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Covid-19 vaccine: Pause to Oxford trial 'reassuring'

Covid-19 vaccine: Pause to Oxford trial 'reassuring'

The Drugs Controller General Of India (DCGI) has also directed the Serum Institute of India (SII) to increase the safety monitoring of the subjects who have already been vaccinated as part of the tria...

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At Least Six Teachers Have Died With Coronavirus So Far This Semester

At Least Six Teachers Have Died With Coronavirus So Far This Semester

Classes in the Boston Public Schools are scheduled to begin on September 21 in cyberspace and the district hopes to start bringing students back into classrooms on October 1, starting with students wi...

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Trump announces Bahrain as latest Arab country to normalize ties with Israel

Trump announces Bahrain as latest Arab country to normalize ties with Israel

Trump will on Tuesday host a White House ceremony solemnising the Israel-UAE deal , which was announced on August 13. Israel and Bahrain have agreed to a peace agreement, brokered by the USA, near...

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Punjab CM Usman Buzdar briefed on Lahore motorway rape updates

Punjab CM Usman Buzdar briefed on Lahore motorway rape updates

She called a relative and a helpline for the highway police, but before they arrived, two men approached, broke the car's windows, and dragged the woman and her children to a field beside the highway,...

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Russian, Ukrainian lawmaker accused of US election interference

Russian, Ukrainian lawmaker accused of US election interference

The criminal charges accuse Artem Mikhaylovich Lifshits of stealing American identities to open fraudulent banking accounts and promote messaging aimed at undermining confidence in the political syste...

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India in shock over 86-year-old grandmother's rape

India in shock over 86-year-old grandmother's rape

The woman was outside her house in a village in the Indian capital Delhi on Monday evening when she was allegedly approached by a 32-year-old man named Sonu, an additional deputy commissioner of Delhi...

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India, Japan call for strong partnership in post-COVID world

India, Japan call for strong partnership in post-COVID world

PM Modi expressed his gratitude to Abe for his personal commitment and leadership in greatly strengthening the relationship between the two countries. Japan and India have signed a military pact enabl...

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Don Jr. on alleged Kenosha shooter: We're waiting for due process

Don Jr. on alleged Kenosha shooter: We're waiting for due process

I don't want 17-year-old kids running around the streets with AR-15s. "Who knows? But we all do stupid things at 17 ". Ms Lindsay countered: "It's a little beyond stupid". Jacob Blake , 29, was sho...

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Trump Defends Himself To The Public Against The Coronavirus Lie

Trump Defends Himself To The Public Against The Coronavirus Lie

Biden will then head to Shanksville, PA - for ceremonies honoring those who died on United Flight 93. Both candidates visited swing counties that supported Trump after voting for the Obama-Biden ticke...

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At least 22 killed in USA west coast wildfires

At least 22 killed in USA west coast wildfires

Andrew Phelps, the state's emergency management director, said officials were "preparing for a mass fatality event". More than 40,000 Oregonians have fled their homes so far, with some 500,000 under...

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Of Laramie County Voters Have Asked For Absentee Ballots

Of Laramie County Voters Have Asked For Absentee Ballots

Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny says a reduction in Postal Service sorting equipment shouldn't technically interfere with completed ballots arriving on time to be counted. If voters wa...

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EU Med leaders threaten Turkey with sanctions for 'unilateral' actions in Mediterranean

EU Med leaders threaten Turkey with sanctions for 'unilateral' actions in Mediterranean

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said that Greece needed to "unconditionally sit at the negotiating table with Turkey" in order to achieve dialogue and cooperation in the region, adding Athens ne...

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Kabul to push for ceasefire in talks with Taliban: top official

Kabul to push for ceasefire in talks with Taliban: top official

U.S. and Afghan officials have both said they want to see a reduction in violence in the conflict going into talks with the Taliban, but the militant group maintains that a ceasefire would only be on ...

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Pompeo says Afghan negotiations likely to be 'contentious'

Pompeo says Afghan negotiations likely to be 'contentious'

Much anticipated negotiations between Afghanistan's warring parties are likely to be "contentious", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Friday, but are the only way forward if Afghans are to fi...

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US, Kosovo, Serbia Nobel Peace nominees for White House deal

Donald Trump , who is approaching the end of a calamitous term as United States president and is running for re-election, was nominated this week for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In fact there are good...

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NYC Indoor Dining May Resume Sept 30 With Strict Restrictions, Cuomo Says

NYC Indoor Dining May Resume Sept 30 With Strict Restrictions, Cuomo Says

De Blasio, who would not commit to dining indoors himself on September 30 or sometime after, said he believes a COVID-19 infection rate of 2 percent in the city should be the "threshold" for which t...

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Belarus activists describe dramatic alleged abduction and last sighting of Maria Kolesnikova

Belarus activists describe dramatic alleged abduction and last sighting of Maria Kolesnikova

According to the Interfax Ukraine news agency, Kolesnikova deliberately tore up her passport, so that the Ukrainian officials would not let her through. At least four people are reported to have die...

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Britain secures deal with Japan on first post-Brexit trade pact

Britain secures deal with Japan on first post-Brexit trade pact

Digital and data provisions in the agreement went "far beyond" those in the EU's trade deal with Japan , helping British financial technology firms operating in the Asian country, it said. She added ...

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19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks marked in US

19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks marked in US

Around the country, some communities cancelled 9/11 commemorations because of the pandemic, while others went ahead, sometimes with modifications. In Shanksville later Friday, Biden laid a wreath at...

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Kangana to Sonia Gandhi: History will judge your silence and indifference

Kangana to Sonia Gandhi: History will judge your silence and indifference

Taking to Twitter, Sonia wrote, "You have grown up in the west and lived here in India". In her tweet to Gandhi, Kangana wrote how no woman can stay silent over what happened to her which was allege...

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WE Charity officially shuts down operations in Canada

WE Charity officially shuts down operations in Canada

On Wednesday, the organization said it will be selling its assets to establish an endowment fund to sustain the charity's existing worldwide humanitarian programs and digitize its Canadian educational...

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New York City gynecologist charged in alleged sexual assaults on patients

New York City gynecologist charged in alleged sexual assaults on patients

Hadden, a former gynecologist, was arrested Wednesday and is facing six counts of inducing others to travel for the objective of illegal sexual activity. Strauss and William F Sweeney Jr, the head of ...

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Emissions are already back at pre-pandemic levels

Emissions are already back at pre-pandemic levels

As far as the state of the global climate is concerned, the five-year period of 2016-2020 is expected to be the warmest period on record-about 1. 1 degree Celsius hotter than pre-industrial levels, a...

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Trump, Biden To Commemorate 19th Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks

Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks against the United States - the single deadliest instance of a terrorist attack in world history and among the most consequential g...

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Trump says another country could join Israel-UAE accord

Trump says another country could join Israel-UAE accord

On Monday, the GCC's Secretary-General Nayef Al-Hajraf criticised the conference of the secretaries-general of the Palestinian factions which was held simultaneously in Beirut and West Bank after it c...

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Report claims Australian intelligence raided Chinese journalists` homes

Report claims Australian intelligence raided Chinese journalists` homes

Four days later, they were cleared to leave the country. The Australian Financial Review , Smith's employer , reported that both journalists had been told that "they were persons of interest in ...

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Miami University student with coronavirus still holds party at house, reports say

Miami University student with coronavirus still holds party at house, reports say

The data shows a sharp increase in the positive test rate from the week before students began moving in to the second week of classes, the latest for which data is available. "That's why I'm at my hou...

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Tennessee's school COVID-19 dashboard is live

Tennessee's school COVID-19 dashboard is live

However, others have not, including Putnam County, which was one of the first school districts with an independent, comprehensive public dashboard. If there is a positive case within the school dist...

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Salon Pelosi Visited Is Closing, Owner Says

Salon Pelosi Visited Is Closing, Owner Says

She says one of her stylists, who is an independent contractor, told her Speaker Pelosi was coming in for an appointment on August 31. "I started to just get a ton of phone calls, text messages, e...

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Trick-Or-Treating Will Be Allowed, But Not Recommended In LA County

Trick-Or-Treating Will Be Allowed, But Not Recommended In LA County

Additionally, the county says it won't allow carnivals, festivals, live entertainment or haunted houses. On Tuesday, the Department of Public Health posted Halloween guidelines on its website specif...

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Australia says security agencies acted on evidence in Chinese journalist raid

Australia says security agencies acted on evidence in Chinese journalist raid

Their dramatic flight from China was the latest flare up of a protracted squabble between the two countries over trade, security and responsibility for the coronavirus. It remains unclear why the raid...

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Norwegian MP nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian MP nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

On Thursday, the White House announced that a groundbreaking peace agreement in the Middle East between the two hostile nations Israel and UAE will be singed on September 15, hosted by Trump, th...

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Figure of COVID19 cases reached 45 lakh in India

Figure of COVID19 cases reached 45 lakh in India

India may witness over seven million Covid-19 cases by the first week of October, surpassing the United States and emerging as the country with highest number of infections, a team of researchers ...

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Not a traditional start to the school year

Not a traditional start to the school year

The secondary students, who are in grades six through 12, attended online classes on the three days they were not in school. They will be following a semester schedule. For the Avon-Maitland Distric...

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Hong Kong police arrest 90 at protests over election delay

Hong Kong police arrest 90 at protests over election delay

Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong shared a video of the small girl being tackled to the ground by a group of police officers in riot gear. The police department said the officers used only ...

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