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Heavy rains flood Japan, over a dozen presumed dead

Heavy rains flood Japan, over a dozen presumed dead

Prefectural authorities announced at 5 p.m. that 14 residents of a retirement home in the Watari district of Kuma were showing no signs of life. "The heavy rainfall is likely to continue until Sunda...

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U.S. breaks own record for daily infections

U.S. breaks own record for daily infections

The previous record of cases reported in a single day occurred on June 26. In June, Florida infections rose by 168% or over 95,000 new cases. The Fourth of July celebrations come as the number o...

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ICMR plans to launch COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

ICMR plans to launch COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

The Council had yesterday asked principal investigators at the 13 clinical trial sites for the indigenous vaccine to enrol subjects by July 7 and ensure compliance of timelines as the launch of th...

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Over 700 arrests in major United Kingdom law enforcement operation

Over 700 arrests in major United Kingdom law enforcement operation

Police have arrested over a hundred suspects in the Netherlands as a result of messages intercepted on encrypted service provider EncroChat , Dutch police and Europol said on Thursday. NCA deputy...

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Military reservist in armed Rideau Hall incident in court, charges expected

Military reservist in armed Rideau Hall incident in court, charges expected

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme said Corey Hurren had several weapons when he was arrested Thursday. He was apprehended at around 8:30 a.m. In comments at a press briefin...

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Arizona hit by record number of daily coronavirus deaths

Arizona hit by record number of daily coronavirus deaths

The UAE reported 400 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, along with 504 recoveries and one death. Given the declining number of coronavirus cases in the current outbreak, residents from low-ri...

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'Chipotle Karen' Pulls Gun on Black Family in MI

'Chipotle Karen' Pulls Gun on Black Family in MI

Jillian Wuestenberg, 32, and Eric Wuestenberg, 42, were charged today with felonious assault, Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper said in a release. I care about you and I'm sorry if you ha...

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New Records: 4878 COVID-19 Cases, 88 Deaths Reported In Arizona

New Records: 4878 COVID-19 Cases, 88 Deaths Reported In Arizona

The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control will temporarily stop issuing special event and festival licenses. "Remember, you are safer at home", Ducey said. It would've been lifted last M...

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Pence's Arizona Trip Delayed After Secret Service Agents Got COVID-19

Pence's Arizona Trip Delayed After Secret Service Agents Got COVID-19

Additionally, other agents and federal officers preparing for the Arizona trip were showing signs of illness. Secret Service agents testing positive for coronavirus ahead of Pence's Arizona trip m...

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Coronavirus crisis: Australia now has 8000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus crisis: Australia now has 8000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Health Minister Jenny Mikakos on Thursday unveiled four postcodes with the best number of new cases in days gone by week - 3064, 3047, 3060 and 3031. "That might be for a range of reasons, including...

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British Court Denies Maduro Access To USD1 Billion Gold Deposit

British Court Denies Maduro Access To USD1 Billion Gold Deposit

The bank offers gold custodian services to many developing nations, but since 2018 it has delayed the transfer of 31 tonnes of Venezuelan gold stored there to Mr Maduro's Government. Maduro still main...

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Beijing: South China Sea drills 'within sovereignty and reasonable'

Beijing: South China Sea drills 'within sovereignty and reasonable'

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian reiterated Beijing's position that the Xisha Islands are China's inherent territory. The drills "further complicate the situation, and are detriment...

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Prince Andrew 'bewildered' by United States investigators' claims

Prince Andrew 'bewildered' by United States investigators' claims

Gloria Allred, representing some of the alleged victims involved in separate civil litigation against Epstein's estate, claimed Andrew was "avoiding and evading" USA law authorities by not providing a...

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Trump to visit Mount Rushmore amid controversy, coronavirus concerns

Trump to visit Mount Rushmore amid controversy, coronavirus concerns

Trump's expected remarks. He also continued to push for a swift reopening of the economy, mentioning he'd like to see people go back to church, despite Republican-led states like Texas imposing mask...

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Gunmen attack drug rehab center, kill 24

Gunmen attack drug rehab center, kill 24

The alleged mass shooting in the city of Irapuato on Wednesday was first reported in local media and later confirmed by Pedro Zavala, Secretary of Municipal Citizen Security, who said the armed assa...

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Three-story building collapses in Carroll Gardens

Three-story building collapses in Carroll Gardens

According to Telegraph reporter Josie Ensor, the building had been "bulging for weeks". Firefighters, police officers and medical personnel were pictured at the scene as authorities investigated the...

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'Significant differences' remain in Brexit negotiations

'Significant differences' remain in Brexit negotiations

But the two sides issued statements in the early afternoon of Thursday calling an end to the talks, as British officials led by Frost returned to London. Tuesday marked the deadline for the agreemen...

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India Joins COVID-19 Vaccine Race, Promises 15 August as Deadline

India Joins COVID-19 Vaccine Race, Promises 15 August as Deadline

What does endorsement for the COVID-19 vaccine mean for India? The clinical trials (Phase I and II) for infected people are expected to start across India from July. It was announced on Friday that th...

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PM Modi condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan accident

PM Modi condoles death of Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan accident

The gate at the crossing was closed and the driver apparently tried to take a shortcut instead of waiting for the gate to open, senior police officer Ghazi Salahuddin told reporters at the crash site....

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Blast Rocks Turkey Fireworks Factory

Blast Rocks Turkey Fireworks Factory

We have 2 casualties, 73 injured'. Several videos allegedly depicting the explosions have already been published on social media networks, showing clouds of smoke and fireworks in the sky. The blast...

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England’s quarantine-free list of places published

England’s quarantine-free list of places published

Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland are to set out their own approach. Other locations on the list include Barbados, Hong Kong , Japan, New Zealand and Vietnam . "When so much is at stake as i...

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Fire officials want to keep your Fourth of July safe

Fire officials want to keep your Fourth of July safe

He says the challenge doesn't just start when someone decides to light the device, it actually starts with Vermont's laws surrounding fireworks. Three of Thursday's fireworks calls resulted in dam...

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Vanessa Guillen: Woman charged over missing soldier 'killed with hammer'

Vanessa Guillen: Woman charged over missing soldier 'killed with hammer'

Vanessa Guillen , a 20-year-old soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, said Thursday she was killed by another soldier inside an armory room where she worked in April. Special Agent Damon Phelps , se...

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‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’ slogan is illegal, government says

‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’ slogan is illegal, government says

China's government and pro-Beijing activists in Hong Kong condemned what they called foreign meddling in the territory's affairs on Thursday, as countries moved to offer Hong Kongers refuge and impose...

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French PM Edouard Philippe resigns as Macron plans new team

French PM Edouard Philippe resigns as Macron plans new team

The last scheduled Conseil des Ministres cabinet meeting of the outgoing team, which was meant to be held this morning, was cancelled after the prime minister submitted his resignation. "A new phase b...

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India's Modi visits Ladakh region where troops clashed with China

India's Modi visits Ladakh region where troops clashed with China

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said in a tweet that India is so proud of Mr Narendra Modi who is in Leh today to encourage our fearless soldiers. China has always viewed with suspicio...

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Turkish court starts trial of 20 Saudi nationals accused of Khashoggi murder

Turkish court starts trial of 20 Saudi nationals accused of Khashoggi murder

Cengiz had to pause a few times to stop her voice from breaking, The Guardian reported. Callamard attends trial in Istanbul to support tor Cengiz "and others who will relive traumatic events due...

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Russians grant Putin right to extend rule until 2036 in landslide vote

Russians grant Putin right to extend rule until 2036 in landslide vote

During the last presidential election he estimated that 10million votes were falsified, hinting at the potential scale of the operation. "The opposition here in Russian Federation is very divided, i...

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Moscow welcomes Fatah & Hamas unity pledge amid Israel’s West Bank annexation plans

Moscow welcomes Fatah & Hamas unity pledge amid Israel’s West Bank annexation plans

Tensions have been heightened in the volatile region in recent weeks by Israeli threats to annex swathes of the West Bank region, which is claimed by the Palestinians as their territory but is now con...

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PM Modi Reaches Ladakh, Interacts With Army, Air Force Personnel

PM Modi Reaches Ladakh, Interacts With Army, Air Force Personnel

Later Friday, Modi also visited a military hospital where he met injured soldiers. Indian protesters have been calling for a boycott of Chinese goods. Earlier, the Defence Minister was scheduled to ...

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United States sets another single-day record for new coronavirus cases

United States sets another single-day record for new coronavirus cases

NY recorded 12,847 new infections on April 10, three weeks after the state implemented a strict lockdown that closed most businesses. Once the epicenter of the USA epidemic, NY saw cases rise by abo...

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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In 40 Of 50 States

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In 40 Of 50 States

In a scientific brief published this week, the United Nations health agency reviewed 34 published studies on the association between smoking and COVID-19, including the probability of infection, hospi...

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Man arrested on Rideau Hall grounds a member of Canadian military

Man arrested on Rideau Hall grounds a member of Canadian military

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also lives at the nearby Rideau Cottage located on the park grounds. The impact with the gate disabled the truck and triggered the vehicle's airbags. He said Ottawa was...

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Pandemic is 'speeding up — World Health Organization director

Pandemic is 'speeding up — World Health Organization director

Tedros lamented the " politicization of the pandemic " during the briefing, pointing to " concerning signs of stigma " in the debates about safety precautions such as mandating the wearing of face mas...

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Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine Kills At Least 162

Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine Kills At Least 162

The Myanmar Fire Services Department confirmed on social media that workers were digging for stones were swamped by mud and water when heavy rainfall caused the quarry to collapse . Deadly landslid...

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