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Biden: 'Erratic' Trump should not get intelligence briefings

President Joe Biden said Mr Trump "might slip and say something" if given access to state secrets.
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Crowd protests against military rule in Myanmar

Saturday's rally in Yangon is reportedly the biggest since the military seized power on Monday.
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Boris Johnson plans reform of the NHS in England

The plans, revealed in a leaked document, would reverse controversial changes made by David Cameron.
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Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach under investigation after a car crash left a 5-year-old with life-threatening injuries

Kansas City Chief's assistant coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night that sent two young children to the hospital.
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The week in 13 headlines

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Analysis: Inside the GOP's identity crisis week

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Inside the GOP's identity crisis week

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$2.8 Million In Trump Reelection Donations Went To The Trump Organization: Report

Trump once boasted he might be the first presidential candidate to "run and make money on it."
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Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid under investigation following car crash that left child with life-threatening injuries

Kansas City Chief's assistant coach Britt Reid, son of head coach Andy Reid, was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday night that sent two young children to the hospital.
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Twitter Critics Positively Giddy After Fox Drops ‘Lou Dobbs Tonight’

We'll remember "what we were doing at the exact moment we heard 'Lou Dobbs Tonight' was cancelled," Mark Hamill wrote.
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What’s Next for Morgan Wallen? The Country Music Industry Considers His Future… and Its Own

In his recent song “Livin’ the Dream,” a tellingly somber number that stands out amid his otherwise upbeat smash “Dangerous: The Double Album,” Morgan Wallen sings about how success is not all it’s cracked up to be, concluding that it’s at least a little bit lonely at the top even in the midst of being […]
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Supreme Court gives partial win to California churches fighting Covid restrictions

A divided Supreme Court blocked California's Covid-related ban on indoor worship services in a late-night order Friday but allowed other restrictions targeting houses of worship to remain in place.
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This would be a costly mistake for progressives

The progressive organization No Excuses PAC is seeking to find primary opponents for Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, both of whom are up for reelection in 2024, Politico reported. Some progressives are frustrated with the unwillingness of Manchin and Sinema, among the most conservative Democrats in the Senate, to abolish the filibuster, which would make easier the passage of President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
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Opinion: If progressives make this mistake, it would be a gift to the GOP

The progressive organization No Excuses PAC is seeking to find primary opponents for Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, both of whom are up for reelection in 2024, Politico reported. Some progressives are frustrated with the unwillingness of Manchin and Sinema, among the most conservative Democrats in the Senate, to abolish the filibuster, which would make easier the passage of President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
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Opinion: This would be a costly mistake for progressives

The progressive organization No Excuses PAC is seeking to find primary opponents for Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, both of whom are up for reelection in 2024, Politico reported. Some progressives are frustrated with the unwillingness of Manchin and Sinema, among the most conservative Democrats in the Senate, to abolish the filibuster, which would make easier the passage of President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
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"English, MF'er! Do you speak...or write...it?"

This headline at Newsweek got my eye twitching: Elderly Man Shoots Dead Assisted-Living Worker in Colorado, Police Say Do they not diagram sentences in school anymore? If I were in the old folks' home and saw the dead wandering about, I'd shoot them, too. "The zombie apocalypse is upon us! Shamblers in the wire!" . [Author: Tam]
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This beginner learning package can get you to speak six different languages for under $30

It might seem backward, but when you think about it, our COVID-closed world might be the best reason to get motivated and learn a foreign language. With everyone working from home, and very possibly staying there permanently after the pandemic subsides, the number of remote working situations should continue to skyrocket.  — Read the rest
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Nets' Kevin Durant doesn't start game, returns, then ruled out due to NBA health and safety protocols

A strange scene unfolded when Kevin Durant did not start, then was cleared to play only to ultimately be ruled out during the third quarter.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wallet lost in Antarctica turns up in California 53 years later

Paul Grisham forgot he lost it until rediscovery during demolition work at McMurdo basePaul Grisham’s wallet was missing for so long at the bottom of the world he forgot all about it. Fifty-three years later the 91-year-old San Diego man has it back along with mementoes of his 13-month assignment as a US navy meteorologist on Antarctica in the 1960s.“I was just blown away,” Grisham told the San Diego Union-Tribune after the wallet was returned on Saturday. “There was a long series of people invo...
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LSU under federal investigation for compliance with campus safety laws after USA TODAY probe

The investigation will begin immediately and focus on LSU athletics and Greek life. It seeks a trove of documents and access to staff for interviews.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chicago orders some teachers to resume in-person classes next week, setting up showdown with union

Chicago may be closer to a teacher strike after Chicago Public Schools ordered some teachers back to work in person Monday.
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New Zealand: another Covid case linked to Pullman Hotel

Announcement means five people with links to Auckland isolation facility have tested positiveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA fourth person who was released from managed isolation at Auckland’s Pullman hotel has tested positive for Covid-19, New Zealand’s Ministry of Health has said, but authorities have reassured the public that the risk to others remains “low”.The individual had been self-isolating at home in Hamilton, in the North Island, since leaving the hotel o...
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Mark Cuban on Lou Dobbs: Words have consequences

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks with Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, about Fox Business Network's cancellation of "Lou Dobbs Tonight," the network's top-rated right-wing talk show hosted by Lou Dobbs.
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Biden says Trump shouldn't receive classified intel briefings

President Joe Biden doesn't believe former President Donald Trump should receive classified intelligence briefings, as is tradition for past presidents, citing Trump's "erratic behavior unrelated to the insurrection."
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Filmmaker Jon Alston on His Timely Short Feature ‘Augustus’

“We’re dealing with slavery and slave content. How are we approaching this material and what’s the unique way of doing that?” “Augustus” filmmaker Jon Alston asked when making his documentary short feature which is gaining awards chatter and hoping to make the shortlist. Alston’s short tracks a slave’s fight as he stands up for his […]
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Tianwen1 probe sends back its first picture of Mars

Chinese spacecraft aiming to enter orbit in days before putting down lander and rover months laterChina’s Tianwen-1 probe has sent back its first picture of Mars, the Chinese space agency has said, as the mission prepares to touch down later this year.The spacecraft, launched in July around the same time as a US mission, is expected to enter Mars orbit around 10 February. Continue reading...
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Foo Fighters Producer Greg Kurstin Talks Home-Recording ‘Medicine at Midnight’

The Foo Fighters’ latest, “Medicine at Midnight,” is not a product of the pandemic. Although the band was holed up in a house recording it — a rented property in the hills above the San Fernando Valley — COVID didn’t play a role since the album was completed ahead of the March 2020 lockdown. And […]
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New Zealand's Waitangi Day 2021 celebrations – in pictures

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern helps cook breakfast on the national holiday, which celebrates the signing of the treaty of Waitangi on 6 February 1840 by Māori chiefs and the British Crown Continue reading...
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Biden leaves Republicans behind on $1.9tn relief bill

The White House brushes off an ex-Biden adviser's warning the package could destabilise the economy.
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Biden pushes $1.9tn bill without Republican support

The White House brushes off an ex-Biden adviser's warning the package could destabilise the economy.
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