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Now that we're starting to put bitter horrors of winter 2021 behind us, many are anticipating the spring ahead — and the relaunch of their once-mighty gardens and yards.  Sure, it's taken a little hit during these frigid few months, but everyone's ready to bounce back strong with bright sunshiny weather ahead. — Read the rest
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Winners and losers from college basketball's conference championship week

Texas, Ohio State, Alabama and Illinois aid their cause before Selection Sunday while Baylor appears primed for an upset in the NCAA Tournament.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michael Flynn could face thousands of dollars in penalties as the Army reviews a Pentagon watchdog report

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, leaves the federal court with his lawyer Sidney Powell, left, following a status conference with Judge Emmet Sullivan, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta The Army is reviewing a watchdog report on money Michael Flynn earned from foreign governments. The report is from a delayed Department of Defense investigation which was launched in 2017. The investigation was paused because ...
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The Biden administration has reached out to North Korea, seeking to prevent further escalation

The move comes after four years of the Trump administration's tumultuous, hot-and-cold diplomacy with the reclusive nuclear-armed nation.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Californians Rank Second Behind Hawaiians For Highest Life Expectancy Among 50 States

(CNN/CBS13) — Californians and Hawaiians have the highest life expectancy in the United States, according to newly released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers in the CDC’s Division of Vital Statistics estimated the life expectancy of people in all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 2018 deaths, population estimates, and Medicare data for people between the ages of 66 to 99. Americans have an overall life expectancy of 78.7 years, according to the rep...
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A Law Firm Aimed To Turn VOA Into A Trump Propaganda Machine. Now It Faces Ethics Questions.

McGuireWoods even targeted an ex-client, apparently violating ethics rules, as it helped to boot journalists.
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Covid-19: Charities urge vulnerable people to book vaccines

People with underlying health conditions who have yet to get their jab are being encouraged to do so.
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Singapore and Australia plan travel bubble as PM Lee eyes broader reopening

If deal goes ahead Singapore could become a quarantine gateway for stranded Australians, with vaccinations playing a key roleThe Australian government is working on a plan to create a travel bubble with Singapore. It comes as Singapore’s prime minister said he hoped the country could start reopening its borders more widely as vaccination programmes advance.If agreed, the deal with Canberra could also establish Singapore as a quarantine gateway for travellers on their way to Australia. On Sunday,...
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‘Sooryavanshi’ Sets Date as Bollywood’s First Post-Pandemic Blockbuster Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Reliance Entertainment’s “Sooryavanshi,” starring Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Ranveer Singh, will finally release on Apr. 30 after a year-long delay caused by COVID-19. The film will be the first major Bollywood title to release post-pandemic and a global outing is planned to coincide with its debut in Indian theaters. The film is a continuation […]
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‘Nomadland’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Win USC Scripter Awards

Top prizes at the USC Scripter event Saturday went to screenwriter Chloé Zhao and author Jessica Bruder for “Nomadland” as well as scripter Scott Frank and novelist Walter Tevis for Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit.” As in past years, the award goes to both the scriptwriter(s) as well as the writer(s) of the original material. Searchlight […]
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Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt reveal 'nature of monastic life'

Archaeologists unearth monks’ cells and churches with biblical inscriptions dating back to fourth century ADA French-Norwegian archaeological team has discovered new Christian ruins in Egypt’s Western Desert, revealing monastic life in the region in the fifth century AD, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said.“The French-Norwegian mission discovered during its third excavation campaign at the site of Tal Ganoub Qasr al-Agouz in the Bahariya Oasis several buildings made of basalt, others carved i...
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Asteroid The Size Of Golden Gate Bridge To Buzz By Earth

The largest and fastest asteroid of the year will zoom past in a week.
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Former boxing champion 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Former undisputed middleweight champion "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler died on Saturday at the age of 66, according to his wife Kay G. Hagler.
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Entire villages would be wiped out if natural disaster hit dam on PNG mine, critics say

‘Rocks under where the dam will be built is not safe … If there is a fault in the structure, the dam will give way,’ says West Sepik officialA proposed dam to hold billions of tonnes of mine waste near the head of Papua New Guinea’s longest river is a potential environmental disaster that could wipe out entire villages if there was a natural disaster, government officials, environmental advocacy groups and villagers living along the river say.The Frieda River gold and copper mine – slated for de...
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Sydney quarantine worker tests positive to Covid as Queensland investigates three cases

Hotel worker had received first vaccine while AMA criticises Queensland for failing to vaccinate doctor who tested positive A Sydney hotel quarantine worker who tested positive to Covid-19 overnight had already received their first dose of the vaccine. The new case is a 47-year-old man who works as weekend security guard at the Mantra and Sofitel hotels, and holds an office job during the week. It was detected in the NSW government’s pre-shift saliva testing on Saturday night and confirmed early...
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Joe Biden just can't quit Delaware -- even as president

Bidding farewell to his adopted home state in January, Joe Biden -- then the President-elect -- grew emotional as he boarded his flight to Washington for the inauguration.
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Feeling confined by the White House, the President has made a habit of leaving Washington on weekends, frequently for Wilmington

Bidding farewell to his adopted home state in January, Joe Biden -- then the President-elect -- grew emotional as he boarded his flight to Washington for the inauguration.
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Bolivia's ex-interim president arrested in opposition crackdown

Jeanine Áñez’s arrest is part of restored leftist government’s pursuit of those involved in the ousting of socialist leader Evo MoralesBolivia’s conservative ex-interim president, who led the country for a year, has been arrested as officials of the restored leftist government target those who helped oust socialist leader Evo Morales in 2019. Jeanine Áñez, who Morales supporters say was part of a coup, was detained early on Saturday morning in her home town of Trinidad and was flown to the capit...
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Crowd shouts 'Shame on you' as London police break up a peaceful vigil for Sarah Everard

Police stormed the stage, handcuffed women and dragged them into police vans. The crowd shouted: "Shame on you," "Leave them alone" and "Arrest your own."
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe due in Tehran court on new charge

The British-Iranian woman faces a new case, a week after being freed from a five-year prison term.
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British-Iranian woman due in Tehran court

The British-Iranian woman faces a new case, a week after being freed from a five-year prison term.
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McCormack too busy to front March4Justice crowd but PM open to 'private' meeting

Deputy prime minister has ‘meetings all day’ on Monday and Scott Morrison also has ‘a very busy day’ but happy to see delegation Deputy prime minister Michael McCormack says he has “meetings all day” and will be too busy to hear from the March4Justice crowd when it fronts Parliament House on Monday, but Scott Morrison is open to meeting a delegation “privately” in his office.The prime minister, who did not read a document of historical allegations against his attorney general, Christian Porter, ...
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Famed musician holds impromptu concert

After receiving his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma put on an impromptu concert at a vaccination clinic in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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Yo-Yo Ma celebrates second dose of vaccine with impromptu concert

After receiving his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma put on an impromptu concert at a vaccination clinic in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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Breonna Taylor rally demands justice on first anniversary of her death

Hundreds gather in Louisville chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ for Black woman shot by police in her apartmentBreonna Taylor family has continued its call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Louisville to mark the one year anniversary of her death.“Eyes are on Louisville, Kentucky, today so let’s show America what community looks like,” said Taylor’s aunt, Bianca Austin, who wore her niece’s emergency medical technician jacket. Continue reading...
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Bolivia's ex-interim president arrested as political tensions reach new highs

Former Bolivian interim President Jeanine Áñez was arrested on Saturday after the country's Attorney General's Office issued arrest warrants the previous day against Áñez and five ministers from her former cabinet.
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Customers Angry Over Bank Delays On Stimulus Checks

Wells Fargo and Chase say they won't start processing the stimulus until March 17, no matter how early the money lands.
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West Sacramento Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Clarksburg

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The diplomat-turned-detective who brought Asia's 'Serpent' killer to justice

The smell inside the morgue was overpowering, as disinfectant masked the odor of decaying corpses.
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The Biden administration is mobilizing FEMA amid record numbers of migrant children and teens at the border

Central American asylum seekers arrive to a bus station after being released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images The Biden administration mobilized FEMA for 90 days to assist with migrant children at the border. Record numbers of unaccompanied minor children have recently arrived at the US-Mexico border. The children have reportedly been suffering overcrowded and unsanitary conditions. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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