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Armenian opposition vows to secure impressive number of protesters in rally against current PM

The leaders of the Armenian opposition held a regular meeting yesterday evening, local media reported.

What does a movie editor do? 7 great examples of their invisible art

"What makes a movie a movie is the editing," says Zach Staenberg in the documentary "The Cutting Edge."

Aussie PM seeks to improve complaint handling following alleged rape of former gov’t staffer

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison seeks to improve the handling of complaints after a former government staffer alleged she was raped in Parliament House.

Cold front causes power outage in north Mexico

A cold wave hitting North America led to a power outage in northern Mexico, leaving some 400,000 people without electricity, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reported on Monday.

Suspect in 14-hour NYC subway stabbing rampage ordered held without bail

A mentally ill man accused of killing two people and seriously wounding two others during a grisly train stabbing spree was ordered held without bail Monday.

WTO welcomes its first female, African chief

Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Monday agreed by consensus to appoint Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former finance minister of Nigeria, as the next director-general, said the WTO in a press release.

GM idles shifts at 4 factories amid arctic blast; 8,000 workers affected

General Motors is canceling shifts at four of its biggest U.S. factories Monday, including its highly profitable full-size SUV plant in Texas and its midsize pickup plant in Missouri.

Coast-to-coast winter storm brings freezing temperatures, power outages, ‘thundersnow’

Winter weather advisories were in effect for almost half of the U.S. Monday as a wicked storm system triggered heavy snowfall, freezing rain, and dangerous road conditions across the country, with temperatures plunging below zero in some states and millions of Americans spending the Presidents Day holiday without power.

WHO approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday gave the green light to two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, allowing them to be rolled out globally via COVAX.

U.S. House speaker plans to set up “9/11-type commission” to probe Capitol riot

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday announced plans for establishing an independent "9/11-type commission" to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, two days after former President Donald Trump was acquitted in his second impeachment trial by the evenly split Senate.

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