Suicide of Team USA coach facing abuse charges was 'escape from justice'

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 10:12
The death of John Geddert, the US Olympic team coach who was charged with 24 felonies in connection with the abuse of young gymnasts, was an "escape from justice," said Sarah Klein, one of the many athletes who reacted to the news on Thursday.
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US court awards $2.3 billion to USS Pueblo crew held hostage by North Korea more than 50 years ago

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 09:56
A US federal court has awarded $2.3 billion in damages to several crew members of the USS Pueblo and their surviving families, more than 50 years after North Korea seized the American naval vessel and took its crew hostage.
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These vaccine trial participants in an Indian city said they didn't know they were being tested on

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 09:50
More than a dozen slum residents in Bhopal, India, say they thought they were being vaccinated for Covid-19. They say they later discovered from local activists that some of them hadn't been given an approved vaccine and had unwittingly taken part in a Phase 3 clinical trial for India's homegrown vaccine, Covaxin. CNN's Vedika Sud reports.
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Malaysian man wins landmark challenge against Muslim gay sex ban

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 08:09
A Malaysian man on Thursday won a landmark court challenge against an Islamic ban on sex "against the order of nature," raising hopes for greater acceptance of gay rights in the mostly Muslim country.
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The House is set for a historic down payment on Biden's legacy

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 07:01
At any other time, the imminent House passage of a gargantuan $1.9 trillion bill that addresses many of the foundational goals of a new presidency would be regarded as a smashing victory for a White House only six weeks into a first term.
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Inside a luxury Thailand "golf quarantine"

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 06:59
At six in the morning, Heo Kwang-eum tees off another day in Thailand in coronavirus quarantine -- literally. He's one of dozens of South Korean visitors spending two weeks in isolation playing golf at a resort an hour north of Bangkok.
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Proud Boys leader has no sympathy for lawmakers targeted by Capitol riot

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 06:46
• Ex-Proud Boys member on what it's like in the far-right group
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Asian banks are failing on climate by channeling billions into coal, report says

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 06:33
Many of the world's leading financial institutions have pledged in recent years to slash their support for the coal and oil industries. But a new report has found that hundreds of billions of dollars are still being channeled into fossil fuels, and Asia's banks are doing much of that business.
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Dutch parliament becomes second in a week to accuse China of genocide in Xinjiang

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 05:58
The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country.
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Hear Fauci's advice on how to avoid catching Covid-19 variant

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 05:23
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN's Chris Cuomo about the importance of receiving the coronavirus vaccine, and how it can be helpful amid news of more variants spreading across the US.
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His rescue at a London protest inspired Michelle Obama and Prince Harry. Now, Patrick Hutchinson is turning his moment into a movement

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:51
It was a moment caught on camera -- a heroic act that thrust Patrick Hutchinson, a London father and grandfather, into the limelight.
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Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:50
The Senate parliamentarian has ruled against including the increase in the minimum wage in the Covid relief bill, an aide familiar with the process and two sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell CNN.
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Federal judge rules eviction moratorium is unconstitutional

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:45
A federal judge in Texas on Thursday ruled that the federal moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional, according to court documents.
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Increasing number of unaccompanied children arriving at southern border setting off alarm bells for feds

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:33
The growing number of migrant children arriving alone at the US-Mexico border is raising alarm among officials scrambling to find enough space to shelter kids until they're relocated with parents or relatives in the United States.
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Anti-Asian violence must be charged as a hate crime

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:19
Prosecutors need to charge anti-Asian violence as hate crimes. While any violent crime impacts the victim, a crime motivated by hate can impact entire groups of people, be they of a particular race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
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Ex-General explains the message Biden is sending with strike

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 04:02
Retired Lt. General Mark Hertling and former Obama adviser David Axelrod discuss the US military strike ordered by President Biden on a site in Syria used by two Iranian-backed militia groups.
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McConnell says he'll 'absolutely' support Trump in 2024 if he's the GOP nominee

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 03:54
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would "absolutely" support former President Donald Trump if he became the GOP presidential nominee in 2024, a notable commitment following his recent blistering critiques of the former President.
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Analysis: Where the stimulus bill stands in Congress, and what comes next

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 03:24
The major order of business for President Joe Biden and Congress is to pass a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package before the round of unemployment benefits and other aid approved in December lapse, again leaving millions of Americans short of help.
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Teen makes kits of compassion for hospital workers

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 03:17
Anderson Cooper learns about a teen who makes compassion kits for hospital workers and a wildlife rehabilitator who has been helping injured animals for 18 years. Watch 'Full Circle' Monday, Thursday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
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US carries out air strikes in Syria targeting Iranian backed militia structures

CNN - Παρ, 2021-02-26 02:53
The US military struck a site in Syria on Thursday used by two Iranian-backed militia groups following rocket attacks on American forces in the region in the past two weeks, according to a US official.
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