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Revoking Trump's Military Transgender Ban Isn't Enough | Opinion
We need a sweeping Equality Bill, now.
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Agent Fired from Literary Agency for Using Parler and Gab
The president of the literary agency announced the agent's termination in a series of tweets on Monday.
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30 Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Canadian
Did you know Jim Carrey and Alex Trebek are Canadian? These are just a few of the stars that may have found stardom in the states but hail from a bit north of the border.
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Georgia GOP Lawmaker Escorted Out of Chamber for Refusing COVID-19 Test
"I'm not falling in line. They have no right to do this," the GOP representative said. He has vowed never to get tested and said he intends to pursue legal charges if the House leaders try to force him to comply.
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Mexican Hand Sanitizers Placed on Import Alert by FDA
"Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico offered for import are subject to heightened FDA scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain the shipment," the agency stated.
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Chuck Schumer Prepares Democrats for Potential Vote on Budget Reconciliation for Stimulus
"We're keeping all our options open, on the table," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said about the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, "including budget reconciliation."
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Florida Paramedic Arrested for Possible Cover-Up of Stealing Moderna COVID Vaccines
Paramedic Joshua Colon forged the vaccine screening and consent forms to help cover up the theft, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
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Biden to Boost COVID-19 Vaccine Supply by 200M, Streamline Distribution to States
The Biden administration is working to boost the nation's COVID-19 vaccine supply by 200 million additional shots as it sets out to vaccinate as many people as quickly as possible.
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PewDiePie's New Virtual Avatars Have a Community of YouTubers Upset
Given the past controversies that have involved the popular YouTuber, members of the "Virtual YouTuber" community are upset now that PewDiePie has begun using avatars.
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Mega Millions Drawing For 01/26/21, Tuesday Jackpot is $20 Million
Tuesday night's 01/26/21 jackpot has a cash-value option of $14.7 million. This is the first drawing since a Mega Millions player won $1 billion last weekend.
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Accusers Must Abandon Lawsuits Against Harvey Weinstein to Receive Full Monetary Settlement
A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware approved the plan despite some arguing its terms are unfair to victims.
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What's Leaving Hulu in February 2021? Everything on the Platform's Last-Call List
There are dozens of movies set to be removed from Hulu next month, so be sure to view 'em while you still can.
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'Fallout 76' Update 1.49 Adds Inventory Changes and Stash Increase - Patch Notes
"Fallout 76" update 1.49 has arrived, with big changes to your inventory. Read the full patch notes here.
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Should Congress Have Term Limits? Ted Cruz Reintroduces Constitutional Amendment
"The rise of political careerism in today's Congress is a sharp departure from what the Founders intended," the Texas Republican said.
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Taliban Calls on Biden to Follow Trump's Peace Plan in Afghanistan
"We, on our part, are committed to what we pledged, and we want the other side to also abide by what is pledged in the agreement," Taliban spokesperson Mohammad Naeem told Newsweek.
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Just 5 Republicans Vote Not to Dismiss Second Impeachment Trial, Stifling Conviction Chances
Senators Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse and Patrick Toomey joined their Democratic counterparts in voting to table a motion to dismiss former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
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'Apex Legends' Mayhem Kings Canyon Map Changes for Season 8 Revealed
"Apex Legends" Season 8 is just days away, and we finally know how the Mayhem Battle Pass will forever change Kings Canyon. Read about the changes here.
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Israelis Hope Biden Builds on Trump Plans, Palestinians Reject 'Deal of the Century'
"We stand by the two-state solution because it is the best way to ensure Israel's future as a Jewish and democratic state, while upholding the Palestinians' legitimate aspirations to self-determination in a viable, sovereign state of their own," a State Department spokesperson told Newsweek.
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Joe Biden's Lofty Immigration Plan Dealt First Blow as Judge Slaps Down Deportation Ban
U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed agencies to pause most deportations for some undocumented immigrants.
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Senator Dick Durbin Confirms Discussions Underway to Pass $15 Minimum Wage Without GOP Votes
However, Democrats face several procedural hurdles to successfully pass the measure into law without GOP assistance.
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China State Media Says Biden, Antony Blinken's Views of China 'Identical' to Trump Administration
Beijing officials warned "raging anti-China sentiment" is a bipartisan agreement in Washington, and the "new U.S. government is not a cure of American malaise."
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California Hospitals Blame Poor Vaccine Rollout on Lack of Transparency From Government
Hospital officials in California argue vaccine rollouts across the nation were politicized by the former administration, but they are unsure if the Biden administration will be able to supply the vaccine the state desperately needs.
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Joe Biden Confronts Vladimir Putin on Navalny Poisoning in First Call With Russian Leader
The Russian president was among the last world leaders to congratulate Biden on his victory over Trump.
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Big Buyers Hit Pause Button as Bitcoin Surges
Institutional interest in Bitcoin is flagging. "At the moment, the institutional flow impulse behind the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust is not strong enough for Bitcoin to break out above $40,000," London-based JP Morgan analyst Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou said.
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Verizon Internet Outage Leaves at Least 22K People Without Access in D.C., New York, Boston
The telecommunications company said that a fiber cut reported in Brooklyn might be responsible.
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Josh Hawley's Efforts to Block Biden DHS Pick Alejandro Mayorkas Fails in Committee
Biden's nomination of Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security moved forward on Tuesday.
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Joe Biden Will Sign Four Executive Orders on Racial Equity—Here's What They Do
"Building a more equitable economy is essential if Americans are going to compete and thrive," Biden's Domestic Policy Council director Susan Rice said Tuesday.
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Gov. DeSantis Disputes White House Claim That Florida Is Underutilizing COVID Vaccine
"The insinuation that Florida is underutilizing vaccines is totally disingenuous," Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said.
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Why Queen Elizabeth II Doesn't Want Scotland to be Independent, According to Experts
Amid calls for a new independence referendum, experts tell Newsweek Queen Elizabeth II does not want the break up of the United Kingdom because the royals have "Scotland in their souls."
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Capitol Police Chief Calls January 6 Riot a 'Terrorist Attack'
"Let me be clear: the Department should have been more prepared for this attack," acting chief Yogananda Pittman told Congress on Tuesday.
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