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Politics latest news: Covid vaccine ‘will help you, not hinder you’ for travel

Politics latest news: Covid vaccine ‘will help you, not hinder you’ for travel and mass events, says Boris Johnson. Government ‘pleased’ that ‘only two’ Covid briefings were ruled unlawful. Government officials have insisted that “only two” out of 170 Covid briefings were found to be unlawful in a High Court judgement today. Mr Justice Fordham […]

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Five takeaways from gripping officer testimony at the first January 6 hearing

(CNN)The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack at the Capitol held its first hearing on Tuesday with harrowing testimony from four officers who shared their stories of being attacked by the rioters. The three-hour hearing was the opening act for the committee that’s preparing to investigate all of the circumstances surrounding the January 6 insurrection, […]

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‘I have to focus on my mental health,’ says Simone Biles after withdrawing from gold medal event

Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo (CNN)Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday, citing mental heath concerns as she attempts to protect “her body and mind.” After the final — won by the the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) — Biles broke down in tears as she explained her […]

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Canadian police investigating Manitoba residential faculty abuse claims

Canadian police investigating Manitoba residential faculty abuse claims. RCMP well-knownshows it has spent 10 years undertaking ‘big-scale research’ into allegations. A department of Canada’s federal police pressure says it has spent the final decade undertaking a “big-scale research” into allegations of sexual abuse at a former residential faculty. On Tuesday, the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted […]

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Anna Kiesenhofer is a math genius who just pulled off one of the biggest shocks in Olympics history

Nobody was speaking about Anna Kiesenhofer ahead of the Tokyo 2020 women’s road race, but they certainly are now. The Austrian rider was considered a novice compared to her competitors, notably defending champion Anna van der Breggen, former Olympic bronze medalist Elisa Longo Borghini, Britain’s Lizzie Deignan, Germany’s Lisa Brennauer and former world title champion […]

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Jobless Americans sue Florida for ending $300 unemployment benefits early

Out-of-work Americans in Florida filed a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday seeking to reinstate a pandemic relief program that paid out an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits. In a complaint filed late Sunday on behalf of 10 unemployed Floridians, three attorneys – Gautier Kitchen, Marie Mattox and Scott Behren – […]