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US authorities are ready to move fast and break things, too

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This was excerpted from the December 11 edition of CNN's Meanwhile in America, the daily email about US politics for global readers. Click here to read past editions and subscribe. It's time for US authorities to mo...

Police used pepper spray to break up a North Carolina march to a polling place

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Law enforcement officers used pepper spray on Saturday to break up a march to a polling place in Graham, North Carolina. According to a statement from the Graham Police Department, officers pepper sprayed the ground...

Protests break out in Montreal after the city’s latest Covid curfew

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Protests broke out Sunday night in Montreal after the city's latest curfew went into effect due to spikes in Covid-19 cases. The curfew began at 8 p.m. Sunday, according to the Quebec government website. The stricte...

More than 200 prisoners break free from jail in Uganda, some with guns and ammunition

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Kampala, UgandaPrisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security forces launched an operation to recapture them, a military spokesw...

Ohio State University canceled spring break 2021 because of Covid-19

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The Ohio State University announced it will cancel spring break next semester in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the university community. In a letter Friday to students, faculty and staff, Executive...

Capitol is on lockdown as pro-Trump demonstrators try to break into the building

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The US Capitol is on lockdown amid a tense situation with demonstrators outside the building, according to Capitol police officers, as President Donald Trump's supporters attempt to break into the building while law...

Texas A&M is shortening its spring break to a day

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Texas A&M students don't get to look forward to a week long holiday in March. In fact, all they're getting is a day. The school is reducing spring break to one day in order to "minimize the extensive travel" an...

Officials break ground on new section of September 11th National Memorial Trail

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Officials in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, have broken ground on a new segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail, which connects the nation's three main 9/11 memorial sites. The new bike trail will conn...

Shirtless North Korean soldiers break blocks, lay on glass before Kim Jong Un in bizarre video

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The footage, which is just over two minutes long, was uploaded to social media by Martyn Williams, a North Korea-focused journalist. He tweeted that the exercise was broadcast on North Korean state TV.  NORTH AND SOU...

Trump lawsuit against Big Tech could ‘break new ground’ on First Amendment protections: Parler interim CEO

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Meckler made the comment the day after Trump announced that he will lead a lawsuit over alleged censorship against Twitter, Facebook and Google, which are the three tech companies that removed him from their platform...

Portland Police declare a riot after people break windows of several businesses

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Police in Portland, Oregon, declared a riot Saturday night after officers observed protesters damaging multiple businesses, the Portland Police Bureau said in a news release. About 150 people gathered and began mar...

Police break up ‘illegal nightclub’ in the basement of a Massachusetts home

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Police in Massachusetts broke up an "illegal night club" in a residential basement with a full bar and a waitress -- and the city is investigating possible Covid-19 restriction violations. After a complaint of loud ...

From ‘Sesame Street’ to ‘Alma’s Way’: How Sonia Manzano continues to break ground and elevate Latino stories on US television

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After 44 years as the loveable Maria on Sesame Street, Sonia Manzano thought she was finally ready to move to a quieter, non-puppet inhabited neighborhood where she could spend her days writing children's books. ...

Wentworth Miller escapes ‘Prison Break’ role, no longer wants to play straight characters

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Don't look for Wentworth Miller to revive his star-making role in "Prison Break." The actor dashed all hopes of that in a post this past weekend on his verified Instagram account, saying he was out "Of PB. Officiall...

UC Davis is offering students $75 to staycation for spring break

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The University of California, Davis is offering students an incentive to staycation for spring break instead of traveling. The Healthy Davis Together Spring Break Grant will award 500 applicants $ 75 to spend duri...

Senate set to break filibuster of Mayorkas nomination to be DHS secretary

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The Senate is set to vote Thursday to break a GOP filibuster and advance the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to be President Joe Biden's secretary of Homeland Security after Republicans objected to efforts to quick...

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