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Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan

Biden Faces His First Disasters in Yemen and Afghanistan

2 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

Unless it changes tack, the administration is about to make bad situations even worse.
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Biden pledged professional diversity for his judicial picks with a break from Big Law. Progressives say he's off to a bad start

Biden pledged professional diversity for his judicial picks with a break from Big Law. Progressives say he's off to a bad start

19 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Regina Rodriguez stood out among President Joe Biden's first slate of federal judicial nominees. As the daughter of a Mexican-American father and...
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Henry to enter NBA draft, skip senior year at Michigan State

25 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Aaron Henry has decided to skip his senior season at Michigan State to enter the NBA draft.
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Siri accidentally reveals April 20 Apple event

Siri accidentally reveals April 20 Apple event

39 minutes ago   |   iMore

What you need to know Apple is expected to hold an April event. Siri appears to have confirmed this will take place on April 20. It could see the release of AirTags and a new...
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Propelled by sports, inspired by Verne & Tolkien: Anna Kikina, only woman on Russian cosmonaut team, opens up on cosmic challenges

Propelled by sports, inspired by Verne & Tolkien: Anna Kikina, only woman on Russian cosmonaut team, opens up on cosmic challenges

41 minutes ago   |   RT

Anna Kikina is currently the only woman on Russia's team of 30 cosmonauts. Speaking to RT, she talked about what helped her overcome the odds along the way and what inspired...
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Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over reef dispute

51 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The Philippine government summoned the Chinese ambassador to press a demand for Chinese vessels to immediately leave a reef claimed by Manila in the South China Sea
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The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, data showed on Tuesday, starting what analysts expect to be a rapid rebound for the country from last year's deep...
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California lifting capacity limits at churches after legal rulings

1 hour ago   |   ABC

This comes after a lengthy legal battle between the state and religious leaders and a recent court ruling.
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What Is Behind China's Crackdown on Its Tech Giants: QuickTake

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China's biggest companies got that way with at least tacit support from the government, which took a relatively hands-off approach toward the internet, e-commerce and...
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Putin Looks to Spending to Get Economy Back on Track Post-Covid

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Vladimir Putin wants to get Russia's economy growing again after the pandemic with a burst of spending. His government is working overtime to find the money to pay for it.
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U.K. Coronavirus Strain Does Not Lead To More Severe Illness And Death...

U.K. Coronavirus Strain Does Not Lead To More Severe Illness And Death, Study Finds

The B.1.1.7 variant is now the most dominant version of the coronavirus in the U.S. (Image credit: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Max Pacioretty scored his 300th career goal, Mark Stone had a goal and an assis, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night. Read more ...

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

DENVER - Mikko Rantanen had two goals and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 Monday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Read more ...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, and Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Read more ...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on... Read more ...

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in Warriors franchise history Monday night in Golden State's game against the Denver Nuggets. Read more ...

‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With...

‘He Just Made You Feel Better': Daunte Wright's Loved Ones Gather With Hundreds For Vigil

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds attended a vigil Monday night at the place where 20-year-old Daunte Wright died. A replica of the statue that held space at George Floyd Square now sits... Read more ...

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

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Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Kyle Higashioka was behind the plate on Monday primarily because of how well he works with Gerrit Cole. And while the battery was excellent again against the... Read more ...