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Coronavirus latest news: Vaccines for over-40s to start this month

Hunt for British patients with Brazilian mutation
Students' online lessons have been shortened to free up time for Covid tests
The rollout of Covid vaccines for those over 40 begins this month
The police ask: why force the lock at this late stage?
According to The Telegraph, pushes over 40s will ...

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Golden Globes: 'Tears' as Chloe Zhao becomes first Asian woman to win best director

Chloe Zhao makes history
Asians around the world responded with "happy tears" when Chloe Zhao made history at the Golden Globe Awards and became the first Asian woman to win the Best Director Award.
Many online customers praised her as "a great inspiration for young Asian girls" adding that it is...

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'Inferior' women: China counters Uighur criticism with explicit PR attacks

By Cate Cadell
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, amid growing global pressure to treat a Muslim minority in the far west, is launching an unprecedented and aggressive campaign to roll back, including explicit attacks on women who have made abuse claims.
As allegations of human rights abuses rise in Xinj...

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Border Democrat Henry Cuellar warns Biden about immigrant fallout

A border district Democratic lawmaker warned the Biden government not to over-exonerate unauthorized immigrants, citing its impact on its constituents, local hospitals and its potential for spreading the coronavirus.
Why It Matters: Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) told Axios he supported President B...

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6 healthy foods rich in vitamin D and easy ways to add them to your diet

Salmon is a good natural source of vitamin D. Allen G. / Shutterstock
Some of the foods with the highest vitamin D content include certain fish such as trout. However, if you are a vegetarian, you can get your recommended daily allowance from fortified foods.
Orange juice, milk, and granola are p...

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Minimum wage is 'an opportunity to build a bipartisan coalition': Rahm Emanuel

The Powerhouse Roundtable contains the latest news on "This Week".

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Protest returns to Bangkok as pro-democracy protesters and riot police clash

Police shoot rubber bullets and use water cannons and tear gas against pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok at a rally in front of a military barracks where the Thai prime minister's residence is located. The movement calling for the prime minister's resignation had lost steam in recent months, bu...

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A rooster stabbed a man to death with a knife during a cockfight

On January 18, 2018, people put a knife on the leg of a rooster before a cockfight at the Tampak Siring Temple in Bali, Indonesia. Cockfighting is an ancient tradition in Balinese Hinduism. It is part of the Tabuh Rah ritual, a religious purification to drive away evil spirits through animal sacr...

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Report: US wasted billions on cars, buildings in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The United States wasted billions of dollars on buildings and vehicles that were either abandoned or destroyed in war-torn Afghanistan. That is according to a report released Monday by a US government watchdog.
The agency said it has spent $ 7.8 billion on buildings and vehicles ...

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine could hit vaccination sites by Tuesday

The first doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson could reach vaccination sites as early as Tuesday, White House officials said on Sunday.
About 3.9 million cans have been shipped and another 16 million will be shipped by the end of March. After Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine re...

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China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) - China appears to be moving faster towards an ability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground silos, possibly to improve its ability to respond quickly to a nuclear attack, according to an American expert using satellite imagery of recent construction in analyzed a ...

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Fauci urges Americans to get any of 3 vaccines

CBS "FACE THE NATION" HOST MARGARET BRENNAN: "Is Johnson & Johnson an Inferior Vaccine, Especially for Older Americans?"
DR. ANTHONY FAUCI: "You know, that's not it. You can't say that. We now, Margaret, clearly have three highly effective vaccines."
The leading U.S. expert on infectious diseases...

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Maxus PH offers P50k discount on all T60 variants

While everyone else is raising prices for their vehicle offerings due to the Safeguard Republic Act 8800 (also known as the Safeguard Measures Act), the local dealer for Maxus will cut up to 50,000 pesetas on the T60 pick-up.
Until March 31, Maxus Philippines is offering a discount on all variant...

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Kids were asked who Chadwick Boseman is at the Golden Globes, and people online weren't 'emotionally prepared' for their sweet answers

Chadwick Boseman was remembered at the Golden Globes. Emma McIntyre / Getty
TikTok star La'Ron Hines did a Golden Globes sketch asking kids about awards.
The children didn't know anything about the globes, but they knew exactly who Chadwick Boseman was.
Fans on Twitter were emotional about the re...

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Golden Globes 2021: The surprising and glamorous looks from the awards show

Forget sweat. Cynthia Erivo attends the 78th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday in a flashy Valentino dress. (Todd Williamson / NBC / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Hollywood stars and talent were taking a break from their pandemic sweatpants, robes, and other comfortable clothes from their ho...

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The stories of Black, enslaved people in the Great Smokies are lost in history. The national park wants to tell them.

ASHEVILLE, NC - The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is filled with wonders of ecological secrets and human history.
The nearly 90-year-old park is famous for its research and documentation of plant and animal species, from mushrooms to fireflies, bees to black bears, archaeological digs of Ch...

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Dodgers defeat Oakland Athletics in their Cactus League opener

Dodger's outfielder AJ Pollock hits the Angels in September. (John McCoy / Getty Images)
The Dodgers opened their Cactus League schedule on Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics in seven innings.
ON THE MOUTH: Seasoned left-handed Mike Kickham, who was not invited to the roster, was th...

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Democrats will have to show whether they walk the "#MeToo" talk when it comes to Andrew Cuomo

The searing sexual harassment charges against Governor Andrew Cuomo are problematic for Democrats well beyond Albany and New York.
Why It Matters: You hammered Donald Trump after the "Access Hollywood" band. Brett Kavanaugh pillory over Christine Blasey Ford. Defended President Biden on charges o...

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CPAC stage is shaped like a Nordic rune used on some Nazi uniforms

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) speaks prior to the Conservative Political Action Conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida on February 26, 2021. Joe Raedle / Getty Images
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Twitter users noted that the design of a stage in the CPAC closely resembles a symbol used on Nazi uniforms.
CP...

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'Nomadland,' 'Borat' win at a socially distant Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) - With domestic nominations viewed via remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distant 78 trudged amid the pandemic and storm of criticism Golden Globe Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with top prizes for "...

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Modi takes home-grown vaccine as India widens immunisation drive

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was vaccinated with the first dose of a homegrown coronavirus vaccine on Monday. This marked the beginning of an expansion of the country's vaccination campaign, which began with health workers in mid-January.
People over the age of 60 and...

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2021 Golden Globes: 'Inclusivity is important'

The hosts of the Golden Globe Awards, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, are asking the HFPA to better improve black inclusivity and membership. Golden Globe © Clips awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and DCP Rights, LLC
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AMY POEHLER: You see, a lot of conspicuous rubbish w...

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Cuomo apologizes amid harassment claims, says he was 'being playful,' never intended to offend or cause harm

ALBANY, NY - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday apologized for any comments that caused female aid workers to feel uncomfortable after sexual harassment allegations turned his administration upside down, fueled an investigation and called for his resignation.
The embattled Democratic governor issued...

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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's kids make rare appearance at Golden Globes

The daughters of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban rarely appeared at the 78th annual Golden Globes on Sunday.
The couple's little girls, Sunday, 12, and Faith, 10, who usually aren't in the spotlight, sat next to their parents during the ceremony, which was practically presented with lots of stars p...

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Prince Harry tells Oprah he worried history would repeat itself

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Prince Harry, who shocked the UK last year when he and his wife Meghan stepped down from their royal duties, told U.S. interviewer Oprah Winfrey he was concerned, according to excerpts released on Sunday, that history could repeat itself.
The CBS network released two short...

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8 ways you can cut down on dust in your home

February 28 - Nobody likes a dusty home, but few people enjoy regularly and continuously wiping their furniture, appliances, or knickknacks. What if there was a way to reduce the amount of dust in your home, thereby reducing the time it would take to remove it?
It turns out there is.
Here are eig...

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There's all kinds of good stuff': Meet Carroll County's 10-year-old antique collector

A 10-year-old from Carroll County has the whole collection at home, but not the typical things you'd find in a nursery.

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Analysis: Donald Trump is back in business

Former US President Donald Trump at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando - REUTERS / Octavio Jones
Reports of Donald Trump's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Anyone who wrote their political obituary might want to publish the Tipp-Ex.
Mr Trump's first major speech after the...

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Leaving Las Vegas $300,000 richer: Tourist hits jackpot at airport slot machine

Tourists regularly shove leftover money into the flashy slot machines in the departure gates of Las Vegas airport while waiting for their flight home - one last hurray before heading back to reality.
Occasionally the bet pays off.
On Thursday, a Texas woman won a $ 302,000 jackpot on a wheel of f...

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Justice Department appeals order blocking federal eviction ban

The Justice Department is appealing a decision by a U.S. judge in Texas blocking the federal eviction moratorium, the agency said late Saturday, arguing that the ban has largely remained in place in the meantime.
The court in the eastern district of Texas blocked Thursday's moratorium on the Cent...

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