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Pelosi rejects GOP threat to censure Rep. Maxine Waters for 'inciting violence'

Pelosi rejects GOP threat to censure Rep. Maxine Waters for 'inciting violence'

The congresswoman denied in a subsequent interview that she was encouraging violence, but the remarks come at a time of enormous national tension amid several high-profile killings of Black people at ...

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Trudeau asks Atlantic premiers to help with Ontario COVID-19 outbreak

Trudeau asks Atlantic premiers to help with Ontario COVID-19 outbreak

The government will also seek to boost rapid testing , especially for essential workers, Trudeau said. Locally, there are 1,299 new cases in Toronto, 926 in Peel, 577 in York Region, 233 in Ottawa ...

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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

The fate of 44-year-old Mr Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critics, is adding to already acute strains in Russia's ties with the US. Prison authorities say they have offered ...

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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could die 'any minute', doctors warn

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could die 'any minute', doctors warn

The 44-year-old poisoning survivor went on hunger strike over two weeks ago to demand a civilian doctor treat his severe back pain and leg numbness. This may have exacerbated his condition, doctors ...

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Twitter Faceoff: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan sparks debate

Twitter Faceoff: US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan sparks debate

The top USA diplomat tried to reassure Ghani that despite the departure of USA troops, the United States would remain committed to Afghanistan, saying Washington will "intensify" its diplomacy to do...

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Maxine Waters to Jim Jordan at Fauci Hearing: 'Shut Your Mouth'

Maxine Waters to Jim Jordan at Fauci Hearing: 'Shut Your Mouth'

If I have a number, it would have to be my best estimate, and that would be that the number of infections per day are well below 10,000 per day", Fauci said. Meanwhile, the United States has administe...

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Medical expert: Chauvin's knee did not injure Floyd

Medical expert: Chauvin's knee did not injure Floyd

Fowler and his assistant "intentionally concealed police responsibility in causing Anton Black's painful death, and instead falsely ruled, on behalf of the State of Maryland, that a Black teenager who...

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Biden speaks with Putin, suggests summit

Biden speaks with Putin, suggests summit

Blinken and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin were expected to be present at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels to brief the other 29 allies on Ukraine, as well as on Afghan...

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Australia excludes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from national rollout

Australia excludes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from national rollout

More than 700,000 doses of the vaccine have been administered in Canada and the risk of getting blood clots from COVID-19 itself is far higher than from the vaccine. The government had been in talks w...

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USA to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September 11

USA to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September 11

Donald Trump , the president at the time, had reached an agreement with the Taliban in February 2020 to pull U.S. troops by May 2021 as long as the group promised not to support al-Qaida and other ext...

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Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

At the same time, a review of USA choices determined that now was the time to close the book on the 20-year conflict in Afghanistan to focus on more acute threats. Peace talks that began a year ago ...

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Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision to release water from Fukushima

Korea expresses 'strong regret' over Japan's decision to release water from Fukushima

An extensive pumping and filtration system known as "ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System)" extracts tonnes of newly contaminated water each day and filters out most radioactive elements. In a stat...

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3,000-Year-Old City Just Discovered In Egypt

3,000-Year-Old City Just Discovered In Egypt

The city was unearthed by a team of archaeologists led by Zahi Hawass near Luxor , about 300 miles south of the capital, Cairo - and dates back to the period under King Amenhotep III of the 18th ...

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US begins study on allergic reaction risk in Moderna, Pfizer vaccines

US begins study on allergic reaction risk in Moderna, Pfizer vaccines

The report included data from more than 3.6 million people who received at least one COVID-19 dose before Sunday, Feb. 21, and completed a health survey on v-safe, a CDC program that tracks reacti...

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Derek Chauvin trial continues Friday; medical examiner expected to testify

Derek Chauvin trial continues Friday; medical examiner expected to testify

Chauvin's defence team claim Mr Floyd's drug use or heart disease killed him. "And in my opinion, the law enforcement subdual, restraint and the neck compression was just more than Mr Floyd coul...

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New Zealand-Australia travel bubble to start on April 19

New Zealand-Australia travel bubble to start on April 19

An excited Ms Ardern appeared on the Today show on Wednesday morning to discuss Tuesday's announcement with hosts Karl Stefanovic and Leila McKinnon. This will include vigilant contact tracing, and ...

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Maryland active shooter investigation: At least 2 injured, 'suspect down,' police say

Maryland active shooter investigation: At least 2 injured, 'suspect down,' police say

Frederick Police said just before 9 a.m.in a tweet that the shooting happened in the 8400 block of Progress Drive. "Currently there are two victims and one suspect is down", police said. Talley sa...

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International Monetary Fund boosts eurozone’s growth forecast

International Monetary Fund boosts eurozone’s growth forecast

The Euro Area is projected to grow at 4.4% and 3.8% over these time periods; China, at 8.4% and 5.6%. Britain has suffered Europe's highest coronavirus death toll and its economy shrank by nearl...

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Richard Okorogheye: Police find body in search for missing teen

Richard Okorogheye: Police find body in search for missing teen

The Metropolitan Police has deployed officers, horses, and dogs in the search for missing Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye . His mother, a nurse, said her son, who was shielded during the pande...

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Meghan McCain: Matt Gaetz Should Resign - ‘Probably Going to Jail’

Meghan McCain: Matt Gaetz Should Resign - ‘Probably Going to Jail’

Matt Gaetz published an opinion piece in the Washington Examiner defending himself on Monday, where he states that he is not a criminal and that he would not be resigning from public office. Neve...

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State Of Emergency, Evacuations In Florida County Over Wastewater Pond Leak

State Of Emergency, Evacuations In Florida County Over Wastewater Pond Leak

Officials had warned about the potential for the reservoir's collapse, flooding nearby areas. He said the county's original plan - moving all the inmates to the second floor - would be too much of...

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77-Acre Pond Collapse in Florida May Cause Environmental Crisis; Here's Why!

77-Acre Pond Collapse in Florida May Cause Environmental Crisis; Here's Why!

The Florida governor said the state has been pumping approximately 33 million gallons per day into Tampa Bay since Thursday to decrease stress on the leaking containment walls to avoid a breach and ...

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Almost 2 Weeks After Suez Canal Blockage, Ship Traffic Back To Normal

Almost 2 Weeks After Suez Canal Blockage, Ship Traffic Back To Normal

Photo taken in the Suez Canal in northeastern Egypt on March 29, 2021, shows the Ever Given , one of the world's largest container ships, refloated after it had blocked the channel for nearly a week,...

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Florida faces 'imminent' pollution catastrophe from phosphate mine pond

Florida faces 'imminent' pollution catastrophe from phosphate mine pond

He refuted mainstream media speculation that has called the potential flooding "radioactive water". The Florida governor said a possible flood is a bigger concern than the quality of water. It also co...

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Aoun Voices Support for Jordan after Security Sweep

Aoun Voices Support for Jordan after Security Sweep

Jordan's military told Hamzah to stop activities targeting the country's "stability and security". According to the Petra State Office, US-trained Bassem Awadallah, confidant of the King for years ...

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Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine effective at least 6 months, company says

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine effective at least 6 months, company says

The results follow separate data that showed the vaccine is safe and effective in 12- to 15-year olds, paving the way for the drugmakers to seek US and European approvals for this group. Time will tel...

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Jordan Queen Slams 'Wicked Slander' after Prince Detained

Jordan Queen Slams 'Wicked Slander' after Prince Detained

Hamzah accused the "ruling system" of believing that "its personal interests, that its financial interests, that its corruption is more important than the lives and dignity and futures of the 10 milli...

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Prince Hamzeh asked to 'cease activities exploited to target Jordan's security' - army

Prince Hamzeh asked to 'cease activities exploited to target Jordan's security' - army

In a video the BBC said it obtained from his lawyer, Prince Hamzah said a number of his friends had been arrested, his security removed and his internet and phone lines cut. He was the king's envoy to...

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Suez Canal shipping backlog ends but probe continues

Suez Canal shipping backlog ends but probe continues

A shipping backlog of more than 400 ships was caused by the Ever Given blocking the Suez Canal. The last ships stranded by the grounding of a giant container vessel in the Suez Canal have passed...

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Jordan arrests ex-palace aide, others for ‘security’ reasons

Jordan arrests ex-palace aide, others for ‘security’ reasons

He said he was speaking over satellite Internet, but expected that service to be cut as well. "All solidarity with the Jordanian leadership and King Abdullah II in defending the gains of the Jorda...

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Italy enters Easter lockdown amid COVID-19 vaccination woes

Italy enters Easter lockdown amid COVID-19 vaccination woes

The third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, which will cover 65 lakh people aged above 45 in the national capital, began on Thursday. In the letter, Bhushan said that the timeline for complet...

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Big businesses side with Democrats in clash over voting rights

Big businesses side with Democrats in clash over voting rights

While President Biden and other prominent Democrats like former state representative Stacy Abrams have criticized the law as an attempt to make voting more hard in Georgia, Republicans argue that'...

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UK Logs 30 Blood Clot Cases After AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs

UK Logs 30 Blood Clot Cases After AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs

The Netherlands also stopped using the vaccine for a period last month when there were earlier concerns about thrombosis, but started using it again when the European Medicines Agency said the vacci...

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World Man shot dead after ramming auto into police at US Capitol

World Man shot dead after ramming auto into police at US Capitol

Also House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the flags at the US Capitol to be flown at half-staff due to the death of the police officer, Pelosi's deputy chief of staff tweeted. One USCP officer was tra...

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CDC says fully vaccinated Americans can resume low-risk travel

CDC says fully vaccinated Americans can resume low-risk travel

About 157 million Covid-19 vaccine shots have been administered as of Friday, while more than 204 million doses have been distributed across the country, Xinhua news agency reported. https://twitter.c...

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