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Twitter wades into bidding war for TikTok's United States arm

Twitter wades into bidding war for TikTok's United States arm

Analysts and bankers have said that TikTok's United States business could be worth anywhere from $20 billion to $50 billion, thanks to the company's user base of over 100 million customers in the U.S....

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Aussie state borders to stay shut as daily deaths hit new high

Aussie state borders to stay shut as daily deaths hit new high

Police on horseback patrol the Melbourne central business district on August 9, 2020, as the city struggles to cope with a COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Melbourne, home to almost 5 million people, ha...

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New Zealand Celebrates 100 Days Free of Coronavirus Spread

New Zealand Celebrates 100 Days Free of Coronavirus Spread

Two additional cases were reported as having recovered, so there were now 21 active cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation facilities, the Ministry of Health said. "We need everyone to play their pa...

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Georgia High School 'Temporarily' Switches To Virtual Learning After 9 Positive Tests

Georgia High School 'Temporarily' Switches To Virtual Learning After 9 Positive Tests

Last week, the high school in Dallas, Georgia, - about 40 miles from Atlanta- drew in across the country attention since of Hannah'sphoto The viral image revealed trainees in a congested school hallwa...

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Gas explosion levels 3 Baltimore homes; 1 dead, 1 trapped

Gas explosion levels 3 Baltimore homes; 1 dead, 1 trapped

The blast - near Labyrinth and Reisterstown Roads - killed at least one woman and sent two people to nearby hospitals, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department . Officials from Baltimore Gas...

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Trump lawyers make final pitch to block tax record release

Trump lawyers make final pitch to block tax record release

It would rely on employers' compliance and does not help Americans who are out of work. The President's move, for example, to defer payroll tax contributions for some Americans is now failing in t...

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Secret Service pulls Trump out of press conference at White House

Secret Service pulls Trump out of press conference at White House

The president said "Oh", and left the podium. The battle was fought from July 1-3, 1863, and the Union's victory ended Confederate General Robert E. Trump said the suspect was taken to hospital afte...

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China, Russia and Iran 'election threats'

China, Russia and Iran 'election threats'

Friday's announcement was blunter than a statement on election interference that Evanina made in July, which did not mention either Trump or Biden. Intelligence Community (IC). "She was responsi...

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The days of press freedom in Hong Kong seem numbered

The days of press freedom in Hong Kong seem numbered

Jimmy Lai, who is 71, has an estimated worth of over $1 billion. China insists the law is necessary to restore order after last year's mass protests, but critics say it tramples on the freedoms gu...

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UP: Week saw highest Covid cases, deaths

UP: Week saw highest Covid cases, deaths

On 31st May 2020, approximately 224 COVID -19 fatalities were reported. The rise in daily caseload took the tally to 22, 15,075 including 6, 34,945 active cases, 15, 35,744 cured or discharged and...

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5.1 magnitude quake rattles Virginia, North Carolina

5.1 magnitude quake rattles Virginia, North Carolina

Early reports did not indicate any major injuries or widespread damage, according to NBC News affiliate WCNC . Sunday's quake is one of the biggest to impact Virginia since the 5.8-magnitude natura...

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Add Trump to Mount Rushmore? ‘Sounds like a good idea,’ he says

Add Trump to Mount Rushmore? ‘Sounds like a good idea,’ he says

According to the Times , when Trump visited the monument on July 3, she greeted the president with a 4-foot replica of Mount Rushmore with Trump's face added. Noem said she thought that Trump was j...

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Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Meanwhile, China would want for President Trump to lose this year's presidential elections since it considers him unpredictable. The top counterintelligence official in the USA government answered...

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United Kingdom names 'Channel threat commander' as crossings surge

United Kingdom names 'Channel threat commander' as crossings surge

The government has come under increasing political pressure from critics to tackle the issue and has floated the idea of using the Royal Navy to patrol the Channel. And she urged the French authorit...

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U.S. reaches 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases

U.S. reaches 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases

It came after President Trump announced Saturday that he would take executive action to extend coronavirus relief efforts that expired after negotiations with Congress stalled out. US Covid-19 cas...

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Over 4K new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH on Monday

Over 4K new COVID-19 cases reported by FDOH on Monday

Tarrant County has reported a total of 34,165 COVID-19 cases, including 422 deaths and an estimated 22,792 recoveries. It's the 13th straight day the number of new cases was under 10,000. Lucie and Vo...

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US Tops Five Million Coronavirus Cases

US Tops Five Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to aReuters tally. In the current study , they developed a low-priced app...

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Mauritius declare state of environmental emergency after huge oil spill

A state of emergency was declared by Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, who then asked French President Emmanuel Macron for assistance with the clean-up. "We will never be able to recover from this dam...

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Shots fired in Chicago street clashes

Shots fired in Chicago street clashes

A large crowd, responding to false rumors the young man was a child, gathered at the scene to hurl things at officers who were holding the line to protect the crime scene. Michael Pfleger, a promi...

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Essex Records 11 New Cases of COVID-19

Essex Records 11 New Cases of COVID-19

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has announced 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the region. Ontario recorded no new COVID-19 deaths in the last day, while the number of active cases sits at 994. In O...

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Joe Arpaio loses Republican primary for sheriff to his former chief deputy

Joe Arpaio loses Republican primary for sheriff to his former chief deputy

The candidate to take on Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone in November general election will have to wait. Maricopa County officials reported Arpaio lost with 150,116 votes to Sheridan's 156,39...

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United Kingdom won't hesitate to add nations to quarantine list: Sunak

United Kingdom won't hesitate to add nations to quarantine list: Sunak

The Bahamas, Andorra and Belgium will be taken off the UK's quarantine-exemption list, it has been announced. "What I can say to people is we're in the midst of a global pandemic and that means ther...

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United States surpasses 5 million positive COVID-19 cases

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the US has reached 5 million, by far the highest in the world. Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has been criticized for his response to the virus, calling...

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Rushmore, but says it ‘sounds like a good idea’

Rushmore, but says it ‘sounds like a good idea’

But, according to the reports, it's a dream of Trump's and it's something he has brought up a couple of times . Last year, a White House aide contacted Kristi Noem's office asking about the pro...

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Death toll in Kerala tea plantation landslide rises

Death toll in Kerala tea plantation landslide rises

In the wake of the mishap at the estate, all district collectors have been asked to ensure safety of people living in estate quarters in the state, " he had said yesterday. More than 300 people have d...

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League player and spectators stabbed in footy brawl

League player and spectators stabbed in footy brawl

He said a "six-inch kitchen knife" was the alleged weapon used. The spokesperson said the man who had the knife "was not well mentally" but said investigations into whether the individuals knew each...

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Amit Shah has not undergone any fresh Covid-19 test

Amit Shah has not undergone any fresh Covid-19 test

Meanwhile, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday stated that India's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 68.32%. Earlier, Shah, the former BJP president, had announced last Sund...

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Canada's Last Fully Intact Ice Shelf Collapses

Canada's Last Fully Intact Ice Shelf Collapses

A research camp was lost when the shelf broke apart, as was the Northern Hemisphere's last known epishelf , a kind of freshwater lake, flanked by ice, that sits on top of ocean water. "The very small...

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United States coronavirus cases top 5 million

United States coronavirus cases top 5 million

In all, the data by Maryland-based university showed over 5,000,603 positive test results have been registered so far, with more than 162,400 Covid-19-related deaths. MA is 12th in the nation for to...

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Twitter joins race to buy TikTok's U.S. operations

With its roots in China, where it's known as Douyin, the app has arguably become the largest challenger to US social media tech companies in years. A similar executive order has also been issued for...

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Lebanese president rejects rumors on Beirut blast intl. probe

Lebanese president rejects rumors on Beirut blast intl. probe

Lebanon's environment minister resigned on Sunday , saying the government had lost a number of opportunities to reform, a statement said. The political haggling put off more resignations, and a Cab...

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Azar arrives in Taiwan, marking the most senior USA visit in decades

Azar arrives in Taiwan, marking the most senior USA visit in decades

China had earlier reacted angrily to United States announcement on sending health secretary Alex Azar to Taiwan, where he is due to meet President Tsai Ing-wen and other top officials. The rapidly ...

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Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under security law

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under security law

Hong Kong police said in a statement that seven people had been arrested on suspicion of violating the national security law , but did not reveal the names of those arrested. In February, the busine...

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Sunday heat & humidity, t-storm chance early week

Sunday heat & humidity, t-storm chance early week

Tuesday and Wednesday are looking like the pick days of the week this week. This line of storms should move out of the area around 8 p.m. A First Alert Weather Day through late this afternoon into ...

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Fire at COVID-19 facility kills 7 in south India

Fire at COVID-19 facility kills 7 in south India

According to sources, short circuit is thought to be the reason behind the fire, but there's no confirmation as yet. Several fire tenders were sent to the scene and are still fighting to put out the...

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