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Homeless man fatally stabs teen without motive

Florida police say a homeless man fatally stabbed a 14-year-old boy riding his bike during a random encounter and without apparent motive.

Virginia House recount underway; could affirm GOP majority

Election officials in Virginia have begun the painstaking process of recounting votes in one of two unresolved races that will settle whether Virginia Republicans have reclaimed the majority in the House of Delegates.

United Airlines warns Omicron is threat to transatlantic flights

New York police dept spokesman says they are trying to establish dialogue with a white male “in his 60s” with a possible shotgun outside UN HQ.

The avenue along the UN headquarters was closed to traffic, but meetings inside were not immediately affected.

The UN headquarters is closed, there is police activity.

UN spokesman

The United Nations headquarters in New York was cordoned off on Thursday during a police stand-off with a lone man apparently holding a gun outside the venue, officials said.

“The UN headquarters is closed, there is police activity,” a UN spokesman told AFP. Read more

Mexico says it would not expel asylum seekers awaiting court hearings in the United States

Mexico said on Wednesday it would not expel asylum seekers who are in Mexico awaiting court hearings in the United States, after Washington accepted its humanitarian concerns about the restart of a Trump-era program.

Twitter says it has shut down nearly 3,500 accounts that were posting pro-government propaganda in six countries, including China and Russia

Panel probing US Capitol riot plans ‘multiple weeks’ of hearings

The House of Representatives panel investigating the deadly January 6 US Capitol riot plans to hold “multiple weeks” of public hearings next year, its vice chairwoman, Republican Representative Liz Cheney, said.

Spacewalking astronauts replace antenna after debris scare

Spacewalking astronauts have replaced a broken antenna outside the International Space Station after getting NASA’s all-clear for orbiting debris.

As US pressure trumps virus scare, OPEC+ to go ahead with oil output rise

OPEC+ has agreed to add another 400,000 bpd in January.

Biden and Putin may ‘speak directly in near future’: Blinken

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov told US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Thursday that Moscow needed “long-term security guarantees” that would halt Nato’s eastward expansion, Moscow said.

Jadon Davon Hardiman, 18, of Jackson was charged Wednesday with counts including murder, attempted murder and carrying a weapon on school property, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Humboldt police.

Two men were shot at, one fatally, Tuesday night at Humboldt High School outside the gym and another man was injured.

Teen charged in fatal shooting after high school basketball game

A teenager has been charged in a fatal shooting following a pair of basketball games at a Tennessee high school, police said. Two men were shot at, one of whom died Tuesday night at Humboldt High School outside the gym.

US House expected to debate, vote Thursday on bill averting shutdown of Fed government

Russia’s Lavrov tells US top diplomat that Moscow will respond if Ukraine gets drawn into the US “geopolitical games”

Christmas tree buyers face reduced supplies, higher prices