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Profit at Chinese state industry rises with virus recovery

11 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The Chinese government says profit at state-owned companies that dominate its banking, oil and most other industries rose by as much as 25% last year as the country recovered...
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Warriors-Lakers takeaways: Stephen Curry comes up clutch for Golden State in comeback win against Los Angeles

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports

The Lakers took their foot off the gas pedal and were punished for it
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Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

1 hour ago   |   Newser   |   3 articles

Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the US Capitol earlier...
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Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113

Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LOS ANGELES - Stephen Curry scored 26 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 23 and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Los Angeles...
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Lakers manage to show some of their championship mettle in loss to Warriors

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The pair of LeBron James and Anthony Davis make the Lakers special, but they run into some problems in a 115-113 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
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Nets got sweet glimpse of a new James Harden

Nets got sweet glimpse of a new James Harden

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

This was the sequence that defines James Harden, the good and the bad, the beautiful and the brazen and everything in between. Here, in the space of five seconds, maybe six...
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‘Chilling' crackdown on dissent in Vietnam ahead of key congress

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Reuters tally finds 280 people arrested for 'anti-state' activities in the five years since the last party congress.
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New state lawmakers could be sworn in virtually

New state lawmakers could be sworn in virtually

2 hours ago   |   KOAT

The House Speaker's communications director told KOAT some incoming lawmakers might not be there in person to be sworn in.
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Roberts to swear in yet another president who opposed him

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Someday, perhaps, John Roberts will swear in a new president who doesn't wish someone else was chief justice of the United States. Wednesday won't be that...
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Biden's national security Cabinet nominees face Senate tests

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden's national security Cabinet may be bare on Day One of his presidency, but an inauguration-eve spurt of Senate confirmation hearings...
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California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. Read more ...

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

Trump orders lifting of virus travel ban, but Biden aides vow to block move

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Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Arrested

Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the US Capitol earlier... Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...