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 2020-08-13 15:12 

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'Crazy Times': YouTube Celebrity Jake Paul Speaks About FBI Raid...

The FBI raided the California house of Jake Paul, 23, last week in connection with a probe into the "criminal acts surrounding the incident at Scottsdale Fashion Square in May 2020", of which the YouTube star was allegedly a part....

 2020-08-13 15:12 

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As Kamala Harris Dropped Out of Presidential Race, Can Her Style Boost Joe Biden's Chances to Win?...

On 11 August, former Vice President and Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden announced that he had tapped Kamala Harris, a California senator of Jamaican-Indian descent, as his running mate. International observers have discussed Harris' strengths and wea...

 2020-08-13 15:10 

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'What Can We Do to Help?' Elon Musk Chimes in Online on Belarus Protests...

With videos and comments on Belarus and the results of its presidential election trending high on Twitter, some active netizens have moved to garner the Tesla and SpaceX founder's support....

 2020-08-13 14:56 

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Trump Says Israel, UAE Have Reached Agreement to Establish Diplomatic Ties...

Apart from the UAE, Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab countries that have reached a peace agreement with the Jewish state, although it maintains official as well as reportedly unofficial ties with other regional powers....

 2020-08-13 14:47 

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Russian Fighter Jet Scrambled to Intercept US Plane Over Barents Sea, Military Says...

For several weeks now, the Russian Armed Forces have been detecting foreign jets engaging in reconnaissance activities close to Russia's airspace almost every day....

 2020-08-13 14:20 

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China Showcases New H-6J Bomber During Drills in South China Sea, Reports Says...

BEIJING (Sputnik) - China's new Xian H-6J bomber has been demonstrated to the public for the first time during drills in the South China Sea, national media reported....

 2020-08-13 14:08 

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Fab-ulous: Huawei Will Build 45nm Chipsets At New Fab Facilities To Secure Supply Lines In Trade War...

The plans aim to boost technological independence and secure supply chains for smartphones and computers produced by the world's largest IT equipment providers amid the bitter US-China trade war, but has not been confirmed the Chinese firm, reports ha...

 2020-08-13 14:06 

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India Snatches $400 Million Connectivity Project from China in Maldives...

New Delhi (Sputnik): China has taken up key infrastructure projects in countries in the Indian Ocean Region such as Myanmar, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, etc., as part of its One Belt One Road connectivity initiative. Beijing's presence in the IOR raises ...

 2020-08-13 14:06 

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India Rebuffs 'Lies and Half-Truths' of Pakistan's Envoy to China on Jammu and Kashmir...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India and Pakistan have been engaged in squabbling over Jammu and Kashmir, which both countries claim in full, but rule in part. Islamabad launched a diplomatic war against New Delhi after the latter abrogated Article 370 of the Const...

 2020-08-13 14:04 

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John McAfee Promises to Reveal Truth About 'Those in Power', Claims He is 'Politically Prosecuted'...

The eccentric programmer, who ran for president in the United States in 2016 and 2020, has a long record of legal issues. Recently, he was arrested in Norway for refusing to wear anything but a female thong on his face to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

 2020-08-13 13:43 

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Moscow Mayor Says Certain About Good Quality of Russian Coronavirus Vaccine...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Thursday he was sure that Russian vaccine against the coronavirus was of good quality....

 2020-08-13 13:39 

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US Stock Indices Drop at Opening as Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Mln...

The number of US citizens who filed for jobless benefits last week fell below one million for the first time since March. The Labour Department said that some 963,000 posted jobless claims....

 2020-08-13 13:35 

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One Person Injured After Civilian Helicopter Crashes in Czech Republic...

PRAGUE (Sputnik) - One person has suffered injuries after a civilian helicopter crashed during takeoff in the northern Czech town of Zamberk, police spokeswoman Eva Maturova said on Thursday....

 2020-08-13 13:23 

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'Ancient Temple' Built by 'Intelligent Aliens' Spotted in NASA Mars Image, UFO Hunter Claims...

Space blogger Scott Waring claims the "structure" in a NASA panorama is absolutely unique in terms of its ideal geometry, which could only be attained by intelligent life....

 2020-08-13 13:22 

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Scottish Authorities Launch Probe Into Stonehaven Train Derailment Accident, Sturgeon Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Scottish authorities have launched an investigation into the train crash near the town of Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday....

 2020-08-13 13:19 

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Slovenia, US Sign Declaration on Security of 5G Networks...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Slovenian Foreign Minister Anze Logar and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday signed a declaration on 5G security, which will likely exclude China's Huawei from the development of new-generation internet networks in the Ce...

 2020-08-13 13:06 

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UK Should be Merciless & Boost Its Borders Militarily, French Analyst on Illegal Migrant Crossings...

British authorities are currently weighing different ways to stem migrants from illegally crossing into the country from France, with Britain's Border Force and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution beefing up work in the English Channel as they res...

 2020-08-13 13:03 

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UK Believes Deal With EU Can Be Reached in September...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom believes that a deal with the European Union can be secured as soon as next month, chief Brexit negotiator David Frost said on Thursday, in the run-up to another round of talks on the future relationship....

 2020-08-13 12:47 

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France to Send Frigate, Two Jets to Eastern Mediterranean Amid Greek-Turkish Tensions Over Gas, Oil...

Tensions around gas fields in Cypriot waters have been going on since February 2018, but recently flared up once again after Turkey renewed its exploration efforts there despite protests from Greece and the EU....

 2020-08-13 12:26 

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'All the Evidence' Suggests Guccifer 2.0 is Linked to CIA, Not Russia, NSA Whistleblower Says...

The internet is not capable of accommodating the download speeds necessary to validate the claims by Guccifer 2.0, that they hacked documents from across the Atlantic, according to a former technical director at the National Security Agency....

 2020-08-13 12:18 

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Make My Water Flow Great Again: US Eyes Easing Showerhead Standards After Trump's 'Hair' Complaints...

Trump has repeatedly criticised poor water flow in the United States. Last year, he said Americans had to flush their toilets 10 and even 15 times because of the issue and said many US residents had difficulty washing their hands....

 2020-08-13 12:17 

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US Should Cancel Tariffs as EU Meets WTO Rules on Airbus, Madrid Says...

Washington imposed levies in retaliatory trade measures for Airbus subsidies, claiming that the EU is violating WTO rules by oversubsidising its aircraft manufacturer....

 2020-08-13 12:06 

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President Trump Says US Post Office, Election Funds Hinder COVID-19 Relief Talks...

US President Donald Trump has signed four executive orders to extend unemployment and other benefits after two weeks of negotiations in Congress ended in a stalemate following the expiration of the $600 weekly unemployment benefit....

 2020-08-13 11:41 

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Recession Fears and Foreigners' Role in Economy Led to US Relaxation of H-1B Visa Norm, Analyst Says...

New Delhi (Sputnik): US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on 22 June to temporarily ban a variety of visas, including the highly sought-after H-1B. This was a huge setback for Indians living in the US, who are likely to benefit from the rec...

 2020-08-13 11:30 

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Soros Dubs Trump 'Transitory Phenomenon', Claiming He 'Remains Very Dangerous'...

George Soros's charity network, Open Society Foundations, has spent more on federal lobbying during Donald Trump's time in office than it did under George W. Bush and Barack Obama, a financial report by its political arm revealed earlier....

 2020-08-13 11:18 

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Ronaldo Could Join Any Club, Including Barcelona Following Champions League Defeat Report...

Not a day goes by without reports that the 35-year-old is dissatisfied with the state of affairs at Juventus and wants to take on a new challenge in another football league and almost every time such a report appears, the club's officials insist that ...

 2020-08-13 11:13 

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Trump's WeChat Ban Not an 'Effective' Answer But May 'Unfairly' Hit Chinese Firms in US - Techsperts...

US President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok and WeChat by 15 September if they were not sold to a US company, triggering a lawsuit from TikTok owner ByteDance and sparking further diplomatic rows with Beijing. But just how effective would a ban on ...

 2020-08-13 11:09 

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Summer in Siberia? Yoga in Bikini on Sup-Boards!...

Siberia is often associated with biting frost and an inhospitable climate, evoking a stereotypical image of the never-ending Russian winter. In fact, however, summers in Siberia can be quite hot and favourable for all sorts of activities....

 2020-08-13 11:00 

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Brave Teacher 'Dodges Danger Every Day' to Educate Kashmiri Youth Amid Yearlong Shutdown - Photos...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Since the revocation of the semi-autonomous status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir last August, schools have been open for only 13 days. Security and the COVID-19-induced closure of schools and colleges have worsened the e...

 2020-08-13 11:00 

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Cutest Thing Ever: Tiny Lion Cub Tries to Roar...

The king of all animals, the lion inhabits grasslands and savannas in sub-Saharan Africa and Western India. This predator has the loudest roar of all the big cats. It's so thunderous it can get up to 114 decibels and can be heard from as far away as e...

 2020-08-13 10:55 

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Priti Patel Brings in Draconian Powers to Detain 'Hostile State Actors' at UK Ports on 'Hunch'...

British national Dawn Sturgess died in 2018 from alleged poisoning by the 'Novichok' nerve agent four months after the attack on former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal. Russia has denied any involvement in the poisoning, and Alexander ...

 2020-08-13 10:41 

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We Go 100: K-Pop 'Avengers' SuperM Unveil First MV Teaser for Upcoming Album...

The group's first full-length album, "Super One", will be out on 25 September following various promo activities....

 2020-08-13 10:40 

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Kamala Harris VP Nomination Demonstrates Democratic Cynicism...

Biden taps 'top cop' Kamala Harris for VP; Bolivian paramilitaries attack indigenous leftists; US troops deployed in 22 African countries...

 2020-08-13 10:39 

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Armed People Break Into Yandex's Office in Minsk...

The Bell reported earlier in the day, citing a source, that unidentified armed people wearing black clothes had entered a Yandex office in Minsk. The office is now blocked, there are several people inside, according to the outlet....

 2020-08-13 10:24 

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US Military Refutes Breaching Afghan Peace Deal, Calls Taliban's Claim Attention Grabber...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The allegation that the United States has violated the Afghan peace agreement and used force resulting in civilian casualties is a mere attempt by the Taliban to distract attention from their own continuous violence, US Forces-Afghanist...

 2020-08-13 10:10 

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Bollywood Nepotism: 'Celeb Kid' Alia Bhatt's 'Sadak 2' Becomes Most Disliked Trailer on YouTube...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The mysterious death of Sushant Singh Rajput has triggered a debate around nepotism in Bollywood, with celebrity kids and directors launching them in the industry coming under fire for promoting a "toxic" culture in the indust...

 2020-08-13 10:05 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Urges Indians to Pay Income Tax, Adopt Fair Practices...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India has undertaken major tax reforms in the last one year. The country reduced the corporate tax rate from 30 percent to 22 percent to boost the economy and align Indian tax rates with global benchmarks. India has also launched a on...

 2020-08-13 09:59 

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Nickelodeon's Drake Bell Denies Abuse, Dating Underage Girls After Ex Comes Forward With Accusations...

Melissa Lingafelt, Drake Bell's ex-girlfriend from the pre-Amanda Show period, has taken aim at the actor, claiming the climax of physical harassment at his hands was her being dragged down the stairs....

 2020-08-13 09:46 

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Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Hits English Channel Near Coast of Sussex...

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that the epicentre was located at a depth of 4.3 miles (7 km), 35 km south of Camber and less than 50 km away from Eastbourne, which are situated on Sussex's coast....

 2020-08-13 09:41 

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ByteDance Reportedly in Talks With India's Reliance Jio for Investment in TikTok...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Chinese app TikTok is trying to move away from Beijing in a bid to retain its profitable presence in significant Indian, American, and European markets. Following border conflicts with China, India banned TikTok along with 120 other a...

 2020-08-13 09:39 

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Social Media Left Stunned as Neymar's Paris St Germain Pull Off Champions League Miracle...

The Champions' League quarter finals are being played behind closed doors in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. The first of the games saw Paris St Germain take on Italy's Atalanta, who have been the surprise package this year....

 2020-08-13 09:21 

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Joe Biden Chooses Kamala Harris as VP Pick...

On today's episode of Fault Lines, hosts Shane Stranahan and Jamarl Thomas discussed the headlines of the day, including the big news that Joe Biden has chosen California Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate....

 2020-08-13 09:15 

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Where Does Kamala Harris Stand on Police, Prisons & Pentagon?...

Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Margaret Kimberley, an activist, columnist, and author, whose latest book is called "Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents," and KJ Noh, a San Francisco activist and scholar on the geopolitics ...

 2020-08-13 09:14 

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Biden Selects California Senator Kamala Harris as Running Mate...

On this edition of The Critical Hour, co-hosts Dr. Wilmer Leon and Garland Nixon welcome Niko House to discuss presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's selection of Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his vice-presidential running mate....

 2020-08-13 09:12 

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USAID in Yemen; Environmental Justice; Biden Picks VP...

Destruction is all around! The US Agency for International Development (USAID) may be a coverup for deceptive dealings in Yemen; the Amazon rainforest is burning at a record pace; and on the political stage, the GOP is ripping apart presumptive Democratic...

 2020-08-13 09:06 

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US Deploys B-2 Stealth Bombers to Indian Ocean Ahead of Chinese Naval Drill Near Taiwan...

The deployment of the bombers comes as the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is scheduled to hold naval manoeuvres in the waters off the Zhoushan Islands on 16-17 August, according to the country's Maritime Safety Administration....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

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The Weeknd Donates $300,000 to Help Victims of Beirut Explosion...

Lebanon was devastated by a major explosion in Beirut last week that claimed the lives of at least 171 people and left 3000,000 without homes, damaging a large portion of the city....

 2020-08-13 08:36 

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China's Houston Consulate Had Long Been Scrutinised by FBI, Justice Dept Official Says...

The US has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston in a bid to "protect US intellectual property", a move China has referred to as completely unjustified and "unprecedented" in light of the ongoing TikTok and Huawei controversies....

 2020-08-13 08:20 

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Skip It If Reptiles Make You Shudder: King Cobra Rescued From a House in India - Video...

Due to the onset of the monsoon season in India, a vast number of reptiles, especially snakes, have been spotted across the country. With their habitats filled with water due to rain, they slither around on land during this season....

 2020-08-13 08:00 

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Analysts Predict 'More Heat' for TikTok, Huawei as Indians Get Cautious About Choosing Chinese Firms...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Following India's ban on a total of 121 Chinese apps, TikTok's parent company ByteDance has reportedly frozen hiring in the country. Although the company is not formally laying off its Indian employees, it is reassigning senio...

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