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Sep 23 2020

Ireland among 156 nations in plan for Covid-19 vaccines

The study's principal investigator said the trial's first clinical phases saw tests carried out on animals and a subsequent Phase 1 clinical trial, which reviewed the va...

Sep 23 2020

Guterres warns against 'new Cold War — UN General Assembly

Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beij...

Sep 23 2020

Trump ricin letter: Woman arrested at US-Canada border

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the letter appeared to have originated from within Canada. A spokesperson for the RCMP said earlier that the initial informat...

Sep 22 2020

Murkowski opposes Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee before election

Mr Trump has vowed to swear in Ginsburg's successor "without delay". He said a nominee will be named this week, and it will be a woman. During an interview on "Th...

Sep 22 2020

Ricin Letter Suspect Arrested

Law enforcement officials intercepted the suspicious package containing the poison before it could reach the White House . After conducting two tests on the package, t...

Sep 22 2020

Chinese woman, partner ‘paid’ scribe for information

Police in India's capital city on Saturday said they had arrested a local freelance journalist on allegations he was passing "sensitive information" to Chinese intellig...

Sep 21 2020

Letter sent to White House containing deadly poison ricin intercepted, officials say

Mail addressed to the White House is prescreened and tested for unsafe substances at an off-site mail facility. The envelope was intercepted at a government mail cent...

Sep 21 2020

Rajya Sabha passes two farm bills by voice vote amid opposition protests

After a short adjournment, deputy chairperson Harivansh Narayan Singh chose to put the bills to a voice vote. The MPs shot the proceedings on their phones because for man...

Sep 21 2020

Donald Trump to nominate female judge for Supreme Court

Supreme Court during a presidential election year over U.S. history, the sitting president made a nomination every time. "We have this obligation, without delay!" De...

Sep 20 2020

Deadly Hurricane Ianos hits central Greece

The storm with winds exceeding 110 kilometres per hour (70 miles per hour) reached the western mainland Friday. Greece's national meteorological service has issued a re...

Sep 20 2020

Belarus police detain hundreds as weekly protests continue in Minsk

In an explanation of his vote, Sant said that events following the presidential elections have left the country destabilized and said the political system in Belarus had ...

Sep 20 2020

Exploding trees caused California wildfires; Trump remarks draw Biden's ire

The name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The region will face a formidable recovery from the fires, which have burned some 1,294,994 hectares (3....

Sep 20 2020

Killed, 14 Wounded In Shooting At US Party

The shooting occurred in the early hours of Saturday at a backyard party, acting Rochester Police Chief Mark Simmons said. Police say a total of 16 people were shot, two ...

Sep 20 2020

Law enforcement intercepts package of deadly ricin poison mailed to President Trump

No one was reported harmed due to the ricin. A preliminary investigation indicated it tested positive for ricin, a poison found naturally in castor beans, the officia...

Sep 19 2020

Vaccine for everyone in United States by April

Asked about comments from the government's top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, and CDC Director Robert Redfield about vaccines being broadly available mid- to l...

Sep 19 2020

Jackson County reports fourth death attributed to COVID-19

Iran's tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 413,149 after 2,815 new infections were confirmed on Thursday. There are two new health-care facility outbreaks, one at Delta Hos...

Sep 18 2020

CNBC's Cramer apologizes for calling Pelosi 'crazy Nancy'

The house speaker briefly laughed and told Cramer: "But you just did, but you just did", before she then agreed that she knew what the host meant with the remark. "He mig...

Sep 18 2020

Safety inspector plunges to death from StarFlyer tourist attraction in Orlando

According to the description on the attraction's official site, StarFlyer has no age limit and no weight limit, and the minimum height required to go on the ride is just ...

Sep 17 2020

Japan: Yoshihide Suga replaces Shinzo Abe as prime minister

The Diet convened an extraordinary session in the afternoon to elect his successor, a foregone conclusion as the ruling coalition of the LDP and junior partner Komeito ha...

Sep 17 2020

With Signing, White House Touts Efforts To Reshape Middle East

In 72 years, two peace treaties were signed between Israel with Egypt and Jordan, as President Trump pointed out. The staging of the event seemed created to invoke ...