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Australia considers slowing return of citizens amid virus spike

Australia considers slowing return of citizens amid virus spike

Australians returning home will also be made to pay for mandatory two-week stays in hotel quarantine. Some five million residents of greater Melbourne were ordered into a six-week, stay-at-home lo...

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Ghislaine Maxwell attorneys call federal indictment against her 'meritless'

Ghislaine Maxwell attorneys call federal indictment against her 'meritless'

He committed suicide while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan last summer. Ghislaine Maxwell was placed on suicide watch to prevent her from taking her own life in the...

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Bolivia's interim president Anez says she has coronavirus

Bolivia's interim president Anez says she has coronavirus

Anez is the second South American leader to be infected with COVID-19 this week, after the coronavirus-sceptic Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive on Tuesday. After launching her cand...

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China warns US against 'McCarthy-style paranoia'

China warns US against 'McCarthy-style paranoia'

He added that "artificially creating various "China threats" may eventually lead to self-fulfilling prophecies". China and the United States should jointly explore ways for peaceful coexistence an...

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Multiple Explosions Sound Off in Tehran, Power Outages Detected

Multiple Explosions Sound Off in Tehran, Power Outages Detected

Journalist Hasan Sari cited sources saying that the blast allegedly hit a missile facility/warehouse of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Local reports online also indicate that power i...

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Kim's sister says 'no need' for another US-N. Korea summit

Kim's sister says 'no need' for another US-N. Korea summit

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dismissed the idea of a meeting with President Donald Trump this year, but did so with a warm tone that included an unusual mention of DVDs showing cele...

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Dutch police find hidden torture site allegedly used by kidnappers

Dutch police find hidden torture site allegedly used by kidnappers

One container was soundproofed, fitted with a dentist's chair and cops found pliers and scalpels. Law enforcement were prevented from reading live messages from June 13 after EncroChat sent a push...

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Alex Pullin: Australian snowboarder drowns on Gold Coast, state media reports

Alex Pullin: Australian snowboarder drowns on Gold Coast, state media reports

Alex Pullin - the Australian Winter Olympics star nicknamed "Chumpy" - has died aged 32 after a tragic accident while spear fishing. He competed in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia,...

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Bill de Blasio paints Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower

Bill de Blasio paints Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower

In an interview on Fox News on Thursday night, Trump said merchants along Fifth Avenue are "furious" at the mural. Mr Trump has frequently clashed with Mr De Blasio, a Democrat, as well as with New ...

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$80m Powerball jackpot: New details in search for victor

The victor matched four of the five numbers, plus the red Powerball number to win the prize. "All you need to do is visit our website, scan your ticket on the app or visit one of our friendly outlet...

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China aims to become world`s `only superpower`, says Federal Bureau of Investigation director

China aims to become world`s `only superpower`, says Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Wray did not further detail what he suspects Chinese operatives are doing to US entities battling the global pandemic, but his speech offered what he called the FBI's most detailed criticism ...

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Ghislaine Maxwell's Arraignment for Sex Trafficking Underage Girls Scheduled for July 14

Ghislaine Maxwell's Arraignment for Sex Trafficking Underage Girls Scheduled for July 14

She has copies of everything Epstein had. It is a far cry from the life Maxwell, a British socialite, is used to. Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail last August while he awaited trial on...

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Amy Cooper Will Face Charges For Calling Police On Black Birdwatcher

Amy Cooper Will Face Charges For Calling Police On Black Birdwatcher

If she is convicted, the misdemeanor false-report charge could land her in jail for up to a year, but she could be given a conditional discharge or sentenced to community service or counseling instead...

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In Terrifying Encounter, Man Fights Off Deadly Snake While Driving

In Terrifying Encounter, Man Fights Off Deadly Snake While Driving

Police in Queensland say they stopped the 27-year-old for speeding , but when they approached, he informed them that he just survived an animal attack. Its head just started striking at the chair, b...

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South Butler Approves Revised Plan For School

South Butler Approves Revised Plan For School

However, in Miami-Dade, parents of Miami-Dade County Public School students will be able to choose what kind of instruction they want for their children for the upcoming school year, including in-pe...

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Shore Could See Soaking, High Winds This Week From Potential Tropical Storm

Shore Could See Soaking, High Winds This Week From Potential Tropical Storm

Thanks for checking into your First Alert Forecast which, at least initially, hinges on the gradual northward progress of newly formed Tropical Storm Fay near the Outer Banks. As a result, the groun...

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Woman killed in Bow crane collapse

Woman killed in Bow crane collapse

The crane that collapsed was being used by Swan Housing Association and NU living, and appeared to be a Wolff crane. June Harvey died while others were injured, including a construction worker who i...

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New Covid case in NZ escaped isolation to go to a supermarket

New Covid case in NZ escaped isolation to go to a supermarket

The man, New Zealand's latest new case of COVID-19 announced on Wednesday, escaped through a fenced area from an isolation facility about 6.50pm on Tuesday, the New Zealand Herald reported . The ...

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Attorney for fired MPD officer talks about new evidence

Attorney for fired MPD officer talks about new evidence

An independent autopsy has found that George Floyd was suffocated. Tell my children I love them. They're going to kill me. An attorney for Thomas Lane , seen here, asked the court to dismiss the ...

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Chinese Embassy blasts Australia's Hong Kong policy as 'meddling'

This would enable a pathway to permanent residency for about 10,000 Hong Kong residents now working and studying in Australia, Mr Morrison said. China pushed through the wide-ranging law last week w...

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At Least 156 Ethiopians Killed in Riots After Death of Popular Singer

At Least 156 Ethiopians Killed in Riots After Death of Popular Singer

Ethiopia is presented as a promising country economically, but the ethnic tensions could be a result of the optimism for this country, which is undergoing a transition policy delicate led by his Prim...

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CDC to Revise School Reopening Guidelines After Trump Says They’re Impractical: Pence

CDC to Revise School Reopening Guidelines After Trump Says They’re Impractical: Pence

Department of Education. "It's time for us get our kids back to school". The CDC issued interim guidelines for schools in April, which have been frequently updated to provide new information. Trump'...

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Russian FM says Hifter's forces ready for cease-fire in Libya

Russian FM says Hifter's forces ready for cease-fire in Libya

Lavrov said the Libyan National Army (LNA), which Russian Federation backs, is ready to sign a ceasefire document and hopes that Turkey will manage to convince the country's internationally recogn...

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Supreme Court upholds block on Keystone XL Pipeline construction

Supreme Court upholds block on Keystone XL Pipeline construction

Read a copy of the order here . The Sierra Club, which is a USA environmental organization that has been battling against the pipeline project, said Keystone XL is also facing a series of roadblo...

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Protesters in Belgrade Storm Parliament After New Coronavirus Restrictions Announced

Protesters in Belgrade Storm Parliament After New Coronavirus Restrictions Announced

Police director Vladimir Rebic said on Wednesday that 43 police and 17 protesters were injured and 23 protesters had been arrested. The Council of Europe's Human Rights Commission Dunja Mijatovi...

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US assassination of Iran's Qasem Soleimani 'unlawful'

US assassination of Iran's Qasem Soleimani 'unlawful'

Washington has produced inadequate proof that there was any assault on USA pursuits which may have justified the January three drone strike on Soleimani's convoy because it left Baghdad airport, Calla...

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Registration for human trials of Indian vaccine for Coronavirus begins today

The vaccine developed by the Bharat Biotech recently got the green signal from ICMR and the apex body has given nod to a total of 12 hospitals to begin preparations to conduct human clinical trials...

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Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border aid in Syria

Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border aid in Syria

The latest extension expires on Friday. Beyond Russia and China, the other 13 council members voted to approve the draft, the diplomats said. Germany and Belgium, the two countries that sponsored ...

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U.S. tops three million virus cases

U.S. tops three million virus cases

While the number of confirmed cases in the USA hit 3 million Wednesday (local time) by Johns Hopkins' count, health officials have said that because of inadequate testing and the many mild cases t...

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Vindman retiring from army, lawyer blames Trump

Vindman retiring from army, lawyer blames Trump

In a statement to CNN , Pressman said, "The President of the United States attempted to force LTC Vindman to choose: between adhering to the law or pleasing the president". A senior official fired fr...

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Bow crane collapse: Firefighters working to free trapped residents

Bow crane collapse: Firefighters working to free trapped residents

Videos posted on social media show the mangled remains of the collapsed construction crane and the damaged roof of a nearby house. London fire brigade said it was conducting a complex rescue oper...

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Facebook takes down fake accounts linked to Trump advisor Roger Stone

Facebook takes down fake accounts linked to Trump advisor Roger Stone

The accounts spent more than $300,000 in Facebook and Instagram ads and had amassed 260,000 followers on Facebook and 61,500 on Instagram. Of Stone's personal accounts, Nathaniel Gleicher, head of s...

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Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Coulibaly dies at 61

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Coulibaly dies at 61

President Ouattara said the country was in mourning. He became unwell on Wednesday after taking part in the weekly cabinet meeting and was taken to hospital, where he passed away, Ouattara said. Ivo...

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Trump says he disagrees with CDC school reopening guidelines, calls them 'impractical'

Trump says he disagrees with CDC school reopening guidelines, calls them 'impractical'

He didn't explain what funding he planned to cut off or how he would do it. Pence also said that the administration hoped to add funding incentives for states that reopen their schools in the next r...

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White House formally withdraws from WHO

White House formally withdraws from WHO

The United States will leave World Health Organization on July 6, 2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday, after receiving notification of the decision by President Donald Trump , who has accu...

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