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New date for intra-Afghan peace talks under discussion

New date for intra-Afghan peace talks under discussion

Afghan security officers gather outside the Kabul maternity hospital after the attack on Tuesday. While saying the Taliban violated the "spirit" of the deal, Khalilzad said the rebels had not att...

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Netanyahu’s New Israeli Government Approved, Eyes West Bank Annexations

Netanyahu’s New Israeli Government Approved, Eyes West Bank Annexations

Netanyahu's nationalist base is eager to push for annexation before the US elections in November - after which Trump could be replaced by Joe Biden, who has said he opposes unilateral annexation. He...

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Martin Shkreli won't get released from prison to research coronavirus

Martin Shkreli won't get released from prison to research coronavirus

U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto wrote in an order issued on Saturday that the 37-year-old's "self-described altruistic intentions" do not not provide a legal basis to grant the motion, Bloomberg ...

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62 nations back Australia’s COVID-19 probe

62 nations back Australia’s COVID-19 probe

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged all countries to join Australia's call for answers. The motion does not specifically mention China or the city of Wuhan where the outbreak is believed t...

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Coronavirus: US Navy says 13 sailors test positive again after apparent recovery

Coronavirus: US Navy says 13 sailors test positive again after apparent recovery

In a statement, the Navy said the sailors had "met rigorous recovery criteria, exceeding CDC guidelines", including testing negative for the virus at least twice, but have now re-tested positive. Sail...

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South Korea reports 19 more Covid-19 cases, 11037 in total

South Korea reports 19 more Covid-19 cases, 11037 in total

The normally busy popular worldwide district was almost empty after health authorities discovered new COVID-19 cases among patrons of bars and clubs in the trendy Seoul neighborhood. The nation with a...

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Brazilian Health Minister Teich resigns after just weeks in job

Brazilian Health Minister Teich resigns after just weeks in job

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Brazil have surpassed the total in Italy and are surging in Mexico and Peru as Latin America struggles to contain its fast-growing coronavirus outbreak . Others have cal...

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Premier inspects Jilin, urges stronger COVID-19 control

Premier inspects Jilin, urges stronger COVID-19 control

The risk sentiment remains tepid amid rife US-China tensions, looming second-wave risks and ahead of the key German and US macro data . Mainland China reported five new confirmed COVID-19 cases for...

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Israel PM Says Government Should Annex West Bank Settlements

Israel PM Says Government Should Annex West Bank Settlements

Such a move is seen likely to cause global uproar and inflame tensions in the West Bank, home to almost three million Palestinians and some 400,000 Israelis living in settlements considered illegal un...

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Independent Egyptian media outlet says top editor arrested

Independent Egyptian media outlet says top editor arrested

Azhari added that the reason behind the arrest and the charges against Attallah remained unclear. Mada Masr reported that Attalah's cellphone was taken and also the media electrical outlet's att...

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China reports no deaths from COVID-19, 5 new cases

China reports no deaths from COVID-19, 5 new cases

After the reports showed the possibility of a new wave of the Coronavirus in China , authorities made a decision to test all the residents of Wuhan. One of the new imported cases was reported in ...

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Lowest in two months

Lowest in two months

On Friday, the government lifted more restrictions in the smaller Balearic and Canary Islands, where weddings are allowed again as well as meetings of up to 15 people. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) s...

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Canadian Snowbird Crashes near Kamloops

Canadian Snowbird Crashes near Kamloops

Reports said that the plane crashed into a nearby house. However, video shows one of the jets make a sharp left turn and then nosedived behind trees. Witness accounts of a Canadian Air Force Snowbir...

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US Senate intelligence chair steps down amid probe into controversial stock sales

US Senate intelligence chair steps down amid probe into controversial stock sales

The Republican senator for North Carolina is accused of using privileged information to avoid market losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. He insisted that he did not use any information from the dai...

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Coronavirus: Gavin Williamson seeks to reassure parents over school plan

Coronavirus: Gavin Williamson seeks to reassure parents over school plan

But he warned that the longer schools are closed, the more children will miss out. Following a backlash, the Education Secretary addressed "anxious" teachers and parents at the Government's daily br...

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China vulnerable to another COVID-19 wave: Top health advisor

China vulnerable to another COVID-19 wave: Top health advisor

They said healthcare, pharmaceutical and research sectors "working on a COVID-19 response should all be aware they are the prime targets of this activity and take the necessary steps to protect their ...

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Lockdown extended till May 31 across the country: NDMA issued guideline

Lockdown extended till May 31 across the country: NDMA issued guideline

Night curfew, restriction to move outside between 7 pm to 7 am, will remain till May 31. MHA in its guidelines has mentioned using Aarogya Setu app during the lockdown period. Some regions of In...

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COVID-19 might cancel more than 28 million surgeries worldwide

COVID-19 might cancel more than 28 million surgeries worldwide

Despite the majority not being cancer-related, there have still been an estimated 2.3 million cancer surgeries cancelled or postponed. "Although essential, cancellations place a heavy burden on pat...

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Hong Kong Leader Rejects Protesters' Call for Independent Police Probe

Hong Kong Leader Rejects Protesters' Call for Independent Police Probe

The report said police acted within guidelines though there was room for improvement. Public trust in the police force has plunged to a historic low since the onset of the protests, with almost 70% ...

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Rahul Gandhi urges Modi-led Centre to reconsider its economic package

Rahul Gandhi urges Modi-led Centre to reconsider its economic package

However, he said all state governments, including those run by the Bharatiya Janata Party, have complained that the Centre is not providing them with enough funds. "We can not sacrifice our old people...

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Lacks Leadership in Virtual Commencement 2020 Speech

Lacks Leadership in Virtual Commencement 2020 Speech

While congratulating the students on their accomplishments, Obama outlined the problems that COVID-19 has brought to black communities. "More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn...

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China's Ambassador to Israel Found Dead in Tel Aviv Home, Say Police

China's Ambassador to Israel Found Dead in Tel Aviv Home, Say Police

He was living in the Tel Aviv suburb of Herzliya. The married father of one came to Israel in mid-February to take up his post. Du Wei had arrived in the country in February after having served as a...

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At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit Authorized by FDA

At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit Authorized by FDA

The tests are categorized as surveillance tests, which can be used by researchers but cannot be given to patients or doctors for diagnostic purposes. "We have been notified that a separate federal eme...

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Trump says he's mobilizing military to distribute potential coronavirus vaccine

Trump says he's mobilizing military to distribute potential coronavirus vaccine

More than 84,000 people in the country have died. "I was surprised by his answer actually, because, you know, it's just to me - it's not an acceptable answer, especially when it comes to schools", t...

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Bright idea: Face mask illuminates to coronavirus

Bright idea: Face mask illuminates to coronavirus

Collins and his bioengineering colleagues are adjusting the sensors they worked on in 2014 to detect the Ebola virus and then tailored the technology to work on the Zika pathogen, the news outlet repo...

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Jacinda Ardern and partner turned away from Wellington cafe

Jacinda Ardern and partner turned away from Wellington cafe

A diner at the cafe said they and some friends had just been seated when they saw Ardern, fiance Clarke Gayford, some friends and a bodyguard arrived . Was very nice of them to chase us down st (stree...

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BC extends provincial state of emergency for another two weeks

BC extends provincial state of emergency for another two weeks

The funding to clean up wells comes in partnership with the federal government. While some employees get paid sick days due to collective agreements or employer contracts, others, particularly in lo...

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Odisha watches with bated breath as cyclone Amphan intensifies

Odisha watches with bated breath as cyclone Amphan intensifies

The cyclonic storm "Amphan", which is now moving over Southeast Bay of Bengal, is likely to turn into a very severe storm and make a landfall on West Bengal coast on May 20, the home ministry said on ...

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General Flynn investigation 'has tarnished Obama's legacy'

General Flynn investigation 'has tarnished Obama's legacy'

Documents released earlier this month showed handwritten notes from an Federal Bureau of Investigation official questioning the goal of Flynn's January 2017 White House interview with Federal Bureau...

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Explosion in downtown L.A. leaves multiple buildings on fire, firefighters injured

Explosion in downtown L.A. leaves multiple buildings on fire, firefighters injured

Crews were battling a commercial fire at 6:26 p.m. inside a single-story commercial building at 327 E. Boyd St. when the explosion happened. The fire was upgraded to a "major emergency" at around 9:...

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Federal appeals court allows case against Trump over emoluments to move forward

Federal appeals court allows case against Trump over emoluments to move forward

The Foreign Emoluments Clause says no individual holding office can accept a present "of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State" without the approval of Congress. The majority care...

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Trump threatens to cut ties with China

Trump threatens to cut ties with China

Asked in a Fox Business Network interview whether he had spoken to Xi recently, Trump said that they have "a very good relationship" but "right now, I don't want to speak to him". "What we may b...

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Cuomo extends stay-at-home order for New York City, other regions

Cuomo extends stay-at-home order for New York City, other regions

Masks must be worn by employees. Beach visitors are vital to shore communities in New Jersey and business owners were left in limbo as to whether they'd get the green light for the summer season. Th...

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Ontario COVID-19 cases higher after reporting 'glitch' found

Ontario officials have said there may be a discrepancy between overall deaths and deaths at long-term care homes due to how the province's health database system, called iPHIS, is tracking data and ho...

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Trump Coronavirus Actions: President Orders Buildup Of National Stockpile

Trump Coronavirus Actions: President Orders Buildup Of National Stockpile

Owens and Minor says it has put in place new procedures because of the virus, including restricting visitors to its distribution and manufacturing facilities and requiring employees to wear personal p...

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