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In this 2019 photo, pedestrians walk through the gates of Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

BOSTON (AP): The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. US...
Guyana’s High Court.

GEORGETOWN (CMC): Hours before the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is due to receive a report from the chief election officer, Keith Lowenfield, regarding the results of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections, a case has been...

The first COVID-19 vaccine tested in the United States revved up people’s immune systems just the way scientists had hoped, researchers reported Tuesday, as the shots are poised to begin key final testing. “No matter how you slice...

LONDON (AP): Brexit moved back to the front burner of British politics on Monday, months after COVID-19 knocked it out of the headlines, with the government launching a new public-information campaign to prepare the nation for departure....

LAGOS (AP): An American woman who was lured to Nigeria by a man she met on Facebook has been rescued after spending more than a year in captivity, authorities said. Police spokesman Frank Mba said that the 34-year-old man had persuaded the woman to...

LONDON (AP): Only five years ago, then British Prime Minister David Cameron was celebrating a “golden era” in UK-China relations, bonding with President Xi Jinping over a pint of beer at the pub and signing off on trade deals worth billions. Those...

TORTOLA (CMC): The British Virgin islands (BVI) government has informed non-nationals that they should leave the British Overseas Territory (BOT) if they have been terminated from their jobs and are unable to find alternative work as a result of...

HOUSTON (AP): President Donald Trump on Sunday criticised a privately built border wall in South Texas that’s showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying it was “only done to make me look bad”, even though the wall was built after a...

BRASILIA (AP): The US and Chinese ambassadors have got into a Twitter spat in Brazil, echoing the tense relations between the nations as a whole. It started Friday when US Ambassador Todd Chapman retweeted a State Department account accusing the...

HAMILTON (CMC): Two of Bermuda’s leading cabinet ministers resigned on Monday night after sparking a furore by attending a party at a plush restaurant, where COVID-19 regulations were breached. National Security Minister Wayne Caines and Tourism...
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