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Japanese government approves plan to release treated Fukushima water into sea

Japanese government approves plan to release treated Fukushima water into sea

The Japanese government plans to dilute the contaminated water before releasing it so that some harmful substances can be reduced to allowable levels. The US State Department, however, said Japan had ...

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Trump Predicts GOP Will Retake Congress in 2022, White House in 2024

Trump Predicts GOP Will Retake Congress in 2022, White House in 2024

Mr. Trump again complained about fraud in the 2020 election during his speech, according to a source. GOP officials have repeatedly tried to downplay the fundraising tensions and see Trump's par...

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Minnesota police shoot, kill man after traffic stop

Minnesota police shoot, kill man after traffic stop

The officer who shot him has not yet been identified. Police said Brooklyn Centre officers wear body-worn cameras and they also believe dash cameras were activated during the incident. Police fired ...

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Vincent warns of volcanic eruption, orders thousands to evacuate

Vincent warns of volcanic eruption, orders thousands to evacuate

He said at a cabinet media conference recently, that the Moroccan Hotel, as well as several other apartment complexes in Picard, Portsmouth have been identified to house residents of Saint Vincent and...

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Seventh day of Chauvin murder trial begins — George Floyd death

Seventh day of Chauvin murder trial begins — George Floyd death

Chauvin, 45, is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd's death in May. Mr Arradondo, the city's first black police chief , fired Mr Chauvin and three other officers the day after Mr Floyd...

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Peel medical officer of health is closing schools for two weeks

Peel medical officer of health is closing schools for two weeks

While the province's education minister and other officials insist schools are safe, critics question how many children and youth may be coming to class asymptomatic but contagious. There are now 1,...

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COVID-19 vaccination appointments

COVID-19 vaccination appointments

The new system will kick off the next phase of the largest vaccination program in B.C. history, with millions of people expected to be immunized, she said. When they are eligible, adults can register ...

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Jordan Accuses Prince Hamzah of Undermining Country’s Security

Jordan Accuses Prince Hamzah of Undermining Country’s Security

In the video, Prince Hamzah said a senior official had told him he was not allowed to go out or communicate with people because of criticisms of the government or king voiced at meetings where he ha...

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St Lucia extends condolences to Taiwan after train crash

St Lucia extends condolences to Taiwan after train crash

Officials said Friday's devastating collision, which killed at least 51 people and injured almost 190, was caused when a parked railway maintenance vehicle slipped down an embankment and onto the tr...

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Statement from Warden Bob Crate on provincial shutdown — RELEASE

Statement from Warden Bob Crate on provincial shutdown — RELEASE

The provincial government's scientific advisors are expected to release new modeling this morning showing the expected impact of the pandemic's third wave over the next few weeks, according to CBC Ca...

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Cases of rare blood clots identified after AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs

Cases of rare blood clots identified after AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs

The MHRA said on Friday that of the 30 cases, there had been seven deaths. As of March 24, there were 22 cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis and another eight cases of thrombosis with low plat...

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Fully vaccinated people can gather unmasked and indoors for Easter, CDC says

Fully vaccinated people can gather unmasked and indoors for Easter, CDC says

With cases rising in some parts of the country and across the globe, the CDC "is not recommending travel at this time", said agency director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. Jacy Smith, of Shirley, says she thi...

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US Capitol lockdown lifted after one officer, suspect killed in vehicle attack

US Capitol lockdown lifted after one officer, suspect killed in vehicle attack

Law enforcement sources involved in the investigation told CBS News that the suspect in the attack was 25-year-old Noah Green from Indiana. Green is a Nation of Islam follower, according to MSNBC, c...

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Fully vaccinated Americans can resume travel, updated CDC guidance states

Fully vaccinated Americans can resume travel, updated CDC guidance states

The CDC now says that fully vaccinated people can travel at a low risk to themselves, and so long as COVID-19 precautions are taken - including mask-wearing and social distancing - those people can tr...

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Australia lifts Brisbane lockdown as Covid cases dwindle

Australia lifts Brisbane lockdown as Covid cases dwindle

On Wednesday, it emerged a vaccinated nurse working at the hospital had tested positive to Covid-19 after likely catching the virus from a returned traveller. Seven new COVID-19 cases have been detect...

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Vienna meeting signals new push to revive Iran nuclear deal

Vienna meeting signals new push to revive Iran nuclear deal

World powers and Iran agreed Friday to meet for talks next week in Vienna on the nuclear deal with Tehran, with mediators to hold "separate contacts" with the United States , the European Union s...

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California shooting at workplace leaves several dead

California shooting at workplace leaves several dead

The police statement said an "officer-involved shooting" had occurred and that the situation had since been "stabilized" with no further threat to the public. Some facts reported by the media may late...

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Biden proposal: $174 billion for EVs, new funds for renewable power

Biden proposal: $174 billion for EVs, new funds for renewable power

To assist workers displaced by the transition away from fossil fuels, the plan also includes $16 billion to employ hundreds of thousands of workers to plug orphan oil and gas wells and clean up abando...

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President Trump launches website to advance 'America First' agenda

President Trump launches website to advance 'America First' agenda

The website allows users to "share their thoughts" with the 45th President of the United States and his wife Melania. The "About" section contains a glowing 850-word synopsis of his time in office, ...

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'Don't make plans for Easter': Ford

'Don't make plans for Easter': Ford

Vaccines are here. Summer is coming. The OMA says that doctors remain troubled by the exponential growth of COVID variants across the province. "And if we need to take action, and put on the emergen...

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No lawsuits or claims for Suez blockage yet, shipowner says

No lawsuits or claims for Suez blockage yet, shipowner says

At least 113 container ships have passed through the Suez Canal that was blocked by a massive cargo container, chairman of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie said on Tuesday. Investigations we...

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COVID-19: Canada pauses AstraZeneca shots for people under 55

COVID-19: Canada pauses AstraZeneca shots for people under 55

Henry said health officials are anticipating more information in the coming days. " A single mRNA batch of the current scale is sufficient to produce around eight million vaccine doses ", explains B...

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Stranded container ship 'refloated' after blocking Suez Canal for 6 days

Stranded container ship 'refloated' after blocking Suez Canal for 6 days

Around 30% of the world's shipping container volume - including goods like sofas, consumer electronics, apparel and shoes - moves through the 193 km (120 miles) Suez Canal daily. Success in clearing...

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Australia's Prime Minister Morrison announces Cabinet reshuffle, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

Australia's Prime Minister Morrison announces Cabinet reshuffle, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

Linda Reynolds would leave the role of defence minister and would be replaced by Peter Dutton, previously home affairs minister. Attorney-General Christian Porter lost his role to Senator Michaelia ...

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Two people dead in U.S. beachfront shooting

Two people dead in U.S. beachfront shooting

EST. While officers were investigating, a report of shots fired came in nearby, the chief said. In an earlier post on Twitter police said, several of the victims had possible life-threatening inju...

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COVID: EU leaders agree to up vaccine production in bloc

COVID: EU leaders agree to up vaccine production in bloc

Admitting it is a Covid-19 "hotspot", the European Commission said on Wednesday it may not approve exports to nations with more advanced vaccine rollouts or where there is a better "epidemiological si...

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Australian officials confirm first flood fatality

Australian officials confirm first flood fatality

After a police search of Cattai Creek, the vehicle was found with a man's body inside about 1.10pm. Thousands of homes have been swamped, vital infrastructure destroyed and farms devastated by the d...

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AstraZeneca jab has 76% efficacy against symptomatic Covid-19, study finds

AstraZeneca jab has 76% efficacy against symptomatic Covid-19, study finds

Canada's health department on Wednesday continues to back AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine even as it updated its label to provide information on rare blood clots associated with a low platelet coun...

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Major Back at White House After Minor Run-in With Secret Service Agent

Major Back at White House After Minor Run-in With Secret Service Agent

Major, one of the family dogs of US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden , explores the South Lawn after on his arrival from DE at the White House in Washington, US January 24, 2021. He t...

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Vietnam seeks to diversify Covid-19 vaccine sources amid supply issues

Vietnam seeks to diversify Covid-19 vaccine sources amid supply issues

Singapore received its first shipment of the Sinovac vaccine on February 23, but it has not yet been authorised for use here. Several Philippine government officials together with Chinese Ambassador t...

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London Seal Euthanised After Ferocious Dog Attack

London Seal Euthanised After Ferocious Dog Attack

But the seal was mauled by a brown cross-breed dog as he basked along the Thames tow path on Sunday afternoon. Seals Freddy was transferred to the wildlife hospital South Essex to be seen by a speci...

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Sen. Kennedy: U.S. has 'idiot control problem,' not gun control problem

Sen. Kennedy: U.S. has 'idiot control problem,' not gun control problem

President Biden Tuesday renewed his long-standing push for what he calls "common sense" gun control to pass Congress, but did not ruling out using executive actions. The reverse dynamic is at play in ...

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Boris Johnson to address the nation later today | London Business News

Boris Johnson to address the nation later today | London Business News

Johnson, who was himself very ill with COVID-19 in April 2020 and spent three nights in intensive care, opened Tuesday's cabinet meeting by reflecting on "a very dark and hard year" for Britain, his D...

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Multiple people killed in shooting at Colorado supermarket; suspect in custody

Multiple people killed in shooting at Colorado supermarket; suspect in custody

I don't know why other people didn't, and I'm sorry that they froze. "Come out with your hands up, unarmed", they ordered. According to a live-streamed video, one person - a middle-aged white man,...

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No COVID deaths for 1st time in 5 months

No COVID deaths for 1st time in 5 months

British Columbia health officials announced on Monday there have been 1,785 new test-positive COVID-19 cases since Friday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 92,571. On Mon...

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