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Russian separatists give death sentences to 2 Britons, Moroccan who fought for Ukraine

Russian separatists give death sentences to 2 Britons, Moroccan who fought for Ukraine

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Two British citizens and a Moroccan were sentenced to death Thursday for fighting on Ukraine's side, in a punishment handed down by the country's pro-Moscow rebels.The proceedings against the three captured fighters were denounced by Ukraine and the West as a sham and a violation of the rules of war.Meanwhile, as Russian forces continuing a grinding
Case dropped against Canadian bureaucrat accused of leaking secret documents

Case dropped against Canadian bureaucrat accused of leaking secret documents

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The Crown has dropped its case against a federal bureaucrat who was accused of leaking secret cabinet documents about a $700-million shipbuilding contract.Matthew Matchett walked out of an Ottawa courthouse a free man after Justice Hugh McLean informed the jury hearing the breach of trust case about the Crown's decision.The surprise development came on the
Small space rock hits $10B James Webb Space Telescope

Small space rock hits $10B James Webb Space Telescope

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A tiny meteoroid struck the newly deployed James Webb Space Telescope in May, knocking one of its gold-plated mirrors out of alignment but not changing the orbiting observatory's schedule to become fully operational shortly, NASA said on Wednesday.The little space rock hit the $10 billion telescope sometime in late May and left a small but
Your complete guide to the televised hearings of the Jan. 6 committee

Your complete guide to the televised hearings of the Jan. 6 committee

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Promising never-seen video, new audio and testimony, the U.S. congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol begins televised hearings beginning tonight that will attempt to show how the violence erupted that day and how defeated president Donald Trump tried to overturn Joe Biden's election victory.The panel's year-long investigation into the Capitol attack is

US stocks see worst first half drop in more than 50 years

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Image source, ReutersUS stocks have seen their worst first half of a year since 1970, as concerns grow over how steps to curb inflation will affect economic growth.In the last six months, the benchmark S&P 500 index fell 20.6%, while other major US indexes also dropped sharply.Stocks in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia have
‘Chaos’ at Toronto’s Pearson airport could continue until end of August, ex-Air Canada exec says

‘Chaos’ at Toronto’s Pearson airport could continue until end of August, ex-Air Canada exec...

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Extremely long wait times affecting arriving and departing passengers at Toronto's Pearson airport are likely to continue until Labour Day, a former Air Canada executive said Wednesday."Chaos, messy, impossible, difficult," were the words used by Duncan Dee to describe the situation at Canada's busiest airport. "It's not where you want to be," Dee told CBC Radio's Metro
Mass shooting survivors, parents of victims demand U.S. Congress act on gun control

Mass shooting survivors, parents of victims demand U.S. Congress act on gun control

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WARNING: This story contains graphic descriptions of violence and death.A fourth-grade survivor of last month's mass shooting at a Texas elementary school told U.S. lawmakers that after the gunman killed her teacher and friends, she dabbed blood on herself in a desperate bid for survival.Miah Cerrillo and the parents of multiple young Americans killed and
Astronomers find another strange fast radio burst from distant galaxy

Astronomers find another strange fast radio burst from distant galaxy

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Powerful bursts of radio waves emanating from a distant dwarf galaxy that were detected using a massive telescope in China are moving scientists closer to solving what one called a "cosmic mystery" that has lingered for years.Since being discovered in 2007, astronomers have struggled to understand what causes phenomena called fast radio bursts involving pulses
Harvey Weinstein to be charged in U.K. over assault claims

Harvey Weinstein to be charged in U.K. over assault claims

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British prosecutors said Wednesday they have authorized police to charge ex-film producer Harvey Weinstein with two counts of indecent assault against a woman in London in 1996.The Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement that "charges have been authorized" against Weinstein, 70, following a review of evidence gathered by London's Metropolitan Police.Police said the offences
Moderna says experimental combination COVID-19 vaccine appears to work against Omicron

Moderna says experimental combination COVID-19 vaccine appears to work against Omicron

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Moderna's experimental COVID-19 vaccine that combines its original shot with protection against the Omicron variant appears to work, the company announced Wednesday.COVID-19 vaccine makers are studying updated boosters that might be offered in the fall to better protect people against future coronavirus surges.Moderna's preliminary study results show people given the combination shot experienced a higher

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SpaceX valued at $125bn, 25% higher than previous year

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Old Mutual Insure CEO shares his views on climate change

Old Mutual Insure CEO shares his views on climate change

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Climate change is heavily impacting global insurers as they pay out claims given extreme weather events. Garth Napier, CEO at Old Mutual Insure, shares his views on the challenging environment and the central focus on climate change at The World Economic Forum Davos 2022. CEO of Old Mutual Insure Garth Napier on the key agendas
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What the health? BizNews needs your contribution as we launch our health section

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Ricky Martin’s ex-manager sues star for $3 million, citing ‘career-ending allegation’

Ricky Martin’s ex-manager sues star for $3 million, citing ‘career-ending allegation’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Ricky Martin is being sued for more than $3 million dollars by his former manager, Rebecca Drucker, who claims she was not paid for allegedly saving and reviving his music career."This complaint only scratches the surface. Rebecca looks forward to having her day in court and prosecuting