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Chilean Medical Center Sells Covid-19 Negative Tests For US$85

A medical center located in the Las Condes district allegedly falsified Covid-19 test results in exchange for US$85. The illegal activity mainly benefited travelers who needed to prove that they were not infected. The laboratory involved is called Care Full Home and specialized in offering home services for the elderly. According to the regional health secretary, Paula Labra, the evidence […]

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Ugandan President Wins Election Amid Election Fraud Charges

Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni, the 76-year-old Ugandan politician who has been President of Uganda since 1986, has been declared the winner in the latest presidential election, thus extending his 35-year rule over the country. Museveni was involved in rebellions that toppled Ugandan leaders Idi Amin and Milton Obote before capturing power in the 1980s. His main rival Bobi Wine alleged […]

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India Set To Launch Massive COVID-19 Vaccine Drive

India began delivering batches of COVID-19 vaccines across the country last week with the view of offering shots to its 1.3 billion people. Officials dubbed the campaign as the “world’s biggest vaccination drive.” Authorities hope to inoculate 300 million high-risk people over the next six to eight months. Vaccinations are scheduled to begin on the weekend. First to get the […]

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Wikipedia Celebrates Its 20th Birthday

It was January 15, 2001, when two entrepreneurs — Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launched the online encyclopedia — Wikipedia. It began as a side-project of Nupedia to allow collaboration on articles before entering the peer-review process. Sanger suggested the name on January 11, 2001, as a portmanteau of the words wiki (Hawaiian for “quick”) and encyclopedia. The wikipedia.com and […]

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Nigeria’s YouTube Star Builds House For Parents

Nigeria’s Mark Angel Comedy YouTube star Emmanuella Samuel has put her money behind her dream of building a house for her parents. According to press reports, the 10-year-old child star saved money from her Youtube channel earnings to make the dream a reality late last year. “I feel so happy for fulfilling the promise that I made to my mother,” […]

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Biden Gets New Twitter Account

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will get his official tweet going as President following his inauguration next week. However, his new official Twitter account will start with zero followers. This move is a marked change from the last transition, where the incoming President inherited an account with millions of followers. Donald Trump inherited the Potus account with about 13 million or […]

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President Trump Unplugged

Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook have decided to unplug President Trump from their social media platform. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of […]

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Cuomo Wants New Yorkers To Have A Share In The “Pot”

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has again called for legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational use. This move would see New York join neighboring states that have already legalize the product. More recently, Cuomo has opined that legalizing marijuana will help reform the criminal justice system and bring in over $300 million in revenue to the state. […]

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The Democratic Party Is Now Large And In Charge

Georgia, Georgia The whole day through (the whole day through) Just an old sweet song Keeps Georgia on my mind (Georgia on my mind) Ray Charles With the two Senate seats up for grab following the election runoff in 2021, the Democratic Party’s victory was boosted with big wins in Georgia. Now Joe Biden’s chances of signing ambitious legislation just […]

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Mitch McConnell Blocks $2000 Checks For Working Class

A New Year, but same old action by the Republican-led Senate for the fourth day as they blocked a House-passed bill to increase the stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 on Friday. Additionally, an attempt was made by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to set up votes on the House bill and a competing proposal from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]