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Partygoers suffer carbon monoxide poisoning at illegal rave in bunker

Partygoers suffer carbon monoxide poisoning at illegal rave in bunker

A total of 25 people were hospitalised as a result of exposure to carbon monoxide, seven of whom were unconscious on arrival, Oslo's Dagsavisen newspaper reported. The entrance to the bunker had b...

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Trump Denies Reports Claiming He Had Series of

Trump Denies Reports Claiming He Had Series of "Mini-Strokes" in 2019

No media outlet has reported that Mr. Trump has suffered a stroke, mini-stroke or heart-related health incident. The question had context, as well. Dr Conley said in his statement that a full summ...

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Trump wins delay of NY subpoena for his tax returns

Trump wins delay of NY subpoena for his tax returns

A three-judge panel from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals heard brief arguments Monday before issuing its temporary stay. "The idea that the district attorney needs these records so badly that there...

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Charlie Hebdo republishes notorious Mohammed caricatures on eve of trial over killings

Charlie Hebdo republishes notorious Mohammed caricatures on eve of trial over killings

Do we want to live in a country that prides itself on being a great free and modern democracy, and which, at the same time, gives up on asserting its deepest convictions? In an editorial attached to...

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Suspect Arrested And Charged In 'Heinous' Attempted Rape On Manhattan's Subway Platform

Suspect Arrested And Charged In 'Heinous' Attempted Rape On Manhattan's Subway Platform

The victim got off the train and saw Reyes on the platform as he sexually gestured toward her, police said . A NY man was arrested on Sunday over the attempted rape of a 25-year-old woman on an U...

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Tensions escalate between Greece and Turkey in eastern Mediterranean

Tensions escalate between Greece and Turkey in eastern Mediterranean

But a Greek official said soldiers are already stationed on the island of Kastellorizo and the photos were from a "routine troop rotation". Strains over contested territorial waters are mounting ste...

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Deputies fatally shoot Black man who dropped gun from bundle

Deputies fatally shoot Black man who dropped gun from bundle

Dean said he doesn't know what the specific violation was. Police did not identify the man, who was only described as being about 30 years old. "Our suspect was holding some items of clothing in his...

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Lebanon taps diplomat Mustapha Adib as next prime minister

Lebanon taps diplomat Mustapha Adib as next prime minister

In a televised speech after his nomination, Adib said there is "a need to form a government in record time and to begin implementing reforms immediately, starting with an agreement with the Internatio...

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Taiwan eases restrictions on United States pork and beef imports

Taiwan eases restrictions on United States pork and beef imports

The region had previously banned all USA pork because of its concerns over ractopamine, a controversial leaner-meat promoting additive used by American farmers. A maintenance, fix and overhaul (MRO) c...

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'I am Taiwanese' Czech Speaker tells parliament, likely to rile China

'I am Taiwanese' Czech Speaker tells parliament, likely to rile China

Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek said that although the government did not support the trip, he wanted an explanation for Wang's remarks and would summon the Chinese ambassador in response. Despi...

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Lebanon Politicians Name Mustapha Adib as Favorite for PM

Lebanon Politicians Name Mustapha Adib as Favorite for PM

Mr Adib, Lebanon's ambassador to Germany, secured at least 66 votes, or more than half of the 120 MPs now serving in the Lebanese parliament, after the Christian Free Patriotic Movement announced it h...

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Midwest Sees Spike in COVID Cases

Midwest Sees Spike in COVID Cases

Global deaths from Covid-19 stand at more than 842,000, with the United States having the highest number at 182,779, followed by Brazil with 120,262 and Mexico with 63,819. Many health officials and a...

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Sudan to sign peace deal with rebel group

Sudan to sign peace deal with rebel group

The agreement will among others grant the armed movements a right to merge their fighters with the Sudanese army, in addition to forming a joint force between them and the Sudanese army to protect civ...

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India Sets Worldwide Record With Single-Day Rise in Coronavirus Cases

A total of 27,13,933 have recovered from the virus so far. According to a Reuters tally, India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic . But at the same time, fears...

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Facebook threatens to ban Australians from sharing news

Facebook threatens to ban Australians from sharing news

Should agreement not be reached, an independent umpire would brought into to decide appropriate payment within 45 days, taking into account the value of news content to the platform and the cost of pr...

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Canada reaches deal with Novavax to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccines

Canada reaches deal with Novavax to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccines

The European Commission said it would contribute 400 million euros (476 million USA dollars) to an initiative led by the World Health Organization to buy COVID-19 vaccines, but did not clarify wheth...

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High-profile Australian journalist Cheng Lei detained in China

High-profile Australian journalist Cheng Lei detained in China

Last week, a top Chinese diplomat in Australia said China felt unfairly "singled out" by Australia and that Morrison's government was teaming up with the U.S.to attack Beijing. Why is this unusual? ...

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Director of National Intelligence cancels verbal election security briefings

Director of National Intelligence cancels verbal election security briefings

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused Trump of using Ratcliffe, a loyalist to the president who was elevated to his current position after serving in the House, "to hide the ugly truth from the...

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Doctors Pull 4ft Snake From Woman’s Mouth

During her operation, a doctor was filmed removing the snake after inserting a tube down her throat. To their utter shock and horror, it was a large snake. The name of the female patient and other...

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Support for Suga widening in LDP leadership race

Support for Suga widening in LDP leadership race

Combined photo taken in July 2019 shows (from L) Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Liberal Democratic Party policy chief Fumio Kishida and former LDP Secretary General Shigeru Ishiba. "...

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Man killed in Portland shooting identified by police as Aaron J. Danielson

Man killed in Portland shooting identified by police as Aaron J. Danielson

Jim Gullo, an Uber driver, saw as many as 100 trucks gathering that evening in Happy Valley, 10 miles southeast of downtown Portland. The mayor told Mr Trump they should "work together". "Do you ser...

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India coronavirus cases surge to 3.6 million

India coronavirus cases surge to 3.6 million

In the last 24 hours, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of fresh cases. The world's second-most populous country has been posting the h...

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Russian aircraft make 'unsafe' intercept of US Air Force B-52 bomber

Russian aircraft make 'unsafe' intercept of US Air Force B-52 bomber

The Air Force routinely operates in the region beneath acknowledged global security benchmarks, the assertion said. "(The) bomber task force mission is another example of how the Alliance sustains r...

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Trudeau calls out vandals who toppled Montreal's Macdonald statue

Trudeau calls out vandals who toppled Montreal's Macdonald statue

The destruction of the monument provoked a flurry of angry reactions, including from the premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney, who offered a new home for it in the western province, as well as nods to the...

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Lebanese president designates Ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib as new prime minister

Lebanese president designates Ambassador to Germany Mustapha Adib as new prime minister

Western leaders, including Macron who last visited two days after the August 4 mega-blast, have joined calls from Lebanese at home and overseas for deep-rooted political change after the explosion at ...

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China launches anti-subsidy probe on some wine imports from Australia

China launches anti-subsidy probe on some wine imports from Australia

He denied that government programs aimed at bolstering the wine industry counted as subsidies for exporters. According to a Report by Reuters , China launched an investigation on August 31into alle...

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Police overtime bill sent to teen protest organizer rescinded

Police overtime bill sent to teen protest organizer rescinded

A New Jersey teen thought she was only exercising her First Amendment right when she organized a rally in support of Black Lives Matter. "Englewood Cliffs has dodged affordable housing requirements ...

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Coronavirus: Forty-nine more Covid-19 cases in NI

Coronavirus: Forty-nine more Covid-19 cases in NI

Effingham County has surpassed the 500 mark of positive COVID-19 cases this year since the first cases were reported at the end of March. There are 7,65,302 active cases of coronavirus infection in ...

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Tropical depression likely to form off shore late today

Tropical depression likely to form off shore late today

The recent activity comes as the hurricane season has entered the most active portion. The second system is one those on the Gulf Coast will be keeping a close eye on, although it looks to be more...

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Flynn Loses Bid to Force Judge to Dismiss Criminal Case

Flynn Loses Bid to Force Judge to Dismiss Criminal Case

The brief would advise the court as to whether Flynn should be held in criminal contempt of court for withdrawing his guilty plea - a right every defendant theoretically possesses. One of the judges, ...

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Vaccine trials: Vital signs of volunteers normal

Vaccine trials: Vital signs of volunteers normal

Canada's two agreements follow separate deals with Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc announced weeks ago, and are the latest example of countries rushing to secure access to vaccines. NVX-CoV2373 is now in P...

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'Hotel Rwanda' hero arrested on terrorism charges, Africa News & Top Stories

'Hotel Rwanda' hero arrested on terrorism charges, Africa News & Top Stories

The bureau said on Twitter he had been arrested "through worldwide cooperation", and had been the subject of an global arrest warrant, without going into further details. In 2010, the prosecutor-gener...

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Financial Times: FDA to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine

Financial Times: FDA to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine

The company also said that no vaccine-related serious adverse events were reported in the Phase 1 study and the vaccine was well-tolerated across age groups. "Our emergency use authorisation is not ...

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Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Lead Tributes As Sports Fraternity Mourns Pranab Mukherjee

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Lead Tributes As Sports Fraternity Mourns Pranab Mukherjee

In his book "The Coalition Years: 1996-2012", Pranab Mukherjee made a special mention about the Chief Minister as the then separate Telangana movement leader. "Heartfelt condolences to the family". "M...

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Typhoon Knocks Out Power in S. Korean Homes, Barrels North

Typhoon Knocks Out Power in S. Korean Homes, Barrels North

Through this parade, Kim Jong-un will also present proof of his survival to the world. Speaking to South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper, Prof. 'There must be a semblance of checks and balances, alt...

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