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Emergency alert issued to Nova Scotians over report of shots outside Halifax

Emergency alert issued to Nova Scotians over report of shots outside Halifax

It was not until a second wave of emergency calls on Sunday morning that officers learned that the suspect had escaped and was more than 60km away, Campbell said . Wortman pulled up near Morrison and...

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World leaders to launch global initiative on Covid-19 vaccine

World leaders to launch global initiative on Covid-19 vaccine

More than 100 potential COVID-19 vaccines are being developed, including six already in clinical trials, said Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of the GAVI vaccine alliance, a public-private partnership that leads...

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3.7 natural disaster hits parts of Los Angeles Wednesday morning

3.7 natural disaster hits parts of Los Angeles Wednesday morning

The Los Angeles Times reported that around five earthquakes , with magnitudes of between 3 and 4, occur every year in the greater LA area. The Earth day saw on April 22 to make mindfulness about co...

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Governor says residents may have to stay home a bit longer

Governor says residents may have to stay home a bit longer

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has said Trump's tweets were "fomenting protest" and could lead to violence. Under the order , no one will face criminal penalties for going without a mask. Gov. Gr...

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Tony Evers, Wisconsin governor, sued by Republicans over coronavirus stay-at-home order

Tony Evers, Wisconsin governor, sued by Republicans over coronavirus stay-at-home order

Dr. Rai said the plan provides the necessary steps for the Badger State to bounce back. Governor Tony Evers sharply condemned the partisan effort, charging Republicans with putting their own quest...

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Hong Kong reshuffles govt. as debate rages over Beijing's role

Hong Kong reshuffles govt. as debate rages over Beijing's role

Ratcheting up tensions in the past week, Beijing's top representative office in the city enraged democrats when it said it was not bound by a law that restricts interference by other mainland Chinese ...

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Vic driver accused of taunting dying cop

Vic driver accused of taunting dying cop

Richard Pusey , 41, was pulled over in Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon for allegedly travelling at 149km/h in his black Porsche 911 on the freeway, prompting police to conduct an oral fluid test whic...

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Brazil justice minister threatens to quit over police appointment, source says

Brazil justice minister threatens to quit over police appointment, source says

Moro and Valeixo resisted suggestions for the Rio job publicly floated by Bolsonaro, leading the president to propose in August that Valeixo himself could be replaced. Moro's bombshell allegations spa...

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Twitter to block virus 5G conspiracy theory tweets

In its latest bid to tamp down on the spread of false information pertaining to the novel coronavirus , Twitter today expanded its COVID-19 guidance to include the topic. In its Covid-19 guidance, ...

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Long-Term Care Facilities Face Staffing Shortages Amid Coronavirus

Long-Term Care Facilities Face Staffing Shortages Amid Coronavirus

In the Northwestern Ontario there are 60 confirmed cases in the Thunder Bay district and one death and 16 reported cases by the Northwestern Health Unit. Non-essential visitors will be restricted an...

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FDA Warns Against Widespread Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19

FDA Warns Against Widespread Use of Hydroxychloroquine to Treat COVID-19

Several studies were also launched to study its effects as a COVID-19 treatment. The drugs can cause abnormal health rhythms such as QT interval prolongation and a rapid heart rate. But since Trump be...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo jabs McConnell, Kentucky

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo jabs McConnell, Kentucky

We're doing great". "I would certainly be in favor of allowing states to use the bankruptcy route", Sen. Let California declare bankruptcy you will see a collapse of this national economy. 'How ug...

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1,037 new cases, 982 of them in dorms, Health News & Top Stories

1,037 new cases, 982 of them in dorms, Health News & Top Stories

The ministry said the deceased was a construction worker who had worked in Singapore since 2009. "Background checks do not reveal any complaints against the employer", it added. "The dormitory was...

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Is There a Way We Can Do Something With Disinfectant?

Is There a Way We Can Do Something With Disinfectant?

He speaks at a briefing at the White House. Adding that government researches have determined that the virus survives best indoors and in dry conditions, and loses potency when temperatures and humi...

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Timeline Details Gunman's Movements, Murder Of RCMP Officer, And Discovery of Identity

Timeline Details Gunman's Movements, Murder Of RCMP Officer, And Discovery of Identity

Investigators confirmed Wortman killed victims in Milford and Enfield, where he was shot dead by police just before noon Sunday outside a gas station, Global News reports . In the hours that followed...

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Nova Scotia shooting: RCMP describe what was found at shooting suspect's home

Nova Scotia shooting: RCMP describe what was found at shooting suspect's home

She was able to escape and hide out in the woods. He said the information the girlfriend provided to police was crucial to stopping the gunman. "That could well have been the catalyst of events". Tw...

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Johnson 'ebullient' but timing of Downing St return up to doctors - Hancock

Johnson 'ebullient' but timing of Downing St return up to doctors - Hancock

The health secretary told BBC Radio 4's Today programme Johnson was "on the mend in a big way" but that his return to work was a matter for the doctors. He's an incredible guy". A handout image re...

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Georgia NAACP leaders call on governor to keep shelter-in-place order

Georgia NAACP leaders call on governor to keep shelter-in-place order

But on Wednesday, members of the White House's virus taskforce revisited the plan and felt it was too soon and would be hard to defend in that afternoon's press briefing. The couple faces another chal...

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MHRA approves COVID-19 vaccine trial in 7 working days

MHRA approves COVID-19 vaccine trial in 7 working days

Volunteers will be given one of two vaccines, but only doctors will know which has been administered. The first European human trial of a coronavirus vaccine has begun in Oxford, where two volunte...

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Trump suggests studying disinfectant injections for coronavirus

Trump suggests studying disinfectant injections for coronavirus

Trump did not specify the kind of disinfectant. The maker of a popular brand of household cleaner has urged users not to inject it into their bodies in the wake of comments by Donald Trump at th...

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Iran Threatens to Destroy US Warships in Persian Gulf

Iran Threatens to Destroy US Warships in Persian Gulf

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he has ordered the US Navy to "destroy" Iranian gunboats that "harass our ships at sea". Iran has had tense encounters at sea for years with the US Nav...

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How coronavirus has changed Ramadan for Muslims this year

How coronavirus has changed Ramadan for Muslims this year

This year, the holiday falls today, April 23, but it won't start until this evening. While others thought it was going to be a different experience, others were however of the view that the feeling ...

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China increases coronavirus funding to World Health Organization after USA pulls support

China increases coronavirus funding to World Health Organization after USA pulls support

Michael Ryan, emergencies director at the World Health Organization, said the United Nations body first spoke of an event in Wuhan on January 4 via Twitter and provided "detailed information" the fo...

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COVID-19 killed by sunlight, warmer temperatures, humidity: White House

COVID-19 killed by sunlight, warmer temperatures, humidity: White House

William Bryan, acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, said at a White House briefing that the virus survives best indoors and in a dry environm...

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Initial testing finds coronavirus antibodies in 21.2% of New York City’s populace

Initial testing finds coronavirus antibodies in 21.2% of New York City’s populace

A total of 3,000 customers at supermarkets across the state of NY were randomly tested for coronavirus antibodies this week, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday . Experts also say having antibod...

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Death toll in Nova Scotia mass shooting has risen to 23: RCMP

Death toll in Nova Scotia mass shooting has risen to 23: RCMP

On Monday, Chief Superintendent Chris Leather said there had been five structure fires and that victims were believed to be inside the burned-out buildings. "This is one of the most senseless acts of ...

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Kentucky Coronavirus Cases Reportedly Spike After Anti-Lockdown Protests

Kentucky Coronavirus Cases Reportedly Spike After Anti-Lockdown Protests

Six more Kentuckians, ages 62 to 93, have died from virus-related complications, Beshear said. Included in the deaths were a 68-year-old man in Muhlenberg County and an 87-year-old woman in Adair Coun...

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New Zealand to ease COVID-19 restrictions next week

New Zealand to ease COVID-19 restrictions next week

Even if New Zealand does purge itself of the virus, the effects will linger. "It underscores the importance of all the steps we have taken to prevent the further spread of the virus, and I would lik...

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Senate committee confirms assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

Senate committee confirms assessment that Russia interfered in 2016

The new report is the fourth of five volumes to emerge from the intelligence committee's assessments from 2017, when the CIA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and a number of other agencies agre...

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Kim Jong Un's health unclear, but 'I wish him well'

Kim Jong Un's health unclear, but 'I wish him well'

I can only say this: "I wish him well", Trump said during the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing. "And I'd like to see him be well and we'll see how he does". Until recently, it was wid...

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases rise by 30 in mainland China

Confirmed COVID-19 cases rise by 30 in mainland China

China has largely curbed the spread of the deadly virus, but there are growing fears of a second wave of cases and Heilongjiang province has emerged as a new front in the battle. The restrictions impo...

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19 new coronavirus cases in Wisconsin linked to election: Health officials

19 new coronavirus cases in Wisconsin linked to election: Health officials

Officials have identified seven people who appear to have contracted the coronavirus through activities related to the April 7 election in Wisconsin , Milwaukee's health commissioner said. The mo...

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COVID-19 brings a different Ramadan for Muslim community this year

COVID-19 brings a different Ramadan for Muslim community this year

During this period Muslims are asked to abstain from eating and drinking as well as abstained from sexual relations. During the month, Muslims also try to practice "zakat", or charity, another one o...

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Now Chris Cuomo's teenage son Mario has coronavirus

Now Chris Cuomo's teenage son Mario has coronavirus

I'm applying a modified version of my remedies for his protocol with a focus on lots of vitamins. Chris shared an update on Mario's condition, saying, "It was me and Cristina , and now Mario ha...

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US Federal Vaccine Agency Leader Suggests His Demotion Was Political

US Federal Vaccine Agency Leader Suggests His Demotion Was Political

Controversy has swirled around the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine since Trump started promoting it from the podium in the White House briefing room. I insisted that these drugs be provided only to ...

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