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Cyber attack takes Channel Nine off air

Cyber attack takes Channel Nine off air

Australia's cyber authorities are working to establish what has caused a crippling IT disruption at Federal Parliament that has left numerous building's occupants without access to email across the we...

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Church Bombing Devastates Makassar, Indonesia

Church Bombing Devastates Makassar, Indonesia

Indonesian national police said two people were suspected of carrying out the attack, after local police reported the bomber acted alone. A priest also described as a suicide attack, But the bla...

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Colorado shooting suspect moved for 'safety concerns'

Colorado shooting suspect moved for 'safety concerns'

The 21-year-old accused of gunning down 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store has been moved to a facility outside the county due to potential threats, according to authorities. Alissa's men...

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Is the ship still stuck in the Suez Canal?

Is the ship still stuck in the Suez Canal?

Nearly 19,000 ships passed through the canal in 2020, according to the Suez Canal Authority and there are now 156 vessels waiting in the area to pass through. Elsewhere, the Ningbo Containerized F...

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Supreme Court rules Canada's carbon tax is constitutional

Supreme Court rules Canada's carbon tax is constitutional

The tax plan has been the central driving force in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The court reached a split 6-3 decision on the matter. "The whole theo...

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Cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses given crosses 5.46 crore: Government

Cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses given crosses 5.46 crore: Government

Among individuals who had not had the virus in the past and had received one dose of the jab, antibody and T cell responses were at a similar or higher level compared to those who had previously been ...

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Biden speaks on Senate filibuster

Biden speaks on Senate filibuster

Joining a growing number of Democratic senators who support significantly weakening or outright abolishing the filibuster, Biden said last week that the modern filibuster-which can be deployed via ...

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Biden taps Harris to stem migration flow from Central America

Biden taps Harris to stem migration flow from Central America

Harris will be tasked with overseeing a previously announced program to funnel billions of dollars in aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, in hopes that improving the economies in these countr...

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3rd LD: Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli elections

3rd LD: Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli elections

He hopes to be rewarded by voters for establishing ties with a series of Arab countries, and for a Covid vaccination campaign that has inoculated half of Israel's roughly nine million people. If R...

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Report into whether Nicola Sturgeon breached ministerial code to be published today

Report into whether Nicola Sturgeon breached ministerial code to be published today

The SNP holds 61 seats in Holyrood, with 30 for the Conservatives, 23 for Labour, and five each for the Greens and Lib Dems. James Hamilton, a widely respected Irish lawyer appointed to conduct an...

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British police clash with civilians in Bristol over anti-protest controls

British police clash with civilians in Bristol over anti-protest controls

Avon and Somerset Police had urged people not to attend the demonstration - warning that enforcement action could be taken. A Metropolitan Police officer was charged with kidnapping and murdering the ...

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Daily cases hit 4-month high in France as Paris faces lockdown

Daily cases hit 4-month high in France as Paris faces lockdown

The measures will be in place for at least four weeks and will be less restrictive than those last March and November . "Outdoor activities permitted in a 10-km range". Castex said France would r...

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club partially closed due to COVID outbreak

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club partially closed due to COVID outbreak

Donald Trump went directly to his Mar-a-Lago resort after leaving the White House in January. He has spent his time laying low, golfing, dining with friends, meeting with Republican party leaders a...

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Putin snaps back after Biden ‘killer’ comments, but offers talks

Putin snaps back after Biden ‘killer’ comments, but offers talks

Putin has done what is necessary by giving a very, very smart, very classy response", he added. Russian Federation responded by recalling its ambassador in Washington for consultations and Putin...

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United States sanctions 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials

United States sanctions 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials

While in Tokyo , Blinken and Austin delivered a joint statement with their Japanese counterparts expressing concern about Beijing's human rights violations in the western Xinjiang region agai...

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China court dates set for detained Canadians Michael Spavor, Kovrig

China court dates set for detained Canadians Michael Spavor, Kovrig

The trials for the Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, jailed in China since 2018, will be held in a matter of days. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that China will use the meeti...

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Bidens’ rescue dog will return to the White House

President Joe Biden is defending Major, the first family's 3-year-old adopted German Shepherd, after he was involved in an incident at the White House earlier this month that caused "a minor injury",...

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Fireworks explosion leads to fire in Ontario neighborhood

Fireworks explosion leads to fire in Ontario neighborhood

Officials said the city's fire department and police were dispatched to the scene. Multiple blasts of what were believed to be commercial grade fireworks erupted from a home in the area of Fern Aven...

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Police and Crime Bill pushed by UK Government, despite controversy

Police and Crime Bill pushed by UK Government, despite controversy

A new law and order Bill has been passed in parliament, despite concerns that it was "rushed" and threatens the right to protest. It places new restrictions on our right to protest - including allow...

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Australian doctor in PNG warns COVID crisis 'will worsen'

Australian doctor in PNG warns COVID crisis 'will worsen'

Reported testing rates in PNG remain disturbingly low. "But we're running at full capacity just to ensure that we do get to all places". Australia will request 1 million AstraZeneca doses originally...

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Prince Philip leaves London hospital following heart procedure, treatment for infection

Prince Philip leaves London hospital following heart procedure, treatment for infection

At almost 28 days, it is the longest-ever hospital stay for the duke. He was later transferred to a specialized cardiac care hospital, St. Bartholomew's, for a short stay, before returning to King E...

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Kim’s sister criticises United States and South Korea for holding military exercises

Kim’s sister criticises United States and South Korea for holding military exercises

She warned the U.S. against "causing a stink at its first step", if it wants to "sleep in peace" for the coming four years, according to a statement carried by the Korea Central News Agency. It is the...

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At Least 20 Dead In Myanmar Crackdown: Monitor

At Least 20 Dead In Myanmar Crackdown: Monitor

At least 20 people were killed in Myanmar on Monday. The demonstrators quickly sprayed vapour from fire extinguishers as they retreated - meant to smother tear gas and also create a vapour scree...

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Pelosi: Climate Change Causing ‘Humanitarian Challenge’ at the Border

Pelosi: Climate Change Causing ‘Humanitarian Challenge’ at the Border

Fema will support a government-wide effort over the next three months to safely receive, shelter and transfer minor children who arrive alone at the USA southwest border , without a parent or other a...

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Ontario reports 15 new COVID-19 deaths, more than 1,700 new infections

Ontario reports 15 new COVID-19 deaths, more than 1,700 new infections

Western Quebec reported 39 new cases on Sunday, but no deaths. Officials caution the case count is higher than expected "due to a data catch-up process" with Ontario's reporting system. In a sta...

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CARPHA says AstraZeneca vaccine in Caribbean different from batch in Europe

CARPHA says AstraZeneca vaccine in Caribbean different from batch in Europe

Denmark, Norway and Iceland paused use of the drugmaker's shot as a precaution although no Indian case reported of blood clotsNEWDELHI India will carry out a deeper review of post-vaccination side e...

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Italy Closes Down After COVID-19 Outbreak

Italy Closes Down After COVID-19 Outbreak

Half of Italy's 20 regions, which include the cities Rome , Milan and Venice, will be entering new coronavirus restrictions from Monday, March 15. He said the figures-showing an nearly 15 percent...

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Daylight saving time is back: Set clocks forward this weekend

Daylight saving time is back: Set clocks forward this weekend

James Lankford, R-Okla., said. Those who are pushing the idea label it as "common-sense" and say it would have numerousbeneficial, if incidental, consequences, such as reductions in crime, depressio...

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Biden Gives States a New Deadline on Vaccines

Biden Gives States a New Deadline on Vaccines

Independence Day holiday on July 4. The bill, which Biden is expected to sign Thursday, also directs funding to schools, businesses and vaccine distribution. Biden, who campaigned on a promise to ...

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Get vaccinated, ex-US presidents urge Americans, United States News & Top Stories

Get vaccinated, ex-US presidents urge Americans, United States News & Top Stories

Noticeably absent in the vaccine PSAs, created by nonprofit the Ad Council , are former president Donald Trump and Melania Trump . The three also talk about what they want to do once they are vac...

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In Britain, criticism of Meghan and Harry interview explodes

In Britain, criticism of Meghan and Harry interview explodes

A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex responded saying: "Let's just call this what it is - a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation". Meghan said:: "Every...

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Boris Johnson backs queen, but steers clear of royal racism storm

Boris Johnson backs queen, but steers clear of royal racism storm

Morgan drew more than 40,000 complaints after saying he didn't "believe a word" of Markle's claims of Royal Family racism and bullying in an interview Sunday alongside husband Prince Harry . It...

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Andrew Cuomo Says There's 'No Way' He Will Resign

Andrew Cuomo Says There's 'No Way' He Will Resign

Kim also was a key figure in the US attorney's office while it investigated the state's Buffalo Billion high-tech construction project, a probe that led to the conspiracy and wire fraud conviction of ...

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John Oliver remarks on Meghan go viral after Oprah interview

John Oliver remarks on Meghan go viral after Oprah interview

But Amend said objectivity is slowly being replaced with transparency, like how Winfrey admitted she knew Harry and Meghan well before starting her interview. broadcaster CBS on Sunday night. Howeve...

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COVID-19: Phones lines jammed on busy first day of vaccination bookings

COVID-19: Phones lines jammed on busy first day of vaccination bookings

In Prince George, seniors aged 90 and older and Indigenous people ages 65 and older can book an appointment for a free COVID-19 vaccine starting tomorrow (Monday, March 8 ). Dix said. There are plent...

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