Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

Brazilian President Allocates More Than $1 Billion To Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The announcement from President Jair Bolsonaro comes amid an investigation into his handling of the pandemic.

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NBC Won't Air 2022 Golden Globes In Rebuke To Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Monday, May 10, 2021

The press association promised to improve diversity and other factors. NBC said it hopes to see enough change to run the show in 2023.

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What Goes Up Must Come Down — Including A Giant Chinese Rocket Plunging Toward Earth

Thursday, May 06, 2021

U.S. Space Command says the exact entry point into Earth's atmosphere cannot be pinpointed until hours before its reentry, which is expected sometime around Saturday.

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Grand Jury Indicts Puerto Rican Boxer Félix Verdejo In Death Of Pregnant Lover

Thursday, May 06, 2021

The indictment on Thursday also included charges against Verdejo's accomplice, who officials say was promised some payment to help drug, kill, and dispose of Keishla Marlen Rodríguez Ortiz.

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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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Derek Chauvin Seeks New Trial In George Floyd Murder Case

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted last month for murdering George Floyd is asking the court for a new trial. His lawyers say Chauvin's case was tainted by pretrial publicity.

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Puerto Rican Boxer Félix Verdejo Charged With Killing Pregnant Woman

Monday, May 03, 2021

A witness told the FBI the former Olympic boxer killed Keishla Marlen Rodriguez after she told him she was pregnant with his child.

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Bill And Melinda Gates Announce Divorce

Monday, May 03, 2021

"After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage," the couple wrote in a joint statement.

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UC And Cal State Systems To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For In-Person Fall Classes

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The CSU Chancellor called the directive "the most comprehensive and consequential university plan for COVID-19 vaccines in the country." It will affect more than 1 million students and employees.

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At Least 1,700 Protesters In Russia Arrested After Nationwide Anti-Putin Rallies

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Demonstrators demanded the release from prison of Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny, who has been on a hunger strike for three weeks. The marches swept across dozens of cities.

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Columbus Police Shoot And Kill Black, Teenage Girl

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Ma'Khia Bryant felt she was in danger and called the Columbus police, according to her aunt. But when officers arrived at her home on Tuesday afternoon, the girl ended up dead.

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Floyd Brothers React To Verdict: 'This Is For Everyone Who Has Been Held Down'

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

George Floyd's siblings shared their relief and trauma after the guilty verdict of the ex-cop who killed their brother. "The world saw his life being extinguished and I could do nothing but watch."

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Minnesota Attorney General Calls Chauvin Guilty Verdict 'First Step' Toward Justice

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

"I would not call today's verdict justice, however, because justice implies true restoration. But it is accountability, which is the first step towards justice," Keith Ellison said on Tuesday.

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Floyd's Brother On Verdict: 'I Was Just Praying They Would Find Him Guilty'

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Philonise Floyd began weeping as Judge Peter Cahill read the three guilty verdicts aloud in court on Tuesday. "As an African American, we usually never get justice," he told reporters through tears.

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Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dies At 93

Monday, April 19, 2021

The Minnesota Democrat was President Jimmy Carter's vice president and the Democratic nominee for president in 1984. He's lauded for humor and transforming the vice presidency, but also for decency.

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State Department To Issue Travel Warnings Amid 'Unprecedented' COVID-19 Risks

Monday, April 19, 2021

The department says the new advisories will "better reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's science." Americans are urged not to travel to nearly 80% of countries around the globe.

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Jurors Have The Case In Chauvin Trial; Prosecutors Ended With Call For Common Sense

Monday, April 19, 2021

Prosecutor Jerry Blackwell said what happened to George Floyd last May was "so simple that a child could understand it." Blackwell quoted a 9-year-old witness who said, "Get off of him."

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Defense Presents Closing Arguments In Derek Chauvin Trial

Monday, April 19, 2021

Defense attorney Eric Nelson told jurors there was no evidence Chauvin "intentionally, purposefully applied unlawful force."

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Chicago Releases Video Showing Fatal Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

Thursday, April 15, 2021

The highly anticipated footage was released to the public on Thursday, more than two weeks after the seventh-grader was killed by an officer following an alleyway foot pursuit.

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Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu To Asian American Liaison Role

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

"Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the President and the Administration's priorities," officials said.

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