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Julianna Pena, Max Bretos named to AXS TV's Combate Americas commentary team

Julianna Pena, Max Bretos named to AXS TV's Combate Americas commentary team

31 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

Combate Americas has long since made inroads in the Spanish-speaking mixed martial arts community, and now the company is getting ready to make its full-court press to capture...
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East Coast Falcons: Eliminating pest birds in New Jersey through falconry

31 minutes ago   |   ABC

Erik Swanson, the owner of East Coast Falcons, has been training falcons to hunt and abate pest birds for approximately 30 years.
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Caught in the act: MeerKAT telescope spies stellar flare

45 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

The MeerKAT radio telescope in the Northern Cape of South Africa has discovered an object which rapidly brightened by more than a factor of three over a period of three weeks...
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'Windy City Wonderland': Art on theMart kicks off holiday-themed winter light show

1 hour ago   |   ABC

This year's display is titled Windy City Wonderland!
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Dropkick Murphys to play fundraiser for family of Worcester firefighter Jason Menard

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

The beloved Massachusetts punk band The Dropkick Murphys is honoring the life and legacy of Worcester Fire Lt. Jason Menard this week. The band is scheduled to perform a short...
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Latina Equal Pay Day Is Later Than Last Year. We Can't Afford to Fall Further Behind

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

For many women, it's frustrating to see the gender pay gap stay stubbornly stuck at 80 cents on the dollar. But that statistic obscures that for some women, the gender wage gap...
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Mark Zuckerberg's sharp criticism of China is reportedly not going down too well with Facebook's base of Chinese employees

Mark Zuckerberg's sharp criticism of China is reportedly not going down too well with Facebook's base of Chinese employees

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tensions are flaring between Facebook and its large community of Chinese employees, The Information reports. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has recently been sharply critical of China's...
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Teachers, supporters plan to protest outside 6 Wake schools Wednesday morning to call for more funding

Teachers, supporters plan to protest outside 6 Wake schools Wednesday morning to call for more funding

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

Teachers, parents and community members plan to protest outside six Wake County schools Wednesday morning to push for more education funding, including a 5% raise for all...
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IBM: The Fight Against A.I. Bias Is Never Over

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

The problem of bias-particularly racial and gender bias-in algorithms and artificial intelligence systems is bleeding into the public consciousness through a steady flow of...
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Ohio Woman Sentenced to 37 Years in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Suffocating and Killing Three Young Sons

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

Logan County Prosecutor Eric Stewart said that the sentence would bring "justice and closure to this tragic case and protect the community from the defendant."
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Ambassador at center of Ukraine telephone call to testify in House...

Ambassador at center of Ukraine telephone call to testify in House impeachment hearings

Trump's ambassador to the European Union, an Oregon hotelier and million-dollar Trump donor, Gordon Sondland has said he cannot recall many of the episodes involving him that... Read more ...

VIDEO: Same turkey chases mail carrier day after day

VIDEO: Same turkey chases mail carrier day after day

Neighbors have captured the turkey on camera, chasing the same mailman day after day. Read more ...

New general election on the cards for Israel as kingmaker Lieberman refuses...

New general election on the cards for Israel as kingmaker Lieberman refuses to endorse candidate for prime minister

Israel is set to hold its third election this year, after Avigdor Lieberman, leader of the secular nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party, announced that he would not support the... Read more ...

House passes short-term spending measure to keep federal agencies running...

House passes short-term spending measure to keep federal agencies running for another month

The House has passed a short-term spending bill to keep federal agencies running for another month. The hope is that the additional time will help negotiators wrap up more than... Read more ...

Trump impeachment hearings: What to know for Wednesday's testimony

Trump impeachment hearings: What to know for Wednesday's testimony

Three witnesses will appear before lawmakers Wednesday in a public hearing on the impeachment probe of President Trump, including US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon... Read more ...

Apple breaks ground on new campus in Austin, Texas

Apple breaks ground on new campus in Austin, Texas

"Apple is deepening our close bond with the city and the talented and diverse workforce that calls it home." What you need to know Apple has broken ground on its new campus in... Read more ...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail...

Inside London's Billionaires Row: This garish mansion has hosted Mikhail Gorbachev and Simon Cowell and was once Britain's most expensive home

London's most notorious pocket of luxury real estate is a mile-long road of mansions known as "Billionaires Row." It has a reputation for money, scandal, murder, and... Read more ...

Twitter says Conservative Party misled the public by rebranding as...

Twitter says Conservative Party misled the public by rebranding as ‘factcheck account' during election debate

The Conservative Party has been accused of misleading the British public by changing its Twitter to resemble an independent fact-checking organization during a televised... Read more ...

Sources: Federal indictment to be brought against former Mayor Pugh

Sources: Federal indictment to be brought against former Mayor Pugh

According to several sources, a multi-count federal indictment against former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh will be made public later Wednesday morning. Read more ...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong...

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong - a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage

The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in the semiautonomous Chinese city. The legislation, titled... Read more ...