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Myanmar's Coup Will Be 'Painful' For Already Struggling Economy, Analysts Warn

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| Myanmar's economy is already suffering due to COVID-19. Analysts say an imposition of broad economic sanctions in response to the coup could harm the country and result in greater Chinese influence.

Pentagon Will Deploy Active Duty Troops To Support COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

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White House coronavirus adviser Andy Slavitt said part of the first contingent of more than 1,000 troops is set to begin operations in California mid-February with more vaccination missions to follow.

Russia Expels Diplomats From 3 Countries, Saying They Attended Pro-Navalny Protests

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Russia's Foreign Ministry says it is expelling diplomats from Sweden, Poland and Germany, alleging they participated in illegal Jan. 23 protests.

GOP Divide Not Just A D.C. Drama: Post-Trump Reckoning Splits Colorado County

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As the GOP split reverberates across the U.S., the head of one Colorado county Republican Party insinuates that COVID-19 is a hoax, calls on militia group for security and faces calls to resign.

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Washington Town Wiped Out By Wildfire Will Get Delayed Federal Aid

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Five months after most of the farming town of Malden, Wash., was destroyed, President Biden has approved a stalled federal aid package.

Consulting Giant McKinsey To Settle Opioid Claims For $573 Million

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McKinsey is the latest major American corporation to face legal, financial and public relations peril stemming from its role in the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.

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Vaccination Confusion: How A Florida Reporter Helped Anxious Seniors Get Their Shots

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Sudden demand flooded a county website and its phone lines. So CD Davidson-Hiers found herself in the middle of the chaos, fielding calls from residents eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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'Lay Low And Cool It': Fauci Warns Against Super Bowl Parties Becoming Superspreaders

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the president's chief medical adviser and the nation's top infectious disease official, is urging Americans to limit their gatherings to household members on Super Bowl Sunday.

2 FBI Agents Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Raid In Southern Florida

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They had been serving a warrant as part of a "violent crimes against children case," according to the FBI. The suspect is also dead.