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Sam Goodwin was near the end of a quest to visit every world country when he was snatched from a Syrian street during a phone call home.
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Black Lives Matter movementA Norwegian lawmaker has nominated the Black Lives Matter movement for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for bringing attention to racial inequities around the world.
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A Florida deputy is under investigation after a video appeared to show him body-slamming a female high school student to the ground. CBS News spoke with the teenager's mother and their attorney,... Benjamin Crump.
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Florida man badly loses fight with police, K-9

New York Post - 30 Jan 2021 04:57
Florida man badly loses fightSome pictures are worth a thousand words — but this mugshot only needs six: don’t try to fight the police. A Florida man was taken into custody after police said he kept attacking two sheriff’s... deputies and their K-9 despite losing and regaining consciousness twice — and getting tased — during the scuffle, according to...
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Fort Bliss soldiers poisonedEleven soldiers at a military base in Texas have been hospitalized after drinking a poisonous substance they thought was alcohol, Army officials said. The soldiers drank the unknown substance after a... 10-day field exercise at Fort Bliss's McGregor Range Complex ended on Thursday, Fort Bliss officials said in a statement. Officials said the soldiers thought...
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Coachella is canceled forThe West Coast's marque music festival is set to fall victim to the pandemic for the second straight year after it was ordered canceled by the government on Friday.
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Health advocates urge IllinoisAdvocates are urging Illinois to use local pharmacies to help vaccination efforts at assisted living facilities, as other states have done.
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Police officer Brian Sicknick,U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, 42, who died from his injuries Jan. 7, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer... announced Friday.
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House Democrats say Georgia Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous, and are pushing to remove her from office. Two of her Democratic colleagues are set to introduce a resolution... next week to censure her and call for her resignation. Congresswoman Sara Jacobs of California, one of the lawmakers pushing for that resolution, joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss.
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Cori Bush to move officesRep. Cori Bush is moving offices after a verbal altercation with fellow freshman congresswomen Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over mask-wearing.       
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Seals are typically resilient and adaptable to their environment, but a new study found that rapid warming in the past decade is causing a rampant physical decline in seals and their pups.
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The Justice Department on Friday announced conspiracy charges against two members of the far-right Proud Boys who allegedly participated in the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.
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Federal Court Lifts Block onThe prospect of border agents again turning away children is likely to renew pressure on the Biden administration.
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'Bewildering and deeplySukhdeep Gill, a deputy with the Santa Clara Sheriff's Office, was arrested Friday on charges of felony vandalism and falsely reporting a crime.       
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Officer killed after DC riotThe body of hero Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick will return in honor next week to the building where he gave his life. The 42-year-old New Jersey resident waspepper-sprayed and fatally... bludgeoned on Jan. 6, as rioters streamed into the Capitol to try to derail certification of President Biden's election victory. He died from his...
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Former President George W. Bush is making it clear that he supports Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the No. 3 Republican in the House, who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump.
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The former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co., Lai Xiaomin, was executed on Friday following his conviction on bribery charges by a court in Tianjin, the official People's Daily reported.
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Federal prosecutors charged a woman in connection to the January 6 riot at the US Capitol in Washington who they say can be heard on video making violent remarks about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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'He was sacrificed for beingThe billboards, featuring an oil painting by New York City artist Donald Perlis, are now above highways in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.       
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Legal Pressure on TrumpThe order, answering a demand for documents by New York's attorney general, rejected a bid to shield the records with attorney-client privilege.
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A Georgia Chicken Town Reels After a Plant Disaster

The New York Times - 30 Jan 2021 03:01
A Georgia Chicken Town ReelsA nitrogen leak killed six workers and injured 11, but many in the heavily undocumented work force, advocates said, are too fearful to go in for medical checks.
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Fallen Capitol Police officerCapitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, will lie in honor Feb. 2 in the Capitol Rotunda.       
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A 'Race' to Vaccinate, AfterThe mutation raised the stakes for South Carolina, which is reporting the second-highest rate of new infections in the nation. It is believed to be less receptive to vaccines.
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Biden reportedly expected toFor Decades, NBC News notes, the Republican Party has been the political faction emphasizing the courts in the United States, but now Democrats appear to be playing catch-up as they look to fill... several federal vacancies before the mid-terms in 2022 when they could lose their slim Senate majority. If they do fill the seats, White House counsel Dana Remus recently wrote in a letter to senators that was obtained by NBC, it will likely be with "individuals whose legal experiences have been historically underrepresented on the federal bench, including those whose who are public defenders, civil rights and legal aid attorneys, and those who represent Americans in every walk of life" rather than, say, prosecutors or "big corporate lawyers." Chris Kang, a co-founder of the progressive group...
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'If not now, when?' CPS leaderCPS hasn't seen "superspreader events" in schools, CEO Janice Jackson says.
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