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China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong: Former HK Governor

China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong: Former HK Governor

Hong Kong residents enjoy rights - including freedom of speech - unseen on the mainland as part of the agreement that saw the British colony handed back to China in 1997, and the city has its own l...

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Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

Cuomo still defends policy of filling nursing homes with coronavirus patients

But the state has for several weeks experienced an overall decline in deaths, and many regions are beginning to reopen under the governor's four-phase plan for easing restrictions. summer season. N...

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Palestine rejects Emirati aid sent via Israeli airport

Palestine rejects Emirati aid sent via Israeli airport

The Times of Israel also said on Friday that Israeli sources had confirmed that the PA had stopped all facets of coordination with Israel in the past 24 hours. "Israel has breached worldwide law and...

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un chairs meeting, discusses nuclear plans: KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un chairs meeting, discusses nuclear plans: KCNA

Kim Jong-un has reportedly been focusing on showing his more human side, following the failure to reach an agreement in a second summit with US President Donald Trump previous year. North Korea's of...

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NYT commemorates victims of coronavirus on Sunday front page

NYT commemorates victims of coronavirus on Sunday front page

A preview of Sunday's front page of The New York Times for 24 May drew increased attention on Saturday after the newspaper released the page listing the names of 1,000 people who have died as a resu...

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BET Founder Says Biden Should Spent Rest Of Campaign Apologizing

BET Founder Says Biden Should Spent Rest Of Campaign Apologizing

He's saying to 1.3 million African-Americans that you are not black? Biden responded, "I do that to black media and white media" and said his wife needed to use the television studio. He continued...

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Michael Flynn's lawyer joins call for release of Kislyak transcripts

Michael Flynn's lawyer joins call for release of Kislyak transcripts

Obama officials, toward the end of his presidency, were conducting what Rick described as the "unmasking" of Trump officials who were in the transition process, including those within the national sec...

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COVID-19 is a test from God, says Atiku

COVID-19 is a test from God, says Atiku

A Berlin church is hosting Muslims who are unable to fit into their mosque for Friday prayers (May 22) because of social distancing guidelines. As a result the Dar Assalam mosque in the city's Neukö...

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Taliban, Afghan leader declare ceasefire for Eid

Taliban, Afghan leader declare ceasefire for Eid

President Ashraf Ghani swiftly welcomed the insurgents' offer and ordered his forces to also comply, while the United States envoy to Afghanistan hailed the deal as a "momentous opportunity". "The Isl...

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COVID deaths, 591 new cases in Delhi in a day

COVID deaths, 591 new cases in Delhi in a day

The health ministry said that active COVID-19 cases stand at 69,597, while 51,783 people have recovered and a patient has migrated. The COVID-19 data, in the meantime, showed that almost 94,000 new ...

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FBI Director Orders Review to Seek Out 'Misconduct'

FBI Director Orders Review to Seek Out 'Misconduct'

Attorney Jeff Jensen in connection with his work on the Flynn case", it said. A federal appeals court panel has ordered a trial judge to explain why he is hesitating to grant the Justice Department'...

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Mother of 9-year-old boy found dead arrested, accused of murder

Mother of 9-year-old boy found dead arrested, accused of murder

Prosecutors say Patricia Ripley pushed her son Alejandro into the lake to drown him. An Amber Alert that had been issued for Alejandro Ripley was canceled on Friday morning. His mother was charged...

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Venezuela Says First of Iranian Fuel Tankers to Arrive Saturday

Venezuela Says First of Iranian Fuel Tankers to Arrive Saturday

Questioned by Opposition MP, Ramona Ramdial on the government's policy on allowing an Iranian ship said to be delivering fuel to make a stop in Trinidad and Tobago's waters, Young said the government ...

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US Navy Disables Drone With High-Powered Laser

US Navy Disables Drone With High-Powered Laser

Smoke begins to billow out of the damaged drone as it helplessly tumbles out of the air. The weapon onboard the Portland is officially known as a Solid State Laser - Technology Maturation Laser We...

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Former White House butler, Wilson Jerman dies of coronavirus

Former White House butler, Wilson Jerman dies of coronavirus

His family said the cause of death was COVID-19, CBS News reports. "Bill and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Wilson Roosevelt Jerman at the age of 91 from COVID-19", she wrote . "...

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Delight as Spanish government confirms La Liga return date

Delight as Spanish government confirms La Liga return date

But with this latest development, it shows that fans and followers in the Spanish La Liga can start preparing for the resumption of the League. Football in Spain was suspended on 12 March becaus...

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France ready to mirror United Kingdom quarantine on visitors

France ready to mirror United Kingdom quarantine on visitors

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said discussions would take place with Police Scotland to work out how the policy will be implemented. But she singled out the planned test, track and trace s...

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World Health Organization reports largest number of COVID-19 cases in single day

World Health Organization reports largest number of COVID-19 cases in single day

He said public health officials reported 106,000 cases of the virus in the past 24 hours, two-thirds of which came from four countries. In that same letter , Trump warned he would make permanent ...

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Under Legal Pressure, New York Relaxes Restrictions On More Gatherings

Under Legal Pressure, New York Relaxes Restrictions On More Gatherings

NYCLU legal director Christopher Dunn said in a statement that the organization was "pleased to see the governor in reverse". Each ad was tasked with why New Yorkers should wear a mask: the context,...

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Brazil Overtakes Russia With Second-Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases

Brazil Overtakes Russia With Second-Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases

In countries with weak health care systems, impoverished populations and not enough clean water, fighting the virus is increasingly hard. By contrast, China, where the virus was first identified lat...

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's top advisor broke lockdown rules while he had symptoms

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson's top advisor broke lockdown rules while he had symptoms

The leaders of the Scottish National Party and Liberal Democrats called on Cummings, who played a senior role in the pro-Brexit campaign in 2016 and joined Boris Johnson in Downing Street a year ago...

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Though rare, hand sanitizer could ignite in extreme heat

Though rare, hand sanitizer could ignite in extreme heat

Hand sanitizers, the new liquid gold sought after and rationed in the times of the Covid-19 pandemic, may cause even more harm than the virus itself if left unattended under the burning summer sun, fi...

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Global outrage erupts over China's 'draconian' security law for Hong Kong

Global outrage erupts over China's 'draconian' security law for Hong Kong

Why did China do this? "The legally binding Joint Declaration, signed by China and the United Kingdom, sets out that Hong Kong will have a high degree of autonomy ". "The Hong Kong democracy...

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Ramzan Kadyrov: Chechen tyrant 'hospitalised with severe coronavirus'

Ramzan Kadyrov: Chechen tyrant 'hospitalised with severe coronavirus'

Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov was on Thursday in hospital in Moscow suffering from suspected coronavirus, Russian news agencies reported . The Telegram channel cited medical data as saying tha...

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Ukraine opens probe into leaked 'Biden-Poroshenko' tapes

Ukraine opens probe into leaked 'Biden-Poroshenko' tapes

Here's what we know about the tapes and the protagonists, and what we don't. In the edited conversations, Biden apparently ties the delivery of $1bn in aid to Ukraine to Poroshenko firing Viktor Sh...

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World Bank extends support to 100 countries

World Bank extends support to 100 countries

World Bank President David Malpos said, "With the end of this pandemic and developed economies, more than 60 million people will be trapped in the morass of poverty". Of the 100 countries that have be...

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Coronavirus Cases, May Race Ahead of US Soon

Coronavirus Cases, May Race Ahead of US Soon

On Monday, Brazil overtook Britain to become the country with the third highest number of infections. The former army captain has argued in favour of restarting the economy, even though experts say ...

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Woman Must Delete Photos of Grandchildren on Facebook

Woman Must Delete Photos of Grandchildren on Facebook

The judge ruled the matter was within the scope of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation - though normally not relevant in cases that don't apply to "purely personal" or "household" processing...

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Australia state eases COVID-19 rules for bars, restaurants

Australia state eases COVID-19 rules for bars, restaurants

The Premier dominated that there could be no possibilities of new romance and declared mingling with strangers was frowned upon. Buffets will remain banned, as will shared cutlery. Currently, dining...

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Iran to Assist Any Nation, Group Opposing Zionist Regime: Leader

Iran to Assist Any Nation, Group Opposing Zionist Regime: Leader

In another tweet on Thursday, Zarif accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's supporters of helping Israel murder Palestinian children. "This is "Eliminating Israel" & it will happen", Ayatoll...

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Taiwan president hits back at China amid Covid-19 success

Taiwan president hits back at China amid Covid-19 success

But Tsai made clear during her inauguration speech that the concept was a non-starter. The editorial accused Washington and the Tsai administration as being "narcissistic", while boasting that Bei...

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US urges World Health Organization begin independent review of COVID-19 management 'immediately'

US urges World Health Organization begin independent review of COVID-19 management 'immediately'

Giroir was referring to a resolution presented by the European Union that was unanimously adopted by the WHO's annual ministerial assembly of 194 states on Tuesday that called for a thorough evaluat...

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Mass Casualties Expected After Passenger Jet Crashes in Karachi, Pakistan

Mass Casualties Expected After Passenger Jet Crashes in Karachi, Pakistan

Images posted to social media show smoke billowing out from a building in the wake of the crash near Jinnah International Airport on Friday. Aviation experts have highlighted Pakistan's poor air s...

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72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

This seems to be the first incident where a person has been killed during a Zoom call. Witnesses recalled hearing Powers' heavy breathing over the call. Scully-Powers was arrested and is to be charg...

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Libyan GNA seizes Al-Asaba town from Haftar's forces

Libyan GNA seizes Al-Asaba town from Haftar's forces

Last year, Middle East Eye reported that as Haftar's offensive against Tripoli began, the LNA had about 15 operational aircraft: eight MiG-21s (one was shot down over Tripoli by a Chinese-made air def...

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