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    Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold

    Fifty countries have now ratified the treaty, so it will become international law. The United States and the eight other nuclear-armed powers reject it but have failed to stop its advance.
    All countries
    117,232,735
    Total confirmed cases
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    Italy
    3,046,762
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Spain
    3,149,012
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Iran
    1,689,692
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm
    Germany
    2,502,872
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on March 7, 2021 4:43 pm

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    Oil Pipeline Bursts Under Ob River in Siberia

    A pipeline carrying partially refined oil under the Ob River in Siberia burst on Saturday and the spill caught fire on the river’s surface.

    Prosecutor Seeks Life Sentence for Americans in Killing of Italian Officer

    Two San Francisco men, she said, instigated a “violent, deadly, disproportionate attack” in a confrontation with plainclothes military police officers.

    The Dalai Lama receives his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

    “This injection is very, very helpful,” said the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

    Why the Canadian Housing Market Is Soaring in the Pandemic

    The head of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation apologized for forecasting a big drop in housing prices last year.