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Kamala Harris mentions her

Kamala Harris mentions her "chithis" in speech, sends Twitter into a frenzy

In particular, she praised some of the women who paved the way for her and helped secure the passage of the 19th Amendment that granted women the right vote. Harris then described how her mother imm...

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Asian giant hornet trapped near Custer

Asian giant hornet trapped near Custer

Because Asian giant hornet workers increase as a colony develops, the state officials believe that more sightings are likely later in the summer. But experts "confirmed that a few males can indeed eme...

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Delhi: 29% population has antibodies for Covid-19, shows second sero survey

Delhi: 29% population has antibodies for Covid-19, shows second sero survey

Like it was found in the first round, many who were exposed to the virus and developed antibodies were asymptomatic. The samples were processed in 18 labs in Delhi. Compared to the first sero survey t...

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Trump reaffirms plan to withdraw all US troops from Iraq

Trump reaffirms plan to withdraw all US troops from Iraq

The resolution was approved following a drone strike that killed Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, the deputy head of Iraq's Shia militia Hashd al-Shaabi...

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Hurricane Genevieve loses strength off Mexico

Hurricane Genevieve loses strength off Mexico

The storm, which turned into a Category 4 on Tuesday, was expected to skirt Baja California without making landfall, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. Meanwhile, two new tropical depress...

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Manchester bomber's brother sentenced to 55 years in prison

Manchester bomber's brother sentenced to 55 years in prison

The Islamic State group-inspired bombing, carried out by his 22-year-old brother Salman, detonated among crowds of mostly young people leaving the concert at the Manchester Arena . "He may never be r...

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Alternative A-amount grades 'no decreased than mock exams'

Alternative A-amount grades 'no decreased than mock exams'

Some universities are concerned that students may not be given enough time to secure a final grade ahead of the start of term in autumn. In England, Ofqual awarded lower grades than teachers had est...

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Trump must give his tax returns to NY prosecutor, judge rules

Trump must give his tax returns to NY prosecutor, judge rules

US President Donald Trump can not block a prosecutor's subpoena issued to his accounting firm for eight years of his tax returns , a federal judge ruled on Thursday. "And this is a fishing expe...

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Ford says Ontario has proactive coronavirus testing plan for schools in hotspots

Ford says Ontario has proactive coronavirus testing plan for schools in hotspots

The president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation said Ford's fiery rhetoric directed at the unions is an attempt to deflect the blame he's feeling from parents. The proposal would se...

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Supporters say Russian opposition figure Navalny poisoned

Supporters say Russian opposition figure Navalny poisoned

Navalny is in the intensive care unit for toxicology patients in Omsk Emergency Hospital No. 1, the TASS state news agency confirmed. Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo sta...

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US ends agreements with Hong Kong which says it is a 'pawn'

US ends agreements with Hong Kong which says it is a 'pawn'

The Hong Kong government "strongly objects to and deplores the US' action, which is widely seen as a move to create troubles in the China-US relationship, using Hong Kong as a pawn", said a spokespe...

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Coronavirus: What New Zealand is doing to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: What New Zealand is doing to get a Covid-19 vaccine

Roughly 10 days after becoming the first nation to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, an announcement greeted with skepticism by many in the worldwide community, Russian Federation now said it intends to...

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Alexei Navalny: Russia opposition head ‘poisoned’ and in coma, says spokeswoman

A fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin , Mr Navalny started feeling ill when returning to Moscow from Tomsk in Siberia by plane on Wednesday morning, Ms Yarmysh said. Unlike Mr. Putin, who for s...

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New Zealand records 13 new coronavirus cases, 12 linked to Auckland cluster

New Zealand records 13 new coronavirus cases, 12 linked to Auckland cluster

There are now 96 active cases in the country. Ruling out the deliveries leaves a substantial enigma over the origin of the outbreak, which broke New Zealand's 102-day streak of no locally-transmitte...

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Ex DHS Official: Trump Wanted to Swap Puerto Rico For Greenland

Ex DHS Official: Trump Wanted to Swap Puerto Rico For Greenland

Taylor said that they ultimately instructed the Federal Emergency Management Agency not to follow through with the apparent order cutting off the money. With that said, a former DISGRUNTLED EMPLOYEE n...

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Facebook removes 790 QAnon groups, restricts over 10,000 Instagram accounts

Facebook removes 790 QAnon groups, restricts over 10,000 Instagram accounts

The pro-Donald Trump movement known as QAnon, which surfaced in 2017 on 4chan, is primarily "an online trolling and disinformation movement" whose followers believe "world governments are being contro...

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Ex-Spanish king Juan Carlos in UAE: royals

Ex-Spanish king Juan Carlos in UAE: royals

Although his alleged opaque fortune in secret accounts in Switzerland is being investigated not only in the Swiss country but also in Spain, Juan Carlos I is not the subject of any case and his lawyer...

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Large natural disaster hits off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

Large natural disaster hits off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

The magnitude 6.9 quake hit about 5:29 a.m. and was centered 128.1 km (79.4 miles) west of Bengkulu, Indonesia, the agency said. 'But until now we haven't received any report of damages due to the e...

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President Trump Calls For Goodyear Tire Boycott Over MAGA Hat Ban

Boycotts, like tariffs, are a favorite in Trump's political and economic toolkit. Citing its "BAN ON MAGA HATS" in a Wednesday morning tweet , Trump had called on his followers to boycott Good...

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SW China's Sichuan activates top flood emergency response

SW China's Sichuan activates top flood emergency response

Sichuan , through which the Yangtze river flows, raised its emergency response to the maximum level on Tuesday to cope with a new round of torrential rainfall. The 71m-tall statue, a Unesco heritage s...

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Ontario confirms 102 new COVID cases today

There are now 798 active cases of the coronavirus among B.C. residents, most of whom are isolating at home. No new deaths have been recorded, but the number of patients in hospital has risen from fo...

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United States says it will not seek death penalty against ISIS 'Beatles'

United States says it will not seek death penalty against ISIS 'Beatles'

He made the pledge to gain access to British evidence against the two, who are being held in Iraq by the U.S. military. The ISIS members - originally a group of four men - were called the Beatles ...

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Swiss town coated in CHOCOLATE after ventilation mishap at Lindt factory

Swiss town coated in CHOCOLATE after ventilation mishap at Lindt factory

The fine coating of cocoa dust spread in the area around the factory. The confectionery giant confirmed local reports of a minor mishap with the cooling ventilation on one of its lines for roasted "...

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Dirty Tricks: Bill Clinton & Epstein victim photos emerge before DNC

Dirty Tricks: Bill Clinton & Epstein victim photos emerge before DNC

I could not believe I'd said that. Clinton himself eventually asked the young abuse victim: "Would you mind giving it a crack?" Davies, now in her 40s, has accused Epstein of raping her several time...

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Hennessey Fire Forces Road Closures and Evacuations in Napa County, California

Hennessey Fire Forces Road Closures and Evacuations in Napa County, California

Together, the fires have burned 7,700 acres, causing evacuations and threatening homes near Lake Hennessey and Zinfandel. Social media videos showed a number of houses on fire , and residents were ...

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At DNC, Jill Biden pledges husband Joe will ‘make us whole’

At DNC, Jill Biden pledges husband Joe will ‘make us whole’

It means the world to me and my family". Stevenson said that the suspicion about Biden and Jill's affair first cropped up in August 1974 when she refused to accompany her husband for a 'Bruce Spri...

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YOUR SAY: Virus vaccine will be 'mandatory'

YOUR SAY: Virus vaccine will be 'mandatory'

Australia has secured a deal with the drugmaker AstraZeneca to supply a potential Covid-19 vaccine to its entire population free of charge, the government announced Tuesday, becoming the latest c...

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Trump Rips Ex-DHS Official Who Endorsed Biden

Trump Rips Ex-DHS Official Who Endorsed Biden

Taylor took a job at Google after leaving the Trump administration and is on leave, according to his Twitter profile. The White House denounced Taylor's remarks, pointing out that during his tenure ...

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Killed In Pakistan Boat Capsize

Killed In Pakistan Boat Capsize

The affected persons belong to Mehmoodabad area of Karachi . The lake is a popular tourism spot, attracting most of its visitors from the provincial capital, who often make their way there on day t...

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Making room for Republicans at Democratic National Convention

Mr Trump trails Mr Biden in opinion polls ahead of November's election. After hearing from his home state of DE, which went last in his honour, Biden appeared live alongside Jill Biden to than...

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Notre Dame suspending in-person classes for two weeks following coronavirus spike

Notre Dame suspending in-person classes for two weeks following coronavirus spike

For the following spring 2021 semester, Stanford would welcome back junior and senior students. The statement pointed out that most of those who tested positive were residing off-campus, It ads that...

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Hong Kong Jobless Rate Falls In July

Hong Kong Jobless Rate Falls In July

American authorities on Wednesday formally notified Hong Kong that the United States has withdrawn from three bilateral deals with the semi-autonomous Chinese city on extradition and taxation. The T...

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Australia secures access to Coronavirus vaccine by Oxford-AstraZeneca

Australia secures access to Coronavirus vaccine by Oxford-AstraZeneca

They " re still looking into whether they have the capability and capacity to produce a vaccine. Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses the media during a visit to AstraZeneca. There is also an Aus...

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Germany says Berlin car crash suspect cited Islamist motives, had psychological problems

Germany says Berlin car crash suspect cited Islamist motives, had psychological problems

Local media reported that the man was a 30-year-old Iraqi who had shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest) when getting out of his auto after hitting several vehicles around 6:30 pm (1630 GMT) on Tu...

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Palestinian president says UAE-Israeli peace deal

Palestinian president says UAE-Israeli peace deal "stab in Palestinians' back"

Trump said leaders from the two countries would sign the agreement at the White House in the coming weeks. Sudan quickly denied, however, the comments of its Foreign Ministry spokesman. The agreemen...

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