Disasters and Emergencies

Thailand Braces for More Prostests as PM Ignores Calls to Quit

56 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Thailand is set for a fresh wave of street protests by pro-democracy activists with Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha ignoring their deadline to quit by Saturday.
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Malaysia rulers to meet amid talk of emergency declaration

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Reports that PM Muhyiddin Yassin wants to impose measures to tackle COVID-19 surge and 'political instability'.
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N.Korea says China dust could spread COVID-19, warns people to stay inside

3 hours ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - North Korea has warned its citizens to stay indoors, saying seasonal yellow dust blowing in from China might carry the new coronavirus into the country.
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Malaysia's king to consult with rulers amid talk of emergency

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah will consult with other rulers to discuss proposals by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, the palace said on Saturday, after...
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Malaysia's king to consult with rulers, palace says, amid talk of emergency

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah will consult with other rulers to discuss recommendations presented by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, the palace said on...
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Mexico to begin search for victims of 2006 Pasta de Conchos mine blast in 2022

6 hours ago   |   National Post

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government in early 2022 will start searching for the bodies of dozens of coal miners killed more than a decade ago in one of the country's worst mining...
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‘There's only one chance to do this right'-FDA panel wrestles with COVID-19 vaccine issues

6 hours ago   |   Science Mag

Some committee members warn against emergency use of candidates not definitively proven safe or effective
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Europe's Geopolitical Awakening

8 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Europe will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic a stronger, more unified global player that can help define the twenty-first-century global order.
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High school football stadium evacuated in Beaver County due to SWAT situation happening nearby

High school football stadium evacuated in Beaver County due to SWAT situation happening nearby

8 hours ago   |   WTAE

Beaver County emergency dispatchers confirmed SWAT had been called to McClelland Drive Friday evening for reports of a suicidal man.
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The US's third coronavirus surge could be the deadliest yet - 4 charts show a troubling trend

The US's third coronavirus surge could be the deadliest yet - 4 charts show a troubling trend

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement More than 140,000 more people could die of the coronavirus in the US between now and February. That's according to the latest model from the University...
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Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

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Revolution tie Nashville 1-1 in weather-delayed game

Revolution tie Nashville 1-1 in weather-delayed game

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