Colin Dwyer

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Typos Spell Trouble For Man's Alleged Attempt To Fake His Own Death

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Chalk up another win for spell check. According to prosecutors, a man tried to escape his sentencing by forging a death certificate — but the alleged ruse unraveled with a few misplaced letters.

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U.K. 'Actively Avoided' Investigating Russian Interference, Lawmakers Find

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The report by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee said government did little to find out if Russia tried to influence the Brexit referendum. "They did not want to know," a lawmaker said.

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'We're Embarrassed': Twitter Says High-Profile Hack Hit 130 Users

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Up to eight accounts had their private information compromised in the breach earlier this week, according to Twitter. Joe Biden, Elon Musk and Kanye West were among the users targeted.

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Blaze At Centuries-Old Cathedral In Nantes Under Investigation As Arson

Saturday, July 18, 2020

The fire at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul called to mind the one at Notre Dame Cathedral last year. French officials say they have controlled the blaze and avoided a "Notre Dame scenario."

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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Leader And Champion Of Nonviolent Action, Dies At 95

Friday, July 17, 2020

A key ally of Martin Luther King Jr., Vivian was one of the major organizers of the civil rights movement. His work took him across the South, and through it all, the minister preached nonviolence.

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Europe's Top Court Strikes Down Key Rules Of U.S.-EU Data Transfer

Thursday, July 16, 2020

In its ruling Thursday, the European Court of Justice found that the agreement known as Privacy Shield fails to adequately protect Europeans' data, largely because of U.S. surveillance programs.

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Statue Of Protester Is Removed In England, One Day After Replacing Slave Trader

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Officials in Bristol say the artist didn't have approval to erect the work on the plinth where the Edward Colston statue used to stand. The mayor says the search for a replacement will not be rushed.

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Black Lives Matter Monument Replaces Statue Of Slave Trader In England

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Edward Colston's statue had stood in Bristol for 125 years before protesters toppled it in June. Now, a very different figure has taken its place — but it won't last long without the city's approval.

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George Floyd's Family Files Civil Lawsuit Against Minneapolis And Police, Lawyers Say

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Ben Crump and Antonio Romanucci — attorneys representing the family of George Floyd, who was killed by police on Memorial Day — laid out the lawsuit at a news conference in Minneapolis.

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'Unprecedented, Historic Corruption': Romney Joins Critics Of Stone's Commutation

Saturday, July 11, 2020

The president's decision to grant clemency to his longtime confidant drew vehement criticism from Democratic lawmakers. Republicans largely kept silent, with one notable exception: Sen. Mitt Romney.

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Serbia Seems To Relent On Coronavirus Curfew After Violence Erupts In Belgrade

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Protesters gathered hours after an announcement that a curfew would be reinstated. Now President Aleksandar Vučić says it "probably" won't happen — despite an "alarming" surge in cases.

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Harvard, MIT Sue Immigration Officials Over Rule Blocking Some International Students

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The policy — which bars foreign students unless they have in-person classes — will "create as much chaos for universities and international students as possible," the schools said Wednesday.

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'The Stakes Are Far Higher Than They've Ever Been': Trump's Niece Pens Tell-All

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Mary Trump offers a scathing portrait of the president in a book that very nearly was blocked from publication. Now its publisher is bumping up the release date.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

The 65-year-old leader revealed the result Tuesday on national TV. Bolsonaro has repeatedly downplayed the virus's dangers, despite Brazil suffering the world's second-largest outbreak.

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States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm

Saturday, July 04, 2020

Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. They're not alone: The number is spiking across the U.S., and July Fourth celebrations may only make it worse.

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1 Killed, 1 Injured After Driver Strikes Protesters In Seattle

Saturday, July 04, 2020

Police have the driver in custody, but no motive has been given. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently swerving into a group of protesters on a freeway this weekend.

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Slain Singer Is Laid To Rest After Days Of Deadly Turmoil In Ethiopia

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Since Haacaaluu Hundeessaa was shot dead in Addis Ababa, the country has been riven by ethnic discontent. At least 80 people have died in clashes between protesters and security forces this week.

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Missing Soldier's Family Lawyer Says They Believe Discovered Remains Are Hers

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Vanessa Guillen was last seen at Fort Hood in April. Now, after the death of a suspect, her family believes her body has been found — and they're demanding that Congress look into her disappearance.

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Delay Appears Likely In Israel's Plans To Annex Parts Of West Bank

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The proposal, which has Trump administration support, has hit resistance both inside and outside Israel in recent weeks. "It seems unlikely to me that this will happen today," says one Cabinet member.

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Belgian King Conveys 'Deepest Regrets' For Brutal Colonial Past In Congo

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

King Philippe's ancestor, Leopold II, ruled the region as his personal property and started a notorious system that left millions dead. Now, the reigning king is expressing remorse for the first time.

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