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Jurors to decide whether Charlottesville Unite the Right rally organizers prepared for a violent showdown from the start
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Jurors to decide whether Charlottesville Unite the Right rally organizers prepared for a violent showdown from the start

Four years after White supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, for the “Unite the Right” rally, a civil trial starting Monday will decide whether organizers had predetermined the event would turn violent. Dozens were injured and one person died in the chaos surrounding the rally. “There is one thing about this case that should be made…MORE

Texas man charged with murder after shooting someone in a car outside his home. He told police it was self-defense
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Texas man charged with murder after shooting someone in a car outside his home. He told police it was self-defense

A Texas man is facing a first-degree murder charge related to the fatal shooting of a man sitting in a parked car outside his home earlier this month in a case the victim’s family believes could test the limits of the state’s so-called stand your ground law. The confrontation began in the early morning hours…MORE

Anti-vaccine protesters support Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving outside Brooklyn game
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Anti-vaccine protesters support Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving outside Brooklyn game

Protesters gathered outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday in support of Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving’s decision to remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 despite local regulations that prohibit unvaccinated players from participating in home games. The Nets said earlier this month that the seven-time All-Star would not be allowed to begin play…MORE

Body found in state park confirmed to be that of New Hampshire boy who went missing over a month ago
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Body found in state park confirmed to be that of New Hampshire boy who went missing over a month ago

Human remains found in a Massachusetts state park are those of a 5-year-old New Hampshire boy who’d been missing more than a month, according to a news release by the Attorney General’s office in New Hampshire. Dr. Richard Atkison, the Massachusetts chief medical examiner, “was able to positively identify the remains as Elijah Lewis using…MORE

James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ has died
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James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ has died

James Michael Tyler, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show “Friends,” died peacefully at his home on Sunday, according to his representative Toni Benson. He was 59. “The world knew him as Gunther (the seventh “Friend”), from the hit series Friends, but Michael’s loved ones knew him as an actor,…MORE

2 children were killed and 8 other people injured when a car lost control at Texas drag race

2 children were killed and 8 other people injured when a car lost control at Texas drag race

Two young boys were killed Saturday afternoon in Kerrville, Texas, after a vehicle taking part in a drag racing event lost control and struck spectators, police said. The Kerrville Police Department said in a statement that the boys were 6 and 8 years old. Eight other people were injured, including two other children, the statement…MORE

3.6 magnitude earthquake rattles metro Los Angeles

3.6 magnitude earthquake rattles metro Los Angeles

The Los Angeles metro area was hit with a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of 17 kilometers near Maywood and East Los Angeles. There were numerous reports on social media of the earthquake being felt by those in the area…MORE

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