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Iran Reopens Key Shrines After Two-month COVID-19 Closure

Iran Reopens Key Shrines After Two-month COVID-19 Closure

Mosques and key religious sites in Iran that attract millions of Muslim pilgrims each year were closed in mid-March. Covid-19 has so far killed more than 7,400 people and infected over 136,000 in th...

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Boy, 16, dead, 2 adults injured in shooting in Toronto's entertainment district

Boy, 16, dead, 2 adults injured in shooting in Toronto's entertainment district

Tuesday afternoon after receiving multiple calls reporting that several gunshots had been fired. When the victims were making their way into another vehicle, the suspect vehicle made a U-turn, a per...

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Brazil Records 1039 Deaths in 24 Hours; Total Mortality Climbs to 24512

Brazil Records 1039 Deaths in 24 Hours; Total Mortality Climbs to 24512

Bolsonaro was seen posing for photographs, shaking people's hands and even carrying a young boy on his shoulders, part of a pattern of flouting and discouraging social isolation measures advised by he...

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FBI Launches Hate Crime Investigation into Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery

FBI Launches Hate Crime Investigation into Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery

As you know, McMichael's son, Travis , is the one who fired the shots, but Merritt says it could still be a problem given what the police did. They face state charges for murder and aggravated assaul...

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Fauci: Political conventions may be held if coronavirus cases are 'very low'

Fauci: Political conventions may be held if coronavirus cases are 'very low'

But wait a second. She said that while she "doesn't envy" Cooper or local officials on their decision-making, she also doesn't want friction over the convention to turn into a rallying cry for Democ...

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Coronavirus: Young could be scarred throughout working life

Coronavirus: Young could be scarred throughout working life

The ILO said the "youth are being disproportionately affected by the pandemic, and the substantial and rapid increase in youth unemployment seen since February is affecting young women more than you...

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Romina Ashrafi: 'Honour killing' sparks outcry in Iran

Romina Ashrafi: 'Honour killing' sparks outcry in Iran

The reports said her father had refused her permission to marry a man fifteen years her senior, spurring her to run away, but she was returned home after her father reported her. On Wednesday, nationa...

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United States ends sanctions waivers for work on Iran nuclear sites

United States ends sanctions waivers for work on Iran nuclear sites

Since leaving the deal, the United States has imposed punishing sanctions on Iran as part of its "maximum pressure campaign" to prevent Tehran from investing in its nuclear programme as well as from f...

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President Trump says he is no longer on hydroxychloroquine

The president again defended his decision to take, and talk about, the unproven treatment in the interview , amid Food and Drug Administration warnings against using the drug for COVID-19 outside of...

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South Korea reports biggest spike in coronavirus cases in 49 days

South Korea reports biggest spike in coronavirus cases in 49 days

The figures released by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday brought national totals to 11,206 cases and 267 deaths. It was not immediately clear how numerous cases were repo...

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26 people arrested in France and Belgium over truck deaths

26 people arrested in France and Belgium over truck deaths

Twenty-six people thought to be linked to trafficking from Vietnam to the United Kingdom have been arrested by police investigating the deaths of 39 Vietnamese in a lorry in 2019. Police said migrants...

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Lost hikers found alive after 18 days in New Zealand forest

Lost hikers found alive after 18 days in New Zealand forest

The search party had a fair idea of the equipment they were carrying with them after talking to friends and family, and seeing pictures of the tramping packs they use. But after getting lost in fog th...

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Pompeo officially declares Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous,’ slams China intervention

Pompeo officially declares Hong Kong ‘no longer autonomous,’ slams China intervention

The law requires the U.S.to impose sanctions against officials held responsible human rights abuses in Hong Kong as well as determine whether the city continues to warrant special status. China's mili...

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COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault today

COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault today

More than three-quarters of COVID-19 deaths in Ontario have been among long-term care residents. But the province's system of inspecting and holding homes to account is not effective, she said, staf...

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Rock Island Library now offering curbside pickup

Rock Island Library now offering curbside pickup

The Hampton public libraries now offer curbside pick-up of books, DVDs and other material available for checkout. The TPL estimates that there are more than one million items now out on loan. "Safel...

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Tropical Storm Bertha forms near SC

Tropical Storm Bertha forms near SC

The storm will then weaken later today and tonight as it tracks towards western North Carolina. Bertha made landfall at about 9:30 a.m. 20 miles east of Charleston near Mount Pleasant, forecas...

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Canadian court rules against Huawei exec fighting extradition

Canadian court rules against Huawei exec fighting extradition

Even if a Canadian court eventually recommends extradition, it is the federal justice minister who makes the ultimate decision. Since Ottawa issued no such refusal in Meng's case, it gives the Canad...

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"Deeply Disturbing" Report Uncovers Need to do More for Nation's Seniors: Trudeau

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. The Ministry of Long-Term Care will also be conducting inspections at 13 additional homes who have been dealing with COVID-19 challenges along ...

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Less than 300 new cases of COVID-19 for second day

Less than 300 new cases of COVID-19 for second day

He said, "This tragedy must serve as a wake-up call to our whole country". Ford says Ontario has launched a "full investigation" into the allegations and will share the results with police so they c...

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China: Situation in border area with India 'overall stable and controllable'

China: Situation in border area with India 'overall stable and controllable'

The detained troops belonged to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the bureaucrat said, adding that Chinese authorities also seized their weapons following the confrontation. "I have said this to ...

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Fauci: Second Wave of Coronavirus ‘Not Inevitable’ - ‘Feeling Better About’ Preventing It

Fauci: Second Wave of Coronavirus ‘Not Inevitable’ - ‘Feeling Better About’ Preventing It

Standing alongside his wife Jill, the 77-year-old then presented a wreath of white roses at Delaware's War Memorial Plaza, before observing a moment of silence to commemorate the military personnel wh...

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Biden emerges from quarantine on Memorial Day

Biden emerges from quarantine on Memorial Day

The initiative comes after a recent CNN analysis indicated that Biden seems to be underperforming 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with this particular bloc of voters. "I cringed, no question...

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GOP governors offer states as alternative RNC convention host

GOP governors offer states as alternative RNC convention host

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said he believes it is too early to make any decision on whether to go forward with either the Democratic or Republican conventions this August - saying both parties s...

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Spain Declares 10-day Official Mourning for CCP Virus Victims

Spain Declares 10-day Official Mourning for CCP Virus Victims

The decision was approved during a cabinet meeting. During the mourning interval, flags will fly at half-mast everywhere in the nation's public buildings and navy ships, she informed a information b...

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Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

World Health Organization executive director Michael Ryan said in a news conference that Brazil's "intense" transmission rates meant it should keep some sort of stay-at-home measures in place, regardl...

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COVID-19: Russian Federation records highest single day death toll

COVID-19: Russian Federation records highest single day death toll

The majority of the cases are in Moscow (which saw 2,560 new cases diagnosed in the past day), the Moscow region (+831), St. Petersburg (+374), the Sverdlovsk region (+279), and the Nizhny Novgoro...

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Container ship APL ENGLAND lost 40 containers in rough seas, Australia

Container ship APL ENGLAND lost 40 containers in rough seas, Australia

New South Wales Maritime executive director Alex Barrell said boxes of flexible ducting, commonly used in heating and cooling systems, washed ashore at Bondi and Long Bay on Tuesday. 'None of this car...

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YouTube says removal of China comments 'an error'

YouTube says removal of China comments 'an error'

The Verge reporter James Vincent wrote that "if the deletions are the result of a simple mistake, then it's one that's gone unnoticed for six months", listing several examples the VOX Media website h...

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United States says Russian Federation sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

United States says Russian Federation sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

Townsend's own follow-up to the " we watched " claim is likewise a qualification, as he says neither the Libyan National Army nor private companies "can arm, operate and sustain these fighters without...

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India snake-bite assassin killed wife at second attempt

India snake-bite assassin killed wife at second attempt

During investigations, the police found Suraj's messages to the snake catcher in his mobile. "One guy who provided the snakes and the husband who initially attempted to kill his wife with a poisonou...

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There are now 23 COVID-19 cases in Winneshiek County

There are now 23 COVID-19 cases in Winneshiek County

Ripley County residents who have symptoms of COVID-19, are at high risk for COVID-19 or those who need a COVID-19 test to return to work are encouraged to visit a new testing site set up through a par...

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McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill 'in the next month'

McConnell: Senate will work on coronavirus relief bill 'in the next month'

I think there's likely to be another bill. "So, in the next few weeks, we'll determine whether there is yet another bill". On Tuesday, McConnell signaled another bill would be in the works, with pre...

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NDP makes support for suspending Commons contingent on permanent sick leave

The back and forth over paid sick leave Monday came as a small number of MPs debated a Liberal government motion proposing to waive "normal" Commons sittings in favour of expanding the special COVID-1...

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KDHE suggests quarantine for Kansans returning from Lake of the Ozarks

KDHE suggests quarantine for Kansans returning from Lake of the Ozarks

Page instructed St. Louis County employers to screen their employees for health risks and ask them about their travel history. Louis and the state of Kansas urged people who partied close together...

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Guns, drugs, cash seized in criminal probe of Toronto tow truck industry

Guns, drugs, cash seized in criminal probe of Toronto tow truck industry

Police allege competition for control of the towing market has resulted in a "scene of violence" in the region. As part of their investigation, police say a number of towing companies colluded with ...

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