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New York City mayoral race reflects Democrats’ wake-up call on crime

Democrats, in private and public, are warning that rising crime — and the old and new progressive calls to defund the police — represent the…

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Hong Kong’s Apple Daily To Shut Down This Weekend After Having Its Assets Frozen

The pro-democracy newspaper will run its last edition on Saturday — signaling the end to Hong Kong’s once freewheeling and muckraking reporting environment as well….

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The robotaxi era will require a rethinking of vehicle safety

Vehicles are being reimagined as autonomous, electric, toaster-shaped robotaxis. Now their safety has to be reworked too. The big picture: There’s more to self-driving cars…

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M 4.7 – 111 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.7 – 111 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina Time 2021-06-23 09:11:41 UTC 2021-06-23 09:11:41 UTC at epicenter Location 22.797°S…

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Why small businesses may end up the unexpected winners of the pandemic

Data: Census Bureau via John C. Haltiwanger of the University of Maryland; Chart: Axios Visuals One of the most unexpected pandemic winners might just turn…

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Biden administration to launch drive tackling gun violence spike

President Biden on Wednesday will announce new strategies to prevent and respond to gun violence, according to senior administration officials. Why it matters: The pandemic…

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Health insurers leery of Aduhelm, but don’t know how to cover it yet

The head of the health insurance industry’s main lobbying group doesn’t think the $56,000 annual price tag for Biogen’s unproven Alzheimer’s treatment, Aduhelm, is justified,…

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Democrats’ losing hand on voting rights

The 50-50 Senate, GOP-controlled state legislatures, gerrymandering and a conservative Supreme Court are blunting Democrats’ ability to fight back against historic efforts to restrict voting…

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Hong Kong pro-democracy paper Apple Daily announces closure after crackdown by authorities

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily announced its closure on Wednesday. Driving the news: The closure comes days after the paper founded by imprisoned tycoon…

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M 5.0 – Southwest Indian Ridge

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – Southwest Indian Ridge Time 2021-06-23 07:23:28 UTC 2021-06-23 07:23:28 UTC at epicenter Location 29.922°S 60.687°E Depth 10.00 km…

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M 4.9 – 10 km WNW of Hualien City, Taiwan

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 10 km WNW of Hualien City, Taiwan DYFI? – III Time 2021-06-23 05:40:24 UTC 2021-06-23 05:40:24 UTC at…

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M 5.5 – southeast of the Loyalty Islands

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.5 – southeast of the Loyalty Islands Time 2021-06-23 05:39:39 UTC 2021-06-23 05:39:39 UTC at epicenter Location 22.800°S 171.673°E Depth…

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Defense secretary backs removing sex assault prosecutions from military justice system

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Tuesday that he supports changes to the military justice system in cases of sexual assault. Why it matters: This is…

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Tokyo Olympics To Be A Dry Event After Organizers Abruptly Reverse Course

The decision not to sell alcohol at Olympic venues was portrayed by organizers as an anti-coronavirus measure. (Image credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images) Source:…

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M 5.8 – 10 km WSW of Mala, Peru

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.8 – 10 km WSW of Mala, Peru DYFI? – V Time 2021-06-23 02:54:18 UTC 2021-06-23 02:54:18 UTC at epicenter…

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U.S. Gives More Asylum-Seekers Waiting In Mexico Another Shot

Some people whose asylum claims were dismissed or denied under a Trump administration policy that forced them to wait in Mexico for court hearings will…

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M 4.6 – south of the Fiji Islands

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.6 – south of the Fiji Islands Time 2021-06-23 02:27:15 UTC 2021-06-23 02:27:15 UTC at epicenter Location 23.477°S 179.987°E Depth…

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DOJ seizes 36 U.S. website domains with links to Iran in disinformation crackdown

American officials seized 36 news website domains linked to Iran’s government for spreading disinformation as part of a propaganda campaign, the Department of Justice said…

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Khashoggi’s killers had paramilitary training in U.S., per New York Times report

Several Saudis who took part in the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi had paramilitary training in the U.S. under a State Department contract…

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New Zealand Is On Edge After An Australian Traveler Tests Positive

New Zealand had no community transmission of the coronavirus four nearly four months but stepped up protective measures after a weekend visitor was found to…

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M 4.6 – 13 km SE of Kohat, Pakistan

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.6 – 13 km SE of Kohat, Pakistan DYFI? – I Time 2021-06-23 01:09:14 UTC 2021-06-23 01:09:14 UTC at epicenter…

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M 4.9 – 84 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.9 – 84 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea Time 2021-06-23 00:54:48 UTC 2021-06-23 00:54:48 UTC at epicenter Location…

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