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Estonian prime minister to resign, says spokeswoman

Estonian prime minister to resign, says spokeswoman

The PM stressed that the suspicions lodged by the Office of the Prosecutor General "do not mean that someone is definitely guilty", but have a serious impact, casting a shadow on the reputation of all...

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40 killed in deadliest Israeli strikes on Syria since 2018: monitor

40 killed in deadliest Israeli strikes on Syria since 2018: monitor

According to Syria's official SANA news agency, the strikes targeted sites in the areas of Boukamal and Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, where there is a major presence of Iranian-backed militias. Accor...

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Pompeo: Trump Leaves Legacy of 'Good Work'

Pompeo: Trump Leaves Legacy of 'Good Work'

Some of the officials Pompeo planned to meet with have issued public statements of concern about the violence at the Capitol incited by President Trump as Pompeo has tried to castigate those impugni...

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Trump Administration Puts Cuba Back on List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

Trump Administration Puts Cuba Back on List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

The announcement made by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is a superb act by a government that is discredited, dishonest and morally bankrupt. Bloomberg had first reported on the impending action. ...

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Ontario declares state of emergency and issues stay-at-home order

Ontario declares state of emergency and issues stay-at-home order

Dr. Brown restated that this high number would only be possible if Ontario sees a 5% growth of cases per day. It will be in place for 28 days until Thursday February 11, 2021. Other public health re...

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Japan to expand virus emergency to seven more regions

Japan to expand virus emergency to seven more regions

In the 11 prefectures, residents are asked to stay at home, restaurants are requested to close by 8 p.m. and firms are encouraged to have employees work from home or stagger their shifts until Februar...

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Sunny today, snow possible Friday

Sunny today, snow possible Friday

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Tyler, Jasper, and Newton Counties are the only counties in our area that are NOT under the warning, however, they are under a Winter Weather Advis...

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Shijiazhuang, China's new hotspot of COVID-19 surge

Shijiazhuang, China's new hotspot of COVID-19 surge

The number of new cases in mainland China reported on Tuesday nearly halved from a day earlier and remained a small fraction of those seen at the height of the outbreak in early 2020. Millions of pe...

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Indian farmers to torch laws on bonfires in show of defiance

Indian farmers to torch laws on bonfires in show of defiance

Speaking to media after the Supreme Court order , Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said, "Our protest will continue". While opposition parties like NCP and DMK welcomed th...

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New variant of coronavirus detected in Japan

New variant of coronavirus detected in Japan

Germany , which was praised for its handling of the first wave of the pandemic, reported its largest 24-hour increase in Covid-19 fatalities on Friday. Japan has so far reported 290,985 virus cases...

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Black Capitol Hill Cop Saved Lives Luring Trump's Terrorists Away from Lawmakers

Black Capitol Hill Cop Saved Lives Luring Trump's Terrorists Away from Lawmakers

A US Capitol Police officer bounded up the stairs of the Capitol building , a growing mob of insurrectionists behind him. He was only armed with a baton. According to Washington D.C. station WUSA ,...

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Quebec's COVID-19 vaccine plan runs contrary to new federal guidelines

Quebec's COVID-19 vaccine plan runs contrary to new federal guidelines

But that leash was not attached to a dog, per CTV News . Quebec's curfew protocols allow pet owners to walk their animals within a one-kilometre radius from their home after 8 pm. Quebec is wrest...

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Black box retrieved from Indonesian plane crash

Black box retrieved from Indonesian plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 bound for Pontianak in West Kalimantan Province crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from an airport outside Jakarta . The Max was grounded globally after tw...

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Mike Pompeo claims Iran is new home of al-Qaida | DW

Mike Pompeo claims Iran is new home of al-Qaida | DW

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has taken to Twitter to berate the USA secretary of state, Mike Pompeo , after reports emerged that the top American diplomat has accused Tehran of having links wi...

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African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia's Nile Dam

African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia's Nile Dam

Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement on Sunday that the meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) failed to reach any conclusions due to disagreements over how to man...

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Jokowi gets Sinovac shot to kick off Indonesia mass vaccinations

Jokowi gets Sinovac shot to kick off Indonesia mass vaccinations

As of Tuesday, about 27.7 million doses had been distributed, and more than 9.3 million people had received their first shots. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Tuesday that the...

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Chinese province of 37 million declares 'emergency' to control virus

Chinese province of 37 million declares 'emergency' to control virus

Of the 85 locally transmitted confirmed cases, 82 were reported in north China's Hebei Province, two in Liaoning Province, and one in Beijing . China's National Health Commission reported 115 n...

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Son of Brooklyn Judge Charged in Capitol Siege, Furry Shield Guy

Son of Brooklyn Judge Charged in Capitol Siege, Furry Shield Guy

He was released on $100k bail with strict conditions. Jacob Chansley is facing several charges in connection with last Wednesday's rioting, including knowingly entering or remaining in any restricte...

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Rain and cold temperatures will greet you as you start your week

Rain and cold temperatures will greet you as you start your week

But it shouldn't be too bad, with partly sunny skies and calm winds. Highs should still reach the relatively warm low to mid-50s range. It will be mostly sunny in Akron and partly sunny in Cleveland. ...

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Free school meals: Rashford meets with food parcel provider after outcry

Free school meals: Rashford meets with food parcel provider after outcry

Other images shared by families showed half a tomato or two eggs. One of the photos, tweeted by @ RoadsideMum , shows a parcel that is reportedly meant to include 10 days' worth of food. The Depar...

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Judge Grants Stay of Execution for Lisa Montgomery

Judge Grants Stay of Execution for Lisa Montgomery

In 2004, Montgomery strangled 23-year-old Barbara Jo Stinnett to death, then sliced her open and stole her unborn child. She then used a kitchen knife to cut the baby girl from her womb. district cour...

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Democrats in US House intensify bid to have Trump removed from office

Democrats in US House intensify bid to have Trump removed from office

Mr Trump and his allies spoke at a "stop the steal" rally hours before supporters stormed Washington DC's Capitol building, branded "incitement to insurrection" in the article for impeachment. The...

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Get poorest children back to school for $370, charity urges

Get poorest children back to school for $370, charity urges

Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to muddy official guidance yesterday, saying that if only one parent in a household is a key worker then children should not go to school. "Contradictory" govern...

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Two Capitol Police Officers Suspended For Actions During Rioters' Attack On Capitol

Two Capitol Police Officers Suspended For Actions During Rioters' Attack On Capitol

Although Capitol Police did not confirm how he died, it has been widely reported that Mr Liebengood is thought to have taken his own life. He said a perimeter of unscalable fencing has been ere...

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What you need to know about Ontario's new COVID-19 restrictions

What you need to know about Ontario's new COVID-19 restrictions

As of Thursday, all Ontarians must stay at home. The government says this order and other new and existing public health restrictions are aimed at limiting people's mobility and reducing the number ...

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Sonic boom: RAF fighters escort business jet to Stansted Airport

Sonic boom: RAF fighters escort business jet to Stansted Airport

People from London to Cambridge , about 65 miles north of the capital, reported on social media hearing what sounded like an explosion or large blast which had shaken houses. The jets are often dep...

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NationNews Barbados: Mandatory negative COVID test to enter Britain

NationNews Barbados: Mandatory negative COVID test to enter Britain

Arrivals from red and grey list countries (as defined by the European Union traffic light system), and all other locations outside of Europe, must continue to restrict their movements for 14 days. The...

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Coronavirus: Gorillas at San Diego Zoo test positive for COVID

Coronavirus: Gorillas at San Diego Zoo test positive for COVID

The three gorillas, whom the zoo is not naming, are still showing symptoms. The gorillas apparently contracted the infection from a zoo worker who also tested positive but has been asymptomatic. "Th...

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The US Capitol Attack: More Troubling than It First Appeared

The US Capitol Attack: More Troubling than It First Appeared

He also said that the push to impeach him over his role in the insurrection was "absolutely ridiculous" and that there was "tremendous anger" over it, though he didn't specify who was angry. Capitol l...

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Chinese Embassy Tweet on Uyghur Women Sparks Controversy

Chinese Embassy Tweet on Uyghur Women Sparks Controversy

In November past year, Twitter refused to take down a tweet from a Chinese government-linked Twitter account showing a doctored image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of a child....

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Ugandans unable to access Facebook as country braces for tense election

Ugandans unable to access Facebook as country braces for tense election

Uganda is holding presidential and parliamentary elections after a tense and bloody campaign, with President Museveni, 76, facing a stiff challenge from the popstar-turned-politician Bobi Wine, 38. Ug...

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Trump to Visit South Texas in Final Days as President

The border wall, which Trump repeatedly cited over the last four years as an accomplishment, cost USA taxpayers - not Mexico - billions and became emblematic of the President's restrictionist immigrat...

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Malaysia declares emergency to curb COVID-19

Malaysia declares emergency to curb COVID-19

The government has given its assurance that the judiciary will continue to function to uphold the law and justice throughout the emergency period. In a televised speech, Muhyiddin assured citizens t...

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'Regrettable': Irish PM responds to mother and baby homes leak

'Regrettable': Irish PM responds to mother and baby homes leak

Survivors of the mother and baby homes will read about the shocking number of children and babies who died in the institutions. The long-awaited report will run to 4,000 pages, including 1,000 pages...

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Schools shut as Madrid clears record snow ahead of cold spell

Schools shut as Madrid clears record snow ahead of cold spell

Residents pitched in to help municipal workers and soldiers remove snow from the streets. The Madrid regional government said Tuesday it was still waiting for a new batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccin...

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