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Judge says US congresswoman's comments may be grounds for appeal

2 hours 39 min ago
The judge overseeing former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's trial in the death of George Floyd said Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters' comments could be grounds for appealing a verdict in the trial.
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US Capitol officer suffered strokes and died of natural causes the day after riot, coroner says

3 hours 37 min ago
US Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick suffered strokes and died of natural causes one day after responding to the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, Washington DC's chief medical examiner has determined.
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Meet the new leader of Cuba's Communist Party

4 hours 3 min ago
The shift in power away from Cuba's Raul Castro is finally afoot.
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Judge calls out Rep. Waters for 'abhorrent' comment

4 hours 7 min ago
Judge Peter Cahill, who is presiding over Derek Chauvin's trial for the death of George Floyd, reacts to Rep. Maxine Waters' remarks where she called on protesters to "get more confrontational" if a no guilty verdict is reached.
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China and Russia 'weaponized' QAnon conspiracy around time of US Capitol attack, report says

4 hours 12 min ago
Foreign adversaries like Russia and China "weaponized" QAnon messaging to sow further discord among the American population in the months leading up to, and following, the January 6 attack, according to a new report released Monday that details how these countries are not only utilizing the same false narratives to peddle disinformation on social media, but also fueling a conspiracy theory that could incite more violence by domestic extremists.
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The charges against Chauvin in death of George Floyd, explained

4 hours 14 min ago
What was going through Derek Chauvin's mind when he kneeled on a handcuffed, prone George Floyd for nine minutes and 29 seconds last May?
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Johnson & Johnson said blood clots have been reported with all vaccines. Author of study they cited hits back

4 hours 55 min ago
When news broke that Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine might be linked to blood clots, the company responded by pointing a finger at Pfizer and Moderna's vaccines, issuing a media statement that said a study showed there were reports of blood clots with their vaccines as well.
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US immigration agencies ordered to end use of terms 'alien' and 'assimilation'

7 hours 40 min ago
The leaders of two US immigration agencies issued new guidance Monday ordering staff to end the use of terms such as "illegal alien" and "assimilation," according to two officials, words that immigration advocates had criticized as dehumanizing.
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Here's what you need to know about the closing arguments, deliberations and verdict

8 hours 16 min ago
Court began Monday morning in the State v. Derek Chauvin at around 10 a.m. ET in a Hennepin County Courtroom in Minneapolis.
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Two Russian agents have been linked to a high-profile poisoning and a deadly explosion, but there's little Europe can do

8 hours 20 min ago
That the Czech Republic is pointing the finger at two Russian agents for a deadly explosion at an ammunition depot in the country is remarkable. The fact that the agents in question are the same pair accused of trying to poison a former Russian spy on English soil is nothing short of astounding.
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Greece opens its doors to Covid-free tourists

8 hours 39 min ago
Greece has lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers and those testing negative for Covid-19 from key tourism markets, including Europe, the UK and the United States, in what officials called "baby steps" on the road back to normality.
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Suspected poacher trampled to death by elephants

8 hours 42 min ago
A suspected poacher was trampled to death by a herd of elephants in South Africa's Kruger National Park on Saturday, according to a statement by South African National Parks published Sunday.
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White House backtracks after Biden calls border situation a 'crisis'

8 hours 48 min ago
The White House on Monday backtracked after President Joe Biden over the weekend described the influx of migrant children on the country's southern border as a "crisis," in what appeared to be a notable shift in language.
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7-year-old girl fatally shot in drive-thru lane of a Chicago McDonald's

8 hours 55 min ago
Chicago police are looking for whoever opened fire on a car Sunday afternoon, killing a 7-year-old girl in the city's West Side.
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Police say no one was in driver's seat in fatal Tesla crash

9 hours 1 min ago
Two passengers were killed in a crash of a Tesla Model S on Saturday in which there was no one sitting in the driver's seat, according to police.
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