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    A Canadian diplomatic blitz hit Washington in a late-hour plea for U.S. lawmakers to adjust a plan that Ottawa fears could devastate the auto sector. The challenge: Getting Americans' attention in an abnormally busy week for a distracted Capitol. Some argue tariff threats might do the trick.

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    The parents of a teen accused of killing four students in a shooting at a Michigan high school were taken into custody early Saturday, several hours after a prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges against them, a sheriff's office said.


    While the new coronavirus variant omicron appears to be very transmissible, the right response is to be prepared, cautious and not panic, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said, as the number of omicron cases in Canada rose to 13 on Friday.

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    COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the second dose, a British study published on Thursday has found.


    The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a U.S. launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space agency said, the latest in a series of incidents in which space debris have forced astronauts to respond.