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Sweden drops probe into 1986 murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme

Sweden drops probe into 1986 murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme

He was subsequently acquitted, and has since died. In 1989, Christer Pettersson - a local man with a history of crime - was convicted of Palme's murder. Palme, who cut a flamboyant, even boyish fi...

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Nepal shocks India with new political map

Nepal shocks India with new political map

Thereafter, Nepali lawmakers agreed, by voice vote, to consider the constitutional amendment bill. The constitutional amendment, once passed, will be hard to reverse as it will have the backing of t...

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China alerts students to risks of studying in Australia

China alerts students to risks of studying in Australia

Australia earlier called for an global probe into the coronavirus pandemic, which many believe originated from a wildlife market in Wuhan, China. "The Ministry of Education reminds all overseas st...

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Senate OK's first black U.S. military service chief

Senate OK's first black U.S. military service chief

He's seen here testifying during his Senate nomination hearing in May. The Senate voted 98-0 to approve Brown with senators Bob Casey and Ben Cardin not casting votes. "I can't fix centuries of ra...

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President Trump: Rallies to resume

President Trump: Rallies to resume

They've done a great job with COVID, as you know, in the state of Oklahoma. Tulsa's 1921 race massacre saw the destruction of black businesses and residences at the hands of angry, white mobs, and ...

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Sharara oilfield declares force majeure after brief shutdown

Sharara oilfield declares force majeure after brief shutdown

Libya's El-Sharara oilfield, the country's largest, was forced to stop production on Tuesday as an armed group stormed the facility, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said. Oil ports and fields had b...

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Petraeus calls for removing the names of Confederate officers from Army bases

Petraeus calls for removing the names of Confederate officers from Army bases

There is a chance Army installations named after Confederate military commanders could undergo a name change. "These Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become part of a Great American Heritage ,...

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West Virginia's primary election day is here

West Virginia's primary election day is here

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, who is leaving the House to run for the U.S. Senate . Georgia has emerged as a general election battleground state in the contest between Trump and Biden. Statewid...

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Minneapolis police chief takes on powerful police union, vows reform

Minneapolis police chief takes on powerful police union, vows reform

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who was publicly humiliated after refusing to commit to defunding the police department, has acknowledged the police union makes it hard to remove problem officers. Chauv...

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Texas man's death in custody raises troubling questions

Texas man's death in custody raises troubling questions

She also said that she is troubled that the show Live PD , which seemed to have filmed the incident, has not handed over the footage. Thousands paid their respects to Floyd on Monday at a public ...

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Christopher Columbus Statue In Boston Beheaded

Christopher Columbus Statue In Boston Beheaded

A statue of Christopher Columbus located at Byrd Park in Richmond, Virginia-which was dedicated back in 1927-was torn down and thrown into Landing at Fountain Lake this week. Shortly afterward, th...

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Assam: Two firefighters dead near oil well that caught fire

Assam: Two firefighters dead near oil well that caught fire

Oil India Limited had approached several experts to help stop the gas leak. "They emphasised that safety of the local people in the area and the technical team working at the well site will be thei...

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World Health Organization releases guidelines on mask use against COVID-19

World Health Organization releases guidelines on mask use against COVID-19

The US is the country worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic , with the World Health Organization reporting close to 1.9 million cases and 110,000 deaths by Sunday. As other large parts of Europe, alon...

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Hong Kong police arrest 53 pro-democracy activists, more rallies planned

Hong Kong police arrest 53 pro-democracy activists, more rallies planned

Many analysts, both from the city and outside assert the need to counter China and the new law, for they feel it will compromise the democratic freedoms guaranteed to the city as part of "Two system...

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Banham Zoo and Amazona Zoo getting ready to reopen

Banham Zoo and Amazona Zoo getting ready to reopen

He also said pubs, bars, restaurants and hairdressers will not be able to reopen until 4 July "at the earliest". Downing Street continues to emphasise that the United Kingdom government wants to mov...

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Indian institutes in worlds top 200 universities but their rating dips

Indian institutes in worlds top 200 universities but their rating dips

IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi were the second- and third-ranked Indian institutes at 185th and 193rd places, respectively. ALSO READ: Govt allows universities to start online courses, but where...

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Prince Andrew in conflict with the USA over Jeffrey Epstein case

Prince Andrew in conflict with the USA over Jeffrey Epstein case

The row continued as Geoffrey Berman , who is leading the Epstein inquiry, said it was Andrew who was offering a "false portrayal" of events. Jonna Spilbor, a criminal defense attorney and former p...

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Scattered storms today as a cold front brings changes

Scattered storms today as a cold front brings changes

Strong to severe storms are possible Thursday . Most areas will be dry Saturday , but an isolated storm can not be ruled out. It will be breezy today with sustained winds between 10 and 15 miles...

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In a first, COVID-19 recoveries in India surpass active cases

In a first, COVID-19 recoveries in India surpass active cases

The number of recoveries have overtaken the total COVID-19 active cases in India for the first time on Wednesday even as the country reported close to 10,000 new instances of the infection pushing t...

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How Boko Haram deceived us before killing over 80 people — Survivor

How Boko Haram deceived us before killing over 80 people — Survivor

The insurgents abducted seven persons including our village head. "In all we counted 69 corpses but the death toll may be higher because some people are still missing". "This is barbaric. It is very u...

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Suspect charged in deadly shooting of retired St. Louis police captain

Suspect charged in deadly shooting of retired St. Louis police captain

Surveillance footage , police said , shows Dorn arriving at the pawn shop, which had already been looted by Cannon and other men. "It is evident from surveillance that at the time the shots were fi...

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Human remains found in search for U.S. doomsday mum's children

Human remains found in search for U.S. doomsday mum's children

Investigators discovered human remains Tuesday while searching the Idaho home of a man with ties to the mysterious disappearance of two children who haven't been seen since previous year. September ...

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Brazil resumes publishing Covid-19 death toll, criticises WHO

Brazil resumes publishing Covid-19 death toll, criticises WHO

Brazil's health ministry stopped publishing the number of total COVID-19 deaths and confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday. President Bolsonaro had previously dismissed Covid-19 as a "little flu", ...

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London Mayor Says City’s Landmarks Linked To Slavery 'Should Be Taken Down'

London Mayor Says City’s Landmarks Linked To Slavery 'Should Be Taken Down'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has promised to personally "review and improve" diversity in the United Kingdom capital by removing statues of slave traders and monuments linked to slavery. However, the pr...

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Ku Klux Klan 'leader' charged over 'despicable' act at peaceful protest

Ku Klux Klan 'leader' charged over 'despicable' act at peaceful protest

Rogers , 36, of Hanover, Virginia, was formally charged with attempted malicious wounding, destruction of property and assault and battery after he drove his pickup truck into a group of protesters on...

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Arizona Woman Slapped Across The Face After Racist Rant In Gas Station

Arizona Woman Slapped Across The Face After Racist Rant In Gas Station

That's when I took out my phone, and the rest is here in the video. In the video, the customer can be seen shoving the woman and getting slapped in return. Although once Conn indicates that he has n...

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Madeleine McCann dead says German prosecutor

Madeleine McCann dead says German prosecutor

The suspect, 43, has been named by German media as Christian B. Prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters told Sky that he is certain the child is dead - but does not yet have enough evidence for charges ...

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China dismisses United States study suggesting virus was around last August

China dismisses United States study suggesting virus was around last August

But questions still remain about the origins of the coronavirus , which researchers suspect came from the Huanan Seafood Wholesale market in Wuhan where wild animals were being sold illegally. So you...

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French interior minister vows zero tolerance of police racism

French interior minister vows zero tolerance of police racism

Protesters marching in solidarity with Floyd notably called for justice for Adama Traore whose death in police custody in 2016 is still under investigation. Both incidents have prompted public c...

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Canada to Open Borders for Immediate Family Members to Unite

Canada to Open Borders for Immediate Family Members to Unite

Immediate family members can now enter Canada to spend time with relatives, but they'll have to stay a while. The immediate family member is defined by the government as the spouse or common-law par...

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No action against protesters in LA for violating curfew

No action against protesters in LA for violating curfew

District Attorney Jackie Lacey said she won't file charges in protest misdemeanor cases from other parts of Los Angeles County. Demonstrators leave a rally and head toward Seattle City Hall Wednes...

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Outgoing Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza is dead

Outgoing Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza is dead

He was 56 years old. Nkurunziza's death comes just ten days after his wife Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza was airlifted to Nairobi after contracting COVID-19. Nkurunziza had refused to impose restrictio...

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Taipei reports Chinese fighter jets briefly enter Taiwan airspace

Taipei reports Chinese fighter jets briefly enter Taiwan airspace

CHINESE jet fighters briefly entered Taiwan's airspace today, forcing the island to scramble its fighters, the same day Taipei announced plans for its largest annual live-fire military drill. The Chin...

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Brazil reports total of 37,312 coronavirus deaths: health ministry

Brazil reports total of 37,312 coronavirus deaths: health ministry

Brazil's health ministry appeared to partly reverse course Sunday night from a controversial attempt to stop publishing the country's COVID-19 case and death totals, after critics accused President ...

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Officer charged in Floyd death has 1st court appearance

Officer charged in Floyd death has 1st court appearance

The three others have been charged with aiding and abetting both second-degree murder and manslaughter. Gray, who describes himself as "not your average cup of tea" on his website, insisted that...

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