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"We are moving as fast as possible" in vaccine development, says Fauci

I carry it, I wear it. And I say if you can, use the mask. Trump and Fauci, he said , "don't have a piece of tissue paper between them", before swinging to criticize Joe Biden . He's also in s...

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James O'Brien's instant reaction to the Russia Report

James O'Brien's instant reaction to the Russia Report

It's already changed the course of British history, and the person who was front and center - that was a guy named Boris Johnson, who is now the prime minister. "You can not hope to deal with interfer...

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Trump sends well wishes to jailed Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell

I haven't really been following it too much", Trump said of the Epstein case. Mr Trump, speaking at his first coronavirus briefing in weeks , was asked if he thought Ms Maxwell would "turn in pow...

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GOP congressman: Trump’s Ghislaine Maxwell comments were ‘unacceptably obtuse’

GOP congressman: Trump’s Ghislaine Maxwell comments were ‘unacceptably obtuse’

Republican Congressman Chip Roy - who condemned Trump's "unacceptably obtuse" Maxwell comments on Wednesday - also called out Rivera, responding, "She does this crap to my daughter - I dont care if ...

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U.S. President Trump holds first COVID-19 briefing in weeks

U.S. President Trump holds first COVID-19 briefing in weeks

Trump and virus politics . The relationship between the two powerhouse nations has frayed since they signed a trade deal in January, with Trump's administration squarely blaming China for a glo...

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United Kingdom suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

United Kingdom suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . With Britain the latest country to scrap its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the focus in the semi-autonomous city has returned to the con...

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Afghan girl shoots dead two Taliban men who killed her parents

Afghan girl shoots dead two Taliban men who killed her parents

The girl, Qamar Gul, said to be between 14 and 16, was at her home in the village of Geriveh, in Ghor province , around 1am Friday when 40 Taliban militants showed up looking for her father, per th...

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TikTok banned in India as ByteDance app Resso thrives there

TikTok banned in India as ByteDance app Resso thrives there

After India banned the app and the U.S. is looking at a possible ban, Australia too has expressed concern over app's safety issues. Last week, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow proposed a ...

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Twitter bans thousands of QAnon accounts

Twitter bans thousands of QAnon accounts

The QAnon movement gained prominence on internet forums following Donald Trump's ascent to the presidency in 2016, and largely consists of conservatives who believe " deep state " actors are plottin...

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14 shot at a Chicago funeral home, conditions unknown

14 shot at a Chicago funeral home, conditions unknown

Police don't yet have a motive for the shooting, Carter said. Carter said one person of interest is now being interrogated. The Chicago Fire Department announced Tuesday evening that 11 people in ...

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Breached levees trap thousands as flooding in China worsens

Breached levees trap thousands as flooding in China worsens

Blasting dams and embankments to discharge water was an extreme response employed during China's worst floods in recent years in 1998, when more than 2,000 people died and nearly 3 million homes wer...

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Pandemic will get 'worse before it gets better,' Trump warns

Pandemic will get 'worse before it gets better,' Trump warns

Lawmakers and White House officials were opening negotiations on a trillion-dollar-or-more "phase four" rescue package. "My Administration will not support giving congressional representation to a...

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GOP Congressman Calls AOC 'F**king B**ch' on Steps of US Capitol

GOP Congressman Calls AOC 'F**king B**ch' on Steps of US Capitol

Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter after The Hill reported the interaction and that Yoho called her a profanity. A Yoho spokesperson maintains the congressman said something else entirely. A story by ...

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Pentagon considers 'adjustments' to US troop levels in S Korea

Pentagon considers 'adjustments' to US troop levels in S Korea

Citing unnamed USA officials, the paper said the options were presented in March following a broader review of options for withdrawing troops from around the world, including in the Middle East, Afric...

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Greta Turns Down 'More Money Than I Can Imagine'

Greta Turns Down 'More Money Than I Can Imagine'

Greta Thunberg has won a €1 million Gulbenkian prize. Thunberg's foundation will donate the award money of 1 Million Euros to charitable projects combating the climate and ecological crisis and t...

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Feds probe men's rights lawyer in 2nd killing

Feds probe men's rights lawyer in 2nd killing

Friends of the family told United States media that Judge Salas's 20-year-old son Daniel Anderl , a student, opened the door at the family home in North Brunswick at about 17:00 local time (21:00 GMT...

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Presence of federal agents at Portland protests draws ire

Presence of federal agents at Portland protests draws ire

Federal law enforcement agents and protesters have continued to clash nightly in Portland . Trump has also intervened in other cities, including Washington, D.C. Lucas said in a statement to 41 Act...

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Ghislaine Maxwell thinks Jeffrey Epstein was murdered and she might be next

At a hearing to decide whether she would be freed on bail ahead of her trial, prosecutors alleged that Maxwell was not being transparent about her access to millions of dollars, which gave them cause ...

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Trump says of Ghislaine Maxwell, 'I wish her well'

Trump says of Ghislaine Maxwell, 'I wish her well'

So when President Donald Trump offered the very weird "I just wish her well, frankly" comment in the middle of his first coronavirus briefing in months, it stunned, well, pretty much everyone. T...

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Coffee Beans Filled With Cocaine Found by Italian Police

Coffee Beans Filled With Cocaine Found by Italian Police

Each bean had been carefully sliced open, hollowed out, packed with coke and then sealed with brown tape, the Financial Police said on Facebook . In a video shared on Facebook on Friday, authoritie...

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Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Induces Immune Response in Early Test

Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Induces Immune Response in Early Test

Since the trial participants were not exposed to the coronavirus after vaccination, the scientists said it is not possible for the current study to determine the efficacy of the candidate vaccine....

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Top Democrats say U.S. Congress appears to be election interference target

Top Democrats say U.S. Congress appears to be election interference target

In a 2019 Joint Statement from the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ), Defense (DOD), Homeland Security (DHS), National Intelligence (DNI), FBI, National Security Agency (NSA), and Cybersecurity and ...

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World Health Organization 'very concerned' as Covid-19 begins spreading rapidly in Africa

World Health Organization 'very concerned' as Covid-19 begins spreading rapidly in Africa

Tedros in his briefing also urged countries not to wait for a vaccine but fight the disease with the means now at their disposal. "South Africa may unfortunately be a precursor", he said. Ryan noted...

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Senate panel approves Trump's Fed nominee Shelton

Senate panel approves Trump's Fed nominee Shelton

Louis Fed, which is expected to easily pass muster. Shelton - who has drawn sharp criticism for her unorthodox views on monetary policy and for her sudden willingness to espouse an approach that hew...

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Iran FM visits Baghdad ahead of Iraq PM trip to Saudi Arabia

Iran FM visits Baghdad ahead of Iraq PM trip to Saudi Arabia

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Iraq Sunday and met with the country's top officials, including the prime minister, president and foreign minister. Later, Khamenei received al-Kad...

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US Charges 2 Chinese Hackers for Stealing Trade Secrets, Targeting Activists

US Charges 2 Chinese Hackers for Stealing Trade Secrets, Targeting Activists

The Justice Department said they also targeted "non-governmental organizations, and individual dissidents, clergy, and democratic and human rights activists in the United States and overseas, inclu...

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UK Govt Criticized for 'Lack of Curiosity' About Russian 'Meddling'

UK Govt Criticized for 'Lack of Curiosity' About Russian 'Meddling'

That could further fuel claims from Johnson's opponents about a lack of political will at the heart of government to reveal the extent of Russian involvement and influence in Britain. The Labour fro...

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Man takes 20 people hostage on a bus in Ukraine

Man takes 20 people hostage on a bus in Ukraine

Two of the bus's windows were smashed, and other windows were covered with curtains. The man had originally been holding about 20 hostages but released three shortly before the police moved in. "The...

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NSW's Police Commissioner Is Now Parroting Blatant Lies About Melbourne's BLM Protests

NSW's Police Commissioner Is Now Parroting Blatant Lies About Melbourne's BLM Protests

Black Lives Matter protests gained new strength after the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, where a police officer pinned his neck to the ground. She also said Ms. Kinzer was sacked for la...

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Amid China standoff, Indian, US navies hold military drill

Amid China standoff, Indian, US navies hold military drill

Just three weeks after India and Japan conducted a small naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal, the world's largest warship, the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered carrier of the US Navy accompanied by i...

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Trump to send federal law enforcement to Democrat-led cities

Trump to send federal law enforcement to Democrat-led cities

Authorities over the weekend erected large fences around the building in an effort to keep away the protesters who have been on Portland's streets daily since the police killing of George Floyd in M...

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Oxford vaccine found

Oxford vaccine found "SAFE" in early trials; triggers immune system response

He said the vaccine seemed to produce a comparable level of antibodies to those produced by people who recovered from a COVID-19 infection and hoped that the T-cell response would provide extra protec...

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Former Fox News host Ed Henry accused of rape by producer

Former Fox News host Ed Henry accused of rape by producer

Fox News fired Henry in early July , citing "willful sexual misconduct" that the network had learned about when Eckhart's attorneys contacted them. The suit also said Eckhart, whose complaint led to...

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Gunman attacks family of NJ federal judge, 20-year-old son killed

Gunman attacks family of NJ federal judge, 20-year-old son killed

Hollander's body was found in NY state on Monday morning, hours after the shooting. Investigators believe Judge Salas's husband Mark Anderl was the intended target. "He's been arguing with us sinc...

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Expert commentary: Oxford vaccine candidate

Expert commentary: Oxford vaccine candidate

Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute, Zydus Cadila, Panacea Biotec, Indian Immunologicals, Mynvax and Biological E are among the domestic pharma firms working on the coronavirus vaccines in India. The co...

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