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Facebook protests post offensive to Muslims leave three dead in India

Three people died and dozens were injured, including police officers, after violent protests erupted outside a police station in Bengaluru, India. The outrage was sparked by a provocateur – who is related to a local politician – accused of posting derogatory content related to the Prophet Muhammad on Facebook, police said Wednesday. INDIA TO BAN OVER 100 IMPORTS OF MILITARY …

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People of color are more likely to be arrested, charged and killed by police in Toronto, according to a new report

According to the report, black Canadians accounted for 32% of all allegations analyzed between 2013 and 2017, which included non-compliance, possession of cannabis, trespassing and certain driving offenses – crimes the team of research chose to focus because they are typically at the top at the discretion of an officer. And although they represent less than a tenth of Toronto’s …

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BREAKING: Three people died after train derailment in Aberdeenshire – Sky News

BREAKING: Three people died after the train derailed in the Aberdeenshire Sky News The Stonehaven tragedy shows that the rail industry must adapt to the climate crisis The Guardian Three killed in passenger train derailment after storms in north-east Scotland CNN Stonehaven train derails LIVE: Serious incident declared as emergency services on the HeraldScotland scene Emergency services called the train …

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The Lebanese judiciary can handle the investigation into the Beirut explosion: minister | News from Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon – Marie-Claude Najem, Lebanon’s minister of justice, says there are ample reasons to be wary of the Lebanese judiciary, but last week’s Beirut explosion is a “chance” for this vital institution to gain public trust. holding those responsible. Many questioned the country’s weak judicial authorities’ ability to carry out a full and transparent investigation into the devastating explosion …

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‘Archbishop’ of Florida Church Selling ‘Miracle Cure’ Bleach Arrested with Son | Florida

The self-styled “archbishop” of an alleged church in Florida that sells industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for Covid-19 has been arrested with his son in Colombia and faces extradition to the United States. Video shoot posted on Colombia’s chief prosecutor’s Twitter feed showed Mark Grenon and his son Joseph Grenon, dressed in blue overalls and masks, being taken away …

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Fauci and Azar questioned the claim of Putin’s coronavirus vaccine

Two prominent health voices in the United States express skepticism about Russian President Valdimir Putin’s claim that his country was the first to develop a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine. Putin’s claim on Tuesday raised immediate doubts about the science and security behind the alleged outcome. Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, …

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Coronavirus requires the closure of Georgia’s high school in the district with over 1K in quarantine

A Georgia school district that does not need masks has closed a high school and now has over 1,100 students and staff quarantined due to the coronavirus. The Cherokee County School District, based in Canton about 40 miles north of Atlanta, made the announcement on Tuesday, just eight days after its schools reopened. “This decision was not taken lightly,” Superintendent …

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Florida COVID-19 Cases: 550,901. The death toll reaches 8,765

The Florida Department of Health confirmed 8,109 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, pushing the state’s known total to 550,901. A further 212 Florida resident deaths brings the statewide resident death toll to 8,765. A new death of non-residents was also announced in the state, bringing the death toll of non-residents to 133. Hear today’s top stories from the Miami …

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