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Nicola Sturgeon 'shocked and saddened' by Glasgow incident

Nicola Sturgeon 'shocked and saddened' by Glasgow incident

United Kingdom interior minister Priti Patel said it "deeply alarming" while Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was " deeply saddened by the bad incident". Mohammad Asif, a 54-year-old campaigner f...

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Democrats plan to hold virtual convention amid pandemic concerns

Democrats plan to hold virtual convention amid pandemic concerns

In April , organizers announced the convention would be postponed from mid-July to the week of August 17, allowing more time to determine the best way to host a massive event amid the coronavirus p...

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Trump admin asks SC to invalidate ObamaCare

Trump admin asks SC to invalidate ObamaCare

President Donald Trump's administration has asked the US Supreme Court to invalidate the Obamacare law introduced by his predecessor. The administration's legal short helps make no mention of the c...

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Dead people got $1 billion in COVID-19 stimulus checks, watchdog says

Dead people got $1 billion in COVID-19 stimulus checks, watchdog says

In the report released on Thursday, the US Government Accountability Office (USGAO) said nearly 1.1 million dead people received payments of about $1,200 each, as of 30 April. President Donald Tru...

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Believe It Or Not, Most Fireworks Are Illegal In New York State

Believe It Or Not, Most Fireworks Are Illegal In New York State

The unit will work both proactively and reactively to stop the nuisance fireworks that have been affecting all areas of the city over the past few weeks, officials said. The truck was impounded and th...

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U.S. Senate backs bill to punish China over Hong Kong

U.S. Senate backs bill to punish China over Hong Kong

Pompeo's action comes one day after the US Senate approved a bill that would lay out economic sanctions against Chinese officials and Hong Kong police as well as banks that do transactions with ...

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Police attacked at illegal music event in west London

Police attacked at illegal music event in west London

Officers also attended another party on Streatham Common, south London . None of the officers was injured seriously, though two required hospital treatment. Ken Marsh, chairman of the force's Polic...

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Myanmar destroys seized drugs worth more than $800 million

Myanmar destroys seized drugs worth more than $800 million

A firefighter sprays water around a burning pile of seized drugs during a destruction ceremony of seized narcotic drugs, held to mark the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. ...

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Portland MAX train murderer Jeremy Christian sentenced to 'true life' in prison

Portland MAX train murderer Jeremy Christian sentenced to 'true life' in prison

After a four-week trial earlier this year, a jury found him guilty on 12 counts, including murder and attempted murder, as well as assault and hate crimes . Christian delivered his own sentencing sta...

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Florida, Polk shatter records for daily COVID-19 cases

Florida, Polk shatter records for daily COVID-19 cases

In recent days record levels of hospitalisations have been reported in eight states - Arizona, Texas , Florida, Arkansas, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The increasing num...

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Florida suspends alcohol service at bars statewide

Florida suspends alcohol service at bars statewide

Florida is in Phase 2 of its reopening plan, which, until Friday, allowed bars and nightclubs to operate at 50 percent building capacity. Walt Disney World is operating numerous bars at Disney Sprin...

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Ben & Jerry's joins Facebook advertising boycott | Advertising

Ben & Jerry's joins Facebook advertising boycott | Advertising

Last year, the social media juggernaut made almost $71 billion in ad sales, and the businesses involved in the Stop Hate for Profit campaign made up only a tiny fraction of that. Twitter's decision ...

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Do Black Lives Really Matter?

Do Black Lives Really Matter?

We are here tonight while you are dining because black people are dying at the hands of the police. "I don't condone nor do I condemn rioting but I'm just telling what I observed", Newsome finished....

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World Health Organisation predicts global cases will reach 10 million next week

World Health Organisation predicts global cases will reach 10 million next week

Dr Ghebreyesus said another challenge was that many patients with critical disease needed a higher flow rate of oxygen than was produced by most commercially available concentrators. Global cases have...

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Boris Johnson 'played Trump like a fiddle' reveals John Bolton

Boris Johnson 'played Trump like a fiddle' reveals John Bolton

Former national security adviser John Bolton isn't done throwing President Trump under the bus, especially when it comes to his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bolton went on to argue that Trump ...

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Iran explosion: Blast seen near military base in Tehran

Iran explosion: Blast seen near military base in Tehran

Iranian media outlets say a massive explosion has taken place in an area near the capital Tehran. Others have said the explosion took place at Khojir, maybe not Parchin , pointing to a missile prod...

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President Trump scores big win with Supreme Court ruling on deportation powers

President Trump scores big win with Supreme Court ruling on deportation powers

The ruling means people who managed to slip over the border into the US, without going through proper channels, and then failed to convince immigration authorities of a threat to their well-being, m...

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African Miner Becomes Instant Millionaire After Finding Biggest Tanzanite Stones Ever

African Miner Becomes Instant Millionaire After Finding Biggest Tanzanite Stones Ever

Tanzanite is a gemstone found only in a small northern region of Tanzania . When the 24km perimeter wall was unveiled around the mining site, Magufuli said that 40 percent of all tanzanite produc...

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Trump to move U.S. troops from Germany to Poland

Trump to move U.S. troops from Germany to Poland

Russia is closely following the U.S. plans to move part of its troops from Germany to Poland, and will implement all the needed measures to ensure its national security, as the United States may viola...

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Louisville police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

Louisville police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

A request for comment from David Leightty, an attorney for Hankison, was not immediately returned Tuesday evening. Taylor's slaying, which returned to prominence following the May 25 death in Minn...

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Supreme Court upholds quick removal of immigrants

Supreme Court upholds quick removal of immigrants

A Sri Lankan migrant named Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam , who was apprehended just 25 yards from the southern border after entering the country illegally, is at the center of the case. Alito said that ...

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Gory video of man with knife lodged in head after stabbing

Gory video of man with knife lodged in head after stabbing

He was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital in stable condition. Despite the nature of the injury, police said the victim, identified only as a 36-year-old Harlem resident, escaped serious injury because...

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Long-Bailey sacked by Starmer supposedly over antisemitism

Long-Bailey sacked by Starmer supposedly over antisemitism

Sir Keir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet after sharing an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. Among many points covered in the interview in the In...

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Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with sexually assaulting 4 women

Adult film star Ron Jeremy charged with sexually assaulting 4 women

He was ordered held in custody in lieu of $US6.6 million ($A9.6 million) bail and will be formally arraigned on Thursday. Jeremy, who has starred in hundreds of pornographic films over the last seve...

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Fauci Denies Being Told To Slow Down Testing For Coronavirus

Fauci Denies Being Told To Slow Down Testing For Coronavirus

Fauci said he has seen a disturbing surge in virus cases in several states, including Florida, Texas, and Arizona. The US is the nation hardest hit by the virus, with more than 120,000 deaths, new o...

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Justice officials testify on the role of political influence in Barr’s DOJ

Justice officials testify on the role of political influence in Barr’s DOJ

Aaron Zelinsky , who has worked at the department since 2014, intends to tell the committee that top leadership of the Justice Department leaned on the U.S. As part of the proceedings, the committee...

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Applications to Vote by Mail Flood Chicago Elections Officials

Applications to Vote by Mail Flood Chicago Elections Officials

Its previous high was during the election that fell about a week after Superstorm Sandy, in which the state pushed for voters to request absentee ballots in case their polling sites couldn't open. Gov...

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Canada's Trudeau Rejects Pressure to Release Huawei Executive

Canada's Trudeau Rejects Pressure to Release Huawei Executive

Meng and ensure her safe return to China". "Such options are within the rule of law and could open up space for resolution to the situation of the two Canadians", Mr. On Wednesday, Chinese foreign m...

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls Osama bin Laden a 'martyr'

Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls Osama bin Laden a 'martyr'

Khokhar also alleged that Khan had now proven himself to be "Taliban Khan". Imran Khan went on to note that U.S. actions and the war in Afghanistan have claimed the lives of almost 70,000 Pakistanis...

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Texas pauses its reopening as coronavirus cases surge

Texas pauses its reopening as coronavirus cases surge

Businesses that reopened under previous phases can continue to remain open. "We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheq...

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26 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit

26 killed in lightning strikes in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit

Dozens of people die from lightning strikes in the region every year during the storms which are common in India during the monsoon season that stretches between June and September. In Uttar Pradesh, ...

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U.S. states reporting record number of coronavirus cases

U.S. states reporting record number of coronavirus cases

According to the ensemble forecasts, the number of new deaths over the next four weeks in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, ...

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Kosovo President Hashim Thaci Indicted on War Crimes Charges

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci Indicted on War Crimes Charges

The Specialist Prosecutor's Office (SPO) at The Hague said on June 24 that Thaci, Veseli, and others "are criminally responsible for almost 100 murders", as well as the "enforced disappearance of pers...

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Bolton says Pompeo only backs Trump for 'political future'

Bolton says Pompeo only backs Trump for 'political future'

And I didn't think it was a big deal". And I wasn't around him very much... A lawsuit was filed in Washington, D.C., federal court on Thursday and asks a judge to make public bits of information r...

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China greenlights new COVID-19 vaccine candidate for human trials

China greenlights new COVID-19 vaccine candidate for human trials

Various dosages and timings were tried. For those receiving two injections at an interval of 28 days, the seroconversion rate of neutralizing antibodies reached 100 percent. Human trials for Oxford's ...

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