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Lawmakers in several US states are considering proposals to change to how Electoral College votes are allocated, after Republican Donald Trump won the presidency even though Democrat Hillary Clinton won almost 3 million more votes. Read Full Article at…
02.22 / 23:04
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Hundreds of police in riot gear and carrying night sticks are clearing the final Dakota Access Pipeline protesters, who remained on federal land in violation of orders by the governor to vacate the area by 4:00pm local time. Protesters consider the land to be indigenous property, Standing Rock, under treaty. Read Full Article at…
02.22 / 23:04
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A Texas inmate condemned to death in part due to his race will get a new sentencing hearing, the Supreme Court has ruled. Expert testimony that said the man was likely to commit future violence because he was black unfairly tainted the jury. Read Full Article at…
02.22 / 23:04
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Around 100 protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline are defying North Dakota governor's eviction notice, choosing to remain at the Oceti Sakowin camp in an act of non-violent resistance. Most of the camp was burned earlier in the day. Read Full Article at…
02.22 / 23:04
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Lack of access to universal health coverage and high rates of obesity homicide all contribute to lagging life expectancies for American men and women. The US is predicted to fall farther behind other countries in the next 20 years, researchers say. Read Full Article at…
02.22 / 23:04
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Supreme Court justices are likely split over a case in which a US border agent killed a Mexican teen just feet away from American territory. Conservative justices suggested that allowing the lawsuit to advance could allow similar claims by drone victims. Read Full Article at…
02.21 / 23:02
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A bull rampaged through New York streets, leading police on an hours-long chase before being recaptured. Read Full Article at…
02.21 / 23:02
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NASA is sending superbug bacteria into space to study why it proliferates in microgravity. Longer term, the space agency wants to keep astronauts healthy during long voyages to asteroids or Mars. Read Full Article at…
02.21 / 23:02
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Police in Houston, Texas responded to reports of an active shooter at Ben Taub Hospital. The hospital was placed on lockdown, and some patients were evacuated. No suspect or evidence of the shooting have been found, HPD Chief Art Acevedo told reporters. Read Full Article at…
02.21 / 23:02
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The removal of a painting that depicted cops as pigs from a US Capitol violated the free speech rights of a high school student, according to the Missouri congressman who has filed a federal lawsuit over the matter. Read Full Article at…
02.21 / 23:02
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