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Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Health officials urging Dargaville churchgoers to get tested immediately

Health officials are urging anyone who visited the Sacred Heart Dargaville Parish last Sunday morning to get tested immediately. The Dargaville church has been listed as a location of interest by the Ministry of Health. Anyone who was at the church on November 7 between 9am and 10.30am must stay at home and get tested. […]

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Thousands of intel officers refusing vaccine risk dismissal – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Thousands of intelligence officers could soon face dismissal for failing to comply with the U.S. government’s vaccine mandate, leading some Republican lawmakers to raise concerns about removing employees from agencies critical to national security. Several intelligence agencies had at least 20% of their workforce unvaccinated as of late October, said U.S. Rep. Chris […]

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Man arrested, accused of fatally stabbing Lakewood man on Saturday morning

Lakewood police arrested one person who allegedly stabbed a man, killing him, on Saturday morning. On Saturday around 6:51 a.m., officers with the Lakewood Police Department responded to a home along the 12900 block of W. Jewell Circle for what was reported as a medical issue. The caller said their roommate had fainted. When police […]

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Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. In a rare show of bipartisanship on the House floor, the committee’s […]

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Woman accused of shooting Longmont postal carrier charged with first-degree murder – The Denver Post

The woman accused of shooting and killing a postal carrier in Longmont has been formally charged with first-degree murder. Devan Rebecca Schreiner, 26, was charged Tuesday in Boulder District Court with first-degree murder after deliberation in the death of her ex-boyfriend, Jason Schaefer, 33. Schreiner, who appeared in custody, was advised of her rights by […]

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Norway town absorbs horror of local’s bow-and-arrow attack – The Denver Post

KONGSBERG, Norway — Residents of a Norwegian town with a proud legacy of producing coins, weapons and silver grappled Friday with the horrible knowledge that someone living in their community used a bow and arrow to attack people doing their grocery shopping or other evening activities — and succeeded in killing five of them. On […]

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Ashes: England cricket tour of Australia set to go ahead in December after officials give conditional approval

England cricket bosses say the Ashes series will go ahead in Australia in December after officials gave conditional approval. Doubt had been cast on the seven-week tour while England was negotiating for less strict health and travel restrictions in the pandemic, especially for visiting relatives. The series is now due to start as scheduled in […]

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Italy: 29 inches of rain in 12 hours sets new European record as extreme weather lashes country

More than 29 inches of rain – nearly two-and-a-half feet – fell in 12 hours in Italy this week, breaking a European record, as parts of the country were hit by extreme weather. The commune of Rossiglione in Genoa, Liguria, was among the worst affected with the record deluge of 29.2in of rain on Monday […]

Politics

Token of all tokens: Could a $1T coin fix the debt limit? – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Some politicians think they’ve found a silver bullet for the impasse over the debt limit, except the bullet is made of platinum: Mint a $1 trillion coin, token of all tokens, and use it to flood the treasury with cash and drive Republicans crazy. Even its serious proponents — who are not that […]

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A couple of wins for Johnson, but no trade deal with the US is a major setback

It’s been four years since a British prime minister stepped into the White House and during that time the leading characters and the context in which they are meeting have changed greatly. President Donald Trump and Theresa May replaced by President Joe Biden and Boris Johnson. Brexit has happened; the ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan is over; […]