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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has arrived in Indonesia's capital to join the investigation into the crash of a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500, the head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee said Saturday.
Residents were evacuated as authorities investigated “isolated incident” on 600 block of Gilman Avenue
Officers found victim inside a home on Sundance Drive, inside unresponsive with multiple stab wounds
Johnson donated to at least 23 politicians who voted against certifying election results last week, just hours after a violent mob with the same message broke into the U.S. Capitol Building.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials have adjusted their advice on who gets the COVID-19 vaccine in light of a small number of deaths in older people, leaving it up to each doctor to consider who should be vaccinated.
While President-elect Joe Biden said last week that he welcomed President Donald Trump's decision to skip his inauguration, he said he would be "honored" to have Vice President Mike Pence attend. "I think it's important," he said, that, as much as possible, "the historical precedents" with respect to the peaceful transfer of power "be maintained."
Gov. Gavin Newsom defended his expansion of eligibility guidelines that caused mass confusion, with Bay Area residents storming health care providers for vaccinations that aren't yet available.
Higgs would be the 13th person executed by the U.S. government in an extraordinary spree begun last summer by Trump, a Republican and avowed exponent of capital punishment, after a 17-year hiatus at the federal level. Prior to Trump, the federal government had executed only three people since 1963.