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Indian Covid-19 variant spreads 2.6 times faster than the original Wuhan strain

The Indian Covid variant that has now spread to over 44 countries could spread up to 60 percent faster than the UK variant, a scientist has claimed. Professor Tom Wenseleers, a biologist and biostatistician at the KU Leuven university in Belgium, said he had analysed how the two strains compared and found the Indian variant […]

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Two Texas cops responding to dog complaint killed in gunfight

Two central Texas sheriff deputies were killed and a city employee was critically wounded while they were responding to a complaint about dogs at the suspect’s home. The suspect was taken into custody after the attack in Eden, roughly 210 miles southwest of Dallas. Neighbors claim there are six dogs that viciously terrorized the neighborhood […]

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Australian Navy ship kills mother whale and her calf after their bodies were found stuck underneath

A Royal Australian Navy ship has been linked to the death of two whales in the United States after their carcasses were found stuck underneath its hull. HMAS Sydney arrived at the Naval Base in San Diego over the weekend when two whale carcasses, believed to belong to a mother and her calf, surfaced from […]

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48 killed in Gaza, 6 killed in Israel as tensions escalate to the brink of ‘full-scale-war’

Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinie fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and the southern city of Beersheba in the region’s most intense hostilities in years. At least 48 people have been killed in Gaza since violence escalated on Monday. Six people have been killed in Israel. […]

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More than 110 suspected Covid-19 bodies float in Indian river, authorities install nets to catch them

At least 110 bodies, many of them decomposed and bloated, were found floating in India’s Ganga river over the past couple of days. While 71 of the bodies have been fished out in Bihar’s Buxar district, at least 45 bodies were found in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh state. Authorities are yet to confirm if the bodies […]

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Emergency declared in Israel’s Lod city after riots breakout

Israel declared a state of emergency in the central city of Lod after riots broke out amidst the conflict between Israeli forces and Palestine intensified. Protests by Israeli Arabs broke out in Lod, a city near Tel Aviv, and escalated to full-scale rioting, with protesters throwing rocks at police, who responded with stun grenades. At […]

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Gunman killed six people at Colorado Springs birthday party because he was not invited

The gunman who went rouge killing six people and later himself at a Colorado birthday party over the weekend was upset for not being invited. Police say Teodoro Macias, 28, fatally shot his girlfriend, Sandra Ibarra-Perez, 28, and five relatives before turning the gun on himself. The attack unfolded at the Canterbury Mobile Home Park […]

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‘I would have lived had I received better treatment’: Indian actor succumbs to Covid-19 shortly after appealing for help

Indian actor and vlogger Rahul Vohra has died aged 35 from Covid-19, his wife said, shortly after he appeared in a final video criticizing the quality of his medical care. Vohra’s short comedic videos have amassed tens of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. His wife, Jyoti Tiwari, wrote on Instagram Monday that he […]

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Children discover human skeletal remains while clearing father’s home who died of Covid-19

A person in Maine called the police after discovering human skeletal remains while cleaning out their father’s old home after his death. 82-year-old Douglas Scott, died of the novel coronavirus earlier this year. On May 8, his grown children were sorting through his property at his home at 196 Poland Spring Drive in Casco, located […]

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6-year-old girl killed in shooting at car club event in the Texas city of San Antonio

A man is facing capital murder charges after a shooting at a car club event in San Antonio left a 6-year-old girl dead and her mother injured on Sunday night, authorities said. Saryah Perez was struck by gunfire while sitting in the backseat of a vehicle, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said at a […]

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Russia still has 100,000 troops near its borders with Ukraine and annexed Crimea, Ukraine claims

Russia still has about 100,000 soldiers deployed near its western border with Ukraine and in annexed Crimea despite Moscow announcing a publicised military pullback last month, head of Ukraine’s state security service, Ivan Bakanov, said. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday accused Russia of having failed to fully withdraw military hardware and troops from the […]

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3 illegal miners killed in shootout for entering indigenous area in the Brazilian Amazon

Three suspected illegal miners were killed in a shootout that erupted after they entered an indigenous area in the Brazilian Amazon. The Yanomami group said armed miners on seven boats attacked a remote community on Monday. One indigenous person and four other miners were injured. An estimated 20,000 illegal gold miners are in the Yanomami […]