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Trump says US troops in Afghanistan should be 'home by Christmas'

Trump says US troops in Afghanistan should be 'home by Christmas'

Although they had fallen dramatically by the time Trump took office, he added several thousand early in his term on the recommendation of the military. In its own deal struck earlier this year with th...

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New York City will lock down in many places again Wednesday

New York City will lock down in many places again Wednesday

The staff at Public School 164 in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, one of the affected neighbourhoods, sent a letter to de Blasio on Thursday demanding that the school be closed. They will be i...

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As Grand COVID-19 cases rise, public health pleas for compliance

As Grand COVID-19 cases rise, public health pleas for compliance

Patients are in varying stages of fighting the virus and recovering from the virus. As for active cases, 1,353 people are now battling the disease, and roughly 83 per cent of all those who have had ...

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'Fair Shake': Trump Administration Introduces Changes to H-1B Guest Worker Visa

'Fair Shake': Trump Administration Introduces Changes to H-1B Guest Worker Visa

The Interim Final rule, it said , will improve the accuracy of prevailing wages paid to foreign workers by bringing them in line with the wages paid to similarly employed U.S. The Department of Labor...

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Facebook bans fringe group QAnon across all its platforms

Facebook bans fringe group QAnon across all its platforms

A report by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) found that the number of users engaging in discussion of QAnon on Twitter and Facebook have surged this year, with membership of QAnon groups...

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Brexit talks extended by a month to reach a trade deal

Brexit talks extended by a month to reach a trade deal

The PM said he would " hold firm " against any future trade barriers in the Irish Sea, " we have the excellent UK Internal Market Bill to prevent such barriers from arising ". European Commission Pres...

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Iran's president warns of regional war, condemns stray shells on Iranian soil

Iran's president warns of regional war, condemns stray shells on Iranian soil

Scores of civilians on both sides have also died. Turkey has strongly backed Azerbaijan, and Russian Federation has a defence pact with Armenia . Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti says LA is pro...

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Greek Court Rules Far-Right Golden Dawn Party Is Criminal Organization

Greek Court Rules Far-Right Golden Dawn Party Is Criminal Organization

A crowd of 15,000 anti-fascist demonstrators had gathered outside the Athens " courthouse to hear the verdict, waving banners that read "the people want Nazis in jail!' as scuffles broke out with pol...

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Police officer charged with George Floyd's murder granted $1m bail

Police officer charged with George Floyd's murder granted $1m bail

A 19-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department before he was sacked in May, Chauvin is facing second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in Floyd's death. Chauvin was released from Oak Park...

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Federal appeals court upholds NY subpoena for Trump's taxes

Federal appeals court upholds NY subpoena for Trump's taxes

A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said President Trump's arguments "amount to generic objections" and not the kind of "well-pled facts" necessary to sustain his allegation...

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Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research

Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research

It could also have applications in the growing field of cancer immunotherapy. Only five women have previously been awarded the chemistry prize. "I'm in shock", Doudna, reached at home by the Assoc...

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Africa COVID-19 related deaths about 37,000 - Africa CDC

Africa COVID-19 related deaths about 37,000 - Africa CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday, in guidance that could raise new challenges for safely re-opening businesses and schools. According to the CDC, this type of spread is hap...

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Everything you need to know about voting in Tippecanoe County

Everything you need to know about voting in Tippecanoe County

As many as 11 other states have had similar statutes on the books, according to the Globe; however, MA and at least 16 other states explicitly prohibited the practice (many other states did no...

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Hundreds support President Trump outside Walter Reed Medical Center

Hundreds support President Trump outside Walter Reed Medical Center

But his actions moments later, by leaving the hospital and sitting inside the SUV with others, suggested otherwise. It's an indication that Trump's condition is worrying , as the drug should not be...

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US, Australia, India, Japan discuss China's growing power

US, Australia, India, Japan discuss China's growing power

External Affairs Ministry said, Foreign Ministers will discuss the post-COVID-19 global order and the need for a coordinated response to the various challenges emerging from the pandemic. The Australi...

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358 new cases reported over the weekend in B.C.

358 new cases reported over the weekend in B.C.

Out of the 1,002 Laurel County cases, 112 patients were under the age of 18, 203 patients were ages 18-30, 148 patients were ages 31-40, 135 patients were ages 41-50, 145 patients were ages 51-60, 130...

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TCDSB closes St. Charles Catholic School after staff member contracts COVID-19

TCDSB closes St. Charles Catholic School after staff member contracts COVID-19

The positive test was reported Wednesday. A total of 18 positive coronavirus test results among students and staff were reported to MCSD from September 28 through October 2, the district announced...

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Noida police regrets manhandling of Priyanka Gandhi, sets up probe

Noida police regrets manhandling of Priyanka Gandhi, sets up probe

From the very beginning, both these brutal sexual assaults have been projected as isolated incidents of crime, instead of being an outcome of the casteism and misogyny ingrained in the larger society....

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Russian authorities poisoned me as threat ahead of parliament elections- Alexei Navalny

Russian authorities poisoned me as threat ahead of parliament elections- Alexei Navalny

A laboratory in Germany said on September 2 it had confirmation of nerve-agent usage, followed by laboratories in France and Sweden on September 14. MEPs have called for sanctions against Russia, sa...

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Walter Reed Doctors Deliver Confusing Update on Trump’s Condition

Walter Reed Doctors Deliver Confusing Update on Trump’s Condition

Stocks on Wall Street closed lower as news of Trump's diagnosis added to mounting uncertainties surrounding the election. "We were real concerned", Meadows told the network. "He said he felt prett...

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One in 10 may have had Covid

One in 10 may have had Covid

Mike Ryan, the WHO's top emergency expert, was addressing the agency's Executive Board, where the United States made a thinly veiled swipe at China for what it called a "failure" to provide accurate a...

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Biden offers details of 'national mask mandate'

Biden offers details of 'national mask mandate'

Biden often mentions the need for nationwide mask mandates but he has sometimes been unclear about how he views presidential authority on the matter. Democratic presidential Joe Biden says he woul...

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Ex-Trump Advisor Kellyanne Conway's Daughter Claims Trump Isn't Well

Ex-Trump Advisor Kellyanne Conway's Daughter Claims Trump Isn't Well

On Sunday, the younger Conway appeared to announce she had contracted COVID-19 as well, sharing a video of her in a bathtub with the caption "hey guys now dying of covid!" "He is so ridiculous", sh...

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Coronavirus: UK reports 12,594 new cases and 19 deaths

Coronavirus: UK reports 12,594 new cases and 19 deaths

According to reports from Daily Mail , The Independentand Evening Standard , a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet containing laboratory results reached its maximum size, meaning that as many as 15,841...

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Trump 'doing very well' after hospitalisation with Covid-19

Trump 'doing very well' after hospitalisation with Covid-19

Sean Dooley, MD, of Walter Reed Medical Center, said the president's cardiac function, kidney function and liver function are all normal. "Talked to another source familiar with the situation this...

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Pelosi said she's not in the loop on president's health

Pelosi said she's not in the loop on president's health

FOX Business has reported that the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will exchange proposals later this afternoon. "It just depends on if they understand what we nee...

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Gay men take over #ProudBoys on Twitter

Gay men take over #ProudBoys on Twitter

At the presidential debate on Tuesday, moderator Chris Wallace asked Donald Trump , "Are you willing, tonight, to condemn white supremacists and militia groups and to say that they need to stand ...

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Paris on maximum virus alert, closing bars, not restaurants

Paris on maximum virus alert, closing bars, not restaurants

Gyms and swimming pools will be closed except for minors. Paris was preparing on Sunday to be placed under maximum coronavirus alert as alarming Covid-19 infection numbers appeared to leave the ...

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Irish health chiefs recommend return to full Covid-19 lockdown

Irish health chiefs recommend return to full Covid-19 lockdown

As one source told the Irish Times: "Everything is going in one direction". The move will come into effect from midnight on Wednesday and is expected to be in place for three weeks, at which point t...

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Boris Johnson wishes Trump 'speedy recovery' from COVID-19

Boris Johnson wishes Trump 'speedy recovery' from COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was also hit by the virus, as were a clutch of other leaders in Latin America and Europe, from Monaco's Prince Albert II on the western tip of the continent, to th...

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Presidential Debate Moderator Chris Wallace Tests Negative for COVID-19

Presidential Debate Moderator Chris Wallace Tests Negative for COVID-19

Mr Wallace, Mr Trump and Mr Biden were the only people exempt from the requirement, according to Cleveland Clinic protocol. Everyone-everyone in the audience-was to wear a mask. But the Trump campai...

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Iowa pre-filled absentee ballot applications allowed by judge

Iowa pre-filled absentee ballot applications allowed by judge

AARP is not a direct party to the lawsuit before the high court, but is filing as a friend of the court - that is, an entity that claims it will be affected by the case and wants the court to take not...

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Iran’s Zarif Travels to Kuwait, Meets with New Emir

Iran’s Zarif Travels to Kuwait, Meets with New Emir

Contestants for the newly vacated role of crown prince include Sheikh Sabah's son and former deputy prime minister and political heavyweight Nasser Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah. The new Kuwaiti Amir expres...

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Chris Christie latest to announce positive coronavirus test

Chris Christie latest to announce positive coronavirus test

Chris Christie tweeted Saturday that he's checked himself into a hospital, hours after he announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus . President Donald Trump arrives to introduce Judg...

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3 people killed, 1 injured in Houston partial building collapse

3 people killed, 1 injured in Houston partial building collapse

There are three confirmed fatalities and one victim was transported to nearby hospital in stable condition, fire officials said . Firefighters were waiting for engineers to confirm the building was...

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