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Man describes Crystal Cruises ship being diverted from Miami, everyone taken off, after arrest warrant issued for unpaid fuel

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Crystal Symphony. Crystal Cruises A cruise ship re-routed to the Bahamas to avoid punishment for an unpaid fuel bill in Miami. The Crystal Symphony took the abrupt turn...
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'Can I get re-infected with omicron if I've already had it?' Dr. Murphy answers COVID-19 questions 1/24

'Can I get re-infected with omicron if I've already had it?' Dr. Murphy answers COVID-19 questions 1/24

17 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and is the executive director for The Institute for Global...
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China responds to UK claim of ‘aggression' in Indo-Pacific

China responds to UK claim of ‘aggression' in Indo-Pacific

29 minutes ago   |   RT

British diplomacy is stuck in ‘the Cold War playbook' says Chinese embassy British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has been spreading “disinformation” about Beijing and “parroting...
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Taxpayers face overloaded IRS as filing season opens Monday

37 minutes ago   |   NBC News

An IRS worker shortage, a huge workload from pandemic-related programs and a stalled legislative boost in funding to help process returns will mean a painful filing season.
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Will Omicron Derail Recovery Of World's Most Expensive High Street?

47 minutes ago   |   Forbes

In the worst possible news, after three years of democracy protests followed by the impact of the pandemic for Hong Kong's retailers, new restrictions could derail fledgling...
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Fortunes of top tech tycoons take a big hit

Fortunes of top tech tycoons take a big hit

1 hour ago   |   RT

Wealth of world's 5 richest people tumbled by $85 billion in a brutal week for tech stocks The world's five richest tech billionaires collectively lost $85.07 billion of their...
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Don't Treat Covid Like Flu, WHO Says, As Nations Ditch Restrictions And Live With Virus

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

"It's a new virus, and we must go on treating it as though it is full of surprises, very nasty and rather cunning," said the WHO's Dr. David Nabarro.
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The Olympics Will be the Ultimate Test for China's Zero-COVID Policy

1 hour ago   |   Time

Hosting the Olympic Games is a daunting challenge during any year. Add a global pandemic, and the logistics of welcoming the world's athletes in while keeping the virus out...
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How the Pandemic and Anti-Asian Violence Spurred 2 States to Change History Lessons

How the Pandemic and Anti-Asian Violence Spurred 2 States to Change History Lessons

2 hours ago   |   Time

When New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law requiring public schools to include lessons on the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders , it was a bittersweet moment...
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'I needed to do something else': Frustrated nurse leaves hospital job to drive 18-wheeler

'I needed to do something else': Frustrated nurse leaves hospital job to drive 18-wheeler

2 hours ago   |   WISN

Leah Gorham said she loved being a nurse but frustrations over persistent staff shortages - which she said started before the COVID-19 pandemic - and a lack of advancement led...
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Prosecuting Domestic Terrorism Is Notoriously Difficult. This New Team of...

Prosecuting Domestic Terrorism Is Notoriously Difficult. This New Team of Lawyers Is Trying Anyway

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'Can I get re-infected with omicron if I've already had it?' Dr. Murphy...

'Can I get re-infected with omicron if I've already had it?' Dr. Murphy answers COVID-19 questions 1/24

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and is the executive director for The Institute for Global... Read more ...

Meat Loaf's widow describes ‘gut-wrenching' grief over rocker's death

Meat Loaf's widow describes ‘gut-wrenching' grief over rocker's death

Deborah Gillespie opened up about her and the "Bat Out of Hell" singer's love story. Born Michael Aday, Meat Loaf died of COVID-19 at age 74 last Thursday. Read more ...

Mayor Eric Adams to unveil promised anti-crime plan Monday afternoon

Mayor Eric Adams to unveil promised anti-crime plan Monday afternoon

Eric Adams is set to announce a plan aimed at curbing gun violence, in the wake of the shooting that left a rookie NYPD cop dead and another officer in grave condition. Read more ...

A top Merrill Lynch financial advisor faces charges after hurling a drink at...

James Iannazzo, a former financial advisor at Merrill Lynch, is accused of directing a racist remark at a Robeks employee during an altercation Saturday... Read more ...

A former Citigroup employee says she quit over the bank's vaccine mandate...

Danielle Thornton said she'd planned to retire with Citi. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Former Citigroup employee Danielle Thornton says she quit her job rather than comply with... Read more ...

Man describes Crystal Cruises ship being diverted from Miami, everyone taken...

The Crystal Symphony. Crystal Cruises A cruise ship re-routed to the Bahamas to avoid punishment for an unpaid fuel bill in Miami. The Crystal Symphony took the abrupt turn... Read more ...

Several wounded in shooting in Germany; residents asked to avoid area near...

Police said in a brief statement the gunman was dead. They did not say how many people were wounded, or how seriously. Read more ...

Best Pizza in New Paltz? Locals will be the judge

Brooklyn pizzeria owner and Culinary Institute grad Frank Pinello will open a slice shop in a storefront he almost leased 10 years ago. Some are riled by the presumptuous... Read more ...