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Texas to execute man for slaying of Dallas real estate agent
A man who fatally stabbed a real estate agent inside a model home in suburban Dallas faces execution, more than 16 years after the slaying
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Jury to hear opening statements at R Kelly trial in Chicago
Opening statements are giving prosecutors and R. Kelly’s attorneys their first chance to address jurors directly about charges that accuse the R&B singer of enticing minors for sex, producing child pornography and rigging his 2008 pornography trial
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Elon Musk tweets that he’s buying Manchester United: ‘Ur welcome’
Elon Musk has tweeted that he is buying Manchester United, telling his followers: “Ur welcome.”
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Trump slams Cheney as ‘spiteful and sanctimonious’ as he gloats over her primary defeat
Trump lays in to Cheney minutes after race is called and he takes revenge for her Jan 6 committee performance
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Elon Musk announces ‘plan’ to buy Manchester United
It is unclear whether his statement was meant as a joke.
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Voices: Liz Cheney has lost the battle — but she might win the war in 2028
Cheney has spoken at length about how the pro-Trump wing of the Republican party will be judged by history. She may see this loss to Trump-endorsed rival Harriet Hageman as a temporary setback before making a triumphant return in the near future
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Trump nemesis Liz Cheney loses primary in Wyoming to Republican backed by former president
Harriet Hageman beats Cheney after the congresswoman’s continued criticism of the Republican Party and Donald Trump
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Multidisciplinary artist celebrates Pakistani roots through ‘beautiful’ art
The exhibit is open until September 25 at the V&A in South Kensington, London.
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Milestone in hen harriers trial after record number of chicks released to wild
The endangered bird is seeing a rebound under Natural England’s brood management trial which this year reared and released 13 chicks.
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Emma Raducanu beats Serena Williams in straight sets in Cincinnati
Williams struggled to find consistency in her fourth match of the season, giving up 12 unforced errors while making just 11 winners in Cincinnati.
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Kiely Rodni - live: Missing teen’s car seen in new image as police plan to cut back Truckee search
Search to find missing teen entering ‘limited’ phase
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Police searching for alleged offenders on electric bikes after fatal stabbing
Officers were called at 11.40pm to Lavrock Bank in inner-city Toxteth.
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Donetsk leader calls for 'beneficial' ties with North Korea
The head of Russian proxy forces in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region has sent a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calling for cooperation amid signs the North may send laborers to Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine
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Cheney says she has ‘no regrets’ as she faces her impending primary loss in Wyoming
Cheney is set to lose to a Trump-endorsed primary challenger in the Republican primary for Wyoming’s at-large congressional district.
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Joe Nathan James Jr: Critics call for investigation into ‘abhorrent’ three-hour Alabama execution
Lethal injection one of longest in US history
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Arizona's border wall delayed after 2 containers topple
An effort by Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to use shipping containers to close a 1,000-foot gap in the U.S.-Mexico border wall suffered a brief setback when two stacked containers somehow toppled over
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Grant Shapps considering creating 20mph speed limits for cyclists
The Highway Code and Road Traffic Act speeding limits only apply to motor vehicles and their drivers.
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Zoë Kravitz reveals why she was ‘drawn’ to Channing Tatum as she makes rare comments about their relationship
‘I’m really grateful that this movie has brought him into my life that way,’ she says
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US and China could ‘sleepwalk into conflict’, warns Singapore’s next prime minister
Lawrence Wong says tense relationship between the two global superpowers is ‘very worrying’
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Kobe Bryant: Everything we know about helicopter crash photos trial
Vanessa Bryant and fellow plaintiff Christopher Chester suing Los Angeles County for emotional distress
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After firing public defense commissioners, new members named
The day after Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters fired all nine members of the state commission that oversees public defense, she said Tuesday that she was appointing four new commissioners and reappointing five commissioners from the previous group
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R Kelly jury picked in child pornography, trial-fixing case
A federal jury has been impaneled R. Kelly’s to decide multiple charges against the R&B singer, as prosecutors and defense attorneys argued about whether the government improperly sought to keep some Blacks from the jury
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Cyclists could be fined for breaking speed limits as minister demands road law review
Transport secretary Grant Shapps says some two-wheelers ‘seem to think the laws of the road don’t apply to them’
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How gunman shot dead after threatening FBI is being mythologised on the far right as the new Ashli Babbitt
Experts say far-right figures who die attacking American law enforcement or institutions are being turned into martyrs on the far right. Bevan Hurley reports
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Infected blood scandal victims to receive £100,000 ‘interim compensation payments’ after decades-long campaign
But campaigners say families who have lost loved ones are being ‘ignored’
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Nationalise energy companies and cut energy cap to 2021 level, Greens say
Greens say Labour and Lib Dem proposal to freeze cap does not go far enough
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‘Are we going to see Justice Barrett next?’ Conservatives react to Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Vogue feature
Critics demanded to know why right-wing Justice Amy Coney Barrett had not been featured
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Brooklyn Beckham says he’s a ‘chef’ when TikToker asks how he afforded £1.2m car
Beckham advised viewers: ‘Just follow your passion. Whatever makes you happy, just keep doing it’
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Conservative leadership hopefuls visit Northern Ireland
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will take part in hustings in Belfast later to win Conservative Party member votes in the region.
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‘Unprecedented numbers’ of pensioners could die this winter without more help for energy bills, charity warns
Age UK urges Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to commit to emergency support and restoring pensions triple lock
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