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Court Considers Status of Istanbul's Iconic Hagia Sophia

Court Considers Status of Istanbul's Iconic Hagia Sophia

Turkish courts are now evaluating the official conversion of the cathedral into a mosque and will issue a verdict within the next two weeks, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday. "Ha...

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Brexit: Europe, UK trade talks stall over 'serious differences'

Brexit: Europe, UK trade talks stall over 'serious differences'

Barnier said in a statement that while "serious divergences remain" he believes "an agreement is possible and in everyone's interest". The former French minister said Brussels had "listened care...

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$1 million Mega Millions ticket sold at North Canton Circle K

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $51 million and the Classic Lotto prize is $2.3 million. There were 68 winners of the Raffle Prize each with each person set to receive a cool €500. The drawing ...

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Botswana investigates unexplained deaths of hundreds of elephants

Botswana investigates unexplained deaths of hundreds of elephants

Others appeared to have wandered around and died slowly. Local witnesses say some elephants were seen walking around in circles, which is an indication of neurological impairment. Taolo says it's un...

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Gov. Kelly signs executive order requiring masks in Kansas

Gov. Kelly signs executive order requiring masks in Kansas

Kelly first made the announcement on Monday . "The last few months have presented many new challenges for Kansans, and all of us want to return to our normal lives and routines", Kelly said in a re...

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Footage emerges of woman being punched by officer at Miami International Airport

Footage emerges of woman being punched by officer at Miami International Airport

But though the woman got quite close to the officer in the video, it doesn't seem like there's any obvious physical contact until he punches her. The unmasked woman steps up to the man, putting her ...

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COVID-19: Man dies two days after marriage, several guests test positive

COVID-19: Man dies two days after marriage, several guests test positive

He was treated at a hospital in the city for diarrhoea, a symptom of Covid-19 , but his family had reportedly forced him to take medicines and go ahead with the wedding rituals, according to NDTV. He...

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Trump's anti-mask crusade is coming back to bite him

Trump's anti-mask crusade is coming back to bite him

In any case, it's likely that Trump's recent U-turn on masks is a reflection on mounting pressure as he embarks on a reelection campaign. You talk about social distancing. He cemented his bond with ...

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Trump officials defend response to Russia-Taliban intelligence

Trump officials defend response to Russia-Taliban intelligence

The briefings are written documents. On Monday, June 29, John Ratcliffe, the new director of national intelligence, advised that leaks about the matter were a crime. Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for...

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Herman Cain hospitalized for COVID-19 after attending Trump Tulsa rally

Cain, whom Trump considered as his nominee for Federal Reserve chairman, wrote an opinion article about his experience in Tulsa. Cain, former CEO of Godfather's Pizza, ran for the Republican presi...

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New Zealand health minister resigns after coronavirus lockdown missteps

New Zealand health minister resigns after coronavirus lockdown missteps

He had meant to be in Palmerston North cutting the ribbon on a cancer machine. His resignation came after weeks of damaging revelations about his handling of the health portfolio, including the mi...

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Eyewitness Cop In Tuticorin Custody Death Case Gets Protection, Paid Leave

Eyewitness Cop In Tuticorin Custody Death Case Gets Protection, Paid Leave

The five arrested policemen are: Inspector Sridhar, Sub-Inspectors Balakrishnan and Raghu Ganesh, Head Constable Murugan and Constable Muthuraj. The action of CBCID has created the impression that j...

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British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested in Epstein case

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested in Epstein case

In 2017, Sarah Ransome filed suit in US District Court Southern District of NY against Epstein and Maxwell, alleging Maxwell hired her to give massages to Epstein and later threatened to physically ha...

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Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell arrested on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein

The arrest came almost a year after Mr. Epstein was charged in a federal indictment with sexually exploiting and abusing dozens of underage girls at his mansion in Manhattan, his estate in Palm Be...

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Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Maxwell , who has kept a low profile since Epstein's death in August a year ago, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New Hampshire on Thursday on charges related to the financie...

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Florida Reports More Than 10,000 New Coronavirus Cases - Another Record

Florida Reports More Than 10,000 New Coronavirus Cases - Another Record

Other countries are also reporting record numbers of cases. At DeSantis' direction, Florida has rolled back part of its reopening, last week closing all bars in the state to all but takeout busin...

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Iran Reports Accident At ‘Inactive’ Nuclear Site, No Casualties

Iran Reports Accident At ‘Inactive’ Nuclear Site, No Casualties

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization initially reported that "an incident" had occurred at the facility in the central province of Isfahan. It later published a photo showing a one-storey brick buildin...

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Over 100 killed in Myanmar landslide

Over 100 killed in Myanmar landslide

Landslides in the area are common, especially when rainfall hammers the muddy terrain during Myanmar's notoriously severe monsoon season. But Thursday's accident was the worst in over five years. Mya...

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UK to extend residence rights for British Nationals citizens in Hong Kong

UK to extend residence rights for British Nationals citizens in Hong Kong

The United Kingdom says China's imposition of a security law on Hong Kong is a "clear and serious" violation of worldwide law and is now offering around 3 million residents of the former colony a path...

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Over 10,000 COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH on Thursday

According to data from DHHR, 540 cases are now active and 2,272 people have recovered. 10 patients are in ICU and three patients are on ventilators. There are now 18 active cases in Hopkins County. Th...

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United Kingdom offers Hong Kongers immigration rights after new China law

United Kingdom offers Hong Kongers immigration rights after new China law

Let me explain to the House the grounds for this sobering conclusion. A key part of the handover deal was that Beijing would preserve the city's judicial and legislative autonomy, a promise that criti...

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US seizes Chinese products made from human hair in forced labor crackdown

US seizes Chinese products made from human hair in forced labor crackdown

The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China - a group of European, Australian, North American, and Japanese politicians from across the political spectrum - demanded an independent United Nations inve...

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Trump was allegedly 'humiliating' towards May

Trump was allegedly 'humiliating' towards May

The President and the Queen discussed close cooperation on defeating the virus and reopening global economies. But Pompeo did not rule out welcoming Putin to the United States. Erdogan reportedly wo...

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Indoor Restaurants Shut Down in 72% of California for Three Weeks

Before Newsom announced the new restrictions today, he also extended some programs to ease the harsh economic toll of the virus, though largely keeping with a strategy to leave it up to local offi...

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NZ Health Minister resigns after series of blunders

NZ Health Minister resigns after series of blunders

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern mentioned on the time she usually would have fired Clark however that the nation couldn't afford large disruption in its well being sector whereas it was combating the vi...

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Trump has 'surrendered' in coronavirus fight: Biden

Trump has 'surrendered' in coronavirus fight: Biden

You talk about social distancing. "This haul means for the second consecutive month we have out-raised Donald Trump's campaign and demonstrates a surge in grassroots energy to elect Joe Biden ", ...

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U.S. kept off European Union 'safe list' for resumption of non-essential travel

U.S. kept off European Union 'safe list' for resumption of non-essential travel

Travelers from Russia, Brazil and India are also missing out, for now. European Union officials have been quick to point out that decisions on who can and cannot enter the bloc are not political, ...

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Couple with guns under investigation

Couple with guns under investigation

Unfortunately for the now-viral St. Louis couple, their trigger-happy antics are being met with massive waves of criticism. As they passed on Portland Place, a private street near Krewson's home, M...

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British PM Johnson writes op-ed in opposition to West Bank annexation

British PM Johnson writes op-ed in opposition to West Bank annexation

Akunis said coordination with the Trump administration could not be dismissed. However, Mr Netanyahu says it is "not annexation ", although Israel is planning to claim sovereignty over the chunks...

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British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested in Jeffrey Epstein case

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell arrested in Jeffrey Epstein case

Jennifer Araoz, a woman who said she was sexually abused by Epstein and Maxwell, said Maxwell's arrest "means some justice for survivors can exist". Jennifer Araoz, a woman who says Epstein raped he...

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Trump tweets video of supporters chanting

Trump tweets video of supporters chanting "white power"

A White House spokesperson released a statement saying that the President had not heard the racist slogan. The tweet remained on Twitter for three hours Sunday morning after the president was called...

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USA coronavirus: Only two states report a drop in new cases

USA coronavirus: Only two states report a drop in new cases

Positive tests rose by at least 7418 in California to almost 223,000, the biggest one-day increase since tracking began. Florida and Arizona recorded daily highs for cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, h...

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France suspends role in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation naval mission after Turkey tensions

France suspends role in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation naval mission after Turkey tensions

The Turkish envoy to France confirmed the news, saying the French Navy is calling off its frigate Courbet which engaged in a mid-sea standoff with Turkish warships escorting a civilian freighter on ...

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$7.7B pledged at Syria donor conference

$7.7B pledged at Syria donor conference

The war in Syria has killed more than 400,000 people and sparked a refugee exodus that has destabilised neighbouring countries and impacted Europe. "You see kids that are clearly now getting malnour...

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China to announce curbs on U.S. media outlets

China to announce curbs on U.S. media outlets

The enhanced scrutiny, announced Monday by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian, applies to the Associated Press, CBS, United Press International and NPR. But Zhao noted in a press conference Wed...

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