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Biden administration scrambling over surge in border crossings

Biden administration scrambling over surge in border crossings

Large areas of our borders are going unprotected as agents and officers are pulled from their national security mission to address the surge of families and unaccompanied minors . "How did it come ...

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Asian Americans call for more government support amid rising racism

Asian Americans call for more government support amid rising racism

Other members of the Heat community have shown solidarity with the Asian-American community in the wake of the shooting in the Atlanta area. We all have feelings, we all love and we want to be loved...

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Joe Biden stumbles twice, falls while trying to board Air Force One

Joe Biden stumbles twice, falls while trying to board Air Force One

To his credit, Biden got back up, gave his bruised knee a rub and ascended the rest of the staircase before finishing with a salute to the United States marines who had flow him by helicopter to the a...

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CDC changes school guidance, says students can sit 3 feet apart

CDC changes school guidance, says students can sit 3 feet apart

It may depend on whether students have to sit six feet apart. "We don't have a lot of evidence of their effectiveness" in preventing transmission, Massetti said. That is hard to do in middle and high ...

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U.S., China wrap up testy 1st face-to-face talks under Biden

U.S., China wrap up testy 1st face-to-face talks under Biden

Blinken said the USA will not stop holding China accountable for its actions in places like Hong Kong , where Beijing has cracked down on democracy; its economic coercion of other countries; or wha...

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Ex-civil servant corroborates Salmond claim that Sturgeon staff leaked name

Ex-civil servant corroborates Salmond claim that Sturgeon staff leaked name

Why was the committee established? A spokesman for the First Minister said: "The First Minister told the truth to the committee in eight hours of evidence , and stands by that evidence". Ms Sturge...

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Trials of detained Canadians in China to begin

Trials of detained Canadians in China to begin

The trial dates come as tensions between Canada and China rise on a number of issues ranging from the political crackdown in Hong Kong to allegations of genocide against China's Uyghur Muslim minority...

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French PM Vows To

French PM Vows To "Quickly" Get AstraZeneca Shot Amid Concerns

France's prime minister on Thursday imposed a month-long lockdown on Paris and several other regions after a faltering vaccine rollout and spread of highly contagious coronavirus variants forced Pre...

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United Kingdom faces vaccine shortfall, could delay shots for under 50s

United Kingdom faces vaccine shortfall, could delay shots for under 50s

The move means the under-50s could now have to wait until May to get a vaccination, despite doctors having planned to start on that group in April, Martin Marshall, chairman of the Royal College of Gl...

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European Commission could restrict vaccine exports

European Commission could restrict vaccine exports

The UK kicked off its nationwide vaccination campaign on 8 December, with more than 20 million UK nationals already having received a vaccine. Since then, only one export batch has been halted. Some...

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Biden supports changing filibuster rules in Senate

Biden supports changing filibuster rules in Senate

Republican state legislatures across the country have sought to restrict voting rights after the expansion of absentee voting during the pandemic increased voter turnout in 2020. McConnell noted that ...

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Biden administration will use Dallas convention center to shelter migrant teen boys

Biden administration will use Dallas convention center to shelter migrant teen boys

Border control officers are now grappling with increasing numbers of children who are trying to cross into the country from Mexico by themselves. While a February 9 CBP news release stated that the ...

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New York Governor Should Resign If Harassment Claims Proven: Biden

New York Governor Should Resign If Harassment Claims Proven: Biden

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has called for Mr. Cuomo to resign, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced an impeachment investigation into the governor's conduct. Andrew Cuomo...

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When will pubs reopen in Scotland?

When will pubs reopen in Scotland?

It is expected that students in further education can return to teaching on campus from the 5th April. The First Minister has unveiled a more detailed timeline for how the Scottish Government plans ...

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AOC and more House Democrats call for Gov. Cuomo to resign

AOC and more House Democrats call for Gov. Cuomo to resign

People know the difference between playing politics, bowing to cancel culture and the truth", stated Cuomo in a phone call with reporters. He, who has been running NY state for 10 years, called agai...

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Sarah Everard: Met PC Wayne Couzens charged with murder

Sarah Everard: Met PC Wayne Couzens charged with murder

In February previous year he moved to the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command where his primary role was uniformed patrols, mainly at a range of embassies in the capital. A " Reclaim These...

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Case of United Kingdom woman who vanished on way home stirs grief, anger

Case of United Kingdom woman who vanished on way home stirs grief, anger

Anna Birley, one of the organizers, said "safety has been a priority from the get-go". "The solution is not to tell women to moderate or change their behavior". My heart goes out to her family, ...

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COVID-19: B.C. vaccine bookings pick up on third day

COVID-19: B.C. vaccine bookings pick up on third day

Health Minister Adrian Dix had taken responsibility for the delays but said that the problems arose from Telus, which had issued an apology. The Opposition Liberals said only 33 call-takers were ori...

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison weighs in on Meghan and Harry's bombshell interview

Prime Minister Scott Morrison weighs in on Meghan and Harry's bombshell interview

The duke replied: "We're very much not a racist family". Friends of Meghan Markle say she has no regrets about the bombshell Oprah interview and that the royal family should be "relieved" that...

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Hawaii dam in danger of failing, evacuations ordered, officials say

Hawaii dam in danger of failing, evacuations ordered, officials say

In his emergency declaration , Governor David Ige said "the saturated ground conditions, degraded stability and lateral support of hillsides and areas of land, and the increased water levels in the r...

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Amber Alert issued for girl, 7, last seen in Bayfield, Ont.: OPP

Amber Alert issued for girl, 7, last seen in Bayfield, Ont.: OPP

Immediately we started to investigate that and we did believe there was the potential for danger involved so that did necessitate the enacting of an Amber Alert". At 11:24 a.m., Amber Alert Ontario tw...

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United Kingdom summons European Union delegation over ‘completely false’ vaccine claim

United Kingdom summons European Union delegation over ‘completely false’ vaccine claim

The BBC understands Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has written to him to say the claims are "completely false". Boris Johnson at PMQs on Wednesday. He tweeted on Tuesday night that there were ...

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Jury selection delayed in trial of officer charged in George Floyd death

Jury selection delayed in trial of officer charged in George Floyd death

Floyd was declared dead May 27 after Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee against Floyd's neck for about nine minutes , holding his position even after Floyd went limp as he was handcuffed and lyi...

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Yemen's Houthis say fired drones, missiles at Saudi oil facilities, military sites

There was no immediate confirmation from Aramco or from Saudi authorities. It was the first time in months that Sanaa was bombed by Saudi warplanes, an escalation that comes as the kingdom grapples ...

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Dhaka condemns drone attacks in Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels

Dhaka condemns drone attacks in Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels

While the attack by Houthi rebels did not impact oil supplies with Saudi Arabia reporting no property damage from the attack, the price of Brent crude which has already been on an upswing since Octo...

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Syria president, first lady test positive for Covid-19

Syria president, first lady test positive for Covid-19

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma cast their vote inside a polling station during the parliamentary elections in Damascus , Syria in this handout released by SANA on July 19, 20...

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Trump State Department aide charged with assault at U.S. Capitol

Trump State Department aide charged with assault at U.S. Capitol

It's alleged that Klein "violently shoved a riot shield that apparently had been taken from an officer, towards the officers trying to stop the mob from gaining access to the building". Klein became a...

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Higgins responds to Linda Reynolds' slur

Higgins responds to Linda Reynolds' slur

Yesterday, The Australian reported the defence minister, who is now on medical leave, made the remark in front of staffers on the day Ms Higgins went public with her rape allegations. Government upp...

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Oprah interview: Meghan says it is 'liberating to be able to speak'

Oprah interview: Meghan says it is 'liberating to be able to speak'

Meghan accused the British royal family of peddling lies against herself and Harry in a previous excerpt. In earlier clips shared by CBS, Oprah questioned Meghan whether she was "silent or si...

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Large earthquakes rock New Zealand. Tsunami warnings issued

Large earthquakes rock New Zealand. Tsunami warnings issued

But authorities warned waves of up to three metres (11 feet) were possible in New Caledonia and Vanuatu, where residents in the capital Port Vila received SMS messages ordering them to "move to higher...

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Article image Italy blocks export of AstraZeneca doses to Australia

Article image Italy blocks export of AstraZeneca doses to Australia

Although the move was suggested by Italian leaders, the EU Commission in Brussels had the final say in the matter - and chose to side with the Italian officials in halting the vaccine delivery. It s...

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US Capitol: Police uncover 'possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol

US Capitol: Police uncover 'possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol

The House of Representatives canceled votes Thursday in Washington amid new security threats at the Capitol and members will work late into the evening Wednesday. Authorities have been bolstering ...

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Alberta reports 291 new COVID-19 cases and loosens restrictions

Alberta reports 291 new COVID-19 cases and loosens restrictions

Alberta cracked open the doors of libraries and gyms Monday in a careful lifting of restrictions aimed at keeping COVID-19 in check, says Premier Jason Kenney . "That's an important thing for us to r...

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Sunak to promise 'whatever it takes' in new COVID budget plan

Sunak to promise 'whatever it takes' in new COVID budget plan

He told the Financial Times he plans to "level with people" during his Commons speech, as he spoke of the "enormous strains" on the UK's public finances are facing. It is also being reported that £7...

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First cabinet defeat for Biden as White House withdraws budget chief pick

First cabinet defeat for Biden as White House withdraws budget chief pick

Tanden is expected to get a White House position that does not require Senate confirmation. Democrats hold a narrow majority in a 50-50 Senate with Vice President Kamala Harris able to cast tie-brea...

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