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It’s a day that just two years ago, many people thought might never come. UnityPoint Health has lifted its mask requirements and visitor restrictions put in place in early 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leah Glasgo, chief executive officer for UnityPoint Health — Fort Dodge, said the change in policy …

In early November, months before the war began, CIA Director William Burns visited Moscow to deliver a warning: The U.S. believed Russian President Vladimir Putin was preparing to invade Ukraine. If he went ahead, he would face crippling sanctions from a united West. The American spy chief was connected on a secure Kremlin phone with …

Ukraine and Russia said they made progress in talks to end the war, with Kyiv presenting its proposal for a neutral status and international security guarantees as Moscow continued deadly strikes across Ukraine despite promises to focus its campaign on the eastern Donbas region. Though the latest round of negotiations, opened by Turkish President Recep …

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration is preparing sanctions targeting Russian companies it says provides goods and services for the military and intelligence services, including dual-use components used in weapons proliferation, U.S. officials said. The Treasury Department sanctions, which could be announced as early as next week, come as the U.S. and allies continue to target a range …

Mr Weimar said locking down the Kings Park complex earlier would not have necessarily prevented more csases. “It highlights how important the circuit breaker has been in terms of minimising movement,” he said. “The recently identified people at Southbank and those in the last 10 days have had far fewer movements in the community, and …

Mr. Newsom is facing a recall campaign. The attempt to oust him — a Democratic governor in a blue state who was elected in 2018 in a landslide — defied even the expectations of its Republican backers by qualifying for the ballot. Speaking without a face covering at Universal Studios, Mr. Newsom said it was …

DENVER – The city of Denver updated its COVID public health order Tuesday after the state made changes Monday, clearing the way for the Rockies and Broncos to have full capacities at their stadiums this season. Denver’s latest public health order lifts all capacity limits, distancing requirements and other restrictions for large outdoor venues, which …

Victoria has reduced private household gatherings to five people after a new locally acquired case of COVID-19 was detected on Tuesday. Health officials revealed a man in his 60s tested positive after household contact with another case. Victorian chief health officer Brett Sutton confirmed the detected strain was the B1617 “double mutant variant” currently wreaking …

Shas sworn in its first female Prime Minister in a makeshift ceremony in a tent after she was locked out of Parliament amid a power struggle with the country’s longstanding leader. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa’s Faith in the One True God (FAST) Party said the dramatic turn of events amounted to a “bloodless coup” following weeks …

By Mark Saunokonoko 22:06 Australia will likely begin a “slow methodical and safe opening” of its international borders in the first half of 2022, according to the nation’s former deputy chief medical officer. Speaking on Today, Dr Nick Coatsworth denied he was in conflict with Prime Minister Scott Morrison over a timeline for opening borders …