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Mar 02, 2021

Number of migrant children crossing the border on pace to shatter all-time record
Members of the Domestic Policy Council were set to tell President Biden Tuesday that the number of migrant children who cross the southern border this year is on pace to exceed an all-time record — by 45 percent — citing unreleased data from the Department of Homeland Security. In a presentation made up of nearly...

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Mar 02, 2021

Biden, Harris remain silent on Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment scandal
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris remained silent Tuesday as a third woman accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — a fellow Democrat and administration ally — of sexual harassment. White House press secretary Jen Psaki was pressed at her daily briefing on when either Biden or Harris — who grilled Supreme Court Justice...

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Mar 02, 2021

Three female media workers killed on way home from work in eastern Afghanistan
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Three female media workers were shot dead in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, government officials said, amid a wave of killings that is spreading fear among professional workers in urban centers. Zalmai Latifi, head of local broadcaster Enikas TV, said the three women were recent high school graduates aged...

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Mar 02, 2021

Gov. Abbott announces Texas lifting COVID-19 mask mandate
Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday. "It's time to reopen Texas 100 percent," Abbott told reporters at a restaurant in Lubbock. North Dakota, Montana and Iowa have also lifted mask orders in recent weeks. But Texas is the largest state to do away with the mandate. The Republican governor imposed...

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Mar 02, 2021

‘I'll f-king kill you': Video shows Texas cop threatening motorist
A Texas motorcycle cop is under investigation for threatening a motorist at gunpoint, telling the stunned driver, "I'll f—-ng kill you," according to frightening footage of the incident. George Dickerson and his work colleague were driving on Houston's South Loop on Feb. 22 when they tried to get around a funeral procession — and a...

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Mar 02, 2021

Psaki punts question about Dr. Seuss being left out of reading proclamation
White House press secretary Jen Psaki punted a question about why President Biden removed mention of Dr. Seuss in a Read Across America Day proclamation to the Department of Education.  She was asked at Tuesday's briefing why Biden had not noted Dr. Seuss even though former Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama did.  "First, the...

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Mar 02, 2021

Merck to help Johnson & Johnson produce COVID vaccine
Merck will help rival drugmaker Johnson & Johnson produce its single-dose coronavirus vaccine, the White House said Tuesday. The two pharmaceutical giants have reached a "historic manufacturing partnership" to ramp up J&J's supply of its COVID-19 shot, which the feds cleared for emergency use on Saturday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said. The Biden...

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Mar 02, 2021

Dr. Seuss decision followed lengthy study of racist themes in his books
The decision to yank six Dr. Seuss books from publication Tuesday followed years of concerns over racist imagery — including an academic study that examined the characters in all of his work over 70 years. The family of author Theodor Seuss Geisel told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the decision to pull the books...

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Mar 02, 2021

Wray pleads ignorance on domestic surveillance used by FBI after Capitol riot
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday he wasn't aware of whether his subordinates are pursuing controversial domestic surveillance steps to track down participants in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Wray told senators during a Judiciary Committee hearing that he didn't know if FBI agents acquired large quantities of transaction records from Bank of America, as...

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Mar 02, 2021

Virginia school district denies banning kids from reading Dr. Seuss books
A Virginia school district has denied rumors that it has banned students from reading Dr. Seuss books — insisting it was merely no longer promoting them because of apparent "strong racial undertones." "Dr. Seuss books have not been banned and are available to students in our libraries and classrooms," Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) stated...

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Mar 02, 2021

Ted Cruz has birthday message for embattled Dr. Seuss
GOP Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted a tribute to embattled late children's author Dr. Seuss on Tuesday — the same day it was announced that six of the writer's books were being yanked for alleged racism. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY DR. SEUSS!'' Cruz's gif read next to a cartoon of the author's most beloved character, the Cat in...

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Mar 02, 2021

‘They said they'll shoot': Nigerian schoolgirls recount kidnap ordeal
GUSAU, Nigeria - Gunmen who kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria last week beat them and threatened to shoot them during a forced march into captivity, victims said on Tuesday after they were set free. The pupils from Jangebe, a town in Zamfara state, were seized in a raid just...

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Mar 02, 2021

FBI Director Christopher Wray didn't read memo warning of attack before Capitol riot
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday he didn't read an FBI report that cited the threat of an attack on Congress until "days" after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Wray admitted to senators that he didn't see the warning — reportedly describing preparation for "war" with "glass breaking, doors being kicked in" — until after...

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Mar 02, 2021

Biden, 41 days into term, still hasn't held solo press conference
It's 41 days and counting since President Biden entered the White House, but he has yet to hold a solo news conference. ?? Biden has talked to reporters briefly before boarding the presidential aircraft and has taken questions from some reporters when he made statements about the coronavirus and other matters. And his ?administration has also...

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Mar 02, 2021

Global COVID-19 infections up for first time in seven weeks, WHO says
ZURICH - The number of new coronavirus infections globally rose last week for the first time in seven weeks, the World Health Organization said on Monday. "We need to have a stern warning for all of us: that this virus will rebound if we let it," Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO technical lead for COVID-19,...

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Mar 02, 2021

Myanmar journalist livestreams as security forces fire near apartment
A Myanmar journalist live-streamed police firing near his apartment on Monday night, March 1, before his arrest in the coastal city of Myeik. "Help! Help! They are shooting at me," said Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) reporter Kaung Myat Hlaing in the video. The agency confirmed his arrest in a statement and called for his...

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Mar 02, 2021

Texas mother of five gunned down by boyfriend in shocking murder-suicide
Five children are mourning the loss of their mother, a 45-year-old nurse who was killed by her boyfriend in a shocking murder-suicide. Kristen Slack, of Universal City near San Antonio, was shot Saturday morning on the front lawn of a home in nearby Schertz, while the body of her boyfriend, Todd Danhof, 46, was found...

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Mar 02, 2021

Boy Scouts reportedly offer abuse victims $6K each in bankruptcy plan
The Boy Scouts of America has put forward a plan in its bankruptcy case that would only pay each victim of sexual abuse an average of $6,000, according to the victims' lawyers. The new proposal, laid out in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware, proposes that the national organization pays $200 million to the 85,000 victims...

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Mar 02, 2021

Dr. Seuss didn't have ‘a racist bone' in his body, stepdaughter says
One of Dr. Seuss' stepdaughters insisted to The Post on Tuesday that the world-famous children's author was no racist — and that she hopes his six controversial kiddie books yanked from publication will be back. "There wasn't a racist bone in that man's body — he was so acutely aware of the world around him...

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Mar 02, 2021

Jockey apologizes for climbing on top of dead horse in sick video
An Irish amateur jockey has apologized after a video emerged of him horsing around on a dead horse, according to reports. Rob James, who rode trainer Gordon Elliott's Milan Native to victory at the Cheltenham Festival last year, is seen straddling the corpse in the clip from April 2016. "I would just like to apologize...

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Mar 02, 2021

Teens sue exclusive Catholic high school for $20M over ‘blackface' allegations
Two teens who were booted from an exclusive California Catholic school over a "blackface" photo are suing the school for $20 million — claiming they were actually wearing acne treatment masks. The former students, identified only as H.H. and A.H., accuse St. Francis High School in Mountain View of overreacting to the "innocent" selfie and...

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Mar 02, 2021

Newly developed vaccine could prevent Lyme disease
A newly developed vaccine could prevent Lyme disease in humans. The inoculation against the tick-borne disease, being developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, received federal approval last year and is now part of an initial clinical trial, Field & Stream reported. Work on the vaccine is being spearheaded by Dr. Mark Klempner, a...

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Mar 02, 2021

Newly-developed vaccine could prevent Lyme disease
A newly-developed vaccine could prevent Lyme disease in humans. The inoculation against the tick-borne disease, being developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, received federal approval last year and is now part of an initial clinical trial, Field & Stream reported. Work on the vaccine is being spearheaded by Dr. Mark Klempner, a member...

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Mar 02, 2021

At least 15 killed in California highway crash involving semi-truck
At least 15 people were killed in a collision between their large SUV and a truck hauling gravel near the Mexican border, officials said. The horrific crash happened just after 6:15 a.m. local time off Highway 115 in Imperial County, according to the Los Angeles Times. "We believe there was 27 passengers in this SUV that struck a...

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Mar 02, 2021

At least a dozen killed in California highway crash involving semi-truck
More than a dozen people are dead after a southern California crash involving a semi-truck near the Mexican border, reports say. The "mass fatality incident" was reported just after 6:15 a.m. local time off Highway 115 in Imperial County, according to the Los Angeles Times. At least a dozen were initially reported dead and an unknown...

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Mar 02, 2021

‘Deepfake' Tom Cruise goes viral on TikTok with over 11 million views
Tom Cruise has become a real phony — and he's going viral for it. A series of "deepfake" videos of the "Mission: Impossible" star has been seen more than 11 million times by Tuesday — with experts deeming them the most alarmingly lifelike examples so far of the high-tech hoax. The videos of "Cruise" emerged...

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Mar 02, 2021

FBI Director Wray won't share Officer Brian Sicknick's cause of death with senators
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday refused to tell senators the cause of death for Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, whose death heavily influenced coverage of the Capitol riot. Reports after Jan. 6 originally said Sicknick died after being bludgeoned by a fire extinguisher while fighting off then-President Donald Trump's supporters, which authorities didn't deny...

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Mar 02, 2021

Michigan professor sparks outrage after saying university's policies are racist
A Michigan professor has sparked a firestorm after demanding an apology for his university's new anti-racism policies — insisting that he has been "systematically discriminated against for 40 years" as a white man. Jeffrey Burl used Michigan Technological University headed notepaper for his two-page diatribe in January against a series of strict resolutions that damned...

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Mar 02, 2021

NJ judge Esther Salas calls return to bench ‘bittersweet' after son's murder
The New Jersey federal court judge whose son was killed and husband wounded by a crazed gunman last July returned to the bench Tuesday — but was torn about going back to work because she blames her job for the tragedy, she said in a television interview. Speaking to "Good Morning America," Judge Esther Salas...

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Mar 02, 2021

Israeli man accused of raping girl, 13, in government-run quarantine hotel
A 21-year-old Israeli man allegedly raped and beat a 13-year-old girl while they were housed in a quarantine hotel operated by the state's welfare system, according to reports. "This is a despicable act," the girl's mother said during a virtual hearing Tuesday for the suspect, Yarin Sherf, the Times of Israel reported. "With my legs...

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Mar 02, 2021

MS patient sues Austria over health impact of climate change
BERLIN — A man in Austria with a temperature-dependent form of multiple sclerosis is taking his government to court in an effort to force it to do more against climate change, his lawyers said Tuesday. The case being filed next month before the European Court of Human Rights is supported by the environmental group Fridays...

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Mar 02, 2021

Chris Cuomo blasted by journalists for refusing to cover brother's scandals
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo is being slammed by fellow members of the media for refusing to cover Gov. Andrew Cuomo's growing list of scandals, following a number of softball interviews during the height of the pandemic. At the top of his Monday evening broadcast, the host of "Cuomo Prime Time" told viewers that "obviously I...

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Mar 02, 2021

Tiger Woods addresses ‘inner demons' in new ESPN documentary
Tiger Woods, who is recovering from a devastating car accident that left him with a shattered leg, describes in an upcoming documentary how he has had to overcome his "inner demons to perform." The 11-time PGA Player of the Year recalls in "GOATs: The Greatest of all Time" how he became "the youngest ever to win"...

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Mar 02, 2021

WHO warns it's ‘unrealistic' COVID-19 pandemic will end this year
The World Health Organization has warned that it's "unrealistic" to expect the COVID-19 pandemic to end this year. Dr. Michael Ryan, director of WHO's emergencies program, said the focus should remain on keeping transmission levels as low as possible, though it's unlikely that the virus will be eradicated this year. "I think it will be...

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Mar 02, 2021

White House set to impose sanctions on Russia for poisoning Alexei Navalny
The Biden administration will slap sanctions on Russian officials and businesses on Tuesday after the US intelligence community concluded that opposition leader Alexei Navalny had been nearly killed by a nerve-agent poisoning attack carried out by a Russian spy agency, according to a report. The sanctions will be imposed under the US Chemical and Biological Weapons...

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Mar 02, 2021

Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton advisor, has died
ATLANTA — Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85. Jordan's daughter, Vickee Jordan Adams, released the statement Tuesday to CBS News. "My...

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Mar 02, 2021

Kayleigh McEnany discusses Capitol riot in first post-White House interview
?Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she was left in "shock" when she saw the violence unfold in the Capitol riot in January, during what she expected to be a peaceful protest. "I think at the beginning of the day, before everyone went to the rally, everyone was expecting peace," McEnany ?said in...

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Mar 02, 2021

McEnany says Trump ‘changed Republican Party forever' in first post-White House interview
Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says Republicans who want to abolish former President Donald Trump from the party need to look inward and see how his movement "changed the Republican Party forever." In her first interview since leaving the White House, McEnany was asked on Fox News Tuesday about the former commander in...

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Mar 02, 2021

Ex-CIA chief John Brennan ‘increasingly embarrassed' to be a white man
?Former CIA Director John Brennan says he is "increasingly embarrassed" to be a white man. The comment was made on MSNBC Monday, during a conversation about the weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference, how the storming of the Capitol was interpreted, and the event's focus on "cancel culture." Host Nicolle Wallace questioned how Republicans could proclaim...

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Mar 02, 2021

California teacher makes anti-Asian gesture during Zoom class: video
A California high school teacher is under fire for making a "shocking" anti-Asian gesture during a Zoom class last week. Nichole Burkett, a Spanish teacher and adviser for the class of 2022 at Sacramento's Grant Union High School, is shown on video intentionally narrowing her eyes during an online class last week, according to local...

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Mar 02, 2021

YouTube suspends Rudy Giuliani again for two weeks over election fraud claims
YouTube has suspended Rudy Giuliani — former President Donald Trump's personal attorney — for the second time in two months for falsely claiming the 2020 election was stolen. The former Big Apple mayor, who led Trump's efforts to overturn November's results, will not be allowed to upload new videos for two weeks, Bloomberg News reported....

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Mar 02, 2021

Amazon tweaks app icon after comparisons made to Hitler
Amazon has changed its new smartphone app logo after critics said the earlier incarnation was a dead-ringer for Adolf Hitler. The e-commerce giant introduced the new icon in January to replace the symbol of a shopping cart with one featuring a brown box with a jagged piece of blue tape above the company's iconic smile-shaped...

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Mar 02, 2021

Star OnlyFans model loses 1.2M TikTok followers after she's ‘banned' over porn career
An Australian model said TikTok banned her, causing her to lose millions of followers, over her other job as an adult model for OnlyFans.

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Mar 02, 2021

Teens charged in the apparent unprovoked fatal shooting of Denver mom
Pamela Cabriales was sitting in her Land Rover on West Colfax and I-25 about 10:45 p.m. on Feb. 20 when a person standing next to a Honda sedan fired a gun six times into her SUV before taking off.

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Mar 02, 2021

FBI Director Christopher Wray to testify for first time since Capitol riot
FBI Director Christopher Wray, one of the most high-profile Trump-era officials to be asked to stay under President Biden, will appear before the Senate Tuesday for his first public testimony since the Capitol riot. Wray will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee starting at 10 a.m. EST, where he is expected to face questions from...

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Mar 02, 2021

Vietnamese driver hailed as hero for catching girl who fell from balcony
This is the heart-stopping moment a 2-year-old Vietnamese girl plunged off a 12th-floor balcony - right into the hands of a delivery driver who is being hailed as a hero for saving the tot's life. Nguyen Ngoc Manh, 31, was sitting in his vehicle at 4:30 p.m. Sunday waiting to make a delivery at a...

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Mar 02, 2021

Amanda Gorman's Dutch translator pulls out amid uproar she's not black
An award-winning author has pulled out of translating inauguration poet Amanda Gorman's work into Dutch — because of a furious uproar that a black writer was not chosen instead. Gorman, 22, personally chose Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, the youngest winner of the International Booker prize, to translate her collection, "The Hill We Climb," according to her...

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Mar 02, 2021

Swedish professor quits COVID-19 research amid hostility over his findings
A Swedish professor of epidemiology has quit researching COVID-19 after facing fierce backlash over his findings that the illness poses a low threat to children - undermining the political argument that schools can't reopen. Jonas Ludvigsson, a professor of clinical epidemiology at the Karolinska Institute, said he has lost sleep as a result of the...

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Mar 02, 2021

Six Dr. Seuss books won't be published over racist imagery
The company that publishes Dr. Seuss' children's books said it will stop selling six of his titles because they contain racist and insensitive images. Dr. Seuss Enterprises — the firm charged with preserving and protecting the beloved author's legacy — said it scrapped the books because they "portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong."...

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Mar 02, 2021

Tokyo asks Beijing to stop anal swab tests for COVID-19 on Japanese citizens
Tokyo has asked Beijing to stop giving anal swab tests to Japanese citizens when they enter China — because the exam for COVID-19 causes mental anguish. "Some Japanese reported to our embassy in China that they received anal swab tests, which caused a great psychological pain," Katsunobu Kato, Japan's chief cabinet secretary, told a news...

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Mar 02, 2021

Biden removes mention of Dr. Seuss from ‘Read Across America Day'
President Biden apparently removed mentions of Dr. Seuss from "Read Across America Day" amid scrutiny about the alleged "racial undertones" in the whimsical tales for children. "Read Across America Day," founded by the National Educational Association in 1998 as a way to promote children's reading, is even celebrated on the author's March 2 birthday. In...

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Mar 02, 2021

Biden removes mention of Dr. Seuss from Read Across America Day
President Biden removed mentions of Dr. Seuss from Read Across America Day amid accusations of "racial undertones" in the classic, whimsical tales for children. Read Across America Day, started by the National Educational Association in 1998 as a way to promote children's reading, is even celebrated on the author's March 2 birthday. In his presidential...

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Mar 02, 2021

U.S. sanctions against Russia for Navalny poisoning may come on Tuesday
WASHINGTON - The United States is expected to impose sanctions to punish Russia for the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny as early as Tuesday, two sources familiar with the matter said. President Joe Biden's decision to impose sanctions for Navalny's poisoning reflects a harder stance than taken by his predecessor, Donald Trump, who let the incident last...

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Mar 02, 2021

NFL reporter sparks fierce Twitter debate after posting unpaid internship
A reporter for the NFL Network sparked a fierce Twitter debate on Monday after simply sharing an opening for an internship. Jane Slater was met with online backlash shortly after she tweeted the position offered to broadcast journalism students. "I posted an opportunity for an unpaid internship and I'm amazed at the comments I get,"...

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Mar 02, 2021

Strip club sues Baltimore mayor, city council over COVID-19 ban
BALTIMORE — A Baltimore strip club has filed a lawsuit against the mayor and city council, saying a ban enacted on adult entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic infringes on the club's right to free speech. TC Entertainment, which operates the Penthouse Club, is seeking an injunction in federal court against the ban, enacted by Democratic...

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Mar 01, 2021

Fort Worth officer fired for ‘racially insensitive' social media post
A Fort Worth police officer was fired Monday for a "racially insensitive" social media post — less than a month after another department cop was axed for the same reason. The post made by Officer Kelly Kujawski was discovered on Feb. 5 by a colleague, kicking off an Internal Affairs probe that concluded she violated...

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Mar 01, 2021

Chris Cuomo addresses brother Andrew's sexual harassment scandal
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo on Monday addressed the mounting sexual harassment scandal engulfing his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, telling viewers that he "obviously" would not be covering it. "Obviously I am aware of what's going on with my brother," the anchor said at the top of his primetime show. "And obviously I cannot...

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Mar 01, 2021

Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment accusers express support for Anna Ruch
The two former staffers of Gov. Andrew Cuomo who have publicly accused him of sexual harassment on the job expressed their support for the latest woman to come forward on Monday. "I stand with Anna Ruch," former gubernatorial aide-turned-accuser Charlotte Bennett wrote on Twitter. "Anna — I hear you, I see you. I'm so sorry,"...

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Mar 01, 2021

Andrew Cuomo accused of making unwanted advances at wedding
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday was accused of making unwanted advances toward a woman and planting an unsolicited kiss on her cheek at a 2019 wedding. "He said, ‘Can I kiss you?'" Anna Ruch, 33, recalled to The New York Times. "I was so confused and shocked and embarrassed." The allegation comes after...

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Mar 01, 2021

Cardona confirmed as Biden education secretary amid school reopening delays
President Biden's pick to lead the Department of Education, Miguel Cardona, was confirmed on Monday, amid mounting pressure on the administration to stand up to the teachers unions and get kids back in class. The Senate voted 64-33 to confirm Cardona, a former public school teacher and principal who went on to become Connecticut's education...

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Mar 01, 2021

Mitt Romney knocked unconscious, suffers black eye during fall
Sen. Mitt Romney was knocked unconscious when he fell in Boston over the weekend, leaving him with "a lot of stitches" and a black eye. "I took a fall. Knocked me unconscious. But I'm doing better," Romney told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday night. The Utah Republican said he was visiting his grandchildren when he...

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Mar 01, 2021

CBP sends reinforcements to US-Mexico border amid surge in migrants
US Customs and Border Protection is sending additional agents to the Mexican border in response to a mounting migration crisis. The agency, which includes the Border Patrol, said in a Monday statement that the agents will be arriving to help address a spike in apprehensions, including of unaccompanied children. "Due to fluctuations along the Southwest...

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Mar 01, 2021

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison
A serial killer dubbed the "I-5 Strangler" was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek State Prison, outside Sacramento, found Roger Reece Kibbe on the floor of his cell during a routine check on Sunday morning, according to the Sacramento Bee. The...

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Mar 01, 2021

Rep. Jim Jordan asks Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler for hearing on ‘cancel culture'
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Monday asked House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler to host a hearing on "cancel culture." While the New York Democrat is likely to deny the request, it reflects an emerging conservative focus that's likely to bear on other hearings and emerge as an issue in the 2022 midterm elections....

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Mar 01, 2021

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial
Minneapolis city officials said Monday they've ditched plans to hire social media influencers to spin news from the upcoming murder trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death. Lawmakers, who approved a plan last week to hire six social media wizzes for $2,000 each to report developments from the potentially volatile trial, said community...

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Mar 01, 2021

Cuomo backers pause fundraising amid sexual harassment claims: report
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo could lose crucial financial backing as he faces an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations from two former aides. Fundraisers and donors told CNBC they are pausing and reevaluating their support of Cuomo, who has said he will be seeking a fourth term when he's up for reelection next year....

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Mar 01, 2021

Burglar busted thanks to Cheeto dust on her teeth: cops
She was caught orange-handed! A woman was busted for a home invasion in Oklahoma — thanks in part to "Cheeto dust" found in her teeth, authorities allege. Sharon Carr was arrested on a first-degree burglary charge after allegedly committed the dangerously cheesy act Friday at a home in Tulsa, police said. Cops say they arrived...

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Mar 01, 2021

Mask, gloves, cake: Hungarians bake to keep ambulance staff going
SZENTENDRE, Hungary — Hungarians are baking for ambulance workers across the country coping with a new surge in COVID-19 infections after the founder of an online cookery group asked a friend in the service how she could help. "Before I could finish she said ‘oh we would love some cakes'," Eszter Harmath said of the...

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Mar 01, 2021

Gordon Elliott apologizes for photo showing him sitting on dead horse
A top racehorse trainer in Ireland has apologized for a viral photo showing him sitting on a dead horse that has led to a probe by the country's Horseracing Regulatory Board.  Gordon Elliott, a renowned trainer who's won the Grand National three times, is shown in the photo sitting on the horse while on the...

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Mar 01, 2021

Trump, Melania got COVID-19 vaccine before leaving White House
Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump were vaccinated for COVID-19 in January, The Post has confirmed. The shots were administered privately at the White House before President Biden took office, a person with knowledge of the inoculations said. Trump, 74, publicly battled the virus in October and was hospitalized for three...

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Mar 01, 2021

CDC chief ‘deeply concerned' that drop in COVID-19 rates has stalled
The head of the CDC said Monday she is "deeply concerned" that the steep drop in US COVID-19 infection and death rates has stalled — and that the numbers may now be headed in the opposite direction. "I remain deeply concerned about a potential shift in the trajectory of the pandemic,'' said Dr. Rochelle Walensky,...

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Mar 01, 2021

Ex-Times reporter Donald McNeil says he was intimidated into resigning over N-word controversy
Former New York Times reporter Donald McNeil claims executive editor Dean Baquet "twisted his arm" and intimidated him into resigning over the N-word debacle — even as the executive editor assured him, "I know you're not a racist." In a 20,000-plus word, four-part post on Medium, the journalist, who spent 45 years at the newspaper,...

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Mar 01, 2021

Black Amazon manager alleges discrimination, says she was compared to ‘gorilla'
A black manager at Amazon alleges a coworker once said she "looked like a gorilla" in a new lawsuit accusing the company of "systemic" racial and gender discrimination. Charlotte Newman sued the company in D.C. federal court Monday, saying she first felt discriminated against when she was hired in 2016 at a lower position than...

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Mar 01, 2021

Virginia college fraternity suspended after freshman found dead
A Virginia college fraternity has been suspended after a student pledging the organization was found dead at an off-campus house, according to reports. Virginia Commonwealth University said Sunday that it had ordered the Delta Chi fraternity to cease activities following the death of 19-year-old freshman Adam Oakes. Oakes, who had recently received a bid to join...

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Mar 01, 2021

United orders more of Boeing's controversial 737 MAX planes
United Airlines is buying another 25 of Boeing's controversial 737 MAX jet, the carrier said Monday — increasing its order to 180 planes, according to a report. The 737 MAX returned to American skies on Dec. 29 after a nearly two-year grounding following two deadly crashes in a five-month span in 2018 and 2019. United...

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Mar 01, 2021

Jen Psaki won't directly say where Biden's ‘red line' is on sexual misconduct claims
White House press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated President Biden's support for an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, but wouldn't directly say at what point the president views such allegations as warranting the governor's ouster. Psaki was asked about Charlotte Bennett's accusations that Cuomo made sexual advances toward her...

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Mar 01, 2021

Nine-year-old girl dies during exorcism
A 9-year-old girl was beaten to death with a cane during an exorcism in Sri Lanka, police said. The girl's mother and the woman she hired to drive an evil spirt out of the girl were arrested and appeared in court Monday, following the fatal ceremony over the weekend. The victim's mother believed the girl...

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Mar 01, 2021

Ohio mom arrested for allegedly driving over son, dumping body in river
An Ohio mother killed her 6-year-old son by driving over him at a wildlife area before dumping his body a day later in a river, according to police and a new report.  Brittany Gosney, 29, of Middletown, reported her son, James Robert Hutchinson, missing on Sunday, according to the Middletown Division of Police. Upon further...

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Mar 01, 2021

Putin critic Alexei Navalny transferred to ‘extremely strict' penal colony
Alexei Navalny, 44, is serving a two-and-a-half year prison sentence for parole violations that he claims are politically motivated and falsified.

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Mar 01, 2021

Pfizer COVID vaccine may be less effective in obese people, study finds
Pfizer's vaccine may be less effective in protecting obese people from coronavirus, scientists said. Researchers in Rome found that obese people who had received two doses of the vaccine generated a weaker antibody response, according to a report on the pre-print server Medrxiv. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, evaluated the effect of the...

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Mar 01, 2021

Spanish rapper reportedly chops off roommate's penis for gory video
A Spanish rapper is accused of hacking off his roommate's penis with a 12-inch kitchen knife as part of a gruesome attempt to get attention on social media, according to reports. Aaron Beltran allegedly made a deal with Andrew Breach, an Oxford-educated British teacher, to amputate his manhood — with Breach agreeing to pay a...

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Mar 01, 2021

Florida golfer, 74, drowns while searching for missing ball
Hermilo Jazmines' body was pulled by divers Sunday from a pond at the Oldsmar country club, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

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Mar 01, 2021

Thai marchers link their democracy cause to Myanmar protests
BANGKOK — A new faction of Thailand's pro-democracy movement staged a protest march Sunday, linking their cause with that of demonstrators in Myanmar battling that neighboring country's coup-installed military government. Marchers sought but failed to go to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's house, which is on an army base in Bangkok. Shipping containers were situated...

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Mar 01, 2021

DHS Sec. Mayorkas says ‘loving parents' send kids alone to US-Mexico border
Alejandro Mayorkas made the remark while describing how minors without parents are detained by US authorities before possible placement with foster parents.

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Mar 01, 2021

Alejandro Mayorkas blames border crisis, migrant surge on Trump
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas blamed the Trump administration for the current crisis at the southern border Monday- despite new data showing migrants flooding the border because they believe President Biden will welcome them with open arms. The DHS boss' comments come as the US sees spikes of over 100 percent in illegal border crossings from this...

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Mar 01, 2021

Thousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic
BANGASSOU, Central African Republic — Monique Moukidje fled her home in Central African Republic's town of Bangassou in January when rebels attacked with heavy weapons, the fighting killing more than a dozen people. "I ran away because the bullets have no eyes," the 34-year-old said sitting in the shade while waiting for water purification tablets,...

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Mar 01, 2021

Andrew Cuomo ex Sandra Lee reacts to latest sexual harassment claim
Sandra Lee reacted to the latest sexual harassment allegations against her former longtime boyfriend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with just three shocked words: "Oh my God." Lee, 54, made the remark but declined to comment further when asked by The Post about a New York Times piece published Saturday in which former Cuomo staffer...

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Mar 01, 2021

Entire supply of 3.9M J&J COVID vaccine doses to be distributed this week
The feds will begin delivering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to states as early as Tuesday — releasing their entire current cache of 3.9 million doses by week's end, the White House said Monday. But another major rollout of the highly anticipated single-dose immunizations — 16 million shots — won't come till later in...

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Mar 01, 2021

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell cut off during CPAC interview over COVID comments
My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell was cut off during an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday after he hurled wild conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and the vaccines for the virus.

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Mar 01, 2021

US, EU still open to have nuke deal talks after Iran rejects meeting
The White House says it is "disappointed" after Iran rejected an offer from the European Union to host talks on the nuclear deal?, but the Biden administration and members of the trade bloc signaled they were still open to discussions to rekindle the Obama-era accord. "While we are disappointed at Iran's response, we remain ready...

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Mar 01, 2021

Fauci tells South Dakota governor to ‘look at the numbers' after CPAC insult
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem received a standing ovation when she attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday — declaring the country's top infectious disease expert is "wrong a lot." "I don't know if you agree with me, but Dr. Fauci is wrong a lot," the Republican governor, a staunch supporter...

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Mar 01, 2021

Minnesota prosecutors want murder charge reinstated against Derek Chauvin
Minnesota prosecutors will ask a state appeals court Monday to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin in the police-custody death of George Floyd. The arguments before the Minnesota Court of Appeals come one week before jury selection is due to being in Chauvin's murder trial in Hennepin County District Court. Chauvin, who...

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Mar 01, 2021

Queens man who allegedly threatened to kill AOC, Pelosi staying in jail
The Queens man who allegedly threatened to kill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in unhinged online rants was ordered to remain in jail Monday, as he pleaded not guilty to the federal charges. Brendan Hunt, 37, entered the plea during a remote court hearing in Brooklyn federal court after...

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Mar 01, 2021

Biden meeting with Mexican president amid border crisis, Trump policy rollback
President Biden will meet virtually with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday amid a migrant crisis on the southern border. The Biden administration recently opened two overflow detention facilities for minors who arrive at the border without parents, as critics accuse Biden of creating "pull" factors for potential migrants in dismantling former President...

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Mar 01, 2021

Prince Philip transferred to another UK hospital amid treatment for infection
Buckingham Palace announced the duke's transfer Monday, after an ambulance was seen leaving the private London hospital -- shielded from broadcast cameras by umbrellas, The Evening Standard reported.

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Mar 01, 2021

Arkansas school shooting: Student reportedly shot on first day of in-person learning
A student was reportedly shot at an Arkansas middle school early Monday. The incident at the Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff came on the first day district schools were returning to full-day instruction after months of coronavirus restrictions, KARK-TV reported. The wounded student was taken to Arkansas Children's Hospital by helicopter, according...

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Mar 01, 2021

Trudeau gives up on Keystone XL pipeline, says Biden made his decision
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's given up on the Keystone XL oil pipeline as President Biden has made clear his decision to nix the project. Trudeau recently held a virtual meeting with Biden and gushed over their potential collaboration on climate change, but in the past has also promoted the oil conduit between...

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Mar 01, 2021

GOP senators offer compromise on minimum wage as Dems ram bill through House
Some Senate Republicans say they agree that Americans working for minimum wage need a raise, offering a compromise proposal as Democrats say they're "united" in pushing a federal $15 minimum wage through both houses of Congress. In an op-ed published Monday by Fox News, Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Ut.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) defended their legislative...

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Mar 01, 2021

Donald McNeil says he's not racist amid New York Times dismissal
Former New York Times reporter Donald McNeil on Monday blamed the Gray Lady for exacerbating the N-word debacle that torpedoed his career — as he issued a full-throated defense of himself online. In a 20,000-plus word, four-part post on Medium, the journalist, who spent 45 years at the newspaper, opened up about the scandal that...

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Mar 01, 2021

De Blasio rips Cuomo over his ‘apology' amid sexual harassment scandal
?Taking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to task for his flippant response to the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by two former staffers, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said the latest scandal is no laughing matter.

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