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Russia says sanctions could push Myanmar towards ‘full-scale civil conflict’

Russia said on Tuesday that sanctions against authorities in Myanmar were futile, extremely dangerous and could ultimately pushed the country towards civil war, the Interfax news agency reported. Myanmar has been rocked by protests since the army overthrew the elected

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Moving the MLB All-Star Game to Denver Makes Zero Sense

Cobb County estimates that losing the game will cost the region more than $100 million. Or to put it another way: Atlanta, a city with a 51 percent black population — the largest black-majority metro area in the nation —

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Russia to boost ties with Pakistan, supply military gear

Russia’s foreign minister on Wednesday said Moscow and Islamabad will boost ties in the fight against terrorism, with Russia providing unspecified military equipment to Pakistan and the two holding joint exercises at sea and in the mountains. In Pakistan on

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Philippines’ Duterte cancels address due to COVID-19 among staff

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday cancelled his weekly national televised address due to an increase in active cases of COVID-19 among his staff, including some of his security detail, government officials said. The Philippines is battling one of the

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Child calls 911 after four, including parents, killed in apparent murder-suicide, NYPD says

A 9-year-old girl called 911 after her father shot and killed three people, including her mother, in an apparent murder-suicide in Brooklyn on Monday evening, police said. Officers responded to the call about 11:30 p.m. at an apartment building in

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Democratic mayor accuses 60 Minutes of airing ‘intentionally false’ story on Florida’s vaccine rollout

A Democratic mayor in Florida is coming to the governor’s defense following a 60 Minutes story on the state’s vaccine rollout, alleging the show’s reporting was “intentionally false.” 60 Minutes on Sunday aired a story in which correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi

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Police: Texas woman confesses to killing her 2 young kids

A woman who called 911 from the lobby of a suburban Dallas police department and said she had killed her two young daughters has been charged with two counts of capital murder, police said Tuesday. Irving police say Madison McDonald,

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Taiwan says will fight to the end if China attacks

Taiwan will fight to the end if China attacks, its foreign minister said on Wednesday, adding that the United States saw a danger that this could happen amid mounting Chinese military pressure, including aircraft carrier drills, near the island. Chinese-claimed

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Man Caught on Camera Blowtorching Chinese Restaurant in NorCal

An unidentified suspect tried to burn down a Chinese restaurant in Antioch, CA with a blowtorch last week. The botched attempt, which was caught on a security camera, occurred just outside the establishment at around 11 p.m. on March 31.

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Elderly Asian Woman Stabbed to Death in California By Woman Out on ‘Emergency Bail’

An Asian senior was fatally stabbed while walking her dogs in Riverside, CA on Saturday morning. The incident, which police say appeared to be “completely random,” occurred in the area of Golden Avenue in the neighborhood of La Sierra just

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Asian American Man Punched in Hate Crime Asks for Attacker to Get Restorative Justice, Not Jail

A Portland man has agreed to participate in a restorative justice resolution instead of facing jail time for attacking an Asian American man in December 2020. Daniel Hutchens, 38, pleaded guilty to a bias crime for assaulting an Asian American

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Hunter Biden admits Ukrainian board position created negative ‘perception’

Hunter Biden has admitted creating a negative “perception” that he missed at the time after accepting a job at a Ukrainian gas company when his father Joe Biden was vice-president. The 51-year-old’s business dealings with Burisma gave Republicans an opening

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6 dead in Texas in apparent murder-suicide after brothers made pact, police say

Six family members were dead in apparent murder-suicide in suburban Dallas after two brothers made a suicide pact that included the deaths of the other relatives, police said. Allen police discovered the deaths after a concerned friend called police around

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Training officer testifies Chauvin was taught to avoid putting pressure on a suspect’s neck

Lt. Johnny Mercil, the Minneapolis Police Department’s use-of-force instructor, testified on Tuesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin’s trial that when officers are taught ways to restrain aggressive suspects, they are shown how to place their knee on a back or

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Iran ship serving as Red Sea troop base near Yemen attacked

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for years in the Red Sea off Yemen has been attacked, Tehran acknowledged Wednesday. Iran’s Foreign Ministry confirmed

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