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US tourist wounded in beach killings in Cancún, Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.S. tourist was wounded in a shooting attack Friday that killed two men at a beach in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Cancún. The prosecutor’s office in the state of Quintana Roo, where Cancún is located, said the two men apparently died of bullet wounds …

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Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow released from prison

Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow released from prison

Agnes Chow (centre) has been dubbed the “goddess of democracy” by her supporters Hong Kong’s prominent pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow has been released from prison after serving nearly seven months of her 10-months term. She was greeted by supporters and media – but was driven away without making any comments. …

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8 dead, 3 injured in China factory’s chemical leak

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BEIJING (AP) — Eight people died and three others were injured when a toxic chemical leaked Saturday at a plant in the southwestern Chinese city of Guiyang, authorities said. The leak happened as workers were unloading a shipment of methyl formate from a vehicle at a chemical handling facility. An …

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YouTube suspends Sen. Johnson for COVID-19 ‘misinformation’

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sen. Ron Johnson was suspended Friday from uploading videos to YouTube for one week, after the company said he violated its COVID-19 “medical misinformation policies.” The Wisconsin Republican’s removal stems from statements he made during a June 3 Milwaukee Press Club event, which were posted to YouTube. …

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Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs after falling from window

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs after falling from window

The disturbing incident is said to have unfolded on Wednesday in Elizabeth, New Jersey around 5.30pm (NBC New York) A three-year-old boy has died after falling from a window in New Jersey before being mauled to death by a pair of dogs, police have said. According to ABC7, the disturbing …

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China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin

China, US diplomats clash over human rights, pandemic origin

BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese diplomats appear to have had another sharply worded exchange, with Beijing saying it told the U.S. to cease interfering in its internal affairs and accusing Washington of politicizing the search for the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic. Senior Chinese foreign policy adviser Yang …

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Event on Juneteenth depicting fugitive slave owner canceled

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Officials in North Carolina have denounced plans — now canceled — by a historic museum to put on a reenactment of a white slave owner being pursued by Union soldiers. The reenactment was scheduled for June 19 – the traditional commemoration date of the emancipation of …

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