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Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison cell

Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison cell

Spanish authorities arrested McAfee at Barcelona airport in October 2020 following an indictment from United States federal prosecutors on allegations of fraud and money laundering, as well as ...

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Barnaby Joyce Reclaims Nationals Party After Leadership Spill

Barnaby Joyce Reclaims Nationals Party After Leadership Spill

Joyce previously held the Nationals' leadership but stepped down in a 2018 scandal when it was revealed the married father-of-four had an affair with a young adviser and she was pregnant. However, the...

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At least 5 people injured, dozen homes damaged in Illinois tornado

At least 5 people injured, dozen homes damaged in Illinois tornado

J.B. Pritzker echoed that in a tweet, saying "(Sunday night's) tornadoes in the suburbs near Chicago were a reminder to prepare ahead of time for severe weather . The news outlet added that there...

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Man suspected of 3 killings in OR town is still at large

Man suspected of 3 killings in OR town is still at large

Police have yet to identify the suspect, and the public are urged to not approach him. He's then accused of shooting and killing someone inside a cannabis shop in the city about 220 miles (354 kilom...

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Alberta moves to Stage 3 of reopening plan on Canada Day

Alberta moves to Stage 3 of reopening plan on Canada Day

Premier Jason Kenney says 70.2 per cent of Albertans aged 12 and over have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Hospitalizations continue to trend downward, with 237 people in hospi...

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House of Representatives Repeals 2002 Iraq War Powers Authorization

House of Representatives Repeals 2002 Iraq War Powers Authorization

For years, Democrats and a smaller number of Republicans have tried to revoke the 2002 Iraq War powers and have argued that the authorization was unnecessary and allows the executive branch to keep ...

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CPJ condemns arrest of Hong Kong journalists

CPJ condemns arrest of Hong Kong journalists

It's the second time Hong Kong police force have targeted Apple Daily under the law, after police arrested and detained the paper's founder, Jimmy Lai , and other executives previous year. It pun...

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As death rate slows, USA exceeds 600000 COVID-19 fatalities

As death rate slows, USA exceeds 600000 COVID-19 fatalities

By comparison, it took just over one month for the USA death toll to surge from 400 ,000 to 500,000 this past winter. The United States has racked up by far the largest death toll of the pandemic, ...

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Covid vaccination: Over 26 crore doses administered in India, says govt

Covid vaccination: Over 26 crore doses administered in India, says govt

US and Canadian business leaders have voiced increasing concern about the ban on non-essential travel in light of COVID-19 that was first imposed in March 2020 and renewed on a monthly basis since the...

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106 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported for Saturday

106 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported for Saturday

There are 96 people in hospital. On Monday, June 14 residents aged 50 or over or who had first dose on or before April 15, 2021 will be eligible to receive their second dose. For Moderna, this is 28...

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Rep. Omar's Remarks Cause Uproar Among Democrats

Rep. Omar's Remarks Cause Uproar Among Democrats

Hamas, the Gaza-based terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip, released a statement Friday thanking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for "defending justice and the rights of the oppressed". I...

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Humpback whale scoops up and spits out lobster fisherman

Humpback whale scoops up and spits out lobster fisherman

Pachard said he was thinking "there's no way I'm getting out of here". "I think it was a surprise to all involved". He plucked Packard out of the water, according to the Cape Cod Times , and us...

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We are at a crossroads in relationship with UK — EU's Šefčovič

We are at a crossroads in relationship with UK — EU's Šefčovič

Frost will meet European Union vice-president Maros Sefcovic, who on Tuesday wrote in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's former newspaper the Daily Telegraph that Brussels would retaliate if Britain ...

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Trudeau urged by US, Canada businesses to speed border opening

Trudeau urged by US, Canada businesses to speed border opening

The border restrictions are due for renewal on June 21. The government advisory group in Ottawa said fully vaccinated travelers should be exempt from both quarantine and pre-departure virus tests, a...

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At least 11 killed, including children, by landmine in Afghanistan

At least 11 killed, including children, by landmine in Afghanistan

Critics of the Biden administration's announcements anxious that the accelerating pace of USA withdrawal could leave some Afghans who worked with the departing American military in peril. But amid g...

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3 dead, multiple wounded in Florida graduation party shooting

3 dead, multiple wounded in Florida graduation party shooting

Both the driver and passenger were killed. A third person died at a hospital after being taken there in a white auto that had a bullet hole in it and was seen outside the ER. There's a lot of work t...

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United States has recovered ransom payment made after pipeline hack

United States has recovered ransom payment made after pipeline hack

Colonial Pipeline , in the US state of Georgia, supplies nearly half the fuel used on the country's eastern coast. Monaco cautioned that the U.S. Department of Justice might not always be able to ...

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United Kingdom under-30s invited to book Covid jab appointments from this week

United Kingdom under-30s invited to book Covid jab appointments from this week

However, Hancock said two vaccine doses appeared to provide "the same protection as the old variant", and that Brits under 30 would be eligible to begin receiving COVID inoculations in the coming ...

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Ontario reports 663 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, 10 additional deaths

Ontario reports 663 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, 10 additional deaths

Ontario is reporting 663 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the fewest number of new infections since last October. India's active caseload decreased by 77 ,449 in the last 24 hours and has now dropp...

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Meghan and Harry welcome 2nd child, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana

Meghan and Harry welcome 2nd child, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana

Their son, Archie, was born a year later. An earlier shortened statement had been given out by Buckingham Palace, confirming that the senior royals had been "informed" of the birth. The duo just a...

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Manchin tanks Democrats' hopes of going it alone on their sweeping agenda

Manchin tanks Democrats' hopes of going it alone on their sweeping agenda

The announcement appears to spell the end of the Democrats' sweeping voting rights bill, also known as H.R. 1, at least in its current form. "I continue to engage with my Republican and Democratic ...

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Trump endorses Rep. Ted Budd for Senate The Hill

Trump endorses Rep. Ted Budd for Senate The Hill

Lara Trump , wife of Eric Trump , told a crowd at the North Carolina Republican Convention that she had decided not to run for North Carolina's Senate seat in 2022, citing her love for her family...

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Developing countries get a $2.4 billion Covax boost for vaccine distribution

Developing countries get a $2.4 billion Covax boost for vaccine distribution

The summit secured almost $2.4 billion from governments and the private sector. The COVAX Facility is aiming to secure $8.3 billion in funding, enough for 1.8 billion doses or 30 percent of the popu...

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Biden ATF nominee supports ban on AR-15

Biden ATF nominee supports ban on AR-15

Olivia added: " President Biden's nomination of David Chipman to head the bureau that has regulatory authority over the firearm industry shows this administration is beholden to special interest gu...

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Hundreds Turned Out for Minneapolis March to Commemorate Floyd’s Death Anniversary

Hundreds Turned Out for Minneapolis March to Commemorate Floyd’s Death Anniversary

Biden previously met with the family ahead of Floyd's funeral in Houston last summer and spoke with them both before and after Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd's deat...

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Journalist Martin Bashir hits back after royals blast BBC interview

Journalist Martin Bashir hits back after royals blast BBC interview

Infamous BBC journalist Martin Bashir has denied claims that his actions led to the events that eventually killed Princess Diana in 1995 through a vehicle crash. During the interview in 1995, Diana ...

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Ryanair flight carrying exiled Belarusian journalist forced to land in Minsk

Ryanair flight carrying exiled Belarusian journalist forced to land in Minsk

Pratasevich wasn't on the plane when it took off again, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said in a recorded statement. There are few remaining sources of independent news in Belarus , where mos...

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U.N. Urges 'Political Process' amid Gaza Reconstruction

U.N. Urges 'Political Process' amid Gaza Reconstruction

Rockets from Gaza claimed 12 lives in Israel , including one child and an Arab-Israeli teenager, an Israeli soldier, one Indian, and two Thai nationals, medics say. The site has often been the sc...

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Italy cable car accident kills eight

Italy cable car accident kills eight

The Israeli embassy in Rome said it was working with the family to bring the bodies of the deceased to Israel in the coming days. The cable was on its way up a mountain in northern Italy, when the c...

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COVID-19: downward trends continue as Alberta starts May long weekend

COVID-19: downward trends continue as Alberta starts May long weekend

There were 617 people in hospital for COVID-19 including 164 in ICU. Alberta reported a record-setting 89,111 new vaccinations Friday. Alberta's active case count is similarly plummeting. Six ...

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Lava stops short of Goma in DRC after volcanic eruption

Lava stops short of Goma in DRC after volcanic eruption

The volcano erupting is also close the Virunga National Park, home to some of the last mountain gorillas in the world. Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde convened an emergency meeting in the ca...

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Spain to remove entry restrictions on travelers from China, 9 other nations

Spain to remove entry restrictions on travelers from China, 9 other nations

The deal will allow anybody living in the EU's 27 member countries to secure a digital health pass by the end of June that displays their vaccination status, results of COVID-19 tests or recovery from...

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Biden hails Israel-Hamas cease-fire, sees 'opportunity'

Biden hails Israel-Hamas cease-fire, sees 'opportunity'

One weekend airstrike that Israel said targeted a tunnel caused several buildings to collapse and killed 42 people in the deadliest single attack of the conflict. The demonstrations and ongoing vi...

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London has highest number of Indian Covid variant cases in England

London has highest number of Indian Covid variant cases in England

The variant B.1.617.2 is one of three subtypes of the variant first detected in India and was designated as a VOC by PHE last week after over 500 cases were found in parts of England. Surge testing is...

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Kroger stores will continue mask requirement

Kroger stores will continue mask requirement

Vaccinated people will be required to wear masks in some settings, such as planes, trains and buses and inside airports, bus and train stations. "It's important to note that all guests two years of ...

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