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Blinken: US Extends New START Treaty With Russia for 5 Years

Blinken: US Extends New START Treaty With Russia for 5 Years

In a statement , Blinken said the extension of the New START Treaty allows for verifiable limits on Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine launched ballistic missiles, and heavy b...

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Wildfire in west Australia burns more homes in dry wind

Wildfire in west Australia burns more homes in dry wind

The blaze has also broken containment lines on the southwest corner of the fire near Avon Ridge Estate and to the north along Berry Road in Gidgegannup. "The fire has devastated our community". Klem...

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Biden Signs Executive Orders on Legal Immigration and Separated Families

Biden Signs Executive Orders on Legal Immigration and Separated Families

Fox News reported that the immigration executive orders were "part of a sweeping push by Biden to roll back" policies put in place by former President Donald Trump, who took heat for imposing aggress...

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Print Edition India insists on ECT development jointly

Print Edition India insists on ECT development jointly

In a reconciliatory move, Sri Lanka has offered India another undertaking to develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) at the same facility on a Public Private Partnership model along with Japan. The ...

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Turkish police detain 159 around university

Turkish police detain 159 around university

The protests have been going on for a month now but tension has never been that high. On Tuesday night, 159 people were detained at Boğaziçi University as almost 200 students found themselves penned...

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Twitter 'Withholds' Multiple Accounts Linked to Farmers' Agitation on Govt's Request

Twitter 'Withholds' Multiple Accounts Linked to Farmers' Agitation on Govt's Request

However, Twitter restored these accounts on finding that the messages were not posted to incite but were posted as an expression of right to free speech. It is up to the account holder to challenge th...

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Uganda: Bobi Wine challenges Museveni's victory in court

Uganda: Bobi Wine challenges Museveni's victory in court

Museveni won the 14 January election with about 59 percent of the vote, while Wine only secured about 35 percent . Under the constitution, Mr Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, had 15 days ...

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Kremlin stands by police crackdown on Navalny supporters

Kremlin stands by police crackdown on Navalny supporters

He was accused of violating parole conditions by refusing to check in with prison officials and was arrested when he flew back to Moscow on January 17 from Germany, where he spent months recoverin...

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White House has nothing to say on Space Force

White House has nothing to say on Space Force

Meanwhile, numerous prominent Republican figures have used the phrase to criticize and poke fun at her. Psaki said there are estimates of between 600 to 700 children that are still separated from th...

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Men Accuse Lincoln Project 'Predator' Co-Founder of Sending 'Innapropriate' Sexual Messages

Men Accuse Lincoln Project 'Predator' Co-Founder of Sending 'Innapropriate' Sexual Messages

He is a predator, a liar, and an abuser. After the online magazine The American Conservative reported allegations last month, he admitted his actions to U.S. "John Weaver led a secret life that wa...

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Rochester Cops Shown Cuffing, Pepper-Spraying 9-Year-Old Girl

Rochester Cops Shown Cuffing, Pepper-Spraying 9-Year-Old Girl

He said the officer, who has not been identified, made a decision to subdue the distraught child and acted in a manner that didn't physically injure her. She begged the officers to see her dad whe...

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Canadian diplomat`s T-shirt logo, a stylised `W`, angers China

Canadian diplomat`s T-shirt logo, a stylised `W`, angers China

Most scientists reject the notion, but some have speculated that a virus captured from the wild could have figured in experiments at the lab, before escaping via an infected member of staff. China and...

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Trump 'summoned a mob,' Democrats say in formal impeachment brief

Trump 'summoned a mob,' Democrats say in formal impeachment brief

Capitol, pinning the blame for the deadly violence that ensued directly on the former president. Trump's impeachment was triggered by a speech he delivered to a crowd on the National Mall just bef...

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Good news about South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine

Good news about South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccine

Further good news is that the vaccine has the potential to reduce transmission of the coronavirus , based on swabs obtained from volunteers in the United Kingdom with a 67% reduction after the first ...

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Officer Brian Sicknick Lies in Honor at the US Capitol Rotunda

Officer Brian Sicknick Lies in Honor at the US Capitol Rotunda

They slowly approached the urn as Capitol police stood at attention, then stood with their hands over their hearts for a moment, and Biden reached out to touch the urn. Some witnesses said Sicknick ha...

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Vaccines: Study suggests Oxford-AstraZenenca jab slows virus spread

Vaccines: Study suggests Oxford-AstraZenenca jab slows virus spread

About 1,500 of the initial volunteers in a late-stage clinical trial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were given the wrong dose , but weren't informed that a mistake had been made after the...

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Kosovo, Israel establish diplomatic ties

Kosovo, Israel establish diplomatic ties

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Meliza Haradinaj Stublla of Kosovo and Gabi Ashkenazi of Israel, signed two agreements on Monday, in a Zoom conference due to the pandemic travel restriction: one o...

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State Department says military takeover in Myanmar IS a coup

State Department says military takeover in Myanmar IS a coup

Whatever penalties the US decides on will spare direct humanitarian aid to the country's people, the State Department said. The army said it had carried out the detentions in response to "election f...

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Joe Biden told Republicans $600bln recovery package far too small

Joe Biden told Republicans $600bln recovery package far too small

The cautious strategy reflects the tightrope Mr Biden is walking to reverse hard-line Trump policies while simultaneously trying to prevent a surge in illegal immigration. His order on legal immigrati...

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Massive chunk of California's Highway 1 collapses after storm

Massive chunk of California's Highway 1 collapses after storm

Caltrans says an emergency contractor is on board. The agency initially closed 44 miles (71 kilometres) of the road to allow people to evacuate but said the closures would be reduced to about 23 mi...

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Western Australia state reports no new local COVID-19 cases

Western Australia state reports no new local COVID-19 cases

Schools, most businesses, entertainment venues and places of worship are all closed, and restaurants restricted to takeaway only. There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Western Australia after the re...

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Top China diplomat both encourages and warns US

Top China diplomat both encourages and warns US

The positive tone fuels perceptions that China's leaders are hoping for a fresh start in relations and a more civil discourse with Washington, even while deep divisions remain. He added, "We will coun...

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White House Reviewing Whether to Cut Trump Off From Intelligence Briefs

White House Reviewing Whether to Cut Trump Off From Intelligence Briefs

During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump and his supporters repeatedly accused Biden of receiving favourable treatment from the press, of being fed answers to reporters' questions throug...

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Trump's new impeachment team signals aggressive defense

Trump's new impeachment team signals aggressive defense

Donald Trump must be convicted because he is "personally responsible" for the riot at the US Capitol, House Democrats have said . "The only honourable path at that point was for President Trump to...

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Archaeologists Discover A Mysterious 2000-Year-Old Mummy With A Golden Tongue

Archaeologists Discover A Mysterious 2000-Year-Old Mummy With A Golden Tongue

In Egyptian mythology, Osiris was the god of the afterlife, as well as fertility and agriculture. The latter were formed in the configuration of a tongue and placed in the mouth of the mummy, in a s...

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More snow coming to Utah, especially in the mountains

More snow coming to Utah, especially in the mountains

Clearing near noon. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light early in the afternoon. We'll have mostly sunny skies on Wednesday and high temperatures in the middle 30s. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy....

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Russian Federation detains over 1000 at protests against jailing of Kremlin critic Navalny

Russian Federation detains over 1000 at protests against jailing of Kremlin critic Navalny

LUCIAN KIM, BYLINE: Good morning, Lulu. Thereafter, the throngs set out for the Matrosskaya Tishina jail, where Navalny is held. On TikTok, the video-sharing app popular with teenagers, users shar...

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Russian Court Rules to Jail Navalny

Russian Court Rules to Jail Navalny

Navalny was handed a three-and-a-half year suspended sentence in the 2014 case along with five years of probation. You can't lock up millions and hundreds of thousands of people. Before the ruling, au...

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Mexico signs contract for millions of Russian Sputnik V vaccine doses

Mexico signs contract for millions of Russian Sputnik V vaccine doses

A sub-analysis of 2,000 adults older than 60 years suggests the vaccine was similarly effective and well-tolerated in this age group. Sixteen cases of symptomatic Covid-19 were confirmed in the vacc...

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White House To Reporters: Share Questions With Psaki Before Pressers

White House To Reporters: Share Questions With Psaki Before Pressers

Psaki has, thus far, presented a much calmer and less combative demeanor than her predecessors under the Trump administration, but like everything else in a hyper divided partisan world, she is not wi...

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Wildfire in Perth ravages 59 homes amid virus lockdown

Wildfire in Perth ravages 59 homes amid virus lockdown

Firefighters attend a fire at Wooroloo, near Perth , Australia, Monday, February 1, 2021. There had been no other injuries. People in a 25 km stretch west from Wooroloo to the Walyunga National Par...

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Man Allegedly Hired Two Hitmen to Murder Niece He's Accused of Raping

Man Allegedly Hired Two Hitmen to Murder Niece He's Accused of Raping

Cormier hired Eskine and Wilson kill his niece and the three conducted surveillance on the target home 'sometime after July but before November, ' cops said. 'Maybe they hid in the closet because they...

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We will vaccinate 10 million people in first quarter

We will vaccinate 10 million people in first quarter

Speaking at an online town hall of healthcare workers, Spahn defended the progress made on procuring and administering vaccines, saying 2.3 million of Germany's 83 million people had already received ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents shot while serving warrant in South Florida

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents shot while serving warrant in South Florida

She said multiple shots were fired, and a person barricaded themselves inside the apartment. The department later said that the area was safe, but that an investigation was continuing. Sunrise, a city...

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DA to nominate SA health workers for Nobel Peace Prize

DA to nominate SA health workers for Nobel Peace Prize

Madison also mentioned in his post that he submitted his nomination "exactly two hours" before the given deadline and that he was "definitely not the only one" who wanted to nominate Donald Trump ....

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