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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Most COVID-19 survivors can weather risk of reinfection, study says — “Twindemic” averted as flu reports plummet amid coronavirus crisis Vaccine: FDA advisory panel…

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The markets just closed out a manic week

The markets just closed out a manic week. Why it matters: Outsized — and in some cases historic — moves were evident across the board….

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Biden after U.S. airstrike: Iran “can’t act with impunity. Be careful”

President Biden said Friday that Thursday night’s airstrike against facilities tied to an Iranian-backed militia group in Syria was meant to warn Iran that it…

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FDA advisory panel endorses Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID vaccine for emergency use

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended the authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot coronavirus vaccine for emergency use. Why it matters:…

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Law enforcement groups back Biden pick for associate attorney general

Local and federal law enforcement officials are backing Vanita Gupta, President Biden’s nominee for associate attorney general, according to letters sent to the Senate Judiciary…

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Syria Airstrikes Resurface Lawmakers’ Questions Over Presidential Authority

Some Democrats raised a longstanding debate over presidential vs congressional reach. The administration called the attacks proportionate and said it had briefed congressional leaders ahead…

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White House Report: Saudi Crown Prince Approved Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

The Biden administration has released a two-page summary saying that Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi….

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‘A Huge Opportunity’: Venezuelan Migrants Welcome Colombia’s New Open-Door Policy

Colombia’s president has unveiled a program to let undocumented Venezuelan migrants live and work legally in the country for up to 10 years. Nearly a…

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Explosion Damages Israeli-Owned Ship In Gulf Of Oman

The ship’s owner said holes were left in the vessel’s hull but that no crew members were injured. (Image credit: AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/26/971854484/explosion-damages-israeli-owned-ship-in-gulf-of-oman Droolin’ Dog…

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Alien skull seen in new Mars Rover image and other fun anomalies spotted on the Red Planet this week

The above extraterrestrial skull was spotted in the high-resolution 360-degree panorama image captured this week by NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. Cosmic Log presents a…

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Biden administration releases long-awaited Khashoggi report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has released an unclassified report assessing that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) approved the…

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Iceberg size of Greater London breaks off Antarctica

The 1,270sq km chunk separated from Brunt Ice Shelf near a British Antarctic Survey station on Friday An iceberg almost the size of Greater London…

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About 20% of U.S. adults have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose, White House says

Nearly 1 in 5 adults and nearly half of Americans 65 and older have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, White House senior…

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Biden administration releases long-awaited Khashoggi report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has released an unclassified report assessing that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) approved the…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Most COVID-19 survivors can weather risk of reinfection, study says — “Twindemic” averted as flu reports plummet amid coronavirus crisis Vaccine: Employers mull COVID…

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British Airways Owner Calls For Digital Health Passes For Passengers

Luis Gallego, the CEO of International Airlines Group, wants “common testing standards and the introduction of digital health passes.” (Image credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/02/26/971776738/british-airways-owner-calls-for-digital-health-passes-for-passengers…

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Nigerian Authorities Searching For 317 Schoolgirls Kidnapped By ‘Armed Bandits’

Police in the northwestern state of Zamfara said efforts are underway to trace the unidentified kidnappers and rescue the abducted students, who may have been…

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Tim Kaine demands briefing from Biden administration on legal justification for Syria strike

Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) are among the Democrats criticizing the Biden administration for Thursday night’s airstrike against…

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With North Korea’s Border Closed To Trains, Russian Diplomats Push Their Way Out

Travel in and out of North Korea – never easy – is now almost impossible because of pandemic restrictions. Some foreign diplomats still in Pyongyang…

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Harris gets a crash course on foreign policy

After insisting for the last few months that she didn’t need a clear-cut portfolio in the Biden administration, Vice President Kamala Harris is now trying…

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Kidnappers abduct 317 schoolgirls in Nigeria in armed night-time raid

Bandits carried out third mass kidnapping of students in three months, police say Police have said 317 schoolgirls have been abducted in north-west Nigeria, the…

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