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The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 20:43:18 GMT
Accounts of Trump angrily demanding to go to Capitol on Jan. 6 circulated in Secret Service over past year

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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:22:04 GMT
QAnon returns and targets Cassidy Hutchinson in new post
In a new post, online conspiracy theorist QAnon targets former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson. CNN's Donie O'Sullivan explains what it means now that the account is back active.
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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 01:08:38 GMT
Attacks on pro-Russian officials indicate signs of growing resistance

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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 23:55:21 GMT
How Russia is feeding another dictatorship 6,000 kilometers away
I am thinking of a man who sang of freedom. His name is Zeyar Thaw.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 23:44:57 GMT
Images show Chinese SWAT officers hovering over unaccompanied women following assaults
Chinese police are making a public show of force to crack down on crime following outrage over video showing women being assaulted in public. CNN's Selina Wang reports.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 13:33:50 GMT
US Supreme Court is ready to impact voting rights and LGBTQ protections next
The Supreme Court reached into every corner of American life, reordering intimate family choices, breaching the separation of church and state, and diminishing the steps government can take to prevent gun violence or protect the environment.
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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 00:04:41 GMT
Taiwan accepts same-sex marriage, so why not adoption?
Wang Chen-wei and Chen Jun-ru are unique among parents in Taiwan.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 09:20:09 GMT
'There's nothing to celebrate': Hong Kong citizens uninterested in President Xi's visit

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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:06:00 GMT
Must-watch videos of the week

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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 01:12:30 GMT
New York lawmakers move to enshrine abortion rights in state constitution
The New York State Legislature on Friday passed a constitutional amendment that, if fully enacted, would enshrine the right to an abortion and contraception access in the state constitution.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:12:32 GMT
Driver of truck where 53 people died didn't know AC had gone off, court doc says
The alleged driver of a tractor-trailer where sweltering conditions led to the death of 53 migrants this week in San Antonio didn't realize the truck's air conditioning unit had stopped working, according to a federal criminal complaint filed Wednesday in the investigation into the deadliest human smuggling incident in US history.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:33:49 GMT
'We are in extreme crisis': Italian parmesan producers fear for future
The main artery that cuts through Italy's heartland, where 30% of its food is produced, is the 650-kilometer-long (400-mile-long) River Po, which winds its way from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea on Italy's northeast coast.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 23:27:52 GMT
Apparent cyberattack disrupts unemployment benefits in multiple states
An apparent cyberattack this week on Florida-based IT provider Geographic Solutions has disrupted unemployment and workforce benefits for thousands of people in multiple states and Washington, DC.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 22:01:25 GMT
'Overwhelming firepower': How Russia is wearing down Ukrainian forces in the Donbas
Ukrainian fighters in the Donbas region find themselves slowly being worn down by constant battering at the hands of Russian military forces. CNN's Phil Black reports how Russia is putting the squeeze on key areas in this important region of Ukraine.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:02:44 GMT
'Cryptoqueen' added to FBI most-wanted list
A German citizen accused of defrauding investors out of $4 billion by selling a fake cryptocurrency called OneCoin has been added to the FBI's list of its ten most-wanted fugitives, US officials said on Thursday.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:05:15 GMT
Symbol of Ukrainian resistance at center of new dispute
Snake Island, a symbol of Ukrainian resistance, is back in the headlines as both Ukraine and Russia make different claims on why Russian troops withdrew from the island. CNN's Scott McLean reports.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:19:03 GMT
Carnivorous plant that traps prey underground is the first of its kind to be discovered
Scientists have discovered a carnivorous plant that grows prey-trapping contraptions underground, feeding off subterranean creatures such as worms, larvae and beetles.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:57:39 GMT
US basketball star Brittney Griner appears in Russian court on drug smuggling charges

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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 13:33:32 GMT
A leader for all Israelis? Yair Lapid takes over as caretaker prime minister
Yair Lapid is used to being in the spotlight.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:21:55 GMT
Peru's Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire
Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the blaze threatened to close in on the ancient city high in the Andean mountains.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:30:49 GMT
New US bank operates 100% in Spanish
Seis is a new bank built 100% in Spanish that aims to make banking easier for Spanish speakers and more accessible for immigrants who don't have a social security number.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:00:50 GMT
North Korea blames Covid-19 outbreak on 'unusual items' near South Korea border
North Korea on Friday claimed its Covid-19 outbreak began when two residents touched "unusual things" near the South Korean border, according to state media.
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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 01:10:48 GMT
New York lawmakers pass gun safety bill in response to US Supreme Court striking down handgun law
The New York State Legislature on Friday passed a bill restricting the concealed carry of firearms in locations such as government buildings and schools after the US Supreme Court last week struck down the state's century-old law that had placed restrictions on carrying a concealed handgun outside the home.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 07:13:49 GMT
Syrian civilian deaths are among 'the highest estimate yet,' UN says
More than 300,000 civilians were killed in one decade in Syria, the "highest estimate yet of conflict-related deaths" in a civil war that started in 2011, according to the United Nations.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 21:37:19 GMT
CNN anchors react to Ted Cruz's fight with a Muppet
CNN anchors Victor Blackwell and Alisyn Camerota discuss Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's latest fight with a Muppet.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:14:39 GMT
Is the worst over for markets? No one can say
Few investors will have experienced a tougher beginning to a year than the six-month stretch that just finished. Professionals have been beaten down, while amateur traders — used to 2021's eye-popping rallies — were dealt a harrowing reality check.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 11:22:45 GMT
Prince Charles' 'emotional' first meeting with granddaughter Lilibet
We didn't get to see much of the Sussexes when they returned to the UK last month. But we're hearing they were able to spend some quality time with members of the royal family, away from prying eyes.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 20:04:12 GMT
Belgium returns Congolese hero's stolen golden tooth decades after assassination
Belgium has returned the stolen remains of Patrice Lumumba, the first democratically-elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who was assassinated in 1961 in a Belgium-supported operation, in an effort to build a relationship between the two nations. CNN's Zain Asher reports.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:50:11 GMT
Technoblade, Minecraft YouTuber watched by millions, dead at 23
Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade has died at the age of 23 following a year-long battle with cancer, his family announced Friday.
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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 01:09:05 GMT
R. Kelly on suicide watch after receiving 30-year sentence, his lawyer says
R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch at the federal detention facility in New York where he is being held after he was sentenced this week to 30 years in prison on racketeering and sex trafficking charges, his lawyer said Friday.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 13:28:37 GMT
Marta Kauffman, co-creator of 'Friends,' 'embarrassed' now by its lack of diversity
Marta Kauffman says she now gets why people have been critical of "Friends."
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:27:00 GMT
Ukrainian boxing world champion says he was urged to 'fight for the country' by injured soldiers
Heavyweight boxing world champion Oleksandr Usyk said he didn't want to leave Ukraine amid the ongoing war but was urged by injured Ukrainian soldiers to "fight for the country" in his rematch against Anthony Joshua.
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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 00:18:12 GMT
$450 million Hong Kong Palace Museum opens with trove of Forbidden City treasures
Beijing's Palace Museum, located in the heart of the Forbidden City, contains the world's largest collection of Chinese art, spanning nearly 5,000 years of history. Now, more than 900 of those treasures are on display at the new Hong Kong Palace Museum -- a "gift" from the central government to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:10:36 GMT
Venice reveals details of its tourist entry fee
The countdown has begun. From January 16, 2023, visitors to Venice -- that jewel in Italy's tourism crown -- will have to pay for the privilege.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:20:59 GMT
What Robin Williams' widow wants you to know about the future of Lewy body dementia
After Robin Williams died by suicide in August 2014, his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, would soon learn about a disease she had never heard of, but one that had haunted both of their lives.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 11:36:35 GMT
Paris Fashion Week: Menswear designers turn up the heat for the Spring-Summer 2023 season
The temperamental weather in Paris proved no match for the enthusiasm of fashion editors, celebrities and influencers who braved the strong mid-day sun and the threat of rain to watch the latest menswear collections -- even as many shows took place outdoors.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 18:49:00 GMT
James Corden works at the White House for a day
During an episode of "The Late Late Show," host James Corden went to the White House and worked a variety of jobs, including personal assistant to President Joe Biden and Press Secretary.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:16:42 GMT
This man and his dog spent seven years walking around the world
Very few people attempt to walk around the entire world, and even fewer actually manage to complete the journey.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:32:35 GMT
Planning a dream trip to Hawai'i? What's new on the islands
With Covid-19 regulations a thing of the past, Hawaiʻi is primed to be a top destination in 2022 thanks to a load of fresh offerings.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:35:28 GMT
Top MLB pick was depressed and destroyed his locker. Hear how he just achieved his dream
Mark Appel becomes the oldest top draft pick to make his debut in the MLB as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. He joins New Day to discuss his unique and inspirational journey to the big leagues.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 15:41:41 GMT
Kate Bush breaks three world records with 'Running Up That Hill'
If she hasn't already, Kate Bush may want to send Netflix a muffin basket.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:54:11 GMT
Casting of Rodin's 'Thinker' fetches $11.1 million at Paris auction
A casting of Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker" sculpture, one of the most iconic works of art in the world, sold for 10.7 million euros ($11.14 million) at a Paris auction on Thursday.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:23:48 GMT
Meet ReachBot, a robot designed to explore Martian caves
Exploring beneath the surface of other planets may be the key to determining whether life has ever existed outside of Earth.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 07:45:30 GMT
A butterfly-shaped trailer is taking a round-the-world trip — powered entirely by the sun
Last month, a solar-powered trailer set off on a four-year journey that will cross six continents and 90 countries -- all in a bid to stop global warming.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:26:54 GMT
Djokovic cruises into Wimbledon fourth round with comfortable victory
Novak Djokovic produced another dominant performance to reach the Wimbledon fourth round after beating fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanović 6-0 6-3 6-4 on Friday.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:36:24 GMT
'I've dumbfounded all of you': Kyrgios savors immaculate Wimbledon performance
Nick Kyrgios thought his first-round match was one of the worst he's ever played at Wimbledon; his performance against Filip Krajinovic two days later, however, may have been his best.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 19:30:50 GMT
'Stranger Things' star Maya Hawke shares her mom's abortion story
During an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," "Stranger Things" actress Maya Hawke tells the story of her mom, Uma Thurman, having an abortion in her late teens. Hawke said her mom's decision was the reason why she exists today.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 22:22:57 GMT
Accounts of his demands to go to the US Capitol that day have circulated in the Secret Service during the past year, sources tell CNN
Then-President Donald Trump angrily demanded to go to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, and berated his protective detail when he didn't get his way, according to two Secret Service sources who say they heard about the incident from multiple agents, including the driver of the presidential SUV where it occurred.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 20:37:10 GMT
Meadows intermediary may have tried to influence Hutchinson's testimony to Jan. 6 committee, sources say
One of people who may have been trying to influence Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony did so at the behest of former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to multiple sources familiar with information gathered by the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:47:12 GMT
Opinion: What Congress should do after Hutchinson's bombshell
The revelations uncovered by the January 6 committee continue to shock and awe. Tuesday's bombshell hearing, featuring former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, provided a stunning look into what occurred in the hours surrounding the insurrection: a president who was allegedly physically and emotionally out of control and a White House team that understood the potential for violence on January 6 but failed to prevent the riot.
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