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Boris Johnson urged to send vaccine surplus to Ireland

Boris Johnson urged to send vaccine surplus to Ireland

But the First Minister tore into Brussels for using emergency powers in the Brexit agreement to stop Northern Ireland being used as a "back door" for COVID vaccines being exported to the UK. Germany...

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Trump flexes political muscle, meets top House Republican

Sitting in on a panel of Republicans and ex-Republicans on MSNBC's "The Sunday Show", former Rep. Susan Molinari (R-NY) said she no longer recognizes the party she still belongs to after three terms...

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Mexico's president says he's recovering from COVID-19

Mexico's president says he's recovering from COVID-19

About 58% of those excess deaths were COVID-19 fatalities, though it's likely the virus caused even more of those deaths, both directly and because people with existing health conditions couldn't, or ...

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Dry today but cooler with more rain tomorrow

A cold front will arrive Wednesday morning, which will give us a chance of rain through early afternoon. While details will become clearer in the next few days, expect accumulating snow Tuesday ni...

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Melania Trump Creates Post-White House Office at Mar-A-Lago

Melania Trump Creates Post-White House Office at Mar-A-Lago

During her White House tenure, the children's welfare initiative encompassed a wide variety of vague tenets including, but not limited to, online safety and in particular the prevention of bullying on...

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Woman in New Zealand quarantine and hotel worker caught in 'inappropriate encounter'

Woman in New Zealand quarantine and hotel worker caught in 'inappropriate encounter'

Minister for COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins (R) looks on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to media during a press conference at Parliament on January 26, 2021 in Wellington, New Zealand . "There...

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Trump, Lead Impeachment Lawyers Part Ways Week Before Trial

Trump, Lead Impeachment Lawyers Part Ways Week Before Trial

Trump had privately vented about McCarthy to his advisers after the California Republican said Trump was responsible for the Capitol siege in which five people died, a source familiar with the situa...

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China banking regulator executed for graft

China banking regulator executed for graft

Once he was charged, Lai's guilt was a foregone conclusion, as Chinese prosecutors boast a 99% conviction rate . The Tianjin court ruled that he had shown "extreme malicious intent" and abused his ...

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CDC mandates masks on flights, other public transportation

CDC mandates masks on flights, other public transportation

The new guidelines take effect at 11:59 p.m. ET on February 1. The CDC said it would rely on "widespread voluntary compliance", and failure to do so constitutes a violation of federal law, the order s...

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Coronavirus: Do COVID-19 vaccines work against new coronavirus variants and mutations?

Reuters reported earlier this week that President Joe Biden will ban entry for most non-U.S citizens who have recently been in South Africa but that it wouldn't start until Saturday. Two other variant...

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Massachusetts congressman tests positive for COVID after vaccine

Massachusetts congressman tests positive for COVID after vaccine

A trio of Democrats - Rep. Bonne Watson Coleman of New Jersey, Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington, and Rep. Brad Schneider of IL - tested positive for the virus earlier this month after sheltering i...

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Married Texas police chief resigns amid cheating scandal

Married Texas police chief resigns amid cheating scandal

Steinmetz shared a post and tagged the Stinnett Police Department (their Facebook page has now been deleted) that said: "Chief Jason Collier is living a double/triple life". She went on to call hi...

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Travellers from United Arab Emirates banned from entry to UK

Travellers from United Arab Emirates banned from entry to UK

Britain has added Rwanda, United Arab Emirates and Burundi to its to red travel ban list to prevent the spread of a more contagious and potentially vaccine-resistant COVID-19 variant first identifi...

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Top Trump donor funded rally that preceded US Capitol riot

Top Trump donor funded rally that preceded US Capitol riot

Both men had already been facing lesser charges connected to the Capitol attack after their arrests on January 12 and January 15 respectively. Once inside the Capitol, Pezzola chased a police officer ...

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Northern Ireland leader urges removal of Brexit protocol

The German media was among those to complement the United Kingdom on its handling of the vaccine programme. Brussels had blindsided politicians by seeking to temporarily suspend part of the Brexit d...

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UAE set to offer citizenship to a select group of expats

UAE set to offer citizenship to a select group of expats

In a tweet, Al-Maktoum explained that the 1972 amendment to the law will allow citizenship to be given to " investors , talented people and professionals, including scientists , doctors, engineers, a...

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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine 66% effective in global trial

In all, 468 people contracted COVID-19 in the study, which looked at protection against both moderate and severe cases. "When we get this vaccine, it will not be delayed a day". Pfizer held out the ...

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6 people killed after liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia food processing plant

6 people killed after liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia food processing plant

A representative for Foundation Food Group said a preliminary investigation suggested a nitrogen line had ruptured inside the facility in what he described as a "tragic accident". Prime Pak Foods merg...

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Democrats to 'act big' on $1.9 trillion aid; Republicans want smaller rescue

Democrats to 'act big' on $1.9 trillion aid; Republicans want smaller rescue

Capitol siege, will set the tone, tenor and parameters of what will be possible in Washington . "Let's show the 3,154,834 OH voters who cast their ballot to re-elect Donald J. All of a sudden, Demo...

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Creator Of Popular Indomie 'Mi Goreng' Noodle Dies Aged 59

Creator Of Popular Indomie 'Mi Goreng' Noodle Dies Aged 59

Indonesian food company Indofood confirmed the news of Nuraini's death on Wednesday to Indonesian media . Tributes are being paid to Nunuk Nuraini, the woman behind the popular "Mi goreng" flavour ...

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Dutch court rules Shell liable for Niger Delta oil spills

Dutch court rules Shell liable for Niger Delta oil spills

The Appeal Court at the Hague in the Netherlands has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay commensurate compensation to victims of two oil-polluted communities in the Niger-Delta. Afta 13 years, we don win...

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Stop endless referendum talk, UK PM Johnson tells Scotland

Stop endless referendum talk, UK PM Johnson tells Scotland

Under the current Covid rules, people are only allowed to travel between Scotland and England for essential reasons. Addressing lawmakers in the House of Commons (lower house of Parliament) on Wedne...

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Trump to support Republicans in midterm elections

Trump to support Republicans in midterm elections

McCarthy later backtracked , saying he did not believe Trump had provoked the assault. But observers say it is unlikely he will be convicted of inciting insurrection at the Capitol. It added that the...

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IRAN: Taliban determined to fight United States troops, allies

IRAN: Taliban determined to fight United States troops, allies

Institute for Peace webcast. The Biden administration is having a hard look at the extent to which the Taliban are complying with the conditions of the peace agreement and supports the negotiations ...

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Will Not Reverse Nuclear Steps Before US Lifts Sanctions, Says Iran

Will Not Reverse Nuclear Steps Before US Lifts Sanctions, Says Iran

The 46th US President is under mounting pressure to diffuse tensions between the Washington and Tehran which were sparked by the hostile approach taken by the Trump administration. "I think he will ...

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France shuts borders to most non-EU travel over COVID-19

France shuts borders to most non-EU travel over COVID-19

United Kingdom transport secretary Grant Shapps later clarified the ban would not apply to hauliers, adding "trade will continue to flow smoothly". All people looking to enter from the European Uni...

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Army: 11 soldiers injured after ingesting unknown substance at Fort Bliss

Army: 11 soldiers injured after ingesting unknown substance at Fort Bliss

Multiple Fort Bliss soldiers were injured after ingesting an "unknown substance" during a field training exercise on Thursday, according to the Texas military post. Fort Bliss, which is headquarte...

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2 men caned 77 times for gay sex in Indonesia's Aceh

2 men caned 77 times for gay sex in Indonesia's Aceh

The officer's stick shattered as he struck it across one of the men. Sharia police only paused the punishment to allow the men a drink of water. then the caning resumed. But, the province of Aceh is...

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CUFI urges Republicans to reprimand Taylor Greene over anti-Semitic statements

CUFI urges Republicans to reprimand Taylor Greene over anti-Semitic statements

According to CNN , Rep. Thank you for supporting my call to not seat her on @EdLaborCmte . (The Rothschild family is the center of an age-old anti-semitic conspiracy theory , before the winguts ...

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Canada introduces hotel quarantine, suspends Caribbean and Mexico flights

Canada introduces hotel quarantine, suspends Caribbean and Mexico flights

The government will also require entrants to Canada to quarantine in a hotel on arrival, costing them more than $2,000, Trudeau says. "For almost a year Canada's borders have been closed to foreig...

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Trump sets up post-presidency office in Florida

Trump sets up post-presidency office in Florida

A host of tech platforms have removed Trump accounts or his subgroups, including those on Twitter, Facebook , Shopify, Twitch and Instagram , after Trump supporters January 6 riots at the US Capit...

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Blast outside Israel’s New Delhi embassy damages cars; security raised worldwide

Blast outside Israel’s New Delhi embassy damages cars; security raised worldwide

In 2012, an explosion under an Israeli Embassy auto in New Delhi injured four people, including the wife of a diplomat. There have been no injuries or casualties reported yet. Indian External A...

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Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep win at Adelaide exhibition

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Simona Halep win at Adelaide exhibition

The first batch of tennis players arriving in Australia for the upcoming Australian Open were released from hotel quarantine on Friday, giving a fresh glimmer of hope for a smooth start to the tourn...

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PH ranks 79th among 98 countries in COVID-19 response

PH ranks 79th among 98 countries in COVID-19 response

Thailand ranks fourth in terms of success in containing the coronavirus pandemic in a ranking by an Australian think tank, trailing New Zealand, Vietnam and Taiwan. But it worsened before stabilizing ...

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China derecognizes British National Overseas passport amid Hong Kong dispute

China derecognizes British National Overseas passport amid Hong Kong dispute

In addition to the Immigration Health Surcharge, the visa fee payable to stay for five years will be £250 per person or applicants will also be able to apply to stay for 30 months which will cost £180...

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