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February 21, 2024 6 mins
House Republicans’ efforts to impeach President Joe Biden seem to be facing some hurdles this week — we’ll explain. Boeing removed its head of the 737 Max program amid questions about the planes’ safety. One Alabama health organization has paused IVF treatments after the state's Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos are considered children. US officials are working to secure a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war before Ramadan. And...
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House Republicans are entering a critical moment in their efforts to impeach President Joe Biden, but parts of their case seem to be falling apart. Russia claims to have captured another Ukrainian town, which Ukraine denies. A hearing on whether Julian Assange can appeal his extradition to the US wrapped up today. The man accused of killing an 11-year-old girl in Texas has been charged with capital murder. And, a trial begins for t...
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House Republicans are grilling President Joe Biden's brother today as part of their impeachment inquiry. A fertility clinic in Alabama is pausing IVF treatments after a first-of-its-kind ruling from the state Supreme Court. Donald Trump's racked up more legal bills in January that his political donors helped pay. President Joe Biden is cancelling more federal student loan debt. Plus, Apple's big swing into sports. Learn more about ...
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Former President Donald Trump has spoken out about the death of Alexey Navalny, by comparing the late Russian opposition figure to himself. A CNN investigation shows Israeli forces fired on a food convoy in Gaza earlier this month, despite agreeing on its route with the UN. Prosecutors say the ex-FBI informant accused of lying about the Biden family has ties with Russian intelligence. Some Auto Workers could go on strike at a Ford ...
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Police have arrested a suspect after the disappearance and death of an 11 year old girl in Texas. Alabama's Supreme Court says frozen embryos count as children and critics are warning it could have a chilling impact on IVF. The ex-FBI informant arrested over false information about the Biden family says some of it came from Russian officials. Georgia's governor says he's spoken to the special counsel investigation election interfer...
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Authorities say the body of an 11-year-old girl who vanished on her way to school in Texas has been found in a river. Two men have been charged with murder in connection to the deadly shooting after the Kansas City Chiefs' championship rally last week. Much of California is getting hit with another round of rain today. Russia has arrested a dual US-Russia citizen on charges of treason. Lastly, Elon Musk’s brain chip startup marks a...
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The US vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Alexey Navalny’s mother addressed Russian President Vladimir Putin in a new video as the US plans to impose new sanctions against Russia this week. Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley vows to stay in the presidential race to take on former President Donald Trump. Walmart made a big acquisition to grow its ad business. And, a new st...
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Russia is making advances and putting Ukraine under a lot of pressure ahead of the conflict's two year anniversary this week. We'll tell you how a Napa Valley winery owner is backing up Fulton County DA Fani Willis. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is down to his last few legal options to avoid getting extradited to the US. Authorities are searching for an 11-year-old girl who went missing in Texas last week. And, a US airline has ...
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The Kremlin has responded to accusations that Russia's president was behind the death of opposition figure Alexey Navalny. Israeli forces have been accused of killing, raping and sexually assaulting Palestinian women. The Biden Administration says it'll spend billions on cleaning up America's drinking water. President Joe Biden has brought in a lot of money for his 2024 campaign. And, 5,000 pounds of space junk will re-enter Earth'...
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The US says it won’t support a UN vote calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and has created its own proposal instead. Los Angeles could see record breaking rainfall as almost all of California is under a flood alert. House Speaker Mike Johnson is facing a lot of pressure to support aid for Ukraine. Two of America's largest credit card companies are merging. Plus, the FBI has seized a site on dark web used by the world's most ...
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The US is proposing a “temporary ceasefire” in Gaza in a draft UN Security Council resolution – we have the details. President Joe Biden says he’s willing to meet with House Speaker Mike Johnson to discuss sending more aid to Ukraine. Police have arrested a man suspected of killing two people at the University of Colorado last week. We’ll explain the European Union’s formal investigation into TikTok. Lastly, former New York Congres...
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Ukraine faces more difficulty on the battlefield, as US aid stalls and the Kremlin’s never been richer. Alexy Navalny’s widow claims Russia is hiding the body of the opposition leader. More House Republicans are heading for the exits amid chaos in the chamber. The UN’s top court started hearings today over Israeli occupation of Palestinian-claimed land. Plus, Donald Trump launches a new sneaker line, after being ordered to pay hund...
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Alexey Navalny’s widow rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin over her late husband's death in an eight-minute video – we have details. A major flooding threat is ramping up in California. We’ll tell you where things stand on the frontlines of Russia’s war in Ukraine. The Houthis claim they shot down a US drone in Yemen. And, Republican lawmakers in Utah are challenging the federal government. Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...
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Nearly the whole population of California under flood alert - we’ll tell you how some counties are preparing. A spokesperson says Alexey Navalny’s mother and lawyers have been denied access to the morgue where his body is allegedly held. Israel is warning Hamas to either surrender and free the remaining hostages or face a ground invasion in Rafah. Two sources say the Biden administration is considering relaxing stringent vehicle em...
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President Joe Biden is blaming Ukraine’s withdrawal from Avdiivka on Congress. Most of California’s population are under flood alerts. Two police officers and a firefighter have been killed after responding to a domestic dispute in Minnesota. An Israeli cabinet minister says his country will its expand military operations in Rafah, if hostages are not returned by early next month. And, the NBA All-star game along with a new 3-point...
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In the aftermath of special counsel Robert Hur’s report stating that President Joe Biden would present to a jury as a “well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory,” age and mental competency are once again being talked about on the campaign trail. Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has continually attacked Biden and former President Donald Trump over their age, while also proposing politicians over age 75 take a mental compete...
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One surgeon trapped inside Gaza’s Nasser Hospital warns that “all the ICU patients will die” as Israel continues to raid the complex. CNN has exclusive details about Russia’s efforts to develop a nuclear space weapon. More than 27 million people are under flood watches in California ahead of back-to-back storms. Former president Donald Trump will be in Michigan today ahead of the battleground state’s primary. And, we’ll explain why...
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Ukraine is withdrawing troops from a key city on the eastern front. Displaced Palestinians are fleeing Rafah after intensified Israeli airstrikes and an anticipated ground offensive. Former president Donald Trump plans to appeal the 355 million dollar judgement against him. One firefighter was killed and many were injured after a house exploded in Virginia. And, a first-of-its-kind treatment could help thousands of patients with sk...
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A New York judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial hit him with his biggest financial punishment to date. World leaders say Russian President Vladimir Putin should be held accountable for the reported death of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny. President Joe Biden pledged his support for East Palestine, Ohio, more than a year after a toxic train derailment. Multiple Harvard officials have been subpoenaed in a...
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President Joe Biden held Russian President Vladimir Putin responsible for the reported death of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny. Two teens have been charged in a deadly shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade. The father of Fulton County’s district attorney took the stand in his daughter’s misconduct hearing. Senator Joe Manchin says he’s not running for president. And, Nike is laying off some employees to cut...
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