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Nine killed as two helicopters crash in Afghanistan’s Helmand

Nine killed as two helicopters crash in Afghanistan’s Helmand

The crash happened as the helicopters were taking off in restive Helmand province, where clashes have erupted between Afghan forces and the Taliban, said provincial governor's spokesman Omar Zawak. Hu...

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France declares public health state of emergency over COVID-19

France declares public health state of emergency over COVID-19

Although some public health experts questioned the efficacy of a nighttime lockdown on virus circulation - especially because so many French virus clusters have been traced to workplaces - Macron was ...

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California fire dept. confiscates PG&E's equipment in wildfire investigation

California fire dept. confiscates PG&E's equipment in wildfire investigation

PG&E said in a filing with the Public Utilities Commission that investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection seized some of its electrical equipment near where the Z...

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Tanishq withdraws controversial ad showing interfaith marriage

Tanishq withdraws controversial ad showing interfaith marriage

Earlier reports suggested that the store was attacked. The police was informed about the incident and patrolling has been increased in the area. "The news about the store being attacked are false", Pa...

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UK's three-tier coronavirus alert system kicks in to tackle rising infections

UK's three-tier coronavirus alert system kicks in to tackle rising infections

Johnson announced a three-tiered system categorising areas of England by rates of infection, to try to simplify a complex web of local restrictions. This is includes a ban on meeting anybody from ou...

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Pelosi Loses It During CNN Interview on Coronavirus Relief

Pelosi Loses It During CNN Interview on Coronavirus Relief

When pressed if the reluctance to consider the White House offer was to deny "the president to take credit if there's a deal", Pelosi snapped. "I don't know why you're always an apologist and many ...

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More ethnic minority and elderly volunteers needed in Covid-19 vaccine trials

More ethnic minority and elderly volunteers needed in Covid-19 vaccine trials

Cytiva is among the primary suppliers to several companies now working with the US government to develop COVID-19 vaccines. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said he was glad that AstraZene...

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Lebanon Talks on Disputed Maritime Border Get Underway

Lebanon Talks on Disputed Maritime Border Get Underway

Yassin said that this first round of negotiations constitutes the first step in the demarcation of the southern borders. The talks, held at a United Nations peacekeeping force base in the Lebanese ...

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Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as COVID-19 cases ease

Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as COVID-19 cases ease

Prime Minister Scott Morrison told the Today Show the government was holding initial talks with the Pacific Islands and some Asian countries. "There's also been discussions with the Prime Minister of ...

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Tanishq pulls down new advertisement after being accused of promoting `Love Jihad`

Love Jihad or Romeo Jihad is a conspiracy theory that alleges that Muslim men target women belonging to non-Muslim communities in order to convert them to Islam by feigning love and marrying them. "A...

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Human rights groups oppose China, Russia, Saudis on UN rights body

Human rights groups oppose China, Russia, Saudis on UN rights body

The Saudi crown prince has also come under worldwide scrutiny in the aftermath of the murder and dismemberment two years ago of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Neuer said it was "morally obscene" ...

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Qingdao Cancels More Than Half of Flights Amid Covid-19 Surge

Qingdao Cancels More Than Half of Flights Amid Covid-19 Surge

Without a vaccine, governments are cautious about allowing the virus to spread freely. However on Sunday, Qingdao reported a total of six new COVID-19 cases and six asymptomatic infections, all li...

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India's Mumbai faces power outage due to grid failure

India's Mumbai faces power outage due to grid failure

It shall be resumed as soon as the traction power supply is restored. An unprecedented power outage brought Mumbai to a standstill on Monday, affected local trains, left several people trapped in ...

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Peru's Machu Picchu reopens... for one Japanese tourist

Peru's Machu Picchu reopens... for one Japanese tourist

Peru has recorded just over 849,000 cases of the COVID-19 virus, and 33,305 deaths since the start of the epidemic. With his departure from the country now arriving seven months later, he made a spec...

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Statisticians and census takers worry about count's accuracy

Statisticians and census takers worry about count's accuracy

Gen. Xavier Becerra and a coalition of Democratic state officials are also challenging Trump's July order to exclude immigrants in the country illegally from the census tally. They told the judge th...

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China denies Canadians 'arbitrarily' detained over Meng case

China denies Canadians 'arbitrarily' detained over Meng case

The relations between Canada and China have since been tense. Zhao said China "firmly opposes the erroneous statements made by Canada" and reiterated its claim that Kovrig and Spavor were "suspect...

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Defiant Trump defends virus record in 1st post-COVID rally

Defiant Trump defends virus record in 1st post-COVID rally

Trump, who spent three nights in the hospital for treatment, said on Sunday he had fully recovered and was no longer infectious, but he did not say directly whether he had tested negative for the coro...

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How Google ‘discovered’ Nobel prize victor Paul Migron’s ‘smart home’

The two Stanford economists were awarded the prize for improving the way that auctions work. Professor Wilson showed rational bidders tended to place bids below their own best estimate of what he ca...

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Covid-19 Cases Cross 71 Lakh-Mark In India

Covid-19 Cases Cross 71 Lakh-Mark In India

The death toll climbed to 1,09,150 with the virus claiming 816 lives in a day, the data updated at 8 am showed. India reported 74,383 new cases with 918 more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringin...

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Facebook donates $1.3 million to boost WWII code-breaking site Bletchley Park

Advertisement Facebook's chief technology officer, Mike Schroepfer, wrote in a blog post that Facebook's donation was prompted by Bletchley Park's formative role in early, foundational computer sc...

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Texas woman found dead, baby removed from womb

Texas woman found dead, baby removed from womb

According to KLTV , the suspect arrived at a Oklahoma hospital saying her baby was not breathing. The woman charged with murdering her seven-months-pregnant friend then cutting her unborn daughter f...

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India can not rule out collusive threat from Pakistan, China: Rajnath Singh

India can not rule out collusive threat from Pakistan, China: Rajnath Singh

In a fresh attack, China has reacted sharply after 44 new bridges near the borders were opened by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh , saying it "does not recognize the Ladakh Union Territory " and oppo...

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Kidnap suspects discussed 'taking out' Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

Kidnap suspects discussed 'taking out' Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

The interview continued with Whitmer talking about the voting in her state during the pandemic, and whether she's concerned about Trump urging his supporters to act as poll-watchers. Gretchen Whitmer ...

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McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID relief plan

McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID relief plan

McGrath , a retired Marine combat pilot, criticized McConnell for blocking a new round of COVID-19 economic support, calling it a "dereliction of duty" and failure of leadership. "Do you want somebo...

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Biggest World War II bomb found in Poland explodes while being defused

Biggest World War II bomb found in Poland explodes while being defused

The Tallboy bomb was designed by British aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis and was used by the Royal Air Force to destroy large Nazi-controlled assets though underground shocks. The operation invo...

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Journalists ‘Banned’ from Portland Indigenous People’s ‘Day of Rage’

Journalists ‘Banned’ from Portland Indigenous People’s ‘Day of Rage’

Andy Ngo, a journalist who has been documenting the unrest in the city, posted images of the destruction on Twitter . In New Mexico, protesters yesterday tore down a historical monument in Santa Fe...

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Donald Trump 'tests negative' for COVID-19 ahead of Florida rally

Donald Trump 'tests negative' for COVID-19 ahead of Florida rally

In a nod to Senate confirmation hearings on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court - where Biden's running mate, California Sen. The Biden campaign has increased advertising in OH latel...

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Biden Says He's 'Not A Fan' Of Expanding The Supreme Court

Biden Says He's 'Not A Fan' Of Expanding The Supreme Court

If Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the court, as expected, some Democrats have said the number of Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court should be expanded from the current nine to take away a clear...

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Donald Trump threatens to 'kiss guys' at Florida rally

Donald Trump threatens to 'kiss guys' at Florida rally

Supporters of President Trump trolled Joseph R. Biden's campaign speech in Toledo, Ohio, on Monday, reportedly chanting "four more years" every time the Democratic presidential nominee mentioned his o...

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What Has Happened to Columbus Day?

What Has Happened to Columbus Day?

The project caused a huge public outcry among members of the Standing Rock tribe, whose reservation is less than a mile from the pipeline, and their supporters, who viewed it as a threat to the regi...

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California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

Under California state law, only county election officials are authorized to set up ballot drop boxes to ensure adequate security. Republican party operations in Fresno, Los Angeles , and Orang...

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Belarus allows police to use combat weapons at protests - worldwide

Belarus allows police to use combat weapons at protests - worldwide

On Sunday, demonstrators turned out across the country for the ninth successive weekend in protest at the disputed re-election of Mr Lukashenko. Protesters have taken to the streets every week sinc...

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China's Qingdao orders city-wide COVID-19 testing following new infections

China's Qingdao orders city-wide COVID-19 testing following new infections

On October 11, authorities reported six new coronavirus cases and six asymptomatic cases. China was the first country to report coronavirus cases, with the first major outbreak in Wuhan. This ...

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Fauci Says Trump Campaign Should Take Down ‘Completely Out of Context’ Ad

Fauci Says Trump Campaign Should Take Down ‘Completely Out of Context’ Ad

He also promises to ask Fauci, the longtime head of the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases, to stay on as a coronavirus task force adviser if he wins next month's election. Official...

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Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire strained by recriminations, reports of fighting

Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire strained by recriminations, reports of fighting

Khatibzadeh explained that his country calls on both sides to abide by the ceasefire and resume talks within the framework of worldwide law, respect for both countries, the territorial integrity of th...

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