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Crashed plane packed with cocaine was bound for Australia, police say

Crashed plane packed with cocaine was bound for Australia, police say

The AFP, working with Queensland and Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, and the national police force, has charged five men linked to the incident, ...

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33 crew test positive for virus on Norwegian cruise ship

33 crew test positive for virus on Norwegian cruise ship

Among the infected on board the "MS Roald Amundsen" are three people from Germany, France and Norway, all others are Filipino citizens, said a spokesman for the city of Tromsö on Saturday. Four crew m...

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How Hurricane Isaias could impact New England

How Hurricane Isaias could impact New England

The good news about the storm is that it doesn't linger much after Wednesday morning. Isaias could be at its peak strength now and may weaken in the next day or two. They were heading for a splashdown...

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STATE OF DISASTER: Melbourne to enter stage four lockdown

STATE OF DISASTER: Melbourne to enter stage four lockdown

Premier Daniel Andrews is due to speak on the latest figures and to outline further announcements on employment rules later today. "We can no longer have people simply out and about for no good rea...

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Two aircraft collide, legislator among 7 killed

Two aircraft collide, legislator among 7 killed

Knopp was the only occupant in one of the planes, while the other aircraft involved in the crash was a single-engine de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver that carried six people. "I looked up and I saw a plane ...

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‘Normality will return in December’: Duterte extends coronavirus curbs in Philippines

‘Normality will return in December’: Duterte extends coronavirus curbs in Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte has approved placing Metro Manila and nearby provinces such as Laguna, Cavite, Rizal and Bulacan under so-called "Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine" until August 18, his...

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Joe Biden VP Candidate Karen Bass Walks Back Praise For Castro, Scientology

Joe Biden VP Candidate Karen Bass Walks Back Praise For Castro, Scientology

Chris Wallace pressed Bass over her statement on the passing of Fidel Castro , which read, "The passing of the Comandante en Jefe is a great loss to the people of Cuba". "I know that there is not fr...

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UK MP Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Offences

UK MP Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Offences

The Metropolitan Police confirmed "a man in his 50s" was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of rape and has since been bailed. Asked whether the accused man should have the whip removed, Housing Secr...

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Devotees offer namaz at Jama Masjid on Eid Al-Adha -NK#135687

Devotees offer namaz at Jama Masjid on Eid Al-Adha -NK#135687

A total of 36 police personnel were suspended for dereliction of duty after they failed to show up at the scheduled time of 5 am to look after the arrangements on Eid al-Adha on Saturday. "I extend my...

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Media barred from US Republican convention when Trump will receive nomination

Media barred from US Republican convention when Trump will receive nomination

The still-soaring coronavirus cases forced Trump to cancel in July the part of the convention planned for Florida, and move the venue back to North Carolina. 'We are working within the parameters set ...

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Amit Shah says he has tested positive for coronavirus

Amit Shah says he has tested positive for coronavirus

Shah took to Twitter to announce that he has been tested positive for coronavirus and admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors. Mr also requested that all those "who have come in contact with...

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Trump is planning to ban TikTok in the United States

Trump is planning to ban TikTok in the United States

Trump told reporters onboard Air Force One late on Friday that he would issue an order for TikTok to be banned in the United States. The proposed divestment would not necessarily affect TikTok...

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Jim Jordan Grills Fauci On Coronavirus Spread And Democrats Encouraging Protests

Jim Jordan Grills Fauci On Coronavirus Spread And Democrats Encouraging Protests

Improve knowledge of the virus . Most vaccines take a decade to develop, test and market. Fauci also cited emerging science on the role of children in transmission dynamics as vital to push forwar...

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Australian state of Victoria imposes curfew, state of disaster to contain coronavirus

Australian state of Victoria imposes curfew, state of disaster to contain coronavirus

Andrews said his government was deeply anxious that 49 "mystery cases" identified on Saturday could indicate the virus was spreading widely through the Melbourne community and confirmed he was in disc...

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Southern California 'Apple Fire' forces almost 8000 to evacuate

Southern California 'Apple Fire' forces almost 8000 to evacuate

Flames leapt along brushy ridge tops and came close to homes while some 375 firefighters attacked it from the ground and air, authorities said. But it remained 0 percent contained Saturday evening. "A...

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Yonkers School District submits hybrid learning plan for fall reopening

Yonkers School District submits hybrid learning plan for fall reopening

By a unanimous vote, the board approved a recommendation by the district's superintendent. Yonkers School District submitted its reopening proposal to the state Department of Health Friday. This wil...

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Victoria records 650 new coronavirus cases as dozens continue to flout rules

Victoria records 650 new coronavirus cases as dozens continue to flout rules

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews hasn't explained exactly what "stage four" will mean yet. The new restrictions aim to limit movement and the number of people Victorians come in contact with. "You'll...

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Coronavirus cases in India cross 17 lakh mark; death toll at 37364

Coronavirus cases in India cross 17 lakh mark; death toll at 37364

Among these cases 5,45,318 are active. Delhi has a total of 10,743 active cases and 3,936 deaths . The death toll has reached 35,747. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like ...

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World Health Organization expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19

World Health Organization expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19

More than 16.8 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, including some 662,000 deaths, have been reported to the World Health Organization globally as of Thursday afternoon, according to its latest dashboa...

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Mexico Overtakes UK to Have World's Third-Most COVID-19 Deaths

Mexico Overtakes UK to Have World's Third-Most COVID-19 Deaths

Hurricane Isaias' imminent arrival forced the closure of some outdoor testing sites even though Florida has become a major hot spot, and other states in the path of the storm prepared emergency shelte...

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Pompeo proud Aust stepping up on China

Pompeo proud Aust stepping up on China

In testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Thursday, Pompeo committed to continuing to send information to Senate Republicans, according to the statement. "Our diplomatic efforts...

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Plans to further ease lockdown measures in England scrapped, says PM

Plans to further ease lockdown measures in England scrapped, says PM

The further easing of lockdown in England due on August 1 would have allowed small wedding receptions and the reopening of bowling alleys and casinos. The chief medical officer told a Downing Street...

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South Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass half a million

South Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass half a million

Even with South Africa's caseload ranked among the top five for confirmed cases globally, it is ranked 17th in the death rate, according to JHU data . South Africa is now fifth in the world in nu...

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Over 60 die in India after consuming poisonous alcohol

Over 60 die in India after consuming poisonous alcohol

Sources informed that the cops had identified two more persons who were still absconding. An official told AFP that 11 people had died in Gurdaspur district. The inquiry will look into the facts and...

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Former US presidential candidate dies after battle with coronavirus

Former US presidential candidate dies after battle with coronavirus

Cain had been hospitalized for a month in the southern city of Atlanta and initially appeared to regain strength but faltered again in recent days. There is also a new government website offering in...

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High-ranking Chicago officer dies, apparently shot himself

High-ranking Chicago officer dies, apparently shot himself

Deputy Chief Dion Boyd , a 30-year veteran, had been promoted less than two weeks ago. Brown did not disclose the cause of death but multiple local media outlets reported that Boyd had shot himsel...

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United States takes new action against Iran

United States takes new action against Iran

The Iranian manoeuvres were staged amid heightened tensions between Iran and the United States. He reaffirmed his position that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) controls Iran's construct...

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Berlin protest over virus restrictions draws thousands

Berlin protest over virus restrictions draws thousands

DW's von Hammerstein continued: "I talked to numerous protesters here and there is a wide variety of people who have come here from all over Germany ". Unlike the US, Brazil and Britain, Germany's...

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Inter Wish Muslim Nerazzurri Fans A Happy Eid Al-Adha

Inter Wish Muslim Nerazzurri Fans A Happy Eid Al-Adha

Inter have taken to photo sharing social media platform Instagram to wish observing fans a happy Eid al-Adha, the second Islamic holidays which is celebrated worldwide each year. Dr Umar Al-Qadri, cha...

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Republican lawmakers reject Trump’s suggestion to delay elections

Republican lawmakers reject Trump’s suggestion to delay elections

Florida Senator Marco Rubio contradicted President Donald Trump on the issue of mail-in voting, and he did so in a particularly interesting forum: a Trump campaign conference call with reporters...

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Iran Arrests Leader of 'US-Based Terrorist Group'

Iran Arrests Leader of 'US-Based Terrorist Group'

Iranian media says Tondar's chief was "captured by Iranian forces during a complicated intelligence operation", and called his arrest a "heavy blow" to the organisation. The statement issued on Saturd...

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Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

It was said Yadav needed him as much as he needed him, and he was sent to the Rajya Sabha again in 2016. A couple of hours prior to his demise, Singh had paid tribute to freedom fighter Lokmanya T...

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Jordan grills Fauci on protests spreading coronavirus

Jordan grills Fauci on protests spreading coronavirus

Trump tweeted: "Somebody please tell Congressman Clyburn, who doesn't have a clue, that the chart he put up indicating more CASES for the USA than Europe, is because we do MUCH MORE testing than any ...

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Rupert Murdoch's son resigns from News Corporation board

Rupert Murdoch's son resigns from News Corporation board

Lachlan is also the executive chairman and CEO of Fox Corporation which owns the right-wing USA network Fox News. Rupert and Lachlan wished James well in a joint statement. Youngest and liberal-le...

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U.S. court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

U.S. court overturns Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

U.S. Circuit Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson wrote in the 182-page ruling that the trial judge "fell short" of ruling out biases in jurors during the selection process. Tsarnaev, now 27, and his brother ...

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