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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests US Capitol rioter after he is deported from Kenya

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests US Capitol rioter after he is deported from Kenya

At least five people, including a Capitol Police officer, died as a result of the violence at the Capitol, and two other officers killed themselves after. He accused Minuta of "screaming at Capitol Po...

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Canada's famous hockey dad, Walter Gretzky, has died

Canada's famous hockey dad, Walter Gretzky, has died

Walter Gretzky had battled Parkinson's disease for many years and had "other health issues", according to his son. "It doesn't get in the way", he said. In his 1990 autobiography, Wayne Gretzky d...

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Pope lands in Iraq on historic first visit

Pope lands in Iraq on historic first visit

He said Iraqis of all faiths deserve to have the same rights and protections as the Shiite Muslim majority. Only then will it be possible "to begin an effective process of rebuilding and leave future ...

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USA announces new export controls for Myanmar

USA announces new export controls for Myanmar

The office of United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Thursday that at least 54 people have now been killed by security forces since the military seized power, but a...

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Italy blocks COVID-19 vaccines headed for Australia - RN Breakfast

Italy blocks COVID-19 vaccines headed for Australia - RN Breakfast

On Thursday, Italy's Foreign Ministry explained its decision to block AstraZeneca from exporting its vaccine, citing the company's delays in supplying its vaccine to Italy and the European Union , an...

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Tsunami warning issued in New Zealand after magnitude 6.9 natural disaster

Tsunami warning issued in New Zealand after magnitude 6.9 natural disaster

Friday, local time. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency warned of a tsunami threat along the east of the country's North Island from the quake, which it measured at magnitude 7.3. "Ar...

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Buckingham Palace investigating after Meghan accused of bullying staff

Buckingham Palace investigating after Meghan accused of bullying staff

According to the report in The Times , the complaint was made in October 2018 by the couple's former communications secretary Jason Knauf who claimed that Meghan compelled two personal assistants t...

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US Announces Sanctions on Russians for Role in Navalny Attack

US Announces Sanctions on Russians for Role in Navalny Attack

He is the most high-profile critic of President Vladimir Putin . The measures, emphasizing the use of the Russian nerve agent as a banned chemical weapon, marked the Biden administration's first sa...

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Trump returns to political stage at conservative conference

Trump returns to political stage at conservative conference

Aside from the Former president, the CPAC event also featured speakers American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Matt Schlapp, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, former U.S. Despite losing November...

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Khashoggi's fiancée calls for Saudi crown prince to be punished 'without delay'

Khashoggi's fiancée calls for Saudi crown prince to be punished 'without delay'

Khashoggi , a U.S. resident and critic of MBS who wrote for The Washington Post, was killed and dismembered at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate after going inside to receive paperwork for his we...

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CPAC speakers tout Trump, spread debunked election claims

CPAC speakers tout Trump, spread debunked election claims

But, " Kevin McCarthy is not one of those". The former president allegedly intends to slam the current administration on immigration, energy, the closing/reopening of schools, and identity politics...

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"My Heart Is Sick": Lady Gaga Offers $500,000 For Stolen Dogs

Lady Gaga has offered half a million dollars for the safe return of her two pet dogs, saying her "heart is sick" after they were stolen at gunpoint in Hollywood. Germanotta said the dog walker is a c...

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One new COVID-19 death in Manitoba, daily cases remain below 100

One new COVID-19 death in Manitoba, daily cases remain below 100

There were 46 new reported deaths Wednesday. She added several factors will come into play including the status of a current uptick in cases in the Lower Mainland. The latest figures were revealed a...

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Alberta's budget pledges more aid for COVID-19 with hard deficit

Alberta's budget pledges more aid for COVID-19 with hard deficit

Finance minister Travis Toews said Alberta will set aside C$1.25 billion in contingency funding to fight COVID-19. "(But) Albertans continue to face one of the most hard times in our history. Notley...

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Board leaders of Texas' grid operator resign after outages

Board leaders of Texas' grid operator resign after outages

People are able to pay wholesale prices in Texas because it's one of the only states that lets people pick which company it buys power from, Rhodes said. The board does not engage in the day-to-day ...

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USCIS Reverts to the 2008 Version of the Naturalization Civics Test

USCIS Reverts to the 2008 Version of the Naturalization Civics Test

Homeland Security announced Monday that it is canceling use of the new citizenship test the Trump administration developed and will go back to the test created in the Bush years. "The new civics t...

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Kristi Noem and Donald Trump

Kristi Noem and Donald Trump

Trump senior adviser Jason Miller told Axios , "Trump effectively is the Republican Party". "He's been a very low-key but very effective senator, particularly on tax policy, and I remind people th...

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

After months of silence over an agreement reached by pro-Iranian factions, it faced threats from the United States to suspend its diplomatic mission. President Joe Biden okays air strike against a...

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Former Aide Accuses Governor Cuomo of Sexual Harassment, Unwanted Kiss

Former Aide Accuses Governor Cuomo of Sexual Harassment, Unwanted Kiss

The Cuomo Administration has denied all of the allegations in the Medium piece. Her claims include the Governor kissing her on the lips behind closed doors, sending her roses on Valentine's Day, and...

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PM gets his COVID-19 vaccination shot

PM gets his COVID-19 vaccination shot

Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed that he and the head of the Department of Health and former chief medical officer Brendan Murphy will get the alternative AstraZeneca jab when it becomes available...

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US House Democrats advance $1.9 trillion Covid-19 aid bill

US House Democrats advance $1.9 trillion Covid-19 aid bill

In this first glimpse of Biden's presidential salesmanship, he has not been shy about calling out Republicans who are wary of supporting his American Rescue Plan, despite its popularity - urging t...

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Biden addresses G7, Munich Security Conference

Biden addresses G7, Munich Security Conference

Speaking with the leaders of the G7 nations, Prime Minister Johnson said of the Biden administration: "America is unreservedly back as the leader of the free world and that is a fantastic thing". Su...

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Joe Biden 'open' to cutting cost of $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan

Joe Biden 'open' to cutting cost of $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan

Democrats hope to use budget reconciliation to push the bill through without Republican support before federal benefits run dry on March 14, The Washington Post reports . In a document released by...

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Cruz on vacation in Mexico as storm slams Texas

Cruz on vacation in Mexico as storm slams Texas

My team and I will continue using all our resources to keep Texans informed and safe", Cruz added. The news comes after hours of speculation on Wednesday night about the senator's whereabouts afte...

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COVID-19 vaccine deliveries back on track following weeks of delay: PHAC

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries back on track following weeks of delay: PHAC

But the bloc is still 10 million doses short of what Pfizer was said to have promised to member states since the rollout began late previous year. The EU will invest at least 75 million euros ($90 m...

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Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson "misled" in case involving missing Dubai princess

Asked if they wanted to see proof Princess Latifa was alive, he replied: "Given what we've just seen, people would just at a human level want to see that she's alive and well, of course". The UAE and ...

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Trump Asks US Republicans To Dump

Trump Asks US Republicans To Dump "Sullen" Senate Leader Mitch McConnell

He also said McConnell "begged" for his endorsement in the senator's home state of Kentucky while running for reelection previous year _ and suggested he'd work to defeat McConnell and his Republica...

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North Korea attempted to hack Pfizer for coronavirus vaccine information

North Korea attempted to hack Pfizer for coronavirus vaccine information

These new findings, revealed by the National Intelligence Service of South Korea, have contradicted the notion of North Korea being exclusively focused on producing their own vaccine , a notion w...

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New Zealand lashes at Australia in citizenship row over terror suspect

New Zealand lashes at Australia in citizenship row over terror suspect

The 26-year-old held both Australian and New Zealand citizenship until Canberra revoked it last year. Turkish authorities say she's an Islamic State terrorist. Asked if he thought Ardern had not b...

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Andrew Cuomo Addresses Nursing Home Scandal

Andrew Cuomo Addresses Nursing Home Scandal

Under fire over his management of the coronavirus' lethal path through New York's nursing homes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted Monday the state didn't cover up deaths but acknowledged that officials ...

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First Pfizer vaccine shipment arrives in Australia

First Pfizer vaccine shipment arrives in Australia

Earlier, Mr Hunt confirmed that about 80,000 doses of the first Pfizer vaccines would be exported from Belgium, The Australian reports. At least 30,000 doses will be made available for elderly peopl...

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Louisiana Republican Party censures Sen. Bill Cassidy following vote to convict Trump

Louisiana Republican Party censures Sen. Bill Cassidy following vote to convict Trump

But Democrats had hoped to secure a conviction to hold him responsible for a siege that left five people including a police officer dead and to set the stage for a vote to bar him from ever serving in...

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Patient with Covid-19 dies at Auckland hospital

Patient with Covid-19 dies at Auckland hospital

The ministry said Covid-19 infection and prevention protocols were in place and followed to ensure the safety of health care workers and the public. "It's going to take all the year to vaccinate eve...

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Trump lawyers blast impeachment trial as Democratic witch-hunt

Trump lawyers blast impeachment trial as Democratic witch-hunt

The Democrats are unlikely to gain a conviction, as few Republican senators have come out against Trump, who remains popular among Republican voters. US Capitol during the second impeachment trial ...

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Treasury Secretary calling meeting to discuss market volatility amid GameStop trading frenzy

Treasury Secretary calling meeting to discuss market volatility amid GameStop trading frenzy

Yellen has asked to discuss recent volatility and whether trade has been consistent with fair and efficient markets. Hedge funds, small investors and their brokers brace for tighter regulation of ...

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