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Hear the 911 call moments after Alec Baldwin fired prop gun - CNN Video – (CNN)
A 911 call has been released moments after Alec Baldwin shot a prop gun on the set of the movie "Rust," where the film's director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, died and director Joel Souza was injured.

China seeks to lift homework pressures on schoolchildren – (BBC News)
A new law urges parents to allow children time for rest and exercise, and restrict time spent online.

January 6 defendant spoke at far-right rally attended by Proud Boys, despite court order against associating with the group – (CNN)
An Arizona political commentator charged in the US Capitol riot spoke at a small right-wing rally in Phoenix last month that was attended by over a dozen Proud Boys, even though a federal judge had ordered him not to associate with any members of the extremis…

Expert says the movie set shooting went wrong in three ways - CNN Video – (CNN)
Steve Wolf, a firearms expert who has been asked to comb the scene of the movie set shooting involving Alec Baldwin, discusses the questions he has about the deadly incident.

The manhunt for Brian Laundrie is over. But several big questions remain – (CNN)
The discovery of Brian Laundrie's remains this week ends a manhunt that had gripped the country for weeks as investigators searched a Florida nature reserve for the 23-year-old, who returned home last month from a road trip without his fiancée, Gabby Petito.

More clashes as banned TLP continues protest in Pakistan – (Al Jazeera English)
Group said five supporters died in the clashes while at least two police officials were also killed.

U.N. plane aborts landing as air strike hits Ethiopia's Tigray – (Reuters)
An Ethiopian government air strike on the capital of the northern Tigray region on Friday forced a U.N. flight carrying aid workers to abort a landing there, the United Nations said.

Obama stumps for Virginia candidate in race seen as referendum on Biden – (Reuters)
Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday joins a roster of high-profile Democrats campaigning for Terry McAuliffe, a candidate for Virginia governor in a race seen as a barometer of the country's political direction after Joe Biden, a Democrat, won the …

UN fears ‘mass atrocity crimes’ in northern Myanmar – (Al Jazeera English)
Tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons reportedly being moved into the region.

Buttigieg aims to use Tucker Carlson flap to spotlight paternity leave | TheHill – (The Hill)
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is aiming to use the fierce criticism he faced from conse...

Gunmen attack Nigeria prison, free dozens of inmates: Official – (Al Jazeera English)
Jailbreak at Oyo correctional centre in country’s southwest is the third to occur this year.

Italy’s Salvini due in court for blocking Open Arms from docking – (Al Jazeera English)
The head of the right-wing Lega party could face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty.

Kamala Harris going to Europe next month; no plans for US-Mexico border return – (Fox News)
Bon voyage, Madame Vice President. Kamala Harris has no plans to return to the U.S.-Mexico border region anytime soon, she said Friday in New York City – but she will be jetting off to Europe next month.

Alec Baldwin was told firearm was unloaded, search warrant says: report – (Fox News)
An assistant director on the New Mexico movie set of the movie "Rust" was unaware that a gun being handed to actor Alec Baldwin on Thursday contained live rounds, a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court said, according to reports.

Lebanon uprising protesters anxiously await military court trials – (Al Jazeera English)
Lawyers decry trials with ‘no evidence’, while authorities dismiss investigations into alleged torture of protesters.

Crew member yelled 'cold gun' as he handed Alec Baldwin prop weapon, court document shows – (CNN)
An assistant director handed Alec Baldwin a prop firearm and yelled "cold gun" before the actor fired and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza, according to court documents.

Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions – (Associated Press)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made climate cha…

How Umran Malik became an icon for young Kashmiri cricketers – (Al Jazeera English)
Dedication and luck drafted the 21-year-old into India’s T20 World Cup squad, much to the delight of those back home.

Bill Maher defends Dave Chappelle, knocks critics: 'Everyone needs to Netflix and chill the f--- out' – (Fox News)
"Real Time" host Bill Maher offered a strong defense of fellow comedian Dave Chappelle amid the uproar over his Netflix special.

Child tax credit tussle reflects debate over work incentives – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — To supporters of the child tax credit, there has always been an "aha moment" — the recognition that as little as a few hundred dollars a month could be life-changing.For Colorado Sen.


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