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Georgia monument bombed after candidate called it ‘satanic,’ called for demolition

A rural Georgia monument has been bombed, damaging one of four granite panels weeks after GOP candidate claimed they were "satanic" and called for their demolition.
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Star Trek’s ‘Strange New Worlds’: In defense of episodic TV

Two generations after its 1966 debut, the universe of “Star Trek” has become a vast and sprawling mural in these heady days of streaming TV.
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Spain’s famous Bull Run festival back after 2-year hiatus

Thousands of revelers erupted in celebration Wednesday as the traditional “chupinazo” firework was ignited to start the San Fermín bull-run festival
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Biden tells Griner’s wife he’s working to get her home

The White House says President Joe Biden has called the wife of WNBA player Brittney Griner, who is detained in Russia, and has pledged that he is working to win her release as soon as possible.
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Contact restored with NASA spacecraft headed to lunar orbit

NASA says contact has been restored with a spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit.
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Prosecutor: July 4 parade shooter confessed to police

The man charged with killing seven people when he unleashed a hail of bullets on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago confessed to police that he fired on the crowd. That's according to a prosecutor who spoke in court Wednesday.
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Rocker Carlos Santana ‘doing well’ after collapsing onstage

Guitar icon Carlos Santana collapsed on stage during a show in Michigan and was rushed to a hospital, later blaming the episode on forgetting to eat or drink water.
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Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

More Capitol riot defendants are pushing to get their trials moved out of Washington, D.C. The defendants claim they can't get a fair trial before unbiased jurors in Washington.
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White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help

Brittney Griner’s appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not “forget about me and the other American Detainees.”
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In reversal, prosecutors say R. Kelly off suicide watch

Prosecutors say R. Kelly is no longer on suicide watch following the jailed R&B singer's sentencing in a federal sex abuse case.
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NASA: Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit

NASA said Tuesday it has lost contact with a $32.7 million spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit, but agency engineers are hopeful they can fix the problem.
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Chauvin faces sentencing on federal charges in Floyd killing

A federal judge will this week sentence former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for federal civil rights violations in the killing of George Floyd.
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Biden awards Medal of Honor to 4 for Vietnam War heroism

President Joe Biden has bestowed the nation’s highest military honor to four Army soldiers for heroism that he says went above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War.
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UK climate protesters glue themselves to gallery paintings

Climate change protesters targeted a copy of Leonardo da Vinci's “The Last Supper” at London's Royal Academy of Arts Tuesday, gluing themselves to the painting's frame and spray-painting “No New Oil” next to it.
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Police: Gunman fired more than 70 rounds at July 4 parade

Police say the gunman who attacked an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago fired more than 70 rounds with an AR-15-style gun that killed at least six people.
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Body parts, gear found on Italian glacier after avalanche

A huge chunk of the Marmolada glacier cleaved off Sunday, sending torrents of ice, rock and debris down the mountainside onto unsuspecting hikers below.
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Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

Amber Heard’s lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.35 million verdict against her in the defamation case filed by ex-husband Johnny Depp.
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Putin declares victory in eastern Ukraine region of Luhansk

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday declared victory in the eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk, one day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining bulwark of resistance in the province.
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6 dead, 24 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

Police say at least five people are dead and 19 have been taken to hospitals after a shooting at a July Fourth parade in a Chicago suburb.
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‘Minions’ set box office on fire with $108.5 million debut

“Minions: The Rise of Gru” brought in an estimated $108.5 million in ticket sales from 4,391 screens in North America, Universal Pictures said Sunday.
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Rain hampers search for missing in Italian glacier avalanche

Heavy rain was hampering the search in Italy for those unaccounted for — perhaps as many 15 — a day after an enormous chunk of an Alpine glacier broke off and slammed into hikers.
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After 3 feet of rain, 32,000 in Sydney area may need to flee

More than 30,000 residents of Sydney have been told to evacuate or prepare to abandon their homes.
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Video shows Akron police kill Black man in hail of gunfire

Authorities say a Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again.
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31 bodies, some decomposing, found at Indiana funeral home

Police are investigating after more than 30 bodies, some decomposing, were found inside a southern Indiana funeral home.
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