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Federal cabinet shifts retreat focus to COVID-19

Federal cabinet shifts retreat focus to COVID-19

Tam is expected to address cabinet ministers at the retreat, which was originally slated to focus on plans to rebuild Canada's shattered economy. "The way we can prevent that is by remaining vigilan...

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Breonna Taylor's family, Louisville to announce 'substantial' settlement in civil suit

Breonna Taylor's family, Louisville to announce 'substantial' settlement in civil suit

In addition to the payment, the deal is expected to include several policing reforms, including a requirement that commanders approve all search warrants before they go to a judge, the person told Th...

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Israel to set new nationwide lockdown as virus cases surge

Israel to set new nationwide lockdown as virus cases surge

Per capita, Israel is dealing with one of the worst outbreaks and total daily new infections in the world, raising concerns over hospital capacity ahead of the flu season. While initially earning pr...

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South Dakota AG Reported Hitting Deer, But Police Found Man's Body

South Dakota AG Reported Hitting Deer, But Police Found Man's Body

The next morning, the body of Joseph Boever, 55, was discovered near the crash site. South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was involved in a fatal crash on Saturday night that was original...

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Rochester Mayor Fires Police Chief After Daniel Prude Death

Rochester Mayor Fires Police Chief After Daniel Prude Death

The decisions followed a "cursory management review of the city's role in the death of Daniel Prude and subsequent actions", according to a news release posted Monday on the city website. The medica...

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12-Year-Old & Grandmother First Confirmed Deaths Due To Oregon Wildfires

While the Sheriff did not identify the boy or his grandmother, family members have identified them as 12-year-old Wyatt Tofte and his grandmother Peggy Mosso. As he helped the woman into his vehicle, ...

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Hundreds of Arizona fire crews assigned to out-of-state wildfires

Experts, environmentalists and loggers largely agree that thinning trees and brush through prescribed burns and careful logging will help prevent forests that cover vast tracts of the American West fr...

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Regional Victoria to move to step three

Regional Victoria to move to step three

Five visitors will also be allowed to visit a home, all retail, including hairdressers, will reopen, and outdoor non-contact sport for adults and all community sport for children can resume. It come...

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Masks, Special Separators In 1st Parliament Session In Covid Times

Masks, Special Separators In 1st Parliament Session In Covid Times

The total 11 Bills to replace ordinances are as follows: (i) The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020. The officials of the Delhi government's health department ...

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Brexit: Internal Market Bill clears first hurdle in Commons

Brexit: Internal Market Bill clears first hurdle in Commons

The bill was passed by a government majority of 77 on Monday evening, with 340 MPs for to 263 against. "We should be getting on with defeating this virus, not reigniting old rows", Labour leader Kei...

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Coronavirus: 208 new cases announced including 108 in Dublin

The Americas (14,699,174) account for more than half the number of confirmed cases, followed by South East Asia (5,377,062) and Europe (4,796,426). Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 2...

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EU, China Sign Food Protection Deal Ahead Of Challenging Summit

EU, China Sign Food Protection Deal Ahead Of Challenging Summit

The EU and China have been in talks since 2013 on a bilateral agreement that would ease Chinese restrictions on European companies. In the post-pandemic era, China and the European Union are two maj...

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Smoke from west coast wildfires now stretching into GTA

Smoke from west coast wildfires now stretching into GTA

The Democratic governor urged the president, "Please respect, and I know you do, the difference of opinion out here as it relates to this fundamental issue on the issue of climate change". The susta...

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United States ‘spy’ to be charged with terrorism in Venezuela

United States ‘spy’ to be charged with terrorism in Venezuela

Pro-government media in Venezuela on Sunday named an alleged USA spy who President Nicolas Maduro said was captured last week near the country's largest oil refinery complex. The arrest surfaced as ...

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Europe to see rise in deaths in coming months

Europe to see rise in deaths in coming months

India reported 94,372 new cases, followed by the U.S. with 45,523 new infections and Brazil with 43,718. "Fall and winter will be hard on everybody". The WHO reported 307,930 new cases worldwide on ...

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BC health officials announce 317 new coronavirus cases since Friday

BC health officials announce 317 new coronavirus cases since Friday

There has now been a total of 1,784 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. Six additional fatalities linked to COVID-19 were recorded over the weekend, with 219 people having lost their lives to the ...

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46 schools reporting COVID-19 cases: advocacy group

Pearson High School after two or more cases at each of the schools. Edmonton is under Alberta Health's watch with an active case rate of 51.9 per 100,000 residents. "The arts play an important rol...

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'I don't think science knows': Donald Trump questions climate change

In an exchange with California's Secretary for National Resource during a briefing on the wildfires across the state, Mr Trump hit back at climate change arguments. His campaign platform calls for e...

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Victoria Police refer man's arrest in Melbourne's north to Professional Standards Command

Victoria Police refer man's arrest in Melbourne's north to Professional Standards Command

Organisers have advertised the event as "a legal walk allowing citizens to come together, get healthy and talk about getting our freedoms back". There may also be protests in other locations. Some 250...

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Knife-Wielding Lancaster Man Fatally Shot By Police, Protests Erupt

Knife-Wielding Lancaster Man Fatally Shot By Police, Protests Erupt

The office earlier released body cam footage from the incident, which showed Munoz running toward a police officer with a knife above his head in a threatening manner, something that was then follow...

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Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA

Delhi riots case: Former JNU student Umar Khalid arrested under UAPA

The Delhi Police earlier named CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav , economist Jayati Ghosh, Delhi University professor and activist Apoorvanand and documentar...

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UAE, Bahrain FMs Arrive in Washington to Sign Peace Deal with Israel

UAE, Bahrain FMs Arrive in Washington to Sign Peace Deal with Israel

The White House will host the signing ceremony of the normalisation agreements on Tuesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington , D.C., today ahead of Tuesday's White House ce...

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Libya's eastern government resigns amid protests

Libya's eastern government resigns amid protests

No date has been set for the session. Libyan analyst Aya Burweila, a visiting lecturer at the Hellenic Defense College, told VOA that the crisis in eastern Libya can be blamed mostly on a budget sho...

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Sally expected to reach hurricane strength

Sally expected to reach hurricane strength

It was centered 140 miles (225 kilometers) south-southwest of Panama City, Florida, and 185 miles (300 kilometers) east-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River. Once a tropical storm, Rene was...

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Death toll in West Coast wildfires reaches 35, officials anxious about winds

Washington's governor called climate change a "blowtorch over our states". He has said that western governors bear some of the blame for intense fire seasons in recent years, and has accused them of...

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Pompeo tweet indicates United States ambassador to China is leaving

Pompeo tweet indicates United States ambassador to China is leaving

In a statement , the U.S. embassy in Beijing confirmed the departure, saying Branstad was retiring and would leave Beijing next month. Terry Branstad, appointed by President Donald Trump in 2017,...

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Smoke levels expected to drop

Smoke levels expected to drop

Officials with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said wildfires burning in the region, combined with forecast conditions will cause air quality levels to fluctuate and could be at unhea...

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Bob Woodward interviewed by ‘60 Minutes’

Woodward said Trump spoke to him 18 times for " Rage " and the duo spent a lot of time "exploring the inner Donald Trump " simply because the president regretted not speaking to the author for his pr...

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Smokey skies drastically reduce air quality across parts of Vancouver Island

Smokey skies drastically reduce air quality across parts of Vancouver Island

In the San Francisco Bay Area, stores have sold out of air purifiers as residents seek refuge from the blazes, which have burned since August. Environment Canada has continued it's air quality alert...

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Kangana meets Maha Governor, requests 'justice be given to me'

Kangana meets Maha Governor, requests 'justice be given to me'

Mumbai: The tirade between Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut continued on Sunday with the latter calling out the politician for accusing BJP of backing someone who had...

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Iran planning to kill USA envoy to South Africa

Iran planning to kill USA envoy to South Africa

USA officials have been aware of a general threat against the ambassador, Lana Marks [below], since the spring, the officials said. News of the plot comes as Iran continues to seek ways to retaliate...

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New Zealand First 'agrees to disagree' on Alert Level 2 decision

Along with yesterday's two new cases and eight additional recovered cases, the total number of active Covid-19 cases in New Zealand is 108. The Prime MInister is providing an update on the current a...

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Chinese scientist claims corona virus was created in Wuhan lab

Chinese scientist claims corona virus was created in Wuhan lab

Dr Li-Meng further said that she is working on a report which will prove that the COVID-19 virus is man-made and was created in a Wuhan laboratory. Dr. Li said, as cited in the Daily Mail report, : ...

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Sheriff’s deputy fired after punching Black man on video in Georgia

Sheriff’s deputy fired after punching Black man on video in Georgia

The incident happened when Walker was with his girlfriend, and one of his four children, attorneys said. The Clayton County Sheriff's Office said the deputy was being let go for " excessive use of...

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Yoshihide Suga poised to win party vote for Japan PM

Yoshihide Suga poised to win party vote for Japan PM

Media reports said early vote counting of local representatives Monday indicated Suga had an overwhelming lead over the two other contenders - former Defence Minister Shigeru Ishiba and former Foreign...

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