Congress passes ban on all imports from China's Xinjiang unless businesses can prove they are made without forced labor

Congress has passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act amid intense concerns about human rights abuses against the the Turkic Muslim minority group in China's Xinjiang region.Tingshu Wang/Reuters The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act was passed unanimously by the Senate on Thursday. It comes amid intense concerns about human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang region. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden, who is expected to sign it into law. The Senate has p...
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Cleveland Guardians minor league catcher Andrés Meléndez dies at age 20

Cleveland Guardians minor league catcher Andrés Meléndez died suddenly Thursday afternoon in Miami at the age of 20, the team announced.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Learn game development using Unity and Unreal with these $40 training courses

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How are we supposed to just keep going? What a long grim year, again | First Dog on the Moon

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Gun industry stakeholders sue NY attorney general over state public nuisance gun law

More than a dozen gun industry stakeholders sued the New York State Attorney General, challenging the constitutionality of a state public nuisance law that allows gun manufacturers and distributors to be sued if their products are used in crimes by third parties.
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'A 50-50 Senate sucks': Dejected Dems fret over agenda failure

Anger is growing in Democratic ranks over the failure to get President Joe Biden's sweeping agenda through this year despite unified control of Congress, with their party already bracing for what could be a brutal Election Day in next November's midterms.
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The Ashes: Marnus Labuschagne's best shots in maiden Ashes century

Watch the best shots of Australian Marnus Labuschagne's first Ashes century on day two of the second Test in Adelaide.
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Seth Meyers Has 4 Words For Trump Allies Gaslighting People About Jan. 6

"It's fake news to suggest that the insurrection on Jan. 6 was just an innocent little get-together."
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North Shropshire by-election: Lib Dem winner's victory speech

Newly-elected Lib Dem MP Helen Morgan speaks after her shock North Shropshire by-election win.
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In pictures: Crowds celebrate death of Pinochet's widow in Chile

Lucia Hiriart, the widow of the former dictator and a divisive figure in the country, has died at 99.
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North Shropshire by-election: Historic Lib Dems win is declared

The Lib Dems have stunned the Conservatives with victory in the North Shropshire by-election.
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Late NFL star Vincent Jackson diagnosed with Stage 2 CTE

Former NFL star Vincent Jackson, who died in February at the age of 38, was found to have Stage 2 CTE, researchers at the Concussion Legacy Foundation announced on Thursday.
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Tories lose North Shropshire seat they held for nearly 200 years

The Liberal Democrats' Helen Morgan takes North Shropshire in a by-election.
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North Shropshire byelection: Liberal Democrats win former safe Tory seat in blow to Johnson

Helen Morgan wins a stunning victory for the Lib Dems in a byelection called after environment secretary Owen Paterson resignedThe Liberal Democrats have won a stunning victory in the North Shropshire byelection, taking what had previously been a safe Conservative seat by nearly 6,000 votes, capping a disastrous few weeks for Boris Johnson.Helen Morgan, the Lib Dem candidate, took 17,957 votes, ahead of the Conservatives’ Neil Shastri-Hurst, on 12,032, a majority of 5,925. Labour’s Ben Wood was ...
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Tasmania jumping castle accident: what we know so far

Five children in Australia are dead and another three are in critical condition after a bouncy castle was blown into the air in an incident at Hillcrest primary school in DevonportTasmania jumping castle tragedy ‘simply incomprehensible’ as tributes flow for five children killedGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingFive children are dead and another three are in critical condition after a jumping castle was blown into the air during an end-of-year celebration at a school in Tasman...
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The NFL is changing its Covid-19 protocols as cases rise

The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to updated Covid-19 protocols amid an increase in infections around the league.
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Fact check: Trump repeats false claim that Pelosi rejected request for National Guard ahead of Jan. 6

Donald Trump recently repeated the false claim that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected his request for 10,000 National Guard troops ahead of Jan. 6.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Federal Judge Overturns Purdue Pharma Settlement That Left Sacklers Protected From Suits

“This is a seismic victory for justice and accountability that will re-open the deeply flawed Purdue bankruptcy," Connecticut's attorney general said.
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Tasmania jumping castle tragedy: child victims named as Devonport community mourns

Premier Peter Gutwein says the tragedy at Hillcrest primary school is beyond comprehension as police investigate bouncy castle accident and one child is released from hospitalGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingTasmanian police have released the names of the five children killed in Thursday’s tragic jumping castle accident in Devonport.The five children who died are Addison Stewart, 11, Zane Mellor, 12, Jye Sheehan, 12, Jalailah Jayne-Maree Jones, 12, and Peter Dodt, 12. Continu...
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Fox's worst week? Dominion ruling adds to drumbeat of bad news for the network

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Smerconish: There's a limit to my sympathy and compassion for the unvaccinated

CNN's Michael Smerconish weighs in on rising Covid-19 cases in the US as stores, sports, schools and Broadway stages scramble to deal with the virus's impact.
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'What just happened?': Smerconish on dramatic spike in cases

CNN's Michael Smerconish weighs in on rising Covid-19 cases in the US as stores, sports, schools and Broadway stages scramble to deal with the virus's impact.
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Up to 27 feared dead in building fire in Japan

Up to 27 people are feared dead after a fire broke out in a building in Osaka, Japan, according to the Osaka Fire department.
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Japan: 27 feared dead in Osaka building fire

Police are looking into the possibility that the blaze was deliberately started, say local media.
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LG’s new UltraFine OLED Pro monitors include hardware-based calibration

LG's latest UltraFine OLED Pro monitors come with a detachable screen calibration tool and bundled software to ensure color accuracy.
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Astroworld Festival victims died from 'compression asphyxia,' medical examiner says

The 10 Astroworld Festival victims died from "compression asphyxia" in what was determined to be an accident, the medical examiner said Thursday.
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Korea’s Movie Industry Warns of Collapse as COVID Restrictions Return

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” has achieved pandemic-era records in its first two days in Korean cinemas. But Korean theater operators are warning of industry “collapse” as the country adopts revived anti-COVID measures on Saturday. The new measures were announced on Thursday and mean a return of social distancing measures and restrictions for a minimum of […]
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Daniel Radcliffe is a maniacal rich guy in 'The Lost City' trailer

The trailer for "The Lost City" might be the best one you watch all year.
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NASA sets new launch date for Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft

NASA has announced a new launch window for the second orbital test flight of Boeing’s beleaguered Starliner CST-100 spacecraft.
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Osaka building fire: fears 27 people have died in Japan blaze

Footage shows dozens of firefighters working on the eight-storey building that housed mental health services and medical careTwenty-seven people were feared dead after a blaze at a building in a commercial district of the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, the local fire department said.Television footage showed dozens of firefighters working inside and outside the eight-storey building after the blaze was extinguished. Continue reading...
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