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Ex-US Rep from Florida under federal campaign finance probe

23 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a former Florida Congresswoman accused of spending at least $50,000 of campaign money on vacations and restaurant and luxury hotel...
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North Korean troops killed missing S.Korean official, burned body, Seoul says

27 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - North Korean troops shot dead a South Korean fisheries official who went missing earlier this week, before dousing his body in oil and setting it on fire in what was...
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A Hong Kong protester's farewell note and failed escape

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

HONG KONG - Wong Wai-yin's wife feared the worst after reading his short farewell letter.
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Ontario fall pandemic preparedness plan roll out continues today

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Premier Doug Ford is expected to continue the roll out of his fall pandemic preparedness plan today.
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With throne speech pledge, Liberals signal new approach on child care

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - It was in a recent meeting with child-care experts that Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland made some heads turn.
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Finland says pandemic spread points to ‘accelerating phase'

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

HELSINKI - Finland warned on Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic was expanding again more rapidly in the country, after several months of relative calm, and was heading in an...
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Anger in Marseille after French government orders COVID bar closures

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

PARIS - Civic leaders in Marseille reacted with anger on Thursday to the closure of the city's bars and restaurants, saying they had not been consulted by the French government...
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EU says Belarus' Lukashenko not legitimate president

43 minutes ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - President Alexander Lukashenko is not the legitimate president of Belarus, the European Union said on Thursday, saying his abrupt swearing-in on Wednesday went...
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Russia reports 6,595 new coronavirus cases, 149 deaths

43 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia on Thursday reported 6,595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, its highest daily increase since July 12.
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Portland police declare riot during protests after Breonna Taylor ruling

43 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

Police in Portland, Oregon declared a riot late on Wednesday after protesters damaged a police building in unrest that followed the grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case.
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Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

Breonna Taylor protesters walk down I-94

People are protesting over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California to ban sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles in 2035

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks starting in 2035 in a dramatic move to shift to electric vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas... Read more ...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no...

GOP Senate report on Biden's son alleges conflict of interest, provides no evidence of wrongdoing

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama... Read more ...

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd, the interim Louisville police chief said. Read more ...

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Louisville officer shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say an officer has been shot. Read more ...

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

The youngest player on the floor helped the Miami Heat move a game away from the NBA Finals. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

Grand jury indicts 1 police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor

A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired... Read more ...

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

Missouri governor, wife test positive for COVID-19

"At this time, the Governor feels healthy and is displaying no symptoms, and the First Lady has mild symptoms," his office said. Read more ...