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Kazuhisa Hashimoto, Creator Of Famous 'Konami Code' Gaming Cheat, Dies

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Hashimoto, a programmer for video game company Konami, had said he created the code to help him test the game Gladius. The code later appeared as easter eggs in pop culture.

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Whiteout Conditions Lead To 140-Vehicle Pileup Near Montreal

Thursday, February 20, 2020

The crash spread out over nearly two-thirds of a mile. According to police, two people were killed and 29 were injured.

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Centuries-Old Law Against Cursing In Public Repealed By Virginia Legislators

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

"Profane swearing" has been illegal in the commonwealth since 1792. The repeal now awaits the governor's signature.

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Satellite Photos Show Rapid Growth Of Syrian Refugee Camps

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Fighting in northwest Syria has forced hundreds of thousands of people — many of them women and children — to seek shelter along the border.

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Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The bank says it will shed nearly 15% of its workforce and $100 billion in investments as it refocuses on growth markets in Asia and reduces operations in Europe and the U.S.

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Rare Weedy Seadragons Hatch At California Aquarium

Friday, February 14, 2020

The delicate creatures resemble bits of seaweed and are distant cousins of the seahorse. The aquarium says the two inch-long babies are already feeding on tiny shrimp.

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Siba The Standard Poodle Beats Out Fan Favorite Daniel For Westminster Crown

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

It was the first win in nearly three decades for a standard poodle at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show — though plenty of fans hoped Daniel would break the long drought for golden retrievers.

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Virginia Legislature Votes To Allow Cities To Remove Confederate Statues

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

State law has banned any modifications to the monuments. In 2016, Charlottesville sought to remove a Robert E. Lee statue, a decision that partly inspired the violent Unite the Right rally.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team On The Cusp Of Olympic Berth. Mexico Stands In The Way

Friday, February 07, 2020

A win would mean the seventh-straight Olympics appearance for the U.S. — and a shot at redemption after finishing fifth at the 2016 Games.

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The XFL Aims To Capitalize On Spring Football With 9-Point Touchdowns, Other Oddities

Friday, February 07, 2020

The XFL was launched in 2001 as an NFL with attitude. It folded after a single season. But the league is back in 2020. Will it survive?

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Macy's Closing 125 Stores, Cutting 2,000 Jobs As Mall Stores Struggle

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

The cuts and closures are part of the Macy's attempt to stabilize its finances and rethink its future. It's also trying out smaller stores outside of malls

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