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Turkish-backed rebels say they regain pivotal Syrian town Saraqeb
Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military said on Thursday they had recaptured the strategic town of Saraqeb in what would be the first major reverse for the Syrian army in a Russian-backed offensive that had made swift gains.
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Police bodycam shows officer pull man from burning home
A body camera shows a police officer breaking down the door of a burning home and pulling a man out by his foot. KOVR's Ryan HIll reports.
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A California coronavirus patient hospitalized a week ago wasn't initially tested
A patient being treated for novel coronavirus at UC Davis Medical Center was admitted to the facility last week but wasn't tested until Sunday, according to a letter sent to UC Davis staff and obtained by CNN.
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Lawyers say new evidence clears Lori Loughlin in college scandal
The same goes for her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, the attorneys assert about the newly disclosed information
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Russia urges tour operators to avoid Italy, South Korea, Iran over coronavirus
Russia's Federal Tourism Agency on Thursday recommended national tour operators suspend tours to Italy, South Korea and Iran until the outbreaks of coronavirus there are brought under control.
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Coronavirus, Wisconsin Shooting, Syrian Refugees: Your Thursday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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She claimed her boyfriend died after climbing into a suitcase as a joke. But police say she ignored his cries for help.
Sarah Boone, 42, allegedly told her boyfriend to shut up as he told her that he couldn't breathe.
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Why Bernie emerged largely unscathed from CBS debate fiasco
CBS' presidential debate was a debacle of the highest order.
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Immigrants Will Make up 1 in 10 Americans Eligible to Vote in 2020 Election, Study Finds
The majority of eligible immigrant voters are Hispanic or Asian.
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Mike Piazza on Mets’ ownership situation: ‘Just stay positive’
PORT ST. LUCIE — Mike Piazza loves the Mets, but isn’t looking to buy them as part of an ownership group. The Hall of Fame catcher, who arrived in camp to begin serving as a spring training instructor, joked his investments would have to soon “come up big” if he wanted to buy the team....
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As CPAC opens, Rep. Dan Crenshaw releases video attacking socialism
As conservatives gathered in Maryland on Wednesday for the start of the annual CPAC conference, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, posted a video touching on the theme of this year's event: "America vs. Socialism."
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Michael Hertz, who helped design New York City's subway map, dies at 87
Michael Hertz, whose design firm produced the New York City subway map, has died, his son Eugene Hertz confirmed to CNN. He was 87.
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Mets’ Brandon Nimmo scratched for additional heart testing
PORT ST. LUCIE — Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the Mets lineup Wednesday, after team officials decided the time was right for the outfielder to receive additional heart testing, as a followup to player physicals before the start of camp. According to manager Luis Rojas, the testing was precautionary. Rojas indicated he didn’t...
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StanChart Keeps Its Head Amid the Virus Storm
Bill Winters hasn’t always been a favorite with investors. They should be thankful for stability now.
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‘Love Is Blind’: Who got married and who broke up?
Here's who made it to "I do."
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Mark dishes on the ‘Love Is Blind’ wedding finale shocker
Mark Cuevas is the breakout fan favorite on Netflix’s wild reality series “Love Is Blind.” After the dramatic finale that dropped pre-dawn Thursday, he reflects on his TV dating experience to The Post. Spoiler alert! Stop reading here if you haven’t watched yet. In the 10th and final episode of “Love Is Blind,” Cuevas, a...
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'Milwaukee is grieving': What we know about Molson Coors shooting
The Wednesday shooting left Milwaukee in mourning, with Mayor Tom Barrett calling it the "saddest day" in the 165-year history of the "Miller Valley."        
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Review: CGI is not the best look for Ash and Co. in 'Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution'
The Pokémon anime franchise lands on Netflix with "Mewtwo Strikes Back—Evolution," as Ash and friends battle a clone.
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Freaked out about a Bernie Sanders nomination? Keep your eyes on South Carolina
If Bernie Sanders runs away with the California primary, he'd amass a large number of delegates. Voters who oppose him must identify the strongest moderate.
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Biden falsely attacks Trump over a food stamp policy supported by Bloomberg
The former vice president got his attack lines mixed up, falsely accusing Trump of wanting to fingerprint food-stamp recipients.
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Trial begins for two Bay Area students accused of killing Italian policeman
Finnegan Lee Elder, 20, and Gabriel Natale Hjorth, 19, are
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Army of 100,000 Chinese Ducks Ready to Fight Locust Plague
“One duck is able to eat more than 200 locusts a day,” said researcher Lu Lizhi
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Estonia reports first confirmed coronavirus case
Estonia has confirmed its first coronavirus case, involving a man who returned from Iran, Estonian health authorities said on Thursday.
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Gunman kills five coworkers in Wisconsin
An employee stormed the Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee and killed five co-workers before turning the gun on himself in one of the city's deadliest shootings.
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Iran reports 22 deaths from coronavirus; 141 infected - IRNA
Twenty two people have died so far from the new coronavirus in Iran, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported in a chart it published on Thursday.
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Jay Bouwmeester ‘pretty good’ after collapse but is done for season
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester has been ruled out from returning to play in the regular season or in the playoffs. General manager Doug Armstrong made the announcement on Wednesday. In a news conference at the Enterprise Center, Bouwmeester spoke to reporters for the first time since he collapsed on the...
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Kuwait has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus - health ministry
Kuwait now has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to a health ministry official.
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Shenzhen prepares ban on eating cats and dogs after outbreak
The southern Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen is moving to outlaw the consumption of dogs and cats as the country clamps down on the wildlife trade that scientists suspect led to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Saudi Arabia halts travel to Mecca over coronavirus fears
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia on Thursday halted travel to the holiest sites in Islam over fears about a viral epidemic just months ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a move that came as the Mideast has over 220 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus. The extraordinary decision by Saudi Arabia stops foreigners...
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Japan coronavirus clouds gather as woman tests positive for second time
A woman working as a tour-bus guide in Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time, Osaka's prefectural government said, the first known person in the country to do so amid growing concerns about the spread of the infection.
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Another death reported from coronavirus in Hokkaido, Japan - media
A man in his 80s in Japan's northernmost major island of Hokkaido has died after contracting the new coronavirus, commercial broadcaster TBS said on Twitter on Thursday, bringing the virus-related death toll in the country to eight.
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Aaron Rodgers joins NFL top stars in rejecting CBA proposal
Packers quarterback and player rep Aaron Rodgers is the latest NFL star to chime in on the disagreement between players and owners on the proposed collective bargaining agreement. “I voted no last night. 16 games to me, was never something to be negotiated,” Rodgers wrote in a statement Wednesday on Twitter. “The owners made it...
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Russian military source denies Syrian rebels took town of Saraqeb - news agencies
A Russian military source cited by Russian news agencies said on Thursday that an assertion by Syrian rebels that they had recaptured the strategic town of Saraqeb from government forces was false.
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Secretive church at center of South Korea's explosive coronavirus outbreak
An So-young had a gut feeling that the 31st person in South Korea to test positive for the coronavirus might be a member of the controversial religious sect she quit four years ago.
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Coronavirus prompts Saudi Arabia to limit travel to holy sites – months ahead of hajj pilgrimage
Saudi Arabia on Thursday said it will block foreigners from traveling to Mecca and the Kaaba, the cube-shaped structure at the center of the annual hajj pilgrimage, out of concern over the spread of the coronavirus.
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Laura Ingraham spars with former Clinton aide over Democrats' coronavirus criticism of Trump
Former Clinton aide Richard Goodstein raised the ire of "The Ingraham Angle" host Laura Ingraham Wednesday while defending Democrats against accusations that they are using the coronavirus outbreak to hurt President Trump.
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Kings check all boxes in win over Penguins
The Kings look dominant in the 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Louisiana’s Abraham joins list of House Republicans not seeking re-election
Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., said Wednesday that he will not seek another term in Congress in order to make good on his promise to serve just two terms, despite a pitch from President Trump at the 11th hour to reconsider.
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US may have first community-transmitted case of coronavirus
A California resident who contracted novel coronavirus might be the first case of "community spread," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why it matters.
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Police: Nanny caught on camera giving pills to toddler
A nanny in Maryland is accused of drugging a toddler who has a congenital heart condition
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Why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving aren’t traveling with Nets
WASHINGTON — Neither Kevin Durant nor Kyrie Irving are going to play a second for the Nets the rest of the season. They won’t score a point or grab a rebound or take a charge. But it doesn’t mean they can’t have an impact. Durant hasn’t been traveling with the Nets on road games, and...
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Hearse carrying dead woman stolen outside California church
A hearse carrying a dead woman was stolen from outside a California church Wednesday night, authorities said. The vehicle, a black Lincoln Navigator, was parked outside Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Pasadena at about 8 p.m. when it was taken, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The driver of the hearse...
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There Aren’t Enough Medical Masks to Fight Coronavirus. Here’s Why It’s Not Going to Get Better Anytime Soon
Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with astronomical worldwide demand
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Pandemic fears pummel stocks, push bond rally to fresh heights
Stocks sunk deeper into the red on Thursday, oil prices fell and U.S. Treasuries rallied into record territory as more signs of the global spread of the coronavirus heightened fears of a pandemic.
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Coronavirus pandemic likely, Australia's prime minister says
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday there was every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus, as Canberra kicked off emergency measures to restrain the spread of the disease.
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Hillary Clinton took more cash from Harvey Weinstein than any other Democrat
Hillary Clinton raked-in more cash from convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein than any other politician despite brushing off his donations by claiming he gave money to “every” Democrat.
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Top Japanese government adviser says Diamond Princess quarantine was flawed
A top Japanese government adviser has admitted that the quarantine measures enacted on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama may have allowed additional infections to spread among the ship's crew and passengers.
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