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Philippines orders more than 25 million people into lockdown over Easter as Covid-19 cases soar

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Millions of people in the Philippines won't be celebrating Easter as normal this year after the majority Catholic country imposed a strict lockdown in the capital and nearby provinces. Presidential Spokesperson Harr...

Kenya orders closure of two refugee camps, gives ultimatum to UN agency

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Kenya on Wednesday ordered the closure of two sprawling camps that host hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighboring Somalia and gave the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) two weeks to present a plan to do so, the int...

Biden orders flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Atlanta shooting victims

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President Joe Biden has ordered the American flags at the White House and on other federal ground be flown at half-staff as "a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence" in Atlanta this week....

More than 500 people in UK were put on do-not-resuscitate orders without consent, watchdog says

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More than 500 people in the United Kingdom were put on do-not-resuscitate orders without their consent or their carers' consent during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study released by England's care watchd...

Chinese court orders husband to pay wife $7,700 for housework in landmark divorce case

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A court in China has ordered a man to pay thousands of dollars in compensation to his former wife for housework she shouldered during their five-year marriage, in a landmark divorce ruling that has sparked discussio...

Malaysian court orders graft trial of wife of ex-PM Najib to proceed

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A Malaysian court on Thursday ordered Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, to enter a defense in a corruption trial linked to a multi-million-dollar project approved while the ex-premier was...

Polish court orders historians to apologize over Holocaust book

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Warsaw, PolandA Warsaw court ruled on Tuesday that two historians tarnished the memory of a Polish villager in a book about the Holocaust and must apologize, in a case some academics warn could deter impartial resear...

Chicago orders some teachers to resume in-person classes next week, setting up showdown with union

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Chicago may be closer to a teacher strike after Chicago Public Schools ordered some teachers back to work in person Monday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools said they had made their "last, best, and f...

Judge orders New York district to be certified for Republican in last unresolved congressional race of 2020

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A New York judge ordered the State Board of Elections to certify Republican Claudia Tenney as the winner in New York's 22nd Congressional District Friday, bringing the last unresolved race of the 2020 election close...

Peru orders lockdowns amid crippling second Covid-19 wave

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Peru has announced new lockdowns for 10 of its 25 regions, including the capital Lima, as Covid-19 cases rise and hospitals reach a breaking point. The lockdowns will start on January 31. The country is also racing ...

Biden to sign executive orders related to ‘equity’

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President Joe Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing, according to a draft of a calendar docu...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin orders review of military sexual assault prevention programs

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In his first directive since taking office, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is ordering senior Pentagon leadership to send him reports detailing their efforts to prevent sexual assault and harassment, as well as what...

Acting secretary of defense orders NSA chief to install Trump loyalist as agency’s general counsel

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The acting secretary of defense is trying to install a Trump loyalist as the top lawyer at the National Security Agency, according to three sources familiar. Christopher Miller, who just two days earlier said he co...

Biden to sign executive orders rejoining Paris climate accord and rescinding Muslim ban on first day

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President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders, including rejoining the Paris climate accord and ending the travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, on his first day in office, accordi...

State Department orders social media silence on mayhem at US Capitol as leaders tweet

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Washington US diplomats overseas were told Wednesday to suspend all social media posts given the mob assault on Capitol Hill in Washington, three diplomatic sources tell CNN, a step normally only taken during a terro...

Police arrest 2 people and fine 6 for violating Quebec’s Covid-19 lockdown orders at a 7-person house party

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Canadian police arrested two people after an illegal New Year's Eve party violated Quebec's Covid-19 lockdown protocols. One man is expected to face charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, Gatin...

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