President Joe Biden: Arrest of dissident journalist by Belarus 'a direct affront to international norms'

President Biden slammed the arrest of a journalist by Belarus, which diverted a commercial flight over its airspace for a forced landing in Minsk.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Andrew Yang ridiculed after he said Times Square is his favorite NYC subway station

New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang collects signatures to be on the Democratic primary ballot as he campaigns for mayor on the D subway train in Manhattan, New York City. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images Andrew Yang faced a wave of ridicule after he called Times Square his favorite NYC subway station. His answer prompted jokes from critics who said no "real New Yorker" likes Times Square. Yang - who is a serious contender for NYC mayor - also struggled to name his favor...
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Modesto Resident Describes Leaping Over Balcony To Escape Apartment Fire

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Opinion: Let this be the last Israel-Gaza ceasefire

Egypt worked around the clock over the past two weeks to end the deadly fighting between our Palestinian and Israeli neighbors. Since the early hours of the conflict, Egyptian mediators led de-escalation talks with both Hamas and Israeli leadership. We supported humanitarian efforts on the ground, including by opening the Rafah border crossing for the provision of immediate medical care to the injured in Gaza. Ultimately, in close partnership with the United States and others, we were able to br...
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Let this be the last Israel-Gaza ceasefire

A strong and lasting peace in the Middle East may seem far off given the recent heightened tensions in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, and Gaza, but that should still be the goal for the US, Egypt and, most importantly, Israelis and the Palestinians, writes Motaz Zahran, Ambassador of Egypt to the United States.
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'The Voice' finale: Gwen Stefani returns to surprise 'Blakey,' plus Top 5 perform. Who will win it all?

Gwen Stefani, the reigning champion and Blake Shelton's fiancée, returned during the finale to celebrate his 10-year anniversary.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The sky spectacle of the year: A super blood moon and total lunar eclipse coming Wednesday

On May 26, a full "supermoon" will brighten the night sky over the U.S. At the same time, there will be a total lunar eclipse.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Turn regular toilet paper into flushable wet wipes

For those who really don't enjoy the coarseness of toilet paper, there's a growing legion who swear by flushable wet wipes. And while flushable wet wipes are supposedly disposable by name, they technically shouldn't be flushed. Unlike toilet paper, which disintegrates once you fwoosh it away, those wipes are typically made of synthetic plastics or polyester that absolutely won't disintegrate. — Read the rest
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EU condemns ‘grave and serious’ kidnapping of Mali’s leaders

Bah Ndaw and Moctar Ouane, as well as the defence minister, were seized by the military on MondayEuropean Union leaders have condemned the “kidnapping” of Mali’s civilian leadership and warned of potential sanctions against those responsible. It follows the United Nations’ mission in Mali calling for the “immediate and unconditional” release of the country’s president and prime minister, who were detained by military officers after a cabinet reshuffle.The European Council’s president, Charles Mi...
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Simone Biles is schooling us on how to excel despite setbacks (like the pandemic). The new tricks she's unleashed since her Olympic golds help prove it

By now, Simone Biles was supposed to be retired at the ripe old age of 24. That plan went awry. So instead, she's performing some of the most difficult and dangerous feats ever attempted in gymnastics.
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Simone Biles is schooling us on how to excel despite setbacks (like the pandemic)

By now, Simone Biles was supposed to be enjoying retirement at the ripe old age of 24.
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Pilot in contractor fighter jet that crashed near Nellis Air Force Base has died

An aircraft operated by a contractor crashed after it took off from Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas, according to tweets from the military base's verified account.
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Pilot in contractor fighter jet that crashed near Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas has died

The pilot whose fighter jet crashed after it took off from Nellis Air Force Base near Las Vegas has died, according to a release from the base's public affairs unit.
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Manafort Lied To Investigators About Feeding U.S. Polling Data To Russian Spy, Court Files Show

He "lied in multiple ways and on multiple occasions," according to newly unsealed federal court documents.
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‘It Is Kind Of Surreal’: Elk Grove High Schools Hold In-Person Graduations After COVID

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US issues Japan travel warning weeks before Olympics

It comes amid heightened scrutiny and pressure to call off the Tokyo Olympics due to be held soon.
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American journalist detained in Myanmar

An American journalist working in Myanmar was detained by local authorities Monday, his family and his news organization told CNN.
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Jonathan Swan: Liz Cheney is a woman without a party

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming dodged a question about linking Donald Trump's election lies and GOP voting rights laws, telling Axios on HBO in an interview that voter fraud "certainly exists. I will never understand the resistance for example to voter ID, I think you ought to have to show ID to go vote."
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India urges farmers to call off mass protest due to Covid 'super-spreader' risk

Indian government leaders appealed to farmers to call off a mass protest this week for fear it could prove a viral "super-spreader" event, as the country's Covid-19 death toll crossed 300,000 on Monday.
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George Floyd. Trayvon Martin. Sandra Bland. For many Black Americans, these deaths and others have caused lasting trauma

For many Black Americans, there are pivotal moments that remind them how vulnerable they are. George Floyd's death was one moment. There were others.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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New York City's newest park, Little Island, opens to public

Little Island is its name, but the vision and the budget behind it were colossal.
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DolphinsTalk Podcast: The Latest on Melvin Ingram and Should the Dolphins Sign Him

On today' Daily Podcast Mike and talks about the latest news and rumors surrounding the Miami Dolphins. Mike opens up with the latest on Melvin Ingram visiting with the Dolphins on Monday and what that may mean if he does
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'A year that's ripped my heart out': George Floyd family struggles with loss a year since killing

Family and friends of George Floyd still miss his laugh, texts and outgoing personality one year since his murder by police in Minneapolis.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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FBI assisting with investigation of white powder sent to Rand Paul's home

The FBI and other law enforcement are investigating a package with white powder sent Monday to Republican Sen. Rand Paul's home in Kentucky, according to the FBI Louisville office's spokesman Tim Beam.
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The next generation of graphics cards to offer up to 3 times more performance

A new rumor surfaced about the next generation of graphics cards, Nvidia Ada Lovelace and AMD RDNA 3. The leak suggests a 3x boost in performance.
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Police say officer at Ronald Greene scene did not initially report his camera footage

A senior officer who came to the scene where Louisiana State troopers were arresting Ronald Greene after a car chase did not initially report his camera footage in the evidence submitted to District Attorney John Belton, according to a spokesperson for the Louisiana State Police.
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Taiwan criticizes WHO 'indifference' after failing to gain access to annual meeting

Taiwan has criticized what it called World Health Organization (WHO) "indifference" to the health rights of Taiwan people and for capitulating to China after the island failed to get invited to a meeting of the WHO decision-making body.
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Cuomo presses Christie over opposition of vaccine passports

CNN's Chris Cuomo spoke to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie about Christie's previous comments opposing the idea of so-called Covid-19 vaccine passports.
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DJI shows off volcano video shot with its new FPV drone

DJI's FPV drone launched in March, the same month that a volcano in Iceland started to erupt. In this video, the two come together with spectacular results.
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Super blood moon 2021: total lunar eclipse will bring cosmic show across Pacific on Wednesday

Hawaii will have the best view of May’s full supermoon, followed by California, the Pacific north-west, New Zealand and Australia Here’s how to take a good picture of the full supermoon The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincides with a supermoon this week for quite a cosmic show.This super “blood” moon will be visible on Wednesday across the Pacific – offering the best viewing – as well as the western half of North America, the bottom of South America and eastern Asia. Contin...
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