Cuba, warning the measures risked fomenting unrest.Lopez Obrador made the plea alongside his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel, who was...

 2021-09-16 20:02 

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SpaceX's Tourist Crew 'Healthy, Happy And Resting'...

SpaceX's all-civilian Inspiration4 crew are "healthy, happy and resting comfortably," the company said Thursday in its first update since the pioneering mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral the night before.The four American space tourists ...

 2021-09-16 20:02 

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Dutch Foreign Minister Resigns Over Afghan Crisis...

Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigned on Thursday after parliament formally condemned her handling of the Afghanistan evacuation crisis.Lawmakers approved a motion criticising the government for failing to evacuate some Afghans, and for missing sign...

 2021-09-16 19:51 

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IMF Chief Denies Altering World Bank Report To Appease China...

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.The World Bank announced Thursday that it was immediately ...

 2021-09-16 19:43 

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US Economy: Biden Introduces New Tax Plan To Pay For Ambitious Agenda...

President Biden spoke Thursday about his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy earners and big corporations to "level the playing field" for middle-class Americans as part of his Build Back Better agenda, while also adding that "we still have a l...

 2021-09-16 19:39 

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Biden Says Huge Spending Plan Can Redefine US 'Trajectory'...

President Joe Biden said Thursday he is confident Congress will pass a mammoth middle class spending plan that can "change the trajectory" of the United States.In a speech at the White House, Biden said rebuilding the US economy in the wake of Cov...

 2021-09-16 19:26 

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Derek Chauvin Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Civil Rights Charges From Prison...

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted for the killing of George Floyd, pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal civil rights charges in the assault of a 14-year-old Black boy in 2017....

 2021-09-16 19:18 

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Brazil Turns The Tide With Covid-19 Vaccines...

Despite a slow start plagued by much controversy that still haunts President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's coronavirus vaccination campaign is now one of the fastest-paced and farthest-reaching in the world.While boasting a globally renowned vaccination sy...

 2021-09-16 19:11 

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MSI Pro MP271QP Monitor Review: One Monitor, One Thousand Orientations...

Who Is The MSI Pro MP271QP Monitor For?The MSI Pro MP271QP monitor excels at being able to be repositioned after being set up, including the ability to rotate 90 degreesThe MSI Pro MP271QP is made to be eye-safe with anti-flickering and low blue light fea...

 2021-09-16 19:07 

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NFL Predictions: Week 2 Best Bets, Odds At DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM Sportsbooks...

The betting lines for Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season vary at different sportsbooks. Here are the best bets for every game this weekend, using odds at either DraftKings, FanDuel or BetMGM....

 2021-09-16 18:41 

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Los Angeles County Will Issue Vaccine Mandate For Bars And Other Nightlife Destinations...

Los Angeles County is expected to issue a new public health mandate that will require vaccinations for patrons who wish to enter indoor bars, wineries, breweries, lounges, and nightclubs.The order is expected on Friday and will require customers and emplo...

 2021-09-16 18:13 

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Fourth Stimulus Check Update: Millions Benefited From Direct Payments, Will New Funds Come?...

It has been no secret that Americans felt they benefited greatly from the Economic Impact Payments, also known as stimulus checks, which were distributed during the COVID-19 Pandemic, but now, the true extent that the checks had on improving lives, in add...

 2021-09-16 18:12 

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Idaho Health Officials Declare Hospital Resource Crisis Amid COVID Surge...

The Idaho Department of Health and Wellness on Thursday announced a statewide hospital resource crisis in response to their massive increase of COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization.This declaration is an expansion to Idaho's "crisis standar...

 2021-09-16 18:07 

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Statue To Bitcoin Inventor Unveiled In Budapest...

Hungarian bitcoin enthusiasts unveiled a statue in Budapest on Thursday which they say is the first in the world to honour Satoshi Nakamoto, the enigmatic inventor of the virtual currency....

 2021-09-16 17:47 

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Missing Girl Update: Search Continues For 6-Year-Old In Hawaii, Hundreds Join Efforts On Day 4...

The Hawaiian island of Oahu has been shaken up as the search for a 6-year-old girl Isabella "Ariel" Kula continues onto its fourth day. Kula's adoptive parents, Sonny and Lehua, say that she was last seen on Sunday night when she was put to be...

 2021-09-16 17:23 

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With Australia-UK Deal, Biden Again Shows China Is Paramount Priority...

Forging a new three-way alliance with Britain and Australia to the anger of the French, US President Joe Biden has again made brutally clear -- his top international priority, overriding all else, will be facing China.Under the alliance christened with th...

 2021-09-16 17:23 

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Some Unvaccinated People Are Now Calling Themselves 'Purebloods,' Here's Why...

Some unvaccinated people have taken to social media to call themselves "purebloods,"; a reference from "Harry Potter" that refers to a pure bloodline, which is not mixed with non-wizards.The "pureblood" trend for the unvaccinated ha...

 2021-09-16 17:07 

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IMF Chief Denies Altering World Bank Report To Appease China...

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.The World Bank announced Thursday that it was immediately ...

 2021-09-16 16:59 

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50-year-old UAE To Pour Billions Into UK...

The United Arab Emirates will invest billions into the UK under a strategic partnership marking 50 years since its founding after British rule, both governments announced Thursday.The five-year investment worth 10 billion ($13.8 billion, 11.7 billion euro...

 2021-09-16 16:58 

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Is AG Who Defied Cuomo Considering A Run For NY Governor?...

New York's Attorney General Letitia James is reportedly considering a run for governor after her office played a key role in investigating its former occupant, Andrew Cuomo....

 2021-09-16 16:46 

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US Economy: Retail Sales Rise In August Despite Delta Variant Concerns...

Despite a sharp drop in car sales due mainly to production shortages, U.S. retail sales in August rose 0.7%, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The figure beat a Dow Jones estimate of a 0.8% decline and suggested that the economy can withstand the...

 2021-09-16 15:58 

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New Van Gogh Drawing Of Old Man Discovered...

A newly discovered Vincent van Gogh drawing that has been hidden in a private collection for more than a century went on display for the first time at an Amsterdam museum on Thursday."Study for 'Worn Out'", which depicts an old man sitting...

 2021-09-16 15:53 

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Soldiers Deployed In Bogota In Response To Crime Wave...

Hundreds of soldiers have been deployed to patrol the streets of Bogota in support of police battling a wave of violent, sometimes deadly, armed robberies, authorities said.The deployment late Wednesday was in response to an appeal by Mayor Claudia Lopez ...

 2021-09-16 15:50 

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IMF Calls For Action To Prevent Humanitarian Crisis In Afghanistan...

The international community should take urgent action to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the IMF said Thursday.With the country currently cut off from funding from the International Monetary Fund, the Washington-based crisis lender is worrie...

 2021-09-16 15:45 

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Barr Warned Trump He Would Lose Election Over His 'Grievances', New Books Says...

William Barr, former attorney general under President Donald Trump, had a few choice words for his boss ahead of his defeat in the 2020 presidential election: "The main problem is you think you're a [expletive] genius, politically."...

 2021-09-16 15:42 

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Mining Execs Hold 'Promising' Talks With Guinea Strongman...

Mining executives in Guinea said they were reassured on Thursday after meeting Lieutenant-Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who seized power in a coup in the mineral-rich West African country this month.The putsch on September 5 drew international condemnation, a...

 2021-09-16 15:41 

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Thursday Night Football Week 2: TV Channel, Odds, Betting Trends For Giants vs. Washington...

The 2021 NFL season is barely underway, but the first game of Week 2 could have serious implications for both teams involved. After the New York Giants visit the Washington Football Team on "Thursday Night Football," one of the NFC East teams will...

 2021-09-16 15:41 

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Ghost Towns And Old Men In Afghanistan's Panjshir...

Fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir vowed to battle the Taliban to the last man, but nearly two weeks after the hardline Islamists celebrated victory, parts of the rugged valley lie empty and abandoned.In many villages, only old men and livestock remai...

 2021-09-16 15:39 

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Did Anyone Win The Powerball? Sept. 15 Winning Numbers, Wednesday's New Jackpot...

The Powerball drawing on Wednesday night did not result in a grand prize winner for the estimated $432 million jackpot with a cash option of $313.5 million. However, there was a slew of other smaller wins as the jackpot climbed to an estimated $457 millio...

 2021-09-16 15:32 

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This Is The Most Vaccinated Country In The World...

As the COVID vaccine rolls out across the globe, one location stands out for vaccinating the highest percentage of its citizens, making it the most vaccinated country in the world....

 2021-09-16 15:28 

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Libya's National Oil Corp Says Port Blockades Lifted...

Libya's National Oil Corporation said Thursday that exports had resumed from several oil terminals in the country's east after young protesters demanding jobs ended blockades there.The firm "announces the resumption of crude oil export operati...

 2021-09-16 15:23 

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Wife Appreciation Day: 16 Best Gift Ideas For Women Your Better Half Will Love...

Many of us who are fortunate enough to have loving wives and partners should be appreciative of their unwavering support and unconditional love. Show your gratitude to the missus, spoil her a little every now and then to remind her of how special she is. ...

 2021-09-16 15:21 

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Marks & Spencer Shuts France Stores On Brexit Fallout...

British retailer Marks & Spencer said Thursday it will shut more than half its stores in France with Brexit affecting supplies of fresh and chilled food products.Announcing the closure of 11 out of 20 franchise stores, the food-to-clothing retailer said i...

 2021-09-16 15:13 

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Biden Fights For Massive Spending Plan -- And His Presidency...

Joe Biden will promote his mammoth middle class spending plan in a White House speech Thursday, with trillions of dollars in Congress and perhaps the fate of his presidency itself in play.The White House said Biden will argue for "leveling the playing...

 2021-09-16 15:02 

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Four Former VW Managers Go On Trial Over 'Dieselgate' Scandal...

The trial of four former Volkswagen managers accused of fraud in the "dieselgate" emissions-cheating scandal began on Thursday in the absence of the group's ex-boss, whose day in court was delayed for health reasons.The defendants allegedly or...

 2021-09-16 14:55 

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Regulators Frown As Crypto Players Move Into Banking...

With offers of loans and interest-earning accounts, more new cryptocurrency firms are straying into the world of traditional banks, to the consternation of US financial regulators.Government agencies have been cracking down recently, trying to regain cont...

 2021-09-16 14:49 

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FedEx To Hire 90,000 Workers In US Ahead Of Holidays...

FedEx announced Thursday plans to hire 90,000 workers across its US network as it gears up for the holiday season amid increased e-commerce demand.The package delivery company plans "National Hiring Day" events in several cities on September 23, i...

 2021-09-16 14:41 

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Piers Morgan Back In US With News Corp Fox Deal...

British journalist Piers Morgan has signed a deal with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp and Fox News Media to host a new global television show, the companies announced on Thursday.Morgan, 56, quit as presenter on Britain's main commercial channel ITV i...

 2021-09-16 14:31 

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Kenyans Voice Fury Over Fuel Price Hikes...

Kenyans voiced fury on Thursday at a jump in fuel prices, which threaten to pile on the misery for a population already suffering economic hardship because of the Covid-19 pandemic.Fuel prices are now at record levels after the country's energy regula...

 2021-09-16 14:21 

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Unemployment Claims Climb To 332,000 After Reaching New Low Last Week...

The U.S. economy saw 332,000 new unemployment claims filed last week, an uptick from where it was just a week after posting a pandemic low.The initial unemployment claim numbers trumped expectations by the Dow Jones which expected the number of claims to ...

 2021-09-16 14:07 

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US Stocks Fail To Gain Traction Despite Retail Sales Gain...

US stocks mostly fell back on Thursday despite data showing a rebound in retail sales, while European stocks advanced.Wall Street had made solid gains on Wednesday, but at the opening bell on Thursday both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite moved lower....

 2021-09-16 13:55 

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Dallas Cowboys News: Best Defensive Player Could Miss Half Of 2021 Season With Injury...

The Dallas Cowboys have been hit with some key injuries to start the 2021 NFL season. DeMarcus Lawrence is the latest player to be sidelined, and it could be a couple of months before he's able to return.A broken foot that Lawrence suffered in practic...

 2021-09-16 13:49 

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Putin Urges Russians To Vote After Critics Barred From Running...

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday urged Russians to vote in parliamentary polls this week in which most vocal Kremlin critics have been barred from running in an unprecedented crackdown.The run-up to the State Duma ballot has been marred by a sweep of ...

 2021-09-16 13:39 

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Illinois Vaccinated Woman's Death Blamed On The Unvaccinated: 'The Cost Was Her Life'...

The family of a 66-year-old Illinois woman who died of COVID has placed the blame for her death on those people that choose not to get vaccinated.Candace Kay Ayers' obituary reads, "She was vaccinated but was infected by others who chose not to be...

 2021-09-16 13:33 

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US Stocks Little Changed In Early Trading On Wall Street...

U.S. stocks were little changed in Thursday's early trading on Wall Street.The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 38.63 to 34,842.44 at 9:30 a.m. ET.The Standard & Poor's 500 Index weakened 5.47 to 4,476.56.The NASDAQ Composite Index moved low...

 2021-09-16 13:32 

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French Forces Kill Islamic State's Boss In Sahel...

France said Thursday that its troops deployed in Africa's Sahel region had killed the head of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, who had been hunted for years over deadly attacks on US soldiers and French aid workers.Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi f...

 2021-09-16 13:16 

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Marshall Goldsmith Shows Us How To Increase Value By 'Giving It Away'...
 2021-09-16 12:53 

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CoinSmart Fees: How Much Will Buying Bitcoin Cost?...

Cryptocurrency trading has reached new heights with digital assets becoming a high-risk, high-reward commodity in today's investment market....

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