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Month: October 2023

UN Security Council fails again to address Israel-Hamas war, rejecting US and Russian resolutions

By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council failed again Wednesday to address the Israeli-Hamas war in Gaza, rejecting rival United States and Russian resolutions. The council is the U.N.’s most powerful body, charged with maintaining international peace and security, but its divisions have left it impotent and scrambling

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Senate Finance Committee probe into Clarence Thomas finds that he didn’t disclose loan for RV

By Ariane de Vogue and Devan Cole, CNN Washington (CNN) — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas failed to repay a “significant” portion of a $267,230 loan from a friend that allowed him to buy a luxury motorcoach in 1999, according to a memo issued Wednesday by Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee. But hours after the report appeared

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White House throws lavish state dinner for Australia but turns down pizazz a notch in time of war

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and FATIMA HUSSEIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House turned down the pizazz for Wednesday’s state dinner, but more than 300 guests from politics, business, government and beyond turned out to celebrate close U.S. ties to ally Australia while striking a measured tone in a time of death and suffering

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Federal prosecutors urge judge to reinstate Trump gag order, citing comments about ex-chief of staff

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are urging a judge to reinstate a gag order on Donald Trump, citing recent social media posts about the former president’s chief of staff that they said represented an attempt to influence and intimidate a foreseeable witness in the case. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan,

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OPINIÓN | El ataque terrestre de Israel en Gaza sería un calvario largo y letal

Alexandra Ferguson Nota del editor:  Peter Bergen es analista de seguridad nacional de CNN, vicepresidente de New America, profesor en la Universidad Estatal de Arizona y presentador del podcast de Audible “In the Room With Peter Bergen”, también disponible en Apple y Spotify. Las opiniones expresadas en esta columna pertenecen exclusivamente a su autor. (CNN)

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At least 10 dead in Maine shooting and number expected to rise, law enforcement officials tell AP

By DAVID SHARP Associated Press LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — At least 10 people were killed Wednesday in shootings in Lewiston, Maine, and the death toll is expected to rise, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. The officials said multiple people had also been wounded. Investigators were still processing the crime scenes and working

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Los congresistas locales reaccionan ante el nuevo presidente de la Cámara de Representantes

El congresista Mike Johnson fue elegido presidente de la Cámara de Representantes. Nos pusimos en contacto con el representante republicano Ken Calvert y el representante demócrata Raúl Ruiz para conocer su reacción a la elección de Johnson. Mientras que tanto Calvert y Ruiz dijeron que se sienten aliviados de que la cámara está abierta de

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