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Canada-U.S. Land Border Restrictions, Hotel Quarantine Extended

Reuters Steve Scherer Canada and the United States have extended a land-border closure for non-essential travelers, and air passengers arriving in Canada will continue to be...

Floyd Verdict: Police, National Guard Deploy in Major US Cities

National Guard troops were on hand Tuesday in cities throughout the country following the guilty verdict for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chavin was...

Floyd Killing: Chauvin Found Guilty, Could Get Life

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all charges in the murder of George Floyd, whose death led to months of...

World View: Jury Out on Chauvin Trial, Troops on Street, J&J...

April 20, 2021 Jurors are deliberating in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd. With the verdict looming, more...

US: All Adults Can Get Vaccinated, J&J Vaccine Still on Hold

The U.S. is entering a crucial stage of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign this week. All adults are eligible to receive shots starting today, and...

World View: Floyd-Chauvin Trial Wraps-UP, Biden & Emissions, 3 Killed...

April 19, 2021 Attorneys in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd are set to make their closing arguments....

Biden Keeps Trump’s 15,000 Refugee Limit

President Biden has signed an order speeding refugee admissions but maintaining fiscal 2021 admissions at 15,000, a cap set by the Trump administration and...

Royal Family Farewell to Prince Philip at Windsor Castle Funeral

Mourners at service for the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip funeral: key moments as royal family bids farewell – video Caroline Davies Guardian (UK) When future historians come to...

Ponzi Scheme Master Madoff Dies in Prison

Disgraced financier Bernie Madoff died of natural causes yesterday at the age of 82 in prison.. His death came as he was behind bars...

Mass Murder: 8 Shot Dead at Indianapolis FedEx Depot

BBC- Eight people have been killed and many injured in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis, police say. Witnesses heard several gunshots at...

Biden With Stiff New Sanctions Against Russia for Cyber Attacks

The White House has announced sanctions against Russia and the expulsion of Russian diplomats in response to Moscow's interference in US elections and the...

US: Biden’s Main Foreign Policy Goals: China, Middle East, Russia

The Hill- President Biden’s early months in office have been dominated by his domestic agenda as the nation tries to recover from the coronavirus...

US to Coordinate with NATO on Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are meeting with NATO officials in Brussels to discuss a withdrawal of the...

Floyd Trial: Chauvin Won’t Testify in his Defense

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin invoked the Fifth Amendment on Thursday, confirming that he will not testify in his murder trial over the killing of...

World View: US Afghan Exit, Russian Sanctions, Another Cop Charged in...

April 15, 2021 The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan later this year appears to strip the Taliban and the...

World View: J&J Vaccine Pause, US-Afghanistan, Israel Settlements, More

April 14, 2021 AP Morning Wire Good morning from Warsaw. President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when regulators recommended a “pause” in administering...

Minneapolis: Another Night of Protests Over ‘Accidental Killing’

(CNN)Hundreds of protesters gathered for a third night of protests to express anger over the police killing of a Black man in a Minneapolis...

World View: BLM Protests, Iran Attack, India Virus Surge, More

April 13, 2021 Police in Minneapolis have clashed with protesters for a second night after authorities said an officer intended to fire a Taser, not...

US: 40 Arrested at Protest of Another Cop-Black Man Killing

About 40 people were arrested just north of Minneapolis in a second night of unrest over the police shooting of a black man. Protesters in...

World’s Wealthy People at Heart of Climate Change

BBC- The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says. It says the world's wealthiest 1% produce double the...

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