Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Just Under 100 Million People Watch Super Bowl on Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99.9 million people watching the Kansas City Chiefs come back to defeat the San Fr...

Report: Census Hasn’t Tested Tasks To Catch People Who Lie

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With six weeks to go until most U.S. residents start filling out the 2020 Census questionnaire, an Inspector General’s report says the Census Bureau hasn’t tes...

Staples Center Removes Public’s Massive Kobe Bryant Memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive memorial created by the public outside Staples Center after the death of former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant was being dismantled Monday, with an offic...

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shooting On Greyhound Bus In California

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LEBEC, Calif. (AP) — A gunman opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus as it was traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco early Monday, killing one passenger and wounding five ...

Rush Limbaugh Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis, Will Cut Down Work Schedule

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conservative radio host and Republican kingmaker Rush Limbaugh said he’s been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Addressing listeners on his program Monday,...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tells Tech Conference He Has ‘Become More Religious’

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UTAH (JTA) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a live audience at a tech conference that he has “become more religious” in recent years. Zuckerberg was interviewed Friday evenin...

In Fight To Survive, US Dairy Farmers Look For Any Tech Edge

PICKETT, Wis. (AP) — At Rosendale Dairy, each of the 9,000 cows has a microchip implanted in an ear that workers can scan with smartphones for up-to-the-minute information on how t...

Impeachment Trial Heads To Historic End In Frenetic Week

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial heads toward a historic conclusion this week, with senators all-but-certain to acquit him on charges of abuse of power ...

Amazon Is Big … Really, Really Big; Workforce Hits 500k

NEW YORK (AP) — Need more proof that Amazon is big? It came this week. Amazon's U.S. workforce topped 500,000 for the first time, up 43% from the year before and more than tripl...

Trump Speech To Project Optimism At Time Of Bitter Division

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before lawmakers in the grand-domed Capitol where his impeachment trial is still underway, President Donald Trump on Tuesday night will declare the state...

US Wants To Return Codebreaker’s Seized Items To UK School

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DENVER (AP) — A U.S. woman who said she was visiting England to do a study of the late World War II codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing walked into the prestigious boys’ ...

Privacy Law May Make Students Harder To Count For Census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A student privacy law will complicate the U.S. Census Bureau’s ability to get complete information about students living in college-run housing for the nation'...

Trump Bashes Bloomberg; Dem’s Campaign Calls Trump A ‘Liar’

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PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — While much of the political world focused on Iowa and its caucuses Monday that kick off the election season, President Donald Trump has his mind on a Dem...

Twitter Permanently Bans Zero Hedge For ‘Harassment’

SAN FRANCISCO (VINnews) — Another one bites the dust. Twitter has permanently banished another account off its platform for allegedly violating their terms and conditions. The u...

Medical Professionals Battle Virus Misinformation Online

WASHINGTON (AP) - Dr. Rose Marie Leslie, a family physician at the University of Minnesota, is fighting misleading and false information around a virus outbreak with the very tool ...

Billionaire Bloomberg Floods Democratic Primary With Cash

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg spent roughly $180 million in the month after his late entry into the Democratic presidential primary, a staggering sum that's...

Pennsylvania Groundhog Declares Early Spring ‘A Certainty’

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it's a certainty.” At sunrise on Groundhog Day, members of Punxsutawney ...

Billionaire Bloomberg Proposes Tax Plan Aimed At Wealthy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is unveiling a tax plan that would target the wealthy — increasing rates on capital gains and corpora...

Biden Gets Emotional Criticizing Trump’s Style

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IOWA (AP) - Joe Biden has built his 2020 presidential bid as a case against President Donald Trump, but he got especially exasperated Saturday about the state of Trump's America as...

Bloomberg Could Qualify For Debates Under New Party Rules

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Democratic National Committee has dropped grassroots fundraising qualifications for the party’s Feb. 19 debate before the Nevada caucuses, opening the p...