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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:20:25 GMT
Europe's Covid-19 strategy is splintering as countries look outside the EU for help

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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 12:38:47 GMT
Trump got vaccinated in secret. Here's why that matters
Dr. Peter Hotez says that if former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump had decided to reveal to the public that they received the Covid-19 vaccine it would have helped "melt away" a lot of vaccine hesitancy.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:01:16 GMT
Trump is facing probes from 5 independently elected investigators
Five independently elected investigators have turned their attention to former President Donald Trump, a sign his legal woes are mounting as he no longer enjoys the protections once afforded to him by the Oval Office.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:39:44 GMT
Rep. Kinzinger: Trump is a loser and we will move on
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) speaks to CNN's Alisyn Camerota about why he thinks that the Republican Party will move on from former President Donald Trump.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:14:40 GMT
New satellite images reveal North Korea took recent steps to conceal nuclear weapons site
New satellite imagery obtained by CNN reveals North Korea has recently taken steps to conceal a facility US intelligence agencies believe is being used to store nuclear weapons, a move that could add to the growing sense of urgency from critics who argue the Biden administration needs to articulate a clear strategy on how it will deal with Kim Jong Un going forward.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 18:32:42 +0100
FBI chief refutes claims Antifa was at Capitol riot

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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:46:38 GMT
Biden administration sanctions senior Russian officials over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment
The Biden administration has slapped sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:51:03 GMT
Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped at gunpoint have been rescued
Hundreds of schoolgirls that were kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria have been rescued, authorities said.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:51:01 GMT
Police shoot stun grenades at peaceful Arab-Israeli protesters
Arab-Israeli leaders are calling for greater involvement from police and Israeli intelligence service Shin Bet to combat a wave of violent crime that's hit Israeli-Arab towns and cities. CNN's Sam Kiley reports.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:52:08 GMT
Reporters Without Borders files criminal complaint against Saudi crown prince
Reporters Without Borders has filed a criminal complaint in Germany accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other Saudi officials of committing crimes against humanity in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and the detention of 34 other journalists.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:14:02 GMT
Third woman accuses Cuomo of unwanted advances as crisis deepens - NYT report
A third woman has accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances in 2019, The New York Times reported Monday, adding to an escalating crisis facing the governor in the wake of two sexual harassment allegations.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:04:12 GMT
How precarious is Andrew Cuomo's political future?
Following positive press for his handling of covid-19 at the beginning of the pandemic, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is now facing an onslaught of criticism for misleading information about nursing home deaths, alleged bullying, and alleged sexual harassment. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains what this means for Cuomo's political future.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:16:56 GMT
6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published anymore because they portray people in 'hurtful and wrong' ways
Six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because they "portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong," the business that preserves the author's legacy said.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:26:14 GMT
Amanda Gorman's Dutch translator stands down after uproar that Black writer wasn't chosen
Dutch writer Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, who won the International Booker Prize in 2020, has withdrawn from a project to translate Black American poet Amanda Gorman's work following a backlash against the commission.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:28:45 GMT
Rare 'locked' letter sealed 300 years ago is finally opened virtually
Three hundred years ago, before envelopes, passwords and security codes, writers often struggled to keep thoughts, cares and dreams expressed in their letters private.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 00:54:33 GMT
Nikki Haley flip flops on Trump, praising his 'strong speech'
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley praised former President Donald Trump's CPAC speech, after previously telling Politico magazine in an interview following the Capitol riot that Trump "went down a path he shouldn't have, and we shouldn't have followed him."
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:02:51 GMT
Democrats in Congress begin sweeping effort to overhaul election laws
Congress began debate Tuesday on a sweeping ethics and elections package pushed by Democrats that seeks to dramatically overhaul the nation's rules for voting and funding political campaigns.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:49:46 GMT
Multiple vehicle crash in California leaves at least 12 dead
A multiple vehicle crash in Imperial County, California, on Tuesday morning left at least 12 people dead, California Highway Patrol Officer Arturo Platero told CNN.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:28:20 GMT
A woman once believed to be a victim in a college sex trafficking case has now been charged in it
Once described as a vulnerable target of the scheme, a former Sarah Lawrence College student has been charged in a sex trafficking conspiracy and money laundering case, according to a grand jury indictment.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:45:32 GMT
Black celebrities show support for LGBTQ community in Ghana after raid on center
Black celebrities are urging Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to work with LGBTQ community leaders after security forces raided and shut down an LGBTQ center in the West African country's capital last week.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:41:26 GMT
Avlon examines why Biden's relief plan didn't get a single Republican vote in the House
CNN's John Avlon examines why President Joe Biden's Covid-19 relief package, which had a 68% approval rating according to a Quinnipiac University poll, didn't secure a single Republican vote in the House.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:22:33 GMT
Volvo to go fully electric by 2030
By the end of the decade, the only Volvo you'll be able to purchase will be electric. And you'll only be able to buy it online.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 12:54:51 GMT
China is sounding the alarm about a global market bubble
One of China's most powerful financial officials is sounding the alarm over a bubble in global markets.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 13:24:45 GMT
Can stocks shrug off bubble talk? Wall Street thinks so
Financial markets have been rocked by volatility in recent days as investors try to game out how to play the next phase of the pandemic.
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:02:26 GMT
She lost everything after winning the visa lottery. Now she wants another chance
Belqees Al-Doais, a young mother from Yemen, won the 2017 US diversity visa lottery. Then, Trump's travel ban dashed her dreams of moving to America. Now, she wants a second chance.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:38:56 GMT
Britney Spears' father says he would 'love nothing more than to see Britney not need a conservatorship'
Since the debut of the New York Times documentary "Framing Britney Spears" last month, there has been renewed interest in the singer's court-ordered conservatorship and calls for her father, Jamie Spears, to step aside as co-conservator.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:46:33 GMT
Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcome new baby
The Baldwin family looks to have a new addition.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:54:35 GMT
Diego Maradona's Porsche is up for sale
A Porsche that belonged to footballing legend Diego Maradona has been put up for auction and valued between $180,000 and $240,000.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 05:32:13 GMT
UN ambassador discusses growing up in a segregated South
CNN's Don Lemon speaks with US ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield about how her upbringing in a segregated South shaped her worldview.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:44:49 GMT
John Kerry has a warning for Big Oil
John Kerry had some tough talk for the leaders of Big Oil. The message: embrace clean energy or get left behind.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:29:19 GMT
China's Nio wants to expand overseas, but there are roadblocks ahead
China's Nio is continuing its turnaround and even eyeing a push abroad. But the wannabe "Tesla killer" isn't on completely sure footing just yet.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:16:30 GMT
See this volcano in Indonesia erupt
Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupted on March 2, launching a cloud of ash and dust several kilometers into the sky. No one was injured in the eruption but authorities have warned people to stay away from the crater.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:31:57 GMT
Italy has a new way to combat overtourism
Selfies in front of Botticelli's Venus. Closeups of David's manhood. Bottlenecks climbing to the top of the famous Duomo.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:35:46 GMT
'Undiscovered' painting linked to Titian found hanging in church after more than a century
A painting of the Last Supper which hung for more than a century in a small English church was created in Titian's workshop, art historians have found.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 12:51:54 GMT
Mikaela Shiffrin doesn't want to have to choose between 'morality versus being able to do your job'
The Winter Olympics in Beijing are under growing calls for a boycott because of China's policy on the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the western region of Xinjiang, policy that the US government has deemed "genocide."
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 03:28:01 GMT
Doctor attended virtual traffic court during surgery. Watch judge's reaction
A Sacramento surgeon faces a medical board investigation after video of him attending a traffic court hearing showed him in an operating room with a patient on the table. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 16:32:32 GMT
'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot pregnant with third child
"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot has announced on social media that she is pregnant with her third child.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:09:37 GMT
Amazon quietly changed its app icon after some unfavorable comparisons
Amazon has quietly changed the design of its new app icon, replacing the blue ribbon on top that drew some unfavorable comparisons.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:38:40 GMT
Fossils of huge Ninjatitan dinosaur that lived 140 million years ago found in Argentina
Scientists have unearthed fossils of what may be the oldest-known member of the dinosaur group known as titanosaurs that includes the largest land animals in Earth's history.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:27:27 GMT
Horse racing faces new welfare scrutiny after more footage appears of a jockey posing on a dead horse
The horse racing industry is facing renewed scrutiny over animal welfare after footage emerged showing an amateur jockey jumping onto the back of a dead horse.
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 23:41:39 GMT
Rare painting sold by Angelina Jolie smashes auction record
A rare Winston Churchill painting that was gifted to US President Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II and eventually made its way into actor Angelina Jolie's collection has become the most expensive painting by the late British prime minister to sell at auction, with a hammer price of nearly £8.3 million ($11.5 million) after fees.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:18:31 GMT
Ride-hailing giant Careem is taking its place in the world of super apps
Ask most people in the Middle East what Careem is and they would have no doubt: a ride-hailing app.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:04:30 GMT
The EU's unified vaccination strategy is splintering as countries turn to Israel, China and Russia for help
The European Union's 27-nation vaccine strategy is splintering as member states turn to nations outside the bloc to boost a faltering rollout plagued by supply issues, contract skirmishes and sluggish takeup.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:16:27 GMT
Vaccine delays and skimpy stimulus holding back EU's recovery
The United Kingdom is banking on a rapid vaccine rollout to bring its economy back to life this summer, while the United States is pinning its recovery hopes on another giant stimulus package. Europe won't have either, and it could be left behind.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 18:32:42 +0100
Brazilian variant up to 2.2 times more transmissible, new study finds

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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:04:57 GMT
Whole towns in Mexico are refusing Covid-19 vaccines
For Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, vaccinating all Mexicans is a matter of responsible national health policy as well as social justice.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 07:53:30 GMT
CDC: Covid gains in US could be wiped out by variants
The US is at risk of losing all its recent gains in the battle against Covid-19 as highly contagious variants take advantage of Americans getting lax with safety measures.
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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:14:18 GMT
Vaccine makers aim to inoculate Americans by this date
Millions more Covid-19 vaccines are on the way.
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:03:07 GMT
FBI director testifies on Capitol riot security failures
• Trump is facing probes from 5 independently elected investigators • Opinion: Trump and his CPAC fans lead GOP down a losing path
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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 14:45:03 GMT
Former QAnon follower: This is what people need to understand ...
CNN's Alisyn Camerota is joined by 6 people who were former QAnon followers, or have loved ones who still follow the conspiracy theories, about how they became indoctrinated into the world of conspiracies.
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