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North Carolina power outages could last days after shootings

North Carolina power outages could last days after shootings

CARTHAGE, NC – Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent. Across Moore County southwest of Raleigh on Monday, businesses handed out free food or coffee and businesses without internet …

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More ‘police stations’ run by China found in Canada, report says

More ‘police stations’ run by China found in Canada, report says

VANCOUVER—Two more overseas “police stations” run by authorities in China have been found operating in Canada, according to an international human rights organization. In September, Safeguard Defenders released a report alleging that three such stations were operating in the Greater Toronto Area, among more than 50 sites around the globe. Monday’s report offered an update. …

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More ‘police’ centers run by China found around world: NGO

More ‘police’ centers run by China found around world: NGO

A human rights organization says it has found dozens of additional overseas Chinese “police service centres” around the world, including at least two more in Canada. In a new report released Monday called “Patrol and Persuade,” the Spain-based non-governmental organization Safeguard Defenders says it used open source statements from People’s Republic of China authorities, Chinese …

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Rudy Giuliani: Ethics charges for election fraud claims take major step forward with trial-like hearing in DC

CNN — Facing possible professional sanctions, Rudy Giuliani described on Monday the Trump campaign’s legal strategy for challenging the 2020 election results and how the former New York mayor had hoped to frame up an eventual case for the US Supreme Court. Giuliani is outlining his involvement in orchestrating the post-election legal strategy to form …

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BRAUN: Long COVID ‘brain fog’ an increasing concern

Content item Brain fog, a typical symptom of long COVID, is now a major concern to scientists and patients alike. Content item A form of cognitive dysfunction, “brain fog” is the phrase used to describe the fuzzy-headed lingering effects of COVID-19 (and specifically, long COVID) — a disconcerting loss of focus, attention and memory. Content …

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Assembly Elections 2022: Poll of exit polls gives Gujarat, Himachal to BJP in record wins : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service Aditi Tandon New Delhi, December 5 The poll of exit polls on Monday gave both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to the BJP, in what would be historic and record wins, should these projections hold good on December 8, the result day. Barring Aaj Tak-My Axis exit poll, four others projected BJP’s win …

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US-listed Chinese stocks give up earlier gains as investor digest reopening shift

Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Chinese companies listed in the US erased earlier gains Monday after China loosened more Covid restrictions to accelerate the reopening of the economy. The Invesco Golden Dragon China ETF, which tracks the Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index, last traded 0.5% lower after …

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Raphael Warnock: Sky-high Black turnout fueled his previous win. Will Georgia do it again?

Atlanta CNN — Form UN Ambassador Andrew Young rode his scooter alongside Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, Martin Luther King III and a fervent crowd of marches on a recent Sunday through a southwest Atlanta neighborhood. The group stopped at an early polling location to vote, forming a line with some waiting as long as one …

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Oil prices rise after OPEC+ keeps output steady, Russian price cap imposed

Oil Storage Tanks Stand AT THE RN-TUAPSINSKY REFINERY, Operated by Rosneft Oil Co., at Night in Tuapse, Russia. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil Prices Rose on Monday After Opec+ Nations Held Their Output Targets Steady Ahead of A European Union Ban and A G7 Price Cap Which Kicked in On Russian Crude. …

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