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Trump impeached: McConnell calls pending trial ‘vote of conscience,’ Democrats alleging ‘dangerous crime’

WASHINGTON -- The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump's historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday...

Two arrested in fatal shooting of man, 25, walking dog in Philadelphia, officials say

Milan Loncar was shot in the chest Wednesday in the neighborhood of Brewerytown, according to police. Source link

Hawaii waves: Surfers ride swells reaching 50 feet in Pacific Ocean

HAWAII (WABC) -- There's new video of a surfer's paradise Saturday in Hawaii with swells reaching 50 feet.Weather watchers in the Aloha State...

After inauguration, Biden to waste no time boosting vaccinations and economy while undoing Trump...

Biden will end Trump’s immigration restrictions from Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris climate accord and mandate mask-wearing as much as possible, according to...

BTC, LINK, UNI, XTZ, ATOM

Bitcoin (BTC) price has yet to recapture the $40,000 level and traders who were expecting a quick resumption of the uptrend may have...

Siege on Capitol Hill: FBI arrests Newburgh, Orange County man seen in Capitol riot...

NEWBURGH, Orange County (WABC) -- Police arrested a man from Orange County after he implicated himself in the siege on the U.S. Capitol.Edward...

Tim Cook defends Apple’s decision to drop Parler

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Sunday that kicking Parler off the App Store was about safety, not free speech. "We looked at...

Dr Dre: Rap legend returns home after brain aneurysm

TMZ reported on 5 January that Dr Dre had been taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Source link

Foods that fight inflammation – Harvard Health. This is your number 1 tip for...

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COVID Live Updates: US nears 400,000 deaths, governors press Trump administration for more vaccines

NEW YORK (WABC) -- State officials are urgently pressing the Trump administration for more coronavirus vaccine doses.The news comes as Johns Hopkins University...

Social Media Posts Lead to Arrest of N.Y. Man for Role in Capitol Riot

A 25-year-old New York man from the Hudson Valley was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at his home on Saturday after...

Jailed music producer Phil Spector dies at 81

Spector transformed pop music with his "wall of sound", but in 2009 was jailed for killing actress Lana Clarkson. Source link

Opinion | Speed Up Vaccinations and Reduce the Red Tape

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Phil Spector, music producer and convicted murderer, dies at 80

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Spector, the music producer known for creating the "Wall of Sound" style in the 1960s, has died. He was...

Phil Spector dead at 81: report

Spector reportedly contracted COVID-19 about a month ago from his jail cell at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif.,...

Balancing safety and ease of use

Bitcoin’s supply is capped at 21 million, but a significant proportion of that total sum is likely lost forever. This situation is due...

Serbian president appreciates China’s support in providing COVID-19 vaccine

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68% of Americans say Trump should not issue self-pardon; Majority approves Biden’s transition: POLL

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of his inauguration, Americans by more than a 40-point margin approve of the way Joe Biden has handled the presidential...

Seattle man made fake bomb threat at FBI building: cops

The man, who has not been publicly identified, parked his truck in an alley next to the building around 1:15 p.m....

Decred co-founder explains the possible effects of a CBDC takeover

Over the course of 2020, numerous countries across the globe raced toward their own digital versions of their currencies, known as central bank...

Should Black People Get Race Adjustments In Kidney Medicine?

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USPS mailboxes in New Jersey temporarily out of service due to inauguration security measure

TRENTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- USPS blue collection boxes in New Jersey are temporarily out of service as a security measure ahead of...

NY’s Hometown Paper wins! Daily News honored for Bramhall cartooning, signature page one

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Powerball jackpot grows to $730 million, next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The Powerball grand prize went unclaimed yet again Saturday night, meaning that Wednesday's jackpot grows to $730 million.The winning...

Biden’s ambitious agenda for first day in office would address pandemic, start roll back...

The next day, Thursday, Klain said Biden would sign orders related to the COVID-19 outbreak aimed at reopening schools and businesses...

Wrapped crypto assets gain traction amid surging market

Amid all the excitement of crypto’s biggest bull run in history, some assets have been outperforming even the current high-performing market. In particular,...

Chicago’s Lyric Opera House installs new seating during pandemic closure

CHICAGO -- Chicago's Lyric Opera House is among the major opera houses in the world. It is a treasure for the city, but...

1st COVID story appeared in the Daily News one year ago today

One year and nearly 2 million worldwide deaths later, the virus continues to spread like wildfire, devastating families and forcing lockdowns...

Kamala Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday as the next vice president of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor,...

Ice cream in China tests positive for COVID

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$500M in crypto futures liquidated as Bitcoin dips below $34K: What happens next?

Roughly $500 million worth of cryptocurrency futures positions were liquidated in the past 24 hours. The mass liquidation of positions happened before the...

Homeowner in Manitoba, Canada creates display of polar bears with snow

CANADA (WABC) -- A polar vortex of sorts outside a home in Canada.An abundance of white cuddly bears that are carved out of...

Inside a Nursing Home as Vaccine Arrives: ‘I Hope Everybody Takes It’

The jab took seconds. The planning took weeks.The approval of Pfizer’s novel coronavirus vaccine in December brought hope to the residents and staff...

Pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets recalled over possible glass contamination

WASHINGTON -- More than 760,000 pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets sold nationwide have been recalled by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture over possible glass...

Satanists shaken by Poughkeepsie arson: ‘There’s going to be hell to pay’

If anyone’s an expert on “hell to pay,” it’s these guys. Source link

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The numbers were drawn for Saturday's $640 million Powerball jackpot.Saturday's winning numbers were:67-20-65-14-39 Powerball: 2There were no grand prize...

‘The Children Shrieked in Delight as the Honking Train Passed Below’

Franklin Ave. ShuttleDear Diary:On a warm fall evening, a friend took me to the Carroll Street Bridge in Crown Heights for the first...

Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $1 billion

Canadian regulated digital asset manager 3iQ has recorded another massive milestone of its public Bitcoin (BTC) fund.On Jan. 14, 3iQ’s Bitcoin Fund (QBTC)...

China’s vaccine can cross-neutralize different coronavirus strains: CNBG chairman

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Bills advance to first AFC Championship game since 1993 with 17-3 win over Ravens

ORCHARD PARK, New York -- Taron Johnson could've kept running into next week on a 101-yard interception that carried the Buffalo Bills to...

Spanish mountain climber Sergi Mingote dies on K2

Mingote was attempting to climb all the world's tallest peaks within 1,000 days. Source link

Gamers are still Nvidia’s masters, but Ether miners could change that

Gaming hardware giant Nvidia has addressed the ongoing shortage of its new RTX 3000 product line after high demand from gamers, and to...

Demonstrators call for SoHo hotel employee involved in iPhone dispute to apologize

SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- A demonstration was held outside the Arlo Hotel in SoHo, where a woman wrongly accused a 14-year-old of stealing...

NASA rocket test cut short as SLS engines stop firing

The SLS is supposed to power the next U.S. moon mission, Artemis I, in November. Artemis I will be an uncrewed...

Stacks announces major partnerships following mainnet launch

Stacks, an open-source network for building smart-contract and DeFi bridges to Bitcoin (BTC), has secured several major partnerships in the wake of its...

Dr. Dre back home being hospitalized in Los Angeles with apparent brain aneurysm

LOS ANGELES -- Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.Peter...

Mississippi pharmacy owner gets 18 years in fraud case

“The fraud committed by Walters and others in this investigation wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars and deprived individuals of...

Peak fear? Bitcoin futures leverage gets reset by this week’s wild price swings

The leverage used in the Bitcoin (BTC) futures market has fallen significantly in the past several days. This indicates that traders are generally...

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There were no grand prize winners in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing.Next week's jackpot is expected to swell in...

Aka ‘the art of not losing all your money’

Risk management is a vital element of success for any trader in any market. No matter the size of the capital you’re trading...

Wilmington 1898: When white supremacists overthrew a US government

Wilmington in 1898 was a large and prosperous port, with a growing and successful black middle class. Undoubtedly, African Americans still faced daily...

Woman accused of poisoning husband’s coffee with insect repellant

OAKLAND GARDENS, Queens -- A 70-year-old woman from Queens is accused of lacing her husband's coffee with ant and roach killer multiple times,...

Annual Michigan moose and wolf survey is halted by pandemic

The count of moose and wolves on a Michigan island may become a pandemic mystery after an annual winter wildlife study was frozen...

Multiple DeFi mainstays crack top 20 in long-awaited ‘Great Repricing’

Hardcore decentralized finance (DeFi) adherents woke up today to a long-awaited sight on Coingecko’s top 100 rankings by marketcap: native tokens for popular...

Avenue Beat: How do the F2020 singers avoid becoming a one-hit wonder?

Avenue Beat scored a breakout hit with the pandemic anthem F2020. So what do they do next? Source link

Naked man electrocuted during fight on subway tracks in Harlem

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- A naked man was electrocuted after a fight at a subway station in Harlem.Police say the naked man, who...

Bitcoin boner: Guy seeks missing crypto hard drive

James Howells claims he chucked a hard drive loaded with 7,500 bitcoins into the trash during the summer of 2013, believing...

Algorithmic asset experiments continue to entice traders & developers

As the team behind Morph.Finance can attest, developing an algorithmic stablecoin project can be every bit as frustrating and thrilling as investing in...

Will the Trump corporate backlash make a difference?

Twitter said it was permanently barring Mr Trump from its platform, while YouTube, Facebook and others announced suspensions in response to calls to...

Stamp of approval: Yankees legend Yogi Berra’s likeness to appear on USPS ‘Forever’ stamps

New York Yankees' legend Yogi Berra is getting the honor of his likeness on a postage stamp.His is one of several "Forever"...

Conservative GOP Senator gets boot from fundraising venue in Florida

In a tweet, Loews Hotels on Saturday canceled a planned fundraiser at its Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. Source link

Ethereum competitor Near Protocol (NEAR) gains 106% as DeFi heats up

Near Protocol (NEAR) is a smart contract platform that uses parallel processing to scale the network. This technique, known as sharding, resembles what...

NYC Weather: Partly sunny and very windy

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Sunday will be partly sunny and very windy with sustained winds 25-35 miles per hour with some gusts getting...

Big bounce: Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $850M

“For anyone experiencing newly created wealth . . . there are feelings of dislocation and a sense of being overwhelmed,” Valerie...

BTC crash, DOT crushes XRP, man risks losing $262M: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 10–16

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes,...

US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden?

In the coming months we will be hearing more about the incoming US administration's foreign policy plans.But what are the issues some of...

Dog bites FBI agent who was executing search warrant in the Bronx

THROGS NECK, The Bronx (WABC) -- An FBI agent was bitten in the arm by a dog while executing a search warrant in...

Upstate NY man in custody for Capitol siege, says FBI

The FBI on Saturday said it had an upstate New York man in custody for his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol...

Closing the door on potential pandemics

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Joe Biden introduces science team, says it will be at `forefront’ of his administration

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he is elevating the post of...

Pistol-packing Va. man busted at Capitol Police checkpoint

Pedestrians walk along Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. A Virginia man with fake inaugural...

Traders say Bitcoin price ‘needed pullback’ to maintain bullish momentum

Bitcoin’s parabolic increase well above its previous all-time-high has many experiencing déjà vu from 2017 and a number of analysts are concerned the...

KJ Whitehead holds corner-side protests against racial injustice in North Side Chicago neighborhood, overcomes...

CHICAGO -- Most days, you'll find KJ Whitehead at the intersection of Winnemac and Winchester Avenues in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood."I have to continue...

Maryland reaches $3.5M settlement with family of dead football player

The University of Maryland has reached a $3.5 million settlement with the family of Jordan McNair, the offensive lineman on school’s football team...

JPMorgan Chase execs weigh in on stablecoin regulation, crypto competition

During JP Morgan Chase’s Q4 2020 earnings call, CEO Jamie Dimon and CFO Jennifer Piepszak weighed in on the OCC’s recent approval of...

United States Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar submits letter of...

WASHINGTON DC -- President Donald Trump's "actions and rhetoric" have tarnished the administration's legacy, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in...

Far-right activist known as ‘Baked Alaska’ busted for involvement in Capitol seige

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters break into the Capitol in Washington. Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who...

Joe Biden introduces science team, says it will be at `forefront’ of his administration:...

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Joe Biden says "science will always be at the forefront of my administration," and he is elevating the post of...

How to Get the Coronavirus Vaccine in N.Y.C.

The number for the state is 833-697-4829.Why is this so complicated?The systems that each agency or provider use don’t communicate with one another....

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $850M as still no winner announced, 3 2nd place winners...

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There were no grand prize winners in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing.Next week's jackpot is expected to swell in...

Caltech to rename buildings honoring eugenics supporters – including school’s founding president

"Renaming buildings is a symbolic act, but one that has real consequences in creating a diverse and inclusive environment. It is an act...

Another court applies the Howey investment contract analysis to crypto

On June 25, 2020, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission brought suit in the Northern District of California against NAC Foundation LLC,...

Bronx MTA crash: Bus driver who veered off overpass, refused drug & alcohol test...

MORRIS HEIGHTS, Bronx -- The driver of a New York City bus that plunged off a bridge has been suspended after refusing to...

Marsha Zazula, ‘Metal Matriarch’ of Metallica and Others, Dies at 68

“Marsha and I would go to bars and change all the fliers every two to three days,” Mr. Zazula wrote in his book,...

COVID NYC Update: Vaccine supply dwindling in New York City as 3 new sites...

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The push to try to get more people vaccinated in New York continues.Three new locations open up Saturday...

Children’s Screen Time Has Soared in the Pandemic, Alarming Parents and Researchers

Over all, children’s screen time had doubled by May as compared with the same period in the year prior, according to Qustodio, a...

Polkadot gains 75% in one week — But can DOT price reach $20 next?

Bitcoin (BTC) has made significant moves already this year but altcoins are catching up. Once Bitcoin’s price starts to stabilize, the market environment...

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