President Joe Biden awarded his first Medal of Honor this week to a retired colonel for acts of bravery during the Korean War.
BREAKING: Israeli warplanes pound the Gaza Strip, killing at least 8 children in a refugee camp and flattening a high-rise building housing the offices of international media outlets as Hamas unleashes new barrage of rockets targeting central Israel.
Michelle Fuentes worked as a nurse at Houston Methodist hospital in Texas for about 10 years, but says she was forced to leave for declining to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “I just needed a little bit more time and a little bit more research to be done,” she said.
JUST TWO HOURS: Late Saturday night, 12 people were shot in Chicago in just two hours.
The teenage killer who lured a friend into a bathroom stall at their suburban Miami middle school 17 years ago and cut his throat has died in prison.
Ghislaine Maxwell is sleep deprived and things are so torturous for her behind bars she’s suffered a black eye … so claims her attorney in a letter and photo she filed in court.
“I’m not an anti-vaxx person,” Joe Rogan, Spotify’s top podcast host, said. “In fact, I said I believe they’re safe and I encourage many people to take them. My parents were vaccinated. I just said I don’t think if you’re a young healthy person you need it.””Their argument was you need it for other people,” Rogan continued. “But that’s a different argument. That’s a different conversation.”
DEVELOPING: More than 100 people have been injured, dozens critically, in a stampede at a Jewish religious gathering in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people, Israel’s main rescue service says.
BREAKING: 5 dead, including 2 deputies, in North Carolina standoff.
VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: The Chicago Police Department has now released video on Wednesday that shows a frame-by-frame depiction of the fatal shooting of Anthony Alvarez in Portage Park last month.
#AnthonyAlvarez #CPD #Chicago #policeshooting
Brandon Mitchell said the fact that Derek Chauvin didn’t take the stand “probably was to his detriment.”
A convicted felon has been charged with possessing nearly three kilograms of powder cocaine and a semiautomatic firearm in his northwest suburban home.
LAPD officer writes letter to LeBron James after deleted tweet on police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant
Police say the woman could be seen on surveillance video pulling a firearm out of her waistband.
GUILTY: The jury has found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. MORE:
#gulity #derekChauvin #GeorgeFloyd
Three former Minneapolis police officers are next to go to trial in the death of George Floyd after a jury found former officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
BREAKING: The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on all counts in the killing of George Floyd.
Derek Chauvin is charged with three different counts, and each charge requires a different element of proof as to the ex-officer’s state of mind.
Singer Ted Nugent says he has tested positive for COVID-19, a couple of weeks after he questioned lockdowns and asked, “Why weren’t we shut down for Covid one through 18?”
President Biden called George Floyd’s family to say he is praying for them, brother says. “He knows how it is to lose a family member, and he knows the process of what we’re going through.”
A three-year-old child was hit and killed by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on the south Skyway fishing pier in Manatee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Newly surfaced video shows an Asian woman brutally robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco in October 2020.
DEVELOPING: Three dead, two seriously injured in early morning shooting at bar in Wisconsin, authorities say. The suspect has still not been located at this time.
Windsor town prepares for funeral of Prince Philip
Preparations for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral were underway at Windsor Castle on Saturday morning, as police and wardens patrolled the outer grounds ahead of the televised ceremony at 1400GMT (April 17)
Protesters rally at Brooklyn Center police station
An angry crowd gathered in Brooklyn Center in Minnesota, Friday, to protest the shooting of a 20-year-old Black man at the hands of a police officer. (April 17)
More than 3 million Lebanese face poverty
More than three million Lebanese – almost half the population – are facing a tough Ramadan.
The monthly cost of iftar, or the meal to break their fast, now costs 2.5 times the minimum wage.
The World Bank says food prices there have become the highest in the region.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr has more from Beirut, Lebanon.
#Lebanon #Beirut #AlJazeera #Ramadan
Gang member sentenced to life in prison plus 163 years for retaliation murder
Officer who shot Daunte Wright makes first court appearance
The Chicago Police Department has released a graphic video of the police shooting of a 13-year-old Latino boy.
The killing happened last month and the footage appears to show the boy turn to the police with his hands in the air before he was shot.
Some viewers may find the following footage disturbing, and we have chosen not to show the moment of death.
France outlaws sex with a child under the age of 15, characterizing it as rape and punishable by up to 20 years in jail, justice minister announces.
Video released Thursday shows the frame-by-frame police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago.
A white guy drives away from police, dragging an officer and striking him with a hammer, but was NOT shot.
Eating disorders and Covid: ‘A perfect storm’ for sufferers – BBC Newsnight
Disabled hope their Oscars moment becomes a movement
US imposes new sanctions on Russia, expels diplomats
#US #Russia #
Why Will Smith Pulled His Movie From Georgia
#WillSmith #Georgia #BlackLivesMatter
US police officer arrested over killing of black motorist Daunte Wright – BBC News
How the US democracy is coming under attack
Insulting error | French town of Bitche banned on Facebook
China Sets Record for Incursions Into Taiwan’s Air Space
US withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘could lead to civil war’ – BBC News
#BBCNews #Afghanistan #US
Dr. Rashad RIchey BREAKS DOWN the killing of Daunte Wright
#DrRashadRIchey #DuanteWright #News
CHARGED and ARRESTED!! 👏🏼
DO NOT TELL ME THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE ISN’T MORE POWERFUL THAN THE PEOPLE IN POWER!
Dante Wright shooting: Protesters clash with police in Minnesota as unrest continues for 3rd night
#DanteWright #BlackLivesMatter #Minnesota
Syrian refugees in Iraq face worsening living conditions
#Syrian #Refugees #Iraq
Armenia discussing military base expansion with Russia
#Armenia #Russia #military #news
Thailand faces worst COVID-19 outbreak
Thailand is facing what appears to be its worst outbreak of COVID-19 so far.
This is a blow for the tourism-dependent nation, which was hoping to reopen in time to celebrate its New Year holiday.
US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clots
The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. (April 13)
How did we get through 2020?
British-born Shamima Begum, who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join ISIS, should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship because she poses a security risk, the UK Supreme Court rules.
Ted Cruz may have come up with a bright idea on his flight back from Cancun — if no one else gives him props, he’ll do it himself.
An 11-year-old boy who had just seen snow for the first time and an ailing 75-year-old Vietnam vet who left home to fetch an oxygen tank from his truck are among the dead.
A growing group of people who get sick with Covid-19 never fully recover. In support groups, they sometimes refer to themselves as long-haulers; their condition is alternately called long Covid, post-Covid syndrome or post-acute Covid syndrome.
“I said, I know there’s not a klan sign in the window next door,” said Jedonna Dinges. “And I opened the curtains and I looked and sure enough, there was a klan sign in the window next door.”
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Biden Admin Jabs Ted Cruz For Trip To Mexico During Texas Weather Chaos
Poland proposes social media ‘free speech’ law
Officials said Arizpe assaulted a woman in the home with a construction hammer before the man that lives there, a North Carolina concealed carry permit holder, shot at the suspect several times.
BREAKING: Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced.
Two dead from carbon monoxide poisoning after using a car for heat in Texas winter storm, police say.
“Norway isn’t the only country preaching sustainability while simultaneously cashing in on the very thing that is causing climate change,” writes CNN’s Ivana Kottasová.
Jeff Bezos has reclaimed his title of world’s richest person, ending Elon Musk’s roughly six-week reign atop the list.
Bluefield College president suspends players because kneeling “shuts down a number of individuals from listening to the message” protesting racial injustice.
Trump thanked lawmakers, saying they “stood proudly for the Constitution we all reverse and for the sacred legal principles at the heart of our country.”
Brown flew to Los Angeles, where Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Obeng performed the procedure for free, TMZ reported.
Lucasfilm says Gina Carano is no longer a part of “The Mandalorian” cast after many online called for her firing over a social media post that likened the experience of Jews during the Holocaust to the U.S. political climate.
Poll: 1 in 3 Americans skeptical of COVID shots
About 1 in 3 Americans say they definitely or probably won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (Feb. 10)
WATCH: Full video: Impeachment managers show multiple new graphic security videos from the Capitol riot.
The officer “fired his gun at two unarmed Latino men who were sitting in a car, posing no risk to anyone,” their lawyers said.
“You don’t care as much if it’s a ‘peaceful protest,'” DeSantis said. “You don’t care as much if they’re celebrating a Biden election. You only care about it if it’s people you don’t like. I’m a Bucs fan. I’m damn proud of what they did on Sunday night.”
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