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 2020-09-25 03:08 

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Graphic Video: Seattle Cop Put on Administrative Leave After Riding Over Man's Head With Bike...

A video of a Seattle police officer walking his bike across the head of a man lying on the ground has rocked social media, with users decrying the cop's action and the Seattle Police Department later saying that the incident is under investigation....

 2020-09-25 02:40 

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US Attorney General Says Sub-Source of Steele Dossier Was Probed for Alleged Russia Ties...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Attorney General William Barr, in a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, said the primary sub-source of the Steele Dossier was investigated by the FBI in 2016 for alleged ties to Russian intelligence....

 2020-09-25 02:32 

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Residents of Syria's Palmyra Get Russian Humanitarian Aid...

PALMYRA, Syria (Sputnik) - Residents of the Syrian city of Palmyra have received humanitarian aid from the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation, a Sputnik correspondent reported....

 2020-09-25 02:19 

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FBI Probing Discarded Pro-Trump Absentee Ballots Case as DoJ Says Preliminary Findings 'Troubling'...

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly opposed the nationwide shift to absentee and mail-in voting proposed amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, claiming that Democrats could win the November election via sending out millions of mail-in bal...

 2020-09-25 02:01 

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US House Democrats Prepare $2.2 Trln Coronavirus Relief Package, Possible Vote Next Week...

Earlier in the week, a continuing resolution was approved by the US House of Representatives aimed at preventing a government shutdown, as long as the US Senate passes it as well. In that case, Democrats and Republicans would have until December to resolv...

 2020-09-25 01:04 

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Charging Officers for Taylor's Death Would 'Indict System' That's 'Broken From Top to Bottom'...

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced on Wednesday that only one officer, former Det. Brett Hankison, would be indicted in connection to the March 13 shooting death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman. One expert tells Sputnik the em...

 2020-09-25 01:00 

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Commentator Explains Why the Left 'Is Biggest Threat to America, Western Civilization'...

In the upcoming US presidential election, where incumbent President Donald Trump is set to face Democratic rival candidate Joe Biden, the United States is dealing with an ongoing global coronavirus pandemic and nation-wide mass protests against racism and...

 2020-09-25 00:37 

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America's 'Failed Economic System' Solely Protects Rich During Pandemic - Economist...

Dr. Richard Wolff, an economist and professor at the New School in New York, told Sputnik that his new book, "The Sickness Is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself," shows how the US response to COVID-19 demonstrate...

 2020-09-25 00:05 

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Facebook Says Took Down 3 Russia-Originated Social Media Networks...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Facebook has removed three networks allegedly originating from Russia and primarily focusing on affairs in Syria and Ukraine, the company's Head of Security Policy Nathaniel Gleicher said in a statement....

 2020-09-24 23:58 

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Pompeo 'Outs' Chinese Consulate in NYC as Another 'Hotbed for Espionage'...

In July, the US closed a Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas, declaring the location an espionage hot spot and a centre for attempting to steal medical data related to the development of a coronavirus vaccine....

 2020-09-24 23:24 

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France May Impose Second Quarantine Over Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases, Prime Minister Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) French Prime Minister Jean Castex warned citizens of the country that the government may impose a new quarantine over the increasing number of COVID-19 cases....

 2020-09-24 23:12 

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US' West Coast Winemakers Fear Widespread Industry Losses Over Smoke-Tainted Grapes...

As wildfires continue to scorch the US West Coast, area winemakers are bracing for possible production and revenue hits due to the rejection of grapes that have been tainted by heavy smoke....

 2020-09-24 23:08 

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US Judge Reportedly Gives Trump Administration Until Friday to Withdraw TikTok Ban...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads of TikTok or defend itself in a court hearing this weekend brought by the Chinese-owner of the video-sharing application, the Wall Street Journ...

 2020-09-24 22:59 

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Major Mail-In Vote Fraud in US 'Unprecedented,' Feds Remain Vigilant - FBI Director...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - There has never been any coordinated national fraud especially involving mail-in ballots to try and decide the result of a US federal election, FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governm...

 2020-09-24 22:50 

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Alberta Premier Kenney Says Canada Prime Minister Trudeau COVID-19 Recovery Plan 'Fantasy'...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - Premier Jason Kenney of Alberta, Canada's largest oil-producing province, said during a press conference on Thursday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's proposal for a COVID-19 economic recovery was a "fantasy plan."...

 2020-09-24 22:38 

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Kent Border is 'Punishment' for Brexit, Driver Says, as UK Faces Mass Disruption at Port of Dover...

The United Kingdom is facing a serious border disruption in its main port with mainland Europe, as the deadline for the country's complete withdrawal from the European Union's regulatory bodies at the end of this year edges closer....

 2020-09-24 22:34 

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Fines for Deutsche, Other Money Launderers 'Just a Cover' as Big Banks 'Critical to US Empire'...

International banks like Deutsche Bank can be periodically revealed to break financial regulations and even get fined for it, but they're rarely punished meaningfully since they're essential to the functioning of the US capitalist empire, an econo...

 2020-09-24 22:17 

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'Vote Him Out!': Trump Met With Boos While Paying Respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Videos...

While paying respects to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the top of the US Supreme Court Building's steps on Thursday, US President Donald Trump was met with booing and a chorus of "Vote him out" and "Honor her wish" chants by ...

 2020-09-24 22:16 

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US Imposes New Sanctions on 2 Individuals, 4 Entities in Iran - Treasury...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has imposed new sanctions on two individuals and four entities in Iran, the US Treasury Department said in a statement on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 21:56 

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Sex Solicitation Charges Against NFL Patriots Owner Kraft Dropped After Court Blocks Sex Video...

In February 2019, US billionaire Robert Kraft, owner of the top-ranked American football team, the New England Patriots, was charged with soliciting prostitution following a month-long investigation by Jupiter county police in Florida into sex trafficking...

 2020-09-24 21:40 

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Trump Signs 'Historic' Order Outlining Administration's Health Care Plan...

US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed what he referred to as a "historic executive order" outlining his administration's health care plan....

 2020-09-24 21:37 

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Germany's FC Bayern Wins 2020 UEFA Super Cup Beating Spain's FC Sevilla 2:1...

The match took place in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, marking a pilot project to allow fans to return to stadiums and watch the Super Cup in person, after a long break due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions....

 2020-09-24 20:49 

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US Town Rejects Appeal to Rename Swastika Jurisdiction...

New York's Black Brook town council has moved to not rename its jurisdiction of Swastika, arguing that the word's original Sanskrit definition of well-being trumps the modern view of the word and symbol....

 2020-09-24 20:32 

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'Netflix Worthy': Feds Say S Carolina Man Planned 'Rock Star Status Baby' Terrorist Attacks in US...

According to South Carolina's The State newspaper, potential targets included the New York City-based Trump Tower and the stock exchange, along with several other locations, as the man behind the attacks intended to target "government centres"...

 2020-09-24 20:17 

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Second US Navy Hornet Fighter Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Virginia Base in As Many Weeks...

Another US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet has been forced to suddenly land at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana. In just two weeks, two of the advanced, carrier-based jets have suffered engine fires....

 2020-09-24 19:46 

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US Man Dies After Eating Multiple Bags of Black Licorice for Several Weeks...

A Massachusetts construction worker died after eating around a bag and a half of black licorice every day for a few weeks, doctors revealed in a case report published Thursday....

 2020-09-24 19:37 

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Chinese Soldier Handed 'Early Retirement' for Sharing Army Secrets on Unregistered Cellphone...

A Chinese soldier has been kicked out of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) after he shared military secrets with friends and family via an unauthorized cellphone....

 2020-09-24 19:24 

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US Navy Declassifies 300 Probe Docs on USS Thresher Implosion After Monthslong Delay...

After a monthslong delay, the US Navy has released its first batch of unclassified probe documents tied to the 1963 implosion of the USS Thresher (SSN-593), which killed all 129 shipyard personnel and crew aboard....

 2020-09-24 19:17 

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Kashmir's Leading Lawyer Shot Dead by Unidentified Gunmen...

Several regional political activists and elected representatives of local bodies have been targeted by militants in India's Kashmir valley in recent times. On Wednesday 23 September, Bhupinder Singh, a member of the block development council a local e...

 2020-09-24 19:16 

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Iranian Military Officials Reportedly Propose to Make 'Save George Floyd' Game...

The core element of the so far hypothetical video game reportedly involves saving the "black citizen" from US cops....

 2020-09-24 19:07 

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UK Police Must Change How the Detective's Role is Seen by Younger Officers, Says Prof...

Police officers across the UK fear that the Government's new 10 pm curfew will see loads of drunken revellers take to the streets after closing time. On top of COVID-19 concerns, the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary has called the lack of trained detec...

 2020-09-24 19:07 

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Silly Cat Slams Into Wall Face-First in Late-Night Moth Chase...

Ajax, a cat living it up in Lewisville, Texas, recently learned that not all openings during a chase are meant to be taken advantage of - especially when it comes to a moth attaching itself to a wall....

 2020-09-24 19:00 

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Photos: US Man Unearths Massive 9-Carat Diamond While Visiting State Park...

Kevin Kinard, a frequent visitor at Arkansas' Crater of the Diamonds State Park, recently revealed that he managed to discover a 9-carat diamond during his latest visit to the park's 37.5-acre plowed search field....

 2020-09-24 19:00 

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Presidential Chaos...

US President Donald Trump recently stunned reporters and netizens alike after he refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power in the event that he loses his 2020 reelection bid....

 2020-09-24 19:00 

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Photos: US Marine Corps F-35Bs Fly Off UK's Queen Elizabeth Carrier in NATO's Largest Drills...

A squadron of US Marine Corps (USMC) F-35B stealth aircraft have set sail aboard the United Kingdom's HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, part of a set of certifications ensuring the jets can take off using the carrier's bow ramp. The warship is...

 2020-09-24 18:54 

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Russia's Su-27 Scrambled Due to US Air Force Bomber B-52H Flying Over Poland...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian fighter jet Su-27 fighter was scrambled on Thursday due to US Air Force bomber B-52H, which was flying over Poland, the Russian Defence Ministry said....

 2020-09-24 18:46 

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Nord Stream 2 Completion Should Become 'Point of Honour' for Germany, Lavrov Convinced...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov offered on Thursday to "calm down" and stop speculating on Nord Stream 2 prospects, saying that it should now be a matter of principle for Germany to complete the project....

 2020-09-24 18:46 

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Russian Space Agency Unseals Ambitious Soviet Plans to Build Moon Bases in the 1970s...

Although never realized, the Soviet programme to land human beings on the Moon was arguably far more ambitious and forward-looking than NASA's Apollo programme, envisioning not just manned exploration activities, but the creation of permanent colonies...

 2020-09-24 18:42 

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Over 300 People Charged for Crimes Committed During US Nationwide Riots...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Attorneys' Offices have charged more than 300 people in 29 states and Washington, DC for crimes committed during riots in various cities in the United States in the past four months, the Department of Justice said in a statem...

 2020-09-24 18:20 

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US Doctor Who Examined Assange In Ecuadorian Embassy 'Severely Disturbed' Over His Deterioration...

The government has argued that the WikiLeaks publisher isn't at high risk of suicide should he be extradited to the US where he would face a trial on espionage charges related to his role in publishing classified documents pertaining to diplomacy, the...

 2020-09-24 18:01 

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Iranian Military Reportedly Gets New All-Weather Radar...

The new radar system is reportedly capable of tracking airborne targets at low and medium altitudes at a distance of up to 220 kilometers....

 2020-09-24 18:01 

Sputnik International

Iran Military Gets New All-Weather Radar - Report...

The new radar system is said to be capable of tracking airborne targets at low and medium altitudes up to 220 kilometres away....

 2020-09-24 17:53 

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Trump Accuses Big Tech of 'Waging War on Free Enterprise & Free Expression'...

In May, US President Donald Trump launched an attack against tech giants such as Facebook and Twitter and accused them of "stifling free and open debate by censoring certain viewpoints". His executive order is intending to repeal Section 230 which...

 2020-09-24 17:48 

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FBI Investigating 'Potential Issues' With Mail-In Ballots in Pennsylvania, DoJ Says...

The issue of mail-in voting in 3 November presidential election has been a point of contention between the US Democrats and President Trump. The US leader opposes the method as potentially leading to electoral fraud, but Democrats are touting it as a safe...

 2020-09-24 17:48 

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FBI Investigating 'Potential Issues' With Mail-In Ballots in Pennsylvania, DoJ Says...

The issue of mail-in voting in 3 November presidential election has been a point of contention between the US Democrats and President Trump. The US leader opposes the method as potentially leading to electoral fraud, but Democrats are touting it as a safe...

 2020-09-24 17:48 

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Crisis, Distance and Masks: How Coronavirus Changed the World...

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people live in many countries. Wearing masks, social distancing.... These rules are already ingrained and, in many places, have become the 'new normal'. Have a look at pictures from different countries ...

 2020-09-24 17:32 

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Iran Will Negotiate With US After 3 November Election, US Special Representative Tells Congress...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Special Representative Elliott Abrams said during a congressional hearing on Thursday that he believes Iran will enter negotiations with the United States after the US presidential election scheduled for 3 November....

 2020-09-24 17:32 

Sputnik International

Sanders Demands Nonpartisan Commission to Oversee Election...

On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump reiterated his concern about the possibility of vote-rigging by mail-in ballots, and said he could not guarantee a peaceful transfer of power to Democratic nominee Joe Biden should he lose....

 2020-09-24 17:29 

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UK Court of Appeal Concludes Venezuelan Gold Reserves Dispute Hearing...

LONDON (Sputnik) - The UK Court of Appeal concluded on Thursday a hearing in litigation brought by the Venezuelan Central Bank against the Bank of England regarding the access to Venezuelan gold reserves the Venezuelan government wants to sell to procure ...

 2020-09-24 17:06 

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'Fraud Was a Way of Life': Donald Trump Gets Sued by Niece Over Inheritance...

The lawsuit was filed against Donald Trump, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry, and the estate of his late brother Robert Trump....

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