CPAC: Trump rules out new political party in speech to conservativesThe former US president hints at another run in 2024 as he returns to the political stage.

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the USNEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually disappeared from the...

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Family traumatized after thief steals car with kids in backseat from South Side gas stationTwo young children are back with their family after someone stole their mother's car while they were inside Saturday.

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'Myanmar is like a battlefield': UN says at least 18 dead as security forces fire on protestersPolice and troops crack down on rallies held across the country in defiance of junta

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Virginia Lawmakers Sign Off On Bill Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaThe bill would legalize cannabis for recreational use by adults starting in 2024. But some Democrats and advocates say the legislation doesn't do enough to address racial disparites in drug laws.

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Three names mysteriously removed from Khashoggi intelligence report after initial publicationShortly after the US intelligence community published its long-awaited report on Friday afternoon on the Saudis who were responsible for the death of Jamal Khashoggi, it was taken down without explanation and replaced with another version that removed the names of three men it had initially said were complicit.

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A Canadian study revealed that 41% of 700 hospitals investigated across the country do not have sexual assault evidence kits availableSome provinces have it worse than others.

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'It's insulting': Jewish community reacts to yellow star used by B.C. anti-vaxxer on t-shirtMembers of Vancouver’s Jewish community are reacting to a t-shirt created by a local woman comparing the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to the Holocaust.

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White House defends decision not to punish Saudi crown prince, says U.S. does not sanction foreign leadersWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki said that the United States would recalibrate its relationship with Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Trump administration.

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Iran shut down the internet mobile data network in Southeast province as an apparent “tool to conceal” the government’s harsh crackdown on protests convulsing the areaDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s impoverished southeast has been experiencing wide disruptions of internet services, experts said, as unrest gripped the remote province after fatal border...

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Every Canadian household to get prepaid blank postcard courtesy of Canada Post in bid to revive old fashioned communicationIn an effort to encourage Canadians to keep in touch during the pandemic, Canada Post is sending every household a free postcard to mail to a loved one.

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State Dept says it 'never agreed' to China giving US diplomats COVID-19 anal testsChinese officials who forced American diplomats to undergo an anal swab for COVID-19 testing did so 'in error,' the State Department told The Hill on Thursday, as Beijing denies it conducted the tests at all. 

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German states call for unused AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to be given to younger people, only 15% of available shots have been administered so farGerman health ministry said this week it had administered only 15 per cent of the AstraZeneca shots it has available.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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Covid vaccine does not affect fertility but misinformation persistsScientists emphasise safety but younger women still hesitant

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Hong Kong charges 47 activists in largest use yet of new security lawThe pro-democracy figures are accused of 'subversion' under the controversial security legislation.

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National security law: 47 Hong Kong opposition activists charged with conspiring to subvert state powerSuspects, aged 23 to 64, including scholar Benny Tai, denied bail and will appear in court on Monday.

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India launches Brazil's Amazonia-1 Earth observation satellite and 18 others into orbitAmazonia-1 is a first for Brazil's space industry.

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The work to remove all the spent nuclear fuel from a reactor storage pool at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant was completed, Feb. 28. It marked the first time any of the storage pools at the three reactors had been emptied out. The two-year effort...Hazardous work to remove all spent nuclear fuel from a reactor storage pool at the crippled Fukushim

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Florida golfer found drowned after searching for lost ballA Florida golfer is believed to have drowned after falling into a golf club pond while looking for his lost ball Sunday morning, police say.

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Man who killed New Orleans officer was denied entry into game for not wearing face mask: NOPDA New Orleans police officer providing security at a high school basketball game was shot to death Friday evening by a man who was refused entry into the contest for

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