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Thousands of Rogers wireless service users report outage

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside a Rogers Communications retail store in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie April 19, 2021 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc’s customers using wireless voice and data services faced intermittent interruptions for several hours, the Canadian cellular and cable operator said in response to complaints on social […]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules State Shouldn’t Purge Thousands of Voters Who May Have Moved From Rolls

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, in siding with Democrats, ruled that the state should not purge voters from rolls after they were flagged as possibly having moved out of the state. The court’s 5-2 ruling (pdf) means about 69,000 people on the list of likely movers will not have their voter registrations deactivated. Republicans had sought to […]

Pakistan works to stop thousands of citizens from smuggling oil from Iran

A picture taken on March 12, 2017, shows an Iranian laborer walking the platform of the oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Gulf.  (Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 2:18 PM PT – Saturday, April 3, 2021 Pakistan is struggling to stop thousands of citizens from smuggling […]

Texas Democrat: Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Released by Border Patrol Without Court Notice

U.S. Customs and Border Protection released around 2,000 illegal immigrants in southern Texas without giving them notices to show up at an immigration court proceeding in the future, said a Texas Democratic congressman. “There are some family units that have been returned to Mexico depending on the age of the kids that are with them,” […]

Several dead, thousands of homes burn as fire sweeps Rohingya camp: witnesses

Smoke billows at the site of the Rohingya refugee camp where fire broke out in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer March 22, 2021 By Ruma Paul and Poppy McPherson DHAKA (Reuters) – A huge fire swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh on Monday, destroying thousands of homes and killing several […]

Children lose parents as thousands flee after Equatorial Guinea blast

Drone footage shows damaged buildings after explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, in this screengrab taken from a video from March 9, 2021. ASONGA TV/via REUTERS TV March 10, 2021 By Aaron Ross (Reuters) – Callers seeking the parents of lost children have been regularly dialling in to radio and television programmes since a series of […]

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets, wounding three, as hundreds of thousands protest

A demonstrator is detained by police officers during a protest against the military coup in Mawlamyine, Myanmar February 12, 2021. Than Lwin Times/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. COURTESY THAN LWIN TIMES MEDIA. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. February 12, 2021 (Reuters) – Supporters of ousted Myanmar […]

After Facebook ban, thousands in Myanmar take to Twitter to plead #RespectOurVotes

Students arrive at a court after being arrested in a demonstration against the military coup, in Mandalay, Myanmar, February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer February 5, 2021 By Fanny Potkin SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Since Myanmar’s new military rulers imposed a temporary blockade on Facebook on Thursday, thousands in the Southeast Asian country have joined Twitter, according to […]

Thousands of People Rally in Michigan Capitol to Call for Return of High School Sports

A small group of young athletes organized a rally in front of the Michigan Capitol building on Saturday, and it quickly evolved into a big protest with thousands of demonstrators. Some held signs urging Governor Gretchen Whitmer to let students play their winter high school sports season. Due to COVID-19, Whitmer issued an order that bans […]

Severe winds wreck homes, displace thousands in Mozambique: agency

FILE PHOTO: Rain falls before the landfall of cyclone Eloise in Beira, Mozambique January 22, 2021, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Video obtained by REUTERS January 25, 2021 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Severe winds and heavy rains wrecked thousands of buildings, ruined crops and displaced almost 7,000 people in […]