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Parker County deputy seizes 46 pounds of meth during traffic stop in Collin County
Parker County deputy seizes 46 pounds of meth during traffic stop in Collin County
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  • 2021-12-08 03:33:00Z

The deputy is part of a sheriffs unit involving multiple counties tasked with curbing the flow of narcotics and human trafficking in North Texas.

Scholz takes reins from Merkel for new German era
Scholz takes reins from Merkel for new German era
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  • 2021-12-08 03:31:00Z

Olaf Scholz will become chancellor of Germany on Wednesday, turning the page on 16 years with Angela Merkel at the helm as a new centre-left-led coalition...

Employers roll out
Employers roll out 'stay' interviews as record number of Americans walk off the job

Americans are walking away from their jobs in record numbers as remote work has uncoupled jobs from geography, and droves of employees are re-evaluating the

Judge Blasts Najib as
Judge Blasts Najib as 'National Embarrassment' as Court Upholds 1MDB Guilty Verdict
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  • 2021-12-08 03:18:54Z

(Bloomberg) -- A Malaysia court upheld former leader Najib Razak's guilty verdict from the first of a series of trials linked to troubled state fund 1MDB...

Zuckerberg, Chan to invest up to $3.4B for science advances
Zuckerberg, Chan to invest up to $3.4B for science advances
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  • 2021-12-08 03:17:02Z

The company that runs the philanthropy of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health ...

Former school employee, first responder sentenced for rape
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  • 2021-12-08 03:17:00Z

Dec. 7-A former private school employee and Flathead Valley first responder charged with rape has been sentenced to state prison. According to court...

Evergrande Restructuring Puts Onus on Xi to Limit Contagion
Evergrande Restructuring Puts Onus on Xi to Limit Contagion

(Bloomberg) -- The question has loomed over China Evergrande Group for months: Is the world's most indebted developer too big to fail? Most Read from...

Yuan Hits Highest Since 2018 as Easing Virus Worry Fuels Risk-On
Yuan Hits Highest Since 2018 as Easing Virus Worry Fuels Risk-On

(Bloomberg) -- China's yuan advanced to the strongest level since May 2018 as the market appetite for emerging-market currencies grew amid easing fears over ...

Affidavit links man to fictitious social media profile cited in Delphi murder investigation
Affidavit links man to fictitious social media profile cited in Delphi murder investigation
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  • 2021-12-08 03:01:30Z

Kegan Anthony Kline was interviewed by investigators about the 'anthony_shots' fake profile days after the Delphi murders.

Thousands spent so far defending Lebanon
Thousands spent so far defending Lebanon's concealed carry ordinance; costs expected to rise

City officials say the case still has a long and winding road ahead before a final judgement is made and the costs are going to rise.

With so many teen shooting deaths this year, some cases are unsolved. Here
With so many teen shooting deaths this year, some cases are unsolved. Here's the latest.
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  • 2021-12-08 03:00:10Z

In the unsolved fatal shootings of four students, a spokesperson said there's no way to determine the number of hours spent on each investigation.

Charges filed in connection with investigation of bus driver shooting in St. Louis
Charges filed in connection with investigation of bus driver shooting in St. Louis
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  • 2021-12-08 02:59:05Z

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis continues to investigate the case

House passes agreement on deal to allow Democrats to address debt ceiling
House passes agreement on deal to allow Democrats to address debt ceiling

The agreement would create a one-time process to allow Senate Democrats to raise the debt ceiling on their own without fear of a GOP filibuster.

Congressional leaders clinch support for crucial NDAA, debt limit votes
Congressional leaders clinch support for crucial NDAA, debt limit votes

Congress has found a shortcut to pass its annual defense funding bill and raise the debt limit.Driving the news: The House voted Tuesday night on two major...

Wilmington police investigate shooting on Holly Tree Road
Wilmington police investigate shooting on Holly Tree Road
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  • 2021-12-08 02:57:01Z

Details of the shooting are limited as of Tuesday evening but it appears to be an isolated incident, according to the release.

House passes annual defense bill
House passes annual defense bill

The House voted to pass the annual defense bill 363-70 on Tuesday night, authorizing nearly $770 billion in funding for defenses and national security...

Kaisa share suspension furthers China property sector fears
Kaisa share suspension furthers China property sector fears

Chinese property firm Kaisa suspended share trading in Hong Kong on Wednesday as questions swirl over its ability to make repayments and contagion spreads...

Chile
Chile's congress approves same-sex marriages, adoptions
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  • 2021-12-08 02:50:39Z

Both houses of Chile's congress voted Tuesday to approve a marriage equality bill that also includes authorization for adoptions by same-sex couples. The...

Three inside vehicle fatally shot on Columbus
Three inside vehicle fatally shot on Columbus' Southeast Side near Canal Winchester
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  • 2021-12-08 02:49:52Z

Columbus police were dispatched after 6 p.m. to the 6600 block of Kodiak Drive, a residential area south of Winchester Lakes Boulevard.

Pedestrian critically hurt after Kansas City crash Tuesday afternoon, police say
Pedestrian critically hurt after Kansas City crash Tuesday afternoon, police say
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  • 2021-12-08 02:48:04Z

The driver of the van remained on scene and was released pending further investigation, according to police.

Eau Claire man pleads guilty to eighth drunk-driving offense
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  • 2021-12-08 02:48:00Z

Dec. 7-CHIPPEWA FALLS - An Eau Claire man was convicted of his eighth drunken driving offense on Monday. Jason N. Rickey, 48, 4808 E. Hamilton Ave., pleaded ...

Malaysia court upholds guilty verdict for former PM Najib in 1MDB-linked case
Malaysia court upholds guilty verdict for former PM Najib in 1MDB-linked case
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  • 2021-12-08 02:47:51Z

A Malaysian appeals court on Wednesday upheld former premier Najib Razak's guilty verdict in a case linked to a corruption scandal at state fund 1Malaysia...

Man arraigned on charges he sent obscene material to minor
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  • 2021-12-08 02:47:00Z

Dec. 7-NEWBURY - A New York man accused of sending obscene matter to an undercover police officer - who the man thought was a teenage girl - was arraigned in...

Asia markets up but fears over Chinese real estate linger
Asia markets up but fears over Chinese real estate linger

Asian stocks opened higher on Wednesday, extending a Wall Street rally, but fears lingered over China's debt-hobbled property sector.

Dole honored with events in DC, his hometown, Kansas capital
Dole honored with events in DC, his hometown, Kansas capital
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  • 2021-12-08 02:45:10Z

Bob Dole will be honored Friday in a private memorial service attended by President Joe Biden as well as a public service at the World War II Memorial in...

I-71 North has reopened as police investigate possible road rage shooting
I-71 North has reopened as police investigate possible road rage shooting
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  • 2021-12-08 02:42:28Z

Police said a man was driving on I-71 when he was shot by someone in another vehicle.

House passes debt-ceiling overhaul that allows Senate Democrats to avoid catastrophic default without the GOP
House passes debt-ceiling overhaul that allows Senate Democrats to avoid catastrophic default without the GOP

The reform would allow the Senate to lift the ceiling with a simple majority. Yet the legislation itself still needs backing from Senate Republicans.

House approves one-time, fast track process to raise debt limit
House approves one-time, fast track process to raise debt limit

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill, 222-212, that would allow Senate Democrats to raise the debt ceiling on their own in an expedited...

Woman says Maxwell abused her at age 14
Woman says Maxwell abused her at age 14
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  • 2021-12-08 02:32:07Z

One of Ghislaine Maxwell's accusers testified Tuesday that she was just 14 years old when the British socialite had her undress, fondled her and told her she...

Hyundai to invest $530 million to launch six EVs in India by 2028
Hyundai to invest $530 million to launch six EVs in India by 2028

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said on Wednesday it planned to invest 40 billion rupees ($530 million) to launch six electric vehicles in India by 2028...

Biden-Putin square off as tension grows on Ukraine border
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  • 2021-12-08 02:28:47Z

Face to face for over two hours, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin squared off in a secure video call Tuesday.

Asian shares catch global equities rally, but oil slips
Asian shares catch global equities rally, but oil slips

Asian shares extended gains on Wednesday, continuing a global relief rally as markets found positive news in early reports about the potential impact of the ...

Divided lawmakers weigh future of Guantanamo Bay prison
Divided lawmakers weigh future of Guantanamo Bay prison
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  • 2021-12-08 02:24:42Z

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday on closing the military prison in Guantanamo Bay.

Two-Year Treasury Yields Erase Omicron Drop on Hawkish Fed Bets
Two-Year Treasury Yields Erase Omicron Drop on Hawkish Fed Bets

(Bloomberg) -- Two-year Treasury yields have erased their post-Thanksgiving tumble as traders bet the omicron impact on the U.S. economy won't delay Federal ...

Chinese social media giant Weibo
Chinese social media giant Weibo's shares fall in Hong Kong debut

Last week, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it will move its listing to Hong Kong from the US.

Mexican nationals accused of kidnapping 9, murdering 6, including 3 U.S. citizens
Mexican nationals accused of kidnapping 9, murdering 6, including 3 U.S. citizens
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  • 2021-12-08 02:13:35Z

Six Mexican nationals are accused of kidnapping nine people and murdering six of them, including three American citizens, authorities said Tuesday.

Kaisa Suspends Trading Amid Uncertainty Over Debt Repayment
Kaisa Suspends Trading Amid Uncertainty Over Debt Repayment

(Bloomberg) -- Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. has suspended stock trading in Hong Kong amid growing concern over the Chinese developer's ability to service its...

Senate rejects bipartisan bid to stop $650M Saudi arms sale
Senate rejects bipartisan bid to stop $650M Saudi arms sale
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  • 2021-12-08 02:05:09Z

The Senate on Tuesday rejected a bid from a bipartisan group of lawmakers to stop President Joe Biden's administration from selling more than $650 million...

Merced police make arrests after recovering stolen items taken from local businesses
Merced police make arrests after recovering stolen items taken from local businesses
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  • 2021-12-08 02:04:58Z

Some of the stolen items included key fobs and tattooing equipment, police said.

Central Ky. man arrested in Colorado sting targeting people seeking sex with minors
Central Ky. man arrested in Colorado sting targeting people seeking sex with minors
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  • 2021-12-08 01:54:53Z

The Versailles man is facing five felony charges, including patronizing a prostituted child.

'I am officially on the run': Daughter testifies against Keith Smith in case of hoax panhandler killers
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  • 2021-12-08 01:54:00Z

BALTIMORE - Trying to outrun murder charges in Baltimore, Valeria Smith and her father barreled toward Mexico, stopping only to change clothes, grab a bite...

Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors
Judge blocks Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors
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  • 2021-12-08 01:48:52Z

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors, the...

44-year-old man shot to death Tuesday night in West Baltimore, police say
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  • 2021-12-08 01:46:00Z

Baltimore police say a 44-year-old was fatally shot in the city's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood Tuesday evening. The department wrote in a news release...

Met Opera to present Blanchard's 'Champion' in April 2023
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  • 2021-12-08 01:45:08Z

The Metropolitan Opera will present its premiere of Terence Blanchard's first opera, "Champion," about closeted gay boxer Emile Griffith, in April 2023...

Former Trump ambassador to run against Alabama governor
Former Trump ambassador to run against Alabama governor

An Alabama businesswoman who served as former President Donald Trump's ambassador to Slovenia on Tuesday became the third Republican candidate to announce a ...

Chicago pastor camps outside to raise money for child center
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  • 2021-12-08 01:40:48Z

A Chicago pastor is camping outdoors for a planned three-month vigil that will take him through one of the city's notorious winters to raise money for a...

'Suspicious death' investigation near Knollwood draws state police, firefighters Tuesday
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  • 2021-12-08 01:40:47Z

Delaware State Police said they are not investigating this death as a homicide as of Tuesday night.

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Jan. 6 Defendants Are Being Taught Critical Race Theory In Jail
Marjorie Taylor Greene: Jan. 6 Defendants Are Being Taught Critical Race Theory In Jail

The Republican also complained that white defendants charged in the Capitol riot are being discriminated against "because of the color of their skin."

Texas AG investigation announcement comes after Lubbock hands over Carruth, Read shooting
Texas AG investigation announcement comes after Lubbock hands over Carruth, Read shooting
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  • 2021-12-08 01:33:41Z

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday in a news release that his office is investigating a shooting death in Lubbock.

Norwich Free Academy lockdown prompts call to address student violence, bullying
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  • 2021-12-08 01:32:00Z

Dec. 7-NORWICH - A 70-minute lockdown at Norwich Free Academy in response to an unspecified possible threat Monday morning later prompted parents and...

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