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Boris Johnson faces MPs amid questions over Downing Street flat revamp

Boris Johnson is under pressure to give full details of how refurbishments to his home were paid for.
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Former Obama White House advisor arrested for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from charter schools he founded

The White House. Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock A former Obama White House advisor was arrested over allegations he stole from charter schools he created. Prosecutors say Seth Andrew laundered money to get a discounted interest rate for a Manhattan mortgage. Andrew worked in the Office of Educational Technology at the White House until 2016. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former senior advisor in the Obama White House allegedly stole more than $200,000 from a charter schoo...
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Idaho GOP governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law

Idaho on Tuesday became the second state this week to enact a so-called heartbeat ban -- a law barring most abortions at the onset of a fetal heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy and before many people know they are pregnant.
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Idaho GOP governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Idaho on Tuesday became the second state this week to enact a so-called heartbeat ban -- a law barring most abortions at the onset of a fetal heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy and before many people know they are pregnant.
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US Court: 3D ‘Ghost Gun’ Plans Can Be Posted Online

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plans for 3D-printed, self-assembled “ghost guns” can be posted online without U.S. State Department approval, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. A divided panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco reinstated a Trump administration order that permitted removal of the guns from the State Department’s Munitions List. Listed weapons need State Department approval for export. In 2015, federal courts applied the requirement to weapons posted online and i...
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Covid: One dose of vaccine halves transmission - study

People who get coronavirus after their first jab are up to 49% less likely to pass it on, research suggests.
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Video shows Colorado police officers laughing over bodycam footage of 73-year-old woman's violent arrest

The video shows the arrest of Karen Garner in June 2020.
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DC police officer: 'It's been very difficult' seeing elected officials trying to whitewash brutal insurrection

A DC Metropolitan Police officer who was brutally assaulted while defending the US Capitol during the January 6 insurrection said Tuesday evening that it's been difficult to watch some elected officials and others "whitewash" the episode in its aftermath.
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Covid vaccine: Sore arm and headache most common side effects

A UK study of more than 600,000 people found reactions to the jabs were "mild and short-lived".
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The 12-year-old graduating high school and college in the same week

A 12-year-old in North Carolina used the downtime he had during the pandemic to take on a few extra classes in school.
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Vaccination Rates Slow Down Across Counties; What That Means for Reopening

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Vaccination Rates Slow Down Across Counties; How Does That Affect Reopening?

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Tags: News, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Yolo County, Kristina, Tan, Yuba County, Klausner, Jeffrey Klausner, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Jenny Tan, Liz Franco


Boring or fascinating? Journalists assess Biden's term at the 100-day mark

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Opinion: NCAA has essentially made Mark Emmert king for life, and he hasn't earned it

If the NCAA president's job is to be the piñata through crises, Mark Emmert has served his purpose. Actual leadership? That's not really his thing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Analysis: Boring or fascinating? Journalists assess Biden's term at the 100-day mark

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Self-driving cars to be allowed on UK roads this year

The government previously said it hoped to legalise hands-free driving by spring 2021.
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Taiwan Documentary Festival Celebrates Volker Koepp and Takamine Go

Retrospectives tributes to German director Volker Koepp and Takamine Go from Japan are featured in the upcoming Taiwan International Documentary Festival, which will kick off on Friday and run until May 9, 2021. The Filmmaker in Focus section will include 11 films by Koepp and the festival claims that the program is one of the […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Taiwan, Festivals, Koepp, Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Takamine Go, Volker Koepp


What are the Miami Dolphins going to do with pick 18?

We all have an idea of what the Miami Dolphins want to do with pick number 6.  But, what are the Miami Dolphins going to do with pick 18? The Dolphins have some needs that they might like to address in the draft like the defensive
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'Most brutal hand-to-hand combat of my life': Officer on Capitol riot

DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone talks to CNN's Don Lemon about his experience during the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.
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DC officer Fanone: Difficult hearing elected officials whitewash that day

DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone talks to CNN's Don Lemon about his experience during the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol.
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Internet access: 1.5m UK homes still offline, Ofcom finds

People without internet access were most likely to be aged over 65 or live in low income households.
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When a school principal married a cop, it shifted their perspectives

Mauri Friestleben won't watch the video of George Floyd's final moments.
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When a school principal married a Minneapolis cop, it shifted their perspectives -- and gave them hope

Mauri Friestleben won't watch the video of George Floyd's final moments.
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‘Living nightmare’: family of Australian businessman arrested in Iraq say he was caught in ‘trap’

Family of Robert Pether say they don’t know what he was charged with or his whereabouts and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive responseThe family of an Australian businessman arrested in Iraq during a “trap” laid by the country’s central bank say they are enduring a “living nightmare” and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive response.Mechanical engineer Robert Pether, 46, was arrested in Baghdad roughly three weeks ago, after travelling to Iraq from Dubai to attempt to ...
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Fears of Covid ‘tsunami’ in Fiji after outbreak found to be Indian variant

Covid-19 outbreak in Pacific nation has forced lockdowns across the country, after the island nation avoided transmission for a year Fijian health officials are bracing for a “tsunami” of Covid-19 cases, after the Indian variant was detected in the Pacific nation this week, with lockdowns announced in an attempt to stem the outbreak.The Pacific country had largely managed to avoid community transmission over the course of the pandemic, before a cluster emerged this month linked to a quarantine f...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Pacific, Fiji, Pacific Islands, Coronavirus


Driver trapped in burning car. Police notice he was having a seizure

Police officers in Atlanta worked quickly after discovering a man having a seizure while trapped inside a burning car.
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Australia news live: Homebush Covid vaccine hub to open on 10 May as NSW says 6m to receive shot this year

Porsche driver Richard Pusey sentenced to 10 months for filming dead and dying police officers after a Melbourne crash; Port Arthur massacre commemorated. Follow latest updates‘I don’t stop crying’: families of Australians caught in India Covid surge plead for repatriationWhy Australia is under pressure to upgrade advice on Covid’s aerosol transmissionWestern Australian Covid hotspotsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 3.31am BST With that, I shall depart for today! But the unbelievably ...
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Wingcopter 198 is the world’s first triple-drop delivery drone

Check out the Wingcopter 198, an autonomous delivery drone that can deliver up to three packages to multiple locations during a single flight.
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NCAA Board of Governors votes unanimously to extend President Mark Emmert's contract through 2025

The NCAA Board of Governors on Tuesday announced it had voted unanimously to extend President Mark Emmert's contract through 2025.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Crime Ring Uncovered During Roseville Traffic Stop May Have Ties To Human Trafficking

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