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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews taken to hospital after fall

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews taken to hospital after fall

A state government spokesperson said the move to the Alfred Trauma Centre as a "precautionary measure" given the extent of his injuries. " If you have broken ribs you can have damage to the lungs ...

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Now not time to talk about breaking with monarchy, Trudeau says

Now not time to talk about breaking with monarchy, Trudeau says

Markle and Prince Harry stepped back from their royal duties in early 2020, moving to the United States with their son. In it, the couple said they encountered racist attitudes and a lack of support...

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What’s new in the third Covid-19 stimulus bill?

What’s new in the third Covid-19 stimulus bill?

Democrats passed the first version through the House by a razor-thin margin, but the changes could get some conservatives on board and progressive Representatives have said they can accept the bil...

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Iran frees British-Iranian aid worker after five-year sentence

Iran frees British-Iranian aid worker after five-year sentence

Her family, human rights organisations and politicians have demanded her immediate release. The UK has been locked in a high-profile diplomatic tussle over Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's detention and the ...

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Mystery individual infected with Manaus strain is found

Mystery individual infected with Manaus strain is found

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that the emergence of a vaccine-resistant variant could derail the planned timings for reopening parts of the economy that have been under lockdown for ...

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Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

Pro-Beijing committee to elect some Hong Kong legislators

Within Hong Kong , the crackdown continued with the arrest on Sunday of 47 former lawmakers and activists charged with "conspiracy to commit subversion", which carries a possible life sentence. With ...

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Prince Philip undergoes procedure for heart condition

The 99-year-old will now remain in hospital for "treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days", the statement confirmed. Download the Eyewitness News app to your iOS or Android device. ...

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Alek Minassian found guilty of all 26 counts in Toronto van attack

Alek Minassian found guilty of all 26 counts in Toronto van attack

The man rented the van some three weeks before he used it as a weapon on a major Toronto street. "Mr. Doe thought about committing these crimes over a considerable period of time and made a consider...

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Biden, Senators Agree to Lower Cutoff for Relief Checks

Biden, Senators Agree to Lower Cutoff for Relief Checks

The senators suggested that keeping the benefits at a higher level could discourage laid-off workers from returning to jobs, just as more states loosen coronavirus-related business restrictions. Bri...

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Fewer people will get $1,400 payments under new Senate deal

Fewer people will get $1,400 payments under new Senate deal

Starting at $75,000 and going up to $80,000 for an individual, the check amount will decrease from $1,400. He's often spoken out about the need for people to receive the $1,400 checks after getting ju...

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At least 13 killed in crash in Southern California, authorities say

At least 13 killed in crash in Southern California, authorities say

The SUV did have children in it, but officials are still determining their ages, he said . The awful collision took place Tuesday morning north of the city of Holtville, according to the Imperial C...

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Guterres lambasts violent crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

Guterres lambasts violent crackdown on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar

The Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) on Monday declared the junta a terrorist group and called the violence against protesters a "declaration of war on unarmed civilians". "We condemn ...

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Iran turns down nuclear talks with US

Iran turns down nuclear talks with US

Since Trump walked away from the deal in 2018, Iran has broken key commitments in the agreement created to keep the country from building atomic weapons. The talks would mark the first direct meeting ...

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French ex-president, Sarkozy, sentenced to prison over corruption

French ex-president, Sarkozy, sentenced to prison over corruption

Sarkozy, 66, will be the first former French president to do time if the case is not successfully appealed. While he was given three years in prison, he will only have to serve one of them and the...

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Netanyahu Blames Iran for Boat Attack, Says 'Striking' Back

Netanyahu Blames Iran for Boat Attack, Says 'Striking' Back

Israel did not confirm carrying out those strikes, but has previously said it was launching frequent military actions against Iranian deployment or arms handovers within Syria. The company said the ex...

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Biden says Mexico an 'equal' as he dismantles Trump immigration policies

Biden says Mexico an 'equal' as he dismantles Trump immigration policies

Their meeting comes as reports say the United States faces a new surge of undocumented migrants attempting to enter the country from its southern neighbor, as Biden eases the tough anti-immigration ...

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Residents in English city evacuated to allow for detonation of WW2 bomb

Residents in English city evacuated to allow for detonation of WW2 bomb

A 100 metre cordon is now in place on Glenthorne Road. The controlled detonation of the device took place at 6.10pm on Saturday, with the explosion heard for miles. Speaking after the blast, a force...

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MLHU reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, Middlesex Terrace outbreak ends

MLHU reports 20 new COVID-19 cases, Middlesex Terrace outbreak ends

The health unit posted 14 recoveries. The three variant cases are unrelated to the three new cases and involve two people in the Halifax area who travelled together, and one person in the wester...

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Tiger Woods injured in vehicle accident - NationNews Barbados

Tiger Woods injured in vehicle accident - NationNews Barbados

Woods , who recently underwent his fifth back surgery, was suffered "multiple leg injuries". Steinberg confirmed the detail about the American having sustained "multiple leg injuries". The PGA ...

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Facebook bans Myanmar army from its platforms

Facebook bans Myanmar army from its platforms

Myanmar's foreign minister visited Thailand on Wednesday in the first visit overseas by a senior Myanmar official since the military seized power in a coup early this month. There was also a crem...

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Cabinet Agrees To Extend Lockdown Until April 5th

Cabinet Agrees To Extend Lockdown Until April 5th

Calling the country's vaccination programme "unprecedented", the Taoiseach said: "By the end of March, we will have administered 1.25 million doses". Childcare services are set to reopen starting wi...

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ED: Using Covid-19 to enhance soft power

ED: Using Covid-19 to enhance soft power

Vietnam is expected to be provided with 4.9 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by British-Swedish AstraZeneca with Oxford University within the first half of this year through Covax. Ghana h...

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Facebook to invest $1 billion in news industry after Australia row

Facebook to invest $1 billion in news industry after Australia row

If the company does end up falling under the media payment law, then-via a new amendment announced on Tuesday-Facebook will have two months to negotiate deals with news publishers about paying them....

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Ontario logs 1,054 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths

Ontario logs 1,054 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths

Essential workers could receive shots in May if supply allows but the government is still deciding who will be in that group. He also said the timeline could move up if more vaccines are approved by...

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Former USA gymnastics coach John Geddert dead after trafficking, assault charges filed

Former USA gymnastics coach John Geddert dead after trafficking, assault charges filed

Attorney Chris Bergstrom's office, which represents Geddert, and the MI attorney general's office confirmed his death to ABC News. "It is alleged that John Geddert used force, fraud and coercion...

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Militia official: United States strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several

Militia official: United States strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several

Reporting on the breaking news, CNN's Erin Burnett noted that the airstrike was in response to "three separate rocket attacks in the past couple of weeks against American forces in Baghdad, in which...

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3 dead in shooting at gun store in New Orleans

3 dead in shooting at gun store in New Orleans

Customers who want to frequent the gun range generally go around to the side entrance of the building. The shooting occurred on the 6900 block of Airline Drive in Metairie. He said there were mult...

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Key Democrats unhappy with Biden's reluctance to cancel $50,000 in student debt

Key Democrats unhappy with Biden's reluctance to cancel $50,000 in student debt

The group, which included Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Sen. She added that early childhood education doesn't have to come as a trade-off to student loan forgiveness. Biden gr...

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Uber drivers are workers, not self employed: U.K. top court

Uber drivers are workers, not self employed: U.K. top court

Uber drivers are now treated as self-employed, meaning that in law they are only afforded minimal protections. The pair of drivers prevailed in the employment tribunal and then in two subsequent appea...

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In stunning move, Facebook blocks news access in Australia

In stunning move, Facebook blocks news access in Australia

He said that Facebook's response to Australia's law showed that the company was "trying to protect its dominant position with scant regard for the citizens and customers it supposedly serves". New...

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'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell

'A dour political hack': Trump levels stinging criticism at Mitch McConnell

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy also visited with Trump at Mar-a-Lago a few weeks ago and most House Republicans - with the notable exception of GOP conference chair Liz Cheney - view Trump a...

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Flies to Cancun as Texans Freeze

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Flies to Cancun as Texans Freeze

Sen. Ted Cruz flew to Cancun, Mexico, with his family this week as Texas dealt with a winter storm that as of Thursday still has left 500,000 without power, Fox News has confirmed. Myanmar stage...

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With lockdown expected to end, Australian Open tickets go on sale

With lockdown expected to end, Australian Open tickets go on sale

Students will be able to head back to school tomorrow and retail and hospitality will reopen, with the same density limits as those in place before the lockdown. "The only reason we get the players he...

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FBI, US Attorney probing Cuomo's nursing home death scandal

FBI, US Attorney probing Cuomo's nursing home death scandal

A spokesman for Cuomo dismissed the revelation as nothing new but confirmed it. The governor told reporters on Wednesday his relations with Kim as "open and hostile". "He directs the Departmen...

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Millions lack electricity as another icy storm looms in US

Millions lack electricity as another icy storm looms in US

Weather scientists blame the polar vortex creeping south for the brutally cold conditions. Climate change caused by humans is at least partly responsible. Oklahoma Gas & Electric reported no outag...

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