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Looters rampage through suburban Minneapolis Best Buy
A mob of 20 to 30 suspected looters converged on a Minnesota mall, rampaging through a Best Buy electronics store -- the latest in a rash of "flash mob" type thefts.
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Peru has the world's highest COVID death rate. Here's why
An isolated city on the Amazon illustrates why Peru has the highest COVID death rate in the world. One infectious disease expert called the country's awful record the result of a "perfect storm."
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'Disgusting and utterly unacceptable': Female athletes main target of online abuse during Tokyo Olympics
World Athletics has found that female athletes were the target of 87% of all online abuse during the Tokyo Olympics.      
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WHO skips over Greek letters 'nu' and 'xi'; names new variant 'omicron'
WHO confirmed it skipped the Greek letters "nu" and "xi" in naming its new COVID-19 variant, which it dubbed the "omicron" variant.
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Upper East Side Facebook group for moms has strict entry requirements
A moderator of a popular Upper East Side moms' Facebook group is so fixated on making sure only those with children, or expectant mothers, join, that she's demanding documentation.
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Jon Gosselin hospitalized after getting bitten by venomous spider while sleeping
Jon Gosselin was hospitalized after getting bitten by a spider while he was asleep.
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Oklahoma at Oklahoma State: Live stream, time, date, betting odds, how to watch Saturday's game
The rivalry known as Bedlam should live up to its name and then some as No. 9 Oklahoma visits No. 7 Oklahoma State Saturday night.       
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Meet the robot that can write poetry and create artworks
When people think of artificial intelligence, the images that often come to mind are of the sinister robots that populate the worlds of "The Terminator," "i, Robot," "Westworld," and "Blade Runner." For many years, fiction has told us that AI is often used for evil rather than for good.
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Streaking Beneil Dariush, Islam Makhachev to headline UFC Fight Night on Feb. 26
One big piece of matchmaking at the top of the UFC lightweight division has been made.       Related StoriesUFC's Matt Brown says he's 'totally fine' after COVID-19 bout, 'never felt it necessary' to get vaccinatedPaul Felder encourages fighters to get brain tests under UFC-Cleveland Clinic partnershipVideo: Mike Perry grabs opponent, Derek Campos takes a swing at Triller Triad Combat faceoffs - Enclosure 
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Book excerpt: "Apparently There Were Complaints" by Sharon Gless
In her new memoir, the Emmy-winning star of "Cagney & Lacey" writes about a terrifying medical incident that would end her relationship with martinis.
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Queen Elizabeth will only pick up the phone for these two people within The Firm
Queen Elizabeth II will reportedly only pick up the phone for two people within The Firm, and they may not be who you think they are.
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Steve Cohen can afford risky Mets spending spree and what comes next: Sherman
The Mets are taking a Giant risk.
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3 killed, 4 injured — including 13-year-old — in Nashville shooting
Three people were killed and four were injured -- including a 13-year-old -- in a shooting in Nashville apartment Friday night.
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These award-winning photos are guaranteed to make you laugh
This week, learn how astronauts celebrated Thanksgiving in space, laugh along with the Comedy Wildlife Photography award winners, dig up a 1,200-year-old find, and more.
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LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward fined $15,000 for 'obscene gesture' celebration
LeBron James' celebration in the recent overtime victory against the Indiana Pacers has landed the Los Angeles Lakers forward a fine from the NBA.
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Fauci would 'not be surprised' if omicron is already in US, predicts it will go 'all over'
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Saturday morning that he would not be shocked to learn that the COVID-19 omicron variant is already in the U.S.
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Supreme Court Abortion Case Is About More Than Roe v. Wade
Conservatives may still end up unhappy with a court they now control. 
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Shippers Prepare for Another Pandemic Crush of Holiday Gifts
The U.S. Postal Service and private shippers UPS and FedEx are bolstering their hiring
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'It is astonishing': More than $2 million raised so far for victims of the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy
After an SUV drove into the Waukesha Christmas Parade on Sunday, Nov. 21, killing six, the community has raised $2 million for victims' families.       
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McDonald's Drinks Machine Found Crawling With Worms in Viral Video
A video which shows earthworms inside a McDonald's soft drinks machine has disgusted many online.
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Who else is still recovering from Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving is over, but I'm still recovering. Anyone else?     
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Mets, new GM Billy Eppler, go on Black Friday spending spree
The Mets agree to deals with veterans Eduardo Escobar, Mark Canha and Starling Marte.
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A football player couldn’t find a therapist who understood Black, urban trauma. So, he decided to become one.
D.C. native Fellonte Misher has spent most of his life getting noticed for what he achieved on the field. Now, he is trying to change a field.
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At least 2 people in U.K. have new COVID variant
The health secretary said the two people are self-isolating alongside their households while contact tracing and targeted testing takes place.
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At least 30 people loot a Best Buy in Minnesota on Black Friday
At least 30 people entered a Best Buy store in Burnsville, Minnesota, on Black Friday and stole electronics, according to a Burnsville Police statement obtained by CNN affiliate WCCO.
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What life is like in the 'polar bear capital of the world'
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World on Alert as U.K. Reports Cases of Omicron COVID-19 Variant
U.K. Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed that two people have tested positive with the omicron variant
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World reacts to omicron much faster than previous variants; it could be in US undetected, experts say: Latest COVID updates
Fears over the omicron COVID-19 variant have rapidly spread across the globe, sending stocks tumbling and prompting travel restrictions.       
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Marjorie Taylor Greene Attacks Ilhan Omar, 'Jihad Squad' After Boebert Apology
The Georgia Republican posted an Islamophobic tweet, claiming the Muslim congresswoman and fellow progressives are "terrorist sympathizers."
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Omicron variant found in UK, Germany, Czech Republic
The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus has now been detected in the United Kingdom, while suspected cases have also surfaced in Germany and the Czech Republic.
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New Covid variant triggers urgent moment for Biden health team
There is plenty still unknown about Omicron, but the variant already has the potential to upend the global pandemic response and undo progress that's been made containing Covid-19.
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Christina Applegate reflects on MS diagnosis during 50th birthday
It’s the latest in a string of health trials for Applegate, who underwent a double mastectomy in 2008 and had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in 2017. 
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Along with customers, employees are being lured back by businesses this season
During the pandemic, fewer workers are willing to return following government-imposed lockdown.      
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Browns activate Kareem Hunt, Jack Conklin from injured reserve in time to face Ravens
RB Kareem Hunt and RT Jack Conklin are officially listed as questionable for the Browns, but they're expected to face the Ravens on Sunday night.       
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Panel approves request to demolish Wright brothers' 1st bike shop
City officials had previously attempted to receive approval to bulldoze the property but did not move forward after hearing community concerns.
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At least 2 people have died during the first winter storm in the U.K.
The first winter storm of the season, named Arwen, hit parts of the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland particularly hard, with gusts of nearly 100 mph. Falling trees killed two people.
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Column: Lakers are below .500 again, and there's reason to doubt they'll get much better
What if the way the Lakers stumbled through a triple-overtime loss Friday to perennially downtrodden Sacramento turns out to be who they really are?
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South African scientists brace for wave propelled by omicron
Worried scientists in South Africa are scrambling to combat the lightning spread across the country of the new and highly transmissible omicron COVID-19 variant as the world grapples with its emergence
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Patriots’ Mac Jones is already ahead of the Tom Brady curve
But understand this: Tom Brady, in his second season as starter, was not as advanced as Mac Jones is now.
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China Could See Over 630K Daily COVID Infections if It Drops Zero-Tolerance Goal: Study
"The estimates revealed the real possibility of a colossal outbreak which would almost certainly put an unbearable burden on the medical system," researchers revealed.
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61 who traveled to Netherlands from South Africa have coronavirus
Authorities tested about 600 passengers, who arrived Friday morning at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
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Dutch authorities check for COVID-19 omicron variant after 61 arrivals from South Africa test positive
Dutch authorities are checking for the omicron variant after 61 passengers on two flights from South Africa tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
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US women's soccer team beats Aussies 3-0
After 21 years since last playing in Australia, the United States women's soccer team needed only 24 seconds to score against the Matildas on Saturday.
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No. 24 USC tops San Diego State for Wooden Legacy title
Isaiah Mobley scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds and No. 24 USC’s stifling defense earned it a 58-43 victory over San Diego State on Friday night in the title game of the Paycom Wooden Legacy.
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11 Best Advent Calendars for Booze Lovers
From wine and beer to hard seltzers, our favorite Advent calendars have alcohol in them. Check out 11 of our favorites.
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Paul Felder encourages fighters to get brain tests under UFC-Cleveland Clinic partnership
Paul Felder is grateful he took advantage of the resources available to him at the Cleveland Clinic.       Related Stories'I was almost going broke fighting in MMA': Rachael Ostovich says BKFC far more lucrative'I was almost going broke fighting in MMA': Rachael Ostovich says BKFC far more lucrative - EnclosureRenato Moicano wants ranked opponent with win over Alexander Hernandez at UFC 271 
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No. 5 Duke holds off No. 1 Gonzaga for 84-81 victory
In a town known for major championship fights, it seemed only fitting a long-anticipated 40-minute heavyweight bout between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 5 Duke take place in Las Vegas.
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