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WCCO Saturday Morning Links

35 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak covered a lot of ground in this week's WCCO Saturday Morning show. Here are links for more information. Salt Room at Salt...
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U.S. National Debt Passes $22 Trillion

41 minutes ago   |   NPR

The national debt passed $22 trillion this week, the biggest number on record. NPR's Scott Simon asks Business Insider's Bob Bryan why and what the long-term consequences could be.
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Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Health officials are blaming e-cigarette startups like Juul for the increase in teens taking up vaping in a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
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NBA's New ‘Smart Jersey of the Future' Lets Fans Change Allegiances With Press of a Button

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

For LeBron James lovers who can't decide whether they want to wear their loyalty in the form of a Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavalier , or Los Angeles Lakers jerseys -then the NBA's...
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Kalidou Koulibaly Talks Napoli Future Amid Manchester United Transfer Rumours

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly is "flattered" by the persistent speculation linking him with the likes of Manchester United, but he wants to continue improving his game with the...
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Here's why Conservative MPs now believe Theresa May's Brexit deal will pass

Here's why Conservative MPs now believe Theresa May's Brexit deal will pass

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Growing numbers of Tory MPs think May's deal will be passed in something similar to its current form. They calculate that no-deal will be taken off the table before March...
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A short trip to India showed me just how badly Apple is screwing up in the world's biggest democracy

A short trip to India showed me just how badly Apple is screwing up in the world's biggest democracy

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Apple has failed to crack the Indian smartphone market, languishing behind Chinese brands with less than a 2% share of the market. During a family visit to India, I noticed...
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How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper

How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes - and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes...
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Daily horoscope for Saturday, February 16, 2019

8 hours ago   |   National Post

Moon Alert We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The Moon is in Cancer. Aries Don't expect too much from others today and don't expect too much from yourself...
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Crowded field of Democrats eyeing Oval Office. and Biden and Bernie

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Democratic 2020 hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand‏ made a visit to New Hampshire Friday, with fellow presidential rival Kamala Harris set to do the same next week as Elizabeth Warren...
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Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse...

Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

Theodore McCarrick is one of the most high-profile figures to be expelled from the Church during the sex abuse crisis that has roiled the institution Read more ...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get...

Trump admits he 'didn't need to' declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall 'done faster'

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to obtain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border. During his announcement, Trump said, "I didn't need to... Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

Robert Mueller Says Paul Manafort Could Face Up To 24 Years In Federal Prison

It would amount to a virtual life sentence for the former Trump campaign chairman. Read more ...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm...

Trump's border wall emergency declaration will likely seriously harm national security

President Donald Trump on Friday morning announced that he will sign a national state of emergency to build the border wall Congress refused to fund. Citing the “monstrous... Read more ...