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Northern Ireland Rioters Ignore Calls To End The Violence

VOA: Irish Prime Minister Warns Against Return to Violence in Northern Ireland Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin observed the 23rd anniversary of an agreement that ended most of the three decades of sectarian violence over British rule in Northern Ireland Saturday by warning against a return to the prolonged unrest. …

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Covid-19 Hospitalizations Among Younger People Are Rising In The US

CNN: Covid-19 hospitalizations among younger people are rising in the US — especially in one region (CNN)The US just hit a record high of about 4.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines reported administered in one day, according to data published Saturday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Amazing …

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How Many Lives Has The Covid Pandemic Really Claimed In Russia In The Past Year ? (Update)

New York Times: ‘You Can’t Trust Anyone’: Russia’s Hidden Covid Toll Is an Open Secret The country’s official coronavirus death toll is 102,649. But at least 300,000 more people died last year during the pandemic than were reported in Russia’s most widely cited official statistics. SAMARA, Russia — She burst …

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Israeli Study Says South African Variant Can ‘Break Through’ The Pfizer Vaccine

Daily Mail: Mutant South African Covid-19 variant can 'break through' the Pfizer jab, study finds * Scientists studied 400 people who tested positive at least 14 days after jab * The variant was eight times more prevalent in those who had two jabs than none * It was seen in …

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic In Brazil — News Updates April 11, 2021

Al Jazeera: ‘Out of control’: Brazil’s COVID surge sparks regional fears Brazil’s South American neighbours worry a COVID-19 variant will spread quickly and lead to another wave of deaths. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Almost a year ago to the day, the jungle city of Manaus grabbed international headlines after …

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Shortage Of Vital Components Is Threatening The Global Covid Vaccine Rollout

A shortage of plastic growbags where vaccine cells are grown has hampered the global vaccine supply, according to the Novavax chief executive. Photograph: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock The Guardian: Global Covid vaccine rollout threatened by shortage of vital components Pharmaceutical firms warn of delays to items such as the large bags …

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Air-Mobility General Wants The US Air Force’s Biggest PlanseDo More Than Carry Things In The Next War

Airmen load equipment on a C-5M Super Galaxy at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 10, 2019. US Air Force/Senior Airman Cassandra Johnson Business Insider: US Air Force's biggest planes need to do more than carry things in the next war, air-mobility general says * The US military believes a …

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US Marines Are Choosing Not To Get COVID-19 Vaccines Because They Think They Were Developed Too Quickly

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger receives the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Operation Warp Speed at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Maryland, Dec 22, 2020. (Lance Cpl. Tyler W. Abbott/ Marine Corps) Daily Mail: REVEALED: Nearly 40 percent of the Marines are choosing not to …

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin Has Arrived In Israel Sunday For Two Days Of Talks

Defense Minister Benny Gantz, right, walks alongside US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin during an honor guard ceremony at Israel's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on April 11, 2021. (Ariel Hermoni) I just arrived in Israel where I’m looking forward to a series of robust discussions with our Israeli friends on …

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Iran Reports ‘Electrical Incident’ At Natanz Nuclear Site

The National: Iran's underground nuclear lab hit by power cut after new centrifuge installed The incident comes a day after Iran said it had installed new, faster centrifuges at the site Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered power problems on Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges, state TV …

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