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 2021-12-01 19:29 

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New forensic technology leads to arrest in Florida woman's 1983 death...

Authorities have arrested a man who they believe to be the killer of a young Florida woman almost 40 years ago -- a cold case that may now have been solved with new forensic technology....

 2021-12-01 19:28 

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Fauci says first U.S. case of Omicron detected in California...

The first U.S. case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in California, top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:27 

Reuters

Bulls, Heat lose draft picks for Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry tampering...

The Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat will forfeit their next available second-round draft pick for tampering violations related to the signings of Lonzo Ball and Kyle Lowry during the summer, the NBA announced Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:26 

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GM boosts full year profit forecast...

General Motors Co expects full year adjusted pre-tax profits will reach about $14 billion, higher than the previous forecast, the automaker's Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson said during a presentation....

 2021-12-01 19:26 

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Crypto firm CEOs to testify before U.S. House banking panel on Dec. 8...

The top executives of eight major cryptocurrency firms, including Coinbase Global Inc , will testify before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee on Dec. 8, the panel announced on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:25 

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NYT magazine story chokes on religious freedom issues...

A recent New York Times magazine story on the links between a minority religion and a major sushi distributor ignored important first amendment issues in an ongoing court case....

 2021-12-01 19:24 

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Watch: Deer seen wandering Alberta town with antlers full of Christmas lights...

Wildlife officials in Alberta said a deer spotted wandering with Christmas lights wrapped around its antlers doesn't appear to be in any immediate distress....

 2021-12-01 19:22 

AP

Powell: Fed 'not at all sure' inflation will fade next year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh sign of his growing concerns about inflation, Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve can't be sure that price increases will slow in the second hal......

 2021-12-01 19:21 

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Mariners extend RHP Andres Munoz through 2025...

The Seattle Mariners signed right-hander Andres Munoz to a four-year extension through the 2025 season, with club options for three additional seasons....

 2021-12-01 19:21 

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Italy approves COVID-19 vaccination for 5-11 year olds...

Italy's medicines agency AIFA on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11....

 2021-12-01 19:20 

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with Russian, Ukrainian counterparts Thursday...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday he will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Thursday as tensions between the countries reached a new high....

 2021-12-01 19:20 

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LIVE MARKETS Wall Street falters as investors worry about Omicron in U.S....

Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to you by Reuters reporters. You can share your thoughts with us at markets.research@thomsonreuters.com...

 2021-12-01 19:17 

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U.S. companies battle rising prices and labor shortages, Fed survey shows...

The U.S. economy expanded at a modest-to-moderate pace in October and the first half of November while firms grappled with rising inflation and a scramble to fill jobs amid labor shortages, a survey conducted by the Federal Reserve showed on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:17 

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Egypt's Mansour, General Motors to draw up plan to make electric cars...

General Motors Co and Egypt's Al Mansour Automotive Co have agreed to study jointly manufacturing electric vehicles in Egypt and, once finished, ask the government for support, Mansour Automotive's chairman Mohamed Mansour said on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:14 

AP

Colts' Taylor, Cowboys' Lamb among best bets to score...

Injuries have added no small amount of uncertainty to fantasy teams this week, but there are still some surefire bets to find the end zone in Week 13. These are my best bets to score at the WR and ......

 2021-12-01 19:14 

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Kukushkin wins epic to give Kazakhs lead over Serbia in Davis Cup quarter-final | Reuters...

Kazakhstan veteran Mikhail Kukushkin claimed an epic victory over Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic to give his country the lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final tie in Madrid on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:13 

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Explainer: Does Omicron pose higher risks for infants than other variants? | Reuters...

Data from an area in South Africa hard-hit by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has shown a high number of hospital admissions of infants under 2 years old, raising concerns that the variant may pose risks to young children....

 2021-12-01 19:12 

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UAE announces its first case of the new COVID-19 variant - WAM...

The United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday its first case of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron for an African woman arriving from an African country through an Arab country, state news agency WAM reported....

 2021-12-01 19:11 

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise to supply U.S. green energy research supercomputer...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co on Wednesday said it will supply a supercomputer to the U.S. government for renewable energy and energy efficiency research....

 2021-12-01 19:08 

Reuters

In bid for N.Y. federal bench, ACLU litigator apologizes for 'overheated' tweets...

Voting rights litigator Dale Ho on Wednesday apologized for his "overheated rhetoric" on social media but broadly defended his advocacy in a bid to serve on the Manhattan federal district court, as Republicans on the U.S. Senate's judiciary pa...

 2021-12-01 19:08 

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Mixon, Mitchell, Taylor lead Week 13 fantasy football running back rankings...

Joe Mixon, Elijah Mitchell and Jonathan Taylor lead UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler's Top 30 fantasy football running back rankings for Week 13....

 2021-12-01 19:07 

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U.S. reports first case of Omicron variant...

The United States identified its first case of the new Omicron coronavirus variant in California, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 19:06 

AP

WHO nations launch steps toward deal to fight pandemics...

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization hailing a key step by its member states on Wednesday to launch work toward an international agreement to help prevent, prepare for and respon......

 2021-12-01 19:06 

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Watch: Australian man breaks Guinness record with world's loudest burp...

An Australian man broke a decade-old Guinness World Record when he let out a burp measured at 112.4 decibels....

 2021-12-01 19:05 

Reuters

U.N. chief slams COVID-19 'travel apartheid' as unacceptable...

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that travel restrictions imposed over COVID-19 that isolate any one country or region as "not only deeply unfair and punitive - they are ineffective."...

 2021-12-01 19:03 

AP

To the Max: Scherzer, Mets finalize $130M, 3-year deal...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets owner Steve Cohen promised a max effort bringing a World Series back to New York.Enter Max Scherzer, the newest ace in Queens.The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner ......

 2021-12-01 19:02 

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Iowa State AD Jamie Pollard announces cancer diagnosis...

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University Athletic Director Jamie Pollard announced in an open letter to Cyclones fans his diagnosis of testicular cancer. In the letter released Wednesday on the scho......

 2021-12-01 18:57 

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U.S. CDC has identified first case of Omicron in the U.S. in California- CNN reporter | Reuters...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified the first case of Omicron in the U.S. in California, a CNN reporter tweeted on Wednesday....

 2021-12-01 18:56 

AP

Cowboys, Saints collide trying to stem midseason slides...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have lost four straight for the first time since 2015 and the Dallas Cowboys have been just one victory better during their past four games. Those coincidi......

 2021-12-01 18:55 

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Fed's Williams says Omicron variant may prolong supply-demand imbalances | Reuters...

The latest COVID-19 variant could extend some of the supply-chain challenges and shortages that have led to higher inflation, and Federal Reserve officials will need to factor that in as they decide how to withdraw their monetary policy support, New York ...

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