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Ex-foreign correspondent reflects on risks for US reporters

1of5FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. There is increasing concern for the safety of journalists covering protests at state capitals across the U.S., and in Washington. Packing a gas mask and helmet has become the new normal. It's starting to look, just a bit, like what foreign correspondents face in the world's conflict zones.Show MoreShow Less 2of5FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald

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Ex-foreign correspondent reflects on risks for US reporters

Washington DC ramps up security ahead of Biden inauguration

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — With just days to go until President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, Washington, D.C., is stepping up security, with thousands of National Guard troops standing by to protect the presidential swearing-in. “I think this is probably the safest place in the country to be right now,” Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) said Wednesday. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle plan to be at Biden’s inauguration, but some have their concerns after the Capitol was breached by a pro-Trump

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Washington DC ramps up security ahead of Biden inauguration

North Dallas renovation project: The water tank in the boiler room is gone

On Dec. 22, here is a view of the boiler room from the stairs that leads into the room. In a Jan. 12 photo, here is the boiler room where the water tank used to sit. Last week, the consruction crew also worked on the removal of the water tank in the boiler room. The boiler room was used to heat the old swimming pool. In a Dec. 22 photo, the water tank sits in the boiler room. If you look closer, it says “asbestos free” on the pipes. In a Jan. 5 photo, here are the remains of the water tank from the boiler

ndhsbulldogathletics.com ,  32min 0
North Dallas renovation project: The water tank in the boiler room is gone

Highways in Northwest Iowa covered in snow amid blizzard warning

SIOUX CITY -- Highways in Northwest Iowa remain partially to completely covered with snow and ice midday Friday, as a blizzard warning remains in effect through 6 p.m., and authorities recommend people stay home. The Iowa511 traffic alert system gave the snowy roads update as of noon. Blizzard conditions will remain in Siouxland, as heavy snow and gusting winds make travel very difficult. Falling snow has been whipped into whiteout conditions, because north/northwest winds of 25 mph to 35 mph, gusting to more

carrollspaper.com ,  32min 0
Highways in Northwest Iowa covered in snow amid blizzard warning

Did Facebook help build an AI to predict COVID outcomes?

Facebook’s AI division, known as FAIR, and NYU Langone Health have built a set of machine learning algorithms that can predict how a patient who has been infected will respond to the coronavirus. It works by examining chest x-rays, either a single image or a sequence, and then predicting the level of patient deterioration up to four days in advance. It can also determine how much oxygen the patient will likely need. The team, which began its work on the AI back in the spring, started training it initially

govtech.com ,  32min 0
Did Facebook help build an AI to predict COVID outcomes?

Duke Realty Co. (NYSE:DRE) Receives $40.55 Consensus PT from Analysts

Duke Realty Co. (NYSE:DRE) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the twelve analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $40.55. DRE has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Duke Realty from a “hold”

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Duke Realty Co. (NYSE:DRE) Receives $40.55 Consensus PT from Analysts

Apex teaser in Kings Canyon is a nod to the planet Salvo

Image via Respawn Entertainment The Mirage Voyage isn’t the only ship in Kings Canyon. Players spotted a new teaser up in the air: a blimp that references the planet Salvo. The hint went live today alongside an appearance from the battle royale's first map, despite Respawn vaulting the arena temporarily when season seven launched. pic.twitter.com/4n0IHlB9o2 — David 🇵🇪🦕 (@frozenfroh) January 15, 2021 Players can spot the blimp looking at the northwest part of the map. The machine displays a short

dotesports.com ,  33min 0
Apex teaser in Kings Canyon is a nod to the planet Salvo

Feel Good Friday: Laura Rutledge

Laura Rutledge hosts NFL Live as well as SEC Nation. (Kelly Backus/ESPN Images) One of the regular Friday highlights now ingrained in the noon ET SportsCenter is a segment called “Feel Good Friday.” It’s self-explanatory. This past season, ESPN crowd-sourced social media to identify 140 of the biggest college football fans – including top engagers on social, College GameDay virtual fans, and fans that went about and beyond – and sent each of them a premium gift box to thank them for their support.

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Feel Good Friday: Laura Rutledge

Assisted living facilities in Wisconsin can start getting vaccine immediately

A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at Icaria nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Spain's rate of infection has shot up to 435 cases per 100,000 residents in the past two weeks, prompting new restrictions as authorities try to bring vaccination up to speed. Emilio Morenatti A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at Icaria nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Spain's rate of infection has shot up to 435

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Assisted living facilities in Wisconsin can start getting vaccine immediately

How to Watch Secrets of Sulphur Springs Online Without Cable

Disney's "Secrets of Sulphur Springs " stars Preston Oliver as Griffin Campbell, and Kyliegh Curran as Harper. The newest young adult mystery show is Secrets of Sulphur Springs, premiering Friday, January 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the Disney Channel. The series won’t come to Disney+ until a later, unconfirmed date, but here’s how you can watch Secrets of Sulphur Springs streaming online right now: Heavy may earn an affiliate commission if you sign up via a link on this page FuboTV You can watch a live stream

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How to Watch Secrets of Sulphur Springs Online Without Cable

Low-Fee Bitcoin Trust to Challenge Grayscale

A new kid on the block is launching the Osprey Bitcoin Trust on OTC markets. The 0.49% management fee plans to challenge Grayscale’s investment dominance. Custodial Fee Wars Cryptocurrency is still barely represented on traditional markets. The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and the Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund (BITW) have led the pack. With bitcoin’s recent rise, their value has exploded. But now, a new Bitcoin trust is barreling onto the OTC market: the Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OBTC). This trust boasts a

beincrypto.com ,  33min 0
Low-Fee Bitcoin Trust to Challenge Grayscale

Nationals Sign Dominican Shortstop Armando Cruz for Record $3.9M

The Nationals signed 16-year-old shortstop Armando Cruz out of the Dominican Republic with a $3.9 million bonus Friday to highlight their 2021 international prospect class, according to a source familiar with negotiations. NBC Sports Cruz, who turns 17 on Saturday, is the fifth-ranked player overall in this year’s class by MLB Pipeline. He’s heralded as perhaps the best overall defensive player in his age group, profiling as a toolsy infielder with good range and with strong footwork. Standing at 5-foot-10,

nbcwashington.com ,  33min 0
Nationals Sign Dominican Shortstop Armando Cruz for Record $3.9M

Norwich Schools Go Remote Until February Due to Staffing

Norwich Public Schools will be remote for the rest of the month because of staffing issues posed by people needing to quarantine due to coronavirus contact tracing. Due to quarantining after possible exposure to the virus outside of school, the school department has had a difficult time staffing the schools, so the school department is moving to a remote learning model until Feb. 1, when schools are expected to return to a hybrid model. “I am hopeful that over the next 2 weeks the health metrics will improve,

nbcconnecticut.com ,  33min 0
Norwich Schools Go Remote Until February Due to Staffing

New York: Christopher Buonocore Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking

New York Man, Christopher Buonocore Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking After Harassing And Sextorting Multiple Victims Tampa, FL (STL.News) Christopher Buonocore (34, Hicksville, NY) has pleaded guilty to six counts of cyberstalking. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison on each count. A sentencing date has not yet been set. According to court documents, over a seven-year period, Buonocore used text messages, fictitious phone numbers, and social media accounts to harass, intimidate, cyberstalk,

stl.news ,  33min 0
New York: Christopher Buonocore Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking

United Kingdom to require all incoming travelers to have negative COVID test and quarantine starting Monday

"If you come to this country, you must have proof of a negative COVID test you have taken in the 72 hours before leaving and you must have filled in your passenger locator form and your airline will ask for proof of both before you take off," Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press conference at 10 Downing Street. "You may also be checked when you land and face substantial fines for refusing to comply. And upon arrival, you must then quarantine for 10 days, not leaving your home for any reason at all or

usatoday.com ,  33min 0
United Kingdom to require all incoming travelers to have negative COVID test and quarantine starting Monday

2021 NFL Playoff Challenge Fantasy football rankings, picks: Start Alvin Kamara in Divisional Round lineups

The 2021 NFL Playoff Challenge featured eye-popping performances during Wild Card Weekend, including 145 scrimmage yards and a touchdown from running back Nick Chubb as the Browns upset the Steelers. Chubb will face a stern test in the Divisional Round of the 2021 NFL Playoffs as the Browns take on the No. 1-seeded Chiefs, but those who had Chubb in their NFL Playoff Challenge lineups last week will receive double points this week. Running back Cam Akers had 176 scrimmage yards and a score in the Rams' win over

cbssports.com ,  33min 0
2021 NFL Playoff Challenge Fantasy football rankings, picks: Start Alvin Kamara in Divisional Round lineups

Why are Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones cheaper than last year's models? It's because 5G technology got cheaper.

Samsung When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Galaxy S21 smartphones start at $799.99 and cost $200 per model less than their predecessors, the Galaxy S20 series. The Galaxy S21 phones aren't worse in any way or have fewer features. Rather, 5G technology is the culprit for ultra-expensive smartphones since the first 5G phones started coming out in 2019. 5G tech has matured over time and become cheaper to implement on smartphones, Samsung said. Samsung's latest

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Why are Samsung's Galaxy S21 phones cheaper than last year's models? It's because 5G technology got cheaper.

Rock Island County reports 62 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death

The Rock Island County Health Department reported 62 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death on Friday. The total number of cases in county is at 11,583 and deaths are at 283. The latest victim of the coronavirus was a man in his 50s. There are currently 38 patients hospitalized in the county. The new cases are: 1 man in his 90s 1 man in his 80s 3 men in their 70s 5 men in their 60s 7 men in their 50s 9 men in their 40s 4 men in their 30s 3 men in their 20s 2 men in their teens 1 boy in his teens 1 boy younger

ourquadcities.com ,  34min 0
Rock Island County reports 62 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death

It's National Bagel Day: What Are Your Favorite Spots In Westchester?

There are so many great bagel shops in Westchester. We think these five top the list. What about you? Let's us known your spot. Hey bagel lovers, it's National Bagel Day and we have picked a few spots in Westchester that are known for serving a great bagel, of course with plenty of cream cheese or a smear. If you don't agree with our choices, let us know where you go for bagels in the comments section. We are always on the hunt for great places to eat and love finding new spots. But first, did you know that

dailyvoice.com ,  34min 0
It's National Bagel Day: What Are Your Favorite Spots In Westchester?

Apple extends Apple TV+ free trials until July 2021

Source: Apple TV+ That Apple TV+ free trial that was supposed to end in October of last year? Yeah, it's been extended again. Now, people can get free Apple TV+ until July 2021. Notably, this means that the initial free year of Apple TV+ that started in November 2019 will run for an additional nine months. Apple first announced an extension back in October last year and that was due to come to an end next month. now, it'll run until July. Already paying for Apple TV+ via the Apple One service? Fear not – according

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Apple extends Apple TV+ free trials until July 2021

Facebook group helps South Floridians find COVID-19 vaccine information

Copyright 2021 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Local Facebook group helps South Floridians find COVID-19 information and vaccinations. PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A local Facebook group has been helping people navigate the COVID-19 vaccination system and has helped dozens of people find appointments. "The number one issue is the availability," said Katherine Quirk. Quirk and Russ Schwartz said they were thinking of their grandparents

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Facebook group helps South Floridians find COVID-19 vaccine information

Seniors Receive Vaccine through CDC Pharmacy Partnership

Alvira Correia (l) and Bruce Thistle of Charlestown received their first COVID vaccine doses on Jan. 11. Braintree, MA – Peabody Properties, a full-service real estate and property management firm, announced that is participating in the new CDC Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program. Peabody Properties is one of the first property management companies to offer the COVID vaccination clinics to its senior affordable housing communities throughout greater Boson. Diana Turner of Charlestown received her

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Seniors Receive Vaccine through CDC Pharmacy Partnership