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 2020-04-03 19:36 

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Westminster 'May Be Doing Too Much' to Bail Out Businesses During Pandemic Political Economist...

Changes are expected to be made to British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's emergency coronavirus loan scheme, amid increasing criticism that businesses may not be able to acquire sufficient funds in time to stave off the threat of bankruptcy...

 2020-04-03 19:30 

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Videos: US Navy Sailors Cheer for Carrier Captain Fired for Raising COVID-19 Outbreak Alarm...

As US Navy Capt. Brett Crozier departed the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Friday, hundreds of sailors cheered his name. Crozier was removed as captain of the Roosevelt on Thursday after a letter he wrote urging Navy support in addressing the ...

 2020-04-03 19:07 

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Passengers of Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship Disembark in Florida - Video...

According to the vessel owner, Holland America, all guests will be screened and cleared for entry by US Customs and Border Protection upon arrival....

 2020-04-03 19:00 

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Earth Sees Reduction in Seismic Noise Amid Global COVID-19 Lockdowns...

New seismological data shows that isolation policies geared toward combating the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus are responsible for the recent reduction in seismic noise - allowing researchers to better detect earthquakes and other related event...

 2020-04-03 18:57 

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Israeli Scientists: Human Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine Prototype to Start in June...

A team of Israeli scientists say they are just days away from finishing the production of the active component of a COVID-19 vaccine that could be tested on humans as soon as June 1....

 2020-04-03 18:54 

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Lawmakers Call for Probe Into Captain Removal From US Aircraft Carrier Roosevelt - Letter...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Congressmen Ted Lieu and Ruben Gallego on Friday wrote a letter to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine urging him to open an investigation into the removal of US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt Capt. Brett Crozier...

 2020-04-03 18:54 

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Belarus's President Warns Global Elites Using COVID-19 Crisis to Try to Reshape World Order...

Belarus has been one of the few nations in the northern hemisphere to resist introducing nation-wide quarantines and other large-scale restrictions in its battle with the new coronavirus, instead preferring a targeted response....

 2020-04-03 18:51 

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Jeremy Corbyn Was 'Vilified' by Own Party, Says Wife of Labour Leader...

Jeremy Corbyn has served as Labour leader since 2015, but after the party's worst electoral result since the 1930s, he announced in December that he would stand down....

 2020-04-03 18:40 

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Naked Lunch: UFC Star Paige VanZant Poses Nude Amid Coronavirus Crisis...

While Paige and her husband wear virtually next to nothing in these photos, some strategically placed objects are always present in the shots in order to preserve their modesty....

 2020-04-03 18:28 

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US Embassy Awaits Russia's Explanation of Cancellation of Aeroflot Flight to New York...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US Embassy expects Russia to explain the reasons behind the cancellation of an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to New York, scheduled for Friday, Embassy's spokeswoman, Rebecca Ross, said....

 2020-04-03 18:25 

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'Millions Are Turning to God': Coronavirus Crisis Leads to Resurgence of Faith, New Poll Suggests...

The survey also showed that about 29 percent of the respondents believe they live in what the Bible describes as the "last days"....

 2020-04-03 18:22 

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Paris Police Chief in Hot Water Over His Criticism of COVID-19 Patients...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Paris police head Didier Lallement has come under severe criticism both from politicians and medical staff after he said that COVID-19 patients became ill after ignoring the rules of the lockdown....

 2020-04-03 18:15 

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US State of New Jersey COVID-19 Cases Approach 30,000 With 646 Fatalities - Governor...

NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The US State of New Jersey reported a total of 646 fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 29,895 people who have tested positive for the virus, Governor Phil Murphy said in a press release on Friday....

 2020-04-03 18:09 

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US Extends Wind-Down Period For Companies Doing Work With Venezuela's NYNAS AB - Treasury...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has extended the wind-down period for companies to conduct limited business with Venezuela's NYNAS AB until May 14, the Treasury Department said in a notice on Friday....

 2020-04-03 18:05 

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Empty Nightlife Hotspots of Berlin Amid Coronavirus Lockdown - Video...

On 22 March, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced strict coronavirus measures for at least two weeks, including a ban on more than two people meeting....

 2020-04-03 18:03 

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US Oil Output May Drop by 2 Mln bpd as Trump Mulls Shutting Down Gulf of Mexico Production - Reports...

Oil prices shot up by over 20 percent in two days of trading after President Donald Trump suggested that Saudi Arabia and Russia may reach an agreement on reducing crude output amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-03 17:37 

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Nearly 20,000 National Guard Troops Helping US States Combat COVID-19 Pandemic - Pentagon...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US National Guard has deployed approximately 20,000 troops to help US states fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Defense Department said in a statement on Friday....

 2020-04-03 17:21 

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'C*nt!': Reddit User Shares the Story of His Encounter With 'Aussie Ghost'...

The video featuring the alleged ghost's voice was apparently recorded at the Swan View Tunnel in Australia....

 2020-04-03 17:08 

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COVID-19: PM Modi's Turning Off the Lights Order Keeps Indian Power Grids on Their Toes...

New Delhi (Sputnik): After clapping on their balconies and beating utensils to pay tribute to frontline workers amid COVID-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Modi has now asked people to turn off their lights for nine minutes on Sunday at 9pm and light earthen l...

 2020-04-03 17:06 

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Iran to Start Building 6,000-Tonne Destroyer This Year - Marine Authority...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran is planning to start the construction of a destroyer with a displacement of almost 6,000 tonnes already in 2020, the head of the Iranian Defence Ministry's Marine Industries Organisation said on Friday in an interview with the ...

 2020-04-03 16:58 

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India's Defence Research Body Makes Equipment for Effective Sanitisation of Public Spaces - Video...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India has mobilised all research labs, including from the private sector, to get medical equipment amid a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases....

 2020-04-03 16:55 

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Further 167 Million to Maintain Bus Services Announced by UK Department for Transport...

The British government has been implementing measures to assist those who must travel for work, such as doctors, nurses, cleaners and firefighters, while most of the population have been asked to stay at home during the COVID-19 lockdown....

 2020-04-03 16:53 

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World's Biggest Reserve Fund Sustains Record Losses Amid COVID-19 Outbreak...

Last month, Norway decided to establish a coronavirus crisis fund worth at least 100 billion Norwegian Krones ($10 billion) to secure company liquidity amid the pandemic....

 2020-04-03 16:53 

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COVID-19 Conviction to be Quashed After British Transport Police Admit Emergency Law Was Misused...

After inquiries made by press and legal experts British Transport Police and the Crown Prosecution Service have agreed that a recent COVID-19 related conviction should not have happened and should be vacated....

 2020-04-03 16:53 

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COVID-19 Conviction to be Quashed After British Transport Police Admit Emergency Law Was Misused...

After inquiries made by press and legal experts British Transport Police and the Crown Prosecution Service have agreed that a recent COVID-19 related conviction should not have happened and should be vacated....

 2020-04-03 16:52 

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Khabib Dubs McGregor 'Old Prostitute,' Days After Fight With Ferguson Cancelled...

On 1 April, lightweight UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov decided to cancel fight against Tony Ferguson that was scheduled for 18m April....

 2020-04-03 16:50 

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This Week in Pictures: 28 March - 3 April...

Sputnik's photo gallery invites you to check out the most important and eye-catching events that took place across the world in the past seven days....

 2020-04-03 16:48 

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Covid-19: 'They can Keep us Ticking Over, Particularly on the Cardiovascular Front' Scholar...

Millions of people around the world currently in quarantine are looking at new ways to continue exercising with the help of active video games. The games which require players to move their whole body instead of just tapping buttons on a screen have recen...

 2020-04-03 16:46 

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Jeremy Corbyn Rejects Suggestions of Forming Government of National Unity With Ruling Conservatives...

Talk of a war-time style Government of National Unity has been circulating since the United Kingdom is increasingly strained by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On the basis of a solving a national crisis, the idea would see opposition parties unite with...

 2020-04-03 16:38 

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WHO Chief Urges Countries to Lift Financial Barriers, Consider Direct Payments to Most Vulnerable...

Mr Tedros also said that the World Health Organisation will support countries to maintain vaccinations against polio and other diseases....

 2020-04-03 16:31 

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Putin: Current Situation on Oil Markets Could Lead to Future Deficit...

The Russian president and members of the cabinet and oil industry officials met via videoconference on Friday to discuss the situation on the global energy markets. Oil prices suffered their worst decline in decades in March after Russia and Saudi Arabia ...

 2020-04-03 16:26 

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Fly by Night! BepiColombo Space Mission Takes Final View of Earth Before 8.5bn km Trip to Mercury...

The joint project between the European Space Agency and Japanese Space Agency will pass Earth from 13,000 km away, and will be the spacecraft's final view of Earth before proceeding to Mercury for a seven-year, 8.5bn km trip....

 2020-04-03 16:22 

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Pentagon Reports 7 COVID-19 Deaths, 1,746 Cases Among US Servicemen, Others...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The number confirmed cases among service members, civilian personal and contractors who have tested positive fo the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased to 1,746 and the number of deaths has risen to seven, the US Defense Depa...

 2020-04-03 16:14 

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Senior Russian Lawmaker Slams West's Rejection of Russian Resolution on Sanctions Relief...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Western countries have proved the complete loss of moral leadership in the world by rejecting the Russia-drafted United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for global sanctions relief in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ko...

 2020-04-03 16:05 

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British Man Launches Engagement Ring Into Space in Epic Marriage Proposal...

Most engagement rings travel 15 minutes from the next jewelry store. This one flew 30 kilometres above Earth and back before it landed on Her finger....

 2020-04-03 16:00 

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Covid-19: Indian Police to Visit Suspected Lockdown Violators at Home in Uttar Pradesh State - Video...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Medical staff and police forces in India are on their toes around the clock to ensure the safety of their countrymen. But despite best government efforts, people are still violating the rules by stepping out of their houses....

 2020-04-03 16:00 

Sputnik International

A Very Jealous Cat...

What do we know about cats? They are independent and walk on their own. For some reason, it is generally accepted that cats, unlike dogs, are not faithful, do not need to be caressed by the owners, and indeed see people as service personnel who are requir...

 2020-04-03 15:59 

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Shale Game: Why Trump May Have to Scrap Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Before Moscow Agrees to Oil Cut...

President Trump has expressed hope that Russia and Saudi Arabia could "make a deal" on oil production cuts soon to prevent prices from falling any further and risking the survival of the US shale industry. Moscow and Riyadh have yet to confirm whe...

 2020-04-03 15:43 

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Serbian Defence Minister Says Russian Aid Shows Belgrade 'Will Never Be Alone Anymore'...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia sending humanitarian aid to Belgrade demonstrates that Serbia will never be left on its own anymore, Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin said on Friday, while greeting a Russian humanitarian flight....

 2020-04-03 15:28 

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Ex-Austrian FM, Who Danced With Putin at Wedding Ceremony Accuses Husband of Domestic Violence...

As the deadly coronavirus continues to spread, people have been taking precautionary measures, including self-isolation a move that some find hard to deal with....

 2020-04-03 15:28 

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French 'Bac' Exam Cancelled for First Time Since Napoleon Due to Coronavirus...

According to the World Health Organisation, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in France currently stands at 58,327, with 4,490 deaths....

 2020-04-03 15:17 

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Russia Suspends All Flights for Evacuating Citizens From Abroad Starting 4 April...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is suspending, from April 4, all flights for bringing its citizens back home from abroad, a source in a major Russian airline said on Friday....

 2020-04-03 15:13 

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New York State Sees Highest Increase of COVID-19 Deaths, Toll Rises to 2,935 - Governor Cuomo...
 2020-04-03 15:09 

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White House Expected to Advise Wearing Masks in Public, Contradicting Earlier Advice...

On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon & Lee Stranahan talked with guests about the United States' economic responses to the coronavirus, future and past. We also talked about global monetary and economic policy and how our media outfits ...

 2020-04-03 15:04 

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Spreading the Love: Evidence of Neanderthals' Prehistoric Sexcapades Uncovered by Scientists...

The study appears to suggest that the ancestors of the people who populated Western Europe and East Asia intermixed on multiple occasions with "different Neanderthal lineages"....

 2020-04-03 14:47 

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EU Defence Ministers to Hold Meeting on Monday to Assess COVID-19's Impact on Security...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The defence ministers of the European Union's member states will hold a video conference on Monday to discuss the security implications of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and to assess the pandemic's impact on the EU's Common ...

 2020-04-03 14:00 

Sputnik International

Situation Outside NYC Hospital as oronavirus Cases in US Soar - Video...

As of 3 April, the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center has registered more than 245,500 coronavirus cases in the United States, with the nation's death toll from COVID-19 surpassing 6,000 people....

 2020-04-03 13:53 

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Afghan President Ghani Says Peace Process Should Be Led by Rival Abdullah...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday proposed that his political rival Abdullah Abdullah be given the leadership role in the nation's peace process as a means to overcome their political challenges....

 2020-04-03 13:47 

Sputnik International

Riot-Like Situation in Pakistan's Sindh After People Gather to Offer Friday Prayers Amid Lockdown...

New Delhi (Sputnik): With 2,458 positive COVID-19 cases and 37 deaths due to the virus, the government in Pakistan has enforced a lockdown to prevent Friday prayer gatherings....

 2020-04-03 13:47 

Sputnik International

Nord Stream Pipeline to Continue Pumping Contracted Gas Uninterrupted Amid COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Nord Stream gas pipeline will not have its operations disrupted by the COVID-19 restrictions thanks to highly automated systems and will deliver all volumes of contracted gas safely, the operator company, Nord Stream AG, said on Fri...

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