Oregon nurse on leave after bragging of COVID-19 violations on TikTok

The nurse has been criticized on TikTok for saying that she doesn’t practice social distancing or wear a mask outside of her workplace.

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Application to pause Alberta inquiry into funding of oil and gas critics tossed by judge

Alberta Energy spokesman Kavi Bal says he was happy to see the court strike down the “nuisance” application.

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Georgia elections official announces investigations, defends state’s voting integrity

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has repeatedly said there has been no evidence of systemic election irregularities or fraud, but said that his office is investigating any credible claims of illegal voting and violations of state election law.

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Man lost at sea found alive, clinging to capsized boat off Florida coast

Richard Bee, 62, was found alive on the remains of his boat on Sunday, two days after he ventured out from Port Canaveral in Florida.

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Moderna designed its coronavirus vaccine in 2 days — here’s how

In early January, when the coronavirus was still a mysterious virus in China, Moderna started chasing a potential vaccine for the disease.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejects Republican lawsuit challenging U.S. Election

The state Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, threw out the three-day-old order, saying the underlying lawsuit was filed months after the law allowed for challenges to Pennsylvania’s expansive year-old mail-in voting law.

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Brexit trade talks with European Union are in their ‘last week,’ U.K. says

As talks continued between the two sides in London, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said “I think we are into the last week or so of substantive negotiations.”

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At least 34 dead after 2 separate suicide bombings, Afghan officials say

At least 34 people were killed on Sunday in two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan that targeted a military base and a provincial chief, officials said.

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More than 100 protesters detained by Belarus forces at pro-democracy rallies

Belarusian security forces detained more than 100 protesters on Sunday at rallies in Minsk the opposition had billed as “the march of neighbors,” a rights group reported and videos on local social media showed.

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Singaporean baby born with coronavirus antibodies after mom’s pregnancy infection

The World Health Organization says it is not yet known whether a pregnant woman with coronavirus can pass the virus to her fetus or baby during pregnancy or delivery.

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