Saturday, February 27, 2021

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U.S. reaches 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus

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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 500,000 on Sunday, according to an NBC News tally — a milestone that underscores the grave...

PHOTOS: United’s stricken Boeing 777-200 lands safely in DENVER after engine fire

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United’s stricken Boeing 777-200 (N772UA), flight #UA328. The aircraft returned and landed safely in Denver.  

US Customs nabs Jamaican smuggler with cocaine in sandals and body

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The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says that officers at Miami International Airport apprehended a Jamaican smuggler with cocaine in a...

FLORIDA: Two women dressed as ‘grannies’ for a COVID vaccine

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Two women under 65 dressed up as “grannies” to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Orlando this week — and it sounds like they might...

Scientist ‘99.9% sure’ coronavirus leaked from Wuhan lab after WHO dismissed theory

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A German scientist says he is ‘99.9 per cent sure’ that coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan research lab. Dr Roland Wiesendanger, a physicist from the...

Biden to pledge $4 billion so poorer countries can access COVID vaccine

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(Reuters) - The Biden administration will pledge $4 billion to a coronavirus vaccination program for poorer countries in hopes of prying loose bigger donations...

First Digital EC Currency (DCash) Transaction Completed Successfully

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The first-ever DCash consumer-to-merchant transaction was successfully completed on Friday, 13 February at Geo F. Huggins’ Foodland in Grenada.     Commenting on this achievement, Governor of...

CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

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The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada will meet virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions  expected to centre on key issues...