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Xi Jinping leaves mainland China for the first time since the beginning of pandemic

Xi Jinping leaves mainland China for the first time since the beginning of pandemic

CNN — Chinese leader Xi Jinping left mainland China for the first time since the start of the pandemic, arriving in Hong Kong on Thursday ahead of the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover from British to Chinese rule. Xi is expected to spend two days in the financial hub and attend a series of …

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Sandals Bahamas deaths: Three Americans found dead at a resort last month died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, police say

Sandals Bahamas deaths: Three Americans found dead at a resort last month died due to carbon monoxide poisoning, police say

CNN — Three Americans found dead at a Sandals resort on the Bahamas’ Great Exuma island on May 6 died of carbon monoxide poisoning, local authorities said Tuesday. “At this point in the investigation, we can officially confirm that all three victims died as a result of suffocation from carbon monoxide poisoning,” the Royal Bahamas …

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'It's nuts': Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City's hot rental market

‘It’s nuts’: Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City’s hot rental market

Renting an apartment in New York City this summer? Say hello to sky-high prices and fight to the finish. Amidst the heat and the occasional rain, there is a mad rush to rent affordable apartments in Gotham, which has been out of stock for many years. Real estate agents describe chaos when it comes to …

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Killing of Jesuit Priests in Mexico Shakes Nation Afflicted by Violence

Killing of Jesuit Priests in Mexico Shakes Nation Afflicted by Violence

MEXICO CITY—Hundreds of soldiers scoured the pine-clad mountains of Mexico’s Sierra Tarahumara in search of a local Sinaloa cartel boss accused of killing two elderly Jesuit priests in a crime that has shocked the world. The murders last Monday, which caused Pope Franciscohimself a Jesuit, lamenting Mexico’s relentless violence, he highlights how Mexican organized crime …

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Prince Charles accepted suitcase with 1 million euros from Qatari sheikh, Sunday Times reports

Prince Charles accepted suitcase with 1 million euros from Qatari sheikh, Sunday Times reports

CNN — Clarence House said Prince Charles received charitable donations and the correct processes were followed in respect of those donations after a British newspaper reported that the Prince of Wales once accepted a suitcase containing €1 million ($1.05 million). dollars) in cash from a Qatari politician. According to the Sunday Times, the suitcase containing …

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U.N. Agency Finds Israeli Forces Shot Palestinian-American Journalist

U.N. Agency Finds Israeli Forces Shot Palestinian-American Journalist

The United Nations human rights office said its investigation into the death of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh found that Israeli forces fired the shots that killed her and wounded her colleague last month. Israeli authorities initially said that indiscriminate shooting by Palestinians killed Ms. Abu Akleh, which the Office of the United Nations High …

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Juul Asks Court to Block FDA Ban, Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filings

Juul Asks Court to Block FDA Ban, Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filings

Juul Labs Inc. asked a federal appeals court on Friday to temporarily block the Food and Drug Administration’s order that the vaping company immediately withdraw its e-cigarettes from the U.S. market, a decision that would block your business. In addition to fighting the FDA order, Juul has been working with its legal advisers on options …

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Western Australia: culture of sexual abuse in mining industry 'abhorrent and systemic', inquiry finds

Western Australia: culture of sexual abuse in mining industry ‘abhorrent and systemic’, inquiry finds

Hong Kong CNN Business — Mining in Western Australia, a multibillion-dollar industry that helps power the nation’s economy, is plagued by an “abhorrent and systemic” culture of sexual abuse, according to a parliamentary inquiry published on Thursday. After an investigation that lasted nearly a year, a committee led by state legislators detailed widespread sexual harassment, …

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