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Payton Gendron: What we know about the Buffalo supermarket shooting suspect

“This was pure evil,” Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia said at a Saturday news conference, calling the shooting a “straight up racially motivated hate crime from somebody outside of our community.” The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the shooting “as a hate crime and an act of racially-motivated violent extremism,” according to a …

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Watch: Stablecoins faltering amid crypto market volatility

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Air traffic control shuts down in Jamaica, stranding passengers

(CNN) – Air traffic control came to a stop for parts of Thursday morning and afternoon in Jamaica, forcing flight cancellations and leaving thousands of frustrated passengers stranded there or unable to reach the Caribbean island. MBJ Airports Limited, the operator of Sangster International Airport near the popular resort destination of Montego Bay, confirmed in …

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Novak Djokovic wins 1,000th ATP Tour match with victory in Italian Open semifinal

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl are the only other men to have reached the historic milestone. Djokovic reached his 1,000th win in 1,203 matches, making him the fourth fastest to achieve the feat, according to ATP stats. The 20-time grand slam winner, who was presented with a cake by tournament organizers …

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‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ review: Theo James and Rose Leslie star in HBO’s time-killing series based on the book

James’ Henry notes that time travels “just happens to me” at unexpected times – a “genetic defect” that causes him to fall through time, leaving him “naked, penniless and running.” He and Clare (“Game of Thrones’” Leslie) explain all this in direct-to-camera testimonials at different points in their lives, sort of like “The Office,” just …

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Texas teen making history as youngest ever Black law graduate in US

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM A Texas woman is making history this weekend. Haley Taylor Schlitz, 19, is graduating from Southern Methodist University this Saturday. “It’s just it’s too perfect, I’m excited,” Schlitz said. “It feels really real now.” The North Texas native is making national history. Haley Taylor Schlitz, 19, is set to become the youngest Black …

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Putin apologized over FM’s Hitler comments, Israel says

The Thursday statement said, “The Prime Minister accepted President Putin’s apology for Lavrov’s remarks and thanked him for clarifying the President’s attitude towards the Jewish people and the memory of the Holocaust.” A bitter war of words broke out between the two countries after Lavrov sought to justify Moscow’s stated goal of “de-Nazifying” Ukraine – …

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Russian ships carrying stolen Ukrainian grain turned away from Mediterranean ports – but not all of them

CNN has identified the vessel as the bulk carrier Matros Pozynich. On April 27, the ship weighed anchor off the coast of Crimea, and turned off its transponder. The next day it was seen at the port of Sevastopol, the main port in Crimea, according to photographs and satellite images. The Matros Pozynich is one …

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Tiananmen Square Fast Facts CNN

CNN – Here is some information about the events in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 3-4, 1989. Tiananmen Square is located in the center of Beijing, the capital of China. Tiananmen means “gate of heavenly peace.” In 1989, after several weeks of demonstrations, Chinese troops entered Tiananmen Square on June 4 and fired on civilians. …

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