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 2020-09-22 05:55 

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Trump Says He Is 'Constitutionally Obligated' to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump has mocked Democrats over their criticism of his plan to put forward a Supreme Court nomination as soon as possible....

 2020-09-22 05:38 

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Jill Biden's First Husband Claims Joe Had Affair With His Wife Before Divorce...

Bill Stevenson, who is going to publish a book of memoirs some time soon, says his speaking up on his previous marriage and chemistry between Jill and Joe are relevant because the former vice president "is picking on people about character"....

 2020-09-22 05:36 

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40 Arrested After Naked Anti-Oil Protest in Norwegian Capital...

Norway is one of the world's leading energy exporters, covering about 2 percent of global oil demand and 3 percent of global demand for natural gas. It has come under increasing pressure from ecoactivists to stop oil and gas exploration, which has all...

 2020-09-22 05:14 

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Intel Reportedly Receives Licenses From US Authorities to Continue Supplying Some Products to Huawei...

The Chinese tech giant was previously blacklisted by Washington, as the American authorities accused Huawei of assisting Beijing in espionage - which both the company and the Chinese government denied, stressing that the US move was politically-motivated....

 2020-09-22 05:09 

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India Shreds Pakistan for Raising Kashmir Issue at UN, Says it Hails Terrorists as 'Martyrs'...

For decades, the two South Asian rivals, India and Pakistan, have been squabbling over Jammu and Kashmir, which both countries claim in full, but control in part. Islamabad launched a diplomatic "war" against New Delhi after the latter abrogated t...

 2020-09-22 04:52 

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US 'Biggest Threat' to International Security, Cuban Foreign Minister Says...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez says the "irresponsible behaviour" of Washington threatens international peace and security by igniting conflicts and trade wars....

 2020-09-22 04:45 

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Yuan to No Longer be Cheap?...

The Chinese yuan is strengthening against the dollar. Since late June, the yuan has risen by 4.5%, to 6.7566, showing its largest quarterly increase since 1981....

 2020-09-22 04:31 

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Theresa May Warns 'Reckless' Brexit Bill Will Harm Britain's Reputation, Put UK's Integrity at Risk...

Last Monday, the UK House of Commons voted in favour of the new Internal Market Bill presented by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, which many believe contravenes international law, as it suggests that the UK may roll back some of the commitments on state aid...

 2020-09-22 04:30 

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Sleepy Golden Retriever Won't Wake Up, Even After Belly Rubs...

Our canine friends are energetic and always ready for adventures, but even the most lively doggos need a proper nap time - especially if they are very smol puppers. And we totally understand them, but it is impossible to leave them alone, because while th...

 2020-09-22 04:15 

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How Washington's New Anti-Iranian Sanctions Translate Into Political Victory for Tehran...

Attempts by the administration of US President Donald Trump to reinstate UN sanctions against Iran, following Washington's departure from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) two years ago does not make sense, say Iranian and British academi...

 2020-09-22 04:00 

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US to Militarily Challenge China in Asia-Pacific?...

The United States has announced a plan to contain China's growing naval strength in the Asia-Pacific region. According to experts, this is as an attempt to pressure Beijing and to limit propaganda rhetoric targeting American voters and US allies in th...

 2020-09-22 03:56 

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Canada's Prime Minister Says World Must Double Down on Efforts to Resolve Current Crises...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau is calling for increased efforts to address global challenges and ensure that the work of the United Nations is fruitful....

 2020-09-22 03:50 

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US Policy on Iran Unlikely to Change After November Vote, Pompeo Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he hopes Washington will continue with its current policy on Iran regardless of the outcome of the November presidential elections....

 2020-09-22 03:27 

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Snowden Reportedly Agrees to Pay United States $5 Million From Book, Speeches...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked intelligence secrets in 2013, has agreed to pay the US government more than $5 million earned from his book "Permanent Record" and speeches, CNN repo...

 2020-09-22 03:23 

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US Media Speculate on Possible Ginsburg Replacement as Trump Says Will Announce Candidate by Weekend...

A vacancy at the US Supreme Court emerged following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87....

 2020-09-22 03:08 

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Indian Prime Minister Stresses Need for UN Reform...

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for reforming the United Nations....

 2020-09-22 03:01 

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World Needs Cooperation, UN Platform Provides Necessary Conditions For Dialogue, Lavrov Says...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The world is weary of division and requires multifaceted cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly....

 2020-09-22 01:49 

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Johnson to Tell Brits to Return to Home Working, Add New Limitations Amid COVID-19 Surge Report...

The United Kingdom is witnessing a resurgence in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, as infection rates began to rise in late August, topping averages recorded since early May the point at which the first spike began to ease....

 2020-09-22 01:38 

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Russia Expects to Reach COVID-19 Vaccine Maximum Production Level in 2021, Trade Minister Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian companies plan to reach the maximum capacity of COVID-19 vaccine production by February 2021, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said....

 2020-09-22 01:30 

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Elon Musk Teases Additional Details For Tesla Battery Day Event...

In May, it became known that Tesla had filed a patent for a new battery, a cell with a tabless electrode. The company has long sought to improve battery performance for its vehicles and other applications....

 2020-09-22 00:59 

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'Inflection Point': Social Victories Imperiled by Potential Supreme Court Conservative Supermajority...

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raises the possibility of a thoroughly conservative court that will not defend the civil liberties won through decades of struggle, Dr. Gerald Horne, Moores Professor of History and African American S...

 2020-09-22 00:05 

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Scientists Adopt Artificial Intelligence to 'Decode', Address 'Implicit' Online Anti-Semitism...

An international team of researchers leading the decoding projected said that "implicit" forms of anti-Semitism are becoming more popular on Internet platforms and are expected to "become more explicit over time"....

 2020-09-21 23:56 

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Merkel Says UNSC Needs Reform Amid Global Challenges, Germany Ready to Take Responsibility...

BERLIN (Sputnik) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for a reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC) in view of the current global challenges....

 2020-09-21 23:41 

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Trump Could Face Criminal Tax Probe Based on 'Public Allegations Alone' - Manhattan DA...

The district attorney's office for the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, has suggested in new court filings that US President Donald Trump could be the subject of a tax fraud probe, as "mountainous"; public allegations of misconduct...

 2020-09-21 23:23 

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US Embassy Manama Posts Security Alert For Americans in Bahrain After Deal With Israel...

Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in signing a peace deal with Israel brokered by the US, becoming one of the first two Gulf countries to establish formal ties with the Jewish state. Before the US-mediated agreement, Israel enjoyed diplomatic relati...

 2020-09-21 23:01 

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Venezuela Considers New US Sanctions Against Maduro as Aggression...

Earlier, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo announced new US sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, claiming that "corrupt officials in Tehran had worked with the illegitimate regime in Venezuela to flout the UN arms embargo"....

 2020-09-21 22:46 

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US Building Coalition Against Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline, Pompeo Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is building a coalition against the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....

 2020-09-21 22:41 

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Photos: Over 200 Whales Stranded on Australian Sandbars, 25 Left Dead...

At least 25 whales have died in a remote bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials revealed Monday, with more than 200 other whales currently stranded....

 2020-09-21 22:32 

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Photos: US Navy's Shy USS Seawolf Attack Sub Spotted Again in Scotland's River Clyde...

The US Navy's ultra-secretive USS Seawolf submarine has been spotted for the second time in as many months, mulling around the North Atlantic....

 2020-09-21 22:13 

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2.5 Million Americans Use Facebook, Instagram, Messenger Platforms to Registers for November Vote...

In June, Facebook announced the launch of a voting information campaign in the United States to boost voter registration, in a bid to stimulate electoral participation in the upcoming 3 November presidential election. The social media giant also vowed to ...

 2020-09-21 22:11 

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'Clear Sign of Desperation': Iran's UN Ambassador Slams US' Move to Impose Sanctions on Tehran...

On Saturday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that UN sanctions against Iran were "back in effect", citing a so-called "snapback mechanism" - envisaged under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which the US exit...

 2020-09-21 21:52 

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After Chinese Jets Fly Close to Island, Taiwan Claims Right to 'Self-Defense' But Lacks Legal Basis...

After dozens of Chinese aircraft crossed the Taiwan Strait median line, Taipei issued a sharp rebuke, claiming on Monday it has the right to "self-defense and to counterattack." However, the Chinese aircraft committed no illegal act and violated n...

 2020-09-21 21:41 

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'They Would S**t Their Pants': Basketball Star LeBron James Addresses 'Critics'...

UFC Welterweight fighter Colby Covington called out NBA superstar LeBron James on Saturday night over the latter's support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Covington said he stood with first responders and referred to James as a "spineless cow...

 2020-09-21 20:59 

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Kentucky Police Initiate State of Emergency Ahead of Grand Jury Decision on Breonna Taylor Case...

A state of emergency has been initiated in Louisville, Kentucky, ahead of a grand jury decision on the Breonna Taylor case....

 2020-09-21 20:54 

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If House Embarks on New Impeachment Push, 'We'll Win Entire Election', Trump Says...

On Sunday, US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said that she is not ruling out launching a new impeachment proceeding against President Donald Trump in a bid to prevent the Senate from voting on POTUS' Supreme Court nominee following the death of Jus...

 2020-09-21 20:42 

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Bader-Ginsburg Death Provokes Hysteria — And Historical Amnesia...

'No gov't help' following Hurricane Sally; Massive fraud report implicates big banks; World ignores US snapback sanction "parallel reality"...

 2020-09-21 20:37 

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Trump Doubts Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 'Dying Wish' for no Pre-Election Replacement is Genuine...

US President Donald Trump insisted that he and the Republican-controlled Senate had every right to appoint a new Supreme Court judge before the November 3 election, to replace late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and opponents should "get over it."...

 2020-09-21 20:27 

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Indian Sikhs Threaten Protests at Pakistan High Commission Over Disappearance of Girl...

Nearly 55 Sikh girls in Pakistan have been kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam in the last nine months, according to a prominent Indian Sikh group. In many cases, the kidnapped girls are reportedly forcibly married to their Muslim abductors....

 2020-09-21 20:26 

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CDC Removes Revised Guidance on Airborne COVID-19 Transmission in Yet Another Edit...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday deleted guidance it posted on its website Friday stating that COVID-19 airborne transmissions are "thought to be the main way the virus spreads."...

 2020-09-21 20:11 

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India Has No Plans to Lower China's Trade Status Despite Border Tensions, Minister Says...

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - The Indian government has no plans to remove China's most favored nation trade status despite the recent deadly clashes on the border between the two countries, the Indian minister of trade and commerce, Piyush Goyal, said on Mon...

 2020-09-21 20:11 

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Key Ally of India's Ruling BJP Likely to Quit Over Passage of Farm Bills, Sources Say...

The Indian Parliament, in a marathon session that continued late Sunday evening, passed two controversial farm reform bills, "Farmers Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill" and "Farmer's Produce Trade And Commerce Bill 2020&#...

 2020-09-21 20:05 

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Memes Flock Twitter After Microsoft Purchase of Bethesda Game Publisher...

On Monday, it was announced that Microsoft had purchased ZeniMax Media, a game company which owns Bethesda Softworks. The latter has published popular games including DOOM, Fallout, Dishonored and Elder Scrolls....

 2020-09-21 20:01 

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Mayors of 3 Democrat-Run Cities Say Will Legally Challenge Trump's Defunding Order...

NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The mayors of three Democrat-run cities in the United States on Monday vowed to legally challenge what they called a politically-motivated attempt by the Trump administration to deny them federal funding because of allowing street pro...

 2020-09-21 20:00 

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US Dow Plummets 509 Points Amid Fears of Pandemic Worsening...

US stocks fell dramatically on Monday as investors pulled out of a slew of industries that would be hurt by the pandemic-related lockdowns being considered once more in several countries as outbreaks worsen....

 2020-09-21 19:59 

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Indian Government Urges Apex Court to Regulate 'Unchecked' Digital Media...

India's top court on 15 September barred a private television channel from telecasting a programme which allegedly attempted to vilify the Muslim community. The court issued notice to the federal government as well, which had earlier permitted the tel...

 2020-09-21 19:53 

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DoJ: NYPD Officer Charged With Allegedly Acting as Agent of China...

Baimadajie Angwang, a 33-year-old community affairs liasion for the New York City Police Department (NYPD), has been arrested by federal authorities after allegedly carrying out work as a Chinese government agent for six years....

 2020-09-21 19:50 

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Russia Ready For US-Proposed Short-Period New START Extension, If It's Reasonable, Ryabkov Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow has agreed to a US proposal to extend the START treaty for a period of less than five years, but regrets the move and insists that a shorter period would be reasonable, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Monda...

 2020-09-21 19:31 

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Swedish Space Corporation to Cease Assisting Chinese Companies Operate Satellites...

Beijing will soon lose the ability to access its weather and earth-monitoring satellites via ground station locations affiliated with the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) in Sweden, Chile and Australia....

 2020-09-21 19:07 

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Videos: Hurricane-Weary US Gulf States to See 'Life-Threatening' Conditions From Tropical Storm Beta...

The hurricane-embattled US Gulf Coast region is set to undergo yet another round of clashes with Mother Nature this week, as Tropical Storm Beta approaches the US' southern coastline and brings with it "life-threatening" weather conditions....

 2020-09-21 19:00 

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Photos: Mi-17 Assault Choppers in Chinese PLA Markings Spotted at Russian Factory...

A Chinese TV program recently showed footage from a Russian helicopter factory that included several Mi-171Sh (NATO reporting name "Hip") helicopters painted in People's Liberation Army (PLA) livery. The potential new order of assault helicopt...

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