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San Francisco couple fined $1,542 for parking in their own driveway

A San Francisco couple was threatened with a $1,500 fine for using the carpad outside their home to park, despite the fact they’d been doing so for decades. Judy and Ed Craine live on a steep hill in San Francisco, where parking can be a gravity-defying challenge. But they could slip into their driveway and […]

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Shooting at July 4 parade in Chicago kills at least 6 people, wounds 36 others

A gunman perched on a rooftop has opened fire on families waving flags and children riding bicycles during an Independence Day parade near the US city of Chicago, killing at least six people and wounding 36 others. The shooting in Highland Park, a community of about 30,000 residents some 40km north of Chicago, Illinois, caused […]

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NATO lists China as strategic priority for the first time

NATO listed China as one of its strategic priorities for the first time, saying Beijing’s ambitions and its “coercive policies” challenge the Western bloc’s “interests, security and values”. The alliance’s new blueprint, or Strategic Concept, that lays out its priorities for the next decade, was approved at a leader’s summit in Spain on Wednesday. The […]

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Norwegian Sun cruise ship hits piece of iceberg, sustains damages

The cruise ship Norwegian Sun hit a piece of an iceberg on Saturday, sustaining damage to its starboard bow, according to a statement from the US Coast Guard (USCG). A member from the Coast Guard Sector Juneau Prevention Team and contracted divers assessed damage to the right front side and determined the ship was seaworthy […]

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Who is Cryptoqueen? Added to FBI wanted for alleged $4 billion OneCoin fraud

The FBI on Thursday added Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the self-proclaimed ‘Cryptoqueen,’ to its list of Ten Most Wanted fugitives, and is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to her arrest. Ignatova, the founder of a cryptocurrency called OneCoin that was launched in 2014, allegedly defrauded investors of more than $4 billion over three years, […]

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Airbnb permanently bans parties and events around the world

Airbnb has permanently banned parties and events at homes on its platform, after a temporary measure during the pandemic proved popular with hosts. The firm says the rule has become “much more than a public health measure” since it was introduced in August 2020. “It developed into a bedrock community policy to support our hosts […]

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North Korea accuse US of creating an Asian version of NATO with Japan and South Korea

North Korea has accused the United States, Japan and South Korea for making moves to create an “Asian version of NATO.” The charge was made by state news agency KCNA on Wednesday, hours before Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, and Yoon Suk-yeol, the South Korean president, were due to meet US President Joe Biden as […]

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8-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills 1-year-old girl in Florida

An 8-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a 1-year-old girl and injured a 2-year-old girl at a Florida motel, authorities said. The boy’s father left the gun holstered in his Pensacola motel room closet. After he left the room, his son found it and fired a round that passed through and killed the baby and […]

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Texas: At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been taken to hospital. The survivors were “hot to the touch” and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion. San Antonio, which is 250km from […]

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G7 pledges $600 billion funding for the developing world to China’s Belt and Road plan

G7 leaders have detailed plans to mobilise $600 billion in funding for the developing world in a move seen as a counter to China’s Belt and Road plan. The Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) relaunches a scheme unveiled at last year’s G7 talks in England. US President Joe Biden said the plan would […]

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Iranian personnel who served in IRGC will now be allowed to enter United States

Iranian men who served in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as part of their compulsory military service will now be allowed entry into the United States, a US Secretary of Homeland Security and Secretary of State notice published said. According to the notice, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Secretary of State Anthony […]

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Toyota recalls mainstream electric BZ4X because the wheels can fall off

Toyota has issued recalls for its first mainstream electric car and one of its full-sized pickup trucks for problems in which nuts or bolts could loosen and wheels or axles can become disconnected. Toyota warned owners of BZ4X electric SUVs to stop driving them because the wheels might fall off. The SUVs only recently went […]