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The veteran air force pilot hoping to oust scandal-hit Republican Matt Gaetz
Bryan Jones will challenge the congressman, who is under investigation for alleged sex trafficking, in the next primary

Daniel Strauss in Washington

14, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea
National Weather Service station in Massachusetts evacuated on 31 March with a demolition crew set to raze the site this month

Oliver Milman

14, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Families of George Floyd and Daunte Wright join together in grief: ‘The world is traumatized’
Shared sorrow outside the court seems distant as Derek Chauvin’s defence seeks to tell different story

Oliver Laughland in Minneapolis

14, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Biden says US has enough vaccine for ‘every single, solitary American’ – as it happened
President downplays concerns over pause of J&J Covid vaccine – follow all the day’s politics news

Maanvi Singh and Joan E Greve

14, Apr, 2021 @12:24 AM

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Chauvin trial: use-of-force defense witness says ‘I felt Derek Chauvin was justified’ – as it happened
Chauvin’s defense lawyers call witnesses after prosecution rests its case – follow all the latest news from the trial

Victoria Bekiempis

13, Apr, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11
Biden expected to make formal announcement on Wednesday that troops will return home by 20th anniversary of al-Qaida attacks

Julian Borger in Washington and Dan Sabbagh defence and security editor

13, Apr, 2021 @8:59 PM

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Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright resigns along with police chief
Police chief had said that officer Kim Potter meant to fire her Taser but fired her service weapon by mistake, killing the 20-year-old

Richard Luscombe, Joanna Walters and agencies

13, Apr, 2021 @7:42 PM

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Louisiana woman charged with pocketing $1.2m bank error in her favor
Kelyn Spadoni arrested after buying house and car with money deposited in error by brokerage firm

Lauren Aratani in New York

13, Apr, 2021 @6:47 PM

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Daunte Wright shooting: parents say they ‘can’t accept’ killing was a mistake
Parents say they could not accept official explanation that officer Kim Potter mistook her handgun for a Taser

Richard Luscombe and agencies

13, Apr, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Derek Chauvin trial: defence opens its case with ex-police officer
Defence attempts to show George Floyd had history of failing to cooperate but he comes across as frightened in video

Chris McGreal

13, Apr, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Living near a US toxic waste site could shave a year off your life, study finds
First-of-its-kind study shows stark effects for people living near contaminated Superfund sites in urgent need of cleanup

Paola Rosa-Aquino

13, Apr, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Minneapolis: police and protesters clash for second night over death of Daunte Wright
Police deploy teargas and flash-bangs in Brooklyn Center as Wright’s father Aubrey rejects police claim that officer intended to fire Taser

Oliver Laughland in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and Martin Pengelly in New York

13, Apr, 2021 @4:41 PM

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