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An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when — a question that has proved more contentious than the Biden...

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to one billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right), greets commuters at a Montreal Metro station on yesterday.

TORONTO (AP): Prime Minister Justin Trudeau secured victory in parliamentary elections but failed to get the majority he wanted, an outcome that threatened his Conservative rival with loss of his job after moving his party to the centre and...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The options remaining for thousands of Haitian migrants straddling the Mexico-Texas border are narrowing as the United States government was ramping up expulsion flights to Haiti on Tuesday and Mexico began busing some...

LONDON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose. J&J said in statement that an extra dose — given...

NEW DELHI (AP): India, the world’s largest vaccine producer, will resume exports and donations of surplus coronavirus vaccines in October after halting them during a devastating surge in domestic infections in April, the health minister said on...

UNITED NATIONS (AP): Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship before problems between the two large and deeply influential...

KIGALI (AP): The man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda for saving hundreds of his countrymen from genocide was convicted of terrorism offences on Monday and sentenced to 25 years at a trial that human-rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s...

MADRID (AP): Spain’s Supreme Court refused on Monday to suspend a government decision allowing a former Venezuelan spymaster to be extradited to the United States. Lawyers for General Hugo Carvajal, who for over a decade was late Venezuelan leader...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (CMC): The National Police of Haiti on Monday denied reports circulating on social media that several police officers were injured during a security operation which took place in the city centre of Croix-des-Bouquets last Saturday....
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