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Japan to treat and release water contaminated in Fukushima disaster into sea

Japan’s government on Tuesday announced plans to release more than 1 million metric tons of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the…

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Pandemic hits ‘critical point’ as Europe deaths top one million

Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths on Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially despite widespread…

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Pubs In England Open

After being closed for months, England’s pubs — at least those with outdoor beer gardens — will reopen Monday, along with non-essential shops and beauty…

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In-person Oscars to feature bevy of A-list presenters

Film lovers tired of tedious Zoom-based Hollywood awards shows can rejoice — producers of the glitzy in-person Oscars this month are bringing in the big…

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Are conservationists spreading pathogens to threatened species?

Conservationists could inadvertently be killing endangered species with kindness by spreading “devastating” diseases and parasites as they relocate populations to protect them, researchers said Monday….

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Northern Ireland, born of strife 100 years ago, again erupts in political violence

Sectarian rioting has returned to the streets of Northern Ireland, just weeks shy of its 100th anniversary as a territory of the United Kingdom. For…

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Princes William, Harry in emotional tributes to grandfather Philip

Princes William and Harry on Monday issued emotional tributes to their grandfather Prince Philip, whose death aged 99 has thrown the younger men together for…

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Brits flock to pubs for first time in months as U.K. lockdown eases

People in England are enjoying some semblance of normalcy — and pouring their first pints in public — after COVID-19 restrictions eased at midnight Monday,…

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China admits its vaccines aren’t very good

BEIJING — In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and…

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Chinese health official says country’s COVID vaccines “don’t have very high protection rates”

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s director said Saturday authorities are considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines because the country’s domestically made doses “don’t have…

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U.K. Military Gun Salutes Honor Prince Philip A Day After His Death

The United Kingdom morns the loss of Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99, with salutes in the capitals of England, Scotland, Wales…

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How an online ‘Lego’ gamer infiltrated the White House press corps

Four times in recent weeks, members of the White House press corps have relayed questions to press secretary Jen Psaki from someone claiming to be…

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The ever-expanding universe of ‘Game of Thrones’

Ten years after its launch and two years after it ended, “Game of Thrones” fans have plenty more to look forward to, from TV spinoffs…

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Loyalist Protests In Northern Ireland Threaten To Inflame Old Tensions

A week of protests by loyalists in Northern Ireland who object to the impact of Britain’s Brexit deal with the EU threatens to inflame intercommunal…

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Harry, Meghan honor Prince Philip as funeral travel plans awaited

Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle’s foundation Archewell paid tribute to Britain’s Prince Philip following his death Friday as speculation builds about their plans to…

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Belfast police use water cannon on Northern Ireland rioters – video

Rioters have been blasted with water cannon by police on the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, as unrest continued into a seventh day. Stones and fireworks…

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Great Britain’s Prince Philip Dies At Age 99

Prince Philip of the U.K., husband to Queen Elizabeth II, who died Friday at Windsor Castle, was the longest-serving consort in British history. (Image credit:…

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Fox & Friends host links Prince Philip’s death to his reported ‘rage’ over Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II announced on Friday that husband Prince Philip had passed away at the age of 99 — and “Fox & Friends” host…

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Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died at 99

Britain’s Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99 after seven decades at the heart of public life as consort…

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

The United Kingdom’s Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at 99, Buckingham Palace announced Friday. The big picture: The Duke of Edinburgh, who…

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Violent Protests Over Brexit Continue In Belfast

Youths from the loyalist community in Northern Ireland continue violent protests against the UK government’s Brexit policy, which they fear will lead to unity with…

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