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US Rep. Liz Cheney blasts fellow Republicans after ‘great replacement’ mass shooting

US Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) testifies before the House Rules Committee in Washington, US, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – US Representative Liz Cheney called on fellow Republicans to reject white supremacism, days after a teenage gunman motivated by the right-wing “great …

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US Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz, dumps campaign finance curb

WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions, striking down as a free speech violation part of a bipartisan 2002 law challenged by Republican Senator Ted Cruz that federal officials had touted as an anti-corruption safeguard . The justices, in a 6-3 ruling, found that a $250,000 …

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Surging natural gas prices squeeze US industrial sector

An LNG tanker is guided by tug boats at the Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG export unit in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, US, April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Marcy de Luna Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON/CHICAGO, May 16 (Reuters) – Skyrocketing natural gas prices have raised manufacturing and transportation costs across many US industries, …

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Buffalo shooting victims: ‘Hero’ guard and teacher who was ‘a pillar of the community’ are among the 10 killed

Thirteen people, ages 20 to 86, were shot. Eleven were Black and two were White, Buffalo police said. • Roberta A. Drury, 32, of Buffalo • Margus D. Morrison, 52, of Buffalo • Andre Mackneil, 53, of Auburn, New York • Aaron Salter, 55, of Lockport, New York • Geraldine Talley, 62, of Buffalo • …

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Buffalo shooting: The mass shooting suspect had plans to ‘continue his rampage’ after killing 10 people at a grocery store, police say

The alleged Buffalo, New York, mass shooting suspect had plans to “continue his rampage” after opening fire at a supermarket, killing 10 people, city Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Monday. “There was evidence that was uncovered that he had plans, had gotten out of here, to continue his rampage, and continue shooting people,” he told …

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Buffalo racist-shooting suspect was questioned after threat last year

BUFFALO, NY, May 15 (Reuters) – A white teenager who killed 10 people in a racist attack at a western New York grocery store in a Black neighborhood had been taken into custody last year and given a mental health evaluation after making a threat at his high school, authorities said. New details, including the …

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Authorities say the suspected Buffalo supermarket shooter traveled for hours away. Here’s what we know

Thirteen people — 11 of whom were African American — were shot, with three suffering non-life-threatening injuries, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said. Two victims were White, Gramaglia said. “The shooter traveled hours from outside this community to perpetrate this crime on the people of Buffalo, a day when people were enjoying the sunshine, enjoying …

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Asia stocks struggle after dire China data

Traders are seen in front of a screen with trading figures in red at Thailand Stock Exchange building in Bangkok, Thailand March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Juarawee Kittisilpa/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets: China retail sales dive 11.1%, output drops 2.9% Nikkei pairs gains, S&P 500 futures turn lower Dollar …

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Buffalo shooting: Mass shooting at supermarket was a racist hate crime, police say

“The evidence that we have uncovered so far makes no mistake that this is an absolute racist hate crime. It will be prosecuted as a hate crime,” he said. “This is someone who has hate in their heart, soul and mind.” The statement came a day after a gunman opened fire at the Tops Friendly …

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California is in a water crisis, yet usage is way up. Officials are focusing on the wrong things, advocates say

Newsom has pleaded with residents and businesses to reduce their water consumption by 15%. But in March, urban water usage was up by 19% compared to March 2020, the year the current drought began. It was the highest March water consumption since 2015, the State Water Resources Control Board reported earlier this week. Part of …

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