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HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District......

January 27, 2021   Associated Press

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban -

Georgia Rep. David Clark said his refusal to take a Covid-19 test got him kicked out of the House chamber on Tuesday....

January 27, 2021   NBC News

Georgia state lawmaker removed from House chamber after refusing Covid test -

Three space tourists are spending $55 million each for an eight-night stay on the International Space Station in the first fully private mission to orbit, Axiom has announced....

January 27, 2021   The Verge

Axiom names first private crew paying $55 million for a trip to the ISS -

Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation Tuesday following weeks of political uncertainty and the loss of a coalition partner over his handling of the coronavirus' second wave and economic recovery....

January 27, 2021   NPR

Italy's Prime Minister Quits As COVID-19 Response Splits Coalition Government -

The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, but the vote offered an indicator for how Republican senators -- who overwhelmingly voted for Paul's measure -…...

January 27, 2021   CNN

Rand Paul test vote sidelined but offers early look at Republican support for Trump impeachment trial -

Aaron Rodgers isn’t happy with the Packers. The 37-year-old quarterback and 2020 NFL MVP award favorite wants a new contract, a source told Mike Florio of NBC Sports. Rodgers is coming off of…...

January 26, 2021   New York Post

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A 55-year-old Canadian casino CEO resigned after he and his 32-year-old wife were nabbed for misleading authorities by traveling to a remote territory near Canada and posing as motel workers in order to get a COVID-19 vaccine....

January 27, 2021   Fox News

Casino CEO and wife pose as motel workers, travel to remote Canadian territory for COVID-19 vaccine -

Negative COVID-19 test must be taken within three days of travel...

January 27, 2021   KCRA Sacramento

International travelers must pass COVID-19 test to fly into U.S. -

Suffering theater chain, fallen cellphone giant and another damaged retailer are among shorted stocks finding big gains on Wall Street...

January 27, 2021   MarketWatch

It isn't just GameStop: Here are some of the other heavily shorted stocks shooting higher -

The big-box retailer has long used limited-time collections with beloved brands to drive sales and create buzz....

January 27, 2021   CNBC

Target teams up with Levi's for exclusive collection of home goods and more -

Lockheed Martin reported mixed Q4 results and guided 2021 earnings below consensus but was upbeat on hypersonic sales growth. Lockheed stock fell....

January 27, 2021   Investor's Business Daily

Lockheed Stocks Falls But Hypersonic Weapons Growth To Soar; Earnings Guidance Misses -

RTX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020....

January 27, 2021   Motley Fool

Raytheon Technologies Corp (RTX) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript -
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Entertainment

After months of negotiations, Hart has officially signed on to play Roland in Lionsgate's video game adaptation....

January 26, 2021   Hollywood Reporter

Kevin Hart Closes Deal for 'Borderlands' Movie -

No early home release for Mossimo Giannulli, so says a judge....

January 26, 2021   TMZ

Lori Loughlin's Husband Denied Early Prison Release Over COVID Concerns -

The divorce comes just three years after the pair married in January 2018....

January 26, 2021   Page Six

Elliot Page files for divorce from Emma Portner -

Travis Barker was seen with his 17-year-old son Landon in Malibu on Monday. This is the first time the 45-year-old rocker has been spotted out in public since it was claimed he has been dating Kourt....

January 26, 2021   Daily Mail

Travis Barker is seen for first time since claims he is dating Kourtney Kardashian -

She loves to spend time in her enormous closet putting designer outfits together to show off to her fans....

January 26, 2021   Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian models skintight sheer dress and Prada flame wedges in sultry mirror snaps -

In a profile in the New York Times in December, Carey Mulligan was asked about the initial reactions to her movie “Promising Young Woman” during its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January of last year. After Mulligan “winced” at the question, she a…...

January 26, 2021   Variety

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Health

Researchers use a chemical compound originally found in a sea creature to stop the virus causing COVID-19 in lab experiments....

January 27, 2021   The Hill

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Mask-wearing, good air flow and frequent rapid tests are more important than surface cleaning, temperature checks and plexiglass. Scientists say America needs to double down on protection protocols as potentially more-contagious coronavirus variants take hold…...

January 26, 2021   The Wall Street Journal

New Playbook for Covid-19 Protection Emerges After Year of Study, Missteps -

Sexually transmitted infections continue to be a major headache for Americans and their wallets, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About one in five Americans in the U.S. were thought to carry an STI…...

January 26, 2021   Gizmodo.com

The U.S. Still Has a Big STI Problem -

When can I see friends and family after getting a COVID-19 vaccine? Experts discuss when social distancing measures can be relaxed....

January 26, 2021   TODAY

After getting the COVID-19 vaccine, can I see family and friends? -

The number of Iowans hospitalized with COVID-19 increased overnight, but the state’s positivity rates continue to decline....

January 26, 2021   KCCI Des Moines

Iowa's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase, positivity rates decline -

Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors will consider approving so-called "hero pay." It would give an extra $5 per hour to workers at grocery stores, pharmacies and fast food restaurants....

January 26, 2021   KGO-TV

COVID-19 live updates: Santa Clara County may approve 'hero pay' today -
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Science

Shortly before 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday, the bomb squad determined that the item was not dangerous and gave the all clear....

January 26, 2021   KFOR Oklahoma City

All clear given after crews investigate suspicious item at Oklahoma City apartment -

Joe Biden moved into the White House after being sworn in as the President of the United States on January 20....

January 26, 2021   News18

In Photos: Moon Rock to Busts, Joe Biden Makes Symbolic Changes to Oval Office in White House -

Less than a week after leaving the agency, former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is joining a private equity firm that invests in aerospace firms....

January 26, 2021   SpaceNews

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Baby tyrannosaurs were just about the size of Border Collies when they took their first steps — despite being able to grow up to 40 feet, according to a study published Monday. A team of pale…...

January 26, 2021   New York Post

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The world's ice is melting so fast that sea level rise predictions can't keep up.In the 1990s, the Earth's ice was melting at a rate of about 760 billion......

January 26, 2021   Yahoo Entertainment

Surging global ice melt suggests sea level rise predictions are far too conservative -

January’s full moon will light up the night sky this week....

January 25, 2021   WOODTV.com

Watching the Skies: January full moon emerges -
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Sports

Three more Huskers are on the move, including QB Luke McCaffrey...

January 26, 2021   Rivals.com

Transfer Tracker: Trio of Nebraska players hit the portal -

Conor McGregor suffered a knockout loss to Dustin Poirier in the UFC 257 main event. But what exactly went wrong for the former two-division champion? Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping have differing opinions....

January 26, 2021   MMA Fighting

Chael Sonnen, Michael Bisping differ on why Conor McGregor fell short at UFC 257 -

Tom Brady was the prize of a prolific quarterback class in last year's free-agency period. He landed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and now his team is going to the Super Bowl......

January 26, 2021   Bleacher Report

Predicting the NFL's QB Carousel in 2021 Offseason -

The Dallas Cowboys had every opportunity to sign Dak Prescott over the last 2 years. They didn't, and one way or another, they will now pay...

January 26, 2021   The Athletic

Dak Prescott's Cowboys future is uncertain. Jerry's to blame -

Less than 24 hours after promoting Matt Canada to the offensive coordinator position, the Steelers are looking to fill the role of quarterbacks coach....

January 26, 2021   Behind the Steel Curtain

Steelers speaking to Mike Sullivan about their QB coach position -
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Technology

Sony has announced the Alpha 1 mirrorless camera, a camera that combines all of Sony's top technologies into one body, creating a 50-megapixel camera that...

January 26, 2021   PetaPixel

Sony Unveils the Alpha 1: 50MP at up to 30FPS, 8K Video, $6,500 -

A new partnership between Target and Nintendo means that Animal Crossing players will soon be able to purchase Hello Kitty amiibo cards, which will introduce a variety of new furniture sets and villagers to New Horizons....

January 26, 2021   Polygon

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Hello Kitty villagers coming to Target -

In its Black History Month announcement this morning, Apple has confirmed that iOS 14.4 and watchOS 7.3 will be released later today. watchOS......

January 26, 2021   MacRumors

Apple Releasing iOS 14.4 and watchOS 7.3 Later Today -

Linux users are more likely than most to be familiar with Chromium, Google’s the free and open source web project that serves as the basis for their wildly popular Chrome. Since the project&#…...

January 26, 2021   Hackaday

What's The Deal With Chromium On Linux? Google At Odds With Package Maintainers -

UPDATE 3.20pm UK: Argos has responded to reports its latest stock allocation was sniped by scalpers. Speaking to Eurogamer this afternoon, a spokesperson confirmed the chain was aware of today's issu… [+2687 chars]...

January 26, 2021   Eurogamer.net

PlayStation 5 scalpers scoop up Argos stock before it's put on sale -

With Super Bowl Sunday just around the corner, several retailers have begun selling 4K TVs at a discounted price. This includes Vizio’s 65-inch M65Q7-H1 television, which is $100 off at Best Buy, bringing its price down to $600....

January 26, 2021   The Verge

Vizio’s midrange 65-inch 4K QLED TV is $600 -
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