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US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in camp 03/06/2021 05:12pm • MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process. The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican autho Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy 03/06/2021 03:18am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: erode public support for the rescue plan by portraying it as too big, too bloated and too much wasteful public spending for a pandemic that’s almost over. Senate Republicans prepared Sa Md. Senate begins discussions on sweeping climate bill Md. Senate begins discussions on sweeping climate bill 03/06/2021 02:13am • This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. The Maryland Senate began preliminary discussions Friday on a sweeping climate action plan that calls for net-zero statewide greenhouse ga Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight 03/05/2021 06:41pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The compromise, announced by the West Virginia lawmaker and a Democrati Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy 03/05/2021 04:01pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have one goal for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package: to erode public support for the rescue plan by portraying it as too big, too bloated and too much wasteful public spending for a pandemic that’s almost over. Senate Republicans prepared Israel postpones drive to vaccinate Palestinian workers Israel postpones drive to vaccinate Palestinian workers 03/05/2021 07:37am • JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Friday postponed plans to vaccinate Palestinians who work inside the country and its West Bank settlements until further notice. COGAT, the Israeli military agency coordinating day-to-day affairs with the Palestinian Authority, attributed the postponement to “administ Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators 03/05/2021 03:58am • BEIJING (AP) — A largely pro-Beijing committee that elects Hong Kong’s leader will also choose a large part of the legislature, a top Chinese official announced Friday as part of a major revamp that will increase central government control over Hong Kong politics. The changes are part of a draft 4 Hong Kong activists given bail as prosecutors drop appeal 4 Hong Kong activists given bail as prosecutors drop appeal 03/05/2021 03:32am • HONG KONG (AP) — Four of 47 pro-democracy activists charged under Hong Kong's tough national security law were released on bail Friday after prosecutors dropped an appeal of an earlier court decision. The 47 activists were charged Sunday with conspiracy to commit subversion under the security law California to give 40% of vaccine to Latino, high-risk areas California to give 40% of vaccine to Latino, high-risk areas 03/04/2021 07:10pm • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will begin sending 40% of all vaccine doses to the most vulnerable neighborhoods in the state to try to inoculate people most at risk from the coronavirus and get the state’s economy open more quickly, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday in the latest shake-up to What a difference a year makes: California poised to reopen What a difference a year makes: California poised to reopen 03/04/2021 05:49pm • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — This April should look very different than the last for California’s nearly 40 million residents, with a new plan from the governor that will speed up reopening a year after he imposed the nation’s first statewide coronavirus shutdown. Next month, nearly the entire Editorial Roundup: US 03/04/2021 10:56am • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 2 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Texas governor's decision to lift coronavirus restrictions: Before issuing his order to end mask mandates, Gov. Greg Abbott must not have looked at the recent numbers of coronavirus death Hong Kong court keeps 47 democracy activists in custody Hong Kong court keeps 47 democracy activists in custody 03/04/2021 04:53am • HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court on Thursday ordered all 47 pro-democracy activists charged under a Beijing-imposed national security law to be kept in custody after the Department of Justice appealed an initial decision to grant 15 of them bail. Thirty-one of the activists were denied bail out Today in History 03/03/2021 07:00pm • Today in History Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2021. There are 302 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 4, 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt took office as America’s 32nd president. On this date: In 1789, the Constitution of the United States went into effec Pentagon probe slams ex-White House Dr. Jackson's behavior Pentagon probe slams ex-White House Dr. Jackson's behavior 03/03/2021 10:29am • NEW YORK (AP) — The Department of Defense inspector general released a scathing report Wednesday on the conduct of Ronny Jackson, now a congressman from Texas, when he worked as a top White House physician. The internal investigation concluded that Jackson made “sexual and denigrating” comment California clinics: More vaccines going to rich than at-risk California clinics: More vaccines going to rich than at-risk 03/03/2021 06:37am • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Teresa Parada is exactly the kind of person equity-minded California officials say they want to vaccinate: She's a retired factory worker who speaks little English and lives in a hard-hit part of Los Angeles County. But Parada, 70, has waited weeks while others her age flock t
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