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Coronavirus has now killed more than 2 million people worldwide: “A heartbreaking milestone”

That coronavirus has now killed more than 2 million people worldwide since the outbreak occurred in China in December 2019, according to a figure from Johns Hopkins University. The United States, with about 4% of the world’s population, has reported about one-fifth of all reported deaths globally. About 1 million people worldwide have died of coronavirus-related complications in last three …

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RI doctor loses license to ‘intentionally’ expose patients to COVID

Katie Mulvaney | Providence Journal T. PROVIDENCE – Director of the Ministry of Health Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott ordered the emergency of a North Providence medical license after investigators determined he was deliberately exposing patients and staff to COVID and posing a danger to society. Dr. Anthony Farina, a 1991 graduate of the Brown University School of Medicine who runs at …

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Suspected identified by fatal stabbing outside restaurants in Sacramento County

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office has identified the suspect who was arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing that happened outside Sacramento County restaurants Thursday. Mohammed Anwaribrah Musallam, 38, was arrested and booked into Sacramento County Main Prison on suspicion of murder, according to a Friday update from the sheriff’s office. There are no outstanding suspects. The gruesome events unfolded …

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Abbas announces the first Palestinian election in 15 years

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday issued a decree announcing the dates of parliamentary and presidential elections in the Palestinian Authority. Why it matters: This is the first time in 15 years that such an executive order has been published. The last presidential election took place in 2005, with Abbas winning, and the last parliamentary election took place in 2006, …

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Is a woman walking with her boyfriend on a leash Covid Ennui?

Last Saturday at 21, as residents across Quebec sat indoors to obey a new pandemic curfew, police patrolling the sleepy town of Sherbrooke observed a perhaps unlikely crime: a woman “walked” with her boyfriend, tied to a leash, as he padded along the sidewalk on all four. Asked by police why she violated curfew, which requires residents to stay indoors …

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UK announces closure of all travel corridors starting Monday

(CNN) – In an attempt to protect against new coronavirus variants, the United Kingdom closes all travel corridors from 1 p.m. 4 local time Monday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the move at a news conference on Friday, stressing that the only way to get into the country is by having a negative coronavirus test result. “This means that …

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The Dutch government is withdrawing due to child welfare scandal

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet resigned on Friday to take political responsibility for a scandal involving the investigation of child welfare payments that mistakenly labeled thousands of parents as fraudsters. In a national television speech, Rutte said he had informed King Willem-Alexander of his decision and promised that his government would continue work to compensate the …

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