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Netflix seeks recruits for real-life 'Squid Game'

Want to play “Squid Game” for real? Netflix is looking for recruits to compete for millions of dollars — and even promises not to have you violently murdered if you lose. “With the largest cast in reality TV history, 456 real players will enter the…
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US panel weighs authorizing Covid vaccines for youngest children

After months of anxious wait for some parents, a panel of experts convened by the US Food and Drug Administration will meet Wednesday to weigh recommending Covid vaccines for the nation’s youngest children. Children under five are the only age group not yet eligible…
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Pope Francis criticizes Russian “cruelty” in Ukraine

An article by the pontiff was published today in the journal Civilta Cattolica Pope Francis has delivered a new round of criticism of Russia for the country’s actions in Ukraine, saying its troops were brutal, cruel and ferocious and that the invasion violated a…
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Drug use increases in Europe

The production of synthetic drugs in Europe is increasing, there are more and more narcotics of this type available in the European Union and the consumption of cocaine, crack, amphetamines and methamphetamines increased in some European cities between 2020 and 2021. To…
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WTO seeks shot in the arm with Covid jab IP idea

The WTO’s search for a role in fighting the pandemic sharpened up on Monday as ministers seek a compromise to lift intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines. The World Trade Organization’s first ministerial meeting since December 2017 is wrestling with…