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Hawaii Becomes 50th State to Expand Vaccine Eligibility

Every Hawaiian adult will become eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine by April 19, as Hawaii becomes the 50th state to heed President Biden’s calls to accelerate vaccinations, a health official there said Wednesday. The news came with a note of caution. “This does not mean everyone will be able to get vaccinated on April 19, […]

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Jailed Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny Losing Sensation In Hands: Lawyer

Members of Navalny’s defence team said he is still refusing food and was coughing. (File) Moscow: The health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is deteriorating as he keeps up his hunger strike in prison, with a new numbness in his hands, his lawyers said Wednesday. Last Wednesday President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent, who is […]


Italian Tech Brand ‘Celly’ Enters Indian Market With Beetel as Distributor

Celly, the Italian brand known for its accessories for smartphones, tablets and laptops, has now entered the Indian market in partnership with Beetel – one of India’s oldest tech companies. In a statement, the company stated that it would introduce “contemporary solutions” for modern India’s connectivity and IT needs. Celly sells products such as phone […]


USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe slams Draymond Green comments on women’s sports: ‘It’s really unfortunate’

United States women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe hit back at a series of tweets by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green in which he, in part, blamed women for making “complaints” rather than taking action over disparities in pay and investment in women’s sports. On a Zoom call ahead of this summer’s Olympics in […]


Hong Kong citizens to be given 'support' to come to UK

The communities secretary says arrivals under a new scheme will be helped to access housing and jobs. Source link

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Myanmar Envoy Who Critiqued Coup Is Locked Out of London Embassy

LONDON — Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain, Kyaw Zwar Minn, was locked out of his own embassy on Wednesday, apparently in retaliation for criticizing the country’s military, which seized power in February and has since launched a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. In a statement, Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said that it was a […]

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Israel Fired Missiles On Suburbs Of Capital Damascus

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. Israel carried out a missile attack near the Syrian capital of Damascus and its southern suburbs early Thursday, Syrias state media reported with no immediate word on […]


Embattled N.R.A. Chief Kept Bankruptcy Filing Secret from Deputies

Wayne LaPierre, the embattled chief executive of the National Rifle Association, said on Wednesday that he had kept his organization’s recent bankruptcy filing secret from almost all its senior officials, including its general counsel, chief financial officer and top lobbyist. He also did not inform most of the N.R.A.’s board. Mr. LaPierre made the comments […]


Ex-Florida State receiver Travis Rudolph charged with first-degree murder

Former Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph has been arrested on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder with a firearm in Palm Beach County, Florida, according to the sheriff’s office. Sheriff’s officers responded to a double shooting early Wednesday morning in Lake Park, Florida. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said one male […]

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Opposition Wins Greenland Election After Running Against Rare Earths Mine

Greenland’s left-wing environmentalist party, Inuit Ataqatigiit, won a victory in national elections on Tuesday after campaigning against the development of a contentious rare earths mine partly backed by China. The party, which had been in the opposition, won 37 percent of the vote over the longtime incumbents, the center-left Siumut party. The environmentalists will need […]