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History Channel team finds large piece of space shuttle Challenger on ocean floor

The TV documentary team was searching for a downed World War II aircraft when it discovered the NASA artifact.

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As Ukraine Pummels Russians With Javelin Missiles, Can Production Keep Pace With Demand?

The delivery of thousands of Javelin missiles, as well as Stingers, to Ukraine has raised critical questions about production capacity.

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Startling data reveals how many people have fled NYC during COVID pandemic

The Big Apple’s population has been hollowed out during the COVID-19 pandemic — with Manhattan suffering the biggest population decline among all US counties, according to grim census d…

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    Deaths represent 1.3% of side effects reported for COVID vaccines: peer-reviewed CDC study

    Vaccine experts are skeptical of agency's reliance on Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System, however. Study's time period excludes nearly all minors.

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    U.S. Inflation February 2022: Hits Fresh 40-Year High of 7.9% Before Oil Spike

    U.S. consumer price gains accelerated in February to a fresh 40-year high, consistent with rapid inflation that’s become even more pronounced following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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    WATCH: Russian Helicopter Gets Blown out of the Sky, Illustrates Putin's Big Issue

    As Ukrainian resolve hardens, things get a lot more complicated for the Russians.

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    Russian tank maliciously crushes civilian car with driver inside

    Harrowing footage shows a Russian tank flattening a passenger car on the outskirts of Ukraine’s capital — with a civilian inside who appeared to miraculously survive.

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    Ukraine Official Says Russia Bombing Ukrainian Hospitals: ‘This Is Beyond Evil’

    Ukraine’s foreign minister heavily criticized Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, calling it “beyond evil.”

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    Hundreds of beta testers using early version of Trump social media app: report

    Around 500 beta testers have already begun using former President Trump's new social media network ahead of its scheduled launch,

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    Suspect Accused of Trying to Assassinate Louisville Mayoral Candidate Bailed Out by BLM

    And if you're Quintez Brown, the black activist accused of trying to assassinate a white Democratic candidate for mayor in Louisville, it helps

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    1,229 Year-Old ‘Ye Old Fighting Cocks’ Pub Survived War, Famine, And The Plague: Closed By COVID-19

    The oldest pub in England, which may be as much as 1,229 years old, has been forced to close down due to COVID-19 hardships.

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    Report: China Keeping Winter Olympians in ‘Unreasonable’ Quarantine Conditions

    China is reportedly keeping coronavirus-positive winter Olympians in “unreasonable” quarantine conditions. 

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    Lockdowns only reduced COVID-19 death rate by .2%, study finds: 'Lockdowns should be rejected out of hand'

    Lockdowns during the first COVID-19 wave in the spring of 2020 only reduced COVID-19 mortality by .2% in the U.S. and Europe, according to a Johns Hopkins University meta-analysis of several studies.

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    Alex Berenson: The mRNA Vaccines Are Dangerous and Should Be Halted Immediately

    Independent journalist Alex Berenson is calling for the mRNA vaccines to be halted immediately amid data that clearly shows negative efficacy in highly…

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    New research suggests COVID was less deadly than thought in first year of pandemic

    Meta-research pioneer John Ioannidis of Stanford cuts "infection fatality rate" by half for age groups including young people, using international "seroprevalence" review.

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    Man Dies of Heart Attack After Paramedics Allegedly Refuse to Go Inside

    A 56-year-old man was stricken with a heart attack, but paramedics allegedly refused to enter the acute-care facility where he was taken, out of fear of COVID-19. Police bodycam video shows a cop going into the facility in California while paramedics rema

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    Smithsonian's new FUTURES exhibit asks visitors when we'll see 'single global government'

    Another question on a screen at the exhibit asks the public if "shared world government" would unite people effectively.

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    Wisconsin father sets new pushup world record to raise money for family of fallen first responders

    A Wisconsin father of three accomplished one of his greatest goals – completing 1,500,231 push-ups to set a new world record for most push-ups done in a year. The best part though? It was all to raise money for the families of fallen first responders.

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    United Airlines Says It Wants 50% Of Pilots Trained In Next Decade To Be Women Or People Of Color

    United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it would increase the number of women and people of color who become pilots, setting a goal for 50% of the 5,000

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    Fact Check: Did Military Play 'Hit the Road Jack' Outside White House on Trump's Last Day?

    On Donald Trump's last day as president, social media was full of memes and posts to mark the end of his term.

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    Closed California versus open Florida, who is outperforming the other?

    Nearly a year since COVID-19 first touched the United States, California, and Florida – both of which have responded to the pandemic in their own ways – are yielding vastly different results.

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    FTC and State AGs v. Facebook: Monopolization Law Faces Biggest Challenge in Decades

    The FTC and attorneys general of 48 states recently filed antitrust lawsuits against Facebook for allegedly monopolizing the “personal social network services” market. Jonathan Rubin and Jennifer M. Oliver, partners at MoginRubin LLP, say the agencies wil

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    Another Big Apple icon killed by COVID: Historic 21 Club to close amid the pandemic

    The five story restaurant - located in Midtown Manhattan - reportedly told its 148 employees that they have ceased operations for the foreseeable future and will be terminated by March.

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    John le Carre, U.K. Author of Cold War Spy Novels, Dies at 89

    John le Carre, the British novelist who captured the cloak-and-dagger intrigue of Cold War espionage in best-selling books such as “The Spy Who Came In From the Cold” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” has died. He was 89.

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    Several officers wounded in shootout with ambush suspect

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several police officers were wounded Thursday in separate shootouts with a man suspected of ambushing and seriously injuring a deputy a day earlier. The suspect was “secured and...

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    They Survived the Worst Battles of World War II. And Died of the Virus.

    Inside the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home was a man who had served as a jailer to Hitler’s top aide. A man who had rescued Japanese kamikaze pilots from the sea. A man who carried memories of a concentration camp.

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    Americans could start receiving stimulus checks starting on April 9

    Stimulus checks to arrive by April 15 for millions of taxpayers. A new portal where some can supply direct deposit information could be out next week.

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    Trump announces 30-day extension of coronavirus guidelines

    That's well past the president's Easter target to re-open parts of the country.

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    Coroanvirus: Holland recalls 600,000 masks imported from China - Business Insider

    The Dutch Ministry of Health said on Saturday that it asked hospitals to return 600,000 face masks after they failed to meet safety requirements.

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    Capital One announces hack affecting 106 million U.S. and Canadian customers | VentureBeat

    Capital One said that personal information of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were obtained by a hacker.

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    MS-13 gang's bloody reign of terror in San Fernando Valley leaves residents horrified - Los Angeles Times

    A federal indictment detailing killings by the MS-13 gang's Fulton clique shows the Central American gang's bloody tactics could be escalating in the Valley.

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    Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, patriot and philanthropist, dies at 89 | Dallas News

    Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, renowned patriot and two-time independent candidate for U.S. president, has died after a five-month battle with...

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    Jussie Smollett is under arrest in custody of Chicago police

    “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in the "custody of detectives" Thursday morning, Chicago police Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said.

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    Buzz Aldrin slams 'First Man' movie controversy, posts photos of US flag on moon with 'Proud to be American' hashtag

    Legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Buzz Aldrin took a swipe at the upcoming movie First Man early Monday for its director's decision not to show the planting of the American flag on the moon during the historic 1969 mission.

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    Theresa May: No alternative to military strikes in Syria

    British Prime Minister Theresa May joined the U.S. and France on Friday in announcing a military response to a chemical weapons attack in Syria, saying her authorization of targeted airstrikes was meant to deter the use of such chemical weapons.

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    London murder rate overtakes New York's

    An ex-senior Met Police officer says he is "absolutely devastated" by the figures for 2018.

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    Trump Jr. releases email chain on conversations with Russian sources

    Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday released a stunning chain of emails detailing his conversations about setting up a campaign meeting with a Russian lawyer who had offered compromising information on Hillary Clinton.

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    Bill O’Reilly Is Forced Out at Fox News

    Bill O’Reilly has been forced out of his position as a prime-time host on Fox News, the company said on Wednesday, after the disclosure of settlements involving sexual harassment allegations against him. His abrupt and embarrassing ouster ends his two-decade reign as one of the most popular and influential commentators in television.

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    Heavily armed Louisiana police captain taunts local gangsters in video

    A Louisiana police captain sent out a blunt message Wednesday for members of a local street gang. 'You will be hunted. You will be tracked,' Captain Clay Higgins (pictured) said.

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    Why Hurricane Patricia Can't Be Blamed On Climate Change : The Two-Way : NPR

    Hurricane Patricia's record-breaking winds come as a powerful El Niño heats the Pacific Ocean. But researchers say that's not enough to blame climate change for the storm's rapid strengthening.

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    WaPo accidentally publishes Biden candidacy story, abruptly yanks | Report says Biden ready, paper: ‘This file was ina

    Embarrassed Washington Post editors were left scrambling earlier today after a story was accidentally published that declared Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy.

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    China, U.S. Reach Agreement on High-Speed Rail Before Xi Visit - Bloomberg Business

    A China Railway Group-led consortium and XpressWest Enterprises LLC will form a joint venture to build a high-speed railway linking Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the first Chinese-made bullet-train project in the U.S.

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    Lost Weather Balloon GoPro Found 2 Years Later with Grand Canyon 'Money Shot'

    Back in 2013, five friends in Arizona decided to capture some photos and video from the edge of space by sending a GoPro up on a weather balloon. The camer

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    Obama Secures 34 Senators’ Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

    President Barack Obama locked in enough support in Congress to ensure he can overcome bipartisan opposition and implement a landmark nuclear accord with Iran.

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    Canadian flew over Calgary in chair carried by balloons - BBC News

    A Canadian man who tied about 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the city of Calgary is charged with causing mischief.

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    French attack: Country faces fresh horror over decapitation and factory explosions - Telegraph

    The facts so far of Islamist terror attack on liquid gas chemical in southeastern France as raids continue on potential accomplices of prime suspect Yassin Salhi

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    Nato to 'name and shame' member countries over defence spending - Telegraph

    Western countries which fail to spend more than two per cent of their national income on defence are to be "named and shamed" by Nato.

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    Saudis' UK-made war jets outnumber RAF's

    Saudi Arabia has twice as many British-made warplanes than those that are available for the entire Royal Air Force

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    St. Louis county police: 2 officers shot in Ferguson - Yahoo News

    From Yahoo News: FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot during a protest in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered following the resignation of the embattled police chief of the St. Louis

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    Poll: Fox News most trusted network in America - POLITICO

    Fox News has the most trusted network and cable news coverage in the United States, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. But network TV is much less trustworthy than it was in the days of Walter Cronkite, American voters say. In

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    Cuban: FCC Net Regs Will Spill Over, 'TV As You Know It Is Over' - Breitbart

    Dallas Mavericks owner and investor Mark Cuban predicted that proposed FCC Internet regulations will end up impacting TV and “your TV as you know it is over” on Thursday’s “Squawk Alley” on CNBC.