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Lebanon eyes state of emergency after deadly Beirut blast

Lebanon eyes state of emergency after deadly Beirut blast

The source of the ignition was still unclear, he said . Aoun assembled the country's High Defence Council following the explosion. The Rhosus is owned by Igor Grechushkin, a Russian national and ...

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Facebook removes Trump video over false virus claim

Facebook removes Trump video over false virus claim

Facebook took down a video President Trump posted to his account Wednesday, citing its rules against false claims about the coronavirus. "As a result of the Committee to Defend the President's ...

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Lawsuit claims Saudi prince sent hit team to Canada

Lawsuit claims Saudi prince sent hit team to Canada

Despite the thwarted mission, Aljabri continues to believe his life is in danger and fears that bin Salman wants to send agents from the US into Canada by land to "complete the job". "Bin Salman in fa...

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Mike Pompeo offers US$10 million reward over United States election interference

Mike Pompeo offers US$10 million reward over United States election interference

The bounty program came the same day the Department's Global Engagement Center highlighted the threat of online disinformation from Russian Federation in a report. Democratic leaders in the US Congres...

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Sri Lanka parliamentary election expected to back Rajapaksas

Sri Lanka parliamentary election expected to back Rajapaksas

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was elected last November after projecting himself as the only leader who could secure the country after the Daesh-inspired bombings of churches and hotels on Easter Sunda...

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Boris Govt Admits 50 Million Masks It Purchased Are Unusable

Boris Govt Admits 50 Million Masks It Purchased Are Unusable

The British government said another 150 million masks of a different type supplied by Ayanda are still being tested. But the legal doc found by the BBC notes that Mr Mills requested the government i...

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Teens arrested with AK47 at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

Teens arrested with AK47 at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

The three teens were taken into custody soon after they breached the walls around the resort on Friday, according to Palm Beach Police spokesman Michael Ogrodnick , who said the boys tried to dump ...

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Coronavirus: Two positive tests at Aberdeen ahead of St Johnstone trip

Coronavirus: Two positive tests at Aberdeen ahead of St Johnstone trip

She said the government was also advising people not to travel to Aberdeen while the restrictions are in place. A spokesman said: "The Scottish Government is disappointed by the actions of these ind...

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U.S. State Department Eases Global Coronavirus Travel Advisory

U.S. State Department Eases Global Coronavirus Travel Advisory

The State Department issued updated country-travel specific alerts, including "Level Four: Do Not Travel" advisories for about 30 countries, including India, Russia, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Costa...

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European court adviser sides against German McCann suspect

ECJ rules do not allow for prosecution for crimes that happened before the extradition case. Christian B, who lived in the Algarve region of Portugal when 3-year-old Madeleine vanished from her bedr...

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Twitter adds labels to state-backed media and government accounts

Twitter adds labels to state-backed media and government accounts

When it comes to labeling government officials, the company said it's focusing on those who represent "the official voice of the state overseas", including "foreign ministers, institutional entities, ...

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Trump Calls Lawsuit To Dissolve NRA 'A Very Terrible Thing'

Trump Calls Lawsuit To Dissolve NRA 'A Very Terrible Thing'

At a press conference announcing the lawsuit earlier on Thursday, James said that a history of law-breaking by the pro-gun group had "contributed to the loss of more than $ 64 million ". While he be...

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Facebook Deletes Trump's Post Over Coronavirus 'False Claims'

Facebook Deletes Trump's Post Over Coronavirus 'False Claims'

A link to the Facebook post redirects users to a page that says: "This content isn't available right now". But this marks the first time the company has removed a post for violating its policies...

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Facebook, Twitter remove Trump clip over Covid misinformation

Facebook, Twitter remove Trump clip over Covid misinformation

Facebook and Twitter announced Wednesday that they have removed a video of President Trump shared on his Facebook page and Twitter account because it contained "false claims " about the coronaviru...

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Pompeo: US to Submit Iran Arms Embargo at UN Next Week

Pompeo: US to Submit Iran Arms Embargo at UN Next Week

The decision sets the stage for a potential crisis at the U.N. Security Council amid rising tensions in the Middle East. Brian Hook, the U.S. special representative for Iran who spearheaded Presiden...

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Beirut explosion raises concern over chemical stockpiles in Australia

Beirut explosion raises concern over chemical stockpiles in Australia

He described as "shocking" reports that 740 tons of ammonium nitrate has been stored in a warehouse near the Chennai port. The seized chemicals are valued at around Rs 1.80 crore. The storage of the...

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LA Mayor Orders Utility Shutoffs at Homes Hosting Illegal House Parties

LA Mayor Orders Utility Shutoffs at Homes Hosting Illegal House Parties

Speaking at a press briefing on Wednesday, Garcetti said that some properties had essentially become "nightclubs in the hills", with the consequences of the large parties rippling throughout the ent...

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Facebook and Twitter remove Trump posts over coronavirus misinformation

Facebook and Twitter remove Trump posts over coronavirus misinformation

President". Both Facebook and Twitter have removed clips of that Fox News interview , leading quite a few Republican voices to complain about "conservative censorship". McEnany also said the ca...

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NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA in Lawsuit

NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA in Lawsuit

An 18-month investigation into the NRA allegedly revealed financial misconduct that contributed to a loss of more than $64 million over three years. In April 2019, former NRA President Oliver Nort...

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All above board: Malaysian police chief insists Al Jazeera probe 'professional'

All above board: Malaysian police chief insists Al Jazeera probe 'professional'

Malaysia's police chief insisted yesterday that investigations into an Al Jazeera documentary are being conducted "professionally" and rejected concerns about worsening media freedom, a day after th...

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Victorian Police clashing with people disobeying lockdown orders

Victorian Police clashing with people disobeying lockdown orders

As per Melbourne police, two female police officers approached a 38-year-old woman, who was not wearing a face covering, near a shopping centre in Frankston on Monday evening. "We've seen them at chec...

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US Raises the Flag, and Stakes, in South China Sea

US Raises the Flag, and Stakes, in South China Sea

Improved flight duration also enables fighters based in mainland China an added opportunity to operate in the South China Sea, something hard for a significant number of the PLAAF's fighters. Phil...

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Book of condolences for the late John Hume opened in Kilkenny

Book of condolences for the late John Hume opened in Kilkenny

The 14th Dalai Lama, 85, was reflecting on the times he'd met Hume during various trips to Northern Ireland. "With his enduring sense of honour, he kept marching on against all odds towards a bright...

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Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump post

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes Trump post

Facebook has removed a post by the US President for a first time. Children are not, it bears repeating, nearly or definitely immune from the coronavirus . Trump made the comment during the inter...

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Bass: I Know ‘an Awful Lot More Now’ About Castro’s Brutality

Bass: I Know ‘an Awful Lot More Now’ About Castro’s Brutality

The former vice president to Barack Obama has promised that he would choose a woman to join his ticket challenging Republican US President Donald Trump in the November 3 election. 'Back in 2010, I a...

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Protest leader Bush ousts 20-year US Rep. Clay in Missouri

Protest leader Bush ousts 20-year US Rep. Clay in Missouri

Jones had criticized Tlaib as being too divisive. Cori Bush , a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police officer's fatal shooting of a Black 18-year-old in Ferguson , ouste...

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Acting State Department inspector general resigns after less than 3 months

Acting State Department inspector general resigns after less than 3 months

What they're saying: "Ambassador Stephen J. Akard, the State Department's Acting Inspector General and the Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, has announced he is returning to the private s...

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Alberta adds 94 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Alberta adds 94 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Dr. Deena Hinshaw gave four days of new COVID-19 test result numbers after the August long weekend. No other details have been released. LaGrange adds that each student in Alberta, from Grades K-1...

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Modi visits temple site with influential Muslims

Modi visits temple site with influential Muslims

Calling it an "emotional moment" for the country, the prime minister said a grand temple would now be built for Lord Ram. The PM's presence at the foundation stone laying ceremony attracted severe c...

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China sent mysterious parcels to Americans

China sent mysterious parcels to Americans

Identified seeds reportedly include mint, sage, lavender, roses and cabbage. Over the past few months, people across the country have received the seeds in unsolicited packages that appear to be com...

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Lebanese Foreign Minister Reportedly Submits Resignation

Lebanese Foreign Minister Reportedly Submits Resignation

Lebanon is mired in its worst economic crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war, with runaway inflation and bank capital controls fuelling poverty, despair and angry street protests. Diab's inherited a co...

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U.S. prosecutor says 'extensive criminal conduct' at Trump organisation reason for investigation

U.S. prosecutor says 'extensive criminal conduct' at Trump organisation reason for investigation

The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China. But he later scrapped the Florida convention, blaming the state's coronav...

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USA health chief Alex Azar to make 'historic' visit to Taiwan

USA health chief Alex Azar to make 'historic' visit to Taiwan

Azar's visit was facilitated by the 2018 passage of the Taiwan Travel Act that encouraged sending higher-level officials to Taiwan after decades during which such contact was rare and freighted with s...

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Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

Joe Biden will not be traveling to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination, the Democratic National Convention Committee announced Wednesday. Biden and Democrats for months have mo...

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Cops Don't Believe NFL Player Involved in L.A. House Party Shooting

Cops Don't Believe NFL Player Involved in L.A. House Party Shooting

One woman was fatally shot and several other people were wounded when at least one gunman opened fire at a house party in an upscale Beverly Crest neighborhood early Tuesday morning. As of Tuesday mor...

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