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Impeachment will further obscure Trump's contested economic legacyMarkets boosted by tax cuts and years of low interest rates have made the rich richer and the U.S. more divided than ever, something the Biden presidency will

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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 14Ontarians woke up under a new stay-at-home order on Thursday as Alberta announced it will ease some public health restrictions starting Monday.Social SharingOnt. stay-at-home

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WHO team arrives in Wuhan, China to investigate coronavirus originsAn international team of scientists led by the World Health Organization arrived on Thursday in China's central city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus

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[Intro] All this shit too easy, dawg [Chorus] Money be, applebee, f*ck that B Quick to be grabbing my money with Nerf on my waist I'm not really about all of these enemies Just did

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U.S., Russia appear on track to extend nuclear arms pactThe last U.S.-Russia strategic nuclear arms control pact appeared on track to win a one-year extension, as Washington on Tuesday welcomed a proposal by Moscow for

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Chinese envoy warns Canada against granting asylum to Hong Kong protestersThe Chinese ambassador to Canada warned the Trudeau government today not to grant asylum to Hong Kong residents fleeing a widely criticized national security law

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China, Russia and Cuba win spots on UN Human Rights CouncilChina, Russia and Cuba won seats on the UN's premier human rights body Tuesday despite opposition from activist groups over their abysmal human rights records.Social

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Pakistan bans TikTok after complaints of 'indecent' contentPakistan has banned the popular video-sharing app TikTok. The country's telecommunication authority says it made the decision after numerous complaints about 'immoral' content.Social SharingChinese tech company ByteDance's video-sharing

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Vatican officials, but not Pope FrancisU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Thursday at the Vatican to meet with top Holy See officials, a day after tensions

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Canada loses its bid for seat on UN Security CouncilDespite an intense and costly diplomatic push, Canada has lost its bid for a coveted seat at the United Nations Security Council.Social SharingNorway and Ireland win

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WHO says new virus outbreak in China needs further testing after 'hypothesis' on causeThe origins of a new cluster of coronavirus infections in Beijing are uncertain, World Health Organization officials said on Monday, but the

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5 dead in latest flooding in southern China rainstormsRainstorms have killed five more people in a region of southern Chinese already reeling from heavy flooding over the past week.Social SharingMore than 200,000 people have been

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State Department says U.S. will reassess intelligence-sharing with Canada if it lets Huawei into 5GThe United States is prepared to reassess its intelligence-sharing arrangement with Canada if Huawei is given the green light to take part

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Wuhan tests 10 million people for coronavirus, finds 300 asymptomatic casesThe Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus was first detected late last year, has tested nearly 10 million people in an unprecedented 19-day

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Hong Kong police block vigil to mark Tiananmen Square crackdownHong Kong police rejected an application Monday for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this week of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as residents rushed

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Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China growsU.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, end Hong Kong's special trade status and suspend visas

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Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security lawChina's ceremonial legislature overwhelmingly endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong on Thursday that has strained relations with the United States and Britain and triggered protests in

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U.S. surpasses 100,000 deaths from COVID-19: Johns Hopkins UniversityThe U.S. surpassed 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.Social SharingCountry has the most deaths, infections in the world

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U.S. threatens to strip Hong Kong of special status amid tension with ChinaThe United States government has threatened to strip Hong Kong of the special legal status that has enabled it to remain a global

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Hong Kong police arrest 360 as thousands protest over security lawsPolice in Hong Kong fired pepper pellets and made 360 arrests Wednesday as thousands of people took to the streets in anger over national security

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COVID-19 disinformation being spread by Russia, China, say expertsCountries like Russia and China are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to spread disinformation, say experts. While some of the disinformation centres on the origin of

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Beijing warns against 'meddling' as Canada, others express concerns over Hong Kong security lawsChina's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong dismissed concerns that its proposed national security laws for the city would harm foreign investors,

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Hong Kong's future thrown into doubt with planned Beijing legislationHong Kong activists called on Friday for people to rise up against Beijing's plans to impose national security legislation in the city, prompting alarm that the

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WHO resolution to investigate pandemic response wins unanimous supportA resolution on the need to investigate the global response to the coronavirus pandemic won endorsement at the World Health Organization's annual ministerial meeting on Tuesday, after

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WHO chief promises review of coronavirus response as China defends its performanceWorld Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday an independent evaluation of the global coronavirus response would be launched as soon as

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Clashes erupt between police, stranded migrants as India extends some COVID-19 lockdownsIndia on Sunday extended a nationwide lockdown to May 31, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further clashes erupted between police and stranded migrants.Social SharingExtension

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Barring Taiwan from WHO is a serious health concern, Canada, U.S., and allies sayCanada, the United States and six major allies have told the World Health Organization that its ongoing exclusion of Taiwan has created

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Wuhan continues ambitious COVID-19 testing campaignAfter a cluster of new cases, Wuhan, the original epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, is continuing mass testing of the city's population.Social SharingSome lining up at clinics worry coronavirus testing

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New U.S. rule aimed at Huawei's influence focuses on semiconductor suppliersThe U.S. administration on Friday moved to block shipments of semiconductors to Huawei Technologies from global chipmakers, in an action that could ramp up tensions

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Coronavirus vaccine possible in about a year, says EU agencyA vaccine to counter the novel coronavirus could be approved in about a year in an "optimistic" scenario, a agency that approves medicines for the European

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