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There has been a mass shooting of five people. Three adults and two children were. One man is dead, and four others are injured, including two children, after a shooting and a crash in #Baltimore, #Maryland.

#Crime #Massshooting #US
@BaltimorePolice Commissioner Michael Harrison said, "Officers received a ShotSpotter alert for multiple rounds fired around 6:39 p.m. near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Laurens Street in the city's Upton neighborhood."
Commissioner Harrison said, "A man standing on the street was shot, and he died at a hospital. Another man standing on the street was shot and is in stable condition."
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Donald Trump, Ex-US President says that, incumbent current US President @POTUS Joe Biden @Joebiden has brought the world to the brink of third world war.

#US #Russia #DonaldTrump #UkraineRussiaWar #Ukraine
Donald Trump said this at a rally in South Carolina on Saturday. This is one of Trump’s first rallies post the announcement of his intention to contest in the 2024 presidential election.
Trump said, “Joe Biden has brought us to the brink of World War Three. We're at the brink of World War Three, just in case anybody doesn't know it. As President I will bring back peace through strength, peace through strength, what had never happened”.
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A day after the public release of body cam video showing the horrific police beating of Tyre Nichols, the #Memphis police department in #Tennessee announced it is permanently deactivating the unit that five of the involved officers belonged to.
The SCORPION unit, which stands for Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods was launched in 2021. The unit was tasked with tackling rising crime in Memphis,
...but has been heavily criticized in the aftermath of the beating death of Nichols on January 7 after a traffic stop. He required hospitalization and died on January 10.
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San Diego Police @SanDiegoPD arrested a man suspected of firing at multiple locations in a #shooting spree Friday in #SanDiego, #California killing one person and injuring three others.

#Crime #US
Jaime Gonzalez, 22, was booked into jail for one count of murder, five counts of attempted murder, and additional firearms-related charges, SDPD Lt. Steve Shebloski said.
At around 8:20 p.m., shots were fired near a trolley stop at 6200 Akins Avenue, Shebloski said. Once officers arrived at the scene, they found four teens had been shot at but only two of them were struck by gunfire. Those teens are described as 15- and 16-year-old boys.
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A few individuals looted Memphis stores overnight following a peaceful rally there.

A store "GameStop" in the heart of Memphis was looted and wrecked about 1:30 in the morning.

According to report, immediately as Memphis police released video of Tyre Nichols' fatal beating on Friday evening, protests got under way.

The Memphis police chief has said, the Tyre Nichols videotape is worse than the Rodney King incident.
Nichols was repeatedly kicked in the head by Memphis police, who also punched him in the face and struck him with a baton, according to a video that was made public on Friday.
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According to reports, the FBI took notebooks that #US Vice President @JoeBiden kept while serving as vice president during a search of his house last week as part of an investigation into his handling of secret information.

The notebooks were confiscated even though they weren't labelled as classified because they contained notes about Biden's official work while serving in the Obama administration, including information about diplomatic interactions, the broadcaster reported on Saturday.
The source claimed that the notebooks contained a mixture of personal and official records, and that even pages devoid of sensitive information can qualify as state property under the Presidential Records Act because they are related to governmental operations.
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Due to an active #shooter threat, people were rushed out of a #Walmart on Walnut Grove Avenue in #Rosemead, #LosAngeles.

A large police presence, including helicopters, is on the scene.

This story is developing.
A large number of law enforcement agencies responded to the Rosemead Walmart in Rosemead, California.

The Rosemead shopping center has been evacuated, according to law enforcement agencies, as officers respond to a report of an armed person/potential active shooter at Walmart.
A 911 call reporting an armed individual at the Rosemead Supercenter was received earlier today, according to a Rosemead Police Department spokesperson, prompting a heavy police presence at the Walmart.
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Seven people were shot outside the Beverly Crest home, three of whom died at the scene.

According to police, at least three people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting early Saturday morning in Los Angeles' Beverly Crest neighborhood.
The incident occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m. on the 2700 block of Ellison Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Multiple 911 calls reported a shooting with people on the ground, prompting officers to respond.
According to Sgt. Bruce Borihanh, the shooting occurred in front of a home that they believe was used as a short-term rental, and they have no idea if there was a gathering or party going on at the time.
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Bankman-Fried's @SBF_FTX lawyers on Saturday made a plea with a U.S. judge not to restrict the indicted @FTX_Official cryptocurrency executive's right to speak with former colleagues.

#US #Crime #Cryptocurrency
Bankman-Fried's lawyers on Saturday made a plea with a U.S. judge not to restrict the indicted FTX cryptocurrency executive's right to speak with former colleagues.
The attorneys were reacting to a Friday night request from federal prosecutors that Bankman-Fried not be permitted to speak with the majority of employees of FTX or his Alameda Research hedge fund.
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A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) officer and a bystander worked together to pull a driver from a burning car near Las Vegas Boulevard and Siegfried and Roy Drive at 4:37pm.

#USA #LasVegas #Accident
The dramatic rescue was captured on video, showing the officer and bystander working quickly to extract the driver from the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames.
The driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. The incident serves as a reminder of the bravery and quick thinking of both LVMPD officers and members of the community in emergency situations.
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On Friday, #Memphis police released videos of Tyre Nichols' violent arrest, which showed him crying out for his mother and saying he was trying to go home.

#US #TyreeNichols #Crime
His mother stated earlier this week that he was 80 yards away from her home when he was beaten.
Memphis police released four videos of Tyre Nichols' fatal beating, who died three days after a traffic stop.

The video shows the 29-year-old being kicked, punched, clubbed, and more without any signs of resistance.
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The #US reached an agreement with the #Netherlands and #Japan on Friday to limit exports of some advanced chip-making machinery to #China, according to a report citing people familiar with the matter.

According to the report, the agreement would extend some export controls imposed by the US in October to companies based in the two allied nations, including ASML Holding NV, Nikon Corp, and Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Officials from the Netherlands and Japan were in Washington for talks led by White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan on a variety of issues.
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General Mike Minihan, the head of the #US Air Mobility Command, has warned of a conflict with #China as early as 2025, most likely over #Taiwan, and called his commanders to push their units to achieve maximum operational battle readiness this year.
Commander of @AirMobilityCmd stated in an internal memorandum that first surfaced on social media on Friday and was later confirmed as genuine by the Pentagon, that the main goal should be to deter "and, if required, defeat" China.
Minihan said, “I hope I am wrong. My gut tells me we will fight in 2025.”
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@SFPD body-camera footage was released Friday afternoon of the hammer assault that happened last October on Paul Pelosi, the husband of Democratic congresswomen and then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

#Crime #Politics #US
The video shows officers arriving at the front door of the Pelosi residence in San Francisco and knocking loudly on the door. Paul Pelosi opens the door and can be seen with an intruder as the two wrestle over a hammer.
Police can be heard asking “What’s going on, man?”, then they tell the suspect to drop the hammer. He says “Nope”, then manages to grab rhe hammer and swings it, just off camera, and hits Pelosi in the head.
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The White House @WhiteHouse, on Friday, highlighted cyber thefts committed by North Korean actors and stressed on the need to enhance cyber security. Poor cybersecurity allowed North Korea to steal over US$1 billion in #cryptocurrency.

#US #Economy
White House said many things in a press release titled, “The Administration's Roadmap to Mitigate Cryptocurrencies' Risks”.
The statement reads, “Some cryptocurrency entities ignore applicable financial regulations and basic risk controls-practices that protect the country's households, businesses, and economy”.
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It was revealed today that comedian Jay Leno, who had an accident in November where he was burned while working in his garage on a car, had a second accident recently.

#Entertainment #US
Leno, while being interviewed for his return to Las Vegas, Nevada at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Hotel, spoke about the second accident.
Leno said that the accident happened nine days earlier on Jan. 17, he was testing a 1940 Indian motorcycle and noticed the scent of leaking gas.
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Donald Trump, Former US president said that, he would be able to negotiate a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine within 24 hours, if he were president.

#DonaldTrump #US #Russia #Ukraine #UkraineRussiaWar
Trump wrote on his Truth Social on Thursday that, “Even now, if [US] president, I would be able to negotiate an end to this horrible war within 24 hours”.
Donald Trump commented on the US President @POTUS Joe Biden @JoeBiden’s administration’s approach towards the conflict in Ukraine. Earlier, Trump called for negotiating peaceful end to it, instead of sending millions of dollars’ worth of assistance to Ukraine.
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In an advertisement announcing his candidacy for the Senate, Rep. @AdamSchiff, D-Calif., used footage from the Senate floor, prompting an ethics watchdog group to request that the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) look into the matter.
The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) filed a complaint with the OCE's chief counsel, requesting an immediate investigation into whether Schiff "abused official resources for political purposes" by using the video footage.
Schiff revealed on Thursday that he will run for the Senate in 2024 in a video posted on his Twitter account. This video features Schiff speaking on the Senate floor during the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump @realDonaldTrump.

#US #Politics
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The mother of two elementary school children is suing Orange County Public Schools in #Florida after she was told she could no longer volunteer due to complaints about her #OnlyFans account.

#Social #US
Victoria Triece a 31-year-old mother, says she spent five years volunteering at Sand Lake Elementary School before being banned in October 2021 for her work in the adult entertainment industry.
On Tuesday, she filed a lawsuit against OCPS after she said the principal told her she could no longer be around children on school grounds on instructions she says came from the school board.
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A lawsuit was filed by a group of 25 states, including #Texas and #Utah, challenging a @JoeBiden administration regulation allowing retirement plans to take environmental, social,
...and governance (ESG) considerations into account when making investment decisions.

The states argued in a lawsuit they filed in federal court in Amarillo, #Texas, on Thursday that the rule that was finalized in November will cause many retirement plans to prioritize social
...agendas over long-term financial security for investors. The rule, which goes into effect on Monday, undoes restrictions placed on investing with a social conscience by the Trump administration. According to the states in the lawsuit filed on Thursday,
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On Friday in Washington, @Tesla CEO @ElonMusk met with two senior members of the White House to discuss how the automaker and Democratic President @POTUS @JoeBiden could collaborate to advance the production of electric vehicles
...and quicken the electrification of U.S. vehicle networks.

According to a @WhiteHouse spokesperson, Biden's senior advisor for clean energy innovation, John Podesta, and Mitch Landrieu, who is in charge of infrastructure spending, met with Musk.
"John Podesta and Mitch Landrieu met with Elon Musk to discuss shared goals around electrification and how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act can advance electric vehicle production
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Tyre Nichols, a Black motorist who died from injuries sustained in a violent confrontation following a traffic check, was killed by five ex-Memphis police officers on Thursday.
Nichols died in the hospital three days after the fight with the five officers after his detention.
Prosecutors accused the five policemen, all of whom are Black, of second-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, official misconduct, and official oppression.

#Murder #Kidnapping #Police
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A baby who #police say was injured by his mother Lindsey Clancy and found unconscious in his #Duxbury, #Massachusetts home has died, authorities announced Friday.

#Crime #US
The 8-month-old baby, Callan Clancy, was found with his two siblings, 5-year-old Cora Clancy and 3-year-old Dawson Clancy, suffering from obvious signs of trauma on Tuesday night, according to Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.
Cora and Dawson were pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after being found while Callan was flown to a Boston hospital for further treatment.
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According to her office, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren @SenWarren wrote to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission @FTC urging it to oppose the acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc.
@AerojetRdyne by U.S. defense contractor L3Harris Technologies @L3HarrisTech.
Senator Warren has previously expressed concern about a variety of corporate mergers.
L3Harris announced the planned acquisition in mid-December, saying it would pay $4.7 billion in cash for Aerojet as it seeks to capitalize on rising demand for missiles in the midst of the Ukraine conflict. It has stated that it expects to close the transaction this year.
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