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 2022-06-25 15:39 

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White House horrified by shooting in Oslo targeting LGBT community...

The White House said on Saturday that it is horrified by shooting in Oslo targeting the LGBT community and that it stands in solidarity with its ally Norway....

 2022-06-25 15:35 

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Ukraine to fight on from higher ground in Lysychansk - spy chief...

Ukraine is regrouping its forces from the rubble of the city of Sievierodonetsk to higher ground in neighbouring Lysychansk to gain a tactical advantage over Russia, the head of Ukraine's military intelligence agency said on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 15:32 

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Taliban call for release of frozen funds after deadly earthquake...

Afghanistan's Taliban administration called on international governments on Saturday to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on central bank assets following the earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people and left thousands homeless this week....

 2022-06-25 15:20 

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Southwest showers, storms to keep fire risk at bay...

While the rain will help dent the ongoing drought and keep wildfire concerns at bay, too much rain at once can lead to the opposite problem, with flash flooding a possibility....

 2022-06-25 15:20 

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Nadal missing old sparring partner Federer on Wimbledon return...

Rafa Nadal returns to Wimbledon for the first time in three years but it will feel a little odd for the Spaniard who, for the first time at the All England Club, will not have sparring partner Roger Federer for company....

 2022-06-25 15:05 

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Putin and Lukashenko discuss situation with global supply of fertilisers...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko discussed the global fertiliser supply situation at a meeting on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 15:03 

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Gauff disappointed by U.S. Supreme Court move to overturn Roe v. Wade...

American Coco Gauff said she was disappointed by the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognised women's constitutional right to abortion, urging people on Saturday to use their voice and not feel discour...

 2022-06-25 15:02 

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Abortion rights activists face first day of post-Roe v. Wade American life...

Pro-and anti-abortion rights activists braced for protests on Saturday, the day after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent that recognized women's constitutional right to abortion....

 2022-06-25 15:00 

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President Joe Biden signs bipartisan gun bill into law...

President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan gun violence bill into law early Saturday, saying he hopes it will "save a lot of lives."...

 2022-06-25 15:00 

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American Keys out of Wimbledon with abdominal injury...

Former Wimbledon quarter-finalist Madison Keys has withdrawn from the grasscourt Grand Slam due to an abdominal injury, the American 19th seed said on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 14:52 

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Long and winding road leads Paul McCartney to Glastonbury...

Joyful fans grabbed spots at the front of Glastonbury's Pyramid stage early on Saturday for Paul McCartney to headline the festival's 50th anniversary, a performance delayed for two years by the global pandemic....

 2022-06-25 14:33 

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Russian forces occupy all of Ukraine's Sievierodonetsk - mayor...

The mayor of Sievierodonetsk said Russian forces had fully occupied the strategic frontline city in eastern Ukraine after weeks of fighting and bombardment....

 2022-06-25 14:29 

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Beanie Feldstein engaged to girlfriend Bonnie Chance Roberts...

"Funny Girl" and "Booksmart" star Beanie Feldstein is engaged to her longtime girlfriend, Bonnie Chance Roberts....

 2022-06-25 14:21 

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Susan Lucci pays tribute to late husband at Daytime Emmy Awards...

Susan Lucci paid tribute to her late husband and manager, Helmut Huber, as she introduced the In Memoriam segment at the Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony in Pasadena, Calif....

 2022-06-25 14:18 

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Protesters react nationwide to abortion ruling, tear gas deployed in Arizona...

Activists took to the streets across the nation in the hours after the Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of federal abortion rights guaranteed under Roe vs. Wade....

 2022-06-25 14:11 

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Pfizer/BioNTech say Omicron-based COVID shots improve response vs that variant...

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Saturday that a booster dose of updated versions of their COVID-19 vaccine, modified specifically to combat the Omicron coronavirus variant, generated a higher immune response against that variant....

 2022-06-25 14:07 

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Spain approves $9.5 bln aid package for vulnerable families...

Spain announced a 9 billion euro ($9.50 billion) package of measures on Saturday to help its most vulnerable households cope with soaring energy prices and inflation, including subsidies for transport and a 80% reduction in energy bill taxes....

 2022-06-25 14:07 

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Serena Williams says she needed time to heal after rough 2021...

Serena Williams needed to heal physically and mentally during a difficult year away from tennis due to injuries and had doubts about her comeback at one stage, the former world number one said on Saturday as she prepares to return to Wimbledon....

 2022-06-25 14:04 

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Kvitova surges past Ostapenko to claim Eastbourne crown...

Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova geared up for this year's tournament in style as she sailed past former Roland Garros winner Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 6-2 to capture the WTA 500 Eastbourne International crown on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 13:54 

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U.S. court upholds Arizona land swap deal for Rio Tinto copper mine...

A U.S. appeals court has ruled that the federal government may transfer thousands of acres in Arizona to Rio Tinto Plc for a copper mine in a land swap deal, upholding a lower court's ruling and rejecting a request from Native Americans who said the l...

 2022-06-25 13:40 

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Mishael Morgan becomes first Black artist to win Best Actress Daytime Emmy...

"The Young & the Restless" star Mishael Morgan became the first Black artist to win a Daytime Emmy Award in the Best Lead Actress category in Pasadena Friday night....

 2022-06-25 13:32 

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UAE's Dana Gas's Iraq facilities targeted by third missile strike in a week...

A missile attack on Saturday targeted facilities owned by UAE energy firm Dana Gas in Iraq's Sulaimaniya province, three sources said....

 2022-06-25 13:30 

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China proposes rules to regulate private pension investment via mutual funds...

China's securities regulator proposed rules to regulate private pension investment via mutual funds, setting the criteria for qualified products and sales agents under a scheme that will channel fresh savings into the country's capital markets....

 2022-06-25 13:17 

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BTS' 'Proof' tops U.S. album chart...

K-pop group BTS' Proof is the No. 1 album in the United States this week....

 2022-06-25 13:15 

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Shooting at Oslo, Norway, gay bar leaves 2 dead...

Oslo, Norway, canceled its gay pride parade and raised its terror threat to the highest level Saturday after a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub left two people dead and 21 injured, authorities said....

 2022-06-25 13:12 

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Promising hep B data helps GSK inch closer to functional cure...

An interim analysis of GSK's experimental hepatitis B therapy bepirovirsen in a mid-stage study has raised hopes for a functional cure for millions suffering from a chronic infection, the British drugmaker said on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 12:54 

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Biden signs bipartisan gun safety bill into law...

U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday signed a bipartisan gun safety bill into law, the first major federal gun reform in three decades, days after the Supreme Court expanded gun rights....

 2022-06-25 12:41 

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Greece to scrap a power bill surcharge to combat rising energy costs...

Greece plans to scrap a surcharge on electricity bills imposed by power companies, as part of government efforts to alleviate the impact of soaring energy costs on consumers, the energy ministry said on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 12:32 

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Malaysia plans record $18 billion subsidy spend in inflation fight...

Malaysia is expected to spend 77.3 billion ringgit ($17.6 billion) in subsidies and cash aid this year, the largest amount in history, to help temper the effects of rising prices, its finance minister said on Saturday....

 2022-06-25 12:30 

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Norway shooting suspect thought to be Islamist with mental health issues - police...

The arrested suspected in a fatal shooting spree in Oslo is believed to be a radicalised Islamist who has a history of mental illness, Norway's PST intelligence service said on Saturday....

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