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World Leaders Call For Long-Term Resolution Of Gaza Conflict Following Cease-Fire

Friday, May 21, 2021

After 11 days of the worst fighting in the region since 2014, global leaders called for both sides to resolve the long-standing conflict to achieve lasting peace.

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Medical Team For Soccer Star Diego Maradona Charged In His November Death

Friday, May 21, 2021

The seven charged allegedly left the soccer legend in a worsening state following brain surgery in November, according to investigators.

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Twitter Relaunches Verification Check. Here's How To Apply For One

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The social media giant said it will again begin verifying certain accounts after putting the process on hold for more than three years.

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Top U.S., Russian Diplomats Met For First Time After New Sanctions Increased Tensions

Thursday, May 20, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov huddled on the sidelines of Arctic Council meetings in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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U.S. Ends Policy Of Denying Citizenship To Children Born Via IVF Or Surrogacy

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The State Department says its updated policy "takes into account the realities of modern families" and advances in reproductive technology.

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New York's Probe Into Trump Organization Is Now A Criminal Inquiry

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

If enough evidence is found, the Trump Organization could face criminal charges from two New York prosecutors: the New York state attorney general and the Manhattan district attorney.

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Mask Or No Mask? That Depends Where You Live

Friday, May 14, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says vaccinated people still must follow existing state, local or tribal laws on masks and social distancing.

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Ohio Wants To Make 5 People Millionaires — If They're Vaccinated

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is pitching the $1 million lottery drawing and school scholarships as a scheme to boost vaccination levels in the state.

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2 Years Later, Former White House Counsel Don McGahn Agrees To Testify

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The former Trump White House counsel will speak only to committee members in private, under an agreement negotiated by his attorneys, the committee and the Justice Department.

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South Carolina Governor Bans Mask Mandates

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a coronavirus mandate preventing schools and local governments from creating mask mandates and requiring proof of vaccination.

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3 Fort Campbell Soldiers Charged In Scheme To Traffic Guns To Chicago

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Federal prosecutors charged three Army soldiers of lawfully purchasing 91 guns from licensed dealers in Tennessee and Kentucky, and then transferring them to Chicago.

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Social Media Hate Speech, Harassment 'Significant Problem' For LGBTQ Users: Report

Monday, May 10, 2021

LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.

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After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions Bill

Friday, May 07, 2021

The legislation was criticized by Democrats and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation."

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Atlanta Mayor Cites Triumphs, Disappointments In Decision Not To Run For Reelection

Friday, May 07, 2021

In a news conference Friday, Keisha Lance Bottoms elaborated on her decision not to run, citing the challenges of the pandemic, the racial justice protests and a major cyberattack.

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Want To Send A Mean Tweet? Twitter's New Feature Wants You To Think Again

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Twitter released a new feature that detects potentially offensive replies on its service and asks users to review a message before sending.

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Google Adapts To Long-Term Telework, Offers Employees Hybrid Workweek

Thursday, May 06, 2021

More than a year into telework, the tech giant has said about 60% of its employees will work remotely two days a week. Twenty percent will work from home permanently.

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Entire U.S. West Coast Now Covered By Earthquake Early Warning System

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Cellphone users from the U.S. border with Canada south to the border with Mexico should receive a mobile alert from the early warning system when an earthquake is detected.

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Mexico City Metro Train Derails, Killing At Least 23 And Injuring Dozens

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The subway train derailment occurred on Line 12 at Olivos Station in Mexico City. Photos from the scene show two train cars dangling precariously from the elevated track.

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4 Dead, Dozens Injured After Suspected Smuggling Boat Capsizes Near San Diego

Sunday, May 02, 2021

Emergency responders found a "severely overcrowded" boat early Sunday that had crashed into a reef off the shoreline. Officials believe it was a "smuggling vessel."

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Florida Legislature OKs Bill That Limits Voting By Mail, Ballot Drop Boxes

Friday, April 30, 2021

It's the latest Republican-led effort to alter state voting rules following record-breaking turnout during the 2020 election. Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the measure into law.

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