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President-elect Raisi backs nuclear talks, rules out meeting with Biden

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) – President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday backed talks between Iran and six world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, but flatly rejected the meeting with US President Joe Biden, even though Washington lifts all sanctions. At his first press conference since his election on Friday, …

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Philippines seals deal for 40 million doses of Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are pictured at a vaccination center in Geneva, Switzerland, February 3, 2021. REUTERS / Denis Balibouse Deliveries will begin “after eight weeks from August” Philippines obtained 113 million doses from vaccine suppliers Government wants to vaccinate up to 70 million Filipinos MANILA, June 20 (Reuters) …

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With billions of dollars at stake, critical race attracts attention

One candidate, Brad Lander, landed a powerful political coup: the coveted support of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a successful campaign ad using the time-honored strategy of deploying her child. Another candidate, Zach Iscol, has the support of Hillary Clinton, who is his mentor and the best friend of his daughter, …

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Governor Takes Immediate Action, Calls Legislature For Second Special Session – Mike Dunleavy

“This budget threatens a state government shutdown and jeopardizes public safety and essential services.” June 18, 2021 (Juneau, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy today issued a proclamation calling on the legislature for a second extraordinary session to pass a comprehensive and constitutional budget for fiscal year 2022. Following the …

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Apple Daily arrests: Hong Kong police say newsroom crime scene as editors and executives brought under national security law

Apple Daily said on Thursday that the company’s CEO Cheung Kim Hung, COO Chow Tat Kuen and editor-in-chief Ryan Law, as well as associate editor and online editor had all been arrested and accused of colluding with foreign forces to endanger national security – a provision of sweeping legislation introduced …

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Japan will soon decide on domestic spectators

People walk in front of the security fence of the Olympic Stadium (National Stadium) built for the Tokyo Olympics, which has been postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan, June 11, 2021. REUTERS / Pawel Kopczynski Officials expect up to 10,000 local spectators …

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Juneteenth resonates with triumph, pain, past and present

The woman who opened the door brandished a hammer in one hand and a pickaxe in the other. Jamila Michener thought she had the right address a few years ago when she brought her two sons, then ages 8 and 5, to a children’s birthday party in Ithaca. When they …

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Rural Ky. Needs more community health workers and medical school residents, say lawmakers and hospital officials – Winchester Sun

By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsImproving healthcare and health in rural Kentucky will require more people in the healthcare workforce, especially at the top and bottom of the salary scale, two key lawmakers and the one of the main hospital administrators in the state. Kentucky needs more healthcare workers overall because …

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Why López Obrador’s Mexico is stable in protest-prone Latin America

As Latin American presidents battle a pandemic that has hit their people and economies harder than any other region, their unpopularity is something that unites them. Chilean Sebastián Piñera and Colombian Iván Duque have approval ratings of around 18 percent; Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro’s score is 24% and Argentinian Alberto Fernández’s …

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