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Oil soars as OPEC+ mulls largest output cut since 2020 | OPEC News

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, also known as OPEC+, significantly halted oil production at the start of the coronavirus pandemic as economies came to a standstill. Oil prices jumped $3 a barrel on Monday as OPEC+ considered reducing output by more than one million barrels per day (bpd) to […]

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Creator of Johns Hopkins COVID tracker wins top US science award | Coronavirus pandemic News

US professor Lauren Gardner has won a top science award for creating the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard, a project that tracked and mapped the outbreak of the virus across the world in the earliest days of the pandemic. Gardner, an associate professor of civil and systems engineering at Johns Hopkins University, was named the recipient […]

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Putin’s nuclear threats raise the risk of disaster

Speaking in a rare, televised address on Wednesday, Putin warned that if the territorial integrity of Russia is threatened, the Kremlin would “certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It is not a bluff.” Gavriil Grigorov | Afp | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimatum to the […]

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US lays charges in ‘egregious plot’ to steal child meal funding | Coronavirus pandemic News

Justice Department accuses defendants in Minnesota of stealing $250m meant to feed low-income children during COVID-19 pandemic. The US Justice Department has charged 47 people in the state of Minnesota for allegedly participating in an “egregious scheme” to steal $250m from a federal programme that provides food to low-income children during the COVID-19 pandemic. In […]

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Texas sheriff opens investigation into Martha’s Vineyard migrant trips

Groups of Venezuelan migrants wait outside the Migrant Resource Center to receive food from the San Antonio Catholic Charities on September 19, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Jordan Vonderhaar | Getty Images News | Getty Images A Texas sheriff said Monday that his office has opened a criminal investigation into Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ unprecedented move to […]

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Blinken urges diplomacy as Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs meet | Politics News

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosts foreign ministers for first meeting since deadly border clashes last week. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has urged “a durable peace” between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as the top United States diplomat brought the two nations’ foreign ministers together for their first in-person meeting since an outbreak of […]

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Teachers should carry books, not guns | Gun Violence

I will never forget the afternoon before my very first day as a middle school teacher in central New Jersey. Textbooks and worksheets sat strewn across my bed in the house I shared with my father. I was 25 years old and had just received my teaching license. My nerves were frayed – as every […]

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Extreme California wildfires may increase 57% even with low emissions

Wildfires that grow more than 4000 hectares in a single day could become much more frequent in California even with low greenhouse gas emissions Environment 8 September 2022 By James Dinneen A firetruck on California Highway 96 as the McKinney Fire burned in Klamath National Forest in 2022 Noah Berger/AP/Shutterstock By 2050, days with extreme […]

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US authorises the use of dual-variant covid-19 vaccine boosters

The US Food and Drug Administration authorised the use of versions of Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccines that target both the original virus and two omicron subvariants Health 1 September 2022 By Grace Wade Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna have received authorisation to release new covid-19 boosters Hannah Beier/Bloomberg via Getty Images The US Food and Drug […]

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Secret Service official involved in Jan. 6 retires from agency

Secret Service agents stand guard as Former President Donald Trump sits for a deposition at the office of the NYS Attorney General on August 10, 2022 in New York City. A top Secret Service official who previously served in a political position in the Trump White House left the agency Monday for a job in […]

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