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German court halts site preparation for Tesla…

A German court has temporarily halted the site preparation for Tesla Inc.'s first electric car factory in Europe

Purse Lost Since 1957 Found In Ohio School During…

A 1957 purse was found in an Ohio school.

U.S. Begins Evacuating Americans From Quarantined…

The repatriation is voluntary for the American passengers. If they go to the U.S., they'll be monitored for 14 days.

5-Time All-Star Shortstop Dead at 57

Former Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Tony Fernandez has died in Florida at age 57. "Enshrined forever in Blue Jays history on the Level of Excellence, Tony left an equally indelible mark in the hearts of a generation of Blue Jays fans during his 12 unforgettable seasons with the team," the...

Today in History for February 16th

Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War's Battle of Fort Donelson; the Georgia crematory case; John Demjanjuk goes on trial; America's first 911 call; and the NHL scraps the rest of its season. (Feb. 16)

Almost 1,800 Retail Employees Lose Their Jobs At…

Across Jetblack, Wayfair, Kohl’s and Barneys, nearly 1,800 jobs were eliminated, According to Business Insider, these workers join a growing group of retail employees losing their jobs. Vice president and principal analyst at Forrester said department stores may struggle but they bring in billions of dollars. Managing director of TLGG Consulting, retail must remain competitive by using technology. He said: "Both have failed to adapt to a quickly changing retail landscape.”

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All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring…

As expected, this All-Star weekend has been largely about paying tribute to the life of Kobe Bryant

5 Things to Know About Presidents' Day

5 Things to Know About Presidents' Day Before you celebrate America's past leaders this year on February 17, here are some facts about the holiday. 1. Presidents' Day celebrates the birthday of America's first president, George Washington. 2. It doesn't always fall on his official birthday, as it is recognized on February's third Monday. 3. Based on the Julian calendar, the National Archives states Washington was born on February 11, 1731. When the Gregorian calendar began being used in 1752, his birthday was changed to February 22. 3. Some states also observe Abraham Lincoln's birthday, which is on February 12, as a holiday. 4. The federal government has never officially designated the holiday as "Presidents' Day." It says that other names can be used by states and local governments. 5. It is also a huge day for shoppers and sales just like Black Friday.

Kate Middleton First-Ever Podcast Interview

Kensington Palace; Chris Jackson/Getty Images Kate Middleton gave her first-ever podcast interview, speaking with "Happy Mum, Happy Baby" host Giovanna Fletcher. In an episode that aired Saturday, the duchess spoke about the UK-wide, parenting-centric survey she launched, called "5 Big Questions on the Under Fives." The duchess talked about being a first-time mother to Prince George, saying it was "terrifying" to greet the public outside of the hospital after he was born. Middleton also revealed that it "wasn't that quiet" in the first moments after bringing Prince George home.

Artist Who Released Lewd Video of Macron Ally…

The Russian performance artist who released a lewd video of one of French President Emmanuel Macron's political allies last week, ending the man's campaign for mayor of Paris , was arrested in Paris Saturday. But, though that move has been widely condemned, Petr Pavlensky was not detained because of the video...

After about 1.5 years, drifting ship becomes…

A vessel which had been drifting out a sea since September 2018, ran aground near Ballycotton, Ireland, on Feb. 16 because of Storm Dennis.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Take a Break From…

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Take a Break From Royal Work Prince William and Kate Middleton are pausing their royal duties during February because Prince George and his sister will be on half-term break from school between February 17th and February 21st. The Duke and Duchess have been very busy over recent weeks, and an insider has even claimed that Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's decision to quit as senior members of the royal family has brought them closer together. Source, to 'Us Weekly' Source, to 'Us Weekly'

SEC stacked with NCAA Tournament bubble teams

The top three teams in the Southeastern Conference should be in good shape to make the NCAA Tournament

AP Top Stories February 15 P

Here's the latest for Saturday, February 15th: Virus death in France; US to fly home Americans stuck on quarantined ship in Japan; UK troops help as residents brace for Storm Dennis; Historic craft of lacquer painting survives in village factory.

Trump Budget Drops Program Honoring Slain…

The Trump administration has left an organization created in honor of Chris Stevens, the US ambassador killed in the 2012 Benghazi attack, out of its next budget. The fiscal 2021 budget proposal eliminates the $5 million requested for the nonprofit Stevens Initiative, part of the $420 million cut from the...

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2-time Daytona 500 champ Johnson ready for one…

Jimmie Johnson is set for his expected final Daytona 500

Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Star Of Disney’s 'Queen Of…

Nikita Pearl Waligwa has died.

Denver Mayor To Veto Legislation Repealing Pit…

The may said he didn't think the legislation fully addressed the risk of injury from "attacks from these particular dog breeds."

Newly Found Mass Graves Hold 6,000 Victims in…

Six mass graves containing more than 6,000 bodies—and thousands of bullets—have been uncovered in Burundi. It's the largest discovery of victims since the nation's Truth and Reconciliation Commission began a nationwide excavation last month, Reuters reports. The commission was launched in 2014 to examine atrocities from the...

Sanders campaigns in Texas, as he heads to Nevada

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was on the campaign trail in Mesquite, Texas, on Friday and took aim at billionaires and the 1% of wealthy Americans.

Philippine's President Says Trump Should Be…

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said President Donald Trump deserves to be re-elected. According to Reuters, he praised Trump’s reaction to his decision to end a decades-old military agreement with the U.S. Trump said he doesn’t mind Duterte’s choice to end the Visiting Forces Agreement. The agreement sets rules for U.S. soldiers operating in the Philippines and is important for its alliance with each other. Trump said he has “a very good relationship” with Duterte.

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays…

Former All-Star shortstop Tony Fernández has died

Justin Bieber Makes Donation to Battle Coronavirus

Justin Bieber Makes Donation to Battle Coronavirus The singer took to Instagram to share his plans to donate to the Beijing Chunmiao Children Aid Formation in the wake of the virus. Justin Bieber, via Instagram Justin Bieber, via Instagram Justin Bieber, via Instagram According to 'The New York Times,' there have been at least 63,851 confirmed cases, with the majority occurring in mainland China. There have been at least 13 confirmed cases in the United States.

15 Coronavirus Quarantine Camps Set Up On U.S…

The U.S., along with other countries have evacuated citizens from Wuhan, China, due to the coronavirus outbreak which has killed over 1,300 people and infected over 64,000. Business Insider says that American evacuees are being quarantined for 14 days. The CDC says the virus' incubation period ranges from two days to two weeks. The evacuees will go to one of the 15 US military bases that have been approved by the Department of Defense and CDC to use as quarantine camps. There are five primary military bases being used. Three in California, one each in Colorado, Nebraska, and Texas. The locations can hold up to 1,000 quarantined people.

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Professor's 'OK Boomer' Comparison Blows Up

A University of Oklahoma journalism professor is in hot water after using the n-word in class—and claiming that the phrase "OK boomer" is comparable to the racial slur. Peter Gade , who has been on the school's faculty since 1998, is director of graduate studies at the Gaylord College of...

It's hard to tell if this water is from the storm…

Storm Dennis battered the coast of Hill Head, England, on Feb. 15, causing gigantic waves to crash over barriers and onto streets.

1,700 Medical Workers in China Infected With…

1,700 Medical Workers in China Infected With Coronavirus For the first time, China has disclosed that of the 1,716 workers who have contracted the virus, six have died. Zeng Yixin, deputy director of the National Health Commission, said that infected workers represented 3.8 percent of China’s confirmed cases. Researchers have been frustrated by the difficulty of finding a cure or effective methods of treatment. A senior health official in Wuhan believes that blood plasma from patients who have recovered from the virus may treat those who are still sick. China National Biotec Group, a state-owned company under the Ministry of Health, has said using human antibodies “can significantly reduce the mortality of critically ill patients.”