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Morning news brief
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Morning news brief

A watchdog says the U.S. Secret Service deleted many text messages sent around Jan. 6. Biden meets with Palestinian Authority President. And, a deadly strike in Vinnitsyia, Ukraine kills at least 23. #Morning #news Source link

Wickremesinghe Becomes Interim Sri Lankan President
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Wickremesinghe Becomes Interim Sri Lankan President

By KRUTIKA PATHI, KRISHAN FRANCIS and BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s interim president Friday until Parliament elects a successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resigned after mass protests over the country’s economic collapse forced him from office. The speaker of Sri Lanka’s...

Manchin rejects climate, tax elements of party-line Dem bill
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Manchin rejects climate, tax elements of party-line Dem bill

Sam Runyon, a spokesperson for Manchin, indicated the West Virginian has little concern for how his rejection might affect his party’s overall political prospects, should Democrats ultimately fail to accept the narrow terms he’s outlined. “Political headlines are of no value to the millions of Americans struggling to afford groceries and gas,” said Sam Runyon,...

Today’s Word Hints for Friday, July 15
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Today’s Word Hints for Friday, July 15

Wordle, one of the most popular online puzzles, is back today with its simple, yet addictive formula—solve a five-letter word in just six tries. Today’s Wordle is a little tricky to crack, so Newsweek has put together a few tips and tricks to help you solve the latest brainteaser. The game was was released by...

China leader Xi visits Xinjiang amid human rights concerns
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China leader Xi visits Xinjiang amid human rights concerns

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the northwestern Xinjiang region this week amid concerns over China’s detention of a million or more members of primarily Muslim ethnic native minorities. Xi called Xinjiang a “core area and a hub” in China’s program of building ports, railways and power stations connecting it to economies reaching...

New Sharon man indicted in domestic violence terrorizing case
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New Sharon man indicted in domestic violence terrorizing case

Jul. 15—FARMINGTON — A New Sharon man was indicted Wednesday, accused of choking and beating a woman at his home and damaging a vehicle last November. Darryl Forgione, 39, was charged by a Franklin County grand jury with felony aggravated assault and domestic violence terrorizing with a dangerous weapon, and misdemeanor charges of domestic violence...

Saudi Arabia: Biden set to meet Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite criticism
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Saudi Arabia: Biden set to meet Prince Mohammed bin Salman despite criticism

“This is someone who butchered an American resident, cut him up into pieces and in the most terrible and premeditated way,” Mr Schiff said. “Until Saudi Arabia makes a radical change in terms of (its) human rights, I wouldn’t want anything to do with him.” #Saudi #Arabia #Biden #set #meet #Prince #Mohammed #bin #Salman #criticism...