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Crime and policing approach of Democrats in question following Adams’ win

Questions regarding how far the liberals should go on crime and police reform issues arise as a centrist candidate claims victory in the New York City mayoral primary. Voters in liberal city exhibited their acceptance to messaging that stands firm with police reform calls with the projected win of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in the crowded Democratic primary field. Adam’s win followed President Biden’s crash on a slate of more progressive bets, who pushed for more comprehensive societal changes, in the 2020 presidential primary. After the president’s nomination, liberals have continued to push a firm stance on averting funds

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Oregon logs 107 heat wave-related deaths

Deaths due to the record-crashing heat wave in Oregon have reached 107 on Tuesday, officials said. The Oregon State Medical Examiner said victims’ ages range from 37 to 97, as the state’s temperature hit three digits from June 25 to June 30. The Multnomah County dubbed the catastrophe as a “mass casualty event” after they recorded 67 deaths – more than half of the state’s total fatalities linked to heatwaves. In a news release, health authorities of the Multnomah Country said that hyperthermia was the alleged cause of all the fatalities. The said health condition happens when the body temperature

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“Historic”: More than $1B illegal marijuana busted near Los Angeles

Authorities on Wednesday said they were able to record a “historic” recovery of more than $1 billion of marijuana in raids busting illegal marijuana farming in the desert close to Los Angeles. According to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, curbing illegal marijuana activities in the desert places is dangerous as several of those are linked to Mexican drug cartels as well as other organized crime gangs. Recovered harvested marijuana plants have reached more than 33, 000 during the more than 10 days operation undertaken by the Sheriff’s deputies, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and other connected agencies. In the same

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Surfside building collapse death toll now at 36

Thirty-six deaths have so far been recorded on the partial collapse of a condominium building in Miami Beach-area, as search and rescue operations reach its 13th day, according to Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. She said 29 of the casualties had already been identified. Victims who are still “potentially unaccounted for” are still at 109 — 70 percent of which are verified to have been in the Champlain Towers South when it partially collapsed last June 24, the mayor said. Detectives are working to tally the list of missing reports since the collapse, thus, the number of persons unaccounted

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More than 125 COVID-19 cases linked to church camp in Texas

More than 125 coronavirus infections have been traced to a church camp in Galveston, Texas. According to the church’s statement, the camp held late June was intended for sixth through 12th grade kids at Clear Creek Community Church and has gathered more than 400 youth and adults. “Unfortunately, upon return from camp, 125+ campers and adults reported to us that they tested positive for COVID-19,” said Lead Pastor Bruce Wesley wrote through the statement. “Additionally, hundreds more were exposed to COVID-19 at camp,” he furthered. “And hundreds of others were likely exposed when infected people returned home from camp. We

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Elsa to develop into Category 1 hurricane as it makes landfall in Florida

Now a tropical storm, Elsa is forecast to gain strength and develop into a Category 1 hurricane before it hits the land along the west coast of Florida. It is expected to make a landfall close to Cedar Key at around 8 or 9 a.m. Winds that can blow up to 75 mph at landfall are expected, which places Elsa under the hurricane category having 74 mph or higher winds. Elsa’s path is winding Miami where rescue operations are underway to retrieve more victims trapped in the collapsed Surfside condominium building. According to Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava on

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