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The man who was seen putting his feet up on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desk in January’s Capitol riot had an outburst in federal court Thursday over his continued detainment....

March 05, 2021   NBC News

'Not fair!': Man who put feet on Pelosi's desk has outburst at court hearing for Capitol riot -

The remastered Diablo II: Resurrected is so faithful to the original, you’ll be able to pick up where you left off with your 20-year-old savegames, IGN Middle East reports....

March 05, 2021   The Verge

Diablo II: Resurrected will let you import your 20-year-old savegames -

An Iranian opposition group that first exposed Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions in 2002 claimed this week to have uncovered new evidence of yet another undeclared nuclear site that has since been scrubbed clean....

March 05, 2021   Fox News

New Iran headache for Biden as dissident group claims to have uncovered another nuclear site -

Johnson said his tactic was about “educating” the American public on what was in the $1.9 trillion package. The entire process could take 10 hours....

March 05, 2021   USA Today

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson forces Senate to read all 628 pages of Biden's COVID bill aloud -

The officer, Bryan Riser, was arrested on Thursday after a witness said the officer had hired him to kidnap and kill two people and then dump their bodies in a river, the police said....

March 05, 2021   New York Times

Dallas Police Officer Charged With 2 Counts of Capital Murder -
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Appointments for March 8-9 will be made available online Friday...

March 05, 2021   WTAE Pittsburgh

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Italy invoked European Union powers to block the export of 250,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia on Thursday, in a dramatic escalation of a dispute between the EU and drug giant AstraZeneca....

March 05, 2021   CNN

Italy blocks export of Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia, using EU powers for the first time -

Gap Inc. is calling for a bounce back to sales growth in 2021, hopeful that customers will soon return to its stores and spend more money on apparel....

March 05, 2021   CNBC

Gap forecasts return to sales growth in 2021, sending shares higher despite sales miss -

The Arizona bill has already gotten farther than a similar one in ND did....

March 05, 2021   Ars Technica

Arizona House advances bill targeting Apple, Google mobile app stores -

Porsche unveiled two new electric bikes, the $10,000 Sport and the $8,500 Cross. Both feature mid-drive motors and will be on sale in spring 2021....

March 05, 2021   The Verge

Porsche unveils a pair of ridiculously expensive electric bikes -

The repo market, a murky yet crucial corner of Wall Street, is acting weird again. And the turmoil suggests the Federal Reserve may need to come to the rescue once more....

March 05, 2021   CNN

Here we go again: Turmoil rocks the repo market -
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Turntable, a site that used to allow people to share their music sets and playlists with others before it died in 2014, has come back. Now, there are two sites, the original Turntable.fm, and a new Turntable.org, both with original team members....

March 05, 2021   The Verge

Turntable.fm is back from the dead — and now there are two -

6ix9ine's got the perfect solution for those who wanna lose weight instantly....

March 05, 2021   TMZ

Tekashi 6ix9ine Reveals How He Gained and Lost So Much Weight -

Amazon is nearing a deal to produce all Thursday night NFL games for its Prime Video service, which could boost its Prime subscription service and its ad unit....

March 05, 2021   CNBC

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The New York Public Library (NYPL) will continue to lend out six specific Dr. Seuss titles, even as the business that preserves and protects the author’s legacy has decided to cease publication of said titles....

March 05, 2021   Fox News

New York Public Library will keep Dr. Seuss books on its shelves: Here's why -

Alamo Drafthouse, known for its dine-in movie experiences, filed for Chapter 11 on Wednesday, in anticipation that a buyer could allow it to continue operating its 40-plus U.S. cinema locations....

March 04, 2021   Fox Business

Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy -

Freebie designer clothes poured in by the stack-load when Meghan Markle started dating Prince Harry....

March 04, 2021   Page Six

Meghan Markle was livid after palace aides sent back designer freebies -
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Health

It's the first country to receive free vaccines from the COVAX program. But that shipment of 600,000 can't protect a nation of 30 million. And conspiracy theories about the vaccine are swirling....

March 05, 2021   NPR

Historic COVAX Vaccine Delivery In Ghana Met With Pride — And Skepticism : Goats and Soda -

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 593,279 as of Thursday, including 15,600 deaths, state officials report....

March 05, 2021   WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Michigan coronavirus cases up to 593,279; Death toll now at 15,600 -

The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday reported 895 new COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total cumulative number of the state’s positive cases to 426,641....

March 05, 2021   KOCO Oklahoma City

Oklahoma reports 895 new COVID-19 cases; total provisional death count rises by 87, according to CDC -

CDC director Rochelle Walensky, MD, just warned that the variants and easing of precautions could spark a fourth wave of COVID....

March 05, 2021   Best Life

This Could Cause a Fourth Wave of COVID, CDC Director Warns -

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — 63 more active cases have been reported by the South Dakota Department of Health. There were three new deaths reported on Thursday....

March 05, 2021   KELOLAND.com

COVID-19 in South Dakota: 232 total new cases; Death toll rises to 1,896; Active cases at 2,056 -

During a vaccine news conference, Pennsylvania's acting health secretary answered a question about possibly ending the mask mandate as the state relaxes some of its coronavirus mitigation measures....

March 04, 2021   WTAE Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania mask mandate to remain in place for now, health secretary says -
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Science

Manufacturing and assembly development work for the Space Launch System (SLS) Exploration Upper Stage (EUS)…...

March 05, 2021   NASASpaceflight.com

NASA, Boeing looking to begin SLS Exploration Upper Stage manufacturing in 2021 - NASASpaceFlight.com -

NASA is slated to announce what it says is a "series of firsts" in its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission....

March 05, 2021   Fox News

NASA to provide first update on Perseverance rover since landing -

Last year, astronomers were puzzled when Betelguese, the bright red supergiant star in the constellation Orion, dramatically faded, but then recovered. The dimming lasted for weeks. Now, astronomers have turned their sights toward a monster star in the adjoin…...

March 04, 2021   Phys.Org

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Russia has begun planning the build of 'Venera-D', a spacecraft destined to become the first sent by Moscow to Venus since Soviet times. Initially planned as a joint operation with America's NASA, it will now likely be unilateral....

March 04, 2021   RT

Russian space agency Roscosmos begins design of ‘Venera-D’ orbital station, set to be Moscow's 1st mission to Venus since USSR era -

A new study supported by NASA's exoplanet habitability research lays out how the Sun will eventually bake the planet, turning Earth from a lush, oxygen-rich world to a dried-up husk with no complex life....

March 04, 2021   ExtremeTech

Earth Will Lose Its Oxygen in a Billion Years, Killing Most Living Organisms -

It was found in 2015 – an isolated clue to a macabre mystery set in motion thousands of years in the past....

March 04, 2021   ScienceAlert

How Did This Skull End Up All Alone in a Cave in Italy? We Finally Have an Answer -
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Sports

Morstead spent the last 12 seasons in Black and Gold after being selected in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of SMU...

March 05, 2021   NewOrleansSaints.com

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In 2020, the Raiders planned to go to the playoffs. Instead, it was a season full of lessons. That includes learning how to run a franchise during a pandemic, as every NFL team had to do — and stil…...

March 05, 2021   USA Today

Mike Mayock says Raiders asked too much of failed draft pick Lynn Bowden Jr. -

Ainge dismisses claim he tries to "bury" other teams during trade discussions....

March 05, 2021   Boston.com

‘That’s ridiculous’: Danny Ainge hits back at critics of Celtics’ trade practices -
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March 05, 2021   Google News

It looks like we can expect a PS5 restock today in the US, so keep an eye out with these tips...

March 05, 2021   GamesRadar+

You can buy a PS5 from 3pm ET today - here's where you can find stock -

The Sonos Roam looks to address many of the complaints people had with the company's previous Bluetooth speaker....

March 04, 2021   Engadget

Sonos' next portable speaker will reportedly cost $169 -
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