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NYC Warns Businesses May Shutter as Coronavirus Surges in Brooklyn, Queens

NYC Warns Businesses May Shutter as Coronavirus Surges in Brooklyn, Queens

Other communities are also above 3%. Public schools in New York City are returning to the classroom for the first time this week, but officials could decide to close schools, limit gatherings and is...

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Victoria records five new coronavirus cases and three deaths

Victoria, Australia's second-most populous state, placed almost five million residents of its capital Melbourne into a hard lockdown in early August as it emerged as the country's COVID-19 hotspot, ...

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COVID-19 recoveries in India over 50 lakh

COVID-19 recoveries in India over 50 lakh

The World Health Organization has warned that the global death count could more than double to two million before a successful vaccine is widely used - and could be even higher without concerted act...

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Putin Calls on US for Guarantees on Election 'Non-interference'

Putin Calls on US for Guarantees on Election 'Non-interference'

Russian Federation and China dismissed the allegations. Western countries have for years accused Russian Federation of using hackers and internet trolls to sway the outcome of elections, and U.S. Th...

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U.S. judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s TikTok app store ban

U.S. judge blocks Donald Trump administration’s TikTok app store ban

The ban was set to begin at midnight EST (0400 GMT Monday) but Judge Carl Nichols granted a preliminary injunction, sought by TikTok owner ByteDance , to allow the app to remain available. The U.S. C...

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Coronavirus: Age and climate seen as behind Africa's low cases

Coronavirus: Age and climate seen as behind Africa's low cases

Dr Matshidiso Moeti said "Africa has not witnessed an exponential spread of COVID-19 as many initially feared". The Southern Africa region is the most COVID-19 affected region both in terms of the n...

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Parscale Hospitalized After Barricading Himself in Home with Guns

Parscale Hospitalized After Barricading Himself in Home with Guns

Police were called to a home in the 2300 block of Desota Drive in the Seven Isles community of Fort Lauderdale on Sunday afternoon. Police arrived at the Parscale home and detained him under a secti...

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Asking for Money, Graham Says, 'They Hate My Guts'

Asking for Money, Graham Says, 'They Hate My Guts'

Mr Gramham, whose role as Judiciary Committee chair puts him at the heart of GOP efforts to replace Ginsburg before November's election, bemoaned the reported improved financial muscle of his rival, s...

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The Rock Publicly Endorses Joe Biden For President

The Rock Publicly Endorses Joe Biden For President

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is making it clear: he's voting for Joe Biden this year. Johnson is the face of countless franchises, and makes it clear to his enormous fanbase that he has friends who ...

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Portland on edge as far-right group holds rally with counterprotesters nearby

Portland on edge as far-right group holds rally with counterprotesters nearby

Proud Boys members arrive as a pro-Trump caravan rally convenes at the Oregon State Capitol building on September 7 in Salem, Ore. His Democratic challenger, former vice-president Joe Biden, sai...

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Former Union minister Jaswant Singh dies at 82

Former Union minister Jaswant Singh dies at 82

He died of a cardiac arrest at Delhi's Army Research and Referral Hospital. Singh, however, was back in the party-fold in June 2010 only to be expelled again in 2014. His career, however, was also h...

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FlyersRights body object to resumption of flights by the unsafe Boeing 737MAX

FlyersRights body object to resumption of flights by the unsafe Boeing 737MAX

Mr Dickson, who had been senior vice president for flight operations at Delta before retiring, announced a few weeks after taking the helm of the agency in August 2019 that he would fly the Max before...

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Trump Gives Rambling Denial Of NYT Bombshell On His Tax Avoidance

Trump Gives Rambling Denial Of NYT Bombshell On His Tax Avoidance

Trump's consistent refusal to release his taxes has been a departure from standard practice for presidential candidates. "I've paid a lot and I've paid a lot state income taxes too", he said. Rep. ...

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Iranian president accuses U.S. of savagery after new sanctions

Iranian president accuses U.S. of savagery after new sanctions

Washington's efforts to stop Tehran from exporting oil have limited the government's ability to respond to the global health crisis and provide relief to the Iranian people, Zarif said in an interview...

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Greta Thunberg calls for more climate pressure on decision-makers

Greta Thunberg calls for more climate pressure on decision-makers

It's just as simple as that. "We will not be able to strike as we usually would, because in times of crisis we change our behaviour". Ms Thunberg has achieved global fame since she began her solo ...

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Swiss vote on limiting jobs, residency for European Union citizens

Swiss vote on limiting jobs, residency for European Union citizens

Recent polls show there is now less support in Switzerland to limit free movement with the EU. To get through, the initiative would have required both a majority of all the votes cast and a victor...

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Google To Block US Election Ads After November 3

Google To Block US Election Ads After November 3

A Google spokeswoman said the ban was expected to be in place for a minimum of a week but that it was not decided when the ban would be lifted. Google said it was applying its "sensitive event polic...

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White House at odds with Federal Bureau of Investigation director over voter fraud

White House at odds with Federal Bureau of Investigation director over voter fraud

However, experts contradict the president, saying there is no evidence of mail-in voter fraud and elections boards have assured they have checks in place. But Trump, who is trailing former Vice Presid...

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Becciu defends himself after shock Vatican resignation - English

Becciu defends himself after shock Vatican resignation - English

Though not formally stripped of the title of cardinal , Becciu will not enjoy any of the rights and privileges that accompany the office, which presumably includes participation in the conclave to el...

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Turkey condemns Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria

Turkey condemns Boko Haram terror attack in Nigeria

An Armoured Personnel Carrier belonging to the police as well as state government vehicles were reportedly hijacked in the attack. Two soldiers, a police officer and a member of the government-appro...

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North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

Pyongyang said that the " many vessels " scrambled by the South Korean military to participate in the effort have been violating its territorial waters since Friday, noting that the alleged " intrus...

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Three dead in fire at Huawei campus in southern China

Three dead in fire at Huawei campus in southern China

Get the latest insights and analysis from our Global Impact newsletter on the big stories originating in China . A research lab owned by Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies in the southern c...

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Swiss citizen arrested in Belarus protests

Swiss citizen arrested in Belarus protests

Fresh protests were sparked by the surprise announcement on Wednesday that Lukashenko had been sworn in for a sixth term in office. The list included employees of the Belarusian OMON, judges of th...

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Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan in disputed area

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan in disputed area

The Azerbaijani Army had to take countermeasures along the frontline to suppress the combat activity of the armed forces of Armenia. There was no immediate word on casualties. Both Armenia and Nagor...

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Mustapha Adib steps down from mission to form new Lebanese government

Mustapha Adib steps down from mission to form new Lebanese government

Under Lebanon's sectarian political system, a Sunni must occupy the position of prime minister, while the presidency is given to a Maronite Christian and speaker of parliament to a Shiite Muslim. "It'...

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'WH staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office'

'WH staffers discussed Trump refusing to leave office'

Oral arguments in the case brought by Trump's campaign and Republican Party groups were held Tuesday in Missoula. "These cards are incredible", Trump said Thursday in a speech outlining what he ...

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Throne Speech aftermath leaves non-confidence vote on the table

Throne Speech aftermath leaves non-confidence vote on the table

He also promised that the government had our backs. There was nothing at all in Trudeau's speech that warranted a national address , just as it turns out that there is really nothing outlined in ...

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Skirmishes as thousands attend London anti-lockdown rally

Skirmishes as thousands attend London anti-lockdown rally

The force said the arrests were for offences including breaching coronavirus regulations, assaulting a police officer, public order offences and violent disorder. "I am grateful to those members of t...

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Pakistan raises Kashmir at UN, India walks out

Pakistan raises Kashmir at UN, India walks out

At the United Nations gathering of world leaders, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India of trying to cement control in Kashmir, and called the Narendra Modi government a sponsor of hatr...

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Advocate Babar Qadri shot dead in Srinagar

Advocate Babar Qadri shot dead in Srinagar

Later his body was taken to his ancestral graveyard in Kunzar area of Tangmarg in north Kashmir for burial. Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura Dr Farooq Jan told KNS that we had received bulled woun...

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Trump says United States election victor might not be known for months

Trump says United States election victor might not be known for months

Several GOP sources have reportedly indicated President Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. Responding to a follow-up question about it, Trump added, "Ge...

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Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 million

Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 million

Countries where third-phase human trials of the Chinese-developed Covid-19 vaccine candidate are under way - Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey - will have access to it at the same time as China, reported...

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Bihar Election 2020: Election Commission likely to announce assembly poll dates today

In the first phase, 71 Assembly seats will go to polls, spread across 16 districts. In this phase, 94 seats across 17 districts will got to polls with 42,000 polling stations. However, this change in ...

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Coronavirus Scotland: All students banned from returning home under new rules

Coronavirus Scotland: All students banned from returning home under new rules

Councillor Bev Craig, executive member for adult health and wellbeing for Manchester City Council, said: "This is obviously very hard for all of the young people involved and we will be working with t...

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Federal prosecutor announces inquiry into nine discarded ballots cast for Trump

Federal prosecutor announces inquiry into nine discarded ballots cast for Trump

The Justice Department and FBI are investigating potential mail-in ballot irregularities in Pennsylvania, a crucial swing state for the 2020 presidential election. "He will accept the will of the Amer...

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