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Black man shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina
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Black man shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina

A sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina has shot and killed a black man while serving a search warrant, authorities said, raising tensions over policing in the wake of the Derek Chauvin trial and Ma’Khia Bryant killing. The deputy in Elizabeth City, close to the Atlantic coast, was placed on leave pending a review by the state bureau of...

Florida women wear ‘granny’ disguise to try to get Covid vaccine
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Florida women wear ‘granny’ disguise to try to get Covid vaccine

Two Florida women aged 34 and 44 dressed up as “grannies” – wearing bonnets and gloves – in a failed attempt to pass as old enough to be eligible for coronavirus jabs, according to local media reports. WFTV, an ABC-affiliated TV station in Orlando, reported that the pair had valid vaccine cards after having their first shots,...

Trump ‘refusing to pay’ Rudy Giuliani’s legal fees after falling out
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Trump ‘refusing to pay’ Rudy Giuliani’s legal fees after falling out

Donald Trump has fallen out with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and is refusing to pay the former New York mayor’s legal bills, it was reported, with the president feeling abandoned and frustrated during his last days in office. Giuliani played a key role in Trump’s failed attempts to overturn the results of November’s presidential election...

Trump’s chaos sets off alarms worldwide about dangers of populist right
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Trump’s chaos sets off alarms worldwide about dangers of populist right

A rightwing leader defies social norms and political conventions, winning a popular following as well as the blessing of a major political movement, whose agenda he pursues to their delight. But when he’s about to lose office, he musters up his supporters and sympathetic members of the security forces to keep power, turning against his...

Georgia state run off timeline: When are the Georgia runoff results?
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Georgia state run off timeline: When are the Georgia runoff results?

Georgia is now the staging ground for the final deciding race for the US Congress and will put a lid on last year’s elections. Currently, Republicans hold the institution’s upper chamber – the Senate – with 51 senators to Democrats’ 46 and two Democrat-leaning independents. Flipping the two available seats would give the Democrats 50,...

Terrified US Businesses prepare for violence with Donald Trump New Year’s protest IMMINENT
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Terrified US Businesses prepare for violence with Donald Trump New Year’s protest IMMINENT

Several businesses in Washington, D.C are preparing for possible violent protests in the coming week from supporters of President Donald Trump. This included The Hotel Harrington, a business which announced on Monday that it would be closed on January 6. This is the day that Congress will meet to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in...

Human remains found at blast site of bomb-rigged vehicle playing message that it was about to explode
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Human remains found at blast site of bomb-rigged vehicle playing message that it was about to explode

A large explosion ripped through part of downtown Nashville early on Christmas morning, moments after a vehicle was discovered playing a message that it was about to blow. The Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management told local broadcaster News 2 that the parked RV exploded around 6.30am and damaged at least 20 surrounding buildings, including an AT&T office block...

Ivanka Trump blasted as ‘fake scientist’ after attacking US coronavirus lockdowns
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Ivanka Trump blasted as ‘fake scientist’ after attacking US coronavirus lockdowns

The businesswoman, 39, retweeted a video on Tuesday of a restaurant owner arguing with health inspectors, which has been viewed almost two million times. President Trump’s daughter wrote alongside the clip: “These blanket lockdowns are not grounded in science. “These arbitrary rules imposed by callous politicians are destroying lives. “It is just wrong for small...