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Advocacy group stands behind work after man who had 1986 conviction vacated accused in recent shooting

Advocacy group stands behind work after man who had 1986 conviction vacated accused in recent shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For 33 years, Edward Taylor was imprisoned. Just a month ago, his conviction in a 1986 sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl was vacated. But on Friday, Taylor was arrested and accused of attempted murder following a shooting on A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said in that shooting, a …

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More than 300,000 civilians killed in Syrian conflict: UN report |  News

More than 300,000 civilians killed in Syrian conflict: UN report | News

The report based on eight sources says some 306,887 civilians were killed in Syria between March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2021 due to the conflict. In the first 10 years of Syria’s conflict more than 300,000 civilians were killed, the United Nations has said, while on the same day another report by the world …

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Deshaun Watson's NFL hearing to continue through at least Wednesday, source says

Deshaun Watson’s NFL hearing to continue through at least Wednesday, source says

Deshaun Watson’s hearing before the NFL and NFL Players Association’s jointly appointed disciplinary officer, Sue L. Robinson, has concluded for the day, ESPN’s Dan Graziano reported Tuesday. The hearing is scheduled to resume Wednesday and may continue even longer than that, a source told Graziano. Watson has been accused by 25 women of actions ranging …

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NATO summit opens amid warnings of 'a more dangerous world' |  NATO News

NATO summit opens amid warnings of ‘a more dangerous world’ | NATO News

On the eve of NATO’s annual summit, the head of the Western defense alliance called for member states to boost their military spending in an increasingly “unpredictable” and “dangerous” world. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sparked a “fundamental shift” in NATO’s approach to defence, the NATO chief said. As preparations for the summit talks began …

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Los Angeles Angels RHP Archie Bradley out after fracturing elbow in dugout fall during Seattle Mariners brawl

Los Angeles Angels RHP Archie Bradley out after fracturing elbow in dugout fall during Seattle Mariners brawl

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Angels reliever Archie Bradley broke a bone in his right elbow while climbing over the dugout railing during Los Angeles’ massive brawl with the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Bradley will be out for at least one month, Angels athletic trainer Mike Frostad said Tuesday. Bradley won’t start a throwing program for four …

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Nick Kyrgios spits in direction of fan who allegedly was verbally abusive during Wimbledon match

Nick Kyrgios spits in direction of fan who allegedly was verbally abusive during Wimbledon match

Australian Nick Kyrgios was at the center of controversy at Wimbledon on Tuesday after he spit in the direction of a fan whom he said had been verbally abusing him throughout his first-round match. The 27-year-old Kyrgios, who beat Paul Jubb of Britain 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 7-5 to reach the second round, turned …

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Baker Mayfield - Cleveland Browns would have to reach out to reconcile, but 'both sides' ready 'to move on'

Baker Mayfield – Cleveland Browns would have to reach out to reconcile, but ‘both sides’ ready ‘to move on’

Quarterback Baker Mayfield didn’t completely rule out the possibility of a reconciliation with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday in the event that the NFL suspends his replacement, Deshaun Watson, for the entire 2022 season. Mayfield, however, added that the Browns would have to be the ones to start that process, and that he’s moved on …

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Eight ejected after wild brawl between Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels

Senate Judiciary Committee questions legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee …

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Infectious diseases paediatrician Dr Philip Britton said an analysis of ICU admissions across shows babies are testing positive for influenza and Covid at the same time

Covid-19 Australia: ‘Pandemic babies’ with no immunity to viruses ending up in ICU

A concerning number of ‘pandemic babies’ with no immunity to respiratory viruses are ending up seriously ill in ICU. Doctors have revealed children born during the Covid-19 pandemic are requiring intensive care ‘from encountering viruses they haven’t come across before’, such as influenza, RSV and Covid. The children had been born and raised when there …

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