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Suspect Reported Dead After Vehicle Rams Security Barrier, Injures Officers on Capitol Hill
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The U.S. Capitol was placed under lockdown Friday after a person rammed their vehicle into a security barricade at the complex, killing one officer and injuring another. After ramming the barricade, the driver reportedly exited the vehicle with a knife, ...[Read more]
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Gunman ambushed National Guard caravan bringing COVID-19 vaccines to Texas
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On Monday morning, a caravan of National Guardsmen were transporting COVID-19 vaccines to Matador, Texas, when they were assaulted and pulled over on the road by an Arizona man, Larry Lee Harris, just outside of Idalou.... ...[Read more]
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Striking NYC Workers Win Wage Hike After Surge of Solidarity
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Workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in New York City have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract, ending a week-long strike that captured national attention and galvanized the community behind the essential workers at the Bronx-based busi ...[Read more]
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White supremacists are building international networks to spread their violent ideology
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During the past two years, U.S. counterterrorism officials held meetings with their European counterparts to discuss an emerging threat: right-wing terror groups becoming increasingly global in their reach.American neo-Nazis were traveling to train and fi ...[Read more]
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‘You’re saying we’re all liars!’ Rand Paul melts down on ABC when confronted with election ‘lies’
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) became annoyed with an ABC host on Sunday over the suggestion that former President Donald Trump's defenders are all "liars" about the results of the 2020 election."This election was not stolen," ABC host Georgia Stephanopoulos began ...[Read more]
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93% of Black Lives Matter Protests Have Been Peaceful, New Report Finds
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The vast majority of Black Lives Matter protests—more than 93%—have been peaceful, according to a new report published Thursday by a nonprofit that researches political violence and protests across the world. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data P ...[Read more]
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Chomsky and Prashad: There are 3 major threats to life on Earth that we must address in 2021
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Large parts of the world—outside of China and a few other countries—face a runaway virus, which has not been stopped because of criminal incompetence by governments. That these governments in wealthy countries cynically set aside the basic scien ...[Read more]
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Im scared to lose my job and Im scared to die – Retail employees describe working conditions as coronavirus panic heightens nationwide
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Workers at Walmart, Target, and CVS are keeping shelves stocked while consumers shop for essentials. At the same time, they fear for their health. ...[Read more]
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Trump Muses About Light as Remedy, but Also Disinfectant, Which Is Dangerous
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“Supposing we hit the body with a tremendous — whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light,” Mr. Trump said. “And I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but we’re going to test it?” he added, turning to Mr. Bryan, who had retu ...[Read more]
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U.S. Will Cover-up Its Own Coronavirus Death Toll
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The Trump administration has used the novel coronavirus pandemic to malign its perceived enemies. Now as the U.S. itself is at the center of the pandemic the accusations and lies come back to bite. On March 21 the Daily Beast reported of an upcoming propa ...[Read more]
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It feels like a war zone – As more of them die, grocery workers increasingly fear showing up at work
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At least 41 grocery workers have died of covid-19, and thousands more have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in recent weeks. ...[Read more]
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