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Brazil’s Covid outbreak is global threat that opens door to lethal variants – scientist
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Brazil’s rampant coronavirus outbreak has become a global threat that risks spawning new and even more lethal variants, one of the South American country’s top scientists has warned as it suffered its deadliest day of the pandemic. Speaking to the Gua ...[Read more]
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‘It’s Like Nobody Cares’: After Two Weeks Without Running Water, Jackson, Miss. Pleads for Help
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"Water is a basic necessity and it just brought a lot of frustration, anger, and disappointment," said one of the city's residents. "If you don't know when it's coming back, what is being done to help us?" ...[Read more]
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Brazil’s COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 250,000
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Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll has passed a quarter of a million — the second-highest toll in the world after the United States, and about 10% of all coronavirus deaths worldwide. Brazil has vaccinated just 3.6% of its population after a disastrou ...[Read more]
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‘Joe Biden Just Dropped Bombs on Syria. Here We Go Again’: US Responds to Rocket Attacks With Airstrikes
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Sparking swift criticism of U.S. imperialism, the United States on Thursday carried out airstrikes ordered by President Joe Biden on facilities in Syria that government officials told reporters belonged to Iran-backed militia groups—retaliation for a tr ...[Read more]
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10 Largest US Cities Will Spend More on Police Than Public Health This Year
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The combined policing budgets of these cities is 3.6 times greater than their public health department budgets. ...[Read more]
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U.S. COVID Death Toll Hits 500,000 as Rich Nations Hoard Vaccines, Leaving Poorer Nations Without Any
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The United States has passed 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, by far the highest toll in the world. The morbid milestone comes as new COVID-19 cases continue to fall across the country amid an accelerating vaccine rollout, but the head of the World Health Organiz ...[Read more]
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‘A Disgrace’: Israel Sending Covid Vaccines Overseas as Occupied Palestinians Left Without Access
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"Deeply, deeply messed up... Honduras, 7,500 miles away, will get some but Palestinians living under Israeli control still neglected." ...[Read more]
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White Supremacy Set the Stage for Texas’ Miserable Disaster Response
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Ted Cruz’s “let them eat cake” vacation to Cancun was a visible reminder of the cruelty of our political system — a system that rewards politicians propped up by corporate money, right-wing lies, and racist ideologies for blaming others and evadin ...[Read more]
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Many Texans have died because of the winter storm — just how many won’t be known for weeks or months
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Across Texas, deaths related to the winter storm continued to mount this week amid freezing temperatures, widespread power outages and a scarcity of clean water. While there have been reports that dozens of deaths are tied to the storm in Texas, experts s ...[Read more]
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AOC Raised $1 Million for Struggling Texans as Cruz Prioritized Post-Cancun PR Mess
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While Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was dealing with an embarrassing public relations disaster of his own making — flying to Cancún, Mexico, with his family while his home state was reeling from blackouts and water shutdowns amid frigid temperatures — his ...[Read more]
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Billionaire Dallas Cowboys Owner and Oil Man Cashes in on Texas Blackout Crisis
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While citizens of Texas are facing a crisis of massive proportions brought on largely by the failures of natural gas companies to weatherize their equipment, one natural gas company, owned by Dallas billionaire and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, is cas ...[Read more]
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