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VkusVill: Russian retail chain criticised for removing LGBT family from ad campaign

A Russian retail chain has been criticised for removing and apologising for an advert that featured a lesbian family. VkusVill, an organic grocers chain, initially...

Dominic Cummings: Ex-PM advisor says UK COVID-19 strategy was ‘out of control’

Boris Johnson's former chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, said that the UK prime minister considered COVID-19 to be a "scare story" and that the government's...

Mark Rutte’s party gains most seats in Dutch general election

Prime Minister Mark Rutte's political party won the most seats in the Dutch parliament, according to a preliminary forecast by ANP news agency based...

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Think Tank: UAE remains key Middle East money laundering hub

A report by Tactics Institiute For Security and Counter Terrorism criticised the continued money laundering activities in United Arab Emirates and called for strict...

US Envoy: Solution on Migration From Haiti Has to Be Led by US, Mexico

MEXICO CITY —  A solution on a new wave of migration from Haiti has to be led by both the United States and Mexico, the...

Green Card Lottery Reopens; Past Winners Still in Limbo

As the U.S. government officially opens its diversity visa lottery program at the start of a new fiscal year, thousands of past winners from...

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NYC school bus workers union warns of driver shortage for upcoming school year

A shortage of drivers for New York City’s school buses could gum up the works as the first day of school approaches. Michael Cordiello, the...

NYC lawmakers wants to end weight, height discrimination at work

Two New York City Councilmen want to make on-the-job fat-shaming a thing of the past with a new bill that aims to prohibit weight...

US Treasury Eases Requirements to Clear Logjam in Emergency Rent Relief

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Wednesday announced new steps to help renters and landlords hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, including moves by...

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NYC lawmakers wants to end weight, height discrimination at work

Two New York City Councilmen want to make on-the-job fat-shaming a thing of the past with a new bill that aims to prohibit weight...

Top Iran Security Official Says Biden Illegally Threatened Tehran

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - A top Iranian security official accused U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday of illegally threatening Iran by saying he...

Possible ‘Havana Syndrome’ Incidents Probed in Harris Delay from Singapore to Vietnam

HANOI - U.S. officials are continuing to investigate two possible cases of so-called Havana Syndrome health incidents that delayed Vice President Kamala Harris' trip...

Johnson & Johnson Booster Adds to COVID-19 Protection

U.S. pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson announced Wednesday that clinical trials it has conducted show a second shot of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine produced...

US Treasury Eases Requirements to Clear Logjam in Emergency Rent Relief

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Wednesday announced new steps to help renters and landlords hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, including moves by...

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