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Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting

Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies.
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PD: Man raped woman he met through Facebook
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Historic photos show Austin's growth around I-35
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Trump's 'The Perfect President' for Coronavirus as He's a 'Germaphobe,' 'Border Hawk' and 'Tough on China,' Says Fox News' Jesse Watters
"Now, the containment strategy so far is working. Not one single American has died in the United States, and according to John Hopkins University, America is the best prepared country in the entire world for this," Watters said.
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Bloomberg says he might not spend to help Sanders if he's nominee
Michael Bloomberg said he might not spend money to assist Bernie Sanders in a general election. A Sanders advisor had said the campaign would not accept the billionaire's assistance.
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Pence tells 'Hannity' risk of coronavirus spread in US 'remains low' thanks to Trump's 'unprecedented action'
Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News' Sean Hannity in an exclusive interview Thursday that "the risk of the spread of coronavirus in the United States of America remains low" and credited what he called "unprecedented action" by President Trump earlier this month.
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Ex-Gawker editor sues Daily Beast for defamation over story portraying her as racist
A former Gawker editor has sued the Daily Beast over an explosive exposé last year that portrayed her as racist and homophobic, claiming it destroyed her career and was driven by a reporter’s “personal agenda.” Carson Griffith — who was tapped in January 2019 to revive Gawker after it was shuttered in 2016 by a...
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Jungle Cruise boat at Disney World takes on water with passengers on board
Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando may be known as "The Most Magical Place on Earth," but for some visitors riding the Jungle Cruise on Thursday, the experience was a bit less magical and a lot more wet.
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Virginia State trooper shot driver following chase, police say
State police pursued driver from I-66 to the Sterling area of Loudoun County, where driver was wounded
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Many black women leading campaigns in South Carolina
Black women are serving in leadership roles for several presidential campaigns in South Carolina. 2020 campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell joined CBSN to discuss what the women are doing to create change and the importance of their roles.
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A Baltimore scandal ends as ex-mayor gets 3 years in prison
The former mayor of Baltimore has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to federal conspiracy and tax evasion
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Suspect in Riverside County cemetery killings arrested in Wyoming
A man wanted on suspicion of killing three people in a Southern California cemetery was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop in Wyoming, authorities said.
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Surging Rangers rip Canadiens thanks to five-goal outburst
MONTREAL — This was not anything like the game from three months ago. Not even close. But even though the Rangers didn’t reenact that epic Bell Centre comeback from Nov. 23, they fought through some sloppy and uninspiring play to come back again and register a 5-2 victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night. The...
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Pulitzer winner Lawrence Wright’s new novel eerily prescient about coronavirus
Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction author of “The Looming Tower,” has an eerily prescient novel hitting shelves about a devastating virus that begins in Asia before going global. Advance copies of “The End of October” went out to reviewers this week — and the early buzz is that the page-turner has the earmarks of an...
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Coronavirus causing some families to home school
The coronavirus outbreak has triggered what may be the world's biggest home learning experiment. Around 180 million students across Hong Kong and mainland China have been schooling from home. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports on how the campus closure is testing both kids and parents.
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Disney World Jungle Cruise boat full of passengers sinks, hilarious reactions ensue
Disney World's Jungle Cruise ride didn't go as planned on Thursday, when a boat full of passengers sank into the murky water.       
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BTS cancels concerts in South Korean capital due to virus
K-pop superstar group BTS has canceled a series of planned concerts in Seoul in April due to concerns about a soaring viral outbreak in South Korea
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Coronavirus Patient’s Pet Dog Tests Positive for ‘Low Level’ of Virus
The dog tested “weak positive” for the coronavirus
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Buttigieg wins Iowa after caucus recount, delegates unchanged, state Dem party says
The results of the Iowa caucus remain unchanged even after a recount by the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP), which was requested by the two Democratic frontrunners, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
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Homeland Security secretary says Russian influence continues ahead of Super Tuesday
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf warned of Russia's ongoing influence campaign ahead of Super Tuesday's Democratic presidential primaries, but said there is no current "credible threat" to election infrastructure.
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New Zealand limits entry of travelers from Iran on coronavirus fears
New Zealand said on Friday that it was placing temporary restrictions on incoming travelers from Iran as a precautionary measure to protect against the coronavirus outbreak.
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K-pop superstar group BTS cancels upcoming Seoul concert series due to South Korea’s virus outbreak
K-pop superstar group BTS cancels upcoming Seoul concert series due to South Korea’s virus outbreak
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Carbone reached new heights of celebrity density Wednesday
George and Amal Clooney once failed to get a last-minute spot at the famous eatery.
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South Korea coronavirus cases raises to 2,022, BTS cancels concert
South Korea reported 256 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total number of infected in the country to 2,022, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.
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One Hyundai Motor factory worker in South Korea tests positive for virus - Yonhap
One worker at Hyundai Motor's factory complex in South Korea's southeastern city of Ulsan has tested positive for coronavirus, Yonhap News Agency said on Friday, without saying how they received the information.
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Alabama WR Henry Ruggs III blazes in 40-yard dash but falls short of record
Henry Ruggs's 40-yard dash was impressive by any measure, but the Alabama WR wasn't able to best the record time for the event.      
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Daughter of alleged Mexican drug kingpin El Mencho arrested
El Mencho is allegedly the head of the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion and is considered the "number one priority for DEA."
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Bodega owners to fight imminent state plastic ban
A small army of New York City bodega and deli owners are gearing up to challenge the state’s plastic bag ban on the eve of its March 1 implementation, The Post has learned. On Friday, lawyers for more than 14,000 store proprietors will ask an Albany judge for a temporary restraining order to delay a...
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Olympic Officials Dismiss 'Speculation' That Coronavirus Could Disrupt Tokyo Games
The statement comes in response to remarks made earlier this week by a longtime International Olympic Committee member who suggested a late May deadline to decide the fate of the Tokyo Games.
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Investors pull funds over coronavirus fears; University of Denver preserves music from slavery
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Federal Workers Were Sent to Help U.S. Coronavirus Evacuees Without Proper Protection, Whistleblower Says
The complaint deals with Health and Human Services Department employees sent to Travis and March Air Force bases in California
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Knicks wrecked by Tobias Harris as short-handed 76ers roll
PHILADELPHIA — The Knicks traveled to the City of Brotherly Love to get beaten by Long Island. The Knicks turned Tobias Harris into Michael Jordan on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center. The pride of Commack stepped up for the 76ers after the injury absences of stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. Harris, a graduate of...
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Notre Dame's Chase Claypool outruns tight end talk, boosts wide receiver draft status at NFL scouting combine
Notre Dame's Chase Claypool -- the heaviest WR in the 2020 NFL draft class -- sprinted up draft boards with an impressive 40 time.        
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Smartphones, warm weather and SUVs are all to blame for the highest number of pedestrian deaths in more than 30 years, report says
Pedestrian deaths are at an all-time high -- the biggest in more than 30 years, according to new data.
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South Korea coronavirus infections rise above 2,000
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Frankie Muniz marries longtime girlfriend Paige Price
The pair got married in Phoenix in a small ceremony last weekend.
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US Department of Education slams USC's response to Tyndall abuse allegations
The US Department of Education is demanding "sweeping changes" at the University of Southern California after an investigation found the school failed for years to protect students after reports alleged sexual abuse by former gynecologist George Tyndall.
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'We're Supposed To Do That': Bloomberg Defends NYPD's Spying Of Muslims After 9/11
The controversial NYPD program resulted in multiple lawsuit,s which were settled. Muslim American advocates and civil rights groups condemned Bloomberg's defense.
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Hillary Clinton to start a podcast
Hillary Clinton is getting a podcast.
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New York Public Library nixes event honoring convicted cop-killer Robert Hayes
The New York Public Library pulled the plug on a plan to “celebrate” an extremist cop-killer at one of its Manhattan branches after The Post alerted it to the event on Thursday. “Celebrate the life of Robert Seth Hayes,” reads the promotional poster for the event that was planned for 2 p.m. Saturday at the...
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Sofia Vergara joining 'AGT,' Heidi Klum set to return
Sofia Vergara is joining a new family.
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Some California health workers held in isolation, quarantine after exposure to cornavirus patient, officials say
Dozens of health workers in Solano County, Calif., are under isolation and some will be quarantined after being exposed to a patient who recently tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Thursday.
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After recount (and recanvass), Pete Buttigieg holds onto narrow Iowa caucus lead; now, results must be certified
The Iowa caucus results, which were plagued with reporting problems, delayed, recanvassed and now recounted.        
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Chuck Schumer Accuses Trump of 'Hiding the Truth' After Report Claims Pence Will Control Public Coronavirus Messaging
"President Trump should have learned the lesson that China did: Hiding the truth makes things more dangerous," the Senate Minority Leader tweeted.
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US Air Force: The history of the military branch
The United States Air Force was born from humble beginnings. Benjamin Franklin first considered using air balloons for reconnaissance back in 1783 and since then, it has blossomed into the biggest and most powerful Air Force in the world. 
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World stocks set for worst week since 2008 as virus fears grip markets
Global share markets were headed for the worst week since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis as investors ditched risky assets on fears the coronavirus would become a pandemic and derail economic growth.
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Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of iconic CBS soap operas, has died
Bell created the two highly successful daytime dramas with her husband, and won two Emmy awards. She died at age 91, her family said.
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Bloomberg pressures Sanders to release full medical records after doctor declares billionaire is in 'outstanding health'
Michael Bloomberg's campaign called on his 2020 Democratic rival Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to release further information on his heart health, after Bloomberg's campaign made public on Thursday doctors letters attesting to the former New York City mayor's "outstanding health" that enables him to run for office. 
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