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Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

Center-right incumbent wins Portugal's presidential election

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s president was returned to office for a second term with a resounding victory Sunday in an election held amid a devastating COVID-19 surge that has made the European country the worst in the world for cases and deaths.
Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 cities

Dutch police clash with anti-lockdown protesters in 2 cities

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Rioters set fires in the centre of the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks Sunday at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures, while officers responded with tear gas and water can
Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities

Military to support vaccination efforts in northern Ontario Indigenous communities

TORONTO — The Canadian military is set to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution in northern Ontario, as officials investigate the death of a teenager who had the virus and worked at a long-term care home in the province's southwest.
UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

UK vaccination drive expands as virus toll nears 100,000

LONDON — Britain is expanding a coronavirus vaccination program that has seen more than 6 million people get the first of two doses — even as the country’s death toll in the pandemic approaches 100,000.
Canadians launch new careers, return to school as COVID-19 rages on

Canadians launch new careers, return to school as COVID-19 rages on

TORONTO — When COVID-19 swept across Canada last year, Andre Mazerolle's 25-year career in marketing ground to a halt as he was laid off from his job. Gutted, the Oshawa, Ont.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Business openings and closings Statistics Canada will release its monthly estimates of business openings and closures for October 2020 on Monday.
Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from China gold mine

Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from China gold mine

BEIJING — Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday, a landmark achievement for an industry long-blighted by disasters and high death tolls.
U.K. COVID-19 variant found at long-term care home in Barrie, Ont.

U.K. COVID-19 variant found at long-term care home in Barrie, Ont.

TORONTO — Health officials identified a U.K. variant of COVID-19 at a long-term care home reeling from a deadly outbreak in Barrie, Ont., Saturday as the province recorded a slightly lower daily virus case count.
UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses

LONDON — A major British doctors' group says the U.K.
'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

Last week Daisy Ridley and Jennifer Hudson went to a movie premiere together. They posed for photos and made remarks from a stage while an audience watched quietly. Or, more accurately, their avatars did.