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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming under increasing criticism for his handling of the crisis

India reported its highest daily death toll — 4,187 people — on Saturday, weeks into the world’s worst wave of coronavirus cases that’s leaving people without lifesaving hospital beds, oxygen and drugs. In all, nearly 240,000 people in India are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, with reported infections topping 21 million. It’s a bitter […]

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‘Afraid of dying in here’: How inmates fought for COVID vaccinations, protections after jails and prisons failed to protect them

Russell Leaks had more reasons to be worried about the coronavirus than most people. The 66-year-old Tennessee cook suffers from chronic liver disease, high blood pressure, an irregular heartbeat and the toll of a heart attack. And he was in jail, a place where the virus spreads easily. Leaks got COVID-19 in late November while […]

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In States, Virus Spending’s Off to the (Robo-Dog) Races

Above, a robot dog like “Spot,” the one bought by the Honolulu police. (Boston Dynamics) By Steve Miller, RealClearInvestigationsApril 15, 2021 One robot dog armed with a thermometer: $150,000. Forty all-terrain vehicles, five utility terrain vehicles, and 18 utility trailers: $626,000. Using public funds earmarked for coronavirus relief to buy these items: priceless. https://canelostreamtvlive.eventsmart.com/events/buffstreams-canelo-vs-saunders-live-stream-reddit-free-online/ https://canelostreamtvlive.eventsmart.com/events/canelo-vs-saunders-live-stream-how-to-watch-online-and-start-time/ […]

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‘Don’t take questions’: White House press secretary frowns on Biden’s media interaction

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden was fielding his fourth question from a reporter after delivering remarks on the pandemic last week when he apologized to the press corps. “Look, I’m sorry. This is the last question I’ll take,” Biden said. “I’m really going to be in trouble.” In trouble? Really? In fact, yes, White House […]