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Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions

Cabinet committee scheduled to discuss easing Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions

While there were 280 people in hospital as of Monday, that number has been increasing. "While hospitalizations have remained below 300, they've risen in recent days". "This expansion of our rapid te...

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Sidney Powell: 'No Reasonable Person' Would Have Bought My Claims

Sidney Powell: 'No Reasonable Person' Would Have Bought My Claims

But in the wake of the United States election, Ms Powell launched a media campaign accusing the company of a litany of crimes and conspiracies. Powell appeared at a November press conference with R...

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Accused Canadian spy faces trial in China

Accused Canadian spy faces trial in China

But in an odd twist, it used a media outlet run by the Communist Party to declare that Kovrig, a former diplomat, was accused of "using an ordinary passport and business visa to enter China to steal s...

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Hundreds rally against Asian hate in Portland

Hundreds rally against Asian hate in Portland

People carried signs with messages including " Stop Asian Hate " and "Hate is a virus" as well as the names of those who were killed Tuesday. After the violent killings of six women of Asian des...

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Judge denies request to move Chauvin trial from Minneapolis — George Floyd

Judge denies request to move Chauvin trial from Minneapolis — George Floyd

He also precluded the prosecution from introducing the testimony of Dr. Sarah Vinson, a forensic psychiatrist in the case. The defense had sought to limit Vinson's testimony, arguing her analysis of...

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Miami sets earlier curfew after spring break crowds, fights

Miami sets earlier curfew after spring break crowds, fights

They said it's not college students, but adults looking to let loose in one of the few states fully open during the pandemic . In describing the scene, Gelber said that it "feels like a rock con...

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Biden pushing back withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

Biden pushing back withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan

Moscow's attempt at mediation comes as talks in Doha between the Afghan government and the Taliban, still waging an insurgency, have stalled. President Trump arranged an end to America's longest war...

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White House: Senate should not target filibuster to pass H.R.1

White House: Senate should not target filibuster to pass H.R.1

Here's a look at how the filibuster works in the Senate. The Senate has a longstanding practice of allowing any one senator to object to the proceedings, what's generally referred to as a filibuster...

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Europe's medicine regulator backs World Health Organization assessment, says AstraZeneca vaccine is safe

Europe's medicine regulator backs World Health Organization assessment, says AstraZeneca vaccine is safe

Several countries in Europe have suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in recent days over reports of unsafe blood clots in some people who received the shot. But because there are no long-term...

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European Union on course to reach vaccine target with accelerated Pfizer deliveries

European Union on course to reach vaccine target with accelerated Pfizer deliveries

The president of the European Commission has threatened to use a little-known treaty clause to block supplies of the Pfizer vaccines to Britain, unless the United Kingdom sends British-manufactured ...

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7 dead in series of Atlanta shootings at mostly Asian spas

7 dead in series of Atlanta shootings at mostly Asian spas

The shopping center where the massage parlor is located was closed to the public as investigators search for ballistics, fingerprints and other evidence according to the Atlanta Journal Constitutio...

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Intelligence Report: Russia Tried To Help Trump In 2020 Election

Intelligence Report: Russia Tried To Help Trump In 2020 Election

Though Iran sought to exploit vulnerabilities on state election websites, and did "compromise U.S. entities associated with election infrastructure as a part of a broad targeting effort across multi...

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Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin sees Asia ties as deterrent against China

Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin sees Asia ties as deterrent against China

It added that the ministers had "committed to opposing coercion and destabilizing behavior toward others in the region, which undermines the rules-based worldwide system". This tour in Asia of the hea...

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North Korea complains about ‘stink’ of U.S.-South Korea military exercises

North Korea complains about ‘stink’ of U.S.-South Korea military exercises

The spokesperson added that North Korea has been unresponsive to USA efforts to engage. On multiple occasions, in testimony, statements or briefings, USA officials have said they their goal is "th...

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EU takes legal action vs U.K. over Brexit deal delays

EU takes legal action vs U.K. over Brexit deal delays

In an escalation of tensions, the European Commission was preparing today to take the move over the British government's alleged breach of the Northern Ireland Protocol. Simon Coveney, Irish Foreign A...

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Vatican excludes gay union blessing as God 'can't bless sin'

Vatican excludes gay union blessing as God 'can't bless sin'

Early in his papacy, Pope Francis took an unprecedented welcoming tone towards the LGBT community, making the now-famous "Who am I to judge?" remark about gay people trying to live a Christian life....

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Covid-19: India vaccinated around 20 lakh people in a day

Covid-19: India vaccinated around 20 lakh people in a day

According to a provision report, of the 2,91,92,547 doses administered till now, 73,31,498 were given to healthcare and 72,96,474 frontline workers who have taken the first dose, and 42,58,297 healthc...

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Arlington protesters mark the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death

Arlington protesters mark the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death

Elizabeth Dray, organizer for Arlington Fights Racism, holds up signs while gathering for a vigil demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police one year ago on March 13, 2020. The set...

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You now can track your payment, IRS says

Following approval of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, the first batch of payments will be sent by direct deposit , which some recipients will start receiving as early as this weekend , w...

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UK Asks Citizens to Leave Military-Ruled Myanmar

UK Asks Citizens to Leave Military-Ruled Myanmar

At least 70 people have been killed by Myanmar security forces since February, a United Nations expert on human rights in the country said on Thursday, adding that arrests and detentions had risen bey...

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Some people could receive third round of stimulus payments this weekend

Some people could receive third round of stimulus payments this weekend

The payments start to phase out for individuals earning $75,000 and will cut off completely for anyone who makes more than $80,000. Under the new law, individuals with an adjusted gross income of $8...

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Minneapolis to pay family of George Floyd $27 million

Minneapolis to pay family of George Floyd $27 million

Flowers, signs and balloons are left near a makeshift memorial to George Floyd near the spot where he died. The city agreed to pay $27 million (€22.6 million) to settle the civil lawsuit . They a...

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China’s parliament approves plan to reform Hong Kong’s electoral system

China’s parliament approves plan to reform Hong Kong’s electoral system

China's president Xi Jinping sat on stage with other leaders as they cast votes electronically in the cavernous Great Hall of the People. The NPC has no real powers but the party uses its brief ann...

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Biden plans to order 100mn more Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Biden plans to order 100mn more Johnson & Johnson vaccines

That being said, the USA must continue to improve the manufacturing and distribution of vaccines as the only way to guide this great nation to total recovery is to first, whether we like it or not, ac...

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The Stimmy Is On Its Way; House Passes $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill

The Stimmy Is On Its Way; House Passes $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill

The sprawling bill rankled Republicans, who found plenty of spending in it that they opposed. The coming weeks will see the president and top staff fan out across the country explaining how the mone...

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Reopening schools a "national effort" to beat coronavirus: UK PM

P1 to P3 pupils have returned to class but are set to go back to remote learning after two weeks. After three initial tests on-site students will be provided with two rapid tests to use each week at...

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AstraZeneca Promises 2 Million Additional COVID-19 Vaccines to Ghana

AstraZeneca Promises 2 Million Additional COVID-19 Vaccines to Ghana

Before the end of the month, Guyana will receive thousands of doses more of vaccines through the COVAX facility and the CARICOM/ African Union agreement. Romania also dropped advice that the AstraZene...

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Biden to create council to advance women's rights

Biden to create council to advance women's rights

Under the new order, the incoming Secretary of Education should consider "suspending, revising, or rescinding" any agency actions or regulations that violate the order. They also urged Cardona to work...

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Afghan president says ready to discuss elections to advance talks with Taliban

Afghan president says ready to discuss elections to advance talks with Taliban

FILE - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks at the Loya Jirga Hall in Kabul , in this handout photograph taken August 7, 2020, and released by his office. President Ghani met United States special en...

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CDC announces new guidelines for vaccinated Americans

CDC announces new guidelines for vaccinated Americans

Below is a list of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations of what you can and can't do and how to continue to stay safe once you've been vaccinated* . The Biden administr...

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Walter Gretzky dead at 82

Walter Gretzky dead at 82

Those who met him describe him as someone who had time for everyone. "This is a painful day for us, another chapter in our lives is drawing to a close", Dobbin said. Two hockey sticks - one full-siz...

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Why Amanda Gorman's Latest Tweet Sparked Such Outrage

Why Amanda Gorman's Latest Tweet Sparked Such Outrage

Gorman then added in another tweet that the guard was "right" to feel she was a "threat" because "anyone who speaks the truth" is a 'danger to the powers that be'. She signed a modeling contract w...

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Gregg Popovich Rips Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Gregg Popovich Rips Texas Governor Greg Abbott

In a surprising decision, Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday (March 2) announced that Texas is lifting its mask mandate. Of course they want to open up. Businesses are able to limit capacity or i...

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Hong Kong authorities charge 47 with subversion under security law

Hong Kong authorities charge 47 with subversion under security law

They said the group was made up of 39 men and 8 women, aged between 23 and 64, and that they will appear in court on Monday. He told reporters after having his bail extended Sunday that he was asked...

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USA lawmakers question legality of Biden's air strikes in Syria

USA lawmakers question legality of Biden's air strikes in Syria

The Pentagon on Friday said the United States was responding to attacks by Iran-backed militias earlier this month in which one usa military contractor was killed and nine other people were wou...

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