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Zillow shares fall after it pauses homebuying over labor and supply issues

Shares of Zillow Group hit over a year’s low on Monday after the online real estate firm said it would pause buying houses this year, as labor shortages and supply disruptions hamper timely sales of renovated properties. The company, through its Zillow Offers unit, buys homes from homeowners and performs light repairs on them, requiring...
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South Africa's Covid cases are 'increasing rapidly'
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Tucker Carlson Asked Hunter Biden for Help Getting His Son Into College—Leaked Email
The QAnon-supporting lawyer Lin Wood, who is threatening to sue the Fox host, shared what he said was a 2014 exchange between Carlson and the president's son.
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Food Delivery and Ride Hailing Apps Will Have to Shell Out Billions Under an E.U. Plan
As many as 4.1 million people working for the apps could be reclassified as employees, costing the sector billions more a year
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NAACP Legal Defense Fund: This is the first step to end police violence. But not the last.
Qualified immunity is a serious barrier to police accountability and fairness. Courts routinely excuse officers who shoot first and think later.       
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'Something has been missing': Children of the Vietnam War are pushing for more family reunifications
DNA tests, ancestry sites and an aging Vietnam veteran population is spurring Amerasians to renew their search for their American fathers.       
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When Africans speak out, are their governments listening?
The seventh in Afrobarometer’s special democracy summit series on Africa.
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Potential 2024 rivals Harris and Buttigieg ally to sell Biden agenda
With President Biden approaching 80 years old, the political spotlight has been trained more brightly than usual on the pair. Here's a look at their political prospects.
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D.C.-area forecast: A little cooler today, but temperatures are mainly above average into early next week
Temperatures jump around a bit day-to-day. A stronger cold front arrives next week.
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How one play sparked a confidence boost in Washington QB Taylor Heinicke
Heinicke's touchdown pass to Cam Sims in a win over the Panthers drew praise from coaches and analysts. “Ever since that throw," Heinicke said, "I've felt really good and just kind of kept on building on that.”
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Physician assistants want to be called physician associates, but doctors cry foul
PAs say the new title would clarify that they work in a team and don't require oversight by M.D.s. Doctors say it obscures the fact that PAs have less education and training than physicians.
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COVID, George Floyd Protests Shaped the Military's Response to Capitol Riot
In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.
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How one play sparked a confidence boost in Washington QB Taylor Heinicke
Heinicke's touchdown pass to Cam Sims in a win over the Panthers drew praise from coaches and analysts. “Ever since that throw," Heinicke said, "I've felt really good and just kind of kept on building on that.”
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Oxford Copycat Threats Force Dozens of Schools to Close Across the Country
Schools have been closing across the country since the Oxford High School shooting took place on Tuesday, which killed four people and injured eight more.
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A rare Hawaii blizzard warning is in effect while Colorado remains dry and snowless
Hawaii has flood watches and blizzard warnings in effect. Meanwhile, Colorado remains under drought conditions and has also had a record snowless year. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam discusses the rarity of these events.
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Axel Witsel on staying in football after retiring, extra training in China and the 'amazing' Erling Haaland
After playing for clubs in five different countries over a 15-year period, Axel Witsel's thoughts are starting to turn towards home.
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Joe Biden Appears to Mix Up the Six Day War With Yom Kippur War
The president made the apparent mistake during a menorah lighting celebration for Hanukkah.
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Axel Witsel: Borussia Dortmund's elder statesman
Throughout his career, Axel Witsel has played with some of the world's best footballers, including Erling Braut Haaland. The Belgian is one of Dortmund's elder statesmen and is using his experience to push the club to the next level.
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'Annie Live!' review: Celina Smith shines brighter than the Chrysler Building in NBC's live musical
A star is born in 12-year-old Celina Smith, who plays cheerful orphan Annie in "Annie Live!" The event was NBC's first live musical in three years.       
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Blizzard warnings for Hawaii as warm temperatures remain over the southern Continental US
Blizzard warnings and flood watches are issued for Hawaii as above average temperatures and sunny skies remain for the southern Continental US. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the latest.
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California’s zero-bail policy sets free 14 smash-grab robbery suspects, LAPD chief says
Los Angeles police recently arrested 14 suspects in connection with 11 "smash and grab" robberies in the city in late November – but all 14 suspects are back on the street, the city’s police chief says.
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Alec Baldwin Praises Wife for Support During 'Tough Times' After 'Rust' Tell-All
Hours after his ABC News interview, Alec Baldwin commended his wife, Hilaria, for giving him "a reason to live."
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Anthony Fauci to Appear on Fox for First Time in Weeks Amid Conservative Outrage
The interview with Fauci will air on the Fox Business Network and then later on Friday on Fox News.
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Who is Alexandra Daddario's New Fiancé Andrew Form?
Actress Alexandra Daddario has gotten engaged to producer Andrew Form, and marked the occasion by posting a sweet message for her fiancé on Instagram.
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Watch SpaceX Falcon 9 Send Satellites Into Orbit in Record-Breaking Launch
The Falcon 9 launch on Thursday, the 27th launch of 2021 for Elon Musk's SpaceX, with five more planned in what remains of the year.
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Family's Response to Complaint About Their Barking Dogs Infuriates Internet
One angry critic on Reddit wrote: "I have no sympathy for people that overload themselves then expect other people to help."
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How Many U.S. Omicron Cases Are There? COVID Variant Detected in at Least Five States
There may be many more U.S. cases of the variant of concern that have not been reported, with community transmission confirmed in some locations.
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Shutdown averted, more omicron US cases, November jobs report: 5 things to know Friday
President Biden may sign the bill to avert a government shutdown, more Omicron cases have been found in the U.S. and more news to start your Friday.      
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Traveling to China during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go
If you're planning a trip to China, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic.
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World's second tallest building tops out in Malaysia
The spire of a soaring 118-story skyscraper has topped out at over 2,227 feet above Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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Glencore Gets a Dirty Holiday Gift from Anglo American
The case for why the Swiss giant should keep its coal mines has been strengthened by Anglo’s Thungela spin-off
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Feds opened civil inquiry into Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment claims
Department of Justice's "ongoing investigation" into claims against the former New York governor is revealed in a contract between the current governor's office and a law firm.
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FOX Bet Super 6: NFL Week 13 picks
As Week 13 looms, you have a chance to win big with FOX Bet Super 6!
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Burger King Whopper Is Returning to Its Original Price - Here's Where and How to Buy One
Burger King is marking 64 years of its classic Whopper by slashing the cost to its original price.
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Covid-19 live updates: Omicron three times as likely to cause reinfection as delta, South African study says
Questions about the level of protection that vaccines provide against omicron remain unanswered, as the scientists did not have access to vaccination data.
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A Goldilocks Model for Yearly Covid Vaccinations
The best way to administer doses may be to immunize some of the people all of the time.
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Architectural photos of 1970s Dubai show the birth of the modern city
The development of modern Dubai is highlighted in the Jameel Art Centre exhibition "Off Centre / On Stage."
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Philippine Court Allows Maria Ressa to Attend Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
The decision came after days of growing international pressure on the government to allow the journalist to attend the ceremony in Norway.
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LeBron James clears NBA Covid-19 health and safety protocols after negative tests
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James is cleared to return to play after a brief stint isolated from his team due to the NBA's Covid-19 health and safety protocols.
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Bee Courtship Sees Male Almost Get Cooked Alive in Ball of Competitors
The digger bee's quest to find a partner was filmed as part of the Discovery+ series "The Mating Game."
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‘Dickinson’: Inside Emily and Lavinia’s ‘Bill & Ted’ Inspired Trip Through Time
Emily Dickinson comes face to face with her legacy, thanks to Chloe Fineman's Sylvia Plath.
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Can’t Find a Rolex or Patek Philippe? Blame the Reddit Crowd
Luxury watches have always had more willing buyers than available supply. But interest has exploded in recent years.
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Target to extend store hours for holiday shopping ahead of Christmas starting Sunday
Most Target stores will be open from 7 a.m. to midnight Dec. 5 through Dec. 23 in the final weeks of the holiday season ahead of Christmas.      
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‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Review: Growing Pains
In this Disney animated feature from the best-selling series of books, the lead character fearfully enters middle school.
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College football TV schedule: Conference titles, playoff spots on the line
Alabama-Georgia in the SEC championship game and Michigan-Iowa in the Big Ten championship game should provide playoff clarity, unless they don't.
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Omicron fuels global worries, political partisanship and media hype
The omicron era has begun, and with it the same political arguments: Joe Biden isn’t doing enough! Joe Biden is doing too much! The Democrats are just looking for an excuse to lock down the country. The Republicans don’t care about people dying.
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Biden admin’s Covid plans getting hammered in courts: Jonathan Turley
Fox News contributor Jonathan Turley examined recent legal setbacks for the Biden administration during an appearance on “The Ingraham Angle” on Thursday night.
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Trump’s Failed Iran Gamble Was Still Worth It
The former president’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal is not necessarily an open-and-shut case of foreign policy malpractice.
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Knicks’ Julius Randle downplays squabble with Evan Fournier
TV cameras caught Julius Randle and teammate Evan Fournier in a heated discussion.
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