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Grassley calls on Trump to explain removal of State Department watchdog

Grassley calls on Trump to explain removal of State Department watchdog

The probe into the Saudi arms sale is the second known investigation into Pompeo's activities that Linick is known to have been pursuing when he was sacked by President Donald Trump on Friday even...

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Time wasted in US' response against pandemic: Biden

Time wasted in US' response against pandemic: Biden

But Trump Jr. said he tells his father he "learned it by watching you" and claimed the president is jealous of his posts. Mrs Warren and Mr Biden talk almost weekly, people familiar with their dis...

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Trump defends use of unproven hydroxychloroquine treatment

Trump defends use of unproven hydroxychloroquine treatment

Trump also disclosed that he has been taking the hydroxychloroquine for nearly a week-and-half along with zinc. "I think it's reasonable". Trump made a decision to take hydroxychloroquine after tw...

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Roe v Wade: Woman behind USA abortion ruling was paid to recant

Roe v Wade: Woman behind USA abortion ruling was paid to recant

McCorvey, who died from heart failure at the age of 69, revealed her role as an anti-abortion advocate was largely funded by ultra-conservative groups such as Operation Rescue. That's what I'd say". F...

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Biden says he would kill Keystone XL pipeline

Biden says he would kill Keystone XL pipeline

Keystone XL pipeline, originating from Alberta and cutting through USA states to ultimately connect to refineries in the Gulf Coast, has been the subject of environmental scrutiny for years. "They can...

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United States attorney general rejects Trump demand to probe Obama, Biden

United States attorney general rejects Trump demand to probe Obama, Biden

However, he apparently heard something because he talked about Obama on Sunday telling reporters , "Look, he was an incompetent president, that's all I can say". And he and his wife and his family an...

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Arrest made in Louisa 'melon heads' caper

Arrest made in Louisa 'melon heads' caper

The Louisa Police Department announced the arrest on Saturday, hours after sharing surveillance photos of the thieves wearing hallowed-out watermelons with holes for eyes at a Sheetz store on May 5 ...

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Trump fires back after Obama swipes at his coronavirus response

Trump fires back after Obama swipes at his coronavirus response

Unfortunately, a lot of so-called grownups, including some with fancy titles and important jobs, still think that way. In a private call with supporters earlier this month, details of which were lea...

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Firefighters Injured in Major Emergency as Fire Engulfs Downtown LA Building

Firefighters Injured in Major Emergency as Fire Engulfs Downtown LA Building

An LAPD officer keeps watch on a multiple structure fire as LAFD firefighters work following an explosion on May 16, 2020 in Los Angeles , California. All have been sent to the hospital, where they...

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Trump tells World Health Organization he’ll make funding freeze permanent unless ‘improvements’ are made

Trump tells World Health Organization he’ll make funding freeze permanent unless ‘improvements’ are made

It also accuses the World Health Organization of being "curiously insistent on praising China for its "transparency" and failing to call on Beijing to allow for an independent investigation into t...

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Trump threatens permanent freeze of WHO funding, to weigh US membership

Trump threatens permanent freeze of WHO funding, to weigh US membership

A senior administration official confirmed to Tucker Carlson Tonight's presenter that Trump agreed with the plan outlined in the draft document. He was addressing a virtual meeting of the WHO's ...

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Lockdown 4.0: Here's what's allowed, what's not from today

Lockdown 4.0: Here's what's allowed, what's not from today

While the state governments have not yet officially come out with rules and regulations for operations in their specific areas, many relaxations have already been offered. BMTC, KSRTC, NEKSRTC, NWKSRT...

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Trump threatens to permanently pull funding from World Health Organization and 'reconsider' U.S. membership

Trump threatens to permanently pull funding from World Health Organization and 'reconsider' U.S. membership

Opponents of Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison suggest that he is using the inquiry probe idea as a way to distract from his own failings during the early days of the virus' outbreak in his ow...

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China reports 7 new coronavirus infections

China reports 7 new coronavirus infections

Of the new cases, the northeastern province of Jilin, now in a partial lockdown due to a flare-up in infections, reported two confirmed cases. Zhong Nanshan also warns that China has already known...

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Israeli court convicts Jewish extremist for 2015 arson attack that killed baby

Israeli court convicts Jewish extremist for 2015 arson attack that killed baby

Ben-Uliel confessed to the crime three times, however two were ruled inadmissible , the first because it was extracted by physical force and the second because it had been given soon after physical f...

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Democrat Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Behind Firing of State Department Watchdog

Democrat Suggests Saudi Arms Sales Behind Firing of State Department Watchdog

On Friday, Mr Trump said he no longer had the "fullest confidence" in Mr Linick and that he would be terminated in 30 days. "President Trump's mismanagement has hollowed out the State Department and...

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Trump Hits Back at Obama, Calls Him 'Grossly Incompetent President'

Trump Hits Back at Obama, Calls Him 'Grossly Incompetent President'

The Saturday event included appearances from the Jonas Brothers, soccer star Megan Rapinoe, hit singer and composer Pharrell Williams, country singer Maren Morris and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala...

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Trump calls world health body ‘puppet of China’

Trump calls world health body ‘puppet of China’

He has accused China of allowing its people to travel overseas despite knowing there was a serious risk of spreading the corona virus infection. "Based on comprehensive research and expert opinion, ...

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Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

Photos of a Detroit priest using a squirt gun to dispense holy water have went viral, leading the parish to share some equally creative posts made by fans on the internet. Since being shared two d...

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Coronavirus: Turkey announces four-day lockdown over Eid

Coronavirus: Turkey announces four-day lockdown over Eid

During the meeting, Tebboune stressed that the government's measures had proven "effective", adding that it would be maintained until "the end of the holy Ramadan and the Eid Al-Fitr holiday". Schools...

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A woman went biking on Mother's Day. She hasn't been seen since

A woman went biking on Mother's Day. She hasn't been seen since

Anyone with information on Morphew's disappearance should call the dedicated tip line: 719-312-7530. That reward has been increased to $200,000 thanks to a matching donation from a friend. However, no...

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New Zealand's Ardern turned away from cafe under coronavirus rules

New Zealand's Ardern turned away from cafe under coronavirus rules

Support for the conservative National opposition slumped 12.7 points to 30.6% in the poll, with its leader Simon Bridges on 4.5% as preferred Prime Minister - down 6.1 points. National, on the other h...

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New York Tourist Arrested In Hawaii After Failing To Quarantine

New York Tourist Arrested In Hawaii After Failing To Quarantine

Consequently, he was arrested and is being held in lieu of $4,000 bail. He reportedly used public transportation to get to the many places where he was photographed, the statement said . A photo ...

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U.S. to resume funding of the who

U.S. to resume funding of the who

President Trump is leaning toward preserving his total funding cut for the World Health Organization after being on the brink of announcing he'd restore partial funding, according to three sources f...

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Italy Govt Approves Free Travel Across The Country, To And From Abroad

Italy Govt Approves Free Travel Across The Country, To And From Abroad

The Treasury is predicting the economy will contract by at least 8 percent in 2020, the deepest recession since World War Two, and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said at the weekend he was taking a "...

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China pledges $2bn to fight global pandemic

China pledges $2bn to fight global pandemic

Xi also pledged $2 billion over two years to help with the COVID-19 response and said any vaccines developed against the disease by China will be made a public good. Tedros said the pandemic has expos...

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Cuomo, tested and touting capacity

Cuomo, tested and touting capacity

Both have now satisfied the state's requirements for deaths and hospitalizations, but don't have enough contact tracers. Hospitals will be able to schedule elective surgeries as the region enters th...

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Hong Kong lawmakers clash as pro-Beijing camp elects chair

Hong Kong lawmakers clash as pro-Beijing camp elects chair

Those elections, as well as the national anthem law, are likely to be a key theme of renewed anti-government protests, which have been gathering steam again after a prolonged break due to the coronavi...

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France Registers 70 New Covid-19 Cases Among School Students

France Registers 70 New Covid-19 Cases Among School Students

The schools were closed "as a precaution" while investigators try to determine who the child has been in contact with, local officials said. Some 70 nursery and elementary schools have closed down a...

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Great-grandma hugs family through special device

Great-grandma hugs family through special device

Due to the pandemic, the Marinaro family were unable to visit their great-grandma for two months. The 85-year-old told WIFR that she normally sees her great-grandchildren nearly every day, but be...

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Trump says he is considering restoring some funding to WHO

Trump says he is considering restoring some funding to WHO

The U.S. has contributed $400 to $500 million every year compared to the $40 million contributed by China. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday, writing "this is just one of numerous concepts being con...

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Italy Records Lowest Daily COVID-19 Death, Infection Rates Since Early March

Italy Records Lowest Daily COVID-19 Death, Infection Rates Since Early March

The total for new infections announced Sunday was the lowest since March 4, and the death total was the lowest since March 9. This noted a substantial decline from its highest possible everyday casu...

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One member of Canadian Armed Forces dead following Snowbird crash in BC

One member of Canadian Armed Forces dead following Snowbird crash in BC

She said she had heard nothing about the fate of the pilot. "Oh God, it was just chaos", she added. "It was really scary but good to see everyone trying to come together", Capostinsky said. Check ba...

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Iran complains over U.S. threat to Venezuela oil shipment

Iran complains over U.S. threat to Venezuela oil shipment

The oil sectors of Iran and Venezuela - members of Opec that both are deeply at odds with the United States - are under tough USA sanctions. The Iran-flagged medium tanker Clavel earlier on ...

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German cafe has customers wear pool noodles to enforce social distancing

German cafe has customers wear pool noodles to enforce social distancing

To mark the occasion, owner Jaqueline Rothe posted a photo to the cafe's Facebook page showing customers sitting at a table with their new headgear. "But with new hygiene and social distance measu...

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