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Facing bankruptcy, NRA launches low-energy $2 million ad campaign against Biden

After another spate of mass shootings in America, Democrats are attempting to tighten gun-control measures

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Oscar slate holds “firsts” for Asian actors, filmmakers

It may be hard to believe that there are still many “firsts” left to check off after 93 years of the Academy Awards, and yet this…

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Ohio Republican lawmakers propose renaming state park after Trump

Mosquito Creek Lake is the park lawmakers are looking to rename in honour of the former president

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Tesla to be probed by Senate over fatal ‘autopilot’ crash

Elon Musk denies Autopilot was in use in Tesla Model S when it crashed in Texas

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Trump administration ‘delayed’ $20billion of aid to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017, new report claims

New report by US Inspector General’s housing department claims Trump administration delayed $20billion of aid to Puetro Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017

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Al Sharpton says Minnesota needs ‘air freshener’ for ‘stench of police brutality’ at Daunte Wright’s funeral

Daunte Wright’s family, as well as local and national leaders, all gathered on Thursday to mourn the 20-year-old who was killed by police

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Man killed by deputy recalled as storyteller, jokester

Relatives and friends of Andrew Brown Jr. say he had a smile that belied a lifetime of loss and troubles with the law

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Arizona lawmaker uses racist language, demands Black colleague be ‘sat down’ in clash over voting rights bill

State representative Travis Grantham used term ‘coloured people’ during clash

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Fox host says those protesting police violence should be ‘barred’ from calling 911

‘Let’s just hope, in your life, you never need a police officer,’ Brian Kilmeade says

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Georgia governor won’t wade into debate on Okefenokee mining

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he’s not wading into the debate over a proposal to mine for minerals near the edge of the vast wildlife refuge…

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Senate OKs bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans

The Senate has passed legislation to combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

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Josh Hawley is lone senator to oppose bipartisan anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The US Senate has overwhelmingly passed an anti-hate crimes bill on Tuesday that was created to address the surge of attacks against Asian Americans amid the…

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Officer who shot 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant was military trained marksman, report says

Columbus Interim Police Chief Michael Woods identifies Nicholas Reardon as the police officer involved in the shooting

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John Kerry criticises Trump for pulling out of Paris accord ‘without any facts, without any science’

John Kerry denounced former president Donald Trump for withdrawing the US from the landmark Paris treaty, which the former Secretary of State signed in 2015.

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Sotomayor gives blistering dissent to Trump SCOTUS appointees who find juvenile not worthy of parole

Justice calls ruling ‘an abrupt break from precedent’

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Texas teacher suspended after sending ‘joke’ picture with foot on Black student’s neck

Picture allegedly taken on same day as Derek Chauvin verdict

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Prince Andrew: ‘Outrageous’ that year has passed since royal vowed to cooperate with FBI, says lawyer

It is ‘never too late to do the right thing’, lawyer says

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Kansas governor vetoes ban for transgender school athletes

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed a measure that would have banned transgender athletes from girls’ and women’s school sports

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Efren Medina: 20-year-old Georgia firefighter dies during first shift

‘Efren was a wonderful brother, son, husband and friend to all,’ says friend on fundraiser page

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Unmute, please: Echoes, glitches resound in virtual summit

Just like the rest of us, world leaders are still figuring out the tech side of virtual work in a pandemic

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Frank: MyPillow CEO’s pro-Trump social network breaks immediately upon launch

The CEO claimed the website is undergoing cyberattack, but this has not been confirmed

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‘Statehood is in my DNA’: Pelosi points to father’s legacy in defence of DC vote

House votes for second time to make DC nation’s 51st state, setting up historic Senate debate

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Transgender girl gets death threats after asking Texas lawmakers to defend her rights

Mother of boy who testified at hearing forced to ‘file a police report’

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EXPLAINER: How come nations’ climate targets don’t compare?

This week’s climate change summit features lots of talk from different nations about their goals for reducing carbon emissions

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Chauvin trial: Alternate juror discusses the trial moment that ‘really got me’

Lisa Christensen says that she “’teared up’ watching the nine-and-a-half minute video of George Floyd losing his life

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Sean Hannity buys $5 million townhouse next to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

The Fox News host now owns a Palm Beach townhouse less than three miles away from Mr Trump’s estate

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A region on edge: Syrian missile blast near Israel nuclear site underscores military fragility of region

The blast was a second incident in days and emphasised tinderbox nature of the region

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SHELL This career quote from Mads Mikkelsen is stopping people in their tracks

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Plan to displace 300 million Indigenous people to be discussed at Joe Biden’s virtual summit

‘This is the biggest land grab in world history,’ says head of conservation campaign

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Countering Biden, GOP pitches $568B for infrastructure

Senate Republicans have unveiled a public works proposal with a much smaller price tag than what President Joe Biden wants

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‘Pride and hope’: Navalny praises protests in his support

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says in an emotional message from behind bars that he felt “pride and hope” after learning from his lawyer about…

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Mondaire Jones accuses GOP lawmakers of bringing ‘racist trash’ to House debate on DC statehood

House Democrats support measure to introduce nation’s capital as 51st state

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EU prepares to sue AstraZeneca over failure to deliver enough Covid-19 vaccines

Commission confirmed legal action being considered but says no decision yet made

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Times square subway bomber gets life in prison

Judge called attack ‘truly barbaric and heinous crime’

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Leslie Jordan parlays Instagram fame with new book and album

Last year at this time, Leslie Jordan began posting daily videos of himself on Instagram

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Michigan lawmaker pulled over for driving drunk threatens police

‘This last week has literally been the craziest week I’ve ever had in my last as a civilian’

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Greta Thunberg urges US Congress to ‘use your common sense’ on climate crisis

‘All I can do is to urge you to listen to and act on the science, and to use your common sense,’ Ms Thunberg tells Congress

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A philanthropic drive to aid Black women is gaining momentum

The needs of Black women and girls have become a focus of philanthropic efforts as major donors seek to narrow a racial wealth gap and address…

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Republican candidate for Virginia governor says Chauvin verdict makes her ‘sick’

‘Amanda Chase’s comments are racist and dangerous, but they are also clearly representative of the beliefs of many Republicans,’ Virginia Democrat Party says

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Biden to join NATO leaders at June 14 summit in Brussels

U.S. President Joe Biden and other leaders of NATO member countries plan to discuss tense ties with Russia and China, the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and…

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‘You’re old, impotent and an embarrassment’: Lincoln Project targets Trump with Mar-a-Lago advert

The ad will air starting on Thursday in Palm Beach, Florida – where Mar-a-Lago is based

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Flying turtle smashes car windscreen in Florida

Mother of driver suffers cuts and bleeding after animal collides with windshield

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Post service accused of monitoring American social media posts under controversial ‘iCOP’ surveillance project

‘Covert’ programme monitoring messages for ‘inflammatory’ content ahead of planned protests

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Barcelona maintains support of Super League despite backlash

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has maintained his support for the Super League despite the quick exit of 10 of the 12 founding clubs in the breakaway…

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Egypt’s history is being changed with new discoveries in the tombs of Saqqara

It may take 20 years uncover all the secrets

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Baby is victim of dam wall murder-suicide at hands of father

Police name deceased as Henry Shepherdson, 38, and his daughter Kobi

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French wine tasters ask to be at front of vaccine queue as they are losing sense of smell

‘It’s like asking a musician to play without his instrument,’ says union chief

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Instagram star cat Ponzu killed after owner ‘attacked’ in New York park

Thai chef says ‘our family got physically assaulted that day’ as investigation ongoing

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Stacey Abrams goes viral for obliterating GOP lawmaker with explanation of Georgia voting law

‘Do. Not. Come. For. Stacey. Abrams.’

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Biden preparing to recognise Armenian genocide, risking backlash from Turkey

He will be first US president to use word ‘genocide’ to describe killings of Armenians by Ottoman empire during First World War

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Pope meets with Lebanon’s PM-designate, urges end of crises

Pope Francis has met with Lebanon’s prime minister-designate and urged all Lebanese political leaders to “urgently commit themselves to the benefit of the nation.”

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The Latest: Biden administration opens global climate summit

The Biden administration has opened a global climate summit including 40 world leaders

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Fate of Polish judge hangs in balance as panel deliberates

A disputed disciplinary body within Poland’s Supreme Court is examining a motion that could result in the arrest of a judge who has become a symbol…

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Woman seen killing ex-girlfriend in chilling video is charged with murder

Nichelle Thomas was about to enter a local bodega when another woman ran up to her and shot her in the head

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Trump Jr mocks calls for police reform after Chauvin verdict with Die Hard meme and videos

‘Watch out for protests at Nakatomi Plaza,’ meme says

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Chadian opposition decries Deby’s son as interim leader

Chad’s political opposition is calling the handing of power to Mahamat Idriss Deby a “coup d’etat.”

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Daunte Wright funeral — latest: Rev Al Sharpton to deliver eulogy as crowds mourn Black man killed by police

Follow latest updates from Minneapolis

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In Biden climate show, watch for cajoling, conflict, pathos

President Joe Biden takes center stage in a two-day climate summit highlighting America’s return to the fight to curb global warming

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Biden opening summit with ambitious new US climate pledge

President Joe Biden is prepared to open a global Earth Day summit with an ambitious pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and…

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