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Nepal border troops kill one, injure two others in alleged unprovoked firing

Nepal border troops kill one, injure two others in alleged unprovoked firing

According to an eyewitness account, the group of Indians were farming in the area when they were fired upon while the Nepali forces claimed they resorted to firing after some Indians were seen trying ...

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Bacon introduces legislation to rename Confederate military markers within a year

Bacon introduces legislation to rename Confederate military markers within a year

Elizabeth Warren's proposal requiring military bases and other government assets honoring the Confederacy to be renamed. The committee, with 14 Republicans and 13 Democrats, adopted the amendment b...

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Australian state says BHP can disturb 40 sacred sites in mine expansion

Australian state says BHP can disturb 40 sacred sites in mine expansion

BHP's report in September past year identified 22 sites scattered with artifacts, culturally modified trees, rock shelters with painted rock art, stone arrangements and 40 built structures believed to...

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Ohio lawmaker asks if hygiene is why 'colored' people get COVID-19

Ohio lawmaker asks if hygiene is why 'colored' people get COVID-19

On Thursday, Huffman was sacked from his position as an emergency room physician "for his line of questioning", Cleveland.com reported. "My point is I understand African Americans have a higher inci...

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Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, killed by hunters

Rafiki, Uganda's rare silverback mountain gorilla, killed by hunters

In its statement on Friday, June 12, the authority said the four poachers were nabbed at the southern section of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park following probe into Rafiki's death. Nkuringo is the ...

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At least four killed in Kabul mosque bombing

At least four killed in Kabul mosque bombing

But after retreating to safe havens in Pakistan, the Taliban have waged a brutal guerrilla war, fighting USA and coalition forces and their Afghan partners to a bloody stalemate in which nearly 1,900 ...

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UN voices 'horror' after reports of Libya mass graves

UN voices 'horror' after reports of Libya mass graves

In response, the US Embassy in Libya tweeted , "The United States shares UNSMIL's horror and supports immediate efforts by Libyan authorities and worldwide bodies to investigate these intolerable a...

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Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela's Statues In London Boarded Up Ahead Of Protests

Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela's Statues In London Boarded Up Ahead Of Protests

Largely peaceful anti-racism protests have been sparked by the killing of George Floyd , an unarmed black man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last month. Lord Finkelstein expl...

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New rules allow increased hunting, trapping in Alaska preserves

New rules allow increased hunting, trapping in Alaska preserves

The new rules allow hunters and trappers to kill black bears , including cubs and females with cubs, with artificial light at den sites, black bears with the use of dogs, and wolves and coyotes inclu...

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America's top general apologises for appearing at Trump's Bible photo-op

America's top general apologises for appearing at Trump's Bible photo-op

Trump's June 1 walk through the park to pose with a Bible at a church came after authorities used pepper spray and flashbangs to clear the park and streets of largely peaceful protesters. He said all ...

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COVID-19: India surpasses United Kingdom, now 4th worst-hit country

COVID-19: India surpasses United Kingdom, now 4th worst-hit country

With India's lockdown being widely eased, the government has been reporting nearly 10,000 new confirmed cases every day with infections totalling nearly 300,000, including 8,500 deaths. The United Sta...

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Protests threat to Churchill statue shameful, says Boris Johnson

Brexit Party Chairman Richard Tice has called for the protective hoarding around the Winston Churchill monument in London to be removed, despite fears of violence and potential vandalism at this w...

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Trump Fans Can't Sue if They Get the Virus

Trump Fans Can't Sue if They Get the Virus

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, fiercely assailed Trump's decision to hold the rally at Tulsa on Juneteenth . She suggested at the least the Trump campaign should 'change it to Saturday the 20th'. Kevi...

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Korea vows to build up 'more reliable' force against United States threats

Korea vows to build up 'more reliable' force against United States threats

Washington insists on the total dismantling of North Korea's nuclear arsenal, which is perceived by its leadership as the only thing that can deter a potential invasion by the USA and its allies. Late...

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United States launch talks after rise in tensions

United States launch talks after rise in tensions

After several months of tensions, representatives of the two countries were preparing for strategic talks to rebuild ties, although little progress is anticipated. Instead, he said that Iraq promised ...

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If Convicted, Chauvin Still Stands to Collect Pension

If Convicted, Chauvin Still Stands to Collect Pension

But apparently it did not bring about the end of his eligibility for a generous pension partially funded by taxpayers - potentially more than $1.5 million. Analyzing Chauvin's tenure, 2019 payroll dat...

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Mainland China reports seven new confirmed, one asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

Mainland China reports seven new confirmed, one asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

The patient said he has not left Beijing or been in contact with anyone who travelled from overseas in the last two weeks, the report said. No deaths related to the disease or new suspected cases ...

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Trudeau calls video of RCMP tackling Indigenous chief ’shocking’ and wants answers

Trudeau calls video of RCMP tackling Indigenous chief ’shocking’ and wants answers

The dash-cam video from an RCMP vehicle obtained by APTN News and several other media outlets shows the March 10 arrest of Athabasca Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam. "The video speaks for itself", Beresh...

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Starbucks bans employees from promoting Black Lives Matters

Starbucks bans employees from promoting Black Lives Matters

The T-shirt depicts protest signs with phrases including " Black Lives Matter ", "Speak Up" and " Time for Change". "Until these arrive, we've heard you want to show your support, so just be you", ...

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Trump administration will not rename Fort Hood, other military bases

Trump administration will not rename Fort Hood, other military bases

The Pacific Deterrence Initiative, approved as part of the Senate version of the 2021 defense budget and policy bill, includes $1.4 billion for next year and plans $5.5 billion for fiscal 2022 to au...

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Melania Trump Renegotiated Prenup Before White House: Book

Melania Trump Renegotiated Prenup Before White House: Book

Jordan reported that was accurate, but that the first lady was also using the time apart as leverage to renegotiate more favorable terms for her prenuptial agreement. Melania and her son Barron Trump....

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Top US military officer regrets joining Trump walk

Top US military officer regrets joining Trump walk

Gen. Mark Milley , the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also said that he was "outraged" by the killing of George Floyd and added that the protests it sparked spoke to "centuries of injustic...

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Thousands of protestors in Oxford demand removal of imperialist Cecil Rhodes statue

Thousands of protestors in Oxford demand removal of imperialist Cecil Rhodes statue

As riot police stood on the roof of the college building, the crowd silently took a knee for nearly nine minutes - the amount of time Floyd's murderer Derek Chauvin stood on his neck for. Oxford Unive...

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Beijing reports one new confirmed COVID-19 case

Beijing reports one new confirmed COVID-19 case

Tang, who hails from Beijing's Xicheng District, has been admitted to a hospital for treatment and is now under medical observation. No new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on...

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Police in Nova Scotia investigate fatal dog attack northeast of Halifax

Police in Nova Scotia investigate fatal dog attack northeast of Halifax

Borden had been out for a morning jog when she ran past the victim, whose name has not been released, and her dog. "We cannot provide any further information on the woman at this time because family...

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Two London police officers were attacked in a

Two London police officers were attacked in a "shocking" incident

The officers, a male and a woman, endured slight injuries but did not have to have clinic remedy, the Satisfied Police stated. The video of the incident has since been widely circulated on social me...

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Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour

The statue of Robert Baden-Powell in Poole, Dorset. People look at the pedestal of the downed statue of Edward Colston in Bristol , England , after the statue's fall on Sunday at a Black Lives M...

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Missing teenager found alive in Vic bush

Missing teenager found alive in Vic bush

William's mother Penny Callaghan on Thursday thanked "the unbelievable guy" for rescuing her son. The practitioner said he was amazed by William's survival skills. According to his mother, William's...

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Congressional Democrats criticized for wearing Kente cloth at event honoring George Floyd

Congressional Democrats criticized for wearing Kente cloth at event honoring George Floyd

Kente has become an iconic symbol for the Black race and used on special occasions including graduation ceremonies, political statements as it also connects to its African roots. The response in Ghana...

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'Support bubbles' for single households - how the system will work

'Support bubbles' for single households - how the system will work

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that adults living alone in England will be able to form a "support bubble" with one other household, as part of the government's latest e...

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Zoom suspended activists' account, citing Chinese request

Zoom suspended activists' account, citing Chinese request

Repeated attempts to log in failed. On May 26, Lee reported that the company had pulled access to his account as he was giving a lecture series on China's authoritarian regime. Lee Cheuk-yan told ...

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Ramaphosa sends condolences to the people of Burundi following president's death

Ramaphosa sends condolences to the people of Burundi following president's death

All indications are that Ndayishimiye will be inaugurated by close of next week. Last week, the constitutional court rejected opposition leader Agathon Rwasa's allegations of voter fraud - so ther...

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Assad sacks Syrian prime minister as economic crisis rumbles on

Assad sacks Syrian prime minister as economic crisis rumbles on

The government has criticised a wave of new, tighter USA sanctions, known as the Caesar Act, which takes effect later this month which economists and politicians say will further tighten the noose aro...

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Trump says to restart rallies in Oklahoma, Florida, Arizona, N.Carolina

Trump says to restart rallies in Oklahoma, Florida, Arizona, N.Carolina

And the location, Tulsa, is also fraught: The city is the site of one of the worst massacres of black people by whites in the United States, the 1921 attack on the neighbourhood of Greenwood, once kno...

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Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threated by 'kangaroo court'

Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threated by 'kangaroo court'

The decree does not mention Israel by name, but it repeatedly states that the sanctions aim to protect U.S. "allies" that are not party to the Roma Statute that established the court in 1998. In a sta...

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