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Nations close borders to prevent Omicron from spreading

Several countries rush to contain highly-contagious new Covid variant with fresh travel curbs

11/28/2021 4:45:00 PM

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Netherlands, Australia find omicron variant as curbs spread | AP News

Dutch health officials have confirmed 13 cases of the coronavirus' omicron variant among travelers who arrived in the Netherlands from South Africa. The World Health Organization warns that omicron is a 'variant of concern.'

We're the 'arrivals' vaccinated?
VaccinEquity NOW! 💉🌍 🇺🇸 JoeBiden 🇫🇷 EmmanuelMacron 🇬🇧 BorisJohnson 🇩🇪 OlafScholz 🇨🇦 JustinTrudeau 🇮🇹 Palazzo_Chigi 🇯🇵 JPN_PMO 🇺🇳 antonioguterres 🇪🇺 vonderleyen 🇪🇺 CharlesMichel

11/28/2021 4:06:00 PM

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Indonesia bans arrivals from 8 African countries to curb Omicron variant -document

Indonesia bans arrivals from 8 African countries to curb Omicron variant -document

11/28/2021 7:50:00 AM

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UK plans new measures to combat omicron coronavirus variant | AP News

The U.K. plans new measures to combat the omicron coronavirus variant, including PCR tests for travelers and ramping up mask-wearing.

11/27/2021 8:24:00 PM

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South Africa Braces For COVID-19 Wave Propelled By Omicron

The variant appears to be spreading more rapidly among young people in their 20s and 30s, alarming health professionals.

11/27/2021 8:24:00 PM

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The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check

The emergence of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant feels like a pandemic gut check.

11/27/2021 8:16:00 PM

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World on alert as UK reports cases of omicron COVID variant | AP News

U.K. health secretary confirms two cases of the new omicron coronavirus variant in Britain. Scientists say the new variant could be more resistant to vaccines, though it could take weeks to determine if current vaccines are less effective against it.

11/27/2021 5:32:00 PM

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Solomon Islands police find 3 bodies after violent protests | AP News

Solomon Islands police found three bodies in a burned-out building and arrested more than 100 people after violent protests sparked by concerns about the Pacific nation's increasing links with China.

Australia is creating instability in SolomonIslands .

11/27/2021 4:17:00 PM

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Covid: World races to contain new Omicron variant

Covid: World races to contain new Omicron variant

11/27/2021 1:08:00 PM

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Covid: New variant classed 'of concern' and named Omicron

Covid: New variant classed 'of concern' and named Omicron

11/27/2021 11:28:00 AM

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What to know about new COVID-19 variant omicron

Here's what to know about the new COVID-19 variant first detected in southern Africa.

11/27/2021 10:50:00 AM

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Police arrest dozens amid unrest in Solomon Islands

Forensic teams launch an investigation after police find three charred bodies in Solomon Islands amid unrest

11/27/2021 8:05:00 AM

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Iranian police crack down as protests over dry river turn violent

Iranian police crack down as protests over dry river turn violent

11/27/2021 7:00:00 AM

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World Races To Contain New 'Omicron' COVID-19 Variant

Early evidence suggests it carries an increased risk of reinfection compared with other highly transmissible variants, the World Health Organization said.

11/27/2021 6:53:00 AM

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New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers travel bans | AP News

BREAKING: The United States will ban travel from South Africa and seven other African nations by non-US citizens beginning Monday due to a new COVID-19 variant. The European Union and several other countries are also instituting travel restrictions.

11/26/2021 10:10:00 PM

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New omicron variant stokes world fears, triggers travel bans | AP News

BREAKING: An advisory panel of the World Health Organization classified a new COVID-19 variant first detected in South Africa as a highly transmissible virus of concern and named it “omicron” under its Greek-letter system.

11/26/2021 9:21:00 PM

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Fast bowler Pat Cummins is new skipper for Australia team

Cummins, who had been vice captain, replaces Tim Paine, who resigned last week over a sex-texting scandal.

11/26/2021 10:31:00 AM

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Global Markets Drop on Concerns Over New Covid-19 Variant

Global equity markets and U.S. stock futures fell after South Africa raised the alarm over a new, fast-spreading strain of the coronavirus

11/26/2021 8:30:00 AM

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Solomon Islands PM blames foreign powers for unrest as protests spread

Solomon Islands PM blames foreign powers for unrest as protests spread

11/26/2021 6:40:00 AM

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Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest | AP News

The leader of the Solomon Islands blames foreign interference for protests that have ravaged the capital in recent days. He says some are upset over him switching allegiance from Taiwan to China. But critics also blame a lack of services and corruption.

I resigned, haaretz.
China was the aggressor with those aircraft. Taiwan did nothing to cause that. It's that simple.

11/26/2021 2:45:00 AM

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Why every stage of my kids' lives makes me feel grateful

Why every stage of my kids' lives makes me feel grateful

11/26/2021 2:00:00 AM

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Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest

Australia says it is sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests

Isn't ABC on the Epstein list?
This isnt about lockdowns. Do your job. This is about Chinas role in Taiwan..

11/26/2021 12:30:00 AM

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Turkish police tear-gas women protesting over violence | AP News

Turkish police have fired tear gas to break up a protest by women in Istanbul. They were marching to demand the country return to a landmark international treaty that is meant to protect women from violence.

11/26/2021 12:15:00 AM

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Australia deploys peacekeepers as riots rock Solomon Islands

Australia rushed peacekeepers to the Solomon Islands Thursday hoping to quell riots that threatened to topple the Pacific nation's government and left its capital ablaze.

Remember now, this is the same Australian govt, that has it's own people locked down under draconian mandates... & now that govt has sent 'peacekeepers, (right), to quell riots,' in this Pacific nation?
This has EVERYTHING TO DO WITH WHITE PRIVILEGE! Yahoo, do something! Tell us again how these White devils concocted such destruction! White supremacy....

11/25/2021 9:05:00 PM

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Loyal Donald Trump pardoned Mike Flynn, who'd gone down a QAnon rabbit hole

In this daily series, Newsweek explores the steps that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.

11/25/2021 1:47:00 PM

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Everything Worth Buying at Sephora’s Cyber Week Sale

Including shimmery Fenty Match Stix and an eye-shadow palette from muva Pat McGrath.

11/25/2021 12:59:00 PM

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Are housing rents in cities bouncing back?

The pandemic battered big cities, but mid-sized ones are rebounding fast

11/25/2021 11:38:00 AM

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Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest | AP News

Australia says it's sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests.

11/25/2021 10:37:00 AM

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Buildings set ablaze in Solomon Islands in anti-government protests

Several buildings set alight in the Solomon Islands' capital as thousands of protestors hit the streets in a second day of anti-government riots

11/25/2021 7:55:00 AM

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Australia PM proposes religious anti-discrimination bill to parliament

If the controversial bill is approved, it will allow faith-based organisations to prioritise the hiring and enrolment of people of their faith.

something is always better than nothing. Also WalkTheTalk

11/25/2021 6:40:00 AM

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Disney+’s ‘Hawkeye’: TV Review

REVIEW: Hawkeye stands as a rare treat — a Marvel story worth saving not in spite of its humbleness, but because of it. Read more:

11/25/2021 4:45:00 AM

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Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

11/25/2021 4:20:00 AM

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Lockdown in Solomon Islands after protesters loot stores, burn buildings

Solomon Islands announces curfew as crowds of protesters set fire to buildings, including a police station, and loot shops in an eruption of anger at the government

11/25/2021 4:15:00 AM

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Lifestyle: Latest Lifestyle News Stories | AP News

Keep track of the latest lifestyle news from The Associated Press. AP News has all the updates for lifestyle news that you need to stay informed.

11/25/2021 3:58:00 AM

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New Swedish PM resigns on first day in job, hopes for swift return

New Swedish PM resigns on first day in job, hopes for swift return

11/25/2021 12:40:00 AM

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Australia’s Barrier Reef erupts in color as corals spawn

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is spawning in an explosion of color as the World Heritage-listed natural wonder recovers from life-threatening coral bleaching episodes

Better than great news for the World Climate challenges.

11/24/2021 10:31:00 PM

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5:2 Intermittent Fasting May Not Work Better Than Other Diets, Says New Study

In a study of 300 people, here's what researchers found out.

11/24/2021 9:31:00 PM

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Swedish PM Andersson resigns on first day, to seek new support

Swedish PM Andersson resigns on first day, to seek new support

11/24/2021 8:20:00 PM

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Watch Bono pull off an epic 40th birthday surprise just for Jenna

Watch Bono pull off an epic 40th birthday surprise just for Jenna Bush Hager

11/24/2021 7:58:00 PM

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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed joins frontline as conflict against rebels intensifies

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed joins frontline as conflict against rebels intensifies

11/24/2021 6:03:00 PM

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UK PM Johnson: disappointing that Valneva COVID-19 shot did not gain approval

UK PM Johnson: disappointing that Valneva COVID-19 shot did not gain approval

11/24/2021 4:50:00 PM

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Jimmie Allen's Baby Rushed to the Hospital After She Stopped Breathing

The country singer's 1-month-old daughter 'lost color,' he said.

11/24/2021 4:50:00 PM

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15 Best Lip Primers for Long-Lasting Color, According to Experts

No smudging, feathering, or disappearing color here!

11/24/2021 3:52:00 PM

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Great Barrier Reef explodes into life in 'magical' spawning event

The Great Barrier Reef has 'given birth' in its annual coral spawn, creating a cacophony of color on the Australian landmark.

11/24/2021 2:30:00 PM

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Billie Eilish Teams With CoralWatch to Support Great Barrier Reef Conservation

The singer lent her song ‘Ocean Eyes’ to the campaign to save coral.

11/24/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Australia declares Hezbollah as terrorist organisation

The classification makes it illegal for anyone to be a member of all Hezbollah entities, which 'pose a real and credible' threat to Australia.

USA, UK , FRANCE , ISRAEL ARE TERROR AND WAR CRIMES.. THEY MUST LEAVE THE ARAB WORLD NOW. IRAQ, SYRIA, LIBYA, YEMEN, PALESTINE WILL NEVER FORGET, NEVER FORGIVE.. THEY ARE WAR CRIMINALS , TERRORISTS OF AIPAC IN USA. TIME TO FREE PALESTINE. TO THE MEDIA NOW.

11/24/2021 9:45:00 AM

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UN reducing footprint in Ethiopia amid growing alarm

UN orders immediate evacuation of family members in Ethiopia as international alarm mounts over the escalating war in the country

11/24/2021 8:06:00 AM

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Covid: Europe region faces 700,000 more deaths by March - WHO

Covid: Europe region faces 700,000 more deaths by March - WHO

11/24/2021 3:44:00 AM

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Kendall Jenner Dressed Like the Flashiest Third-Wheel on Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker's NYC Date

She literally added color to their very dark date style.

11/24/2021 2:44:00 AM

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WSJ News Exclusive | U.S. to Drop Colombian Rebel Group FARC From Terrorist List to Bolster Five-Year-Old Pact

The U.S. will take former Colombian rebel group FARC off a list of terrorist organizations to show support for its 2016 peace pact

11/24/2021 1:30:00 AM

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French PM stirs ire as maskless video of him at event circulates after positive COVID test

French PM stirs ire as maskless video of him at event circulates after positive COVID test

11/23/2021 7:39:00 PM

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RTS Craft Winners; Warner Australia Deal; Viaplay Norwegian Original — Global Briefs

RTS Craft Winners; Warner Australia Deal; Viaplay Norwegian Original — Global Briefs

11/23/2021 2:44:00 PM

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Turkey’s Red Crescent changes lives in Cizre, a troubled border district

A powerful Turkish humanitarian organisation gives people hope again in a southeastern border district of Turkey

11/23/2021 1:00:00 PM

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What's next in Sudan as the PM is reinstated?

Why much of the Sudanese opposition is not happy about the recent deal between the ousted prime minister and coup leaders

11/23/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Overcoming Language Barriers, Amazon India Has 70 Projects in Development, Country Head Gaurav Gandhi Says

Overcoming Language Barriers, Amazon India Has 70 Projects in Development, Country Head Gaurav Gandhi Says

11/23/2021 9:54:00 AM

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Cardi B Brought Show-Stopping Surrealism to the American Music Awards

Is it too early to declare her the fashion winner of the night?

11/23/2021 3:35:00 AM

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Covid: Wales v Australia sees more packed trains from Cardiff

Covid: Wales v Australia sees more packed trains from Cardiff

11/22/2021 9:07:00 PM

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