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China scolds Canada over Parliament's support of Halifax Security Forum award to Taiwan

China scolds Canada over Parliament's support of Halifax Security Forum award to Taiwan

9 seconds ago   |   Politico

OTTAWA - The Chinese government fired a warning shot at Canada on Thursday after its Parliament declared Taiwan's president an ideal candidate for a prestigious international...
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Capitol Police watchdog says force needs a "culture change"

6 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The top watchdog for the U.S. Capitol Police will tell a House committee on Thursday that there is a need for a culture change within the force after broad failures in its...
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Democrats' Court-Packing Plan Dead on Arrival as Nancy Pelosi Won't Consider It

9 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   3 articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has nixed a proposal to expand the U.S. Supreme Court, telling reporters Thursday that she won't advance legislation some Democrats unveiled this week.
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U.S. trade representative uses her first speech to call for action on climate change

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Her speech was another example of how the Biden administration is seeking to address climate change across the vast machinery of the federal government.
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Pelosi rejects fellow Democrats' ‘court-packing' bill, will not bring it to vote

Pelosi rejects fellow Democrats' ‘court-packing' bill, will not bring it to vote

12 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not support the effort by congressional leaders in her party to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices - and will not bring such a...
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Tennessee lawmakers pass bill allowing parents to opt children out of LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum

16 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

The controversial legislation passed in the Republican-majority House on Wednesday, and it now heads to the governor's desk.
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Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

Speaker Pelosi throws cold water on a progressive bill that would expand the Supreme Court to 13 seats

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she does not support a newly-introduced bill to expand the Supreme Court and has "no plans to bring it to the...
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Scientists Report Creating the First Embryo With Human and Non-Human Primate Cells

52 minutes ago   |   Time

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have successfully created the first human-monkey chimera. The work, published in the journal Cell , describes the the first embryo...
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Prince Charles gets emotional viewing tributes left for dad Prince Philip

Prince Charles gets emotional viewing tributes left for dad Prince Philip

56 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Britain's Prince Charles appeared close to tears Thursday as he viewed thousands of floral tributes left for his “dear Papa,” Prince Philip. The 72-year-old heir to the throne...
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H.R. 40 reparations bill advanced by House panel, seeking to further effort of repaying descendants of slaves

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A House panel advanced a decades-long effort to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves by approving legislation Wednesday that would create a commission to study the issue.
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Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit...

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

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Derek Chauvin won't testify at his trial in George Floyd's death

Derek Chauvin won't testify at his trial in George Floyd's death

The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has rested its case without putting Chauvin on the stand, wrapping up after two... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos downplays claims that Amazon workers are 'desperate souls' or...

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Summary List Placement Jeff Bezos is on the defensive about how Amazon treats its employees following the failed union vote at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse. In Bezos'... Read more ...

3-year-old boy hit, killed by car driven by 13-year-old girl in Maine

3-year-old boy hit, killed by car driven by 13-year-old girl in Maine

A 3-year-old boy was hit and killed by a car driven by a 13-year-old girl Wednesday, according to the Gorham Police Department. Read more ...

Who is Jonathan Pentland? Army sergeant charged with shoving a black man

Who is Jonathan Pentland? Army sergeant charged with shoving a black man

The South Carolina soldier who was caught on video shoving and threatening a young black man for being "in the wrong neighborhood" is Jonathan Pentland, a high-ranking sergeant... Read more ...

Carlos Rodon isn't mad about losing perfect game in the ninth: 'I'd have let...

Carlos Rodon isn't mad about losing perfect game in the ninth: 'I'd have let it hit me, too'

The White Sox pitcher was two outs away from a perfect game on Wednesday when plunked Cleveland catcher Roberto Perez with a slider. He later secured a no-hitter. Read more ...

France's controversial ‘global security' bill that sparked widespread...

France's controversial ‘global security' bill that sparked widespread protests adopted by parliament

The French parliament has passed a controversial bill on “global security” and its heavily criticized provision on penalizing the malicious dissemination of images of the... Read more ...

US stocks climb as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

US stocks climb as jobless claims hit pandemic-era low and retail sales surge

Summary List Placement US stocks climbed on Thursday after weekly jobless claims feel to a pandemic-era low of 576,000. Also helping boost stocks was a strong retail sales... Read more ...

Jose Abreu's awkward play saved Carlos Rodon's no-hitter

Jose Abreu's awkward play saved Carlos Rodon's no-hitter

Carlos Rodon lost his perfect game in the ninth inning, and he nearly lost the no-hitter altogether. Indians outfielder Josh Naylor led off the final inning with a slow tapper... Read more ...

Spending at US retailers rockets 9.8% higher as stimulus supercharges reopening

Spending at US retailers rockets 9.8% higher as stimulus supercharges reopening

Summary List Placement Warmer weather, reopening, and stimulus support converged in March to drive the strongest month of retail spending the US has ever seen. Retail sales... Read more ...