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US, five other countries urge Ethiopia to cease illegal detentions

Trump-linked stocks get a boost after social media venture raises $1 bln

Shares of a clutch of companies linked to former US President Donald Trump rose in premarket trading on Monday, after his new social media venture said it had raised nearly $1 billion from a group of unidentified investors.

Kremlin calls US-Russia ties ‘quite lamentable’ on eve of Putin-Biden call

The Kremlin on Monday described the state of US-Russia relations as ” quite lamentable” on the eve of a video call between President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden when the two will discuss tensions around Ukraine.

Police to question artist linked to studio where parents of Michigan school shooting suspect found

Detectives plan to interview an artist connected to the Detroit studio where the parents of a 15-year-old accused Michigan school shooter were found following a manhunt, a local sheriff said on Sunday.

Omicron variant found in nearly one-third of US states

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has spread to about one-third of US states, but the Delta version remains the majority of Covid-19 infections as cases rise nationwide, health officials said on Sunday.