Facebook knew of Honduran president’s manipulation campaign – and let it continue for 11 monthsJuan Orlando Hernández falsely inflated his posts’ popularity for nearly a year after the company was informed about it

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Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shootingFederal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on...

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Man whose son accidentally detonated explosive in Michigan school charged by fedsIn March, a 16-year-old boy accidentally detonated an explosive in his high school classroom, injuring five others and losing his thumbs. His dad, who was originally charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor was hit with more charges this week.

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Nearly half of women, girls ‘do not own their bodies’, UN saysUN says nearly half the women in 57 countries lack bodily autonomy, including in decisions over sex with partners.

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NYC police unions drop suit challenging discipline recordsNew York City police, fire and corrections unions on Tuesday dropped their challenge to the public release of disciplinary records.

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Ukraine rehearses repelling tank attack near Russian-annexed CrimeaUkraine's armed forces rehearsed repelling a tank and infantry attack near the border of Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, the Ukrainian military said in a statement.

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Queen Elizabeth carries out 1st in-person royal duty since Philip's deathThe Royal Family is observing a two-week period of mourning.

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Pakistan ‘to ban’ far-right religious party after violent protestThe move comes after Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan-led protests calling on expulsion of French envoy left two police dead.

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Capitol Police Told to Hold Back on Riot Response on Jan. 6, Report FindsDespite being tipped that “Congress itself is the target” on Jan. 6, Capitol Police were ordered not to use their most powerful crowd-control weapons, according to a scathing new watchdog report.

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'Super-spreader' erupts as devout Hindus throng Kumbh MelaHundreds of thousands of ash-smeared ascetics and devout Hindus jostled to take a dip in the Ganges during a religious festival on Wednesday, hoping to wash away their sins, as India reported another record surge in coronavirus infections.

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South Korea aims to fight Japan's Fukushima decision in world tribunalSouth Korea's president ordered officials on Wednesday to explore petitioning an international court over Japan's decision to release contaminated water from its wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, amid protests by fisheries and environmental groups. According to plans unveiled by Japan on Tuesday, the release of more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water into the sea from the plant crippled by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011 will start in about two years after filtering it to remove harmful isotopes. The plan drew immediate opposition from its neighbours South Korea, China and Taiwan.

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Army didn’t prosecute NCO accused of rape. So he did it again. And againVictims in the case said the later crimes could have been stopped if the Army properly prosecuted the NCO after an earlier rape was reported.

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IRS chief says U.S. annual 'tax gap' may exceed $1 trillionThe U.S. government is losing some $1 trillion in unpaid taxes every year and needs more and consistent Internal Revenue Service funding to go after tax cheats, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig said on Tuesday.

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Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst arrested on domestic violence chargeFormer Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has bonded out of jail after he was arrested on domestic violence charges in Dallas.

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U.S. Signals Support for Ukraine and Will Add Troops in GermanyAmerican and NATO officials have grown increasingly concerned about Russia’s deployment of additional troops near the border with Ukraine.

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Ohio can enforce ban on Down syndrome abortions -U.S. appeals courtA federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Ohio can enforce a 2017 law banning abortions when medical tests show that a fetus has Down syndrome.

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Cariol Horne, a Black Officer, Was Fired for Stopping a Chokehold. She's Been VindicatedCariol Horne acted to keep a white officer from using what she saw as excessive force. Fifteen years later, a judge said her firing was wrong.

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Myanmar protesters throw red paint in the streets as death toll mountsAnti-coup protesters in Myanmar sloshed red paint in the streets on April 14 to symbolise the blood spilled and more than 700 lives lost.

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‘We cannot drink oil’: campaigners condemn east African pipeline projectActivists say the ‘heart of Africa’ line shipping crude from Uganda to Tanzania is unnecessary and poses a huge environmental risk

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UN: Only half of women in developing world have body autonomyWhether it's sex, health care or using contraception, women in developing countries lack control over decisions affecting their bodies, the UN says. Attacks includes rape, forced sterilization and genital mutilation.

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