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Family of elite cyclist shot in alleged love triangle killing calls her death 'senseless'

The family of an elite cyclist who was fatally shot earlier this month in the midst of what authorities are describing as a love triangle said her death was "senseless." "We are absolutely devastated by the loss of our beautiful daughter and sister, Anna Moriah Wilson," her family said in a statement to NBC News. "There are no words that can express the pain and suffering we are experiencing due to this senseless, tragic loss."
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Starbucks will exit Russia after 15 years, closing 130 licensed cafes

After 15 years of operating in Russia, Starbucks will exit the market, joining companies like McDonald’s, Exxon Mobil and British American Tobacco in withdrawing from the country completely. The coffee giant announced Monday that it will no longer have a brand presence in Russia. Starbucks has 130 locations in...

Al Gore's climate project names new CEO

The Climate Reality Project, an environmental nonprofit organization founded by former Vice President Al Gore, announced Monday that veteran clean energy advocate Phyllis Cuttino is set to lead the organization. Cuttino, who was formerly director of the clean energy program at The Pew Charitable Trusts, will become the Climate Reality...

3 killed on Long Island after drunken driver hits car with 6 people inside, police say

Three women were killed Saturday in a suspected drunken driving crash on Long Island, New York, that left debris scattered across the area. The victims were sitting in the rear of a Lincoln Town Car with a driver and two other occupants when a Mercedes-Benz hit the vehicle in front of 214 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park, shortly after 11 p.m., the Nassau County Police Department said.

Wisconsin couple kills bear that attacked them in their home

MEDFORD, Wis. — A Wisconsin couple say they killed a bear that attacked them inside their home after they spotted it eating from their bird feeder. The Taylor County Sheriff’s office said the attack happened around 11 p.m. Friday at a home near Medford in north-central Wisconsin. The couple told authorities that the bear charged through a window after they yelled at it to go away.

Iran Revolutionary Guard colonel is shot dead in Tehran

A senior member of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike, state TV reported. Although the Guard gave only scant detail about the attack that occurred in broad daylight in the heart of Iran’s capital, the group blamed the killing on “global arrogance,” typically code for the United States and Israel.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy receives John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was among five recipients named at the JFK Profile in Courage Awards on Sunday night. Presenting the award, Caroline Kennedy said it had been given to an international elected official in only a "few exceptional cases" when "political courage has inspired the world."May 23, 2022.

6 hurt when bull escapes Northern California rodeo arena

Several people were injured when a bull jumped a fence and escaped an arena during a popular Northern California rodeo, authorities said. The escape occurred Friday during the final section of the Redding Rodeo’s bull riding event, the Redding Rodeo Association said on Facebook. The bull leapt over a...

Democrats target Asian Americans with new super PAC

WASHINGTON — When Aftab Pureval first thought about running for office in a mostly white Ohio county, other Democrats advised him to change his name to something like “Adam" or "Al." Less than a decade later, Pureval is Cincinnati’s first Asian American mayor and says some of those...