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arbery:  Ahmaud Arbery killing in Georgia: Three white men found guilty of murder – Times of India
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arbery: Ahmaud Arbery killing in Georgia: Three white men found guilty of murder – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Three white men were found guilty of murder Wednesday for shooting dead an African American man after chasing him in their pickup trucks, following a racially-charged trial in the southern US state of Georgia that gripped the nation. Travis McMichael, who shot Ahmaud Arbery, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor, William "Roddie" Bryan, who took part in the chase, were all found guilty of murder. A jury in Brunswick, Georgia, deliberated for less than 12 hours before convicting the three men on multiple counts of murder and other charges. Travis, 35, Gregory, 65, a retired police officer, and Bryan, 52, face potential life in prison for shooting the 25-year-old dead in February 2020. A crowd gathered outside the Glynn County courthouse erupted in cheers and chante...
Farm laws repeal: Cabinet begins process, clears Bill, to take up on ‘priority’ in House
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Farm laws repeal: Cabinet begins process, clears Bill, to take up on ‘priority’ in House

The Union Cabinet Wednesday began the process of repealing the three contentious farm laws against which farmers have been protesting for a year, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the same. The Farm Laws Repeal Bill was cleared by the Cabinet and will be taken up on “priority” basis in the Winter Session of Parliament, beginning next week, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur said. Announcing the decision, Thakur said the government had completed expeditiously the formalities at the very first Cabinet meeting held after the PM promised to repeal the three laws — Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and Essential Comm...