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[l] at 1/28/22 12:26pm
The U.S. government is warning U.S. citizens to avoid a hospital at a Mexican resort, following years of complaints that the facility preyed on Americans by overcharging, bullying them and refusing to release medical records
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[l] at 1/28/22 12:21pm
Police in Canada’s capital have called in reinforcements as the first trucks in a convoy organized to protest the Canadian government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truck drivers arrive in the capital
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[l] at 1/28/22 11:52am
Mexican journalist Lourdes Maldonado dedicated her last program to a fellow journalist the day after he was gunned down outside his home
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[l] at 1/28/22 10:22am
Federal authorities say they have detained 17 Dominican migrants after their boat capsized near Puerto Rico’s northwest coast in pre-dawn hours, with the U.S. Coast Guard searching for an estimated 10 others still missing
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[l] at 1/28/22 10:12am
Finland’s government says the mobile devices of Finnish diplomats working abroad have been hacked with sophisticated spyware
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[l] at 1/28/22 10:04am
Riots broke out in eastern India over the entrance exam for jobs with the railway department, one of the world’s largest employers.
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[l] at 1/28/22 9:57am
European officials say talks to salvage the tattered 2015 nuclear deal with Iran have paused while diplomats return to capitals for political consultations
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[l] at 1/28/22 9:47am
U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters are searching near a Syrian prison for Islamic State group sleeper cells
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[l] at 1/28/22 9:42am
For the falcons and owls that work at luxury hotels, jobs in pest control come with flying and dining perks.
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[l] at 1/28/22 9:02am
A Peruvian judge has banned Repsol’s Peru director and three other executives from leaving the country for 18 months while the government investigates an oil spill at a refinery run by the Spain-based company
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[l] at 1/28/22 8:50am
French President Emmanuel Macron used his Friday phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to urge the Kremlin to “clarify its position and the aim” of military operations around Ukraine.
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[l] at 1/28/22 7:36am
Elon Musk and Donald Trump Jr. are among those who have expressed support for the truckers on social media.
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[l] at 1/28/22 7:34am
The U.S. Coast Guard says its aircrews and local emergency authorities are searching for anyone in the water after a makeshift boat carrying suspected migrants capsized off a beach in Puerto Rico
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[l] at 1/28/22 7:09am
China turned inward to construct the 2022 Winter Games.
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[l] at 1/28/22 6:42am
Iraq’s military says six rockets struck Baghdad’s international airport facility on Friday, damaging two commercial planes but causing no casualties
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[l] at 1/28/22 6:37am
U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters are searching near a Syrian prison for Islamic State group sleeper cells
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[l] at 1/28/22 6:32am
Women in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas have been taking to their rooftops to get some sun and maintain tan lines during the pandemic
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:37am
“The tropical storm sheds a light again on the risks and consequences of climate emergencies in the region,” the United Nations said.
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:33am
Iraq’s military says six rockets struck Baghdad’s international airport facility on Friday, damaging two commercial planes but causing no casualties
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:30am
The United Nations World Food Program says more than a third of the people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region “are suffering an extreme lack of food.”
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:23am
Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi has ordered that all central government employees and government contractors get boosted by Feb. 28 as part of a new measure to fight COVID-19 in the U.S. territory
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:07am
Six men have gone on trial in Germany over a spectacular theft of 18th-century treasures from Dresden’s Green Vault Museum in 2019
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:05am
Pakistani officials say a roadside bomb killed four policemen and wounded eight others as they were travelling in a restive zone of the country’s southwest
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[l] at 1/28/22 5:01am
Belgium has updated its passports and from February onward, the plethora of Gothic and baroque buildings in its pages will make way for something for which nation is perhaps known even better — its cartoon characters
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:53am
Federal prosecutors say a German who allegedly took her young daughter to watch a woman being stoned while in Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been charged with membership in the extremist group and other offenses
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:50am
Russian authorities on Friday reported over 98,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases, but the Kremlin says the actual number is likely to be much higher as the highly contagious omicron variant continues to rage through the vast country
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:43am
Chinese are traveling to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year, the country’s biggest family holiday, despite a government plea to stay where they are as Beijing tries to contain coronavirus outbreaks
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:42am
Officials say an oil slick off the coast of Thailand has continued to expand and is approaching beaches on the east coast, home to fragile coral and seagrass
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:40am
The European Union ombudsman has found that the bloc’s executive arm was responsible for “maladministration” after it failed to provide access to text messages exchanged by its president and the CEO of pharmaceutical company Pfizer relating to coronavirus vaccine purchases
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:14am
Indian health officials say there are signs of COVID-19 infections plateauing in some parts of the country but cautioned that cases are still surging in other states, linked to a new, stealthier version of the omicron variant
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:14am
Germany’s health minister says a coronavirus surge fueled by the omicron variant remains “under control” despite a string of new infection records
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[l] at 1/28/22 4:12am
Pope Francis is denouncing the fake news about COVID-19 and vaccines, blasting what he says is a “distortion of reality based on fear.”
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:52am
Iraqi officials say that at least three rockets struck near Baghdad’s international airport and an adjacent military base that hosts U.S. and other coalition advisors on Friday, damaging an abandoned commercial plane but causing no casualties
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:45am
Human rights groups fear a “ploy” from China to delay international criticism until after the Olympics.
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:42am
Divers, vets and the coast guard have mounted a rescue operation to help a whale calf that has become trapped in shallow water in a seaside area of the Greek capital
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:39am
Norway’s 84-year-old King Harald V will take a few days off because of cold symptoms, a day after meeting with Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt who tested positive for COVID-19
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:26am
Cyprus’ foreign minister says that the east Mediterranean island nation has “all the ingredients” to be a “credible and reliable partner” for the U.S. in maintaining stability and security in the region
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:02am
French President Emmanuel Macron will use his Friday phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to make the Kremlin “clarify its position and the aim” of military operations around Ukraine.
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[l] at 1/28/22 3:00am
India is among nearly three dozen countries in the world where spouses cannot file a criminal complaint against their partners for non-consensual sex.
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[l] at 1/28/22 2:00am
Growing Iranian influence in strategic Deir al-Zour province aims at projecting Tehran’s power across the region.
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[l] at 1/28/22 1:53am
Lilly explained her attendance at the rally using rhetoric that echoed that of abortion rights activists.
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[l] at 1/28/22 12:00am
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union announced the coordinated push Friday and said that it would include legal action both in Hungary and abroad.
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[l] at 1/28/22 12:00am
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union announced the coordinated push Friday and said that it would include legal action both in Hungary and abroad.
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[l] at 1/28/22 12:00am
The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union announced the coordinated push Friday and said that it would include legal action both in Hungary and abroad.
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[l] at 1/27/22 11:05pm
French President Emmanuel Macron will use his Friday phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to make the Kremlin “clarify its position and the aim” of military operations around Ukraine.
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[l] at 1/27/22 10:10pm
Rwandan authorities say they will reopen the border with Uganda, ending nearly three years of a standoff that appeared to hurt both countries’ economies and raised fears of armed hostilities
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[l] at 1/27/22 10:04pm
Hong Kong is cutting the length of mandatory quarantine for people arriving from overseas from 21 to 14 days, even as the southern Chinese city battles a new surge in COVID-19 cases
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[l] at 1/27/22 10:01pm
The costs of a major Russian invasion of Ukraine could ripple across the globe.
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[l] at 1/27/22 8:38pm
The UN counter-terrorism chief says the attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy spotlighting the need for urgent international action to deal with those allegedly linked to the extremist group in prisons and camps in the country’s northeast
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[l] at 1/27/22 7:53pm
Kiribati and several other small Pacific nations were among the last on the planet to have avoided any virus outbreaks, thanks to their remote locations and strict border controls
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[l] at 1/27/22 4:30pm
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that President Vladimir Putin has studied proposals from the United States and NATO and that his response will be swift.
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[l] at 1/27/22 2:43pm
Tuesday's killing in Mexico follows the shooting death of two Canadians at a resort in the same town.
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[l] at 1/27/22 2:15pm
The clash came 10 days after smugglers killed a Jordanian army officer, prompting the military to promise a harded crackdown on smuggling from Syria.
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[l] at 1/27/22 12:58pm
The U.S.-backed SDF said 60 to 90 militants were hiding in the northern section of the facility.
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[l] at 1/27/22 12:19pm
Officials plan to halt “actively searching” for survivors at sunset unless they receive any new information, concluding there are probably no other survivors.
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[l] at 1/27/22 11:11am
More than 100,000 fines have been issued for violating coronavirus restrictions. Some people see a double standard.
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[l] at 1/27/22 9:25am
Rare snowfall brought scenes of joy to parts of the world more accustomed to balmy weather.
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[l] at 1/27/22 7:56am
Sue Gray, a once little-known British official, is investigating lockdown parties under Boris Johnson's government that allegedly violated coronavirus restrictions.
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[l] at 1/27/22 5:00am
Threats from organized crime and widespread impunity make Mexico one of the world's most dangerous countries for reporters.
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[l] at 1/27/22 4:00am
For years, the citizen-fighters of Kyiv's 130th territorial defense battalion have trained for a war that seemed improbable. No more.
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[l] at 1/27/22 3:00am
In the 14 years since it last hosted the Games, the nation has become a world power and experienced dramatic societal transformations.

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