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Bubble Watch: Winners and losers among borderline NCAA Tournament bracket teams

Georgia Tech, Syracuse and Richmond picked up meaningful victories, but Indiana, VCU and Stanford came up short Saturday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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AG nominee Garland vows to restore DOJ independence; casts domestic extremist battle as 'central' to mission

"Communities of color and other minorities still face discrimination in housing, education, employment, and the criminal justice system."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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College basketball winners and losers: Blue-bloods Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State show out

Long-time powerhouses Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State earned important wins on Saturday amid down seasons for the blue-blood programs.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Once Rising Stars, Cuomo And Newsom Sink By Their Own Failings

Andrew Cuomo and Gavin Newsom are embroiled in distinct political woes for their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Parodies Apology Culture with Chloe Fineman as Britney Spears, Aidy Bryant as Ted Cruz

Britney Spears has been back in the news again, first because of FX’s latest installment of “The New York Times Presents,” which was entitled “Framing Britney Spears,” which made #FreeBritney trend on social media. Then, the pop star continued her legal battle to remove her father’s conservatorship over her estate. Now, she was the subject […]
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Trump Tries To Hop Back Into The Spotlight With CPAC Address

Trump reportedly plans to speak to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida.
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Myanmar coup: protesters return to streets despite violent crackdown

Condemnation of military comes from around world as Aung San Suu Kyi remains under house arrestTens of thousands of people took to the streets of Myanmar in defiance of the military on Sunday, despite a violent crackdown the previous day in which two protesters were killed.The use of deadly force against demonstrators on Saturday was condemned by the UN, as well as France, Singapore and Britain, while Facebook announced it had deleted the military’s main page. It said the army had breached its s...
Tags: Facebook, World news, US foreign policy, Britain, South and Central Asia, Foreign Policy, United Nations, Aung San Suu Kyi, Un, Myanmar, France Singapore


Myanmar coup: Facebook shuts down military's page, as thousands protest

Actor Lu Min taken from his home in Yangon as demonstrations gather pace following deaths of two people on SaturdayFacebook has deleted the Myanmar military’s main page for breaching its standards prohibiting the incitement of violence, as police arrested a well-known actor wanted for opposing the military coup and thousands gathered for mass protests.Facebook said it deleted the military or Tatmadaw’s page under its standards prohibiting the incitement of violence. Continue reading...
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Man Dies After Being Found Shot In Car At Crash Scene In Manteca

MANTECA (CBS13) – Homicide detectives are investigating after a man who was found shot in a car at a crash scene died on Saturday, the Manteca Police Department said. Manteca police said reports of the man shot came in just before 4:30 p.m. from the intersection of E. Yosemite Avenue Northwoods Avenue. When officers arrived, they located the unconscious man in one of the vehicles at the scene and immediately began life-saving efforts, police said. Shortly later, first responders declared the man...
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She's 21 and just became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean

21-year-old Jasmine Harrison became the youngest female to row solo across any ocean Saturday, according to Atlantic Campaigns, the organizer of the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, which takes racers more than 3,000 miles from Spain to Antigua & Barbuda.


Gov. DeSantis’ Order To Lower Flags to Half Staff For Rush Limbaugh Infuriates Critics

The governor's "decision to honor him is an embarrassment to Florida," tweets Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.
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Garland to call Capitol riot 'heinous attack'

Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, calls the January 6 attack on the US Capitol a "heinous attack" in his prepared opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which the Department of Justice released Saturday night ahead of his confirmation hearing on Monday.
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Staff rebuked over failure to advise him of Brittany Higgins allegations, Scott Morrison says

After comments about a ‘culture of disrespect’, prime minister responded it was not ‘confined to the parliament’Scott Morrison has indicated that he has reprimanded his staff for not bringing a former government staffer’s rape allegations to his attention as soon as a reporter submitted questions earlier this month.The prime minister has also taken umbrage at a major business group’s comments about a pervasive “culture of disrespect” in politics, with Morrison responding that “if any workplace t...
Tags: Australia news, Australian politics, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment, Morrison, Brittany Higgins


'Something blew up': plane rains debris on Denver suburbs after engine fire

FAA: United flight suffered engine failure before landingWitness sees explosion and smoke from low-flying airliner A United Airlines plane has rained debris on Denver suburbs, narrowly missing a home, after it suffered a catastrophic engine failure shortly after take-off on Saturday. The Boeing 777-200 returned to the airport safely for an emergency landing, with no reports of anyone hurt.United said in a statement there were no reported injuries on Flight 328 from Denver International Airport t...
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Garland to say he'll supervise prosecution of White supremacists at attorney general nomination hearing

Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, calls the January 6 attack on the US Capitol a "heinous attack" in his prepared opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which the Department of Justice released Saturday night ahead of his confirmation hearing on Monday.
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Garland to call Capitol riot 'heinous attack' and tell Senate Judiciary Committee he'll supervise prosecution of White supremacists

Judge Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, calls the January 6 attack on the US Capitol a "heinous attack" in his prepared opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which the Department of Justice released Saturday night ahead of his confirmation hearing on Monday.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Department Of Justice, Senate Judiciary Committee, Capitol, Garland, US Capitol, Merrick Garland


This smartwatch gives Apple a run for its money at a fraction of the price

If you're in the market for wearable tech, you'll likely look at Apple first. That's no surprise considering the Cupertino giant owns . But that definitely doesn't mean that Apple has a monopoly of smartwatch quality — and its products certainly don't come cheap.  — Read the rest
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READ: Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland's opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee

President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, Judge Merrick Garland, is scheduled to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week for his confirmation hearing.
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READ: Garland's opening statement

President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general, Judge Merrick Garland, is scheduled to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week for his confirmation hearing.
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Gillmor Gang: Leave Quietly

It turns out the most important decision made was not the vote to choose (and remove) in the election but Twitter’s permanent banning of the former President from the social network. Suddenly the temperature cooled, the new administration engaged with the details of vaccine rollout, and the second impeachment trial ended with an expected outcome. Twitter’s move was bipartisan if the trial was not. Twitter’s other big move was the acquisition of Revue, a Substack competitor we’re moving to in ...
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COVID-19 hospitalizations reach the lowest they've been since early November

A doctor checks the vital signs of a patient at the Intensive Care Unit of Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, California on January 3, 2021. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 hospitalizations are less than half of what they were during their peak last month.  Cases and deaths have also been on the decline, but experts warn against complacency.  Public health experts worry that new, more transmissible strains could cause another surge.  Visit the Business sect...
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Swansea City footballer Yan Dhanda 'angry and hurt' by racist abuse as he labels social media companies 'selfish'

Yan Dhanda has been a leading light in helping Swansea City return to the Premier League, but he is also driven by the fact he's one of only a handful of British Asian footballers playing professionally in the United Kingdom.
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Will Bill Gates go back to shaking hands? Hear his thoughts

As more and more Americans receive the Covid-19 vaccine, CNN's Anderson Cooper asks Bill Gates if, one year from now, he would be willing to sit inside at a restaurant or resume shaking hands with people.
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What pandemic practices will Bill Gates stick to a year from now?

As more and more Americans receive the Covid-19 vaccine, CNN's Anderson Cooper asks Bill Gates if, one year from now, he would be willing to sit inside at a restaurant or resume shaking hands with people.
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Anderson Cooper asks Bill Gates if he'd eat inside a restaurant 1 year from now

As more and more Americans receive the Covid-19 vaccine, CNN's Anderson Cooper asks Bill Gates if, one year from now, he would be willing to sit inside at a restaurant or resume shaking hands with people.
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Anderson asks Bill Gates if he'd eat inside a restaurant 1 year from now

As more and more Americans receive the Covid-19 vaccine, CNN's Anderson Cooper asks Bill Gates if, one year from now, he would be willing to sit inside at a restaurant or resume shaking hands with people.
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Passenger Killed In Overnight Crash In Stockton; Driver Critically Injured

STOCKTON (CBS13) – An overnight crash in Stockton left a driver in critical condition and a passenger dead, authorities said on Saturday. The crash happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Lower Sacramento Road and Ponce De Leon Avenue. According to the Stockton Police Department, the driver was speeding and crashed into a light pole at the intersection. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Stockton police said investigators are looking into what caused the crash. More fr...
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Teens arrested after car stolen with two young children inside

The "distraught" father of the boys, aged two and four, said the vehicle was taken from his driveway.
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Teenagers arrested after car stolen with two young children inside

The "distraught" father of the boys, aged two and four, said the vehicle was taken from his driveway.
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Coronavirus live news: Australia begins vaccine rollout; Israel says Pfizer jab 96% effective

PM Scott Morrison one of the first to be vaccinated; Ireland’s pubs to stay closed until summer; all UK adults to be offered vaccine by ‘end July’. Follow latest updatesUK: Ban on outside sport can end, top scientist urges JohnsonLong Covid: ‘It’s a year since I’ve felt like myself’Surge in referrals for eating disorders among under-18s during CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.34am GMT Mexico’s health ministry on Saturday reported 7,785 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the country an...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Mexico, China, Israel, Society, World news, Ireland, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Shijiazhuang, JohnsonLong Covid, Gaocheng



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