Lydia OConnor

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Female Weightlifter Wins Philippines’ First-Ever Olympic Gold

Hidilyn Diaz, a 30-year-old weightlifter from the Philippines, won her country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games on Monday. Diaz’s groundbreaking win comes...

Gen. Mark Milley Defends Calls With China To ‘De-Escalate’ At The End Of Trump’s Presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer told Congress on Tuesday that he knew former President Donald Trump wasn’t planning to attack China...

Maryland Newspaper Gunman Gets More Than 5 Life Prison Terms

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life...

Janet Yellen: Oct. 18 Likely Date When U.S. Debt Measures Exhausted

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is telling Congress that the Treasury Department will likely exhaust all of its “extraordinary measures” to avoid...

Missouri Medical Center To Issue Staff Panic Buttons Following Uptick In Attacks By Patients

A Missouri medical center is giving its staff members panic buttons due to a troubling increase in attacks by patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Assaults...

Pentagon Leaders To Face Congress On Afghan Pullout Decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their first public testimony since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, top Pentagon leaders will face sharp questions in...