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U.S. intensifies efforts to release Brittney griner under ‘wrongfully Detained’ classification

The United States has determined WNBA star Brittney Griner is being “wrongfully detained” by the Russian government, NBC News reported Tuesday.Griner, who plays professionally in Russia during the WNBA offseason, was arrested on drug charges in an airport near Moscow in February. Russian officials claim she’s being detained for illegally carrying vape cartridges containing hashish…

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GM increases EV push by announcing plans to manufacture battery materials in Canada

Please try another search Economy6 hours ago (Mar 07, 2022 06:46PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/ By Steve Scherer and Aishwarya Nair (Reuters) -General Motors Co and South Korea’s POSCO (NYSE:) Chemical…

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Europe ramps up Ukraine crisis diplomacy amid ‘extreme tension,’ as Kremlin calls on West to accept its demands

MOSCOW — French President Emmanuel Macron met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Tuesday as he pushed a plan to de-escalate the “extreme tension” between Russia and NATO over potential Ukrainian membership in the alliance and pave the way for talks on a new security deal for Europe and Russia.Macron said it would take…

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Beijing ramps up covid-19 testing ahead of Olympics

With less than two weeks until the start of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing is struggling to keep covid at bay.Nine new cases had been identified in the city on Jan. 22, according to a Jan. 23 news briefing from China’s National Health Commission. Those numbers are low compared to a city like New York,…

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Europe ramps up COVID vaccine drive for children

Some German cities plan to administer kids’ jabs in museums and zoos, while others are mulling mobile vaccination teams outside schools. Several European nations started vaccinating children aged five to 11 against COVID-19 on Wednesday in an effort to contain a raging pandemic and keep schools open, while others are still deciding their approach. Germany,…

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Curry Up Now Ramps up California Expansion With Second Sacramento Lease Signing

Multi-unit franchisee for the nation’s fastest-growing Indian fast casual concept identifies second of multiple locations slated for the Sacramento area Sacramento, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Curry Up Now, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing Indian fast casual concept popularly known for its innovative approach to Indian cuisine, has signed a lease for its second location in the Sacramento,…