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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Russia claims capture of key transport hub

Russia’s Defense Ministry said its forces now control Lyman, a town providing access to bridges over the Siversky Donets river.

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"He Just Started Shooting": Harrowing New Accounts Of US School Massacre

Fresh harrowing accounts emerged Saturday of the ordeal faced by survivors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, fanning public fury over the massacre even as the deeply traumatized town prepared...

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted that European nations halt sanctions on his country and weapons shipments to Ukraine

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Shanghai Moves Towards Reopening As Beijing Plans To Ease Covid Curbs

The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further towards a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while officials in Beijing prepared to ease curbs in parts of the capital,...

‘Confront the attacker’: Texas police appear to have violated shooting response policy

Local law enforcement under scrutiny over delay in entering Uvalde classroomNew details on the apparent failure of local law enforcement to respond swiftly to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, were raising questions on Saturday about police procedures introduced after the 1999 Columbine shooting in Colorado.After three days of contradictory accounts of the police response tothe attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead in the small south Texas city, it emerged that the decision by police to wait outside the classroom where the 18-year-old gunman was barricaded appears to contravene federal and state guidelines, developed over two decades, that prioritize police disabling the gunman. Continue reading...