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Avril Haines Takes Over As Intelligence Chief At 'A Challenging Time'

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 05:00

As Haines sat down for an interview with NPR, her aides handed out a declassified report blaming Saudi Arabia's crown prince for a brutal killing.

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Report On Khashoggi Killing Prompts Calls For Penalties Against Crown Prince

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 21:37

Lawmakers and journalists are calling on President Biden to punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a report found he had approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Freed; Hundreds Of Others Still Missing

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 18:59

The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.

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FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 18:20

The Food and Drug Administration gave Johnson & Johnson's vaccine the green light for emergency use Saturday, a day after a panel of advisers to the agency endorsed it in a unanimous vote.

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A 'Lamborghini' Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 17:08

The well-preserved chariot, complete with decorative medallions depicting erotic scenes, is an "extraordinary discovery" that may have been used in wedding ceremonies.

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At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 14:33

The vice president touted how President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package would benefit Black Americans hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.

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At Least 25 Dead After Prison Break In Haiti In Which Hundreds Of Inmates Escaped

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 10:20

As of late Friday, more than 200 inmates were still on the run, according to authorities. The outbreak is another setback for a country gripped by political turmoil and gang violence.

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Search For Coyote Continues After Several Attacks In The San Francisco Bay Area

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 08:01

At least five people have reported being bitten. The unusual behavior has residents worried and wildlife authorities working overtime to capture the animal.

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