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Hunger-Striking Ethiopia Politicians ‘Deteriorating’ in Jail | World News

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Lawyers representing jailed Ethiopian opposition politicians say they are concerned for the lives of their clients, whose hunger strike has gone on for nearly a month and drawn international attention as they protest their treatment by the government. “Four of them have continued with their hunger strike and their health is …

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Outlook 2021 Index: The Gazette’s annual guide to business in our region

Success in the business world requires a blend of intelligence, vision and real-world savvy, but never more so than during a pandemic. Over the past year, these qualities have been more vital than ever before as the playing field has morphed into an ever-challenging place. But for those able to persevere, the rewards are all …

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Austin Peay vs. Tennessee Tech – Game Preview – February 25, 2021

The Austin Peay Governors (12-8, 10-6 OVC) visit the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (13-8, 11-7 OVC) after D’Shara Booker put up 21 points in the Governors 65-49 victory over Eastern Kentucky. The matchup airs on ESPN+ at 6:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Kesha Brady put up a team-high 18 points in Tennessee …

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Dallas ISD Librarian Recruits Celebrity Guest to Promote Reading – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

When you think about what’s on your bookshelf, are there any protagonists you identify with? National Read Across America Day is next week, and one Dallas ISD librarian wants to make sure her students see glimpses of themselves in some of the books they read. She brought in a special guest to drive home the …

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A-maze-ing pheasants have two ways of navigating

IMAGE: A maze used in the study (here with all doors/walls open). view more  Credit: Pip Laker Pheasants fall into two groups in terms of how they find their way around – and the different types prefer slightly different habitats, new research shows. University of Exeter scientists tested whether individual pheasants used landmarks (allocentric) or …

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Local health authority explains extracting extra dose from vaccine vial

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) – On Tuesday night, KGNS reported on the potential of extracting an 11th dose as opposed to ten from each COVID-19 vaccine vial. This after Laredo’s health authority Doctor Victor Trevino used a specific method and syringes and needles when preparing COVID-19 vaccines during his weekend vaccination clinic. So with the potential …

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New public report to blame Saudi crown prince for 2018 killing of Jamal Khashoggi

The Biden administration will release an intelligence report Thursday that concludes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, three U.S. officials familiar with the matter said. Jamal Khashoggi during a news conference in Bahrain in 2014.Mohammed Al-Shaikh / AFP – Getty Images file The intelligence assessment, based …

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U.S., allies respond to Iranian ‘provocations’ with studied calm

By Arshad Mohammed and John Irish WASHINGTON/PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – In the week since Washington offered to talk with Tehran about reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has curbed U.N. monitoring, threatened to boost uranium enrichment and its suspected proxies have twice rocketed Iraqi bases with U.S. soldiers. In return, the United States and …

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Singapore’s First Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Ahead of Approval | World News

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore received its first batch of the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac Biotech on Tuesday, its health ministry said, although the shot is still awaiting approval for use in the city-state. Sinovac has started submitting initial data but the Health Sciences Authority is currently awaiting all the necessary information to carry …

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