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Woman dies after being pushed onto Times Square subway tracks

A woman was killed Saturday morning after being pushed past an oncoming subway train at Times Square station, police said. The woman was standing on the platform around 9:30 a.m. waiting for the train to arrive at the 42nd Street station in Manhattan, police said. As a Brooklyn-bound R train …

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North Korea fires projectile after criticizing sanctions

SEOUL – North Korea fired an unidentified projectile off its east coast on Friday, hours after warning of a “stronger and certain reaction” if the United States helped impose more sanctions on the North in response. to its recent series of missile tests. South Korea’s military said its analysts are …

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Djokovic admits he did not immediately self-isolate after positive Covid test, as Australia probes possible test discrepancies

In a statement posted to social media, he also apologized for a seemingly false travel claim, saying it was submitted on his behalf by a member of his support staff through “human error.” However, Australian Border Force (ABF) officials are investigating possible inconsistencies in documents related to Djokovic’s PCR result …

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What we know about the deployment of the James Webb space telescope

The most powerful telescope to ever launch into space has reached the end of a meticulous assembly process that kept astronomers spellbound for weeks. Since launching on Christmas morning, the James Webb Space Telescope has made the right choice. It has now crossed the home stretch of its complex deployment …

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Biden condemns Trump as threat to democracy in speech marking one year since Jan.6 attack

“For the first time in our history, a president did not just lose an election. He tried to prevent the peaceful transfer of power as a violent crowd reached the Capitol,” Biden said in a speech by the US Capitol which lasted just under 30 minutes. “But they failed. They …

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US charges suspect in assassination of Haitian president

MIAMI – The United States has indicted a retired Colombian commando group for participating in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti – the first suspect to face US prosecution for the crime. Mario Palacios was arrested Monday at an airport in Panama and transported from there to Miami, …

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The first snow of winter arrives for parts of the southern and central Atlantic United States

Winter weather warnings are in place from eastern Texas east to Tennessee and into the mid Atlantic. In parts of Texas and Louisiana, a mixture of light freezing rain, sleet and snow could cause traces of ice buildup and light icing – mostly on raised surfaces – until Sunday morning. …

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Immigration: Biden administration leads to more of the same Trump policies

The administration’s best-case scenario is a “totally mixed bag,” said Jorge Loweree, director of policy at the American Immigration Council. “And the worst-case scenario is an effective continuation of what Trump wanted. “ Immigration has been a politically perilous issue for Biden, whose approval rates have declined. During an influx …

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US, Russia to discuss Ukraine and security concerns next month

Russia had amassed troops near the Ukrainian border in recent months, which US intelligence has assessed as preparation for a full-scale invasion in early 2022. The Russian Defense Ministry said in Saturday in a statement that 10,000 soldiers had returned to their permanent bases. after completing his training near the …

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Airlines cancel hundreds of more flights as virus scrambles air travel

More than 1,000 flights in the United States, and thousands more around the world, were canceled on Sunday because the Omicron variant of the coronavirus sidelined crews during one of the busiest weekends. loaded the year for travel. As of Sunday evening, more than 1,300 flights with at least one …

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