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Death toll in Miami condo collapse at 32, funeral held

The death toll from a partially collapsed Miami-area condominium rose by four to 32, officials said on Tuesday, as rescue workers braced for a tropical storm and relatives of a deceased family of...

USA

New York prosecutors to indict Trump Org insider - but not Trump, sources say

New York prosecutors investigating former US President Donald Trump's business practices are likely to issue one or more criminal indictments this week – but not against Trump himself,...

USA

Death toll climbs to 11 in Florida condo collapse, 150 missing

Search-and-rescue teams pulled two more sets of remains from the concrete and steel rubble of a partially collapsed Florida condominium tower on Monday, bringing the death toll to 11 with 150...

USA

US nuclear regulator approves fuel for next-generation reactors

The U.S. nuclear power regulator has approved production of uranium fuel that is far more enriched than fuel for conventional nuclear power plants, the company aiming to make the material said on...

USA

Virginia couple plead guilty in US Capitol riot, setting precedent

A Virginia couple on Monday pleaded guilty to demonstrating unlawfully in the US Capitol during the January 6 attack, a misdemeanor with a sentence of up to six months, in a plea deal that could...

USA

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting

At least 13 people were wounded in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas early on Saturday, police said, adding the suspected shooter was still at large.

July 6, 2021
July 6, 2021
US

Death toll in Miami condo collapse at 32, funeral held

The death toll from a partially collapsed Miami-area condominium rose by four to 32, officials said on Tuesday, as rescue workers braced for a tropical storm and relatives of a deceased family of...

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021
USA

New York prosecutors to indict Trump Org insider - but not Trump, sources say

New York prosecutors investigating former US President Donald Trump's business practices are likely to issue one or more criminal indictments this week – but not against Trump himself,...

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021
USA

Death toll climbs to 11 in Florida condo collapse, 150 missing

Search-and-rescue teams pulled two more sets of remains from the concrete and steel rubble of a partially collapsed Florida condominium tower on Monday, bringing the death toll to 11 with 150...

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021
US

Florida building collapse: death toll climbs to 9, with 150 still missing

As the death toll rose to nine, searchers worked on Sunday to find more than 150 missing residents amid the rubble of a Florida apartment building that collapsed three days ago, as questions arose...

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021
US

Death toll climbs to five, 156 still missing at collapsed Florida building

The death toll rose to five on Saturday at the site of the Florida building collapse where rescue workers methodically searched for more than 150 missing residents while firefighters made progress...

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021
USA

Ex-police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22-1/2 years for George Floyd murder

A Minnesota judge sentenced former police officer Derek Chauvin to 22-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the murder of George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020 on a Minneapolis sidewalk, video of...

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021
USA

Migrant children report overcrowding, spoiled food, depression in US shelters

Migrant children sent to emergency shelters within the United States described crowded living conditions, spoiled food, lack of clean clothes and struggles with depression, according to 17...

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021
USA

Alabama storm: 9 children, one adult killed in highway crash

Nine children and a young father were killed when a van and other vehicles slammed together on a rain-drenched Alabama highway during Tropical Storm Claudette, authorities said on Sunday.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021
USA

‘Fire and Fury’ author writes new Trump book ‘Landslide’

The author of “Fire and Fury,” the million-seller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House, will have a last take coming out next month.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021
USA

Putin lavishes post-summit praise on Biden, says media have US leader wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin lavished praise on his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden on Thursday, a day after the two leaders held a summit, saying Biden was incorrectly portrayed in the Russian and...