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Kyle Rittenhouse, Facebook and militia groups facing lawsuit over fatal shootings at Jacob Blake protest
A civil rights lawsuit was filed this week against suspected shooter Kyle Rittenhouse, Facebook and self-styled militia groups the "Kenosha Guard" and "Boogaloo Bois," after two people were killed and a third was seriously wounded during an August protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
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After centuries of nomadic living, Thailand's 'sea people' adapt to life on land
Members of Thailand's Moken ethnic group -- known locally as "sea people" -- are famed for their ability to stay underwater for long periods of time. Pre-pandemic, they earned money by helping out on boats or doing odd jobs at the national park, but these jobs are gone now. Here's how they're surviving.
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Pig's blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin's trial, police say
The former California home of use-of-force expert Barry Brodd was smeared with pig's blood Saturday, four days after he testified for the defense in Derek Chauvin's trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, police said.
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Biden and Obama urge Americans to get vaccinated in star-studded television special
President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama joined a slate of celebrities Sunday evening in urging Americans to get vaccinated during an hour-long NBC special aimed at boosting confidence in the shots and raising awareness about eligibility.
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12 European football teams to form breakaway 'Super League'
Twelve of the top football clubs in Europe made an announcement Sunday that may shift the landscape of European football.
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Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back
A lot of the world has been shut off to American tourists as US coronavirus cases continue to rise. But at these destinations, a US passport still opens doors -- albeit usually with some Covid-19 testing requirements.
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Police fatally shoot carjacking suspect near Minneapolis
Police said the man -- who is White in his 20s -- was suspected of carjacking a woman at gunpoint prior to the shootout.
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It's not enough to cancel Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'America First' caucus
Dean Obeidallah writes that Republicans can't be silent on "replacement theory" and the threat of white nationalism. While GOP leaders like Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney did criticize Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's now-cancelled plan to establish a caucus to celebrate "Anglo-Saxon political traditions," the party's response "should have been deafening."
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April 19, 2021
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Oil company ads should carry a climate health warning, say activists
A group of lawyers want oil companies banned from advertising on television and social media unless they include "tobacco-style health warnings" about the dangers fossil fuels pose to the future of the planet.
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White House to promote vaccine eligibility with media blitz
As all Americans 16 years and older become eligible for the vaccine on Monday, the White House is launching a media blitz to raise awareness about Americans' vaccine eligibility, an administration official said.
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The US has reported at least 50 mass shootings since the Atlanta spa shootings
At least three people were killed and two were injured in a shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early Sunday, continuing the long string of similar incidents that preceded it.
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Los Angeles Lakers will skip team's White House visit scheduled for this month, report says
The Los Angeles Lakers will miss the team's White House visit scheduled for later this month because of Covid-19 protocols and scheduling issues, according to ESPN.
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A Trump policy institute? Heaven help us
Michael D'Antonio writes that the recently-launched America First Policy Institute is perfectly named to lean on Donald Trump's campaign catchphrase, but is built on a shaky foundation apparently intended to offer insiders a chance to get paid for spreading Trump's populist message. "The people and the agenda of the new institute suggest that it will serve mainly as a make-work project for needy administration alumni keeping up the pretense that Trump was a successful leader."
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Restaurant offers free burgers for a year if you get a tattoo for life
Restaurants offer freebies all the time, but here's one that is asking for a permanent commitment.
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Alma Wahlberg, mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, dies at age 78
Alma Wahlberg, the mother of actors Donnie and Mark Wahlberg, has died, the brothers announced Sunday. She was 78.
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1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at Ohio vigil, sheriff's office says
The person who died was shot while driving past the vigil.
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A Minnesota National Guard and police team were shot at in a drive-by shooting, official says
A Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis police team were fired upon in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning, the state National Guard said in a news release.
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Washington Post: Trump-installed NSA lawyer resigns after being on administrative leave for three months
National Security Agency general counsel Michael Ellis, who was installed by Trump officials in the final days of the administration, resigned from his post on Friday after being on administrative leave since the start of the Biden administration, according to The Washington Post.
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WWII era plane makes emergency landing near Florida beach
A World War II-era plane was forced to land off the coast of Cocoa Beach, Florida, Saturday afternoon after it experienced engine failure.
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America's newsrooms are reckoning with their mass shooting coverage
At least 45 mass shootings have occurred in the United States over the past month, and America's journalists are covering the stories as they unfold, both on the ground and from their computers.
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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot under pressure to reform police amid outrage over Adam Toledo shooting
Lori Lightfoot pledged on the day she was inaugurated 23 months ago as Chicago's first Black female and first gay mayor that "reform is here."
Remote workers can get paid $12,000 to move to West Virginia
During the pandemic, cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Natchez, Mississippi, have offered remote workers cash to relocate there, while exotic destinations like Aruba have promoted their islands for stay-at-home jobs.
Three people are dead amid an active shooter incident in Austin, Texas
Three people have been pronounced dead on the scene of an active shooting incident in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, according to tweets from Austin-Travis County EMS.
The realities of climate change are pushing big businesses to focus on sustainability
A consensus appears to be taking root in Corporate America: What's good for the environment can also be good for business.
Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead
Red Bull's Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point.
Bush calls on Congress to tone down 'harsh rhetoric' about immigration
Former President George W. Bush on Sunday called on Congress to tone down the "harsh rhetoric" on immigration, adding that he hopes that doing so will "set a tone that is more respectful" of immigrants and lead to more reform.
Blinken says it would be 'very hard' to meet 62,500 refugee cap this year
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that it would be "very hard" to meet the 62,000 refugee cap pledged by President Joe Biden, arguing that the refugee system that was in place when the administration came in lacked "the means to effectively process as many people as we hoped."
The world's next skateboard star is a 6-year-old Australian girl riding ramps double her size
In just a short time, Paige Tobin has mastered dropping into 12 foot high skateboard ramps, amassed a huge online fanbase, and challenged gender stereotypes.
Paris Saint-Germain ends Lyon's stranglehold on Women's Champions League
For the first time in six seasons, there will be a new Women's Champions League winner.