Author: ScotFree

Castro Era Ends in Cuba as Raul Steps Down

The Castro reign has ended in Cuba after its Communist Party leader, Raul Castro, 89, the island nation’s former president, formally announced that he is stepping down from the position on Friday, according to the Associated Press.The decision will end the country’s era of leadership under Castro and his older brother, Fidel Castro, which has…

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Va. Police Sgt. William Kelly Reassigned to Different Division After Allegedly Donating to Kyle Rittenhouse

Virginia’s Norfolk police department announced Friday that one of their officers has been reassigned to another division amid an ongoing investigation into allegations that he donated to Kenosha murder suspect Kyle Rittenhouse, along with other public officials, which was revealed by a data breach.Sergeant William Kelly is the officer who allegedly made an anonymous $25…

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AOC, Ilhan Omar Accuse Biden of Breaking Promise to Welcome Immigrants by Keeping Trump’s Refugee Cap

Prominent progressives in Congress are pushing back on President Joe Biden’s decision to keep the cap on refugees at a level set by the Trump administration.Biden on Friday signed an emergency determination to speed refugee admissions to the United States but kept his predecessor’s record-low low cap of 15,000 refugees for this fiscal year.The move…

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Police name gunman in US shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

An eyewitness describes the scene of the shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis. Video / CNNFBI agents last year interviewed the gunman who fatally shot eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, the bureau said today as investigators searched the home of the 19-year-old former FedEx employee.Brandon Scott Hole. Photo / Indianapolis Metropolitan Police…

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Russia has said it will ban a string of top officials from US President Joe Biden’s administration from entering the country. Attorney General Merrick Garland, Mr Biden’s chief domestic policy advisor Susan Rice and FBI chief Christopher Wray would be barred, the foreign ministry said. Also on the list were Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas,…

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Cornwall goal enough for Bohemians

A Rob Cornwall goal on the stroke of half-time was enough to see Bohemians take all three points against Waterford this evening in what was a dominant performance from the Dublin side. Waterford went close with the first chance of the game after just two minutes. Winger James Waite whipped a deep cross into the…

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Serial sex offender jailed for attacking two women

A serial sex offender has been jailed for six years for attacking two women in Dublin city centre a few days after being released from prison for another attack on a woman. Philip Murphy, of no fixed abode, had to be extradited from the UK for the offences, which took place in 2016. The 40-year-old…

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Muslims mark 1st Ramadan Friday prayers in Jerusalem

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Education Ministry has decided to reopen all schools for blended learning as of April 21, after closing for more than three months. Minister of Education Tarek Majzoub said the move to return to blended learning is related to the rate of vaccination among teachers. But the head of the Lebanese Doctors’ Syndicate Sharaf…

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