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 2021-12-23 12:25 

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China puts city of 13 million in lockdown ahead of Olympics...

China has plunged a city of 13 million people into lockdown to stamp out an increase in coronavirus infections, as the country doubles down on its "zero tolerance" policy just weeks before it is set to host the Winter Olympics...

 2021-12-23 12:25 

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Belgium commits to phasing out existing nuclear power plants...

The Belgian government has tentatively committed to phasing out the country's existing nuclear power plants by 2025...

 2021-12-23 12:15 

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US Rep. Scanlon's carjacked vehicle found; 5 in custody...

Five suspects are in custody in Delaware after they were found in a vehicle that was stolen at gunpoint in Philadelphia from U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon...

 2021-12-23 12:10 

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Buttigieg doles out $241M to US ports to boost supply chain...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is announcing more than $241 million in grants to bolster U...

 2021-12-23 12:05 

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UK government rules out new restrictions before Christmas...

The British government says it won't introduce any new coronavirus restrictions until after Christmas, and called early studies on the severity of the omicron variant encouraging...

 2021-12-23 11:46 

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PCR, Antigen, at-home kits – Which COVID test is best?...

Which COVID test is best?...

 2021-12-23 11:40 

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U.N. says 22 million Ethiopians will need food aid in 2022...

A United Nations report estimates that 22 million Ethiopians will require humanitarian assistance in 2022...

 2021-12-23 11:20 

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Putin urges West to act quickly to offer security guarantees...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged the West to move quickly to meet Russia's demand for security guarantees precluding NATO's expansion to Ukraine and the deployment of the military alliance's weapons there...

 2021-12-23 10:45 

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Pope demands humility in new zinger-filled Christmas speech...

Pope Francis has urged Vatican cardinals, bishops and bureaucrats to embrace humility this Christmas season...

 2021-12-23 10:25 

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2021 Notebook: US withdrawal and Afghanistan's next chapter...

For Afghanistan, 2021 was punctuated by the chaos of a U.S. withdrawal and an uncertain next chapter...

 2021-12-23 09:50 

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Last monument for Tiananmen massacre removed in Hong Kong...

A monument at a Hong Kong university that was the best-known public remembrance of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Chinese soil was removed early Thursday, wiping out the city's last place of public commemoration of the bloody 1989 crackdown...

 2021-12-23 08:52 

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ExxonMobil fire: Injuries reported after ‘major industrial accident’ at Texas refinery...

Injuries have been reported after a fire broke out early Thursday at an ExxonMobil refinery in Baytown, Texas, authorities said....

 2021-12-23 08:50 

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World shares extend gains in thin pre-Christmas trading...

World shares are higher after stocks advanced on Wall Street, buoyed by encouraging reports about the potential impact of the omicron variant of coronavirus...

 2021-12-23 08:30 

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US denies man held in Turkey for fake passport is diplomat...

U.S. officials have denied an American citizen who was arrested in Turkey for allegedly providing a fake passport to a Syrian man is a U.S. diplomat...

 2021-12-23 08:25 

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Live updates: Israeli death due to delta, not omicron...

An Israeli hospital says a man who was reported to have died from the omicron variant of the coronavirus was found to have the delta variant...

 2021-12-23 07:35 

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To grandmother's house or no? Omicron disrupts holiday plans...

For the second year in a row, the ever-morphing coronavirus presents would-be holiday revelers with a difficult choice: cancel their trips and celebrations yet again or figure out how to forge ahead as safely as possible...

 2021-12-23 07:25 

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Jurors in the Elizabeth Holmes trial may take next week off...

The jurors assessing 11 charges of fraud and conspiracy against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes are scheduled to begin their third day of deliberations Thursday...

 2021-12-23 07:10 

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Infrastructure bill to aid US tribes with water, plumbing...

The massive infrastructure bill signed earlier this year promises to bring change to Native American tribes that lack clean water or indoor plumbing through the largest single infusion of money into Indian Country...

 2021-12-23 07:05 

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Intel apologizes for asking suppliers to avoid Xinjiang...

Intel Corp. has apologized for asking suppliers to avoid sourcing goods from Xinjiang after the chipmaker became the latest foreign brand attacked by state media over the region where authorities are accused of widespread abuses...

 2021-12-23 07:00 

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China puts 13 million residents in lockdown ahead of Games...

Under orders not to leave home unless necessary, the 13 million residents of the northern Chinese city of Xi'an are adjusting to a lockdown imposed after a spike in coronavirus cases...

 2021-12-23 06:44 

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Maine State trooper finds, carries man with Alzheimer’s to safety...

Trooper Tyler Harrington found Bernard Perry in a ditch....

 2021-12-23 06:40 

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EXPLAINER: What caused Amazon's outage? Will there be more?...

Robotic vacuum cleaners wouldn't start...

 2021-12-23 06:30 

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Another danger to illicit drug users: Animal tranquilizer...

An animal tranquilizer is turning up in drug overdoses across the country...

 2021-12-23 06:25 

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Potter jury to return Thursday for 4th day of deliberations...

The jury at the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright was to return Thursday for a fourth day of deliberations as the Christmas holiday loomed...

 2021-12-23 06:25 

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Asian shares extend gains in thin pre-Christmas trading...

Asian shares are higher after stocks advanced on Wall Street, buoyed by encouraging reports about the potential impact of the omicron variant of coronavirus...

 2021-12-23 06:16 

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Wisconsin zoo mourns death of Tarrei, a 19-year-old red panda...

Tarrei was the second oldest male red panda in captivity when he died....

 2021-12-23 05:50 

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Boxed out: Mystery alum donates $180K to City College of New York...
 2021-12-23 05:35 

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US delays intelligence center targeting foreign influence...

Two years have passed since Congress directed the creation of an intelligence center to lead efforts to stop election interference by foreign adversaries...

 2021-12-23 05:25 

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Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for children?...

Pfizer's vaccine has been authorized by U.S. regulators for younger children, and millions of teens already safely received the shot...

 2021-12-23 05:15 

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Infrastructure bill to aid US tribes with water, plumbing...

The massive infrastructure bill signed earlier this year promises to bring change to Native American tribes that lack clean water or indoor plumbing through the largest single infusion of money into Indian Country...

 2021-12-23 05:15 

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Organizers say Tokyo Olympics cost $1.8B less than expected...

Tokyo Olympic organizers say the cost of the Games is estimated to be $1.8 billion less than anticipated...

 2021-12-23 05:05 

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Army stuns Missouri in Armed Forces Bowl on last-second FG...

Cole Talley kicked a 41-yard field goal as time ran out and Army rallied to beat Missouri 24-22 in the Armed Forces Bowl...

 2021-12-23 04:45 

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Potter jury to return Thursday for 4th day of deliberations...

The jury at the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright was to return Thursday for a fourth day of deliberations as the Christmas holiday loomed...

 2021-12-23 04:45 

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S. Korea marks deadliest day of pandemic as omicron looms...

South Korea has set a new record for COVID-19 deaths as officials warn that the highly transmissible omicron variant could soon become the dominant strain...

 2021-12-23 04:41 

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Virginia woman moves into nation’s first 3D-printed Habitat for Humanity home...

A Virginia woman made history on Tuesday as she took ownership of the nation's first completed 3D-printed Habitat for Humanity home....

 2021-12-23 04:40 

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Asian shares track Wall St higher on upbeat US data...

Asian shares are modestly higher after stocks advanced on Wall Street with encouraging reports about the potential impact of the omicron variant of coronavirus...

 2021-12-23 04:30 

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Banchero, No. 2 Duke beat Virginia Tech 76-65 in ACC opener...

Paolo Banchero had 23 points and second-ranked Duke shot 62% after halftime to beat Virginia Tech 76-65 in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener...

 2021-12-23 04:15 

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AP sources: NCAA committee to consider replacing A&M in bowl...

No. 23 Texas A&M won't play in the Gator Bowl against No. 20 Wake Forest on Dec. 31 because of COVID-19 issues and season-ending injuries, but the Demon Deacons might still get a game...

 2021-12-23 04:04 

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Brown scores 34 points, Celtics beat Cavaliers 111-101...

Jaylen Brown scored 34 points and the Boston Celtics beat depleted Cleveland 111-101 on Wednesday night to end the Cavaliers' winning streak at six....

 2021-12-23 04:00 

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Alabama court rules woman cannot sell $32K ring after breaking off engagement...

The woman sold the ring for $10,000. The man wants his money back....

 2021-12-23 03:52 

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Beverly man’s non-political lawn sign unites neighbors with laughter...

During a pandemic and a time of intense political divide, a lawn sign at a North Shore home is giving a lot of neighbors reason to laugh....

 2021-12-23 03:45 

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2021 Notebook: Alec Baldwin and the movie-set shooting...

On Oct. 21, on a movie set in New Mexico, what was supposed to be fiction reached into reality in the most destructive of ways...

 2021-12-23 03:45 

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2021 Notebook: Billionaires and the space race...

Captain Kirk finally made it into space this past year...

 2021-12-23 03:45 

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2021 Notebook: On Jan. 6, chaos inside the Capitol and out...

On Jan. 6, as Congress was meeting to certify the victory of President Joe Biden, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters who claimed the election had been stolen violently pushed past police...

 2021-12-23 03:45 

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2021 Notebook: Climate change, weather crises and what next...

Melting glaciers, deadly floods in Germany, record high summer temperatures in generally mild Oregon, more urgent pleas for help from Pacific island nations...

 2021-12-23 03:40 

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2021 Notebook: For athletes, mental health took center stage...

It was the year that mental health took a prominent position in the sports world — led by two female athletes, Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka...

 2021-12-23 03:40 

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2021 Notebook: The COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccine rollout...

The year started with a lot of promise...

 2021-12-23 03:40 

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2021 Notebook: Children stream in through the Mexico border...

This year was always expected to be busy on the Mexican border...

 2021-12-23 03:40 

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2021 Notebook: The war in Ethiopia is 2021's hidden conflict...

A war that erupted in November 2020 between Ethiopian forces and fighters from the country's Tigray region has killed tens of thousands of people...

 2021-12-23 03:38 

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Boston doctor suggests mini “circuit breaker” shutdowns if COVID-19 worsens...

As the Omicron variant moves through Massachusetts and hospitals fill to capacity, a Boston doctor is proposing a solution to once again flatten the curve....

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