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8.2 magnitude earthquake off Alaskan peninsula, small tsunami - World News
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8.2 magnitude earthquake off Alaskan peninsula, small tsunami

An 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaskan peninsula late on Wednesday, generating small waves but no tsunami before all warnings were canceled.
Japan's new COVID-19 cases top 10,000 for 1st time - World News
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Japan's new COVID-19 cases top 10,000 for 1st time

A total of 10,110 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Japan until 5:30 pm local time on Thursday, topping 10,000 for the first time in the country.
Sydney's lockdown extended as Aussies refuse vaccination - World News
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Sydney's lockdown extended as Aussies refuse vaccination

Millions of Sydney residents will spend another month in lockdown, citing a still-fast-growing coronavirus outbreak and stubbornly low vaccination rates.
Three Armenian soldiers killed in clashes with Azerbaijan - World News
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Three Armenian soldiers killed in clashes with Azerbaijan

Three Armenian soldiers were killed in border clashes with Azerbaijani forces yesterday.
Tokyo's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 3,000 for 1st time - World News
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Tokyo's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 3,000 for 1st time

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Tokyo reached 3,177 for the first time in a single day, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday.
Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in Japan's northeastern Miyagi prefecture - World News
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Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in Japan's northeastern Miyagi prefecture

Typhoon Nepartak has turned northward and made landfall on the Pacific coast of the northeastern Miyagi prefecture on Wednesday morning.
Vaccinated people in high-risk areas told to mask again in US - World News
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Vaccinated people in high-risk areas told to mask again in US

A vaccine mandate for the country's more than 2 million federal workers is now "under consideration."
S. Korea, DPRK restore communication hotlines - World News
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S. Korea, DPRK restore communication hotlines

All of the inter-Korean communication lines had been severed since June last year when the DPRK cut them off in protest against Seoul.
One dead, four missing in blast at German chemical park - World News
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One dead, four missing in blast at German chemical park

One person has died and four are missing after an explosion at a chemical park in western Germany, the site operator said Tuesday.
Biden announces end of US combat operations in Iraq - World News
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Biden announces end of US combat operations in Iraq

The 2,500 US troops still in Iraq won't be fighting. They will "continue to train, to assist, to help, to deal with ISIS (Islamic State) as it arises."
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