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4 Escape Injury After Small Plane Crashes In Plumas County

BECKWOURTH (CBS13) – A pilot and three passengers escaped injury after a small plane crashed in Plumas County on Thursday. According to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, the plane crashed during takeoff after refueling at the Nervino Airport in Beckwourth along Highway 70. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The sheriff’s office said the occupants of the plane weren’t from the area and were provided transportation by officers from the California Highway Patrol’s Quincy division...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Cbs, California Highway Patrol, Plane Crash, Nevada County, Quincy, Plumas County, Plumas County News, Plumas County Sheriff s Office, Nervino Airport, Beckwourth


Woman to Head Japan Olympic Games Committee After Sexist Comments Scandal

Japan has appointed prominent female politician Hashimoto Seiko to head the country’s Olympic Games organizing committee. She takes the place of Mori Yoshiro, who resigned last week after a rare outcry against his earlier sexist comments. Hashimoto resigned her cabinet position as both minister for the Olympics and minister for female empowerment and gender equality. […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Global, Olympic Games, Hashimoto, Mori Yoshiro, Hashimoto Seiko, Head Japan Olympic Games Committee


Watch Mars landing highlights, including first images from rover

Watch NASA's highlights reel of the final nail-biting moments at Mission Control as the team waited for news that its Perseverance rover had landed on Mars.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Mission Control, Perseverance


Critics Erupt After Meek Mill Turns Kobe Bryant Into A Lyric

Let the man rest in peace a "little longer," tweets Washington Post sports reporter Michael Lee.
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Opinion: The real lesson of Adam Kinzinger's angry relatives

No, Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois is not exactly one of his party's most progressive members. He opposes abortion and the Affordable Care Act. He supported the border wall.
Tags: News, Stories, Illinois, Adam Kinzinger


‘Life On Mars?’ NASA Celebrates With Yungblud’s Out-Of-This-World Bowie Cover

The Perseverance rover will be searching for signs of life on the Red Planet.
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The real lesson of Adam Kinzinger's angry relatives

A letter of rebuke sent to the Republican congressman by conservative kin is an extreme -- and extremely public -- example of a reality faced by millions of Americans over the past four years: politics gone far beyond differences of opinion and into bitter division, even (maybe especially) among families, writes psychologist Peggy Drexler. Is there a way out of this?
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Chris Cuomo mocked on social media after calling for Texas mayor to resign

CNN host Chris Cuomo was mocked on Twitter for lambasting a Texas politician while his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, faces calls to resign...
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Chris Cuomo, Gov Andrew Cuomo


Ted Cruz can't escape Mexico vacation memes

The Texas senator has become the target of jokes on the internet after he fled the state in the middle of a deadly cold snap Texas senator Ted Cruz, who fled Texas in the middle of record-breaking cold temperatures that left millions of his constituents without power or water, was unable to escape Twitter’s ire on Thursday, with users gleefully skewering what was seen as the senator’s poor judgment and poorer excuses. Related: Ted Cruz flies to Cancún as millions of Texans freeze in the dark ...
Tags: Twitter, Texas, Mexico, World news, US news, Ted Cruz, Cancun


Warning Coalition's $6.4m cuts could mean agencies not audited for 20 years

Auditor general says fewer resources for ANAO will result in fewer audits, and a decreasing breadth and diversity of workThe auditor general has warned smaller government agencies may only be audited once every 20 years due to Coalition cuts of $6.4m from its annual budget.Grant Hehir, whose agency uncovered the $27m overspend on land at Western Sydney airport and proved partisan allocation of $100m in sports grants, gave the evidence to a parliamentary inquiry into the Australian National Audit...
Tags: Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Western Sydney, Grant Hehir, Australian National Audit Office, ANAO, Warning Coalition


Facebook is gambling Australia can't live without it. Imagine if we prove them wrong | Lenore Taylor

With its ban on Australian news, Facebook has so far only succeeded in strengthening the government’s resolveSome commentators reckon Facebook has called Australia’s bluff. They may be about to discover that Australia isn’t bluffing.The platform’s own irresponsible and chaotic implementation of its Australian news “ban” appears to have rallied the country – citizens and politicians from across the aisles – and governments from around the world, to support the Australian government’s resolve. Con...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Australian media, Lenore Taylor


These are the stories of the Texas storm

As winter storms and freezing temperatures continue to wreak havoc across Texas, many are having to fight for survival.
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VIDEO: Security Footage Captures Shooting Of Vallejo Store Owner

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Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Cbs, Nevada County, Party Supplies, Vallejo, Richard Grace, Vallejo News, Marc Quidit, Quidit, Joanne Pomares, Pomares


Kate McKinnon Drops Out of Hulu’s ‘The Dropout’ Series About Elizabeth Holmes

Hulu’s “The Dropout” will be going ahead without Kate McKinnon, who was set to star in and executive produce the story of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. The limited drama series will now look to cast a new actor to play the entrepreneur before the planned summer production start. The series is based on ABC Radio and […]
Tags: News, Hulu, Elizabeth Holmes, ABC Radio, Kate McKinnon, The Dropout


Fact check: Viral statement claiming to come from Texas power company is fake

Social media users are sharing a statement warning about grid failure that is falsely attributed to San Antonio energy provider CPS Energy       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Usa Today, San Antonio, CPS Energy


'Perseverance will get you anywhere': After 300-million-mile journey, NASA's Mars rover shares Twitter updates – sort of

Perseverance's Twitter account, @NASAPersevere, has grown an audience of more than 1.2 million followers since its first tweet in March 2020.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US signals it is open to sending more troops to support NATO's mission in Iraq

The Pentagon opened the door to the possibility of sending more American troops to the Middle East as part of a newly expanded NATO training mission to support Iraqi forces and ensure that ISIS does not rise again.
Tags: Isis, Iraq, US, Cnn, Nato, Middle East, Pentagon


Taiwan blames 'external forces' for blocking BioNTech vaccine deal. China says it had nothing to do with it

The Chinese government has denied it obstructed Taiwan's coronavirus vaccine purchase from BioNTech, after the island's health minister revealed that its deal with the German drugmaker fell through at the last minute due to possible "political pressure."
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Taiwan blames 'external forces' for blocking BioNTech vaccine deal

The Chinese government has denied it obstructed Taiwan's coronavirus vaccine purchase from BioNTech, after the island's health minister revealed that its deal with the German drugmaker fell through at the last minute due to possible "political pressure."
Tags: News, Taiwan, Stories


South Indian Superstar Mohanlal on Amazon Film ‘Drishyam 2’

Malayalam-language cinema superstar Mohanlal Viswanathan, known popularly as Mohanlal, is back with “Drishyam 2: The Resumption,” which will debut on Amazon Prime Video worldwide Feb. 19. Directed by Jeethu Joseph, the film is the keenly anticipated sequel to his 2013 Malayalam-language blockbuster “Drishyam,” a thriller where Mohanlal plays a cable TV operator who deploys an […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Amazon Prime Video, Mohanlal, Ajay Devgn, Drishyam, Sheep Without a Shepherd, Amazon Film ` Drishyam, Mohanlal Viswanathan, Jeethu Joseph


Ted Cruz is an embarrassment to Texas

Caught out at the airport--taking vacation in the midst of a pandemic and energy catastrophe in his home state--Cruz offered a callous example of how our state's conservatives try to avoid embarrassment by being slippery and disingenuous, writes Texan James Moore. Meanwhile, Texas's attitude toward government has become deadly.
Tags: Texas, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Texan James Moore Meanwhile Texas


Former Butte County Judge Admonished For Rude Behavior In Court Hearings

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — A former Butte County judge was publicly reprimanded Thursday for being harsh and rude to parents, social workers and attorneys in her courtroom during dependency hearings in 2019 and 2020. Judge Barbara L. Roberts, who retired from the Butte County Superior Court in October after 22 years on the bench, also yelled at court staff and another judge, the Commission on Judicial Performance, a state watchdog group, said in a statement. In one instance in 2019, Roberts r...
Tags: News, Sacramento, Cbs, Nevada County, Roberts, Butte County Superior Court, OROVILLE Calif, Butte County News, Barbara L Roberts


What does Princess Latifa case mean for British sport?

The accusations against Dubai's ruler leaves British horse racing facing some uncomfortable questions.
Tags: UK, News, Dubai, Latifa


Facebook's Australia ban threatens to leave Pacific without key news source

Media experts fear that communities reliant on the site for information will suffer significant impactFacebook’s ban on Australian news will cut off a vital source of authoritative information for the Pacific region, government and industry analysts have warned.Across the Pacific, thousands have found their access to news blocked, or severely limited, after the tech giant wiped all news on the platform in Australia in response to proposed legislation that would require Facebook to pay for conten...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Pacific, Samoa, Pacific Islands


Texas disaster casts harsh light on America's future

No one expects the United States to control the weather and it can't prevent animal viruses in other countries from jumping into humans. But the way it has "handled" recent disasters, from the pandemic to the current weather crisis in Texas, shows that it can offer a master class in how to make a mighty nation look a lot like a failing state.
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Texas disaster casts harsh light on US future

No one expects the United States to control the weather and it can't prevent animal viruses in other countries from jumping into humans. But the way it has "handled" recent disasters, from the pandemic to the current weather crisis in Texas, shows that it can offer a master class in how to make a mighty nation look a lot like a failing state.
Tags: Texas, News, US, United States, Stories


Opinion: Texas disaster casts harsh light on America's future

No one expects the United States to control the weather and it can't prevent animal viruses in other countries from jumping into humans. But the way it has "handled" recent disasters, from the pandemic to the current weather crisis in Texas, shows that it can offer a master class in how to make a mighty nation look a lot like a failing state.
Tags: Texas, News, America, United States, Stories


Malaysian court finds news site guilty of contempt

The independent news outlet Malaysiakini had published critical comments on the judiciary.
Tags: News, Malaysiakini



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