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M 4.8 – 37 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.8 – 37 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan Time 2021-04-13 05:42:49 UTC 2021-04-13 05:42:49 UTC at epicenter Location 36.526°N 70.867°E…

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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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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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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a…

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In photos: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border during migrant increase and COVID-19 restrictions

Axios traveled to McAllen and El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to see how the communities are responding to an increase of migrants from…

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Police say officer who shot Daunte Wright accidentally pulled gun instead of taser

The officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, outside Minneapolis Sunday appeared to have inadvertently pulled out her gun instead of a…

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“Nuclear sabotage” in Iran threatens nuclear talks in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has threatened retaliation against “any power with knowledge” of Sunday’s attack on an Iranian nuclear site, and said Iran…

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Bidens’ dog Major leaves White House again — to receive new training

The Bidens’ rambunctious young dog Major is leaving the White House again, this time for extra schooling in how to behave more like a presidential…

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Microsoft bets big on health with $19.7 billion purchase of Nuance

Microsoft is to acquire artificial intelligence and cloud computing company Nuance for $19.7 billion, bolstering its healthcare presence with a leader in voice recognition technology….

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Intel CEO calls for “moonshot” to boost U.S. role in chipmaking

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger called Monday for the U.S. to spend billions of dollars over the next few years as part of a “moonshot” designed…

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Live events industry eyes pandemic comeback

The “live economy” — broadway shows, concerts, music festivals and more — is in pandemic purgatory. What’s going on: Some events are getting the green…

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Trump appointee subpoenas think tank during investigation of salacious dossier

On Monday, The New York Times reported that special counsel John Durham is launching subpoenas against a center-left think tank connected to the salacious Trump-Russia…

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Syria may have used chemical weapons on town in 2018, says watchdog

The global chemical weapons watchdog has “reasonable grounds to believe” that Syria’s air force dropped a chlorine bomb on a residential neighborhood in the rebel-controlled…

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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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‘The Advantage Of Our Smallness’: Bhutan Vaccinates 93% Of Adults In Under 2 Weeks

Just 13 days after the kingdom launched a nationwide vaccination campaign on March 27, health officials said 93% of eligible adults had received one dose…

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Iranian Nuclear Site Hit With Blackout In Suspected Attack

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site over…

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Ecuador Chooses Conservative Banker As Its Next President

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador’s presidential election. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/04/12/986537224/ecuador-chooses-conservative-banker-as-its-next-president Droolin’…

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Kidnappings in Haiti Surge As Country Plunges Deeper Into Political Turmoil

NPR’s host Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jacqueline Charles of The Miami Herald about the alarming rise in kidnappings in Haiti, including seven members of…

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Professor Discusses What Might Be To Come In Myanmar

A University of Washington professor who’s written extensively about Myanmar’s military is painting a grim picture of what’s to come. She just left the country…

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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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Ant Group follows new marching orders from regulators in China

Uncertainty surrounding the future of China’s giant fintech company Ant Group cleared up on Monday after years of friction with its domestic regulators. Driving the…

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