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 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,"...

 2021-07-28 06:45 

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Environmentalists Slam All Blacks Tie-up With Petrochemical Firm...

New Zealand Rugby confirmed a deal Wednesday for petrochemical giant Ineos to sponsor the All Blacks, in an agreement slammed by environmental watchdog Greenpeace.Ineos has signed a six-year deal which will put its logo on the shorts of the 15- and seven-...

 2021-07-28 06:36 

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Chelsea's $208M Target Denies Any Possible Move To Premier League: 'Just Rumors'...

Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland denied any possible move to Premier League in the 2021 summer market, calling his $208 million links with Chelsea "just rumors."In the underway pre-season camp of Dortmund in Switzerland, Haaland told the r...

 2021-07-28 06:32 

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Simone Biles Withdraws From Olympics All-around Gymnastics: Official...

Defending champion Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final of the Olympic individual all-around gymnastics competition due to ongoing concerns over her mental health, USA Gymnastics confirmed on Wednesday."After further medical evaluation, Simone Bi...

 2021-07-28 06:09 

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'Teen Mom' Star Kailyn Lowry Explains Decision To Freeze Eggs Despite Having 4 Kids Already...

Kailyn Lowry has decided to freeze her eggs for a reason.The celebrity mom of four opened up about her polycystic ovary syndrome struggles and her plans to freeze her eggs on part one of the "Teen Mom 2" reunion Tuesday. She admitted that she is d...

 2021-07-28 06:01 

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Taiwan Probes Reported Hack Of Officials' Messaging Accounts...

Taiwan's police on Wednesday said they had launched an investigation after local media reported more than 100 LINE messaging app accounts used by officials had been hacked and the company admitted "abnormal activities" had been detected.The ha...

 2021-07-28 05:55 

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Biden Readying Vaccine Mandate For All Federal Employees...

President Joe Biden is considering a vaccine mandate that would require millions of federal employees to get vaccinated or submit themselves to regular testing in order to curb the resurgence of COVID-19, which is spreading mainly among unvaccinated indiv...

 2021-07-28 05:55 

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Bob Odenkirk Collapses On 'Better Call Saul' Set; Celebs, Fans Wish Him Speedy Recovery...

Many celebrities and fans are sending in their prayers for Bob Odenkirk's speedy recovery after he collapsed on the set of "Better Call Saul" season 6.Odenkirk was rushed to the hospital Tuesday after collapsing on the set of the said drama se...

 2021-07-28 05:54 

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Lindsie Chrisley Allegedly Threw Drink At Brother's Friend Days Before Will Campbell Split Announcement...

Lindsie Chrisley allegedly hurled a drink at one of her brother Chase's friends over the weekend, a report has claimed.The "Chrisley Knows Best" star was reported by Chase's pal, Austin Duriez, for allegedly throwing a drink at him at a ba...

 2021-07-28 05:51 

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After Weeks-long Wait, Peru's President To Be Sworn In...

Leftist Pedro Castillo is to be sworn in as Peru's president Wednesday with a full inbox: tame the coronavirus epidemic, reactivate a flagging economy, and put paid to years of political turmoil.The rural school teacher becomes Peru's fifth presid...

 2021-07-28 05:44 

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Man Drags 11-Year-Old Into An Alley, Robs Her At Knifepoint And Makes Sexual Threats...

A man allegedly dragged an 11-year-old girl into an alley in New York and robbed her while making sexual threats. In the incident which took place Sunday, the minor was walking to a grocery store near 86th Street and Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights,...

 2021-07-28 05:38 

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US Firefighters Admit They Are Burnt Out By Endless Blazes...

After battling increasingly large and deadly wildfires non-stop for weeks, and with no respite in sight, firefighters in California are admitting they are burnt out....

 2021-07-28 05:33 

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HIV-positive Man's Arrest Puts Mexican Law In Spotlight...

The arrest of a man accused of failing to tell a partner that he had HIV has sparked fresh controversy about a Mexican law that campaigners say is outdated and discriminatory.Prosecutors in the capital drew criticism for releasing images of the man, ident...

 2021-07-28 05:31 

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Twitter Reacts To Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's 'Money-Making Schemes' Before Megxit: 'We Call Those Jobs'...

Twitter users reacted to a report claiming Prince Harry and Meghan Markle already planned ways to make money from commercial deals even when they were still working royals....

 2021-07-28 05:24 

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Tyler Cameron Shares Close Encounter With Jennifer Aniston, Fantasy Suite With Hannah Brown Details...

Tyler Cameron got candid about what happened to him and Hannah Brown in the fantasy suite on "The Bachelorette" and shared his close encounter with his celebrity crush, Jennifer Aniston, in his new book....

 2021-07-28 05:06 

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Southeast Asian Esports Company Strikes Partnership With World's Leading In-Game Advertiser...

The Esports scene has been experiencing a boom in recent years as the advent of mobile gaming has become a popular scene wherever one goes.Whether it's in your favorite coffee shop or just seeing groups of friends playing their favorite games on a You...

 2021-07-28 04:50 

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Toddler Dies After Falling From Dad's Arms, Over Escalator Railing...

A 2-year-old boy died early Monday after he slipped out of his father's arms and fell from the second floor of a Denver, Colorado, mall over the weekend, police said.The unnamed child's father had been holding him in his arms at the top of an esca...

 2021-07-28 04:49 

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GSK's Walmsley Battles Hostile Investors And Covid Slump...

The head of the British pharmaceutical giant GSK, Emma Walmsley, will present the company's quarterly results on Wednesday as criticism mounts over ineffective management and delays in Covid-19 vaccine production.She is one of a small number of women ...

 2021-07-28 04:47 

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Slipknot Co-founder Joey Jordison Dead At 46: Family...

Joey Jordison, the co-founder of Slipknot and one of the most influential metal drummers of his generation, has died at the age of 46, his family announced."We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist...

 2021-07-28 04:43 

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India To Press Blinken On Afghanistan, China...

Indian officials were expected Wednesday to express alarm over Taliban gains in Afghanistan and to press for more support against China in talks with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.Blinken, in his first trip to India as America's top di...

 2021-07-28 04:43 

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Ledecky Wins First Gold As Olympics Grapples With Biles Withdrawal...

US swim star Katie Ledecky powered to her first gold of the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday as shockwaves over the withdrawal of gymnastics star Simone Biles from the team competition rippled across the sporting world....

 2021-07-28 04:38 

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Small Climate Changes Can Have Devastating Local Consequences It Happened In The Little Ice Age...

In recent weeks, catastrophic floods overwhelmed towns in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, inundated subway tunnels in China, swept through northwestern Africa and triggered deadly landslides in India and Japan....

 2021-07-28 04:27 

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'BRAVE CF 52: Bad Blood' Could Start MMA Boom In Italy On August 1...

Italy is best known for its rich culture and heritage.From the historical centerpiece that is the city of Rome and its Seven Hills to the masterpieces made by master artists in Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Italy is on most people's dream destin...

 2021-07-28 04:23 

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Titmus Claims 200m Crown But Ledecky Bounces Back For First Gold...

An electric Ariarne Titmus dethroned Katie Ledecky to become the 200m freestyle champion Wednesday, only for the gutsy American great to bounce back and clinch the first-ever women's Olympic 1500m freestyle title.Australian Titmus now has two Tokyo go...

 2021-07-28 04:22 

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Amazon Reportedly Considering Deal With Top Movie Theater Chain In India...

Reuters reported early on Tuesday that Amazon.com's (NASDAQ:AMZN) "India arm is in talks with several domestic players in film and media distribution including cinema chain Inox Leisure Ltd for a potential stake, the Indian Express newspaper repor...

 2021-07-28 04:17 

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Pfizer CEO Salary: Albert Bourla Earned $21M In 2020 Following COVID-19 Vaccine Approval...

Albert Bourla is the chief executive officer of Pfizer, one of the pharmaceutical companies in the United States that developed a coronavirus vaccine. The 59-year-old Greek official saw a significant boost to his salary amid the coronavirus pandemic in 20...

 2021-07-28 04:10 

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'Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy' Episode 4 Live Stream Details: How To Watch Online, With Spoilers...

Makoto meets a girl who is looking for her sister in the city of Zetsuno in "Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy" Episode 4. The new episode is called "Too Late."The official website has released the spoiler stills and synopsis of "Tsukimichi ...

 2021-07-28 04:07 

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Infographic: Tesla's Profit Soars Past $1 Billion...
 2021-07-28 04:05 

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Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Introduce New Pet Puppy Pearl [Photos]...

Meet Pearl the dog! Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram on Tuesday evening to introduce the latest addition to her family, her new puppy named Pearl.Teigen and her husband John Legend shared a series of photos and a video of their new puppy, a basset hound. ...

 2021-07-28 04:00 

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'Wounded Soul': Beirut Blast Haunts Scarred Survivors...

A year after the cataclysmic Beirut port blast, Shady Rizk's doctors are still plucking glass from his body. The latest extraction was a centimetre-long sliver above his knee pit....

 2021-07-28 03:54 

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Tiger Woods Corrects Dwyane Wade After NBA Star Calls Him The 'GOAT': 'Not There Yet'...

Tiger Woods doesn't consider himself the "greatest of all time" despite all that he has achieved in golf.The 82-time PGA Tour winner made this revelation during Tuesday's episode of Golf Digest's "A Round with Tiger: Celebrity Less...

 2021-07-28 03:41 

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In Spain, Iberian Lynx Claws Back From Brink Of Extinction...

At a nature reserve in southern Spain, four baby Iberian lynxes sleep peacefully beside their mother, part of a captive breeding programme that has brought the species back from the brink of extinction.The El Acebuche breeding centre at the Donana Nationa...

 2021-07-28 03:39 

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Fourth Stimulus Check Update: Fake Relief Fund Sites Could Steal Your Identity...

More than a dozen fake relief fund sites created by Nigerian scammers are aiming to steal the identities of Americans in an effort to get more stimulus money. Information-Security Firm DomainTools has found that more than 50 websites were masquerading as ...

 2021-07-28 03:33 

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Guatemala Cancels Order For Russian Vaccines...

President Alejandro Giammattei announced Tuesday that Guatemala has canceled its order of a second batch of eight million Russian-made Covid-19 vaccines due to a delivery delay of a previous order.The president told reporters that his administration had r...

 2021-07-28 03:32 

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

Asian markets mostly sank 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 03:29 

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Emma Roberts Reacts To Hilarious Memes About Her: 'Thank You Gays And Whoever Else'...

Actress Emma Roberts has been having a good laugh about the fan-created memes that went viral over the weekend.The memes came up after Roberts shared a video of herself posing on the beach wearing a green haltered top while swaying to Lana Del Rey's &...

 2021-07-28 03:22 

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'Prison Break' Star Wentworth Miller On Autism Diagnosis: 'A Shock, But Not A Surprise'...

"Prison Break" star Wentworth Miller has revealed that he has autism after what he called "a long, flawed process" of being diagnosed.On Tuesday, the 49-year-old actor posted a simple white square on Instagram, along with a lengthy caption...

 2021-07-28 03:18 

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Macron Promises Transparency Over French Polynesia Nuclear Tests...

French President Emmanuel Macron promised transparency around decades of nuclear tests in French Polynesia and changes to compensation procedures on Tuesday when he stopped to talk to a group of protesters on his first official trip to the territory.Macro...

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