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 2021-10-26 00:55 

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Israel's Strike Plans for Iran Could Take More Than a Year to be Fully Ready, Paper Claims...

As rumors continue to swirl in Israeli media about the repercussions of a new budget addition to prepare for a possible strike against Iran's nuclear facilities, an Israeli paper has claimed knowledge that it could take more than a year to fully craft...

 2021-10-26 00:30 

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Jamaican Pastor Accused of Human Sacrifices Dies in Car Crash En Route to Court...

Kevin Smith, a self-proclaimed religious prophet, and 41 members of the St. James Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries were arrested last week after the deaths of two people who attended what was later described as a "Roman Catholic s...

 2021-10-26 00:19 

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Everything You Need to Know Before the Astros and Braves Face Off in the World Series...

The 2021 World Series will be contested by the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves. The Astros, winners of the American League pennant, are competing in their third World Series in the past five seasons, while the Braves, winners of the National League ...

 2021-10-25 23:48 

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US Pauses Delivery of $700 Million in Emergency Economic Aid to Sudan...

The United States has condemned the actions of the Sudanese Military after they arrested civilian government officials and other political leaders Sunday night. As a result, the US is pausing the delivery of $700 million in aid to the country....

 2021-10-25 23:38 

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'News Black Hole': A Year of War Shows Why UN Needs to Monitor Human Rights in Western Sahara...

It's been one year since two titanic events shook Western Sahara: the renewal of war with Morocco after 29 years of peace and recognition of Morocco's claim to rule the territory by the United States. Saharawi activists and leaders say it's ma...

 2021-10-25 23:14 

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US, UK Condemn Military Coup in Sudan, Vow to Back Democratic Civilian Government...

WASHINGTON, October 26 (Sputnik) - The United States, United Kingdom and Norway issued a joint statement condemning the military takeover of the Sudanese government and promised to support a democratically-elected civilian government....

 2021-10-25 23:08 

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Internal Documents Show Facebook Knew it Was Used to Incite Violence in Ethiopia...

Documents shared with CNN as part of a US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation show that Facebook knew it was being used to incite violence in Ethiopia and did little to combat it....

 2021-10-25 21:38 

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'Wild $T1mes!': Musk Rejoices as Tesla's Value Surpasses $1 Trln Following Hertz's 100,000-Car Order...

Earlier on Monday, Hertz announced that it would buy 100,000 Tesla Model 3 sedans by the end of 2022, as part of its effort to offer the largest electric vehicle fleet in North America. The company also noted that vehicle charging infrastructure would be ...

 2021-10-25 21:31 

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Russian Sailors Saved Panama-Flagged Ship From Pirates in Gulf of Guinea- Defense Ministry...

MOSCOW, October 26 (Sputnik) - Sailors of the Russian Northern Fleet rescued a Panama-flagged container ship from pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement....

 2021-10-25 21:23 

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Slump in UK COVID-19 Cases Undermines Calls for 'Plan B' Lockdown - Epidemiologist...

A recent spike in coronavirus infections prompted alarmed calls for the government to reimpose lockdown measures that have been largely abandoned since July, although the national vaccination programme has reached a high percentage of the population and t...

 2021-10-25 21:19 

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Multiple Injuries Reported in Idaho Mall Shooting, One Person in Custody - Police Dept....

WASHINGTON, October 26 (Sputnik) - Multiple people have been reported injured in a shooting at a Boise, Idaho, mall and police on the scene has taken one individual in custody, the Boise Police Department said....

 2021-10-25 20:46 

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Facebook, Instagram Delete Video of Brazilian President Linking COVID-19 Vaccines to AIDS...

RIO DE JANEIRO, October 25 (Sputnik) - Facebook and Instagram deleted a video made by Jair Bolsonaro, in which the Brazilian president spoke of the connection between coronavirus vaccination and AIDS, the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo reported on Monday....

 2021-10-25 20:41 

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European Regulator Approves Booster Dose of Moderna Vaccine...

BRUSSELS, October 25 (Sputnik) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Union's drug regulator, has recommended the use of a booster dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax, for people over 18 years of age....

 2021-10-25 20:39 

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US Very Supportive of EU's Engagement in Iran Nuclear Deal - State Dept....

WASHINGTON, October 25 (Sputnik) - The United States appreciates the European Union's engagement in reviving the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 20:31 

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Updated US Hate Crime Data for 2020 Shows Highest Incident Levels Since 2001 - FBI...

WASHINGTON, October 25 (Sputnik) - The FBI released updated 2020 hate crime statistics on Monday, which reported 8,263 total criminal hate crime incidents the highest level since 2001....

 2021-10-25 20:23 

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Chinese FM Wang Yi to Meet Afghan Taliban Leaders in Qatar for First High-Level Talks...

The Taliban* has previously promised Beijing that it would stop supporting Uyghur terrorist groups in exchange for investment and foreign aid, which the war-torn country sorely needs....

 2021-10-25 20:03 

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JFK's Nephews Slam Biden Administration After Postponing Assasinaton Records...

John F. Kennedy's nephews are slamming the Biden administration's decision to push back the scheduled release of JFK assassination records that remain sealed until late 2022. Kennedy family members say the secrecy needs to end....

 2021-10-25 19:57 

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US Has No Issue With Russia-China Military Drills in Indo-Pacific Region - Pentagon...

WASHINGTON, October 25 (Sputnik) - The United States has no issue with the recent Russia-China joint military drills in the Indo-Pacific region, US Defense Department spokesperson John Kirby said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 19:55 

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Tory MP Says Gender Self-Identification is a Threat to Women's Rights...

Under current UK law, a transsexual can obtain an official Gender Recognition Certificate with a medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria after living as a member of the opposite sex for two years. But some in trans rights are now demanding that recognition ...

 2021-10-25 19:53 

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Yellen Appoints Counselor to Promote Racial Equity - US Treasury Dept....

WASHINGTON, October 25 (Sputnik) - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has appointed the first counselor to promote racial equity in the history of the US federal government, the Treasury Department announced on Monday....

 2021-10-25 19:44 

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After Cricket Player Shami Gets Trolled, Indian Parliamentarian Says It Is 'Hatred Against Muslims'...

India suffered a humiliating loss against arch-rival Pakistan in a T20 World Cup Super 12 match. India scored 151 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs. Meanwhile, Pakistan won without losing a wicket. Soon after the match ended on Sunday, some I...

 2021-10-25 19:42 

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Lavrov on Russia-NATO Relations: Cannot Catastrophic Because They Do Not Exist...

TROMSO (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that relations between Russia and NATO could not be called catastrophic because they do not exist....

 2021-10-25 19:09 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Offering $5,000 to Unvaccinated Police to Relocate to Florida...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis plans to offer $5,000 bonuses to lure out-of-state law enforcement officers who resist COVID-19 vaccine mandates....

 2021-10-25 19:04 

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Law to Protect Religious Structures on Government Property Now In Effect in India's Karnataka...

Days after a video of a temple in the Nanjangud area of India's state of Karnataka went viral a couple of months ago, the state government introduced the Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill....

 2021-10-25 19:02 

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Kashmir to Witness First Ever Steel Plant as Modi Govt Pushes for Development in Violence Hit Valley...

In January, the Indian government launched a $3.8 billion incentive program to attract investment into the federally-controlled territory of Jammu and Kashmir. New Delhi emphasized that the rise in terror incidents will not deter it from bringing capital ...

 2021-10-25 19:01 

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Indian Start-up Unveils Fastest, Lightest Hypercar Ekonk with Top Speed of 309 Kmph...

With climate change impacting automakers' decisions, firms like Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz are turning to start-ups such as YASA for expertise and technology to solve the unique challenges of electrifying the highest-performance vehicles....

 2021-10-25 18:42 

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Facebook Whistleblower Tells UK MPs Platform 'Unquestionably Making Hate Worse'...

Whistleblower Frances Haugen previously claimed to the US Congress that the platform had failed to do enough to block protesters against Joe Biden's confirmation as president-elect on 6 January this year from posting on the site before and during thei...

 2021-10-25 18:41 

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Indian Farmers to Protest Nationwide Demanding Removal of Federal Minister Over Lakhimpur Violence...

Farmers are protesting against three controversial farm laws at the borders of India's capital city Delhi and several other parts of the country. The farmers have been demanding the scrapping of the laws. Several rounds of talks have been held between...

 2021-10-25 18:35 

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Alec Baldwin's Wife Says Impossible to Express Shock, Heartache After Shooting Incident...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Actor Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria said in a statement on Monday that it is impossible to express the shock and heartache felt in the aftermath of the shooting incident in which her husband shot dead camerawoman Halyna Hutchins o...

 2021-10-25 18:15 

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Facebook Knew For Years Its Products Featured Human Trafficking Content, Internal Doc Reveals...

The news is likely to add pressure on the social media giant, which has recently come under intense pressure after a former employee shared thousands of internal documents that revealed the company reportedly ignored hate speech and misinformation in an e...

 2021-10-25 18:15 

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Egypt's El-Sisi Ends State of Emergency for First Time in Four Years...

Egypt has had a state of emergency in effect since April 2017, when twin terrorist attacks by Daesh* killed dozens of Coptic Christians....

 2021-10-25 18:08 

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New Biden Order Set to Lift Travel Restrictions, Impose New Vaccine Requirements in US...

In 2020, a majority of non-US citizens were barred from travelling to the United States due to the raging coronavirus pandemic that pushed many nations to introduce lockdowns....

 2021-10-25 17:55 

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Panama-Flagged Container Ship Attacked in Gulf of Guinea, Warship on Way to Help, Report Says...

Vessels sailing in the region have been advised to exercise caution as they navigate through the area, which is known for acts of piracy and kidnappings of sailors....

 2021-10-25 17:50 

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US Rental Company Hertz Orders 100,000 Tesla Vehicles By End of 2022...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US car rental company Hertz said on Monday that it has ordered 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles to be delivered by the end of the next year and announced it will charge its infrastructure amid a growing demand for so-called "...

 2021-10-25 17:44 

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Split in Two: SEAL Who 'Shot' Bin Laden Reveals Graphic Details on How Badly Deformed His Face Was...

The identification of bin Laden was apparently no more problematic than locating and killing him, according to what the SEAL operative said of the state of Bin Laden's face post mortem....

 2021-10-25 17:42 

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'Let's Go Brandon': Thousands of Workers in NYC Protest Vaccine Mandate...

NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Police officers, firefighters and other employees for the New York City municipal government have gathered in the thousands to protest a vaccine mandate for the novel coronavirus and temporarily blocked Manhattan-bound traffic on the ...

 2021-10-25 17:31 

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Putin, Johnson Discuss Climate, Afghanistan, Bilateral Relations...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, discussed climate issues, Afghanistan and bilateral relations, the Kremlin said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 17:23 

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'Facebook Has Become a Tool to Spread BJP's Fake News, Hate Speech': Main Indian Opposition Congress...

Whistleblower Sophie Zhang, a former data scientist at Facebook, last Friday revealed that political parties such as Delhi's governing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), federally governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and opposition Congress had used fake accou...

 2021-10-25 16:57 

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UK Chancellor Trails Minimum Wage Rise to 9.50 Ahead of Budget...

The budget preview prompted an angry intervention in the House of Commons by Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, who said it was "not acceptable" for ministers to "ride roughshod" over rules against announcing policy outside of the house....

 2021-10-25 16:49 

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Erdogan Says Crisis With Ambassadors Declared Personae Non Gratae Resolved...

Earlier, on Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he had instructed the country's Foreign Ministry to declare the ambassadors of 10 countries personae non gratae over their calls to release human rights activist Osman Kavala....

 2021-10-25 16:43 

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US Urges Germany to Consider Sanctioning Russia Over Gas Supplies...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Germany should consider imposing sanctions on Russia over that country's use of gas as a weapon against Europe, US State Department Senior Adviser for Global Energy Security Amos Hochstein said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 16:41 

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Capitol Riot Planners Had Multiple Meetings With US Lawmakers Ahead of January 6, Reports Say...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The planners and organizers of the January 6 protest participated in dozens of meetings with several members of the US Congress and White House staff, Rolling Stone reported on Monday citing three unnamed sources....

 2021-10-25 16:37 

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Facebook CEO 'Personally Decided' to Comply With Hanoi's Demands, Ditching Free Speech Stance...

Facebook, one of the world's largest social media platforms, is not enjoying its best time currently, as former employees come forth to make allegations that the platform has been systematically failing to shield its users from misinformation, hate sp...

 2021-10-25 16:33 

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UK Calls on Sudanese Military to Release Arrested Politicians...

LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom is calling on the Sudanese military to release those arrested and to respect the right to protest, Giles Lever, the UK ambassador in Khartoum, said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 16:24 

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US Marshal Probed for Sex at Work Accused of Using Employees to Do Home Assignments, Media Says...

The case sparked strong rebuke from members of the law enforcement agency after it was reported that the perpetrator is unlikely to face any disciplinary action, as the ongoing investigation will likely end after his retirement, scheduled for next month....

 2021-10-25 16:19 

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Assange's Fiance Says He Lost Weight in British Prison, Looks Unhealthy...

LONDON (Sputnik) - Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange, who is now awaiting trial in the British maximum security prison in Belmarsh, has lost a lot of weight and looks unhealthy, Assange's fiance, Stella Moris, told Sputnik on Monday....

 2021-10-25 16:14 

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Taliban Say Will Welcome Possible Reopening of EU's Mission in Afghanistan...

KABUL (Sputnik) - The Taliban* will welcome the reopening of an EU mission in Afghanistan, should Brussels decide to do so, and guarantee its security, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, an interim Afghan foreign ministry spokesman, said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 16:07 

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German Centre-Left Coalition Sets Requirements for Nord Stream 2 Launch, Green Lawmaker Says...

BERLIN (Sputnik) - The would-be coalition of German centre-left parties has laid down unbundling requirements for the launch of Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, a Green lawmaker said on Monday....

 2021-10-25 16:00 

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Dozens of US Vehicles With 'Stolen Syrian Oil' Reportedly Leave Arab Republic for Iraq...

Damascus has repeatedly underscored that the presence of US troops in Syria is illegal because they were never invited by the Syrian government and Washington does not have a UN Security Council mandate to deploy forces in the Arab Republic....

 2021-10-25 15:31 

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Man United Fans Accuse Paul Pogba of Sabotaging Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer...

The French midfielder has often come under criticism from Red Devils supporters, who feel that his inconsistent performance indicates a lack of dedication to the club. Some fans have gone so far as to suggest that the 28-year-old's mediocre performanc...

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