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Month: February 2021

Myanmar police and military kill at least 18 people after opening fire on protesters, UN says

At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces “confronted peaceful demonstrations,” the UN Human Rights Office said. The reported casualties make Sunday the deadliest day since the military seized power on February 1. As demonstrations against the military coup which ousted the democratically

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Trump to tell CPAC crowd the ‘incredible journey’ is ‘far from over’ in first public remarks since leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump takes the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday, looking to reclaim his role as the Republican Party’s kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections. “I stand before you today to declare that the incredible journey we began together four years ago

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Cuomo changes course and asks for selection of independent lawyer to review sexual harassment claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo changed course on Sunday and asked the New York attorney general and the chief judge of the state court of appeals to jointly select an independent attorney to conduct “a thorough review” of sexual harassment claims against him. The Democratic governor’s office had initially selected former federal Judge Barbara Jones

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Police deny serial killer rumor

Click here for updates on this story     KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KCTV) — Good news: There’s no serial killer going around the Kansas City metro area. The Kansas City Police Department tweeted on Saturday about a rumor apparently going around the city right now concerning a serial killer. The flyer the department tweeted out claims that

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Black-owned hair salons and barbershops provide a “safe haven” for the community in Northwest Arkansas

Click here for updates on this story     FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (KFSM) — Like many small businesses around the country, Black-owned barbershops and hair salons have had to adapt to operating during a pandemic. Many locally have had to evolve to survive, but business remains strong because it’s a staple for the Black community. Hair salons and

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