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FT: Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine More Expensive for Africa Than Western Jabs

FT: Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine More Expensive for Africa Than Western Jabs

COVAX said it had allocated the first tranche of 330 million doses of vaccines for 145 countries. "I was very excited and quite happy that one of the developing countries was also getting involved w...

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MBS approved an operation to capture or kill Khashoggi: US report

MBS approved an operation to capture or kill Khashoggi: US report

Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, said the report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is expected to ...

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UK Supreme Court rejects IS bride's legal bid to return

UK Supreme Court rejects IS bride's legal bid to return

Its impact is likely to be felt by others who left Western nations to join the Islamic State. She resurfaced at a refugee camp in Syria and told reporters she wanted to come home but was denied the ...

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Missing fraud suspect's foot found on Australian beach

Missing fraud suspect's foot found on Australian beach

The body of Melissa Caddick has been found on the NSW South Coast. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) raided Caddick's home two days before she disappeared as part of an investigation by the corp...

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Democrats ask Biden to give up sole authority to launch nuclear strikes

Democrats ask Biden to give up sole authority to launch nuclear strikes

On her Twitter profile, Tanden describes herself as, "President of @amprog-Center for American Progress, liberal, Indian American, feminist, mom, wife". At her confirmation hearing, Tanden faced quest...

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Interior nominee Deb Haaland vows 'balance' on energy and climate

Interior nominee Deb Haaland vows 'balance' on energy and climate

It's hard to not feel obligated to protect this land. Mr. Barrasso , an orthopedic surgeon, pointed out that he and two other of the GOP committee members are medical doctors and asked Ms. Daines...

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USA has no closer friend than Canada, Biden tells Trudeau

USA has no closer friend than Canada, Biden tells Trudeau

Biden and Trudeau plan to discuss the public health and economic crises caused by the pandemic, as well as shared goals on addressing climate change, addressing racism and discrimination, and other is...

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Australia passes landmark law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Australia passes landmark law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

The government will now need to give one months' notice before a company is designated as coming under the code. The Facebook logo on a screen at Nasdaq in Times Square, New York. Some lawmakers and...

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Arkansas Governor Says He Wouldn’t Support Trump Run in 2024

Arkansas Governor Says He Wouldn’t Support Trump Run in 2024

Pressed on whether the Arkansas governor would ever support Trump again if the former president launched a 2024 run, Hutchinson bluntly replied: "No, I wouldn't". "Trump's Militia" was seen brutaliz...

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PM instructs to vaccinate monks and other religious leaders immediately

PM instructs to vaccinate monks and other religious leaders immediately

Mr Morrison sat next to a gleeful Ms Malysiak as she received her jab, which she described as "lovely". "She came here from Europe when she was 13 and she's built an unbelievable life in this countr...

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Reeling from a brutal storm, Texas now faces water shortage

Reeling from a brutal storm, Texas now faces water shortage

Meanwhile, U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday that he would sign the federal disaster assistance request from Texas' governor as soon as it reached his desk. ERCOT CEO Bill Magness said Tuesday...

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Seth Rogen calls Ted Cruz a

Seth Rogen calls Ted Cruz a "motherf*****" for fleeing Texas during crisis

Mr Cruz flew to Cancun with his family, CBS news confirmed. They also suggest the family planned the getaway at the last minute and meant to stay in Cancun for close to a week. "I started having sec...

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White House says severe winter storm likely due to climate change

White House says severe winter storm likely due to climate change

In Little Rock, Arkansas, 38 centimetres (15 inches) of snow was on the ground on Thursday after back-to-back storms, tying a record for snow depth set in 1918, the National Weather Service said. ...

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Joe Biden Says Vaccines Available For All Americans By End July

Joe Biden Says Vaccines Available For All Americans By End July

Biden added, saying he was unaccustomed to someone "handing me my suitcoat". He said that the smaller classes should be "10 kids each", but then said he was making that number up. "So, I've committed...

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Millions Struggle Without Power as Deadly Cold Snap Grips US

Millions Struggle Without Power as Deadly Cold Snap Grips US

County officials distributed the doses at three hospitals, Rice University and the county jail because those places had large groups of people in places where they would not have to drive and with app...

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All vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom now vaccinated against COVID-19

All vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom now vaccinated against COVID-19

Malaysia has secured access to enough coronavirus vaccines for its entire population, as it prepares to roll out its inoculation programme by the end of this month. The government aims to offer a vacc...

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'Total betrayal.' Gun control activist react to Trudeau's gun buyback scheme

'Total betrayal.' Gun control activist react to Trudeau's gun buyback scheme

The Liberals will also complete the prohibition of assault-style firearms to ensure these weapons can not be legally used, transported, sold, transferred, or bequeathed by individuals in Canada. Peo...

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Central Park 'Karen' Amy Cooper Has Case Dismissed

When police called Amy Cooper back in an attempt to locate her in the park, she falsely claimed the man, Christian Cooper , had "tried to assault her", Illuzzi-Orbon said . Illuzzi-Orbon said Amy ...

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UK PM Johnson: No decisions on exact date of opening of schools

UK PM Johnson: No decisions on exact date of opening of schools

Sir Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England said the United Kingdom is now in its "second sprint" of the coronavirus vaccine rollout after reaching the 15 million target. "If we possibly can, ...

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Congress to have '9/11 type commission' to investigate Capitol insurrection, Pelosi announces

Congress to have '9/11 type commission' to investigate Capitol insurrection, Pelosi announces

The goal of this new unit will be to investigate the reaction of the Capitol Police, who were overwhelmed by the mob in the attack, as well as the response, "Preparation and Feedback" From other law e...

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Three Rockets Land in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

Three Rockets Land in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

Kurdish security sources said at least three rockets landed near Erbil International Airport in the autonomous region late at night. No one immediately claimed responsibility. He condemned the rocket ...

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Biden administration opens gateway to 25,000 asylum seekers

Biden administration opens gateway to 25,000 asylum seekers

WASHINGTON -The Joe Biden administration will start from February 19 to slowly allow an estimated 25,000 asylum seekers waiting in Mexico for their court hearings into the United States, officials wi...

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Stricter testing, quarantine rules for travellers to Canada coming February 22

Stricter testing, quarantine rules for travellers to Canada coming February 22

Those arriving into Canada are already subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine and many must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of their arrival. At airports using electro...

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Province Confirms 1076 New Cases of COVID-19 This Morning

The Government of Ontario confirmed 1,300 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday morning, an increase from the 1,072 reported on Friday . Of the newly announced cases, 433 are in Toronto, 253 are in Peel, ...

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Trump impeachment trial Day 4: Defense wraps, Saturday verdict likely

It seems unlikely that the 100-member Senate will be able to mount the two-thirds vote needed to convict Trump . "I'm going to try and convince him that we can't get there without you, but you ca...

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Australian Open crowds banned as Melbourne starts another coronavirus lockdown

Australian Open crowds banned as Melbourne starts another coronavirus lockdown

Schools and universities will be closed down from Monday through Wednesday and gatherings for weddings and religious services will be banned. It is therefore inevitable that from tomorrow the Austral...

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Province reporting 1300 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 for February 13

Province reporting 1300 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 for February 13

Four new deaths were recorded in residents who tested positive for the virus, bringing the official death toll to 357 on Thursday. The running total of confirmed cases is now a 2,635. Of the cases rep...

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Winter Storm driving temps below zero this weekend

Winter Storm driving temps below zero this weekend

However, the bulk of the accumulations will not occur until Sunday night into Monday . Portland and Seattle could see more than a year's worth of snow before Valentine's Day. Snow and sleet likely be...

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Australian Open to continue without fans after snap Covid-19 lockdown announced

Australian Open to continue without fans after snap Covid-19 lockdown announced

The stands at the Australian Open will be looking quite empty for the next five days after officials in the state of Victoria called for a five-day lockdown of the region. 'It was very different...

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Scientists May Have Found Evidence of Life in the Clouds of Venus

However it is the first time phosphine has been found on a rocky planet other than Earth, and the only way to know more would be to send a spacecraft to collect samples, Greaves added. And the fir...

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Capitol riot accused try to shift blame to Trump

Capitol riot accused try to shift blame to Trump

The House impeachment managers accuse Donald Trump of summoning a mob to Washington, D.C., on January 6, whipping the crowd "into a frenzy" and then aiming them "like a loaded cannon" at the U.S. Hi...

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Led COVID-19 team in China visits Wuhan virus lab

Led COVID-19 team in China visits Wuhan virus lab

Reporters followed the team to the high security facility, but as with past visits, there was little direct access to team members, who have given scant details of their discussions and visits thus fa...

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Astronauts complete 4 years of power upgrades for International Space Station

Astronauts complete 4 years of power upgrades for International Space Station

January 27 to finish the installation of a European science platform. That included seeing Hopkins removing another H-fixture on the S4 truss while Glover pre-positioned several foot-restraints to sup...

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SpaceX prototype rocket explodes on landing in Texas

SpaceX prototype rocket explodes on landing in Texas

The company's CEO Elon Musk criticized this move, saying: "Unlike its aircraft division, which is fine, the FAA space division has a fundamentally broken regulatory structure". Despite the fiery con...

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No shadow for Wiarton Willie as Groundhog Day moves online across Canada

No shadow for Wiarton Willie as Groundhog Day moves online across Canada

That means spring is on the way. Ontario's Wiarton Willie and Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam will make their annual predictions in front of no crowds, instead the critters' emergence from their home...

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