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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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Japan to treat and release water contaminated in Fukushima disaster into sea

Japan’s government on Tuesday announced plans to release more than 1 million metric tons of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the…

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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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In photos: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border during migrant increase and COVID-19 restrictions

Axios traveled to McAllen and El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to see how the communities are responding to an increase of migrants from…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a…

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“Nuclear sabotage” in Iran threatens nuclear talks in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has threatened retaliation against “any power with knowledge” of Sunday’s attack on an Iranian nuclear site, and said Iran…

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Intel CEO calls for “moonshot” to boost U.S. role in chipmaking

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger called Monday for the U.S. to spend billions of dollars over the next few years as part of a “moonshot” designed…

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Live events industry eyes pandemic comeback

The “live economy” — broadway shows, concerts, music festivals and more — is in pandemic purgatory. What’s going on: Some events are getting the green…

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‘The Advantage Of Our Smallness’: Bhutan Vaccinates 93% Of Adults In Under 2 Weeks

Just 13 days after the kingdom launched a nationwide vaccination campaign on March 27, health officials said 93% of eligible adults had received one dose…

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Iranian Nuclear Site Hit With Blackout In Suspected Attack

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site over…

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Ecuador Chooses Conservative Banker As Its Next President

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador’s presidential election. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/04/12/986537224/ecuador-chooses-conservative-banker-as-its-next-president Droolin’…

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Kidnappings in Haiti Surge As Country Plunges Deeper Into Political Turmoil

NPR’s host Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the alarming rise in kidnappings in Haiti, including seven members of…

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Professor Discusses What Might Be To Come In Myanmar

A University of Washington professor who’s written extensively about Myanmar’s military is painting a grim picture of what’s to come. She just left the country…

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Pubs In England Open

After being closed for months, England’s pubs — at least those with outdoor beer gardens — will reopen Monday, along with non-essential shops and beauty…

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Ant Group follows new marching orders from regulators in China

Uncertainty surrounding the future of China’s giant fintech company Ant Group cleared up on Monday after years of friction with its domestic regulators. Driving the…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a…

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Germany Is Expected To Centralize Its COVID-19 Response. Some Fear It May Be Too Late

The country’s scattershot approach, with each of 16 states imposing different regulations, has come under mounting criticism as cases surpass 3 million and hospitals warn…

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U.S. and Israel to hold Iran talks 2 days after apparent Israeli attack on nuclear site

Top national security officials from the U.S. and Israel will convene virtually on Tuesday for a second round of strategic talks on Iran, three Israeli…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a taser, police…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: The warning signs of a longer pandemic — CDC director: Answer to Michigan COVID-19 surge is “to close things down.” Vaccines: Former FDA chief offers…

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Chauvin trial: Judge denies motion to sequester jury after nearby police shooting of Black man

The judge presiding over Derek Chauvin’s murder trial denied a motion by the defense to sequester and re-question the jury in the aftermath of the…

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