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Ontario to resume AstraZeneca shots for COVID-19 as second dose

Ontario to resume AstraZeneca shots for COVID-19 as second dose

This age group will receive the Pfizer vaccine and teenagers must be 12 at the time of the booking. "This change will mean that anyone 12 and older can register to get vaccinated in our City-run clini...

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DUP leadership election result: Edwin Poots appointed First Minister

DUP leadership election result: Edwin Poots appointed First Minister

The protocol leaves Northern Ireland within the EU's trading sphere, avoiding a hard border on the island with EU-member Ireland but infuriating pro-British unionists by undermining the region's place...

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World Health Organization confirms COVID-19 variant B.1.617 has three sub-lineages

World Health Organization confirms COVID-19 variant B.1.617 has three sub-lineages

The WHO has said the predominant lineage of B.1.617 was first identified in India in December, although an earlier version was spotted in October 2020. "On May 4, 2021, the B.1.617, B.1.617.1, B.1.617...

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OH reports 1,449 new coronavirus cases

OH reports 1,449 new coronavirus cases

Orders for nursing homes and assisted living facilities will remain in place. "What you have done has truly worked", he said. When Ohio gets down to 50 cases per 100,000 people for two weeks, al...

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Erdogan, Putin discuss Israeli attacks against Palestinians

Erdogan, Putin discuss Israeli attacks against Palestinians

The situation escalated when Israeli police stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City - the third-holiest site in Islam - and wounded hundreds of Palestinian worshippers during several days of vi...

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Covid 19 coronavirus: No change to bubble after Melbourne Covid-19 case

Covid 19 coronavirus: No change to bubble after Melbourne Covid-19 case

The ministry's public health risk assessment was based on information provided by Victorian health authorities. The man in his 30s quarantined in South Australia after returning to Australia from ov...

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Russian school shooting: 9 dead, suspect arrested

Russian school shooting: 9 dead, suspect arrested

Footage posted on social media showed a young man being pinned to the ground outside the school building by a police officer. Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency first reported 11 peo...

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Iran's Guards blame U.S. ship for warning shots incident in Gulf

Iran's Guards blame U.S. ship for warning shots incident in Gulf

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the warning shots were fired after the Iranian fast boats came as close as 150 yards (450 feet) of six U.S. military vessels, including the USS Monterey, that were e...

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Chinese rocket expected to reenter

Chinese rocket expected to reenter

Space-Track, using USA military data, tweeted that the window for re-entry is now predicted to be 0104-0304 GMT Sunday, but cautioned that the uncertainty about the timing made the location hard to pi...

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Commission wants to reopen Europe to non-EU tourists

Commission wants to reopen Europe to non-EU tourists

Travel to the European Union is now extremely limited except for a handful of countries with low infection rates. Coronavirus vaccines authorised by the European Medicines Agency, the bloc's drug...

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Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; 50 injured

Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; 50 injured

The accident occurred on line 12 of the metro railway in Mexico. Shortly after the crash, Mexico City's metro service warned the public to stay away from the area . The incident happened around 10:...

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Canada puts J&J vaccine rollout plans on hold

Canada puts J&J vaccine rollout plans on hold

The vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna represent the bulk of the jabs given in the Scandinavian country of almost 6 million people. Administering a second dose is crucial to effectiveness of...

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Gov Cuomo Say Capacity Restrictions Lifted May 19th | 570 WSYR

Gov Cuomo Say Capacity Restrictions Lifted May 19th | 570 WSYR

New York's move comes just over a year after businesses across the state closed down and limited capacity to combat one of the country's worst COVID-19 outbreaks. Maintaining this progress is critical...

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COVID vaccination registration for above 18 starts today

COVID vaccination registration for above 18 starts today

RS Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority, too, tweeted that the centre had opened Co-Win APIs for vacancies search and downloading certificates of vaccinations for third party applications. The r...

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To restrict non-essential travel between 3 provincial health zones

To restrict non-essential travel between 3 provincial health zones

Henry's advice that everyone should stay in their local community, such as those in North Vancouver should remain on the North Shore rather than travelling throughout their regional zone to places lik...

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Ontario reports first rare blood clot related to Oxford-AstraZeneca shot

Ontario reports first rare blood clot related to Oxford-AstraZeneca shot

In its analysis of Europewide AstraZeneca data, the EMA also said there still wasn't enough information to know who might be more susceptible to the unusual clots. As with the AstraZeneca product, the...

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Here's What The Number On Derek Chauvin's Hand After Guilty Verdict Means

Here's What The Number On Derek Chauvin's Hand After Guilty Verdict Means

He said investigators, drawn from DOJ's Civil Division and the U.S. Attorney's office in Minneapolis, will 'assess whether the Minneapolis police department engages in a pattern or practice of using e...

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Ontario reports 4,447 new COVID cases Monday

Ontario reports 4,447 new COVID cases Monday

Nunavut's vaccination program is ongoing as well, with 11,282 Nunavummiut fully inoculated against COVID-19. 42,863 active cases, which is up from 41,588 yesterday. Ontario put up checkpoints at bor...

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Ontario Liberal Leader Calls on Ford to Resign

Ontario Liberal Leader Calls on Ford to Resign

Government House Leader Paul Calandra says he anticipates the federal government will announce further enhancements to their sick-day program today. Earlier on Sunday, the NDP said in a news release...

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Signs discouraging travel into B.C. to be posted along Alberta border

Signs discouraging travel into B.C. to be posted along Alberta border

There are now 5,872 cases of COVID-19 that are confirmed variants of concern in our province. This includes 3,908 cases of the B.1.1.7 (U.K.) variant, 71 cases of the B.1.351 (South Africa) variant an...

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COVID: New Zealand airport worker tests positive

COVID: New Zealand airport worker tests positive

On Monday, thousands crossed the Tasman Sea to enter Australia and New Zealand after the long-awaited end of mandatory quarantine. The case was detected in a worker who had been cleaning the interio...

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NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

NASA aims for historic helicopter flight on Mars

On Earth, the technology could enable helicopters to reach new heights, doing things like more easily navigating the Himalayas. The black-and-white image above is the first sent back to Earth from ...

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Indianapolis FedEx Shooting Suspect Used 2 Assault Rifles He Purchased Legally

Indianapolis FedEx Shooting Suspect Used 2 Assault Rifles He Purchased Legally

Police said the shooting lasted only a couple of minutes and was over by the time officers arrived on the scene. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms traced the two weapons, and police learn...

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3 adults fatally shot in Austin, no suspect in custody

The suspect is still at large, and residents should still shelter in place and report any suspicious activity, according to the tweet. Austin-Travis County EMS says it was reported at 11:42 a.m. The...

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Russian agents suspected of Salisbury poisonings linked to Czech arms depot blast

Russian agents suspected of Salisbury poisonings linked to Czech arms depot blast

The two were using Russian passports and were identified as Alexander Petrov, 41, and Ruslan Boshirov, 43. These "unprecedented findings" point to the involvement of Russian military agents in the e...

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Czech Republic to Expel Russian Diplomats Suspected of Working for Russian Intelligence

Czech Republic to Expel Russian Diplomats Suspected of Working for Russian Intelligence

The Czech Republic has expelled 18 Russian diplomats in retaliation. The Czech Republic will expel 18 Russian diplomats from the country over suspected Russian involvement in two 2014 warehouse ...

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Biden meets Japan's leader to boost China-facing alliances

Biden meets Japan's leader to boost China-facing alliances

The last time that Taiwan was mentioned in a U.S. -Japan leaders statement was in 1969, when President Richard Nixon and Prime Minister Eisaku Sato did so. "And I'm confident that this is the first ti...

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San Antonio police officer shot in hand; 2 suspects dead, third injured

San Antonio police officer shot in hand; 2 suspects dead, third injured

He was shot by police and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. No officers were injured. The officer retreated backwards while returning fire, killing both the driver...

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USA protesters rally for third night over killing of Black man

USA protesters rally for third night over killing of Black man

Many protesters and Mr Wright's family members have rejected this, saying that either they do not believe it or that the incident reflects bias in policing, with Mr Wright ending up dead after being s...

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Schools Will Shift to Remote Learning After Spring Break

Schools Will Shift to Remote Learning After Spring Break

In an announcement Monday afternoon, Ford says students will move to remote learning after this week's spring break (the week of April 12) after consulting with Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eve...

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National Football League players react to Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright

National Football League players react to Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright

Court records show Wright was being sought after failing to appear in court on charges that he fled from officers and possessed a gun without a permit during an encounter with Minneapolis police in ...

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Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

Ministry officials said the Chinese aircraft flew into the zone from Chinese airspace and headed back along the same route. "Preventing another pandemic is a goal that we all share, but giving Chin...

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MI to extend COVID restrictions in offices for six more months

MI to extend COVID restrictions in offices for six more months

Across the country, COVID-19 hospitalizations are increasing for ages 18-64, particularly in the upper Midwest, CNN reported. White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt told reporters the US gov...

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New Zealand bans people coming from India, know reason here!

New Zealand bans people coming from India, know reason here!

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a temporary suspension of travel from India to New Zealand. New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has taken a decision in this regard on Thursday. While there have ...

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Centre allows vaccination at public, private workplaces from April 11

Centre allows vaccination at public, private workplaces from April 11

AstraZeneca's vaccine has been given to 887,452 people, while 151,614 received that of Pfizer, according to health authorities. "Yet many of us still can not say "no" to invitations to parties, weddin...

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