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Biden to make primetime address Thursday marking 1 year into pandemic

Biden to make primetime address Thursday marking 1 year into pandemic

He is expected to direct the Education Department to review a controversial regulation governing how colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault , with an eye toward unraveling a...

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Major and Champ: Joe Biden's dogs moved out of White House

Major and Champ: Joe Biden's dogs moved out of White House

CNN reported that according to two sources, the dogs were removed from the White House last week and returned to the Bidens" private residence in Wilmington after Major , the younger of the two G...

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Canada's Vaccine Panel Recommends 4 Months Between COVID Doses

Canada's Vaccine Panel Recommends 4 Months Between COVID Doses

At least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 are circulating in Canada and are believed to spread more easily and possibly cause more serious illness. And Chagla stressed that ultimately,...

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SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after 'soft landing'

SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after 'soft landing'

A launch attempt three hours earlier was aborted at engine ignition because of a "slightly conservative high thrust limit", company founder and chief executive Elon Musk tweeted . Starship success...

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Third woman steps forward, accuses Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment

Third woman steps forward, accuses Gov. Cuomo of sexual harassment

Anna Ruch , 33 told The New York Times on Monday that she met Cuomo at a wedding in New York in September 2019. CNN anchor Chris Cuomo addressed the elephant in the room Monday evening at th...

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Covid-19 Vaccines Cut Risk Of Serious Illness By 80%

Covid-19 Vaccines Cut Risk Of Serious Illness By 80%

There were approximately 6000 vaccine doses administered per day, which would need to ramp up to about 150,000 a day for majority of Australians to be vaccinated by the end of the year. Dr Mary Rams...

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Timeline of Philip's stay in hospital

Timeline of Philip's stay in hospital

The duke is responding to treatment and "remains comfortable", it added. Last week, Philip's youngest son, Prince Edward , shared an update on his father's condition. "Doctors will continue to trea...

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United Kingdom detects six cases of Brazilian Covid variant

United Kingdom detects six cases of Brazilian Covid variant

The health secretary said officials had identified the batch of home testing kits in question, meaning the search "narrowed from whole country down to 379 households in the South East and we're contac...

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'Premature,' 'unrealistic' COVID-19 will end soon

'Premature,' 'unrealistic' COVID-19 will end soon

But he added that recent progress could not be taken for granted and "right now the virus is very much in control". As the world is struggling to contain the pandemic, vaccination is underway in som...

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Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief, stimulus checks bill

Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief, stimulus checks bill

Senate Democrats over the weekend gave up on the idea of trying to pass the minimum wage hike by adding tax penalties to the COVID-19 bill, after earlier being told that Senate rules governing "reco...

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Health Canada approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Health Canada approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca is still "working to increase productivity in its European Union supply chain", a spokesperson said via email, and plans to "make use of its global capability in order to achieve delivery...

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House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

House to vote on virus bill; arbiter says wage hike a no-go

The overall relief bill is Biden's first legislative priority. Republicans oppose the sweeping measure , saying it's too expensive, not targeted enough at the people and businesses that most nee...

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Biden drops Trump-era ban on green card applicants

Biden drops Trump-era ban on green card applicants

A White House "road map'" for the bilateral partnership issued earlier Tuesday highlighted six priority areas for the meeting, including battling the pandemic , rebuilding the economy "on both sides ...

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UK Supreme court rejects Shamima's legal bid to return

UK Supreme court rejects Shamima's legal bid to return

The 21-year-old was one of three east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join Islamic State in February 2015. In July a year ago, the Court of Appeal ruled that "the only way in which sh...

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Fahrenthold: What recent ruling means for Trump’s long-hidden tax returns

Fahrenthold: What recent ruling means for Trump’s long-hidden tax returns

The ongoing investigation that the records are part of could also become an issue for Trump in his life after the presidency. Trump has called it "a fishing expedition" and "a continuation of the witc...

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Some travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Some travellers from Toronto Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Peel Region police say most cases were resolved after conversations with officers but some people still refused to comply and were fined. Police said they will not detain anyone for breaking the ho...

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Province reports 70 new COVID cases, one death

Province reports 70 new COVID cases, one death

On Wednesday , B.C. reported 456 new cases of COVID-19, including 35 found on Vancouver Island . So did the province's rolling seven-day average for new cases, which increased slightly to 509 per d...

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Ontario confirms another 57 cases of COVID-19 variants

Ontario confirms another 57 cases of COVID-19 variants

Rick Hillier on Wednesday. Hillier said he would love to say by "Labour Day weekend we're gonna have every single person in Ontario who is eligible and who wants a vaccine to have one". Meanwhile ...

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McConnell says he'd support Trump if he wins 2024 nomination

McConnell says he'd support Trump if he wins 2024 nomination

The conference, to be held in Florida, will feature prominent Republican politicians from around the country. "I think there's a disconnect between the Washington DC Republican Party and where t...

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Trump supporters want to 'blow up' Capitol, police chief warns

Trump supporters want to 'blow up' Capitol, police chief warns

Capitol on January 6. "While the Department was prepared to neutralize and remove individuals or groups engaging in civil disobedience or violence among the demonstrators, it was quickly overwhelmed...

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Facebook removes Myanmar military page over incitement of violence

Facebook removes Myanmar military page over incitement of violence

At least 20 others were injured, according to multiple reports. SBS News website: Save our website sbs.com.au/news as a favourite. "They aimed at our future", a young protester in Mandalay tol...

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Trump to Deliver First Public Speech Since Leaving Office Next Sunday

Trump to Deliver First Public Speech Since Leaving Office Next Sunday

Trump made a series of media appearance since leaving office Wednesday with outlets such as Fox News and Newsmax after radio host Rush Limbaugh died, NBC News reports. But the numbers are very goo...

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Australian PM warns of

Australian PM warns of "culture problem" after allegations of rape in parliament

The fresh allegations, made anonymously to the Weekend Australian , come amid ongoing calls for an independent probe into the handling of Ms Higgins' allegations. Ms Higgins has urged for a "comprehe...

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Ontario to announce decision on Toronto, Peel lockdown measures today

Ontario to announce decision on Toronto, Peel lockdown measures today

Toronto public health officials say in a statement that while current case counts "do not seem bad", the number of variant cases increased by 20 in just the last week alone. Yes, there is a possible ...

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USA commits $4 billion to COVAX vaccine initiative

USA commits $4 billion to COVAX vaccine initiative

However, it wasn't clear at the time when the United States might donate its own vaccine supply. He said he will share surplus vaccines with poorer nations, encourage other G7 nations to do the sa...

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Perseverance rover's first photos confirm its Mars landing

Perseverance rover's first photos confirm its Mars landing

Perseverance is full of firsts. Many previous soft landing attempts on the planet have failed. The first recordings of sound on the red planet . The rover will also investigate Jezero Crater , whi...

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Democrats unveil immigration reform legislation

Democrats unveil immigration reform legislation

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., calling it "blanket amnesty". 'The vast majority of the people, those 11 million undocumented, they're not Hispanics; they're people who came on a visa - who was able to buy a t...

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Former US presidential candidate Bob Dole has lung cancer

Former US presidential candidate Bob Dole has lung cancer

Washington (CNN)Bob Dole, the longtime USA senator from Kansas and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has an advanced form of lung cancer and will undergo treatment. Hi...

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Labour group demands meeting over COVID-19 outbreak at Alberta pork plant

Labour group demands meeting over COVID-19 outbreak at Alberta pork plant

The Calgary zone saw the biggest dip, down 26 per cent, but it also has the highest number of active cases. "There's absolutely no question the advances that we've seen and the drops in the numbers ...

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Britain's Prince Philip, 99, hospitalized

Britain's Prince Philip, 99, hospitalized

It was not an emergency admission. Queen Elizabeth II 's husband was last hospitalized in a London hospital in December 2019 for a pre-existing condition. The queen and Philip celebrated their ...

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Culture Warrior Shock Jock Rush Limbaugh Dead At 70

Culture Warrior Shock Jock Rush Limbaugh Dead At 70

Limbaugh, who pioneered the conservative media revolution, had been diagnosed with Stage IV advanced lung cancer back in February 2020. 'I know that I am most certainly not the Limbaugh that you tun...

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Graham defends McConnell following Trump’s scathing statement: 'Indispensable to Trump’s success'

Graham defends McConnell following Trump’s scathing statement: 'Indispensable to Trump’s success'

In his statement, Trump criticized McConnell for failing to do more to back his unfounded claims of election fraud. The two-page letter goes on to defend Trump as a man of Christian faith and critic...

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Karolina Muchova outlasts No. 1 Ash Barty to reach Australian Open semifinals

Karolina Muchova outlasts No. 1 Ash Barty to reach Australian Open semifinals

She broke again for a 5-0 lead and sealed the set in 24 minutes, with Muchova winning only 11 points, hitting just one victor against 13 unforced errors. "It helped me. I tried to get back, played a b...

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Charge in Central Park birdwatcher incident dropped

Charge in Central Park birdwatcher incident dropped

The May 25 incident involved Cooper and Christian Cooper - no relation to her - getting into an argument over the woman's unleashed dog. Illuzzi said that based on Amy Cooper's reports, "the p...

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USA secretary of state outraged after Erbil rocket attack kills civilian contractor

USA secretary of state outraged after Erbil rocket attack kills civilian contractor

Several other rockets landed in residential areas of the city, the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, including one close to the Chinese Consulate. There are reports of civilians being injured i...

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