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Top Dem signals possible legal moves against McCarthy, Republicans over unprecedented Jan. 6 subpoenas

In an unprecedented move, the House select committee on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has issued subpoenas for five House Republicans, including GOP leader Kevin McCarthy. All five had previously been asked to appear voluntarily and quickly refused. Now, their testimony is being compelled by month's end, a move most of them quickly slammed on Thursday. In addition to McCarthy, the panel also subpoenaed GOP Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Scott Perry of […]

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CAR: Call for justice on 8th anniversary of French journalist’s murder

French photojournalist Camille Lepage, 26, was killed while covering the deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic Monday May 12, 2014. 8 years after the death of French journalist Camille Lepage, NGO Reporters without borders denounced on Wednesday investigations that made no headway. The Central African Republic and France opened investigations following the killing in a shoot-out between rival militia of the photojournalist. NGO Reporters without borders regretted that some […]

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Earth given 50-50 chance of hitting key warming mark by 2026

The world is creeping closer to the warming threshold international agreements are trying to prevent, with nearly a 50-50 chance that Earth will temporarily hit that temperature mark within the next five years, teams of meteorologists across the globe predicted. With human-made climate change continuing, there's a 48% chance that the globe will reach a yearly average of 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels of the late 1800s at least once […]

todayMay 11, 2022 24

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Vigils in West Bank for killed Al Jazeera journalist

A journalist for Al Jazeera was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces, who said they were investigating. Sherine Abu Akleh, a well-known Palestinian female reporter for the broadcaster's Arabic language channel, was shot and died soon afterward. Ali Samoudi, another Palestinian journalist, was hospitalized […]

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Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa

Ukraine's vital Black Sea port of Odesa came under repeated missile attack, including from some hypersonic missiles, after Russia marked its biggest patriotic holiday without giving new information about the war. Also, a Ukrainian official said the bodies of 44 civilians were found in the rubble of a building destroyed by Russia in March. The civilians were inside a five-story building that collapsed in Izyum in the Kharkiv region, said […]

todayMay 10, 2022 16

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Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier must be replayed after FIFA denies appeal

The FIFA Appeal Committee ruled on Monday that the abandoned World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina must be replayed after considering the appeals filed by the countries' football associations. The qualifier in September was suspended just minutes after kickoff when Brazilian health officials invaded the pitch to stop Argentina's England-based players from playing, saying they had breached the country's COVID-19 quarantine rules. Both teams have already qualified for the World Cup […]

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr. leads in Philippines presidential polls

Former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr.'s son, Marcos Jr., has unprecedented lead over his rivals after over 53% of votes counted As the election officials race to count the votes polled during the day, the preliminary results of the Philippines presidential elections showed that Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has a massive lead over his nine opponents, according to local media on Monday. According to an unofficial count of over 53% of the […]

todayMay 9, 2022 22

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First Lady Jill Biden Arrives In Romania, Meets With U.S. Troops

U.S. first lady Jill Biden has arrived in Romania to begin a five-day trip that will also take her to fellow NATO member Slovakia as part of Washington’s efforts to show support for allies in the region amid Russia’s war against Ukraine. Biden arrived on May 6 at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base near the Romanian city of Constanta and about 100 kilometers from the border with Ukraine. Many of the thousands […]

todayMay 6, 2022 13

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Morocco arrests IS suspect in joint probe with US

Morocco’s anti-terrorism police have arrested a man suspected of being enrolled in the Islamic State Jihadist organisation with a view to carrying out "terrorist acts" in Morocco, in coordination with the US FBI. The suspect, operating in Berkane (north-east of the country), would be involved "in the preparation of a terrorist project aimed at seriously undermining public order," the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations (BCIJ) said in a statement. "The […]

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