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Moderate Republican senators signal opposition to Biden's economic rescue package, jeopardizing speedy passage of $1,400 stimulus checks

Moderate Republican senators signal opposition to Biden's economic rescue package, jeopardizing speedy passage of $1,400 stimulus checks

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package ran into opposition from moderate Republican senators in recent days, imperiling the odds of...
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N.Y. Ski Conditions: A Snowslide, Few Lift Tickets, Beer in the Parking Lot

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

“At least we are freaking open,” one resort owner said.
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With six months to go, the Tokyo Olympics are swimming against a tide of doubt

6 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Organizers acknowledge risks but insist meticulous preparations are being made to ensure the Games can be staged safely.
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Australia PM says no timeline for zero carbon emissions limit

11 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Carbon emissions blamed for Australia's hotter and drier condition, increasing the risk of more droughts and bushfires.
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China Adopts Law Letting Coast Guard Fire on Foreign Vessels

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China's passed a controversial law that gives the coast guard more freedom to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could fuel the risk of military miscalculation in the Western...
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High-risk high school winter sports get a Feb. 1 start date

14 hours ago   |   Times Union

The New York State Department of Health and Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an update on high-risk high school winter sports Friday, a decision that will allow athletes to begin...
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'Zip Tie Guy' Eric Manchel Granted Pretrial Release By Judge

14 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The Department of Justice believes Munchel to be a flight risk and a danger to the community, but the judge disagreed.
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Indiana COVID-19 deaths and cases down since December peak

Indiana COVID-19 deaths and cases down since December peak

14 hours ago   |   WLKY   |   2 articles

Gov. Eric Holcomb said Thursday that he might consider revisions to his executive order imposing crowd size limits based on each county's risk level for coronavirus spread.
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Patients with medical conditions encounter confusion signing up for vaccinations

Patients with medical conditions encounter confusion signing up for vaccinations

16 hours ago   |   WMUR

Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations in New Hampshire includes people under age 65 with two or more medical conditions that place them at high risk, but many Granite Staters in...
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Wisconsin lawmakers meet with workers affected by Biden's decision to revoke pipeline permit

Wisconsin lawmakers meet with workers affected by Biden's decision to revoke pipeline permit

17 hours ago   |   WISN

Three Wisconsin congressmen say the move to revoke the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline will kill jobs and risk higher fuel prices.
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Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87. Read more ...

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US

Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. Read more ...

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1 billion; here are the winning numbers

The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be worth a staggering $1 billion . Read more ...

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

Larry King, the longtime radio host who went on to become a nightly fixture on CNN, died Saturday at age 87. Read more ...

Russia arrests 350 protesters demanding Navalny's release

Russia arrests 350 protesters demanding Navalny's release

MOSCOW - Russian police on Saturday arrested hundreds of protesters who took to the streets in temperatures as low as minus-50 C to demand the release of Alexei Navalny, the... Read more ...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid...

Stay silent, please! France's Academy of Medicine advises people to ‘avoid talking' on public transport to stop spread of Covid-19

The French National Academy of Medicine has urged people to quit the chatter on packed buses and trains, where social distancing is impossible. The country's health minister... Read more ...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to...

What channel is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 on tonight? How to watch, buy UFC 257 on pay-per-view

Here's a complete guide to watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2, including channel and pay-per-view information. Read more ...

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

Chicago indoor dining to return starting Saturday

CHICAGO - Indoor dining will be allowed to resume in Chicago and suburban Cook County with new rules that bars and restaurants must follow. Many restaurants and bars feared... Read more ...

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dead at 87

Famed broadcaster Larry King has died, his official Twitter account announced Saturday morning. King, 87, a multiple cancer survivor, had contracted coronavirus earlier this... Read more ...

NC reports first case of highly-contagious COVID-19 variant

NC reports first case of highly-contagious COVID-19 variant

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first identification in a North Carolina resident of the COVID-19 variant called B.1.1.7, which was... Read more ...