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US, Iran recommit to indirect talks after sabotage attack on nuclear site

US, Iran recommit to indirect talks after sabotage attack on nuclear site

Israel , which views Iran as a threat, has consistently been a vocal opponent of the JCPOA and any efforts to restore the pact. Meanwhile on Tuesday, Israeli broadcaster Channel 12 reported an Isr...

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US to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal

US to leave troops in Afghanistan beyond May, 9/11 new goal

The Taliban has threatened violence against US forces remaining in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline. Members of the Taliban delegation (L-R) Khairullah Khairkhwa, former western Herat Governo...

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BC tops 3,000 new COVID-19 cases in the province since Friday

BC tops 3,000 new COVID-19 cases in the province since Friday

This is a record for COVID-19 patients in intensive care, with total hospitalizations close to the record set at the peak of the second wave in January. "For us that has mean taking only as much restr...

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Joe Biden says everyone will be vaccine eligible April 19

Joe Biden says everyone will be vaccine eligible April 19

We still have a lot of work to do. "We still are in a life and death race against this virus". The president had announced just last week that 90% of adults would be eligible for one of three appr...

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Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure

Bezos endorses higher corporate taxes for infrastructure

See more stories on Insider's business page . The news comes a week after President Joe Biden twice mentioned the company by name in a speech touting his $100 billion infrastructure plan , saying...

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USA to Hold Indirect Talks with Iran on Nuclear Deal

USA to Hold Indirect Talks with Iran on Nuclear Deal

The European Union will preside over talks between current members of the 2015 pact - Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia and Britain - set to begin on Tuesday. "They have left the JCPOA and they hav...

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Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported in St

Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, said one outbreak has been linked to three confirmed cases of the variant first identified in Brazil, while the other outbreak has one confirme...

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Ford says there will be 'further restrictions moving forward'

Ford says there will be 'further restrictions moving forward'

Toronto Public Health followed on Tuesday, closing city schools to in-person learning starting Wednesday. The chief medical officers of health for Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa made the recommenda...

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Derek Chauvin trial continues Tuesday

Derek Chauvin trial continues Tuesday

Prosecutors are seeking to prove that Mr Chauvin's actions violated his training and have focused their questions on police guidelines and strategies taught to help officers de-escalate situations. By...

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Beyond Parody: Biden's White House Easter Bunny Wears a Huge COVID Mask

Beyond Parody: Biden's White House Easter Bunny Wears a Huge COVID Mask

With states gradually expanding eligibility beyond such priority groups as older people and essential, front-line workers, the president plans to announce that every adult in the USA will be eligibl...

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Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

Ontario imposes four-week 'shutdown' to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

Two-thirds of the province's public health units are now under what the government calls lockdown (grey zone) or control (red zone) restrictions . The new restrictions are virtually identical to th...

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India breaches 1-lakh daily mark, weekends shut in Maharashtra

India breaches 1-lakh daily mark, weekends shut in Maharashtra

A surge is happening across South Asia. The state will start shutting shopping malls, cinemas, bars, restaurants and places of worship from Monday evening. With Sunday's addition, at least 1.25 cror...

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Johnson & Johnson To Oversee Vaccine Production At Baltimore Facility

Johnson & Johnson To Oversee Vaccine Production At Baltimore Facility

The top USA infectious disease doctor told Reuters on Thursday that the country may not need AstraZeneca's vaccine, even if it wins approval. The Department of Health & Human Services facilitated ...

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Egyptian mummies pass through Cairo in parade of ancient rulers

Egyptian mummies pass through Cairo in parade of ancient rulers

Numerous mummies on display had made an arduous journey to Saturday's parade after being exhumed from the Deir El-Bahari cachette in Luxor's West Bank in 1881. In their new home, they will be showcase...

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Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King

Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King

In a statement published on the state news agency, it said this was part of a broader, ongoing security investigation in which a former minister, a member of the royal family and unnamed others were d...

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CDC Issues Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

CDC Issues Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination , CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves. Meanwhile, fully vaccinated people do not nee...

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Train derails in eastern Taiwan, killing 48, injuring dozens

Train derails in eastern Taiwan, killing 48, injuring dozens

Minutes later, the train's lead vehicle crashed into it, according to Railways Administration official Weng Hui-ping, just before the train entered a tunnel . In 1981, 30 were killed in a collision i...

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel

The CDC also said fully vaccinated grandparents can fly to visit grandkids without the need for a Covid-19 test or self-quarantining but said they should follow CDC advice for traveling safely. In a...

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Fully vaccinated Americans can travel again, says new U.S. CDC guidance

Fully vaccinated Americans can travel again, says new U.S. CDC guidance

Fully vaccinated people can start traveling again if they take precautions such as wearing a mask and observing social distancing, United States health authorities said Friday. The agency's guidance, ...

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Suspect Rams Car Into US Capitol Barricade, Killing 1 Officer

Suspect Rams Car Into US Capitol Barricade, Killing 1 Officer

The suspect was not known to police, and the attack does not appear to be related to terrorism, she said. The Capitol complex has been on high alert since the January 6 attack by former President ...

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Vehicle rams barricade at US Capitol, two officers injured, driver shot

Vehicle rams barricade at US Capitol, two officers injured, driver shot

Video shows the driver of the crashed vehicle emerging with a knife in his hand and starting to run at the pair of officers, Capitol Police Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman told reporters. One Capitol P...

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi, Australian adviser charged with official secrets violation, says lawyer

Myanmar's Suu Kyi, Australian adviser charged with official secrets violation, says lawyer

The online news service Khit Thit Media says the junta is preparing to charge Suu Kyi with treason, although there has been no official announcement. He said Suu Kyi and Australian economist Sean Tu...

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Weather outlook for Easter weekend in Kildare

Weather outlook for Easter weekend in Kildare

However, with an Arctic influence the lowest temperatures will be felt in the north with the greatest chance of snow most likely over higher ground in the north and west of the UK. "Sunday night will ...

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Honduran migrant boy, 4, found traveling alone by U.S.-Mexico border

Honduran migrant boy, 4, found traveling alone by U.S.-Mexico border

El Paso Sector Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez said her agency was working with Mexican authorities to look into the incident. She said if they had not been seen, the girls could have been left in ...

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Shop worker tells of receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Shop worker tells of receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Floyd's death, along with the harrowing bystander video of him pleading that he couldn't breathe as onlookers yelled at Chauvin to get off, triggered sometimes violent protests around the world and ...

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Premier expected to announce tighter COVID restrictions

Premier expected to announce tighter COVID restrictions

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said the government hasn't done enough to prevent people from getting severely ill as the third wave has taken hold. The move comes after intensive care admissions at Ontar...

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Hong Kong court finds leading activists guilty of illegal assembly

Hong Kong court finds leading activists guilty of illegal assembly

Lai had already held without bail on other charges related to his pro-democracy activities. Seven pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai and veteran of the city's democracy mo...

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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz claims sex trafficking investigation is extortion attempt

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz claims sex trafficking investigation is extortion attempt

But there are no rules addressing lawmakers under investigation. "They even claim to have specific connections inside the Biden White House", Gaetz said . McGee's biography on the firm's website says...

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Democrat Rita Hart ends election challenge in close Iowa House race

Democrat Rita Hart ends election challenge in close Iowa House race

And it follows weeks of persistent House GOP attacks and fundraising efforts decrying Hart's challenge as a partisan power-grab, and after a handful of moderate House Democrats in competitive distri...

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Canada expects to start receiving Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines next month

Canada expects to start receiving Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines next month

USA officials said the vaccine spoilage will not impact plans to provide enough vaccine to immunize every adult by May. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be a game changer in the country's battle ...

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Biden's border response blasted as 'half-a--ed gig' by Texas congressman

Biden's border response blasted as 'half-a--ed gig' by Texas congressman

The Republicans cited the National Public Radio (NPR) report where Chad Wolf, former acting Homeland Security Secretary under Trump, said DHS staff members had warned the Biden transition against re...

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Woman alleges Gov. Andrew Cuomo kissed her without consent

Woman alleges Gov. Andrew Cuomo kissed her without consent

Cuomo letter sent to Vill in 2017. In response, Cuomo's lawyer Rita Glavin released a statement, which was obtained by The Post-Standard . Another woman has accused NY governor Andrew Cuomo o...

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Mexico updates COVID-19 death toll to over 321,000

Mexico updates COVID-19 death toll to over 321,000

On Saturday, officials published the findings of such a report which found there were 294,287 deaths linked to the virus since the start of the pandemic through to 14 February. Many Covid-19 patients ...

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Outdoor sports and socialising resume as England's lockdown eases

Outdoor sports and socialising resume as England's lockdown eases

People can meet up again in parks and gardens from Monday as two separate households or under the rule of six, with social distancing. "I know how much people have missed the camaraderie and compe...

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Birx Says Death Toll 'Could Have Been Mitigated'

Birx Says Death Toll 'Could Have Been Mitigated'

Birx comments come in a preview of the upcoming documentary about the pandemic titled "COVID WAR: The Pandemic Doctors Speak Out", which airs Sunday at 9 p.m. "What we are seeing today is different fr...

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