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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications aged 84

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Secretary of State Colin Powell arrives to pay his respects at the casket of the late former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, December 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19, but said he was fully vaccinated. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under ...
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications at 84. His immune system was reportedly weakened due to medical treatments.

Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state, arrives to pay his respects at the casket of former President George H. W. Bush on December 4, 2018. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19 but said he was fully vaccinated. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under President George W. Bush. Former US Secretary of State Colin ...
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications at 84. His immune system was reportedly weakened by medical treatments.

Colin Powell, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former secretary of state, arrives to pay his respects at the casket of former President George H. W. Bush on December 4, 2018. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Powell died on Monday morning, his family said. He was 84. His family cited complications from COVID-19 but said he was fully vaccinated. The New York Times reported his immune system was weakened. He was the first African American secretary of state. He served under P...
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Police in England are investigating if the killing of conservative lawmaker David Amess was an act of terrorism

Essex Police block the road at the scene of David Amess' fatal stabbing in Leigh-on-Sea, England, on October 15, 2021. Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images Essex police are investigating if the killing of MP Sir David Amess at a constituent event was an act of terrorism. Amess was fatally stabbed Friday while meeting with constituents at a church. A 25-year-old man was arrested immediately at the scene on suspicion of murder. Essex police are investigating whether the fatal stabbing of C...
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Capitol police officer offered to let January 6 rioter stay at his home and arrange a tour of the building 'legally next time,' feds say

Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol building in Washington on January 6. John Minchillo/AP A Capitol Police officer invited a January 6 rioter to his home and offered him a legal tour of the Capitol. The officer also tried to help the unnamed rioter avoid law enforcement by telling him to delete online photos. Officer Michael Angelo Riley has been indicted on two felony counts of obstruction. A Capitol Police officer accused of helping a January 6 rioter invited the man to stay a...
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Capitol Police officer charged with trying to help a January 6 rioter avoid law enforcement

A group of Trump protesters wave flags while standing on an armored police vehicle on the grounds of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, on January 6, 2021. Jon Cherry/Getty Images A Capitol police officer has been indicted on two felony counts of obstruction for allegedly helping a January 6 rioter hide evidence.Prosecutors say officer Michael Angelo Riley told an unnamed rioter to remove online photos of him at the Capitol to avoid criminal charges, according to the indictment filed in...
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British Conservative lawmaker dies after being stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess was stabbed on Friday. He has since died at the scene. He was meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, when the attack happened. The Essex Police said one man had been arrested, and that "we're not looking for anyone else." Sir David Amess, a British Conservative lawmaker, has died after being stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday.-Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) October 15, 2021 Amess, 69, was at...
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'Unimaginable grief': British lawmakers mourn the killing of MP David Amess

Police officers and ambulance crew at the scene of the stabbing of UK Conservative MP David Amess on October 15, 2021 in Leigh-on-Sea, England. Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images British lawmakers expressed grief and shock after Conservative MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to death on Friday. Amess was killed while meeting with constituents in Essex on Friday. The Essex Police said a 25-year-old man has been arrested following the attack. British lawmakers mourned the death of Conservative M...
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British Conservative MP killed after being stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess was stabbed on Friday. He has since died at the scene. He was meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, when the attack happened. The Essex Police said one man had been arrested, and that "we're not looking for anyone else." Sir David Amess, a British Conservative MP, died after being stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday.-Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) October 15, 2021 Amess, 69, was attacked at ...
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A British Conservative MP was stabbed multiple times while meeting constituents at a church, reports say

David Amess. Anthony Devlin / Getty Images Sir David Amess, a British Conservative MP, was stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents on Friday, reports say.Amess, 69, was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, where he was holding a constituency surgery, Sky News reported. The Essex Police said it took place shortly after 12 p.m.His condition is not yet known.The Essex Police said one person had been arrested following the attack."We're not looking fo...
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10,000 John Deere workers go on strike after contract negotiations fall apart

In this Sept. 10, 2019, file photo a John Deere tractor is on display at the Husker Harvest Days farm show in Grand Island, Neb. AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File Over 10,000 John Deere workers at 14 different locations went on strike on Thursday. United Auto Workers union members are unhappy after contract negotiations with the company failed. The company said it doesn't know when employees would return to work. Over 10,000 John Deere workers at 14 different locations went on strike on Thur...
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Alaska state senator who was banned from airline for refusing to wear a mask tests positive for COVID-19

In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 file photo, Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold, an Eagle River Republican, holds a copy of the Alaska Constitution during a committee hearing in Juneau, Alaska. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer An Alaska state senator who was banned from Alaska Airlines for not wearing a mask tested positive for COVID-19. "It's my turn to battle Covid head on," State Sen. Lora Reinbold announced on her Facebook page Tuesday. The state senator has not been able to travel to Alaska&#...
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17 employees at a Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since August

Surgical mask hanging inside school on locker. Jena Ardell/Getty Seventeen employees at a Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since August. Of the 17 employees, 12 of them had returned to their jobs when the new year began in early August. A spokesman from the district said it is unclear how the employees might have gotten sick. Seventeen employees from a central Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since the school year began in August, according to multiple report...
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More people with firearms were stopped by TSA in the first 9 months of 2021 than in any of the last 20 years

A TSA agent waits for passengers to use the TSA PreCheck lane at Miami International Airport on October 4, 2011 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The TSA stopped more people with firearms at airports in 2021 than in any of the last 20 years. By early October, the TSA stopped 4,495 passengers with firearms at security checkpoints. For every 1 million people who went through a checkpoint, 11 firearms were found in carry-on bags. The Transportation Security Administration has stoppe...
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The House approves 2-month debt limit extension, teeing up another showdown with McConnell's GOP in December

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House passed a two-month debt limit patch, buying time until the US approaches default again. "This is America's debt," Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said in a floor speech ahead of the vote. McConnell is pledging to block any effort to raise the debt ceiling in a bid to force Democrats to do it unilaterally. The House approved a two-month debt limit patch th...
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House approves 2-month debt-limit extension, teeing up another showdown with McConnell's GOP in December

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House passed a two-month debt-limit patch, buying time until the US approaches default again. "This is America's debt," Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said in a floor speech ahead of the vote. Sen. Mitch McConnell is still hoping to force Democrats to pursue a further increase unilaterally. The House on Tuesday approved a two-month debt-limit patch that wo...
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Massachusetts' National Guard will help test for COVID-19 in public schools as staffing shortages cause delays

The governor of Massachusetts called in the National Guard to assist amid the school bus driver shortage. Boston Globe Massachusetts' governor activated the National Guard to help test students for COVID-19. Two hundred National Guard members will help test students in public schools across the state. It comes as many of the state's school districts face testing delays due to a staffing shortage. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker activated 200 members of the state's National Gua...
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Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for more than $370 million

The Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Former President Trump is reportedly close to selling his Washington DC hotel for over $370 million. Miami-based investment firm CGI Merchant Group is looking to buy it, the Wall Street Journal said. It's the same hotel that lost over $73 million between 2016 and 2020. Former President Donald Trump is close to selling his luxury hotel in Washington DC for more than $370 million, the Wall Street Journal re...
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An Afghan interpreter who helped to rescue Joe Biden during an emergency in 2008 has escaped the country: report

US Democratic Senator from Massachusetts John Kerry (R) speaks to the press listened to by his Delaware counterpart Joe Biden at the US Capitol in Washington,DC on February 26, 2008. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images An Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Joe Biden in 2008 in Afghanistan has now escaped. Biden's helicopter was forced to land during a snowstorm, the Wall Street Journal reported. Aman Khalili was part of the team that rescued Biden and two other senators. An Afghan in...
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A bomb detonated at a packed mosque in northern Afghanistan and killed or wounded at least 100 people

People view the damage inside of a mosque following a bombing in Kunduz, province northern Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. AP Photo/Abdullah Sahil A bomb detonated at a crowded mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday. Scores of Shiite Muslim worshippers were left dead or wounded, according to multiple reports. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and the death toll hasn't been confirmed yet. A bomb detonated at a crowded mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday and left ...
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Texas law banning abortions after 6 weeks is back in effect, circuit court says

Insider A Court of Appeals temporarily reinstated Texas' abortion law on Friday. A federal judge temporarily paused the implementation of the abortion bill on Wednesday. The bill went into effect on September 1 and bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected. A court has temporarily reinstated Texas' restrictive abortion law on Friday after a judge paused it on Wednesday. On Wednesday, US District Judge Robert Pitman blocked the enforcement of the law, known as the Texas Hear...
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A Saudi Arabian investment fund bought a struggling English soccer team, and human-rights activists are crying foul

Newcastle United fans celebrate at St James' Park following the announcement that The Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle has been approved on Thursday October 7, 2021. Photo by Owen Humphreys/PA Images via Getty Images A consortium led by a Saudi investment fund just purchased a struggling English soccer team. The takeover comes after the deal faced months of delays, and has prompted backlash. But a survey by the Newcastle United Supporters Trust found 94% of its members supported the mo...
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Chuck Schumer just said Congress has a debt ceiling deal through December, barely averting potential default in 11 days

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calls on reporters following a weekly Democratic policy luncheon on October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Leader Schumer said he will bring a vote on a debt limit increase later this week, in an attempt to ensure the U.S. does not default on its debt, which Senate Republicans are expected to block. Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Democrats and Republicans struck a deal to avoid a national default within weeks. It temporarily defuses a showdow...
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Chuck Schumer just said Congress has a debt ceiling deal to prevent default through December

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) calls on reporters following a weekly Democratic policy luncheon on October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Leader Schumer said he will bring a vote on a debt limit increase later this week, in an attempt to ensure the U.S. does not default on its debt, which Senate Republicans are expected to block. Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Democrats and Republicans struck a deal to avoid a national default within weeks. It temporarily defuses a showdow...
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Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas' ban on most abortions

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked enforcement of Texas' strict abortion law. Judge Robert Pitman called the law an "offensive deprivation of such an important right." The ruling granted the Biden administration's request to temporarily block enforcement of the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal judge on Wednesday blocked enforcement o...
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Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas' ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP A federal judge blocked enforcement of Texas' strict abortion law that bans the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy. In his order, Judge Robert Pitman said: "This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right." The ruling granted the Biden administration's request to temporarily block enforcement of the law. See more stories on...
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Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas' ban on abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP A federal judge blocked enforcement of Texas' strict abortion law that bans the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy. In his order, Judge Robert Pitman said: "This Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right." The ruling granted the Biden administration's request to temporarily block enforcement of the law. See more stories on...
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Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas' 6-week abortion ban

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP A federal judge on Thursday blocked enforcement of Texas' controversial SB 8, which effectively banned abortions after six weeks, and denied Texas' request to pause his ruling during an appeal.In his ruling Judge Robert Pitman said, "this Court will not sanction one more day of this offensive deprivation of such an important right."This story is developing. Check back for update...
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The WHO approved the world's first malaria vaccine and said it could save tens of thousands of lives each year

In this file photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, health officials prepare to vaccine residents of the Malawi village of Tomali, where young children become test subjects for the world's first vaccine against malaria. AP Photo/Jerome Delay The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended the "world's first" malaria vaccine. The approval is based on results from an ongoing campaign in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi. Malaria kills about 400,000 people a year, nearly all of them livi...
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Henrietta Lacks' heirs are suing a drug company that profited off her cancer cells that were taken without her consent

Henrietta Lacks. Reuters Henrietta Lacks' estate is suing the drug company that has been profiting off of the woman's cancer cells, according to The Guardian. The lawsuit asks for the full amount of profits from the cells as well as permission from the estate to use the cells in the future. The cells have been used in a number of medical breakthroughs such as the polio vaccine and DNA gene mapping. See more stories on Insider's business page. Henrietta Lacks' heirs sued ...
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