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 2021-08-01 01:20 

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Sullivan Tells Tunisian President His Country Needs 'Honest Governance'...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke with Tunisian President Kais Saied amid a political crisis in Tunisia, the White House said....

 2021-08-01 01:17 

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Israel Shares Intel With US, UK to Blame Iran For Attack on 'Mercer Street' Tanker, Report Claims...

An explosion hit the Israeli-managed oil tanker Mercer Street on Thursday in the waters of the Arabian Sea, killing two crew members. The tanker was reportedly sailing without cargo, from Tanzania to the United Arab Emirates, and at the time of the incide...

 2021-07-31 23:39 

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TikTok Star Barajas Dies Several Days After California Movie Theater Shooting, Police Say...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Anthony Barajas has died, the 19-year-old TikTok star was shot along with his date, Rylee Goodrich, 18, at a California movie theater on Monday, according to Corona police....

 2021-07-31 23:26 

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Twitterclash as Harvard Professor Labeled 'Transphobic' After Defending Biological Sex...

In the right corner: a Harvard professor, author of a book about testosterone, and an advocate of the idea of two biological sexes. In the left corner: the director of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force at Harvard's Department of Human Evolutionar...

 2021-07-31 23:08 

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Jordan Closes Border Crossing With Syria Due to Local Escalation, Interior Ministry Says...

DOHA (Sputnik) - Jordan has temporarily closed the Jaber border crossing with Syria amid an escalation of the security situation in southwestern Syria, a Jordanian Interior Ministry official told the state-run Jordan News Agency (Petra)....

 2021-07-31 22:22 

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'Such a Loss to Always Try to Look Good': After New Album Release, Billie Eilish Talks Body Image...

A teenage pop star who meteorically rose to global fame, Billie Eilish released her second album, 'Happier Than Ever', earlier in the week, two years after now-iconic 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?'. Since then, the singer-songw...

 2021-07-31 21:51 

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Thai Hospital Using Containers to Store Bodies Amid COVID-19 Surge...

The ongoing global coronavirus pandemic has severely affected healthcare systems worldwide, as hospitals are overwhelmed by the infected. A new COVID-19 strain has increased the threat, placing many countries into a state of emergency....

 2021-07-31 21:34 

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Betrayed by Laundry: Osama Bin Laden Was Found Due to Drying Clothes, Book Claims...

Osama bin Laden, who is said to have been the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks, was assassinated by the US military in May 2011, during the tenure of US President Barack Obama....

 2021-07-31 21:00 

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Trump Slams US Lawmakers Over Claims About Attempt to Overturn Results of 2020 Election...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former US President Donald Trump has rejected accusations made by members of the US Congress alleging that he pressured the Department of Justice to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election....

 2021-07-31 18:49 

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Britney Spears Posts Video of Herself Topless as She Reveals She Went on Vacation With Cher...

The "Baby One More Time" singer has been in the media spotlight for more than a year due to her court battle with her father, whom Britney wants to be removed from the conservatorship she has been placed under since 2008....

 2021-07-31 18:44 

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US Lawmakers See White House Efforts at Evacuating Afghan Interpreters as 'Complete Disaster'...

Despite announcing the US troop withdrawal in May, the Biden administration did not launch efforts to relocate Afghans who helped American forces until late July....

 2021-07-31 18:13 

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Three Hotels Evacuated in Turkey's Bodrum Over Wildfires - Video...

ANKARA, (Sputnik) - Bodrum Mayor Ahmet Aras told Sputnik that three hotels were evacuated in the Turkish resort on Saturday due to wildfires....

 2021-07-31 18:05 

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Erdogan: Turkey Has Detained Suspect in Case of Starting Forest Fires...

The Turkish president said that the authorities have not ruled out the possibility that someone deliberately set the forests on fire. The blaze has already killed four and injured over 150 people, also prompting several evacuations in resort towns....

 2021-07-31 18:02 

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All But One District of Afghanistan's Herat Province Under Control of Taliban - Reports...

MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - The Taliban (a terror group, banned in Russia) have seized outskirts of the city of Herat, moving to the downtown, the national media reported on Saturday....

 2021-07-31 17:10 

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Prince Harry's Tell-All Memoir May Make Him an Outcast in UK, Royal Expert Claims...

On 19 July, the Duke of Sussex revealed that he would pen a book about his life as a senior royal, in which he will discuss his "highs and lows" and "the mistakes, the lessons" he learned. The royal will also weigh in on Megxit, the Sussex...

 2021-07-31 17:06 

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Biden Administration Resumes Expedited Removal of Central American Illegal Migrants...

The Democrat president's administration previously suspended the expedited removal of illegal migrants, who could not receive asylum, resulting in some detention facilities being overcrowded with Central American migrants and becoming potential nexuse...

 2021-07-31 16:29 

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Johnson Reportedly Wants to Allow Those Vaccinated With Russian, Chinese Shots to COP26...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to allow officials and leaders immunized with Russian and Chinese coronavirus vaccines to attend the 26th Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) without quarantining, despite cabinet...

 2021-07-31 16:15 

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Next Batch of OneWeb Satellites Will Be Launched on August 20, Roscosmos Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will launch the next batch of OneWeb satellites from the Baikonur cosmodrome on August 20, Dmitry Rogozin, the director general of state space corporation Roscosmos, confirmed on Saturday....

 2021-07-31 16:00 

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Police Deploy Tear Gas to Disperse Parisians Protesting Against COVID-19 Passes - Video...

PARIS, (Sputnik) - Police have fired tear gas in an effort to disperse people protesting against COVID-19 passes in downtown Paris, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Saturday....

 2021-07-31 15:43 

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Palestinians Protest Against Evictions of Families From Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah...

Local residents and activists have been holding demonstrations since the beginning of May, when a district court approved a decision to vacate six families from their homes, where Jewish settlers have claimed ownership of the land....

 2021-07-31 15:03 

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Kamala Harris Prepares to Visit Vietnam, Singapore to Deepen US 'Engagement in Southeast Asia'...

Kamala Harris will be the first US vice president to visit Vietnam, which is in a dispute with Beijing over territorial claims related to the South China Sea....

 2021-07-31 15:01 

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and His Wife Carrie Reportedly Expecting Second Baby...

The couple, who got married at a secret ceremony in Westminster Cathedral two months ago, welcomed their first child last year. The baby boy was named Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson, in honour of the doctors who saved the prime minister from COVID....

 2021-07-31 14:27 

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Russian Space Agency Plans to Stop Using ISS by 2028, Create National Space Station...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to stop using the International Space Station by 2028 and create a national space station instead given risks posed by ISS worn-out equipment, state space agency Roscosmos said on Saturday....

 2021-07-31 14:14 

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Taliban Militants Attack UN Office in Afghanistan's Herat Amid Clashes, Gov't Says...

This comes a day after the terrorist group launched a similar attack in the country's third-largest city. No UN personnel was hurt; however, Taliban militants killed one police officer and injured several others during the assault....

 2021-07-31 14:05 

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New Delhi Suffers Traffic Disruption as Massive Sinkhole Appears on City Street - Photos, Video...

Heavy rainfall earlier led to a giant hole on a road in Delhi's Dwarka region. Tragically, a car was stuck inside the hole and it was pulled out by a crane. However, the Delhi Police said at the time that no injuries were reported in the incident....

 2021-07-31 13:57 

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Tokyo 2020: Indian Fans Left Heartbroken as Badminton Star PV Sindhu Loses to Tai Tzu-Ying in Semis...

It was a disastrous Saturday for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics as they suffered one setback after another. While top-ranked boxer Amit Panghal and archer Atanu Das disappointed in the morning, it was shuttler P.V. Sindhu's defeat in the ...

 2021-07-31 13:50 

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Su-35 Crashes in Russia's Far East Due to Engine Malfunction...

The pilot managed to safely eject from the aircraft and land. His life is out of danger, the Russian military said....

 2021-07-31 13:35 

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Mexican President Hailed Online as He Accuses 'Big Pharma' of Trying to Profit From Vaxxes for Kids...

Earlier this year, Mexico approved several COVID vaccines for emergency use, including Russia's Sputnik V and those developed by Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Sinovac. People under 18 are not included in the country's inoculation pro...

 2021-07-31 13:10 

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Watch Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Go Berserk As He Leaves Tokyo Olympics Without Medal...

Djokovic is a twenty-time Grand Slam winner and longest-serving number one in men's tennis, yet there is a mountain that he hasn't conquered an Olympic gold medal. The Serb's fans even joke that he's cursed....

 2021-07-31 12:54 

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Victoria's Secret UK Goes Into Liquidation Amid Pandemic-Induced Sales Drop...

The lingerie retailer hired administrators in June 2020 due to the negative effects of the coronavirus lockdown. However, the move didn't save the company branch, as sales continued plummeting....

 2021-07-31 12:30 

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Biden Mulls New COVID Restrictions as White House Flip-Flops on Federal Vaccination Mandate...

The CDC earlier reinstated a federal mask mandate demanding that all people, including those fully vaccinated, put on face covers indoors. The move sparked dissatisfaction with people and many Republican lawmakers, governors, and politicians, due to the C...

 2021-07-31 12:11 

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First Batch of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 Vaccine Produced in Uzbekistan, RDIF Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The first test batch of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine has been produced in Uzbekistan, with samples being shipped to Russia's Gamaleya research centre, which developed the vaccine, for quality control, the Russian Direc...

 2021-07-31 11:56 

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NHS England Secretly Planned to Deny Treatment to the Elderly During 'Severe' Flu Pandemic: Report...

The UK government has repeatedly claimed that care homes were not abandoned by the National Health Service during the COVID-19 crisis, amid reports that hospitals released thousands of patients into those homes without testing....

 2021-07-31 10:45 

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Two Killed, 30 Injured in Taliban Attack in Eastern Afghanistan, Reports Say...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two civilians are dead and 30 others sustained injuries in a Taliban* attack during National Flag Day celebration in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, national media reported Saturday, citing the governor's office....

 2021-07-31 10:38 

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Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta Upsets World No 1 Novak Djokovic to Win Bronze Medal in Tokyo...

20-time Grand Slam champion Novak's Djokovic's bad luck at the Olympics has continued in Tokyo. Djokovic, who has never progressed through to an Olympic final, first lost his bid to claim a "Golden Slam" to Germany's Alexander Zverev o...

 2021-07-31 10:30 

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Liquor Stores & Loitering — How Racial Capitalism Keeps Communities Down...

New infrastructure bill a fraction of first proposal; Latin America seeks regional autonomy; NYT decries Chinese "sports machine" as US lags...

 2021-07-31 10:29 

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There is No Worse Tyranny Than to Force a Man to Pay for What He Does Not Want...

On today's episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell pulling his ads from Fox News, and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser saying children older than two must mask-up indoo...

 2021-07-31 10:27 

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Blinken's Visit to India; The Economy and the Pandemic; Challenging the Dem Establishment...

Millions lifted out of poverty through economic pandemic assistance. What the future holds for working people after these programs end....

 2021-07-31 10:27 

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The End is Nigh: Meteor Lighting Up Turkish Skies Amid Raging Wildfires Prompts Doomsday Scare...

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several thousand meteors of fireball magnitude enter the Earth's atmosphere every day. Most of them are unnoticeable, however, as they appear in uninhabitable regions or during the day....

 2021-07-31 10:19 

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Weekly News Roundup; Mask Mandates Return; Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 Months...

Supporters of Daniel Hale have mixed emotions as the drone whistleblower is sentenced to 45 months in prison for exposing a program that seems to have repeatedly violated both US and international law....

 2021-07-31 10:17 

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Mask Mandates Reinstated Over the US...

On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan discuss the reality behind the withdrawal of Simone Biles from the Olympics, the Galileo Project, lab-grown meat, the effects of poverty on developing children, and new CDC masks reco...

 2021-07-31 10:15 

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Narendra Modi's Brother Agitates for COVID-Affected Indian Traders Not to Pay Goods and Services Tax...

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother protested at the Lucknow Airport demanding the release of his supporters detained by the local police. The police denied the claim. Meanwhile, his protest has garnered attention around the coun...

 2021-07-31 10:14 

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Rafael Nadal Fans Mock Novak Djokovic After Serb's Golden Slam Bid Ends With Stunning Loss in Tokyo...

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has won everything that is there to be won in men's tennis, including a record 20 Grand Slam titles and 36 Masters trophies. But an Olympic gold medal has eluded him and his wait to become an Olympic champion will now extend ...

 2021-07-31 10:09 

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Demonstrators Take to Streets of Paris in Protest Against COVID Health Passes, Mandatory Vaccination...

France has been engulfed by protests in recent weeks as the government introduced new measures to stem the rapid spread of coronavirus strains across the nation, including so-called health passes for public venues that show a person either has antibodies,...

 2021-07-31 09:19 

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Police Launch Probe After Minnesota Woman 'Brutally' Beheaded in Broad Daylight...

Police officers believe that America Mafalda Thayer was decapitated by someone who knew her well and that her alleged boyfriend, 42-year-old Alexis Saborit, may be behind the brutal murder....

 2021-07-31 08:13 

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Turkish President Erdogan Gives Disaster Zone Status for Regions Affected by Wildfires...

The blaze erupted last week in the region of Antalya, quickly spreading over the country's southern areas. The wildfires have so far killed at least four people, destroyed multiple houses, and prompted mass evacuations all over the coast....

 2021-07-31 07:58 

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Israel Offers 3rd Pfizer Dose to Elderly Residents, But How Many Will Take It?...

In the first day of the campaign on Friday, Maccabi, one of Israel's major healthcare organisations, registered more than 10,000 requests to get the American jab. Authorities are encouraging all of the country's 1.3 million people aged 60 and over...

 2021-07-31 07:25 

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Ronaldo Reportedly Believes He is Way Ahead of Messi - When it Comes to Looks...

Ronaldo vs Messi has become an iconic dispute, but it seems that after all these years of "rivalry", the football players themselves consider it to be something of a joke....

 2021-07-31 07:23 

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Setback for India as Top-Ranked Boxer Amit Panghal Suffers Shock Loss at Tokyo Olympics...

India's biggest medal prospects, including teenage shooting sensation Manu Bhaker, boxing icon Mary Kom, and the world's top-ranked archer Deepika Kumari all failed to impress before bowing out of the Tokyo Olympics. Boxer Panghal is the latest bi...

 2021-07-31 07:14 

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Britain Wants No Escalation in South China Sea, Report Says After Royal Navy Mission Irks Beijing...

On Friday, the Chinese National Defence Ministry warned that Beijing may respond in kind to a UK aircraft carrier strike group sailing through the disputed waters of the South China Sea....

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