General news 14 Mar, 2021
UFC Vegas 21 in Tweets: Fighters react to Belal Muhammad eye poke, no-decision vs. Leon Edwards - MMA FightingMMA Fighting
Fighters had a lot to say about the main card of UFC Vegas 21 on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Former boxing champion 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler dies at 66 - CNN InternationalCNN
Former undisputed middleweight champion "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler died on Saturday at the age of 66, according to his wife Kay G. Hagler.
Patrick Ewing-led Georgetown stuns Creighton to win Big East men's basketball title, punch NCAA tournament ticket - ESPNESPN
Patrick Ewing is taking Georgetown back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2015, with the Hoyas completing a surprising run to the Big East title on the anniversary of the hiring of late Hall of Fame coach John Thompson.
Colorado Winter Storm Update: Winter storm warning persists for Front Range; Red Cross opens warming shelters opened in El Paso County - Colorado Springs GazetteColorado Springs Gazette
Stay with this story for updates on Colorado weather Saturday:
Sri Lanka to ban burqa, close Islamic schools | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
Sri Lanka on Saturday announced a ban on burqas and the closure of more than 1,000 Islamic school...
Elon Musk just took swipe at 'woke' culture: 'Battle for the Moral High Ground' - Fox BusinessFox Business
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk poked fun at woke culture Saturday, tweeting about a “new game” called “Woketopia.”
Here Are All the Winners From the 2021 Kids' Choice Awards - BillboardBillboard
Check out the full list of winners from the 2021 Kids' Choice Awards.
Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez have not broken up and the couple says they are 'working through some things' - CBS SportsCBS Sports
J-Lo and A-Rod are still an item, despite reports to the contrary
SpaceX's latest Starlink mission marks first booster to fly nine times - NASASpaceFlight.com - NASASpaceflight.comNASASpaceflight.com
SpaceX is ready to launch another batch of 60 Starlink satellites on the Starlink v.0…
Hundreds gather in Portland to honor anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death - KATUKATU
March 13th marks the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death. The 26-year-old was shot and killed by Louisville Police duringa no-knock search warrant. After sparking protests nationwide last summer, people once again gathered to demonstrate and march …
FEMA ordered to help with influx of migrant children at U.S.-Mexico border - NBC NewsNBC News
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will help find shelter for a record number of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, federal officials said Saturday.
U.S. administers 105.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC - ReutersReuters
The United States has administered 105,703,501 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country and distributed 135,846,665 doses as of Saturday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Rick Pitino is back in the NCAA Tournament – with the Iona Gaels - USA TODAYUSA Today
Rick Pitino, who led Kentucky and Louisville to national titles and was fired from Louisville in 2017, is back in his first season with Iona.
Free streaming platform Tubi reportedly getting into original programming - The VergeThe Verge
Free streaming platform Tubi has plans to get into original programming, which its CFO has hinted won’t include the big-budget productions of streamers like Netflix or Hulu.
Some Senators Want Permanent Daylight Saving Time - NPRNPR
Sen. Marco Rubio is among a group of lawmakers pushing to make daylight saving time permanent. Some states have passed measures to make DST permanent, but they need federal approval to take effect.
The Rise and Fall of Andrew Cuomo - The New York TimesNew York Times
Even as he tries to plot a political survival strategy in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, Mr. Cuomo is an object lesson on the dangers of kicking people on the way up.
Kate Middleton privately visits memorial for London woman murdered - Fox NewsFox News
The Duchess of Cambridge made an unannounced visit in south London Saturday, to the memorial held for Sarah Everard, a 33-year old woman whose remains were discovered Friday.
Third Stimulus Checks: Here’s how to track your payment with IRS tool starting Monday - WJW FOX 8 News Clevelandfox8.com
Third stimulus checks are officially on their way and officials said that beginning Monday, March 15, people can check the “Get My Payment” tool on the IRS website to track their own payments.
Michigan reports 1,659 new coronavirus cases Saturday, March 13, decline from last few days - MLive.commlive.com
The state also announced 38 new deaths.
Winter storm could deliver more than a foot of snow in SD - KELOLAND.comKELOLAND.com
Forecasters expect a significant winter storm could bring more than a foot of snow to the central and southern Black Hills this weekend.
Kaitlyn Bristowe Shuts Down Trolls After Chris Harrison 'Bachelorette' Host Replacement News - Yahoo LifestyleCosmopolitan.com
ICYMI: Kaitlyn and Tayshia will host The Bachelorette next season!
Judge rules Google has to face lawsuit that claims it tracks users even in Incognito mode - The VergeThe Verge
A judge in California ruled Friday that Google has to face a $5 billion class action lawsuit that claims the search giant secretly collects data from users even when they’re using its private incognito mode.
Michigan adds 1,659 cases, 38 deaths from COVID-19 - The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News
The latest cases bring the total number of cases to 607,437 and deaths to 15,774 since the virus was first detected in March 2020
Tributes roll in for inventor of cassette tape and his global impact - Washington PostThe Washington Post
Dutch engineer Lou Ottens died at 94, decades after unveiling the cassette tape heard around the world.
Italy headed back to lockdown amid COVID spike - Fox NewsWww.https
Italy has suffered the second-highest death toll from COVID-19 in Europe.
Biden’s sweeping ambitions delight liberals — but pose political risks for his party - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
The president’s expansive agenda could put moderate Democrats at risk in the midterms and give Republicans ammunition to portray Biden as a left-leaning radical.
Arkansas health officials hope Biden's vaccine plan gets to everyone by May - KATVKATV
President Joe Biden announced that all Americans should be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by May. He also said that they have ordered enough supplies for every American adult to be vaccinated by May 31. Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, Arkansas Department of H…
The Queen Reacts to Photos of Mars Taken by NASA's Perseverance Rover - HarpersBAZAAR.comHarpersBAZAAR.com
Her Majesty joined a virtual science showcase for British Science Week.
The Morning After: Apple will discontinue the original HomePod - EngadgetEngadget
It's the end of the road for the HomePod.
3 vaccinated Hawaii residents tested positive for COVID-19 - WGN TV ChicagoWGN TV Chicago
A health care worker who received the full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and followed recommended guidelines contracted the virus after traveling outside of Hawaii, the state’s health department said in a news release.
China's Genshin Impact x KFC crossover events shut down due to COVID-19 concerns - DestructoidDestructoid
China's Genshin Impact x KFC crossover events shut down due to COVID-19 concerns