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Amid the rubble of Mosul, Pope Francis declares hope 'more powerful than hatred'

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 23:07
Standing amid the rubble left behind by the now defeated ISIS terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul, Pope Francis on Saturday declared hope to be "more powerful than hatred and peace more powerful than war."
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Do we really need pants? And other lessons from a pandemic year

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 14:59
We're one year, or roughly 31,536,000 seconds, into this new, strange pandemic life.
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Wall Street Journal: Third female former staffer accuses New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate conduct

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 13:22
A third female former staffer has come forward with accusations of inappropriate conduct by embattled New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to reporting by the Wall Street Journal on Saturday night.
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Analysis: With Covid relief and stimulus checks in sight, Biden asks for faith in US democracy

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 13:05
Democrats muscled past unified Republican opposition, resolved their own last-minute identity crisis and are on the cusp of delivering a massive Covid relief bill that will put $1,400 checks in the pockets of millions of Americans, shore up unemployment for the millions still out of work and notch the first major legislative accomplishment of Joe Biden's presidency.
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How Democrats miscalculated Manchin and later won him back

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 10:06
• Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan after all-night votes • Biden's historic victory for America -- no thanks to GOP • Here's what's in the Senate stimulus plan
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Trump says he'll campaign against Murkowski in Alaska next year

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 09:39
Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he plans to campaign against GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska next year when she's up for reelection, intensifying his pledges to oppose GOP lawmakers who have bucked him.
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Safe water -- it's what women want

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 09:22
Of the many indirect consequences of Covid-19, growing gender inequality is an area of grave concern where the world is falling grievously behind. While women labor at the frontlines, comprising 70% of the world's healthcare workers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), they are also leaving the workforce at a much higher rate than men, and doing over three-quarters of all unpaid care work, including the care of children.
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Black mother pepper-sprayed in front of her toddler, police say

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 09:15
The Police Accountability Board in Rochester, New York, is calling for fundamental changes in the city's police department after police said a Black mother was pepper-sprayed during an arrest, which body camera footage showed took place in front of her 3-year-old child.
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China faces huge climate and tech challenges in its bid for global leadership

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 08:28
China's leaders are finalizing their political and economic agenda for the rest of 2021 and beyond. How the country achieves technological independence and tackles the climate crisis will be near the top.
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Lawmaker fires back at Tucker Carlson's QAnon spin

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 08:17
Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) weighs in on Fox News host Tucker Carlson calling QAnon supporters "gentle people." Quigley was at the Capitol on January 6 when a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, leaving five dead and dozens injured.
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Trump wants top Republican fundraising organizations to stop using his likeness

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 08:10
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump sent out cease-and-desist letters Friday to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee for using his name and likeness on fundraising emails and merchandise, a Trump adviser tells CNN.
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Biden administration expected to form task force to deal with Microsoft hack linked to China

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 08:04
The Biden administration is expected to put together a task force to deal with major cyber intrusions that Microsoft said this week were linked to China, according to a US official.
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How rape allegations among Australia's political elite reignited its #MeToo movement

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 07:57
When Australia's attorney general last week outed himself as the minister accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 1988, his denial was emphatic.
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New body cam video shows man telling officers 'I can't breathe' before he died in 2017

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 06:53
Newly-released police body camera footage shows a California man telling Fresno police officers, county sheriff's deputies and paramedics that he can't breathe as they restrain him in the moments before he died in 2017.
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12-year-old arrested for four carjacking incidents

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 06:32
A 12-year-old boy was arrested Thursday evening after a series of attempted armed carjackings and one successful one in Washington, DC.
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Obama congratulates Biden on Senate passage of his relief bill

Sun, 03/07/2021 - 05:12
Former President Barack Obama on Saturday congratulated President Joe Biden on the successful passage of the Covid-19 relief bill through the Senate, the administration's top legislative priority as millions of Americans continue to struggle financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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