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 2021-09-23 02:07 

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'People Have Lost Hope': Lebanon's Only Suicide Hotline Inundated...

The phones at Lebanon's only suicide hotline hardly ever stop ringing as people grow more and more desperate in the face of a financial downturn that has spurred a mental health crisis.In one call, a father says he is thinking of taking his own life b...

 2021-09-23 02:05 

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Billie Eilish, BTS, Elton John In Concert For Climate Action, Vaccines...

Some of the biggest names in pop, from Billie Eilish to BTS and Elton John, will lend their star power to Global Citizen Live on Saturday for a round-the-world event to raise awareness on climate change, vaccine equality and famine. Concerts staged in New...

 2021-09-23 02:03 

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FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot: Who Is Eligible For A Third Dose?...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as cases continue to surge across the nation. In a news release, the federal health agency said it would grant the Pfizer vaccine emergency ...

 2021-09-23 01:58 

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Snorkels Sold At Costco Recalled For 'Drowning Hazard'...

Snorkels that were exclusively sold at Costco are being recalled because of an issue that can cause them to leak.The recall involves about 76,000 units of the Oceanic Adult Dry top Snorkels, the notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

 2021-09-23 01:55 

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Johnson Says Glasgow Climate Talks 'Turning Point For Humanity'...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday cast UN climate talks in Glasgow in November as a last chance for humanity as he made a passionate appeal for the world to slash carbon emissions.In a characteristically colorful speech before the United N...

 2021-09-23 01:45 

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Island-hopping: Genetics Reveal How Humans Settled Remote Pacific...

Easter Island's famous megaliths have relatives on islands thousands of miles to the north and west -- and so did the people who created them, a study said Wednesday. Research showed that over a 250-year period separate groups of people set out from t...

 2021-09-23 01:43 

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'Genshin Impact' Insiders Bare Dendro Characters, Scaramouche, Yaoyao, Baizhu And Yunjin Release Details...

miHoYo previously unveiled Kokomi as one of the characters coming to "Genshin Impact" soon. While the Chinese gaming studio remains mum about the other leaked characters, more details about Dendro characters, Scaramouche, Baizhu, Yaoyao and Yunjin...

 2021-09-23 01:35 

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Bank Of England On Guard Against Spiking Inflation...

The Bank of England is expected to stay the course on interest rates and stimulus on Thursday, despite soaring inflation and fears of runaway domestic energy costs.The British central bank's monetary policy committee is likely to keep its key rate at ...

 2021-09-23 01:28 

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Mexico's 'Love-hate' Relationship With Former Colonial Ruler Spain...

Mexico this month celebrates 200 years of independence from Spain, the former colonial ruler with which it has a "love-hate" relationship today.Most Mexicans have a mixed European and indigenous ancestry and have contrasting feelings about the vio...

 2021-09-23 01:16 

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US, UK Welcome China End To Coal Funding But Seek More...

The United States and Britain on Wednesday welcomed China's promise to end funding for coal projects overseas, but voiced hope the world's largest emitter would also do more at home on climate change.President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assemb...

 2021-09-23 01:11 

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Jennette McCurdy's Fans Worry For Former Actress After Seeing Her Latest Photos: 'Is She Alright?'...

Jennette McCurdy shared several snaps from her ongoing one-woman show on social media. But instead of getting excited for her performance, many fans expressed their concern for her after seeing her most recent photos....

 2021-09-23 01:05 

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23 More Fully Vaccinated Die Of COVID-19 In Massachusetts Last Week...

Nearly two dozen people have died of COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated against the virus in Massachusetts the past week, state data showed....

 2021-09-23 00:56 

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Inside Kanye West's New $57 Million Malibu Mansion Near Kim Kardashian's Home...

After letting the entire world know about his humble beginnings in his latest album, "Donda," rap superstar Kanye West dropped a staggering $57.3 million on a Malibu Mansion near Kim Kardashian's equally luxurious $60 million home. The 44-year...

 2021-09-23 00:25 

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Pumpkin Shannon Celebrates Baby Bentley's New Milestone With Adorable Photos...

Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon celebrated her son Bentley Jameson's newest milestone by sharing adorable photos of her second child on social media. The 21-year-old reality star took to Instagram Tuesday to share a series of snaps showing baby Bentl...

 2021-09-23 00:10 

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'The Challenge' 2021 Spoilers: Who Wins 'Spies, Lies And Allies'? Season 37 Winners Leaked...

MTV is several episodes into its latest season of "The Challenge," and while the cast still remains stacked with plenty of competitors, the "Spies, Lies & Allies" winners may have already been revealed.[Warning: Spoilers Ahead!]...

 2021-09-23 00:08 

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Gas Pipe Workers Find 800-year-old Bodies In Peru...

Peruvian workers laying gas pipes found the remains of eight people buried in a common tomb with food and musical instruments some 800 years ago, an archaeologist said Wednesday. The bodies of adults and children had been wrapped in plant material, with c...

 2021-09-23 00:06 

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Man Utd Crash Out Of League Cup, Spurs, Chelsea Advance...

Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup as West Ham avenged their painful loss to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, while Chelsea and Tottenham survived penalty shoot-outs to reach the fourth round on Wednesday.The Ha...

 2021-09-22 23:31 

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'Britney vs Spears' Netflix Documentary Trailer Released, Shows 'Significant Moments In Battle'...

Netflix on Wednesday released the trailer for its upcoming documentary "Britney Vs. Spears," which details the conservatory battle between pop singer Britney Spears and her father Jamie Spears.The documentary, which shows "significant moments&...

 2021-09-22 23:17 

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US Ex-defense Secretary Testifies In Theranos Fraud Trial...

Fallen biotech star Elizabeth Holmes's grand promises for her blood testing technology captivated US ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis, he told her trial Wednesday, and he was stunned when her startup was consumed by fraud claims.Mattis, the first bold-...

 2021-09-22 23:06 

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Louisville Shooting: Teen Waiting For School Bus Shot Dead, Two Injured...

A drive-by shooting early Wednesday at a school bus stop in Louisville, Kentucky, has left a 16-year-old boy dead and two other teens injured. A teenage boy was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, while a 14-year-old girl was treated fo...

 2021-09-22 22:17 

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US Welcomes China End To Coal Funding But Seeks More...

The United States on Wednesday welcomed China's promise to end funding for coal projects overseas but voiced hope the world's largest emitter would also do more at home on climate change.President Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday...

 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 

International Business Times

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....

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