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Australian police arrest over 200 after cracking underworld messaging app

Australian police arrest over 200 after cracking underworld messaging app

Raids were ongoing into the night, and it was unclear if there were any arrests or charges in the United States. The U.S. Attorney's Office declined to provide additional details until then. Unknown t...

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Apple's iOS 15 Updates to Facetime Puts Zoom and Teams on Notice

Apple's iOS 15 Updates to Facetime Puts Zoom and Teams on Notice

Apple iOS 15 will bring improved video call quality by adding spatial Audio , which spreads out the voices of other call participants in the direction that they appear on the user's screen. If usin...

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In Minneapolis, officers shoot and kill suspect, sparking small protest

In Minneapolis, officers shoot and kill suspect, sparking small protest

The AP reported that members of a task force were attempting to arrest a person who was wanted on a state warrant for being a felon in possession of a firearm when the person produced a firearm. Min...

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Trudeau blasts Church for ignoring role in indigenous schools

Trudeau blasts Church for ignoring role in indigenous schools

The Canadian government has admitted that physical and sexual abuse was rampant in the schools, with students beaten for speaking their native languages. In Kamloops, Tk̓emlups te Secwepemc chief Ro...

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Facebook to bar politicians from posting abusive or deceptive content By Reuters

Facebook to bar politicians from posting abusive or deceptive content By Reuters

Trump, who was impeached by the House of Representatives on the charge of "incitement of insurrection" in January, had his Facebook and Instagram accounts suspended the day after a mob of his suppor...

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Pentagon UFO report 'doesn't rule out aliens' - although finds no evidence

Pentagon UFO report 'doesn't rule out aliens' - although finds no evidence

While UFO experts have applauded recent moves by the United States government to share more information about unknown aerial encounters reported over the last several decades, many remain sceptical ...

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Sri Lanka to sue Singapore ship owners over marine pollution

Sri Lanka to sue Singapore ship owners over marine pollution

Our divers are yet to obtain clearance to check if there is any leak. Since May 20, the Sri Lanka Navy and Indian Coast Guard have been working around the clock to try to stop that from happening as...

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School reopening announcement expected today

School reopening announcement expected today

He will be joined by Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Health Minister Christine Elliott. CTVNewsWindsor.ca will stream the news conference live. Last week, Ford sent a letter to various stakehol...

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What will open and when? More about Alberta’s ‘Open for Summer’ plan

What will open and when? More about Alberta’s ‘Open for Summer’ plan

Every Albertan who has received their first dose of vaccine will be able to book an appointment for their second shot by the end of June, Premier Jason Kenney promised during Tuesday's press conferenc...

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JUST IN: Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open, Citing Mental Health Concerns

JUST IN: Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open, Citing Mental Health Concerns

In addition to Sunday's fine during Day 1 of the French Open , she drew a surprising warning from all four Grand Slam tournaments that she could face stiffer penalties, including disqualification or ...

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Joe Biden marks Memorial Day weekend with deeply personal observance

Joe Biden marks Memorial Day weekend with deeply personal observance

Following the ceremony at around 10:30 am EST, Mr. Biden will address the 153rd National Memorial Ceremony. He died at the age of 46 from cancer. Biden on Sunday gave a somber speech in New Castle, ...

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First case of B.1.617 Covid-19 variant found in Pakistan

First case of B.1.617 Covid-19 variant found in Pakistan

While the B.1.617.2 found in India is named Delta, B.1.1.7 found in America is Alpha, B.1.351 found in South Africa is named Beta and the variant P.1 found in Brazil is named Gamma. A surge in Glasg...

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China to allow couples to have 3 children as its population ages

China to allow couples to have 3 children as its population ages

Here is a timeline of the country's evolving family planning policy. For nearly 40 years, China enforced a controversial "one-child policy" - one of the strictest family planning regulations world...

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Vietnam discovers hybrid Covid variant

Vietnam discovers hybrid Covid variant

The India and the United Kingdom variants are the two most common ones, with the former dominating and the latter only found in Da Nang and some other localities. Vietnam was initially a standout...

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Ontario shortening interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

Ontario shortening interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses

As a result of shortening the dose interval, officials expect that all Ontario residents 12 years and up who want to be vaccinated will receive their second dose by the end of August. Moeti added that...

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Military deployed to Manitoba, provinces urged to use up AstraZeneca before expiry

Military deployed to Manitoba, provinces urged to use up AstraZeneca before expiry

It's not clear how many doses are at risk of going to waste, but Ontario is scrambling to use some 45,000 AstraZeneca shots by the end of May, with another 10,000 set to expire in June. Schools have b...

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Biden says U.S. intelligence community divided on COVID-19 origin

Biden says U.S. intelligence community divided on COVID-19 origin

In a surprise statement, Biden announced that the US intelligence community had delivered a report to him earlier this month on the virus's origins. "We're not going to go there just yet", Jean-...

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Alberta to announce plan for 'safely easing' restrictions

Alberta to announce plan for 'safely easing' restrictions

Stage 2 is expected to begin in mid-June and it will officially kick in two weeks after 60% of Albertans over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of the vaccine. "And so I worry", NPD Leade...

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Woman fired over 'racist' Central Park confrontation sues former employer

Woman fired over 'racist' Central Park confrontation sues former employer

Following Cooper's termination, Franklin Templeton CEO Jenny Johnson told Fortune Magazine that the company executives "espouse zero tolerance for racism". Franklin Templeton characterized the lawsu...

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Japan witnesses total eclipse of super moon

Japan witnesses total eclipse of super moon

But so far no apocalyptic consequences have been recorded from these celestial shows and, assuming all goes well on Wednesday, the next Super Blood Moon is expected to take place in 2033. "Europe an...

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Multiple Fatalities, Injuries in Shooting in San Jose, California

Multiple Fatalities, Injuries in Shooting in San Jose, California

Davis said multiple investigators are on the scene "trying to figure out exactly what happened". The authorities confirmed that the suspect was dead. The victims include transit employees. The VTA ...

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Belarus opposition calls for more pressure after plane arrest

Belarus opposition calls for more pressure after plane arrest

The footage showed Protasevich - who could face 15 years in jail - with dark markings visible on his forehead, saying he was being treated "according to the law". Planes already in the air will have t...

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Florida hits Big Tech with a first-of-its-kind 'deplatforming' law

Florida hits Big Tech with a first-of-its-kind 'deplatforming' law

The new law will take effect July 1 and will place impose fines of $250,000 per day on any social media company that de-platforms candidates running for statewide office. "If Republicans really care...

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India's total deaths from COVID-19 surpass 300 000

India's total deaths from COVID-19 surpass 300 000

According to the data, the recovery rate has improved to 88.69% and the case fatality rate has increased to 1.14%. That is still far above second-place Brazil, which is reporting around 35,000. Whil...

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United Nations watchdog’s access to N-sites has ended: Iran

United Nations watchdog’s access to N-sites has ended: Iran

Democratic President Joe Biden, who succeeded Trump in January, has said he believes Iran is seriously engaging in talks but that it remained unclear what steps Tehran would actually take to comply wi...

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Lava from deadly DR Congo volcano flows into residential area

Lava from deadly DR Congo volcano flows into residential area

But still, thousands evacuated - many across the border into Rwanda - remembering the widespread devastation that the last eruption in 2002 caused, when reports of the death toll ranged into the hun...

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Coveney ‘extremely worrying’ as Ryanair flight grounded and passenger detained

Coveney ‘extremely worrying’ as Ryanair flight grounded and passenger detained

In 2020, Protasevich and Nexta founder Stepan Putilo, 22, were added to Belarus's list of "individuals involved in terrorist activity". "ALL passengers must be able to continue their travel to Vilni...

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Boy, 6, killed in road-rage shooting in California

Boy, 6, killed in road-rage shooting in California

Witnesses reported hearing a gunshot from a white sedan right before the child's mother pulled over to the shoulder. Aiden and his mother were travelling in auto pool lane northbound on State Route ...

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Another half-a-million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrive

Another half-a-million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrive

More than 2.7 million doses of vaccine have been administered. "As people living in richer countries can hit the reset button this summer and their lives will return to a semblance of normal, in...

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Outdoor amenities reopen in Ontario today

Outdoor amenities reopen in Ontario today

The science table says outdoor activities should be reopened for safe use? Outdoor gathering up to 10 people will be allowed, dining with up to 4 people per table will be permitted and non-essential...

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Indian variant of Covid-19 threatens UK's roadmap out of lockdown

Indian variant of Covid-19 threatens UK's roadmap out of lockdown

Latest figures show there are 1,313 cases of the variant in the United Kingdom, up from the 520 recorded the previous week. He said there is a "very strong sense in United Kingdom at the moment th...

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No More Masks For Fully Vaccinated People: US Medical Body

No More Masks For Fully Vaccinated People: US Medical Body

Earlier this week, Fauci said that as more people get vaccinated, "we do need to start being more liberal" with mask rules, and when asked if it's time to relax indoor mask mandates , he said, "I t...

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Ontario extends stay-at-home order until June 2

Ontario extends stay-at-home order until June 2

Ford said remote learning will continue for students across the province until further notice. Checkpoints were also set up at interprovincial border crossings. Thomas Tenkate, associate professor a...

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MS opting out of federal unemployment benefits in June

MS opting out of federal unemployment benefits in June

Meanwhile, some USA businesses are reportedly having a hard time finding workers. Almost 40 percent of workers could make more on unemployment at the $300 level than they would earn by returning to ...

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Health minister for maximum Covid-19 tests in bordering areas

Health minister for maximum Covid-19 tests in bordering areas

Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead for Covid-19, said during a press conference that while "we need much more information about this virus variant", preliminary studies of the mutation have ...

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