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Justice Dept to prioritise prosecuting violence on flights
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Georgia shooting: The federal indictment says the men targeted Arbery because he was Black.

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President Biden hails Arbery verdict, says “hard work” remains for racial justice

The McMichaels and Bryan are also facing federal hate crimes charges in a case that will go to trial next year.

Travis, 35, Gregory, 65, a retired police officer, and Bryan, 52, face potential life in prison for shooting 25-year-old Arbery dead in February 2020.

Travis McMichael, who shot Ahmaud Arbery, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan, who took part in the chase, were all found guilty of murder.
A jury in Brunswick, Georgia, deliberated for less than 12 hours before convicting the three men on multiple counts of murder and other charges.
Arbery murder verdict shows ‘Black lives do matter’: Activist

Three white men were found guilty of murder on Wednesday for shooting dead a Black man in the southern US state of Georgia after chasing him in their pickup trucks

Regulator approves plan to bury coal ash in Memphis
Regulators have given approval to a plan by the Tennessee Valley Authority to bury toxin-laden coal ash in southeast Memphis.
Federal judge tells lawyers to pay in US election fraud case
A federal judge has ordered two lawyers who filed a class action lawsuit alleging the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump to pay more than $180,000 in attorney’s fees for the defendants.
Biden names two women leaders to head White House budget office
US President Joe Biden named his choices to run the White House budget office on Wednesday, tapping two women of colour to lead the massive government operations agency.
The issue of anomalous health incidents is a top priority for the FBI, as the protection, health and well-being of our employees and colleagues across the federal government is paramount… would keep working with the intelligence community to identify the cause of these incidents and determine how we can best protect our personnel.
US FBI calls ‘anomalous health incidents’ a top priority
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday the issue of “anomalous health incidents”, widely known as Havana Syndrome, is a top priority and it will continue to investigate it.
Head of Instagram agrees to testify as Congress probes the app’s effects on young people: NYT

US trade representative says moving to terminate India trade retaliation after tax agreement
The US trade representative’s office said on Wednesday that it is moving to terminate its trade retaliation case against India after Washington and New Delhi agreed on a global tax-deal transition arrangement.


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