Tennessee House OKs new transgender 'bathroom bill'

Tennessee House OKs new transgender 'bathroom bill'
Added 43 minutes ago
Summary: Tennessee House lawmakers on Monday passed a bill that would put public schools and districts at risk of civil lawsuits if they let transgender students or employees use multi-person bathrooms or locker rooms that don't reflect their gender at birth.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Man with Adam Toledo when he was shot by police out of jail

Man with Adam Toledo when he was shot by police out of jail
Added an hour ago
Summary: The man who was allegedly with a 13-year-old shortly before the child was shot to death by a Chicago police officer has been bailed out of jail, the Cook County Sheriff's Department revealed Monday.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Police: 7-year-old girl killed outside McDonald's in Chicago

Police: 7-year-old girl killed outside McDonald's in Chicago
Added an hour ago
Summary: A 7-year-old girl was killed and her father was seriously injured in a shooting Sunday at a McDonald's in Chicago.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Here's what you need to know about the Chauvin trial closing arguments, deliberations and verdict

Here's what you need to know about the Chauvin trial closing arguments, deliberations and verdict
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: Court began Monday morning in the State v. Derek Chauvin at around 10 a.m. ET in a Hennepin County Courtroom in Minneapolis.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Disinfecting surfaces to prevent COVID-19 often all for show, CDC advises

Disinfecting surfaces to prevent COVID-19 often all for show, CDC advises
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: The risk of surface transmission of COVID-19 is low, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. Far more important is airborne transmission -- and people who obsessively disinfect surfaces may be doing more harm than good.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Australia reverses decision to withhold medals from veterans

Australia reverses decision to withhold medals from veterans
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Australia's government on Monday reversed a decision to strip soldiers of unit citations due to war crime allegations in Afghanistan and announced an inquiry into suicides among veterans and serving members of the military.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist

Japan asks Myanmar junta to release arrested journalist
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Japan's government said Monday it is asking Myanmar to release a Japanese journalist who was arrested by security forces in its largest city of Yangon the previous day.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

Timeline: Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

Timeline: Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: With closing arguments set to begin Monday, here's a timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis.
Sentiment: negative
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Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages

Radical Islamist party frees 11 Pakistani police hostages
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore amid violent clashes with security forces, the country's interior minister said Monday.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Cryptos: $PROPHET

Georgia's Stacey Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022

Georgia's Stacey Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: Stacey Abrams, Georgia's well-known voting rights advocate, is asked about the new voting law that has set much of her party on fire, she is critical but measured: she discouraged boycotts and reassured Democrats they can still win races under the new rules, even as she hoped they would be struck down in the courts
Sentiment: negative
11 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $DELTA

Officials: Hunger-striking Navalny to go to prison hospital

Officials: Hunger-striking Navalny to go to prison hospital
Added 16 hours ago
Summary: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in the third week of a hunger strike, will be admitted to a hospital in another prison, the Russian state penitentiary service said Monday, after the politician's doctor said he could be near death.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Egypt says 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo

Egypt says 11 killed in train crash north of Cairo
Added 20 hours ago
Summary: A passenger train derailed Sunday north of Cairo, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities said.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Cryptos: $DELTA

Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting

Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting
Added a day ago
Summary: The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally bought the two rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent such purchases, police said.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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Chad army claims it has stopped rebel drive toward capital

Chad army claims it has stopped rebel drive toward capital
Added a day ago
Summary: The Chadian military said it had halted an advance by rebels coming from neighbouring Libya, but the rebel group said Sunday that it was pressing ahead after the American and British embassies warned of a possible assault on the capital in the coming days.
5 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

U.S. women shot in leg after rejecting a man’s advances

U.S. women shot in leg after rejecting a man’s advances
Added a day ago
Summary: A romantic getaway for a young couple took a violent, almost deadly turn in broad daylight Friday. A woman and her boyfriend were riding scooters down in Atlanta when they were attacked, after telling a man driving by to stop cat calling at the victim.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Navalny's team calls for protests amid reports of failing health

Navalny's team calls for protests amid reports of failing health
Added a day ago
Summary: Associates of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny called Sunday for massive protests in the heart of Moscow and St. Petersburg on Wednesday, saying Navalny's health is deteriorating severely during a hunger strike.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in George Floyd's death

Ex-cop Derek Chauvin won't testify at murder trial in George Floyd's death
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The defence at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, presenting a total of two days of testimony to the prosecution's two weeks.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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California mom suspected in children's deaths pleads in carjacking case

California mom suspected in children's deaths pleads in carjacking case
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A California woman suspected of killing her three children pleaded not guilty Wednesday to carjacking during an alleged escape.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Canada just had its worst week ever for new COVID-19 cases

Canada just had its worst week ever for new COVID-19 cases
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Canada's seven-day average has reached its highest point of the pandemic, marking a grim milestone as hospitalizations increase across the country.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

U.S. set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday: Reuters sources

U.S. set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday: Reuters sources
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The United States will announce sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday for alleged election interference and malicious cyber activity, targeting several individuals and entities, people familiar the matter said.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $UTED

New Zealand mosque shooter's court hearing postponed due to no-show

New Zealand mosque shooter's court hearing postponed due to no-show
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The mass shooter who killed 51 people in New Zealand in 2019 did not appear in court on Thursday after seeking a judicial review of his prison conditions and his status as a "terrorist entity."
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
1 people have read this
Cryptos: $CRW

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them

MIT scientists translated spider webs into music. It could help us talk to them
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have turned spider webs into music -- creating an eerie soundtrack that could help them better understand how the arachnids spin their complex creations and even how they communicate.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Defence expert blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble

Defence expert blames George Floyd's death on heart trouble
Added 5 days ago
Summary: George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defence Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial, contradicting prosecution experts who said Floyd succumbed to a lack of oxygen from the way he was pinned down.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Rep. Matt Gaetz

No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Rep. Matt Gaetz
Added 5 days ago
Summary: House Republicans would 'take action' on Rep. Matt Gaetz if the Justice Department formally moves ahead against him, the chamber's No. 2 GOP leader said Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Hospital: Niger elementary school fire kills 20 children

Hospital: Niger elementary school fire kills 20 children
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A fire fuelled by high winds swept through an elementary school on the outskirts of Niger's capital, killing 20 children, hospital officials said Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Capsized ship off Louisiana: 12 missing, 1 dead, 6 rescued

Capsized ship off Louisiana: 12 missing, 1 dead, 6 rescued
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing Wednesday off the Louisiana coast after their offshore oilfield vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Iran supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at'

Iran supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at'
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran's tattered nuclear deal as 'not worth looking at,' attempting to pressure world powers after an attack on the country's main nuclear enrichment site.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Prosecutors: No charges for officer in U.S. Capitol riot shooting

Prosecutors: No charges for officer in U.S. Capitol riot shooting
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
1 people have read this

China launches hotline for netizens to report 'illegal' history comments

China launches hotline for netizens to report 'illegal' history comments
Added 5 days ago
Summary: China's cyber regulator has launched a hotline to report online comments that defame the ruling Communist Party and its history, vowing to crack down on 'historical nihilists' ahead of the Party's 100th anniversary in July.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Daunte Wright

Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Daunte Wright
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A prosecutor said Wednesday that he charged a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright in a shooting that ignited days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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How easy (or hard) is it to confuse a gun for a Taser?

How easy (or hard) is it to confuse a gun for a Taser?
Added 5 days ago
Summary: After the police chief said an officer accidentally fired a handgun instead of deploying a Taser when Daunte Wright was killed during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, experts weigh in on how easy -- or hard -- is it to accidentally draw and fire a handgun instead of a Taser?
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
1 people have read this

Italy orders 2 Russian Embassy officials expelled for spying

Italy orders 2 Russian Embassy officials expelled for spying
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Italy ordered two Russian Embassy officials expelled Wednesday and arrested an Italian Navy captain on spying charges after police caught the officer allegedly giving classified documents to one of the Russians in exchange for money.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Migrant kids crowded into Texas facility as space runs low

Migrant kids crowded into Texas facility as space runs low
Added 20 days ago
Summary: More than 500 migrant children were packed into plastic-walled rooms built for 32 people, sitting inches apart on mats with foil blankets Tuesday at the largest U.S. Customs and Border Protection holding facility for unaccompanied children.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
2 people have read this
Stocks: $SQ

Indonesia recovers cockpit voice recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air jet

Indonesia recovers cockpit voice recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air jet
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Indonesia's transport ministry said on Wednesday it had recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after take-off on Jan. 9, killing all 62 people on board.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
5 people have read this
Stocks: $BOX
Cryptos: $DVS

Firefighter blocked from helping Floyd returns to stand

Firefighter blocked from helping Floyd returns to stand
Added 20 days ago
Summary: A Minneapolis firefighter who voiced frustration at being prevented from using her EMT training to help George Floyd will be back on the stand Wednesday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the fired police officer charged in Floyd's death.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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The fight to legalize cannabis in Mexico

The fight to legalize cannabis in Mexico
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Soon, cannabis may no longer be a crime. In April, Mexico's Senate is expected to approve a new law to legalize cannabis, two years after the country's Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to ban the drug.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
3 people have read this

Bidens' dog Major involved in another biting incident

Bidens' dog Major involved in another biting incident
Added 20 days ago
Summary: The Bidens' dog Major has been involved in another biting incident that required medical attention, two people with knowledge of the incident tell CNN.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
2 people have read this
Cryptos: $SCRT

GOP Rep. Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship

GOP Rep. Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship
Added 20 days ago
Summary: U.S. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, a prominent conservative in Congress and a close ally of former President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he is being investigated by the Justice Department over a former relationship but denied any criminal wrongdoing.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Onlooker anger increased as Floyd stopped moving: witnesses

Onlooker anger increased as Floyd stopped moving: witnesses
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Onlookers grew increasingly angry as they begged Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin to take his knee off George Floyd's neck, but Chauvin would not let up, and another officer forced back members of the crowd who tried to intervene, witnesses testified Tuesday at Chauvin's murder trial.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
5 people have read this

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro replaces six ministers as COVID-19 crisis balloons

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro replaces six ministers as COVID-19 crisis balloons
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro replaced six of his ministers on Monday, in a reshuffle that appears designed to secure greater loyalty as the country's COVID-19 crisis balloons.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
2 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA$PFE

Analysis: The most aggressive 2024 presidential candidate might surprise you

Analysis: The most aggressive 2024 presidential candidate might surprise you
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Former U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo spent two days last week in Iowa, doing the sorts of things that people who want to make clear they are thinking about running for president do
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Video shows Asian-American woman assaulted on NYC street

Video shows Asian-American woman assaulted on NYC street
Added 20 days ago
Summary: An Asian American woman was attacked in New York City by a man who repeatedly kicked her as two people nearby who appeared to be security guards did not intervene, according to surveillance footage released by police.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $AWRE$SQ

Carnivorous dinosaur with short snout and strong bite menaced Patagonia

Carnivorous dinosaur with short snout and strong bite menaced Patagonia
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Scientists in Argentina have unearthed the well-preserved skull of a meat-eating dinosaur that roamed northern Patagonia about 85 million years ago - a beast with a short snout, keen hearing and stout bite strength that made it a daunting predator.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
2 people have read this

Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake news release as a joke

Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake news release as a joke
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Volkswagen of America issued false statements this week saying it would change its brand name to 'Voltswagen,' to stress its commitment to electric vehicles, only to reverse course Tuesday and admit that the supposed name change was a joke.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
1 people have read this
Stocks: $TSLA

Police: Home video showed babysitter beating 5-year-old child before his death

Police: Home video showed babysitter beating 5-year-old child before his death
Added 20 days ago
Summary: A babysitter is accused of beating a 5-year-old to death after he had an accident, according to an arrest report from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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International court upholds Congolese warlord's conviction

International court upholds Congolese warlord's conviction
Added 20 days ago
Summary: International Criminal Court appeals judges on Tuesday upheld the convictions and 30-year prison sentence of a Congolese warlord known as 'The Terminator' who was found guilty of crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Coronavirus: Turkey reinstates restrictions after sharp virus cases rise

Coronavirus: Turkey reinstates restrictions after sharp virus cases rise
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Turkey is reinstating weekend lockdowns in most of Turkey's provinces and will also impose restrictions over the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Obama family matriarch laid to rest in western Kenya

Obama family matriarch laid to rest in western Kenya
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama's Kenyan relatives, was buried Tuesday at a funeral in western Kenya with only about 100 mourners in attendance due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Tattooed Italian mobster nabbed in Caribbean thanks to his cooking videos

Tattooed Italian mobster nabbed in Caribbean thanks to his cooking videos
Added 20 days ago
Summary: A mafia fugitive hiding in the Dominican Republic has been tracked down thanks to his tattoos visible in cooking videos he posted on YouTube, Italian police said on Monday.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Ghislaine Maxwell faces new charges as U.S. expands sex crime case

Ghislaine Maxwell faces new charges as U.S. expands sex crime case
Added 20 days ago
Summary: U.S. prosecutors on Monday expanded their criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell, saying the British socialite helped procure a fourth underage girl for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Teen who shot Floyd video says he was 'begging for his life'

Teen who shot Floyd video says he was 'begging for his life'
Added 21 days ago
Summary: The teenager who shot the harrowing video of George Floyd under the knee of the Minneapolis police officer now charged in his death testified Tuesday that she began recording because 'it wasn't right, he was suffering, he was in pain.'
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
3 people have read this
Stocks: $SWCH

Myanmar junta deepens violence with new air attacks

Myanmar junta deepens violence with new air attacks
Added 21 days ago
Summary: Violence in eastern Myanmar, including air raids that drove thousands of members of the Karen ethnic minority to seek shelter across the border in Thailand, deepened Tuesday with new air attacks by the military that seized power from an elected government last month.
Sentiment: negative
13 minute read
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Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation

Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation
Added a month ago
Summary: Myanmar's security forces shot to death at least 10 people protesting the military's coup Thursday, spurning a UN Security Council appeal to stop using lethal force and as an independent UN expert cited growing evidence of crimes against humanity.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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U.K. police officer suspected of murder in missing woman case

U.K. police officer suspected of murder in missing woman case
Added a month ago
Summary: Britain's Metropolitan Police said they arrested a police officer on suspicion of kidnapping and murder in connection with a woman who went missing in London last week.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Trump State Department appointee violated his oath of office at Capitol riot, DOJ says

Trump State Department appointee violated his oath of office at Capitol riot, DOJ says
Added a month ago
Summary: The Justice Department says a former Trump State Department official violated his oath of office when he allegedly pushed against a police line in storming the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Libyan lawmakers confirm interim unity government

Libyan lawmakers confirm interim unity government
Added a month ago
Summary: Libyan lawmakers confirmed a newly appointed interim government on Wednesday, in the hopes it will help unify the divided, war-wrecked North African country, and shepherd it through to elections at the end of the year.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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'Hotel Rwanda' hero wasn't kidnapped, faces trial: court

'Hotel Rwanda' hero wasn't kidnapped, faces trial: court
Added a month ago
Summary: A court has ruled that the man who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda' was not kidnapped when he was tricked into boarding a chartered flight from Dubai to Rwanda, where he was arrested and now faces terrorism charges.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Police seek man after New Jersey homicide, four found dead at New Mexico airport

Police seek man after New Jersey homicide, four found dead at New Mexico airport
Added a month ago
Summary: Authorities on Wednesday searched for a man wanted for questioning in a homicide in New Jersey and in the slayings of four people whose bodies were found inside a vehicle parked in a New Mexico airport garage.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Syria's war has killed and wounded 12,000 children: UNICEF

Syria's war has killed and wounded 12,000 children: UNICEF
Added a month ago
Summary: Syria's 10-year-long civil war has killed or wounded almost 12,000 children and left millions out of school in what could have repercussions for years to come in the country, the UN children's agency said Wednesday.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Myanmar media defiant as military junta cracks down

Myanmar media defiant as military junta cracks down
Added a month ago
Summary: Myanmar's military-controlled government is cracking down on media coverage of protests against its seizure of power as journalists and ordinary citizens strive to inform people inside and outside of the country about what is happening.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
3 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA

EU lawmakers lift the immunity of 3 Catalan separatists

EU lawmakers lift the immunity of 3 Catalan separatists
Added a month ago
Summary: The European Parliament on Tuesday lifted the immunity of the former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, and two of his associates, a move that could pave the way for their extradition and reopen the scars of separatism in Spain.
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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'What have they done?': U.K. newspapers react to Harry and Meghan interview

'What have they done?': U.K. newspapers react to Harry and Meghan interview
Added a month ago
Summary: Oprah Winfrey's explosive sit-down interview with Prince Harry and Meghan aired across the pond Monday night, dominating newspaper front pages the following morning.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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First independent report into Xinjiang genocide allegations claims evidence of Beijing's 'intent to destroy' Uyghur people

First independent report into Xinjiang genocide allegations claims evidence of Beijing's 'intent to destroy' Uyghur people
Added a month ago
Summary: The Chinese government's alleged actions in Xinjiang have violated every single provision in the United Nations' Genocide Convention, according to an independent report by more than 50 global experts in human rights, war crimes and international law.
Sentiment: negative
17 minute read
5 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $DMD

Why the Meghan and Harry interview hit Black and racialized viewers harder

Why the Meghan and Harry interview hit Black and racialized viewers harder
Added a month ago
Summary: For many Black and racialized viewers, Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan was a high-profile example of how systemic racism plays out in the workplace and how it can lead to feelings of isolation.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
3 people have read this
Cryptos: $JST

Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death

Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in George Floyd's death
Added a month ago
Summary: The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in George Floyd's death on Monday paused jury selection for at least a day while an appeal proceeds over the possible reinstatement of a third-degree murder charge.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
5 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA

Royal Family absorbs shock of revealing Harry, Meghan interview

Royal Family absorbs shock of revealing Harry, Meghan interview
Added a month ago
Summary: The Royal Family absorbed the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview by Prince Harry and Meghan, in which the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support that drove the duchess to thoughts of suicide.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
3 people have read this
Cryptos: $CSTL

Alabama girl using lemonade stand to fund brain surgery in recovery

Alabama girl using lemonade stand to fund brain surgery in recovery
Added a month ago
Summary: A 7-year-old girl who used a lemonade stand to help raise money for her own brain surgery underwent a successful operation on Monday, her mother said.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
6 people have read this
Stocks: $LMND
Cryptos: $ALA

Coronavirus pandemic raising risk of child marriage, UNICEF says

Coronavirus pandemic raising risk of child marriage, UNICEF says
Added a month ago
Summary: A new analysis from the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) suggests that 10 million additional child marriages may occur globally before the end of the decade because of COVID-19.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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Arizona man who wore horns in Capitol riot to remain jailed

Arizona man who wore horns in Capitol riot to remain jailed
Added a month ago
Summary: An Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns will remain jailed until his trial, a federal judge ruled Monday, saying the man's willingness to resort to violence and refusal to follow police orders during the siege signal that he wouldn't follow court-ordered conditions of release.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
6 people have read this

Harvard professor ignites uproar over 'comfort women' claims

Harvard professor ignites uproar over 'comfort women' claims
Added a month ago
Summary: A Harvard University professor has ignited an international uproar and faces mounting scrutiny for alleging that Korean women who were kept as sex slaves in wartime Japan had actually chosen to work as sex workers.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
3 people have read this
Cryptos: $IVY

Biden to mark one year of COVID-19 shutdown in primetime address Thursday

Biden to mark one year of COVID-19 shutdown in primetime address Thursday
Added a month ago
Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden will deliver his first primetime address this Thursday, commemorating the milestone of one year since the global pandemic coronavirus shut down much of the nation.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Hillary Clinton on Meghan and Harry's interview: Women 'should not be forced into a mold that is no longer relevant'

Hillary Clinton on Meghan and Harry's interview: Women 'should not be forced into a mold that is no longer relevant'
Added a month ago
Summary: Hillary Clinton weighed in Monday on Oprah Winfrey's explosive interview with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry, offering support for Meghan and decrying the tabloids and bureaucracy that often targeted her.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
4 people have read this
Stocks: $INTZ$BOX

Anger as South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead

Anger as South Korea's first transgender soldier found dead
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A transgender South Korean soldier who was forcibly discharged from the army after gender-reassignment surgery has been found dead, police said, prompting anger Thursday and calls for legal reforms.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
4 people have read this
Stocks: $CIA

U.S. national security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes

U.S. national security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Federal national security officials are set to testify in the second Senate hearing about what went wrong on Jan. 6, facing questions about missed intelligence and botched efforts to quickly gather National Guard troops that day as a violent mob laid siege to the U.S. Capitol.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Nearly 100 on trial in Sicily for suspected Mafia EU fraud

Nearly 100 on trial in Sicily for suspected Mafia EU fraud
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A trial began in Sicily on Tuesday for 97 suspected Mafia members and white-collar professionals allegedly in cahoots with mobsters in what prosecutors contend was a scheme that fraudulently garnered millions of euros in European Union agriculture funds.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Coronavirus: Texas becomes biggest U.S. state to lift mask mandate

Coronavirus: Texas becomes biggest U.S. state to lift mask mandate
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Texas is lifting its mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday, making it the largest state to no longer require one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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Canadians' desire to drop monarchy reaches 'historic level': poll

Canadians' desire to drop monarchy reaches 'historic level': poll
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A new poll has found that the desire among Canadians to drop the monarchy is at its highest level recorded in the past 12 years.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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Coronavirus: Hong Kong probes death of man who received COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: Hong Kong probes death of man who received COVID-19 vaccine
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday reported the death of a chronically ill man, two days after he received a COVID-19 vaccine and said that it is too early to conclude whether the vaccine was related to his death.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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N.Y. cemetery worker dies after grave collapses, buries him alive

N.Y. cemetery worker dies after grave collapses, buries him alive
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Local police say a Long Island, N.Y. cemetery worker was killed after a grave he was digging collapsed in on itself and buried him alive.
Sentiment: negative
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Three women media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

Three women media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan were gunned down Tuesday in separate attacks, the news editor of the privately owned station said.
Sentiment: negative
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U.S. sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny's poisoning

U.S. sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny's poisoning
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid-level and senior Russian officials on Tuesday, along with more than a dozen businesses and other entities, over a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack on opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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Feds oppose release of Arizona man who wore horns in U.S. Capitol riot

Feds oppose release of Arizona man who wore horns in U.S. Capitol riot
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Prosecutors in Washington are opposing the pretrial release of an Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol nearly two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns.
Sentiment: negative
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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations
Added 2 months ago
Summary: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations.
Sentiment: negative
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Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed

Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country's northwest have been released, a state governor said Tuesday, as the West African nation faces a spate of school kidnappings.
Sentiment: negative
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California police: 13 killed when big rig hits SUV carrying 25 people

California police: 13 killed when big rig hits SUV carrying 25 people
Added 2 months ago
Summary: An SUV packed with 25 people pulled in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer on a two-lane highway cutting through farmland near the Mexican border early Tuesday, killing 13 and leaving bodies strewn across the roadway.
Sentiment: negative
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Trump supporters who breached U.S. Capitol: 'It was not Antifa'

Trump supporters who breached U.S. Capitol: 'It was not Antifa'
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Nearly a dozen Trump supporters charged in connection with the US Capitol insurrection have said that Antifa and other left-wing groups weren't involved in the attack, debunking a false-flag conspiracy theory that is gaining popularity in the pro-Trump orbit.
Sentiment: negative
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Myanmar ambassador to the United Nations has been fired: state TV

Myanmar ambassador to the United Nations has been fired: state TV
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Myanmar's U.N. Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun has been fired, state television said on Saturday, a day after he urged the United Nations to use 'any means necessary' to reverse the Feb. 1 military coup.
Sentiment: negative
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Man killed by his own rooster during illegal cockfight in India

Man killed by his own rooster during illegal cockfight in India
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organizers of the event, police said Saturday.
Sentiment: negative
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Feds say Massachusetts man scammed 3 women out of $500,000

Feds say Massachusetts man scammed 3 women out of $500,000
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A Massachusetts man told women he met at online dating sites fantastic stories about being involved in explosions on foreign oil rigs and needing money to get out of a French jail to scam them out of more than $500,000, federal prosecutors said.
Sentiment: negative
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Shamima Begum: ISIS bride loses bid to return to U.K. to fight for citizenship

Shamima Begum: ISIS bride loses bid to return to U.K. to fight for citizenship
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A woman who ran away from London as a teenager to join the Islamic State group lost her bid Friday to return to the U.K. to fight for the restoration of her citizenship, which was revoked on national security grounds.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations

UN urges warring parties to halt fighting for vaccinations
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday demanding that all warring parties immediately institute a 'sustained humanitarian pause' to enable the unhindered delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination of millions of people in conflict areas.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Moscow: reports

Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Moscow: reports
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Russian media reported that a Boeing 777 plane made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine.
Sentiment: negative
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Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump call urges patience

Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump call urges patience
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump and others to influence last year's general election said this week that she's not sure where the investigation will go or how long it will take.
Sentiment: negative
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At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, Biden weighs a dilemma

At pivotal moment in Afghanistan war, Biden weighs a dilemma
Added 2 months ago
Summary: U.S. President Joe Biden's choices in Afghanistan boil down to this: withdraw all troops by May, as promised by his predecessor, and risk a resurgence of extremist dangers, or stay and possibly prolong the war in hopes of compelling the Taliban to make peace with a weak and fractured government.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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Pentagon report reveals disturbing details about White supremacists in the ranks

Pentagon report reveals disturbing details about White supremacists in the ranks
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A Pentagon report on extremism obtained by CNN gives disturbing insight into how White supremacists are active in the military and offers recommendations to better identify domestic extremists and prevent them from serving.
Sentiment: negative
13 minute read
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Unclear whether Iran's shooting down of Flight PS752 intentional: UN investigator

Unclear whether Iran's shooting down of Flight PS752 intentional: UN investigator
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Inconsistencies in the Iran government's explanation of the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane last year raise questions over whether it was intentional, an independent UN investigator says, but she had found no concrete evidence that it was.
Sentiment: negative
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Amnesty International revokes Kremlin critic Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status

Amnesty International revokes Kremlin critic Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Amnesty International no longer considers jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a 'prisoner of conscience' due to past comments he made that qualify as advocacy of hatred, the group said.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Lawmakers, rights groups ask Malaysia to explain deportation of Myanmar migrants amid coup

Lawmakers, rights groups ask Malaysia to explain deportation of Myanmar migrants amid coup
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Malaysian lawmakers and rights groups on Wednesday demanded that the government explain why it violated a court stay order and deported 1,086 Myanmar migrants, saying it put their lives in danger following Myanmar's military coup.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned U.S. President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations.
Sentiment: negative
3 minute read
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Internet sleuths have cracked the code hidden in NASA's Perseverance parachute

Internet sleuths have cracked the code hidden in NASA's Perseverance parachute
Added 2 months ago
Summary: After NASA officials teased that there was a hidden message in the seemingly random red and white pattern of the parachute that aided Perseverance's landing, internet sleuths got to work cracking the code.
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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