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Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Near zero temps halt most flights at Dallas-area airports

Airlines have again abandoned most flying in and out of DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field with temperatures dropping below zero Tuesday morning but are scrambling to get out flights later with more snow expected in the evening.

UN envoy calls for free, safe environment for elections in Iraq

The top UN envoy for Iraq on Tuesday called for a free and safe environment for elections in Iraq scheduled for October 2021.

India bus plunges into canal, killing at least 40 passengers

At least 40 passengers were killed and several others went missing on Tuesday after a bus carrying them skidded off the road and plunged into a canal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

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Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Meghan Markle’s meeting with Gov. Newsom sparks talk about her political potential

Meghan Markle may be pretty busy these days, expecting her second child with Prince Harry while handling the demands of her new career as a philanthropist, Netflix producer, Spotify podcaster and crusader against an intrusive tabloid media.

U.S. “outraged” by rocket attack in Iraq’s Erbil, says Blinken

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said late Monday that the United States was "outraged" by a rocket attack in Iraq's Erbil earlier in the day, which caused casualties.

U.S. House speaker plans to set up “9/11-type commission” to probe Capitol riot

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday announced plans for establishing an independent "9/11-type commission" to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, two days after former President Donald Trump was acquitted in his second impeachment trial by the evenly split Senate.

U.K. backs Biden over call for China to release COVID-19 data

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed U.S. President Joe Biden’s call for China to make available raw data relating the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Near zero temps halt most flights at Dallas-area airports

Airlines have again abandoned most flying in and out of DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field with temperatures dropping below zero Tuesday morning but are scrambling to get out flights later with more snow expected in the evening.

GM idles shifts at 4 factories amid arctic blast; 8,000 workers affected

General Motors is canceling shifts at four of its biggest U.S. factories Monday, including its highly profitable full-size SUV plant in Texas and its midsize pickup plant in Missouri.

Innovation key to tackling carbon emissions: Bill Gates

Innovation is a key to tackling carbon emissions, and governments should be encouraged to invest more than what they have done, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said.

Ford launches new digital marketplace for used vehicles

Ford Motor Co. has launched Ford Blue Advantage, a new digital marketplace that will allow its dealers to list and sell certified used vehicles on a single platform — a response to customers looking for a digital shopping experience and an attempt to reclaim market share from upstart digital retailers that have eaten into dealers' slice of the used-car pie.

Maryland’s $730 million Powerball jackpot winner has not come forward

The winner of last month’s $731.1 million Powerball jackpot, the largest in Maryland history, has not yet come forward to claim the money, officials say.
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What does a movie editor do? 7 great examples of their invisible art

"What makes a movie a movie is the editing," says Zach Staenberg in the documentary "The Cutting Edge."

“The Croods: A New Age” reclaims top spot at North American box office

Universal and DreamWorks' animated film "The Croods: A New Age" reclaimed the top spot surprisingly at North American box office with an estimated 2.04 million U.S. dollars from 1,890 theaters between Friday and Sunday in its twelfth weekend of release, according to studio figures collected by measurement firm Comscore.

‘The Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison is ‘stepping aside’ amid controversy

The first season of “The Bachelor” to feature a Black leading man (Matt James) has generated a racial controversy whose first casualty appears to be … host Chris Harrison.

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UN envoy calls for free, safe environment for elections in Iraq

The top UN envoy for Iraq on Tuesday called for a free and safe environment for elections in Iraq scheduled for October 2021.

India bus plunges into canal, killing at least 40 passengers

At least 40 passengers were killed and several others went missing on Tuesday after a bus carrying them skidded off the road and plunged into a canal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

Iran denies links to rocket attacks in Iraq’s Erbil

Iranian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denied "rumors" that Iran is linked to recent rocket attacks in Iraq's Erbil.

24 people hospitalized after consuming poisoned meat in western Zambia

Twenty-four people were hospitalized in western Zambia's Nalolo district after consuming meat suspected to have been poisoned, the police said on Tuesday.

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