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Cashier dead, 2 wounded during argument over store's mask policy: Sheriff

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A cashier is dead and two people were wounded after a shooting broke out following an argument inside a Georgia store Monday afternoon over its COVID-19 mask policy, authorities said.

The incident took place near Candler Road in DeKalb County at a Big Bear grocery store around 1:10 p.m. when Victor Lee Tucker, Jr., 30, of Palmetto, Georgia, entered the store, the Georgia Bu...

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How is NATO updating its common defense pact to deal with global cyberattacks?

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(BRUSSELS) -- President Joe Biden and leaders from the 30 countries that now make up NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, agreed at their summit in Brussels "that the impact of significant malicious cumulative cyber activities might, in certain circumstances, be considered as amounting to an armed attack," an assessment that could lead the organization to invoke its m...

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Members of Congress hold moment of silence for Americans who died of COVID-19

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(WASHINGTON) — As the United States approaches the grim milestone of 600,000 coronavirus deaths, a group of bipartisan lawmakers gathered on the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol building on Monday evening to honor the lives lost.

The group included Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D- Calif., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., House Republican Leader Kevin McCarth...

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Crude oil climbs to highest price in nearly three years, pushing up gas prices

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(NEW YORK) -- Crude oil has climbed to its highest price in nearly three years as the pandemic recedes and global demand soars.

U.S. crude oil was $71.50 a barrel on Monday -- its highest price since October 2018 -- and Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, topped $73 a barrel.

Crude oil prices have risen steadily since the start of the year as businesses reopen and dema...

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Vermont relaxes COVID-19 restrictions after crossing major vaccine milestone

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(New York) -- Vermont crossed a major vaccine milestone Monday as more than 80% of the state's eligible population has at least one shot, according to state health department data.

As of Monday afternoon, over 444,000 Vermont residents over the age of 12 have received at least one vaccine dose, the Vermont Department of Health said. Vermont is the first state to cross this th...

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RI to consolidate COVID testing sites

  Rhode Island to consolidate COVID-19 testing sites J une 15, 2021/RINewsToday   Governor McKee and RIDOH Announce COVID-19 Test Site ...

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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Large-scale coronavirus-testing sites are closing in Rhode Island.  A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Ocean State clears a...

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Rhode Island News Today

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The mayor of Providence says a homeless encampment in the city won't just be evicted back out on the streets.  The Rhode Island governor has ...

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