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 2021-12-07 12:08 

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Modi Warns BJP Lawmakers Against Skipping Parliament Sessions Amid Tensions With Opposition...

The Winter Session of the Indian Parliament that began on 27 November has been marred by protests and continuous uproar. In the first week of the session, two pieces of legislation - the Farm Laws Repeal Bill and the Dam Safety Bill - were passed by the u...

 2021-12-07 12:01 

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'This Isn't a Harry Kane We've Grown to Love': Man U Great Rio Ferdinand Rips Into Spurs Talisman...

Unlike last year, when Harry Kane won the Premier League's Golden Boot, which is awarded to the English top flight's top goalscorer, the Tottenham striker has struggled for form since the summer. While he produced an impressive 23 goals in 2020-21...

 2021-12-07 11:59 

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Chris Cuomo Preparing to Sue CNN and Demand $18 Million Plus Damages, Media Says...

The TV presenter was fired by the channel on 5 December after it learned about how Chris Cuomo helped his elder brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, fight sexual harassment allegations, in breach of journalistic norms....

 2021-12-07 11:57 

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Munawar Faruqui Dropped From Comedy Festival After BJP Member's Complaint...

Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui has not been able to perform in India since January as his 12 shows were cancelled because of threats from Hindu groups. They accused him of insulting Hindu Gods....

 2021-12-07 11:54 

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Yemen's Houthi Rebels Announce Massive Attack on Saudi Military, Oil Facilities...

DOHA (Sputnik) - The Houthi movement rebels governing northern Yemen have launched a massive missile and drone attack on military and oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sare'e said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 11:52 

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Protesters Demand Repeal of Armed Forces Act In India's Nagaland State...

A botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence resulted in the death of 14 civilians over the weekend in the Indian state of Nagaland on the easternmost fringes of India near the border with Myanmar....

 2021-12-07 11:36 

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New Zealand Deploys Naval Ship as Malaita Province Leader Seeks Independence from Solomon Islands...

Surviving a no-confidence motion by a 32 votes to 15 on Monday, the prime minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, vowed to complete his fourth term. He added that he would not give in to "calls to resign by Taiwan's agents", blamin...

 2021-12-07 11:36 

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UK House of Commons Discusses the 'Nationality and Borders Bill'...

Sponsored by Home Secretary Priti Patel, the bill aims to strenghten the country's immigration system while simultaneously making it simpler and fairer....

 2021-12-07 11:32 

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WSJ Report on China's Military Base on Africa's Atlantic Coast 'Not True' - Chinese Military Expert...

The report on China's plan to establish its first permanent military base in the Atlantic Ocean is not true and is the latest move of the US to hype the China threat, Chinese military experts said....

 2021-12-07 11:31 

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Minneapolis Man Arrested After Trying to 'Intimidate' Judge in Kim Potter Trial...

The judge that was the target of the harassment is presiding over the case of a Minneapolis police officer who killed a 20-year-old black man during an arrest. The officer confused her taser with a handgun and fatally shot the man....

 2021-12-07 11:14 

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Trump's Oxygen Levels Fell 'Dangerously Low' During His Bout With COVID-19, Meadows Claims in Book...

Reports about Donald Trump downplaying the severity of COVID-19 he contracted in October 2020 emerged earlier, as The New York Times claimed in February that he had "extremely depressed blood oxygen levels". The former president, however, vehement...

 2021-12-07 11:13 

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China's Type 055 Destroyer Holds Anti-Submarine Drills Amid US Threats...

The Nanchang, the first ship of China's most powerful Type 055 large destroyers, recently held intensive anti-submarine drills and demonstrated its outstanding capabilities in a move that experts said on Monday could keep US submarine threats away fro...

 2021-12-07 11:09 

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South Korea Backs Beijing Winter Olympic Games Despite US Boycott...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea supports the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics despite Washington's decision to boycott the event diplomatically, South Korean foreign ministry spokesman Choi Yong-sam said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 11:04 

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Trump Berates 'Corrupt News' Over Allegations He Was COVID-Positive Ahead of 2020 Debate With Biden...

Last Friday, US President Joe Biden insisted that he doesn't have the coronavirus and that his coughing spells during a speech earlier that day were just a cold he picked up from family....

 2021-12-07 10:52 

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Kremlin: US Decision on Beijing Olympics Can Hardly Be Called Boycott...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington's decision on Beijing Winter Olympics can hardly be called a boycott as China has agreed on non-arrival of foreign officials amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday....

 2021-12-07 10:45 

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Scientists Apply 'Immortality Mushroom' to Synthesise Nanogold...

Belgorod State University (BelSU) researchers together with colleagues from Vietnam and Iran have developed an environmentally friendly and cost-effective technology for producing novel biogenic silver and gold nanoparticles....

 2021-12-07 10:14 

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'Blink Twice': Kamala Harris Aide 'Absolutely Loves' His Job, But Netizens Don't Buy It...

US Vice President Kamala Harris is currently fending off accusations of being a "bully" and having a toxic management style. Yet, the exodus of staffers from her office isn't really helping with her image....

 2021-12-07 10:09 

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Novak Djokovic Signs Up for ATP Cup Amid Row Over Tennis Star's Vaccination Status...

For months, 20-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic didn't reveal his vaccination status despite repeated media requests. However, on Tuesday, the Serbian superstar confirmed his participation in a key ATP event in Sydney, a precursor to the Australi...

 2021-12-07 10:00 

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'I Would Like Messi to Be Sincere': Robert Lewandowski Blasts PSG Star's Ballon d'Or Remarks...

Last month, Lionel Messi bagged an unprecedented seventh Ballon d'Or after coming out on top in the race for football's biggest individual honour. However, the ex-Barcelona talisman's victory over Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski by a ...

 2021-12-07 09:46 

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Pentagon Chief Concerned Over Americans' Declining Trust in US Military Under Biden...

A new survey conducted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has revealed that 45 percent of respondents have a "great deal of confidence" in the military, while 33 percent stated that they have "some confidence". Expe...

 2021-12-07 09:23 

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Car Bomb Explosion in Southern Iraq Reportedly Kills 7 People - Video, Photo...

CAIRO (Sputnik) - A car bomb explosion in the southern Iraqi city of Basra killed at least seven people on Tuesday, the al-Sumaria TV channel reported....

 2021-12-07 09:14 

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Palestinian Activist Adopts Recycling & Mass Education as PA Struggles to Cope With Piles of Waste...

Two years ago, the Palestinian territories produced 1.58 million tonnes of waste, but only a small fraction of that garbage has been recycled. And this is why some environmentalists have decided to take matters into their own hands, coming up with initiat...

 2021-12-07 09:08 

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'It's a Signal to Washington', Say Experts as India Expands Military Ties With Russia...

India signed several agreements with Russia on Monday after a one-on-one meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu. The two countries also held the inaugural 2+2 ministerial dialogue to discuss issues that ha...

 2021-12-07 08:58 

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Russia Approves Flight of Two Japanese Tourists to ISS, Marking Return to Space Tourism...

BAIKONUR (Sputnik) - The Russian state commission has authorised the launch of a Soyuz-2.1a rocket with a Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft, which will carry two Japanese space tourists, Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano, along with famous Russian cosmonaut, Alexander ...

 2021-12-07 08:48 

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Astroworld Tragedy: Travis Scott Asks Judge to Dismiss at Least One of 300 Lawsuits Against Him...

Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against rapper Travis Scott over the disastrous Astroworld concert that left 10 people dead and hundreds injured during his performance on 5 November in Houston, Texas....

 2021-12-07 08:42 

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White House: Video Call With Putin Only Item on Biden's Timetable for Tuesday...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The schedule of US President Joe Biden for Tuesday consists of only one meeting - a virtual gathering with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a timetable published by the White House....

 2021-12-07 08:36 

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Putin, Biden Set to Hold 'Secure' Video Call Amid Ukraine Tensions...

The video call comes against the backdrop of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington over accusations that Russia is building up troops near Ukraine and plans to invade the country. Moscow has repeatedly rejected the claims and underscored that ...

 2021-12-07 08:33 

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Laser Communications Relay Demonstration Launched Into Space From Cape Canaveral in Florida...

NASA started the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) project to showcase the capabilities of optical communications as an alternative means of communication via radio frequencies....

 2021-12-07 08:15 

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Ex-Madhya Pradesh State Chief Slams BJP After Hindu Activists Vandalise Catholic School in India...

A joint report by the Association for the Protection of Civil Rights, the United Christian Forum, and United Against Hate on Sunday revealed that 305 cases of attacks on members of the Christian community were reported in India between January and Septemb...

 2021-12-07 07:49 

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Prince Harry Raises Eyebrows as Duke Says Quitting Jobs Can Be Good For Mental Health...

The Duke of Sussex himself stepped away from royal duties in the United Kingdom nearly two years ago, together with his wife Meghan Markle. The couple parted ways with the Royal Family, moving to the United States and have already secured lucrative deals ...

 2021-12-07 07:23 

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Arsenal Star Martin Odegaard Slams His Own Team After Shock Loss to Everton in Premier League...

Like their Manchester counterparts, the Red Devils, Arsenal has struggled since their legendary manager Arsene Wenger's departure in 2018. While Wenger led them to three Premier League and multiple FA Cup titles during his 22-year reign from 1996 to 2...

 2021-12-07 07:18 

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Indian Farmer Turns Into Millionaire Overnight After Digging Up 13-Carat Diamond...

The Panna district in India's Madhya Pradesh is known for its diamond mines and reserves. The rich source is attributed to volcanic eruptions that occurred centuries ago in this region....

 2021-12-07 07:10 

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Framed Naked Photo of Ghislaine Maxwell and Other Nude Pictures Belonging to Epstein Shown at Trial...

The trial of Epstein's alleged accomplice started on 29 November and will last about six weeks. It is expected to shed light on the sexual trafficking network of minors allegedly created by Epstein and reveal whether his powerful friends - presidents,...

 2021-12-07 07:04 

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China Slams US for 'Trying to Disrupt' Beijing Olympics, Vows Response to Diplomatic Boycott...

Late on Monday, the Biden administration confirmed reports that it would not send any US government officials to the event. White House press secretary Jen Psaki cited alleged human rights abuses and crimes against humanity committed by Chinese authoritie...

 2021-12-07 07:00 

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Most Americans, Europeans Oppose Cancel Culture, Poll Reveals...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The majority of people in the US, Germany, the UK, and France oppose so-called cancel culture, according to a French Institute of Public Opinion (IFOP) poll for Sputnik....

 2021-12-07 06:42 

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US Completes Construction of Long-Range Radar Against Missile Threats in Alaska...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has finished setting up the Long-Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) in Alaska, which was designed to potect the US from potential missile threats....

 2021-12-07 06:41 

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Sweden's Newly-Minted Civil Affairs Minister Under Fire for Nazi Salute to White Power Music...

Despite damning photographs, 33-year-old Ida Karkiainen has claimed no memory of such an event and maintained she has always supported people's equal value, which is why she became a Social Democrat....

 2021-12-07 06:32 

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Slow Raab, Email Backlog & Staff Shortage: Whistleblower Reveals UK Foreign Office's Afghan Failures...

Britain wrapped up the withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan on 29 August. This was followed by then-UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab being ousted in a Cabinet reshuffle after he came under fire over his department's response to the Taliban's...

 2021-12-07 05:44 

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Former NATO Boss Warns of 'Completely Concrete' Plans for 'Russian Invasion' of Ukraine...

While elaborating on an alleged three-phase plan culminating with a march toward the Ukrainian capital, Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he was unsure whether Russia would realise it. By contrast, Russia has rejected all Western accusations of looming aggressio...

 2021-12-07 05:01 

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Saab Shares Plunge as Finland Reported to Pick F-35 in Fighter Fleet Upgrade...

In picking the F-35, Finland will follow its Nordic peers Denmark and Norway, which settled for 27 and 52 jets respectively in deals dubbed the biggest in their military history....

 2021-12-07 04:48 

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Analyst Hopes Biden, Putin De-escalate US-Russia Tensions in Upcoming Video Call...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin should use their upcoming talks on Tuesday to de-escalate tensions, Eurasia Centre Vice President Earl Rasmussen told Sputnik....

 2021-12-07 04:44 

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Biden Administration's Boycott of Beijing Olympics 'Minimal Option', Retired Diplomat Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Biden administration chose the "minimal option" available to it from the pressure it faced to boycott the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China, and US athletes will still be able to take part in them, retired diplomat ...

 2021-12-07 03:54 

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Very Unstable: Astrophysicists Explain Why Our Solar System Has Shape of Croissant...

Scientists assume that the heliosphere, the near-solar space where solar wind collides and interacts with the interstellar medium, plasma and external magnetic field, protects the planets from supernovae radiation. The heliosphere is believed to extend fa...

 2021-12-07 03:46 

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Trump Would Defeat Biden If Election Held Today - Report...

Trump has a massive lead over any other Republican contender. A total of 67% percent of Republican voters would reportedly vote for the former president, with former Vice President Mike Pence in second place with 9%, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis poll...

 2021-12-07 02:56 

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Tesla to Replace 'Autopilot' Cameras Over Defective Circuit Boards, No Recall Yet - Report...

Last week, Tesla reportedly had to recall over 21,000 Model Y crossover utility vehicles built in China and the US due to suspension parts that can fracture too easily, making them more likely to crash....

 2021-12-07 02:15 

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Biden Adm. Stresses Art World Full of Corruption as Hunter Sells His Artwork for Lots of Money...

The White House's admission of money laundering in the art industry comes after ethics experts chastised the administration over art transactions featuring the artwork of the president's son....

 2021-12-07 01:56 

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Witness Says Ghislaine Maxwell Asked Her to Recruit Girls For Oral Sex With Epstein - Reports...

Last Monday, Ghislaine Maxwell, a former British socialite and close friend of late financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, began her trial in Federal District Court in Manhattan. Maxwell is accused of arranging meetings with numerous girls for Epstei...

 2021-12-07 01:28 

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California Professors Urge State Not to Reform Math Teaching in Schools for Sake of Social Justice...

California is seeking to improve the way math is taught in order to help more children succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math. But the proposed changes have been widely panned for rejecting the concept of gifted children and advising agains...

 2021-12-07 00:25 

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Videos: Israel Hit Latakia Port Area in Syria, State Media Report...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israel delivered an air strike on the Latakia port area in Syria, Syrian state television reported....

 2021-12-07 00:16 

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TPLF On Retreat in Amhara After Ethiopian Army's Capture of Strategic Cities Dessie, Kombolcha...

The Ethiopian government said on Monday its forces had recaptured two strategic cities in eastern Amhara state that had been captured two months earlier by the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) during its southern drive on the capital. The vic...

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