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Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...


Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...


2.4 million vaccines given Saturday for new U.S. record

WASHINGTON D.C.: As preparations are underway to begin shipping Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines this week, reports have been released ...


Blue Jackets aim to extend win streak vs. skidding Stars

It appears the Columbus Blue Jackets have rebounded from their worst losing stretch of the season. The Dallas Stars, meanwhile, ...


White House COVID Team: Take Any Vaccine You Can Get

The White House COVID-19 response team said Friday that all coronavirus vaccines currently available were safe and effective and urged ...


Rutgers bids to rebound vs. skidding Minnesota

Rutgers is still projected to reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991, however another dismal performance could ...


Report: Pistons agree to buyout with F Blake Griffin

Six-time All-Star Blake Griffin will become an unrestricted free agent after reaching a buyout deal with the Detroit Pistons, ESPN ...


Odds plummet for Villanova title minus Collin Gillespie

Two significant losses add up to lengthening odds for Villanova to win the 2021 national championship. Oddsmakers reacted to the ...


Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten title

Franz Wagner scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds as No. 2 Michigan clinched the Big Ten regular-season title with ...


NHL roundup: Flames win game, fire coach

Dillon Dube recorded his first career hat trick and the host Calgary Flames rode a four-goal first period to a ...


NBA roundup: Bucks win thriller over Grizzlies

Jrue Holiday's step-back, baseline jumper with two seconds remaining powered the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-111 win over the host ...


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School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

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Wall Street rescues world from stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday following the release of positive economic data.U.S. employers added 379,000 ...

Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Bank of Ireland to reduce branch network by almost half

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Bank of Ireland plans to close some 100 branches, as customers increasingly perform banking transactions online.Bank ...

Stock markets in Asia reverse course, dollar continues recovery

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Another spike in bond yields, and oil prices sent shares in Asia sharply lower on Friday, ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

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White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...


Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...


Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...


2.4 million vaccines given Saturday for new U.S. record

WASHINGTON D.C.: As preparations are underway to begin shipping Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines this week, reports have been released ...


Blue Jackets aim to extend win streak vs. skidding Stars

It appears the Columbus Blue Jackets have rebounded from their worst losing stretch of the season. The Dallas Stars, meanwhile, ...


White House COVID Team: Take Any Vaccine You Can Get

The White House COVID-19 response team said Friday that all coronavirus vaccines currently available were safe and effective and urged ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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