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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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‘Swarm’ of Earthquakes Hitting South Carolina Are Getting Stronger
A so-called earthquake “swarm” that is hitting South Carolina appears to be getting stronger, researchers said this week. Two...
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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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Julian Assange submits High Court appeal to fight extradition
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seeking permission to appeal a decision to extradite him to the United States. Last month, the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel approved his extradition to the US. The High Court in London confirmed to the BBC an application by Mr Assange has been submitted. The...
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When will the war in Ukraine end?
Thousands of troops have died, billions of dollars in military hardware wasted and entire cities subjected to relentless bombardment – and more than four months on, Russia’s fierce military campaign in Ukraine continues unabated. Forecasts on when the war will end differ widely. NATO...
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Abortion clinics fear they'll be targeted by out-of-state prosecutors
Many of Kristina Tocce’s patients drive or fly hundreds of miles to see her in Denver. Colorado is one of the strongholds for abortion services that are quickly disappearing elsewhere. But since Friday, when the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, concerns over how...
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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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Supreme Court ruling on carbon emissions bodes badly for U.S. SEC climate rule
Law firms Moses & Singer LLPFollow WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court decision to curb the Environmental Protection Agency's power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions may be bad news for a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) bid to force companies to disclose their...
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State-run Petroecuador moves to lift force majeure on Oriente crude exports
QUITO, June 30 (Reuters) - Ecuador's state oil company Petroecuador hopes to be able to lift a declaration of force majeure over its Oriente crude exports by July 7, following an agreement between the government and indigenous leaders that put an end to over two weeks of protests, a company...
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