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Ukraine police seize cash in raids on major ransomware gang

2 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Ukrainian police have carried out nearly two dozen raids targeting alleged associates of a Russian-speaking ransomware gang it blamed for a half billion dollars in cyberattacks...
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Texas Democrats who walked out on voting reform bill meet with Vice President Harris

4 minutes ago   |   ABC

Democrats in Washington are hoping the visit by the state lawmakers also fire up passage of a national voting bill despite tall hurdles.
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Putin savored the global spotlight after his direct but largely fruitless meeting with Biden

5 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Metzel/Getty Images Biden and Putin's meeting ended up pretty much as expected. In...
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How to Describe America's Character Through Its Favorite How-To Books

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

In “Americanon,” Jess McHugh catalogs the country's virtues and foibles by examining the history of almanacs, dictionaries, etiquette guides and other practical books.
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New York lifts most COVID restrictions as 70% of adults have received at least 1 dose of vaccine

17 minutes ago   |   ABC

The state lifted rules that had limited the size of gatherings and required some types of businesses to follow social distancing or cleaning protocols.
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COVID-19 vaccine Wisconsin: Bill forbids requiring proof of COVID vaccination

17 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Wisconsin Assembly plans to vote on a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit businesses, colleges and universities, governments and anyone else in the state from...
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AP FACT CHECK: Putin's errant claims on cyberattacks, Jan. 6

21 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Russian President Vladimir Putin contradicted the evidence Wednesday when he asserted Russians are not a leading source of cyberattacks on the United States and other...
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COVID-19 cases delay long-awaited Royal Caribbean cruise

21 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the U.S. since the pandemic began because eight crew members...
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Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

21 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy...
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Summer 2021: Tips to stay safe during the hot summer months

26 minutes ago   |   ABC

Follow these tips to help prevent a heat-related illness.
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COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

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‘Doing Putin's work'? Clinton picks moment of Geneva summit to attack 2020...

‘Doing Putin's work'? Clinton picks moment of Geneva summit to attack 2020 election doubters & promise 'consequences' for Russia

As US President Joe Biden meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Geneva, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton seems intent to ensure relations between... Read more ...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope after disruption

The Hubble space telescope has been hit by a memory problem on its main onboard computer, causing it to stop working for the past few days, NASA has said, adding that it is... Read more ...

Southern Baptists vote to debate sex abuse probe

Southern Baptists vote to debate sex abuse probe

More than two-thirds of the delegates attending the Southern Baptist Convention voted to debate a proposal to investigate leaders' handling of sex abuse claims. Read more ...

Here's how to get a free Six Flags ticket for getting the COVID-19 vaccine...

Here's how to get a free Six Flags ticket for getting the COVID-19 vaccine in California

California is giving away 50,000 free tickets to Six Flags parks as a new incentive for getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The only catch is that you need to get your first vaccine... Read more ...

Fox News host Harris Faulkner complimented Vladimir Putin for answering...

Fox News host Harris Faulkner complimented Vladimir Putin for answering questions for longer than Joe Biden - before the US president even spoke

Summary List Placement Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner said that Vladimir Putin gave more time to the press than Joe Biden, even though the US president had not yet delivered... Read more ...

Stan Van Gundy fired after one season as Pelicans coach

Stan Van Gundy fired after one season as Pelicans coach

The Pelicans are singing bye-bye birdie to Stan Van Gundy. Van Gundy has been fired as New Orleans' head coach after only one season with the team, ESPN reports. This comes as... Read more ...

Biden, Putin Talks End Earlier Than Expected

Biden, Putin Talks End Earlier Than Expected

President Biden and Vladimir Putin have concluded their summit meetings in Geneva, according to the White House, wrapping up more quickly than was expected. Biden and Putin... Read more ...

Federer fails to make Halle Open quarterfinals for 1st time

Federer fails to make Halle Open quarterfinals for 1st time

HALLE, Germany - Roger Federer failed to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals for the first time Wednesday when Félix Auger-Aliassime rallied from a set down to stun the former... Read more ...

AP source: Scott Brooks out as Wizards coach after 5 seasons

AP source: Scott Brooks out as Wizards coach after 5 seasons

WASHINGTON - Scott Brooks is out as coach of the Washington Wizards, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Read more ...