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 2021-07-28 11:47 

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Tunisia In Political Turmoil As President Dismisses More Officials...

Tunisia lurched further into political uncertainty Wednesday, as President Kais Saied sacked more officials, days after he suspended parliament and assumed executive powers in what opponents labelled a "coup"....

 2021-07-28 11:44 

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Pfizer Now Sees $33.5 Bn In 2021 Covid-19 Sales, Up From $26 Bn...

Pfizer sharply increased its 2021 projection for revenues tied to its Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, forecasting the delivery of 500 million more doses compared with earlier expectations.The US drugmaker, which has partnered with Germany's BioNTech on...

 2021-07-28 11:40 

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Shark Attacks Man On Deep-Sea Fishing Trip...

A man has sustained severe leg injuries after being attacked by a shark during a deep-sea fishing trip in Western Australia....

 2021-07-28 11:39 

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Gang Who Kidnaps Infants, Sells Them To Childless Couples Arrested In India...

Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have arrested members of a child trafficking group responsible for abducting and selling newborns to childless couples, officials said Monday....

 2021-07-28 11:31 

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NBA Rumors: Suns Likely To Lose Veteran Guard Unless He Gets 'Big Money' Deal...

Chris Paul is trying to move on after falling short of potentially winning his first NBA title with the Phoenix Suns.Despite his age, "CP3" has proven that he can still help a team to success, a reason why he has been linked to several teams shoul...

 2021-07-28 11:30 

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Woman Thrashed, Eyes Burned With Hot Knife After Resisting Rape By 2 Men...

A woman in India has been reportedly thrashed and brutally assaulted by two men after she tried to resist their attempt to rape her.The 25-year-old woman from Lalitpur, a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, has been hospitalized after the ...

 2021-07-28 11:28 

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Iran's Khamenei Says Experience Shows 'Trusting West Does Not Work'...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that the outgoing government's experience of engaging with world powers including the United States shows that "trusting the West does not work".President Hassan Rouhani's sig...

 2021-07-28 11:26 

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NBA Draft 2021 First Pick: How Much Will Top Rookie Earn?...

Being selected in the 2021 NBA draft would be a great moment for any of the talented youngsters in the roster this year, but being the No. 1 overall pick would bring not only prestige to a rookie but also a deal worth millions of dollars....

 2021-07-28 11:23 

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Games Maker Activision Launches Sexism Review Ahead Of Walkout...

Video games giant Activision Blizzard announced a far-reaching review of its practices Wednesday, ahead of a planned staff walkout over accusations of widespread sexism and harassment. The company behind "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft&#...

 2021-07-28 11:21 

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Varane Could Struggle At Manchester United Like Di Maria, Falcao: Ex-City Star...

Manchester United's new signing Raphael Varane may struggle to keep up with the toughness of the Premier League at Old Trafford, former City defender Danny Mills said Tuesday.The Red Devils have revealed reaching an agreement with Real Madrid over Var...

 2021-07-28 11:20 

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NBA Rumors: Lakers' Money Woes May Put Them Out In Race For Nets Star...

The Los Angeles Lakers know that they have to find a guard who can fill in their backcourt.Several names have been suggested, but it all still boils to one thingmoney.Most know that the Lakers are not financially flexible, with most targets needing a huge...

 2021-07-28 11:15 

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European Stocks Advance Before Fed Rate Call...

European stock markets rose Wednesday as investors cautiously awaited a key Federal Reserve interest rate decision and digested a raft of earnings.London shares climbed 0.3 percent in late morning deals, with Barclays soaring almost three percent on news ...

 2021-07-28 11:12 

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Adoptive Mom Fakes Son's Illness, Makes Him Undergo Unwanted Medical Procedures...

An Arkansas woman has been charged with first-degree child endangerment for allegedly faking her adoptive son's medical condition for years, authorities said....

 2021-07-28 11:11 

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World Hepatitis Day 2021: Theme, Significance And Facts You Should Know...

World Hepatitis Day is an opportune time to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. This year's theme, "Hepatitis Can't Wait," calls for action against the serious disease even amid the COVID-19 pandemic.World Hepatitis Day is observed on J...

 2021-07-28 11:11 

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'Guild Wars 2 End Of Dragons': A Closer Look At New Mesmer Spec...

The first elite specialization for "Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons" has been revealed, giving Mesmer players a completely new way to play their favorite class.The Virtuoso is a new Mesmer spec that's designed for hard-hitting Power builds, granti...

 2021-07-28 11:10 

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2-Year-Old Boy Stuck On Roof Rescued After 11-Year-Old Neighbor Calls 911...

An 11-year-old girl's quick thinking saved the life of a two-year-old child who got trapped on the roof of a house in North Carolina.The girl alerted emergency personnel when she spotted the child in danger....

 2021-07-28 11:00 

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NBA Rumors: Lakers Tried To Pull Off Trade With Pacers Forward...

It appears the Kyle Kuzma is imminently headed out the Los Angeles Lakers' door.The name of the 26-year-old cager has been frequently in the NBA trade rumor mill, and the latest is that he was allegedly offered to the Indiana Pacers....

 2021-07-28 10:58 

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Afghanistan Will Become 'Pariah State' If Taliban Seize Power, Says US...

Afghanistan would become a "pariah state" if the Taliban take control by force, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday, as a top-level delegation from the insurgent group visited China to assure officials of their international obliga...

 2021-07-28 10:51 

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Caitlyn Jenner Reveals Past Struggles With Identity, Olympic Journey In Netflix's 'Untold'...

Athletes may feel like they have it all after a triumphant performance. But it was not so for Caitlyn Jenner, who felt like she was "hiding from the world" despite being a celebrated Olympic athlete back in the 1970s. "I spent my entire life h...

 2021-07-28 10:50 

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Kelly Clarkson Ordered To Pay Nearly $200,000 A Month To Estranged Husband Brandon Blackstock...

Kelly Clarkson has been ordered to pay her estranged husband, Brandon Blackstock, almost $200,000 every month for spousal and child support.The order was issued by the Los Angeles County Court judge following the disagreement between the estranged couple ...

 2021-07-28 10:40 

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'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' Trailer Receives Positive Feedback From Fans...

The trailer of "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" was released Tuesday and fans couldn't stop praising it on social media.The movie's official Twitter handle dropped the trailer and wrote in the caption, "He came out here for a reason. Watch th...

 2021-07-28 10:35 

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China Says US Pressure On Sponsors To Shun Winter Games Is 'Farce'...

Beijing Wednesday described US lawmakers' calls for sponsors to shun the 2022 Winter Olympics on human rights concerns as a "typical American farce", as pressure rises to boycott the controversial Games.In a lengthy hearing Tuesday, Congress m...

 2021-07-28 10:33 

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CDC Mask Mandate: Which Masks To Use Against COVID-19 Delta Variant...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an update to its masking guidance Tuesday, recommending that everyone wear a mask indoors in places where the coronavirus is spreading widely, regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated....

 2021-07-28 10:30 

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National Milk Chocolate Day 2021: 12 Surprising Health Benefits Of Chocolate...

National Milk Chocolate Day is celebrated annually on July 28 to highlight the delectable treat that's made from combining solid chocolate and powdered, liquid or condensed milk.Though it's a little less popular than dark chocolate, the milk varie...

 2021-07-28 10:29 

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China Court Jails Billionaire Sun Dawu For 18 Years For 'Provoking Trouble'...

A Chinese court sentenced agricultural tycoon Sun Dawu to 18 years in jail on Wednesday for a catalogue of crimes including "provoking trouble" after the outspoken billionaire and grassroots rights supporter was tried in secret.The court in Gaobei...

 2021-07-28 10:20 

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Ex-Olympian Reveals Truth About Sex In Olympics: 'It's Inevitable'...

Following speculations that the cardboard beds in the Olympics were "anti-sex," former Olympian Susen Tiedtke has opened up about the sex culture in the international event.Upon arriving in Tokyo, athletes found that their beds were made out of ca...

 2021-07-28 10:10 

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'Genshin Impact' Guide: Where To Find Hamayumi 4-Star Bow...

The much-coveted four-star bow from Inazuma has finally been found in "Genshin Impact," although the exact details on how to obtain the weapon's blueprint still seem to be unclear....

 2021-07-28 10:00 

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'Guild Wars 2 End Of Dragons': All New Content Confirmed So Far...

ArenaNet recently went live to showcase the work it has done for "Guild Wars 2's" upcoming third expansion pack "End of Dragons," which is set to bring back the locked region of Cantha as the story dives deep into the territory of the ...

 2021-07-28 09:57 

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China Court Jails Billionaire Sun Dawu For 18 Years For 'Provoking Trouble'...

A Chinese court sentenced agricultural tycoon Sun Dawu to 18 years in jail on Wednesday for a catalogue of crimes including "provoking trouble" after the outspoken billionaire and grassroots rights supporter was tried in secret.The court in Gaobei...

 2021-07-28 09:53 

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Britney Spears Reveals She's Feeling 'Rebellious,' 'Showing My True Colors' In Painting Video...

Britney Spears is embracing her artistic side amid her ongoing conservatorship battle.On Tuesday, the pop star, 39, shared on Instagram a video of herself painting an abstract work of art on a giant expanse of paper spread out in her living room."As y...

 2021-07-28 09:51 

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West 'Co-Parenting Successfully' Amid Divorce, Kids 'Doing Great': Report...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have no issues co-parenting their children amid their ongoing divorce, according to a report.The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star filed for divorce from the rapper in February after nearly seven years of marriag...

 2021-07-28 09:50 

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Simone Biles Receives Michael Phelps, Aly Raisman's Support After Withdrawal From Olympics Event...

Simone Biles has the support of fans and fellow athletes after she decided to withdraw from a Tokyo Olympics event.The 24-year-old gymnast withdrew from the women's gymnastics Olympic team competition Tuesday for her mental health. Former Olympian Mic...

 2021-07-28 09:43 

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France Fines Monsanto For Illegally Running 'Watch Lists'...

France's personal data protection agency on Wednesday fined US firm Monsanto for illegally compiling files of public figures, journalists and activists with the aim of swaying opinion towards support for its controversial pesticides.The firm, now owne...

 2021-07-28 09:31 

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Tokyo 2020: 'If I Die, Will You Be Responsible?' Medvedev Survives Heatstoke To Reach Quarters...

Daniil Medvedev, who qualified for the quarter-final of the men's singles tennis event at the 2020 Olympic Games on Wednesday, was left frustrated with the extreme heat in Tokyo. The World No. 2 ATP player also questioned the chair umpire if he would ...

 2021-07-28 09:25 

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Deutsche Bank Lifts 2022 Target After Profits Jump...

Germany's largest lender Deutsche Bank raised its 2022 revenue target Wednesday after posting a better-than-expected net profit for the second quarter, even as it took a hit from an unfavourable court ruling on banking fees.Net profit for the April-Ju...

 2021-07-28 09:10 

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Bob Odenkirk In Hospital After Collapsing On 'Better Call Saul' Set...

Actor Bob Odenkirk was rushed to hospital after collapsing on the set of popular television drama "Better Call Saul" in New Mexico, US media reported.Odenkirk, 58, was filming the final season of the show in which he plays luckless protagonist Jim...

 2021-07-28 09:06 

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Nissan Eyes Return To Annual Profit After Strong Q1 Results...

Crisis-hit Japanese carmaker Nissan upgraded its annual outlook Wednesday, projecting a return to the black, after a strong first quarter performance fuelled by a recovery from the impact of the coronavirus crisis.However, the firm warned that while it wa...

 2021-07-28 08:50 

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Myanmar Seeks International Help As Covid Bites...

Junta authorities in Myanmar are seeking help from the international community to tackle the coronavirus, state media said Wednesday, as the impoverished country looks beyond ally China in its struggle to beat back a new wave.The nation has been in turmoi...

 2021-07-28 08:30 

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Barclays Banks Surging First-half Profit...

British bank Barclays said Wednesday that first-half net profits surged on lower-than-expected credit losses, as the global economy shows signs of recovery from the pandemic.Profit after tax soared to ?3.8 billion ($5.3 billion, 4.5 billion euros) in the ...

 2021-07-28 08:23 

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Nissan Sees Return To Annual Profit After Strong Q1 Results...

Crisis-hit Japanese carmaker Nissan upgraded its annual outlook Wednesday, projecting a return to the black, after a strong first quarter performance fuelled by a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.Nissan now forecasts a 60 billion yen ($546 million) ...

 2021-07-28 08:16 

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Taliban Tell China Afghanistan Will Not Be Base For Separatists...

A top-level Taliban delegation visiting China assured Beijing the group will not allow Afghanistan to be used as a base for plotting against another country, an insurgent spokesman said Wednesday.The delegation is in China for talks with Beijing officials...

 2021-07-28 08:07 

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5 Dead, Over 30 Feared Missing After Cloudburst Causes Flash Floods...

At least five people have reportedly been killed and over 30 are feared missing following flash floods in India's Jammu region administered by the Union government.The flash floods were triggered by a cloudburst in the Kishtwar region of Jammu & Kashm...

 2021-07-28 07:53 

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MMA News: Ex-UFC Champion May Be Trying To Stay Relevant As Career Plummets...

Conor McGregor will be out of action indefinitely due to injury, but the 33-year-old is not expected to stay quiet.Most know how tactless he can be although some of his comments appear to be done purposely.Just recently, "The Notorious" put up a t...

 2021-07-28 07:43 

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Gymnast Biles's Olympics In Doubt After Second Pull-out Over Mental Health...

US superstar Simone Biles pulled out of a second Tokyo Olympics gymnastics competition to protect her mental health on Wednesday, raising serious doubt over her participation in the rest of the Games....

 2021-07-28 07:24 

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Most Asian Markets Down On China Worries After Wall St Drop...

Asian markets mostly fell again Wednesday as fears over China's regulatory crackdown continued to reverberate around trading floors, while analysts said companies might struggle to maintain their recent run of blockbuster earnings results that have se...

 2021-07-28 07:14 

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Biles Pulls Out Of Olympic All-around Title Defence As Support Pours In...

Simone Biles abandoned the defence of her individual all-around Olympic crown on Wednesday, a day after her shock withdrawal from the women's team final over mental health concerns. As a worldwide outpouring of support for the troubled US gymnastics s...

 2021-07-28 07:07 

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Thousands Of US-bound Migrants Stranded In Colombia...

Thousands of migrants are stranded in a Colombian port town as they wait for boats to cross into neighboring Panama on their way to the United States, a state relief agency said.The Gulf of Uraba, on Colombia's northern coast, is one of the main trans...

 2021-07-28 07:06 

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For Russian Prisoners, Letters Provide Rare 'Moment Of Joy'...

In a cottage outside Moscow, Konstantin Kotov goes through a handful of the hundreds of letters he received when he spent more than a year behind bars for violating Russian protest rules.The opposition activist served his sentence in Penal Colony No. 2 in...

 2021-07-28 06:55 

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Blinken In Veiled Warning On Rights, Democracy In India...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a veiled warning Wednesday about Indian democracy backsliding in his first official visit to New Delhi.Rights groups say civil liberties and the space for dissent are under increasing attack in the world's b...

 2021-07-28 06:46 

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France Owes French Polynesia 'A Debt' Over Nuclear Tests: Macron...

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Paris owed "a debt" to French Polynesia over nuclear tests conducted in the South Pacific territory between 1966 and 1996, but stopped short of apologising."I want truth and transparency,"...

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