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China Holds Simultaneous Military Drills in 4 Seas, Again

China Holds Simultaneous Military Drills in 4 Seas, Again

Taiwan on Monday expressed its gratitude towards the European Union for its help after a global alliance of mayors stopped referring to Taiwanese cities as part of China , in a rare win for the islan...

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Victoria records 10 new coronavirus cases and seven further COVID-19 deaths

Victoria records 10 new coronavirus cases and seven further COVID-19 deaths

Victoria has recorded 10 new coronavirus cases overnight, as metropolitan Melbourne's 14-day average for new cases has continued to fall. It comes after the state recorded five infections on Monda...

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Potty-mouthed parrots removed from wildlife park after swearing at visitors

Potty-mouthed parrots removed from wildlife park after swearing at visitors

A group of parrots at a zoo in Lincoln have been given a time out by zoo keepers after encouraging each other to swear at passing visitors! Five newly adopted parrots at a wildlife park in Lincolns...

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Australian park owner fined $2.5M over 4 river ride deaths

Australian park owner fined $2.5M over 4 river ride deaths

Dreamworld's parent company Ardent Leisure Group (ALG) has been fined $3.6 million for the death of four people on the Thunder River Rapids ride in 2016. Cindy Low, Kate Goodchild, her brother Luke Do...

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Global COVID-19 deaths surpass one million

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass one million

The highest number of confirmed Covid-19 related deaths in any single country/region to date have been recorded in the United States (over 205,000), followed by Brazil (over 142,000), India (ove...

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COVID-19: Global death toll surpasses one million lives

COVID-19: Global death toll surpasses one million lives

India has reported more than 6 million confirmed coronavirus cases as the country, one of the most populous in the world, sees a fast-growing rise in infections, The Associated Press reports . Accord...

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Trump, pressured over pandemic, says states to receive 150 million tests

Trump, pressured over pandemic, says states to receive 150 million tests

Two weeks ago Trump was irked when Redfield said in congressional testimony that wearing a mask may be just as important as a vaccine. The Trump administration purchased 150 million of the low-price...

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Project Veritas Alleges Vote-Harvesting Scheme Involving Ilhan Omar

Project Veritas Alleges Vote-Harvesting Scheme Involving Ilhan Omar

After shocking video was released by Project Veritas showing that Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar may be connected to a ballot harvesting scheme, the Minneapolis Police Department announ...

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California governor declares state of emergency over devastating wildfires

California governor declares state of emergency over devastating wildfires

More than 3.7 million acres of land have burned across the state in 2020, a record in modern history, causing at least 26 deaths and destroying over 7,000 structures. "At this point it is too soon to ...

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French Man Said Body Tattoos Cost Him His Job Teaching Kindergarten

Helaine said he started getting tattoos when he was 27 after he went through what he called an "existential crisis". A tattoo-covered kindergarten teacher in France, who has spent almost 500 hours...

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Lebanon's Amal 'surprised' after Macron hit at Shia groups over talks failure

Lebanon's Amal 'surprised' after Macron hit at Shia groups over talks failure

An obscure onetime ambassador to Germany, Adib was tasked with quickly forming a so-called technocratic Cabinet - a process that in Lebanon usually takes months - that would satisfy worldwide donors, ...

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BC health officials announce 267 new coronavirus cases since Friday

BC health officials announce 267 new coronavirus cases since Friday

There are three new outbreaks in the health care system for a total of 16. There are five people in hospital in the Northern Health region. One new community outbreak was also announced in the Inter...

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Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah dies at 91

Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah dies at 91

On Sept 14, Kuwait's Prime Minister informed his Cabinet that the Emir's health was improving. "With honest sadness, Kuwait, its people, the people of the Arab and Muslim world, and the people of th...

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Thousands Evacuate as Wildfires Surge in Wine Country

Homes and public buildings in the town of Deer Park were burned. The wine country blaze had burned 44 square kilometres (17 square miles) as of early Monday, according to Cal Fire . One blaze, sinc...

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Hathras gang rape victim succumbs in Delhi hospital

Hathras gang rape victim succumbs in Delhi hospital

Under the SC/ST Act, her family has been given the financial support of Rs 10 lakh (£11,000), in total. She died in Delhi today. Later, she girl was admitted to AIIMS after there was no improvement ...

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Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says faces harassment

Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says faces harassment

The Indian government has not commented on the Amnesty allegations. The ED, following an FIR by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), filed on November 5, 2019, on charges of an alleged viola...

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Saudi Arabia busts Iran-trained terror cell

Saudi Arabia busts Iran-trained terror cell

In a statement carried by Saudi state media, a spokesman for the presidency of state security said three of those arrested had been trained in Iran while the rest were "linked to the cell in various r...

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Ex-Louisville Cop Brett Hankison Pleads Not Guilty in Breonna Taylor Case

Ex-Louisville Cop Brett Hankison Pleads Not Guilty in Breonna Taylor Case

Louisville has become the latest flashpoint in U.S. protests against racism and police brutality, following months of demonstrations that erupted after the May 25 death of George Floyd when a Minnesot...

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The Rock explains his endorsement of Biden-Harris presidential ticket

The Rock explains his endorsement of Biden-Harris presidential ticket

By leveling with the American people. As a political independent and centrist for many years, I've voted for Democrats in the past and as well as Republican. They're tough. They can take anything if...

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Multiple people dead in Salem 'hostage situation'

Multiple people dead in Salem 'hostage situation'

A possible "hostage situation" led to a fatal shooting after police responded to a home in the west OR city of Salem, The Marion County Sheriff's Office said. The accused hostage-taker was one of the ...

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American expat facing jail time in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review

American expat facing jail time in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review

At least one TripAdvisor reviewer accused of "modern-day slavery" for violating the site's guidelines has been removed, the report said. Koh Chang Police Colonel Thanapon Taemsara confirmed to AFP ...

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100000 protesters mark 50 days of demonstrations against Lukashenko

100000 protesters mark 50 days of demonstrations against Lukashenko

Sunday's demonstrations were the latest in almost two months of protest against the results of Belarus's August 9 presidential election . Another protester, 36-year-old Sergei Mikhailov, said ...

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Officer hurt, suspect detained after police station shooting

Officer hurt, suspect detained after police station shooting

A struggle ensued between the officer and the man, who allegedly took the officer's gun from him, hit him in the head with the weapon and then began firing, Moore said. One suspect fired a handgun, ...

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Preparations for the withdrawal of diplomatic staff were being made at the U.S. mission in Baghdad over the weekend, American and Iraqi sources told Reuters. On March 19, the Pentagon transferred th...

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Covid updates: Death toll from global pandemic crosses one million

About 5,000 people have been dying around the world every day since April this year. In the time it takes to watch a 90-minute soccer match, 340 people die on average. Meanwhile, India continues to be...

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Trump highlights expansion of coronavirus testing

Trump highlights expansion of coronavirus testing

They are generally considered less accurate - though much faster - than higher-grade genetic tests, known as PCR tests, which are used in many wealthier nations. The test has been lauded as a breakthr...

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Armenia mobilizes male population, Azeri fighting rages

Armenia mobilizes male population, Azeri fighting rages

Officials in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh said that 26 more of their troops were killed on Monday evening, bringing the rebels' total military casualties to 84. Border clashes broke out e...

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United Kingdom positions on withdrawal agreement (Brexit) remains far apart

United Kingdom positions on withdrawal agreement (Brexit) remains far apart

Maroš Šefčovič , a commission vice-president, said Mr Gove had given him "no indication" that provisions in the Bill that override the Withdrawal Agreement would be dropped by the end of month deadlin...

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PM pledges to protect 30pc of Britains land by 2030

PM pledges to protect 30pc of Britains land by 2030

He will declare that the extinction of species is permanent so that the action of countries should be immediate. The Prime Minister will make the commitment at a virtual United Nations event this af...

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Trump reportedly considered choosing Ivanka as his running mate in 2016

Trump reportedly considered choosing Ivanka as his running mate in 2016

Gates writes that Trump pushed for Ivanka's consideration for weeks and even had his staff poll voters for their opinions of her alongside other potential VP picks. Gates says Trump, who distrusted po...

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Merkel says German coronavirus infections could hit 19,200 a day

Navalny", he said. Navalny, a politician and corruption investigator who is Russian President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic, was flown to Germany two days after falling ill on August 20 on a dome...

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New California fire scorches wine country near San Francisco

New California fire scorches wine country near San Francisco

The fire spotted more than a mile out, making it impossible to stop. Officials did not have an estimate of people under evacuation but Paul Lowenthal, Cal Fire spokesman, said more than 13,000 homes...

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17 trapped in southwest China coal mine accident_china

17 trapped in southwest China coal mine accident_china

One person was taken to a hospital, and the others showed no signs of life, the post said. An investigation is underway to determine the cause of fire. The accident occurred at the Songzao coal mine i...

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'Generate fear': Burlington man, 25, charged with terrorism hoax

'Generate fear': Burlington man, 25, charged with terrorism hoax

In its statement, the RCMP stated that Chaudhry's media interviews raised public safety concerns amongst Canadians. RCMP Supt. Christopher deGale says hoaxes can generate fear and create the illusio...

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Yemeni govt, Houthi rebels agree large prisoner exchange

Yemeni govt, Houthi rebels agree large prisoner exchange

Both sides in Yemen's war have agreed to exchange more than 1,000 prisoners, the United Nations mediator said on Sunday following talks in Switzerland. "What matters to us is implementing the deal, no...

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