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A British mother, who ran a property business in Coral Springs, has been shot dead in Florida. Sara Michelle Trost, 40, was discovered in the driver’s seat of a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, officers said. “Despite immediate medical treatment, the driver succumbed to her injuries on scene and was pronounced dead,” the Coral
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When Duane “Yellow Feather” Shepard was a child, his mother would point out Bruce’s Beach and tell him: “That used to be our people’s land.” Decades later that small slice of land, nestled next to the Pacific Ocean in the glittering city of Manhattan Beach in California, is finally being returned to his family’s ownership.
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Scientists say a “new era of astronomy” could be brought in as they prepare to launch the James Webb Telescope today. The device is expected to profoundly transform scientists’ understanding of the universe and our place in it. NASA, which produced the $10bn infrared telescope in partnership with the European and Canadian space agencies, has
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Five suspects have been arrested after US congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon was carjacked in Philadelphia. The Democrat representative for Pennsylvania’s 5th congressional district was held at gunpoint as her car was stolen on Wednesday afternoon. She was unharmed in the incident which is said to have occurred as she walked to her sport utility vehicle
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The stars of Sex And The City have said they are “deeply saddened” by sexual assault allegations made against co-star Chris Noth. Two women have accused Noth, who played Mr Big in the hit series, of assaults in 2004 and 2015. The actor has called the claims “categorically false” and said the encounters were consensual.
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Footage of Jeffrey Epstein’s mansion in Florida has been shown in court as the closing arguments of Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial take place. The video of the late paedophile’s Palm Beach estate was shown as evidence in Maxwell’s federal sex-trafficking hearing. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 1:56 Inside Epstein’s Florida mansion
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Dr Anthony Fauci says Omicron is “raging around the world” as he warned of the increased risk posed to unvaccinated people. President Joe Biden’s chief medical officer said the new variant has an “extraordinary capability” for transmission. He called on Americans to get their vaccines, take tests and wear face masks in a bid to
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Facebook has alerted around 50,000 people who the company believes were targeted by “cyber mercenaries” – private companies often hired by authoritarian states to spy on individuals. The victims included “journalists, dissidents, critics of authoritarian regimes, [and] families of opposition and human rights activists” the company warned in a threat report published on Thursday. The
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Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal team at her trial has tried to discredit her accusers by suggesting there were discrepancies between the statements they gave to the FBI and what they have said in court. Four women, testifying for the prosecution, allege Maxwell recruited and groomed them when they were teenagers for sexual abuse by her ex-boyfriend
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