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EU Study: Half of Total Virus Deaths in Senior Care Homes

About half of all deaths from coronavirus are happening in care homes, according to data from five European countries collated in a new study. Research...

US States Slow to Promote Getting Corona Vaccination

By Steve Miller, RealClearInvestigations HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- On Interstate 59, a neon billboard used by the Alabama Department of Public Health advises motorists to get...

Chauvin Gets 22 Years for Floyd Killing

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison on Friday afternoon for the murder of George Floyd last May. Handed...

World View: Mexico City Tragedy, India Virus, Iran Deal?, Trump’s Big...

March 19, 2021 Here are today's selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin the U.S. day.   The Associated Press Advancing the...

Rags to Riches: The Millionaire Tech Inventor Found at Waste Dump...

By Lucy Wallis BBC News- Freddie Figgers was given his first computer at the age of nine. It was old and didn't work but it was...

33 Arrests, 11 Countries: Online Child Sex Abuse Ring Busted

BBC- Spanish police say 33 people have been arrested globally in connection with a WhatsApp group for images of child sex abuse and other...

Sex Abuse Claims: Boy Scouts of America Go Bankrupt

arraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth...

Several Injuries at Florida Mall Explosion

A large explosion has ripped through a shopping and dining plaza in the US city of Plantation, Florida. Local police say that about 22...

UK: Johnson Fires Half Staff, Hires New Team

New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sacked half his ministers and appointed new ones who share his view on leaving the European Union...

New Attack on US Capitol- 1 Officer Killed, 1 Injured

One Capitol Police officer was killed and another was injured after a car rammed one of the barriers surrounding the Capitol complex on Friday,...

Forbes Claims Trump Made $2.4B During Presidency, Lost $200M

In April 2017, Press Secretary Sean Spicer took the podium in the White House briefing room and announced that the president was donating his...

Duty Free: Attempt to Smuggle $207,000 Worth of Cigarettes on Taiwan...

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An employee of the National Security Bureau (NSB) tried to smuggle NT$6.45 million (US$207,000) worth of cigarettes into Taiwan on...

Miami conferees discuss Caribbean energy resilience

MIAMI, Florida -- Improving the resilience of the region’s energy sector, especially when it comes to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change,...

Biden-Putin in 1st Phone Call on Cyber Spying, Bounties on US...

In this March 10, 2011, file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia. WASHINGTON (AP)...

WHO has three messages for the 75th UN General Assembly

GENEVA – As the world comes together at an unprecedented virtual session of the 75th UN General Assembly (UNGA), the World Health Organization (WHO)...

UK: Assange Refused Bail, Stays in Jail

Julian Assange has been refused bail by a judge who this week rejected a US request to have him extradited to face espionage and...

UK: Record 1.3 Ton Heroin Haul on Container Ship

One kilo packets were hidden in towels The UK’s biggest-ever haul of heroin worth more than $150 million was discovered in towels and dressing gowns...

Biden’s 1st ‘Level with America’ Health Briefing Predicts 90,000 Feb. Deaths

The Biden administration launched its new level-with-America health briefings with a projection that as many as 90,000 more in the U.S. will die from...

Moscow varsity ‘completes trial of Covid-19 vaccine’, claims Russian embassy

Moscow’s Sechenov University has “successfully completed tests on volunteers of the world’s first vaccine against Covid-19”, the Russian embassy in India claimed on Sunday. “Sechenov University...

Associated Press Summary: Most Americans Favor Lockdown

Trump shifts from raising alarms to reopening; Poll shows few Americans support easing restrictions The Trump administration has embraced a tectonic shift in its message...

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