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Sri Lanka opener Thirimanne frustrates England after Root's 228

BBC - 25 min 11 sec ago
Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.
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How people of color can cope with Capitol riot hypocrisy

CNN - 54 min 51 sec ago
Justice Horn was in broad daylight, but he could not see as he rose from the ground and blindly stumbled through darkness and pain.
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UK weather: Disruption warning as snow hits parts of the UK

BBC - 1 hour 53 min ago
Parts of eastern England could see up to 8cm of snow on Saturday, the Met Office says.
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Northeast will be wet and chilly while Southern California should sizzle during holiday weekend

CNN - 2 hours 38 min ago
The storm system responsible for blizzard conditions across the Plains is headed east as a weaker but still significant weather maker for the long holiday weekend. Meanwhile, record heat and critical fire conditions top the weather headlines for Southern California.
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Nearly 50 players face quarantine in hotel rooms after Covid cases on flights to Melbourne

BBC - 2 hours 38 min ago
Forty-seven players will stay confined to the their hotel rooms before the Australian Open after other passengers on their flights tested positive for coronavirus.
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A former White supremacist store and Ku Klux Klan meeting space is being turned into a community center to promote healing

CNN - 2 hours 43 min ago
A South Carolina preacher and local resident are turning what once was a Ku Klux Klan meeting place into a community center dedicated to educating and fighting against racial injustice.
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Britain's 'major crisis' is good and bad news for travelers

CNN - 2 hours 55 min ago
When the UK Prime Minister addressed the nation on December 20, the news was bad enough: Christmas was canceled.
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2020 lightning and tornado numbers were down -- but not tornado fatalities

CNN - 3 hours 37 min ago
There was some good news to come out of 2020: fewer tornadoes and fewer lightning strikes across the United States. But sadly, fewer tornadoes did not mean fewer fatalities -- a stark reminder that the timing and location of such storms can be critical.
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An audiobooks app will tell unheard African stories

CNN - 3 hours 40 min ago
African countries have a longstanding tradition of oral storytelling, used to entertain and educate younger generations about culture and history. Now, tech entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse, known for establishing SOFTtribe, Ghana's largest software company, wants to to keep this tradition alive through a new audiobooks app.
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Dustin Higgs: Final execution of Trump presidency is carried out

BBC - 3 hours 42 min ago
The execution of Dustin Higgs, 48, is the 13th federal death sentence carried out since July.
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States look for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as the nation's death toll nears 400,000

CNN - 3 hours 44 min ago
States are racing to get Covid-19 vaccine supplies and distribution in order as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Friday of more contagious variants of coronavirus potentially exacerbating the spread.
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University of Maryland reaches $3.5 million settlement with football player Jordan McNair's family

CNN - 3 hours 54 min ago
The University of Maryland has reached a $3.5 million settlement with the family of Jordan McNair, the offensive lineman who died after suffering heatstroke during a team workout in 2018.
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Aerial photos capture 'tree of life' structures in Norfolk and Suffolk

BBC - 4 hours 22 min ago
Mike Page says his images of the spectacular patterns capture a moment in time.
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If you're trying to make sense of the Capitol riot, read these books

CNN - 4 hours 44 min ago
On January 6, the world watched as the US Capitol was attacked by pro-Trump rioters. Since then, each day has been filled with revelations about how it was plotted and carried out. Many are still trying to process the initial shock.
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Dustin Higgs executed less than a week before Inauguration Day

CNN - 4 hours 46 min ago
• Federal government executes Corey Johnson following prolonged legal fight
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How to serve on MLK Day while isolating at home

CNN - 5 hours 16 min ago
Caught between colliding pressures of a pandemic, political unrest and outcries for social justice, this Martin Luther King Day of Service is unlike any other. But despite the limitations of the season, this federal holiday doesn't have to be any less impactful. Now more than ever, MLK Day of Service is enabling everyday people to roll up their sleeves and help their communities -- even while stuck at home. Here's how:
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Australia remain on top of decisive Test with India

BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
Australia hold the advantage after a rain-shortened second day of the decisive fourth Test against India in Brisbane.
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Analysis: Why you won't find Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson on British TV

CNN - 5 hours 24 min ago
The insurrection at the US Capitol has sparked a political firestorm and unnerved millions of Americans. It has also unleashed a wave of criticism over the role played by pro-Trump media outlets such as Fox News, which fed lies and conspiracy theories about the election to angry supporters of the president for weeks.
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