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Thick smoke billows from fire on atop Cape Town's Table Mountain

Thick smoke billows from fire on atop Cape Town's Table Mountain

The university, ranked among the best on the continent, is largely built on the slopes of Devil's Peak and is situated close to where the fire started. Four helicopters are water-bombing the flames. ...

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Military to oversee Australia's COVID vaccine rollout

Military to oversee Australia's COVID vaccine rollout

The Pfizer vaccine is recommended for people under 50 by Australia's health authorities after the AstraZeneca treatment that is being produced domestically was linked to blood-clotting, throwing the v...

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Czechia expels Russian diplomats over 2014 ammunition depot blast

Czechia expels Russian diplomats over 2014 ammunition depot blast

Separately on Saturday, Czech police said they were searching for two men carrying various passports, including Russian ones in the names of Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov . After Salisbury ,...

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Iran names suspect in ‘sabotage’ attack on nuclear facility

Iran names suspect in ‘sabotage’ attack on nuclear facility

The sabotage and Iran's response to it also have further inflamed tensions across the Mideast, where a shadow war between Tehran and Israel, the prime suspect in the sabotage, still rages. He said Was...

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India reports record 2.34 lakh cases, over 1300 deaths in a day

India reports record 2.34 lakh cases, over 1300 deaths in a day

The tally comes as number of daily new cases are soaring in states like Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Delhi among others, according to the official data of Union Health Ministry . As i...

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Biden keeps US refugee cap at 15000 rather than raise it

Biden keeps US refugee cap at 15000 rather than raise it

The move comes after Biden signed an executive order pledging to dramatically increase the number of refugees admitted in the 2022 fiscal year, which begins on October 1, 2021, to 125,000. Upholdi...

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After outcry, White House says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

After outcry, White House says Biden will lift refugee cap in May

Biden pledged in February to increase the number of refugees admitted in the next fiscal year to 125,000. Biden signed an emergency determination Friday that did that, which officials say will speed...

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New Zealand introduces world's first climate legislation for finance firms

New Zealand introduces world's first climate legislation for finance firms

He will be meeting his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua, Reuters reported. New Zealand is set to consider legislation that would require banks, insurers and asset managers to disclose the impacts ...

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Covid patients with sedentary habits more likely to die

Covid patients with sedentary habits more likely to die

Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today. The study cites the U.S. Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) risk factors for severe COVID-19 outcomes, includi...

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Disgraced financier dies in prison — Bernie Madoff

Disgraced financier dies in prison — Bernie Madoff

He confessed the problem to his sons, who went to the authorities. Other corporate victims were Royal Bank of Scotland and Man Group and Japan's Nomura Holdings. In an interview with The Washington P...

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Biden invites Putin for meeting to 'discuss full range of issues'

Biden invites Putin for meeting to 'discuss full range of issues'

Two U.S. warships are due to arrive in the Black Sea this week. Taking steps to counteract Moscow's aggression "may look costly, but the price of prevention will still be lower than the price of sto...

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Ontario adds over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario adds over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases

Canada's most populous province shuttered most businesses to in-store shopping and issued a four-week stay-at-home order last week, in addition to closing restaurants for both indoor and outdoor dinin...

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Caron Nazario: Virginia police officers threatened man during stop, lawsuit alleges

Caron Nazario: Virginia police officers threatened man during stop, lawsuit alleges

When he told them he was "afraid" to get out of his vehicle , one of the officers replied, "Yeah, you should be". In the April 2 filing with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virgini...

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US, Iran clash over sanctions; US sees possible `impasse`

US, Iran clash over sanctions; US sees possible `impasse`

Former U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal, which lifted economic sanctions on Iran in return for curbs to its nuclear program. A senior US State Department official said late on Fr...

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St Vincent warns of volcanic eruption, orders evacuations

St Vincent warns of volcanic eruption, orders evacuations

Carnival Cruise Line has agreed to send two ships to St. Vincent to support humanitarian efforts to evacuate residents who are under threat from the volcanic eruption of La Soufriere. He said two Roya...

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Another aide to Matt Gaetz quits

Another aide to Matt Gaetz quits

The New York Times first reported that Murphy had left Gaetz's office. Gaetz lost his communications director, Luke Ball, last week . Former President Donald Trump broke his silence on Rep. Th...

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1 dead, 5 injured in wake of Texas cabinet plant shooting

1 dead, 5 injured in wake of Texas cabinet plant shooting

Four people were transported to CHI St. Joseph in Bryan in critical condition. The suspect was not immediately identified, although police said he had been employed at Kent Moore Cabinets. The B...

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Demands for clarity on Northern Ireland Protocol

Demands for clarity on Northern Ireland Protocol

Johnson appealed for calm, saying: "The way to resolve differences is through dialogue, not violence or criminality". The latest disturbances followed unrest over the Easter long weekend in pro-Brit...

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Ontario said to plan another stay-at-home order as COVID spreads

Ontario said to plan another stay-at-home order as COVID spreads

Malls such as Masonville Mall and White Oaks Mall will once again be restricted to curbside pickup by appointment at designated locations. Teachers who live or work in Toronto and Peel Region's high...

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Matt Gaetz Asked Trump for a Pre-Emptive Pardon

Matt Gaetz Asked Trump for a Pre-Emptive Pardon

Then-Attorney General Bill Barr was briefed on the investigation's progress several times , the sources said. Gaetz, who had always been one of the president's most ardent supporters and a consis...

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Calif. Gov. Newsom unveils plan to 'reopen' on June 15

Calif. Gov. Newsom unveils plan to 'reopen' on June 15

State data shows that California is nearing a new threshold for reopening - 4 million doses doled out in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Mark Ghaly said. Gov. Gavin Newsom also stru...

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'Link between AstraZeneca jab and blood clots' - EMA vaccine chief

'Link between AstraZeneca jab and blood clots' - EMA vaccine chief

Finnish health authorities have confirmed that they are planning to continue use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for the time being, after a senior official at the European Medicines Agency ...

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County reports two COVID-19 fatalities, 62 new cases Monday

County reports two COVID-19 fatalities, 62 new cases Monday

The latest numbers mean the province has identified an average of 960 cases per day over the last week, setting a new record. He also noted that some individual hospitals are struggling with large n...

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Further unrest on the streets of Northern Ireland

Further unrest on the streets of Northern Ireland

Cars were set alight and masked people pelted a police van with petrol bombs in further disorder in pro-British parts of Northern Ireland on Saturday amid rising post-Brexit tensions in the region. Se...

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Waste water reservoir leak threatens Tampa, FL

Waste water reservoir leak threatens Tampa, FL

More than 300 homes were immediately evacuated with families placed in hotels, while 345 inmates from Manatee County Jail were moved to an undisclosed location. But he also warned that "we are not out...

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Jordan's army: Prince Hamza not arrested, but asked to stop activities

Jordan's army: Prince Hamza not arrested, but asked to stop activities

It gave no details. "The internet and phone lines have been cut..." Hamzah had released a video message via the BBC in which he accused Jordan's rulers of nepotism and corruption . "Some members of...

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‘Thrown back into winter’ - freezing weather creeping in over bank holiday weekend

‘Thrown back into winter’ - freezing weather creeping in over bank holiday weekend

Daytime temperatures will feel quite warm, while winds will stay mostly light, although coastal areas will feel more chilly amid a maximum of 14C. Saturday night will be dry with clear spells, and s...

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Forty-eight killed as train derails in Taiwan

Forty-eight killed as train derails in Taiwan

Passengers in some carriages still in the tunnel had to be led to safety, the railway administration said. Another U.S. citizen who was on the train was reported missing, according to a statement by T...

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Biden says his infrastructure plan would create 19 million jobs

Biden says his infrastructure plan would create 19 million jobs

US President Joe Biden said every American needs to buckle down and keep their guard up. "There is still a long way to go". McConnell's gripe about the corporate tax increases proposed in Bid...

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US Capitol Building Under Lockdown in DC

US Capitol Building Under Lockdown in DC

CNN quoted sources from the Federal and local law enforcement stating that the suspect has been identified as Noah Green. Investigators are increasingly focused on Green's mental health as they work...

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Suspect in Capitol barricade attack had declining mental health, friends, family say

Suspect in Capitol barricade attack had declining mental health, friends, family say

Facebook confirmed to Insider that it removed the account of Capitol attack suspect, Noah Green. Here's what we know about Green. According to Contee, the attack "does not appear to be terrorism re...

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With 'alarming surge in COVID-19,' Ontario begins emergency shutdown at midnight

With 'alarming surge in COVID-19,' Ontario begins emergency shutdown at midnight

Ontario will go into a four-week, provincewide shutdown on Saturday as the government pulls its " emergency brake " in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 variants. Indoor and outdoor dining is p...

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CDC Announces New Guidelines for Travels Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The South African study among 800 people in South Africa, nine cases of the South African variant of Covid were observed - all in the group not given the vaccine . That makes for lasting immune p...

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Biden taps five Cabinet members to lead infrastructure messaging

Biden taps five Cabinet members to lead infrastructure messaging

Biden claimed that the massive investment in USA infrastructure will create 19 million jobs in the country which is now suffering from a surge in unemployment caused by the pandemic. "Let's call this ...

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Taiwan train crash leaves 36 dead, several injured

Taiwan train crash leaves 36 dead, several injured

There were whole families there". The train, which was carrying more than 400 people, derailed near the Taroko Gorge scenic area on the first day of a long holiday weekend when many people were us...

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