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Biden demands justice for Georgia killing of black jogger Arbery

Biden demands justice for Georgia killing of black jogger Arbery

Mr Arbery, 25, was jogging in February when confronted by an ex-policeman and his son. According to WTOC, the video shows Arbery running behind a truck that is stopped . "This is murder", lawyer L...

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Pompeo says USA to use 'every tool' to free Americans in Venezuela

Pompeo says USA to use 'every tool' to free Americans in Venezuela

Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro , said in a Monday video statement that the maritime invasion was "a terrorist attack during a pandemic". Mr Maduro's Government, however, says the United...

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USA virus deaths rise by 2333 in 24 hours

USA virus deaths rise by 2333 in 24 hours

It comes as many countries around the world continue to lift lockdown measures, after judging they have passed through the peak of coronavirus infections. What did President Trump say? The charts...

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Donald Trump fires back against GOP-led 'Mourning in America' attack

Donald Trump fires back against GOP-led 'Mourning in America' attack

A Fox News spokesperson pointed to a back-and-forth between Fox News anchors, Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum, and Trump . A second phase would permit insurance, retail, administrative support ...

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CNN buries its incorrect report on Kim Jong Un's health

CNN buries its incorrect report on Kim Jong Un's health

Following the ceremony, new images of Kim were released by North Korean state-run media, showing him with no signs of the previously reported "grave danger" or "deadly illness". "Fake news that ...

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China launches spacecraft via largest carrier rocket

China launches spacecraft via largest carrier rocket

The program has developed rapidly, especially since its first manned mission in 2003, and has sought cooperation with space agencies in Europe and elsewhere. The capsule is composed of a service modul...

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Salon Owner's Choice: Jail or Apology. She Chose Jail

Salon Owner's Choice: Jail or Apology. She Chose Jail

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott during a press conference at the state capitol in Austin, Texas, on March 29, 2020. Luther, who has participated in several protests against the governor's orders and publical...

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Most COVID-19 cases in States with high swine flu rates

Most COVID-19 cases in States with high swine flu rates

A total of 13,160 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said. "The outcome ratio on April 17 was 80:20 and the new ratio can be seen as an improvement", Lav Agarwal, joint secretary...

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Fire breaks out at UAE residential tower, seven injuries reported

Fire breaks out at UAE residential tower, seven injuries reported

It's not yet clear how many apartments have been affected. Firefighters were dispatched to the Abbco Tower skyscraper in Sharjah , which could be seen entirely consumed by the fire in footage post...

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Fire consumes residential skyscraper in United Arab Emirates

A high-rise tower caught fire late Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates in a city-state neighboring Dubai , a blaze that saw flames rapidly shoot up the sides of the building like other recent incid...

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Philippines' biggest TV network shut down amid feud with Duterte

Philippines' biggest TV network shut down amid feud with Duterte

The National Telecommunications Commission said ABS-CBN's 25-year congressional license expired on May 4. The commission had agreed to temporarily allow ABS-CBN to continue operating while the appli...

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World Health Organization says USA claims about Wuhan lab are 'speculative'

World Health Organization says USA claims about Wuhan lab are 'speculative'

An expert on China issues at the American Enterprise Institute told USA -based Foreign Policy that President Trump will continue to ratchet up his hostile rhetoric against Beijing as he prepar...

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U.S. man charged after allegedly wiping nose on shop employee's shirt

U.S. man charged after allegedly wiping nose on shop employee's shirt

Holly police department in MI posted a clip of the incident, which took place on Saturday, May 2, on their Facebook page in an effort to identify the man. Gomoll allegedly responded by saying: "Here...

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United Kingdom gov't scientist resigns after breaking lockdown to romp with married lover

United Kingdom gov't scientist resigns after breaking lockdown to romp with married lover

Sage is an abbreviation for Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, which is the government scientific advisory panel under the coronakrisen. " Social distancing regulations are there for a very c...

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Philippines orders leading TV network ABS-CBN to shut down

Lawmakers holding hearings on Bills to grant ABS-CBN a new franchise said yesterday that they were blindsided by the commission's order. "It is a crushing blow to press freedom, one that was obviously...

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France's first known COVID-19 case was in December

France's first known COVID-19 case was in December

Similar studies , if conducted in other countries, could provide a clearer picture of the pandemic. As cases of COVID-19 spread worldwide, Cohen and his colleagues chose to analyze samples taken fr...

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India set to begin 'massive' coronavirus repatriation mission

India set to begin 'massive' coronavirus repatriation mission

The Embassy said that it had received nearly 40,000 registrations for repatriation, and so will require time for all people to be accommodated. He said private Indian airlines may join the repatriat...

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Armed confrontation threat between U.S. and china amid coronavirus

Armed confrontation threat between U.S. and china amid coronavirus

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made contradictory statements earlier this week on whether he believes that the virus was " man-made " or not, but also accused China of misleading the world about th...

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NY reports 1,700 new coronavirus deaths in nursing homes

NY reports 1,700 new coronavirus deaths in nursing homes

Death rates will go up to about 3,000 a day, pushing the toll past 100,000 before summer officially starts, the data shows. His remarks came just hours after the state released new numbers showing...

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Abbco Tower: Fire engulfs skyscraper in UAE city of Sharjah

Abbco Tower: Fire engulfs skyscraper in UAE city of Sharjah

Sharjah authorities were able to act quickly and evacuate the residential tower along with other nearby buildings averting a major disaster. Civil Defence crew from Mina fire station and Al Nahda r...

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Venezuelan prison riot leaves at least 46 dead, 60 injured

Venezuelan prison riot leaves at least 46 dead, 60 injured

The National Guard report said soldiers fired at a group of armed prisoners as they tried to break out of the main entrance of the prison. "This is not the first time we have seen prisoners in Vene...

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Kashmiri photographers work exposing Indian atrocities wins Pulitzer Prize

Kashmiri photographers work exposing Indian atrocities wins Pulitzer Prize

Times reporter Molly O'Toole shared in the Pulitzer for audio reporting with the staff of "This American Life" and Vice News freelancer Emily Green for "The Out Crowd", a look at Donald Trump's Mex...

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Korea border gunfire marks Kim's 'return'

Korea border gunfire marks Kim's 'return'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal marking the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany, the Russian embassy in Pyongyang said Tuesday. This ...

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Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ Are Now Invading the United States

National Geographic reports that "in Japan an average of 30 to 50 people each year die from the hornets' stings". Either the hornets were hibernating inside of a ship or cargo during a transport be...

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Unimpressed by online classes, college students seek refunds, including CU Boulder

Unimpressed by online classes, college students seek refunds, including CU Boulder

The online learning options SU has provided for students are "subpar in practically every aspect", the lawsuit reads. According to the group the policy could be discriminatory as numerous students...

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UK Covid-19 deaths top 30,000, world's second-highest after US

UK Covid-19 deaths top 30,000, world's second-highest after US

Figures released on Tuesday (May 5) show there have been more than 32,000 deaths in the UK. However, the ONS figures are released weekly and include deaths in care homes and the community over perio...

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New Zealand, Australia agree on lifting travel curbs

New Zealand, Australia agree on lifting travel curbs

Given Ardern's comments, along with the fact that travel between the United Kingdom and New Zealand is logistally awkward, involving at least two long flights, the chances of a 2020 holiday look incre...

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Hong Kong recession deepens further, Q1 GDP shrinks 5.3% q/q

Hong Kong recession deepens further, Q1 GDP shrinks 5.3% q/q

A spokesman of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said the volume of retail sales fell by 36.9 percent year-on-year in the January-March period, the largest decline for a s...

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Delhi to levy 70% extra tax on liquor as ‘Special Corona Fee’

Delhi to levy 70% extra tax on liquor as ‘Special Corona Fee’

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Admi Party (AAP) government called this new tax " special corona fee " and said that the police should allow people to buy liquor between 9 am to 6:30 pm, NDTV reported. Ti...

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COVID-19 and living with Canada's PM Trudeau 'not easy,' says wife

COVID-19 and living with Canada's PM Trudeau 'not easy,' says wife

Some $77 million was allocated to that problem Tuesday, with those funds also being used to expand domestic processing capacity. Reacting to the announcement in an interview on CTV News Channel, Ca...

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‘Significant’ evidence that coronavirus emerged from Wuhan lab: Mike Pompeo

‘Significant’ evidence that coronavirus emerged from Wuhan lab: Mike Pompeo

Beijing could have been more forthcoming about what was happening in Wuhan - the original epicenter of the pandemic - but pressing the issue could risk a risky escalation between the West and China...

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New Zealand PM: No open borders for 'a long time'

New Zealand PM: No open borders for 'a long time'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has previously suggested that when global travel restrictions are eventually lifted, the links with New Zealand will be the first re-established. Each country is vital ...

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World Leaders, Madonna Raise $8 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine

World Leaders, Madonna Raise $8 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine

Prime Minister Johnson, who saw three nights in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 illness, was present to confirm the UK's commitment of £388 million toward ...

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Auckland Airport chief executive says travel bubble is critical

Auckland Airport chief executive says travel bubble is critical

Ardern was invited to join the Australian national cabinet meeting by the country's leader Scott Morrison . "It will be an important part of supporting jobs in those sectors", he said. "It is still...

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Security Guard Shot And Killed After Telling Customer To Wear A Mask

Security Guard Shot And Killed After Telling Customer To Wear A Mask

About 20 minutes later, her auto returned to the store and her husband and son, Larry Edward Teague , 44, and Ramonyea Travon Bishop , 23, stepped out and confronted Munerlyn, according to investiga...

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