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 2022-04-11 20:49 

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Domestic Violence Commission Returns After Nearly 10 Years...

Gov. Chris Sununu has reconvened a commission to address domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking following a nearly 10-year absence....

 2022-04-11 20:48 

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Committee Defeats End-Of-Life Bill in Parliamentary Tactic...

A bill that would allow terminally ill adults in Connecticut to request medication to help them die has been derailed by an unusual parliamentary procedure during a committee vote....

 2022-04-11 20:47 

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Judge Questions Abrams Suit Seeking Unlimited Contributions...

A federal judge is expressing skepticism that he can give Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams the immediate right to begin raising and spending unlimited campaign contributions....

 2022-04-11 20:41 

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3 Indicted for Roles in Awarding COVID Outreach Contract...

Three people who have worked for the top elected official in Harris County were indicted Monday after being accused by prosecutors of steering a nearly $11 million contract for COVID-19 vaccine outreach to a political consultant with ties to local Democra...

 2022-04-11 20:39 

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Ukraine Rights Group Tells Top U.N. Body That Rape Used as Weapon of War...

By Michelle NicholsUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations is increasingly hearing accounts of rape and sexual violence in Ukraine, a senior......

 2022-04-11 20:36 

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Beshear: Budget Fails to 'Meet the Moment' on School Funding...

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says Republican lawmakers failed to "meet the moment" on K-12 education funding during a time of revenue surpluses....

 2022-04-11 20:36 

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Man Whose Murder Conviction Was Reversed Is Resentenced...

A 65-year-old Wichita man whose first-degree murder conviction was reversed last year has been resentenced after he pleaded guilty to a lesser crime....

 2022-04-11 20:35 

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Fearless Girl Statue Will Stay Put Opposite NYSE for Now...

The 4-foot bronze Fearless Girl statue that was deposited in front of New York City's Charging Bull in 2017 will remain in its current spot opposite the New York Stock Exchange at least until early next year....

 2022-04-11 20:30 

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Nebraska Permitless Carry Measure Stalls in Legislature...

A bill that would have allowed people in a majority of U.S. states to carry concealed handguns without a permit died when Nebraska state lawmakers derailed the proposal after hearing concerns from law enforcement officials....

 2022-04-11 20:26 

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Tennessee Court Rejects DNA Evidence Petition by Inmate...

A Tennessee court has declined to reopen the case of a death row inmate scheduled to be executed this month....

 2022-04-11 20:25 

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Police: 1 Dead After Teens in Body Armor Shoot Each Other...

Police say a Florida teen was fatally wounded while he and a friend took turns wearing body armor and shooting each other....

 2022-04-11 20:24 

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Family Slain at Georgia Gun Range 'Rejoicing in Heaven'...

A coroner who discovered three of his family members slain in the robbery of their Georgia gun range says they are now "rejoicing in heaven."....

 2022-04-11 20:10 

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Police Shoot, Kill Man in Southern California Confrontation...

State and local authorities are investigating the fatal police shooting of a suspect outside a Los Angeles area liquor store over the weekend....

 2022-04-11 20:09 

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Three Killed by Russian Strikes in Ukraine's Donetsk Region - Governor...

KYIV (Reuters) - Three people were killed and eight civilians were wounded on Monday by Russian strikes on Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk, the......

 2022-04-11 20:08 

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Johnny Depp Suit Against Amber Heard Starts With Jury Picks...

A jury has been picked in a long-anticipated libel lawsuit filed by Johnny Depp against his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard....

 2022-04-11 20:06 

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NRA Endorses Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey in Governor's Race...

The National Rifle Association on Monday endorsed Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey in her bid to win a second full term in office....

 2022-04-11 20:04 

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Georgia Elections Lawsuit Backed by Abrams Goes to Trial...

A trial has gotten underway in a federal lawsuit that alleges serious problems with Georgia's election system....

 2022-04-11 20:04 

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Johnson Acknowledges His Company, Others Benefited From Law...

Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told backers at a recent event in Wisconsin that his plastics company benefitted from a key provision he pushed for in former President Donald Trump's tax bill in 2017, affirming a line of attack being made against him...

 2022-04-11 20:01 

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Police ID 2 People Killed in Iowa Nightclub Shooting...

Authorities have identified the two people killed when two gunmen opened fire inside a crowded Iowa nightclub over the weekend....

 2022-04-11 19:58 

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New Florida Law Promotes Fatherhood, Help Fatherless Kids...

Florida will create new grant programs to help fathers become more engaged with their children and children whose fathers aren't in their home....

 2022-04-11 19:54 

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South Carolina's McMaster Amasses $5M for 2022 Reelection...

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has raised more than $5 million in his pursuit of a second full term....

 2022-04-11 19:52 

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Ukraine Says 4,354 People Evacuated Via Humanitarian Corridors on Monday...

KYIV (Reuters) - A total of 4,354 people were evacuated from Ukrainian cities through humanitarian corridors on Monday, including 556 from Mariupol......

 2022-04-11 19:48 

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Nearly 6,400 Acres of Forest North of Squam Lake Preserved...

The Conservation Fund and the New Hampshire Division of Forests Lands say nearly 6,400 acres of forest and water resources just north of Squam Lake is now protected and will be managed as a working forest while ensuring public recreational access....

 2022-04-11 19:48 

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Closing Arguments Begin in Ohio Doctor's Murder Trial...

Closing arguments in the trial of an Ohio doctor charged in multiple hospital deaths have begun....

 2022-04-11 19:46 

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Factbox-New U.S. State Laws Directed at Transgender Youth...

By Maria Caspani(Reuters) - Conservative lawmakers have passed a flurry of bills this year directed at transgender youth, including measures that......

 2022-04-11 19:45 

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Idaho Judge: Mom Accused in Kids' Killings Now Fit for Trial...

An Idaho judge says a mother accused of conspiring to kill her children, her estranged husband and a lover's wife is now mentally competent to stand trial on some of the charges....

 2022-04-11 19:43 

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Transgender Treatment Ban Challenged by Lawsuit in Alabama...

Two families with transgender teens and two physicians have sued the state of Alabama to block a law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or hormones to help affirm their gender identity....

 2022-04-11 19:37 

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University of Southern California Sues YouTubers Over Pranks...

The University of Southern California is suing two YouTube performers who the school says created panic after barging into classrooms to film prank videos for their channels....

 2022-04-11 19:35 

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Brazil's Largest Indigenous Reservation Overrun by Illegal Gold Mining, Says Report...

By Anthony Boadle and Lisandra ParaguassuBRASILIA (Reuters) - An illegal gold mining boom on Brazil's largest indigenous reservation has brought......

 2022-04-11 19:27 

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4th Person Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Check Scheme...

A fourth person has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme that recruited homeless people from Rhode Island to cash counterfeit busieness checks in several New England states in exchange for a small payment....

 2022-04-11 19:27 

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Sudanese Protesters Mark Third Anniversary of Bashir's Ouster With Fresh Protests...

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Crowds of Sudanese protesters gathered in parts of the capital and other Sudanese cities on Monday, the third anniversary of......

 2022-04-11 19:13 

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Dane County Jail Death...

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died from a drug overdose in the Dane County Jail....

 2022-04-11 19:10 

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Missouri Trio Gets Jail for Roles in Capitol Insurrection...

A federal judge in Washington, D....

 2022-04-11 19:10 

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Election Officials: Columbia City County Race Ended in Tie...

Columbia officials say an election for the Columbia City Council ended in a tie....

 2022-04-11 19:08 

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What It Takes to Get Accepted at a Top MBA Program...

MBA admissions officers at top B-schools say the key trait they look for is leadership potential....

 2022-04-11 19:05 

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Trial Opens in Florida Opioid Lawsuit Case Against Walgreens...

Trial opened Monday in Florida's opioid epidemic lawsuit against the Walgreens pharmacy chain, which state officials accuse of prioritizing profits over health by improperly dispensing millions of powerful painkillers that caused tens of thousands of ...

 2022-04-11 19:03 

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Gunmen Kill Family of 8 Near Mexico City...

Gunmen burst into a home just north of Mexico City and killed eight members of a family, including four children....

 2022-04-11 19:00 

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Ukraine Says Russia Holding Many Civilians in Prisons - Deputy PM...

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's deputy prime minister on Monday accused Russia of holding civilians, including journalists, activists and elected......

 2022-04-11 18:58 

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EXPLAINER: What's Ahead for Politically Volatile Pakistan?...

Months of economic discontent in Pakistan have been capped by days of tense drama....

 2022-04-11 18:58 

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Warsaw Takes Over Russia-Built Compound to Give to Ukraine...

The mayor of Warsaw says a disputed compound administered by Russia's diplomatic mission is being taken over by the city and will be made available to the Ukrainian community....

 2022-04-11 18:55 

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Jailer Running for Reelection Recorded Making Racial Slurs...

A published report says a Kentucky jailer running for reelection repeatedly made racist comments during a secretly recorded conversation with a former sheriff....

 2022-04-11 18:55 

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Macron, Le Pen Kick off French Presidential Runoff Campaigns...

French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to "convince" a broad range of French voters to back his centrist vision....

 2022-04-11 18:53 

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Police: 1 Shot in Possible Road Rage Incident on Highway...

A driver was shot and wounded over the weekend in what police are calling a possible case of road rage on a Maryland highway....

 2022-04-11 18:52 

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EXPLAINER: What Are Ghost Guns? Why Is Biden Taking Action?...

The Biden administration is unveiling a completed rule aimed at reining in the proliferation of ghost guns, firearms without serial numbers....

 2022-04-11 18:44 

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Feds: Hundreds of Guns Illegally Trafficked to Philadelphia...

Federal authorities have announced charges in connection with hundreds of firearms they say were illegally trafficked to Philadelphia from two states in the South....

 2022-04-11 18:40 

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Russian Activist Who Said He Had Been Poisoned Is Detained...

Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., who was twice sickened in incidents he suspected were poisonings has been detained ,in Moscow by police....

 2022-04-11 18:38 

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Missouri Man Walks Out of Prison After Conviction Set Aside...

A Missouri man whose murder conviction was overturned was released from prison after 18 serving years....

 2022-04-11 18:35 

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France's Macron Says Will Travel to Ukraine Only if Trip Is 'Useful'...

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he was prepared to travel to Kyiv or any other city in Ukraine only if he felt......

 2022-04-11 18:32 

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CDC Eases COVID Travel Assessment for Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, Haiti...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday eased its COVID-19 travel ratings for Saudi Arabia,......

 2022-04-11 18:30 

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Philadelphia to Restore Indoor Mask Mandate Amid Case Surge...

Philadelphia is reinstating its indoor mask mandate after reporting a sharp increase in coronavirus infections....

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