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State Department Confirms Evacuation Flight From Wuhan

A single flight from China’s virus-hit Wuhan to take out consulate personnel and a “limited” number of private U.S. citizens will proceed to San Francisco on Tuesday.

Should be earlier 🧐
Really? To a city already in a public health crisis with the homeless and illegal immigrants that allegedly flooded our border in that region? Interesting.

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U.N. Court Orders Myanmar to Take Steps to Protect Rohingya Muslims

The U.N.'s principal court says Myanmar must prevent killings and other forms of harm against the 600,000 Rohingya still in its territory and ensure evidence relating to the alleged crimes isn’t destroyed

If only the UN cared as much about the crimes of the Rohingya against the native Burmese.

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Salt Lake City on $50K a Year

How far does a $50,000 salary go in Salt Lake City? One recent grad shares her story.

In Manhattan 50k a year means you are sleeping in the Port Authority Bus Terminal and eating breakfast, lunch and dinner at McDonald’s
thank you for this laugh

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Opinion | Liberal Democracy’s Threats From Within

Illiberalism, ethnic nationalism and loss of confidence are bad news for freedom.

opinion BillGalston Like the political funeral of the United States!)))
opinion BillGalston if history is guide,Force always begets force,net force determines fate of individual,tribal,national govts.Chemical energy that binds personal atoms/molecules in societies differ net positive/negatively charged national energy if felt endangered,unless global force equilibrates!

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Astros Players Cheated. Baseball Wanted Answers. So It Made a Deal.

There's a simple reason no players were punished in the Houston Astros' cheating scandal

The union would have protected them.

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Canadian Health Authorities Report ‘Presumptive’ Case of Coronavirus

Canada said its first 'presumptive positive' case of the coronavirus involves a man who was in Wuhan before landing in Toronto this past week. Tests need to be done before the case is confirmed.

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What the Republican senators considered the most moderate are saying about calling witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial

Here’s what moderate Republican senators are saying about calling witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial

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Recording Appears to Show Trump Calling for Ukraine Ambassador’s Ouster

A lawyer for an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani released an audio recording that appears to show Trump at a 2018 dinner with donors saying of the then-ambassador to Ukraine: 'Get rid of her'

So what, it’s his perogitive, we’ve all seen a video of Biden saying your not getting anything until you fire the person investigating him
This just shows how dangerous trump is. He was making decisions about ambassadors because someone he claims he doesn’t know told him something that wasn’t even true and he took action to recall the ambassador.

26.1.2020

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Alysa Liu, 14, Repeats as U.S. Figure-Skating Champion

Liu landed a quadruple Lutz to retain her national title as former champion Gracie Gold returned after years of distress.

26.1.2020

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In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted...

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Israeli Prime Minister’s Political Rival to Meet With Trump on Plan for Peace With Palestinians

Benny Gantz, head of Israel’s Blue and White party, said he has accepted President Trump’s invitation to discuss the administration’s plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians

Gantz needs Trump approve to be the next Prime Minister of Israel.

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Alysa Liu, 14, wins second consecutive title at U.S. Figure Skating Championships

A year ago, Alysa Liu became the youngest U.S. women’s figure skating champion in history at 13. Now she's the youngest two-time U.S. champion.

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US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengers

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline's own security officials cleared them to fly

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Jeff Bezos's phone hack: A threat to U.S. democracy?

The 360 | Is a Saudi prince trying to hack U.S. democracy?

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George Soros Suggests Facebook Is In Cahoots With Trump

The liberal financier sees an “informal mutual assistance operation” heading into November.

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Authorities Abandon Search For Missing Girl After Finding Huge Bass While Dredging Lake

All the latest local coverage from The Onion, America's finest news source.

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What we learned at the Trump trial Friday

Here are some of the key moments from the day.

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2 Ohio officers fired, 2 supervisors suspended over Stormy Daniels arrest in 2018

The arrest occurred at Sirens Gentleman’s Club in Columbus, Ohio, but charges were dropped within hours.

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U.S. fines Delta $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes

U.S. fines Delta $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes

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The Burnished, Fluffy Cheesecake That’s Closer to Cloudcake

This is the anti-cheesecake, and it’s all we’ve ever wanted.

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Genocide charge dents halo of Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Accusations of genocide by the country's military dents the halo of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi.

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U.N. Court’s Order on Rohingya Is Cheered, but Will Myanmar Comply?

Officials in Myanmar have said little about a ruling that it must protect the Muslim ethnic group and report back on the steps it has taken.

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About Half The Country Wants Trump Removed, But The RNC Is All Smiles

Republican Party leaders say the impeachment trial will actually help the GOP come November.

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Japan confirms third case of Wuhan virus

Japan confirms third case of Wuhan virus

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Alysa Liu, America's Figure Skating Phenom, Just Made History Again at Nationals

14-year-old alysaxliu landed two triple axels and a quad lutz to win her *second* US championship! ⛸USChamps20

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Texas Cops Shade Astros' Cheating Scandal In Hilarious Speeding PSA Video

THIS IS SAVAGE!!!

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Figure skating: Liu defends U.S. title with flawless free skate

Figure skating: Liu defends U.S. title with flawless free skate

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Recording appears to show Trump interest in value of Ukraine aid

Joseph Bondy, attorney for Lev Parnas, joins Rachel Maddow and an MSNBC panel to discuss audio from 2018 that appears to show Donald Trump asking Parnas about how Ukraine would fare against Russia without U.S. aid.

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Delta Fined $50,000 for Ordering Muslim Passengers Off Planes Despite Their Clearance to Fly

Delta Fined $50,000 for Ordering Muslim Passengers Off Planes Despite Their Clearance to Fly

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Judge Rejects Yo Gotti, Team Roc's Emergency Court Order Over Prisoner Deaths

Yo Gotti, Team Roc Want Emergency Court Order Over MS Prisoner Deaths

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The fidget caucus and the rule breakers: Inside the Senate trial

How senators are really behaving at Trump's impeachment trial.

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Trump finds nearly unwavering loyalty from Republicans after Dem case

After three marathon days of Democratic arguments at Trump's impeachment trial, GOP senators haven't budged.

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'Power' Star Rotimi says Co-Star's Death Threats Are 'Twisted Flattery'

'Power' Star Rotimi says Co-Star's Death Threats Are 'Twisted Flattery'

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Report: Recording links Trump to Ukraine ambassador ouster

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump can be heard in a taped 2018 conversation saying he wants to get rid of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whose removal a year later emerged as an issue in...

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Will Southern California see a wildflower superbloom in 2020?

Last year's wildflowers were spectacular, from Lake Elsinore's poppies to Anza Borrego's carpets of desert daisies. This year, the forecast is uncertain.

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Lark Health rolls out preventative health tool for chronic conditions - Business Insider

Lark's new preventative health tool could expand the size of its addressable market in the digital chronic disease management space:

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GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and...

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China Building A Hospital To Treat Virus, Expands Lockdowns To 10 Cities

Transportation was shut down in at least 10 cities with a total of about 33 million people.

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Jennifer Aniston Is 'Happy to Have Brad Pitt Back in Her Life as a Friend, But That's It'

It's up to Brad to change her mind, if he wants to.

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Democrats Growing Nervous About Next Week's Vote On Trial Witnesses

Democrats growing nervous about next week's vote on trial witnesses

25.1.2020

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Recording of Trump calling for Yovanovitch’s ouster appears to corroborate Parnas’s account

Recording of Trump calling for Yovanovitch’s ouster appears to corroborate Parnas’s account

25.1.2020

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Recording shows Trump called for firing of former Ukraine ambassador, report says

'Get rid of her! Get her out tomorrow. I don't care. Get her out tomorrow. Take her out. Okay? Do it.'

24.1.2020

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E.P.A. Is Letting Cities Dump More Raw Sewage Into Rivers for Years to Come

The agency is allowing cities to delay or otherwise change federally imposed fixes to their sewer systems.

24.1.2020

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Body of missing Notre Dame student found in lake on campus

NEW: A University of Notre Dame student who was missing since Tuesday has been found dead.

24.1.2020

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Here’s how Republicans are fending off witnesses.

Republican senators are trying a variety of arguments to shut down efforts to call witnesses in the impeachment trial.

24.1.2020

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Recording Apparently Captures Trump Saying He Wanted Marie Yovanovitch Fired: Report

A recording of a 2018 dinner appears to capture the president asking associates to “take her out.”

24.1.2020

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Derek Jeter's Daughters Made a Rare Appearance in His Hall of Fame Video, and 'Yay, Daddy!'

They're clearly his biggest fans! ❤️

24.1.2020

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CDC confirms second US Wuhan coronavirus case

A Chicago woman in her 60s is confirmed to have the second identified US case of the Wuhan coronavirus, the CDC says

24.1.2020

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China builds hospital to treat coronavirus, expands lockdowns to cover 10 cities

LATEST: China expands lockdowns to cover 10 cities with a total of about 33 million people.

24.1.2020

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Wuhan virus does not appear to be as deadly as SARS, Singapore PM says

Wuhan virus does not appear to be as deadly as SARS, Singapore PM says

24.1.2020

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Yuan Falters as China Battles Wuhan Virus

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak is fanning worries of a deeper economic slowdown in China, pushing the yuan down more than 1% this week

24.1.2020

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Wuhan coronavirus: Video shows scale of trying to treat Wuhan on lockdown - Business Insider

One image from Wuhan shows the sheer scale of trying to treat an entire city on lockdown for coronavirus with no known cure

24.1.2020

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Breakingviews - Wuhan virus will shape China’s smart city vision

(Reuters Breakingviews) - An epidemic will shape China's vision of intellig...

24.1.2020

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WHO Says China's Coronavirus Is Not A Global Health Emergency

The decision follows three Chinese cities being placed on lockdown in order to prevent the virus from spreading.

24.1.2020

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Lawsuit from fan alleges MLB teams engaged in corruption in sign-stealing scandal

Lawsuit from fan alleges MLB teams engaged in corruption in sign-stealing scandal

24.1.2020

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Japan confirms second case of Wuhan virus: health ministry

Japan confirms second case of Wuhan virus: health ministry

24.1.2020

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Anne Thériault: How to *Really* Talk About Mental Health

It's an important convo we should always be having anne_theriault

24.1.2020

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'It's a great plan': Trump to release Middle East peace proposal before meeting with Israeli leaders

President Donald Trump will discuss his still-secret Middle East peace plan next week with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benjamin Gantz.

24.1.2020

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Trump says he’ll roll out Middle East peace plan ahead of meeting with Israeli leaders

The White House has continually teased its forthcoming peace plan. Trump has preemptively christened it the “deal of the century”

24.1.2020

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Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House to Discuss Middle East Peace Plan

The invitation could provide a welcome distraction for President Trump, facing an impeachment trial, and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges.

24.1.2020

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The Military Diet: A Review and Beginner’s Guide of the 3-Day Plan | Everyday Health

What is the 'military diet?'

24.1.2020

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Italian PM Conte pulls out of Davos trip amid political turmoil

Italian PM Conte pulls out of Davos trip amid political turmoil

24.1.2020

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Coronavirus not a global health crisis, WHO says; China reports 8 more deaths, restricts 18M people

Americans face little risk from the deadly coronavirus spreading across China.

24.1.2020

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Trump to present long-delayed Mideast peace plan

Trump to present long-delayed Mideast peace plan

24.1.2020

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Trump to host Netanyahu, political rival at White House to discuss peace amid impeachment trial

The visit seemed time to provide a distraction from the Senate impeachment trial. Notably absent from the announcements was any mention of the Palestinians.

24.1.2020

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