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The latest and deadliest crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar, following a military coup earlier this month, has met with condemnation from the Canadian Embassy in the country's largest city, Yangon.

Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:32 pm
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When Justin Trudeau met with newly elected U.S. President Joe Biden this week, the prime minister noted how "there's a lot to rebuild," suggesting that relations between the two countries had taken a significant hit during the Trump administration. But just how bad did they get?

Posted: February 28, 2021, 9:00 am
Cuomo Sexual Harassment

A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.

Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:43 am
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Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Lin didn't go into specific details about what happened except to reference he had been called "coronavirus" on the court — without saying when or where this happened.

Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:08 am
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The U.S. cleared Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 shot on Saturday, adding a third vaccine option to the race against the virus.

Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:24 pm
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Police in Myanmar escalated their crackdown on demonstrators against this month's military takeover, deploying early and in force on Saturday as protesters sought to assemble in the country's two biggest cities and elsewhere.

Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:32 pm
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The House of Representatives passed Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion U.S. coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to using the bill to raise the minimum wage.

Posted: February 27, 2021, 4:45 pm
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A Bavarian radio station apologized Friday for a host's comments comparing popular South Korean K-pop band BTS to the coronavirus, saying his choice of words had gone too far but was in no way meant to be "hurtful or racist."

Posted: February 27, 2021, 1:16 am
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U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the country on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly approve it for emergency use.

Posted: February 26, 2021, 10:59 pm
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved "and likely ordered" the 2018 murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U.S. intelligence report released on Friday.

Posted: February 26, 2021, 6:22 pm