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The islets of the northern border may have disappeared

TOKYO >> Two islands bordering Japan that served as reference points to determine the country’s territorial waters may no longer exist. The two islets, Seppu-Minami-Kojima and Shio-kubi-Misaki-Minami-Kojima, lie in the waters off Hokkaido and were approximately 1,000 square feet each. But the islets are not visible on satellite photos, a …

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Venezuela resists creditors’ attempt to seize Citgo

Law360 (May 26, 2021, 9:53 p.m. EDT) – Venezuela and its state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA say they are not alter egos to each other under a new president, but two of the country’s creditors have urged a Delaware federal court to hand them over shares of Citgo, …

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David Clement: Ending Ontario’s Alcohol Monopoly Would Be Win-Win-Win

Breadcrumb Links FP comment Rethinking LCBO Could Save Taxpayers Huge Money Author of the article: David Clement, Financial Post Special Ontario should privatize the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) or, at a minimum, cap its expansion and end its monopoly status. Photo by Ashley Fraser / Postmedia Files Content …

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Republicans flex muscle of majority in votes on abortion, gun rights and religious freedom

In a series of votes online Tuesday, Republican lawmakers on a key Senate committee pushed through a range of conservative political priorities, from limiting the right to abortion, to expanding religious freedoms, to expanding gun rights. While bills approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee have a long way to go …

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Moderna says its vaccine is 100% effective in children aged 12 to 17

TO CLOSE Sports in earnest: Mackenzie Salmon caught up with Team USA’s Katie Ledecky to see what she and the swim team’s mentality is heading towards at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. USA TODAY The pandemic, affordable IUDs and the rising cost of living are pushing more California adults to …

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Bolivian experts suggest their country is not the best source of lithium

A decision by Mexico to seek advice from the Bolivian government on lithium mining for the Sonoran reserves has been ridiculed by lithium experts in the South American country. Juan Carlos Zulueta, a consultant with 25 years in the metal, said Bolivia is the last place the Mexican government should …

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Railways to cut commuter train services to Chennai from Tuesday amid intensified lockdown – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service CHENNAI: With the state government imposing a full lockdown from Monday, the railways cut the number of services on suburban roads in the Chennai area by 25%. Services are operated as “special suburban workers” and only certain categories of civil servants and essential workers can travel …

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President of Kyrgyzstan heads to Russia after gold mine seized

ALMATY, Kazakhstan – The populist President of Kyrgyzstan visits Russia on Monday as problems escalate on the home front, following the seizure of a gold mine run by the country’s largest private investor and d deadly clashes along the disputed border with Tajikistan. President Sadyr Japarov will travel to Sochi …

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Worried about the Dogecoin crash? Here are 3 safer stocks to buy right now

Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) is trading down about 55% from its lifetime peak it reached earlier this month, and more turbulent action may be underway. Despite the big setback, Dogecoin remains one of the best performing assets of 2021 – with the cryptocurrency’s price per token having climbed nearly 6,900% since …

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