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Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

As per the government source, Section 10 of the statutory notification aka SRO, explained the goal of issuance of the new SRO which maintained "in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 2 of the ...

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Trump aide Kellyanne Conway to leave White House, citing family reasons

Trump aide Kellyanne Conway to leave White House, citing family reasons

Conway III. Ms Conway, the first woman to manage a winning presidential campaign, said in a statement that she's leaving to focus on her family. The US election will be held on November 3 where ...

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Federal Judge Issues Stay in Trump Challenge of Mail Balloting in Pennsylvania

Federal Judge Issues Stay in Trump Challenge of Mail Balloting in Pennsylvania

Earlier today, President Trump tweeted that mail drop boxes are a "voter security disaster", that allow people to vote multiple times. Also, who controls them, are they placed in Republican or Democ...

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Pompeo kicks off his visit to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, UAE

Pompeo kicks off his visit to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain, UAE

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Israel, Sudan, Bahrain , and the United Arab Emirates August 23-28. He also said ending the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories is ...

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US House approves $25 bn for postal service amid voting dispute

US House approves $25 bn for postal service amid voting dispute

I cant see how the Senate can avoid it unless they do so to their peril. "That's all it was", Collins said on Sunday describing the vote. Still, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., ha...

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Kim Jong Un in a coma as his sister takes regulate

Kim Jong Un in a coma as his sister takes regulate

It's been reported that the leader of North Korea has fallen into a coma as he transferred some of his power to his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong . Earlier this 7 days, it was claimed that Kim Jon...

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Pence denies hearing Trump embrace QAnon

Pence denies hearing Trump embrace QAnon

On CBS, Pence said, "I don't know anything about that conspiracy theory". Days earlier, he had ignored a question about QAnon at another White House briefing. "We're saving the world from a radical ...

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Novel coronavirus claims 800,000 lives globally

Novel coronavirus claims 800,000 lives globally

While the number of new cases is down from a peak in July, the country is still seeing over 360,000 new cases a week. Schools there reopened two weeks ago, and at least 41 schools this week reported s...

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Pompeo to travel to Israel, UAE, 2 other nations

Pompeo to travel to Israel, UAE, 2 other nations

As per the US Department of State, Pompeo will travel to these countries between August 23-28. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Mr Pompeo would meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin N...

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China approves emergency usage of COVID-19 vaccines, official says

China approves emergency usage of COVID-19 vaccines, official says

The company is taking the financial risk that the results of the trials will not finally be as expected. It is likely to start the trials next week. The Serum Institute of India on Sunday dismissed ...

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Trump hits setback in NY tax return case

Trump hits setback in NY tax return case

The high court had returned the case to Marrero to give Trump's lawyers a chance to raise other concerns about the subpoena issued by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. Vance is reportedl...

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Iran retrieves cockpit recordings from downed Ukraine Airlines jet

Iran retrieves cockpit recordings from downed Ukraine Airlines jet

Iranian and Ukrainian officials have held talks on compensation to be paid to the families of the victims. Iran has been in talks with Ukraine, Canada and other nations that had citizens aboard th...

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Victoria party host fined $2,300 for COVID-19 safety violations

Victoria party host fined $2,300 for COVID-19 safety violations

Elsewhere in B.C., there have been 417 cases in Interior Health, 160 in Island Health and 122 in Northern Health. "COVID-19 is going to be with us for the foreseeable future", the health officials s...

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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flown to Berlin in 'very worrying' condition

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny flown to Berlin in 'very worrying' condition

Medical specialists carry Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on a stretcher into an ambulance on their way to an airport before his medical evacuation to Germany in Omsk, Russia August 22, 2...

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Twitter flags another lying, rule-violating tweet from Donald Trump

Twitter flags another lying, rule-violating tweet from Donald Trump

We're nearly four years into this presidency and most sane thinkers have come to view Trump as a walking, talking, rage-filled manifestation of the " old man yells at cloud " meme. President Donald Tr...

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Hurricane watches issued along Gulf Coast as Marco strengthens

Hurricane watches issued along Gulf Coast as Marco strengthens

Laura is expected to move through the central and northwestern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday night and Wednesday. "The combination of a unsafe storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near th...

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Watching rain & storms chances and the tropics closely

Watching rain & storms chances and the tropics closely

Visit PennLive.com/weather for your latest weather updates. Could see an overnight shower but most areas will stay dry for the night. Tuesday looks to be mostly sunny and still rather humid, wit...

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Israel's Netanyahu accepts budget compromise, avoids election

Israel's Netanyahu accepts budget compromise, avoids election

But the crisis has deeper roots in the troubled partnership between Netanyahu and Gantz, economic troubles stemming from the country's coronavirus outbreak and the prime minister's ongoing corruption ...

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Covid-19 tally crosses 3-million mark

Covid-19 tally crosses 3-million mark

While the country's COVID-19 tally neared the 30-lakh mark, the total number of recoveries has surged to 22,22,577 and exceed active cases by over 15 lakh as on date. As has been reported from the sta...

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13 killed during stampede at illegal nightclub party in Peru, officials say

13 killed during stampede at illegal nightclub party in Peru, officials say

Police said 23 people were arrested. Peru imposed one of the earliest and strictest lockdowns in Latin America to stop the spread of coronavirus - but has still seen cases rise rapidly. "I feel so...

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In leaked recordings, Trump's sister says he 'has no principles'

In leaked recordings, Trump's sister says he 'has no principles'

File photo: US President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One prior to departure from Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, June 25, 2020. He couldn't believe it and as...

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China defends Wuhan's massive pool party

China defends Wuhan's massive pool party

COVID-19, a disease caused by the coronavirus , has so far affected more than 22.27 million people in the world and has killed 781,162, and is still exhibiting no signs to show respite. China has com...

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Belarus braces for mass protests as Lukashenko orders army to defend nation

Belarus braces for mass protests as Lukashenko orders army to defend nation

Lithuania's foreign ministry also announced Saturday that US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun will visit Lithuania and Russian Federation next week for talks on the election fallout. - Tikhano...

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Telangana: Massive fire breaks out at power station, 9 feared trapped

Telangana: Massive fire breaks out at power station, 9 feared trapped

The deceased were identified as deputy engineer Srinivas Goud, assistant engineers Sundar, Venkat Rao, Mohan Kumar and Uzma Fathima, plant attendant Rambabu and junior attendant Kiran. Energy secretar...

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London's Tower Bridge gets stuck open after mechanical issue

London's famous Tower Bridge , which crosses the River Thames in the heart of the British capital, was stuck open on Saturday, leaving traffic in chaos and onlookers amazed at the sight. A witness sa...

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Archaeology: X-ray imaging provides unique snapshot of ancient animal mummification

Archaeology: X-ray imaging provides unique snapshot of ancient animal mummification

Previous investigations have revealed which animals were wrapped up in bandages, but little was known beyond that. The team, led by Professor Richard Johnston of Swansea University , included exper...

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Trump holds funeral at White House for younger brother Robert

Trump holds funeral at White House for younger brother Robert

Anita McBride, an expert on protocol who served in three USA administrations, said of the funeral venue: "It's completely within the president's aegis to honour his brother there". President Trump ann...

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Pakistan reveals most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim’s whereabouts, imposes financial sanctions

Pakistan reveals most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim’s whereabouts, imposes financial sanctions

Pakistan has made a decision to outlaw 88 members of terrorist organizations, including 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim and 26/11 Mumbai attacks accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in compl...

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Tropical Storm Laura forms in Atlantic, Florida Keys in path

Tropical Storm Laura forms in Atlantic, Florida Keys in path

Laura, which could weaken as it passes over Hispaniola and Cuba this weekend, should be able to recover strength in the Gulf and also hit as a hurricane. According to Philip Klotzbach, a meteorologist...

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Arena bomber 'should never see outside of a jail cell again'

Arena bomber 'should never see outside of a jail cell again'

After the sentence was handed down, Ch Con Ian Hopkins, of Greater Manchester Police, said: 'He's going to have a very long time in a very small prison cell to reflect on his behaviour'. Hashem ...

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Louisiana officials investigating police shooting of 31-year-old black man

Louisiana officials investigating police shooting of 31-year-old black man

As LPD officers attempted to apprehend Pellerin, he fled the scene and a foot pursuit ensued. The man was at a gas station in Lafayette, Louisiana when someone called police to report a disturbance....

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Mexico to Test Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine

Mexico to Test Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine

He was replying to a query about plans for joint venture with Indian pharma companies for producing the vaccine . Sputnik V has been developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and...

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It’s panda-mania as giant panda cub is born at national zoo

It’s panda-mania as giant panda cub is born at national zoo

Mei Xiang , a giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., gave birth Friday evening. It was too early to tell whether the infant is male or female but the baby marks the fourt...

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Outrage in Israel over gang-rape of teenager by 30 men

Outrage in Israel over gang-rape of teenager by 30 men

Police opened an investigation after the teen filed a report on Friday; the investigation was announced on Wednesday. A preliminary investigation revealed that the teenager and a friend traveled to ...

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United Kingdom travel quarantine list updated: Croatia added, Portugal removed

United Kingdom travel quarantine list updated: Croatia added, Portugal removed

The British government also announced on Thursday that six more people died from coronavirus across the United Kingdom over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 41,403. Croatia's average number o...

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