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Covid-19 live updates: Japanese doctors call for Olympics cancellation amid covid-19 surge

Tokyo hospitals "have their hands full and have almost no spare capacity," said an association of about 6,000 doctors.

A Black council member protested Andrew Brown Jr. shooting. Police urinated on his property to retaliate, he says.

Elizabeth City, N.C., council member Gabriel Adkins said police urinated on the property at his funeral home twice in recent days.

Trump DOJ tried to unmask a Twitter account behind ‘mean tweets and bad memes’ that teased Rep. Devin Nunes

A subpoena unsealed this week is the latest turn in a years-long legal beef between Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and several Twitter accounts with names like “Devin Nunes’ Cow” and “Devin Nunes’ Mom.”

A rapper posed on a SWAT truck during the Capitol riots and put it on his album. He’s facing federal charges.

Antionne Brodnax, who raps as Bugzie the Don, took a picture sitting on a U.S. Capitol Police SWAT van during the riot and used it as his album cover, federal officials said.

The jury reached a guilty verdict. Then the defendant fatally cut his own throat in a federal courtroom.

The defendant slashed his throat and died after a jury found him guilty, the FBI said, though it’s unclear what he used or how he smuggled a sharp object into the courtroom.

Police were called to a fellow officer’s home. They found a meth lab in the basement, prosecutors say.

Long Branch, N.J., police officer Christopher Walls faces numerous charges for operating a meth lab at his home, a prosecutor said. Walls has been suspended without pay.

In England, eating inside and hugs are allowed again as coronavirus restrictions ease

Top U.K. officials still warned people to be cautious amid fears that the new variant first identified in India could roll back the country’s progress.

For some Navy pilots, UFO sightings were an ordinary event: ‘Every day for at least a couple years’

Pilots detailed their experiences in a “60 Minutes” episode devoted to unidentified flying objects, signaling a new development: UFOs have gone mainstream.

Black Lives Matter activists said a man tried to hit them with his car. The suspect turned out to be a judge.

A court of appeals judge in North Carolina has been summoned by a criminal court after a Black protester told a magistrate that he tried to hit her and other demonstrators with a vehicle earlier this month.

Trial of ex-police officer who fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright may proceed, judge rules

The April 11 shooting occurred as the trial of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin played out 10 miles away. A judge set a trial date for later this year.

Buddy Roemer, former Louisiana governor, dies at 77

The Harvard-educated, reform-minded politician served in Congress before winning one term as governor in 1987.
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Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the "linchpin" of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers say

Five strangers drove a 600-mile relay to save an injured pigeon

Most people would have passed by the injured pigeon. But Mel Tillery started an ambitious, crowdsourced bid to transport it from Baltimore to a bird rescue in Georgia.
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He was banned from having guns after his Capitol riot arrest. Then he shot a mountain lion, feds say.

Patrick Montgomery, 41, was released from custody and allowed to return to Colorado, where he shot and killed a mountain lion despite being barred from using guns, federal prosecutors said.

A man left a bullet-riddled car with three dead men inside it at the ER. They were all in the Aryan Brotherhood, feds say.

An alleged Aryan Brotherhood member was arrested Thursday for possession of a firearm as a felon after taking three men to a New Mexico hospital, federal agents said.
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