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Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes away at 87: US Supreme Court judge and champion of women's rights dies of pancreatic cancer
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg passes away at 87: US Supreme Court judge and champion of women's rights dies of pancreatic cancer

Ginsburg became the court's second female justice and a liberal icon for her sharp questioning of witnesses and intellectually rigorous defenses of civil liberties and equal protections under the law

Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic
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Moderna, Pfizer publish COVID-19 vaccine trial blueprints amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to pandemic

The disclosures are aimed at addressing growing suspicion that Trump’s drive to produce COVID-19 vaccine before the presidential election could result in a product that was unsafe

'Not ready for Oracle-TikTok deal,' Donald Trump questions Chinese tech firm ByteDance's plan to keep majority stake
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'Not ready for Oracle-TikTok deal,' Donald Trump questions Chinese tech firm ByteDance's plan to keep majority stake

The US government is currently evaluating a proposal from ByteDance and Oracle designed to resolve the Trump administration's national security concerns about TikTok

Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head
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Donald Trump says COVID-19 vaccine to be ready for mass distribution in US by October, condradicts CDC head

The US president made the prediction as the COVID-19 vaccine is still being tested in human subjects, and some health experts believed a highly effective vaccine is several months way

Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties
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Toll due to US wildfires rises to 35; strong winds, low moisture add to firefighters' difficulties

The fires have forced tens of thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world

UNGA adopts resolution calling for 'international cooperation' against COVID-19; US votes against it
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UNGA adopts resolution calling for 'international cooperation' against COVID-19; US votes against it

The resolution acknowledges the key leadership role of the WHO and the fundamental role of the United Nations system in catalysing the global response to COVID-19

India may become worst COVID-affected country by October with over 70 lakh cases: BITS Pilani
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India may become worst COVID-affected country by October with over 70 lakh cases: BITS Pilani

The team of researchers from BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, has been engaged in forecasting the spread of COVID-19 in India using advanced statistical learning techniques

Most attempts by Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers on US presidential campaigns halted, says Microsoft
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Most attempts by Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers on US presidential campaigns halted, says Microsoft

The software giant also said that the Russian intelligence outfit, which had hacked the Democrats in 2016, is trying to breach computers at more than 200 organisations

US to cut troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 in September, says top general
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US to cut troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 in September, says top general

Marine General Frank McKenzie said the decision to reduce American troops reflects the Trump administration's confidence in the ability of Iraqi security forces to handle the militant threat in the country

Coronavirus Outbreak: CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

CONCACAF said in a statement the games would now take place next March, saying the decision had been taken in conjunction with world governing body FIFA.

Department of Justice asks to take over Donald Trump’s defence in defamation lawsuit by rape accuser
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Department of Justice asks to take over Donald Trump’s defence in defamation lawsuit by rape accuser

The move is in keeping with a DoJ that has time and again advanced a broad vision of executive power and has frequently shielded the president

Vessels stall and sink at pro-Donald Trump boat parade held on Texas' Lake Travis
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Vessels stall and sink at pro-Donald Trump boat parade held on Texas' Lake Travis

There was no evidence of foul play, the sheriff's office said, adding that no injuries or medical emergencies were reported at the parade

From Chinese hackers to Russian intelligence, race for COVID vaccine spurs grand new game of spy vs spy
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From Chinese hackers to Russian intelligence, race for COVID vaccine spurs grand new game of spy vs spy

The timeline to help secure data on coronavirus treatments is sharply compressed as the need for a vaccine grows more urgent each day

Seven cops in NY's Rochester suspended as Black man’s suffocation video roils city
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Seven cops in NY's Rochester suspended as Black man’s suffocation video roils city

The police body camera footage showed the man, Daniel Prude, handcuffed and sitting in a street, wearing nothing but a white hood

CDS General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against any 'misadventure' amid India's border row with China
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CDS General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against any 'misadventure' amid India's border row with China

Rawat said the country faces the most "complex threats and challenges" spanning the full spectrum of conflict from nuclear to sub-conventional

As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny
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As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny

The question of presidential health has sometimes played an important role in election contests, but rarely has it seemed more acute than this year as 74-year-old Trump squares off against 77-year-old Biden

China pushing to double 200-plus nuclear warhead arsenal within 10 years, say Pentagon report
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China pushing to double 200-plus nuclear warhead arsenal within 10 years, say Pentagon report

A Pentagon official said the military expansion is part of China's overall strategy for a sweeping modernisation and to establish itself as a leading global power by 2049

Merit-based immigration system part of Donald Trump’s second term agenda: Mike Pence
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Merit-based immigration system part of Donald Trump’s second term agenda: Mike Pence

Trump has asserted throughout his presidential campaign that as the US president he will ensure job security and safety for American citizens first

India records biggest single-day COVID-19 spike ever globally; cases above 78,000 for second straight day
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India records biggest single-day COVID-19 spike ever globally; cases above 78,000 for second straight day

India, with 1.4 billion people, now has the fastest-growing daily COVID-19 caseload of any country in the world

Ivanka a better presidential candidate than Kamala Harris, says Donald Trump at New Hampshire rally
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Ivanka a better presidential candidate than Kamala Harris, says Donald Trump at New Hampshire rally

Harris was picked by Joe Biden as his running mate, after she dropped out of the presidential race last year due to lack of popular support