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Samsung Billionaire Heir Ordered Back to Prison for Bribery

41 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. heir Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to two years and six months in prison over bribery charges, a dramatic conclusion to a years-long graft trial that had...
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Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

59 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection.
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New coronavirus variant found in Monterey County, several other California counties

New coronavirus variant found in Monterey County, several other California counties

1 hour ago   |   KSBW

The variant was first detected last year in California, along with other states and countries, and has increasingly registered in viral genomic sequencing from multiple...
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Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to...
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Duty Calls: Delanson native helps keep Navy ships combat ready

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

A Navy reservist from Delanson has been mobilized to help keep ships combat ready. Chief Petty Officer Michael Foster has a role in the largest mobilization of reservists in...
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Pasadena to begin vaccinations for residents over 75

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Pasadena residents who are 75 or older are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines this week.
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Iowa State students launches lip gloss line during pandemic

Iowa State students launches lip gloss line during pandemic

2 hours ago   |   KCCI

Jassma'ray Johnson said her business is a safe space for women of color. She said she especially focuses on Black women who were killed at the hands of law enforcement.
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COVID-19 live updates: CA health official recommends pausing single lot of Moderna vaccine over possible allergic reactions

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

"Out of an extreme abundance of caution and also recognizing the extremely limited supply of vaccine, we are recommending that providers use other available vaccine inventory...
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COVID In Wisconsin: Average Daily Virus Cases Remain Mostly Constant

3 hours ago   |   CBS

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin health officials on Sunday confirmed 1,606 new cases of the coronavirus, out of nearly 7,000 people tested in the last day. Nearly 522,000 people have...
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Why Jail Threat Hangs Over Samsung Billionaire Again

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Samsung Group's billionaire scion, Jay Y. Lee, finds out Monday whether he goes back to jail. A judge will hand down a new sentence for Lee's involvement in a corruption case...
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President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to lead Protection Bureau, according to CNN

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to make nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a source told CNN. Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

NEW ORLEANS - Tom Brady's best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home... Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title game ever

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers meet for the first time in the playoffs in the Tampa Bay-Green Bay NFC championship. A look at what's at stake for each QB in their bid to reach... Read more ...