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Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed

Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed

A leading member of the CDM, who asked not to be identified out of fear for his safety, said the nomination "reiterates the need for the junta.to refrain from any type of violence and peacefully and...

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'At least 89 dead' as Myanmar security forces open fire

'At least 89 dead' as Myanmar security forces open fire

At least 29 people, including a 13-year-old girl, were killed in Mandalay, and at least 24 people were killed in Yangon, Myanmar Now said. The death toll in Myanmar has been steadily rising as aut...

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Multiple Wounded In Stabbing Incident At Vancover-Area Library

Multiple Wounded In Stabbing Incident At Vancover-Area Library

A video allegedly showing the moment the police arrested the suspect was shared online, showing officers apprehending a man who holds what appears to be a knife. "There was a man, there was an older w...

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Alberta sees rise in cases, variants of concern

Alberta sees rise in cases, variants of concern

The number of active COVID-19 cases in St. Albert on Wednesday dropped slightly to 50 from 52. The province reported 717 new cases of COVID-19 - the second straight day that new infections exceede...

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Ontario logs 2,453 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 more deaths

Ontario logs 2,453 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 more deaths

The seven-day average for number of cases reported is 1,944. Of the new cases reported, 682 cases are in Toronto, 397 in Peel, 254 in York Region, 129 in Ottawa, 123 in Durham and 122 in Hamilton. M...

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U.K. protesters scuffle with police during rally over new law

U.K. protesters scuffle with police during rally over new law

The police said items such as eggs and glasses were thrown at them, fireworks were launched at their mounted section and attempts were made to pull at their shields. Protesters in Bristol have accused...

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At least 9 shot, 2 dead in separate shootings in Virginia Beach

Some of these injuries range from serious to life-threatening. At another crime scene, police said there was also a deceased gunshot victim, which is not believed to be connected to the original sho...

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Biden doubles vaccine pledge, says he plans to run again in 2024

Biden doubles vaccine pledge, says he plans to run again in 2024

Another wrote: "I don't think this bodes well for Boris in his Trade Negotiation with the US". Mayorkas said earlier this month that the U.S. was working with Mexico to increase its capacity to rece...

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H&M under heat in China for past statement on Xinjiang labor

H&M under heat in China for past statement on Xinjiang labor

China Central Television said on its social media account. Some people on Weibo called for H&M to leave China and for a boycott. In an earlier statement published on its official website, H&M ...

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Harris To Lead Biden Administration's Mexico And Central America Diplomatic Push

Harris To Lead Biden Administration's Mexico And Central America Diplomatic Push

The role will represent the first significant item in the vice president's portfolio, and her involvement has the potential to elevate the issue within the White House and broader administration. "She...

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European Union vaccine boss says will use all tools available over AstraZeneca shortfalls

European Union vaccine boss says will use all tools available over AstraZeneca shortfalls

The EU's original vaccine export authorization mechanism, introduced in January, exempted about 90 countries, many of which were poorer nations. The European Commission is expected to announced furt...

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Ontario announces over $1 billion in funding for provincial hospitals

Ontario announces over $1 billion in funding for provincial hospitals

With 32,556 tests processed yesterday, the Ministry of Health is reporting a positivity rate of 5.7 per cent, the highest that number has been since the end of January. In other developments, restaura...

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Lockdown extends in Germany, new rules for flyers

Lockdown extends in Germany, new rules for flyers

The Robert Koch Institute health agency reported on Monday that the national seven-day rate of infections per 100,000 people rose to 107.3. The measures - relatively mild compared to other countries...

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Sickening images shock Australian Parliament in latest hit to prime minister

Sickening images shock Australian Parliament in latest hit to prime minister

Reports of male senior government staff performing sex acts inside Parliament House in Canberra were revealed in a story that aired on Channel 10 on Monday night. "It's just absolutely shameful", Mr. ...

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Beware of those who create doubt about coronavirus vaccine, says President Alvi

Beware of those who create doubt about coronavirus vaccine, says President Alvi

The Alabama Department of Public Health released a slew of new COVID vaccination numbers on Wednesday, including vaccination numbers by county - something that up til now had not been public. Am...

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Uighurs: EU imposes sanctions on Chinese officials over rights abuses

Uighurs: EU imposes sanctions on Chinese officials over rights abuses

The evidence, including from the Chinese Government's own documents, satellite imagery, and eyewitness testimony is overwhelming. The coordinated sanctions announcement, including USA penalties that...

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U.S. expected to announce sanctions against China for repression of Uyghurs

U.S. expected to announce sanctions against China for repression of Uyghurs

The U.K. list mirrors the four officials and one entity under the EU decision , which has already resulted in sweeping Chinese counterblasts targeting European lawmakers, academics and potentiall...

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Brexit: the United Kingdom unveils its defense plans on Monday

Brexit: the United Kingdom unveils its defense plans on Monday

The U.K. government will on Monday unveil much-anticipated military modernisation plans, vowing to bolster its defence of British interests "across multiple domains and in all corners of the globe". T...

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A look at Cuomo aides’ sexual harassment allegations

A look at Cuomo aides’ sexual harassment allegations

About three-quarters of voters (74 percent) say they agree more with elected officials saying they will wait until the New York Attorney General's independent investigation is completed before they ...

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Ontario seeing rise in COVID-19 cases, death, and percent positivity

Ontario seeing rise in COVID-19 cases, death, and percent positivity

Alberta is reporting 556 new COVID-19 cases, including 99 which are variants of concern. But the number of patients in Alberta hospitals today climbed to 279, with 47 of those patients in intensive ...

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U.S., China conclude 'tough' talks in Alaska

U.S., China conclude 'tough' talks in Alaska

Each side paid lip service to the idea of cooperation where it is possible, with the Chinese officials appearing more eager to find command ground than their USA counterparts. "We do not seek conflict...

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Ontario on its way to administering 150000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

Ontario on its way to administering 150000 COVID-19 vaccines per day

THE US WILL reach the target of distributing 100 million coronavirus vaccinations weeks ahead of schedule, the White House said. The deal to share the vaccine does not affect President Joe Biden's p...

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These People

These People "Should Not" Get COVID Vaccine, Says Vaccine Maker

Premier John Horgan says he expects people in British Columbia who receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to participate in more activities as provincial health restrictions are relaxed. In publi...

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Kim Kardashian in hot waters over Asian are humans remarks

Kim Kardashian in hot waters over Asian are humans remarks

He was arrested after the Atlanta-area shootings late Tuesday and was being held in the Cherokee Country Adult Detention Center. Baker said that Long said the attacks were not racially motivated. ...

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Biden says US to hit 100 million vaccine goal on Friday

Biden says US to hit 100 million vaccine goal on Friday

The Biden administration has come under pressure from countries around the world to share vaccines, particularly its stock of AstraZeneca, which is authorized for use elsewhere but not yet in the Unit...

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Seattle leaders pledge increased protections for Asian Americans after Georgia shootings

Seattle leaders pledge increased protections for Asian Americans after Georgia shootings

Robert Aaron Long, 21, of Woodstock in Cherokee County poses in a jail booking photograph after he was taken into custody by the Crisp County Sheriff's Office in Cordele, Georgia, March 16, 2021. Stil...

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Doorbell video captures moment plane crashes into auto near Miami, killing 2

A security video on a home recorded the crash when it occurred Monday near North Perry Airport. He said it may have experienced mechanical issues after taking off. Since past year alone, there have ...

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Senate Confirms Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

Senate Confirms Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

By a 51-40 vote, Haaland becomes the first Native America to lead a cabinet department and the first to lead the federal agency that has wielded influence over the nation's tribes for almost two cen...

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China defying Hong Kong joint treaty: United Kingdom

China defying Hong Kong joint treaty: United Kingdom

On Thursday it moved to ensure only "patriots" run the city, when an annual rubber-stamp parliament voted for sweeping changes to Hong Kong's electoral system - including powers to veto candidates. ...

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32 more COVID-19 cases found on Vancouver Island

32 more COVID-19 cases found on Vancouver Island

Henry and Dix also announced another 79 confirmed cases involving variants of concern, bringing the province's total to 717. The active case load in B.C. Despite recording one of the highest number ...

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Pentagon rebukes Fox host Tucker Carlson for mocking female troops

Pentagon rebukes Fox host Tucker Carlson for mocking female troops

Kirby "smites" the "talk show host" for dissing the military's diversity."What we absolutely won't do is take personnel advice from a talk show host or the Chinese military", Kirby, a former CNN contr...

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China approves plan to reform Hong Kong electoral system

China approves plan to reform Hong Kong electoral system

Hong Kong news reports said earlier the Election Committee would pick one-third of the members of the Legislative Council, or LegCo. What does this mean for Hong Kong? The central governmen...

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AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death - EMA

AstraZeneca vaccine not to blame for Austria death - EMA

The Danish Medicines Agency said it was working with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the other EU pharmaceutical authorities to investigate several reports of blood clotting. A second batch of...

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Merrick Garland confirmed as Attorney General

Merrick Garland confirmed as Attorney General

Trump repeatedly interfered in Justice Department matters, applying pressure to go easy on his friends and allies ensnared in criminal investigations and to target political foes. "I may not be the on...

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Georgia Senate set to take up raft of voting legislation

Georgia Senate set to take up raft of voting legislation

In other words, the legislation would give officials legal authority to penalize people with misdemeanors if they are caught, for whatever reason, providing free food or water to voters within 150 fee...

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