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Self inflicted gunshot ends 2 hour stand off in 29 Palms

Early Tuesday morning, Marine Corps Base Twentynine Palms went on lockdown. This was a result of reported gunshots, suspected to be from an active shooter. A 2 hour interaction ensued after military law enforcement found the suspect on a nearby hillside. However, this ended with the Marine in question receiving a fatal self inflicted gunshot …

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Chinese billionaire donating test kits and masks to US

The Alibaba Group may be the biggest e-commerce business you’ve never heard of. However, they are a huge part of the Chinese manufacturing process, linking factories with distributors all over the world.  Alibaba founder, Jack Ma announced in his first ever Tweet, that his foundation is donating 500,000 COVID-19 testing kits to the US. In addition, …

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Warren Buffett on hand as Navy commissions newest warship

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned it’s newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the Nebraska hometown of billionaire Warren Buffett, who was on hand for the ceremony. The Omaha, a 218-foot-long littoral combat ship, was commissioned at it’s new home port in San Diego. Buffett’s daughter, Susie …

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Olympics draw Korean adoptees as South Korea confronts past

Olympics draw Korean adoptees as South Korea confronts past By SALLY HO, Associated Press When Megan Olson lands in South Korea for the Winter Olympics next week, she’ll feel something that is both surreal and vivid. An intoxicating sense of belonging. A deep sense of loss. Pride, for the motherland she barely knows after being secretly …

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Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s kids app

Child experts: Just say ‘no’ to Facebook’s kids app By MATT O’BRIEN and BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app …

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Lindsey Vonn eyes some unfinished business at 2018 Olympics

Lindsey Vonn eyes some unfinished business at 2018 Olympics By HOWARD FENDRICH and PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writers Lindsey Vonn couldn’t wiggle her fingers or move her wrist. Understandably, she wanted to be reassured everything would be OK. A crash during training had left her screaming, then passing out from the pain, on the side of …

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US Economy Grew at Solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

US economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6 percent in the final three months of last year, helped by the fastest consumer spending since the spring of 2016 and a big rebound in home …

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