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Montreal Gazette - World

Lava pours out of volcano on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands - A volcano erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma on Sunday, sending lava shooting into the air and streaming in rivers towards houses in two villages from the Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of the island.

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Led by the nose: Meet the UAE's COVID-19 sniffer dogs

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Police find body 'consistent with' Gabby Petito in Wyoming

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World leaders return to UN with focus on pandemic, climate

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Amid high security, small pro-Trump crowd rallies at U.S. Capitol

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U.S. says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children, in 'tragic mistake' -- General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared to blame the fog of war, even as he acknowledged in a statement that the civilian deaths were 'heart wrenching.'

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Robert Durst convicted of best friend's murder as 'most extraordinary trial' ends -- The multimillionaire was only tried for killing Susan Berman, but prosecutors say he murdered two others: his missing wife and a neighbor who discovered his identity

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How Facebook keeps researching its own harms — and burying the findings -- The social network's corporate structure helps it ignore its own internal critiques

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France suspends 3,000 health staff as Europe targets vaccine refusal -- Britain, meanwhile, says it is highly likely to require front-line health and social care workers in England to be vaccinated as part of a plan to contain the virus during winter.

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China, France denounce U.S. nuclear sub pact with Britain, Australia -- Under the arrangement, the United States and Britain will provide Australia with the technology and capability to deploy nuclear-powered submarines.

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Glasgow climate summit at risk of failure, UN chief warns -- Cites mistrust between developed and developing countries and a lack of ambitious goals among some emerging economies.

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Faroe Islands look into dolphin killings after record slaughter -- More than 1,400 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were herded into shallow waters by boats and jet-skis then killed on a beach on Sunday, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society campaign group said.

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EU lawmakers call for sanctions on Cuban officials -- EU lawmakers condemned violence against protesters, human rights activists, dissidents and opposition leaders in the aftermath of the protests.

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First all-civilian crew bound for orbit launches aboard SpaceX rocket ship -- The flight is expected to last about three days from launch to splashdown in the Atlantic, mission officials said.

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Macron says French forces killed Islamic State leader in Sahara -- In August 2020, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi personally ordered the killing of six French charity workers and their Nigerien driver, French president's office said.

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Afghan female youth soccer players reach Pakistan, will seek asylum -- Some 81 people, including female players of several youth teams, their coaches and family members reached Pakistan through the Torkham border crossing.

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U.K. court ensures sex assault papers can be served on Prince Andrew -- The prince, Queen Elizabeth's second son, is accused by Virginia Giuffre of assaulting her when she was 17, at a time she says she was being abused by the financier Jeffrey Epstein.

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Top general was so fearful Trump might spark war that he twice secretly called his Chinese counterpart, new book says -- Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, promised that the Trump administration wouldn't strike.

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Haiti PM fires prosecutor seeking charges against him in president's killing -- President Jovenel Moise was shot dead on July 7 when assassins stormed his private residence in the hills above Port-au-Prince.

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Biden says extreme weather will cost U.S. 'well over $100 billion' this year -- Nearly one in three American communities had been struck in the past few months by weather disasters exacerbated by climate change, U.S. president says.

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Taliban have broken promises on rights, outgoing Afghan envoy says -- He accused the Taliban of carrying out "widespread atrocities" in the Panjshir valley, and of breaking their promises to safeguard women and protect human rights.

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Russia's Vladimir Putin self-isolates after COVID-19 infects inner circle -- "It's a natural experiment. Let's see how Sputnik V works in practice," Putin said.

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Critics slam AOC's 'Tax The Rich' dress, designed by Toronto's Aurora James -- U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turned heads at the MET gala in an off-shoulder white gown with the words 'Tax the Rich' splashed across the back

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COVID vaccine boosters not needed for general population: top FDA and WHO scientists -- They acknowledged that some individuals, such as those who are immunocompromised, could benefit from an additional dose

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U.S., EU pursuing global deal to slash planet-warming methane emissions: documents -- Major emitters include China, Russia, India, Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

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