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Meghan Markle Advised By Doctor To Skip Prince Philip’s Funeral
Meghan Markle, who is expecting her second child this spring, will travel to Prince Philip’s funeral, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said at a news briefing Saturday. The duchess of Sussex has been advised by her doctor to skip the funeral which is scheduled for April 17, according to the Independent. However, Prince Harry will be in attendance...
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Why Is It Okay To Say ‘South African Variant’ But Not ‘China Virus’?
Former President Donald Trump was heavily criticized for calling COVID-19 the “China Virus” and other similar terms, but geographic identifiers are commonly used to refer to COVID-19 variants.Some have suggested that Trump referring to coronavirus as “China Virus” and “Wuhan Flu” lead to a rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Is this distin...
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Here’s Why The Lab Leak Theory Shouldn’t Be Dismissed
China has blocked access to biological records and research data that would help determine if the coronavirus escaped from a lab, according to multiple scientists, casting doubt that the lab leak theory is “extremely unlikely” as a WHO report found. A Wuhan lab in question had lax security, a State Department cable warned, and virus being studied ...
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Volcano Dormant Since 1979 Smokes The Caribbean Sky As It Plumes Hot Ash
A dormant volcano in the southern Caribbean started spewing clouds of smoke and ash on Friday morning, forcing around 20,000 people to be evacuated, the New York Times (NYT) reported.The La Soufriere volcano, located on the island of St. Vincent in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), has been dormant since 1979 and initially started showing signs...
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Greta Thunberg Skipping UN Climate Conference Over Vaccine Inequality
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 18, announced Friday that she will not be attending the United Nations climate conference (COP26), scheduled for November, citing vaccine inequality as the reason. “As it is now, I don’t think I’ll be going to COP, because this needs to happen in the right way,” she told BBC. “Of course, the best thing to ...
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Anne Frank’s Stepsister Claims Trump ‘Obviously Admired Hitler,’ ‘Copied Him With His Anti-Semitism’
Eva Schloss, a 91-year-old stepsister of Anne Frank, said in an interview Thursday that former President Donald Trump “obviously admired Hitler” and “copied him with his anti-Semitism,” according to The Daily Beast.Schloss discussed her opinion of Trump when asked about the increase in anti-Semitism during Trump’s presidency. “You know, he’s said s...
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Prince Philip Dies At 99 Years Old
The royal family announced Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, died Friday at Windsor Castle. A statement on Prince Philip’s death was added to the royal family’s website. More than seven decades together. pic.twitter.com/kSpJOX0fYE — Rita Panahi (@RitaPanahi) April 9, 2021 “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces t...
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