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U.I to Require Travelers From France to Quarantine Over Beta Variant Fears

British medical officials announced Friday that fully vaccinated travelers returning from France must continue to quarantine because the Beta variant’s presence there poses a threat. Travelers arriving from France must quarantine for five to 10 days, regardless of vaccination status, the British health ministry said. On Monday, travelers from other European nations that Britain had […]

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Oregon Wildfire: Erratic Oregon wildfire keeps exploding, confounding crews | World News

PORTLAND: Firefighters scrambled Friday to control a raging inferno in southeastern Oregon that’s spreading miles a day in windy conditions, one of numerous wildfires across the US West that are straining resources. Authorities ordered a new round of evacuations Thursday amid worries that the fire, which has already destroyed 21 homes, could merge with another […]

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In Slain Haitian Leader’s Hometown, Fear and a Vow: ‘We’ll Kill Them, Too’

TROU-DU-NORD, Haiti — Northern Haiti feels like a place apart, its wide green fields and colorful churches seemingly worlds away from the gang wars and peril in the capital, Port-au-Prince, where political players are now vying for power in the wake of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination. But on Friday, as residents and supporters in Trou-du-Nord, […]


Toronto Blue Jays get approval from Canada health officials; July 30 return reportedly likely

TORONTO — The Blue Jays have received approval from top Canadian health officials with one last signoff required by the country’s immigration minister for an exemption on border restrictions that would allow them to play in Canada later this month, an official familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Friday. The Blue Jays […]