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Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

The COVID-19 second wave in Canada's epidemiological curve has been trending downward for weeks, with the seven-day national average dropping from about 8,000 daily cases in early January to 3,000 over Valentine's Day weekend

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Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

U.S. “outraged” by rocket attack in Iraq’s Erbil, says Blinken

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said late Monday that the United States was "outraged" by a rocket attack in Iraq's Erbil earlier in the day, which caused casualties.

U.S. House speaker plans to set up “9/11-type commission” to probe Capitol riot

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday announced plans for establishing an independent "9/11-type commission" to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, two days after former President Donald Trump was acquitted in his second impeachment trial by the evenly split Senate.

Blinken, Turkish FM speak over phone on ties, regional issues

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday discussed bilateral ties and regional issues in a phone conversation, the State Department said in a statement.

Biden calls for “commonsense gun law reforms” on 3rd anniversary of Parkland school shooting

U.S. President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense gun law reforms" on Sunday, the third anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, southeastern U.S. state of Florida.

Trump acquitted in 2nd U.S. Senate impeachment trial

U.S. Senate voted on Saturday and acquitted former President Donald Trump, concluding his second impeachment trial which is the shortest one in the U.S. history.

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Plane carrying Brazilian soccer players crashes, killing six

Six people, including four soccer players and the president of the Brazilian club Palmas, were killed Sunday when the plane in which they were traveling crashed in the state of Tocantins.

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Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Oil prices climb amid frost in U.S.

Oil prices advanced on Tuesday as a deep freeze threatened energy supplies in Texas, a key crude producing state in the United States.

Hundreds more police dispatched to NYC subway as violence rises amid pandemic

Hundreds more police officers were put on the beat in the subway of New York City, as violence rose in the system in recent days amid the unbridled COVID-19 pandemic, with an old woman victimized on Tuesday in another random unprovoked attack.

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Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

The COVID-19 second wave in Canada's epidemiological curve has been trending downward for weeks, with the seven-day national average dropping from about 8,000 daily cases in early January to 3,000 over Valentine's Day weekend

Canadian military deploying to border to help build COVID-19 test centers

The Canadian military is being deployed to the Canada-U.S. border to help build COVID-19 test centers that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently setting up at 16 border crossings, according to the Canadian Press on Tuesday.

Mexico to raise issue of inequitable COVID-19 vaccine access at UN: FM

The Mexican government will present its concerns about the inequitable worldwide access to vaccines against COVID-19 to the United Nations Security Council, the country's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.

India bus plunges into canal, killing at least 40 passengers

At least 40 passengers were killed and several others went missing on Tuesday after a bus carrying them skidded off the road and plunged into a canal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

Germany to offer free COVID-19 rapid tests for all citizens

All citizens in Germany will be able to be tested free of charge by trained personnel with COVID-19 rapid antigen tests from March onwards, Minister of Health Jens Spahn said on Twitter on Tuesday.
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

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“The Little Things” tops North American box office for 2nd weekend in a row

Without much in the way of competition from newcomers in the 2021 Super Bowl weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures' psychological thriller "The Little Things" remained the winner of the North American box office with an estimated 2.1 million U.S. dollars from 2,206 locations.

Chicago’s Chinatown celebrates Chinese New Year

Braving the cold weather with a temperature around -16 degrees Celsius, nearly 100 people gathered in Chinatown south of downtown Chicago Saturday afternoon to kick off the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Ox, which falls on Feb. 12.

Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations announced

The 27th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, given out by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), announced its nominations in 15 film and TV categories on Thursday.

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At least 20 die during winter storms across U.S.

At least 20 people have died in a series of winter storms across the United States over the past few days, local media reported on Tuesday.

U.S. House speaker plans to set up “9/11-type commission” to probe Capitol riot

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday announced plans for establishing an independent "9/11-type commission" to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, two days after former President Donald Trump was acquitted in his second impeachment trial by the evenly split Senate.

NYS COVID-19 hospitalizations up to 6,623, positivity rate down to 3.53 pct: governor

Total COVID-19 hospitalizations reached 6,623 on Sunday in New York state, up from 6,593 on Saturday, tweeted Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday.

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Canada sees increasing cases of COVID-19 variants

The COVID-19 second wave in Canada's epidemiological curve has been trending downward for weeks, with the seven-day national average dropping from about 8,000 daily cases in early January to 3,000 over Valentine's Day weekend

Canadian military deploying to border to help build COVID-19 test centers

The Canadian military is being deployed to the Canada-U.S. border to help build COVID-19 test centers that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is currently setting up at 16 border crossings, according to the Canadian Press on Tuesday.

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, days after seven Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting to convict him of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Oil prices climb amid frost in U.S.

Oil prices advanced on Tuesday as a deep freeze threatened energy supplies in Texas, a key crude producing state in the United States.

Mexico to raise issue of inequitable COVID-19 vaccine access at UN: FM

The Mexican government will present its concerns about the inequitable worldwide access to vaccines against COVID-19 to the United Nations Security Council, the country's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday.

Hundreds more police dispatched to NYC subway as violence rises amid pandemic

Hundreds more police officers were put on the beat in the subway of New York City, as violence rose in the system in recent days amid the unbridled COVID-19 pandemic, with an old woman victimized on Tuesday in another random unprovoked attack.

India bus plunges into canal, killing at least 40 passengers

At least 40 passengers were killed and several others went missing on Tuesday after a bus carrying them skidded off the road and plunged into a canal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials said.

Germany to offer free COVID-19 rapid tests for all citizens

All citizens in Germany will be able to be tested free of charge by trained personnel with COVID-19 rapid antigen tests from March onwards, Minister of Health Jens Spahn said on Twitter on Tuesday.

At least 20 die during winter storms across U.S.

At least 20 people have died in a series of winter storms across the United States over the past few days, local media reported on Tuesday.

Germany’s economic recovery halted by 2nd COVID-19 lockdown: ministry

Ongoing COVID-19 measures continue to weigh on the German economy in the first quarter of 2021, according to the monthly economic report published by the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) on Monday.

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