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White House impeachment lawyer to Dems: Let's go to the videotape!

White House impeachment lawyer to Dems: Let's go to the videotape!

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

White House lawyers gave their Democratic foes a dose of their own medicine at President Trump's impeachment trial Tuesday - by playing old video clips in which New York pols...
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Trial begins in fatal Portland, Oregon light-rail stabbings

8 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Two men who were fatally stabbed and a third who was severely injured in an attack on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train likely did not know the man charged in the case was...
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In praise of Poftak for pondering private buses

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

In wrestling MBTA operating costs, T General Manager Steve Poftak is prudently weighing some options. As the transit agency adds 60 new buses, should it use current T staff to...
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Crowded Lagos to ban motorbikes from most of Nigerian metropolis

17 hours ago   |   National Post

LAGOS - Nigeria's business capital Lagos will ban commercial motorcycles from nearly the entire city, citing overcrowding and safety, authorities said on Monday, a move that...
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Hong Kong to cut rail links to stop coronavirus spread from China

Hong Kong to cut rail links to stop coronavirus spread from China

18 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Wearing a green surgical mask, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced the suspension of high-speed rail and ferry links with mainland China amid the coronavirus...
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Hong Kong takes drastic measures to curb virus form China

19 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

Hong Kong said Tuesday it will cut all rail links to mainland China as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate citizens from the Chinese city at the center...
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Small Business Taxes: Changes in 2020

19 hours ago   |   Business

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes to the tax code have impacted deductions for pass-through companies. Deductible losses are limited to $250,000 if you file as a single person...
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More multimillionaires are using helicopters to beat traffic despite accidents like the one that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter. Here's how much these services cost, plus the risks involved

More multimillionaires are using helicopters to beat traffic despite accidents like the one that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter. Here's how much these services cost, plus the risks involved

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday as they made their way to basketball practice. Helicopter...
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Companies respond to the coronavirus outbreak

21 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. David Meyer here in Berlin, filling in for Alan. The novel coronavirus has reached Germany, brought here by an employee of an automotive parts supplier that has a...
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Miso Robotics unveils its next-gen robot kitchen assistant

Miso Robotics unveils its next-gen robot kitchen assistant

22 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Pasadena, California-based Miso Robotics unveiled its next-generation kitchen robot - ROAR - which runs on a motorized rail.
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50 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile...

50 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile attack

The total number of service members in Iraq diagnosed with traumatic brain injury is now 50, a Pentagon spokesman said in a CNN report. The TBI diagnoses follows a missile... Read more ...

McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in...

McConnell tells Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial

Senator Mitch McConnell told Republicans he does not yet have votes to block witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Read more ...

Key takeaways from defense team's opening arguments Tuesday in president's...

Key takeaways from defense team's opening arguments Tuesday in president's Senate trial

Here are some of the key takeaways from the last day of the defense team's opening arguments in the president's impeachment trial. Read more ...

7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba and Jamaica

7.7 magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba and Jamaica

The U.S. Geological Survey says a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. Read more ...

Investigators say the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant missed clearing a...

Investigators say the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant missed clearing a hilltop by 20 to 30 feet

The helicopter that crashed on Sunday killing Kobe Bryant and eight others did not have a terrain warning system that could have alerted the pilot of the hills below him... Read more ...

Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman dies at age 58

Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman dies at age 58

Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman died Tuesday night after a long battle with brain cancer, the Minnesota Vikings said in a statement. He was 58. Doleman, who played 15... Read more ...

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

A U.S. defense official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in Afghanistan. Read more ...

Audio of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash captured on Nest video

Audio of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash captured on Nest video

A California woman who lives near the site where Kobe Bryant's helicopter crashed says her Google Nest camera captured audio of the doomed aircraft's final moments, a report... Read more ...

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

On Tuesday, an emergency hearing was slated to occur in which a judge could have revoked Fotis Dulos' $6 million bond. Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Huawei is set for a 'limited' role in Britain's 5G networks. The UK's decision comes despite US pressure to... Read more ...