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 2020-07-07 22:24 

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Christo Pretender...

In recent weeks, US President Donald Trump has been so focused on his domestic agenda of preserving statues and monuments that his campaign has apparently extended the policy to foreign nations, vowing to protect Brazil's most iconic statue from "...

 2020-07-07 22:23 

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Former Kasabian Singer Tom Meighen Pleads Guilty to Assaulting His Ex-Fiancee...

Tom Meighen, the former lead vocalist of rock band Kasabian, was given an 18-month community order and 200 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to assaulting his ex-fiancee on 9 April. This comes a day after Kasabian announced Meighen would be stepp...

 2020-07-07 22:20 

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US Aircraft Carriers Nimitz, Reagan Conducting Round-The-Clock Drills in South China Sea...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Hundreds of aircraft launched from two US carriers in the South China Sea this week are participating in an around-the-clock drill to support free navigation in the South China Sea, the US Navy said in a press release....

 2020-07-07 22:06 

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Arizona State Rep John Kavanagh: Covid-19 Economic Woes Harmed Trump, But He'll Do Well in 2020 Vote...

Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in Arizona by over three percentage points according to the latest polls, indicating that clinching a victory in the state may not be easy for POTUS after his 2016 win. In an interview with Sputnik, Rep. John Kavanagh has...

 2020-07-07 21:51 

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Russia to Submit UNSC Draft to Keep 1 Cross-Border Point in Syria for 6 Months - Mission...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Russia will introduce a UN Security Council resolution to extend the cross-border aid deliveries mechanism in Syria for six months through one checkpoint at Bab al-Hawa, the Russian Mission said in a statement....

 2020-07-07 21:48 

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Photo: Trump Ad Promises to Protect Brazil's Christ the Redeemer Statue From US 'Radical Left'...

As the US continues to identify new cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, the reelection campaign of US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence has turned its attention away from the pandemic and is now focusing on the protection of monume...

 2020-07-07 21:38 

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Biden Promises to Rejoin WHO on 'First Day' as US President...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Democratic hopeful Joe Biden promised to rejoin the World Health Organisation if elected US president....

 2020-07-07 21:37 

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Deutsche Bank Hit with $150 Mln Fine Over Dealings With Jeffrey Epstein...

Deutsche Bank has become centred in the international scandal surrounding convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein for its dealings with the deceased billionaire. Since the arrest of his girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell, accusations have once again flared up ar...

 2020-07-07 21:37 

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Pentagon to Sell Single Black Hawk Helicopter to Jordan for $23 Million to Transport Royal Family...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Pentagon is to sell a single Black Hawk helicopter to Jordan for $23 million, with the proposed deal approved by the US Department of State, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release on Tuesday....

 2020-07-07 21:32 

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Astronauts Should Use Venus' 'Gravity Assist' to Reach Mars Faster, Scientists Say...

Newly drafted research findings have provided the scientific community with a shocking revelation: a flight to Mars is far quicker and much cheaper if astronauts conduct a Venus flyby on the way....

 2020-07-07 20:49 

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US Issues Visa Restrictions on Chinese Officials Over Tibetan Access...
 2020-07-07 20:39 

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US Army Begins Testing for New Missile Defense System That May Enter Service by 2022...

The US Army has begun a key test of a new integrated air defense system that was delayed due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. If successful, it could mean the introduction of a new, advanced generation of expanded anti-missile defenses....

 2020-07-07 19:55 

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Israel's Public Health Chief Resigns Amid Surge in New COVID-19 Cases...

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - The Israeli Health Ministry's director for public health services Siegal Sadetzki announced on Tuesday she would step down over criticism of the government's way of handling the coronavirus outbreak amid a sharp increase in ne...

 2020-07-07 19:42 

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Snow Leopard Cub Loves Playing With Ball...

Kids love cavorting and playing with their favorite toys. Young animals share that same character, as an adorable wild feline recently demonstrated....

 2020-07-07 19:41 

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US Navy Fires Program Manager for Troubled Aircraft Carrier USS Ford...

The US Navy has fired the head of its USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier program. The warship is far behind schedule and over budget, plagued with malfunctioning systems and costly repairs even though it has yet to be commissioned in the Navy....

 2020-07-07 19:34 

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Children Infected With COVID-19 May Suffer Severe Neurological Damage, Study Finds...

A new study published last week in the journal JAMA Neurology found that COVID-19 may cause neurological symptoms in children....

 2020-07-07 19:25 

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Trump: Administration Will 'Put Pressure' on State Officials to Open Schools by Fall...

US President Donald Trump has claimed that his administration will be putting "pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools" and ensure that people are not making "political statements."...

 2020-07-07 19:21 

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Journalist on Migration to Italy: 'Many of Refugees Have Coronavirus, It Causes Panic Among People'...

The influx of migrants to Italy has not stopped irrespective of the epidemic, quarantine and isolation. While other countries rushed to close borders for security reasons, boats with migrants continued to arrive at Sicilian ports, significantly exceeding ...

 2020-07-07 19:19 

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Driver Battles Deadly Snake During High-Speed Ride in Australia...

As a University of Queensland snake expert reportedly explained, the type of snake encountered by the driver "[has] unusually fast-acting venom and can kill within 15 minutes"....

 2020-07-07 19:04 

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New Tell-All Book Sheds Light on Impact Trump's 'Sociopath' Father Had on Him...

The forthcoming book authored by US President Donald Trump's estranged niece, clinical psychologist Mary Trump, will reportedly feature an in-depth look into the psychological history of the US president and his father, a man she describes as a "s...

 2020-07-07 19:00 

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Israel Frets Over Security Risks From US Rule Change Allowing High-Resolution Satellite Photos...

The Israeli government is trying to stop commercial satellite photography companies from disseminating high-resolution images of the country over fears Hezbollah or Hamas could use them to more accurately plot attacks....

 2020-07-07 19:00 

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Graphic Video: Violent, Bloody Brawl Breaks Out After Spitting Incident in Kentucky...

Newly surfaced cellphone footage captured the bloody, violent brawl that recently broke out at a resource center in Louisville, Kentucky, after a white couple reportedly began harassing a Black woman....

 2020-07-07 18:58 

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Photo: US Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New York After Sustaining Nose Damage...

A New York City-bound Delta Air Lines flight was diverted Monday night and forced to make an emergency landing after reporting a mechanical problem and sustaining nose damage....

 2020-07-07 18:57 

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Nature of Enigmatic Substance Found on Far Side of the Moon Uncovered by Scientists...

Despite the substance in question being described as "gel-like" shortly after its discovery, new research suggests that it is likely a rock after all....

 2020-07-07 18:56 

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Brazilian HIV Patient May Become First to Go Into Remission Without Transplant...

A man who contracted the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) several years ago and has gone into remission may become the first patient to be essentially cured of the disease without requiring a bone marrow transplant, researchers revealed Tuesday....

 2020-07-07 18:51 

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Roscosmos Chief's Adviser Safronov Arrested for Two Months Over Treason Charges, Court Rules...
 2020-07-07 18:51 

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Roscosmos Chief's Adviser Safronov Placed in Custody for Two Months Over Treason Charges, Court Says...

Safronov, serving as an adviser to the chief of the Russian space agency Roscosmos since May, was detained earlier in the day. The ex-defence reporter denies the treason charges....

 2020-07-07 18:44 

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US Smuggles 27 Truckloads of Military Equipment, Supplies Into Syria Through Iraq, Report Says...

The US beefed up its presence in oil and gas-rich northeastern Syria in October 2019, after Turkey launched an abortive invasion of the Arab Republic's Kurdish-controlled northern territories. After that, the US moved troops away from the border towar...

 2020-07-07 18:44 

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DeSean Jackson Apologizes Over Anti-Semitic, Anti-Vaccination Posts on Instagram...

The footballer later argued that his posts were taken "the wrong way", and that he has "no hatred" in his heart "toward no one"....

 2020-07-07 18:35 

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Rishi Sunak Triggers Wave of Jokes Online After Photo With 180 Bluetooth Coffee Mug...

Rishi Sunak has been criticised online for his choice of drinking device at a time when the United Kingdom is looking towards introducing a budget to support those who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown,...

 2020-07-07 18:23 

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Medical Expert Sees No Danger From Plague Cases in Mongolia for Neighboring States, Europe...

GENOA (Sputnik) - Bubonic plague cases originating in Mongolia do not pose any threat to the neighbouring countries or Europe and can be quickly contained by antibiotic treatment and precautionary measures, Jakob Zinsstag, the deputy head of the Departmen...

 2020-07-07 17:54 

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Guaido's UK 'Envoy' Posts 'Death to Maduro' Tweet, Asks FBI to Probe Journos Who Reported It...

The offending tweet was sent out by Vanessa Neumann, a Venezuelan-American socialite and former Mick Jagger girlfriend tasked with representing self-proclaimed 'interim president' Juan Guaido in the UK....

 2020-07-07 17:46 

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Donald Trump Officially Withdraws the US From WHO, Senator Bob Menendez Announces...

In March, Trump said that the US would cut all ties with the World Health Organisation (WHO), citing what he described as the international health watchdog's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its alleged agreement with China to mislead the...

 2020-07-07 17:34 

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US Woman Loses Job After 'Deliberately' Coughing on One-Year-Old Baby Amid Social Distancing Row...

In June, Californian Police announced that they were searching for a white woman for allegedly coughing with intent at another woman and her one-year-old baby at a local restaurant after rowing about social distancing rules....

 2020-07-07 17:33 

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Campaigners Raise Concerns Over Future of EU Citizens in UK After Brexit, Reports Say...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - EU citizens living in the United Kingdom will face problems after Brexit unless they have a special physical card that proves their right to remain in the country legally, media reported on Tuesday....

 2020-07-07 17:14 

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Fox News Apologises for Cropping Donald Trump From Photo With Jeffrey Epstein...

The cropped photo was shown on the programme American News HQ on Sunday, during an interview with Jordan Merson, a lawyer who represents eight of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims. Fox News said in a statement that they "regret the error."...

 2020-07-07 16:51 

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Dead Star's Ashes Ended Up in Foundations of Our Solar Systems, Scientists Say...

The new research postulates that a star has to be at least 1.5 solar masses in order to spread its "ashes" upon its demise....

 2020-07-07 16:49 

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South Dakota Governor Was Exposed to COVID-19 Before Flying on Air Force One With Trump, Report Says...

Following her isolation after testing positive for coronavirus, Trump campaign advisor Kimberly Guilfoyle may have been in contact with a number of GOP figures including those close to the president....

 2020-07-07 16:48 

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Political Commentator on Brexit: 'We Really Have Got Them on the Backfoot Now'...

In a breakthrough for Britain, the EU has announced that Brussels could agree with the UK's demands on fishing. In the past, Brussels has demanded that EU boats should have the same access to UK waters. However, the bloc's Chief Negotiator Michel ...

 2020-07-07 16:44 

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At Least 16 Children Have Been Shot in the US Since the Start of George Floyd Protests, Reports Say...

Some American cities that have been severely shaken by the wave of protests following the death of Minneapolis citizen George Floyd at the end of May, including Atlanta, have now been experiencing a significant spike in gun violence, according to police r...

 2020-07-07 16:41 

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India's Apex School Regulatory Body Slashes Academic Curriculum Amid COVID-19 Disruption...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Schools and colleges across India have been closed since 25 March, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a national lockdown as a containment measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The lockdown has also disrupted the annual...

 2020-07-07 16:19 

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White House Official Indicates US Military Support For India in Border Stand-off with China...

New Delhi (Sputnik): United States' Secretary of State Michael Pompeo spoke to India's External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar at the height of border tensions between India and China following the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese ...

 2020-07-07 16:19 

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Roscosmos Chief's Adviser Safronov Denies Treason Charges...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ivan Safronov, an adviser to the head of Russian space corporation Roscosmos, denied on Tuesday his guilt in handing classified defence information to NATO, a Sputnik correspondent reported from a district court in Moscow....

 2020-07-07 16:00 

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Faith in Humanity Restored: Woman Rescues Drowning Chipmunk from Swimming Pool...

The heroic act took place in the Canadian capital Ottawa in June. It is unclear how the poor critter got into the water, but it was lucky that the woman who spotted it had a big heart....

 2020-07-07 15:59 

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'Magnitsky Law': What Could Prompt Britain to Slap 'Human Rights' Sanctions on Russia Amid Brexit?...

The UK's new sanctions against alleged human rights abusers have exposed London's hypocrisy and double standards, say international observers citing the imprisonment of Julian Assange and questioning Britain's rationale for introducing the new...

 2020-07-07 15:59 

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'Magnitsky Law': Sanctions Spree is Not in UK's Best Interests in Post-Brexit Era, Observers Say...

On Monday, the UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced the first wave of sanctions under the so-called "Magnitsky amendment" to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, targeting 49 individuals and entities from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myan...

 2020-07-07 15:44 

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Has Anything Changed Since 7/7?...

15 years ago, today I was on the radio as the bombs on the tube went off killing 52 innocents as they were heading to work....

 2020-07-07 15:44 

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Italian Sunbathing Nudists Fined By Patrolling Police, Report Says...

Lake Como is situated in the Lombardy region of Italy, which has suffered the largest number of Covid-19 cases in the country. The region is gradually coming out of lockdown but it is compulsory for locals to wear masks....

 2020-07-07 15:19 

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19...

On Monday, reports emerged that Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro had been experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and was awaiting his corona-test results, which were due the next day....

 2020-07-07 15:16 

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US Marines Aware of Reports About Active Shooter at California Base...

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