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 2021-09-17 01:11 

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'Human-Sized Penguin' Uncovered by New Zealand Schoolchildren Reveals Ancient Species...

A giant, child-sized penguin whose fossilized remains were first discovered by New Zealand schoolchildren has been revealed as a new species....

 2021-09-17 00:52 

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Trump Expresses Sympathy for US Capitol Riot Suspects Ahead of September 18 Rally...

Fences reinforced with concrete barriers were erected around the US Capitol on Thursday, in anticipation of the right-wing "Justice for J6" rally on Saturday. The demonstration is expected to attract hundreds of attendees to Washington, DC, and co...

 2021-09-16 23:59 

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US Approves $500Mln Military Sale to Saudi Arabia to Support Copter Fleet - Pentagon...

WASHINGTON, September 17 (Sputnik) - The US Department of State has approved a possible $500 million sale to Saudi Arabia to provide maintenance services to the country's helicopter fleet, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a press releas...

 2021-09-16 23:58 

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Minneapolis Police Department Buys 'Not-Reaching Pouches' to Reduce Deadly Traffic Stops...

WASHINGTON, September 17 (Sputnik) - The Minneapolis Police Department said they have purchased not-reaching pouches to help reduce the number of deadly police encounters during traffic stops....

 2021-09-16 23:51 

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Texas Governor Says Biden Administration Had Plans to Close Section of US-Mexico Border...

WASHINGTON, September 16 (Sputnik) - US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reached out to Texas authorities with plans to close a section of the United States' southern border given the overwhelming number of illegal border crossings, Texas Governor ...

 2021-09-16 23:30 

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Botched FBI Probe Into Nassar Abuses Highlights 'Endemic Failures' Within Bureau, Former Agent Says...

The US Department of Justice's inspector general revealed in July that the FBI made a series of errors in its handling of sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Addressing the findings, top US gymnasts told lawmake...

 2021-09-16 23:06 

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Twitter Goes Bonkers After Star Batsman Virat Kohli Quits as Skipper of India's T20I Cricket Team...

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has announced that he is quitting his captaincy of the country's T20I team after the ICC T20 World Cup, due to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from October to November, concludes....

 2021-09-16 23:05 

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Human Hair as Pet Food? Indian Scientists Develop Unique Way to Use Keratin Waste...

According to scientists, the current methods of keratin waste conversions are energy-intensive, chemically hazardous, and expensive. However, a recently developed alternative technique is three times cheaper and environmentally friendly....

 2021-09-16 22:15 

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Biden Retrieved on New Attack Ad Against Buttigieg Over Fears of Reprisal, Book Claims...

According to the forthcoming book titled "Peril, written by Washington Post journalist Bob Woodard and Robert Costa, then-candidate Joe Biden reluctantly approved a campaign ad, reprimanding his then-primary rival Pete Buttigieg's record as a Sout...

 2021-09-16 21:12 

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How New Book About Trump Misfired, Inflicting Further Damage to Biden's DoD After Afghan Debacle...

A new book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa describing the transition from President Trump to his successor has made a lot of noise prior to hitting the shelves. US academics have explained why they would take the opus with a grain of salt and how its fir...

 2021-09-16 20:37 

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US Grand Jury Indicts Clinton-Linked Attorney for Making False Statements to the FBI...

Over the past few months, the US Office of Special Counsel has convened a grand jury to obtain documents and witness testimony amid his examination of federal investigators' probe into conspiracy allegations involving Russia and the 2016 presidential ...

 2021-09-16 20:32 

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Special Counsel Durham Allegedly Seeking to Indict Lawyer at Firm With Ties to 2016 Clinton Campaign...

Special Counsel John Durham, who has been looking into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe since April 2019, is reportedly targeting a lawyer from a firm linked to the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC)....

 2021-09-16 20:30 

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One Assassin Can Shift The Balance: Ex Lawmakers Say US Gov't Still Vulnerable to Attacks After 9/11...

The last time the orderly operation of one of the US government branches was disrupted happened on 6 January 2021. On that day, a mob of angry pro-Trump demonstrators broke into the Congress building chanting "We will count the votes!" in protest ...

 2021-09-16 20:30 

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Populariser of Home Computers Sir Clive Sinclair Dies at 81...

Despite inventing a number of devices and even predicting some of the future technological trends, such as electric vehicles, Sinclair is mostly known as the person, who made home PCs popular and affordable....

 2021-09-16 20:26 

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2024 Republican Presidential Candidates Lay in Wait for Donald Trump's Decision...

Donald Trump has had a stranglehold on Republican politics from the moment he secured the party's 2016 presidential nomination. With his 2024 presidential bid still up in the air, he leaves other Republican hopefuls in limbo....

 2021-09-16 20:17 

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'Campaign to Destroy Trump'? Why Is POTUS 45 Under Fire Amid Defamation Suit and How Political Is It...

Earlier on Wednesday, New York District Judge Lewis Kaplan denied a request by former US President Donald Trump to delay the proceedings of a defamation suit filed against him by ex-Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll....

 2021-09-16 19:39 

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Labour Foreign Spokeswoman Urges 'Strategic' Nuke Sub Response to China's 'Genocide'...

The AUKUS agreement between Australia, the UK and the US — all members of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing pact with Canada and New Zealand — will see Australia gain nuclear submarine technology from the other two partners it was previously ...

 2021-09-16 19:30 

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France Reportedly Cancels Washington Gala After 'Betrayal' Submarine Deal...

France earlier voiced its discontent with the newly announced defense pact between the US, UK and Australia as it saw its own arrangement with Canberra trashed in favor of the trilateral deal....

 2021-09-16 18:57 

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Unbelievably Slow Hypersonic Bureaucracy...

An upgrade of the country's nuclear weapons arsenal was initially ordered by President Donald Trump. Both Russia and China have unveiled new types of strategic weapons, including hypersonic ones, in recent years, while the American nuclear deterrent t...

 2021-09-16 18:47 

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Iran Expected to Become Member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Led by Russia, China...

The creation of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), also known as the Shanghai Pact, was announced in 2001. Led by China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, the SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance...

 2021-09-16 18:19 

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Ex-Officer Chauvin Pleads Not Guilty in Police Brutality Case Involving Teen...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pleaded not guilty on Thursday to using excessive force against a Black teenager in 2017, ABC reported....

 2021-09-16 18:17 

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UK Power Grid on Verge of Collapse Due to Windless Weather, Fire Incident, Spiking Gas Prices...

The UK is not alone in experiencing troubles in the energy sphere, with Europe facing an increase in energy bills due to rising gas prices. The latter were caused by the fact that gas reservoirs in the EU remain underfilled due to falling supplies from No...

 2021-09-16 18:09 

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US Will Stand With Australia Against Pressure From China: Blinken...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the United States will stand with Australia against pressure from China....

 2021-09-16 18:00 

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Antony Blinken Meets Australian FM Payne Following AUKUS Defence Alliance Announcement...

Previously, US President Joe Biden announced a new defence pact between the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia, which was named AUKUS....

 2021-09-16 17:54 

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Dutch Foreign Minister Steps Down Over Handling of Afghanistan Refugee Crisis...

Previously, the Dutch opposition signed motions of censure against two ministers - Sigrid Kaag and Ank Bijleveld, following the evacuation of people from Afghanistan....

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