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USA city on edge as jury deliberates Chauvin verdict — George Floyd

USA city on edge as jury deliberates Chauvin verdict — George Floyd

It's exactly what you felt in your gut. The charges differ when it comes to Chauvin's state of mind - with second-degree murder requiring some level of intent - not an intent to kill but that Chauv...

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Derek Chauvin trial closing arguments

Derek Chauvin trial closing arguments

Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, was shot dead in a Minneapolis suburb on 11 April by a white policewoman who apparently mistook her gun for her Taser, and a 13-year-old boy was killed by pol...

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Pig’s head left at former home of Derek Chauvin defense witness

Pig’s head left at former home of Derek Chauvin defense witness

Another act of vandalism took place 45 minutes later at Santa Rosa Plaza Mall, where a large hand statue was also smeared in pig's blood. The vandals also left a sign in front of the statue that inclu...

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Increase oxygen supply to Delhi: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia urges Centre

Increase oxygen supply to Delhi: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia urges Centre

The chief minister said Delhi had reported 25,500 new cases on Sunday-another record- and the positivity rate had jumped to 30% from 24% in a single day. The cases are rising very fast. "It would help...

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Family sees video of teen's fatal shooting by Chicago police

Family sees video of teen's fatal shooting by Chicago police

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability plans to release at 2:30 p.m. Thursday the footage captured by cameras worn by the officers who chased Toledo in the early morning hours of March 29 in t...

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USA expels Russian diplomats, imposes dozens of new sanctions

The latest step is part of a wider array of sanctions the White House plans to announce on Thursday to make Russian Federation pay a price for "malign" actions such as election interference, cyber-hac...

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Democrat Rep. Mondaire Jones: ‘Supreme Court Expansion Is Infrastructure’

Democrat Rep. Mondaire Jones: ‘Supreme Court Expansion Is Infrastructure’

Ed Markey of MA in the Senate, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY, the chair of the Judiciary Committee, in the House. Markey depicts the bill as necessary to neutralize the court's politicization by Re...

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Mich. Gov. Whitmer faces resistance to COVID-19 shutdowns

Mich. Gov. Whitmer faces resistance to COVID-19 shutdowns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) advised the state of MI to enter another lockdown on Monday as the state suffers from the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Slinging jargon...

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Suspect and his father arrested 25 years after California university student disappeared

Suspect and his father arrested 25 years after California university student disappeared

But despite numerous investigations, searches and legal procedures, there has not be an arrest in the case. Flores was arrested in San Pedro, according to the log. Paul has remained silent throu...

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US, Iran recommit to indirect talks after sabotage attack on nuclear site

US, Iran recommit to indirect talks after sabotage attack on nuclear site

Israel , which views Iran as a threat, has consistently been a vocal opponent of the JCPOA and any efforts to restore the pact. Meanwhile on Tuesday, Israeli broadcaster Channel 12 reported an Isr...

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US to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal

US to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal

The Taliban has threatened violence against US forces remaining in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline. Members of the Taliban delegation (L-R) Khairullah Khairkhwa, former western Herat Governo...

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BC tops 3,000 new COVID-19 cases in the province since Friday

BC tops 3,000 new COVID-19 cases in the province since Friday

This is a record for COVID-19 patients in intensive care, with total hospitalizations close to the record set at the peak of the second wave in January. "For us that has mean taking only as much restr...

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Joe Biden says everyone will be vaccine eligible April 19

Joe Biden says everyone will be vaccine eligible April 19

We still have a lot of work to do. "We still are in a life and death race against this virus". The president had announced just last week that 90% of adults would be eligible for one of three appr...

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Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure

Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure

See more stories on Insider's business page . The news comes a week after President Joe Biden twice mentioned the company by name in a speech touting his $100 billion infrastructure plan , saying...

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USA to Hold Indirect Talks with Iran on Nuclear Deal

USA to Hold Indirect Talks with Iran on Nuclear Deal

The European Union will preside over talks between current members of the 2015 pact - Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia and Britain - set to begin on Tuesday. "They have left the JCPOA and they hav...

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Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St

Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, said one outbreak has been linked to three confirmed cases of the variant first identified in Brazil, while the other outbreak has one confirme...

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Ford says there will be 'further restrictions moving forward'

Ford says there will be 'further restrictions moving forward'

Toronto Public Health followed on Tuesday, closing city schools to in-person learning starting Wednesday. The chief medical officers of health for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa made the recommenda...

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Derek Chauvin trial continues Tuesday

Derek Chauvin trial continues Tuesday

Prosecutors are seeking to prove that Mr Chauvin's actions violated his training and have focused their questions on police guidelines and strategies taught to help officers de-escalate situations. By...

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Beyond Parody: Biden's White House Easter Bunny Wears a Huge COVID Mask

Beyond Parody: Biden's White House Easter Bunny Wears a Huge COVID Mask

With states gradually expanding eligibility beyond such priority groups as older people and essential, front-line workers, the president plans to announce that every adult in the USA will be eligibl...

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Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

Two-thirds of the province's public health units are now under what the government calls lockdown (grey zone) or control (red zone) restrictions . The new restrictions are virtually identical to th...

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India breaches 1-lakh daily mark, weekends shut in Maharashtra

India breaches 1-lakh daily mark, weekends shut in Maharashtra

A surge is happening across South Asia. The state will start shutting shopping malls, cinemas, bars, restaurants and places of worship from Monday evening. With Sunday's addition, at least 1.25 cror...

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Johnson & Johnson To Oversee Vaccine Production At Baltimore Facility

Johnson & Johnson To Oversee Vaccine Production At Baltimore Facility

The top USA infectious disease doctor told Reuters on Thursday that the country may not need AstraZeneca's vaccine, even if it wins approval. The Department of Health & Human Services facilitated ...

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Egyptian mummies pass through Cairo in parade of ancient rulers

Egyptian mummies pass through Cairo in parade of ancient rulers

Numerous mummies on display had made an arduous journey to Saturday's parade after being exhumed from the Deir El-Bahari cachette in Luxor's West Bank in 1881. In their new home, they will be showcase...

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Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King

Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King

In a statement published on the state news agency, it said this was part of a broader, ongoing security investigation in which a former minister, a member of the royal family and unnamed others were d...

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CDC Issues Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

CDC Issues Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination , CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves. Meanwhile, fully vaccinated people do not nee...

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Train derails in eastern Taiwan, killing 48, injuring dozens

Train derails in eastern Taiwan, killing 48, injuring dozens

Minutes later, the train's lead vehicle crashed into it, according to Railways Administration official Weng Hui-ping, just before the train entered a tunnel . In 1981, 30 were killed in a collision i...

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

The CDC also said fully vaccinated grandparents can fly to visit grandkids without the need for a Covid-19 test or self-quarantining but said they should follow CDC advice for traveling safely. In a...

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Fully vaccinated Americans can travel again, says new U.S. CDC guidance

Fully vaccinated Americans can travel again, says new U.S. CDC guidance

Fully vaccinated people can start traveling again if they take precautions such as wearing a mask and observing social distancing, United States health authorities said Friday. The agency's guidance, ...

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Suspect Rams Car Into US Capitol Barricade, Killing 1 Officer

Suspect Rams Car Into US Capitol Barricade, Killing 1 Officer

The suspect was not known to police, and the attack does not appear to be related to terrorism, she said. The Capitol complex has been on high alert since the January 6 attack by former President ...

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Vehicle rams barricade at US Capitol, two officers injured, driver shot

Vehicle rams barricade at US Capitol, two officers injured, driver shot

Video shows the driver of the crashed vehicle emerging with a knife in his hand and starting to run at the pair of officers, Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman told reporters. One Capitol P...

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi, Australian adviser charged with official secrets violation, says lawyer

Myanmar's Suu Kyi, Australian adviser charged with official secrets violation, says lawyer

The online news service Khit Thit Media says the junta is preparing to charge Suu Kyi with treason, although there has been no official announcement. He said Suu Kyi and Australian economist Sean Tu...

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Weather outlook for Easter weekend in Kildare

Weather outlook for Easter weekend in Kildare

However, with an Arctic influence the lowest temperatures will be felt in the north with the greatest chance of snow most likely over higher ground in the north and west of the UK. "Sunday night will ...

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Honduran migrant boy, 4, found traveling alone by U.S.-Mexico border

Honduran migrant boy, 4, found traveling alone by U.S.-Mexico border

El Paso Sector Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez said her agency was working with Mexican authorities to look into the incident. She said if they had not been seen, the girls could have been left in ...

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Shop worker tells of receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Shop worker tells of receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Floyd's death, along with the harrowing bystander video of him pleading that he couldn't breathe as onlookers yelled at Chauvin to get off, triggered sometimes violent protests around the world and ...

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Premier expected to announce tighter COVID restrictions

Premier expected to announce tighter COVID restrictions

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the government hasn't done enough to prevent people from getting severely ill as the third wave has taken hold. The move comes after intensive care admissions at Ontar...

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