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  1. EXTENDED LOCKDOWNS ARE SUCH A BAD IDEA EVEN THE W.H.O. HAS DENOUNCED THEM: Philadelphia study links COVID-19 lockdowns, gun violence spike.
  2. Turkey Hires US Lobbying Firm to Return to F-35 Jet Program
  3. UN Rights Watchdog Raises Concerns About Dubai Princess
  4. High Court urged to overturn PM's decision to stand by Priti Patel
  5. Algeria releases pro-democracy protesters as president calls fresh elections
  6. Bo Snerdley Pays Tribute to Rush Limbaugh
  7. Spain: Rapper’s jailing, riots lead to rift within government
  8. Lawyer: Ivanyushchenko has nothing to do with money confiscated in Latvia
  9. U.S. officially rejoins Paris climate agreement – media
  10. Iran will reverse nuclear actions when US lifts sanctions - Zarif
  11. Lincoln Project Resists Calls to Disband
  12. Here’s How the U.S. Navy Could Use Drones to Kill Submarines
  13. Record Breaking Cold Temps Strip Texans of Heat and Water
  14. U.S., European Allies Stress Iran Must Not Get Nuclear Weapons
  15. Facebook, Google, and Twitter CEOs to Appear Before Congress Again in March
  16. Oliver L. North: Talent on Loan From God…
  17. 179 Democrats Currently Support a $12 Million Slavery Reparations Commission
  18. Biden Admin Says They’re Ready for Negotiations With Iran
  19. Judge Rules Citibank Isn’t Entitled to $500 Million It Wired by Mistake
  20. Danish man imprisoned for four months for coughing on policeman and shouting "corona"
  21. Sweden-based podcast host and ad network Acast says it is acquiring RadioPublic; RadioPublic's podcast app will remain live and its team will stay in the US (Ashley Carman/The Verge)
  22. New Honda president set to focus on growth through ecological models
  23. Rocks: Drama starring schoolgirls wins British Independent Film Awards
  24. Kyiv mayor reports over 540 new COVID-19 cases, seven fatalities
  25. Mars landing: Excitement builds over new images from Nasa Perseverance rover
  26. Tsikhanouskaya Says Belarusian Regime Telling Media: 'You're Either With Us, Or In Jail'
  27. Turkey hires US lobbying firm to return to F-35 jet program
  28. JCPOA important achievement for multilateral diplomacy
  29. Myanmar female protester dies as military crackdown hardens
  30. Biodegradable plastic may not degrade as quickly as expected
  31. Switzerland sets out exit strategy for easing coronavirus restrictions
  32. Deputy PM Reznikov warns about Russia's POW swap attempt bypassing Minsk process
  33. Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 110.3 mln
  34. US rescinds Trump claim that UN sanctions reimposed on Iran
  35. University watchdog faces 'impartiality' questions
  36. Aggressors using blockade as weapon against Yemen: envoy
  37. US and Israel announce work on new Arrow 4 air defense system amid Iran tensions
  38. Spain arrests 80 in three nights of riots over rapper’s jailing
  39. Pink balls, help for Root, and Stokes v Ashwin - how England can bounce back in India
  40. Hryvnia gets stronger against U.S. dollar on Feb 19
  41. Technocracy is back in Italy – but with a different agenda
  42. Covid-19: UK's surplus vaccine pledge and two million 'not given flight refunds'
  43. COVID-19: Number of new active cases exceeds 6,000, second day in row, on Feb 19
  44. All sanctions imposed by Trump must be lifted: Zarif
  45. Hong Kong eyes significant overhaul of public broadcaster RTHK
  46. Africa COVID deaths surpass 100,000 amid second wave
  47. Woman dies after being shot in Myanmar post-coup protest
  48. Iran's remedial measures response to EU/US violations
  49. Vireo Health Completes Arizona Cannabis Cultivation Facility Expansion
  50. ‘Sorry’: Brokerage chief at heart of GameStop saga apologises