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R. Kelly lawyers: We'll fight bid to add claims to trial
R. Kelly’s lawyers say they'll fight prosecutors’ bid to tell jurors about allegations beyond the actual charges at his upcoming federal sex trafficking trial
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Death from 1985 shaken baby case leads to murder charge
A Florida woman is charged with murder stemming from a decades-old shaken baby case
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Fox News mocked for complaining about ‘inexcusable ambush’ of Tucker Carlson
Broadcaster said ‘no public figure should be accosted regardless of their political persuasion or beliefs’
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California, NYC to require employees to get COVID-19 vaccine
California and New York City have announced that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing
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Kanye West’s Donda listening party reportedly breaks Apple’s streaming record
The listening party took place last week in Atlanta
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Family: Last victim ID'd in Florida condo building collapse
A relative says the last victim of the Florida building collapse has been identified
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More workers exempted from self-isolation in bid to end ‘pingdemic’
Binmen, soldiers and prison warders will be able to take daily tests to avoid quarantine
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How Tom Harkin gave the first Senate speech in American Sign Language
Senator Tom Harkin gave the speech upon the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which turns 31 today
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Philippines weightlifter forced to train with water bottles cries as she wins country’s first gold
Athlete was stuck in Malaysia during Covid-19 lockdown
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Kevin McCarthy hits out at ‘Pelosi Republicans’ Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger over 6 January committee
‘She’s broken Congress. Then it just makes the whole committee a sham and the outcome predetermined,’ Republican leader says
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VA mandates COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines
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NYC and California order all state workers, including police and teachers, to get vaccinated against Covid
Those unvaccinated will be ordered to get regular Covid-19 tests
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Will the Delta variant scare American diners and shoppers into staying home?
Fear of the variant may make consumers voluntarily stay home or avoid dining out and the movies
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Calls to arrest Michael Flynn after he ‘jokes’ about assassinating ‘somebody in Washington DC’
Former Trump adviser has previously been accused of endorsing the idea of an American coup
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Peru's new first family leaving behind rural, Andean home
The humble two-story, adobe home of the Castillo family, located in one of the poorest districts of Peru deep in the Andes, feels a little empty now
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Work begins on Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock
Stadium development director Colin Chong was keen to stress the importance of the locality.
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Anti-vaxxers like my dad should be excluded from public events. It’s sad but necessary
I understand the anger toward my father. I’m not just angry: I love him, I’m scared for him, and I want the government and private industries to change his mind
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Canada vs Great Britain prediction: How will Tokyo 2020 fixture play out?
Everything you need to know ahead of GB’s final group game
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Hungarians protest over alleged government spying
Around 1,000 protesters in Hungary’s capital have demanded answers to allegations that the country’s right-wing government used powerful spyware to secretly monitor critical journalists, lawyers and business figures
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How are the Utah dust storms linked to the climate crisis?
A deadly sandstorm this weekend comes amid a “mega-drought”gripping many states in the US west including Utah
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Biden reverses Trump decision and tightens limits on toxic pollution from coal power plants
The Biden administration has reversed a Trump-era rule on wastewater pollution from coal-power plants and tightened discharge limits.
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Republican representative calls Covid a bioweapon and claims to have been targeted with it twice
Lawmaker claims he and his wife already had the virus once in January
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Woman waving Trump flag shouting she’s a white woman drives onto Minnesota state capitol mall
The woman waved a flag which said: “Trump 2024, Make Votes Count Again”.
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Trump ridiculed for saying Team USA is losing Olympics because of ‘wokeism’ as country leads medal haul
Former president calls footballers ‘warped’ and ‘demented’ in wild speech
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Trump inaugural chair: I'm '100% innocent' in lobbying case
The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee has pleaded not guilty to charges of secretly working as an agent for the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy
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Maryland gov honors swimmer who withdrew from Paralympics
Maryland's governor has honored deaf and blind swimmer Becca Meyers with a citation after the three-time gold medalist withdrew from the Paralympics in Tokyo upon being told she couldn't bring her mother as her personal care assistant
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Four photos reveal terrifying speed of Dixie fire as it grows to six times size of San Francisco
Fueled by the effects of climate change, the Dixie and Fly fires have merged to create the 15th largest wildfire in California history
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‘It’s our democracy, not yours’: Trump associate heckled as he pleads not guilty
Thomas Barrack was heckled on his way to pleading not guilty to federal charges of illegally lobbying Donald Trump on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
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Former Nevada ‘sundown town’ stands by siren amid reckoning
Efforts to silence a century-old siren that blares every night in Minden, Nevada, are sparking debates over how to confront the region's history of racism and violence
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Albert Stuivenberg steps down from Wales role to focus on Arsenal
The 50-year-old has a coaching position under Mikel Arteta at the Emirates Stadium.
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