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 2021-01-21 00:35 

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'Democracy Has Prevailed': Biden Enters The White House...

Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States Wednesday with an upbeat call to end the nation's deep schisms as he immediately erased a slew of Donald Trump's most divisive policies....

 2021-01-21 00:08 

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Fox News Reaction To Biden Speech: Twitter Goes Wild Over Host Saying 'Best Inaugural' Since JFK...

"Ask not what your country can do for you ..."President Joe Biden's inaugural speech may have been the finest since John F. Kennedy's delivered his iconic line in 1961, according to longtime Fox News host Chris Wallace."I've been l...

 2021-01-21 00:06 

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Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America's First Woman Vice President...

Kamala Harris smashed through one of America's highest glass ceilings Wednesday, becoming the first woman, first Black American and first person of Asian heritage to be appointed vice president, blazing a trail in the most diverse White House ever.As ...

 2021-01-20 23:44 

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Joe Biden Inauguration: Biggest Fashion Moments From Michelle Obama To Bernie Sanders...

Inauguration Day 2021 was notable for so many reasons—marking the first time a woman was sworn in as Vice-President, the first time the ceremony had far less pomp and circumstance due to a pandemic and heightened security concerns and the first in o...

 2021-01-20 23:22 

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Brazil Keeps 2 Pct Interest Rate Despite Rising Inflation...

Brazil's central bank on Wednesday held the country's benchmark interest rate at two percent, concerned that the second wave of Covid-19 infections means the economy still may need a boost despite a rise in inflation.The unanimous decision by the ...

 2021-01-20 23:17 

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Biden Signs Raft Of Orders, Including To Rejoin Paris Climate Accord...

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to launch his administration Wednesday, including a decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord and a mask mandate for all federal buildings.The orders included keeping the United States in the Wo...

 2021-01-20 23:14 

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CES 2021: Bose vs JLab, Unexpected Rival in New Wearable Tech...
 2021-01-20 23:08 

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Biden's Student Loan Plan: What To Expect As New President Takes Office...

President Joe Biden is in the process of unveiling many of his plans for various policies on the first day of his presidency. One important issue is student loan forgiveness, which Biden and fellow Democrats have sought to cancel on a vast scale.Many Demo...

 2021-01-20 23:07 

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United Airlines Says It Lost $7.1 Bn In 2020 On Covid-19 Hit...

United Airlines on Wednesday reported it took a hefty loss in 2020 following the devastating hit Covid-19 did to travel, but the carrier eyed a partial recovery in 2021.United reported an annual loss of $7.1 billion compared with profits of $3.0 billion i...

 2021-01-20 22:54 

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Wall Street Soars After Smooth Biden Inauguration...

Wall Street hit new records and stock markets across the globe climbed after US President Joe Biden took office on Tuesday, with traders joyful over his plan to inject even more stimulus into the world's largest economy.The Dow and S&P 500 posted all-...

 2021-01-20 22:38 

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QAnon Followers Giving Up? Why Some Are Abandoning The Conspiracy Theories After Biden's Inauguration...

Some QAnon followers on Wednesday appeared to have abandoned long-held conspiracy theories after witnessing Joe Biden sworn in as president. The reversal comes after conspiracy theories had circulated of Donald Trump bringing down the "deep state"...

 2021-01-20 22:27 

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Pharma Boy Martin Shkreli Can't Leave Prison Just Because Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Judge Rules...

"Pharma bro" Martin Shkreli has failed in his bid to be released from prison due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shkreli has made other arguments, all equally fruitless, that he should be spared the seven-year punishment for defrauding investors in 2017...

 2021-01-20 21:51 

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Libyans Agree To Hold Constitutional Referendum: Egypt...

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks in Egypt agreed Wednesday to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections in the war-torn country later this year, Egypt's foreign ministry said.Egypt "welcomes the agreement reached today between the ...

 2021-01-20 21:47 

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Dodgers Rumors: How Trevor Bauer Could Land In Los Angeles...

MLB's best pitcher in free agency is now being linked to the team with the highest payroll. The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly eyeing Trevor Bauer as the 2021 season inches closer....

 2021-01-20 21:46 

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Shipwreck Off Libya Leaves 43 Dead: UN...

At least 43 migrants from West Africa perished in the first major shipwreck off the Libyan coast this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, adding that 10 people were rescued.The UN agencies for refugees and for migration said they were "deeply sad...

 2021-01-20 21:28 

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French Muslim Groups Deal Blow To Macron's Anti-extremism Charter...

Three Muslim groups refused on Wednesday to back an anti-extremism charter pushed by French officials following a spate of jihadist-inspired attacks, dealing a blow to a flagship initiative of President Emmanuel Macron's government.The charter rejects...

 2021-01-20 21:19 

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Where Is Barron Trump? Former First Son Wasn't With Siblings At Trump Departure...

Amid the turmoil that surrounded his presidency and decision to leave Washington D.C. before Joe Biden was officially sworn in as the 46th President, Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, boarded Marine One to leave the White House and meet his other ...

 2021-01-20 21:18 

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Biden To Reverse Transgender Military Ban In Coming Weeks...

President Joe Biden will sign 17 executive actions on the first day of his presidency and even though the reversal of the transgender military ban won't be one of them, Americans can be expecting it in the coming weeks. In 2017, former President Donal...

 2021-01-20 21:16 

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Amazon Offers To Help With Covid-19 Vaccine Effort...

Tech colossus Amazon on Wednesday offered to put its vast operation to work helping President Joe Biden get 100 million Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 in the next 100 days.Chief of Amazon's worldwide consumer business Dave Clark sent a letter t...

 2021-01-20 21:10 

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Woolly Mittens, A Big Skirt And Hugs: Eye-catching Inauguration Moments...

Security was intense and the atmosphere muted without a large crowd, but Joe Biden's inauguration still threw up some lighter moments....

 2021-01-20 20:24 

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CES 2021: Breezm Uses 3D Printing To Make Truly Custom Eyewear...

No two faces are identical, which means it's virtually impossible to find a pair of glasses that fits just right. Breezm looks to change this, and has taken to CES 2021 to reveal its innovative method of mapping faces and 3D printing glasses on a cust...

 2021-01-20 20:13 

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Work Halted On Keystone XL Pipeline, Biden Block Expected...

TC Energy, the Canadian company behind the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and the United States, on Wednesday suspended construction of the oil conduit that new US President Joe Biden has pledged to quickly block. With Biden expected to rescind the p...

 2021-01-20 20:08 

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Garth Brooks Inauguration Day Performance Gives Americans Hope For Unity...

Garth Brooks' performance of "Amazing Grace" not only moved many Americans, but it also gave them hope for a more united country. Brooks' performance lasted two-minutes and 15-seconds, and he even asked all of America to sing along with hi...

 2021-01-20 19:54 

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Joe Biden Executive Orders: President Erasing Much Of Trump's Legacy With A Stroke Of A Pen...

President Joe Biden is wasting no time on his first day on the job.In the midst of inaugural festivities, the incoming commander-in-chief is taking aggressive steps to undo much of former President Trump's controversial legacy. He will issue no fewer ...

 2021-01-20 19:51 

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Lady Gaga, JLo Offer Rare Washington Fashion Moment...

Joe Biden's inauguration offered the American capital city a rare occasion for glamour, with Lady Gaga leading the way in a billowing ball gown and enormous dove brooch as she belted out a classic rendition of the US national anthem....

 2021-01-20 19:46 

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NFL Rumors: Carson Wentz, Matthew Stafford Favored To Replace Philip Rivers With Colts...

Philip Rivers has announced his retirement from the NFL, leaving the Indianapolis Colts with a hole at the sport's most important position. A playoff team without a high draft pick, the Colts are unlikely to hand hand the reins over to a rookie quarte...

 2021-01-20 19:38 

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Trump Leaves Icy Washington For Loving Florida Home...

Donald Trump wanted a hero's send-off Wednesday, but had to go all the way to his right-wing Florida heartland to get one after an icy and sparsely attended official departure from Washington....

 2021-01-20 19:26 

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Trump Pardons Engineer Who Stole Google Trade Secrets...

A former Google engineer who pleaded guilty to stealing secrets from its self-driving car program was among those pardoned by Donald Trump on his last day in the White House.Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Anthony Levandowski in a move backed ...

 2021-01-20 19:22 

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CES 2021: Wayzn Smart Dog Door Gives Pets Freedom To Come And Go Safely...

CES 2021 showed the world innovations with smart doors for humans, but what about dogs? Don't worry, our four-legged friends are covered as well with Wayzn. Wayzn is a smart dog door system that can turn any sliding glass door into a convenient and au...

 2021-01-20 19:17 

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From Lady Gaga And JLo To Kamala Harris And Janet Yellen, Joe Biden Backs Women...

Joe Biden's administration promises to put women center stage as it confronts the challenges facing a nation besieged by crises. Women dominated the schedule of the inauguration, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota ringing in the ceremony and providi...

 2021-01-20 19:04 

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Where Is Trump? During Biden Inauguration, Former President Took A Low Profile In Florida...

Donald Trump arrived Wednesday at his new home in Florida about an hour before Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th president of the United States. Trump's absence broke tradition as past sitting presidents have attended the ceremony w...

 2021-01-20 18:54 

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UK Virus Variant Sweeps World As Biden Warns Worse Is To Come...

A coronavirus variant that emerged in England has swept through more than 60 nations including China, officials confirmed on Wednesday, as Joe Biden warned during his inauguration as US president the deadliest phase of the contagion was yet to come....

 2021-01-20 18:51 

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Dead Whale, One Of Med's Largest, Found Off Italy...

The carcass of a huge whale has been recovered from the waters off southern Italy, the coastguard said Wednesday, calling it "probably one of the largest" ever found in the Mediterranean. The dead mammal was spotted in the sea on Sunday near the p...

 2021-01-20 18:51 

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Who Is Eugene Goodman? Kamala Harris Escorted By Capitol Riot Hero...

When Vice President Kamala Harris arrived Wednesday at the Capitol, she was escorted by Eugene Goodman. The Capitol Police officer has been praised as a hero after he led rioters away from the Senate chamber when a mob stormed the building on Jan. 6....

 2021-01-20 18:44 

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Democracy, Truth And Covid -- Biden's Inauguration Speech...

President Joe Biden spoke for just over 20 minutes after his swearing in. Here are some excerpts from his inaugural address.This is America's day. This is democracy's day, a day of history and hope, of renewal and resolve through a crucible for th...

 2021-01-20 18:44 

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Watch Biden's 'Parks & Rec' Episodes As Fans Celebrate Leslie Knope's Idol...

Inauguration Day would be a huge event for Leslie Knope. The fictional "Parks & Recreation" character, played by Amy Poehler, adored Joe Biden, and fans are fondly remembering her freak-outs as Biden becomes president....

 2021-01-20 18:38 

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Twitter Shifts US Presidential Accounts To Biden Team...

As US President Joe Biden took office on Wednesday, Twitter handed him the reins of an official @POTUS account as part of the transfer of power.The one-to-many messaging service gave Biden's team control of all the official White House accounts, and a...

 2021-01-20 18:33 

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Dr. Jill Biden's Inauguration Day Outfit Had This Major Significance...

The First Ladies of the United States often make headlines for their looks, and as she stood next to her husband for his official swearing-in as the 46th President of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden officially did the same with the ensemble she chose fo...

 2021-01-20 18:31 

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Bernie Sanders' Outfit At Biden-Harris Inauguration Draws Strong Social Media Reactions...

Fashion was on full display Wednesday at the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris....

 2021-01-20 18:30 

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Jennifer Lopez Slammed For 'Let's Get Loud' Inauguration Shoutout [Watch]...

Jennifer Lopez is getting mixed reviews for adding in her own lyrics to her Inauguration Day performance medley of "This Land Is Your Land" and "America the Beautiful."Lopez's performance came just before President Joe Biden was sworn ...

 2021-01-20 18:13 

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'Democracy Has Prevailed': Biden Becomes 46th President...

Joe Biden on Wednesday became the 46th president of the United States with a call to unity, vowing to bridge deep divides and defeat domestic extremism two weeks after a mob attack tried to undo his election victory....

 2021-01-20 18:11 

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Cuba Says Trump Sanctions Cost It $20 Billion...

The Trump administration's stepped-up sanctions against Cuba cost the communist-run island some $20 billion, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday."The damage to the bilateral relationship during this time has been considerable, and the econo...

 2021-01-20 18:07 

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Pre-historic Europeans Used Bronze Objects As Currency: Study...

Central Europeans of the Bronze Age used bronze rings, ribs and axe blades that were roughly standardized in their shape and weight as an early form of "euros," according to a new study.The paper by researchers at Leiden University in the Netherla...

 2021-01-20 17:59 

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Michelle Obama's Inauguration Day Outfit: How To Get The Look...

Michelle Obama is known for her fashionable outfits, and social media is going wild for her 2021 Inauguration Day look. The former First Lady and former President Barack Obama made their arrival to Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning to watch President Joe...

 2021-01-20 17:54 

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Final Letter: Trump Tight-Lipped On Message To Biden...

In something of a surprise turn, former President Donald Trump left a note to his successor before departing the White House on Wednesday....

 2021-01-20 17:46 

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Three Dead As Gas Blast Rips Through Madrid Building...

At least three people were killed on Wednesday when a huge explosion ripped through a building in Madrid, with officials confirming it was caused by a gas leak. Images from the scene showed the walls on the top four or five storeys of the residential buil...

 2021-01-20 17:43 

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Expelled Honduran Migrants Cling On To American Dream...

Returning home to a life of hunger and desolation, Hondurans who were kicked out of Guatemala as they started off on a long walk to the United States are vowing they will not abandon their pursuit of the American dream.Among the thousands driven back to t...

 2021-01-20 17:40 

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Biden Inauguration: Relieved World Leaders Welcome New Normal In US...

With Donald Trump's norm-busting presidency over as of Wednesday afternoon, many world leaders are looking forward to a stable return to international relations under a new U.S. administration....

 2021-01-20 17:34 

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Joe Biden Says 'My Whole Soul Is In This' In Presidential Inaugural Address: Full Text...

Following performances by Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, the swearing-in of Kamala Harris as the first Asian-American, Black and Female Vice-President, and several speeches, Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. Was officially sworn in as the 46th President of the U...

 2021-01-20 17:28 

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VIDEO Lady Gaga Praised For Emotional National Anthem Performance At Joe Biden's Inauguration...

Lady Gaga delivered a moving performance of the national anthem for Joe Biden's presidential inauguration.The famed singer's name began trending Wednesday on social media after fans began tweeting about her rendition. Thousands immediately took to...

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