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SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — The owner of a Northern California bar where authorities say made-to-order fake COVID-19 vaccination cards were sold to undercover state agents for $20 each was arrested in what officials call the first such...

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced a “first tentative step” Friday toward resuming international travel, saying United Kingdom citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland, and Israel later this month...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorisation Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of doses to reach needy countries through a WHO-backed...

GENEVA (AP) — Several world leaders Thursday praised a call by the United States to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines for poor countries by removing patent protections on the shots. But the proposal faces a multitude of hurdles, including...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Infections in India hit another grim daily record on Thursday as demand for medical oxygen jumped sevenfold and the government denied reports that it was slow in distributing life-saving supplies from abroad. The number of...

BRUSSELS — The European Union's executive arm has proposed EU nations join forces to develop and deploy COVID-19 treatments across the 27-nation bloc. The European Commission says vaccines will not eradicate coronavirus “overnight...

BAMAKO, Mali (AP): A Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at once – after only expecting seven, according to Mali’s minister of health and the Moroccan clinic where the nonuplets were born. It appeared to be the first time on record that a...

NEW DELHI (AP): India’s hospitals were packed with coronavirus patients, relatives of the sick scrambled to find supplies of oxygen, and crematoriums were running near full capacity to handle the dead. Yet despite those clear signs of an...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC): Haiti has signalled its intention to hold a controversial referendum ahead of presidential and general elections, despite growing international criticism. “A referendum is an act of sovereignty. It essentially concerns...

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC): The Grenada government says it has won an appeal to prevent State creditors from garnishing the State’s accounts and using other similar execution methods when enforcing money judgments against the State. In a statement...
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