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Confusion deepens over whether any of 4 University of Idaho students were targeted with fatal stab wounds

CNN — Detectives don’t know if one or more of the four University of Idaho students killed in their off-campus home last month were specifically targeted, police said on Wednesday – in what may be their biggest gap by compared to their previous statements. Police say they are reacting specifically to information they say a …

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China mourns former leader Jiang Zemin with bouquets and black front pages

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Chinese newspapers blacked out their front pages on Thursday and flags were flown at half-mast in mourning for the death of former President Jiang Zemin, as supporters filed piles of bouquets in front of her childhood home. jiang deceased in his hometown of Shanghai just after noon on Wednesday from …

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China set to ease COVID restrictions after historic week of protests

China to allow home quarantine and reduce mass testing – sources Senior official affirms severity of weakening virus The change comes after a series of protests The biggest demonstration of public defiance in a decade BEIJING, Dec 1 (Reuters) – China is expected to announce in the coming days a relaxation of its COVID-19 quarantine …

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Idaho State Police add patrols on college campus as school holds vigil for 4 students killed in unsolved stabbings

CNN — The Idaho State Police added four campus patrols and 14 patrols for the general community as the University of Idaho holds a vigil Wednesday night for the four students fatally stabbed earlier this month. Several hundred people attend the vigil on campus for 9,000 students to commemorate the victims: Ethan Chapin, 20; Kaylee …

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Recently unsealed affidavit details clues that led investigators to suspect in Delphi teenage girl murders

CNN — An unexpended .40 caliber bullet that was found near the bodies of two Indiana teenage girls was related to the suspect Richard Allen, who was arrested last month in connection with the murders, according to a probable cause affidavit. The affidavit, unsealed by a judge on Tuesday, helps shed light on how investigators …

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Guangzhou clashes as China tries to quell COVID protests

Riot police in hazmat suits confront protesters Estimate of 27 to 43 protests in 22 cities in China One of the greatest acts of public defiance in a decade Authorities probe protesters as security tightens SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Residents of the Chinese city of Guangzhou clashed on Tuesday night with riot police in …

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Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage in historic vote

Washington CNN — The Senate on Tuesday passed legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriage, called the Respect for Marriage Act, in a historic bipartisan vote. The final vote was 61-36. The bill was backed by all members of the Democratic caucus and 12 Republicans, the same dozen GOP members who backed the bill for …

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Tony Ornato, former White House deputy chief of staff, meets with the House committee on January 6

CNN — The House Select Committee to Investigate Capitol Riot questions former White House deputy chief of staff Tony Ornato on Tuesday, a potentially key witness whose testimony could shed new light on former President Donald Trump’s movements until January 6, 2021, according to two close sources of the panel’s work. Former Trump aide Cassidy …

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China’s security apparatus springs into action to quell Covid protests

CNN — China extensive security apparatus moved quickly to snuff out mass protests which swept the country, with police patrolling the streets, checking cellphones and even calling some protesters to warn them of a repeat. In major cities on Monday and Tuesday, police flooded the sites of protests over the weekend, when thousands of people …

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