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Morgan Stanley to bar unvaccinated people from New York office

Morgan Stanley plans to bar employees who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19 from entering its offices in the New York area, as a growing number of major Wall Street firms delay the return of staff who aren’t protected against the deadly virus. The policy, outlined in an internal memo, is one …

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Khashoggi’s killers had paramilitary training in US: report

Washington: Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the United States the previous year under a contract approved by the State Department, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The training was provided by the Arkansas-based security company …

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EU turns up the heat on Google with fresh probe

Google faces a sweeping European Union probe into its advertising technology, a move that strikes at the heart of the tech giant’s business model. The European Commission said its new confrontation with the Alphabet unit will focus on concerns the company may be illegally favouring its own online display advertising …

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‘Where is their truth?’ Justin Trudeau fires back at China after it calls to investigate Canada

Geneva: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reacted angrily to China’s calls for an investigation into the discovery of the remains of indigenous children at the site of a former boarding school in Canada. The remains of 215 children, some as young as three years old, were found at the …

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Classy Modric ends Scotland campaign at Euros, England get job done

As the clocked ticked towards half-time, Croatia failed to clear a cross from the left and it fell at the feet of McGregor just outside the box. He took a touch and drilled the ball low into the bottom corner to score his first goal for his country, and Scotland’s …

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World Test Championship final heads into sixth day on a knife edge

Southampton: New Zealand claimed a handy first-innings lead of 32 and restricted India to 2-64 to maintain their slight advantage after an absorbing fifth day’s play in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Tuesday. Mohammed Shami inspired India’s lion-hearted effort with the ball on day five …

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‘We have to buy them chainsaws’: Crisp talked down ADF days before requesting 120 troops

Loading Two days before he asked for extra help, Mr Crisp told a private briefing of opposition MPs that defence personnel were not required on the ground because “they didn’t have many people who are trained … and they didn’t have arborists [tree specialists].” “We actually [have] to buy them …

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Defence and PM’s departments holding up new sanctions against human rights abusers

Defence’s top brass regularly communicates with counterparts overseas including from countries with a poor human rights record. The Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, Vice Admiral David Johnston, last week spoke with the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Myanmar military, Vice Senior General Soe Win, expressing Australia’s “deep …

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Coalition’s missed chance for policy shift on climate

Renewed hope for push to secure Assange’s releaseWelcome back Mr Deputy Prime Minister. Before Barnaby Joyce was cancelled by the Wokes, he, Andrew Wilkie and the United Nations were actively involved in the fight to free Julian Assange and allow him to return home. Let’s hope that Mr Joyce will …

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