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'Jeopardy!' contestant's answer takes playful jab at host Ken Jennings

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 26 min ago
A "Jeopardy!" contestant playfully used his "Final Jeopardy" response to remind guest host Ken Jennings of the day his famous 74-day streak ended.
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The person who will play a critical role in Biden's early efforts to undo Trump policies

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 28 min ago
President Joe Biden will name a powerhouse lawyer, Elizabeth Prelogar, to serve as acting solicitor general, in an acknowledgment that the office charged with representing the government before the Supreme Court will face an enormous workload both reversing Trump administration legal positions and developing a defense strategy as Biden's executive actions come under inevitable legal challenge.
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Flight attendants are having ugly confrontations with passengers over masks

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 43 min ago
Masks have become a matter of course on airplane flights, and unfortunately, so have ugly confrontations about wearing them. Since the pandemic started, flight attendants and crew members have reported more than 200 incidents to the federal government in which they were harassed or threatened over in-flight mask policies.
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CHEd steps into UP-DND row over ‘problematic’ accord, to broker talks

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 50 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chair Prospero de Vera said on Friday that the agreement barring unauthorized police and military presence at the University of the Philippines was "destined to be problematic." De Vera was a professor for public administration at theUniversity of the Philippines (UP), and also served as a member and later on Chairman of the UP Board of Regents before he was tapped to join CHEd by President Rodrigo Duterte. CHEd has supervision over institutions offering secondary and tertiary education. Weighing in on the unilateral abrogation of the agreement between UP and the Department of National Defense (DND), De Vera said thi...

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Biden wants to remove this controversial word from US laws

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 12 min ago
It's just one small part of the sweeping immigration overhaul President Biden is pushing.
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Start of Trump's impeachment trial remains unsettled as Pelosi refuses to say when she'll send over article

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 24 min ago
The timing of former President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial is still unsettled while Senate leaders haggle over how a power-sharing agreement will govern a 50-50 Senate.
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Sunshine Dizon bares pandemic guilty pleasure, ultimate oppa Lee Min-ho

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 29 min ago
Sunshine Dizon admitted that she often dealt with spells of anxiety, especially during the height of the lockdown when there were no projects coming in. Her stress-reliever? Watching Korean dramas. "To be honest, K-dramas helped me a lot. That's one source of happiness when I didn't have work," she said at a recent virtual conference for GMA 7's afternoon soap opera "Magkaagaw," which resumed airing on Jan. 18. "I tried learning new things. I read books on directing and screenwriting. I diverted my attention to other things." And now, even if television shows have started production work again, Sunshine continues to binge on Korean dramas for much-needed good vibes during locke...

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‘MBA lessons’ from Tiger Queen

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 39 min ago
Despite the pandemic easily magnifying humanity's self-inflicted woes, National Geographic continues to throw its support for wildlife conservation and protection of the environment---because poachers and greedy capitalists remain undeterred by lockdowns brought about by the lingering global health crisis. This Monday, the National Geographic Society, by way of the partnership forged between Big Cat Initiative and Nat Geo Wild, is commemorating the 10th annual Big Cat Week, which kicks off with the launch of Dereck and Beverly Joubert's "Jade Eyed Leopard" on Jan. 25 (at 8:30 p.m. on Nat Geo Wild), followed by Aishwarya Sridhar's "Tiger Queen of Taru" on Jan. 27 (at 8:30 p.m.). ...

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Right-wing media holds Biden bash-fest, foreshadowing its next four years of coverage

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 49 min ago
President Joe Biden implored Americans in his inaugural speech to come together and unify, but the right-wing media machine has wasted no time dishonestly trashing him — foreshadowing what the next four years of coverage from outlets like Fox News will look like.
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Volkswagen CEO joins Twitter and immediately trolls Tesla and Elon Musk

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 57 min ago
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess is new to Twitter, but he made a splash with his very first tweet -- going after master troll and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
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One photo that shows just how much history was made on Inauguration Day

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:42
While scrolling through the slew of photos of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday morning, one jumped out to me as emblematic of the truly historic nature of what happened Wednesday in Washington.
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Will Trump go down as the worst president in history?

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:37
Donald Trump is no longer president. But while his term is over, the analysis of where he will rank among our best and worst presidents is just starting. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains where Trump will fall in history.
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Trump's business was crashing even before the Capitol riot made his brand toxic

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:29
Donald Trump's businesses generated nearly 40% less revenue last year as the coronavirus pandemic slammed the hotel industry, putting the former president under financial pressure even before corporate partners and banks ditched him in the wake of the insurrection at the US Capitol.
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Why Ellen Adarna chose a comedy show as her comeback project

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:23
MANILA, Philippines --- After a three-year hiatus, Ellen Adarna is set for her showbiz comeback as she stars in a new comedy show. In "John En Ellen," Adarna will play Ellen Kulantong, wife to John Estrada's John Lennon Kulantong. The series shows the couple beat the odds and stay together despite the obstacles coming their way. Aside from being a wife, Adarna's character is also a mom to two kids, played by Yogo Singh and Angelina Cruz. Motherhood is also the reason why Adarna chose to have her comeback via a comedy show. Adarna is mom to two-year-old Elias Modesto, her son with actor John Lloyd Cruz. She and Cruz were co-stars in another sitcom, ABS-CBN's "Home Sweetie Hom...

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Dismissal of raps vs Pimentel dents gov’t resolve in implementing quarantine, says lawyer 

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:13
MANILA, Philippines --- The dismissal of complaints against Senator Koko Pimentel for allegedly violating quarantine regulations has cast doubt on the government's seriousness about implementing protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a lawyer who filed a complaint against the senator said Thursday night. According to Atty. Rico Quicho, the Department of Justice's ruling also put to question what principles the government's policies stand, saying rules seemed to tilt towards the "powerful and the privileged." Pimentel drew flak during the early stages of the pandemic after he brought his pregnant wife to the Makati Medical Center last March, despite him being placed under quarantine ...

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How a 'Hamilton' song helped Amanda Gorman overcome a speech impediment

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:12
You wouldn't know it from her commanding delivery at the inauguration, but up until a few years ago, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman struggled to overcome speech impediment.
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Biden inherits a raft of global crises (including some unknowns)

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 23:09
US President Joe Biden's foreign policy to-do list is long, complicated, and may soon hit speed bumps left by his predecessor.
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As expected, Biden intends to keep FBI director in his post, an official says

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 22:54
President Joe Biden intends to keep FBI Director Christopher Wray in his post, a senior administration official tells CNN, a sign of confidence for the bureau's leader who has more than six years remaining in his term.
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