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 2021-12-05 14:03 

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Defiant Tory MPs Slam Govt's Plans to Repel Migrant Boats Crossing Channel, Propose Alternative...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Home Secretary Priti Patel have been trying for weeks to quell the surge in illegal border crossing attempts by migrants sailing across the English Channel in small boats. They insist France is not doing enough...

 2021-12-05 13:34 

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Very Special Fashion: 'Let's Go Brandon' Store Opens in Massachusetts...

The anti-Biden chant went viral in October, when a reporter interviewing NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Brandon Brown, suggested that fans chanting "F*ck Joe Biden" were cheering the driver....

 2021-12-05 13:24 

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Lavrov, Blinken Reportedly Had 'Testy Exchange Over Ukraine' at OSCE Gathering...

Over the past few weeks, Washington has repeatedly voiced concern about Moscow allegedly laying the groundwork for a potential invasion of Ukraine with a buildup of Russian forces on the nation's border with its immediate neighbour. The Kremlin has re...

 2021-12-05 13:18 

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Ex-UK Scientific Advisor: Detection of Omicron Variant Means Pandemic Not Over Yet...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant brought the world back to square one in dealing with the pandemic, the former UK government scientific advisor and director of Wellcome Trust, Jeremy Farrar, said....

 2021-12-05 13:07 

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'Let's Spoil Their Weekend?' Russia Breaks Down German Tabloid's 'Ukraine Assault Plan' Propaganda...

The German tabloid "Bild" has published a map from an allegedly existing plan for a Russian invasion of Ukraine, citing anonymous intelligence sources in NATO. The publication followed articles in two American media outlets claiming that Moscow pl...

 2021-12-05 12:21 

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Protests Against French Presidential Candidate Eric Zemmour Held in Paris...

According to polls, Zemmour might face Macron in the runoff in the French presidential election next year....

 2021-12-05 12:15 

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English Premier League Clubs Considering Adding Vaccination to Players' Contracts, Reports Say...

Currently, up to 68% percent of players in the league are believed to be fully vaccinated, and 81% have received at least one dose of a vaccine....

 2021-12-05 11:40 

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Saudi Arabia Opens Borders to Visitors Vaccinated With Sputnik V...

The jab based on a well-studied human adenovirus vector platform has been approved for use in 71 countries with a total population of 4 billion people. A comparative study of five vaccines conducted in Hungary showed that Sputnik V has the highest efficac...

 2021-12-05 10:57 

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'We Can Fix It': Boris Johnson to Announce UK Government's Full-Fledged War on Drugs...

In July, the UK government announced plans to establish a new unit to help tackle drug misuse and related deaths, which are at a record high, having increased by almost 80 percent since 2012....

 2021-12-05 10:55 

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Ahead of Crucial Assembly Polls, Opposition Slams BJP-Led Uttar Pradesh Gov't for Beating Protesters...

In 2019, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Uttar Pradesh held an examination for the recruitment of 69,000 assistant teachers in government schools. The candidates who appeared for the exam have been accusing the state government of irreg...

 2021-12-05 10:39 

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Prince William Speaks About Depression and 'Cringing' Moment With Singer Taylor Swift on Podcast...

The Duke of Cambridge appeared on a special edition of Apple's "Time to Walk" podcast, whose aim is to encourage listeners to get outside and walk, while listening to stories of influential and interesting people, who also share their favourit...

 2021-12-05 10:29 

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US, Allies Call on Taliban to Ensure Amnesty for Ex-Afghan Security Forces Members...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - More than 20 countries, including the US, as well as the European Union, have expressed concern in a joint statement over allegations of crackdowns on former members of Afghan security forces....

 2021-12-05 09:52 

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Rocket to Inject Japanese Space Tourists Into Orbit Installed on Launch Pad at Baikonur...

BAIKONUR SPACEPORT (Sputnik) - The Soyuz-2.1A rocket that will put into the orbit the Soyuz MS-20 transport spaceship with Japanese space tourists and a Russian astronaut aboard, was installed on the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, a Sputnik corres...

 2021-12-05 09:49 

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Saudi Aramco Signs Contracts With French Companies on Eco-Friendly Business...

DOHA (Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia's state oil and gas corporation Saudi Aramco said that it signed five agreements with leading French companies including a deal on hydrogen-powered vehicles with Gaussin, during French President Emmanuel Macron's visi...

 2021-12-05 09:15 

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Explosions Reportedly Heard Inside US Military Base in Eastern Homs, Syria...

Damascus previously called the base "a sanctuary for the terrorists in the region", saying that the anti-government militants are getting their weapons there....

 2021-12-05 09:11 

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'Is Superman Circumcised?' Oddest Book Title and Unexpected Take on Superhero's Origins...

A series of movies and cartoons about superheroes seem to explain every single detail about their lives - but some people prefer to ask unorthodox questions....

 2021-12-05 09:01 

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China Releases Report on Ills of American Political System Before US-Hosted Summit on Democracy...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a report on Sunday underlining the dysfunction of US democracy ahead of the so-called "Summit for Democracy", to be hosted by the United States later this month and had Taiwan but...

 2021-12-05 08:59 

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Relief Teams on Alert as Cyclone Jawad to Hit Indian State of Odisha on Sunday...

According to official records from the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA), the state has witnessed 10 cyclones, including the approaching Jawad, in a span of 22 years. Cyclone Jawad is considered the first winter cyclone in the state in ab...

 2021-12-05 08:44 

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Former CNN Host Chris Cuomo is Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Media Says...

The news is likely to add pressure to the Cuomo family as earlier this year former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo was accused by 11 women of sexual harassment. The politician vehemently denied the accusations despite an investigation concluding that ha...

 2021-12-05 08:16 

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UK AG to Review Jail Sentences of 'Evil Monsters' Who Killed 6-Year-Old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes...

On Friday, British couple Thomas Hughes and his partner Emma Tustin were sentenced to 21 years and life imprisonment with a minimum term of 29 years, respectively, over the torture and killing of the man's six-year-old son....

 2021-12-05 08:05 

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'We Love You!': English Football Teams Pay Tribute to Late 6-Year-Old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes...

The heartbreaking story of a young fan who died last year shocked Britons and made teams commemorate him after justice was served....

 2021-12-05 07:40 

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Prince Andrew Travelled at Least Four Times on Epstein's Private Airplane, Media Claims...

The Boeing 727 is where the US financier and his powerful friends reportedly sexually abused dozens of young women and girls. Prince Andrew has been accused by Virginia Giuffre, one of Epstein's alleged victims, who claims the royal slept with her at ...

 2021-12-05 07:14 

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Tension Grips Northeastern India as at Least 13 Civilians 'Accidentally' Killed by Security Forces...

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) is a Naga nationalist separatist group operating in northeastern India. In 2015, it was designated a terrorist organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after it ambushed an Indian Army c...

 2021-12-05 07:10 

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Social Media Has Become Tool for Anti-Vaxxers as Israel Struggles to Cope With Trend...

A local expert says it is impossible for the state to cope with all the disinformation such websites have to offer. And this is why he is calling on the government to limit the content on these platforms and urging them to work closely with social media i...

 2021-12-05 06:10 

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'Constitutional Outrage': Rayner Allies Accuse Keir Starmer of Trying to Scrap Deputy Leader Post...

On Friday, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer insisted that there was "no personal issue" between him and Angela Rayner, but he offered no apology for keeping the deputy in the dark about the details of a recent Shadow Cabinet reshuffle....

 2021-12-05 04:14 

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White Nationalist Group Assembles in Washington, DC, Promising to 'Reclaim America'...

The "Patriot Front", formerly known as Vanguard America, was renamed after a man with ties to the group notoriously murdered counter-protester Heather Heyer during the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Richard Spencer, a pro...

 2021-12-05 04:11 

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United Has 'Small Mentality'...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has opened up about his time at Manchester United in his autobiography, "Adrenaline". Over the course of his two-year stint with United, he found that the club on the inside did not resemble its outward image....

 2021-12-05 04:07 

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Iran Walked Back All Compromises Made During Past Nuclear Talks in Vienna, US Official Reveals...

The latest round of talks in Vienna saw Iran walk back all previous compromises made for reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, a senior US State Department official has revealed....

 2021-12-05 03:35 

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US to Urge Other Nations to Impose Sanctions on Corrupt Officials, Human Rights Violators - Report...

US President Joe Biden is scheduled to host 'The Summit for Democracy,' a virtual conference that seeks to bring government leaders, civil society, and private sector representatives together to identify challenges facing democracies and offer up ...

 2021-12-05 03:30 

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Everything You Need to Know About Biden's 9-Step Winter Covid Plan...

On Thursday, the Biden administration released a nine-step plan to combat the seasonal winter covid surge. With Americans spending more time inside and the emergence of the omicron variant, there is a high likelihood that the winter months will see case n...

 2021-12-05 03:02 

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Photos: Homeowner's Solution to Reptilian Infestation Ends With Snake & House Burned Down...

A homeowner in Maryland took extreme measures to deal with a snake infestation - they tried to smoke out their serpentine squatters and ended up seeing their home go up in flames....

 2021-12-05 01:58 

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'Mindless': Netizens Fire Back After US Rep Posts Pro-Gun Christmas Pic Days After Michigan Killings...

On Saturday, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) took to social media to post a not-so-normal family photo that features him, his wife Rhonda, and five other family members holding an array of firearms. "Merry Christmas!" tweeted the US lawmaker from Kentuc...

 2021-12-05 01:51 

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Russia's Sovereign Right to Deploy Troops on National Territory Poses No Threat - Embassy...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia has the right to move its own troops within its territory, the Russian embassy in Washington said in response to media speculations about Moscow's alleged plans to prepare an invasion of Ukraine....

 2021-12-05 00:04 

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Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks Indonesia - EMSC...

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Indonesia Saturday at 11:47 p.m. UTC....

 2021-12-04 23:30 

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Pentagon Chief Says US Ready to Support Taiwan in Face of China's Military Rise...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - China is rapidly strengthening its nuclear capabilities, but Washington is prepared for competition and will also work on supporting Taiwan's ability to defend itself, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said....

 2021-12-04 22:47 

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Americans' Confidence in US Military Continues Its Decline, Survey Shows...

Americans appear to be losing confidence in several US institutions, including the US military, law enforcement, the office of the president, and the Supreme Court of the United States, according to a poll conducted from October 25 to November 7 by a bipa...

 2021-12-04 22:22 

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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over His Efforts to Help Brother With Sexual Harassment Claims...

CNN has fired Chris Cuomo effective immediately over his involvement in the defense of his brother, Andrew Cuomo the former governor of New York, in the wake of sexual harassment allegations....

 2021-12-04 22:15 

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US Democracy in Trouble? Half of Young Americans Polled Agree...

The findings from the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy school's national poll of Americans aged 18 to 29 suggest that half of young Americans are concerned about democracy in their country....

 2021-12-04 22:01 

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Super-Union Leader Explains Donation Cut-Off to Cash-Strapped Labour Party...

Sharon Graham was the surprise winner of Unite's leadership election in August. She pledged to keep the union out of Labour's internal squabbles and vowed that there would be "no more blank cheques" for Kier Starmer's party....

 2021-12-04 21:31 

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Flight From Tel Aviv to Moscow Changed Flight Level Due to NATO Spy Plane - Air Authority...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A plane flying from Tel Aviv to Moscow had to change its flight level because of a NATO reconnaissance aircraft, which was crossing a civilian aviation route, the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) said on Saturday....

 2021-12-04 21:18 

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Police: Parents of Suspected Michigan School Shooter Had Help Hiding in Detroit Warehouse...

James and Jennifer Crumbley, parents of the 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect, are facing involuntary manslaughter charges in association with the deaths of four Oxford High School students. The Crumbleys pleaded not guilty during a Saturd...

 2021-12-04 19:54 

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Kiev Seizure, Donbas Advance: German Tabloid Sources Fantasize Russian Invasion of Ukraine...

Earlier, two US media outlets claimed that Russia was looking to amass some 175,000 troops at the border with Ukraine for an alleged military offensive against the country. Moscow has consistently rejected any claim that it is a military threat to any oth...

 2021-12-04 19:14 

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Turkish Authorities Uncover Explosive Device on Police Car Assigned to Erdogan Rally...

A bomb was found attached to the undercarriage of a private car belonging to a police officer assigned to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan's program in Siirt....

 2021-12-04 17:46 

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Blast Reportedly Heard in Iranian Town of Natanz, Where Nuclear Site Located...

Recent media reports have suggested that Israel's Mossad organised earlier blasts at the Natanz nuclear site using recruited Iranian scientists....

 2021-12-04 17:32 

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South African Province at Centre of Omicron COVID Variant Sees More Children in Hospital...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported no deaths so far from the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, even though it has been detected in at least 38 countries and all continents except Antarctica....

 2021-12-04 16:54 

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Polish Prime Minister Orders Cybesecurity Alert Ahead of UN Forum...

WARSAW (Sputnik) - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has ordered to put the country on heightened cybersecurity alert as it prepares to host the UN digital governance forum, Poland's Government Center for Security said on Saturday....

 2021-12-04 16:52 

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Greek Prime Minister Assures Vatican That Condition of Migrants in Greece Improved...

ATHENS (Sputnik) - Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Pope Francis in Athens and assured him of improved conditions for people held in migration camps on Greek islands during his visit to the Lesbos island this Sunday, the prime minister...

 2021-12-04 16:21 

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US Warns of 'Terrible Consequences' of Possible Chinese Invasion of Taiwan...

China continues to perceive Taiwan as a breakaway province, while the authorities in Taipei have repeatedly rejected Beijing's proposal to stick to the "one country, two systems" principle....

 2021-12-04 16:14 

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'Killer Robots' Threat Persists as US Unwilling to Discuss Ban on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems...

Since 2017, the UN has been hosting diplomatic talks in Geneva to clinch an international accord on how to resolve the issue of using "killer robots"....

 2021-12-04 16:00 

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Lionel Messi Reveals He 'Never' Wanted to Become Best Football Player...

Earlier this week, the 34-year-old athlete won the 2021 Ballon d'Or and became the first player to be awarded football's most prestigious individual honour for a seventh time. Messi's rival Cristiano Ronaldo comes second with five awards....

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