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US Senate panel head Bob Menendez resigns over bribery charges

Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, has “temporarily” stepped down from his influential position after a federal indictment alleging years of bribery alongside his wife. The bombshell indictment unsealed by Manhattan federal prosecutors on Friday accused Menendez, 69, of receiving hundreds of thousands of …

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UN chief on climate crisis: ‘Humanity has opened the gates of hell’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sounded a warning on the climate crisis Wednesday when he said: “Humanity has opened the gates of hell.” “Horrendous heat is having horrendous effects, distraught farmers watching crops carried away by floods, sweltering temperatures spawning disease, and thousands fleeing in fear as historic fires rage,” Guterres …

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