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United States: Hospitals begin to fill up amid record daily coronavirus infections

The coronavirus cases have hit a record daily high in the United States with a renewed wave of infections. Citing data from local state health authorities, 83,010 new cases were reported on Friday. America’s Midwest continues to be the hardest-hit region of the country, with cases soaring in states like North Dakota, Montana and Wisconsin. […]

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Man sentenced to 20 years in jail for supplying guns used in mass shooting

An American national has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for buying guns for a married couple who carried out a mass shooting in California in 2015. Enrique Marquez Jr, 28, was found guilty of supplying the weapons to Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik. The pair fired on a group of people in […]

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President Trump’s visa ban has resulted in $100 billion loss to companies

US President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry of skilled foreign workers into the US, mainly on H-1B and L1 visas, has resulted in an estimated loss of US$ 100 billion to companies and will have lasting negative impacts on firms in US. The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant […]

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American whistleblower Edward Snowden granted permanent residency in Russia

Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has been given permanent residency in Russia, state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported. Snowden had requested a three-year extension of the permit this spring as it was set to expire in April 2020 but the procedure stalled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to his lawyer Anatoly […]

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Melting glacier can trigger catastrophic mega tsunami in Alaska, scientists WARN

Climate Change is a warning for various catastrophic events that will effect the planet in the coming years. A research conducted by scientists in Alaska, United States, has warned of an impending mega tsunami in the state which can be triggered by a landslide. Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR) scientists have identified an unstable […]

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Donald Trump has a Chinese bank account, paid $188,561 in local taxes: New York Times reports

US President Donald Trump has a Chinese bank account and spent years pursuing business projects in the country, the New York Times reported. The account is controlled by Trump International Hotels Management and paid local taxes between 2013 and 2015. The Chinese bank account has paid out US$ 188,561 in local taxes. The NY Times […]

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NASA space probe touches down on asteroid Bennu in historic mission

After a four-year journey, NASA’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 200 million miles from Earth. “Touch-And-Go” or TAG maneuver was managed by Lockheed Martin Space in Denver, Colorado at 6:12pm an announcer said: “Touchdown declared. Sampling is […]

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7.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Aleutian Peninsula, triggering tsunami and evacuations

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Sand Point, Alaska triggering a tsunami, Scott Langley with the National Tsunami Warning Center said on Monday afternoon. Langley said the tsunami sent two waves, each measuring 4 feet, 3 inches high. The center is monitoring harbors in a 500-mile area along the Alaska coastline, he said. Tsunami advisories issued […]

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Microphones of Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be muted to prevent interruptions in the final presidential debate

The microphones Joe Biden and Donald Trump would be muted during portions of the second and final presidential debate on Thursday, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Monday. The decision came after the commission met to discuss potential rule changes to the debate format. They decided that the changes were needed because of how […]

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Donald Trump has called America’s leading expert on infectious diseases Dr Fauci an ‘idiot’

US President Donald Trump locked horns with top government scientist Dr Anthony Fauci in a call with campaign staffers on Monday, suggesting he hugely respected and popular doctor was an “idiot.” Dr Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, has increasingly become a focus for the president’s frustration as he bids […]

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5-year-old boy who called in a tip after spotting a stolen lemur offered lifetime membership of San Francisco Zoo

A 5-year-old boy was rewarded with the lifetime membership of the San Francisco Zoo after he helped the cops recapture an endangered stolen primate. The theft of Maki, an arthritic 21-year-old lemur made the news in San Francisco and beyond when zoo officials reported the animal missing and found evidence of forced entry at his […]

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Michigan teacher taking online classes saves life of a student’s grandmother

There have been funny viral videos of online classes over Zoom. From photobombs to noise disturbances the internet has seen it all. However, an online class just saved a life in Michigan. A first-grade teacher from Michigan Elementary school, Julia Koch, is being praised for saving a student’s grandmother. She was teaching her students from […]