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Columbus officer shoots, kills girl holding knife

16 days ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Police shot and killed a teenage girl Tuesday afternoon in Columbus just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd.
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Ma'Khia Bryant's Shooting for Holding Knife Sparks Kyle Rittenhouse Comparisons

Ma'Khia Bryant's Shooting for Holding Knife Sparks Kyle Rittenhouse Comparisons

16 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Police said the 16-year-old Black girl was holding a knife when she was fatally shot by an officer in Columbus, Ohio.
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UK minister lists ‘green' countries approved for English tourists in major...

UK minister lists ‘green' countries approved for English tourists in major Covid rule easing

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a “green list” of a dozen countries holidaymakers from England can visit from May 17 without having to enter Covid-19... Read more ...

Amnesty International changes rules to REDESIGNATE Russia's Navalny as...

Amnesty International changes rules to REDESIGNATE Russia's Navalny as ‘prisoner of conscience'

Activist and blogger Alexey Navalny is once again a “prisoner of conscience,” after Amnesty International “refined” its rules so it could selectively support or disavow... Read more ...

Bobby Valentine announces he's running for mayor in Connecticut hometown

Bobby Valentine announces he's running for mayor in Connecticut hometown

Bobby Valentine has seemingly done it all. Now, he's running for mayor of Stamford, Connecticut. Read more ...

California reports first ever yearly population decline

California reports first ever yearly population decline

The new state numbers reflect the state's population as of January 2021. State officials say a declining birth rate, plus reductions in international immigration and an... Read more ...

Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

The New York hedge fund founder who predicted he might “go to jail” for corrupting the sale of some assets during the bankruptcy of Neiman Marcus was sentenced on Friday to six... Read more ...

Customs officers, fire-rescue crew save unresponsive infant at BWI-Marshall

Customs officers, fire-rescue crew save unresponsive infant at BWI-Marshall

Three U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers helped save an unresponsive infant Wednesday aboard a departing airplane at BWI-Marshall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Bottoms won't seek second term

Atlanta mayor Bottoms won't seek second term

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday she has wrestled since her first year in office with whether to seek a second term, and this week she made a final decision to... Read more ...

WHO gives emergency approval to China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, sixth...

WHO gives emergency approval to China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, sixth jab to be backed by UN agency

The World Health Organization has given emergency use authorization to a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, making it the sixth such inoculation to receive the... Read more ...

Police search for missing Milford teen who disappeared overnight

Police search for missing Milford teen who disappeared overnight

Authorities are searching for a missing 15-year-old Milford girl, who disappeared late Thursday or early Friday under mysterious circumstances. Read more ...

East Coast could catch glimpse of NASA Wallops rocket launch

East Coast could catch glimpse of NASA Wallops rocket launch

The NASA suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled for liftoff no earlier than 8:02 p.m., with a 40-minute launch window, according to the space agency. Read more ...