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Fans and celebrities gather at Graceland to eulogize Lisa Marie Presley

Monday, January 23, 2023

More than a thousand people gathered on the front lawn of Graceland on a gray, chilly Memphis morning to mourn the death and remember the life of Lisa Marie Presley, who died on Jan. 12.

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12 people are injured from a shooting at a Louisiana nightclub

Monday, January 23, 2023

A dozen people were injured in a Baton Rouge nightclub shooting, authorities in Louisiana said Sunday. No arrests have been made, but police believe the early morning attack was "targeted."

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'Avatar' marks 6 straight weeks at No. 1 as it surpasses $2 billion in ticket sales

Monday, January 23, 2023

James Cameron's Avatar: The Way of Water led ticket sales in movie theaters for the sixth straight weekend, making it the first film to have such a reign atop the box office since 2009's Avatar.

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5 are dead after extremists stormed a government office in Somalia's capital

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Al-Qaida-linked extremists stormed a regional government office in Mogadishu, the government said. An ambulance service transported 16 wounded people from the scene.

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A suspect in the California mass shooting is dead, sheriff says

Sunday, January 22, 2023

A gunman killed 10 people and wounded 10 others in the mass shooting in Monterey Park on Saturday. The incident took place near one of Southern California's largest Chinese New Year street festivals.

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Brazil's army chief has been fired in the aftermath of this month's uprising

Sunday, January 22, 2023

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief on Saturday. Lula has said that some in the military allowed the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.

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China is celebrating the Lunar New Year, with most COVID rules lifted

Sunday, January 22, 2023

People across China rang in the Lunar New Year on Sunday with large family gatherings and crowds visiting temples after the government lifted its strict "zero-COVID" policy.

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Peru has closed off Machu Picchu due to growing anti-government protests

Sunday, January 22, 2023

The Culture Ministry said it had closed the country's most famous tourist attraction as well as the Inca Trail leading up to the site "to protect the safety of tourists and the population in general."

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Atlanta protest over police killing of activist turns violent

Saturday, January 21, 2023

The protest follows the death of an environmental activist earlier this week. Authorities said the 26-year-old activist shot a state trooper. Activists have questioned officials' version of events.

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A firefighter's 1943 photos of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising have been found

Saturday, January 21, 2023

The photos were taken inside the Warsaw Ghetto by a 23-year-old Polish firefighter as the Nazis were brutally crushing the Jewish uprising of 1943. The photos were discovered in a family collection.

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Three active-duty Marines are charged in the Jan. 6 riot

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Micah Coomer, Joshua Abate and Dodge Dale Hellonen were arrested on misdemeanor charges after fellow Marines helped investigators identify them in footage among the pro-Trump mob on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Arizona executions are on hold until a review ordered by the governor is completed

Saturday, January 21, 2023

The review will examine Arizona's procurement process for lethal injection drugs and gas, execution procedures, news organizations' access to executions and training of staff to carry out executions.

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Chris Hipkins is set to become New Zealand's next prime minister

Saturday, January 21, 2023

The 44-year-old education minister must still garner an endorsement Sunday from his Labour Party colleagues. He would replace Jacinda Ardern, who shocked the nation when she announced her resignation.

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Elon Musk takes the witness stand to defend his Tesla buyout tweets

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Two tweets in 2018 led to a class-action lawsuit alleging Musk misled investors, pulling him into court for about a half hour to deliver sworn testimony in front of a nine-person jury.

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Colorado police officers and paramedics plead not guilty in Elijah McClain death case

Friday, January 20, 2023

The charges stem from the role they are accused of playing in the 2019 death of McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was forcibly restrained and injected with a powerful sedative called ketamine.

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Ex-convict who abused his daughter's college roommates gets 60 years in prison

Friday, January 20, 2023

An ex-convict who obtained millions of dollars by subjecting his daughter's ex-roommates at Sarah Lawrence College to forced labor and prostitution was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison.

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A judge fines Trump and his lawyer for a 'frivolous' suit against his political foes

Friday, January 20, 2023

In a blistering filing Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks described Trump as "a prolific and sophisticated litigant" with a "pattern of abuse of the courts."

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A Romanian judge approves a 30-day extension of Andrew Tate's detention

Friday, January 20, 2023

A judge has granted a request to extend the arrest of Tate, the social media personality who was detained in Romania on charges of being part of an organized crime group, human trafficking and rape.

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Google is cutting 12,000 jobs, adding to a series of Big Tech layoffs in January

Friday, January 20, 2023

The layoffs at Google follow similarly huge cuts at Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce. Tech companies who hired rapidly during the pandemic now face fears of recession.

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T-Mobile says breach exposed personal data of 37 million customers

Friday, January 20, 2023

T-Mobile said data exposed to theft — based on its investigation to date — did not include passwords or PINs, bank account or credit card information, Social Security numbers or other government IDs.

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