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Russia has control of a key eastern Ukrainian city

Fighting and shelling remain intense in Ukraine as Russia has control of a key eastern Ukrainian city. In some areas, civilians have faced months of…

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A Mexican town learned that 3 local cousins died in the San Antonio smuggling tradegy

Relatives of three young cousins from a small town in Mexico finally got that official word that they were among the victims of the San…

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U.S. says it was likely an Israeli soldier who killed Palestinian-American journalist

The U.S. says it was likely an Israeli soldier who killed Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent Palestinian-American journalist, shot in May. She was covering an…

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Highland Park July 4th parade interrupted by shooting, police say

A Fourth of July parade in Highland Park was interrupted by a shooting, the Lake County sheriff’s department said Monday. Driving the news: Several witnesses…

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Trump says Ukraine war, inflation wouldn’t happen if he were president

Former President Donald Trump said Monday that recent events such as the war in Ukraine and skyrocketing inflation would not have happened if he was…

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Shot that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired by Israelis, U.S. says

Officials have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions likely killed the veteran Al-Jazeera journalist in May, but that there was “no reason to believe” her…

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Thousands told to evacuate Sydney during “life-threatening” floods

More than 30,000 residents in Sydney were told to evacuate their homes Monday due to “life-threatening” floods. Why it matters: Australia is facing its fourth…

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U.S.: Test of bullet that killed Palestinian American Shireen Abu Akleh was inconclusive

The Biden administration said Monday that the results of the ballistics test of the bullet that killed Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was inconclusive…

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Hyperlocal communities disproportionately hit by the fall of local newspapers

Around two newspapers in the U.S. are closing every week, according to a new report, suggesting the local news crisis spurred by the pandemic will…

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Jayland Walker protests see police using tear gas, stun grenades

Protests calling for justice over the shooting death of Jayland Walker led to slight damage Sunday night. Driving the news: Walker’s family and Akron city…

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A provocative exhibit at NYC’s Met Museum takes a new point of view

The exhibit explores how Native Americans have used water. But it also points out how political water is. (Image credit: Cara Romero/Metropolitan Museum of Art,…

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Danish police say the deadly mall shooting was apparently a random attack

Copenhagen’s police chief said investigators had no indication that anyone helped the gunman, identified as a 22-year-old Dane. (Image credit: Olafur Steinar Rye Gestsson/AP) Source:…

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4 crew members are rescued after a floating crane sinks south of Hong Kong

The rescued people were part of a 30-strong crew on board a China-registered floating crane that was involved in building several offshore wind farms, according…

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A meter of rain triggers evacuation warnings in Australia’s largest city

Parts of Sydney’s 5 million people are facing a fourth flooding emergency in a year and a half after torrential rain caused dams to overflow…

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At least 6 hikers were killed after a piece of glacier broke loose in Italy

The glacier, in the Marmolada range, is the largest in the Dolomite mountains in northeastern Italy and people ski there in the winter. But the…

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The last city in Luhansk has fallen to Russia. What does that mean for Ukraine?

Lysychansk was the last major city held by Ukrainians in the region. After their retreat, Russia holds the entire Luhansk region and has its sights…

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Gavin Newsom encourages Floridians to move to California in GOP attack ad

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is running ads in Florida over the Fourth of July weekend attacking the Republican Party. Driving the news: The Democratic governor,…

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White House, Jeff Bezos trade barbs over gas prices

The White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Sunday responded to criticism from Jeff Bezos about President Biden’s call for oil executives to reduce gas…

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Several people were shot at a shopping mall in Copenhagen

One person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at the Field’s shopping mall in Denmark’s capital, which is close to the airport. (Image…

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A day trip to Venice will require a reservation — and a fee

City officials unveiled new rules for day-trippers that go into effect on Jan. 16. It’s part of a bid to better manage visitors who often…

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Cheney, Schiff: Possibility of multiple criminal referrals from Jan. 6 committee

Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that there is a possibility the Jan. 6 committee may make multiple criminal referrals….

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Democrats need to give “some good ideas” on ensuring abortion rights: Becerra

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra told NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that Democrats criticizing the Biden administration’s strategy to ensure abortion…

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