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Canada’s largest province says it’s in the third wave — and officials worry the vaccine rollout may not happen fast enough

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Canada's largest province declared Monday it was at the beginning of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to evidence of increasing case counts, hospitalizations and the spread of variants. "We're in t...

ISIS behind brutal attack in Salah al-Din province, Iraq military says

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Baghdad, Iraq ISIS militants were behind Thursday's brutal killings north of Baghdad where they shot dead eight people in three separate attacks, including six family members, according to an Iraqi military statement...

6.4 quake strikes Argentina’s San Juan province, no tsunami warning issued

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A magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Argentina's west-central province of San Juan on Monday night, according to a preliminary report from the United States Geological Survey. A series of aftershocks around the c...

Pakistan’s most populous province bans virginity tests for rape survivors in landmark ruling

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Virginity tests on sexual assault survivors have been outlawed in Pakistan's most-populous province, in a landmark ruling that's the first of its kind in the country. The Lahore High Court in Punjab province on Mon...

Canadian province of Ontario will shut down the day after Christmas

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford, citing rising numbers of Covid-19 cases that are accelerating at "an alarming rate," announced Monday that the entire Canadian province will shut down effective Saturday. Ford called the c...

This Pacific Island province is so frustrated with China’s presence that it’s pushing for independence

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It was pitched as a rare repatriation flight to bring people stranded in China back to their Pacific Island home which has yet to report a single coronavirus case. But of the 104 people on board the chartered Solom...