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Covid-19 live updates: Get vaccinated or go to jail, says Philippines President Duterte

The Philippines has logged at least 1.35 million infections and over 23,500 deaths, but under 6 percent of its residents…

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Newsom says California will pay off unpaid rent accrued during coronavirus pandemic

California will pay off all the past-due rent accumulated by residents during the coronavirus pandemic, says Gov. Gavin Newsom. The…

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Poorer white pupils neglected for decades, say MPs

The underachievement is down to a “poisonous mix of place, family and local culture”, said Chris Zarraga, director of Schools…

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Colorado police officer injured in broad daylight shooting

A Colorado police officer was injured Monday and another person was shot in a Denver suburb, according to local reports. …

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I want girls to be proud of being girls, says Ofsted chief inspector

Asked about the report on BBC Radio 4’s Woman Hour, Ms Spielman said: “I just hope that St Paul’s Girls’…

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National weather forecast: Tropical Storm Claudette impacting North Carolina

Tropical Storm Claudette is forecast to bring heavy rain and flooding to portions of North Carolina on Monday before moving…

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Photos: Tropical Storm Claudette

A fiery car crash on a rain-slicked highway killed 10 people, including nine children, Saturday afternoon in southern Alabama, where…

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Contaminated blood inquiry: The school where dozens of pupils died

Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago will give evidence at an inquiry. Source

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New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is first openly transgender athlete selected to compete at the Olympics

Two years after she began transitioning, the IOC adopted set guidelines for transgender female athletes. Now, those guidelines no longer…

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Covid-19 live updates: China passes 1 billion vaccinations amid tightened curbs, questions on shots’ efficacy

Beijing has offered others tens of millions of doses as part of a “vaccine diplomacy” competition with Washington, though reports…

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