Utah bride dies in car accident on day she marries high school sweetheart

January 24, 2022

The 26-year-old Utah woman died in a crash Friday night when another car crashed into her car, just hours after she married her high school sweetheart, according to her family. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the accident occurred after 1:00 am on I-15 near Salt Lake City. A Toyota pickup truck driving south on the north lane crashed into the victim's Toyota Corolla. A 26-year-old Corolla driver was fatally…

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Biden vows to take action against governors trying to ban mask mandates in schools

January 24, 2022

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he is directing the Department of Education to use its legal powers against Republican governors who are trying to stop local school authorities from requiring students to wear masks as part of the fight against COVID-19. Speaking in White At home, Biden noted that some politicians are trying to turn public safety measures into «political disputes for their own benefit» and warned that they…

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Supporters boo Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccination

January 24, 2022

Former President Donald Trump booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I fully believe in your freedoms. Truth. Trump said <…> But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine is working, take it.” After that, there were dissatisfied exclamations from the crowd, in which there were almost no masked people. “No, that's fine. Everything is fine….

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Taliban go door-to-door in Afghanistan looking for US allies, report says

January 24, 2022

Incoming new reports of Taliban reprisals come amid a brutal crackdown on protests in Afghanistan and thousands of desperate Afghans continue to flee the country. According to an intelligence report presented to the UN, the Taliban go door to door and check names at checkpoints in Kabul as they prey on people who worked with US-led forces or with the previous Afghan government. A report compiled by a Norwegian intelligence…

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The Taliban say they have changed. Reports of violence in Afghanistan say otherwise

January 24, 2022

Photo Taliban crackdown on protests and bloodied women and children beaten by militants contradict the more moderate image that the militant group is trying to project by seizing power in Afghanistan. According to local resident Anwar Khan, less than 24 hours after As a Taliban official provided security guarantees during a press conference in Kabul, militants tried to prevent locals from planting the Afghan national flag in the eastern city…

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Ocasio-Cortez called aid to Afghan refugees a «moral duty» of the United States

January 24, 2022

Rep. Alexandria Okasio-Kortes , a Democrat from New York, said on Monday the United States should immediately take in Afghan refugees in the country — amid the withdrawal of US troops and a swift takeover by the Taliban. She also told US citizens trying to leave Afghanistan, fill out a State Department repatriation assistance form and said her office is «ready» to help voters who need help with evacuation. «We…

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Supporters boo Trump for recommending COVID-19 vaccination

January 23, 2022

Former President Donald Trump booed at a rally in Alabama on Saturday after he told his supporters they should get vaccinated. “You know what? I fully believe in your freedoms. Truth. Trump said <…> But I recommend getting vaccinated. I did. The vaccine is working, take it.” After that, there were dissatisfied exclamations from the crowd, in which there were almost no masked people. “No, that's fine. Everything is fine….

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Taliban go door-to-door in Afghanistan looking for US allies, report says

January 23, 2022

Incoming new reports of Taliban reprisals come amid a brutal crackdown on protests in Afghanistan and thousands of desperate Afghans continue to flee the country. According to an intelligence report presented to the UN, the Taliban go door to door and check names at checkpoints in Kabul as they prey on people who worked with US-led forces or with the previous Afghan government. A report compiled by a Norwegian intelligence…

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The Taliban say they have changed. Reports of violence in Afghanistan say otherwise

January 23, 2022

Photo Taliban crackdown on protests and bloodied women and children beaten by militants contradict the more moderate image that the militant group is trying to project by seizing power in Afghanistan. According to local resident Anwar Khan, less than 24 hours after As a Taliban official provided security guarantees during a press conference in Kabul, militants attempted to prevent locals from planting the Afghan national flag in the eastern city…

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Ocasio-Cortez called aid to Afghan refugees a «moral duty» of the United States

January 23, 2022

Rep. Alexandria Okasio-Cortez , a Democrat from New York, said on Monday the United States should immediately take in Afghan refugees in the country — amid the withdrawal of US troops and a swift takeover by the Taliban. She also told US citizens trying to leave Afghanistan, fill out a State Department repatriation assistance form and said her office is «ready» to help voters who need help with evacuation. «We…

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