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Polar bear kills man at campsite on Norway's Arctic Svalbard Islands

Polar bear kills man at campsite on Norway's Arctic Svalbard Islands

The man, identified only as a foreign visitor, was seriously wounded in his tent and was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital. He had been working at the campsite, according to the local Svalbard...

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Severe storms could bring hail, strong winds, rain to Massachusetts Saturday

Severe storms could bring hail, strong winds, rain to Massachusetts Saturday

The National Weather Service cautions that strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in Massachusetts Saturday. Temperatures in Portland should reach the upper 70s on Saturday after morning clouds...

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9th Muharram observed across country in solemnity amid strict security

9th Muharram observed across country in solemnity amid strict security

In Islamabad, the main procession of Taazia and Zuljinah is being taken out from Markazi Imambargah Asna Ashri in G-6/2 and it will terminate at the same place after passing through the traditional ro...

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Kansas girl’s killer 5th federal inmate executed this year

Kansas girl’s killer 5th federal inmate executed this year

EDT, and he was executed at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was the second execution this week after Lezmond Mitchell, another convicted murderer, was killed on Wednesday. In one ...

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Director of National Intelligence Cancels Election Security Briefings, Democrats Say

Director of National Intelligence Cancels Election Security Briefings, Democrats Say

Multiple congressional officials said they had not received the letter before it appeared in the press and had previously been informed of the change by phone. Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican and ...

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New Zealand reports 13 new Covid-19 cases, total infections reach 1,376

New Zealand reports 13 new Covid-19 cases, total infections reach 1,376

A follow-up video showed her crafting a simple red mask , the colour of her Labour Party. There are concerns about the possibility of Covid-19 cases being undetected in Auckland - as the region pre...

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Trump pays `highest respect` to resigning Japanese Prime Minister Abe

Trump pays `highest respect` to resigning Japanese Prime Minister Abe

The disease was also a factor in Abe's 2007 resignation from his first term as Japan's prime minister. People watch a TV screen showing a live broadcast of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's spee...

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New Zealand confirms 12 new cases of COVID-19

New Zealand confirms 12 new cases of COVID-19

Gathering restrictions, mask use and keeping aged care facilities on "very strict settings" make up what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling Auckland's alert level 2 .5, in place from Monday. Th...

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13 dead after two-storey restaurant collapses in China

13 dead after two-storey restaurant collapses in China

While China has seen major improvements in industrial safety, building standards are sometimes ignored, particularly in rural areas such as Shanxi province's Xiangfen county, about 630 kilometres (400...

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Riots in Sweden after Quran burning by far-right activists

Riots in Sweden after Quran burning by far-right activists

Between 10 and 20 protesters were arrested late Friday but were all subsequently released, police spokesman Patric Fors told AFP. As the crowd grew, fires were ignited in the street and several cars...

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American troops hurt as Russian and USA military vehicles collide

American troops hurt as Russian and USA military vehicles collide

There have been frequent interactions between USA and Russian forces in Syria , but confrontations are considered rare. In violation of existing agreements, USA military personnel attempted to bl...

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SC denies permission for Muharram procession across the country

SC denies permission for Muharram procession across the country

Jagannath Puri case was one specific place where Rath was to go from point a to b. While dismissing the plea, the bench led by Bobde said that the apex court does not want to create such a situation. ...

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Two SAPS officials detained in connection with Nathaniel Julies death

Two SAPS officials detained in connection with Nathaniel Julies death

He said the matter had been referred to the Independent Police Directorate for investigation, and asked people to await the outcome of the investigation. The family say, Julius couldn't comply with th...

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Germany coronavirus: 'Anti-corona' protest in Berlin draws thousands

Germany coronavirus: 'Anti-corona' protest in Berlin draws thousands

Thousands of people took to the streets of Berlin on Saturday, demanding an end to the government measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that they argue violate their constitutional right...

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Missing Children Found In Covert Sex Trafficking Bust

Missing Children Found In Covert Sex Trafficking Bust

The numbers are not almost 100,000 when we talk about missing children that we are able to recover . Nine people were arrested during the operation, and investigators filed charges, including se...

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China army ousts intruding U.S. warship in S China Sea

China army ousts intruding U.S. warship in S China Sea

The missile launches on Wednesday punctuated a series of military exercises that China has conducted this month at a time of rising tensions with the United States over its territorial claims in the ...

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China blocks imports from Australian beef producer

China Customs said in a statement on its website that it suspended exports after chloramphenicol was detected in sirloin exported to China on August 26. "We're working with the company, our contacts i...

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Trump says not one complaint about Hurricane Laura response

Trump says not one complaint about Hurricane Laura response

Orange has produced some notable National Football League players, including Earl Thomas , Kevin Smith, Ox Emerson, Chris Cole and Deionte Thompson . During a trip to the Carolinas in 2018, Trump ...

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Child among 3 dead as storms lash Australian state of Victoria

Child among 3 dead as storms lash Australian state of Victoria

Also Read | Normal Life Disrupted in Mokhra Village of Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh Due to Severe Waterlogging: Live Breaking News Headlines & Coronavirus Updates on August 28, 2020. Heavy rain also...

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US to reduce troop level in Iraq to 3,500 from 5,200

US to reduce troop level in Iraq to 3,500 from 5,200

Trump met last week at the White House with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. Neither the Pentagon nor the Iraqi authorities have commented on the report which claimed that the number of ...

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Berlin prepares for protest weekend as court overturns ban

Berlin prepares for protest weekend as court overturns ban

The "Unite for Freedom" protest called for an end to mandatory measures such as lockdowns, social distancing, mask wearing and track and trace systems, described by the organizers as a "violation of...

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Jacob Blake: Two shot dead in protest-hit U.S. city of Kenosha

Jacob Blake: Two shot dead in protest-hit U.S. city of Kenosha

DESPITE an 8pm curfew on Monday night, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Kenosha, reportedly setting cars alight and throwing bottles and fireworks at police, chanting "no justice, no p...

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India reports record daily jump of 77,266 coronavirus infections

India reports record daily jump of 77,266 coronavirus infections

The death toll now stands at 62,550. Saturday's tally, which counts cases up to midnight Friday, marks a drop from 371 cases announced Friday and 441 Thursday. "Only about 15 beds are immediately av...

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UAE Formally Ends Israel Boycott Law Allowing Economic Agreements

UAE Formally Ends Israel Boycott Law Allowing Economic Agreements

But the repeal of the law widens the likelihood of other joint ventures, such as in aviation, banking, and finance. An Israeli-American delegation will fly on the first commercial flight from Israel...

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Federal, Sindh govts will immediately solve three major problems of Karachi: PM

Federal, Sindh govts will immediately solve three major problems of Karachi: PM

A top rescue official said at least 50 people had died in Karachi from rain-related incidents since the monsoon season began in the city in July. "However, out of this devastation and suffering ther...

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United Kingdom facing COLDEST ever bank holiday weekend

United Kingdom facing COLDEST ever bank holiday weekend

And on Tuesday the rain is set to make a return. Feeling on the cool side, temperatures reaching 13-15C across Scotland and Northern Ireland, 15-18C across England and Wales, highest temperatures towa...

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Former Pool Boy Gives First TV Interview About Alleged Affair With Falwells

Former Pool Boy Gives First TV Interview About Alleged Affair With Falwells

He says he found her in the room he was sleeping in late one night in 2008, giggling, and convinced her to leave. "I'm like, 'You can't be in here". The messages, screenshots of which were provided ...

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Hong Kong: Police arrested many people in anti-government protest

Hong Kong: Police arrested many people in anti-government protest

Both are minority anti-Beijing lawmakers in the city's partially elected legislature and vocal critics of both Beijing and the Hong Kong government. Fourteen of the arrests were related to a now-not...

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U.S. wants to seize cryptocurrency stolen by North Korean hackers

U.S. wants to seize cryptocurrency stolen by North Korean hackers

The complaint highlighted the role of a group of Chinese over-the-counter cryptocurrency traders in North Korean efforts, exposing a significant gap in global money-laundering controls, said Ass...

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Flash floods leaves 25 dead,several injured in Afghanistan

Flash floods leaves 25 dead,several injured in Afghanistan

The death toll is likely to rise as many people are believed to be trapped under debris of fallen houses in the remote parts of the province. "We are still waiting to recover our bodies, but the opera...

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Malta has 330,000 doses of prospective COVID vaccine allocated

Bangladesh had 304,583 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Thursday, with 4,127 deaths. In comparison, the USA has reported over 5.8 million positive cases of the coronavirus, with over 180,000 COVID-...

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Violence erupts in Swedish town of Malmo after anti-Islamic action

At least 300 people had gathered to protest against anti-Islam activities. "We don't have this under control but we are working actively to take control", a police spokesman said. He was eventually ...

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'Some improvement' in Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's condition, says Berlin hospital

Some also expressed solidarity with opponents of Belarusian leader and long-time Putin ally Alexander Lukashenko who have been staging public protests for weeks over vote-rigging accusations in the Au...

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Polar bear kills Dutch man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago

Polar bear kills Dutch man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago

He was an employee of the Longyearbyen Camping site, where the attack occurred, the newspaper Svalbardposten said. Svalbard is dotted with warnings about polar bears and visitors who choose to sleep...

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Party election to pick PM Abe’s successor around September 15, media say

Party election to pick PM Abe’s successor around September 15, media say

Abe reportedly said, "I don't want to make mistakes in important political decisions..." The 2020 Olympics, which were due to be held in Tokyo , have been postponed to the summer of 2021 due to t...

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