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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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Russian 'troop build-up' near Ukraine alarms North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Russian 'troop build-up' near Ukraine alarms North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Ukrainian war veterans march as Nationalists movements demonstrate in front of President Volodymyr Zelensky's offices in Kiev in October a year ago. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursd...

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Officer dies after suspect rammed vehicle into Capitol barricade

Officer dies after suspect rammed vehicle into Capitol barricade

U.S. Capitol Police say all Capitol buildings were being locked down "due to an external security threat" and staff members were told they could not enter or exit the buildings. All roads leading ...

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Americans with 2 COVID vaccine doses can travel, CDC says

Americans with 2 COVID vaccine doses can travel, CDC says

The CDC's updated travel ordinance said that those fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus "are less likely to get and spread COVID-19". Anyone who's been holding off on trying to get a COVID...

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United States says vaccinated people can travel, with precautions

United States says vaccinated people can travel, with precautions

But global travelers headed to the United States should have a negative Covid-19 test before they get on the plane, be tested after arrival, and must quarantine if local authorities in the United Stat...

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US Capitol on lockdown over security threat

US Capitol on lockdown over security threat

The lockdown has since been lifted. Five people, including a Capitol Police officer, died in the assault inspired by Trump's groundless claims that he had lost the November presidential election due...

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California: Several dead after shooting at office building

California: Several dead after shooting at office building

Orange, a city of about 140,000 residents, is located about 48km southeast of downtown Los Angeles . Few details were immediately available about the victims or a potential motive for the shooting....

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England adds four more countries to Covid travel ban list

As of 9 April, Bangladesh, Kenya, the Philippines and Pakistan will all be added to the country's 'red list, ' the government has today announced. Britain has banned the entry of people from fou...

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Taiwan train crash: At least 34 killed, 72 injured

Taiwan train crash: At least 34 killed, 72 injured

The official Central News Agency said a truck whose handbrake was not engaged was suspected of sliding off a sloping road into the path of the train, and that police had taken in the driver for questi...

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Ford expected to announce shutdown as Ontario cases surge

Ford expected to announce shutdown as Ontario cases surge

Ontario's science advisers say stay-at-home orders will control the third wave of COVID-19, which is being driven by rising rates of the more deadly variants of concern. The new restrictions mean that...

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GOP Rep. Gaetz Investigated Over Sexual Relationship

GOP Rep. Gaetz Investigated Over Sexual Relationship

The Justice Department regularly prosecutes such cases, and offenders often receive severe sentences. The investigation is part of a larger inquiry into former Seminole County tax collector and frie...

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NSW expects new cases after Byron Bay hen party

NSW expects new cases after Byron Bay hen party

Ms Berejiklian said "pleasingly" three members of the man's house have been tested for Covid-19 and all returned negative tests. They will be enforced across four council areas - Byron, Ballina, Twe...

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Biden Releases First Diverse Slate of Judicial Nominees

Biden Releases First Diverse Slate of Judicial Nominees

The nominations as a whole "represent the broad diversity of background, experience, and perspective that makes our nation strong", Biden said in a statement. - Tiffany Cunningham , for the US Court ...

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New York City police investigating two brutal assaults of Asians

New York City police investigating two brutal assaults of Asians

The video showed the man, dressed in all black, punching his victim before putting him into a chokehold, leaving the victim unconscious. A video shows the attacker exchanging punches with the man at...

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US eyes additional United Nations action on N. Korea

US eyes additional United Nations action on N. Korea

North Korea appears to be preparing to launch a new submarine capable of firing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles , with United States and South Korean intelligence "thoroughly monitoring" developme...

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Container ship stuck in Suez Canal freed after almost a week

Container ship stuck in Suez Canal freed after almost a week

The company also said it had elected to reroute 15 vessels via the Cape of Good Hope in southern Africa, a longer and potentially more hazardous journey. It normally carries goods from Asia to Europe....

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WHO To Release Virus Report Soon

WHO To Release Virus Report Soon

In sharp contrast, people in England were set for what newspapers dubbed "Happy Monday", with stay-at-home orders relaxed as rapid vaccinations appeared to drive down infection rates there. But they s...

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Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death

Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death

Paul and elsewhere, but reignited the nation's debate over policing and race relations. The prosecution and defense will make their opening arguments on Monday. The identities of the jurors will not b...

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