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1 dead in Arkansas, roof collapses at Illinois Amazon facility as severe weather strikes parts of U.S.

One person was reported dead in Arkansas after a possible tornado struck a nursing home, and tornado-like damage was reported outside St. Louis on Friday.

At least one death and multiple injuries were confirmed following widespread reports of tornadoes and severe weather Friday night across parts of the U.S.


Natural vs. artificial: The best Christmas tree option for the climate

It's the time of the year when most Americans finish Thanksgiving leftovers and venture out in search for the best holiday sales. More importantly, they plan their household centerpiece of the season: the Christmas tree.

While some revel in the scent of a real tree and the joy of picking one out at a local farm, others prefer the simplicity of artificial trees they can reuse for Christmases to come.


Why legal experts were not surprised by the Rittenhouse jury's decision to acquit

After 27 hours of deliberation over the course of four days, a jury declared Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on the five charges he faced after fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a night of unrest in Kenosha, Wis., last year.

Rittenhouse trembled as the verdict was read, count by count, then collapsed in sobs.


Iowa man guilty of murdering Black man whose body was found burning in a ditch

Relatives of Michael Williams see the killing as a possible hate crime, but authorities described it as a relationship dispute that turned lethal.

A jury convicted an Iowa man of first-degree murder Tuesday in the killing of Michael Williams, a Black man whose body was found burning in a ditch last year.


Biden in critical talks with President Xi Jinping amid fierce tensions with China

When Chinese President Xi Jinping beamed into the White House on Monday evening for a virtual summit with President Joe Biden, the two men needed no introduction.

"We've spent an awful lot of time talking to one another, and I hope we can have a candid conversation tonight as well," Biden said as the talks got underway around 8 p.m. ET, sitting at the head of the Roosevelt Room table as Xi's visage was broadcast on a pair of television screens.


USA: the merits of François-Dominique Delafosse recognized by the American Congress

Africa-USA relations put in the spotlight with the recognition of François-Dominique Delafosse by the American Congress.

Indeed, this citizen of the world received, on October 8, 2021, a Certificate of Special Recognition from the Congress, which thus salutes the merits of this “exceptional business leader who has largely contributed to strengthening trade relations between the African continent and the United States ”, according to the document which bears the signature of Sylvia R. Garcia, member of the American Congress.



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