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Kamala GIF Tiff Sparks Mandatory ‘Anti-Racism’ Training at Cornell
A fight that began with a GIF of Kamala Harris sipping tea has left two minority Cornell University educators unemployed, but the legacy of their Twitter confrontation will live on as the Ivy League university's tech campus mandated "anti-racism" training for all students. Former visiting lecturer J. Khadijah Abdurahman accused Cornell associate pr...
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Russia produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine for animals: Regulator
MOSCOW: Russia has produced the world's first batch - 17,000 doses - of Covid-19 vaccines for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday. Russia registered Carnivac-Cov in March after tests showed it generated antibodies against Covid-19 in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. The first batch will be supplied to several regions of Russia, the regula...
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Elliott Abrams Launches Group to Chart GOP Foreign Policy
National Security Vandenberg Coalition hopes to advance 'conservative internationalist' agenda Vandenberg Coalition chairman Elliott Abrams / Getty Images Jack Beyrer • April 29, 2021 6:20 pm The debate over what, exactly, a Republican foreign policy should look like began with the fallout from the Iraq war. It gained steam with the GOP's 20...
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NBA Sells Sneakers From Chinese Company Suspected of Using Uyghur Forced Labor
The National Basketball Association sells sneakers on its online store from a Chinese company that uses cotton produced in Xinjiang, a region where China coerces Uyghur Muslims into forced labor. The NBA sells at least two basketball shoes made by Anta Sports, China's largest sportswear brand, which has pledged to source cotton from China's Xinjian...
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Biden: Universal Pre-K Needed To Compete With China
President Joe Biden is citing the growing threat from China as justification for his expansive multitrillion-dollar domestic agenda. Biden said in a Wednesday congressional address that China is "closing in fast" on the United States. He proposed universal pre-K, free college, and green infrastructure as remedies to the threat posed by the communis...
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Covid: Kathmandu, other cities in Nepal under 15-day prohibitory order
KATHMANDU: A 15-day prohibitory border was enforced in the national capital Kathmandu and other districts in Nepal on Thursday, as the country grapples to contain the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Besides Kathmandu, the prohibitory order has been put in place in Bhaktapur and Lalitpur districts from 6am on Thursday till the midnight of May ...
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Biden warns US Congress: China 'closing in fast'
WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden took aim at China in his first speech to Congress on Wednesday, pledging to maintain a strong US military presence in the Indo-Pacific and promising to boost technological development and trade. "China and other countries are closing in fast. We have to develop and dominate the products and technologies of the future...
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