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On the autofarm: China turns to driverless tractors, combines to overhaul agriculture

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities say...
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Pennsylvania School Board Votes to Postpone Policy to Arm Teachers

3 hours ago   |   Time

A Pennsylvania school board has voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. The Morning Call reports the Tamaqua Area School District voted 7-1 to...
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Petition filed requesting name change for Dixie School District calls name 'racist'

4 hours ago   |   ABC

"By keeping this name we attach ourselves to the Confederacy, slavery, segregation. And we are better than that." A petition filed to rename Dixie School District in Marin...
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Steve Lacy to step down as Meredith executive chairman

Steve Lacy to step down as Meredith executive chairman

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Steve Lacy, the architect of Meredith's $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. a year ago, is going to step down from his position as executive chairman on March 31. Lacy turns...
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‘Indefensible.' Why Republicans Finally Condemned Steve King

4 hours ago   |   Time

For anyone who has paid attention to Rep. Steve King's career, it was hardly shocking that he would be quoted wondering when “white supremacy” became offensive. What happened...
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Neighbors oppose apartment complex next to Saratoga Casino

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS - A Mohawk Valley developer of affordable housing wants to change city zoning laws to accommodate a 192-unit apartment complex next to the Saratoga Casino...
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Boston hands out first permit to retail pot shop

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Marijuana company Ascend Massachusetts has been given the OK to break ground on its proposed pot shop near North Station, earning the city's first conditional-use permit for a...
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Tamaqua puts gun policy on hold

5 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

As the Tamaqua Area School District voted to suspend its controversial policy to allow school district staff to carry guns, parents noted a shift in tone toward the Second...
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PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

5 hours ago   |   National Post

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of...
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After years of King's remarks, why now for the GOP response?

6 hours ago   |   National Post

DES MOINES, Iowa - Why now? Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...