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One killed, another injured in shooting at Pennsylvania gas station

A man accused of shooting and killing one person and injuring another near a Pennsylvania gas station died in an apparent suicide, authorities said Wednesday. Officers responded to a report of a gunfire just after 4:45 a.m. near a Wawa gas station in Upper Macungie Township, about 60 miles north of Philadelphia, Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said during a news conference.
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Virginia police officer fired after donating to Kyle Rittenhouse defense fund

A police officer in Virginia who donated money to support homicide suspect Kyle Rittenhouse was fired, authorities said Tuesday. Lt. William Kelly, who worked in internal affairs for the Norfolk Police Department, was terminated after he expressed support for Rittenhouse and made an anonymous $25 donation to his defense fund. The officer's message at the time read, in part: “God bless. Thank you for your courage. Keep your head up. You’ve done nothing wrong.”
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Mother charged with murder in deaths of children she said she was protecting from abuse

A California mother was charged with murder in the deaths of her three young children, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Monday. Liliana Carrillo, 30, was initially arrested and charged April 10 on suspicion of carjacking a motorist in Kern County. Authorities said she had fled after killing her daughters Joanna, 3, and Sierra, 6 months, and her son, Terry, 2.
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As network news leadership shuffles, doubts about future loom

Two of the biggest players in broadcast news found themselves facing rocky transitions last week. Both ABC News and CBS News announced new leaders, and the executive producer of ABC's "Good Morning America" abruptly left the network. The shake-ups, a source of confusion and anxiety for employees at both networks,...
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The Trump admin awarded a firm up to $1.3 billion to make Covid vaccine syringes. Where are they?

WASHINGTON — A year after a Connecticut company was awarded federal loans and contracts worth up to nearly $1.3 billion to supply an essential syringe for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, no syringes have been made. The syringe hasn't received even the first of a series of approvals it needs from the federal government before it can be manufactured, and a factory promising 650 jobs remains unbuilt.
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Nike denies involvement with Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes' containing human blood

The devil wears Prada — and now, according to rapper Lil Nas X, he also wears custom Nike sneakers containing human blood. Lil Nas X, the "Old Town Road" artist, is collaborating with the streetwear company MSCHF on a pair of "Satan Shoes," only 666 pairs of which will be on sale Monday. The controversial kicks — apparently modified Nike Air Max 97s — are decorated with a pentagram pendant and a reference to Luke 10:18, a Bible verse about Satan's fall from heaven. They'll be sold for $1,018.
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Ohio police fatally shoot teen girl after call about knife attack

A Columbus, Ohio, police officer fatally shot a teen girl Tuesday afternoon while responding to a call about someone armed with a knife, officials said. Portions of officer body camera footage shown by police hours after the incident appeared to show the girl attempting to stab another female just before the gunfire.
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Biden says he's praying Derek Chauvin trial ends with 'right verdict'

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he’s praying for the "right verdict" in the Derek Chauvin trial as the jury continued to deliberate. “I’m praying the verdict is the right verdict, which I think it’s overwhelming in my view,” said Biden, suggesting that he was in favor of Chauvin being convicted in some form.
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Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts Tuesday for causing George Floyd's death, a verdict that could send the disgraced former Minneapolis police officer to prison for the rest of his life. His eyes darted left and right over his light blue surgical mask as Judge Peter...
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Queen Elizabeth II marks 95th birthday in private just days after Prince Philip's funeral

LONDON — Days after the funeral of her husband of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II turned 95 on Wednesday, marking a milestone birthday without Prince Philip by her side. While in a normal year there may have been plans for a private, low-key event to mark the occasion, the Duke of Edinburgh’s death on April 9 and his funeral on Saturday, together with ongoing coronavirus restrictions, have meant that this year there is no public plan to mark her birthday.