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.
U.S. says indirect nuclear talks with Iran to resume on Thursday
The United States and Iran will reconvene indirect talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal on Thursday in Vienna, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
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.
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