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  1. Imagine if Jay Powell said this: “Financial vulnerabilities of the U.S. financial system are notable, and asset valuation pressures are elevated.” Impossible, right? But that’s *exactly* what the Fed’s own staff told the FOMC last month.
  2. [Thread] In audio obtained by NPR, Chicago Tribune EIC Colin McMahon told staffers that Trib papers make 10-13% profit now and new owner Alden will seek 20%+ (David Folkenflik/@davidfolkenflik)
  3. Foot-and-mouth outbreak's parallels with Covid pandemic
  4. Now Norway is offering drug-free treatment to people with psychosis
  5. Texas storm: ‘He’s 92 so we wrapped him tight like a mummy’
  6. France's elite forced to confront sexual abuse scandals
  7. The dentist who helped a koala to walk
  8. Black lawyer was told ‘people like you don’t become barristers’
  9. Brazil: Can you vaccinate a whole town against Covid?
  10. The search widens for hot rocks that provide power
  11. Climate Change: How much did it cost the US economy in 2020?
  12. Cancel culture: Have any two words become more weaponised?
  13. Nikki Haley Tries To Meet With Trump At Mar-A-Lago, He Declines…
  14. The Greater Danger of Israeli Provocations in Syria
  15. U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions On 43 Belarusians For 'Undermining Democracy'
  16. Covid: Unblock logjam for new laws, senior MPs urge ministers
  17. Covid in Wales: Primary schools could reopen fully from 15 March
  18. 'We can't get a refund for our £980 flights'
  19. No Covid variants found on London Tubes, buses and stations
  20. HHS declares public health emergency for the state of Texas
  21. An early analysis of Birdwatch, Twitter's crowdsourced fact-checking pilot with about 1,000 users, shows partisan rhetoric and a lack of source citations (Alex Mahadevan/Poynter)
  22. First Photos Of Martian Surface From Perseverance
  23. The papers: 'Perseverance pays off' and 'foreign holiday hope'
  24. Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he will hold talks with Zuckerberg to "see if there's a pathway forward", but says news legislation will go ahead (Jason Scott/Bloomberg)
  25. GRAPHIC: Video Shows Suicide-By-Cop as Officers Confront Armed Man at Seattle Waterfront
  26. US immigration agents ordered to focus on serious criminals
  27. BIDEN TARGETS ICE: New rules cut back on arrests and deportations
  28. Covid vaccines: Boris Johnson pledges surplus to poorer countries at G7
  29. Rodriguez could leave Everton - Friday's football gossip
  31. Barisic scores two penalties as Rangers earn late win over Antwerp in seven-goal thriller
  32. Roku beats with Q4 revenue of $650M vs expectations of $615M, up 58% YoY, net profit of $65.2M vs expectations of a loss, added 14.3M active accounts for FY2020 (Todd Spangler/Variety)
  33. PEN America has settled its 2018 lawsuit, PEN America v. Trump, leaving intact an earlier ruling that it can challenge a president's retaliation against media (PEN America)
  34. NASA Rover Lands On Mars Crater Named After Bosnian Town
  35. Five Things To Know About Georgia And The Political Crisis It's Slipping Toward
  36. Arsenal must not put a foot wrong in second leg, says Saka after scoring in draw at Benfica
  37. Oil prices dip after surpassing $65 a barrel amid Texas cold snap
  38. Journalists in Slovenia accuse the prime minister of whipping up hatred against public media reporters and editors, which has led to threats and self-censorship (Lili Bayer/Politico)
  39. European Extremists Increasingly ‘Choosing’ Antisemitism to Further Their Causes, ADL Report Warns
  40. Coronavirus vaccines: Macron proposes sending 3-5% of supplies to Africa
  41. Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner Urges NFL to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism, Speaks Out on ‘Lack of Understanding’
  42. Wedding ring lost at North Shields tip found in rubbish
  43. Tesla sticker shock: Automaker slashes prices for two models
  44. De Blasio UNLOADS on Cuomo, backs Dem who says he was threatened: ‘The bullying is nothing new!’
  45. Biden On Chinese Death Camps: It’s A Different Culture…
  46. Bale scores one and sets up another as Tottenham take control against Wolfsberger
  47. Fernandes scores twice as Man Utd thrash Real Sociedad
  48. Leicester held to goalless draw against Slavia Prague
  49. Facebook's refusal to pay a misguided media tax, pushed by Rupert Murdoch, is a defense of the open web and criticizing it for rejecting a link tax is bizarre (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)
  50. CDC Issues New Guidance That Would Keep 90% of Schools Partially Closed