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Fueled by what both authorities and community leaders say is the easy access to guns, Austin has recorded 88 homicides so far this year, shattering the previous high of 59 in 1984. Chris Harris, a member of the Austin Justice Coalition, a community-led organization addressing criminal justice reform as well as economic and social justice, said most of the violent incidents that occur in the city involve people “who know each other.” “If it’s two people who know each other, clearly there is some contact that has risen to a point now that is being resolved violently instead of being…

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingThis video can not be playedTo play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser.The G7 group of rich democracies has warned Russia of “massive consequences” if it invades Ukraine.UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, speaking after a summit in Liverpool, said the group wanted Russia to stop its aggression towards UkraineHowever President Putin told President Biden during their video call last week that Russian troops did not pose a threat to anyone, Russian media report.Tensions are growing as Moscow amasses troops on Ukraine’s border.Mr Putin added that he had no particular grounds for optimism after…

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She passed away due to complications resulting from a stroke, Christopher Rice said.Rice’s biggest success was her first novel, “Interview with the Vampire,” which was published in 1976 and introduced the character of the vampire Lestat, who would be the central character in the 13-book Chronicles series, the most recent of which was published in 2018. “I had an idea of Lestat as the man of action, the man who could do things that I couldn’t do,” Rice said in a talk at Southern Illinois University in 2010.”Interview with the Vampire” was made into a successful feature film in 1994,…

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In the photo, Johnson is pictured on a screen, where he is seen in his office sitting close to two other people, reading out questions, according to The Mirror. CNN hasn’t independently verified the details about the quiz party, which the Mirror says took place on December 15. A Downing Street spokesperson said it was a “virtual quiz” and that Johnson “briefly took part virtually” to thank staff. While the photo shows Johnson with only two others, a source told the Mirror that “many staff huddled by computers, conferring on questions and knocking back fizz, wine and beer,” a claim…

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The sparkling Red Sea has some competition this weekend. A sea of 80 women, competing for the glittering Miss Universe crown, has taken over the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat with all of their stilettos and sequins. On arrival, the venue — Eilat’s port — doesn’t seem nearly as glamorous as the women inside. But walk inside the 4,000-seat, specially built tented stage imported from Portugal, and the atmosphere quickly changes.On the Friday before the Sunday night competition, the contestants were starting the day with dress rehearsals, first in their sequined opening outfits, then in their swimsuits and, finally,…

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, AFP via Getty ImagesIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter account was hacked with a message saying India had adopted bitcoin as legal tender and would distribute it to all citizens.The tweet was swiftly deleted and his office said the account had been very briefly compromised.It is the second time Mr Modi’s Twitter account has been hacked.He’s a prolific tweeter and has more than 70 million followers – the most of any world leader.The deleted tweet from his main @narendramodi handle said the Indian government had officially bought 500 bitcoin and was “and distributing them to…

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“I am outraged by yesterday’s US Supreme Court decision allowing Texas’s ban on most abortion services to remain in place, and largely endorsing Texas’s scheme to insulate its law from the fundamental protections of Roe v. Wade,” Newsom said in a statement. “But if states can now shield their laws from review by the federal courts that compare assault weapons to Swiss Army knives, then California will use that authority to protect people’s lives, where Texas used it to put women in harm’s way,” the statement continued. The Friday ruling from the Supreme Court allowed Texas’ abortion law that bars…

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, Getty ImagesThe first people in the UK have been hospitalised with Omicron infections, Nadhim Zahawi has said.The new variant of coronavirus now accounts for a third of cases in London, the education secretary said.With two doses of a vaccine “not enough” Mr Zahawi encouraged people to get a booster jab – people aged 30 and over are eligible to do so from Monday.As of Saturday, there have been 1,898 confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in the UK.Scientists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) have warned that the UK will face…

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SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage source, Getty ImagesAnne Rice, author of the gothic novel Interview with the Vampire, has passed away at the age of 80.The American writer, who sold more than 150 million books, died surrounded by her family on Saturday night.She died due to complications resulting from a stroke, her son Christopher Rice announced on her Facebook page.”In her final hours, I sat beside her hospital bed in awe of her accomplishments and her courage,” he wrote.Interview with the Vampire was published in 1976 and went on to be a best seller. It was later adapted into a movie…

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Calling it “an act of international cooperation,” Assam state police announced on Twitter on Saturday that the star’s watch that had gone missing from his Dubai residence was recovered in a raid in Sibsagar in Assam.Following information received from the Dubai police, which stated that a raid was conducted and the limited edition watch was recovered from the suspect’s residence, the Director General of Assam Police, Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said in a tweet Saturday. Mahanta tweeted a photograph with more details about the suspect.The suspect worked as a security guard for a company that was storing the late football player’s…

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