25 Jun, 2024
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COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Maui, State Officials Warn

State health officials on Maui say they are seeing early signs of increased COVID-19 cases. State epidemiologist Sarah Kemble told media this morning via Zoom from the Lahaina Comprehensive Health Center that while cases appear to be mild at this time, she encouraged people to get vaccinated and boosted. The Maui wildfires, which started on […]

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Migrant Surge Sparks Tension Between New York’s Democratic Mayor and Biden Administration

The Biden administration opposes a temporary solution that the state and city have proposed, which is escalating tensions between the mayor’s office in New York City and the state and federal governments over how to handle the city’s current influx of more than 58,000 asylum seekers. Because all hotels and shelters are full and new […]

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Greek Fire Department Takes Action: 2 Arrested for Arson Amidst Rampant Wildfires

Fire department officials in Greece arrested two men on Saturday on suspicion of intentionally starting wildfires, as hundreds of firefighters battled blazes that have killed at least 21 people in the past week. One man was apprehended on the Greek island of Evia for allegedly setting grass in the Karystos region on fire. The fire […]

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Deadly Shelling Claims Civilian Lives in Eastern Ukraine Amidst Renewed Russian Takeover Concerns

Two civilians lost their lives, while one sustained injuries as Russian forces assaulted a café in a vital front-line zone of northeastern Ukraine over the weekend, as confirmed by local authorities. The shelling occurred close to the city of Kupiansk just as U.K. officials voiced concerns about Russia’s potential efforts to regain control of the […]

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Trump’s Lawyer Claims Mugshot Experience Among the Best Things in His Life

Alina Habba, who represents the former president and is a senior adviser to the pro-Trump Super PAC MAGA Inc., commented on conservative news outlet Newsmax. Trump was arrested for the fourth time on suspicion of breaking the law while attempting to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. He has been charged […]

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Transgender Woman’s Settlement Leads to LGBTQ Prison Reform in New York Jail

A transgender woman in New York has reached a landmark settlement that could result in widespread changes in the treatment of LGBTQ people incarcerated in Broome County correctional facilities. Makyyla Holland, a 25-year-old transgender woman, accused Broome County Jail correctional officers of abuse and discrimination during her six-week detention. As a result of the $140,000 […]

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Failed Satellite Launch Sparks Tensions: US and Allies Clash with North Korea, China, and Russia

The United States and its allies clashed with North Korea, Russia, and China on Friday over Pyongyang’s failed spy satellite launch attempts and who is to blame for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The United States, Albania, Ecuador, France, Japan, and Malta convened the open Security Council meeting to denounce the attempted launch, which […]

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Fukushima Residents React Prudently to Initiation of Treated Water Discharge

Fish auction prices experienced a decline on Friday at a port located south of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Uncertainty lingers as to how seafood consumers will respond to the release of treated and diluted radioactive wastewater into the ocean. The plant, which suffered damage during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, initiated the release […]

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Hawaii Fires: More Than 100 Individuals Identified After Being Reported Missing

Within a day of Hawaiian authorities releasing the names of 388 people unaccounted for in the wake of deadly wildfires on Maui, more than 100 of them or their relatives came forward to report their safety, according to the FBI. The agency is examining the provided information and working to remove the names from the […]

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Russia Seeks to Expand Fish and Seafood Exports to China Following Japan’s Trade Restrictions

Russia hopes to increase its exports of marine products to China in response to China’s ban on Japanese seafood imports following the release of treated radioactive water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. Russia is one of China’s largest suppliers of marine products, with 894 Russian companies authorized to export seafood, according to Rosselkhoznadzor, the […]