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Voters move to block Trump ally Madison Cawthorn from re-election
North Carolina group files candidacy challenge, citing Republican congressman’s alleged involvement in 6 January attack

Maya Yang

11, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Robert Durst: how a murderer’s death keeps his victims from finding closure
California law mandates that his conviction will be vacated and the charges over the murder of his missing first wife will be dismissed

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Prosecutors willing to drop Ghislaine Maxwell perjury charge if no retrial
Prosecutors make offer ahead of sentencing in effort to bring swift closure for the victims as Maxwell’s team push for new trial

Victoria Bekiempis in New York

11, Jan, 2022 @3:24 AM

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Sinking feeling: San Francisco’s Millennium Tower is still leaning 3in every year
The 58-story luxury condominium building continues sinking despite a $100m plan to reinforce its foundation to prevent tilting

Lois Beckett and agencies

11, Jan, 2022 @1:32 AM

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Democrats look to renew push for voting rights protections bill – as it happened
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will travel to Georgia to address ‘urgent need to pass legislation to protect the constitutional right to vote’

Joan E Greve in Washington (earlier) and Gabrielle Canon in Los Angeles (now)

11, Jan, 2022 @1:13 AM

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San Francisco officials tell residents not to call 911 amid Omicron surge
The virus has depleted the ranks of emergency and essential workers, leaving California’s health system critically strained

Maanvi Singh

10, Jan, 2022 @11:33 PM

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‘Daughter, give us strength to fight’: family mourns teenager killed by LAPD
Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy at Valentina Orellana-Peralta’s funeral, saying ‘it was like the wild, wild west’ with LAPD

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

10, Jan, 2022 @10:18 PM

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Maryland doctors transplant pig’s heart into human patient in medical first
Patient is doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery, doctors say, though it’s too soon to know if it is a success

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Jan, 2022 @10:00 PM

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New York man charged with threatening to kill Donald Trump
Thomas Welnicki expressed interest in killing then president in interview with Capitol police in July 2020, complaint says

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Jan, 2022 @8:14 PM

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US-Russia talks over Ukraine ‘useful’ but no progress made
Diplomats stress they have not made progress towards resolving fundamental disagreements

Julian Borger in Washington and Andrew Roth in New York

10, Jan, 2022 @7:22 PM

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Robert Durst, convicted murderer and disgraced real estate heir, dies at 78
Durst died in a California hospital while serving a life sentence for the murder of Susan Berman, after appearing frail at his trial

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

10, Jan, 2022 @6:48 PM

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‘The Timothy McVeighs are still there’: fears over extremism in US military
Experts caution the defense department’s safeguards don’t go far enough and that ‘we’re behind the ball on what we know’

Sergio Olmos

10, Jan, 2022 @2:06 PM

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