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Explorers find WWII Navy destroyer, deepest wreck discovered

A U.S. Navy destroyer that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of World War II in the Philippines has become the deepest wreck to be discovered, according to explorers.
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Biden urges Western unity on Ukraine amid war fatigue

U.S. President Joe Biden and western allies opened a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday intent on keeping economic fallout from the war in Ukraine from fracturing the global coalition working to punish Russia's aggression.
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Norway mourns victims of Oslo shooting with memorial service

Coinciding with unrelenting cyberattacks against Ukraine, state-backed Russian hackers have engaged in "strategic espionage" against governments, think tanks, businesses and aid groups in 42 countries supporting Kyiv, Microsoft said in a report Wednesday.
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U.S. Pride parades march on with new urgency

Parades celebrating LGBTQ Pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism.
The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere take place just two days after one conservative justice on the Supreme Court signaled, in a ruling on abortion, that the court should reconsider the right to same-sex marriage recognized in 2015.
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Russia strikes Kyiv as troops consolidate gains in the east

Russia attacked the Ukrainian capital early Sunday, striking at least two residential buildings, the mayor of Kyiv said, as elsewhere Russian troops fought to consolidate their gains in the country's east.
Associated Press journalists in Kyiv saw rescue services battling flames and rescuing civilians.
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At least 20 dead in South African club; cause not yet known

South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning.
It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.
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Public safety minister eyes steps to strengthen oversight of the RCMP

The federal public safety minister says he is "deeply committed" to enhancing oversight of the RCMP by strengthening the role of the national police force's management advisory board.
In an interview, Marco Mendicino expressed a desire to give the board the "independence and autonomy that it needs" -- possibly through legislative amendments -- to ensure adequate supervision.
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As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate.
It was the Senate Republican partnership with President Donald Trump to confirm conservative judges, and transform the federal judiciary, that paved the way for the Supreme Court's landmark ruling to overturn the constitutional right to abortion.
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At least 20 people found dead inside South African nightclub

South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning.
It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.
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Every year, 100-year-old Angélique Beauchemin watches more of her land crumble into the St. Lawrence River.
From her home along a busy stretch of river in Verchères, Que., on Montreal's South Shore, she watches waves from passing ships crash into the rock wall at the base of her property, sweeping chunks away and eating into the unprotected banks from below.
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Climate goals may be at odds with G7 response to fallout from Russian invasion

G7 leaders opened their summit Sunday with a discussion about shaping the global economy at a time when conflict and unrest are driving up prices and access to key goods around the world.
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The final bell is about to ring at the end of a topsy-turvy school year warped by the COVID-19 crisis.
Many Canadian students cautiously returned to class this fall under strict pandemic protocols, such as mandatory masking and social distancing.
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