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Oregon kidnapping suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot, police say

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

A suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday night after being taken into custody following a standoff with law enforcement, a police spokesman said.

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Hong Kong bans CBD, a move that forces businesses to shut down or revamp

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Hong Kong banned cannibidiol, also known as CBD, as a "dangerous drug" and imposed harsh penalties for possession on Wednesday, forcing fledging businesses to shut down and revamp.

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4 suspects in the assassination of Haiti's president were transferred to U.S. custody

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Four key suspects in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse were transferred to the U.S. for prosecution as the case stagnates in Haiti. A total of seven suspects are now in U.S. custody.

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Prosecutors file charges against Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting on movie set

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The actor and a weapons specialist have been formally charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set in 2021.

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Bob Born, the 'Father of Peeps' and Hot Tamale candies, has died

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Born, a candy company executive known as the "Father of Peeps" for mechanizing the process to make marshmallow chicks, has died. He was 98.

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Former U.S. Sen. David Durenberger of Minnesota dies at 88

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The Minnesota Republican served three terms and championed health care reform and protecting rights for disabled people, including the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.

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The driver of a car that plunged off a California cliff charged with attempted murder

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The driver of a car that plunged off a treacherous cliff in northern California, seriously injuring himself, his wife and their two young children, was charged with attempted murder.

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Priscilla Presley is disputing the trust of her late daughter, Lisa Marie Presley

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Priscilla Presley's filing disputes the validity of a 2016 amendment to Lisa Marie Presley's living trust that removed Priscilla and a former business manager as trustees.

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AI is predicting the world is likely to hit a key warming threshold in 10-12 years

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

The world will likely breach the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, artificial intelligence predicts in a new study that's more pessimistic than previous modeling.

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Wintry weather leads to more than 1,000 flight cancellations across the U.S.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

On top of the cancellations, another 4,700 flights were delayed nationwide on Monday as Texas and nearby states dealt with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.

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'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

Monday, January 30, 2023

Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the popular sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," has died, her family said Monday.

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Boris Johnson says Putin said it would 'only take a minute' to hit him with a missile

Monday, January 30, 2023

In a new documentary, the former British prime minister said Russia's leader didn't seem serious about avoiding war before his country invaded Ukraine. The Kremlin says Johnson's statement is a lie.

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Actress Annie Wersching passes away from cancer at 45

Monday, January 30, 2023

Annie Wersching, best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series "24," passed away Sunday following a battle with cancer, her publicist said. The type of cancer was not specified.

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Barrett Strong, one of Motown's founding artists and known for 'Money,' dies at 81

Monday, January 30, 2023

Barrett Strong was one of Motown's most gifted songwriters who collaborated with Norman Whitfield on such classics as "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "War" and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone."

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A bus crashed, fell off a bridge and caught fire in Pakistan, killing 40

Sunday, January 29, 2023

A passenger bus crashed into a pillar and fell off a bridge, killing 40 people in southern Pakistan. On the same day, at least 10 students drowned in a lake after their boat capsized.

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The Half Moon Bay shooting was prompted by a $100 repair bill, local prosecutor says

Sunday, January 29, 2023

The man charged with killing seven people in Half Moon Bay this past week reportedly told police he carried out the attack after a supervisor demanded he pay to repair a forklift damaged at work.

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Utah's governor has signed a bill banning gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Sunday, January 29, 2023

The ban, signed Saturday by Republican Gov. Spencer Cox, prohibits transgender surgery for youth and disallows hormone treatments for minors who have not yet been diagnosed with gender dysphoria.

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The UK Prime Minister has fired his party chairman over tax bill allegations

Sunday, January 29, 2023

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a "serious breach" of the ministerial code.

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Memphis deactivates the unit that fatally beat Tyre Nichols, as officials urge reform

Sunday, January 29, 2023

The city's police department has disbanded the so-called SCORPION unit whose officers beat Nichols. Democratic lawmakers in Tennessee say they'll introduce new criminal justice legislation.

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Israel is moving to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday announced a series of punitive steps against the Palestinians, including plans to beef up Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

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