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Israel to impose a three-week nationwide lockdown -media reports

Israel to impose a three-week nationwide lockdown -media reports

In France , the Prime Minister Jean Castex said the situation was "obviously worsening" in the country as authorities report 9,843 new cases, the largest daily increase since the pandemic began. Hun...

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Wildfires destroying American states on west coast

Wildfires destroying American states on west coast

A total of 25 wildfires are now burning in California, 16 in Washington, 13 in OR and 10 in Idaho, though blazes have also emerged in Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, t...

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Slovenian woman cut off her hand for insurance payout

Slovenian woman cut off her hand for insurance payout

Julija Adlesic, 22, from Slovenia , plotted with her boyfriend to have her left hand severed above the wrist at their home in the capital, Ljubljana , early past year. 'My youth has been destroyed. ...

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US West Coast wildfires claim at least 33 lives

US West Coast wildfires claim at least 33 lives

The unprecedented infernos have now burnt through almost 5 million acres (2 million hectares), an area roughly the size of New Jersey. "President Trump can try to deny that reality, but the facts ar...

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Saudi Arabia to lift some international flight restrictions on Sept 15

Saudi Arabia to lift some international flight restrictions on Sept 15

The kingdom will partially lift the ban of worldwide flights and open land, sea, and air borders for those who were excepted from the travel ban to enter and leave Saudi Arabia. The ministry official ...

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Police officer severely burned as man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Police officer severely burned as man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

The officer was left with burns to his arms and legs but they are not thought to be life-threatening. Messages in support of the officer included one from Home Secretary Preeti Patel, who tweeted: "...

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Two L.A. County deputies critically wounded in 'ambush'

Two L.A. County deputies critically wounded in 'ambush'

With the officers fighting for their lives after undergoing emergency surgery, demonstrators gathered outside the hospital. Their condition is critical. In an early morning tweet, Trump called for a ...

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Paulette strengthens to a hurricane on approach to Bermuda

Paulette strengthens to a hurricane on approach to Bermuda

Petersburg, Florida. This system is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Tuesday afternoon. The storm is now expected to bring 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) of rain to parts of Florida...

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AstraZeneca says trials of vaccine resuming

AstraZeneca says trials of vaccine resuming

But Oxford University today said an independent review process involving the United Kingdom medical regulator has concluded and trials will recommence. "We have a fundamental right to freedom of consc...

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Billionaire Bloomberg to spend $100 million in Florida to help Biden

Billionaire Bloomberg to spend $100 million in Florida to help Biden

Polls in Florida have tightened in recent weeks and Mr Bloomberg thought that was a good place to focus on, his advisers told the Post . One of the groups he has founded and funds, Everytown for Gu...

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Defiant Belarus protesters set to march despite crackdown

Defiant Belarus protesters set to march despite crackdown

She was forced into exile in neighbouring European Union member state Lithuania. Putin has been keen to unify Russian Federation and Belarus, and Moscow has accompanied its recent offers of military...

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Trump nominated for second Nobel Peace Prize over Serbia-Kosovo deal

Trump nominated for second Nobel Peace Prize over Serbia-Kosovo deal

Trump was nominated by Magnus Jacobsson, a member of the Swedish Parliament, who announced Friday that he was nominating the Trump administration along with Serbia and Kosovo "for their joint work...

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Key aide to prosecutor reviewing origins of Trump-Russia probe resigns

Key aide to prosecutor reviewing origins of Trump-Russia probe resigns

CNN has not confirmed the reason for her decision, but a source familiar with the matter confirmed she was working on the Russian Federation probe. Colleagues who did not speak on the record told th...

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Iran executes man whose case drew international attention

Iran executes man whose case drew international attention

The television also showed what appeared to be written confessions by Afkari, but he said in a recording circulated on social media that he was coerced into signing the documents. If he was unable t...

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TRESemmé products removed from shelves in South Africa over 'racist' ad

TRESemmé products removed from shelves in South Africa over 'racist' ad

Pictures of African hair were labelled "frizzy and dull", "dry and damaged" in an online advert for TRESemmé products featured by pharmacy chain Clicks. The department for small business developments ...

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Two LA County deputies shot in ambush, sheriff's department says

Two LA County deputies shot in ambush, sheriff's department says

Video of the incident shows a figure approach the officers' vehicle, before opening fire and running away. The two deputies were both recent graduates of class 437. Fellow Assembly member Reggie Jo...

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Dozens of people remain unaccounted for as deadly wildfires scorch Western states

Dozens of people remain unaccounted for as deadly wildfires scorch Western states

In the Portland metropolitan area, the fast moving Riverside Fire was close to merging with the Beachie Creek Fire, compounding the crisis for the region of more than 2.4 million people. In Washingto...

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Two former British prime ministers slam PM Johnson over Brexit Bill

Two former British prime ministers slam PM Johnson over Brexit Bill

The EU Commission has since called on the United Kingdom government to withdraw the Bill "in the shortest time possible and in any case by the end of the month", adding that by putting it forward in...

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Couple spend €80000 to have gender reveal using Burj Khalifa

Couple spend €80000 to have gender reveal using Burj Khalifa

A YouTuber is currently a hot topic on the internet right now because he carried out what many are calling the world's biggest gender reveal ever in the history of human history. The clip then panne...

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Family of George Floyd to attend Vikings-Packers season opener

Family of George Floyd to attend Vikings-Packers season opener

His death set off a wave of anti-racism protests across the United States and the world. Chauvin's lawyer, Eric Nelson, wrote that his client's defence will be different, because prosecutors must pr...

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Australia's Victoria takes step to relax Covid-19 restrictions

Australia's Victoria takes step to relax Covid-19 restrictions

The Health Ministry said that over three-fourth of reported COVID-19 cases had either recovered or been discharged. On Saturday, the ministry had said that the country's COVID-19 case fatality rate ...

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LA County deputies shot at light rail station

Two deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Office are "fighting for their lives" after being ambushed, officials say. "Moments ago, 2 of our Sheriff Deputies were shot in Compton and were tr...

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62-year-old python lays 7 eggs without male help in Missouri

62-year-old python lays 7 eggs without male help in Missouri

St. Louis Zoo in Missouri announced a joyous, yet shocking event - a ball python that has not been near a male in 15 years laid several eggs. The zoo isn't sure yet which of the latter theories is ...

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Seattle's Air Quality Plummets as Wildfires Burn

Vancouverites woke up to some seriously smoky skies Saturday morning. On Tuesday September 8, air quality levels in Richmond, Canada and Vancouver, Canada hit highs of AQI 150+, "unhealthy, '" noted...

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Australian leader threatens to fire ministers over koalas

Australian leader threatens to fire ministers over koalas

The Nationals plan to introduce a Bill next week to repeal the conservation policy. NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance admitted to being "hurt" by Mr Barilaro's actions and words last week and ...

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Five dead as Colombians protest police killing

Five dead as Colombians protest police killing

The unrest was sparked by the publication of a video in which two police officers were seen pinning law student Javier Ordonez to the ground and shocking him with a stun pistol in Bogota . President ...

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Thousands of refugees face homelessness and hostility on Lesbos

Thousands of refugees face homelessness and hostility on Lesbos

Instead, a new camp will be built on Lesbos, with Greek security forces arriving on Friday to start construction. "It is a tragic opportunity for migrants to leave". "Moria is here to remind us of a...

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USA 'deeply concerned' about Hong Kong activists held in China -Pompeo

USA 'deeply concerned' about Hong Kong activists held in China -Pompeo

It added that the unspecified countermeasures will apply to all United States embassy and consulate staff, including the consulate-general in Hong Kong and its personnel. "The US practice has severely...

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French 'yellow vests' tussle with police as Paris protests resume

French 'yellow vests' tussle with police as Paris protests resume

Named for the florescent vests that motorists are required to carry in France , it morphed into more than a year of weekly anti-government protests that caused multiple deaths and hundreds of injurie...

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Australia coronavirus deaths pass 800 but new daily infections fall

Australia coronavirus deaths pass 800 but new daily infections fall

The state has recorded a further six deaths bringing the state's death toll to 716. The cases figure is lower than Friday's 43, which fell from 51 the day before. Despite the improved figures, Victo...

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Okla. To See Cloudy, Cool Thursday With Chance Of Rain

Okla. To See Cloudy, Cool Thursday With Chance Of Rain

A few lower cumulus clouds will also be possible this afternoon. Tonight will not be as cold with sporadic clouds and an increasing south wind. Friday is mostly cloudy (hopefully we see some sun...

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Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari executed over 2018 security guard killing

Iran's judiciary spokesperson Gholam Hossein Esmaeili was quoted by the Tehran Municipality's daily newspaper Hamshari as saying on Wednesday that Afkari has been sentenced to the Islamic verdict of ...

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Greek migrants protest after destruction of camp leaves thousands stranded

Greek migrants protest after destruction of camp leaves thousands stranded

The fire caused an worldwide outcry against conditions at the camp and spurred several German states to offer their willingness to take in refugees. "We want all the migrants out, for national reasons...

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Gold Mine Collapses in DR Congo, 50 Killed

Gold Mine Collapses in DR Congo, 50 Killed

A landslide triggered by days of heavy rains in the South Kivu region near to the mines caused the cave-in. Under its soil lies some of the largest, purest deposits of copper and cobalt, which now m...

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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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