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The death of storied general and statesman Colin Powell from complications related to COVID-19 should not lead to any concerns about the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccine, according to experts and government officials.
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Former US Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell died on Monday morning, October 18, due to complications from COVID-19, his family announced on Facebook.Powell was fully vaccinated against the virus, his family noted. “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather, and a great American,” they wrote.Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to the public on Monday morning from Washington.“He gave the State Department the very best of his leadership, his experience, his patriotism. He gave us his decency. And the State Department loved him for it,” Blinken said of the “beloved” Powell.“He was a man of ideas, but he wasn’t ideological. He was constantly listening, learning, adapting. He could admit mistakes. It was just another example of his integrity … I was a huge admirer of Secretary Powell. I always will be,” Blinken said.Powell, a four-star general who served under Republican president George W Bush, was a key figure in the decision-making leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He was 84 years old. Credit: US Department of State via Storyful
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For many Iraqis, the name Colin Powell conjures up one image: the man who as U.S. secretary of state went before the U.N. Security Council in 2003 to make the case for war against their country. Word of his death Monday at age 84 dredged up feelings of anger in Iraq toward the former general and diplomat, one of several Bush administration officials whom they hold responsible for a disastrous U.S.-led invasion that led to decades of death, chaos and violence in Iraq. “He lied, lied and lied,” said Maryam, a 51-year-old Iraqi writer and mother of two in northern Iraq who spoke on condition her last name not be used because one of her children is studying in the United States.
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Apple is introducing a new Apple Music plan — available exclusively through Siri — which will cost half the price of its regular individual plan. Apple Music Voice will cost $4.99/month, launching in 17 countries this fall. It will let listeners launch any song, playlist, artists and Apple Music Radio using only Siri voice commands, […]
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Hundreds of drug users shelter in squalid conditions under a bridge in western Kabul synonymous with hard drugs and violent crime - and since the Taliban came to power, raids on areas where addicts gather have become more frequent. With poppies cheap and easy to grow, Afghanistan provides around 90 percent of the world's production of heroin, but since retaking power the Taliban have pledged to ban narcotics production.
The Bank of Canada on Monday reiterated it has no plans to introduce a digital currency for the time being, but said that might change if people began using physical cash less. The Canadian central bank says it is well into the development process on a cash-like digital currency that it could release to the public, should the need arise. "We haven't made a decision to issue one yet because we basically don't see a compelling need under current circumstances," Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane told a virtual panel organized by a Washington think-tank.
There’s nothing that screams techno-optimist about U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, the four-term Republican member of Congress from Minnesota. In a memorable scene from the coronavirus pandemic months, Emmer appeared upside-down on video during a congressional hearing. Decentralized technology is “inevitable,” he says, and elected and appointed officials can either support the growth of a homegrown U.S. crypto sector or see it advance elsewhere in the world.
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The festival says it aims to bring spectators modern art and new technology with the city serving as a canvas, according to organizers.Festival director Martin Posta said this edition of the festival was the first time augmented reality displays were available to spectators via a smartphone app.Spectator Jan Patrman said he was impressed with what he saw as he scanned one of the installations with his smartphone. "I've never played with something like this before. It is beautiful," he said.
Portuguese authorities said Monday they had seized a 5.2-tonne haul of cocaine from a Spanish-registered sailing ship, arresting two Spanish citizens and a Peruvian.
Netflix renewed family sitcom “Family Reunion” for a 10-episode third and final season. The series follows the McKellan family who moved from Seattle to Georgia in the series premiere to be closer to extended family. Now there are three generations living in the same house, and house is stuffed full of people. During the first […]