Monday, April 19, 2021

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Train accident north of Cairo has killed at least 11 people, say authorities

A passenger train derailed north of Cairo, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities have said, in the latest in a string of rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.Four train wagons ran off the railway track...

After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

NEW YORK (AP) — Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and others were injured. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said children and...

US regulators warn Peloton users to stop using treadmill after child death

Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly 40 others were injured.The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received reports of children...

Treatment ban creates uncertainty for trans youth, families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in August. His mood improved, and his mother said...

Clammers digging through pandemic, but shellfish are fewer

PATRICK WHITTLE, AP April 17, 2021 | 10:38 AM PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Chad Coffin has spent the coronavirus pandemic much as he has the previous several decades: on the mudflats of Maine, digging for...

MLS finds Inter Miami broke budget rules with Blaise Matuidi signing

David Beckham’s Inter Miami were found by Major League Soccer to have violated league budget rules with its signing of France midfielder Blaise Matuidi. MLS said in a Friday statement that final results of the investigation, including possible sanctions,...

Far-right Oath Keepers member is first suspect to plead guilty in US Capitol riot

A member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist has become the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the US Capitol.Jon Ryan Schaffer, the frontman of the...

Interior head Haaland revokes Trump-era orders on energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday revoked a series of Trump administration orders that promoted fossil fuel development on public lands and waters, and issued a separate directive that prioritizes climate change in agency decisions. The...

US lifts Vietnam, Switzerland from currency manipulator list

MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP April 16, 2021 | 11:37 AM WASHINGTON (AP) — Vietnam and Switzerland have been removed from the list of nations labeled by the U.S. as currency manipulators, reversing a decision made by...

Tamir Rice’s family asks justice department to reopen case into his death

The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014, asked the justice department (DoJ) on Friday to reopen the case into his death after it was closed in the waning weeks of...

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