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Biden jokes about accusations, targets union voters

Biden jokes about accusations, targets union votersWASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women, and he signaled in a resolute speech to union activists that's he's ready to run for president as a moderate Democrat in party that has been drifting left.



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A U.S. Lawsuit Targets Boeing Over the Deadly Ethiopian Airlines Crash

A U.S. Lawsuit Targets Boeing Over the Deadly Ethiopian Airlines CrashThe family of Jackson Musoni, a 31-year-old Rwandan national who was among the victims of the crash, filed the lawsuit



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The Latest: Israel hits Gaza Strip targets after rocket fire

The Latest: Israel hits Gaza Strip targets after rocket fireJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):



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Senate Democrat Targets College Donors After Admissions Scandal

Senate Democrat Targets College Donors After Admissions ScandalRon Wyden of Oregon, the ranking minority member of the Senate Finance Committee, said Wednesday he plans to introduce a bill that would prohibit donors to colleges to take a tax deduction for those charitable contributions before or during the time a family member is enrolled. Wyden’s announcement follows the indictments of dozens of wealthy parents, college coaches and a college admission counselor in a sweeping criminal conspiracy to gain admission to elite universities, including Yale, Stanford and Georgetown.



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Venezuelan government targets Guaido as some power returns

Venezuelan government targets Guaido as some power returnsCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials reported blackouts easing in some areas Tuesday, while the chief prosecutor said opposition leader Juan Guaido is being investigated for allegedly sabotaging the national power grid, whose collapse last week has inflicted misery on millions.



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NRA targets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in scathing attack, labelling her a 'self-absorbed socialist darling'

NRA targets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in scathing attack, labelling her a 'self-absorbed socialist darling'The National Rifle Association has launched a scathing attack on Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, branding the congresswoman a “self-absorbed socialist darling”. Grant Stinchfield, who is a host on the TV channel of the largest gun lobbying group in America, said Ms Ocasio-Cortez made him “sick”. Mr Stinchfield, a self-described “firearms enthusiast”, hit out at the Democrat for criticising the war in Afghanistan.



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After Putin's warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

After Putin's warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike.



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Venezuela targets Guaido with probe, travel ban, asset freeze

Venezuela targets Guaido with probe, travel ban, asset freezeThe court also said prosecutors could investigate Guaido, in apparent retaliation for sweeping U.S. sanctions on oil firm PDVSA, announced on Monday. The sanctions mean the state-run company may not be able to fulfill contracts with North American buyers, the government of President Nicolas Maduro said. Aimed at driving Maduro from power, the sanctions were the strongest measures yet against the 56-year-old former union leader, who has overseen economic collapse and an exodus of millions of Venezuelans in recent years.



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Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria, 11 Reported Dead

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria, 11 Reported DeadThe overnight missile strikes killed 11 people, including as many as four Syrian soldiers, foreign media reported, and damaged the international airport in Damascus. State-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported waves of attacks early Monday and the interception of dozens of missiles, and Israel took the unusual step of acknowledging the assault. The operation followed a day of violence that began with a raid on Syria widely attributed to the Israeli air force, and the firing of a surface-to-surface missile from Syria that Israel blamed on Iranian Quds forces stationed there.



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Israel says strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket

Israel says strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocketIsrael struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria on Monday in response to missile fire it blamed on Iran, sparking concerns of an escalation after a report that 11 fighters were killed. Israel announced the strikes against facilities it said belonged to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force as they were occurring, continuing its recent practice of speaking more openly about such raids. It said the strikes were in response to a medium-range, surface-to-surface missile the Quds Force fired from Syria at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, which Israeli air defences intercepted.



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