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Zindzi Mandela is laid to rest on Friday

Zindzi Mandela is laid to rest on Friday

The 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture will be delivered by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres at the UN headquarters in New York City. She died in a Johannesburg hospital earlie...

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United States civil rights icon John Lewis dies at 80

United States civil rights icon John Lewis dies at 80

In". Lewis, who had his skull fractured by an Alabama state trooper on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma during a march for voting rights to Montgomery, was the last surviving speaker from the Marc...

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Egypt's president, African Union chair discuss Nile dam

Egypt's president, African Union chair discuss Nile dam

At 145 meters high and nearly two kilometers long, the Grand Renaissance Dam is expected to become Ethiopia's biggest source of electricity. This statement sparked media attention and widespread rea...

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India records highest single day spike of over 32,000 corona cases

India records highest single day spike of over 32,000 corona cases

There are 358,692 active cases and 653,751 cured/discharged/migrated patients, according to government data. "Our figures are being reconciled with the ICMR", the ministry said, adding that 163 ca...

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French firefighters battle blaze in cathedral in Nantes

French firefighters battle blaze in cathedral in Nantes

Ferlay attempted to quell fears and discourage parallels between the Nantes fire and Notre-Dame, saying "We are not in a Notre-Dame de Paris scenario". The local firefighter service said the roof is n...

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Hot again today, few isolated storms possible

Hot again today, few isolated storms possible

It will only be a very slight reduction in humidity with dew points in the upper 60s instead of low 70s. "Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illness...

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Protesters hit with gas as locals demand feds leave Portland

Protesters hit with gas as locals demand feds leave Portland

Top lawmakers in OR warned President Donald Trump that federal troops should leave Portland amid reports that officers are arresting protesters who are nowhere near federal buildings. "It's not ha...

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Nantes cathedral: 400-year-old organ destroyed in 'violent blaze'

Nantes cathedral: 400-year-old organ destroyed in 'violent blaze'

Per The Metro , the 15th century cathedral's lovely stained glass windows shattered as a result of the fire, as onlookers watched black smoke billowed from the historic monument - located in the city ...

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Coronavirus cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll tops 25000

Coronavirus cases in India cross 10-lakh mark, death toll tops 25000

The ministry also said that the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients across the country stood at 63.33 percent. As per the Ministry, Maharashtra , the worst-affected state, has a total of 2,75,640 CO...

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Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Founder Of Gokada In United States

Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Founder Of Gokada In United States

Detectives believe that the killer, dressed in a black three-piece suit, wearing a black mask and carrying a duffel bag, followed Saleh off an elevator in his building and into his apartment, a law en...

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Pentagon Effectively Bans Confederate Flag From Military Bases

Pentagon Effectively Bans Confederate Flag From Military Bases

The Associated Press , which first broke the news, quoted United States officials that the creative wording is aimed at not "openly contradicting or angering President Donald Trump " who defended as ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes cancer treatment, won't retire

Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes cancer treatment, won't retire

The justice was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital for an endoscopic procedure earlier in the week after suffering a fever and chills. Ginsburg indicated she has been able to keep up with her work...

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Coronavirus crisis: Two new COVID-19 cases recorded in WA

Coronavirus crisis: Two new COVID-19 cases recorded in WA

In New South Wales, where the state's largest coronavirus cluster has been linked to a visitor from Melbourne who infected others in a Sydney pub, eight new cases were recorded on Friday, officials sa...

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US coronavirus cases shatter records and rise by 70,000 in single day

US coronavirus cases shatter records and rise by 70,000 in single day

The United States shattered its daily record for coronavirus infections on Thursday, reporting more than 77,000 new cases as the number of deaths in a 24-hour period rose by almost 1,000, accor...

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Putin orders huge snap military drills in Russia's southwest

Putin orders huge snap military drills in Russia's southwest

It noted that the exercise is meant to train the troops for fending off "terrorist threats" in the country's southwest and prepare for the even bigger "Caucasus-2020" drills later this year. After for...

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China warns UK: 'Dumping' Huawei from 5G network will cost you

China warns UK: 'Dumping' Huawei from 5G network will cost you

U.S. allegations against the Chinese giant include claims that it has engaged in technology theft, and that its equipment may contain hidden code or other tools to allow the Chinese Communist Party ...

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Statue of BLM protester removed from Edward Colston plinth

Statue of BLM protester removed from Edward Colston plinth

And now, after standing in the square since 1895, it's been replaced - by a statue of Black Lives Matter protester Jen Reid. "I wanted to give George Floyd power, I wanted to give power to Black...

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Men plead not guilty over murder of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

Men plead not guilty over murder of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

Department of Justice. The charges came more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery , 25, was killed on a residential street in Brunswick, Ga. Their neighbour who took the cellphone video, William (...

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'My time is up' - Teary Nikki Kaye reflects on retirement decision

'My time is up' - Teary Nikki Kaye reflects on retirement decision

This is personally the right time for me to leave. Recent polls show Labour has sufficient support to form a majority government, a first since New Zealand adopted a system of proportional represent...

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South China Sea Part Of Global Commons: Centre On China's Maritime Claims

South China Sea Part Of Global Commons: Centre On China's Maritime Claims

About $3 trillion of trade passes through the South China Sea each year. "Australia will continue to adopt a very consistent position", Morrison told a media briefing in Canberra when asked if the...

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10yo in stable condition after shark 'grabbed him from boat'

The shark, not described in the report, swam away when the boy's father dove into the water to rescue his son. A boy who was grabbed by a shark from a boat off Tasmania's north-west coast has suff...

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FNC’s Wallace Rejects Trump’s Claim that Biden Wants to Defund the Police

FNC’s Wallace Rejects Trump’s Claim that Biden Wants to Defund the Police

In the preview, Wallace asked the president about the increase of violence in cities like NY and Chicago. "How do you explain it, and what are you going to do about it?" "They are stupidly run". After...

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USA tells companies to 'get out' of Russian gas projects

USA tells companies to 'get out' of Russian gas projects

Borell urged the U.S.to remove the threat of sanctions to allow for an "open dialogue". This was announced by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who emphasized on that the two pipelines are not c...

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Australian state reports highest daily COVID-19 cases

Australian state reports highest daily COVID-19 cases

As numbers continue to rise, the coronavirus-hit state is looking likely to be left out of a potential trans-Tasman bubble . "We have not turned the corner here". There are 160 cases linked to the ...

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Trump warns Iran against execution of three over protests

Trump warns Iran against execution of three over protests

Esmaili said the three protesters; Amirhossein Moradi, Saeed Tamjidi and Mohammad Rajabi, had filmed themselves setting fire to banks, buses and public places and kept the videos on their phones, late...

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United Kingdom police suspend officer in 'get off my neck' arrest

A police officer who held his knee against Floyd's neck for almost eight minutes, Derek Chauvin, was charged with second-degree murder. The struggling man on the ground can be heard shouting: "Get...

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MS-13 'animals' busted in NY, one faces execution for murders

MS-13 'animals' busted in NY, one faces execution for murders

The leader of MS-13 has been charged with terrorism amid a nationwide crackdown on the group, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. "MS-13 is a violent transnational criminal organization, ...

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'doing well' after release from hospital for infection

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'doing well' after release from hospital for infection

Please keep WLRN strong with your support today. "It's disappointing because many people won't be able to vote in the primary next month, but we're still hopeful that they will be able to do so in Nov...

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Ride-hailing app Gokada founder Fahim Saleh found dismembered in NY apartment

Ride-hailing app Gokada founder Fahim Saleh found dismembered in NY apartment

A day before yesterday, a disturbing incident took place in the heart of NY city that has sent shockwaves to the entire world. Tuesday afternoon, police responded to his apartment after Saleh's si...

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COVAXIN human trials start at PGI Rohtak

COVAXIN human trials start at PGI Rohtak

In the phase of trials, the company will be enrolling over 1,000 subjects across multiple clinical study sites in India, it said in a regulatory filing. The potential for Moderna Inc.to file interim...

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Trump’s niece: I heard him use anti-Semitic and racist slurs

Trump’s niece: I heard him use anti-Semitic and racist slurs

Despite the efforts of Trump's family to block the release of his niece's bombshell memoire, the book still saw the light this week. "And I don't think that should surprise anybody, given how virul...

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Iran Has Not Inked Any Deal With India Regarding Chabahar-Zahedan Railway

Iran Has Not Inked Any Deal With India Regarding Chabahar-Zahedan Railway

Some Iranian officials said it could have been a cyberattack, and one warned that Tehran would retaliate against any country carrying out such attacks. Under an agreement between Iran and China, Chine...

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Coronavirus cases top 1 million in India

Coronavirus cases top 1 million in India

India's virus cases surged another 32,695 as of Thursday, taking the nation closer to 1 million and forcing a new lockdown in the popular western beach state of Goa two weeks after it was reopene...

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'Person of interest' in Fahim Saleh murder identified

'Person of interest' in Fahim Saleh murder identified

DAILY POST had reported that the 33-year-old who was also a co-founder of ride-sharing venture "Pathao", was found dead in his Manhattan's Lower East Side apartment on Tuesday. All of the apartments...

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Coronavirus Victoria: State hits a record 400 COVID-19 cases from lockdown

Coronavirus Victoria: State hits a record 400 COVID-19 cases from lockdown

That is a day trip and day trips are not on. "You can't be going fishing outside the metropolitan area". The Government had planned to restore hospitals to normal medical services by the end of Ju...

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