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Russell Westbrook records more statistical history

The Washington Wizards are this nearly clinching a spot for a play-in tournament, and Russell Westbrook is doing everything in his power to propel the team forward. The All-Star playmaker had 34 points, 15 assists, five rebounds and three steals in the Wizards’ 120-116 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday and, in the process, […]

Former Met officer who used his position to aid jailed criminal gang | Metropolitan police

A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his post to help a criminal gang seize money from other offenders has been jailed for eight years. Kashif Mahmood, 32, dressed in his uniform and used marked and unmarked police cars to get to places where the gang knew “large amounts of cash” would be exchanged, and […]

Trump celebrates after Liz Cheney was ousted from ‘bitter and horrible human being’

Former President Donald Trump spoke in celebration on Wednesday after House Republicans ousted Republican Liz Cheney (R-WY) from the Republican leadership. Trump attacks Cheney “Liz Cheney is a bitter and horrible human being,” Trump said in a statement, according to Yahoo News. “She has no personality or anything good to do with politics or our […]

Activists lose case to stop clearing of Ugandan forests Global development

Ugandan environmentalists have condemned as “superficial and absurd” a court ruling that authorized the government to authorize the clearing of parts of a tropical forest for a sugar cane plantation. Three environmental groups had taken the government to court over the decision to allow Hoima Sugar Ltd to build on 5,500 hectares (13,500 acres) in […]

Florida Governor DeSantis Forgives All Those Charged With Violating COVID Restrictions

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ad that anyone accused of violating COVID restrictions in their state will be pardoned. “It’s a total overrun,” he told Fox News host Laura Ingraham of the restrictions. “These things with health should be consultative, they shouldn’t be punitive.” DeSantis then went directly to a couple who own a gym who […]

Chip Roy won’t rule out running against Stefanik for GOP House conference seat: she ‘should have an opponent’

On Wednesday, Congressman Chip Roy did exclude the race for the GOP leadership position left after ex-president Liz Cheney ousted by her own party on Wednesday. Just hours after Cheney was kicked out for constantly criticizing former President Donald Trump, Roy was asked if he wanted to become the next Speaker of the House Republican […]

Top US pipeline resumes pumping after cyber attack that resulted in six-day outage US news

The U.S. main fuel pipeline on Thursday carried some of the first million gallons of automotive fuel after a six-day outage following a crippling cyber attack that led to fuel shortages in east coast states. The Colonial pipeline, which carries 100 million gallons per day of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, resumed computer-controlled pumping on […]

‘We lost our child’: Parents of daughter who died after waiting in Perth hospital say system must change | Perth

Grieving parents of Aishwarya Aswath, who died of infection after waiting two hours in a Perth emergency department, say they were treated without compassion and have no doubts the seven-year-old would still be alive if their concerns had been resolved. Aswath Chavittupara, 39, and Prasitha Sasidharan, 33, said on Thursday that an internal report into […]