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Nancy Pelosi floats new proposal for bipartisan January New! 2021-04-21 18:20:11House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is renewing her push for a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, floating a new proposal to

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Florida school superintendent charged with perjury New! 2021-04-21 17:38:44The superintendent of the Florida school district where 17 students and staff died in a 2018 high school massacre was arrested Wednesday on a perjury

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Australia cancels Belt and Road deals; China warns New! 2021-04-21 16:50:21China's embassy in Australia on Wednesday said Canberra's cancellation of two Belt and Road Initiative agreements was "bound to bring further damag

US launches probe of Minneapolis police after Derek New! 2021-04-21 16:02:14US Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday launched a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis following a jury's verdict

Hitting latest vaccine milestone, Joe Biden pushes shots New! 2021-04-21 15:56:18The US is set to meet President Joe Biden's latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million Covid-19 shots in his first 100 days in office, as the W

France expects to lift domestic travel restrictions on New! 2021-04-21 15:04:59Domestic travel restrictions imposed to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 virus are expected to be lifted on May 3, the government said on Wednesday a

Thailand sticks with Sinovac vaccine after cases of New! 2021-04-21 14:56:15Thailand will continue to use Covid-19 vaccine from China's Sinovac Biotech following six reports of unusual "stroke-like" side effects among recip

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‘Relief’ of Chauvin trial verdict must spark change 2021-04-20 23:34:12Experts say the George Floyd case and resulting verdict were a rare case of accountability within a system that needs to be reformed, and are hopeful

Trudeau says death of George Floyd was a 2021-04-20 22:23:41Floyd's death sparked protests around the globe, including in Canada, where the treatment of racialized Canadians was brought into sharp focus.

Crowds react with joy, wariness after Derek Chauvin 2021-04-20 20:51:03Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

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Biden says Chauvin verdict a ‘step forward,’ but 2021-04-20 20:03:21'This can be a moment of significant change,' Joe Biden said of the guilty verdict in the trial of the ex-police officer responsible for the death o

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder, manslaughter 2021-04-20 17:10:29Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd

Grizzly bear fatally mauls backcountry guide near Yellowstone 2021-04-20 14:46:46The man was fishing alone when the grizzly attacked him near Yellowstone National Park, officials said.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe despite possible blood 2021-04-20 14:32:49The review of a handful of cases prompted a pause in the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Europe and the United States last we

Russia rejects West’s criticism of move closing foreign 2021-04-20 11:40:37Ukraine last week protested the Russian move to close broad areas of the Black Sea near Crimea to foreign navy ships and state vessels until November.

Man hurls rabid bobcat across his lawn to 2021-04-20 10:42:12Surveillance footage shows a North Carolina husband springing into action during a driveway encounter with a bobcat.

As Derek Chauvin’s verdict looms, National Guard patrols 2021-04-20 08:48:01More than 3,000 National Guard soldiers, along with police officers, state police, sheriffs deputies and other law enforcement personnel have flooded

Britain, Israel explore ‘green travel corridor’ after vaccine 2021-04-20 07:53:20Israel's Foreign Ministry gave no timeline for implementing such a measure, which apparently would apply only to vaccinated travellers.


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