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    Trump Staffer Arrested for Capitol Insurrection Participation

    Federico Klein, a former state department aide appointed by former President Trump, was arrested Thursday in connection with the capitol riots. Klein is the...

    Former Oklahoma City Zoo Staffer Pleads Guilty in Trafficking Endangered Galapagos Tortoises

    A former Oklahoma City Zoo employee plead guilty to trafficking stolen endangered Galapagos tortoise hatchlings, according to federal prosecutors Thursday.  Joshua Taylor Lucas has been...

    Dallas Police Officer Accused of Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping and Murder

    A Dallas police officer was arrested Thursday morning with two counts of capital murder, more than a year and a half after an informant...

    Internet and TV Disrupted In Senegal Due to Civil Unrest

    The Senegalese government has restricted internet access in the country as protests over the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko intensify. Regulatory authorities also suspended...

    China Set an Economic Growth Target of ‘Above 6%’ for 2021

    Republic of China Premier Li Keqiang announced on Friday that China has set an economic growth target of ‘above 6 percent’ for 2021. "As a...

    Philippines Receives First COVAX COVID-19 Vaccines from World Health Organization

    The Philippines has received 487,200 doses of the COVAX program COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca from the WHO. A KLM commercial flight carried the vaccines...

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