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Islanders games postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak — including Rangers clash

New York Post 28 Nov 2021
new york islanders. Islanders’ first homestand at new arena was disastrous. Islanders coach has COVID concerns ahead of Olympics ... Islanders president Lou Lamoriello said on a Zoom call with the media following the announcement that in addition to the players, three members of the organization had also tested positive.
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Greece opens two more 'closed' migrant camps

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
"We are extricating our islands from the migration problem and its consequences," he said ... Greece was the main point where more than one million asylum seekers - mainly Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans - entered Europe in 2015 and its islands in the Aegean Sea are the main port of call from people arriving via Turkey in search of a better life in Europe.
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Riot-hit Solomon Islands' PM vows to defy pressure to resign

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
SYDNEY • The Prime Minister of riot-hit Solomon Islands vowed yesterday to defy pressure to resign, saying violence that swept the capital had been orchestrated by a few people with "evil intention" to topple him ... Sogavare said in an address broadcast to the Pacific island nation.
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Islanders now begin wait to return after COVID postponements

The Villager 28 Nov 2021
The call came after an eighth Islanders player, center Casey Cizikas, tested positive for the virus along with three team staff members, president and general manager Lou Lamoriello announced on Saturday ... The Islanders will now have to turn in negative tests for three straight days before they can return to the ice and begin practicing.
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NHL postpones 2 Islanders games amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Post-Star 28 Nov 2021
Upcoming New York Islanders ... The league said the possibility of additional spread contributed to the Islanders’ games through at least Tuesday being called off for now.
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Bullying, dishonesty mar nuclear discussion

Taipei Times 28 Nov 2021
As Huang tried to demonstrate that spent nuclear fuel is “not harmful,” he rather bizarrely compared the spent fuel stored on Orchid Island (Lanyu, 蘭嶼) to the fictional Japanese Gundam battle robots called “mobile suits.”. Huang has criticized the residents of Orchid Island for ...
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Calm returns as cleanup begins in Solomon Islands

Shenzhen Daily 28 Nov 2021
... Solomon Islands government for help ... Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has been following the violent protests in Solomon Islands capital Honiara with concern and called for an end to the violence and the protection of hard-won peace-building gains.
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Marcos got us territory in SCS, Aquino 3rd lost territory

The Manila Times 28 Nov 2021
In 1970 and 1971, Marcos ordered a top-secret operation by the Navy that seized five islands (then uninhabited) in the Spratlys and stationed there 72 soldiers ... The decree gave precise geographical coordinates to mark a hexagonal area in the Spratlys, called the Kalayaan Island Group, and specified a new municipality of Palawan province.
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The Book Report: Recommendations from Washington Post critic Ron Charles (November 28)

Sandhills Express 28 Nov 2021
Pulitzer Prize-winner Louise Erdrich has published a novel called “The Sentence” (HarperCollins), set in a small Minneapolis bookstore – just like the one she owns in real life ... Her new book is a hauntingly beautiful novel called “The Island of Missing Trees” (Bloomsbury), which takes us to the troubled nation of Cyprus.
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Taiwan scrambles to see off Chinese air force as Xi meets top brass

The Jakarta Post 28 Nov 2021
Chinese-claimed Taiwan has complained for a year or more of repeated missions by China's air force near the democratically governed island, often in the southwestern ...
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Taiwan scrambles to see off new Chinese air force incursion

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
The bombers and six of the fighters flew to the south of Taiwan into the Bashi Channel which separates the island from the Philippines, then out into the Pacific before heading back to China, according to a map the ministry provided ... close to the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands.
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Taiwan's air force scrambles to see off Chinese aircraft as Xi meets top brass

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
The bombers and six of the fighters flew to the south of Taiwan into the Bashi Channel, which separates the island from the Philippines, then out into the Pacific before heading back to China, according to a map the ministry provided ... close to the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands.
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National news at a glance

West Hawaii Today 28 Nov 2021
3 bodies found amid violence in Solomon Islands. After days of riots in the Solomon Islands during which protesters called for Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to resign, set buildings ablaze and looted stores, authorities on Saturday said they had found the bodies of three people in a burned-out building.
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Luke Schmitt throws two touchdown passes as Garden City captures Long Island Class II title

Newsday 28 Nov 2021
... down this season, was called upon for a largely unfamiliar task in the first quarter of Saturday’s Long Island Class II championship game..
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