'Stop killing us': Attacks on Asians, Asian Americans highlight rise in hate incidents amid COVID-19

After a series of attacks on Asian Americans, including a 91-year-old man in California, activists say more must be done to curb violence and racism.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ready to be a chess master? These training sessions can boost your game, no matter your skill level

You always wanted to learn chess – and maybe you even picked up a move or two along the way. You know the Italian Game. You can launch a minority attack. You might even have tried the Sicilian Defense once or twice. — Read the rest
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Kimmel Shows How Trump Is Still Shamelessly Fleecing His Own Biggest Fans

The late-night host lays out one of the ways the ex-president is bilking his supporters.
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KPMG UK appoints first female leaders in 150 years

The accounting giant's current UK chairman was forced to step aside over alleged "stop moaning" remarks.
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Jim Jordan Shoots Himself In The Foot With ‘Monumentally Dumb’ Defense Of Trump

The Ohio Republican argued Trump didn't incite the riot because it was planned before the day it occurred.
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Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Dan Andrews announces snap Covid lockdown as WA and Tasmania close borders

New Victorian stage 4 restrictions will take effect from midnight and will be in place until midnight Wednesday; NSW asks 7,000 people to isolate after visiting Melbourne airport Terminal 4. Follow liveTwo new Covid cases linked to Holiday Inn outbreakVictoria’s stage 4 lockdown rules and restrictions; Melbourne hotspots list 4.27am GMT Bridget McKenzie has attempted to exonerate the prime minister’s office for any involvement in the sports rorts affair, but blamed her staff for late changes...
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Woman who allegedly broke a Capitol window with a battering ram will be released from jail pending trial, judge rules

Rachel Powell, the Pennsylvania mother of eight who allegedly broke a Capitol window with a battering ram during the January 6 riot, will be released from jail pending trial, DC Federal Chief Judge Beryl Howell decided on Thursday.
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How many people are watching the impeachment trial

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How many people are watching the impeachment trial? Here are the numbers...

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Snap five-day Covid lockdown for Victoria announced in bid to contain UK variant

Daniel Andrews says stage four lockdown is to prevent a third wave in response to ‘hyper-infectivity’ of variant Follow our live blog for all Friday’s developmentsVictoria’s stage 4 lockdown rules and restrictions; Melbourne hotspots listVictoria will enter a “circuit-breaker” five-day lockdown from Saturday in an attempt to “prevent a third wave”, Daniel Andrews has announced.The premier said at a press conference the government would impose a snap lockdown from 11.59pm on Friday because the “h...
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Jennifer Horn, Lincoln Project Co-Founder, Says Group Knew Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

John Weaver, another co-founder, has been accused of sexual misconduct.
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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Says Group Knew Of Sexual Harassment Allegations

John Weaver, another co-founder, has been accused of sexual misconduct.
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Colorado police officer fired for excessive use of force in Taser incident

An Aurora, CO, police officer was fired on Thursday for using excessive force during an arrest last August, according to a press release from police.
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A funeral home van with a body inside is stolen in Missouri

Police in St. Louis County, Missouri, are searching for a funeral home van that was stolen Thursday with the body of an adult female inside.
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Kevin Hart's personal shopper charged with stealing over $1 million from comedian

Kevin Hart's former personal shopper, Dylan Jason Syer, was indicted on grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing more than $1 million.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden warns China will 'eat our lunch' on infrastructure spending

The US president's warning came after he had his first phone call with China’s President Xi Jinping.
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Macy's is having a huge sale on Valentine's Day gifts—shop our top picks

The best Valentine's Day gifts can be found on sale at Macy's right now, from fine jewelry to fine chocolates—shop all our top picks.         [Author: Reviewed]
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Florida man arrested after FBI says Facebook posts appear to show him entering the US Capitol, including an image of broken furniture with a 'US SENATE SERGEANT AT ARMS' sticker

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. In dozens of cases on social media, Trump supporters downright flaunted their activity on the day of the deadly insurrection. Some, apparently realizing they were in trouble with the law, deleted their accounts only to discover their friends and family members had already taken screenshots of their selfies, videos, and comments and sent them to the FBI. AP Photo/John Minchillo...
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Radio host Dave Ramsey slammed stimulus checks, and said you're 'already screwed' if $600 or $1,400 changes your life

Radio host and financial advisor Dave Ramsey told Fox News the new round of stimulus checks was "just political rhetoric." Anna Webber/Getty Images for SiriusXM Radio host Dave Ramsey said he's opposed to another round of stimulus check on Fox News.  "If $600 or $1,400 changes your life you were pretty much screwed already,"  he said. Congress is working to pass another round of $1,400 checks.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Radio host and financial advisor Dave Ra...
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Victoria to enter lockdown but Australian Open unaffected

The Australian state shuts down over a dozen cases but the Grand Slam will continue in Melbourne.
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'Trump broke him': Atlantic senior editor on Rubio's impeachment take

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to senior editor for The Atlantic, David Frum, who speculates on what the future of the GOP holds after the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
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America's military needs to confront the enemy within

This is our house to clean up, write Amy McGrath and Paul Rieckhoff. The military and post-9/11 veteran community need to tackle the issue of right-wing white supremacy in their ranks head-on after January 6, to clearly identify the scope of the problem and understand how deeply it has invaded our military and veteran community.
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Opinion: America's military needs to confront the enemy within

The military is still the most respected institution in America, but this respect is not a given. The politicizing of the military under the Trump administration and the growth of right-wing extremism among veterans are serious threats to that national admiration.
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Controversial art dealer's daughter will return over 100 antiquities to Cambodia

The daughter of Douglas Latchford, who was charged with trafficking offenses shortly before his death, is returning his entire Khmer art collection to Cambodia. But questions remain over the late dealer's role in international looting networks.
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A California city could be the first in the nation to require pandemic hazard pay for farmworkers

Coachella is including farmworkers among those who must receive hazard pay for the risks they are undertaking during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Family of Dijon Kizzee, a Black man killed by LA Sheriff's deputies, files $35 million claim

The family of Dijon Kizzee, a 29-year-old Black man who was shot 16 times and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies last summer, has filed a $35 million claim for damages.
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UK economy poised like a coiled spring, says Bank economist

Andy Haldane says the economy will surge back this spring thanks to the vaccine programme rollout.
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Fact check: Claim about an insurrectionist trying to send a Pelosi laptop to Russia hasn't been proven

Arguing that the Capitol insurrection damaged US national security, one of the House impeachment managers, Rep. Joaquin Castro, spoke Thursday about the theft of a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office.
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Netanyahu's wait for a call from Biden raises questions about US priorities

The White House insists President Joe Biden will "soon" speak with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the wait, which has now stretched beyond three weeks, is raising questions about whether there is a motive behind the delay.
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A grand jury refused to indict the 2 buffalo police officers who shoved and injured a 75-year-old man at a BLM protest

Riot police in Buffalo shove Martin Gugino during a protest against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd. Reuters A Buffalo grand jury dismissed felony assault charges against two Buffalo police officers. In June, the two officers shoved 75-year-old Martin Gugino to the ground, fracturing his skull. Erie County DA John Flynn said he believed the officers committed a crime, but not at the felony level. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Erie County Di...
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