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Los Angeles makes Covid vaccine mandatory for students aged 12 and over ~ #AFP:

The Los Angeles school district, the second largest in the United States, decided Thursday to require all students aged 12 and over to be vaccinated against Covid-19 if they wish to attend a public school. This vote by district officials, which has some 600,000 students in total, concerns about 220,000 …

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End of pandemic unemployment benefits for millions of Americans ~ #REUTERS:

Millions of unemployed Americans lost their unemployment benefits on Monday, leaving only a handful of economic support programs for those still financially stricken by the year-and-a-half coronavirus pandemic. Two essential programs expired on Monday. One of them provided assistance to the self-employed and another provided benefits for those unemployed for …

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Torrential rains kill at least 21 in Tennessee ~ #AFP:

“Catastrophic” floods in Tennessee have left at least 21 dead, authorities in the South American state reported on Sunday, and dozens of people remained wanted, according to several local media. A previous report reported 16 dead. Tennessee was hit on Saturday by rains described as “historic” by local weather services, …

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Democrats and Republicans at daggers drawn around a vast project to expand social assistance ~ #REUTERS:

Democratic senators unveiled Monday in Washington a vast plan to expand social assistance deemed anathema to Republicans. Costed at $ 3.5 trillion, the plan attempts to fulfill campaign promises made by President Joe Biden, himself a Democrat, made during the 2020 presidential election. It also includes plans dear to Independent …

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Washington calls on Cuba to restore mobile internet cut after protests ~ #AFP:

“We call on the leaders of Cuba to show restraint (and) to respect the voice of the people by opening all means of communication, online and offline,” Ned Price, spokesperson for the Department of Education, told reporters. ‘State. “To close access to technology, to close the channels of information, that …

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