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Kvitova & Andreescu out in Australian Open second round

Petra Kvitova and Bianca Andreescu are the biggest casualties on day three of the Australian Open as Serena Williams breezes into the third round.
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Dallas Mavericks won't play national anthem before home games this season

The Dallas Mavericks do not plan to play the national anthem before home games the remainder of this season, Mark Cuban says.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Colin Cowherd misses Fox Sports shows after blood clot was discovered in his lung

Colin Cowherd has not been on "The Herd" this week after he experienced a medical emergency over the weekend, which revealed a blood clot in his lung.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Twitter's 'extraordinary year' sees record revenues

The messaging platform saw healthy growth for earnings and user numbers as online activity boomed.
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February 9 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Right-wing media commentary about the Trump trial is key to understanding the choices of GOP senators

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Analysis: Right-wing media commentary about the Trump trial is key to understanding the choices of GOP senators

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Twitter suspends over 500 accounts in India after government warning

Twitter said on Wednesday it has taken actions on more than 500 accounts and reduced visibility of some hashtags in India to comply with “several” orders from the Indian government after New Delhi threatened legal action against executives with American social network. Twitter had suspended hundreds of Twitter accounts, several with links to farmers’ protests on agricultural reforms, at the request of New Delhi early last week, but then reversed its decision within hours citing users’ freedom of...
Tags: Social, Apps, Asia, Twitter, Rihanna, Government, India, Tech, Cnn, New Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party, Preeti Sharma Menon, Prasar Bharti, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, National Capital Territory of Delhi, Sanjukta Basu


South Australia assault: owner of Adelaide tea shop admits to paying worker $10 an hour

Owner claims viral video was unfairly edited, but expresses regret over violent incident The owner of the Adelaide shop that was the scene of a violent assault two weeks ago has broken his silence, saying he thinks he was “set up” but admitting to paying his workers $10 an hour.The interview with the tea shop owner was conducted in Chinese by prominent YouTuber Edgar Lu – known as SydneyDaddy – and makes clear the owner is appearing on camera despite legal advice saying he should not. Continue r...
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Covid: Care home staff without PPE at start of pandemic - MPs

MPs say care homes received a fraction of the PPE needed compared with the health service.
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Japan to discard millions of Pfizer vaccine doses because it has wrong syringes

Japan has secured 144m shots of the vaccine, but it does not have enough of the specialised syringes to be able to draw six shots from each vialCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMillions of people in Japan will not receive Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine as planned due to a shortage of specialist syringes – an oversight that could frustrate the country’s inoculation programme.Standard syringes in use in Japan are unable to extract the sixth and final dose from each vial ma...
Tags: Japan, Science, US, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Coronavirus, Norihisa Tamura


Save over 25% on these wireless earbuds that last over 25 hours

Back in 1997, renowned investor and billionaire Warren Buffett said blue chip organizations like Coca-Cola and Gilette were "absolutely wonderful companies run by outstanding managers." But he warned that "you can pay too much, at least in the short run, for businesses like that." — Read the rest
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At least 10 people charged in the Capitol siege are blaming Trump for their involvement in the attack

Trump supporter and QAnon follower Jake "The Q Shaman" Angeli attends a "Stop the Steal" rally . Andrew Lichtenstein/Getty Images Of the nearly 250 charged in the Capitol attack, at least 10 have blamed Trump for their attendance. Legal experts say the outcome of Trump's impeachment trial could help rioters shift blame to Trump. "The logical thinking was, 'He invited us down,'" one lawyer said about Trump's incitement. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As Donald Trump...
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Myanmar coup: Woman 'shot' at protest fights for life

Rights groups say the woman was shot in the head at a demonstration in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday.
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Explosives are missing from the nation's largest Marine Corps base

Explosives are missing from the nation's largest US Marine Corps base, according to military officials who said Tuesday an investigation is underway.
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Australia news live: Melbourne Holiday Inn closes after Covid outbreak believed to be linked to use of nebuliser

Victoria backtracks on raising international arrivals cap as residents of Holiday Inn transferred to Pullman hotel. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveFollow the global Covid live blogVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsWHO team says theory Covid began in Wuhan lab ‘extremely unlikely’AstraZeneca vaccine: why Australia is forging ahead as South Africa tackles Covid variant 3.18am GMT Independent senator Rex Patrick has called on the chair of the Australian Financial Complaint...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Greg Hunt, Wuhan, Howard


How NASA technology can help save whale sharks

Thousands of people around the world are lending a hand to help save the world's biggest fish. By taking photos of whale sharks, these "citizen scientists" are providing researchers with critical information about the giant sharks' population hotspots and migration routes.
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How NASA technology can help save whale sharks -- the world's largest fish

The Wildbook for Whale Sharks uses an algorithm first developed by NASA to identify individual whale sharks by the patterns on their skin. This provides scientists with critical information about the sharks' population hotspots and migration routes.
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This teenager from Kansas is making it big playing games on YouTube

This 18-year-old YouTuber from Topeka, Kansas started his account about a year ago. Now he has over 300,000 followers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Aunt Jemima finally has a new name and logo

At long last, the breakfast foods brand formerly known as Aunt Jemima has a new name and likeness, courtesy of parent company PepsiCo. and its subsidiary Quaker Oats.
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Michigan state Senate leader apologizes for calling Capitol riot a hoax

Michigan state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey apologized Tuesday for calling the US Capitol riot a hoax and espousing several conspiracy theories implicating political leadership in a video recorded and posted to YouTube.
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State Senate leader: Sorry for calling riot a hoax

Michigan state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey apologized Tuesday for calling the US Capitol riot a hoax and espousing several conspiracy theories implicating political leadership in a video recorded and posted to YouTube.
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Myanmar protesters return to streets in huge numbers amid police defections

Protests swell across country, with dozens of police officers choosing to join protesters in call for reversal of coupProtesters have turned out in huge numbers across Myanmar, a day after police instigated the most violent scenes yet in demonstrations against a military coup that removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.An estimated 100,000 people gathered in the commercial capital Yangon on Wednesday, according to witnesses, with many more marching across the country. Continue reading...
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Myanmar protesters return to streets of capital despite police violence

Hundreds of government workers marched against the coup one day after officers used water cannon, rubber bullets and live roundsProtesters returned to the streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw on Wednesday after the most violent day yet in demonstrations against a military coup that removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.On Tuesday, tens of thousands marched in major cities and smaller towns across the country in defiance of a ban on gatherings in some areas, with police using water cannon, r...
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Why Trump's defense team failed miserably

Nicole Hemmer writes former President Trump's defense team, though intending to undermine and discredit the impeachment process, failed to make a convincing case to the US Senate. His attorneys relied on old conservative talking points, blaming the Democrats and the liberal media for leading a partisan process.
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Opinion: Why Trump's defense team failed miserably

The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump got underway on Tuesday with arguments about whether the US Senate has jurisdiction to try the former president now that he has left office. Most legal scholars, regardless of political ideology, believe it does. But impeachment is a political rather than a legal process, so a debate and vote on the issue took up the first day of the trial.
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Gunman kills one, injures four at Minnesota clinic; cops say suspect 'unhappy with medical care'

Multiple people have been injured in a shooting Tuesday at the Allina Clinic in Buffalo, Minnesota. Police say a person is in custody.         [Author: USA TODAY NETWORK]
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Explosives are missing from the nation's largest Marine Corps base and an investigation is underway

It is unclear what kind of explosives were missing and how many.
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Cuomo to Trump: Your own lawyer says you're lying

CNN's Chris Cuomo takes a closer look at former President Trump's legal team's argument on the first day of his second impeachment trial.
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Conway on Trump's lawyers: This is the best he can do?

CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with conservative attorney George Conway about the performance of former President Trump's lawyers during the first day of his second impeachment trial in the Senate.
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