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Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours.

Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours.

Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours. Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours. SEOUL — When South Koreans logged on to a government website this month to book Covid-19 vaccine appointments, a pop-up window told them there was “just a bit” of a delay. “There are 401,032 people waiting in front …

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Georginio Wijnaldum and the Collective Toxic

Georginio Wijnaldum and the Collective Toxic

Georginio Wijnaldum and the Collective Toxic Georginio Wijnaldum and the Collective Toxic No one can compare themselves to Simone Biles, but Wijnaldum’s exit from Liverpool carried many of the same themes. Source link

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Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President

Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President

Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President He was a 28-year-old student and member of a communist group in Iran serving a 10-year prison sentence in 1988 when, according to his family, he was called before a committee and executed without a trial …

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Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports

Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports

Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports Vaccinated People May Spread the Virus, Though Rarely, C.D.C. Reports In yet another unexpected and unwelcome twist in the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Friday a report strongly suggesting that fully immunized people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the virus …

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Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home

Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home

Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home Three Olympic Refugee Team Members Will Call Canada Home At this year’s Olympics, Team Canada is 371 athletes-strong, the country’s largest team to compete since the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. And on their trips back home, the 2020 Tokyo cohort will increase by three. That’s because three middle-distance runners from …

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China’s Parents Say For-Profit Tutoring Ban Helps Only the Rich

China's Parents Say For-Profit Tutoring Ban Helps Only the Rich

China’s Parents Say For-Profit Tutoring Ban Helps Only the Rich China’s Parents Say For-Profit Tutoring Ban Helps Only the Rich Zhang Hongchun worries that his 10-year-old daughter isn’t getting enough sleep. Between school, homework and after-school guitar, clarinet and calligraphy practice, most nights she doesn’t get to bed before 11. Some of her classmates keep going until midnight. “Everyone wants …

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Delta Variant and Travel Restrictions in Europe: What to Know

Delta Variant and Travel Restrictions in Europe: What to Know

Delta Variant and Travel Restrictions in Europe: What to Know Delta Variant and Travel Restrictions in Europe: What to Know Making things even more complex is the fact that the rules frequently change. In Spain, nighttime curfews banning people from being outside between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. were reintroduced in some spots last week, including Barcelona. “If you’ve come …

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Turkey Is Next as Wildfires Afflict Mediterranean Countries

Turkey Is Next as Wildfires Afflict Mediterranean Countries

Turkey Is Next as Wildfires Afflict Mediterranean Countries Turkey Is Next as Wildfires Afflict Mediterranean Countries Firefighters in Turkey struggled to contain dozens of wildfires raging for a third day on Friday, as fast-spreading blazes forced popular holiday resorts and dozens of rural areas along the Mediterranean coast to be evacuated. The fires, which authorities say may have been sparked …

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Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide Confirmed coronavirus infections have jumped in much of the world, and deaths from the disease in Africa have increased by 80 percent over the last four weeks, the director-general of the World Health Organization said on Friday. The …

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An San Won Her Third Gold Medal. Detractors Are Criticizing Her Haircut.

An San Won Her Third Gold Medal. Detractors Are Criticizing Her Haircut.

An San Won Her Third Gold Medal. Detractors Are Criticizing Her Haircut. An San Won Her Third Gold Medal. Detractors Are Criticizing Her Haircut. SEOUL — South Korea’s female archers have been a dominant force, winning every women’s team competition since the event was first introduced at the 1988 Seoul Games. In Tokyo on Friday, An San, 20, won gold …

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