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Coronavirus live updates: Quebec reports 25 deaths as cases rise back above 1,000

Article content continued “The big increase in deaths is the result of the number of cases which remains high,” Health Minister Christian Dubé said via Twitter. “It is to avoid these deaths that we must break the wave and continue our efforts.” The number of hospitalizations and ICU patients continues to fall. A total of […]

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Dow drops 800 points as fears grow over fallout of COVID-19 surge | US & Canada News

Wall Street’s main stock indexes were firmly in the red on Wednesday as rising coronavirus infections in the United States fuel fears of more growth-sapping pandemic restrictions and curb investor appetite for risk. In late morning trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 802 points or 2.92 percent at […]

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Iran moves troops to Azerbaijan’s border

Iranian troops have been moved to the Azerbaijan-Iran border amid conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, multiple news outlets reported. Locals residents have spotted Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps troop movements along the state border between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan. Some Twitter user wrote: “Dozens of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, together with soldiers, are heading […]

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Polish president becomes latest world leader to test positive for coronavirus – National

Polish President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus but is feeling good, presidential minister Blazej Spychalski announced on Saturday. “The president yesterday was tested for the presence of coronavirus. The result turned out to be positive. The president is fine. We are in constant contact with the relevant medical services,” Spychalski said on Twitter. […]

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Online campaign spending massively increased this week

Article content continued “We know this election is going to be so close,” said Liberal campaign co-chair Sarah Weddell in an email to supporters. “Closer than the polls show. Our plan is working.” The Liberals made a last-minute plea for $5 donations Thursday morning to push their message. This week’s ads are a blend of […]

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Why you can’t escape the flu and COVID-19 just by ‘boosting’ your immunity

Article content continued We apologize, but this video has failed to load. “Vitamin C deficiency in North America is extremely rare and because it’s water soluble, taking excessive amounts of it just means it will be excreted in your urine,” Cross says. “While Zinc has shown to have some beneficial properties, taking too much of […]

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Calfrac shareholders vote with management, spurn Wilks Brothers

Article content continued The fight between Calfrac and Wilks Brothers became public on July 14, when Calfrac announced a recapitalization transaction a month after it had missed an interest payment on a tranche of its debts. On Aug. 4, the company announced that Wilks Brothers, which owns more than 19 per cent of Calfrac’s shares […]

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G20 may only offer poorest countries 6 more months of debt relief | China

An initiative that allows poor countries to suspend payments on official bilateral debt owed to G20 creditors until the end of 2020 may not get the year-long extension it seeks. Some G20 creditor countries are reluctant to broaden and extend another year of coronavirus debt service relief to the world’s poorest countries, so a six-month compromise […]

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Trump news live – President claims he’s ‘immune to Covid-19’ after holding first public rally since diagnosis

PRESIDENT Trump addressed a crowd of thousands yesterday in his first public rally since he was diagnosed with coronavirus. It comes after his physician deemed that he was no longer a “transmission risk,” but Trump has gone one step further to claim that he is IMMUNE to the bug. Speaking to Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, […]

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Lockheed Martin releases first image of new hypersonic long-range missile system

Lockheed Martin Corp., Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier, posted the first public computer-generated graphics of Army’s Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW). According to the presentation, the new weapon system will consist of four transporter erector launchers (TEL), each installed on a modified M870 40-ton trailer, and command posts. Each TEL will have two canisterized hypersonic weapons at […]

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