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CNN speaks with sister of slain Myanmar protest victim

In a CNN exclusive interview, Paula Hancocks speaks with the sister of Mya Thwe Thwe Khine, a protester who died after a fatal shot to the head during the anti-coup protests in Myanmar.
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How a Belarusian Teacher and Stay-at-Home Mom Came to Lead a National Revolt
On a hot summer day last August, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was pacing up and down her empty apartment in Minsk, the capital of Belarus in Central Europe, her life—and her country—in turmoil. With her husband in jail, she had sent her two small children out of the country, to safety, and she now faced a stark…
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U.S.-Iran Stare-off Needs to End | Opinion
While both sides returning to the nuclear deal is the right policy, this common-sense exit-ramp will remain out of reach as long as U.S. and Iranian officials continue to joust in front of the cameras and talk past each other.
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Marie Newman Gets Facebook Apology After Platform Removes Transgender Flag Video
"Congresswoman, this plainly should not have happened," a spokesperson for the social media company acknowledged on Thursday.
Salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania linked to this: officials
Small pet turtles are behind a salmonella outbreak in Pennsylvania, according to state health officials who said at least one person has died as a result.
Pennsylvania woman, 19, allegedly killed by younger sister died of multiple stab wounds, coroner says
A 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman with cerebral palsy who authorities allege was killed inside her home by her younger sister earlier this week suffered multiple stab wounds, an autopsy showed.
2 men killed in accident at construction site in Boston
Desean Brown 'deserves the death penalty'
2 sledding incidents leave teens w/severe injuries
10+ PlayStation 5s, handgun among missing packages
1 in hospital after crash involving school bus
Nearly 70 inmates, staff jail infected w/Covid-19
COVID deaths after leaders remove mask mandate
Students learn about impacts of social isolation
Imani Bell's family files lawsuit against academy
First responders rescue man trapped in grain bin
Union doesn't endorse gun violence reduction hire
Man is charged with murder for death of 18-yr-old
Residents drive hrs where vaccine doses go unused
Investigation launched after energy rates soared
Officials resign over lack of virtual meetings
Workers create 'glamp-site' getaway, need support
Republicans introduce bill to sanction Chinese state-backed 'disinformation network'
Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Wednesday introduced new legislation to sanction a Chinese government-backed "disinformation network."
California becomes 1st state to surpass 50,000 COVID-19 deaths
California became the first state to report 50,000 deaths from COVID-19 this week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Hasbro rebranding Mr. Potato Head as gender-neutral 'Potato Head' later this year
Mr. Potato Head, the classic Hasbro toy who presumably lived the first 68 years of his life as a male tuber, will soon be rebranded with the gender-neutral “Potato Head” moniker.
LA County supervisor orders safety review for road where Tiger Woods crashed
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn said Wednesday she has ordered a safety review of the road where Tiger Woods crashed this week.
Simon Cowell details his bike accident, breaking his back: 'It could have been a lot worse'
The TV personality said he "nearly smashed my spring to pieces" and needed extensive surgery.
Ex-USA Gymnastics coach John Geddert, who had ties to Larry Nassar, is charged with sex crimes and human trafficking
John Geddert, who coached the 2012 US Olympic women's gymnastics team, has been charged with a racketeering count, felony counts of human trafficking, criminal sexual conduct and lying to a peace officer, Michigan court records show.
Russell Wilson 'stormed out of the room' after ideas about Seahawks' game plan were dismissed: report
Russell Wilson’s relationship with the Seattle Seahawks appears to be coming to a head as a new report revealed the details behind the disassociation between the two parties over the course of the season.
30 of the Most Affordable Dog Breeds
Chihuahuas, beagles, dachshunds and greyhounds are among the most affordable dogs to own.
Domestic violence survivor warns of dangers of ending cash bail in powerful interview with Dana Perino
An Illinois mother and domestic violence survivor warned against ending cash bail on Thursday after her estranged husband returned home from jail and murdered her 18-month-old son.
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US Capitol riot suspect called ex-girlfriend 'a moron' and she went to feds the next day, officials say
A Pennsylvania man was charged in last month’s Capitol siege after his ex-girlfriend provided the FBI with text messages – including one in which he allegedly called her a "moron" – and videos that he sent while participating in the insurrection, court papers show.
Pilot reports "long, cylindrical object" zoom by flight
The FBI said it's aware of the incident, and the Pentagon said the military wasn't conducting any tests in the area that day.
Louisiana murder-for-hire plot goes horribly wrong
Police say a man hired two of his friends to kill a rape victim. Instead, investigators say the suspects killed the man's sister.
Fight over Neera Tanden's nomination not over yet, White House says
Press secretary Jen Psaki signaled Thursday the Biden White House isn't giving up yet on the nomination fight over Neera Tanden to become the next budget director.
McConnell slams House Dems' election reform bill as 'wrong response' to lack of faith in elections
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday slammed House Democrats' sweeping election reform bill as "exactly the wrong response" to what he called the "distressing lack of faith in our elections," saying Democrats want to use their "temporary power" to "try to ensure they'll never have to relinquish it."
Prince Charles is a ‘pillar of strength’ for Queen Elizabeth as Prince Philip remains hospitalized: source
Prince Charles, the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, is second in line to the British royal throne.
Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko added to UFC event on May 15
Women's flyweight notables will fight May 15 at an event expected to be UFC 262.       Related StoriesAndrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko added to UFC event on May 15 - EnclosureKevin Holland praises Khamzat Chimaev for being 'very smart' about fights – well, not reallyAljamain Sterling reveals key to victory over Petr Yan at UFC 259: 'I just need one takedown'
Tesla Shuts Down Production Line Due to Microchip Shortage
Elon Musk's electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has reportedly shut down a Model 3 production line at its Fremont, California, factory for two weeks amid an industrywide microchip shortage.
Neera Tanden's Confirmation Hopes Lie With Lisa Murkowski, Kyrsten Sinema After Grassley Says No
Tanden, who would be the first South Asian woman to lead OMB, has been under fire over her past tweets and comments aimed at lawmakers.
Ice on the Great Lakes and other freshwater is on the move: Why this is dangerous
Thinning and displaced ice have resulted in multiple fatalities and rescues in the past two weeks.
Board members of Texas electrical grid operator resign after deadly winter storm, power crisis
The top board members of Texas's Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that they would resign from their posts on Wednesday after a deadly winter storm system left millions without power amid subzero temperatures.
Cameron Douglas freed from supervised release a year early
Since his release, Douglas has sought addiction treatment and stayed off drugs, his attorney, Ben Brafman, wrote in his application for early release.
Is it time to kill the filibuster? Join Jane Coaston to discuss.
Costco To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 An Hour: 'This Isn't Altruism'
Next week's pay increase would put Costco ahead of much of the industry. W. Craig Jelinek said it would reduce turnover and boost productivity.
Brett Gardner thinks this could be his last Yankees contract
TAMPA — Brett Gardner, returning for a 14th season in Yankees pinstripes, said Thursday that he doesn’t anticipate signing another contract with the team that drafted and developed him. “I’d say that’s pretty safe,” Gardner said, before adding, “Let’s take things not one year at a time but one day at a time.” Just last...