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Covid-19: India's August case count crosses 15-lakh mark

Covid-19: India's August case count crosses 15-lakh mark

According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 3,68,27,520 samples have been tested up to August 24 with 9,25,383 samples being tested on Monday. Dr. Elizabeth Brodkin, Fraser Health's interim chief m...

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China protests alleged U.S. spy plane incursion

China protests alleged U.S. spy plane incursion

He said the United States action could easily have resulted in misjudgment and even accidents, and that the move was an obvious provocation. 'This was a naked act of provocation, ' the ministry said...

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Kremlin dismisses claims that Putin was behind Alexei Navalny's 'poisoning'

Kremlin dismisses claims that Putin was behind Alexei Navalny's 'poisoning'

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said it is wrong to talk about only one possibility at this time, showing reluctance to accept the European Union's calls for an investigation. "We can't take the...

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Man Utd captain Maguire gets suspended prison sentence for Greek assault

I remain strong and confident regarding our innocence in this matter - if anything myself, family and friends are the victims". United and Maguire's defence claim they were not given enough time to ...

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‘Maybe a Sentence’ of Trump’s First RNC Speech Was Truthful

‘Maybe a Sentence’ of Trump’s First RNC Speech Was Truthful

The decision drew the ire of Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham. Republicans, including Trump campaign adviser Brad Parscale , on Monday night complained that Fox News Channel carried little...

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Policy U-Turn as United Kingdom make face masks mandatory at secondary schools

Policy U-Turn as United Kingdom make face masks mandatory at secondary schools

On Tuesday night, the government announced that secondary pupils in local lockdown areas of England would have to wear masks in school corridors. The advice will also apply to further education co...

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Coronavirus: Dr Anthony Fauci warns against rushing out vaccine

Coronavirus: Dr Anthony Fauci warns against rushing out vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision comes after public pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump , despite the medical community asking for caution, as there are no conclusive studies o...

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Coronavirus: Seven new cases of Covid-19, all linked to cluster

Coronavirus: Seven new cases of Covid-19, all linked to cluster

Reach out, find support from people who care and connect with your community. Bloomfield says mandated face coverings could make the difference when it comes to future yo-yo-ing between alert levels...

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Covid-19: Hahn Tweets a Mea Culpa on Convalescent Plasma Claim

Covid-19: Hahn Tweets a Mea Culpa on Convalescent Plasma Claim

Scientists and medical experts have been pushing back against the claims about the treatment since President Donald Trump's announcement on Sunday that the FDA had chose to issue emergency authoriza...

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Turkey and Greece are 'playing with fire', Germany FM warns

Turkey and Greece are 'playing with fire', Germany FM warns

Turkey's Defense Ministry tweeted that two Turkish frigates and an Italian destroyer also conducted training in the eastern Mediterranean Tuesday "to improve coordination and interoperability". "Ins...

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Trump Son-In-Law Kushner to Lead US Delegation on Israel to UAE Flight

Trump Son-In-Law Kushner to Lead US Delegation on Israel to UAE Flight

That boycott had been in place to offer Palestinians support in their efforts to form an independent state. Sudan's transitional government previously agreed in April to pay compensation to the famili...

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Military options are open if China talks fail, says Rawat

Military options are open if China talks fail, says Rawat

There is a growing view in the Army that the Chinese military is not serious about the resolution of the border conflict as it is resorting to "back and forth" negotiations while the Indian side has v...

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1,100-Year-Old Hoard of Islamic Gold Coins Found in Israel

1,100-Year-Old Hoard of Islamic Gold Coins Found in Israel

Perhaps for obvious reasons, the IAA did not specify the exact location of the site where the gold was discovered. The coins date back to the late 9th century, at the height of the Abbasid Caliphat...

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UNSC dismisses USA call for Iran sanctions

UNSC dismisses USA call for Iran sanctions

European nations on the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday expressed opposition to a US effort to invoke "snapback", a mechanism included in the Iran nuclear agreement that permits member na...

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United Kingdom govt changes its mind on masks in English schools

Exemptions include those who can not put on, wear or remove a face covering because of a physical or mental illness or impairment or disability. The organisation said: "Children aged 12 and over sho...

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Speaker removed from RNC program after tweeting anti-Semitic conspiracy theory

Speaker removed from RNC program after tweeting anti-Semitic conspiracy theory

Mendoza began tweeting out the conspiracy theory on Tuesday afternoon but then, hours later, posted a vague apology for "not paying attention to the intent of the whole message". According to prepared...

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Nikki Haley: It is a 'lie' that America is racist

Nikki Haley: It is a 'lie' that America is racist

During her speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention, Haley firmly defended American values and shared her own experience as the daughter of Indian immigrants. "We will continu...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly in a coma

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly in a coma

At this point, the veracity of Chang's claim is not known. Ha thought this restructuring might be meant to take some of the strain of rulership away from Kim Jong-un, and perhaps give him more scape...

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5-story building collapses in India; dozens trapped

5-story building collapses in India; dozens trapped

NDRF teams are present at the spot carrying out the rescue operation. Emergency workers - using shovels and in some cases their bare hands to remove debris - rescued nine people, reports said. Earli...

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German hospital: Poisoning signs found in Russian dissident Navalny

German hospital: Poisoning signs found in Russian dissident Navalny

He is now in a medically induced coma in a Berlin hospital. Navalny's allies have criticized the Russian authorities for failing to open criminal proceedings after the anti-corruption campaigner...

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New York, New Jersey sue Trump, DeJoy over Postal Service changes

New York, New Jersey sue Trump, DeJoy over Postal Service changes

DeJoy denied suggestions by the Democrats that he is enforcing cuts in mailboxes and sorting machines to obstruct postal voting on behalf of Trump. Election wonks have questioned whether USPS will con...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. denies he's resigning as president of Liberty University

Jerry Falwell Jr. denies he's resigning as president of Liberty University

Jerry Falwell Jr - who Donald Trump called "one of the most respected religious leaders in the US" after securing his endorsement - was already on leave after posting a photo of himself with pants un...

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China claims USA spy plane entered no-fly zone

Chinese forces have also confronted US Naval vessels conducting "freedom of navigation operations" near Chinese-held islands, as well as forces from Australia and countries that challenge China's clai...

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Mother appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

Mother appeals for calm after Wisconsin shooting

The most recent police shooting of an African American has sparked outrage and protests in USA cities, including NY and Minneapolis. "It's going to take a miracle for Jacob Blake Jr.to ever walk a...

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Ontario reports 108 new cases of COVID-19

Ontario reports 108 new cases of COVID-19

On Friday, Ottawa reported a significant jump in cases as it confirmed 37 new patients, Peel Region reported 21 new cases, Toronto reported 25 new cases and Niagara Region reported eight new cases. Th...

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Belarus Opposition Activists Detained in the Capital

Belarus Opposition Activists Detained in the Capital

People carry a large historical white-red-white flag of Belarus during an opposition demonstration to protest against presidential election results , in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. German Foreign Minister H...

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Trayford Pellerin: Police clash with protesters in Lafayette, Louisiana fatal shooting

Trayford Pellerin: Police clash with protesters in Lafayette, Louisiana fatal shooting

Guillory, the mayor-president, said "we will not put up with terrorism". They also noted that the shooting comes amidst an ongoing reckoning over "the epidemic of police violence", particularly ag...

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European Union trade chief says he complied with health rules on Irish trip

European Union trade chief says he complied with health rules on Irish trip

Now referred to as "GolfGate", the outcry is being compared to the protest in Britain over a breach of lockdown constraints byDominic Cummings, a close aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson Though Mr. ...

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Kim Jong-un In A Coma For Months, Faked Recent Appearances

The news came from a South Korean diplomat, Chang Song-min, as reported by the Mirror . A few days back, the North Korean intelligence department had announced that Kim Jong-un is planning to g...

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New COVID-19 Treatment Using Blood Plasma From Recovered Coronavirus Patients Authorized

New COVID-19 Treatment Using Blood Plasma From Recovered Coronavirus Patients Authorized

Months ago, the FDA, together with the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and private partners, began work on making this product available across the country while continuing...

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World Health Organization warns coronavirus plasma treatment is still experimental

World Health Organization warns coronavirus plasma treatment is still experimental

As the FDA and other scientists note , the blood of patients who have contracted and recovered from coronavirus is apt to contain antibodies that could fend off the coronavirus. Trump, who has tout...

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In private recording, Trump's sister says, 'You can't trust him'

In private recording, Trump's sister says, 'You can't trust him'

The recordings were made in 2018 and 2019 by Mr Trump's niece, Mary Trump , who recently published a book denouncing the President . Says Barry in one clip: "His goddamned tweet and the lying, oh ...

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Germany tests coronavirus spread at a concert

Germany tests coronavirus spread at a concert

Three pop concerts are being staged on one day in Germany to enable scientists to investigate the risks of such mass indoor events during the pandemic . "We survived drive-in concerts this summer and...

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China administering COVID-19 vaccines since July 22, says report

China administering COVID-19 vaccines since July 22, says report

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: While Russia is facing criticism for approving a novel Coronavirus vaccine without completing all the mandatory tests, it has now emerged that China it has already be...

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The Funniest Republican National Convention Tweets, Night One

The Funniest Republican National Convention Tweets, Night One

Speakers in the Republican programme warned repeatedly about an alleged socialist agenda behind the Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris . "The economy i...

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