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 2021-04-23 04:28 

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Evidence in Chauvin case contradicted first police statement...

Moments after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in George Floyd's death, copies of the original Minneapolis police statement began recirculating on social media...

 2021-04-23 04:28 

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Coronavirus news India live: Over 332,000 new cases recorded as Delhi hospitals run out of oxygen...

Follow the latest news live here...

 2021-04-23 04:25 

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In possible Oscar preview, 'Nomadland' wins at Spirit Awards...

Chlo Zhao's "Nomadland" won best feature at the 36th Independent Spirit Awards in a ceremony that turned the annual beach soiree into a virtual, largely pre-taped event, and, possibly, an Oscar preview...

 2021-04-23 04:22 

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Democrats move 2 bills showing strength and limits of power...

Democrats' two recent victories in Congress are a show of momentum just days before President Joe Biden's maiden speech to Congress, but they also shine a spotlight on his party's limitations in enacting his agenda...

 2021-04-23 04:22 

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Drop in vaccine demand has some places turning down doses...

Demand for the coronavirus vaccine has fallen off in some places around the United States to the point where some counties are turning down new shipments of doses...

 2021-04-23 04:12 

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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...

 2021-04-23 04:08 

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SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: David faces Goliaths over pipeline...

On one side of upcoming Supreme Court arguments over a proposed natural gas pipeline in New Jersey are two lawyers with more than 250 arguments between them...

 2021-04-23 04:06 

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Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex cases...

The Associated Press has learned that a Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders...

 2021-04-23 04:02 

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Jobs are make-or-break argument for Biden in climate plan...

The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union leaders to help sell President Joe Biden's climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy...

 2021-04-23 04:00 

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AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean...
 2021-04-23 03:57 

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Southeast Asian summit to address Myanmar's post-coup crisis...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be under as much scrutiny as Myanmar's junta leader when the 10-member regional body meets Saturday...

 2021-04-23 03:33 

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Fire kills 13 COVID-19 patients in hospital in western India...

A fire broke out in a hospital in western India, killing 13 COVID-19 patients, as an extreme surge in infections leaves the nation short of medical care and oxygen...

 2021-04-23 03:15 

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AP PHOTOS: California theme park reopens after virus closure...

It was an all-hands-on-deck family affair when Adventure City finally reopened in California after being shuttered for 403 days because of the pandemic....

 2021-04-23 03:10 

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Japan to issue 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka area...

Japan is set to issue a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western urban prefectures amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence ahead of the Olympics in July...

 2021-04-23 02:39 

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Worries grow about Indonesian sub's crew as oxygen dwindles...

Rescuers are continuing an urgent search for an Indonesian submarine that disappeared two days ago and has less than a day's supply of oxygen left for its 53 crew...

 2021-04-23 02:31 

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Venezuela prosecutor who defied Maduro implicated in bribery...

A former Venezuelan attorney general has been implicated in a major corruption case involving a Venezuelan businessman who this week pleaded guilty to paying $1 million in bribes...

 2021-04-23 01:44 

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AP Week in Pictures: Asia...

April 16-22, 2021...

 2021-04-23 01:20 

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Topless clubs among businesses that can reopen in Vegas...

Topless dancers can shed coronavirus restrictions next weekend in Las Vegas and get face-to-face with patrons again under rules accepted Thursday by a state COVID-19 task force...

 2021-04-23 01:18 

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Parents sue father accused of hiding Kristin Smart's body...

The parents of missing California college student Kristin Smart have sued the father of the man charged with killing their daughter nearly 25 years ago...

 2021-04-23 01:12 

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'Jersey Shore' star arrested on domestic violence allegation...

"Jersey Shore" star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been arrested for investigation of felony domestic violence...

 2021-04-23 01:11 

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Foxx didn't view video of Adam Toledo's shooting in advance...

Cook County's top prosecutor says she bears the responsibility for not viewing the footage of 13-year-old Adam Toledo's fatal shooting or reviewing the misleading description of his killing by Chicago police before it was read by prosecutors in co...

 2021-04-23 00:22 

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Oregon: CDC investigating woman's death after J&J vaccine...

Oregon health authorities say federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a blood clot and low platelets within two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-04-23 00:22 

The Independent

Eric Lander: Approval of Biden's top scientist paused over meetings with Jeffrey Epstein...

The White House says its nominee met with the convicted paedophile and 'correctly decided to have nothing to do with Epstein'...

 2021-04-23 00:21 

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Ex-officer who killed Rayshard Brooks wants his job back...

A former Atlanta police officer's attorney says his client didn't get a chance to defend himself before he was fired for fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks last June...

 2021-04-23 00:21 

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Panel: End commanders' power to block military sex cases...

The Associated Press has learned that a Pentagon panel is recommending that decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not commanders...

 2021-04-23 00:17 

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Ben Shapiro ridiculed on Twitter for video buying plank of protest wood at Home Depot...

Atlanta-based company criticised for staying silent on state's restrictive voting law...

 2021-04-23 00:13 

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California goes from worst to first in virus infections...

California has gone from worst to first in the rate of coronavirus infections...

 2021-04-23 00:13 

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Video: California deputy shoots Black man within a minute...

Newly released video shows a white sheriff's deputy in the San Francisco Bay Area shooting and killing a Black man in the middle of a busy intersection about a minute after trying to stop him on suspicion of throwing rocks at cars last month...

 2021-04-23 00:05 

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148 bills to give GOP lawmakers more power over elections could be 'death knell' for democracy, officials warn...

From 'hijacking' results to 'micromanaging' elections, new report reveals how Republicans are trying to strip oversight to gain permanent control...

 2021-04-22 23:44 

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'Today we came to honour the Prince of Brooklyn Center': Al Sharpton leads impassioned funeral service for Daunte Wright...

These are fraught days for Minneapolis and the nation, writes Andrew Buncombe...

 2021-04-22 23:38 

The Independent

Appeals court sides with Dr. Luke on an issue in Kesha clash...

An appellate court has ruled for music producer Dr. Luke on an important issue in his defamation suit against pop star Kesha...

 2021-04-22 23:36 

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Chicago man charged in road-rage shooting that wounded child...

Attempted murder charges have been filed against a suspect in a road-rage shooting on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive earlier this month that critically wounded a toddler...

 2021-04-22 23:28 

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Mexican president pushes controversial reforestation plan...

Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador is making a strong push for his oft-questioned tree-planting program, trying to get the United States to help fund expansion of the program into Central America as a way to stem migration...

 2021-04-22 23:26 

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Review: You wanted lots of blood? 'Mortal Kombat' listened...

The first death in the "Mortal Kombat" reboot occurs less than 3 minutes in, which is actually pretty coy...

 2021-04-22 23:24 

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Downing Street 'accuses Cummings of leaking PM's messages' as lobbying scandal rages on...

It comes after PM's former right hand man was forced out of Downing Street following behind-the-scenes conflict...

 2021-04-22 23:21 

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California's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccine...

Two of the nation's largest university systems say they intend to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on University of California and California State University campuses this fall...

 2021-04-22 23:16 

The Independent

'Dehumanising': Asylum seekers in hotels left without shoes and given 'inadequate' food, report finds...

'Extremely concerning' gaps in support for vulnerable people in Home Office accommodation, warns charity...

 2021-04-22 23:15 

The Independent

Half of adults drinking more than a year ago, study finds...

One in three have also quit smoking since start of coronavirus lockdown, research suggests...

 2021-04-22 23:15 

The Independent

Boris Johnson was right about the need for daily press briefings his U-turn is shameful...

Consistency of time and place can only be an improvement when it comes to government communication, writes Mary Dejevsky...

 2021-04-22 23:14 

The Independent

Biden to restore California's power to set pollution rules...

The Transportation Department is moving to reverse former President Donald Trump's bid to end California's ability to set its own auto pollution standards...

 2021-04-22 23:11 

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Johnny Mercer was never a politician willing to toe the line for advancement...

The ex-defence minister says he got into parliament to improve care for mentally ill veterans, and will continue to fight for their protection from the backbenches, writes Andrew Woodcock...

 2021-04-22 23:03 

The Independent

Hundreds of theater workers demand change in Times Square...

Hundreds of theater workers marched down Broadway on Thursday, rallying to demand more inclusion in the industry, protesting producer Scott Rudin and to call for greater transparency from their union, Actors' Equity Association...

 2021-04-22 23:01 

The Independent

Ian Gibson: Cancer expert and Labour MP who challenged Tony Blair...

He opposed the invasion of Iraq but ended his parliamentary career embroiled in the expenses scandal...

 2021-04-22 23:00 

The Independent

'We all want it to be special': Will anyone watch the Oscars next week?...

Viewing figures for the Academy Awards were already in free fall, but with the pandemic will anyone tune in? Nicole Sperling and Brooks Barnes examine the decline of the Oscars...

 2021-04-22 22:59 

The Independent

Biden taps Montana environmentalist for US public lands boss...

A longtime environmental advocate and Democratic aide has been nominated by President Joe Biden to oversee roughly a quarter-billion acres of federally-owned land in western states...

 2021-04-22 22:46 

The Independent

Jake Paul calls for Pete Davidson to be banned from boxing commentary after comedian ridicules him to his face...

Paul also said he believed Davidson was creating drama for 'more clout'...

 2021-04-22 22:45 

The Independent

Marjorie Taylor Greene calls AOC a 'scared little girl' as she badgers her to debate Green New Deal...

Controversial Republican says New York progressive 'doesn't know anything about the economy or economics'...

 2021-04-22 22:41 

The Independent

Prince Louis's third birthday marked with picture of young royal on his bike...

Image captured by Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace before Louis headed to first day of nursery...

 2021-04-22 22:22 

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Brendan Rodgers wants Leicester squad fully focused on sealing Champions League position...

The Foxes fell short at the end of last term and the boss wants no repeat this year...

 2021-04-22 22:14 

The Independent

Google doodle celebrates : Why one letter is so significant...

The artwork marks 'Spanish Language Day'...

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