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The Latest: Biden says use of 25th Amendment not up to him

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President-elect Joe Biden is leaving...
Jan. 7, 2021

Brazil enjoys fun in the sun as COVID-19 deaths top 200,000

SAO PAULO (AP) — The night before New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, thousands of revelers clad in their bathing suits crowded onto the iconic Ipanema beach to have...
Jan. 7, 2021

Aspiring rapper admits fires at SC governor's rental homes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An aspiring rapper who performed under the name “Dank Frank” won't spend any more time in jail for burning down two rental houses owned by South...
Jan. 7, 2021

Graham: Trump's actions were 'problem' in Capitol violence

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s top congressional allies, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday that the president must accept his own role in the violence that occurred...
Jan. 7, 2021

Brazil passes 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, 2nd most in world

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil passed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic Thursday. That is the second highest total in the world. The health ministry said the country had 1,524...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Netanyahu: Agreement reached with Pfizer

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has reached a new agreement with the Pfizer drug company that will allow Israel to vaccinate all citizens over 16 by...
Jan. 7, 2021

Brazil passes 200,000 deaths from the pandemic, the second highest total around the globe

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil passes 200,000 deaths from the pandemic, the second highest total around the globe.
Jan. 7, 2021

Russian hacker gets 12 years in massive data theft scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — A prolific Russian hacker who stole data from over a dozen U.S. companies and information about over 100 million U.S. consumers was sentenced Thursday to 12...
Jan. 7, 2021

Several state lawmakers joined, observed US Capitol turmoil

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself and supporters of President Donald Trump storming into the U.S. Capitol is being widely condemned as federal prosecutors step...
Jan. 7, 2021

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle charge over plane

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a criminal charge of defrauding safety regulators in connection with the development of the 737 Max aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes. The...
Jan. 7, 2021

'What else could I do?' NJ Rep. Kim helps clean up Capitol

Water bottles, clothing, Trump flags, even a U.S. flag littered the ground inside the U.S. Capitol after a mob backing President Donald Trump ransacked the building. New Jersey Rep. Andy...
Jan. 7, 2021

Armed statehouse protests set tone for US Capitol insurgents

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When President Trump-supporting insurrectionists on Wednesday stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn the presidential election, the nation was shocked. But not unwarned. A...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Founder of site Trumparoo among dead at Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 4:20 p.m. One of the people who...
Jan. 7, 2021

PBS' 'All Creatures Great and Small' aims to be timely tonic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “All Creatures Great and Small,” a beloved TV series of yore, is back as a reboot because producer Colin Callender saw the seriocomic adventures of veterinarians...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Prosecutor: Sedition charges possible for mob

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 4 p.m. The top federal prosecutor for...
Jan. 7, 2021

US attorney for DC says ‘all options are on the table’ for charging rioters at Capitol, including sedition

WASHINGTON (AP) — US attorney for DC says ‘all options are on the table’ for charging rioters at Capitol, including sedition.
Jan. 7, 2021

Missouri woman believed to be last Civil War widow dies

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Helen Viola Jackson's 1936 marriage to James Bolin was unusual to say the least: He was 93 and in declining health, and she was a 17-year-old...
Jan. 7, 2021

Didn't get your relief payment yet? You aren't alone

Didn't get your second relief check yet? You aren't alone. While the IRS and Treasury have distributed the bulk of the anticipated $164 million in second-round of relief payments for...
Jan. 7, 2021

Seller of gun used in 2019 Texas mass shooting gets 2 years

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The man who sold an AR-15-style rifle used in a 2019 mass shooting that killed seven people in West Texas was sentenced Thursday to two years...
Jan. 7, 2021

More demand Illinois congresswoman who cited Hitler resign

CHICAGO (AP) — A growing number of Democrats called Thursday for the resignation of U.S. Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois, a newly sworn-in Republican who quoted Adolf Hitler at a...
Jan. 7, 2021

London's field hospital to be used amid acute COVID pressure

LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Health Service will from next week use the field hospital specially built at a huge exhibition center in east London in the early days of...
Jan. 7, 2021

Timeline: After years of slow steps, Facebook muzzles Trump

In a step many thought would never come, Facebook and Twitter have suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by his...
Jan. 7, 2021

VIRUS TODAY: Record US deaths come on day of Capitol attack

Here’s what’s happening Thursday with the pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — The U.S. registered its highest deaths yet from the coronavirus on the very day...
Jan. 7, 2021

The Latest: Graham says Trump's 'actions were the problem'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress’ confirmation of Joe Biden as winner of the presidential election (all times local): 3 p.m. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald...
Jan. 7, 2021

Rafael Payare to head Montreal Symphony starting in 2022-23

Conductor Rafael Payare was hired Thursday as music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal starting with the 2022-23 season. A Venezuelan who turns 41 on Feb. 23, Payare follows...
Jan. 7, 2021

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