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Eager to act, Biden and Democrats leave Republicans behind

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress are jamming their agenda forward with a sense of urgency, an unapologetically partisan approach based on the...
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Egypt, Qatar hold first meeting since ending Gulf row

9 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Delegations meet in Kuwait weeks after agreement made in Saudi Arabia's Al-Ula to end blockade of Qatar.
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How Australia May Have Just Saved Journalism From Big Tech

10 days ago   |   Time

On Feb. 18, Australians woke up to find that all the local news stories that they had shared on Facebook had abruptly disappeared. The social media giant's global cull of...
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Protesters rally in Algerian capital, marking rebirth of popular Hirak uprising that ousted President Bouteflika in 2019

Protesters rally in Algerian capital, marking rebirth of popular Hirak uprising that ousted President Bouteflika in 2019

10 days ago   |   RT

Despite a heavy police presence, thousands of people have joined protests across the Algerian capital in a resurgence of the Hirak demonstrations that forced the country's...
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An American family stuck in Gaza for months due to COVID-19 restrictions finally leaves

An American family stuck in Gaza for months due to COVID-19 restrictions finally leaves

14 days ago   |   KSBW

An American family visiting Gaza say they were left "stranded in a hellish situation" for months due to the coronavirus pandemic and a blockade surrounding the Palestinian...
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Israel blocks shipment of Russian Sputnik V vaccine to Gaza

16 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of stopping 1,000 doses intended for medical workers to blockaded Gaza Strip.
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Don't Care for This Impeachment? Wait 'til Next Year

16 days ago   |   NY Times

Leaders of both political parties suggest that impeachments, Electoral College standoffs and Supreme Court nomination blockades may become frequent fights in American politics.
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This Is Yemen After Biden Declared an End To American Support for the War

20 days ago   |   MintPress News

SANA'A, YEMEN - Seated next to his 13-year-old daughter Hakimah's bed in al-Thawra Hospital, S. al-Hanishi watches a breaking news report on a small TV screen announcing that...
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‘Valuable treasure': Gaza turns to quail as fishing goes belly up

24 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

As the Israeli blockade continues to inflict hardship, Palestinians in Gaza are finding innovative sources of income.
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The Filibuster That Saved the Electoral College

24 days ago   |   NY Times

Like other Senate blockades of the civil rights era, it was about preserving white supremacy.
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Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Killorn's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Alex Killorn scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended...

Creighton athletic director announces Greg McDermott has been suspended 'from all team activities'

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities, according to a statement from Creighton's athletic director. Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

WACO, Texas - Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on... Read more ...

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first known instance of an... Read more ...