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Biden says it 'remains to be determined' if fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota was accidental

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden said it "remains to be determined" if the shooting of Duante Wright was accidental or not. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was shot during a routine traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. See more stories on Insider's business page. In his first remarks about the police killing of a 20-year old Black man, D...
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Biden's dog Major is reportedly getting 'additional training' to help him adjust to the White House after biting people twice

President Joe Biden poses with the Biden family dogs Champ (left) and Major (right) in the Oval Office. Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz Biden's dog Major is reportedly getting "additional training" after biting people twice. CNN White House correspondent Kate Bennett said a spokesperson said it would help Major adjust. Major caused a "minor injury" to a Secret Service member and bit a National Park Service employee. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biden'...
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Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee says the Capitol riot left him with post-traumatic stress

Rep. Dan Kildee. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Dan Kildee said the January 6 Capitol riot left him with post-traumatic stress. He said he sought help after experiencing symptoms when watching footage of the event. Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, forcing lawmakers to evacuate. Five people died. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee has said that the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol left him with post-traumatic stress...
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House Ethics Committee launches investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz over allegations of sexual misconduct

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. AP The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it was launching an investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz. The committee cited allegations of sexual misconduct, illicit drug use, and reports that he showed photos of nude women to colleagues. The committee also opened an investigation into Rep. Tom Reed for alleged sexual misconduct. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House Ethics Committee announced Friday that it was launching an investigation in...
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The CDC director has designated racism as a 'serious public health threat' facing Americans

An anti-racism protest in Washington, DC. Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC designated racism as a "serious public health threat" facing Americans. Its director said the pandemic exposed "a known, but often unaddressed, epidemic impacting public health: racism." The American Medical Association defined racism as a public health threat last year. See more stories on Insider's business page. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated ra...
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Myanmar's ambassador to the UK - who didn't support the military coup - was locked out of his embassy and had to spend the night in his car

Myanmar's ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn stands outside the Myanmar Embassy in London on April 8, 2021, after he was locked out the day before. Toby Melville/Reuters Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar's ambassador to the UK, said he was locked out of the embassy on Wednesday. Sources told Reuters that his deputy took over. Kyaw Zwar Minn had called for Myanmar's civilian leader to be released after her detention in the coup. See more stories on Insider's business page. Myanmar...
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Tennessee makes it possible to carry a handgun without training or a background check for most adults 21 or older

A Tennessee State Trooper stands guard on the grounds of the State Capitol Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. The FBI has warned of the potential for armed protests at the nation's Capitol and all 50 state capitol buildings beginning this weekend. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill allowing most adults 21 or older to carry guns without background checks. The bill was signed on Thursday, hours after President Joe Biden issued executive orders on gun con...
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Biden says gun violence in America is 'a blemish on our character as a nation'

President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris listens during an event at the South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building April 7, 2021 in Washington DC. President Biden delivered remarks on the administration’s “American Jobs Plan.” Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden criticized the inaction on US gun violence in a speech Thursday. "The idea that we have so many people dying every single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character a...
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The federal sex trafficking probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz is looking at trips he took to the Bahamas, CBS News says

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., takes a question from reporters outside a closed door meeting where Catherine Croft, a State Department adviser on Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. AP See more stories on Insider's business page. The Justice Department investigation into whether Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz broke federal sex traffickin...
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The Arizona Senate rejected a bill that would have banned nearly all abortions

An activist in Ohio is seen holding a placard that says keep clinics open during a May 2019 protest. Photo by Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Arizona's state Senate on Wednesday voted against a sweeping anti-abortion bill. If passed, it would have virtually banned all abortion services and instituted jail sentences for doctors who offered them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona's state Senate on Wednesday voted against SB 1457, a sweep...
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Virginia General Assembly passes law allowing for legal possession of one ounce of Marijuana

The Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. Zach Gibson/Getty Images The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday allowing for the legal possession of up to one ounce of Marijuana. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday allowing for the legal possession of up to one ounce of Marijuana.Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax broke a 20-20 tie in the Virginia Senate, moving the legislation forward years earlier than antici...
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Mike Pence to publish an autobiography in 2023 that will take readers through his time as Trump's vice president

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a visit to Rock Springs Church to campaign for GOP Senate candidates on January 4, 2021 in Milner, Georgia. Megan Varner/Getty Images Former Vice President Mike Pence is set to publish an autobiography with Simon & Schuster in 2023. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Vice President Mike Pence is set to publish an autobiography with Simon & Schuster in 2023, the publisher announced Wednesday."Pence will address the many pivot...
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Alabama is lifting its mask mandate on Friday as Governor Ivey encouraged residents to still voluntarily wear them

Ivey is also known for signing the nation's strictest abortion ban into law. Brynn Anderson/AP Alabama Governor Kay Ivey says the state's mask mandate will end on Friday. She said people should still wear masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. She called the new phase "Safer Apart," and said it would include "slimmed down" restrictions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has confirmed that the state's mask mandate would end on Frid...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Montana, Masks, Alabama, Trends, Speed, Greg Gianforte, Ivey, Scott Harris, Brynn Anderson, Kay Ivey, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19


The CDC director said the coronavirus variant first found in the UK is now the dominant strain in the US

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The coronavirus variant found in the UK was discovered outside London last year. The CDC director said it's now the dominant strain in the US. Research has suggested that it's likely associated with higher mortality than other variants. See more stories on Insider's business page. A variant of the coronavirus first detected in the UK is now the dominant strain of t...
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Video shows the EU's top official left standing at a meeting while her male counterparts sat on gilded chairs

The European Commission's president, Ursula von der Leyen, was left without a chair. YouTube/ Ihr Programm The head of the European Commission was without a seat at a meeting, unlike her male counterparts. Video shows Ursula von der Leyen looking unsure as the heads of Turkey and the European Council sat. European Parliament members reacted angrily to the video. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Union's top official was left standing while her two male c...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Eu, European Union, Turkey, Speed, News UK, European Commission, The Washington Post, European Parliament, Sophie, Tayyip Erdogan, European Council, Michel, Charles Michel, EuroNews


Alexei Navalny's doctor was detained outside his prison after asking to check on him, as reports say the Russian critic is seriously ill

Russian police officers detain Anastasiya Vasilyeva, a doctor and ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, near the IK-2 corrective penal colony in Pokrov, Russia, on April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Russian police detained the doctor of opposition leader Alexei Navalny at a protest over his health. She was turned away from the prison after saying she wanted to check on him, Reuters reported. Navalny was transferred to a medical unit because of possible respiratory problems and fever, R...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Berlin, Trends, Cnn, Speed, News UK, Kremlin, Al Jazeera, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Navalny, Vasilyeva, Sinead Baker, Anastasiya Vasilyeva


Video shows a child abandoned at the US-Mexico border asking a Border Patrol agent for help

A screenshot from the video. Anjel Hernandez A video shows a migrant child alone near the US border crying and asking an agent for help. "I was with a group of people and they dumped me and I don't know where they are," he says. Customs and Border Protection has confirmed the authenticity of the video. See more stories on Insider's business page. Video footage shows a child alone near the US-Mexico border asking a Border Patrol agent for help.The video shows the child crying, and h...
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Atlanta's mayor signs executive order with goal to 'mitigate' Georgia's new restrictive voting law

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia,speaks at the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York Reuters Atlanta's mayor signed an executive order, asking the city's chief equity officer to "mitigate" the impact of SB 202. SB 202, Georgia's new restrictive voting law, was recently signed by Gov. Brian Kemp. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order on Tuesday, asking the city's chief equity officer to ...
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North Korea has become the first country to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics, citing COVID-19 fears

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images North Korea has announced its decision to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics. It wants to protect its athletes from the "world public health crisis caused by COVID-19," per the AP. The Games are set to start July 23. Japan has already barred international visitors from attending. See more stories on Insider's business page. North Korea has announced its withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics this year, saying it wants to protect its...
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Hunter Biden says he didn't realize his work with Ukrainian energy company Burisma would become a political liability for his dad

Hunter and Joe Biden. Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images for World Food Program USA Hunter Biden said he didn't realize that his job with Burisma would attract so much attention. Joe Biden's son told the BBC he didn't think at the time of "the perception that I would create." Republicans had seized on that role to attack Joe Biden and the Democrats. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hunter Biden says he didn't realize that his position on the board of Ukrainian ener...
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Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., walks through the Capitol on Tuesday Oct. 29, 2019. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. See more stories on Insider's business page. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19, according to local outlet KULR-8. The governor's wife is reportedly awaiting test results, and the two are quarantining for 10 days, according to the repo...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional budget legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow additional legislation to bypass potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation again. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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Big win for Democrats: Senate parliamentarian to allow 2 more bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster

The Democratic-majority Senate, led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, will help to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees and to enact his agenda. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate parliamentarian on Monday cleared the way for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to use reconciliation to pass two additional pieces of legislation. Reconciliation allows bills to bypass a potential GOP filibuster. This could have implications for President Joe Biden's infrastructure package. See mo...
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Dr. Fauci says we may be able to go to a movie theater without having to wear masks in 'late fall or early winter'

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top expert on infectious disease, predicts that we will be able to gather in large groups unmasked and inside by the end of 2021 or early 2022.Fauci made the prediction on Politico's podcast, "Politico Dispatch," when he was asked when he thought people in the United States would be able to gather in a crowded movie theater without masks."I thin...
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Fauci says we may be able to go to a movie theater without having to wear masks in 'late fall or early winter'

Dr. Anthony Fauci directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Alex Wong/Getty Images We may be able to go to movie theaters without wearing masks by the end of the year, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Fauci told Politico's "Dispatch" podcast that large maskless gatherings may resume by "late fall or early winter." Vaccinations are rising as new coronavirus variants are complicating the fight against the disease. See more stories on Insider's business page. D...
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Pelosi ordered flags to be flown at half-staff after a Capitol Police officer died following car-ramming incident

The U.S. Capitol is seen past the Washington Monument as a flock of Geese fly over the National Mall on President's Day, February 15, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the US Capitol on Friday. A US Capitol Police officer died after an incident where a man rammed two officers with a car at a security barrier. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered f...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bans state agencies from issuing 'vaccine passports' and says businesses can't require them

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order banning "vaccine passports." The ban applies to state agencies and local businesses. The order comes after DeSantis vowed to oppose efforts for vaccine documentation on Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order on Friday banning state agencies from issuing "vaccine passports."Local businesses also can't require the vac...
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MLB pulls 2021 All-Star Game from Georgia in the wake of the new voting law

MLB decided on Friday to pull its All-Star Game from Truist Park in Atlanta. Adam Hagy/MLB Photos/Getty Images Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. President Joe Biden had said he would support MLB moving the game over the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would no longer hos...
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MLB pulls 2021 All-Star game from Georgia in the wake of new voting law

MLB decided to pull its All-Star Game, which was scheduled to be played in Truist Park in Atlanta. Adam Hagy/MLB Photos/Getty Images Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would no longer host its 2021 All-Star game in Georgia. The move comes in the wake of Georgia's new restrictive voting law. President Joe Biden had said he would support MLB moving the game over the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would no l...
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