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  • Slovakia court tosses acquittals in reporter's slaying

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a lower court's acquittal of a businessman accused of masterminding the 2018 slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancée.
  • Mings hopes taking a knee informs critics like UK minister

    BURTON-ON-TRENT, England (AP) — Taking a knee has now pitted a British government official against the England team in their campaign against racial injustice.
  • US Park service sued after gate kills Ugandan humanitarian

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a women’s rights activist from Uganda sued the National Park Service this month after she was decapitated last year by a gate at Utah’s Arches National Park.
  • 899 people got expired vaccine doses at Times Square site

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 900 people received expired COVID-19 vaccine doses at a vaccination site in Times Square this month, health officials said Tuesday.
  • Police: 4 dead, 4 hurt in shooting on Chicago's South Side

    CHICAGO (AP) — An argument in a house on Chicago's South Side erupted into gunfire early Tuesday, leaving four people dead and four more injured, police said.
  • NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining social distancing rules and shooting off fireworks.
  • Republican election bill pushed ahead over Dems' objections

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans on a legislative committee Tuesday pushed out a multifaceted proposal to revamp Pennsylvania election law, a bill that backers said would make needed improvements and standardize procedures.
  • US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

    The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 600,000 on Tuesday, even as the vaccination drive has drastically brought down daily cases and fatalities and allowed the country to emerge from the gloom and look forward to summer.
  • Emails show Trump pressured Justice Dept. over 2020 election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of widespread 2020 election fraud that even his former attorney general declared without evidence, newly released emails show.
  • Poll finds dramatic rise in Palestinian support for Hamas

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll released Tuesday finds a dramatic surge in Palestinian support for Hamas following last month's Gaza war, with around three quarters viewing the Islamic militants as victors in a battle against Israel to defend Jerusalem and its holy sites.

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