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Report: “Clear evidence” China is committing genocide against Uyghurs

Chinese authorities have breached “each and every act prohibited” under the UN Genocide Convention over the treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in China’s…

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Twitter sues Texas AG Ken Paxton, alleging he launched probe in retaliation for Trump ban

Twitter on Monday filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R), saying that his office launched an investigation into the social media giant…

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Retiring Republicans could clear the path for GOP troublemakers to join the Senate ranks

Sen. Roy Blunt’s retirement highlights the twin challenge facing Senate Republicans: finding good replacement candidates and avoiding a pathway for potential troublemakers to join their…

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Diversity in Congress is growing steadily, but lags behind the U.S. population

Data: Brookings Institution and Pew Research Center; Note: No data on Native Americans in Congress before the 107th Congress; Chart: Danielle Alberti/Axios The number of…

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As Senate Republicans retire, lobbyists eye staff as top-notch talent

The retirements of high-profile Senate Republicans mean a lot of experienced staffers will soon be seeking new jobs, and Washington lobbying and public affairs firms…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: CDC says fully vaccinated people can gather inside without masks — The barriers to vaccine passports. Health: Mississippi Gov. defends lifting mask mandate —…

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How to stop pending famine in Yemen?

UN says millions of people in Yemen are at risk of famine and billions of dollars in aid is needed to avoid a disaster. Source:…

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U.S. grants temporary protected status to thousands of Venezuelans

Venezuelans living in the United States will be eligible to receive temporary protected status for 18 months, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday. Why…

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Decades of economic progress women made catching up to men evaporated in just one year

Decades of the slow economic progress women made catching up to men evaporated in just one year. Why it matters: As quickly as those gains…

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Venezuelans Granted Protected Status In U.S.

The Biden administration is granting temporary protected status to over 300,000 Venezuelans in the U.S., providing legal status to individuals who have fled the country…

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U.S. Citizen Returning Home After Being Arrested And Prosecuted In India

In India, a U.S. citizen was arrested and prosecuted for allegedly breaking lockdown rules and spreading the coronavirus at the gathering of an Islamic revivalist…

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Undocumented Venezuelans Given Protected Status In United States

The Biden administration’s decision represents a major policy shift from the Trump team, which withstood bipartisan calls to grant the protections to Venezuelans fleeing life-threatening…

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Zuckerberg floated possibility of remote work in January 2020. Sandberg thought he was “nuts”

Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg thought Mark Zuckerberg was “nuts” when he raised the possibility in January 2020 that 50,000 Facebook employees might have to…

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As Hungary Cuts Radio Station, Critics Say Europe Should Put Orban On Notice

Taking Klubradio off the air was the latest blow to press freedom in a country where the right-wing populist leadership and its allies have increased…

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Supreme Court declines to hear case on qualified immunity for police officers

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal for a lawsuit brought against Cleveland police officers that challenges the scope of qualified immunity,…

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U.S. Warns Kabul It May Withdraw All Forces By May 1 If Peace Talks Do Not Progress

In a letter reportedly sent to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. “has not ruled out any option” and…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Vaccines: CDC says fully vaccinated people can gather inside without masks — The barriers to vaccine passports — U.S. ahead of pace on vaccines. Health:…

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Capitol review panel recommends boosting security with more police, mobile fencing

A panel appointed by Congress to review security measures at the Capitol is recommending several changes, including mobile fencing and a bigger Capitol police force,…

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In Pictures: Thousands rally on International Women’s Day

Thousands march to demand gender equality, better working conditions and an end to violence against women. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/3/8/in-pictures-women-rally-on-international-womens-day Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Thousands of Indian women join farmers’ protests against new laws

Thousands of female farmers hold sit-ins and a hunger strike outside India’s capital to mark International Women’s Day. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/8/thousands-of-indian-women-join-farmers-protests-against-new-laws Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Philippines human rights watchdog launches probe as nine killed in anti-communist raids Duterte govt says were ‘legal’

The Philippines human rights watchdog has launched a probe after nine unarmed people died during a police operation. The deaths followed the president’s order to…

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