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RACIAL INJUSTICE BLM FINANCE – A financial snapshot shared with the AP reveals that Black Lives Matter’s Global Network Foundation raised just over $ 90 million in the past year. Widely regarded as the steward of the Black Lives Matter movement, the foundation provided $ 21.7 million in grants to BLM chapters and other Black-led local organizations, and ended the year in excess of 60 Million USD. By Aaron Morrison. SENT: 1,290 words of photos.
CAPITOL BREACH-SECURITY – A lack of information was responsible for preventing the unmanned Capitol defenders from anticipating the violent mob that entered the iconic building and halted certification of the January 6th presidential election, security officials shared in their first public testimony about the Uprising with. A House subcommittee will now focus on the damage done to the Capitol during the uprising. By Mary Clare Jalonick, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.
TIGER WOODS CRASH – In a career full of notable comebacks, Tiger Woods is about to make his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving down a winding road through the coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his SUV encountered a sign, crossed an elevated mean, and two oncoming lanes before tumbling down a causeway and stalling on its side. By Stephanie Dazio and Doug Ferguson. SENT: 1,060 words, photos, videos. With TIGER WOODS-VEHICLE CRASH-ROAD – Road that Woods crashed on is known for high speeds. See also TIM DAHLBERG-TIGER WOODS below.
IRAQ POPE FIGHTING CHRISTIANS – Iraqi Christians hope that a historic visit from Pope Francis in March will help strengthen their community’s struggle for survival. The country’s Christian population has shrunk since the turmoil following the US-led invasion of 2003. And a near-death blow was dealt in 2014 when militants from the Islamic state group overran northern Iraq, the site of the historic Christian heartland of Iraq. By Mariam Fam. SENT: 1,270 words, photos.
MYANMAR PRISONS – Whether taken from their homes in the middle of the night or taken off the streets during protests, hundreds of people have been arrested in the weeks since the military coup in Myanmar, leading human rights groups and experts to fear a sizable US expansion of political prisoners in the country. By Victoria Milko. SENT: 980 words, photos.
ROCHESTER-DANIEL-PRUDE – Police officers who hooded a mentally deranged black man and then pressed his body against the sidewalk until he stopped breathing will not be prosecuted after a grand jury refused to indict them, New York Attorney General announced. By Michael Hill and Carolyn Thompson. SENT: 1,110 words, photos, videos.
EMERGENCY LAND ENGINE FAILURE – The Federal Aviation Administration ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that were blown apart after taking off from Denver last weekend until they can be examined for stress cracks. By Thomas Peipert. SENT: 560 words, photos.
TRANSGENDER ATHLETES HIGH SCHOOL – The Biden administration withdraws from the case of the transgender athletes. SENT: 480 words.
ISRAEL-TURTLE-RESCUE – In Israel, Mayo offers a miracle for endangered turtles. SENT: 310 words, photos.
FRANCE DEPARDIEU – French actor Depardieu charged with rape in resuscitated case. SENT: 340 words, photo.
WINTER WEATHER TEXAS – Top chief executives of the competitive Texas power grid operator announce they will be stepping down after more than 4 million customers lost power in a deadly winter storm last week, including many who had no cold homes for days in sub-zero temperatures Had warmth. SENT: 820 words, photos.
POLICE CHOKEHOLD DEATH – The family of a Marine veteran who experienced an episode of paranoia say he died after a Northern California police officer kneeled on his neck for a few minutes. SENT: 630 words, photos.
BIDEN-IMMIGRATION-TEXAS – A federal judge banned President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations indefinitely. SENT: 320 words, photo.
IMPEACHMENT-KENTUCKY – A legislative body completed its review of a series of impeachment efforts targeting the top levels of the Kentucky government and recommended that the Democratic governor and the Republican attorney general not be removed from office. SENT: 690 words, photos.
VIETNAM HACKING – Amnesty International has discovered that a hacking group known as Ocean Lotus has carried out more spyware attacks on Vietnamese human rights activists in an attempt to harm freedom of expression in the communist-ruled country. SENT: 380 words, photos.
FINANCIAL MARKETS – In Asia, stocks fell as investors weighed the possibility that inflation could cause central banks to adjust ultra-low interest rate policies despite assurances from the Federal Reserve Chairman. By the business author Elaine Kurtenbach. SENT: 740 words, photos.
FEDERAL-AGENCIES-HACKED – Technology leaders say a month-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused, and labor-intensive that it had a nation behind it, with all evidence pointing to Russia. SENT: 790 words, photos.
JAPAN-NISSAN – Former Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa told a Japanese court that the compensation for his predecessor Carlos Ghosn was too low “by international standards,” and so he backed Ghosn’s pension packages to prevent him from leaving. By business journalist Yuri Kageyama. SENT: 480 words, photos.
CHINA-MARS MISSION – China says its spacecraft Tianwen-1 has entered a temporary parking orbit around Mars to land a rover on the red planet in the coming months. SENT: 500 words, photos.
TIM DAHLBERG-TIGER WOODS – The good news is that Tiger Woods will survive after being lifted from the twisted wreckage of his SUV in Southern California. The bad news is that the world’s greatest golfer – at least on the game’s greatest stages – is likely to be over. By sports columnist Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 830 words, photos.
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