Man smashes vehicle into Colorado police station

BBC World News - 6 hours 38 min ago
The driver has been charged with several offences, including attempted murder.
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Five Memphis police officers charged over death of Tyre Nichols

BBC World News - 7 hours 9 min ago
The 29-year-old was stopped in Memphis on 7 January for reckless driving and died three days later.
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Gaza's only all-girl boxing club finds a home

BBC World News - 7 hours 29 min ago
After training women on the beach and in a garage, Osama has now moved to a professional centre.
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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Fears of wider flare-up after deadly Jenin raid

BBC World News - 7 hours 35 min ago
What's behind the raid on the West Bank city, which led to nine Palestinian deaths on Thursday?
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Canadian woman pleads guilty to sending Donald Trump ricin poison

BBC World News - 7 hours 36 min ago
Pascale Ferrier, a dual citizen of Canada and France, is expected to face around 22 years in prison.
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Republicans Invite Sinema to Caucus With Them Instead of Democrats

TruthOut - 7 hours 44 min ago

Republican leadership in the Senate is openly courting Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema — a former Democrat who changed her party affiliation to independent in December — to caucus with Republicans or become an official member of the GOP. Sinema, who obstructed a number of items on the Democratic agenda as a member of that party, currently caucuses with Democrats, as do two other independents in the...

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Turkey says Sweden was complicit in burning of Quran amid tension over NATO membership bid

CNN World News - 8 hours 38 min ago
The Swedish government was complicit in the burning of the Quran at a protest in Stockholm last weekend, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reportedly said Thursday.
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GOP Tax Plan Slammed by Critics as Glimpse Into Party’s Economic Priorities

TruthOut - 8 hours 50 min ago

A House GOP proposal to repeal all federal income taxes — including levies on corporations and the rich — and replace them with a whopping 30% national sales tax is drawing increasingly vocal backlash from economists, tax policy experts, and Democratic lawmakers who say the plan is yet another Republican ploy to reward the wealthy at everyone else’s expense Unveiled earlier this month by Rep.

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One news publication had an AI tool write articles. It didn't go well

CNN World News - 9 hours 26 min ago
News outlet CNET said Wednesday it has issued corrections on a number of articles, including some that it described as "substantial," after using an artificial intelligence-powered tool to help write dozens of stories.
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Biden’s Proposed Renters Bill of Rights Is Insufficient, Housing Advocates Say

TruthOut - 9 hours 26 min ago

Image Credit: Facebook: KC Tenants A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants’ rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people forced to...

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Poll: Most Think Trump’s Actions on Classified Docs Were Illegal But Not Biden’s

TruthOut - 9 hours 30 min ago

A new poll shows that President Joe Biden’s approval rating hasn’t been greatly affected by the discovery that he had been improperly storing classified documents in his offices and on his personal property. Most Americans are concerned about Biden’s handling of the government documents, a portion of which were marked classified. Indeed, a majority (57 percent) disapprove of how the president has...

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US investigating Southwest Airlines over holiday travel chaos

BBC World News - 9 hours 44 min ago
Officials investigate whether it knowingly scheduled more flights than it could handle last month.
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Southwest posts quarterly loss and warns more losses are ahead

CNN World News - 9 hours 48 min ago
Southwest Airlines reported a loss for the fourth quarter because of the company's service meltdown over the holiday travel season, and it warned the costs from those problems will result in another loss in the first quarter.
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Auto thefts and carjackings spike in major US cities- report

BBC World News - 10 hours 25 sec ago
For decades, auto thefts had been plummeting but rose sharply at the onset of the pandemic.
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Students Plan to Sue DeSantis for Rejecting AP African American Studies Course

TruthOut - 10 hours 21 min ago

Three high school students represented by attorney Benjamin Crump are planning to sue Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for rejecting a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course, the prominent civil rights lawyer said Wednesday. As Common Dreams reported last week, DeSantis rejected the pilot course in AP African-American studies being tested by the College Board—the...

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German man arrested for allegedly passing intelligence to Russia

BBC World News - 10 hours 27 min ago
The man is thought to have been involved in a scheme to pass on German intelligence to Russia.
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The Death of a Forest Defender at “Stop Cop City”

TruthOut - 10 hours 37 min ago

In this episode of “Movement Memos,” Atlanta organizer Micah Herskind and host Kelly Hayes discuss the death of Tortuguita, a forest defender who was gunned down by police while resisting the construction of “Cop City.” “It’s all hands on deck for the forces of the prison-industrial complex, the forces of capitalism … they are willing to use any and all tactics and tools available to them...

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House GOP Is Passing Bills Based on Outright Lies About “Pro-Choice Violence”

TruthOut - 10 hours 57 min ago

A week after Republicans secured a majority in the House, the party wasted no time in showing how it intends to rule — passing not one, but two anti-abortion provisions. The first was a resolution that condemns attacks on “pro-life facilities, groups, and churches,” according to the legislation. By “pro-life facilities,” Republicans mean crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), which are anti-abortion...

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The US economy grew by 2.9% in the fourth quarter, more than expected

CNN World News - 11 hours 9 min ago
The US economy expanded again during the fourth quarter, registering solid growth to end 2022 even as consumers and businesses battled historically high inflation and rising historically high interest rates.
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Spanish authorities believe fatal machete attack suspect acted alone

CNN World News - 11 hours 59 min ago
Spanish authorities believe the Moroccan suspect in a deadly machete attack at two churches in the southern port city of Algeciras Wednesday acted alone in the assault, which is being investigated as a suspected terror attack.
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