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California’s population drops for the first time in history

Population decline comes as Governor Gavin Newsom faces recall over his COVID response and high taxes.California’s population fell by more than 182,000 people in...

Houthis ‘passed up major opportunity’ by refusing UN meeting: US

‘Dire conditions’ in Yemen worsen as Houthis press Marib offensive, Saudis urged to ease blockade, US says.Houthi representatives “passed up a major opportunity” by...

Brazilian firm to produce Russian vaccine without regulatory approval

BRASILIA: The Brazilian pharmaceutical company that plans to produce Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine will start making it next week even before health regulator...

Mexico's confirmed COVID-19 death toll rises to 218,657

MEXICO CITY: Mexico's health ministry on Friday reported 3,043 new confirmed corovnavirus cases and 484 more deaths, bringing the total number of cases in...

Demands heard for more permanent members of UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS: Non-permanent members of the UN Security Council on Friday (May 7) called for the number of permanent seats to be expanded, saying...

One out of three Americans fully vaccinated for COVID-19, CDC says

REUTERS: The United States has fully vaccinated 110,874,920 people for COVID-19 as of Friday (May 7) morning, accounting for 33.4 per cent of the...

Indigenous Colombians topple conquistador statue in capital

BOGOTA: Indigenous people in Colombia on Friday (May 7) knocked down a statue of Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada, who founded the capital...

Crypto crackdown, Doge mania, space tourism and a big divorce

There has been no shortage of headline-grabbing business and economic stories this week.Once again, the pandemic topped the global news agenda with India’s devastating...

Rio police face fury, calls for probe after bloody raid

RIO DE JANEIRO: Police in Brazil faced outraged protests and a UN call for an investigation Friday after a raid on a Rio de...

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