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Verity is a free daily news publication that helps you consume the news from new and better angles, so that you can discover the whole truth behind every major news story. Visit our website at www.verity.news

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April 20, 2024 28 mins

Facts & Spins for April 20, 2024 Top Stories: Israel reportedly conducts a limited counterattack against Iran, While the US vetoes a Palestinian push for full UN membership, A man tragically self-immolates outside of Donald Trump’s New York trial, A Polish man is arrested over an alleged Russian plot to assassinate Volodymyr Zelenskyy, US House Speaker Mike Johnson proposes a $95B foreign aid bill, The US resumes deportation of...

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Facts & Spins for April 19, 2024 Top Stories: Washington sanctions entities linked to Iran’s drone program, the ruling HDZ party wins the most seats in Croatia’s election, Columbia University’s president testifies about on-campus antisemitism, Belgium’s top court reinstates a Conservative conference, the Biden admin is sued for allegedly destroying public records, Tesla pushes for a $56B pay deal for Elon Musk, Google fires 28 ...

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April 18, 2024 6 mins

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Facts & Spins for April 18, 2024 Top Stories: A Boeing whistleblower testifies before the US Senate, The defense chiefs of China and the US hold their first talks in 18 months, Russia claims that Ukraine would use an “Olympic truce” to regroup militarily, Pres. Biden suggests US military support for Israel will prevent Iranian escalation, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets with Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping in Beijing, the Senate k...

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April 17, 2024 7 mins

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Facts & Spins for April 17, 2024 Top Stories: SCOTUS hears arguments in the Jan. 6 case, China’s GDP reportedly grew 5.3% in Q1 2024, House Speaker Mike Johnson proposes military aid for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan, protesters demonstrate against Georgia’s foreign influence law, Europe commits to increase aid for Sudan, the UN accuses Israel of continuing to impose “unlawful” restrictions on humanitarian aid, Chinese ChatGPT riv...

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April 16, 2024 5 mins

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Facts & Spins for April 16, 2024 Top Stories: Israel says it has no choice but to retaliate against Iran, Police identify the Sydney mall stabbing attacker, As the city experiences another stabbing at a church, Narendra Modi's party releases its Indian election manifesto, A Ukrainian commander says the eastern front has “deteriorated significantly,” Jury selection begins in Trump’s hush money trial, US news organizations urge B...

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April 15, 2024 5 mins

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Facts & Spins for April 13, 2024 Top Stories: The US and Israel brace for a potential Iranian attack on Israeli soil, House Speaker Mike Johnson and Donald Trump are convening in Mar-a-Lago, Ukrainian Pres. Volodymyr Zelenskyy slams Western allies, Ethiopian officials arrest 13 in connection to the murder of a key opposition figure, Pres. Joe Biden pledges to defend the Philippines in the South China Sea, A Democratic senator u...

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Facts & Spins for April 12, 2024 Top Stories: The international community braces for escalation in the Middle East, Israel’s defense minister says Israel will “flood Gaza with aid,' a Vietnamese billionaire is sentenced to death for $44B fraud, South Korea’s opposition party wins a parliamentary vote, three sons of a senior Hamas leader are killed in an Israeli airstrike, Biden says he’s “considering” dropping charges against J...

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Facts & Spins for April 11, 2024 Top Stories: Arizona’s Supreme Court upholds an 1864 abortion ban, Pres. Biden states Benjamin Netanyahu is making a “mistake” in Gaza, Australia’s Foreign Minister floats recognizing Palestinian statehood, Jacob Zuma is cleared to run in South Africa’s election, the EU passes an agreement on immigration and asylum, the UK National Health Service will review all transgender treatment, the US sto...

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Facts & Spins for April 10, 2024 Top Stories: Trial begins for 27 suspects connected to the Panama Papers scandal, a European court rules Swiss climate inaction violated the rights of citizens, Joe Biden announces further student debt relief plans, the president agrees to pay Taiwan’s TSMC $6.6B to ramp up US chip production, David Cameron meets Donald Trump in Florida, Tesla settles a lawsuit over a fatal Autopilot crash, an R...

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Facts & Spins for April 9, 2024 Top Stories: Israel withdraws its troops from Khan Younis, Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is struck by drones, Peter Pellegrini wins Slovakia’s presidential elections, At least 17 are reportedly killed in clashes in southern Syria, Ohio officials warn Biden could be left off the state’s election ballot,  Boeing faces further scrutiny after a plane engine cover falls off, Trump says ab...

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Facts & Spins for April 6, 2024 Top Stories: A report by Microsoft says China plans to use AI to disrupt US and other elections, New investigations detail Israel’s alleged use of AI in the Gaza war, Emmanuel Macron states that Russia will target the Paris Olympics, Somalia expels the Ethiopian ambassador in a row over a strategic port, A report claims that the Indian government ordered assassinations in Pakistan, The No Labels ...

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Facts & Spins for April 5, 2024 Top Stories: Russia says it and NATO are reaching 'direct conflict' as the alliance turns 75, Brazil's de Moraes allegedly led a 'sweeping' crackdown on free speech, a report says the US State Dept. was at fault over the Afghanistan withdrawal, Biden tells Netanyahu US policy will change unless civilian suffering in Gaza is addressed, a majority of Southeast Asians are found to favor China over t...

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Facts & Spins for April 4, 2024 Top Stories: Presidents Biden and Xi hold their first talks since January, at least 9 are killed after a powerful earthquake rocks Taiwan, Ukraine lowers its conscription age to 25, Pres. Joe Biden expresses outrage over the Israeli airstrike that killed Gaza aid workers, Donald Trump sues Truth Social’s co-founders, Jack Smith criticizes a judge’s order in the Trump classified docs case, JK Rowl...

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Facts & Spins for April 3, 2024 Top Stories: Seven World Central Kitchen aid workers are killed by the Israeli military in Gaza, Israeli strikes in Damascus kill seven high-ranking Iranian officials, the DR Congo names its first female prime minister, Florida’s Supreme Court puts abortion rights to vote, Trump posts $175M bond in his New York fraud case, a judge refuses to dismiss Hunter Biden's tax evasion case, a Finland scho...

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Facts & Spins for April 2, 2024 Top Stories: Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital, Israel experiences its largest protest since Oct. 7, 60 Minutes and other outlets allege a Russian tie to Havana syndrome, A key Haitian gang leader demands a role in peace talks, Turkey’s opposition party wins a plurality in local elections, Senegal’s Top Court confirms Diomaye Faye as president-elect, The Biden and Trump camps ...

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Facts & Spins for March 30, 2024 Top Stories: The International Court of Justice orders Israel to address Gaza’s famine, while Israel agrees to send a delegation to Egypt and Qatar for Gaza talks, Russia’s UN veto ends the body’s monitoring of nuclear sanctions,  Greece’s government survives a no-confidence vote over a deadly 2023 train crash, Georgia’s legislature passes a sweeping elections bill, former presidents Obama and C...

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