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 2020-04-04 10:01 

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Russia Approves Energy Policy Until 2035, Allots $7.4Mln for Anti-Coronavirus Measures...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian cabinet said on Saturday that it had approved the draft of the country's energy policy for the period until 2035 and allocated over 562 million rubles ($7.4 million) from its reserve fund to be paid to agencies on the fr...

 2020-04-04 09:58 

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Pillar of Einstein Relativity Theory Holds Firm as Speed of Light Tested at Highest Energies Yet...

The Lorentz Invariance, at the heart of Albert Einstein's special relativity theory, is a concept according to which the laws of physics are the same throughout the universe. It predicts that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant whatever the s...

 2020-04-04 09:56 

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UK Labour Party Names Keir Starmer as New Leader...

Former party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced his resignation on 13 December, the day after his party suffered a resounding defeat in the UK general election....

 2020-04-04 09:52 

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Trolls 'Zoom-Bomb' Online City Council Meeting in Maine With Porn Report...

A person who wants to join an online group chat on Zoom, the in-vogue app of the coronavirus era, should obtain the ID number of the meeting and the password. City officials, who must broadcast all of their meetings, had made the information available to ...

 2020-04-04 09:51 

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Spain Registers 124,736 Cases of Coronavirus, Death Toll Reaches 11,744...

So far, Spain ranks third in the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic as the country, with Italy standing the second and the US topping the list....

 2020-04-04 09:45 

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Iran's Death Toll From Coronavirus Reaches 3,452...

Globally, the total number of COVID-19 cases stands at 972,303, while the death toll is 50,322, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)....

 2020-04-04 09:15 

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Ivanka Trump Reportedly Lobbied by Bank Execs Concerned Over Trump's COVID-19 Aid Package Rollout...

The US administration launched a paycheck protection programme on 3 April, allowing small businesses to avoid layoffs amid COVID-19 shutdowns, hoping to start cash handouts to taxpayers within two weeks, according to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchi...

 2020-04-04 09:06 

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'Stop the Hate!' Fans Pray as Selena Gomez Reveals Bipolar Disorder in Live Stream With Miley Cyrus...

It looks like American singer and actress Selena Gomez has already had a long list of serious diagnoses on her plate. Now she has also been confirmed to have bipolar disorder, which is characterised by periods of extreme mood swings, from abnormal highs t...

 2020-04-04 08:56 

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US Envoy to NATO Floats Idlib Aid 'Package' to Turkey in Exchange for Dropping Russia's S-400s...

Ankara is expected to activate the S-400s in the coming weeks, but Washington has not given up on its plans to get the much-feared weapons out of Turkey. Stick has not worked, apparently, so not is the time to offer some carrot....

 2020-04-04 08:31 

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Pakistani Film Stars Stuck In Thailand Due to COVID-19 Appeal to Government to Bring Them Back Home...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The COVID-19 pandemic has so far infected 972,303 people globally, with over 50 thousand deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO); in Pakistan the death toll has reached 40, with 2,696 reported to have contracted the v...

 2020-04-04 08:07 

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Majority of OPEC+ States Ready to Cut Oil Output - Source...

Oil prices suffered their worst decline in decades in March after Russia and Saudi Arabia failed to reach a deal on output cuts amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-04-04 07:23 

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UK Working to See How Intensive Testing Could Replace Some Lockdown Measures - Top Epidemiologist...

Earlier, Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Graham Medley said as quoted by The Times that there might be a need to reconsider the controversial herd immunity strategy, which implies allowing pe...

 2020-04-04 07:17 

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Russia's S7 Airlines Suspends Repatriation Flights from Thailand, Vietnam, Japan...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - S7, a member of the OneWorld alliance of carriers and one of Russia's largest airlines, announced on Saturday it would suspend evacuation flights to bring Russian nationals from Thailand, Vietnam and Japan amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

 2020-04-04 06:52 

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12 More Rules for Life: Jordan Peterson Shares Details of His New Self-Help Book...

The sequel to '12 Rules for Life' was tentatively scheduled for release this January, but it was delayed after Peterson nearly died during a months-long medical ordeal. Now, he's back on the path between chaos and order....

 2020-04-04 06:52 

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Caracas Condemns EU for Endorsing US Plan on Setting Transitional Venezuelan Government...

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela is condemning the European Union's endorsement of the United States' proposal to establish a transitional government in the Latin American country as silence in the face of Washington's "aggression agains...

 2020-04-04 06:48 

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Activist Files for Right to Information in Response to Modi's Lamp Vigil Amid COVID-19 Lockdown...

New Delhi (Sputnik): At the behest of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, citizens banged their utensils at 5 p.m. for five minutes on 22 March as a gesture of thanks to healthcare workers engaged in the fight against COVID-19....

 2020-04-04 06:45 

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Retired US Colonel Talks Secret Project That Trained Fighter Pilots to Beat Russian MiGs...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A highly classified US Air Force base in the Nevada Desert for years was home to a secret squadron whose mission was to teach American pilots how to defeat Russian MiG fighter jets, its former commander told Sputnik in an interview....

 2020-04-04 06:32 

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UK's COVID-19 Lockdown Has 'Painted it Into a Corner', Herd Immunity Still an Option - PM's Adviser...

In the earlier stages of the COVID-19 epidemic in the UK, suggestions had been made that one way of dealing with the virus was by allowing 80 per cent of the population to catch it, in order to build up "herd immunity". However, the plan was swift...

 2020-04-04 06:17 

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Singer Pink Reveals She's Recovered From COVID-19, Donates $1 Million to Fight Pandemic...

Two weeks ago, singer Pink and her three-year-old son Jameson developed symptoms of COVID-19. The singer's attending physician conducted a test for coronavirus which revealed her infection....

 2020-04-04 06:16 

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Russia Maintains Oil Cooperation With Venezuela, Communicates on OPEC+ Level Ambassador...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia continues oil production cooperation with Venezuela and the two countries maintain close contacts within the framework of OPEC-non-OPEC agreements, Russian Ambassador in Caracas Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov said....

 2020-04-04 06:04 

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Bored at Home Amid Lockdown, Bollywood Diva Urvashi Rautela Shows Her Sexy Side...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela, who represented India at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant, made her acting debut with "Singh Saab the Great", which was released in 2013....

 2020-04-04 06:02 

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Donald Trump to Fire Inspector Who Defied Him on Whistleblower Complaint - Reports...

Last year, Michael Atkinson notified the US Congress that he'd receiving a complaint from an intelligence officer concerning the July telephone conversation between the US President and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky. The content of the ...

 2020-04-04 05:51 

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'It's A War Where We Cannot Ostracise One Community' - Indian Journos on COVID-19 Coverage...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The role of India's media amid the COVID-19 crisis has gained immense importance, given that the Prime Minister held a video conference with the nation's major news publishers to emphasise their role during this critical time,...

 2020-04-04 05:27 

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'Great Game' in Sahel: Europe Forms New Task Force, US Eyes Drawdown, Terrorists Team Up...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - As European countries agree to set up another task force to tackle terrorism in the Sahel against the backdrop of the US planned troop drawdown, experts warn that a new mission will not necessarily lead to a reduction in violence, but w...

 2020-04-04 04:59 

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Covid-19 to Deal $90 Billion Blow to Indian Economy - Advocacy Body...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared a 21-day Covid-19 national lockdown since 25 March. The government has also announced entitlements such as cash transfer and food as relief to the marginalised segments of the society. ...

 2020-04-04 04:42 

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First COVID-19 Patient in US Capital Hopes Pandemic Will Make People Stronger...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US priest who became in early March the first person in Washington tested positive with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) said that he hopes the pandemic will make all humanity stronger physically and spiritually....

 2020-04-04 04:30 

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Looking for Comfort: Golden Retriever Puppy Tries to Fit Into Basket...

While the world is in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, social media continues to keep us all closer to each other and to give us minutes of hope and joy....

 2020-04-04 04:15 

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No Gender Equality: Why COVID-19 Appears to Be Far More Deadly for Men Than Women...

While the death toll from coronavirus is continuing to rise around the world, it has become obvious that sex and gender differences do play a role when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. British health experts Dr Bharat Pankhania and Sarah Hawkes explain ...

 2020-04-04 04:07 

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'My Mistake That I Voted for Imran Khan': Man Sets Himself on Fire Outside Pakistani PM's House...

New Delhi (Sputnik): With the rapid increase in number of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Pakistan government has imposed a national lockdown. According to health officials, the country has reported more than 30 deaths so far....

 2020-04-04 04:07 

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'My Mistake That I Voted for Imran Khan': Man Sets Himself on Fire Outside Pakistani PM's House...

New Delhi (Sputnik): With the rapid increase in number of COVID-19 cases in the country, the Pakistan government has imposed a national lockdown. According to health officials, the country has reported more than 30 deaths so far....

 2020-04-04 03:21 

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Tesla's Contract Workers in California, Nevada Dismissed - Report...

The decision reportedly affects hundreds of workers at Tesla's car factory in Fremont, California, and at the Giga Factory near Reno, Nevada, and was made due to the current COVID-19 situation in the United States....

 2020-04-04 02:48 

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British NHS Ups Administration Staff Intake Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

25,000 former NHS workers have offered their return to hospitals throughout the UK after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a plea last week, and Health Secretary Matt Hancock has now stated that Britain's rate of coronavirus infection could ...

 2020-04-04 02:14 

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Russian Aerospace Forces Send 2 More Planes to Serbia to Fight COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The seventh and the eighth planes of the Russian Aerospace Forces have left for Serbia to help the Balkan nation fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday....

 2020-04-04 01:33 

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US Attorney General Announces Bureau of Prisons Under Emergency Conditions Due to COVID-19 Pandemic...

The United States remains the nation worst affected by the new coronavirus disease, as its virus tally has exceeded 270,900, the count by Johns Hopkins University shows....

 2020-04-04 01:25 

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US Army Awards $139 Million in Contracts to Build Care Centres...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Four construction companies have received nearly $140 million in contracts to convert existing facilities into emergency hospitals from the US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE), the Department of Defence said in a press release....

 2020-04-04 01:25 

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Delta Airlines Applies for US Government Aid Amid Expectations of a 90% Drop Revenue...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Delta Airlines applied for relief under the recently passed $2 trillion CARES Act and is braced for a second-quarter in which revenue is expected to fall 90 percent, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said in a memo to employees....

 2020-04-04 00:54 

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'Classy as Ever': Netizens Slam Trump for Joking While Discussing US COVID-19 Death Toll...

US President Donald Trump's attempt at comic relief fell flat for netizens Friday evening when he interrupted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus task force briefing and began cracking jokes about his playboy past....

 2020-04-04 00:46 

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'Extra Layer of Concern': Pandemic Challenges Underfunded Health Care on US Native Reservations...

With the US Indian Health Service (IHS) already severely unfunded at the best of times, the COVID-19 outbreak is disproportionately affecting Native American communities, Ruth Hopkins, Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer and journalist, told Radio Sputnik's Po...

 2020-04-04 00:27 

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Saudi Foreign Ministry Refutes Rumours That Riyadh Wants to Destroy Shale Oil Market...

Global oil prices began to fall in January, while in early March the market saw a huge surplus sending prices to their lowest points in the past two decades....

 2020-04-04 00:16 

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English Premier League Suspended Until Further Notice Due To COVID-19 Outrbreak...

The competition was supposed to resume at the end of April....

 2020-04-04 00:08 

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COVID-19 in Canada: Police at Quebec-Ontario Border, Temporary Ban on 'Irregular Crossings' from US...

While Canada has confirmed only 12,400 cases of COVID-19 and 179 deaths from the disease, its southern neighbor the US is topping the world's coronavirus tally, with more than 275,500 infections and over 7,000 fatalities registered, the count by Johns...

 2020-04-03 23:44 

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Volkswagen to Ship 75,000 COVID-19 Gowns, Masks to New York Hospitals...

NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Volkswagen, together with the carmaker's fabrics supplier Faurecia, announced in a press release that they have made an initial batch of 70,000 pairs of medical gowns and 5,000, to be shipped to hospitals in the New York City area...

 2020-04-03 23:44 

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US, UAE Complete Multiple Live-Fire Exercises in Persian Gulf Region - CENTCOM...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US and the United Arab Emirates completed a series of bilateral live-fire exercises in the Persian Gulf region, Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement....

 2020-04-03 23:38 

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Mistrust: COVID-19 Experts Trying to Figure Out White House Calculations...

On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst who focuses his coverage on US foreign policy....

 2020-04-03 23:28 

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Corporate Retaliation, COVID-19 in Indian Country, Progressive Cowardice...

The political blame game is in full swing now, but don't be fooled: we did this to ourselves, and both parties participated....

 2020-04-03 23:13 

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Production of Boeing Helicopters Halted After Factory Shuttered by COVID-19 Pandemic...

Production of several Boeing helicopters and related vehicles will cease for several weeks as the company shuts down its factory amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced Thursday....

 2020-04-03 23:09 

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Determined Doggo Pleads for Odd Food Choice...

You know that feeling when you see someone with something that you really want? Well, nobody knows this feeling better than dogs, as a hilarious pup demonstrated earlier this week....

 2020-04-03 23:01 

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Bill Gates Simultaneously Backs Seven COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to Accelerate Research...

As researchers around the world race to produce a vaccine for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Bill Gates' private foundation is taking an aggressive approach to the trials by funneling billions of dollars across seven factories that will each test pro...

 2020-04-03 23:01 

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Russian Aid to Help Serbia Avoid Italian Scenario Amid Pandemic - Lawmaker...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Serbia is ready to follow the recommendations of highly qualified Russian specialists in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the situation from sliding into worst-case scenarios, city of Belgrade parliamentarian Draginja Vlk s...

 2020-04-03 22:41 

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Tariffs An Option, But Not Considering Imposing Measure in Saudi-Russian Oil Dispute - Trump...

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