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Mississippi officially drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi has officially retired the last state flag in the US with the Confederate battle emblem. Republican governor Tate Reeves signed the historic bill on...

Mississippi moves toward stripping Confederate image from flag

Mississippi legislators have taken the first steps toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying...

Missouri legislature set to pass abortion ban at eight weeks

Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, on legislators’ final day in session. The...

Four killed as freight train collides with coach in Mississippi

A freight train has crashed into a coach in Biloxi, Mississippi, pushing the bus 300 feet down the tracks and leaving at least four...

Children killed in Halloween Mississippi float crash

Three people, including two children, have been killed after a vehicle struck a Halloween-themed trailer in Mississippi. The three were related, Newton County coroner Danny...

US university on lockdown after professor is shot dead

Update at 7pm: A professor has been shot dead in his office at a US university and the campus is on lockdown after reports of...

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UK exposes Russian cyber attacks against Tokyo Olympics

The Russian military intelligence service (GRU) carried out cyber attacks on officials and organisations linked to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in an effort to...

Palestinian official Saeb Erekat ‘in critical condition’

Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat is in a critical condition and breathing with a ventilator due to Covid-19, according to the Israeli hospital treating...

Nokia to build moon’s first 4G network for Nasa programme

Nokia says it has been asked by Nasa to build the first mobile communications network on the moon. The Finnish telecommunications equipment maker said on...

Flybe could return to skies next year after rescue deal

Flybe planes might start taking off again early next year after administrators said they had agreed a rescue deal for the collapsed airline. Thyme Opco...

Brexit: Barnier says EU willing to intensify stalled trade talks

Brussels is prepared to “intensify” trade talks, European Union negotiator Michel Barnier said as the UK declared the process over unless there was a...
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