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1 Killed and 5 Wounded in Shooting in Oakland; Motive Sought

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn’t known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at a hospital after gunfire erupted Saturday evening near Lake Merritt,…

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US has Recovered Ransom Payment Made After Pipeline Hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has recovered the majority of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack that caused the operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline to halt its operations last month, officials said Monday. The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is believed to be the…

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Police: 3 Hurt in Florida Mall Shooting, Suspects in Custody

MIAMI (AP) — A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three people injured Saturday afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing and ducking for cover, police and local news reports said. Live aerial televised news footage showed mall patrons running from the Aventura…

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President Biden Promises Swift and Effective Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People

WASHINGTON (FNN) – In recognition of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day on May 4, 2021, President Biden signed a proclamation that read in part: “Today, thousands of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Native Americans continue to cry out for justice and healing. On Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, we remember…

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Gaetz Sex Probe Suddenly Threatens a Speedy Washington Rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Compared with most congressional newbies, it didn’t take Rep. Matt Gaetz long. Phone calls from the president. Rides aboard Air Force One. Hundreds of television appearances. A darling in conservative circles. Yet barely four years after arriving in Washington as a little-known Republican state legislator from Florida’s Panhandle, the 38-year-old unblushing defender of Donald…

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AP Source: Suspect in Capitol Attack Suffered Delusions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol, killing one of them before he was shot to death by police, had been suffering from delusions, paranoia and suicidal thoughts, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Investigators believe it was an isolated…

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Car Rams into Police at Capitol Barricade; Officer Killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S. Capitol and then emerged wielding a knife, law enforcement officials said. The suspect died at a hospital, officials said. Both officers were hospitalized, and one of them “succumbed to his…

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Biden, Harris Offering Solace to Grieving Asian Americans

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris offered solace to Asian Americans and a reeling nation on Friday as they visited Atlanta just days after a white gunman killed eight people, most of them Asian American women. The visit, during a nationwide spike of anti-Asian violence, has added resonance with the presence…

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