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 2021-09-22 21:56 

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US Abortion Rights: Only 1 In 5 Americans Support Overturning Roe vs. Wade, Poll Shows...

A poll released Wednesday from Marquette University Law School found that just one in five Americans supports overturning Roe vs. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy....

 2021-09-22 21:51 

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Algeria Closes Airspace To All Moroccan Planes...

Algeria said Wednesday it has closed its airspace to all Moroccan planes due to "provocations and hostile practices" by its neighbour, in the latest dispute between the countries at odds mainly over Western Sahara.The move comes after Algeria brok...

 2021-09-22 21:25 

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Stocks Rally On Evergrande Assurances As Fed Avoids Major Surprises...

Stock markets were buoyant Wednesday, bouncing off recent sharp losses as concerns eased over Chinese property giant Evergrande, while the Federal Reserve kept interest rates low, as expected.The dollar also gained against other major currencies, while oi...

 2021-09-22 21:25 

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Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Fail To Reach Deal On Police-Overhaul Bill...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers failed to reach a compromise on a police-overhaul bill after months of discussion following the nationwide protests on police brutality targeted towards Black Americans....

 2021-09-22 21:17 

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Haitian Migrants Caught Between Rock And Hard Place...

Lying on cardboard in a park, Haitian mother Marie Chickel spent a sleepless night fearful of being detained by Mexican authorities and separated from her children before reaching the United States....

 2021-09-22 21:16 

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US Fed Preparing To Remove Stimulus 'Soon' Despite Slower Recovery...

Rising Covid-19 cases have slowed the US economy's recovery, but the Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it may nonetheless "soon" be time to begin removing the stimulus it provided during the pandemic.The closely-watched announcement left polic...

 2021-09-22 21:05 

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Brian Laundrie Missing Update: Police Request 'Dive Team' To Assist Search For Gabby Petito's Fiance...

Police in North Port, Florida, continued their search Wednesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiance of deceased hiker and YouTuber Gabby Petito. Police said the search includes a dive team in the Carlton Reserve, a roughly 24,600-acre preserve in Sarasota Coun...

 2021-09-22 20:28 

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Mega Millions Jackpot: How Much Do Lottery Winners Get Taxed?...

Following the Tuesday night Mega Millions drawing, the life of someone in New York City changed when they hit the jackpot for $432 million. However, the winner will not take home that amount after they are done paying taxes....

 2021-09-22 20:15 

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Macron, Biden Have 'Friendly' Talk To Defuse Submarine Row...

US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron had a "friendly" phone call Wednesday to defuse a deep row over submarine sales to Australia, promising to meet in person to repair the transatlantic relationship....

 2021-09-22 20:11 

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Renpho AI Smart Exercise Bike Review: Gym Quality Exercise At Home...

Who Is The Renpho AI Smart Exercise Bike For?The Renpho AI smart exercise bike is a fairly compact piece of equipmentThe Renpho AI Gym app that pairs with the bike offers a number of workout options, including classes and virtual ridesThe smart exercise b...

 2021-09-22 19:56 

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US - Israel Relations: In Secret Meeting, 'Concern' Over Diplomatic Stalemate With Iran...

The U.S. and Israel held secret talks last week in which they weighed alternative options on how to address challenges from Iran, according to a report Wednesday from Axios.Two Israeli sources told Axios that officials from both sides resumed meetings of ...

 2021-09-22 19:54 

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US Fed Warns Of 'Severe Damage' If Senators Allow Debt Default...

The chairman of the US Federal Reserve called on lawmakers to raise the nation's borrowing limit urgently on Wednesday, warning that failure to pay government debts would do "severe damage" to the economy."It's just very important that...

 2021-09-22 19:48 

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Biden To Meet With Congressional Democrats To Discuss Budget Bill...

President Biden is expected to meet with both moderate and progressive Democrats of both the House and Senate to unite his party around his $3.5 trillion social spending reconciliation package, a vital part of his economic agenda which threatens to upend ...

 2021-09-22 19:33 

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US Economy: Fed Chair Powell Says Bond Taper Could Be Done By Middle Of 2022...

In a virtual press conference Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell discussed the central bank's plan to slow its economic stimulus and confirmed that members expect a tapering of pandemic-era bond-buying as soon as November and the proces...

 2021-09-22 19:28 

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NFL Week 3 Betting Trends, Advice For Making Picks Against The Spread...

Betting trends only last for so long, but they can sometimes be helpful when making NFL picks. A handful of teams continue to lose against the spread, while others have been making bettors a lot of money through the first two weeks of the 2021 NFL season....

 2021-09-22 19:19 

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Women's Skateboarding Soars In Brazil After Tokyo Olympics...

When she saw 13-year-old Brazilian Rayssa Leal win silver in the first-ever street skateboarding competition at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Giovanna Alves Farias only had one wish: to start flying around a skate park herself....

 2021-09-22 19:05 

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Canary Island Volcano Video, Pictures: Eruption Intensifies On 4th Day, Sends Thousands Fleeing From Region...

Lava from a volcanic eruption on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma continued to cause havoc Wednesday, as hundreds of homes have been evacuated. There have been no reported fatalities or injuries.The eruption began Sunday and has intensified. Accordin...

 2021-09-22 19:00 

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Tunisia's Saied Issues Decree Strengthening Presidential Powers...

Tunisian President Kais Saied took exceptional measures on Wednesday that strengthen the powers of his office at the expense of the government and parliament, which he will effectively replace by ruling by decree.The provisions, laid out in a series of de...

 2021-09-22 18:50 

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Amazon Heads To Court After Firing Workers Who Slammed Company's Labor Practices...

Two Amazon employees are set to face their former employer in court on Sept. 28 after a federal labor board found merit in their complaint that the conglomerate fired them illegally....

 2021-09-22 18:42 

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US Fed Says It May 'Soon' Be Time To Remove Stimulus...

Rising Covid-19 cases have slowed the US economy's recovery, but the Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it may nonetheless "soon" be ready to begin removing stimulus it provided during the pandemic.The economy has healed to the point that the c...

 2021-09-22 18:24 

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Cavers Find Snakes But No Genies In Yemen's 'Well Of Hell'...

A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen's fabled Well of Barhout -- a natural wonder shunned by many locals, who believe it is a prison for genies....

 2021-09-22 18:19 

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Chipotle Menu Changes: New Smoked Brisket Ingredient Sparks Free Delivery Promotion...

Chipotle is spicing up its menu by adding a new item to the Mexican restaurant. The popular eatery will begin offering smoked brisket in the meat section of its protein option lineup.The smoked brisket was first tested in November at 60 restaurants across...

 2021-09-22 17:58 

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Air Pollution Kills About 7 Million People Globally, WHO Says...

The World Health Organization released new air pollution guidelines Wednesday to protect the almost 7 million people who prematurely die from exposure to low air quality levels....

 2021-09-22 17:47 

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Ethnic Serbs Dig In For Long Protest Over Kosovo Ban...

Ethnic Serbs dug in Wednesday for a long protest over the Kosovo government's decision to ban vehicles with Serbian plates as they formed a tent camp on the border with Serbia.They started blocking border traffic after the ethnic Albanian-led governme...

 2021-09-22 17:40 

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Who Is Dr. Joseph Ladapo? Florida's New Surgeon General Has Controversial Stances On Vaccines, Masks...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday named Dr. Joseph Ladapo as the state's new surgeon general, a medical professor who has expressed skepticism of vaccines, mask mandates and lockdowns as means to fight the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 17:40 

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Down On The Farm, UK Energy Crisis Looms Large...

The tranquil landscape of flat farmland and small villages in the Essex countryside in southeast England seems a world away from Britain's escalating energy crisis....

 2021-09-22 17:39 

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Seeking Knowledge In War: Yemeni Woman Turns Home Into School...

Yemeni teacher Amina Mahdi gives a science lesson to children sprawled across the ground at her home in a remote village in the southern province of Hodeida....

 2021-09-22 17:28 

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NFL Predictions 2021: Which 0-2 Teams Could Make The Playoffs? Vikings, Colts Have Best Chance...

Starting the season 0-2 usually kills an NFL team's playoff chances. Seven of the league's 32 teams find themselves behind the eight-ball in 2021, having started the year with a pair of consecutive losses....

 2021-09-22 17:20 

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Vaccine Mandate Lawsuit: United Airlines Workers Sue Over COVID Shot Policy...

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against United Airlines (UAL) over its COVID vaccine mandate that it has implemented for all of its employees....

 2021-09-22 17:12 

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19,000 Migrants Amassed In Colombia Near Panama Border: Official...

Some 19,000 migrants, mainly Haitians, are amassed on the north coast of Colombia, from where they hope to cross to Panama and find a route to the United States, an official in Bogota said Wednesday.Some have been stranded for weeks in the coastal town of...

 2021-09-22 17:09 

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Facebook Ad Business Hit By New Apple Privacy Rules...

Facebook said Wednesday that Apple's iPhone privacy changes, which allow users to block tracking, significantly affected its advertising revenues because less data could be collected.The move by Apple earlier this year has sparked a rift with Facebook...

 2021-09-22 17:06 

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Meet The 'Survivor' 2021 Cast: Tribe Refresher Before Season 41 Premiere...

It's been over a year since "Survivor" viewers have seen a new season of the CBS competition series, but on Wednesday, fans will get to watch as 18 new castaways start competing for the title of sole survivor.The new era of "Survivor" ...

 2021-09-22 17:03 

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Macron, Biden Agree To Soothe Tensions After Submarine Row...

US President Joe Biden and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke for the first time on Wednesday since a fierce row erupted over the sale of submarines to Australia, with both leaders agreeing to ease tensions. Macron was left furious by Australia'...

 2021-09-22 16:53 

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Zelensky Vows 'Strong Response' After Gun Attack On Aide...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday vowed a "strong response" after gunmen opened fire on a car carrying his senior aide, in what officials said was possible retaliation for a push to rein in oligarchs. More than 10 bullets hit a b...

 2021-09-22 16:36 

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Leonardo DiCaprio Invests In Two Lab-grown Meat Startups...

US actor and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio has taken an investment in two different lab-grown meat startups, the companies announced Wednesday.DiCaprio has bought an unspecified stake in Aleph Farms and Mosa Meat, two companies developing protein pro...

 2021-09-22 16:35 

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Libya's Haftar Says Suspends Military Role, Ahead Of Polls...

Libya's eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar said Wednesday he was suspending his military activities, a step which could lead to his candidacy in elections later this year.In a statement, Haftar said he had named an interim replacement as head of the sel...

 2021-09-22 16:07 

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Stocks Bouyant Ahead Of Fed Update...

Stock markets were buoyant Wednesday, bouncing off recent sharp losses as concerns eased over Chinese property giant Evergrande ahead of a key update from the Federal Reserve.The dollar also gained against most of its biggest rivals, while oil prices won ...

 2021-09-22 16:06 

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Is LastPass The Best Password Manager App Of 2021?...

We use the internet for almost everything. We connect with our loved ones, shop, pay our bills, watch our favorite shows and even work through the internet. As such, we use different platforms for our many online activities. You could be tempted to use th...

 2021-09-22 16:03 

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Mexico President Tells US 'Time To Act' On Migrant Crisis...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador urged the United States on Wednesday to act quickly to tackle the causes of the migrant crisis affecting the two neighboring countries."Enough talking, it's time to act," Lopez Obrador told reporte...

 2021-09-22 15:58 

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Start Of Chile's Presidential Campaign...

The race opened in Chile Wednesday to replace President Sebastian Pinera after an eventful four-year term marked by massive protests over inequality that culminated in a campaign to rewrite the country's dictatorship-era constitution.Seven candidates ...

 2021-09-22 15:52 

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French Anger To Test UN Unity...

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned for years about the impact of divisions at the Security Council. Now the gaps will be tested again with a rift between France and its US and British allies.Ministers of the five veto-wielding nations on the UN's mo...

 2021-09-22 15:47 

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Dominion Lawsuit Reveals Donald Trump's Campaign Knew It Made False Election Fraud Charges...

Dominion Systems, the voting systems company at the center of conspiracies about the 2020 U.S. presidential race, has forced former President Donald Trump's campaign to admit they knew all along the accusations made on election fraud were unfounded.In...

 2021-09-22 15:44 

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Decline In Existing Home Sales Leaves First-Time Buyers In The Cold...

Existing home sales fell 2% in the month of August to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.88 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.Sales were 1.5% lower than in August 2020 but were still above pre-pandemic levels. The numbers are based o...

 2021-09-22 15:38 

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Biden Says US Donating 'Historic' Extra 500 Million Covid Vaccines...

President Joe Biden opened a Covid-19 summit of world leaders Wednesday with a promise to donate a "historic" extra 500 million vaccines to countries struggling to push back against the pandemic."This is an all-hands-on-deck crisis," Biden...

 2021-09-22 15:28 

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Another COVID Variant Detected In Kentucky: What's Known About The Japanese R.1 Strain...

Another variant of the COVID-19 virus has been detected in the U.S. at a Kentucky nursing home among a number of residents and staff.The variant, R.1, first originated in Japan and has infected about 45 residents and workers at the Kentucky nursing home, ...

 2021-09-22 15:02 

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Mega Millions Jackpot Winning Numbers For Sept. 21: Are You An Instant Millionaire?...

The Tuesday night Mega Millions lottery drawing resulted in a big jackpot winner who took home $432 million on a single ticket that was sold in New York. The major win came along with one other player who also became an instant millionaire.The winning num...

 2021-09-22 14:44 

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US Existing Home Sales Fall As Supply Tightens...

Sales of US existing homes fell in August for the first time in three months as the ongoing supply shortage and high prices kept buyers away from the market, according to industry data released Wednesday.Sales dropped two percent last month to an annual r...

 2021-09-22 14:41 

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NFL Week 3 Odds: Line Changes For Steelers, Colts, Raiders, Bucs, Other Games Amid Injury News...

The betting odds for several games on the NFL Week 3 schedule have seen notable changes over the last few days. The line for a handful of matchups has shifted by at least a full point since Monday morning and quarterback injury updates have resulted in ad...

 2021-09-22 14:28 

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Images Of Treatment Of Haitian Migrants Do Not Reflect US: Official...

US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended his department Wednesday after images showing horse-mounted immigration officers chasing down Haitian migrants on the border with Mexico went viral.Pictures by AFP photographer Paul Ratje on Monda...

 2021-09-22 14:22 

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Fed May Hint At Ending Stimulus, But No Big Moves Expected...

Will they or won't they? Markets worldwide will be holding their collective breaths on Wednesday as they await the Federal Reserve's decision on whether it will begin to close the taps on its monetary stimulus.The growing consensus is that the muc...

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