Minnesota authorities arrested Kim Potter, the police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during a scuffle that followed a routine traffic stop. She will be charged with second-degree manslaughter.
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Exclusive: Olympics-COVID cuts hit anti-doping program at Tokyo Games
Anti-Doping accreditations for the Tokyo Olympics have been cut due to COVID-19 but the core management team in charge of delivering a drug-free Games will remain intact, the head of the International Testing Agency (ITA) told Reuters.
Russia, Ukraine hold military drills, NATO criticises Russian troop build-up
Russia and Ukraine held simultaneous military drills on Wednesday as NATO foreign and defence ministers began emergency discussions on a massing of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border.
GameStop leads "stonks" higher
Shares in GameStop Corp were up 18.1% in active trading on Wednesday after falling in six of the last seven sessions, putting the video game retailer on track for its biggest gains since March 25.
S&P 500 dips off record high, Dow rises on bank earnings
The S&P 500 dipped after hitting a record high for the fourth session in five and the Dow Industrials rose on Wednesday, as Wall Street banks kicked off earnings season with first-quarter numbers that lifted hopes for a strong corporate rebound.
Walmart to make two-thirds of U.S. hourly store roles full-time
Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it expected to convert two-thirds of its U.S. hourly store roles to full-time positions by the end of the current fiscal year, as the retailer looks to retain workers.
U.S. spy chiefs say China is 'unparalleled priority'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. spy agency leaders said on Wednesday that China is an "unparalleled" priority, citing Beijing's regional aggression and cyber capabilities as they testified at a public congressional "Worldwide Threats" hearing for the first time in more than two years.
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