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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 […]


Paytm eyes largest Indian IPO to raise Rs 16,600 crore

NEW DELHI: After months of speculation and hectic activities, digital payments major Paytm finally set the ball rolling to get listed through a Rs 16,600-crore IPO that would be the biggest such offer in Indian stock market history. On Friday, Softbank-backed One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments startup Paytm, filed the draft prospectus with […]


Three men arrested near MLB’s All-Star Game face federal gun charges

DENVER — Three men arrested with more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at a Denver hotel near the site of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game have been charged with federal firearms crimes, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday. The number of weapons found May 9 near the event and a […]

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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, […]

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US Warns Of “Growing Risks” For Business In Hong Kong

United States warned its business community of growing risks of operating in Hong Kong. (File) Washington: The United States on Friday warned its business community of growing risks of operating in Hong Kong following a clampdown by China in the major financial hub. In a long-awaited advisory that has already been denounced by China, US […]


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 […]

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Sai Tamhankar learnt Urdu for Laxman Utekar’s Mimi  : Bollywood News

Known for her commendable performances in Hunterrr and Love Sonia, actor Sai Tamhankar now awaits the streaming of her upcoming film, Mimi for which she enrolled in Urdu lessons. Directed by Laxman Utekar, the drama-comedy has her collaborating with Kriti Sanon and Pankaj Tripathi and she will be seen playing Kriti’s biggest support in the […]

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What We Know About the Climate Connection to the European Floods

The images from Germany are startling and horrifying: houses, shops and streets in the picturesque cities and villages along the Ahr and other rivers violently washed away by fast-moving floodwaters. The flooding was caused by a storm that slowed to a crawl over parts of Europe on Wednesday, dumping as much as six inches of […]

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Delta Covid Variant Now Dominant Strain Worldwide, CDC Says as US Deaths Surge

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is now the dominant strain worldwide, accompanied by a surge of deaths around the United States almost entirely among unvaccinated people, U.S. officials said Friday. U.S. cases of COVID-19 are up 70% over the previous week and deaths are up 26%, with outbreaks occurring in parts of the country with […]