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Trump may be tiptoeing toward a break with Xi

The last time the US and China reached a point of confrontation over Hong Kong, President Donald Trump had a strong incentive to play it cool. Now, as China tries to impose a new security law on the territory, the opposite may be the case. Last summer, Trump promised Chinese President Xi Jinping that he’d…MORE

Florida man kidnaps girl, 17, to get through Covid-19 checkpoint, police say

Florida man kidnaps girl, 17, to get through Covid-19 checkpoint, police say

A Florida man was charged with kidnapping/false imprisonment last week after forcing a 17-year old girl to drive him and another woman through a Covid-19 checkpoint, police said. “I am relieved this suspect is currently sitting in jail and the young victim in this case was not seriously hurt,” Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said…MORE

20 hikers are rescued from the Devil’s Bathtub in Virginia after flash flooding

20 hikers are rescued from the Devil’s Bathtub in Virginia after flash flooding

Twenty hikers were rescued Monday near a swimming hole known as the Devil’s Bathtub in Virginia, CNN affiliate WJHL reports. The rescue began Sunday when heavy rains caused flash flooding along the popular trail and the hikers became stranded about 7 p.m., Fort Blackmore Volunteer Fire Department officials told affiliate WCYB. Devil’s Bathtub is a…MORE

Multistate manhunt ongoing for UConn student after killings, home invasion

Multistate manhunt ongoing for UConn student after killings, home invasion

Connecticut State Police are searching for a University of Connecticut student in connection with the killing of two people and an abduction, according to law enforcement officials. Peter Manfredonia, 23, is suspected of killing a 62-year-old man and seriously injuring another man “with an edged weapon” on Friday morning in Willington, Connecticut State Police said…MORE

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