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Indian village cheers for Kamala Harris during swearing-in as U.S. vice-president

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With chants of "Long live Kamala Harris," fireworks and prayers, residents of a tiny Indian village celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice-president.

5 killed in blaze at Indian producer of COVID-19 vaccine

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At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, officials said. The company said the blaze would not...

Nigerian appeals court overturns blasphemy convictions that caused outcry

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A Nigerian court threw out two blasphemy convictions on Thursday that had caused an international outcry, freeing a teenager from a 10-year prison sentence and ordering a new trial for a man sentenced to death.

German scientists make paralyzed mice walk again

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Researchers at Ruhr University use designer protein brain injections to regenerate spinal nerves which allow paralyzed mice to walk again.

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad market, at least 32 dead

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Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said, in what was the first massive bombing in years, harkening back to darker days of rampant...

Giant predatory worm’s ancient fossil burrows discovered

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Millions of years ago, giant worms as long as an adult human with sharp, slicing jaws were terrorizing the ocean, as they do today, recently discovered fossils suggest.

Biden mandates masks and quarantines for travellers to U.S. under new COVID-19 strategy

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U.S. President Joe Biden has outlined his COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks — including a requirement that Americans mask up for travel. International travellers...

Several European countries deal with impact of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine disruption

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Pfizer has slashed in half the volume of COVID-19 vaccines it will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said on Thursday, as frustration over the U.S. drugmaker's unexpected cut in supplies grows.

Biden’s inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

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It may be too early to gauge whether the wave of disillusionment that swept through the QAnon ranks on inauguration day is a turning point or a fleeting setback for the movement.

U.S. Senate Republican leader wants Trump impeachment trial pushed to February

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U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to review the case.