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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern reopens hardware stores, zoos and nail studios

Thursday  08:15,   25 february 2021

Germany will remain in a shutdown at least until March 7th - but some federal states have already announced exceptions. This is especially true for Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, at least in parts. © Jörg Carstensen / dpa In addition to... >>>

Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in November

Thursday  08:10,   25 february 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs, and will use music — and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet — to help guide him. “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present” will be released Nov. 2, according to a joint announcement Wednesday... >>>

Why have some states fared better than others with vaccine distribution?

Thursday  08:10,   25 february 2021

The vaccination gap among U.S. states has narrowed, but key differences still illustrate why some have done better than others.“It crashed,” Landers... >>>

Special prosecutor picked for case against St. Louis couple

Thursday  08:05,   25 february 2021

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former U.S. attorney and circuit judge was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor in the case against a St. Louis couple who waved guns at racial injustice protesters last summer. Circuit Judge Steven Ohmer chose Richard... >>>

Teenage girl dies after saving brother from frozen lake

Thursday  06:30,   25 february 2021

A teenage girl who saved her brother after they both fell into a frozen lake in Ohio died, officials said.An officer who responded to the drowning incident also died, authorities... >>>

DC mayor says sister died from COVID-19

Thursday  05:55,   25 february 2021

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser's (D) sister, Mercia Bowser, died Wednesday from complications related to COVID-19."Mercia was loved immensely and will be missed greatly, as she joins the legion of angels who have gone home too soon due to >>>

“Unconscionable”: Texas energy companies spark new round of outrage by price-gouging in an emergency

Thursday  04:05,   25 february 2021

Utility companies are raising the cost of electricity amid the winter blizzard that knocked the power out The U.S. and Texas flags fly in front of high voltage transmission towers on February 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Millions of Texans lost power >>>

The Florida official who set up a vaccine site for affluent ZIP codes and created a VIP list is under investigation, sheriff's office says

Thursday  02:53,   25 february 2021

A Florida sheriff's office is investigating whether a Manatee County official broke the law when she organized a Covid-19 vaccine drive limited to two of the county's most affluent ZIP codes.A Florida sheriff's office is investigating... >>>

Biden reverses Trump visa ban on legal immigration

Thursday  02:53,   25 february 2021

"It harms the United States," Biden said of the ban.In a statement, Biden said former President Donald Trump's order blocking green card applicants and temporary foreign workers "does not advance the interests of the United... >>>

California commits $1.4 million to combat 'horrific' attacks on Asian Americans

Thursday  02:23,   25 february 2021

California has committed $1.4 million towards helping Asian Americans report hate incidents and tracking these racist attacks. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the larger AB85 pandemic budget bill, which includes $1.4 million earmarked for researchers at... >>>

More Americans identify as LGBTQ than ever before, poll finds

Thursday  00:56,   25 february 2021

A new poll has shown that an unprecedented number of US adults identifies as LGBTQ -- and that young people, especially Generation Z, are driving the increase. © John Lamparski/Getty Images More Americans are identifying as LGBTQ than ever before,... >>>

​​​​​​​One and done ????

Thursday  00:52,   25 february 2021

Johnson & Johnson's vaccine raises no safety concerns. Tiger Woods had a rod inserted into his leg. It's Wednesday's news.It's Ashley with the news to... >>>

Covid-19: weekend confinement in Dunkirk is a "logical" measure believes the president of the medical committee of the Lille University Hospital

Thursday  00:20,   25 february 2021

François-René Pruvot, president of the Lille University hospital medical committee, believes that the announcement of this measure by the Minister of Health Olivier Véran Wednesday "will strike the... >>>

Lindsey Boylan, Ex-Andrew Cuomo Aide, Alleges Governor Forcibly Kissed Her, Sexually Harassed Her

Wednesday  22:26,   24 february 2021

Boylan recounted the governor's alleged misconduct in a personal essay published on Wednesday. Here, Cuomo speaks to members of New York state's Electoral College before voting for President and Vice President in the Assembly Chamber at the... >>>

Illinois becomes first state to end cash bail

Wednesday  22:26,   24 february 2021

“"This legislation marks a substantial step toward dismantling the systemic racism that plagues our communities, our state and our nation ,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.House Bill 3653, which was several years in the making, aims to make sweeping... >>>