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Month: June 2022

US woman suspected in fatal shooting of elite cyclist arrested in Costa Rica | Texas

A Texas woman suspected in the fatal shooting of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson at an Austin home has been arrested in Costa Rica, the US Marshals Service said Thursday. Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34,...

Australia news live: health minister says new Covid wave is coming, commuter warnings over Sydney train strikes | Australia news

While we were listening to the health minister, the acting Prime Minister Richard Marles was on ABC News Breakfast, talking about the cost of living. He doesn’t offer much that we haven’t already heard...

Tory deputy chief whip resigns after ‘drunkenly groping two men’ | Politics

The Conservative deputy chief whip has resigned after admitting he had “embarrassed myself and other people” following reports that he drunkenly groped two men at a private club. Chris Pincher wrote to Boris Johnson...

Boris Johnson faces tax questions after signalling defence budget rise | Defence policy

Boris Johnson has signalled a significant increase in the UK’s defence budget to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade, raising questions about his commitment to cutting taxes, as a Nato summit...

Teenager moved into Logan Mwangi’s home days before murdering him | Crime

The teenager who murdered five-year-old Logan Mwangi moved into the family home five days before the killing, in a decision likened by prosecutors to throwing a lit match into a powder keg, it emerged...

DRC buries independence hero Patrice Lumumba’s only known remains | Patrice Lumumba

The family of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s murdered independence hero, Patrice Lumumba, buried his only known remains – a tooth – in the capital, Kinshasa, on Thursday, 61 years after his death...

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first Black female supreme court justice | Ketanji Brown Jackson

Nearly three months after she won confirmation to the supreme court, Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the court’s 116th justice on Thursday as the man she is replacing, Justice Stephen Breyer, retired....

Lavazza in talks with UK retailers over costs as inflation bites | Food & drink industry

The coffee maker Lavazza has said it is in talks with retailers about how to manage its soaring costs as almost a third of UK businesses warn they expect to increase the price of...

US supreme court hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions | US news

The US supreme court has sided with Republican-led states to in effect hobble the federal government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis, in a ruling that will have profound implications for the government’s overall...

Supreme court to rule on climate and immigration in final decisions of term – live | US politics

Liz Cheney, the Republican congresswoman from Wyoming, said her party had a choice to make: it could be loyal to Donald Trump or the Constitution, but not both. In scathing speech at the Ronald...