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    As Cases Surge, Pandemic Restrictions Again Descend on Quebec

    Politicians in Quebec and neighboring Ontario, Canada’s two most populous provinces, are blaming a rise in cases on people dropping their guard.

    Virus Surge Brings Calls for Trump to Invoke Defense Production Act

    Experts say the law could be more actively used to secure medical supplies, but the Trump administration’s reluctance has left states and medical providers in “chaos.”
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    Rebuffed by Vatican, Pompeo Assails China and Aligns With Pope’s Critics

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    Now at the Boarding Gate: Coronavirus Tests

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    Paris Chef Commits Suicide After Assault Allegations, Family Says

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    Study Finds ‘Single Largest Driver’ of Coronavirus Misinformation: Trump

    Cornell University researchers analyzing 38 million English-language articles about the pandemic found that President Trump was the largest driver of the “infodemic.”

    Meron Benvenisti Dies at 86; Urged One State for Jews and Palestinians

    As a political scientist, columnist and ‘the last Zionist,’ he argued against a separate Palestinian state, saying the growth of West Bank settlements had...