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MLK invoked as Tyre Nichols’ life is celebrated in song and

CNN  —  Mourners, from Vice President Kamala Harris to the activist the Rev. Al Sharpton, on Wednesday celebrated the life of Tyre Nichols, whose death at the hands of police in Memphis led to second-degree murder charges against five officers. “Mothers around the world, when their babies are born, pray to God when they hold […]

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Deadly and disposable: Wagner’s brutal tactics in Ukraine

Kyiv CNN  —  Wagner Group fighters have become the disposable infantry of the Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine, but a Ukrainian military intelligence document obtained by CNN sets out how effective they have been around the city of Bakhmut – and how difficult they are to fight against. Wagner is a private military contractor run […]

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Newly-released video shows chaos and gore in the immediate

New York CNN  —  One of the first things you can hear is the sound of someone moaning. The camera is shaky, but in the video, you can see blood on the ground and on the seats. The smoke begins to clear and then, the confusion sets in. “I don’t know – someone’s bleeding,” a […]

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NYC subway shooter pleads guilty to terrorism charges | CNN

CNN  —  The man who opened fire on a crowded New York City subway train last April and wounded 10 people pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to terrorism charges, admitting his intention “was to cause serious bodily injury to the people on the train.” After initially pleading not guilty last May, Frank James, 63, […]

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Five political trends that could make 2023 a momentous year | CNN

CNN  —  Republicans’ take over of the House this week will usher in a two-year political era that threatens to bring governing showdowns and shutdowns as a GOP speaker and Democratic president try to wield power from opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. The unprecedented possibility that former President Donald Trump, who’s already launched another bid […]

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Biden remembers Pope Benedict XVI as ‘renowned theologian, with a

CNN  —  President Joe Biden mourned the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, saying in a statement Saturday that the late pontiff “will be remembered as a renowned theologian, with a lifetime of devotion to the Church, guided by his principles and faith.” Benedict died Saturday at the age of 95 in a Vatican monastery, […]

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Key findings from the latest Jan. 6 panel transcripts, including

CNN  —  The House January 6 committee on Thursday released a new batch of transcripts, including interviews with Donald Trump Jr., former Trump White House aides and others. The latest transcripts covered a range of topics and revealed new details from the January 6 committee’s investigation, including the former president’s son explaining a text message […]

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Former Minneapolis police officer charged with assaulting a man

CNN  —  A former Minneapolis police officer is charged with assaulting a man during nighttime civil unrest following the death of George Floyd in May 2020, according to a complaint filed Wednesday. Former officer Justin Stetson is accused of repeatedly punching, kicking and kneeing Jaleel Stallings in the head and face after the man was […]

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FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on vandalism at

CNN  —  The FBI Atlanta field office is offering a $10,000 reward for information regarding a vandalism incident that took place at Georgia’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Heritage Sanctuary this summer, the agency said in a news release Thursday. The church’s sanctuary was vandalized in the late hours of July 3, when a group spray […]

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Convicted member of plot to kidnap Michigan governor sentenced to

CNN  —  A Michigan federal judge sentenced a man convicted of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to nearly 20 years in prison Wednesday. Barry Croft Jr. was part of a plan to kidnap the Democratic governor from her summer home in 2020 and practiced detonating explosives in preparation, prosecutors have said.Croft, who was […]