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What are economic sanctions, and how did they become Washington’s foreign policy tool of choice?

The Biden administration Thursday imposed a substantial slate of economic sanctions on Russia. The move came as little surprise.
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What are economic sanctions, and how did they become Washington’s foreign policy tool of choice?

The Biden administration Thursday imposed a substantial slate of economic sanctions on Russia. The move came as little surprise.

Cuba’s Castro era to end with Raúl expected to step down as Communist Party chief

Fidel's younger brother is expected to leave the powerful office during a party congress this weekend.
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Cuba’s Castro era to end with Raúl expected to step down as Communist Party chief

Fidel's younger brother is expected to leave the powerful office during a party congress this weekend.

Covid-19 live updates: Top federal science adviser says ‘nothing should detract’ from Americans getting vaccinated

To date, more than 46 percent of the eligible U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose, though the number of new cases continued to trend upward at an average of 9 percent over the past week. At least 563,000 people have died of covid-19.
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Covid-19 live updates: Top federal science adviser says ‘nothing should detract’ from Americans getting vaccinated

To date, more than 46 percent of the eligible U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose, though the number of new cases continued to trend upward at an average of 9 percent over the past week. At least 563,000 people have died of covid-19.

Thermo Fisher expands pharma service business with US$17.4 billion PPD acquisition

Medical device maker Thermo Fisher Scientific said on Thursday (Apr 15) it would acquire contract researcher PPD for US$17.4 billion as it looks to add more muscle to its pharmaceutical services business.
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Thermo Fisher expands pharma service business with US$17.4 billion PPD acquisition

Medical device maker Thermo Fisher Scientific said on Thursday (Apr 15) it would acquire contract researcher PPD for US$17.4 billion as it looks to add more muscle to its pharmaceutical services business.

Latin American pandemic recovery lagging: IMF

Latin America's recovery from the pandemic crisis is lagging the rest of the world and the economy will not return to its pre-pandemic level until 2024, the IMF warned Thursday.
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Latin American pandemic recovery lagging: IMF

Latin America's recovery from the pandemic crisis is lagging the rest of the world and the economy will not return to its pre-pandemic level until 2024, the IMF warned Thursday.

Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Thursday (Apr 15) clashed on a wide range of issues during a volatile press conference at the end of their first meeting in over a year.
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Greek, Turkish ministers clash at press conference

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Thursday (Apr 15) clashed on a wide range of issues during a volatile press conference at the end of their first meeting in over a year.

America's STD rate hits record high for 6th year in a row

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a grim new report confirming that sexually transmitted disease rates have hit a record high for the sixth straight year. Read Full Article at RT.com
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America's STD rate hits record high for 6th year in a row

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a grim new report confirming that sexually transmitted disease rates have hit a record high for the sixth straight year. Read Full Article at RT.com

Republicans furious at Dems’ attempt to ‘pack’ the Supreme Court as group of lawmakers unveil expansion bill

House and Senate Democrats have unveiled a new act that would expand the US Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices after President Joe Biden refused to be drawn on his position on such a move during his election campaign. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Republicans furious at Dems’ attempt to ‘pack’ the Supreme Court as group of lawmakers unveil expansion bill

House and Senate Democrats have unveiled a new act that would expand the US Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices after President Joe Biden refused to be drawn on his position on such a move during his election campaign. Read Full Article at RT.com

CNN director privately reveals how network covers race when it comes to protests and shootings on hidden camera (VIDEO)

In the latest undercover sting video by Project Veritas, CNN technical director Charlie Chester admitted that his network tries to help the Black Lives Matter movement, but reality keeps getting in the way. Read Full Article at RT.com
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CNN director privately reveals how network covers race when it comes to protests and shootings on hidden camera (VIDEO)

In the latest undercover sting video by Project Veritas, CNN technical director Charlie Chester admitted that his network tries to help the Black Lives Matter movement, but reality keeps getting in the way. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Young, healthy’ South Mississippi man suffers stroke hours after receiving J&J vaccine

Malagarie was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a stroke. A blood clot had lodged in his left middle cerebral artery. O’Keefe, who is also Brad’s boss, said the family believes without a doubt that the vaccine caused the stroke.
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‘Young, healthy’ South Mississippi man suffers stroke hours after receiving J&J vaccine

Malagarie was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a stroke. A blood clot had lodged in his left middle cerebral artery. O’Keefe, who is also Brad’s boss, said the family believes without a doubt that the vaccine caused the stroke.

142 Fully Vaccinated People in Houston Test Positive for COVID-19

More than 140 people in Houston have tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks after being fully vaccinated against the virus that causes the disease, health experts in the Texas city confirmed.
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142 Fully Vaccinated People in Houston Test Positive for COVID-19

More than 140 people in Houston have tested positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks after being fully vaccinated against the virus that causes the disease, health experts in the Texas city confirmed.

State to Require COVID Vaccination for Those Attending Burning Man 2021

Over the years, the Burning Man Festival has become one of the most popular events and party destinations in the US and has drawn tens of thousands of people in recent years. Unfortunately, this celebration of love and harmony is an enemy to the rigid bureauc
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State to Require COVID Vaccination for Those Attending Burning Man 2021

Over the years, the Burning Man Festival has become one of the most popular events and party destinations in the US and has drawn tens of thousands of people in recent years. Unfortunately, this celebration of love and harmony is an enemy to the rigid bureaucracy and control freaks in the state. in 2018, TFTP reported how law enforcement attempted to turn the event into a police state function with random vehicle searches and checkpoints. Then in 2019, the Bureau of Land Management implemented drug screening checkpoints at all entrances to see if people are showing up with drugs in their systems. That was then, this is now.

Blue Wall Crumbling as Second State Ends Qualified Immunity for Bad Cops

As TFTP reported last month, in an unprecedented move, the New York City Council passed sweeping legislation to go after bad cops by removing qualified immunity, ushering in a new era for police accountability. This move was revolutionary as they were the fir
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Blue Wall Crumbling as Second State Ends Qualified Immunity for Bad Cops

As TFTP reported last month, in an unprecedented move, the New York City Council passed sweeping legislation to go after bad cops by removing qualified immunity, ushering in a new era for police accountability. This move was revolutionary as they were the first major area to make such a drastic change — until now.

Сенатор Пэт Туми призвал дополнить санкции США мерами против «Северного потока 2»

В администрации президента США Джо Байдена согласны, что нужно пытаться помешать завершению строительства этого газопровода. Но в то же врем
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Сенатор Пэт Туми призвал дополнить санкции США мерами против «Северного потока 2»

В администрации президента США Джо Байдена согласны, что нужно пытаться помешать завершению строительства этого газопровода. Но в то же время Белый дом хотел бы улучшить отношения США с Германией, которая поддерживает проект строительства "Северного потока".

Average price of Canadian home rising at fastest annual pace ever, now up to $716,828

Canada's red-hot housing market continues to defy expectations, with sales in March up 70 per cent compared to a year ago and average prices up by more than 30 per cent.
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Average price of Canadian home rising at fastest annual pace ever, now up to $716,828

Canada's red-hot housing market continues to defy expectations, with sales in March up 70 per cent compared to a year ago and average prices up by more than 30 per cent.

Canadian Grand Prix cancelled for 2nd straight year

The Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second year in a row after public health authorities in Montreal concluded that even without spectators, the risk of spreading COVID-19 during the Formula One event is too high, Radio-Canada has learned.
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Canadian Grand Prix cancelled for 2nd straight year

The Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second year in a row after public health authorities in Montreal concluded that even without spectators, the risk of spreading COVID-19 during the Formula One event is too high, Radio-Canada has learned.

Conservatives announce plan to replace Liberal carbon tax with a lower levy of their own

After years of criticizing the Liberal carbon tax, the Conservative party is proposing a climate plan that also puts a price on carbon for consumers, according to a copy of the party's climate change plan obtained by CBC News.
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Conservatives announce plan to replace Liberal carbon tax with a lower levy of their own

After years of criticizing the Liberal carbon tax, the Conservative party is proposing a climate plan that also puts a price on carbon for consumers, according to a copy of the party's climate change plan obtained by CBC News.

Fired junior hockey coach now subject of 2 police investigations

Bernie Lynch, a veteran junior hockey coach who was fired by the Fort Frances Lakers in March for sending inappropriate texts and emails to a player, is now the subject of two police investigations as forces in Regina and Edson, Alta., probe allegations of ph
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Fired junior hockey coach now subject of 2 police investigations

Bernie Lynch, a veteran junior hockey coach who was fired by the Fort Frances Lakers in March for sending inappropriate texts and emails to a player, is now the subject of two police investigations as forces in Regina and Edson, Alta., probe allegations of physical and sexual assault.

Bernie Madoff, Mastermind of the Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dies in Prison at Age 82

Bernard (Bernie) Madoff, mastermind of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died this morning at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina. He was serving a 150-year prison sentence. Madoff would have been 83 on April 29. A source told the Associat
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Bernie Madoff, Mastermind of the Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dies in Prison at Age 82

Bernard (Bernie) Madoff, mastermind of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died this morning at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina. He was serving a 150-year prison sentence. Madoff would have been 83 on April 29. A source told the Associated Press that Madoff had died of natural causes.

U.S. intel community walks back claim Russia put bounties on American troops in Afghanistan, report

The U.S intelligence community is walking back claims that Russia put bounties on American troops in Afghanistan, according to news report Thursday.
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U.S. intel community walks back claim Russia put bounties on American troops in Afghanistan, report

The U.S intelligence community is walking back claims that Russia put bounties on American troops in Afghanistan, according to news report Thursday.

Saudi Arabia announces 10 more COVID-19 deaths

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1618492671242401100Thu, 2021-04-15 16:21 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 10 deaths from COVID-19 and 985 new infections on Thursday. Of the new cases, 463 were recorded in Riyadh, 164 in Makkah, 140 in the the Eastern Provi
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Saudi Arabia announces 10 more COVID-19 deaths

Author: Zaynab KhojjiID: 1618492671242401100Thu, 2021-04-15 16:21 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 10 deaths from COVID-19 and 985 new infections on Thursday. Of the new cases, 463 were recorded in Riyadh, 164 in Makkah, 140 in the the Eastern Province, 34 in Asir, 33 in Hail, 30 in Madinah, 21 in Jazan, 20 in Tabuk, 16 in Najran, 11 in the Northern Borders region, and six in Al-Jouf. The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 386,102 after 661 more patients recovered from the virus. A total of 6,791 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far. Over 6.6 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Saudi Arabia to date. The health ministry earlier called on people to attend their vaccine appointments and said that those who miss their appointment will be required to book another one. Main category: Saudi ArabiaTags: CoronavirusSaudi Arabia Climate change mitigation: What Saudi Arabia and Japan can learn from one anotherSaudi Arabia cuts maximum subsidized housing loans by five years

Riyadh metro, under construction

Thu, 2021-04-15 17:17 Riyadh’s metro system is expected to partially operate by end of this year. When fully operational it will comprise six lines with a total length of 176 kilometers, plus 85 stations. Main category: Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh metro, under construction

Thu, 2021-04-15 17:17 Riyadh’s metro system is expected to partially operate by end of this year. When fully operational it will comprise six lines with a total length of 176 kilometers, plus 85 stations. Main category: Saudi Arabia

100 000 morts du covid en France

La barre symbolique de 100 000 décés liés à la pandémie a été franchie en France où le nombre de personnes admises en réanimation continue à progresser.
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100 000 morts du covid en France

La barre symbolique de 100 000 décés liés à la pandémie a été franchie en France où le nombre de personnes admises en réanimation continue à progresser.

Biden believes US-Russian relations to degrade without Putin-Biden summit

Speaking to CNN, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan reminded that the two countries held summits even when US ex-President Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an «Evil Empire,» adding that the summits took place even during the darkest o
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Biden believes US-Russian relations to degrade without Putin-Biden summit

Speaking to CNN, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan reminded that the two countries held summits even when US ex-President Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an «Evil Empire,» adding that the summits took place even during the darkest of times

Poland declares three Russian diplomats personae non gratae - foreign ministry

According to the Polish Foreign Ministry, «the basis for this decision was the violation of the conditions of diplomatic status by the aforementioned persons,» as well as alleged «actions aimed to harm the Republic of Poland»
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Poland declares three Russian diplomats personae non gratae - foreign ministry

According to the Polish Foreign Ministry, «the basis for this decision was the violation of the conditions of diplomatic status by the aforementioned persons,» as well as alleged «actions aimed to harm the Republic of Poland»

Gov't cuts ties with US charity boss on professional misconduct charges

The Ministry of Education Youth and Information has terminated a relationship it had with Embracing Orphans after it was revealed that its founder had been slapped with charges of professional misconduct in the United States.  
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Gov't cuts ties with US charity boss on professional misconduct charges

The Ministry of Education Youth and Information has terminated a relationship it had with Embracing Orphans after it was revealed that its founder had been slapped with charges of professional misconduct in the United States.  

Policeman arrested following cocaine seizure

A policeman attached to the Constant Spring Police Station in St Andrew has been arrested after allegedly being caught with a quantity of cocaine Thursday morning. The Gleaner understands that the policeman is well-known in the Corporate Area...
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Policeman arrested following cocaine seizure

A policeman attached to the Constant Spring Police Station in St Andrew has been arrested after allegedly being caught with a quantity of cocaine Thursday morning. The Gleaner understands that the policeman is well-known in the Corporate Area...

‘Pandering to silly trends’: Czech presidential office OUTRAGED after UEFA hands Slavia Prague’s Kudela 10-match ban for racism

The office of Czech President Milos Zeman has issued an extraordinary rebuke to UEFA after the decision by European football’s governing body to slap Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela with a 10-game ban for “racist behavior.” Read Full Article at RT.
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‘Pandering to silly trends’: Czech presidential office OUTRAGED after UEFA hands Slavia Prague’s Kudela 10-match ban for racism

The office of Czech President Milos Zeman has issued an extraordinary rebuke to UEFA after the decision by European football’s governing body to slap Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela with a 10-game ban for “racist behavior.” Read Full Article at RT.com