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 2021-01-15 23:21 

AP

Pence speaks at memorial service for Yeager in West Virginia...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager was remembered at a memorial service Friday as a hero, legend and friend who would go out of his way to help others.Vice......

 2021-01-15 23:09 

AP

Falcons pick Titans offensive coordinator Smith as new coach...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith to become the team's head coach.The Falcons announced the agreement on......

 2021-01-15 23:00 

Reuters

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Retired doctors and more syringes: Biden lays out plan to get America vaccinated...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday said he would order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he called a...

 2021-01-15 22:59 

AP

Rebels kill 1 UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic...

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — At least one peacekeeper was killed and another two were injured on Friday in two successive attacks by armed rebels near the town of Grimari in Central......

 2021-01-15 22:59 

AP

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas......

 2021-01-15 22:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-U.S. says Vietnam's currency actions 'unreasonable' but holds off on tariffs...

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday said Vietnam's actions to push down the value of its currency are "unreasonable4; and restrict U.S. commerce, but did not take immediate action to impose punitive tariffs....

 2021-01-15 22:53 

Reuters

Tunisian police clash with protesters after police beating...

Tunisian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the northern city of Siliana on Friday after a policeman beat a shepherd, witnesses said, in an incident that sparked anger, as the country celebrate the tenth anniversary of the transition to a ful...

 2021-01-15 22:52 

Reuters

U.S. Senate Republican asks tech firms to explain account, content removals...

The outgoing Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the chief executives of five major U.S. tech firms to answer detailed questions about decisions to restrict or permanently ban accounts of conservative users....

 2021-01-15 22:50 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Republican asks tech firms to explain account, content removals...

The outgoing Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee asked the chief executives of five major U.S. tech firms to answer detailed questions about decisions to restrict or permanently ban accounts of conservative users....

 2021-01-15 22:46 

AP

UN hopes to take first step to elect next chief by Jan. 31...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly and Security Council are expected to take the first step toward electing the next head of the global organization this month.Assembly......

 2021-01-15 22:45 

Reuters

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Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen into pandemic-struck state, vaccine drive lags...

Brazil's Air Force delivered emergency oxygen supplies on Friday to the jungle state of Amazonas devastated by a resurgent pandemic and the government scrambled to organize a nationwide vaccine effort while President Jair Bolsonaro said he...

 2021-01-15 22:45 

Reuters

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Brazil reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths for fourth consecutive day...

Brazil had 69,198 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 1,151 deaths from COVID-19, the fourth consecutive day with more than 1,000 fatalities, the Health Ministry said on Friday....

 2021-01-15 22:44 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brazil reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths for fourth consecutive day...

Brazil had 69,198 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 1,151 deaths from COVID-19, the fourth consecutive day with more than 1,000 fatalities, the Health Ministry said on Friday....

 2021-01-15 22:44 

AP

CORRECTS: National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will legally move from New York to Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — CORRECTS: National Rife Association files for bankruptcy, says gun-rights group will legally move from New York to Texas....

 2021-01-15 22:41 

AP

NY prosecutors interview Michael Cohen about Trump finances...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors conducted an hours-long interview Thursday of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, asking a range of questions about Trump's business......

 2021-01-15 22:41 

Reuters

Facebook blocks new events near key locations before U.S. inauguration...

Facebook Inc said on Friday it was blocking the creation of any new Facebook events in close proximity to places such as the White House and U.S. Capitol in Washington, as well as state capitol buildings, through Inauguration Day on Jan. 20....

 2021-01-15 22:40 

AP

Mormon leaders condemn 'lawless behavior' at US Capitol...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condemned "lawless behavior" and the violence of rioters who broke into the U.S. Capitol in a statement Friday that marked the......

 2021-01-15 22:40 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Facebook blocks new events near key locations before U.S. inauguration...

Facebook Inc said on Friday it was blocking the creation of any new Facebook events in close proximity to places such as the White House and U.S. Capitol in Washington, as well as state capitol buildings, through Inauguration Day on Jan. 20....

 2021-01-15 22:39 

Reuters

National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy, seeking to escape New York lawsuit...

The National Rifle Association on Friday filed for bankruptcy, a sudden development that could help the gun rights group escape a lawsuit by New York's attorney general seeking its dissolution....

 2021-01-15 22:38 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy, seeking to escape New York lawsuit...

The National Rifle Association on Friday filed for bankruptcy, a sudden development that could help the gun rights group escape a lawsuit by New York's attorney general seeking its dissolution....

 2021-01-15 22:36 

AP

How major US stock indexes fared Friday...

Wall Street dropped again Friday to close out its first losing week in three after reports showed the pandemic is deepening the hole for the economy, as Washington prepares to throw it another......

 2021-01-15 22:36 

AP

Top cornerbacks standing out on NFL's Super Bowl hopefuls...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When Brandon Staley looks at the defenses on the remaining eight teams in the NFL playoffs, the Los Angeles Rams' defensive coordinator sees several top-notch groups......

 2021-01-15 22:34 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. keeping music licensing decrees that help Spotify, others...

The U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official said on Friday the administration will not scrap decades-old agreements with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI that hold down costs for Spotify and others....

 2021-01-15 22:33 

Reuters

Tunisian police clash with protesters in northern city of Seliana...

Tunisian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the northern city of Siliana on Friday after a policeman beat a shepherd, witnesses said, in an incident that sparked anger, as the country celebrate the tenth anniversary of the transition to a ful...

 2021-01-15 22:30 

AP

Noem blames Capitol insurrection on lack of civics education...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday blamed an inadequate education in American civics as "the root cause" of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, while making no mention......

 2021-01-15 22:29 

Reuters

New York's top lawyer vows to not let National Rifle Association evade oversight...

New York state Attorney General Letitia James on Friday said in a statement that she would not allow the National Rifle Association to use its bankruptcy proceedings to evade her office's oversight....

 2021-01-15 22:29 

Reuters

Virginia-DC bridges to close to enhance Biden inauguration security...

Four major bridges between Virginia and downtown Washington, DC will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for 48 hours on President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week to enhance security measures, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said on...

 2021-01-15 22:28 

UPI

President-elect Joe Biden outlines U.S. COVID-19 vaccine plan...

President-elect Joe Biden on Friday detailed his plan to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-01-15 22:25 

Reuters

Mexico president backs dropping drug case against ex-defense minister...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday backed the decision by his country's attorney general not to charge ex-Defense Minister General Salvador Cienfuegos with drug crimes, in a case that has roiled U.S.-Mexico diplomatic relations....

 2021-01-15 22:24 

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Mexico president backs dropping drug case against ex-defense minister...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday backed the decision by his country's attorney general not to charge ex-Defense Minister General Salvador Cienfuegos with drug crimes, in a case that has roiled U.S.-Mexico diplomatic relations....

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