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Intelligence agencies, divided after review, say COVID-19 origins may never be knownWASHINGTON — After a 90-day sprint for answers, U.S. intelligence agencies remain divided over whether the coronavirus started from a lab-related incident or spread naturally from an animal to a human, and say the origins of the pandemic may never be known, according to an unclassified version of a report on the review. The intelligence community is united in the belief that the emergence of the coronavirus surprised Beijing in the winter of2019, when it was first detected. President Joe Biden ordered the three…

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Sweden arrests two women linked to IS

Published by Al-Araby Swedish police said Monday they had arrested two women linked to the Islamic State group after they flew back from Syria, as media reported that one was being investigated for war crimes. Stockholm police spokesman Ola Osterling said the prosecutor leading the investigation into the two women had ordered their arrest. “We

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Poland turns water cannon on rock-throwing migrants at border

Published by Reuters By Pawel Florkiewicz and Joanna Plucinska WARSAW (Reuters) -Polish security forces turned water cannon on migrants who threw rocks from across the Belarusian border, where thousands have gathered in chaotic attempts to reach the European Union, video footage shared by authorities showed on Tuesday. The crisis has led the EU to prepare

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Democrats offer mixed messages as Biden presses domestic agenda

Published by AFP Washington (AFP) – The White House and Democratic congressional leaders raced Wednesday to resolve lingering disputes on their giant social spending plan before President Joe Biden flies overseas — although several lawmakers signaled a deal by day’s end looked impossible. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote to colleagues that Biden’s domestic agenda was

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Tokyo stocks rise in morning after Evergrande payment report

Published by Kyodo News Tokyo stocks gained Thursday morning as investors welcomed a report that China’s Evergrande Group has made interest payments and a weak yen against the U.S. dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 218.97 points, or 0.75 percent, from Wednesday to 29,325.75. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on

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The 7 Best Tech Deals During Amazon’s Cyber Monday Sale

Published by InsideHook By Kirk Miller Cyber Monday at Amazon brings with it a lot of tech deals, and the discounts here run the gamut from headphones to TVs to devices that’ll actually keep you healthy and safe. Below, gadget discounts up to 41% off for all aspects of your life from Amazon and its

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