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Man who allegedly cut down Singapore flags, decorative banners remanded in IMH – The Straits Times

He was found with a 15cm-long kitchen knife and a pair of scissors after officers detained him.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

  1. Man who allegedly cut down Singapore flags, decorative banners remanded in IMHThe Straits Times
  2. Man charged with cutting National Day Parade banners in Punggol, remanded for psychiatric observationCNA
  3. Man, 24, charged with damaging National Day decorative banners in PunggolTODAYonline
  4. Man, 25, arrested for cutting down Singapore national flags at PunggolSTOMP
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Tokyo Olympics: Belarus athlete will fly to Poland after refusing orders to go home – WION

A Belarusian athlete who took refuge in the Polish embassy in Tokyo after refusing her teams orders to fly home from the Olympic Games will travel to Poland on Wednesday, a group of her supporters said.Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was granted a humanitarian visa by the Warsaw government. She had…

  1. Tokyo Olympics: Belarus athlete will fly to Poland after refusing orders to go homeWION
  2. Olympics: Belarus athlete granted visa to enter Poland after refusing to go homeINQUIRER.net
  3. Belarusian sprinter ‘safe’ in Japan, granted Polish visa after home country allegedly tried to forcefully remove her from OlympicsYahoo Philippines News
  4. Japan says Belarusian athlete is ‘safe’ in TokyoINQUIRER.net
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Court denied Belarus sprinter’s legal bid to run in Olympics – Yahoo Eurosport UK

While Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was seeking a humanitarian visa to leave the Tokyo Olympics safely, she also was waging a legal fight to be…

  1. Court denied Belarus sprinter’s legal bid to run in OlympicsYahoo Eurosport UK
  2. Belarus athlete will fly to Poland after refusing orders to go homeRappler
  3. Japan says Belarusian athlete is ‘safe’ in TokyoINQUIRER.net
  4. The Guardian view on Belarus: an Olympic athlete joins the exodusThe Guardian
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Firstpost Explains: Why Belarus sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya refuses to go home from Olympics – Firstpost

Belarus sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya said she was forced to leave Japan by Belarus officials midway her Olympics’ campaign. Here’s an explainer on what all is happening with her.

  1. Firstpost Explains: Why Belarus sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya refuses to go home from OlympicsFirstpost
  2. Belarus athlete will fly to Poland after refusing orders to go homeRappler
  3. Japan says Belarusian athlete is ‘safe’ in TokyoINQUIRER.net
  4. Olympics: Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave TokyoABS-CBN News
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Queensland Covid update: nine of 16 new coronavirus cases are in children – Guardian Australia

Deputy Queensland premier Steven Miles and chief health officer Jeanette Young have given an update on the state’s Covid-19 outbreak. Nine of the cases confi…

  1. Queensland Covid update: nine of 16 new coronavirus cases are in childrenGuardian Australia
  2. Army patrols Sydney streets as Brisbane extends COVID-19 lockdownABS-CBN News
  3. Australia cranks up COVID curbs with Brisbane lockdown extended, army patrols in SydneyBusinessWorld Online
  4. Queensland records 16 new local COVID cases as people warned to stay homeBrisbane Times
  5. Australia city extends lockdown as clusters growTimes of India
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Queensland records 16 new local COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia – 9 News Australia

Queensland has recorded 16 new local cases of COVID-19, all were linked to the Indooroopilly cluster of the Delta variant. Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2noaGhv …

  1. Queensland records 16 new local COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia9 News Australia
  2. Army patrols Sydney streets as Brisbane extends COVID-19 lockdownABS-CBN News
  3. Australia city extends lockdown as clusters growTimes of India
  4. Student at elite Brisbane girls school tests positive to COVID-19Brisbane Times
  5. Australia cranks up COVID curbs with Brisbane lockdown extended, army patrols in SydneyBusinessWorld Online
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See how this mother braces for eviction now that the eviction ban has expired – CNN

Expiration of the nation’s eviction moratorium has left millions of families staggering. CNN’s

  1. See how this mother braces for eviction now that the eviction ban has expiredCNN
  2. White House asks states to aid renters as CDC can’t extend eviction moratoriumThe Guardian
  3. Joe Biden Urges New Pause On Evictions As Delta SpreadsNDTV
  4. Calls rise to extend US eviction ban amid spread of Delta variantAl Jazeera English

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A depressing number on Republicans and the vaccine – CNN Philippines

A new Monmouth University national poll came out that showed 31% of Republicans saying they will likely never get the vaccine. Never. As in not ever.

  1. A depressing number on Republicans and the vaccine
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Afghanistan: Can the Taliban be stopped? – BBC Newsnight – BBC News

As the Taliban continue to gain territory, violent fighting rages on in Afghanistan after the West withdraws. But with the country on the brink, can Afghan t…

  1. Afghanistan: Can the Taliban be stopped? – BBC NewsnightBBC News
  2. Afghan president blames worsening security situation on sudden US pulloutINQUIRER.net
  3. US, UK accuse Taliban of ‘war crimes’ in south Afghan townAl Jazeera English
  4. Opinion | We Cannot Stand By and Watch Afghanistan CollapseThe New York Times
  5. Afghanistan: Street fighting rages as Taliban attack key cityBBC News
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US sees ‘collective response’ to ship attack blamed on Iran – INQUIRER.net

The United States is confident Iran attacked an Israeli-managed tanker last week, killing two, the top U.S. diplomat said on Monday, predicting a “collective response”

  1. US sees ‘collective response’ to ship attack blamed on IranINQUIRER.net
  2. Israel-Iran war looms over attackThe Manila Times
  3. UK and Iran summon diplomats after tanker attackBBC News
  4. Iranian terrorism cannot go unpunishedTelegraph.co.uk
  5. Iran warns of response if security threatened after ship attack — TV reportINQUIRER.net
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Oregon COVID cases surge, hospital beds filling quickly – KOIN 6

Oregon COVID cases surge, hospital beds filling quickly

  1. Oregon COVID cases surge, hospital beds filling quicklyKOIN 6
  2. Only 7 ICU Beds Available For 11 Counties, Including Austin MetroPatch.com
  3. ICU capacity limited, Austin-Travis County braces for a return to stage 5KEYE TV CBS Austin
  4. Austin COVID-19 hospitalizations slowing access to other medical care: ‘Stop being inconsiderate’KXAN.com
  5. Keep Austin Well town hall answers your COVID-19 questions Wednesday on KXANKXAN.com
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New Zealand PM Ardern takes COVID-19 test after reporting sick – GMA News Online

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken a COVID-19 test after picking up a “seasonal sniffle” from her three-year-old daughter, the government spokesman said on Tuesday.

  1. New Zealand PM Ardern takes COVID-19 test after reporting sickGMA News Online
  2. New Zealand furious at Ardern over vaccine nightmare – Locked in nation now ‘ISOLATED’Daily Express
  3. Replace Boris with Jacinda Ardern! Calls for NZ leader to be traded with PMDaily Express