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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi`s family pardons his killers

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi`s family pardons his killers

However, Salah Khashoggi said of the December verdict: "It has been fair to us and that justice has been achieved". The family of the brutally slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi announced a ...

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Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi

Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi

An eyewitness named Irfan told local media that he was at the roof of his house when he saw the plane coming down speedily without any engine sound and it crashed at some houses in a couple of seconds...

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Sons of Jamal Khashoggi forgive his killers, clearing path for official pardons

Sons of Jamal Khashoggi forgive his killers, clearing path for official pardons

The family of the journalist - who was an outspoken critic of Saudi royals before his grisly murder at Riyadh's embassy in Istanbul in October 2018 - signaled in December that they would not oppose th...

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Michigan AG On Trump's Lack Of Mask

Michigan AG On Trump's Lack Of Mask

Trump to not wear a mask inside. But Texas, North Carolina, and Arizona registered spiking numbers of patients as they tried to reopen. "The cupboards were bare", Trump said, referring to the pauci...

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Trump declares houses of worship 'essential', calls for reopening

Trump declares houses of worship 'essential', calls for reopening

Trump added that if governors do not allow houses of worship to open, he will "override" them - but did not detail how he would do so. "I wish that the president, as our nation's leader, would set a p...

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China drops GDP target as COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on economy

China drops GDP target as COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on economy

Li pledged to create nine million urban jobs and to lower unemployment to 6% for the remainder of 2020. " China stands ready to work with other countries to strengthen international cooperation o...

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Trump says voting by mail can be 'okay,' but there's a catch

Trump says voting by mail can be 'okay,' but there's a catch

A pair of states using federal coronavirus relief to make voting easier during the pandemic faced unspecified threats of financial cuts from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, with the president...

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Canadians encouraged to wear non-medical face masks in public

Canadians encouraged to wear non-medical face masks in public

On Wednesday, Dr. Theresa Tam, the chief public health officer for Canada, recommended Canadians wear non-medical face masks in public when they aren't sure they will be able to physically distance. I...

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Coronavirus: Trump, other leaders to meet

Coronavirus: Trump, other leaders to meet

Trump said that the G7 members, like the United States, are "beginning their comeback". "It would be a great sign to all - normalisation!" With the US scheduled to play host to the annual G7 this ye...

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United Kingdom to announce quarantines for global travellers

United Kingdom to announce quarantines for global travellers

A breach of self-isolation would be punishable with a £1,000 fixed penalty notice in England , though in some cases it could involve potential prosecution and an unlimited fine. They may also leave i...

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Kansas governor doing 'fantastic job' on coronavirus

Kansas governor doing 'fantastic job' on coronavirus

A YouTube video of a session with reporters showed Trump touting his administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Kelly says the state was able to create temporary quarantine living quarters...

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18 tons of illicit drugs seized in Myanmar

18 tons of illicit drugs seized in Myanmar

Massive amounts of methamphetamine and other drugs and their components were also seized in what the agency described as "one of the largest and most successful counter-narcotics operations in the his...

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Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

Supreme Court blocks House from Mueller grand jury material

It's hard to imagine the Biden administration would object to turning over the Mueller documents or House Republicans would continue to press for them. The appeals court also is weighing whether forme...

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Global COVID-19 cases cross 5 mn: Johns Hopkins

Global COVID-19 cases cross 5 mn: Johns Hopkins

As of Tuesday morning, the database reports 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. More than 90,000 people have died in connection with the disease. Overall, 328,462 people are reported t...

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Republican-Led US Senate Panel Backs Subpoena in Hunter Biden Probe

Republican-Led US Senate Panel Backs Subpoena in Hunter Biden Probe

Democratic Senator Gary Peters of MI, the top Democrat on the committee, said Wednesday that the panel was "going down a unsafe road" at a time of national crisis. A no vote would have deadlocked the ...

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United Kingdom death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases rises 338 to 36042

United Kingdom death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases rises 338 to 36042

Sniffer dogs have proven very effective in detecting drugs, weapons, and other contraband at airports. In the UK, Durham University has partnered with the charity Medical Detection Dogs and the Lo...

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Sydney hijab store crash driver released from custody

Sydney hijab store crash driver released from custody

Most of the injured were women aged between 18 and 36. I'm grateful no one was killed'. Hijab House said both customers and staff had been injured. The important thing is everyone is still alive'. A...

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Film: ‘Roe’ plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act

Film: ‘Roe’ plaintiff says her anti-abortion switch was act

She led the case in the Supreme Court after she fell pregnant in 1970 and was financially unstable. But nearly 15 years later, the woman, once known as Jane Roe, switched sides. "She was never an em...

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Greece could ban Britons when it reopens to worldwide tourists in July

Greece could ban Britons when it reopens to worldwide tourists in July

Mitsotakis stressed that anti-infection protocols will be adhered to but will not overshadow the bright sun or the natural beauties of Greece. Bulgarians, Israelis and Cypriots are also expected to ...

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Ardern Asks Companies to Consider 4-Day Workweek

Ardern Asks Companies to Consider 4-Day Workweek

That included more public holidays - an idea that has been rejected by Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters - and a four-day working week. The decision on whether to institute a shorter work week is...

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Chinese man abducted 32 years ago as toddler reunited with parents

Chinese man abducted 32 years ago as toddler reunited with parents

His abduction is still under investigation. They used facial recognition technology to analyze old baby photos of Mao - and Gu's true identity was confirmed with DNA testing. Back in April, police...

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UNDP: Covid-19 to cause first human development fall

UNDP: Covid-19 to cause first human development fall

Other shocks - such as the financial crisis of 2007-2009 or the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014-2016 - have dealt a blow but did not prevent year-on-year development gains overall, said UNDP hea...

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COVID-19 cases in Douglas County remain steady at 62

COVID-19 cases in Douglas County remain steady at 62

Fourteen more deaths were reported bringing the state's total to 481. Two additional employees of the reception center have tested positive, marking 30 staff cases. However those numbers were not re...

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1 injured in shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, suspect neutralized

1 injured in shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, suspect neutralized

The U.S. Navy said the security team " neutralized " an active shooter at the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday. One member of the Naval Security Forces has been injured...

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COVID-19: Global cases reach 5 Million

COVID-19: Global cases reach 5 Million

Brazil - the most populous country in South America - recently surpassed Germany, France and the United Kingdom to become the third largest epidemic in the world, behind only the United States and R...

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Aircraft carrier returns to sea after coronavirus outbreak

Aircraft carrier returns to sea after coronavirus outbreak

To maintain social distancing on board, only crewmembers essential to the carrier flight qualifications set sail with the ship. After evacuating some 4,000 sailors from the ship to Guam, the US Navy...

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Obama and Trump Shun White House Presidential Portrait Unveiling Ceremony

Obama and Trump Shun White House Presidential Portrait Unveiling Ceremony

Both the White House and representatives for Obama declined to comment. Graham is requesting a list of names of any officials who requested to unmask the identities of people associated with the T...

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India to allow some domestic flights from May 25

India to allow some domestic flights from May 25

Airlines including IndiGo, the country's largest carrier by market share, SpiceJet Ltd, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines and state-run carrier Air India were forced ...

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Biden holds 11-point lead over Trump

Biden holds 11-point lead over Trump

Biden , the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, leads Trump 50 to 39 percent in a head-to-head matchup in the USA presidential election, the poll showed. The approval rating on his coronavi...

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AstraZeneca plans to ship Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in September

AstraZeneca plans to ship Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in September

He meanwhile thanked "the U.S. and United Kingdom governments for their substantial support to accelerate the development and production of the vaccine". The drugs maker said it had reached agreements...

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U.S. Sends Ventilators To Russia In $5.6 Million Coronavirus Aid Package

U.S. Sends Ventilators To Russia In $5.6 Million Coronavirus Aid Package

Embassy in Moscow said in a statement. Russian Federation delivered coronavirus-related equipment to the United States in April, which drew some criticism as a propaganda coup for the Kremlin. "No...

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Shooting reported in Arizona’s Westgate Entertainment District, suspect in custody

Shooting reported in Arizona’s Westgate Entertainment District, suspect in custody

Giffords survived being shot during a constituent meeting in a parking lot in Tucson, Ariz., in 2011. Authorities said that one suspect is in custody and at least two people were struck by gunfire...

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Trump to withdraw United States from Open Skies Treaty with Russian Federation

Trump to withdraw United States from Open Skies Treaty with Russian Federation

In Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko criticized the USA decision. But the USA contends that Moscow has been violating the treaty by blocking it from conducting flights over t...

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Wisconsin Election Commission reports thousands of absentee ballots not returned

Wisconsin Election Commission reports thousands of absentee ballots not returned

Voters can also register and join the permanent absent voter list on the website, Benson's office said. Voting by mail has increasingly been at the center of public criticism from Republicans in Con...

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Michael Cohen to be released from prison on Thursday for home confinement

Michael Cohen to be released from prison on Thursday for home confinement

Michael Cohen walks out of federal court, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in NY, after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about work he did on an aborted project to build a Trump Tower in Russia ., Coh...

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