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US heat wave: High temperatures coupled with high humidity are likely to affect millions of Americans through the end of July

CNN — Scorching heat exacerbated by stifling humidity is expected to last through the end of the month in many parts of the US, where millions are likely to endure temperatures in the triple digits. More than 80 million Americans from the West to New England received heat warnings or advisories as of Friday morning. …

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Texas state police launch internal assessment of Uvalde’s response

UVALDE, Texas (AP) – Two months after the massacre at the school in Uvalde, Texas state police announced an internal investigation Monday into the actions of dozens of troopers who were 73 minutes of mind-boggling inactivity by law enforcement at Robb Elementary while a gunman slaughtered 19 children and two teachers. The announcement appeared to …

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Former Trump Doc Ronny Jackson Defends AR-15s in Viral Clip Same Day as Uvalde Massacre Report

In the latest addition to the pantheon of tough GOP grandstanding with firearms In videos, Representative Ronny Jackson (R-TX) spoke Monday in defense of gun rights in a clip in which he wielded two assault rifles, one of which was aimed at his own right foot. “I have a message for the Biden administration,” Jackson, …

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Historic heat grips UK and France as bushfires rage elsewhere

A deadly heat wave envelops France and the UK after ravaging Spain and Portugal, raising the prospect of a new all-time record high temperatures in both countries. Climate change is a key factor involved in this ongoing disastersay scientists. The big picture: This is one of the worst heatwaves ever in Western Europe, accompanied by …

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Uvalde report: 400 agents but ‘outrageously bad’ decisions

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nearly 400 law enforcement officers rushed to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, but “outrageously poor decision-making” resulted in more than an hour of chaos before the gunman who killed 21 was finally confronted and killed, according to a reporter. damning investigative report released Sunday. The nearly 80-page report …

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