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Abbott Calls Texas COVID-19 Spread

Abbott Calls Texas COVID-19 Spread "Unacceptable"

Abbott cited sustained, troubling increases in coronavirus hospitalizations, positive COVID-19 case counts and the positivity rate of COVID-19 tests across the state since late May as the cause for hi...

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All entry points closed, curfew in Puri during Rath Yatra

All entry points closed, curfew in Puri during Rath Yatra

Mohapatra said that if the Rath Yatra is conducted by sevayats, there are fewer chances of coronavirus spread during the religious programme. The court had stayed the Rath Yatra after hearing a ...

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Powerful natural disaster shakes southern, central Mexico

Powerful natural disaster shakes southern, central Mexico

The quake struck along Mexico's southern Pacific coast at a depth of 16 miles. "There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii" or other parts of the United States, the warning center said in another updat...

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Amidst Clamour for Boycott, Maharashtra Suspends Three Chinese Projects

Amidst Clamour for Boycott, Maharashtra Suspends Three Chinese Projects

Earlier this year, the State lost out on what was probably the highest-ever investment by a single company when Taiwan-based manufacturer Faxconn Technology Group decided not to go ahead with its plan...

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102 new cases, 2 deaths in Douglas County

102 new cases, 2 deaths in Douglas County

This is an increase of 23 cases in four days. The health department said 6,260 COVID-19 cases involve health care workers. But the Missoula City-County Health Department is also reporting 4 new ca...

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Transport Ministry rolls out long-term roadmap for Beidou system

Transport Ministry rolls out long-term roadmap for Beidou system

The program has suffered some setbacks, including launch failures, and has had limited co-operation with other countries' space efforts, in part because of US objections to its close connections to th...

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Pubs, Hairdressers And Restaurants In England Can Reopen From 4 July

Pubs, Hairdressers And Restaurants In England Can Reopen From 4 July

Britain is one of only two countries in Europe to now be following a two-metre social distance guideline - the other being Spain - and this announcement comes after Mr Johnson previously spoke of hi...

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European Union prepares to ban American travelers as borders reopen on July 1

European Union prepares to ban American travelers as borders reopen on July 1

Today, Europe has mostly curbed the spread of the virus and emerged from lockdown, while new cases in the USA are continuing to grow. European Union countries may bar USA travelers because of coro...

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S. Korea ‘battling 2nd wave’ of coronavirus after outbreaks around capital

S. Korea ‘battling 2nd wave’ of coronavirus after outbreaks around capital

Officials reimposed some social distancing measures in late May following fresh clusters in and near Seoul, and most cases reported in the past week have been domestic infections. "We originally predi...

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California orders people to wear masks in most indoor spaces

California orders people to wear masks in most indoor spaces

Other states, including Michigan, New York, Maine and DE, already have statewide mask mandates. "Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered - putting at risk the real progress we...

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Woman Wanted in Wendy’s Arson Might Have Been Rayshard Brooks’ Girlfriend

Woman Wanted in Wendy’s Arson Might Have Been Rayshard Brooks’ Girlfriend

Brosnan will meet Tuesday with the Georgie Bureau of Investigation, who is investigating the shooting at the request of the Atlanta Police Department. The officers involved in Floyd's arrest, includin...

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Saudi Arabia announces decision on Hajj 2020

Saudi Arabia announces decision on Hajj 2020

Officials announced in a statement that the pilgrimage, which is set to begin at the end of July, will be "very limited" in size and limited to Saudi residents only. The kingdom halted global passen...

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US designates 4 more Chinese media outlets as

US designates 4 more Chinese media outlets as "foreign missions"

The United States said yesterday it will start treating four major Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, alleging they are mouthpieces for Beijing, in a move that is likely to further sour alr...

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US, Russia discuss arms control in Vienna despite China's absence

US, Russia discuss arms control in Vienna despite China's absence

The US has said its bilateral arms control agreements with Russian Federation are outdated and that it wants China to be included in any future agreements on nuclear weapons, even as Beijing has repea...

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Reading stabbing attack: Schoolteacher James Furlong named as first victim

Reading stabbing attack: Schoolteacher James Furlong named as first victim

In an emotional tribute, his parents, Gary and Janet, described their son as a "wonderful man" who was "beautiful, intelligent, honest and fun". "Furthermore whilst of late there has been, unjustl...

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Saudi-led coalition says Yemen’s government, separatists agree to ceasefire

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen’s government, separatists agree to ceasefire

Senior STC official Salem Abdullah al-Socotri congratulated the separatist forces for "normalising the situation" in Socotra. More than 100,000 people have been killed, mostly civilians, and million...

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Canada launches investigation after 38 dead puppies found on plane

Canada launches investigation after 38 dead puppies found on plane

Ukraine International Airlines said it was cooperating with the Canadian authorities. Ukraine International Airlines condemned the incident on their Facebook page , saying they were working with l...

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NASCAR investigating ‘heinous act’ after noose is found in Bubba Wallace’s stall

NASCAR investigating ‘heinous act’ after noose is found in Bubba Wallace’s stall

Also today, former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweeted his support for Wallace: "I don't worry about our sport". "This is a hard time for our sport, but we are going to react swiftly", said Ste...

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Were TikTokers and K-pop stans really behind Trump's low rally turnout?

Were TikTokers and K-pop stans really behind Trump's low rally turnout?

Two additional Trump campaign staffers tested positive for COVID-19 Monday bringing the total up to eight staffers who traveled to Tulsa for the president's Saturday rally and have the coronavirus ...

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US Urges Release of Canadians Detained in China

US Urges Release of Canadians Detained in China

Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were detained in December 2018 , nine days after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on a U.S. "No. We're not consid...

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Scientists find huge ring of ancient shafts near Stonehenge

Scientists find huge ring of ancient shafts near Stonehenge

The shafts-which are carefully positioned-also provide evidence that people during this era knew how to count. Although 20 have been discovered so far, there are likely more to be found at the site. "...

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USA prosecutor steps down, ending standoff with A-G

USA prosecutor steps down, ending standoff with A-G

During a White House press briefing on Monday, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that U.S. President Donald Trump had signed off on a request from Attorney Gen. I thank Craig for his continued...

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Teddy Roosevelt Statue to be Removed from Museum of Natural History

Teddy Roosevelt Statue to be Removed from Museum of Natural History

Visitors look at a statue which includes a man in a Native American headdress. The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after...

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There's One Phrase That Mike Pence Won't Say

There's One Phrase That Mike Pence Won't Say

It starts racial things to happen. Deputy Laura Marks said: "Of course ... all lives matter, but we were apoplectic when [former Labour leader Jeremy] Corbyn kept saying "I don't accept antisemitism...

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China's Li says European Union is a partner, despite tensions

China's Li says European Union is a partner, despite tensions

No joint statement is expected after the summit, scheduled to start at 0800 GMT. Shada Islam, an European Union commentator and former director of Europe and Geopolitics at Friends of Europe, a Brus...

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Only Saudi Arabia residents to perform Hajj 2020 due to COVID-19Nigeria

Only Saudi Arabia residents to perform Hajj 2020 due to COVID-19Nigeria

This year's hajj will be restricted to residents in Saudi Arabia , the government of the country said in a statement Monday. It halted the minor umrah pilgrimage, which can be performed year-round,...

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Boris Johnson plans to announce loosening of two-metre rule

Boris Johnson plans to announce loosening of two-metre rule

Discussing potential new measures for the hospitality sector, health secretary Matt Hancock said that screens, facemasks and back-to-back seating in venues could help minimise the risks if the two-met...

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South Korea Says It Is Fighting Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections

South Korea Says It Is Fighting Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections

Dr Jeong said the recent resurgence had led her to conclude that the country was in the grip of a second wave of the virus, and that she expected it to continue. The coronavirus has killed about 120,0...

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Coronavirus pandemic accelerating with Americas worst

Coronavirus pandemic accelerating with Americas worst

Despite Europe further easing lockdowns , case numbers around the world are still rising, especially in Latin America with Brazil now registering more than 50,000 deaths. "Some countries are contin...

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Indonesia’s most volatile volcano spews ash in new eruption

Indonesia’s most volatile volcano spews ash in new eruption

Villagers living on the slopes of the almost 3,000 meter-high volcano were warned to stay three kilometers away from the crater. In March, an eruption triggered the closure of the airport in Solo on...

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Egypt requests UN Security Council's intervention over Ethiopia's Nile dam

Egypt requests UN Security Council's intervention over Ethiopia's Nile dam

Egypt, which is nearly entirely dependent on the Nile for its fresh water supplies, is anxious to secure a legally binding deal that would guarantee minimum flows and a mechanism for resolving dispute...

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Reading Stabbings: Reaction to fatal Forbury Gardens attacks

Reading Stabbings: Reaction to fatal Forbury Gardens attacks

The security source said Saadallah had come across the radar of Britain's domestic security agency MI5 past year over intelligence he had aspirations to travel for extremist purposes, although his p...

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Centre Praises Mumbai Civic Body For COVID Growth Dip In Dharavi

Centre Praises Mumbai Civic Body For COVID Growth Dip In Dharavi

Another around 15,000 through mobile vans and around half a million were surveyed scrupulously by the civic health teams, with around 8,246 senior citizens were identified and separated from the other...

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Coronavirus entering new and unsafe phase

Coronavirus entering new and unsafe phase

Arizona reported record new cases numbering 3109 yesterday, 3246 on Friday and 2519 on Thursday. The same report also saw Regional Director for Europe Dr Han Henri P. Chinese authorities reported 25...

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Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

Thunberg urges world to tackle climate change with same urgency as coronavirus

She argued that today's political and economic systems can not change the climate and ecological crisis. "Persons are starting to realise that we are not able to maintain hunting away from these mat...

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