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Libya: Military movements banned after Haftar’s border takeover

The statement came after forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar said they have taken control of a border crossing with Algeria. Libya’s presidential council has banned any military movement across the country without its approval after forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar said they took control of a border …

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Graham Norton Comes Around

In the acknowledgments in “Home Stretch,” Norton thanks “all the people who stayed in Ireland to fight for the modern, tolerant country it has become.” The book was meant at first to be about family reconciliation, but as it took shape, it also became about the transformation of a nation. …

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Fight Over Covid’s Origins Renews Debate on Risks of Lab Work

In the United States, “there are no biosafety rules or regulations that have the force of law,” he said. “And this is in contrast to every other aspect of biomedical research.” There are enforceable rules, for example, for experiments with human subjects, vertebrate animals, radioactive materials and lasers, but none …

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