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US launches sponsor circle program for relocated Afghans

The United States is launching a new program for Afghans who have been evacuated to the country under Operation Allies Welcome, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Monday. Read full story

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US to begin UK appeal against Assange extradition block

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A massive storm flooded highways, toppled trees and caused rock slides and mud flows in areas burned bare by wildfires across Northern California.

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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine protective, safe in young children

Moderna Inc said on Monday its Covid-19 vaccine generated a strong immune response and was generally well-tolerated in children aged six to 11 years, and the company plans to submit the data to regulators soon.

US donated 100,000 Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Nepal

A total of 100,620 doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine donated by the United States of America arrived in Kathmandu on Monday. Read full story

Suspected tornadoes cause damage in Missouri, Illinois

A suspected tornado damaged buildings and knocked out power in communities along the state line between Missouri and Illinois, and damage was reported in other parts of the states from severe weather.