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 2020-09-24 00:56 

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US Man Ordered to Register as Sex Offender After Putting Semen in Coworker's Food, Water Bottle...

A California man has been convicted of assault and battery for sexual purposes after prosecutors claimed that he became obsessed with a female co-worker and planted his semen in her water bottle and food jar and smeared the substance on her computer....

 2020-09-24 00:48 

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to Hit Rocket Recycling Record by Launching New Shepard for Seventh Time...

On 18 August, the Elon Musk-owned SpaceX company pushed the boundaries for rocket recycling further after landing the booster of its Falcon 9 craft for the sixth time, matching Blue Origin's world record for reusing its New Shepard rocket....

 2020-09-24 00:46 

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Video: LMPD Officer Reportedly Shot in Louisville Amid Protests Over Breonna Taylor Decision...

On Wednesday, protesters took to the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, after the state Attorney General announced that the police officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, will not face criminal charges over her death....

 2020-09-24 00:44 

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Arctic Sea Ice 'Headed in the Wrong Direction' With Second-Lowest Levels on Record - Scientist...

Researchers at the US National Snow and Ice Data Center revealed on Monday that Arctic sea ice reached its annual minimum extent on September 15, with the second-lowest area on record, a development that threatens human habitation and food security, an ex...

 2020-09-24 00:35 

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'I Need My Creepy Stories to Read': Users Outraged as Reddit Suffers Outages Throughout US...

Reddit is a news and entertainment website, where users can post content in a form of a story, a picture or a link, with other users ranking posts with "ups" and "downs" to determine its position on the pages of the site....

 2020-09-24 00:34 

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Canada's Bloc Quebecois Issues Ultimatum to Trudeau That Could Set Stage for Election...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canada's Bloc Quebecois will not support the Trudeau government's COVID-19 recovery plan unless the Prime Minister increases health transfers to the province within the week, Party leader Yves-Francois Blanchet said in a televi...

 2020-09-23 23:48 

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Live: Washington, DC, Protesters Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor in Wake of Grand Jury Decision...

Renewed Black Lives Matter protests have broken out across the US in the wake of a Wednesday decision by a Kentucky grand jury not to indict for murder any of the officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, on Mar...

 2020-09-23 23:22 

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Space Station Crew Sets Up, Tests Ultrasonic Leak Detector - NASA...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The International Space Station (ISS) crew has set up and tested the Ultrasonic Leak Detector, NASA reported on its website....

 2020-09-23 22:50 

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'Moving Goalposts': Senate Probe of Biden-Burisma Corruption Disproved Claims Nobody Made - Analyst...

On Wednesday, a hotly anticipated probe by Senate Republicans into corruption allegations against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, reported no evidence of wrongdoing. However, one analyst told Sputnik that investigators arriv...

 2020-09-23 22:34 

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'Have to See What Happens': Trump Dodges Commitment to Peaceful Transfer if He Loses US Election...

US President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that, in the event that he loses the 2020 presidential election, he could not guarantee a peaceful transfer of power to Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden....

 2020-09-23 22:21 

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FC Barcelona Agrees to Transfer Striker Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid...

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is leaving Barca after six seasons, having scored 198 goals and sealed 13 titles. Madrid will pay 6 million euros to FC Barcelona for the transfer....

 2020-09-23 22:15 

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Photo: At Least 380 Whales Dead in Mass Stranding on Tasmanian Sandbars...

At least 380 whales have died in a mass stranding in a remote bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials confirmed Wednesday, in what has become the largest mass strandings ever recorded on the island....

 2020-09-23 22:12 

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TikTok Files Court Action Against Restriction on US App Downloads...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Chinese company ByteDance and its video-sharing platform TikTok have taken legal action in court to challenge the US government restrictions on the download of its services in the United States, according to a court document....

 2020-09-23 22:03 

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Graphic Video: Twitter Divided Over Cheeky Voter Turnout Ad Featuring Exotic Dancers...

A select group of exotic dancers and a crowdfunded campaign to get out the vote called "Get Your Booty to the Poll" have not only piqued the interest of potential voters, but also triggered online debates regarding the Black vote and active racism...

 2020-09-23 22:03 

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US Marine Corps Adopts New M18 Handguns as First Service-Wide Pistol Replacement in 35 Years...

The adaptation by the US Marines of a Sig Sauer pistol is considered the first major service-wide sidearm replacement since the Reagan era. In the past, Marines received either the M9, M9A1, M45A1, or the M007, along with other versions....

 2020-09-23 21:52 

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Libyan National Army Kills Daesh Ringleader in North Africa, Spokesman Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A spokesperson for the Libyan National Army (LNA), Ahmad al-Mismari, said on Wednesday that the LNA has eliminated one of the ringleaders of the Daesh* terrorist group in North Africa....

 2020-09-23 21:44 

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PSG's Footballer Di Maria Suspended For Four Matches After Spitting at Marseille Defender...

A match that saw an altercation between several players took place earlier in the month, leaving five players red-carded, as Neymar claimed that Marseille player Alvaro Gonzalez, who was spat at, became racially abusive....

 2020-09-23 21:44 

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Correspondence Between Trump, Nixon Revealed For First Time Since '80s...

Correspondence between US Presidents Richard Nixon and Donald Trump have been revealed during an exhibit set to open on Thursday at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum....

 2020-09-23 21:41 

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IDF Says Thwarted Attack on Malik Village Near Ramallah...

According to Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), some assailants were preparing to hurl Molotov cocktails in the direction of the Malik village, which is northwest of Ramallah....

 2020-09-23 21:34 

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Trudeau in Throne Speech Vows to Add 1Mln Jobs, Return Employment to Pre-Pandemic Levels...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - The Canadian government will launch a program to add one million jobs to the economy, returning employment levels back to pre-pandemic levels, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a speech delivered on his behalf....

 2020-09-23 21:23 

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Trump Says 2020 US Presidential Election Could End Up in Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday stated that he thinks the 2020 US presidential election will end up in the Supreme Court, suggesting that it is important to immediately fill the vacancy left after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg&...

 2020-09-23 21:08 

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Razor Blades Found at Parks, Playground Equipment in US City...

Authorities in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, temporarily closed all public parks in the city on Tuesday after finding 41 razor blades at two parks in the city....

 2020-09-23 20:35 

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Photo: Taiwan Has Cruise Missiles Capable of Reaching China Stationed at Base in Straits...

A recent news report from Taiwan's Makung Air Force Base in the Taiwan Strait revealed Taiwan's air force has stationed air-to-ground cruise missiles within striking distance of the Chinese mainland....

 2020-09-23 20:12 

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Breonna Taylor Family Attorney Calls Charges Against Officer After Probe 'Offensive'...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing Breonna Taylor's family, said in a statement on Wednesday that the charges announced earlier in the day against a former police officer in connection to the 26-year-old Africa America...

 2020-09-23 20:02 

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Louisville Police in Riot Gear Clash With Protesters, Use Rubber Bullets After Breonna Taylor Ruling...

Earlier in the day, US federal agents, along with members of the Kentucky National Guard, were deployed in Louisville to help curb the potential for unrest that could follow an announcement that the police officers involved in the killing of an African-Am...

 2020-09-23 20:01 

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Dow Slides 525 Points Amid Tech Sell-Offs, Fears of Mounting COVID-19 Cases...

US stocks slid against on Wednesday amid continued fears of a growing wave of COVID-19 infections worldwide as well as poor performance by tech stocks....

 2020-09-23 19:56 

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US Judge Orders Eric Trump to Testify in Fraud Probe Involving Family Organization Before Election...

Eric Trump, the third child of US President Donald Trump, must testify no later than October 7 as part of a probe into the Trump Organization, Judge Arthur Engoron ruled Wednesday following a New York Supreme Court hearing in Manhattan....

 2020-09-23 19:24 

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GOP Senators Issue Report Alleging Impact of Hunter Biden's Ukraine Ties on US Policy 'Unclear'...

US President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son of engaging in corruption in Ukraine during the administration of US President Barack Obama, allegations that the Dem presidential hopeful rejects....

 2020-09-23 19:12 

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Netherlands Claims Thunderstorms Blocked F-35s From Escorting US B-52s During August Operation...

Amsterdam claims the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) was unable to participate in the US' NATO-inclusive Operation Allied Sky because its US-made F-35 Lightning II aircraft had vulnerable fuel tanks due to pipe damage of unexplained origins, makin...

 2020-09-23 19:10 

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EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States...

EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson said the body's view of those trafficked across the Mediterranean had changed from refugees to illegal immigrants, She said two-thirds of arrivals were expected to have their asylum claims rejected and be deported....

 2020-09-23 19:08 

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End of the Era? Messi and Ronaldo Absent From UEFA Player Of the Year List...

It is believed that the decision was influenced by the poor showing of Barcelona and Juventus in the UEFA Champions League. Ronaldo's side was stunned by French underdog Lyon in the last-16, while Barcelona was knocked out and left the tournament in d...

 2020-09-23 19:00 

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Photos: Iranian Drone Makes Close Pass Over US Navy's Nimitz Aircraft Carrier in Persian Gulf...

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has released several close-up photos of the US Navy's aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and ships from its strike group, which entered the Persian Gulf last week....

 2020-09-23 19:00 

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Listen: NASA Project Transforms Telescope Data on Milky Way Into Sounds...

A new sonification project led by NASA's Chandra X-ray Center has provided space enthusiasts with the opportunity to hear a portion of the center of the Milky Way and the remains of the supernova Cassiopeia, among other galactic jewels....

 2020-09-23 19:00 

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Aussie Man Finds Pair of Warring Snakes in Backyard...

John Benedetti, who lives in Australia's Queensland, was recently minding his own business when he came upon a pair of snakes tussling in his backyard - again....

 2020-09-23 18:57 

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US Drugmaker Launches Final COVID-19 Vaccine Trial With 60,000 People...

US pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson launched the final stage of clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine this week....

 2020-09-23 18:47 

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Russian Fighters Su-27 Intercept 2 US Air Force Bombers Over Black Sea, Defence Ministry Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Russian fighters Su-27 were scrambled to intercept two US Air Force bombers over the Black Sea, the Russian Defence Ministry's National Defense Control Centre (NDCC) said on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 18:33 

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TikTok, ByteDance Voluntarily Dismiss Lawsuit Against Trump, Court Document Reads...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Chinse company ByteDance and its video sharing platform TikTok have dropped the lawsuit against US President Donald Trump and the Department of Commerce, a court document showed on Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 18:20 

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International Support Group Urges Lebanon's Leaders to Immediately Form New Government...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The members of the International Support Group (ISG) for Lebanon in a joint statement on Wednesday called on the country's leaders to show unity to allow the timely formation of a new government that would be able to meet th...

 2020-09-23 18:07 

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Uncle Ben's to Get a New Name and Logo Following Criticism of Racial Stereotyping...

Recent massive protests against racial discrimination and police brutality, which first swept the United States and then the whole world, have made companies re-evaluate their products. Several major companies, such as Unilever, L'Oreal, and Quaker, h...

 2020-09-23 18:03 

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US Reviewing Influence of 2 Chinese 'United Front' Operations, Pompeo Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US State Department is currently reviewing two Chinese government organisations working in the United States over concerns about their alleged attempts to influence various public groups, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said i...

 2020-09-23 17:28 

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US Grand Jury Indicts Officer on Criminal Charges in Breonna Taylor Killing...

In March, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, was shot to death in her own home in Louisville, Kentucky by three narcotics officers executing a "no-knock" search warrant....

 2020-09-23 17:25 

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Louisville Mayor Orders 72-Hour Curfew Ahead of Breonna Taylor Probe Announcement...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Wednesday announced that he has issued an order to impose a 72-hour county-wide curfew in anticipation of the Kentucky Attorney General's announcement whether criminal charges will be filed again...

 2020-09-23 17:16 

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FBI Warns Foreign Actors and Hackers Could Spread Misinformation on Results of Presidential Election...

Both Republicans and Democrats have previously warned that foreign actors may attempt to influence the upcoming presidential election scheduled for 3 November by using various means. In response to these claims, tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter...

 2020-09-23 17:13 

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Video of Tearful Luis Suarez Leaving Barcelona's Training Ground Emerges Online...

Luis Suarez, a Uruguayan football star, is joining Atletico Madrid after six years of playing for Barcelona, where he scored 147 goals....

 2020-09-23 17:11 

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Over 10 Participants of Unauthorised Rally Detained in Minsk, Police Say...

MINSK (Sputnik) - More than ten people were detained in Minsk for participating in an unauthorized rally, the city's police spokeswoman, Natalya Ganusevich, stated....

 2020-09-23 17:06 

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US Probing Allegations of Hysterectomies Performed on Migrant Women Without Consent, Wolf Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf said during a congressional hearing on Wednesday that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is currently investigating allegations of hysterectomies having been performed on migrant...

 2020-09-23 17:01 

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'Eskimo Effect': Putin Explains Avangard Hypersonic Glide Vehicle's Operating Principle...

In late 2019, Russian Strategic Missile Forces commander Col-Gen Sergei Karakaev confirmed that the first Avangard-equipped regiment had been stationed at the Yasnensky missile compound in the Orenburg region, about 1,200 km southeast of Moscow....

 2020-09-23 17:00 

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Belarus' Opposition Wants to Discuss New Presidential Election With Premier, Parliament...

MINSK (Sputnik) - The Coordination Council of the Belarusian opposition on Wednesday expressed readiness to negotiate with the country's prime minister and parliament officials on setting a date for a new presidential election....

 2020-09-23 16:55 

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Lawyer Claims Self-Proclaimed Venezuelan President Guaido Has Right Over Gold Stored in UK...

LONDON (Sputnik) - Juan Guaido's legal team argued on Wednesday before the UK Court of Appeals that the self-proclaimed president of Venezuela has the right to claim the Venezuelan gold reserves held in the Bank of England following his recognition by...

 2020-09-23 16:40 

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Dems Call For Investigation Into DoD After Report Says It Used COVID-19 Money For Other Purposes...

This comes as the United States is struggling to cope with the coronavirus outbreak. The director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that states desperately need $6 billion to distribute vaccines. Reports say that many hospit...

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