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College hoops COVID-19 roundup: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski out after coronavirus exposure, game with FSU postponed

Mike Krzyzewski is quarantining after coming into close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. Two ACC games postponed.         [Author: The Fayetteville Observer]
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New UK COVID-19 vaccine recommendations say 'it is reasonable' for people to mix and match different shots, even though there's not yet evidence that works

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images The UK has authorized two different coronavirus vaccines: one from Pfizer/BioNTech, and another from AstraZeneca/University of Oxford. Both require two doses, given several weeks apart.  The British government is suggesting that people could mix and match their two COVID-19 shots, if need be. There's a tri...
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College hoops COVID-19 roundup: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski sits out after coronavirus exposure

Mike Krzyzewski won't coach Duke against Florida State on Saturday after coming into close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19.         [Author: The Fayetteville Observer]
Tags: News, Duke, Florida State, Fayetteville Observer, Mike Krzyzewski, The Fayetteville Observer


Lisa Montgomery: Only woman on US federal death row to face execution

A court has ruled that Lisa Montgomery can be executed on 12 January, despite appeals from lawyers.
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Lisa Montgomery: Court gives execution date go-ahead

A court has ruled that Lisa Montgomery can be executed on 12 January, despite appeals from lawyers.
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Trump Declares Georgia Senate Races ‘Illegal And Invalid’ Days Ahead Of Vote

The president's Twitter declaration is not exactly the get-out-the-vote message some Republicans were looking for.
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Trump Trouble For The GOP: President Declares Georgia Senate Races ‘Illegal And Invalid’

The president's declaration is not exactly the get-out-the-vote message some republicans were looking for.
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Covid-19: Call for all schools to stay shut amid U-turn 'chaos'

Ministers say a decision to close all London primaries was a "last resort" to tackle Covid, but unions call for further action.
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Virginia state senator dies at age 60 after contracting Covid-19

Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin Jr. has died after contracting Covid-19, according to a statement from his office. He was 60 years old.
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Coast Guard suspends search for Florida-bound boat with about 20 people aboard

The search off the Florida coast for a missing boat with about 20 people on board has been suspended, the US Coast Guard said Friday.


US judge dismisses suit filed against Pence seeking to overturn election result

Lawsuit aimed at allowing vice president to reject electoral college votes is latest in a long line of cases to be thrown outA US judge has rejected a lawsuit from a Republican congressman that sought to allow vice president Mike Pence to reject electoral college votes for Joe Biden when Congress meets on Wednesday to certify his victory over president Donald Trump.The latest long-shot attempt by Trump’s Republican allies to overturn the November election result was dismissed by one of Trump’s o...
Tags: Congress, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, US elections 2020, Jeremy Kernodle


Alabama advances to College Football Playoff national championship game

No one could stop Alabama in 2020. And on the first day of 2021, Notre Dame couldn't do it, either.
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Dr. Fauci advises against the British approach of delaying a second dose of vaccine

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, told CNN on Friday that the United States would not follow Britain’s...
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'The Office' unveils never-seen footage to celebrate move from Netflix

One of Jim Halpert's best pranks ever has gone unseen -- until today.
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'Hold my beer': Australian surfer Mikey Wright charges into Hawaii surf to rescue struggling swimmer

Wright himself was filming the incident, then jumped a fence, dived into the water and pulled the woman to safetyAn Instagram video has caught an Australian pro surfer heroically stepping in to rescue a woman being swept away by strong currents in Hawaii.Mikey Wright was looking out over a beach, thought to be on Oahu’s north shore, when he saw a beachgoer struggling in the surf. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australia sport, Hawaii, Surfing, Wright, Oahu, Mikey Wright


'I don't ever recall a New Year's Eve like this': Gunfire leaves two dead, including a child, in Texas

Police in Arlington, Texas, are investigating multiple instances of 'celebratory gunfire' on New Year's Eve. Two of the instances were fatal.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Two Dead, 3 Injured In 2 New Year’s Day Shooting In Sacramento

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Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows ultimately convinced the President a mask mandate was a bad idea

President Donald Trump and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Mark Meadows, President Trump's chief of staff, reportedly convinced Trump not to introduce a nationwide mask mandate, The New York Times reported Thursday. According to the Times, Meadows said such a mandate would alienate Trump's strongest supporters: "The base will revolt," he said.  Meadows' comments convinced Trump to forgo a mask mandate despite polling data showing a majority of Republicans ...
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Two Dead, 3 Injured In 2 New Year’s Day Shootings In Sacramento

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Australian pro surfer Mikey Wright saves woman struggling in Hawaii surf – video

Mikey Wright has been filmed saving a beachgoer who was struggling against a current at a beach on Oahu’s north shore. The Australian surfer, who was in Hawaii for the Pipeline Masters event, posted footage of the rescue on Instagram with the caption: “hold my beer”. Although other beachgoers could be seen trying to help and reach the struggling swimmer, the current was too strong until Wright stepped in. Continue reading...
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The truth about America's Covid vaccine campaign

A true confession to start the new year: I am now a giddy, guilty, vaccinated-American.
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America's Covid vaccine campaign is not a disaster

As just over 2 million Americans have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, Kent Sepkowitz explains why the rollout, rather than a disaster, has been mediocre. But it is still an achievement, he says.
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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from several Republicans trying to force Vice President Pence to interfere in the Electoral College count

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit from Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas and several Arizona Republicans seeking to force Vice President Mike Pence to help throw the election to President Donald Trump next week when Congress meets to count the Electoral College votes.
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Arizona, Stories, Donald Trump, Louie Gohmert, Mike Pence, Electoral College


Husband Praises Chelsea Houska After ‘Teen Mom’ Quits Reality Series After 10 Seasons

It's "time," said Houska, who wants to give her daughter Aubree more privacy as she heads into her teens.
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How To Watch ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’

In August of 2020 a tiny TikTok song dedicated to Remy the Rat (the animated star of the 2007 Pixar film “Ratatoullie”) sparked a musical metamorphosis. Within days theater kid TikTok was all asking the same question, “What if there was a ‘Ratatoullie’ musical?” The social media app became awash with 60 second offerings from […]
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Covid: Metal detecting 'an escape from pandemic stress'

New detectorist Owen Thomas says "the link with a life that's gone" appeals to him.
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Plane crash deaths rose in 2020 despite pandemic

Dozens more died in large commercial plane crashes despite 42% drop in flights worldwideThe number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes rose in 2020 to 299 worldwide despite a sharp decline in flights due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Dutch consulting firm has found.In 2020 there were 40 accidents involving large commercial passenger planes, five of which were fatal, resulting in 299 fatalities. In 2019 there were nearly double the number of accidents – 86 – eight of which were...
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Bird charity warns of harm from new wind farm

The giant development lies 75 miles away from England's largest sea bird colony in Yorkshire.
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GOP Fissures Over Trump’s Electoral College Challenge Of Biden

The effort to subvert voters is forcing Republicans to make choices that will set the contours of the post-Trump era.
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READ: Ruling dismissing Gohmert's lawsuit against Pence

Federal Judge Jeremy Kernodle on Friday threw out a lawsuit from Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas and several Arizona Republicans seeking to force Vice President Mike Pence to help throw the election to Donald Trump when Congress meets to count the Electoral College votes.
Tags: Texas, Congress, Cnn, Arizona, Donald Trump, Louie Gohmert, Mike Pence, Electoral College, Gohmert, Jeremy Kernodle



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