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THE HAGUE: The coronavirus pandemic could fuel organised crime for years to come in Europe, a continent already at “breaking point” from an unprecedented flood of cocaine, the EU’s policing agency warned Monday. In its flagship four-yearly report, Europol said increasingly violent criminal gangs are likely to muscle in on legitimate businesses left vulnerable by …

In the latest issue of S.W.O.R.D., an iconic member of the X-Men sinks deeper into the pit of despair that was hinted at in X of Swords. WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for S.W.O.R.D. #4 by Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti, Marte Gracia, and VC’s Ariana Maher, on sale now. Cable just can’t seem to …

Eight people were gunned down in Atlanta at three spas about a week ago. Six of the victims were women of Asian descent. Much of the immediate media coverage focused on the suspect’s motivations rather than the victims and those in the Asian American community, even after he was charged with eight counts of murder …

Dr. Lisa Piercey said she expected to see vaccine hesitancy among minority and low-income groups. The hesitancy among rural conservatives has surprised her. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In Tennessee, roughly 1 in 9 people are considered fully vaccinated, meaning they’ve received either one dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, or two doses of the Pfizer …

Asian Americans in the United States have seen a disturbing rise in anti-Asian bigotry since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and the recent mass shooting in the Atlanta area has further stoked anger and fears in the community. “We have been facing this over the past year, specifically related to the COVID-19 racism the …

Brazil is facing “overload and even collapse of health systems” because of surging COVID-19 cases, a report by the state-run Fiocruz institute warned Tuesday, as the country set a new daily coronavirus deaths record. Driving the news: The institute said over 80% of intensive care unit beds are occupied in 25 of Brazil’s 27 state …

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Spring breaks are underway or will be soon for local students. Regionally the Tri-Cities is doing well in terms of being vaccinated and bringing COVID-19 numbers down. But, some are worried we could be in the same position that we were this time last year. “Spring break last year caused …

A father-of-three is fighting for life in a Melbourne hospital after he fell from a moving car during an allegedly drunken dispute with his partner. The incident occurred just before 2.30am on Sunday in Point Cook when Damien Osbourne allegedly tried to stop his partner, Tara McConchie, leaving a party after the pair had an …

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Parents everywhere have had to adjust to a new rhythm of working from home and parenting throughout the pandemic. Between their own jobs, their kids’ online classes, and parenting all from home, days feel like a blur. Some moms in Fresno say they’ve reached their breaking point. “I would liken it …

By Erica Thomas, managing editor GRAYSON VALLEY — The Center Point Fire District (CPFD) responded to a house fire in Grayson Valley on Monday, March 1, 2021. Fire Chief Gene Coleman said crews got the call around 7 p.m. The fire was at a home in the 2600 block of Janice Circle. Upon arrival, firefighters …