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Pelosi says Liz Cheney will serve on committee that will investigate January 6 insurrection

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 23:13
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she was appointing Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to the new select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
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Thousands seek refuge from wave of violence in Haiti's capital city

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 23:01
A bloody wave of shootings, arson and other criminal violence has engulfed parts of Port-au-Prince, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes and trapping others within dangerous areas of the Haitian capital, aid agencies say.
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How to disable pop-up blockers

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:30
If you can't enter a certain website, you may want to know how to disable pop-up blockers. Your web browser might have it built-in and active. Some websites depend on ad revenue, so they won't let you in unless your blocker is deactivated. We'll start by jumping into the steps to turning off pop-up blockers on Chrome. Then, we'll talk briefly about the purpose of these advertisements. While people dislike seeing them, they provide a benefit for everyone browsing the internet. Most people don't look for tips on how to disable pop-up blockers. On the contrary, people want to get rid of them as soon as possible. Yet, you'll see why you've made a wise decision in keeping the ads appear...

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Supreme Court says Arizona limits don't violate Voting Rights Act

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:13
The Supreme Court on Thursday said two provisions of Arizona voting law that restrict how ballots can be cast do not violate the historic Voting Rights Act that bars regulations that result in racial discrimination.
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White House to deploy response teams focused on combating Delta variant of Covid-19

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:12
The Biden administration is set to announce on Thursday that it is deploying response teams across the US to areas with a high spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 as concerns grow around the nation, a White House official told CNN.
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Evacuations underway in Batangas towns near Taal Volcano

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:07
  MANILA, Philippines --- Some residents of various towns in Batangas near the Taal Volcano have started evacuating in the wake of the latest phreatomagmatic eruption on Thursday, affected local government units (LGUs) announced. According to the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) of Agoncillo, Batangas, no forced evacuation has been implemented in the town except for two barangays that are within the seven-kilometer danger zone --- Barangays Banyaga and Bilibinwang. The seven-kilometer danger zone was observed after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) hoisted the warning at Taal Volcano at Alert Level 3. In its bu...

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Amid vaccine priorities, count shows 6M doses already used in NCR Plus 8

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 22:02
MANILA, Philippines---In the fight against COVID-19, the government selected "priority" areas for vaccine inoculation, giving most doses to "high-risk" places, including the so-called National Capital Region (NCR) Plus 8. Malacaang dismissed claims of "inequality" in the distribution of vaccines, saying allocation was based on health experts' findings. In June, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that areas at most risk of a surge in COVID-19 cases were priority in vaccine deployment. "That is not inequality because it is based on science," said Roque. "The areas with high COVID-19 cases are given more supply because inoculation is a defense to mitigate the spread of C...

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PH to Asean: Don’t lose sight of terrorism, maritime security despite pandemic

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 21:59
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines urged Southeast Asian countries and dialogue partners to heighten cooperation and "not lose sight" of common areas of concern such as transnational crime, terrorism, and maritime security even with the COVID-19 pandemic. Foreign Affairs Acting Undersecretary Ma. Theresa Lazaro issued the call during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Regional Forum (ARF) meeting of senior officials held on Tuesday, June 29. "In the second year of the pandemic, it is important for us not to lose sight of our cooperation on abiding issues of common concern. The ARF provides a significant venue for such dialogue and exchanges," Lazaro was quo...

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It's 2021 and women around the world are still struggling to safely manage their periods

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 07/01/2021 - 21:56
For most women in rich countries, getting their period doesn't amount to much more than a minor inconvenience. A few hours of cramps. Mood swings. Hiding a tampon up the sleeve on the way to the office bathroom. Yet for millions across the world, menstruation still remains synonymous with shame, hardship and missing out on life.
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