'I will shoot whoever I see': Armed Myanmar soldiers and police are using TikTok to deliver death threats to protesters against the coup, researchers said, prompting the Chinese video-sharing app to announce it was removing content that incites violence
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NEW: Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has had a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition. “His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.”
"That looked like a bird!" Watch the amazing moment a murmuration of starlings took on the shape of a giant bird over Lough Ennell in Co Westmeath.
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NEW: President Biden calls Texas and Mississippi decisions to end mask mandates “a big mistake" and criticizes what he views as “Neanderthal thinking” after CDC warned against complacency in the face of emerging coronavirus variants on Monday.
Angel, 19, wore a T-shirt that read 'Everything will be OK' as she joined anti-coup protesters in Myanmar. She was killed by a shot to the head as she fought for a tentative democracy in which she had proudly voted for the first time last year. Read more:
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Rep. Michael McCaul says fmr. Pres. Trump has a responsibility to tell extremists, who believe Trump will be inaugurated on March 4, and who the FBI say are plotting a possible attack on the US Capitol, to stand down. “This threat is credible. It's real."
What happens if you give people $500 every month, no strings attached? Stockton, California, tested this idea of a guaranteed basic income. Since 2019, 125 residents have been getting $500/month on a special debit card. Now, @tonydokoupil has the newly-released results.
I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING. I also ended the statewide mask mandate.
Dozens of leading Hong Kong democrats brace for national security charges to be laid
The US government is “alarmed” by Myanmar security forces’ violence against “peaceful protesters." It "stands in solidarity with the people of Burma, who continue to bravely voice their aspirations for democracy, rule of law & respect for human rights.”
#WATCH They hit me on my head and neck and punched me. They hit me on my face too. I'm scared, they asked me not to tell anyone about it. My whole body is in pain: BJP worker Gopal Majumdar's mother who was allegedly attacked by TMC workers yesterday #WestBengal
FBI Director Chris Wray makes it clear that the FBI considers the mob storming the U.S. Capitol an act of "domestic terrorism." He says 300 people have been arrested by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. And he added, more people are being charged almost everyday.