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More than 300 million cases of coronavirus worldwide

PictureOn Thursday, a patient at the Royal London Hospital in East London. Some infectious disease experts suggest it is time to stop focusing on the number of cases.Credit…Matt Dunham / Associated press It took more than a year for the world to register the first 100 million cases of coronavirus, …

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FIXED UPDATE 2 Drone attack on US forces foiled west of Baghdad

BAGHDAD, January 4 (Reuters) – Two drones loaded with explosives were shot down by Iraqi air defenses on Tuesday as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, home to US forces, in the west of Baghdad, according to an official of the international organization led by the United States. said …

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Fire ravages historic South African Parliament complex | News, Sports, Jobs

Associated press CAPE TOWN, South Africa – A major fire ravaged South Africa’s 138-year-old Parliament complex on Sunday, devastating offices and causing some ceilings to collapse at a site that has hosted some of the country’s pivotal moments. As firefighters struggled to bring the blaze under control, a dark plume …

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Names to Note: Fundraising Pro Modesto Gets Global Honor

Carole richard will achieve worldwide recognition for his fundraising career in the Modesto area. She will become Distinguished Fellow of the Association of Fundraising Professionals during its international conference May 2-4 in Las Vegas. Three more people will be honored, bringing the total number of Fellows to 20. Richard is …

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San Diego Airport: How the start of the Terminal 1 redevelopment will affect parking

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Construction of the new San Diego International Airport Terminal 1 project will result in relocations starting Monday, the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority said on Thursday. Mobile phone parking will be moved to the west parking lot of Terminal 2 on McCain Road, an airport …

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Major topics around the world in 2021: ethylene oxide, impact of COVID-19, global epidemics

– TO ANALYSE – A trio of issues that were on the 2020 news agenda have continued into 2021 and none of them are yet out of sight. The coronavirus, the UK’s exit from the European Union and the ethylene oxide contamination will certainly require coverage as 2022 approaches. 2021 …

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Delta: flight to Shanghai was turned back due to COVID rules

BEIJING (AP) – Delta Air Lines said on Monday that new pandemic-related cleaning requirements at a Shanghai airport were behind the rollback of a recent flight from Seattle in flight, a move that prompted a protest from the Chinese consulate in San Francisco. An emailed statement said the new warrants …

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NASA launches $ 10 billion James Webb space telescope to explore early stars and galaxies

In a mission in preparation for more than two decades, NASA on Saturday launched the most expensive science probe ever built, a $ 10 billion telescope that will attempt to capture starlight from the first galaxies to be born in the Big Bang flaming crucible. Billions over budget and years …

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Vaccine, infection data marks small wins in battle for Omicron

AstraZeneca and Novavax say their shots protect Omicron UK data suggests fewer hospitalizations than Delta’s Do not extrapolate from similar African data -African CDC WHO also called for caution before drawing firm conclusions Biden moves too little, too late for Omicron experts JOHANNESBURG / LONDON, Dec.23 (Reuters) – Two vaccine …

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Austin-Bergstrom International Airport reminds passengers how to properly pack and travel with firearms

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport showcases best practices for packing and traveling correctly with firearms. The airport recommends that you first check and comply with local, national, and international laws, as well as know the gun laws at your destination. Here’s what to expect if you’re traveling through AUS …

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Do more to resolve Rohingya crisis: UN envoy to Bangladesh | News from the Rohingya

A UN special rapporteur said the international community should establish a better partnership with Bangladesh and cut off Myanmar’s military leadership in handling the Rohingya refugee crisis. “Bangladesh cannot and should not shoulder this responsibility alone,” Tom Andrews, UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, told a …

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Trump International Hotel in Washington report reveals gaping corruption loopholes

Donald Trump should never have been allowed to retain ownership of his hotel in Washington, DC while he was president. A new report has confirmed that the controls supposedly in place to limit potential corruption have failed completely. Trump exposed these flaws in the system; Congress must act now before …

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US Lighting Group and Cortes Campers welcome new international distributor

EUCLIDE, Ohio, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – US Lighting Group, Inc. (OTC: USLG) and its Cortes Campers, LLC division signed an international distribution agreement for exclusive territory with Pik-A-Dilly RV Center in Manitoba, Canada. “We are pleased to welcome our first international distributor in Canada, “declared Anthony Corpora, …

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Nebraska’s African Poetry Book Fund Wins International Award | Nebraska today

After 10 years of celebrating the work of emerging African poets, the Brunel International African Poetry Prize, formerly supported by Brunel University in London, will be renamed the Evaristo African Poetry Prize. The award will be managed by the African Poetry Book Fund at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. A partner …

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Eastern Michigan outlasts Florida International in 4 OT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) – Nathan Scott hit a free kick with 4:01 left in fourth overtime and Eastern Michigan stayed ahead in a 92-88 win over Florida International on Saturday. Colin Golson Jr. of Eastern Michigan laid out a layup with 55 seconds left in regulation to send the game …

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Firefighters undergo training at Tampa International Airport

TAMPA, Fla .– Large plumes of smoke were visible around Tampa International Airport on Thursday evening. Tampa Fire Rescue Airport Rescue Fire Fighting Division (ARFF) held a training exercise so that firefighters could respond to emergencies at the airport like a plane catching fire. Emergencies don’t happen often, but training …

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Penn State Global Seeks Nominations For Annual Faculty, Staff and Student Awards

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Penn State Global is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Advancing Global Penn State Awards, including the inaugural Penn State Global Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as for the W. LaMarr Kopp International Faculty Award and the Ardeth and Norman Prize Frisbey for international students. Recipients …

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Change in COVID-19 Protocols for Global Travel Impacts International Students at IU – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – President Joe Biden’s new COVID-19 security protocols for international travel officially took effect on Monday. This means that anyone entering the United States must provide proof of a negative test within one day of their flight, regardless of their vaccination status. The changes were announced last …

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American coronavirus: United States registers on average more than 100,000 new cases of Covid-19 per day, the highest level in two months

The seven-day moving average of new cases was 121,437 on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Prior to this week, the United States last surpassed 100,000 cases per day in early October. The number of Covid-19 deaths is also on the rise, with a seven-day average of …

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Sources: Houston Dynamo and Mexico international Jonathan dos Santos held talks

The talks between the parties are not yet too formal, for the most part preliminary. Houston is still looking for a head coach and dos Santos has many contenders in La Liga MX. Jaime Ojeda has already noted Houston and other teams on both sides of the US-Mexico border are …

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Travel to Des Moines International Airport is making a comeback

Sunday marked one of the busiest travel days at Des Moines International Airport since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Driving the news: About 4,590 people passed through Des Moines Airport on November 28, up 101% from the Sunday after Thanksgiving last year, according to airport data requested by Axios …

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International travelers worried after discovery of new variant of COVID-19 – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA – After the discovery of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 in southern Africa, many travelers are hesitant to complete their travel plans. A World Health Organization panel says the Omicron variant could be even worse than the Delta variant. They said it could have a higher risk of …

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Estonian film fund Tallifornia launches with three international investments | New

Tallifornia Film Fund, Estonia’s first private film investment fund, was launched at the country’s Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, with three initial investments including an Estonia-Germany-UK co-production Sentinel. The fund was created by Estonian production company Tallifornia and was announced at the European Film Forum industry event this week. It …

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A doctoral student in music wins 3 international online piano competitions

23 November 2021 Ka Hou “Tommy” Chan, DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at Arizona State University, has received top prize in three international online piano competitions. Chan was awarded the first prizes of the International Northern Music Competition in Sweden, the International Golden Classical Music Awards and the International …

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Peng Shuai Says He Is Safe During Video Call With International Olympic Committee

During the video call, the two men were accompanied by a Chinese sports official, Li Lingwei, as well as the president of the athletes’ commission, Emma Terho. The IOC did not provide CNN with access to the video. The video comes after Peng, one of China’s most recognizable sports stars, …

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Record number of international students enrolled at SUNY JCC | New

JAMESTOWN – Santru Mohan has watched with joy the leaves change color and fall from their branches for the past few weeks. He smiles as he talks about the chilly temperatures that have hit campus. “I can’t wait to see winter and snow because I’ve never seen snow in my …

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The Equity Builder: Carol Fergus of Fidelity International

Director of Global Travel, Meetings and Ground Transportation for Fidelity International, Carol Fergus is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees of the Travel & Meetings Society and the Global Business Travel Association. She has created documentation on how to start conversations within business travel around DE&I …

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Report assesses state of virtual international exchanges

A new survey on the state of virtual international exchanges has found growth in virtual exchange programs driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also identifies gaps in data on these programs, their quality and results. “What the report shows very clearly is that there are a wide variety of …

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Saab GlobalEye from the United Arab Emirates, a feast for the eyes

Saab’s GlobalEye, also known as the Swing-Role Surveillance System, debuted in Dubai in 2019, but at that time the company had yet to hand it over to its launch client. This year, the aircraft first appeared as an operational asset of the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defense. …

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REEF Leads Global Expansion of Virtual Kitchens with Acquisition of UAE Based Kitchen Platform “iKcon”

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – REEF Technology Inc. (“REEF”), the largest operator of delivery kitchens, logistics and convenience hubs in North America, today announced its entry into the Middle East and North Africa through the full acquisition of iKcon Restaurant LLC (Innovative Kitchen Concepts). The acquisition of …

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Victoria COVID Cases Rise, NSW COVID Cases Rise, International Travel Resumes November 1 ICAC Gladys Berejiklian Investigation Continues, Australia Vaccination Rate Approaches 80%

The Australian medical regulator wrote to YouTube and Facebook about the United Australia Party ads, saying the videos paint a “seriously misleading” picture of vaccine safety and urging platforms to remove them. Therapeutic Goods Administration boss Professor John Skerritt wrote to the companies on Tuesday, sharing the regulator’s concerns about …

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Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles hosted by Herbalife Nutrition Awards the 2021 international distance winners Vincent Luis and Emma Pallant-Browne with a cash prize of $ 40,000

Posted: October 24, 2021 at 3:05 p.m. CDT|Update: 23 minutes ago LOS ANGELES, 24 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF) honors Herbalife24 Los Angeles triathlon winners Vincent Luis and Emma Pallant-Browne, who took the first steps of the podium by winning the $ 40,000 price exchange. …

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IMS Hosts Million Dollar International Student Racing Competition – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts the Indy Autonomous Challenge with 21 universities from nine countries on Saturday morning. Germany, Italy, Canada, India and South Korea are among the countries represented in the competition, which is a platform for students to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Nine …

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Acceleration Partners named Best Performance Marketing Agency at the International Performance Marketing Awards

BOSTON, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Acceleration Partners, the world’s leading partner marketing agency, is delighted to announce that it has won the award for Best Performance Marketing Agency at the International Performance Marketing Awards (IPMA) of This year. This is the fifth consecutive year that Acceleration Partners …

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16 Founders with Disabilities Selected for 2Gether-International’s Inaugural Technology Cohort Accelerator, with Google Support for Startups

“Supporting founders with disabilities is essential to Google for Startups’ mission to level the playing field for under-represented founders as alone 4% of companies with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives include disability in these efforts, ”said Hannah frankl, Global Product Marketing Manager. “We are proud to work with 2Gether-International to …

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Jerez’s first race canceled after crash

Dean Berta Vinales, Alejandro Carrion, Daniel Mogeda, Harry Khouri and Yeray Ruiz were involved in a major crash at Turn 2 at the start of Lap 11, prompting race officials to report the session. The race was not restarted and the results were announced at the end of the previous …

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10 years of World Rhinoceros Day | New

2011 looks like a different world than we are today, but what has the last 10 years done for the rhinos? Today the 10e anniversary of World Rhino Day, we look back on the ups and downs of the past decade and reflect on what will follow. The poaching crisis …

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Bombs kill at least 3 people in eastern Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan – Witnesses say a series of three explosions that targeted Taliban vehicles in the capital of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan left at least three dead and 20 injured, No one immediately took responsibility for Saturday’s attack in Jalalabad, but the increasingly violent branch of the Islamic State …

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