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    ‘We have a bias problem’
    California bill addresses race and gender in venture capital funding

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    Workers accuse Wisconsin mill where five died in blast

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    Dianne Feinstein
    Historic career began in tragedy and ended in controversy

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    Victoria Beckham
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      ‘More than just a tree’
      Recollections of the UK's Sycamore Gap

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      From Audrey Hepburn to Zac Efron
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    • The site of the suicide bombing that struck a procession to mark the birthday of the prophet Muhammad in Mastung

      Twin suicide attacks underline the depth of crisis

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    Vladimir Putin
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    Kate Aronoff
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    UK?leaders, beware: endlessly shifting to the right won’t save the country

    Andy Beckett
    Self-styled ‘realists’ of both parties underestimate the depth of voters’ disillusionment
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      Unless Joe Biden stands aside, the world must prepare for President Trump 2.0

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    • Kosovo police officers stand guard on 25 September 2023 after a gunfight with Serbian nationalists.

      The?flare-up of violence in Kosovo shows the folly of the west’s appeasement of Serbia

      Jasmin Mujanovi?
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    Barney Ronay
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    Judge ends Oher conservatorship amid Blind Side dispute

    • Lions wide receiver Jameson Williams looks on during a January 2023 game against the Bears in Detroit.

      Gambling policy toughened for players who bet on own team

    • Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.

      Fury v Usyk heavyweight title fight agreed for Saudi Arabia

    • Joie Henney sits with his emotional support alligator Wally inside his home in York Haven, Pennsylvania on 22 January 2019.

      See you later
      Emotional support alligator denied entry to Phillies game

    • Detroit Lions running back David Montgomery (5) tries to elude Green Bay Packers safety Darnell Savage (26) during the second half of Thursday’s game.

      Montgomery runs riot as Lions whip Packers in NFC North tilt

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    Fossil fuels
    Biden to sell three oil and gas leases over five years, angering climate advocates

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    'Climate action not shutdown'
    Eighteen activists arrested for McCarthy office protest

  • Clarence Thomas and John Roberts in robes talking to one another

    Supreme court
    Chief justice urged to make Alito and Thomas step aside in megadonor cases

    More than 40 watchdog groups call on John Roberts to force US supreme court justices to step aside after ethics scandals
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    Mark Milley
    Retiring general appears to call Trump ‘wannabe dictator’

  • Jimmy Carter<br>FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. Carter, the oldest former U.S. chief executive ever, will quietly mark his 97th birthday at home in southwest Georgia on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, an aide said. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

    Jimmy Carter
    Former president to celebrate 99th birthday with digital mosaic from well-wishers

  • Kent Walker, president of global affairs at Alphabet, trailed by Ian Madrigal dressed as ‘Monopoly Man’, departs federal court on 12 September 2023 in Washington DC.

    ‘Veil of secrecy’
    Outrage as Google limits public access to antitrust trial

    • California
      Newsom faces tough choice to fill ‘friend and mentor’ Feinstein’s Senate seat

    • Dianne Feinstein
      Trailblazer for women in US politics dies at 90

    • UAW
      ‘Fed up’ US autoworkers expand strikes against GM and Ford

    • Healthcare
      Doctors and insurers clash over law that protects against surprise billing

    • California
      Shasta county abuzz after far-right figure appointed for mosquito control

    • Christopher Steele
      Trump suing ex-MI6 officer who alleged he was ‘compromised’ by Russian security service

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  • Injured people are treated at a hospital in Mastung, near Quetta, Pakistan, after an explosion

    At?least 59 people killed in twin attacks on mosques

    Suicide bombing kills at least 54 at parade to mark prophet’s birthday, while five die in attack in police compound
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    Sycamore Gap
    Man, 60, arrested in connection with felled UK tree

  • A bedbug.

    Bedbug crisis sparks political row as insect ‘scourge’ continues

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    Alberto Nú?ez Feijóo fails to win MPs’ backing to become PM

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      Co-founder Pat Arrowsmith dies aged 93

    • High-speed rail
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      More than 1 million children in UK sleep on floor or share bed – study

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