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India becomes third worst-hit country for COVID-19, overtaking Russian Federation

India becomes third worst-hit country for COVID-19, overtaking Russian Federation

However, the recovery rate is rising and now stands at 60.9 percent. With 425 deaths in 24 hours, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 stands at 19,693, as per government data. This compares well to 3...

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Indian app Trell records 1.2 crore downloads since Chinese app block

Indian app Trell records 1.2 crore downloads since Chinese app block

Although TikTok has been around for a while, it became popular during the lockdown, with millions of people uploading short clips of themselves dancing to their favorite songs or lipsynching to them...

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Covid vaccine: Nod for human trials marks beginning of end, says Centre

Covid vaccine: Nod for human trials marks beginning of end, says Centre

The Indian Council of Medical Research on Saturday issued a statement after health experts voiced apprehension over the medical body's plan to launch a COVID-19 vaccine by August 15 this year, stating...

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Dade to shut down restaurants again as Florida's Covid-19 hospitalizations surge

Dade to shut down restaurants again as Florida's Covid-19 hospitalizations surge

Giménez tweeted that he will sign an emergency order that shuts down all "restaurants (except for takeout and delivery services), along with ballrooms, banquet facilities, party venues, gyms and fitne...

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Supreme Court rules U.S. states can punish 'faithless electors'

Supreme Court rules U.S. states can punish 'faithless electors'

Flawed as the Electoral College system may be, at the oral arguments in May, the justices expressed concern about tinkering with laws that bind the delegates to vote for the popular vote victor in the...

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UK To Unveil Sanctions Against Human Rights Violators

UK To Unveil Sanctions Against Human Rights Violators

Others sanctioned include two high-ranking Myanmar military generals involved in the "systematic and brutal violence" against the Rohingya people and other ethnic minorities. "We will not let those wh...

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Phoenix mayor says Arizona reopened 'way too early' as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix mayor says Arizona reopened 'way too early' as coronavirus cases surge

She said that led to an explosion of cases, citing crowded nightclubs with free champagne and people unwittingly spreading the virus at large family gatherings. Gallego faulted the Federal Emergency M...

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Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

Met Police accused of racism in athlete stop and search row

The European and Commonwealth medallist and her partner, fellow athlete Ricardo dos Santos, were stopped while in a vehicle with their baby in London and fear they were targeted because they are bla...

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One in 20 people in Spain have had coronavirus, national survey finds

One in 20 people in Spain have had coronavirus, national survey finds

With 16 fatalities being reported on July 5, the district's death toll has reached 869. With another big single-day jump in coronavirus cases, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the seven lakh-mar...

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Harvard Announces that All Courses Will Be Online for 2020-2021 Year

Harvard Announces that All Courses Will Be Online for 2020-2021 Year

Harvard University's plan for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year is drawing huge backlash online. "Parties will be prohibited". The statement detailed the cost of attendance, noting that tuition wi...

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Ofek 16: Israel launches new spy satellite

Ofek 16: Israel launches new spy satellite

Iranian officials had initially sought to downplay last Thursday's fire, calling it an "incident" that affected an "industrial shed". Israel also maintains a series of larger Amos communications satel...

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Trump’s ICE to Students Legally in U.S. on Visas

Trump’s ICE to Students Legally in U.S. on Visas

Why it matters: Several U.S. colleges and universities - most recently Harvard - have announced plans to move most or all courses online this fall due to coronavirus concerns. Students can transfer...

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Central Park dog walker Amy Cooper charged over confrontation with black man

Central Park dog walker Amy Cooper charged over confrontation with black man

Christian Cooper never appears to come closer to her. Appearing to become hysterical, she then adds: "Please send the cops immediately!" Amy Cooper's 911 call was seen by many as a stark exampl...

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Quiet 4th of July evening... storm chances return Sunday

Quiet 4th of July evening... storm chances return Sunday

Highs: 90 to 95. Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy, Isolated Shower/Storm. For the next several days, at least, this persistent hot, muggy weather pattern shows no sign of relenting. Even ...

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Stay-at-home extended in Australia as Victoria reports highest daily coronavirus jump

Stay-at-home extended in Australia as Victoria reports highest daily coronavirus jump

Victorian Chief Medical Officer Professor Brett Sutton stated that while the majority of cases are confined to the various "hot zones" that are "very much in that north-west corridor" of Melbourne, ...

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Details of Ghislaine Maxwell's Jail Accomodations Revealed by Media

Details of Ghislaine Maxwell's Jail Accomodations Revealed by Media

In Aug. 2019, Epstein officially died by suicide in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan. Jeffrey Epstein's longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was transferred Monda...

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Patna among 12 ICMR picks for trials of Covid jab

Patna among 12 ICMR picks for trials of Covid jab

Even the head of India's clinical research group for COVID-19 and director of the premier All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi , Dr. The IASc said: "The Academy believes that any has...

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Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

Victoria recorded 127 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Australia's death toll has also risen to 106. The move will, however, likely be a blow to Australia's economic recovery as it heads into its f...

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Trudeau turned down visit to Washington to celebrate new trade agreement

Trudeau turned down visit to Washington to celebrate new trade agreement

President Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador are set to meet in Washington Wednesday to commemorate the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) taking effect, but Trudeau wi...

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Summer Taylor: Non-binary Black Lives Matter protester killed by auto

Summer Taylor: Non-binary Black Lives Matter protester killed by auto

Summer Taylor was rushed to Harborview Hospital and later died of their injuries. Kelete, who was alone in a white Jaguar, fled the scene after hitting the protesters , Trooper Chase Van Cleave ...

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Border Shutdown Is New Setback for Australia’s Film Industry

Border Shutdown Is New Setback for Australia’s Film Industry

The closure will, however, likely be a blow to Australia's economic recovery as it heads into its first recession in almost three decades. In addition to the complete lockdown orders, more than 30 M...

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Catalonia curbs movement of 200,000 people after new coronavirus outbreak

Catalonia curbs movement of 200,000 people after new coronavirus outbreak

Residents were informed of the lockdown around an hour before the confinement which is due to come into effect at 12 p.m. local time (1000GMT). The spike in cases was reported in the county of Segri...

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Two men die in Tipperary diving tragedy

Two men die in Tipperary diving tragedy

One of the men is understood to have got into difficulties while the other man raised the alarm and went back in to the water to help his brother. "Something obviously went wrong somewhere and it lo...

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TikTok owner Bytedance could suffer loss of $6 billion from India’s ban

TikTok owner Bytedance could suffer loss of $6 billion from India’s ban

Customs officers at Indian ports have held back shipments from China and sought additional clearances after deadly clashes at the disputed Himalayan border last month. This was revealed by China's new...

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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore amid Black Lives Matter protests

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore amid Black Lives Matter protests

Krauss said there was roughly 300 people at the scene when the statue was taken down. "After it toppled over the statue broke into several pieces, which were then dragged across the plaza and dumped...

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Remdesivir first COVID-19 drug to receive EU’s green light

Remdesivir first COVID-19 drug to receive EU’s green light

Swissmedic, the agency that oversees the use of medicaments in Switzerland, took days to fast-track approval of the drug, which is produced under the brand name Veklury by USA biopharmaceutical compan...

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Heavily armed Ga. protesters call for Confederate rock carvings to be removed

Heavily armed Ga. protesters call for Confederate rock carvings to be removed

Local resident Akintunde Oladele was in the area and recorded the group passing him. The Ku Klux Klan, a hate group that was formed by Confederate Army veterans and has a history of lynchings and terr...

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President's niece moves to lift book restraining order

President's niece moves to lift book restraining order

Robert Trump, the younger brother of Donald Trump , applied for a temporary restraining order against Mary Trump and Simon & Schuster to prevent them from publishing, printing, or distributing any pa...

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Woman dies after falling from rollercoaster

Woman dies after falling from rollercoaster

Onlooker Farida said: 'My children wanted to get in the carousel, and we heard screaming, then I saw the lady, who was strong, fall. Responders attempted to resuscitate the woman but were not able t...

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Police Hurt in Violence at London Music Event

Police Hurt in Violence at London Music Event

According to reports, bricks and other missiles were thrown at police when they tried to speak to the group, forcing them to back away before more officers arrived. The incident came a week after 140 ...

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World Health Organization team to reach China next week to probe COVID-19 source

World Health Organization team to reach China next week to probe COVID-19 source

This revelation comes at a time when World Health Organization is accused of being hand in glove with China and not disclosing crucial facts. The WHO says it also received open-source intelligence sug...

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Rockets target USA interests despite arrests: Iraq military

Rockets target USA interests despite arrests: Iraq military

The rocket landed near a house and "resulted in the injury of a child and damage to the house", security officials wrote . The latest attacks came hours after the U.S. Embassy area so far this year...

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Ex-Cop Tou Thao Released From Jail — George Floyd Murder

Ex-Cop Tou Thao Released From Jail — George Floyd Murder

Tou Thao, the former officer who was seen on camera standing in front of Derek Chauvin as he kneeled on Floyd's neck, has been released from jail after posting bail, MPR News reports. The former offic...

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Pubs and restaurants reopen in England as lockdown eased - worldwide

Pubs and restaurants reopen in England as lockdown eased - worldwide

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the decision to ease the lockdown is based on the scientific evidence that people are "appreciably less likely now to be in close proximity" with someone with the v...

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WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir treatment arms for COVID-19

The WHO says investigators exploring these drugs as treatments for hospitalized COVID-19 patients have been asked to stop the trials with immediate effect. "[It] does not affect the possible evaluatio...

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