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Thompson, Alatishe help Oregon State beat No. 21 Oregon

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News EUGENE, Ore (AP) Ethan Thompson scored 19 points, Warith Alatishe had 14 points and 16 rebounds and Oregon State beat No. 21 Oregon 73-61 on Saturday night. Jarod Lucas added 13 points, and the Beavers (8-5, 4-3 Pac-12)......

Arizona GOP censures Flake, Ducey and McCain, signaling a fractured party in a key swing state

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The decision to censure those three Republicans — in addition to re-electing controversial chairwoman Kelli Ward — solidified the rightward shift of the official party, while also reflecting the deep fractures among Arizona Republicans over the future of the......

China rescues first person from Shandong gold mine: state media

Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – A miner was rescued from a gold mine in northern China on Sunday morning, state media said, after 14 days trapped below ground following an explosion. Authorities had said last week it could take another two weeks to get the miners out. Reporting by Dominique Patton; Editing......

Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo The Arizona Republican Party, in an anticipated move Saturday, approved resolutions censuring Gov. Doug DuceyDoug DuceyArizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey Arizona Gov. Ducey says he won’t run against Mark Kelly for Senate......

Dr. Jon LaPook on the state of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Despite more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines made available in the U.S., only 20 million have been administered thus far. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook answers some common questions regarding the state of vaccine......

State of play: Impeachment trial date will give more time to confirm Biden Cabinet

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The House will send the article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday. That would typically trigger a process for a trial to start the next day, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday evening that instead the......

Texas says prioritizing Dallas areas most vulnerable to COVID-19 for vaccination doesn’t comply with state guidelines

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dallas County commissioners agreed on Tuesday to prioritize vaccinating residents in zip codes that appear to be most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. But leaders backed down from the plan a day later, after the state threatened to cut......

New York State is temporarily running out of vaccine doses, Cuomo says.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here On Friday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a letter to President Biden requesting more doses and the “flexibility” to use second doses to vaccinate more New Yorkers sooner. “While maintaining a secure reserve of second doses (two-week......

New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Scientists work in a lab testing COVID-19 samples at New York City’s health department, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 23, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York state is running about 1,000 genome......

State Republican priorities don’t reflect those of surveyed Floridians: Survey

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here With November’s elections strengthening Republicans’ grip on the Florida Legislature, conservative priorities are being fast-tracked through preliminary committee hearings before the legislative session begins March 2. Among the bills reflecting those urgencies are House Bill 7, filed by Rep.......

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad’s suicide attack

Reuters
Workers clean the site of a twin suicide bombing attack in a central market in Baghdad, Iraq January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility early on Friday for Baghdad’s suicide attack, via the group’s Amaq news agency on its Telegram channel. Two men blew themselves......

EU approves German coronavirus state aid scheme

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton, leave at the end of a news conference on the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 15, 2020. Olivier......

EU approves German coronavirus state aid scheme

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton, leave at the end of a news conference on the Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 15, 2020. Olivier......

Stephen F. Austin defeats Northwestern State 86-74

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Cameron Johnson scored 26 points as Stephen F. Austin got past Northwestern State 86-74 on Wednesday night. Gavin Kensmil added 22 points and eight rebounds for Stephen F. Austin (8-2, 5-0 Southland Conference), which earned......

French state ready to help Eurostar, in talks with UK over matter – minister

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Passengers arrive at the Eurostar terminal at Gare du Nord train station, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Paris, France December 23, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – The French state is ready to help Eurostar – whose business has been hit hard by COVID-19 travel restrictions......

Wichita State ready for next challenge at Memphis

Sports Illustrated
After being picked seventh in the American Athletic Conference preseason poll by the coaches, Wichita State has a marker it can summon for motivation while grinding through league play. Interim coach Isaac Brown, who took over after Gregg Marshall resigned in November, declines to acknowledge a chip on the shoulders......

Harris leads SE Missouri past Tennessee State 63-59

Sports Illustrated
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Chris Harris had 17 points as Southeast Missouri beat Tennessee State 63-59 on Tuesday night. Harris shot 10 for 12 from the free-throw line. DQ Nicholas had 11 points and seven rebounds for Southeast Missouri (4-8, 2-4 Ohio Valley Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak.......

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