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Vic-Linked NSW Pub Virus Cluster Hits 34

Suburbs near a COVID-19 cluster at a Sydney pub will not be locked down while the NSW premier concedes Victoria's coronavirus outbreak has "no doubt" impacted the state. NSW Health workers dressed...

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Moderna Fires Up Covid Vaccine Race With Promising Early Results

Moderna Fires Up Covid Vaccine Race With Promising Early Results

The researchers will also periodically measure participants' antibody levels. The Moderna vaccine trials, being done in partnership with the US National Institutes of Health, should run until 27 O...

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How CEO of Gokada was killed in NY

How CEO of Gokada was killed in NY

Now trending at the number one spot on Twitter is Saleh whose death has saddened a lot of people. Meanwhile, nearly a week after Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing, her body has been found ...

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Fourth round of talks with China today

Fourth round of talks with China today

GoC of Fire and Fury corps Lt Genl Harinder Singh has welcomed his counterpart from China, the South Xinjiang Military Province Commander Major General Liu Lin for the talks at Chushul. These two fric...

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Too many countries going in wrong direction

Too many countries going in wrong direction

More than 230,000 cases of new infections were reported on Sunday, according to Dr Tedros , of which nearly 80 per cent were from just 10 countries and about half from just two countries. Despite the...

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Trump administration drops directive on worldwide students and online courses

Trump administration drops directive on worldwide students and online courses

US District Judge Allison Burroughs in MA said the US government as well as Harvard University and MIT had reached a settlement that would make the rule moot. It meant a student would be force...

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Daniel Lewis Lee executed in Terre Haute Federal Prison

Daniel Lewis Lee executed in Terre Haute Federal Prison

Dustin Lee Honken, who shot and killed five people - including a mother and her 10- and 6-year-old daughters. Mr. Lee's execution, originally scheduled for 4 pm yesterday, was blocked by a federal c...

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Rose Parade canceled, Rose Bowl game still on (for now)

Rose Parade canceled, Rose Bowl game still on (for now)

Times . The Rose Parade began in 1891 and is held on January 1 every year before the Rose Bowl Game. "Obviously this is not what any of us wanted, and we held off on announcing until we were absol...

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At least 7 ships catch fire at port in Iran

At least 7 ships catch fire at port in Iran

State-controlled broadcaster IRIB showed firefighters tackling clouds of smoke at the shipyard. Iranian officials have referred to most of the explosions and fires cases as incidents or accidents, a...

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Could the USA or United Kingdom be the next countries to ban TikTok?

Could the USA or United Kingdom be the next countries to ban TikTok?

India also banned the app last month following escalating tensions with China after over disputed borders. The BBC's Sophia Smith Galer explains why other countries might follow and how we got to ...

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Trump slams health experts, downplays rift with Dr Fauci

Trump slams health experts, downplays rift with Dr Fauci

Trump later said Fauci had "made a lot of mistakes". "We are completely transparent with the American people", he said. Stay up to date on coronavirus coverage: Listen to WMFE on your radio, th...

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Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower defaced; mayor says 'nice try'

Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower defaced; mayor says 'nice try'

Trump was quick to fire back, criticising the mural for "denigrating" the local area, and slamming Mayor de Blasio focusing on painting the streets rather than stamping out crime in the city. After a ...

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Armenian troops

Armenian troops "occupy" key position on border with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's ministry of defence has already reported the loss of four Azerbaijani soldiers while the Armenian side has not reported any death which is disputed by local and worldwide observers cons...

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Beijing Sanctions US Defense Manufacturer Lockheed Martin Over Taiwan Arms Sale

Beijing Sanctions US Defense Manufacturer Lockheed Martin Over Taiwan Arms Sale

The Chinese Communist government on Tuesday announced it will impose undefined sanctions against the Lockheed Martin corporation to retaliate for USA approval of a deal that will upgrade Taiwan'...

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Eastern parliament seeks Egypt's direct intervention in Libya war

Eastern parliament seeks Egypt's direct intervention in Libya war

The front line has shifted to the strategic city of Sirte, with the LNA imposing a blockade on production and exports of oil since January. The country's battle lines solidified earlier this month n...

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Experimental Covid-19 vaccine produces antibodies in 100pc of United States trial participants

Experimental Covid-19 vaccine produces antibodies in 100pc of United States trial participants

Russian news agency Sputnik said that Vadim Tarasov, the Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, told the agency that the university has completed the trial of the vacc...

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PM Modi Greets French President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day

PM Modi Greets French President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day

Responding to concerns that infections are again on the up in France he added: "We have indications that (the outbreak) is accelerating a bit". Prominent doctors urged the government this week to re...

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Texas Man, 30, Dies After Attending 'COVID Party'

Texas Man, 30, Dies After Attending 'COVID Party'

Shockingly, the researchers found that patients who were hyperglycemic were more than twice as likely to die from COVID compared with other patients-even if they weren't previously diagnosed as diab...

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Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized For 'Possible Infection'

Justice Ginsburg Hospitalized For 'Possible Infection'

Ms Ginsburg, 87, was "resting comfortably" and would stay in the hospital for a few days. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this February 10, 2020, file photo U.S. In January, she declared ...

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Central Intelligence Agency spy executed: Iran Judiciary

Central Intelligence Agency spy executed: Iran Judiciary

In a statement released on Tuesday, spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said Reza Asgari had been executed last week. Asgari had received large sums of money from the US Central Intelligence Agency "a...

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Thailand to begin COVID-19 vaccine human trials

Thailand to begin COVID-19 vaccine human trials

He added, however: "You have to be very limited in how much you can extrapolate from a phase one clinical trial , because you want to see how this works when a person is exposed to the actual virus ...

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Sydney pub outbreak continues to grow

More than five million residents in the Melbourne region were ordered into a six-week lockdown last week in an effort to curb the outbreak, and NSW officials warned similar restrictions may have to be...

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Robert Mueller defends Russian Federation probe, notes Stone is a felon

Robert Mueller defends Russian Federation probe, notes Stone is a felon

The write-up was published on the same day when Donald Trump took to twitter to call Stone's sentence a result of a "witch hunt". "Do RINO'S Pat Toomey & Mitt Romney have any problem with the fact...

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Trump says he has ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong

Trump says he has ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong

In a tell-all book which Trump sought to block, Bolton alleged that Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping that building more camps in Xinjiang was the right thing to do, and refused to speak out on ...

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The Suspect Of Quebec's Recent Amber Alert Has Still Not Been Found

The Suspect Of Quebec's Recent Amber Alert Has Still Not Been Found

But Mathieu said Sunday there was still no confirmation the items belonged to the girls. That search had resumed Saturday morning, with police deploying a helicopter, as well as canine units, ATVs a...

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30-year-old man dies after ‘attending COVID party’ in US

Last month, a teen died from coronavirus complications after attending a church gathering of about 100 young people in Florida. Dr. Jane Appleby, a health official with Methodist Healthcare, says ...

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Canada Border Set To Remain Closed Until At Least August 21

Canada Border Set To Remain Closed Until At Least August 21

After the release of the letter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the border situation is "rapidly evolving, and therefore we need to keep responding to the situation on the ground". According to th...

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COVID cases near 13 million — World Health Organization report

COVID cases near 13 million — World Health Organization report

If the basics aren't followed , there is only one way this pandemic is going to go. "But it does not have to be this way". The total global case number surpassed 13 million on Monday, growing by 1,...

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China Accuses Hong Kong Vote Organizers of Seeking 'Revolution'

China Accuses Hong Kong Vote Organizers of Seeking 'Revolution'

More than 600,000 Hong Kongers flocked to some 250 polling stations to cast ballots to select the strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest pro-Beijing candidates in September's Legislative Counci...

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Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to recruiting girls for Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to recruiting girls for Jeffrey Epstein

Maxwell appeared before Nathan via video from the Brooklyn, N.Y. federal detention center. At one point, she appeared to wipe a tear from underneath one eye. She also faces two counts of perjury for a...

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Hong Kong tightens social distancing again as coronavirus cases spike

Hong Kong tightens social distancing again as coronavirus cases spike

If a person does not wear a mask on public transport, they face a fine of HK$5,000 ($645). Hours earlier, Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 52 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, a...

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US reports nearly 60000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

US reports nearly 60000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

Disney said it was enforcing social distancing of six feet (two meters) at attractions and inside shops. The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) reported 12,624 new cases Monday. Florida reporte...

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These Are the New Rules for Wearing Masks in Shops

These Are the New Rules for Wearing Masks in Shops

The move will bring England into line with Scotland and other major European nations like Spain, Italy and Germany. Some countries and states have been recommending that everybody wears face masks...

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles and drones from Houthis

Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles and drones from Houthis

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Yemen's Houthi militia for launching two ballistic missiles and bomb-laden drones toward Saudi Arabia, a statement by the ministry read. The missiles ...

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Judge lifts restraining order on Mary Trump on eve of book release

Judge lifts restraining order on Mary Trump on eve of book release

A judge in NY state supreme court issued his ruling on Monday, a day ahead of the book's publication. The judge said the confidentiality clauses in the 2001 agreement, 'viewed in the context of th...

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