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Yogurts can now make limited claim that they lower type 2 diabetes risk, FDA says

Updated 1:52 PM EST, Sat March 2, 2024 CNN — In a decision nearly five years in the making, the US Food and Drug Administration has decided that yogurts can now make a limited claim that the food may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, the federal agency concluded Friday. The decision marks the first-ever qualified health claim the federal agency has issued for yogurt. Qualified health claims “are supported by scientific evidence, but do not meet the more rigorous ‘significant scientific a ...

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Three trains involved in 'collision and derailment' in eastern Pennsylvania; no injuries reported

Updated 2:10 PM CST, March 2, 2024 BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three trains were involved in a collision and derailment in eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday morning that caused no reported injuries or evacuations but left some railroad cars scattered along a riverbank and at least one partially in the river. Officials in Northampton County said the derailment was reported at about 7:15 a.m. in Lower Saucon Township along the Lehigh River. The township’s police chief, Thomas Barndt, sa ...

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Pentagon to lift ban on Osprey helicopter flights after fatal crash

03/02/24 9:44 AM ET The Pentagon will lift its ban on V-22 Osprey flights next week, after the helicopters were grounded last December after a fatal crash. The news comes after Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin held a high-level meeting and endorses the military’s plan for the helicopters to resume operations, The Associated Press reported. In early December, the Air Force grounded its entire Osprey fleet after there was a fatal crash in Japan that killed eight U.S. service members. The operati ...

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Lawyers seek nearly $6 billion in Tesla stock after getting Musk pay package struck down

Published Sat, Mar 2 2024 8:08 AM EST Lawyers asked a Delaware judge to award them Tesla stock worth nearly $6 billion as of Friday as their fee for successfully arguing that CEO Elon Musk’s 2018 pay package was unlawful. The fee would dwarf records for attorney paydays if a judge approves it. Lawyers who worked on Enron-related class actions were awarded $688 million in fees in 2008. The lawyers had earlier convinced the Delaware chancery court to revoke Musk’s $56 billion pay package from ...

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Israel has agreed to the framework for a Gaza cease-fire, the US says. Hamas now must decide

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel has essentially endorsed a framework of a proposed Gaza cease-fire and hostage release deal, and it is now up to Hamas to agree to it, a senior U.S. administration official said Saturday, a day before talks to reach an agreement were to resume in Egypt. International mediators have been working for weeks to broker a deal to pause the fighting before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins around March 10. A deal likely would allow aid to reach hundreds of thousan ...

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House Republicans demand info from FBI about Alexander Smirnov, informant charged with lying about Bidens

Updated on: March 1, 2024 / 2:02 PM EST Washington — House Republicans on Friday demanded information from the FBI about a confidential source now charged with lying about purported bribes paid to President Biden and his son, an allegation that GOP lawmakers used as one justification for opening an impeachment inquiry into the president. Alexander Smirnov, 43, served as a confidential FBI source for 14 years before he was charged and arrested last month for allegedly lying to federal investig ...

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University of Florida terminates all DEI employees to comply with state regulation

The University of Florida is firing all employees in positions related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) according to a memo sent on Friday. It follows the passage of a state law in 2023 targeting college funds spent on DEI. UF officials say they have closed the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, eliminated DEI positions and administrative appointments, and halted DEI-focused contracts with outside vendors. Officials say 13 positions were eliminated and 15 administrative appointment ...

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Trump's Lawyer Says It'd Be 'Unfair' to Make Him Face Consequences Before Election

Jeremy Childs Fri, March 1, 2024 at 1:25 PM CST·3 min read The start date for the Florida trial on Donald Trump’s mishandling of classified documents is in the hands of a judge the former president appointed to the federal circuit. The trial, currently scheduled to begin May 20, is likely to be delayed after prosecutors and defense attorneys met at a federal courthouse in Fort Pierce, Florida, on Friday. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, appointed by Trump to the Southern District of F ...

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Netherlands Pledges $2.2 Billion in Military Aid for Ukraine

March 01, 2024 1:27 PM Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced Friday he and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte signed a security agreement that will provide Kyiv with $2.2 billion in military aid this year. Zelenskyy announced details of the plan on his social media accounts, after the two leaders met and held talks in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city and a frequent target for Russian attacks. "The document provides for 2 billion euros of military assistance from the Neth ...

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Justice Department pushes back against House Republicans' demands for testimony in Hunter Biden investigation

(NBC News) The Justice Department is resisting subpoenas from the House Judiciary Committee for the testimony of four government attorneys involved in the criminal investigation of Hunter Biden, in the latest impeachment probe showdown between the Biden administration and congressional Republicans. In a letter to Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, obtained by NBC News, the DOJ’s assistant attorney general for congressional affairs said the subpoenas, which have not previously been reported, were neither justified nor constitutional.

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Biden to hostage-ceasefire negotiators: Get me a deal

19 min ago - 3 hours ago When President Biden called the emir of Qatar and the president of Egypt on Thursday, his message was direct: Get me a deal, two U.S. officials tell Axios. Why it matters: Biden, under increasing pressure from progressive Democrats, despe ... (Axios)

Johnson gives House GOP's Ukraine backers room to craft plan as pressure builds for floor vote

35 min ago - Published 7:00 AM EST, Sun March 3, 2024 CNN — Speaker Mike Johnson swiftly derailed the Senate’s bipartisan aid package for Ukraine, but he’s left the door open to a new proposal emerging in the House. Behind the scenes, Johnson ha ... (CNN Politics)

Trump, Haley face off in Washington, D.C., Republican primary

1 hr ago - March 3, 2024 6:03 AM EST WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - Presidential contenders Donald Trump and Nikki Haley will face off in the Washington, D.C., Republican primary on Sunday, a small-stakes contest that could be one of Haley's best shots to scor ... (Reuters)

GOP House candidate JR Majewski drops out after facing backlash for disparaging Special Olympics athletes

2 hrs ago - Bryan Metzger Sat, March 2, 2024 at 5:23 PM CST·3 min read .................................. It comes just weeks after Majewski faced backlash for calling Special Olympics athletes "fucking retarded," which Business Insider first reported ... (business insider)

Iowa Democrats were forced to toss the caucus. They'll quietly pick a 2024 nominee by mail instead

2 hrs ago - March 3, 2024, 1:10 AM DES MOINES, Iowa -- There's a lot less fanfare for Democrats in Iowa picking their presidential nominee this year, and it's not only because Democratic incumbent Joe Biden is in the White House. Instead of congregating for cauc ... (ABC News/AP)

Vice President Kamala Harris to join in marking anniversary of Bloody Sunday on Alabama bridge

3 hrs ago - Updated 12:01 AM EST, March 3, 2024 SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is expected to be among those marking the 59th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the day Alabama law officers attacked Civil Rights demonstrators on the iconic Edmun ... (AP)

NASA shutting down $2B satellite refueling project over tech, cost challenges

3 hrs ago - 03/02/24 5:23 PM ET NASA is shutting down a $2 billion satellite refueling project over cost and tech challenges that have plagued the program. The space agency announced the shutdown of the On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing 1 (OSAM-1) ... (The Hill)

Democratic National Committee holds press conference ahead of Donald Trump's rally in Richmond

10 hrs ago - Posted: Mar 2, 2024 / 04:55 PM EST Updated: Mar 2, 2024 / 04:55 PM EST RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Democratic National Committee (DNC) hosted a press conference in Richmond ahead of former president Donald Trump’s rally on Saturday. On Sat ... (WRIC Richmond)

Leaked audio obtained by Russian spies reveals Germany considered giving Ukraine missiles to destroy key Crimean bridge:

10 hrs ago - Full title: Leaked audio obtained by Russian spies reveals Germany considered giving Ukraine missiles to destroy key Crimean bridge: WSJ Leaked audio obtained by Russian spies and later broadcast by the Russian state-controlled news network RT on Fri ... (Business Insider)

Mistrial declared in Delaware lawsuit blaming landscaper's cancer on use of Roundup weedkiller

10 hrs ago - Mar 2, 2024 - 10:00 am DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge declared a mistrial Friday in the latest lawsuit alleging that exposure to the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. The ruling came about two hours after jurors sent a note saying ... (WDEL Wilmington, DE/AP)

Homeless crackdown gains momentum in California as US Supreme Court test looms

10 hrs ago - March 2, 2024 4:59 PM EST SAN DIEGO, March 2 (Reuters) - Seven months into a crackdown by the city of San Diego on homeless encampments, many of the tents that once lined downtown sidewalks are gone. Now two California state senators - a Republican a ... (Reuters)

Trader Joe's recalls chicken soup dumplings due to possible plastic contamination

11 hrs ago - Posted: Mar 2, 2024 / 01:50 PM PST Updated: Mar 2, 2024 / 01:53 PM PST Trader Joe’s is recalling over 61,000 pounds of their steamed chicken soup dumplings due to the possible contamination of hard plastic from a permanent marker-type pen. Acc ... (KTLA - Los Angeles)

Colorado votes Tuesday. The Supreme Court hasn't said if votes for Trump will count.

11 hrs ago - Published 7:33 a.m. ET Mar. 2, 2024 | Updated 6:25 p.m. ET Mar. 2, 2024 WASHINGTON ? No Supreme Court justice seemed eager last month to kick former President Donald Trump off the ballot when they heard Trump’s challenge to the decision in ... (USA Today)

Lawyers seek nearly $6 billion in Tesla stock after getting Musk pay package struck down

12 hrs ago - Published Sat, Mar 2 2024 8:08 AM EST Lawyers asked a Delaware judge to award them Tesla stock worth nearly $6 billion as of Friday as their fee for successfully arguing that CEO Elon Musk’s 2018 pay package was unlawful. The fee would dwarf re ... (CNBC/NBC News)

SpaceX calls off crew launch to space station due to high winds along flight path

12 hrs ago - Updated on: March 2, 2024 / 8:21 PM EST SpaceX called off an attempt to launch three astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut on an already delayed flight to the International Space Station late Sunday due to high winds along the Crew Dragon spacecraft's t ... (CBS News)

Yellen sees big jump in US imports from Chile, eyes progress on green transition

13 hrs ago - March 2, 2024 6:21 PM EST LA NEGRA, Chile, March 2 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Saturday predicted expanding demand for lithium - a core component needed in batteries for electric vehicles - would boost U.S. imports from Chile ... (Reuters)

Nebraska Dems censure State Sen. Mike McDonnell

13 hrs ago - Decision came after his votes helped pass restrictions on abortion, trans health care By: Aaron Sanderford - March 2, 2024 4:20 pm GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — The Nebraska Democratic Party on Saturday censured State Sen. Mike McDonnell of Omaha, part o ... (Nebraska Examiner)

Giuliani appears to give up on his much-hyped 'Russian pawn' defamation suit against Biden

13 hrs ago - Mar 2nd, 2024, 12:41 pm Despite Rudy Giuliani last year touting his defamation lawsuit against President Joe Biden as having “far-reaching implications for justice and the rule of law,” it now appears the embattled former New York City may ... (Law & Crime)

Three trains involved in 'collision and derailment' in eastern Pennsylvania; no injuries reported

14 hrs ago - Updated 2:10 PM CST, March 2, 2024 BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three trains were involved in a collision and derailment in eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday morning that caused no reported injuries or evacuations but left some railroad ... (AP)

Yogurts can now make limited claim that they lower type 2 diabetes risk, FDA says

16 hrs ago - Updated 1:52 PM EST, Sat March 2, 2024 CNN — In a decision nearly five years in the making, the US Food and Drug Administration has decided that yogurts can now make a limited claim that the food may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, the fed ... (CNN Health)

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