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The 28-year-old Oregon man blew .77 — practically 10 instances the authorized restrict — after a short automobile chase final Friday.

He was driving with a suspended license and had open drinks within the car, in response to the police report.

The earlier B.A.C. champions go to a different Oregon lady in 2007 with a .72 and a South Dakota lady who clocked .708 in 2009.


The brand new buying and selling week noticed main buying and selling averages blended on Monday. Throughout the session the Dow gained 27 factors whereas the Nasdaq slumped 341 factors and the S&P dipped 30 factors.

Expertise shares had probably the most unfavourable weight Monday as each Apple and Microsoft noticed losses of three and a couple of.7 % respectively.

Rates of interest proceed to soar because the 10-year Treasury yield closed at 1.35 %. Rising rates of interest will be extremely detrimental for startups and high-growth firms.


NASA’s Perseverance rover beamed to Earth the primary audio clips captured from the floor of Mars.

The primary-of-its-kind audio was launched yesterday, together with new video footage of the rover’s respectable and touchdown from final Thursday.

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen, stated the audio and new footage are “the closest you may get to touchdown on Mars with out placing on a strain go well with.”


Scientists have cloned the primary US endangered species.

A black-footed ferret has been replicated utilizing the genes of an animal that died over 30 years in the past.

Elizabeth Ann, born Dec. 10, is being raised at a Fish and Wildlife Service black-footed ferret breeding facility in Fort Collins, Colorado. She is a genetic copy of a ferret named Willa who died in 1988 and whose stays have been frozen.

Elizabeth Ann and future clones will kind a brand new line of black-footed ferrets that can stay on the facility for examine. There are at present no plans to launch them into the wild.


A few local weather scientists have dangerous information about turning the world’s deserts into large photo voltaic power farms.

Writing for the science journal “Inverse,” researchers mannequin that masking 20% of the Sahara would set off a 1.5-degree improve in native temperature, and likewise elevate the worldwide temperature sufficient to additional soften sea ice on the poles.

Worse, there can be an uptick in hurricanes headed for North America and East Asia — and droughts within the Amazon!


Childhood most cancers survivor Hayley Arceneaux will launch into area later this 12 months.

The 29-year-old physicians assistant will change into the youngest American to go into area when she blasts off this fall alongside billionaire Jared Issacman and two yet-t0-be chosen contest winners.

Issacman introduced the area mission earlier this month when he pledged to lift $200 million for St. Jude — half of which is his personal contribution.

For the final two seats, one will go to a sweepstakes winner — anybody who donates to St Jude this month is eligible. The opposite seat will go to a enterprise proprietor who makes use of Issacman’s credit-cart processing firm, Shift4Payments.

Liftoff is focused for round October at NASA’s Kennedy House Middle, with the capsule orbiting Earth two to 4 days.


The San Francisco Board of Schooling is halting plans to rename colleges named after historic figures like Abraham Lincoln and George Washington till college students and lecturers are again within the classroom.

Schooling leaders confronted intense backlash from mother and father for specializing in renaming colleges as a substitute of getting youngsters and lecturers again within the classroom.

Board President Gabriela Lopez responded to the backlash in a tweet, calling the timing a “mistake” and saying it is going to be addressed on a later date “AFTER colleges are again in individual.”

The announcement comes days after mother and father started circulating a petition to recall Lopez and two different board members for politicizing training.


Fourteen individuals have been shot, two fatally, in Chicago over the weekend.

The youngest homicide sufferer was a 16-year-old boy who was shot within the chest and later died.

The opposite homicide sufferer was a 30-to-40-year-old man who was discovered shot subsequent to his automobile early Saturday morning. He appeared to have been shot at the back of the top and was rushed to an space hospital, however couldn’t be saved.

Later within the day, a 14-year-old boy was shot in his hand and groin, however survived. Officers arrested a suspect in connection to the capturing.

On Sunday, officers arrested two juveniles, ages 13 and 14, in reference to a gunpoint carjacking from earlier this 12 months. The kids allegedly approached a 42-year-old man whereas he pumped gasoline on Jan. 7. The person instructed officers that the teenagers displayed weapons and took his car “by pressure.”

CPD says they’ve arrested 241 alleged carjackers for the reason that starting of the 12 months, with 96 of these arrests taking place simply this month.


Authorities in Arizona arrested 37 people in connection to human trafficking and intercourse crimes earlier this month.

Undercover officers positioned advertisements on web sites generally sought out by suspects in search of unlawful sexual acts with youngsters as a part of an investigation dubbed Operation Damaged Hearts.

The operation lasted every week and since officers have been posing undercover, there have been no stay victims within the case.

These arrested vary in age from 21 to 66, in response to FOX 10 Phoenix.


Jasmine Harrison has change into the youngest lady to row solo throughout an ocean.

The 21-year-old from Thirsk, North Yorkshire, set sail from the Canary Islands on Dec. 12 and landed in Antigua on Saturday, in response to Sky Information.

She traveled 3,000 miles in 70 days, 3 hours and 48 minutes.

The accomplishment made historical past, as Harrison is now formally “the youngest feminine to row solo throughout any of the world’s oceans,” per Sky Information.

Katie Spotz of the US beforehand held the file for her row throughout the Atlantic at age 22 in 2010.



High 5 Songs on iTunes:
1. Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers License”
2. Andra Day, “Rise Up”
3. Blackstreet, “No Diggity (feat. Dr. Dre & Queen Pen)”
4. BTS, “Inside Youngster”
5. The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

High 5 Songs on Spotify:
1. Olivia Rodrigo, “Drivers License”
2. The Weeknd, “Save Your Tears”
3. The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”
4. Unhealthy Bunny & Jhay Cortez, “Dakiti”
5. Lil Tjay & 6lack, “Calling My Cellphone”


Tube Discuss

Right here’s what’s new on TV tonight:

To Inform the Fact / ABC / 7:00 pm
Younger Rock / NBC / 7:00 pm
Kenan / NBC / 7:30 pm
Black-ish / ABC / 8:00 pm
This Is Us / NBC / 8:00 pm
Combined-ish / ABC / 8:30 pm
To Inform the Fact / ABC / 9:00 pm
Nurses / NBC / 9:00 pm


Showbiz Information

Actor Tim Matheson says he’s getting loss of life threats after sending an ignorant tweet in regards to the former First Woman.

Regulation enforcement officers instructed TMZ that Matheson reported the threats after he look a jab at Melania Trump, with a latest tweet that stated it’s “fantastic” to have a First Woman who can converse English.

As for the impolite tweet, Matheson has apologized — on Twitter — to Melania.


James Franco’s sexual misconduct lawsuit has been settled.

Franco, who taught an appearing class at Studio 4, was accused by college students of placing them in “gratuitous” and “explosive sexual conditions.”

The monetary particulars of the settlement weren’t shared.

WORTH NOTING: The category in query was referred to as a grasp class on intercourse scenes.


Matthew McConaughey has plans to assist these impacted by the brutal winter storm in Texas.

The actor and Texas native revealed on Instagram that he and his spouse, Camila Alves, together with their basis, the simply preserve livin Basis, are working collectively to placed on a digital profit to assist the rebuilding efforts within the state and “care for these in want.”

McConaughey instructed followers to “keep tuned” for updates.

He captioned the publish: “We’re Texas.”


Comic Michael Che is in scorching water after a joke he made on the newest episode of “Saturday Evening Stay.”

“Israel is reporting that they’ve vaccinated half of their inhabitants. I’m going to guess it’s the Jewish half” Che quipped throughout the present’s “Weekend Replace” phase.

The assertion induced an uproar with viewers and sparked a petition from the American Jewish Committee (AJC) for NBC “to retract its outrageous declare and apologize instantly.”

The community had “no remark” on Monday when requested about Che’s remark.


Kate Hudson addressed the backlash over her new movie “Music,” which has been referred to as out by autism advocacy teams for its portrayal of a teenage woman on the spectrum, performed by Maddie Ziegler.

Throughout a sit-down on “Jimmy Kimmel Stay,” Hudson stated she is aware of there ought to be “extra dialog surrounding correct illustration,” however she hopes that when individuals watch the movie, they may “see the quantity of affection and sensitivity that was put into it.”

Hudson stars within the flick, directed by the singer Sia, reverse Ziegler as her older sister, a former drug vendor who finds herself chargeable for her special-needs sibling who communicates via a tool that speaks for her, and who at all times listens to music.


Mila Kunis will star within the Netflix characteristic adaptation of “Luckiest Woman Alive,” primarily based on Jessica Knoll’s 2015 New York Occasions bestselling novel.

Kunis will play Ani FaNelli, a sharp-tongued New Yorker who seems to have all of it, however quickly faces a darkish fact from her previous that threatens to unravel her meticulously deliberate out life.

Knoll is writing the screenplay for the flick.


HGTV has ordered 9 further one-hour episodes of house renovation present, “Windy Metropolis Rehab.”

The brand new episodes are slated to premiere later this 12 months.

The present has been an enormous rankings success for the community, drawing in additional than 20 million viewers since its Season 2 premiere final 12 months.


Daft Punk is breaking apart after 28 years collectively.

The digital music duo, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Man-Manuel de Homem-Christo, introduced the information in an 8-minute video titled “Epilogue” on Monday.

The pair, identified for sporting their signature helmets whereas performing, had main success through the years, profitable six Grammys and launching worldwide hits with “One Extra Time,” “Tougher, Higher, Quicker, Stronger” and “Get Fortunate.”

It’s unclear if they’re retiring or planning to proceed on as solo acts.


Woody Allen is talking out in regards to the HBO docuseries, “Allen vs. Farrow.”

In an announcement to Selection, a spokesperson for Woody stated the documentarians “had no real interest in the reality” when engaged on the venture. However producer Amy Herdy stated she reached out to Woody’s publicist a number of instances beginning in 2018 and solely “bought crickets again.”

The documentary, which aired over the weekend, examines Dylan Farrow’s sexual abuse allegations in opposition to her adoptive father, Woody. It additionally explores Woody’s custody battle with Mia Farrow and his relationship with Mia’s adoptive daughter and his now spouse of 23 years.


Former President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have launched a brand new podcast for Spotify.

“Renegades: Born within the USA” brings collectively the 59-year-old former POTUS and the 71-year-old music legend as they talk about their “hometowns and function fashions, discover trendy manhood, and confront the painfully divided state of the nation”, in response to the press launch.

The podcast is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s manufacturing firm, Larger Floor.

The eight-episode collection debuted yesterday.


Sports activities

Tiger Woods is uncertain if he shall be at this 12 months’s Masters.

After having a microdiscectomy in December — Woods’ fifth again surgical procedure — he stated that he hopes to be on the Masters, however remains to be ready for the inexperienced gentle from his docs.

He instructed reporters on Sunday that he’s “feeling nice” and has another MRI scheduled to see if he can begin doing extra actions.

The 2021 Masters stars on April 8.


After firing head coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday, the Minnesota Timberwolves finalized the hiring of Toronto assistant Chris Finch as their new head coach Monday afternoon.

This was Saunders second season with the Timberwolves, whereas Finch was in his first season with the Raptors.

The Timberwolves are final within the NBA at 7-24.


Day of the 12 months

Nationwide Banana Bread Day
Nationwide Canine Biscuit Day
Nationwide Tile Day
World Spay Day
Curling is Cool Day
Diesel Engine Day
Iwo Jima Day
Single Tasking Day
Tootsie Roll Day


On This Date

1885 – A younger man marches to the gallows, to be executed for the homicide of considered one of Queen Victoria’s handmaidens.

However when John Lee stood on the platform, with the noose round his neck, the lever wouldn’t launch the ground.

He stepped apart, and it was tried 2 extra instances, with out Lee on the platform and it labored. When he stood there once more, the lever malfunctioned once more.

Lee was taken again to jail. He maintained his innocence all through the ordeal. He was launched 22 years later after his sentence was commuted from Dying Row.

British authorities maintained it was an act of God that saved him.


1861 – President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrives in Washington.

His go to was extremely in secret to guard him, since 7 states had already ceded from the Union.

A plot to assassinate Lincoln whereas he handed via Baltimore had not too long ago been uncovered. The secrecy annoyed Lincoln, who didn’t wish to appear a coward.

He managed to slide in unnoticed by practice.


1945 – An American flag is raised atop Mt. Suribachi, an inactive volcano, on the island of Iwo Jima, marking the seize by US Marines of the island’s highest level and a strategic place on the island. The strategic victory got here after 5 days of preventing, following the invasion on February 19. Battle would final for greater than a month till Marines have been capable of fully safe the island.

Marine photographer Louis Lowery captured the well-known second. He took 3 iconic photographs: The primary confirmed six Marines struggling to get the flagpole upright. By some accounts, this has change into probably the most reproduced image in historical past.

A movement image of the elevating affirms that the shot certainly was not staged, however as a substitute was a particular, iconic second in World Struggle II historical past.


1954 – The primary youngsters obtain preemptive polio vaccinations.

The vaccine was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk.

Polio was a contagious and harmful illness that was very troublesome to cease — if not not possible with medical capabilities on the time.

Some survived, however have been left disabled. Most famously, FDR fell sufferer to Polio in 1921 — however he would go on to change into president.


1997 – “Schindler’s Checklist” seems uncut on NBC, drawing criticisms from the federal government and decency teams.

NBC selected to not promote conventional ads, however moderately offered sponsorships on transient intermissions on the movie.

Republican Senator Tom Coburn famously blasted NBC for airing the film on Sunday night time, a time when households usually gathered to observe TV.

65 million viewers tuned in to observe.


2005 – Slovakia Summit 2005 begins.

The summit marks the primary event the place a sitting US President visits Slovakia.

George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin attended.


2020 – The primary main COVID-19 outbreak in Europe happens in Italy.

After 152 circumstances have been recognized — and three deaths — emergency measures have been put into place.

Surrounding international locations started blocking journey to and from the nation.


2020 – China’s Supreme Chief Xi Jinping describes the nation’s COVID-19 outbreak as China’s “quickest spreading, most intensive and most difficult public well being emergency” for the reason that founding of the Folks’s Republic in 1949.

At this level, the virus had killed over 2,400 individuals and contaminated greater than 77,000.

Lots of of hundreds of thousands have been beneath restrictions on motion.



Dakota Fanning – actress, “The Alienist,” “Struggle of the Worlds” – 27
Skylar Gray – singer – 35
Emily Blunt – actress, “Mary Poppins,” “A Quiet Place” – 38
Aziz Ansari – actor, “Parks and Recreation” – 38
Josh Gad – actor, “Frozen,” “Magnificence and The Beast” – 40
Alvaro Morte – actor, “Cash Heist” – 46
Niecy Nash – actress, “Reno 911!” – 51

Born On This Date

Bobby Dillion – NFL defensive again – 1930 (d. 2019)
Victor Fleming – director, “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gone with the Wind” – 1889 (d. 1949)
W. E. B. Du Bois – founding father of the NAACP – 1868 (d. 1963)



Martha Stewart (no not that one!) has died.

The actress, who labored reverse the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Joan Crawford handed away Feb. 17, in response to her daughter. A reason for loss of life was not shared.

Stewart additionally lent her vocal skills to the 1946 Broadway musical “Park Avenue” and made TV appearances in reveals together with “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and “My Three Sons.”

She was 98.


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