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 2021-01-23 11:47 

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Melania Could Reportedly Get $50 Mln, Custody of Son Barron if She Splits with Trump...

Speculation has been rampant over the future relationship between Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump as the property tycoon wrapped up his four-year tenure at the White House, with sources citing numerous reported instances of 'frosty' momen...

 2021-01-23 11:40 

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Bomb Blast Targeting Ex-Lawmaker in Somalia's Mogadishu Kills 4 Soldiers, Reports Say...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A roadside bomb blast targeting a car belonging to Muhudin Hassan Afrah, a former Somalian lawmaker, killed at least four soldiers in Mogadishu on Saturday, media reported....

 2021-01-23 11:18 

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Cuteness Overload: Baby Elephant Runs Towards Camera...

It's time to stop whatever you're doing and marvel at this enchanting video of a baby elephant. It's guaranteed to light up your day....

 2021-01-23 11:14 

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WHO Calls for 'Calm' After Boris Johnson Claims 'British' Covid-19 Strain is More Deadly...

On Friday, the prime minister informed Britons that there was "some evidence" to suggest that the new, mutated strain of SARS-Cov-2 identified in southern England in December 2020 is not only more contagious, but "may be associated with a high...

 2021-01-23 10:59 

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Joe Biden International: Scottish Brewery Calls for Rebranding of Glasgow Airport in Poke at Trump...

The comical development comes as it emerged that the US Senate's second impeachment of Donald Trump is set to begin on the week of February 8, with the former president facing charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6....

 2021-01-23 10:18 

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Trump 'Threw America Under the Bus', Pentagon Officials Reportedly Claimed In Wake of Capitol Riot...

To gain a 'front-row' insight to what was happening behind the walls of the US Department of Defense during the final days of the Donald Trump administration, a reporter for Vanity Fair gained permission to become 'embedded' with the outgo...

 2021-01-23 10:14 

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Russia's RDIF Dismisses Claims Mexican Businessman Bought 2Mln Sputnik V Vaccine Doses...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is behind the production and distribution of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine, on Saturday refuted claims by Mexican businessman Alejandro Cossio who said he had purchased two million d...

 2021-01-23 10:14 

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Taiwan's Defence Ministry: 8 Chinese Bombers, 4 Fighters Have Breached Island's Air Defence ID Zone...
 2021-01-23 10:10 

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SpaceX Engaged in Legal Battle with Oil Company for Land to Drill for Gas...

The spat of land in question is located near SpaceX's Boca Chica launch site, which according to the company's CEO would be used exclusively for Starship super heavy-lift launch vehicles design for long-duration space missions....

 2021-01-23 10:08 

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India, China to Resume Talks Over Disputed Border Region on Sunday, Reports Say...

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India and China are set to hold the ninth round of military commander level talks over the disputed Ladakh region on Sunday, media reported citing the Indian Army....

 2021-01-23 10:07 

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Russia's RDIF Reaches Agreement to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V in Turkey...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) inked an agreement with a leading Turkish pharmaceuticals developer to produce Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in Turkey and started the transfer of manufacturing techniques, the RDIF told Sputnik on...

 2021-01-23 09:52 

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Several People Detained in Unauthorised Protests in Russia's Far East...

KHABAROVSK/VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - Several hundred people in major cities of Russia's Far East joined unauthorised protests in support of jailed opposition figure Alexey Navalny, with some scuffle and detentions taking place....

 2021-01-23 08:56 

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Will the City of London Remain Europe's Main Financial Centre After Brexit?...

Following Brexit, London's position as one of the world's biggest financial hubs is hanging by a thread, European economic experts say, admitting however, that the City cannot be immediately replaced by any of the EU's financial centres or a n...

 2021-01-23 08:51 

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Saudi-Led Coalition Repels Attack Launched by Houthis, Reports Say...

The attack comes just a day after the Saudi-led forces destroyed an explosive-laden boat and a drone launched by Houthis. This comes after former US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who left the post on 20 January 2021, announced that the State Department ...

 2021-01-23 08:49 

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BJP, TMC Workers Clash In India's West Bengal Amid PM Modi's Visit...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting West Bengal to mark the 125th birth anniversary of iconic Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose. Ruining the celebratory mood of the day, a political clash that has led to violence and property damage has been...

 2021-01-23 08:47 

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'Big Tech Has Gotten Out of Hand': Trump Jr. Explains Why He Joined Telegram...

Millions of people have flocked to Telegram lately, which now has over 500 million active users. The spike was caused, among other things, by the implementation of content and privacy policies on large social media platforms....

 2021-01-23 08:29 

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Mysterious Full-Scale Prototype of Brand-New Fighter Jet Reportedly Flown by US Air Force...

Addressing the US Air Force Association's main annual symposium at the end of 2020, acquisition chief Will Roper touted a new era where rapid design and experimentation of new aircraft, including the 'manufacturing' and 'flight testing'...

 2021-01-23 08:17 

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Protesting Indian Farmers Capture Young Man Claiming to be Part of Violent, Murderous Plot...

Thousands of farmers have been protesting at Delhi's Singhu, Tikri, and Ghaziabad borders from past 59 days, condemning three contentious farm laws passed by the Narendra Modi government last September....

 2021-01-23 07:24 

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'Overpromise and Under Deliver': Netizens Rap Biden for Saying COVID Trajectory 'Cannot be Changed'...

Democrat Joe Biden, who campaigned ahead of the 2020 presidential election on a vow to make COVID-19 relief a top priority ostensibly in divergence from the Trump administration's pandemic response, which he had slammed as ineffectual, signed a slew o...

 2021-01-23 06:05 

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Pyongyang Uses Diplomacy to Advance Nuclear Programme, US National Intelligence Officer Says...

Last week North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile and a new short-range missile at massive military parade in Pyongyang....

 2021-01-23 05:41 

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Impeachment Effort Against Biden Shows Dems that GOP Can Also File Frivolous Bills, Commentator Says...

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican representative from Georgia, filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden on Thursday, just as he assumed his new role as US president. Greene is accusing Biden of abuse of power and corruption for allegedly allowin...

 2021-01-23 05:29 

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Prince Harry Blames 'Barrage of Mistruths' on Social Media for Capitol Riots, Urges 'Accountability'...

The Duke of Sussex weighed in on the recent Capitol riots in the US that resulted in five people dead and then-president Donald Trump being impeached a second time by the House of Representatives....

 2021-01-23 05:08 

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Brexit Red Tape: EU 'Punishing' Great Britain & Northern Ireland for Leaving the Bloc, Britons Say...

British businesses are drowning in EU red tape after the UK left the bloc's single market and customs union. While Labour politicians are routinely lashing out at the PM and Tories for Brexit inconveniences, Britons say it's the EU that is taking ...

 2021-01-23 04:51 

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Biden Team Takes Neocon Foreign Policy Baton From Trump...

Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken has indicated that the Biden team will continue the Trump administration's aggressive foreign policy against the beleaguered South American nation of Venezuela....

 2021-01-23 04:30 

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Freaking Cute? Golden Retriever Filmed With a Flowerpot on His Head...

Quite often, people go to extremes in an attempt to make a viral pet video... But it is always up to viewers to decide whether the idea was good or not....

 2021-01-23 04:28 

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US China Relations; Instacart Fires Back; Climate Change Under Biden...

Republicans are pushing President Biden to retaliate against China's sanctions. What will be the difference in Biden vs. a Trump administration?...

 2021-01-23 03:38 

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Many Brits Have No Clue What Key COVID-19 Words Mean Report...

A significant number of adult UK citizens struggle to explain the meaning of words and phrases related to the coronavirus pandemic, such as "antigen", "epidemiologist", or "flatten the curve", new research shows....

 2021-01-23 03:28 

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'We'll Do Something, But Not Just Yet': Trump Speaks for First Time After Leaving DC - Report...

Just hours before his political rival Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US president on Wednesday, Donald Trump flew to his famous Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, where media managed to take snaps of the former president enjoying his favorite p...

 2021-01-23 03:27 

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Some 140,000 Chickens to Be Culled in Japan's Toyama Prefecture Over Bird Flu Reports...

TOKYO (Sputnik) Some 140,000 chickens will be exterminated in the western Japanese prefecture of Toyama over an outbreak of bird flu, Japanese media reported on Saturday....

 2021-01-23 01:54 

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'Window of Opportunity': Iran's Zarif Urges Biden Administration to Rejoin 2015 Nuclear Deal...

Under the Trump administration, relations between the US and Iran quickly deteriorated and tensions reached new heights following the US' exit from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), imposition of a slew of designations and sanctions...

 2021-01-23 01:52 

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Israeli Diamond-Mining Mogul Gets Five Years in Prison Over Corruption in Guinea...

The case focused on suspected payouts of millions to late Guinean President Lansana Conte's former wife, revealing the shady and complicated world of deal-making and cutthroat rivalry in the lucrative mining industry....

 2021-01-23 01:19 

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Amazon Files Motion to Halt Union Election Over Mail-in Votes...

Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse is slated to begin issuing mail-in ballots on February 8 for an election that would put it closer to becoming the first Amazon location to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Amazon has ...

 2021-01-23 01:11 

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Tennessee Planned Parenthood Clinic Attacked With Shotgun on Anniversary of Abortion Legality Ruling...

Clinics that provide abortion services have often been targets of pro-life activists, though they often provide other medical aid, including screening for serious diseases....

 2021-01-23 00:41 

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Biden COVID-19 Battle Plan...

On today's episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan & co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, President Biden's ordering more troops into Syria, and media questioning Joe Biden mask mandate....

 2021-01-23 00:15 

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Nord Stream 2 Project Should Not Be Linked to Situation Around Navalny, New CDU Head Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The implementation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project should not be dependent on the situation around Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny, new head of Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Armin Laschet said....

 2021-01-23 00:11 

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Nearly 200 National Guard Troops Deployed to Washington DC Contract COVID-19...

Ahead of Inauguration Day, thousands of National Guard troops were deployed to Washington, DC, in light of the deadly January 6 Capitol riot and threats that Trump loyalists were planning to stage nationwide armed protests at government buildings, includi...

 2021-01-23 00:08 

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PayPal Shuts Down Account of US Woman Who Flew Private Plane to Capitol Riot...

Real estate agent Jenna Ryan, 50, participated in the January 6 Capitol riot. One day before the riot, the Texas real estate agent took a private jet to DC to attend the rally. Ryan was arrested on January 15 for participating in the insurrection that lef...

 2021-01-23 00:06 

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US State Dept. Initiates Review of Terrorist Designation for Yemen's Houthis, Spokesperson Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Department of State has initiated a review of the designation of the rebel Houthi movement as a terrorist organization and is working as fast as it can to make a determination, a State Department spokesperson said in a statem...

 2021-01-22 23:29 

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Biden Administration to 'Review' Taliban Compliance With February 2020 Peace Deal...

As US President Joe Biden took office earlier this week, the Pakistani government urged him to abide by his predecessor's peace deal with the Taliban that promises an end to the 20-year-long conflict that has killed, directly or indirectly, hundreds o...

 2021-01-22 23:16 

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Trump's Second Impeachment Trial to Commence Week of February 8, Schumer Says...

Former US president Donald Trump is facing impeachment for the second time for the "incitement of insurrection" following the deadly Capitol riots on January 6. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will send the article of impeachment against Trump to the S...

 2021-01-22 22:49 

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CDC: Less Than 1% of Those Who Received Moderna Vaccine Had Severe Reactions...

Since the approval of both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, multiple reports have emerged detailing cases in which individuals underwent a series of mild reactions, while others suffered more serious effects such as anaphylaxis, a life-t...

 2021-01-22 22:47 

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Twitter Explodes After Schumer Accuses Trump of Inciting 'Erection'...

The politician's unfortunate gaffe will surely be remembered at least among confused Twitter users....

 2021-01-22 22:31 

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Trudeau Says Pfizer CEO Promised to Deliver 4Mln Doses on Schedule By End of March...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he received assurances from Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla that the company would deliver 4 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March....

 2021-01-22 22:25 

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Russian National Firsov Pleads Guilty to Cyber Crimes in US, Faces Up to 10 Years in Prison...

Firsov admitted that he was the administrator of the site DEER.IO, which sold stolen credit card information and other personal information. The website operated from 2013 to 2020 and during this time received income from illegal sales in the amount of $1...

 2021-01-22 22:16 

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China Pressing US to Schedule Xi-Biden Summit, Reports Say...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - China has been pressing President Joe Biden's administration to explore holding a summit between the two nations' leaders in an attempt to reset the troubled relationship, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....

 2021-01-22 21:53 

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'Lawless Practice': US Intelligence Analysts Use Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants - Report...

Data privacy involves the dissemination of information, the public expectation of privacy and the legal and political issues surrounding data protection. Although there is no single data protection legislation in the US, there are hundreds of federal and ...

 2021-01-22 21:44 

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As Biden Issues Executive Orders, Critics Say They Don't Go Far Enough...

Ten things Biden can do without Congress (but won't); 140,000 lost jobs all held by women—report; NCAA coaches think twice about tournaments....

 2021-01-22 21:18 

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US Charges Ex-Employee of American Embassy in Moscow With Conspiracy to Defraud Refugee Program...
 2021-01-22 20:56 

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Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons Enters Force, But No Nuclear-Armed Power Signed It...

The Biden administration is expected to review some of the costly nuclear weapons modernization programs begun under the Trump administration, which include new missiles, bombs, warheads, bombers, and submarines....

 2021-01-22 20:54 

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Bill Gates Says He 'Feels Great' After Receiving First Coronavirus Vaccination...

The United States is currently rolling out its vaccination program in an effort to try and protect the population from the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning with the most vulnerable, those over the age of 60 are put into a priority category and are set to r...

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