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Philippines studies 'accelerated' approval of Russia's coronavirus vaccine

Philippines studies 'accelerated' approval of Russia's coronavirus vaccine

The WHO maintain a draft landscape of the COVID-19 candidate vaccines which provides regular updates on their clinical testing status - but there is no mention of Gam-COVID-Vac being in a Phase III t...

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New Zealand’s Ardern kicks off election campaign after taming virus

New Zealand’s Ardern kicks off election campaign after taming virus

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited Radha Krishna temple in Auckland on Thursday, August 6, and paid full respects to the Hindu deity. "And if you'd told me that we would have just com...

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Biden leads Trump by 5 points in Wisconsin

Biden leads Trump by 5 points in Wisconsin

Harris has been a barrier-breaker for much of her political career. FILE - Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about his plans to combat racial inequality ...

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Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd's death

Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd's death

He's already been cuffed for about eight minutes. "I just lost my mom, man". The footage shows Floyd pleading with the officers as they struggle to place him in a squad auto in the minutes before his ...

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Appeals court seems wary of ordering dismissal of Flynn case

Appeals court seems wary of ordering dismissal of Flynn case

Ten judges from the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit were hearing arguments in the politically charged case after a three-judge panel, in a 2-1 ruling on June 24 , directed US...

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Northern Health reaches 100 test-positive cases of COVID-19

There are now 472 active cases in B.C. with eight people in hospital and five of those in ICU. Eight facilities are now contending with active outbreaks. With the fresh cases, India's COVID-19 tally r...

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Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which the latter had won in the 2016 elect...

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India has conducted most coronavirus tests after US: Donald Trump

India has conducted most coronavirus tests after US: Donald Trump

Trump's team contend that the grand jury is looking at a single set of allegations, not the broad look described by the the DA. In its brief to the Supreme Court a year ago, Vance's office said its ...

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N.Zealand reports local virus cases after over 100 days

N.Zealand reports local virus cases after over 100 days

Authorities have detected four cases of COVID-19 in one household from an unknown source, and contact tracing is now underway to prevent further spread, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said late on Tues...

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World COVID-19 Cases Doubled in Seven Weeks, 20 Million Reportedly Infected

World COVID-19 Cases Doubled in Seven Weeks, 20 Million Reportedly Infected

The Health Ministry said that the spread of the coronavirus remains concentrated in 10 states that contribute to more than 80% of new cases. The total number of deaths from the coronavirus has ris...

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Lebanese president vows full probe into Beirut port's deadly blasts

Lebanese president vows full probe into Beirut port's deadly blasts

Lebanon was already struggling with an unprecedented economic crisis before the disaster, with families pushed into poverty and hunger. Damage from the blast is now estimated at $15bn. A push for mor...

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U.S. angers China with high-profile Taiwan visit

U.S. angers China with high-profile Taiwan visit

Both Washington and Taipei stressed that the trip by Azar was aimed at strengthening cooperation on fighting the virus. The top USA official's visit came amid high tensions between Washington and Be...

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Houston County School District confirms 3 positive COVID-19 cases

Houston County School District confirms 3 positive COVID-19 cases

In total, the report said 338,982 children have been sickened with the virus in the US, and half of the USA states reported more than 5,000 confirmed cases in children. The district will have face...

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Trump wants to host G7 after November election

Trump wants to host G7 after November election

President Trump said he was "reluctant" to trust the U.S. intelligence community over Russian President Vladimir Putin because of "Dirty Cops" like former FBI Director James Comey - who he accuse...

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Seattle Police Chief Quits After Council Slashes Budget

Seattle Police Chief Quits After Council Slashes Budget

I want to thank Mayor Durkan for her continuous support through good times and tough times. "I am confident the department will make it through these hard times", she wrote in the letter , which t...

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Russian Federation plans to register 1st Covid vax this week

Russian Federation plans to register 1st Covid vax this week

The researchers said the findings that young people would not get vaccinated were "deeply concerning". An expert committee under the chairmanship of NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul will meet tomorrow t...

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Trump ushered from briefing after shots fired near White House

Trump ushered from briefing after shots fired near White House

The name of the man, 51, and his condition were not released by Sullivan. "The Secret Service Office of Professional Responsibility will be conducting an internal review of the officer's actions", M...

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Biden Must Pick a Black Woman

Biden Must Pick a Black Woman

The list includes: Sean " Diddy " Combs, Bishop William J. Barber, Ben Crump, Chris Paul , Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Omar Epps, "Cedric The Entertainer" Kyles, Nick Cannon , Doug E. Val Demings , Rep...

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Unidentified gunmen kill French aid workers, local guides in Niger

Unidentified gunmen kill French aid workers, local guides in Niger

A Niger security source said the Nigeriens were a guide and a driver. Unidentified gunmen killed six French aid workers and two Nigerien guides who were visiting a wildlife park east of Niger's ...

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Not Clear If Shooting Suspect Near White House Had Bad Intentions

Not Clear If Shooting Suspect Near White House Had Bad Intentions

Nichols' post prompted a series of rebuttals, with one blue-check giving a full-throated defense for violent " fantasies " about the president. Trump returned to the briefing room lectern minutes la...

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Now Twitter Is Looking Into Acquiring TikTok Amid Looming Trump Ban

Now Twitter Is Looking Into Acquiring TikTok Amid Looming Trump Ban

There's also something important to note in Twitter's acquisition history: The company already owned a short-form video platform, Vine, which it summarily shut down in 2016 as creators fled for ap...

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'Black boxes' from Air India jet found

'Black boxes' from Air India jet found

In the aftermath of the Air India Express plane crash at Kozhikode on Friday that killed 18 people including both pilots, authorities are looking to revive plans to extend the airport's runway, with...

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Heatwave continue in Norfolk as thunderstorm warning issued

Heatwave continue in Norfolk as thunderstorm warning issued

Severe thunderstorms could cause disruption across Wales and other parts of the United Kingdom over the next three days, according to the Met Office. Regarding Monday, Mr Snell said: "The warning do...

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Italy revives ancient tradition of 'wine windows'

Italy revives ancient tradition of 'wine windows'

One of the ideas adopted by some establishments in Italy has its origin in the seventeenth century, when a wave of bubonic plague ravaged the country. A recent Euro advisory paper presents the known...

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COVID-19 case count increases in Scioto County

COVID-19 case count increases in Scioto County

When a positive case completes their isolation period and is released by Local Public Health, they can return to work and normal activities. By specific health region, Henry said this equates to 1,2...

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Secret service shoots armed suspect at White House

Secret service shoots armed suspect at White House

President Donald Trump is asked to leave the James Brady Press Briefing Room by a member of the U.S. Secret Service during a news conference at the White House, on August 10, 2020. Minutes into his b...

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Nagasaki observes 75 years of atomic bombing

Nagasaki observes 75 years of atomic bombing

The historic pictures of the tragic incident show that huge blast led to a mushroom cloud, which grew as high as 9,000 metres (30,000 feet). On Aug. 15, Japan surrendered, ending World War II. These b...

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Secret Service agents shoot someone near White House

He said the person was shot off of the White House premises, but right near the fence. The doors to the White House briefing room were locked shortly before Trump was escorted out. The last high-pro...

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to start vaccine trials

The study found that people were more likely to reject the vaccine due to their attitudes and beliefs about science and authority, rather than reasons related to coronavirus itself. There are no con...

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COVID Count Crosses 22 Lakh In India

COVID Count Crosses 22 Lakh In India

The case fatality rate has dropped to about 2 per cent. At 1,433, Pune city reported the highest number of new cases in the day and 58 deaths. India had crossed the 20-lakh mark on Friday. Maharasht...

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Bill Gates: US only country to have coronavirus 'testing insanity'

Bill Gates: US only country to have coronavirus 'testing insanity'

Get the entire 10-part series on Ray Dalio in PDF. "No other country has this testing insanity because they won't talk about fixing it because they're -you know, they think they need to just keep acti...

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Pelosi says election threats from Russia, China aren't equal

Pelosi says election threats from Russia, China aren't equal

The top counterintelligence official in the USA government answered calls for more transparency ahead of November's presidential election Friday, and revealed the government's assessment of ongoin...

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100 arrested after mass looting breaks out in Chicago

100 arrested after mass looting breaks out in Chicago

On Monday, Brown said the suspect shot by police was a 20-year-old man. A security guard and a civilian were struck by gunfire and taken to the hospital in critical conditions. "That is simply not t...

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US President Donald Trump says there was shooting outside WH

US President Donald Trump says there was shooting outside WH

Trump said the suspect was taken to hospital after being shot by the Secret Service. He told reporters: "There was a shooting outside of the White House and seems to be very well under control". The...

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Almost 100K Children in US Test Positive in 2 Weeks

Almost 100K Children in US Test Positive in 2 Weeks

The rate of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) cases among children in the USA raised by 40% in the last 2 weeks of July, according to a new data report. That represents 8.8% of all COVID-19 cases. 5, 2020...

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