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Our fellow Chorus members

A pickup truck driver slammed into a crowd at a Florida Pride parade on Saturday evening – narrowly missing U.S. Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz and leaving at least one person dead, according to reports. At least one other person was seriously injured, reports said. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis quickly denounced the crash at the […]

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He called Abbotts veto

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott followed through on his threat and vetoed Friday the new state budget’s line item providing for legislative staff pay. The Republican governor had threatened the veto after a walkout by House Democrats in the final hours of the regular legislative session. The walkout denied a House quorum to vote on controversial […]

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The storm is expected to

Tropical Storm Claudette has weakened into a tropical depression but continues to batter parts of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and the Florida panhandle with high winds on Saturday, tearing roofs off houses and flipping an 18-wheeler and a mobile home. Multiple tornadoes have been reported from the storm. After weakening to a tropical depression Saturday, Claudette […]

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Those fingerprints @re also unique

Facebook researchers say they’ve developed artificial intelligence that can identify so-called “deepfakes” and track their origin by using reverse engineering. Deepfakes are altered photos, videos, and still images that use artificial intelligence to appear like the real thing. They’ve become increasingly realistic in recent years, making it harder to detect the real from the fake with just […]

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We are gathered here

The scene at the White House on Thursday might have been hard to fathom just one year ago. A diverse crowd of lawmakers, activists and community leaders — including pop icon Usher, with whom many photos were taken — gathered in the East Room to witness President Joe Biden sign into law a new federal […]

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In most cases parents

Aurélie Azoug took a seat in her office, breathing in the silence. It was the day she had fantasized about for months — one she thought would be full of relief and excitement as she finally got the opportunity to work uninterrupted. Azoug and her husband had been working remotely since the beginning of the […]

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The United States will soon

The United States will soon have a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery. The House voted 415-14 Wednesday to make Juneteenth, or June 19th, the 12th federal holiday. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk, and he is expected to sign it into law. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union […]

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After Biden put in place

The logistics of the meeting give Biden several advantages. Since Putin, who is notoriously late, arrived first, Biden avoided the appearance of being left waiting. Having his secretary of state and longtime foreign policy adviser in the meeting with him will ensure there is someone who can focus on recording what happens and can also […]

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New government as well

Palestinians consider the march, meant to celebrate Israel’s capture of east Jerusalem in 1967, to be a provocation. Hamas called on Palestinians to “resist” the parade, a version of which helped ignite last month’s 11-day Gaza war. With music blaring, hundreds of Jewish nationalists gathered and moved in front of Damascus Gate. Most appeared to […]