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U.S. Plans Entry Ban for Most Non-Citizens From South Africa

46 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

The U.S. will ban entry to most non-U.S. citizens who have recently been in South Africa in response to the new Covid-19 strain there, according to a White House official...
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Russian Vessel Starts Nord Stream 2 Work in Danish Waters

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Russian pipelaying vessel Fortuna has started working at the Nord Stream 2 construction site in Danish waters, defying new U.S. sanctions against the controversial gas-pipeline...
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U.K. Defends Vaccine-Dose Delays as Approach Gains Traction

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U.S. to Boost Surveillance of Virus Variants, CDC Head Says

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Fourth Zimbabwean Cabinet Member Dies of Covid-19 in Surge

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Harare, Zimbabwe - Four Zimbabwean Cabinet ministers have died of COVID-19, three within the past two weeks, highlighting a resurgence of the disease that is sweeping through...
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Israel Allows U.S. to Deploy Iron Dome in Gulf, Haaretz Says

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Israel has agreed to let the U.S. deploy Israeli-made Iron Dome missile defense systems in its military bases in the Persian Gulf, Europe, and elsewhere in Asia, the Haaretz...
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World's Economic Recovery Gets Delayed by Slow Vaccine Rollouts

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Hong Kong Eases Kowloon Area Lockdown for Uninfected Residents

8 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Hong Kong began easing a temporary lockdown on thousands of residents after carrying out mandatory testing for the coronavirus, allowing those with negative results to leave...
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Four Years of Crisis: Charting Iran's Economy Under Trump

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Pirates Attack Turkish Ship Off W. Africa; Kill 1, Kidnap 15

11 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the...
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Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. And they'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. Read more ...

Conor McGregor stunned by Dustin Poirier in UFC return

Conor McGregor stunned by Dustin Poirier in UFC return

“The Diamond” sparkled at UFC Fight Island against the biggest name in combat sports. Dustin Poirier weathered the early storm from Conor McGregor's punches to secure a TKO at... Read more ...

Biden attends Mass at DC church, stops at bagel shop on way back to White House

Biden attends Mass at DC church, stops at bagel shop on way back to White House

President Biden attended Mass on the first Sunday after he entered the White House - and then stopped on the ride back at a popular D.C. bagel joint. The nation's second... Read more ...

Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

CHICAGO - Pius Suter scored his first three NHL goals, Kevin Lankinen made 25 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Sunday for their second... Read more ...

UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins...

UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins debut

It proved to be a big night for the underdogs at UFC 257 as Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler loaded up and scored a pair of eye-catching TKOs to stake their claims for a... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the... Read more ...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the New York Yankees

The newest Pirates players include right-handed pitcher Roansy Contreras, infielder Maikol Escotto, outfielder Canaan Smith and right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure. Read more ...

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Monument will close in a bid to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Parks Service said. The 555-foot marble obelisk tower, the construction... Read more ...

Sen. Paul clashes with George Stephanopoulos over 2020 election results

Sen. Paul clashes with George Stephanopoulos over 2020 election results

Sen. Rand Paul and ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday got into a fiery exchange over President Joe Biden winning the 2020 presidential election - with the... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...