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Buffalo shooting victim laid to rest; city marks 1 week

UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Roberta Drury, a 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo supermarket, was remembered at her funeral Saturday for “that smile that could light up a room,” as the city marked one week since the shooting with sorrowful moments of silence.

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GOP primary race for Alabama Senate seat turns bitter

UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2022

AUBURN, Ala. – Alabama’s Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby has become a bitter high-dollar contest with the three strongest contenders jockeying for the nomination.
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COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2022

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States – just like the persistent reality of gun violence that kills tens of thousands of people every year.
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Poles need EU funds as they help Ukrainians, ambassador says

UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2022

WARSAW, Poland – Ukraine’s ambassador to neighboring Poland says his nation is grateful for the welcome that Poles have given to millions of Ukrainian refugees, but he hopes the European Union will soon release billions of euros to Poland so that the assistance does not come “at the cost of the Polish people.”
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North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

UPDATED: Sat., May 21, 2022

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Saturday it found nearly 220,000 more people with feverish symptoms, even as leader Kim Jong Un claimed progress in slowing a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 across his unvaccinated populace and hinted at easing virus restrictions to nurse a decaying economy.
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Pa. Senate GOP primary too close to call, recount likely

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat is too close to call and is likely headed for a statewide recount to decide the winner of the contest between heart surgeon-turned-TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund CEO David McCormick.
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U.S. removes 5 groups from terror blacklist, retains al-Qaida

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

The United States has removed five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list of foreign terrorist organizations. In notices published in the Federal Register on Friday, the State Department said it had removed the groups after a mandatory five-year review of their designations.
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Police: Chicago shooting leaves 2 people dead, 7 wounded

UPDATED: Fri., May 20, 2022

Two people were killed and seven were injured when a man involved in a fight opened fire outside a fast food restaurant just blocks from Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile shopping district, authorities said Friday, following a recent spate of shootings downtown and a surge in gun violence citywide.

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