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Congress finally passes $60.8bn Ukraine aid bill as Speaker’s future hangs in the balance

Volodymyr Zelensky immediately issues thanks to the US House – just as a conservative revolt threatens to oust Mike Johnson for backing bill to help embattled European ally

<p>US Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (C) prepares to vote on foreign aid packages to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, as well as a bill requiring TikTok's parent company to sell it or be banned, in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 20 April 2024</p>
FeatureTrump on Trial

Trump tries to command the narrative. Now he can only sit in silence

The former president will face a jury of his fellow New Yorkers with a criminal trial that marks a culmination of his assault on the justice system, Alex Woodward reports from inside Manhattan criminal court

<p>Donald Trump leaves a Manhattan criminal courthouse on 19 April. </p>

Maïwenn on directing Johnny Depp’s comeback: ‘The crew were afraid of him’

The French star talks to Charlotte O’Sullivan about her on-set difficulties making ‘Jeanne du Barry’ with the actor she calls a ‘huge genius’, and her fractious relationship with #MeToo

<p>‘There’s been no normal relationship since the shoot. Johnny Depp is in another world’ </p>
<p>Ellen Greenberg was found dead in her Philadelphia apartment with at least 20 stab wounds </p>
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Mother of woman who died by stab wounds says new info proves murder

EXCLUSIVE: Ellen Greenberg’s death by 20 stab wounds - including to the back of her neck - was ruled suicide. Her mother Sandra, who has spent 13 years fighting for justice and says she will ‘never give up’, says bombshell new testimony may finally prove her daughter was murdered

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Columbine survivors in shock shootings haven’t stopped after 25 years

Since 1999, the name of a Colorado high school has been tragically enshrined in the public consciousness – and has become synonymous with mass shootings. But those left reeling by the massacre at Columbine have watched in horror as mass shootings are replicated over and over again across the US, writes Sheila Flynn

<p>Young women head to a library near Columbine High School where students and faculty members were evacuated during the 1999 shooting</p>
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Axed Tesla staffers say chaos will lead to quality getting ‘worse’

Several newly-unemployed workers told The Independent the layoffs seemed to strike chaotically, without rhyme or reason, with Elon Musk’s actions resulting in one investor declaring: “Only him and Kanye West have reached this level of people’s distaste”

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