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Ghislaine Maxwell denies aiding Jeffrey Epstein, seeks bail

Ghislaine Maxwell denies aiding Jeffrey Epstein, seeks bail

Maxwell vigorously denies the charges, intends to fight them and is entitled to the presumption of innocence", her lawyers said . Maxwell is a citizen of the United States, United Kingdom and Fra...

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Coronavirus: WHO acknowledges possibility of indoor airborne spread

Coronavirus: WHO acknowledges possibility of indoor airborne spread

The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has reported a record daily number of new coronavirus cases. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, was often a fatal infection w...

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Chinese virologist flees following accusing Beijing of COVID-19 cover-up

Chinese virologist flees following accusing Beijing of COVID-19 cover-up

Hong Kong schools were first shut during the Chinese New Year period, and classes resumed only in late May and last month. A highly regarded Chinese virologist who suggests she did some of the ea...

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Goya boycott sparked by CEO’s praise of President Trump

Goya boycott sparked by CEO’s praise of President Trump

Multiple calls to Goya Foods for comment were not returned. The company was founded in 1936 by Don Prudencio Unanue and his wife Carolina, two Spanish immigrants, according to the company's webs...

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Authorities: 1 dead after tornado hits western Minnesota

Authorities: 1 dead after tornado hits western Minnesota

The conditions of those taken to the hospital were unknown. A couple suffered minor injuries when the tornado obliterated their home. © Provided by Associated Press In this image provided by Kathy L...

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India’s Covid-19 count tops 8 lakh, deaths cross 22,000

India’s Covid-19 count tops 8 lakh, deaths cross 22,000

During Unlock 2.0, the future steps would include a sharp focus on containment and surveillance, including demarcation of containment zones and notifying such areas on the health ministry website. The...

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July 10 Palm Beach County COVID-19 Update

July 10 Palm Beach County COVID-19 Update

More COVID-19 deaths were reported in Florida and Texas over the span of a month than total deaths caused by hurricanes over a span of 20 years, a stark reminder that the coronavirus pandemic is n...

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Teens discover couples' bodies in bags while filming TikTok videos in Seattle

Teens discover couples' bodies in bags while filming TikTok videos in Seattle

They were exploring the city when they discovered some mysterious luggage in the water. Ms Lewis and Mr Wenner were described as "good people " by Gina Jaschke , who said her niece left behind...

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Malaysian police grill Al Jazeera over report on immigrant

Malaysian police grill Al Jazeera over report on immigrant

At least six Al Jazeera staff were seen walking into Bukit Aman federal police headquarters after being summoned to facilitate investigations into a controversial documentary recently broadcasted by...

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Man Caught on Video Hurling Racist Remarks Is a Tech CEO

Man Caught on Video Hurling Racist Remarks Is a Tech CEO

A white man was caught on camera going on a racist tirade over the weekend before he was kicked out and banned for life from an upscale restaurant in coastal Northern California , managers said Tue...

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Trump threatens to pull tax exemption for schools, colleges

Trump threatens to pull tax exemption for schools, colleges

Democrats and some consumers are calling to boycott Goya Foods products after the Hispanic owner and chief executive officer (CEO) praised U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday. Trump rampe...

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SU joins Harvard, MIT in lawsuit against ICE worldwide student policy

SU joins Harvard, MIT in lawsuit against ICE worldwide student policy

The two universities sued US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and the Department of Homeland Security in federal court in MA on Wednesday. Yvonne Kang, who is earning her law degree at the...

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Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

He had been praised for his success in controlling the city's coronavirus outbreak and was seen as a likely future presidential contender. A police search team found his body in the forested hills o...

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Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque

Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque

Earlier in the day, Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak and Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül expressed their expectations of opening the Hagia Sophia to worship for the Muslims in separate twe...

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EU Executive Says 'Significant' Differences in Brexit Talks

EU Executive Says 'Significant' Differences in Brexit Talks

But we can only continue to grow with your support. Following discussions in London between members of both negotiating teams, European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier noted in a message poste...

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One dead and four injured after crane falls on house in London

One dead and four injured after crane falls on house in London

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) earlier said it had launched a "complex" operation on site with a police blockade in place. "Sadly, despite the efforts of emergency services, a fifth person has been...

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Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Among the new cases, 11 people were from a residential building in Sha Tin and likely to get infected by using public facilities, such as elevators, and 10 were related to previous cases, including di...

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Trump says he's 'looking at' pardoning Roger Stone ahead of prison term

Trump says he's 'looking at' pardoning Roger Stone ahead of prison term

A source familiar with the matter told Breitbart News that the president called Stone earlier Friday to tell him of his plans to commute his sentence. Stone, who has always been pals with Trump, was c...

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USA partisanship makes fighting COVID-19 harder: Fauci

USA partisanship makes fighting COVID-19 harder: Fauci

Fauci went onto explain how the metropolitan area of New York City was hit badly in the beginning the pandemic and is now doing well - with cases, hospitalizations and deaths taking place - weighed a...

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Africa must adopt 'aggressive approach' against COVID-19

Africa must adopt 'aggressive approach' against COVID-19

More than 8700 cases were reported yesterday, overwhelming the country's health services. The virus has claimed the lives of many prominent personalities in South Africa, the most recent being Queen...

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Search for missing girls and their father enters second day

Search for missing girls and their father enters second day

But when emergency workers arrived at the scene, no one was in the vehicle. "It's worrying everyone a little bit", he said. The provincial force issued a province-wide Amber Alert on Thursday af...

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Whitmer toughens mask mandate, says businesses must deny service

Whitmer toughens mask mandate, says businesses must deny service

The biggest restriction in the executive order is that businesses that are open to the public can refuse entry or service to people who do not wear face coverings, "with limited exceptions", accordi...

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Drone Killing of Top Iranian General Unlawful — UN Investigator

Drone Killing of Top Iranian General Unlawful — UN Investigator

Human Rights Council. "The United States is transparent regarding the global law basis for the strike", he added, saying it was carried out "in the exercise of the United States' inherent right of...

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Trans row JK Rowling signs up to free speech campaign

Trans row JK Rowling signs up to free speech campaign

At the time of this writing, Wynton Marsalis - who is active in the political and social justice spheres - hadn't taken to social media to elaborate upon his signing the letter, only retweeting ...

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Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma Is Native American Reservation

Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma Is Native American Reservation

Since the treaty that established the eastern half of Oklahoma as a reservation had not been formally removed, as far as criminal cases went, it was still in place. Many individuals and entities fil...

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Coronavirus pandemic | Singaporeans cast their votes wearing gloves and masks

Coronavirus pandemic | Singaporeans cast their votes wearing gloves and masks

Singapore's election follows polls in Mongolia last month and in South Korea in April, when governing parties in both countries scored resounding victories. But that was pointedly down on the almost ...

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Victorian COVID-19 cases set national record - RN Drive

Victorian COVID-19 cases set national record - RN Drive

Twenty-six of the new cases are linked to outbreaks and 262 cases are under investigation. Notably, almost half of current cases are among people under 30. Mr Morrison also declared a nationwide ins...

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Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Is Back In Federal Prison

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Is Back In Federal Prison

Roger Adler, one of Cohen's attorneys, told the AP that the FBI had agreed to return to Cohen two smartphones it seized as part of its investigation, adding Cohen had planned to pick them up Thursday ...

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Turkey confirms Hagia Sophia to open for worship

Turkey confirms Hagia Sophia to open for worship

Ahead of the court decision, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul shared a picture of Hagia Sophia on his official Twitter account, with a message: "Have a good Friday". US State Secretary Mike Pompeo sa...

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Fauci says likely some degree of aerosol transmission of new coronavirus

Fauci says likely some degree of aerosol transmission of new coronavirus

Donald Trump deflected blame onto Dr Anthony Fauci when quizzed about the rising number of coronavirus cases in several U.S. states. Nearly 3 million Americans have contracted the respiratory virus...

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U.S. virus death toll passes 130,000: Johns Hopkins tally

U.S. virus death toll passes 130,000: Johns Hopkins tally

Florida reported a record increase of 120 deaths and California had 136 new fatalities, not far from a record of 149 set the previous day, according to the tally. The United States faces a bleak summ...

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United States punishes senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights

United States punishes senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights

Authorities there are thought to have detained about a million people in re-education camps in the province. China counters that it is providing education and vocational training in a bid to reduc...

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WHO Experts in China to Begin Investigation of Coronavirus Origins

WHO Experts in China to Begin Investigation of Coronavirus Origins

However, in its latest update on June 29, the World Health Organization noted that airborne transmission of the coronavirus was possible only after medical procedures that produce aerosols, or ...

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Vikas Dubey: India police murder suspect shot dead after arrest

Vikas Dubey: India police murder suspect shot dead after arrest

The family of a senior police officer who was killed in an ambush by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men has called for action against "those who helped him thrive and protected him" in Uttar Pradesh...

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Federal mandate for coronavirus vaccine not expected, Anthony Fauci says

Federal mandate for coronavirus vaccine not expected, Anthony Fauci says

So you're doing well, ' Fauci said, referring to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov Andrew Cuomo . "So you're doing well". While certain businesses and other groups could necessitate its employees to r...

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