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Chief: Bomb squad caused Los Angeles fireworks explosion

Chief: Bomb squad caused Los Angeles fireworks explosion

Los Angeles bomb technicians overloaded a containment chamber with homemade fireworks last month during a detonation, likely causing a catastrophic explosion that injured 17 people and rocked a neighbourhood , the police chief said Monday.
Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West

Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West

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Microsoft Exchange hack caused by China, US and allies say

Microsoft Exchange hack caused by China, US and allies say

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China on Monday for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomw
Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters' records

Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters' records

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy.
New Haiti leader with international backing to take charge

New Haiti leader with international backing to take charge

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A new prime minister supported by key international diplomats will take charge of Haiti, an official said Monday — a move that appeared aimed at averting a leadership struggle following the assassination of President Jovenal M

Nashville Predators prospect proudly comes out as gay

A Nashville Predators prospect has come out as gay, a milestone moment for the sport of hockey as the first player signed to an NHL contract to make that declaration publicly. Luke Prokop said he was proud to say he is gay.
Iraqi officials: Roadside bomb kills 30 in Baghdad market

Iraqi officials: Roadside bomb kills 30 in Baghdad market

BAGHDAD (AP) — A roadside bomb attack targeted a Baghdad suburb Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others at a crowded market, Iraqi medical officials said.
New chief selected for Capitol Police after 1/6 insurrection

New chief selected for Capitol Police after 1/6 insurrection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police official who has run large departments in Maryland and Virginia has been selected as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in the aftermath of the Jan.
In step to shut Guantanamo, Biden transfers Moroccan home

In step to shut Guantanamo, Biden transfers Moroccan home

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration took a step toward its goal of shutting down the Guantánamo Bay detention centre for terror suspects Monday, releasing into the custody of his home country a Moroccan who'd been held without charge almost since t
Capitol rioter who breached Senate gets 8 months for felony

Capitol rioter who breached Senate gets 8 months for felony

CHICAGO — A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag was sentenced Monday to eight months behind bars, the first resolution for a felony case in the Capitol insurrection .
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