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6 Apr
Possible sanctions against Will Smith for slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars last month will be discussed on Friday, 10 days earlier than previously scheduled, the body that oversees the awards said.
6 Apr
The White House announced sanctions Wednesday targeting Russia's top public and private banks and two daughters of Vladimir Putin, adding pressure on the country's economy and its elite over the invasion of Ukraine.
5 Apr
Elon Musk will join Twitter's board of directors, the social network's chief executive announced Tuesday, a day after the Tesla boss bought a major stake in the company and became its largest shareholder.
5 Apr
A new flagship United Nations report on climate change was released, yesterday, indicating that harmful carbon emissions from 2010-to 2019 have never been higher in human history.
4 Apr
Police investigating an apparent gun battle in California that left six dead and 12 wounded re-opened the streets on Monday, as the United States grappled again with deadly violence.
4 Apr
Billionaire Elon Musk's purchase of a major stake in Twitter added impetus to early trading on Wall Street on Monday, where stocks mostly rose.
3 Apr
Costa Ricans began voting on Sunday to elect one of two scandal-tainted presidential candidates in a country grappling with sky-high poverty and unemployment.
3 Apr
At least six people were killed and nine more wounded in a shooting in the California city of Sacramento early Sunday, police said.
2 Apr
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday welcomed Pope Francis's apology to Canada's Indigenous peoples for a century of abuse committed at Church-run residential schools, calling it a "step forward." Some 150,000 Indigenous, Metis and Inuit children were forcibly enrolled from the late 1800s to the 1990s in 139 residential schools across Canada, spending months or…
1 Apr
A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed as he sat in a parked car Thursday night in New York City, police said, shining a light on surging gun violence in the US megacity.
31 Mar
Facebook's owner Meta has hired a consulting firm to carry out a US campaign denigrating its fierce rival TikTok, according to a Washington Post report Wednesday partially confirmed by AFP.
31 Mar
Former US president Donald Trump's son-in-law and top White House aide Jared Kushner is due to answer questions Thursday from the House panel investigating last year's assault on the Capitol.

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