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Blank paper, banana peels, 'shrimp moss': Chinese dodge internet censors amid protests
Word of anti-lockdown protests in China spread on domestic social media for a short period, in part because government censors were overwhelmed.
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I Knew Kids Were Getting Sicker This Year. I Wasn’t Prepared for When It Happened to Us.
I wasn’t worried until I saw the nurse’s face.
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Pentagon proposes training 2,500 Ukrainian troops per month: CBS News Flash Dec. 1, 2022
The Pentagon has proposed training 2,500 Ukrainian soldiers every month in Germany. A judge declared a mistrial in a case against “That 70s Show” star Danny Masterson, who had pleaded not guilty to charges of rape brought by three women. And LL Cool J led the festivities as the White House hosted its 100th annual Christmas tree lighting.
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Idaho Cancels Gerald Pizzuto's Execution Because it Can't Get Drugs
Pizzuto's attorney Deborah Czuba welcomed the news, but criticized the state's decision to obtain a death warrant while being unprepared for an execution.
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The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in December
3:10 to Yuma, Superbad, Emily the Criminal, and Huda’s Salon are just a few of the great movies coming to streaming this month.
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New Homeowner Finds Body of Former Tenant in Basement: Police
Officers are investigating after the body of a 71-year-old woman was discovered in a property in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
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Barber Shot to Death While Cutting Child's Hair
The child was not physically hurt, police say.
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Paul Whelan, American detained in Russia, reportedly moved to prison hospital and unable to call home
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Why the Strong Dollar Creates Headaches Globally
John Connally, who ran the US Treasury under President Richard Nixon five decades ago, once opined to his international counterparts that “the dollar is our currency, but it’s your problem.” This year it’s been a bigger headache than usual. The mighty greenback surged against just about every other currency, driven by a combination of higher US interest rates, diverging economic prospects and a hunt by investors for safety. For some countries, that has meant the potential for faster inflation —
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Why the Kesha, Dr. Luke Battle Is Resurfacing as She Likes Posts
The singer admitted she was "creeping on my animals," the name of her loyal fan base, as she retweeted supportive posts and thanked her supporters.
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Malcolm Gladwell: Paul Simon more historically relevant than The Rolling Stones
Author Malcolm Gladwell says that he has become convinced that Paul Simon has infinitely greater value to the history of music than many popular bands such as The Rolling Stones. Watch "Who's Talking to Chris Wallace" Sunday at 7 PM ET on CNN.
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Zach Gilford on 'Complex' 'Criminal Minds: Evolution' Villain Elias Voit
Zach Gilford spoke to Newsweek about his "Criminal Minds: Evolution" villain Elias Voit and how the showrunners compared him to serial killer Ted Bundy.
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'The Masked Singer' Winner Makes History as Harp's Identity Is Revealed
The winner of the eighth season of "The Masked Singer" was revealed during the two-hour grand finale on Wednesday evening.
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Devin Booker goes for 51 in three quarters as the Phoenix Suns cruise to 132-113 win over the Chicago Bulls
Phoenix guard Devin Booker scored an astonishing 51 points in just three quarters as the Suns dominated the Chicago Bulls 132-113.
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China signals it could soften its zero-Covid policy, but there are more questions than answers
China has given its most significant signal yet that the country may seek to adjust its stringent zero-Covid policy that has transformed daily life, roiled its economy and -- in recent days -- sparked a wave of protests across the country.
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Some Chinese cities relax coronavirus controls but step up security after protests
Guangzhou, Shijiazhuang, Chengdu and other major Chinese cities said they were easing coronavirus testing requirements and controls on movement.
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Binance still has big growth plans despite crypto market meltdown
Binance is expanding into new markets even as the crypto industry grapples with turmoil unleashed by the spectacular collapse of crypto exchange FTX.
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Full List of Republicans Who Voted Against Paid Sick Leave for Rail Workers
A total of 207 House Republicans voted against a bill mandating seven paid sick days per year for rail workers.
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Woman Repeatedly Stabs Boyfriend for 'Not Helping with the Bills'—Police
The man, whose identity has not been disclosed by authorities, was reportedly taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio in a stable condition.
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Delphi murders: What unsealed docs reveal and questions that remain
Documents related to the arrest of Richard Allen in the killings of two girls determined that an unspent bullet from the crime scene was cycled through Allen’s gun.
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'It has kind of rocked us': After Walmart shooting, Chesapeake faces all-too-familiar scenes
A gunman at a Chesapeake Walmart left six employees dead, making this city — for a moment — the scene of America's latest deadly mass shooting.      
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Prince William, Kate Middleton Booed at Celtics Game on Day of Race Storm
The royals' U.S. tour began with boos, a speech referencing "colonialism" and a racism scandal at Buckingham Palace.
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3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate
The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.
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Simple steps to improve your new or old TV's picture quality
TVs are cheap this time of year, but sometimes the picture quality doesn't live up to expectations. A better picture is just a few adjustments away.     
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Lauren Boebert won. But did Democrats miss a chance to flip her Colorado district?
Democrat Adam Frisch was within roughly 500 votes of unseating Lauren Boebert in Colorado. Did Democrats miss out on turning the seat blue?       
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Putin Must Not Win, But Zelensky Must Not Win Too Much
Joe Biden is nudging Kyiv toward a compromise with Moscow, which serves neither Western nor Ukrainian interests at this point.
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Almost $80 million is spent on TV ads for Georgia's 4-week Senate runoff
And spending by groups supporting Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock has more than doubled contributions from groups backing Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
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How to address antisemitic rhetoric when you encounter it
Political leaders have criticized former President Donald Trump's dinner with Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, and Nick Fuentes, a Holocaust denier.
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School principals say culture wars made last year 'rough as hell'
A new survey of high school principals reveals that political fights with parents and community members are on the rise and taking a serious toll.
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Experts: It's safer to leave your phone in airplane mode when you fly
Experts say cellphones have never been directly tied to an airplane crash, but they still worry that they could interfere with a plane's automation.      
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The Venture Capital Fund Exploring for the World’s Future Innovators and Disruptive Technologies
A distinguished global venture capital platform, Prosperity7 Ventures, seeks to support disruptive companies and business models, across various sectors.
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Making trade flow better: changing what’s possible for global supply chains
A leader in global end-to-end solutions, DP World continues to push for more speed, reliability and sustainability in supply chains.
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FactSet: Intelligent Data Solutions for Investment Professionals to Make Smarter Decisions
FactSet is providing flexible data analytics and tech solutions across the world for over 170,000 users, reshaping the way investment professionals access data.
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Meet the company that’s been driving industrial efficiency for nearly a century
With digitalization at the core of RS Group’s mission to deliver for people, the planet and profit, they are looking forward, not back.
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D.C.-area forecast: Chilly start to December before it turns milder but rainy on Saturday
The first day of meteorological winter feels more like midwinter.
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Biden to fête Macron at state dinner in nod to renewed U.S. alliance with France
Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for a pomp-filled state visit–the first of Joe Biden's presidency & the second such invitation for the French leader.       
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Here’s how federal judges think about diversity in hiring law clerks
As the Supreme Court weighs whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions, a study says most appeals court judges consider race when hiring clerks.
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Criminal tax fraud trial of 2 Trump companies coming to a close after emotional testimony by ex-CFO
Manhattan prosecutors and defense lawyers for the companies will make their final pitches to the jury beginning Thursday.       
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Alabama coal miners begin their 20th month on strike
The miners have survived more than 600 days on the picket line, thanks to widespread support and anger at their employer, Warrior Met Coal. Even now, neither side seems ready to budge.
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Medical bills remain inaccessible for many visually impaired Americans
When health bills aren't legible — via large-print, Braille or other adaptive technology — blind patients can't know what they owe, and are too often sent to debt collections, an investigation finds.
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Biden and Macron will hold a joint press conference as part of a state visit
President Biden will host a joint press conference with Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as a part of the French president's three-day state visit.
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6 ways to boost your credit card rewards this holiday season
Here are six strategic moves you can make to add meaningful extra value to your holiday shopping budget.
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Kyiv Sees No Prospect of a Ceasefire with Putin's Russia Anytime Soon
"Because Russia is losing on the battlefield, any hypothetical ceasefire is objectively a gift to Putin," former U.S. ambassador tells Newsweek.
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newsweek.com
Biden Walks NATO Tightrope with Turkey over Wars in Syria and Ukraine
Two senior SDF officials warned that U.S. criticisms of Turkey's plans to launch a new ground war in Syria were not enough "to deter the Turks."
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newsweek.com
Fleishman Is in Trouble Unveils the Truth About Divorce and Middle Age
Series writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner joins to talk about how divorce, middle age, and parenting are different for women.
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slate.com
China’s Revolt Against “Zero COVID”
Despite heavy surveillance and promise of repercussions, Chinese citizens are in the streets protesting party policy.
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slate.com
'Zero COVID' is roiling China. But ending the policy may cause a massive health disaster
Protesters in China are eager to see an easing of "zero-COVID" rules, but health experts warn that doing so could prompt a massive health emergency.
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latimes.com
NATO Explores Ukraine Striking Military Targets in Russia
Latvia's foreign affairs minister said Ukraine should be allowed to attack military sites in Russia to fend off strikes on its critical infrastructure.
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newsweek.com