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Sarkozy says could take corruption appeal to European human rights court

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that he might consider taking his appeal against a corruption conviction to the European Court of Human Rights. "I can't accept being convicted for something I didn't do," Sarkozy told the French daily Le Figaro a day after he was found guilty of corruption and handed a three-year prison sentence. The sentence, which deals a major...

Using rectal swab COVID tests on people entering the country is ‘science-based’: China

Japan has asked China to avoid using anal swabs to test its citizens for coronavirus, saying the method prompted complaints of "psychological distress".Tokyo's intervention comes after reports that US diplomatic personnel in China had complained of being subjected to the intrusive tests -- a claim Beijing denied.China, which has largely brought the virus under control domestically, said last month that anal swabs can be...

Thousands protest over Argentina ‘VIP vaccinations’ scandal

Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday to protest the "VIP vaccinations" scandal that forced the health minister to resign.Gines Gonzalez Garcia quit a week ago at the president's request after it emerged that his friends had been able to skip the line for coronavirus inoculation.Protesters carrying signs reading "Give me my vaccine" and "Stop wasting our money" gathered outside the...

Alabama GOP advances resolution supporting America’s withdrawal from United Nations

<p> COVID-19 apparently isn't a topic worth bringing up, neither as a pandemic still taking more than 2,000 U.S. lives daily, nor as the subject of ongoing policy differences with Democrats. What virus?</p> <p> Trouble is, as much as the Trump Party would like to forget, CPAC actually made some pretty interesting COVID-19 news of its own one year ago. It wasn't quite as easy...

Pelosi calls out MBS — and says America must ‘re-evaluate’ relationship with Saudi Arabia

<p>"I went to a site and waited in my car until all appointments were over in hopes that they had any extra vaccine," Kloots explained in an Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CLf61DZgzHF/" target="_blank">post</a>. "I was fully prepared to be turned away, but they said they had enough tonight for everyone waiting."</p><p>If Kloots' tale of waiting outside a clinic for an extra vaccine to fall off the...
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