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Suspect arrested in murder of Hollywood executive's wife at couple's Beverly Hills home


(LOS ANGELES) -- Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of the wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant at the couple's Beverly Hills home.

Beverly Hills investigators have identified Los Angeles resident Aariel Maynor, 29, as a suspect seen in multiple surveillance videos, including city cameras, heading eastbound out of Beverly Hills shortly after 81-year-old...

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Hundreds of migrants living in squalor in warehouse in Belarus amid ongoing border crisis

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(BRUZGI, Belarus) -- Parsa Akram now lives with her mother, father and brother under a warehouse shelf. The space is about 2 meters wide. The 18-year-old and her mother sleep in a tent, her brother and father on the ground.

They are among hundreds of people -- mostly from Iraqi Kurdistan -- now living in a warehouse about a mile from Belarus' border with Poland, caught up in the migrat...

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Competitive congressional races on decline due to new redistricting maps

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(WASHINGTON) -- Competitive races across the country are expected to disappear as states begin to submit their re-drawn maps for this decade's round of redistricting.

While only 18 states have finished their gerrymandering process, nearly half a dozen highly competitive seats have been slashed from the last batch of congressional maps according to data tracked by FiveThir...

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Microsoft shareholders vote to force company to better report sexual harassment data


(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft Corp. shareholders voted on Tuesday to force the company to more transparently address sexual harassment claims via independent investigations and public reporting.

The proposal, approved during the company's annual shareholder meeting, was brought by Arjuna Capital, an investment firm known for its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) activism. The vo...

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What is known about the omicron variant that's arrived in the US


(NEW YORK) -- As health officials expected, the United States has now confirmed several cases of the omicron variant, which was first identified in Botswana and has since been detected in at least 35 counties.

The World Health Organization declared omicron a variant of concern on Friday. Earlier this week, the agency said the overall global risk is "very high" due to the variant'...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Rhode Island is working on releasing a coronavirus proof-of-vaccination app.  A man is sentenced to prison after a large cache of guns was seized...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Five new Rhode Island COVID deaths were reported yesterday.  A Providence man who was accused of an armed standoff last month has been charged in...

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Your Coronavirus Update

Your Coronavirus Update – Nov. 30, 2021   November 30, 2021/RINewsToday   RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY   State-run PCR tests in RI are taking...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: A dozen new COVID deaths reported in Rhode Island over the holiday weekend as a new virus variant comes into focus.  Authorities have released th...

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