15
sep 2021
Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Republicans who had vowed to oppose the plan in full force have turned their anger against tax cuts they described as subsidies for wealthy elites and not aid for the poor or middle class. As class-warfare overtones were echoed in a committee session,...

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13
sep 2021
Nicaraguan government squeezing doctors; talk of "health terrorism"

Rosario Murillo is the Vice President and first lady. She has accused doctors and others of "health terrorist" and spreading "false news and outlooks" by reporting that COVID-19 was far more widespread than official acknowledges. International health organizations...

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09
sep 2021
In search of the Confederate statue's Time capsule, work stalls

Crews had difficulty finding the exact location of the capsule. Later on Thursday morning, the crane used to lift large pieces of cornerstones gave up, forcing crews to halt work for an indefinite time. Officials didn't give any estimate as to when...

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08
sep 2021
Judge: Florida cannot impose a ban on school masks

John C. Cooper, Leon County Circuit Judge lifted the automatic stay of his decision that Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, state education officials and others acted in excess of their authority when they imposed the blanket ban by executive order. Cooper...

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06
sep 2021
Continued search for missing Navy sailors after a helicopter crash off the California coast

Five U.S. Navy sailors went missing last week when the helicopter in which they were riding crashed into the San Diego waters. Fox News was informed by a Coast Guard spokesperson that the agency had stopped its search efforts one day earlier. The Coast...

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06
sep 2021
Los Angeles law prohibits homeless encampments

Officials have put into effect Friday a broad ordinance banning homeless and sleeping encampments in Los Angeles. This is the latest strategy to curb the growing number of unhoused residents in the area. The City Council approved the measure in July, which...

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05
sep 2021
After a long battle with cancer, Sarah Harding, Girls Aloud star, has died at 39

Last August, the singer revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It had also spread to other areas of her body. Marie, Marie's mother, posted on Instagram that Sunday: "It is with deep heartbreak that I share the news that my beautiful...

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03
sep 2021
Suga withdraws from party vote and paves the way for a new Japan PM

Suga stated to reporters that he originally intended to run for the Liberal Democratic Party's leadership position in the September 29 election. However, he found it difficult to balance his efforts between leading the response to the pandemic in Japan...

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03
sep 2021
Biden message for battered Gulf Coast: "We are here to help you"

Biden spoke Thursday at the White House. He addressed the multitude of natural disasters this week. "The nation is here for help." The U.S. presidency has long included trips to natural disaster areas. It is a chance to show compassion and provide...

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03
sep 2021
The death toll in Ida increases with the deaths of four residents at a nursing home

The nursing home residents who died were among hundreds of people from seven nursing homes taken to the warehouse in Independence, where conditions became unhealthy and unsafe after the hurricane struck on Sunday, state health officials said. Three...

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03
sep 2021
Idaho hospitals almost buckle under the relentless COVID surge

Watch for a second, and you will see glimpses of their lives before the coronavirus. A man in his 30s has his forearm covered in tattoos. As a nurse adjusts the position of an expectant mother, her slightly swollen stomach is revealed. The young...

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01
sep 2021
High winds could cause flames to flare up around Lake Tahoe

The city of South Lake Tahoe, usually bustling with summer tourists, was eerily empty and the air thick and hazy with smoke from the Caldor Fire, one of two major fires burning in the same area. After being told to leave, around 22,000 people clogged...

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01
sep 2021
Illinois Democrats approve new legislative maps over criticism

Tuesday's vote by lawmakers approved a re-drawing of the legislative maps approved by majority Democrats and approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker earlier this year. These maps led to lawsuits by top Illinois Republicans and the Mexican American Legal...

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01
sep 2021
Tahoe is home to special places that await the fate of a fire

This fire is more famous than any other wildfires in Western America. Tahoe is a popular international destination. It's a stunning backdrop for weddings and a shining jewel in John Muir's Range of Light. The postcard photos of Emerald Bay...

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30
aug 2021
After the US withdrawal, Qatar emerges as a key player in Afghanistan

On Monday, Qatar will join the global heavyweights when U.S. Secretary Antony Blinken hosts an online meeting to discuss a coordinated approach in the days ahead as the U.S. pulls out from Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover. Canada, France and...

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30
aug 2021
Special ice cream delivery to Astronaut for his 50th Birthday

After a day of transit, SpaceX's latest cargo shipment arrived Monday at the International Space Station. Megan McArthur, a NASA astronaut, was responsible for the automated docking. "No one has ever sent me a spaceship as a birthday gift before." After...

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29
aug 2021
Hurricane Nora sweeps past Puerto Vallarta, heads north

Nora sustained winds at 75 mph (120 km/h) late Saturday. Tropical storm force winds extended out to 105 miles (165 km). It was located approximately 50 miles (85 km) north-northwest from Puerto Vallarta and headed north at 16 mph (26.6 kph). Forecasters...

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29
aug 2021
Croatia is thrilled with summer season success, despite COVID-19

Croatia's summer tourism is exceeding all expectations. The tourism industry in Croatia was once worried that the coronavirus epidemic would deter people from traveling. Josip Crncevic, a Dubrovnik tour guide, said, "It's better -- almost like...

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29
aug 2021
The debate about masks moves from school boards into courtrooms

At least 14 states have filed lawsuits against school masks. Sometimes, state leaders are fighting school administrators who normally enforce rules. Experts say that although state laws are more important than local control, the legal arguments of mask...

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26
aug 2021
South Dakota AG receives fines and no jail time for pedestrian deaths

Circuit Judge John Brown was limited in his ability to order jail time. Instead, he issued a $500 fine to the top state law enforcement officer and ordered him pay $3,742 in court costs. Brown also directed the Republican attorney general "to do...

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25
aug 2021
Biden reaffirms his commitment to Kabul's Aug. 31 deadline, despite critics

The decision defies allied leaders who want to give the evacuation more time and opens Biden to criticism that he caved to Taliban deadline demands. Biden stated at the White House that "every day we're on ground is another day ISIS-K seeks...

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25
aug 2021
Four wars have claimed the lives of residents in Gaza

This is Al-Baali, a narrow street that runs just over a half mile from the border between northern Gaza and Israel. The cinderblock houses press against one another before opening up to a small courtyard beneath the Nassirs. The Nassirs sipped coffee near...

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23
aug 2021
Hopes for Afghan refugees in India are dimming for their return home

Khatera Hashmi, a former Afghan policewoman was shot multiple times as she traveled home from work last Oct in Ghazni, south of Kabul. She slumped down and was grabbed by one of the attackers. He pulled out a knife, pulled out a knife, and wentuged her eyes....

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21
aug 2021
California wildfires could be sparked by winds

"We have a firefight before us and the wind is going to make this very difficult," Keith Wade, a spokesperson for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), said. Caldor Fire, which ravaged dozens of homes in northern Sierra Nevada,...

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