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 2020-07-11 07:39 

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It's Playtime at Animal Farm! Watch Adorable Baby Elephant Running After Birdies...

New Delhi (Sputnik): In spite being big in size, elephants are adorable in their own way, especially when in a playful mood. Baby elephants often remain under the protective eye of their mamas but still manage to have some fun....

 2020-07-11 07:21 

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Eleven People Dead, 23 Missing After Rains Lead to Flooding, Landslides in Nepal - Photo, Video...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Rescuers have recovered the bodies of 11 people in Nepal's Gandaki Province, while 23 others remain missing after heavy rains led to severe flooding and landslides, The Kathmandu Post reported on Saturday, citing local authorities....

 2020-07-11 07:17 

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Netizens Raise Eyebrows as Police Apologise for Telling Woman to Cover Up 'F**k Boris' T-shirt...

A woman was leaving a BLM rally in downtown London, when she was stopped by police who implied she had an offensive and thus illegal slogan on her clothes, prompting her to turn to her lawyers to settle the case....

 2020-07-11 06:39 

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Elon Musk Nudges Past Warren Buffet, Becoming 7th Richest Person Alive...

The car manufacturer's stock has jumped more than 500% over the past 12 months, giving Musk hope of challenging other members of the list, including Amazon owner Jeff Bezos, who has a net worth of $188 billion....

 2020-07-11 06:16 

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Iranian Media Indirectly Blames Israel, US for Being Behind Natanz Incident, Report Says...

On Friday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry warned that if Tehran finds out that "foreign elements" were behind the 2 July explosion at the Natanz nuclear site, there will be consequences....

 2020-07-11 06:14 

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Picture of Giant Lizard at a Home in Delhi Sends Netizens Into Tizzy...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Since the COVID-19 lockdown began in India in March, cities have witnessed wildlife taking over the streets. But this time around an animal has entered a home in the capital of the country....

 2020-07-11 05:59 

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Trump Says Does Not Want US to Withdraw From NATO, Reports Suggest...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Washington Post daily that he did not want the United States to leave NATO, however, the allies had to pay their contributions....

 2020-07-11 05:34 

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Donald Trump Says He 'Aced' Cognitive Test Leaving Docs Lost for Words...

Speaking about health check-ups ahead of the November polls, Trump bragged about his "unbelievable4; results in cognitive testing, insisting his rival Joe Biden would fail it if he took it....

 2020-07-11 05:00 

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After Maxwell's Arrest Prince Andrew's Only Option is to Cooperate With US Prosecutors, Scholars Say...

As Ghislaine Maxwell, who allegedly helped recruit and groom minor girls for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, is expected to appear in a US court next week, royals experts have weighed up as to how her testimony may affect Prince Andrew and the Bri...

 2020-07-11 04:45 

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Iran to Contribute to Security of Syrian Skies Amid Continuing Israeli Air Strikes...

Iran will help Syria strengthen its air defence as part of an agreement between the two states signed on Wednesday. The agreement was signed by Iran's Chief of the Armed Forces General Staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, and Syrian Minister of Defe...

 2020-07-11 04:30 

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Need for Feed: Hungry Golden Retriever Wants a Meal Right Now!...

Every pup needs a lot of food to become a big, strong doggo. And every little canine becomes a hungry beast when it sees some food, so don't stay in the way, or you will be attacked by a pup - in the most adorable manner, of course! And if you give th...

 2020-07-11 04:15 

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Boris Johnson Wants Britons Back to Work 'As Carefully As Possible'...

While Johnson is encouraging people to get back to their normal lives, the official guidelines issued amid the COVID-19 pandemic advise British citizens to avoid social contacts and use of public transport, and work from home, if possible....

 2020-07-11 04:15 

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BAME is a 'Lazy' Term Which Assumes Whiteness is 'Normal', Says UK Black Comedian and Writer...

The death of George Floyd and the subsequent wave of Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, Britain and other parts of the world, has highlighted racist attitudes in the West. But some people of colour have issues with the term Black and Minori...

 2020-07-11 04:00 

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Why Does US Want to Ban Chinese Video-Sharing Platform?...

US President Donald Trump said he could ban TikTok in the US, adding that White House is considering such measures against China in response to the spread of coronavirus. TikTok's management said that the company is run independently by an American CO...

 2020-07-11 03:49 

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Trump Says Authorized Cyberattack on Russia's Internet Research Agency in 2018...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) US President Donald Trump confirmed to The Washington Post that he had authorized a cyberattack on Russia's Internet Research Agency in 2018....

 2020-07-11 03:34 

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Canadian Lawmaker Requests Conflict of Interest Probe of Finance Minister...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - A Canadian Member of Parliament, Charlie Angus, has requested an ethics investigation of Finance Minister Bill Morneau, the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner said in a statement to Sputnik....

 2020-07-11 03:28 

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EU's Borrell Expresses Regret Over Ankara's Decision to Reconvert Hagia Sophia Into Mosque...

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Union regrets the Turkish decision to transform Istanbul's Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said on Friday....

 2020-07-11 03:05 

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Facebook Mulls Banning Political Ads Prior to US Election - Report...

According to internal sources, a temporary ban on political ads is designed to eliminate misleading political content that could affect the choices made by American voters....

 2020-07-11 02:50 

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At Least One Dead, 25 Injured During Protests in Malian Capital Report...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) At least one person has been killed and 25 people injured during anti-government protests in the Malian capital of Bamako, Malian media reported....

 2020-07-11 02:17 

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US Government Allocates $84 Million in Drone, Space Tech, Shipbuilding Contracts...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government has approved $84 million in contracts to protect unmanned aerial vehicles, space technology and shipbuilding during the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Defence said in a press release....

 2020-07-11 01:33 

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US Judge Halts First Federal Execution in 17 Years Over COVID-19 Concerns...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal judge in the state of Indiana has halted the first federal execution in 17 years that was scheduled to take place next week, court documents revealed....

 2020-07-11 00:56 

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Trump Would Rather 'Gin Up Race War' Over Base Names than Allow Public Focus on Class Conflict...

US President Donald Trump threatened to veto this year's proposed $740 billion defense bill if it includes an amendment requiring the Pentagon to rechristen bases named after Confederate leaders. However, the president is unlikely to veto anything reg...

 2020-07-11 00:29 

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Overwhelming Majority of Canadians Say Border With US Should Stay Closed 'Longer'...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - The vast majority of Canadians say they believe their country's border with the United States should remain closed beyond the 21 July deadline, an Abacus Data poll revealed....

 2020-07-11 00:14 

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US Jury Finds Russian National Nikulin Guilty of Committing Cybercrimes...

The US has accused Nikulin of hacking into computers belonging to LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring's online services, but he has pleaded not guilty....

 2020-07-11 00:08 

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NHL Will Resume Season on 1 August Following 142-Day Pause...

The National Hockey Leauge (NHL) decided to suspend the season on 12 March amid the vast increase in the number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the United States....

 2020-07-10 23:57 

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Trump Commutes 'Unfair' Sentence of Former Campaign Adviser Roger Stone to Time Served...

US President Donald Trump has signed an order commuting the "unjust" sentencing of former campaign adviser Roger Stone, according to the White House....

 2020-07-10 23:36 

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South Korea to Purchase Spy Aircraft Equipment for $250 Million From US...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US State Department approved a tentative sale of services and equipment needed to upgrade the South Korean Peace Krypton reconnaissance aircraft for $250 million, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release....

 2020-07-10 23:28 

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'Novel Disease' May be Behind Hundreds of Elephant Deaths in Botswana...

Botswana officials have warned that a new pathogen may be to blame for the deaths of hundreds of elephants in the country....

 2020-07-10 23:07 

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Video: US Police Probe Unapproved 'White Lives Matter' Sign as Charges Filed Over Defaced BLM Mural...

Authorities in California's San Francisco Bay Area are investigating an unapproved "White Lives Matter" mural that was painted on a road in the East Bay city of Martinez and then defaced in a counter-protest....

 2020-07-10 23:04 

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Amazon Says Email Mandating Employees Delete TikTok Was Sent by Mistake...

An Amazon spokesperson revealed Friday evening that an email sent to employees Friday morning requiring that they remove the video-sharing app TikTok from their company mobile devices was sent in error....

 2020-07-10 22:58 

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'Not Going to Stop': US Protests Against Racism to Carry on Despite Police Repression, Activist Says...

A community organizer in Columbia, South Carolina, told Sputnik that the past seven weeks of militant protests against racism in the face of increasing police repression and intimidation tactics have awakened a new generation to the state's long histo...

 2020-07-10 22:46 

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UNSC Fails to Adopt Russian Draft Resolution to Deliver Syria Aid via 1 Crossing for One Year...

The previous resolution submitted by Russia was also blocked in the UNSC, with the United States, UK, Germany, France, Estonia, Belgium, and the Dominican Republican voting against the measure....

 2020-07-10 22:23 

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Eleven People Drown at Closed Beach in Egypt's Alexandria - Report...

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Eleven people drowned on Friday at a beach in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, which is locked down by the authorities to stop the spread of COVID-19, media reported....

 2020-07-10 22:21 

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Melbourne Citizens Fined $18,050 After Police Track Their Large KFC Delivery for Birthday Party...

According to the media, police were notified about a violation of the stay-at-home order after the partygoers ordered some 20 meals at a KFC store in Dandenong on Friday....

 2020-07-10 22:16 

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Trump Says He'll Sign US Immigration Order Paving 'Road to Citizenship' for DACA Recipients...

US President Donald Trump asserted to Telemundo in a recent interview that the Supreme Court's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) decision has granted him "tremendous powers" that would allow him to sign an executive order granting ...

 2020-07-10 21:57 

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Militants Shell Towns in Syria's Idlib, Aleppo, Latakia Provinces, Russian Military Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Militants from the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham* terrorist group have attacked settlements in three Syrian provinces, Rear Adm. Alexander Shcherbitsky, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's centre for Syrian reconciliation, said on Fri...

 2020-07-10 21:46 

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Trump Campaign COVID-19 Rules Criticized, Headquarters Deep-Cleaned After Staffer Tests Positive...

Staffers in US President Donald Trump's campaign office in Arlington, Virginia, have their own loose COVID-19 rules, which involve not wearing masks inside the office as well as publicly joking about and downplaying the pandemic's threat, insiders...

 2020-07-10 21:30 

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US to Impose 25% Additional Tariffs on French Imports as Response to Digital Tax...

France's tax has been a source of tensions between Paris and Washington, as the latter believes the tax unfairly targets US companies....

 2020-07-10 21:01 

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Probe Launched After 'MAGA' Listed in US Army Handout as Sign of White Supremacist Sympathies...

A US Army investigation is now underway following the alleged accidental distribution of a handout which designated US President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan as a possible indicator of covert white supremacy sympathizers....

 2020-07-10 20:46 

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Greek Prime Minister Says Change of Hagia Sophia Status Will Affect Relations With Turkey...

ATHENS (Sputnik) - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis condemned on Friday the Turkish government's decision to convert Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque, noting that this will affect Turkey's relations with Greece and the global community...

 2020-07-10 20:42 

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'This is a Real Bomb': British Father, Son Hook World War II-Era Munition While Fishing - Photo...

A British father and son fishing in the River Mole on July 4 made an unexpected catch: a small bomb about the size of a wine bottle that dated to World War II....

 2020-07-10 20:33 

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Trump Says Biden 'Plagiarized' His Economic Plan, But Won't Be Able to Bring It to Life...

The Democratic nominee has repeatedly faced accusations of lifting parts of other people's speeches and ideas without properly crediting them. One such gaffe, blamed on his staff, ended his 1987 presidential bid....

 2020-07-10 20:23 

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Protests Continue Outside Serbian Parliament Despite Coronavirus Curbs...

BELGRADE (Sputnik) - A rally against coronavirus restrictions continued in the Serbian capital for the fourth day on Friday, with protesters demanding the government's resignation....

 2020-07-10 20:16 

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Remdesivir Reduces Mortality Risk in Severely Ill COVID-19 Patients, New Analysis Finds...

American biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Friday announced that recent analysis of its antiviral drug remdesivir reduced the risk of death for severely ill COVID-19 patients by 62% compared with standard care alone....

 2020-07-10 19:49 

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Adorable Pet Bush Baby 'Hangs' in Japan...

Galagos, also called bush babies, are adorable, miniature, nocturnal primates originally from sub-Saharan Africa. Recently, a pet bush baby in Japan demonstrated how it prefers to descend a staircase....

 2020-07-10 19:46 

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Bolivia's Interim President Shows No COVID-19 Symptoms Despite Testing Positive, Doctor Says...

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez, diagnosed with COVID-19, shows no symptoms of the disease, her attending physician Andrei Miranda said on Friday....

 2020-07-10 19:30 

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US 'Disappointed' Over Turkey's Decision to Revert UNESCO Site Hagia Sophia Back to Mosque...

The US State Department voiced its displeasure on Friday with a decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to convert Istanbul's historic Hagia Sophia back into a mosque after being made a museum in 1934....

 2020-07-10 19:07 

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Florida, California, Texas See Record Daily COVID-19 Deaths Amid Push to Reopen US States...

The US states of Florida, California and Texas have all set new daily death records related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in the last few days, which goes against US President Donald Trump's argument that the recent surges of positive cases of the...

 2020-07-10 19:04 

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K-Pop's Answer to Lindsay Lohan? Scandalous Han Seo-hee is in Custody After Drug Test...

Many of the idols suffered through her fault and now the attention seeker can face 3 year prison sentence....

 2020-07-10 19:02 

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'Not Consistent With Reality': Kazakh Health Ministry Rejects Claims of Emerging Deadly Pneumonia...

The Kazakh Ministry of Health on Friday firmly rejected recent media reports that claimed an unknown, deadly pneumonia far more fatal than that caused by the novel coronavirus was ravaging the Central Asian country....

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