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Canadian teen accused of fatal sword attack charged with 'incel' terrorism

Canadian teen accused of fatal sword attack charged with 'incel' terrorism

Incel, or involuntary celibate, is an internet subculture of primarily straight men who claim they can not find a romantic relationship, and resort to hating women because of it, sometimes to violent ...

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Trump says G7 summit could happen in-person at Camp David

Trump says G7 summit could happen in-person at Camp David

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's considering holding a meeting in the USA with the leaders of the world's major economies after all because it would be a "great sign to all" of things r...

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U.K.-Iranian Woman's Temporary Prison Release Extended

U.K.-Iranian Woman's Temporary Prison Release Extended

The temporary release of jailed charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been extended while Iranian authorities mull her request for clemency, her supporters said on Wednesday. "Another period of...

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Northern Cape records first Covid-19 death, fatalities rise to 312

Northern Cape records first Covid-19 death, fatalities rise to 312

About one-third of respondents (33.4%) reported that Covid-19 and the national lockdown will have no impact on their ability to cover their financial obligations, while 18.7% and 18.2% of respondents ...

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University of Cambridge to Move Lectures Online Until Summer of 2021

University of Cambridge to Move Lectures Online Until Summer of 2021

The University of South Carolina, Notre Dame, Rice and Creighton are among the schools that have said they will find ways to shorten the fall semester, in an attempt to avoid a "second wave" of cor...

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Government releases contact tracing app

Government releases contact tracing app

The new app does not replace the manual lists that businesses must keep, according to the FAQ page. If health workers believe the person has a high risk of exposure, they are asked to self-isolate f...

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Pompeo: ‘Impossible’ for Firing of Inspector General to be Retaliatory

Pompeo: ‘Impossible’ for Firing of Inspector General to be Retaliatory

Pompeo said Menendez's office was the source of recent media reports about his conduct at the State Department. State Department Inspector General Steve Linick departs the U.S. "It is not possib...

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Supreme Court Blocks Disclosure of Russia Report Material to House

Supreme Court Blocks Disclosure of Russia Report Material to House

The justices put on hold a March ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which had decided that the materials must be disclosed to lawmakers. The administration is no...

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Captain Tom to be knighted

Captain Tom to be knighted

As he is an honorary colonel, under Ministry of Defence protocol his official title will be Captain Sir Thomas Moore. He also received over 140,000 birthday cards. Sir Keir Starmer, the leader o...

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Man sentenced to death via Zoom call in Singapore

Man sentenced to death via Zoom call in Singapore

The case involved a Malaysian man, Punithan Genasan , 37, who was the mastermind behind the drug trafficking of 28.50g of diamorphine - in October 2011 into the republic. Singapore had its first cri...

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Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei Says US Will be Expelled from Iraq, Syria

Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei Says US Will be Expelled from Iraq, Syria

Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif said: "Foolish claims by U.S. officials is nothing new". Iran came close to conflict with the United States when an American drone strike killed top Iranian military ...

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Brazil records its highest Covid-19 death toll in single day

Brazil records its highest Covid-19 death toll in single day

Infections in Brazil , already the third highest globally, were also climbing by the thousands, with the outbreak in the world's sixth-largest country expected to accelerate and not peak until early ...

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Italy to start reopening theatres in June

Italy to start reopening theatres in June

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed off a decree on Sunday banning "any event and sporting competition of any order and discipline" until June 14, a measure echoed by the Italian Football Federatio...

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as India, Bangladesh brace for super cyclone

Many people in Digha feared going to the shelters, fisherman Debasis Shyamal said: "They have been home for weeks, and are afraid of going into a crowd where they could get infected". The first corona...

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Global Carbon Dioxide Output Drops 17% Due to Coronavirus Measures, Study Reveals

Global Carbon Dioxide Output Drops 17% Due to Coronavirus Measures, Study Reveals

The 69 countries they analyzed represent 97 percent of global Carbon dioxide emissions . The early findings of the research have been published in the journal Nature Climate Change , and was unde...

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Trump threatens MI with funding cut over absentee voter plan

Trump threatens MI with funding cut over absentee voter plan

Trump, who himself used an absentee ballot to vote in Florida's primary earlier this year , then sent a follow up tweet tagging his chief of staff Mark Meadows , the acting director of the Offic...

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Millions evacuated as India and Bangladesh brace for super Cyclone Amphan

Millions evacuated as India and Bangladesh brace for super Cyclone Amphan

In India , coronavirus quarantine centres are already being shifted further inland to accommodate the cyclone evacuees. The state said that preparations were made in the north coastal districts of ...

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'Catastrophic' Dam Failures In Michigan Force Thousands To Evacuate

'Catastrophic' Dam Failures In Michigan Force Thousands To Evacuate

Thousands of residents in central MI have been forced to evacuate their homes after rapidly rising waters from the Tittabawassee River from two dam failures threatened to flood parts of Midland County...

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Donald Trump SNUBS former POTUS Barack Obama in portrait unveiling row

Donald Trump SNUBS former POTUS Barack Obama in portrait unveiling row

Sens. Grassley and Johnson say the administration's deep-state surveillance operation on the Trump campaign involved unmasking even more USA citizens tied to the campaign that preceded the official ...

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USA response to coronavirus incompetent: China hits back at Trump

USA response to coronavirus incompetent: China hits back at Trump

The resolution commits to an impartial, independent and comprehensive evaluation of the novel coronavirus pandemic, at the earliest appropriate moment, to review the lessons learned from the global ...

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Pompeo warns China against meddling with United States media in Hong Kong

Pompeo warns China against meddling with United States media in Hong Kong

Beijing mentioned the expelled journalists wouldn't be permitted to work in mainland China , Hong Kong or Macau. The pro-democracy faction explained that Chan's appointment violated the laws of ...

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Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane resigns after months of political scandal

Lesotho prime minister Thomas Thabane resigns after months of political scandal

Thabane's political rivals have piled pressure on the prime minister to step down early over allegations that he had a hand in the brutal 2017 shooting of Lipolelo Thabane, whom he was divorcing. The ...

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Committee approves Ratcliffe for DNI, sends to full Senate

Committee approves Ratcliffe for DNI, sends to full Senate

Marco Rubio. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tapped Rubio to temporarily lead the committee after Sen. Richard Burr , R-North Carolina, stepped aside amid an Federal Bureau of Investigation in...

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Gov. Whitmer issues emergency declaration after dam break in Mid Michigan

Gov. Whitmer issues emergency declaration after dam break in Mid Michigan

Midland has evacuated 10,000 people, along with patients in the city's hospital. The Edenville Dam and Sanford Dam-each located in Midland County-both collapsed, leading officials to urge residents ...

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Two Teenage Girls Shot In Honour Killing In PakistanGuardian Life

Two Teenage Girls Shot In Honour Killing In PakistanGuardian Life

A father of one of the victims and a brother of the other confessed to the May 14 crime in a village in the North Waziristan province, police officer Muhammad Nawaz Khan told CNN . He said police wer...

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Etihad makes first known commercial flight between UAE, Israel

Etihad makes first known commercial flight between UAE, Israel

An Etihad Airways plane flew from the capital of the United Arab Emirates into Israel on Tuesday to deliver coronavirus aid to the Palestinians, the airline said, marking the first known direct co...

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Euro Boosted By Proposed EU Stimulus Plan

Euro Boosted By Proposed EU Stimulus Plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled their plan during a joint video news conference on Monday . The aerospace industry should be among the sectors that...

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Israel linked to 'highly accurate' cyberattack on Iranian port

Israel linked to 'highly accurate' cyberattack on Iranian port

Israel was behind a "highly accurate" cyberattack on an Iranian port facility that caused total chaos, the Washington Post reported Monday , citing foreign and US officials as saying the attack was ...

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Flynn's lawyers ask appeals court to force dismissal of case

Flynn's lawyers ask appeals court to force dismissal of case

But the District of Columbia appeals court ruled in 2016 that a judge has only a "narrow" role in these circumstances, "primarily to guard against the prospect that dismissal is part of a scheme of "p...

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Coalition of 62 countries back Australia's push for COVID-19 pandemic probe

Coalition of 62 countries back Australia's push for COVID-19 pandemic probe

The African Group's 54 member states will co-sponsor the motion, joining 62 other countries including Russia, Indonesia, India, Japan, Britain and Canada. "It's a win for the worldwide community and A...

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Facial recognition helps reunite kidnapped toddler with family after 32 years

Facial recognition helps reunite kidnapped toddler with family after 32 years

A man who was abducted as a toddler 32 years ago was finally reunited with his biological family Monday, with the help of facial recognition technology. At the reunion event, organised by Xi'an police...

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Taiwan, Excluded by WHO, Says It's Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine

Taiwan, Excluded by WHO, Says It's Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine

Taiwan's flag flies in front of Taipei 101 in Taipei on Wednesday last week. Besides a record approval rating and a so-far successful effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Ms Tsai has benefi...

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US envoy to push Taliban, Afghan government for peace talks

US envoy to push Taliban, Afghan government for peace talks

The attack followed an assassination attempt by men on a motorcycle against a defense official Saturday in Kabul, which killed one Afghan soldier. NATO, which maintains a training mission in Afgh...

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Chinese President Xi Defends COVID-19 Response, Offers Vaccine When Ready

Chinese President Xi Defends COVID-19 Response, Offers Vaccine When Ready

He called for more political and financial support for the organisation, which has also been criticised by US President Donald Trump. Chinese scientists have said that the virus emerged from a marke...

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Canada, US extend border closure to non-essential travel

Canada, US extend border closure to non-essential travel

The changes to the CEBA will allow more Canadian small businesses to access interest free loans that will help cover operating costs during a period when revenues have been reduced, due to the pande...

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