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Line 5 fight shows age of oil isn't over

Line 5 fight shows age of oil isn't over

MI has ordered Enbridge to shut down the pipeline citing environmental concerns but the company says it has never experienced a leak in the underwater portion of the pipeline in 68 years. The Canadian...

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Melinda Gates shares heartfelt Mother’s Day post following divorce announcement

Melinda Gates shares heartfelt Mother’s Day post following divorce announcement

The couple announced their split in a joint statement posted to Twitter last Monday, saying they "will continue to work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together ...

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Federal grand jury indicts 4 ex-officers in George Floyd's death

Federal grand jury indicts 4 ex-officers in George Floyd's death

Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao of depriving Floyd of his rights under the law during the arrest on May 25, 2020, that left Floyd dead and touched off a wave of global protests. "This offens...

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All under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine

All under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine

And one United Kingdom scientist said that for most people the probability of surviving the year is "much greater for people who accept any vaccine when offered than if they decline it". Up to April 2...

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Philippines Slams China for ‘Dangerous Maneuver’ in Disputed Sea

Philippines Slams China for ‘Dangerous Maneuver’ in Disputed Sea

Following his tweet, the Philippine Foreign Ministry in a statement accused China's coast guard of "shadowing, blocking, unsafe maneuvers, and radio challenges of the Philippine coast guard vessels"...

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Ford must urgently implement Ontario's LTC COVID-19 commission recommendations

Ford must urgently implement Ontario's LTC COVID-19 commission recommendations

The commissioners said the government was ill-prepared for a pandemic, and failed to act as quickly as other jurisdictions to protect the long-term care sector. Ontario launched the commission on May ...

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Australia places temporary ban on return of residents and citizens from India

Australia places temporary ban on return of residents and citizens from India

As many as 9,000 Australian residents and citizens have been stranded in India after the Australian government banned them from entering the country and announced that those returning home will fa...

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Three killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego

Three killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego

Lifeguards, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies responded to the scene after reports of an overturned vessel in the surf near the rocky peninsula. "We're assuming that it was illegal migration, bu...

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USA denies Iran state media report saying prisoner swap agreed

USA denies Iran state media report saying prisoner swap agreed

The release of the Iranian frozen assets by the United States government shows the case of Jason Rezaian is repeated. In a statement to the Associated Press , a State Department spokesperson said...

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New charges filed against three men accused of MI governor kidnapping plot

New charges filed against three men accused of MI governor kidnapping plot

The US Attorney's Office that filed the charges accuses the three of aiming to use the devices for "harming and hindering the governor's security detail and any responding law enforcement officers" am...

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USA govt diverting its own vaccine-making materials supply to India

USA govt diverting its own vaccine-making materials supply to India

The U.S.is, however, looking at ways to bolster the production of vaccines, including mRNA vaccines, around the world in partnership with India , as per officials. Other public health experts agreed,...

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'It's a tsunami,' says Delhi High Court on COVID-19 crisis

'It's a tsunami,' says Delhi High Court on COVID-19 crisis

India has confirmed 16 million cases so far, second only to the United States, in a country of almost 1.4 billion people. "Allocation [for Delhi] is of 480 MT [metric tonnes].we are getting 350-380...

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ASEAN leaders reach consensus on ending violence in Myanmar

ASEAN leaders reach consensus on ending violence in Myanmar

Security forces have deployed live ammunition to quell the uprising, killing more than 740 people in brutal crackdowns, according to local monitoring group Assistance Association for Political Prisone...

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Premier Ford Is In Isolation

The premier has come under intense criticism for failing to make a public appearance since last Friday when he announced new COVID related restrictions including on many outdoor activities along with ...

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Xi Jinping to attend Joe Biden's climate summit

Xi Jinping to attend Joe Biden's climate summit

The White House in a newly released fact sheet said Biden's proposal will "create millions of good-paying, union jobs, ensure economic competitiveness, advance environmental justice, and improve the h...

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Kambon: Guilty verdict a lesson for local police

Kambon: Guilty verdict a lesson for local police

A jury on Tuesday found Chauvin guilty on three counts: 2nd-degree unintentional murder, 3rd-degree murder, and 2nd-degree manslaughter. Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison on the most serious ...

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What To Know About Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

What To Know About Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Wright's killing triggered several nights of protests in Minneapolis , and ahead of a verdict in Chauvin's case National Guard troops were deployed in the Minnesota city where shop windows have been ...

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Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Visit Insider's homepage for more stories . His family reports he died at his Minneapolis home at the age of 93. In 2008, the Japanese government conferred upon Mondale the Grand Cordon of the Order...

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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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