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Texas congressman joins GOP race for attorney general

US Rep. Louie Gohmert has joined the crowded field of Republicans mounting primary challenges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

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South Korea has agreed to join oil-reserve release after US request

South Korea has agreed to participate in the joint release of oil reserves in response to a request from the United States, the country’s industry ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

Pope sends condolences for car attack on US Christmas parade

Pope Francis has sent a condolence message for an attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that left five dead.

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The suspect in a Christmas parade crash in suburban Milwaukee that killed five people was free on $1,000 bail posted just two days before the deadly event, a fact that is leading to a review of what happened and renewed calls for giving judges more power to set higher bails.

St Louis officer gets short sentence in attack on colleague

A former St Louis police officer convicted of beating a Black undercover detective during a 2017 racial injustice protest has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison.

Malcolm X’s daughter found dead at home in New York City

Authorities say Malikah Shabazz, one of six daughters of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was found dead in her home in New York City

US to release 50 million barrels of oil to ease energy costs

President Joe Biden has ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from the strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including China, India and the United Kingdom.