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India's new Covid-19 infections at lowest in nearly a month

India's new Covid-19 infections at lowest in nearly a month

Seventy-five percent of the new recovered cases are being reported from 10 states and UTs - Maharashtra, Karnataka , Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Delhi, Kerala, West Bengal a...

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Facebook catches a China-based campaign targeting the U.S.

Facebook catches a China-based campaign targeting the U.S.

The U.S. -focused activity was just a "sliver" of the accounts' overall activity and gained nearly no following, Facebook said. It said accounts connected to the Philippine military and police were ...

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Chris Selley: A 7,000 word throne speech that didn't need to exist

Chris Selley: A 7,000 word throne speech that didn't need to exist

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, Canada's prime minister is asking everyone in the country to do their part to avoid a winter season that could be much worse than this past spring. S...

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China decries United States 'lie' over Xinjiang imports ban

China decries United States 'lie' over Xinjiang imports ban

House of Representatives that threatens sanctions over the alleged use of forced labor in China's Xinjiang region, calling the accusation a lie. The bill still needs to be passed by the Senate befo...

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UK Government Imposes New Coronavirus Rules

UK Government Imposes New Coronavirus Rules

There is skepticism about how much of an impact Johnson's new measures will have. After scientific warnings that deaths could soar without urgent action, Johnson stopped short of imposing another ...

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Shooting suspect from Nebraska kills himself outside hospital

Shooting suspect from Nebraska kills himself outside hospital

Sunday, police in Hillsboro, Ore., responded to a call of a body found outside a medical clinic less than 20 miles west of downtown Portland, authorities said in a news release . His attorneys said G...

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Bulgarian court sentences two men in bus bombing that killed Israelis

Bulgarian court sentences two men in bus bombing that killed Israelis

A third man, of dual Lebanese-French citizenship, was killed in the attack when he blew up a bomb in a backpack he was carrying close to a bus at the airport. The investigation into the attack found t...

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Buhari Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Tanker Explosion

Buhari Mourns Victims Of Lokoja Tanker Explosion

Buhari in reaction to the deaths confirmed by the FRSC stated that the incident represents another disturbing and saddening development in the litany of tragedies that have befallen the country. The f...

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Trump says Supreme Court needs ninth justice to decide election

Trump says Supreme Court needs ninth justice to decide election

Only one U.S. presidential election, the 2000 contest between Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore, has had its outcome determined by the Supreme Court. Lauded as a pioneer of women's rights...

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Woman falls out of vehicle window while filming Snapchat video

Woman falls out of vehicle window while filming Snapchat video

The unidentified woman had been hanging out of the vehicle around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on the M24 motorway south of London, Surrey Police said . The Surrey Police, who were called to the scene, mentio...

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For GOP Senate, Conservative Supreme Court Worth Risky Vote

For GOP Senate, Conservative Supreme Court Worth Risky Vote

It's never been done. "I think if somehow we can't hit those marks, we're still going to vote on this", said Sen. "It'll divide our country further. Capito said in a statement. The slate of nation...

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TikTok challenges restriction on US App downloads

TikTok challenges restriction on US App downloads

The comments raised fresh concerns over a deal that appeared to avert a US-ordered ban of TikTok, which the Trump administration has called a national security risk and has threatened to ban without ...

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North Korea shot dead missing South Korean man in its waters: Seoul

North Korea shot dead missing South Korean man in its waters: Seoul

A South Korean fisheries official who went missing this week was questioned on a North Korean patrol boat before being shot dead by troops who then doused his body in oil and set it on fire, South...

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BJP used former Bihar DGP to malign Maharashtra: Congress

Director General of Civil Defence and Fire Services Sanjiv Kumar Singhal will take up the additional charge of the director general of police till further orders. NDTV quoted him on Wednesday as sayi...

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Judge: Eric Trump must testify in NY probe before election

Judge: Eric Trump must testify in NY probe before election

James initiated the investigation after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen told Congress in 2019 that the president had inflated his net worth when applying for loans, and understated the value of ...

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Trudeau to deliver national address on COVID-19 pandemic after throne speech

Trudeau to deliver national address on COVID-19 pandemic after throne speech

Billions of dollars were pushed out the door to help cover salaries, rents, the purchase of life-saving equipment and other targeted supports. "It's a strong minority government in the sense that yo...

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Kremlin critic Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

Kremlin critic Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital

He will remain in Germany for the time being to continue his rehabilitation, his team said. He thanked doctors at Berlin's Charite hospital for the treatment he had received. Members of his team a...

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Palestinian diplomat: 'No honor' in Arab rush to normalization

Palestinian diplomat: 'No honor' in Arab rush to normalization

The Palestinian announcement came in the wake of the Arab League's failure to stop Israeli normalization agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. The UAE and Bahrain's recent foreign poli...

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Eiffel Tower cordoned off after bomb threat

Eiffel Tower cordoned off after bomb threat

Roads leading to the landmark, in Paris's 7th arrondissement, have been closed while people are being told to avoid the area. "The tower was evacuated just after midday following instructions from t...

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No-deal Brexit cost ‘could dwarf bill for coronavirus’

No-deal Brexit cost ‘could dwarf bill for coronavirus’

British trucks could face delays of up to two days to enter Europe and queues of around 7,000 lorries after Britain leaves the bloc at the end of this year, disrupting imports and exports of crucial g...

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Mali's junta leader to be veep of transitional government

Mali's junta leader to be veep of transitional government

Goita said that retired Col. Maj. Goïta said he has been appointed transitional vice president. The AU's 15-member security body late Thursday echoed the West African regional bloc ECOWAS , which...

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First Trump-Biden debate to focus on Supreme Court, coronavirus and race

First Trump-Biden debate to focus on Supreme Court, coronavirus and race

Trump has had a fraught relationship with members of John McCain's family since he disparaged the Arizona senator during his 2016 campaign. Trump and Biden are the leading candidates in the Novemb...

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'Snow Leopard' Ang Rita Sherpa to be given state honours

'Snow Leopard' Ang Rita Sherpa to be given state honours

The NMA is an agency involved in promoting mountaineering in Nepal . He holds the world record for climbing the Mt Everest 10 times without supplemental oxygen. "During his time, Ang Rita was con...

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'It affects virtually nobody': Trump downplays virus threat to young people

'It affects virtually nobody': Trump downplays virus threat to young people

Trump painted the virus as something that only really impacts elderly people "with heart problems and other problems" but "nobody young". Elderly people with heart problems and other problems. "It's n...

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Lukashenko inaugurated as Belarus President as protests continue unabated

Lukashenko inaugurated as Belarus President as protests continue unabated

The opposition of Belarus headed by Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in case of coming to power, is not going to pay back $1.5 billion loan to Russian Federation agreed by Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir...

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Australia: 380 stranded whales have died, rescuers say

Australia: 380 stranded whales have died, rescuers say

Olaf Meynecke, a whale researcher at Australia's Griffith University, said pilot whales use sophisticated sonar to find prey and for orientation, so some theories link strandings to changes in elect...

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Twitter responds to racial bias critique of image-cropping feature

Twitter responds to racial bias critique of image-cropping feature

Reports said that Twitter users should view the analyses with a grain of salt. Twitter chief design officer Dantley Davis tweeted that the firm is investigating, saying that there are " som...

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Trump Says COVID-19

Trump Says COVID-19 "Affects Virtually Nobody"

As the USA death toll from the coronavirus eclipses 200,000, President Donald Trump incorrectly claimed at a campaign rally that Covid-19 "affects virtually nobody" under the age of 18, again down...

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5 Tips to Reduce Gym Anxiety

Research shows that many people quit going to the gym because they lack emotional support. This generally can be avoided; it is just a matter of believing in yourself and moving forward. They will con...

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Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar claims he has support to become PM

Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar claims he has support to become PM

According to Anwar, the people have been kept in the dark about the decision being taken in the Cabinet and Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has not held a single press conference since taking office. ...

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Chinese tycoon and Xi critic jailed for 18 years for corruption

Chinese tycoon and Xi critic jailed for 18 years for corruption

In the letter, he referred to Jinping as a "clown". In his essay he took aim at the speech made by Xi on February 23 and said that revealed a crisis of governance in the party. It also stated that Ren...

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COVID-19 Numbers as of 4 pm September 21

COVID-19 Numbers as of 4 pm September 21

There are 749 people now hospitalized and 28 percent of these people are in the ICU. The United States continued to have the highest number of cases in the world, with more than 6.8 million infectio...

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UN Chief Deplores Lack Of Multilateral Solutions On 75th Anniversary

UN Chief Deplores Lack Of Multilateral Solutions On 75th Anniversary

Other prominent world leaders whose pre-recorded messages will be shown Tuesday will be Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, China's Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and France's Emmanuel M...

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Stearns County Reports COVID-19 Death, 24 Total in the County

Stearns County Reports COVID-19 Death, 24 Total in the County

As of Tuesday, there have been a total of 1,687 confirmed cases in Buchanan County since the pandemic began. Some patients hospitalized by COVID-19 are in hospitals outside of Hays County but are incl...

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Over 60 wealthy nations join WHO's COVID-19 vaccine plan

Over 60 wealthy nations join WHO's COVID-19 vaccine plan

The Director General of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has urged wealthy countries to contribute more. "This is not charity, it's in every country's best interest". Foreign Affairs Minister Ma...

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