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Alexei Navalny’s doctor: Putin critic ‘could die at any moment’

And one of those doctors, cardiologist Yaroslav Ashikhmin, wrote on Facebook that "Our patient can die any minute", The Guardian reported . Russian opposit...


COVID death toll passes three million as India cases surge

The surge of cases comes as India recorded 234,692 new cases on Saturday morning with the Chief Minister of the national capital, New Delhi, reporting 24,000...


Vaccine third dose 'likely' needed within 12 months, says Pfizer CEO

Pfizer said that after people received their second dose, the vaccine was 95% effective. The CEO of Pfizer Albert Bourla said people will most likely need a...


U.S. imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels Russian diplomats

Last month, the U.S. sanctioned seven mid-level and senior Russian officials, along with more than a dozen government entities, over a almost fatal nerve-agen...


Biden set to issue sweeping sanctions against Russia CBS News 5

In a report last month, United States intelligence agencies concluded the Russian president likely directed online efforts to help President Donald Trump win a ...


Australia abandons COVID-19 vaccination targets after new advice on AstraZeneca shots

No doses of J&J have been delivered, and aren't expected for another few weeks. Australia had counted on using AstraZeneca to inoculate most of its population...


British PM condemns latest Northern Ireland violence

Meanwhile, MLAs had already been due to return to Assembly to discuss a motion condemning it the violence after more than 40 PSNI officers were injured in disor...


Biden's planned pick for ATF director a fierce advocate for gun control

The actions come on the heels of increased gun violence in many United States cities and an uptick in mass shootings, including at a grocery store in Colorado ...


Media reports: stay at home order looms

Move would close all non-essential businesses to in-person shopping, restrict non-essential sections of big box stores. Multiple media outlets have confirmed ...


Denver expected to replace Atlanta as MLB All-Star game city

A voter drops off her ballot for the US presidential election on November 3, 2020, in Rollinsville, Colo. Georgia voters without ID can use the last four di...


Toronto school boards to close classrooms on Wednesday, shift to remote learning

She said the variants are more highly transmissible and therefore more risky. The closure means more than 300,000 students, including those who attend private...


Suspect dead and two critically injured in United States shooting

A man shot and injured two people at a business in the Maryland city of Frederick on Tuesday morning before driving to the United States military's nearby Fort ...


COVID-19 vaccine: Over 70 million doses administered in India

He said that all samples are being sent to Delhi to test the new variants of Covid-19. With the Centre approving vaccination of all citizens above 45 years ac...


COVID-19 vaccination appointments

On Tuesday, people aged 71 and older and Indigenous people aged 18 and older can register for a dose. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said B.C....


COVID-19: These states are the most affected, check full list

A net rise of 32,688 cases recorded in the total active caseload in a span of 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reviewed the COVID-19 situati...


USA stops AstraZeneca vaccine production at Baltimore plant - NY Times

The Health and Human Services Department has directed that the AstraZeneca vaccine will now be produced at another plant, although the official did not specify ...


Florida declares state of emergency over toxic wastewater leak

Officials said the 77-acre (31-hectare) reservoir holds millions of gallons of water containing phosphorous and nitrogen from an old phosphate plant. Attempts...


DFAT checks on Australians in Taiwan crash

Taiwan's most deadly rail disaster on record was in 1948 when a train caught fire and 64 people perished. The site's manager is suspected of having failed to...


Iran and USA 'to hold indirect nuclear talks in Vienna next week'

President Joe Biden has said the United States will rejoin the nuclear deal once Tehran returns to full compliance with its agreements under the deal. "No Ira...


2 officers injured after vehicle rams US Capitol barrier; suspect dead

The crash and shooting happened at a security checkpoint near the Capitol typically used by senators and staff on weekdays, though most are away from the buildi...


U.S. Capitol on lockdown after security incident

Officials declined to offer a motive, but Robert Contee, the acting chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, said there was no ongoing threat to the area ...


George Floyd's girlfriend and paramedics take the stand in Derek Chauvin trial

Police body camera footage of Floyd's arrest was shown on Wednesday to the nine-woman, five-man jury hearing the case in a heavily guarded Minneapolis courtroom...


Canada`s Ontario returns to lockdown to slow coronavirus, report says

Quebec has reported a total of 312,362 COVID-19 infections and 10,676 deaths linked to the virus; it has 8,518 active reported cases. The province has reporte...


Leading Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz investigated over sexual relationship

While on Carlson's show, Gaetz immediately declared that the report he had a relationship with a teenager whom he traveled with was a "lie" and "verifiably fa...


Derek Chauvin is on trial for George Floyd's death

A shop clerk told the court he believed the note Mr Floyd had paid with was fake, and that he appeared to be on drugs but could carry a conversation. Mr Floyd...


"Quality" issue at Baltimore vaccine plant delays some of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine

The company also said the batch "was never advanced to the filling and finishing stages of our manufacturing process". To be clear, the Times report says ...


Rep. Matt Gaetz facing sex trafficking probe

Gaetz insisted there was no 17-year-old and denied any allegations of sex trafficking. Asked if he would take any action against Gaetz , such as removing hi...


WHO Report to Say That Coronavirus Likely Came From Animals

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyses said that global experts will hold press conferences to explain what came out in their investigation. However, ...


Troops fire at funeral as Myanmar mourns deadliest day since coup

A tally by the independent Myanmar Now news portal reported 114 people killed across 44 towns and cities, while a count by The Irrawaddy put the toll at 5...


Ontario adds over 2,100 new COVID-19 cases for second straight day

This change does not apply to social gatherings associated with these services, such as receptions. All the measures surrounding personal care services and ot...


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs sweeping election rule changes into law

Georgia state troopers arrested Democratic state Rep. Park Cannon on Thursday after she knocked on Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's statehouse office door as h...


Fatalities reported from northeast Alabama tornado

In east Alabama, Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said five people died in a twister that cut a diagonal path across the county, striking mostly rural area...


Kamala Harris to tackle border crisis

Since Biden's inauguration, the U.S. has seen a spike in the number of people encountered by border officials. They include hundreds of unaccompanied minors ...


Democrats vow vote on gun bills; Biden says 'we have to act'

Republicans on the panel argued for narrowly tailored changes to existing laws to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill or criminals and bolstering...


Massive container ship stuck in Suez Canal, blocking marine traffic

Evergreen Marine said the ship was "suspected of being hit by a sudden strong wind, causing the hull to deviate. and accidentally hit the bottom and run aground...