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US House passes police reform bill inspired by George Floyd death

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The ambitious bill, which bans chokeholds and combats racial profiling, has faced pushback from moderate Democrats.
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US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

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China and the United States are the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon polluters, respectively, pumping out nearly half of the fossil fuel fumes that are warming the planet's...
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Russia considers cutting government borrowing as oil prices rally

Russia considers cutting government borrowing as oil prices rally

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Russia could end up borrowing US$6.8 billion less than planned this year as rising oil prices help its key oil revenues to rise. The rally in oil prices, which have risen by...
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The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

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Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing...
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Asian shares slump on concerns over rising borrowing costs

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Investors watching US Federal Reserve's Powell for any signs that the central bank is planning to pull back stimulus.
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Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

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The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving...
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India went from ‘free' to ‘partly free' in 2020: Freedom House

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US-based research institute voices fear the world's largest democracy is descending into authoritarianism under Modi.
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Ahead of Pope visit, survivor recalls Iraq church massacre

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Louis Climis was a church youth leader, attending Mass at Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad in October 2010 when six extremists stormed in and attacked worshippers
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Police uncover ‘possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol

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WASHINGTON - Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence of a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a mob...
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US Big Tech firms jostle for India's huge digital payments market

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Facebook, Amazon, Google are among the firms applying for retail payment systems licences in India, Bloomberg reports.
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US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

China and the United States are the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon polluters, respectively, pumping out nearly half of the fossil fuel fumes that are warming the planet's... Read more ...

Nets' James Harden on return to Houston: I wanted to 'give them a show'

Nets' James Harden on return to Houston: I wanted to 'give them a show'

James Harden played in Houston for the first time since his early-season trade to the Nets. Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Poll finds Granite Staters believe health care should be...

NH Primary Source: Poll finds Granite Staters believe health care should be top legislative issue

A polling firm that bills itself as unbiased and has been conducting a series of state-based polls on health care, workers' issues, taxes and COVID-19 is releasing its New... Read more ...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

Washington women beat Colorado 68-54 in Pac-12 tourney

Washington women beat Colorado 68-54 in Pac-12 tourney

LAS VEGAS - Freshman Tameiya Sadler had 18 points and a season-high eight assists, Ashley Van Dyke also scored 18 points, and the No. 11 seed Washington women beat Colorado... Read more ...

Power play sends Blues to 3-2 win over skidding Ducks

Power play sends Blues to 3-2 win over skidding Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jordan Binnington made 27 saves and the St. Louis Blues scored on all three of their power plays Wednesday night in a 3-2 victory over the skidding Anaheim Ducks. Read more ...

Lillard's late 3 gives Blazers 108-106 win over Warriors

Lillard's late 3 gives Blazers 108-106 win over Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard hit a deep 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a hard-fought 108-106 victory over the Golden State Warriors on... Read more ...

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

LOS ANGELES - Tahj Eaddy scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Southern California routed Stanford 79-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid and keeping the Trojans... Read more ...