Americas News Stories
CNN touts Hillary Clinton as the ‘next president’
The entire team or at least major segment of CNN is...
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Feds Detail Frantic Texts Between Driver and Organizer of Doomed Migrant Truck
A 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big-rig,...
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Ted Cruz rumoured to have fled another Texas weather crisis for the beach
Social media users ask: ‘Are you gonna start trading in those Jet Blue miles soon? ‘...
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Dutch central bank apologizes for role in slave trade
The central bank in the Netherlands admitted that early directors profited from plantations in the Caribbean and South America and advocated against the Dutch abolition of slavery. ......
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'Cryptoqueen' accused of $US4b fraud added to FBI's most-wanted list
She's accused of stealing US$4 billion in a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme before she disappearing to Greece. Now she's the 11th woman to be added to the FBI's most-wanted list. ......
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Ecuador government, Indigenous leaders sign deal to end protests
Quito, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Jul, 2022 ) :Ecuador's government and Indigenous leaders signed a deal on Thursday that would cut fuel prices and end cost-of-living protests that largely paralyzed the country for 18 straight days. The...
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Peru's Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire
LIMA, June 30 (Reuters) - Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the blaze threatened to close in on the ancient city high in the Andean mountains. The fire, which had engulfed an area...
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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in, first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON — Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice, and she took the place of the justice she once worked for. Justice Stephen...
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Biden: US will send $800 million in more military aid to Ukraine
US President Joe Biden has said that the United States plans to send an additional $800 million in military aid to Ukraine, including advanced air defense systems and other “offensive” weapons. “This summit was about strengthening our alliance, meeting the challenges of our world as it is today and...
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Official Cause of Death Confirmed for 3 Americans Found Dead at Bahamas Resort
The three U.S. citizens found dead at the Sandals resort in the Bahamas in May died from carbon monoxide poisoning,...
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