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The AP Interview: IMF head urges China to end mass lockdowns

The AP Interview: IMF head urges China to end mass lockdowns

BERLIN (AP) — It is time for China to move away from massive lockdowns and toward a more targeted approach to COVID-19, the head of the International Monetary Fund said days after widespread protests broke out , a change that would ease the impact to
Drug slows Alzheimer's but can it make a real difference?

Drug slows Alzheimer's but can it make a real difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening — but the anxiously awaited new data leaves unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives. Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its U.S.
Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr.
China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has vowed to “resolutely crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces,” following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restriction

Syria receives cholera vaccines ahead of inoculation drive

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has received two million doses of cholera vaccines, the first to reach the country during a months-long outbreak, the country's health ministry said Wednesday.
EXPLAINER: Why are China's COVID rules so strict?

EXPLAINER: Why are China's COVID rules so strict?

BEIJING (AP) — At the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China set out its “zero-COVID” measures that were harsh, but not out of line with what many other countries were doing to try and contain the virus.

Big tobacco tries to stop California flavored tobacco ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco companies filed a request Tuesday asking the U.S.
Trudeau says Chinese protesters deserve free speech, a 'mistake' to bar cameras

Trudeau says Chinese protesters deserve free speech, a 'mistake' to bar cameras

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says everyone in China should be allowed to express themselves amid Beijing's crackdown on COVID-19. He also says an Ottawa university should not have barred reporters from filming China's ambassador this week.

Plea deal in attacks on California Planned Parenthood clinic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man has admitted he fired BB guns at a Planned Parenthood clinic on at least 11 occasions and has agreed to plead guilty to two crimes stemming from the investigation, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Mayor says NYC will treat mentally ill, even if they refuse

Mayor says NYC will treat mentally ill, even if they refuse

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor on Tuesday said he was directing police and city medics to be more aggressive about getting severely mentally ill people off the streets and subways and into treatment, even if it means involuntarily hospitalizin
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