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President Trump Set For Campaign Rally

President Donald Trump hits the campaign trail next week, and he is betting on the people in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to come out in their thousands. However, there is one caveat — attendees must agree not to hold his campaign liable if they get the coronavirus in the 19,000-seat arena. An invitation for the June 19 event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, asks people to […]

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U.S. — COVID-19 Vaccine In Final Stage

A vaccine against COVID-19 developed by United States biotech firm Moderna will enter the third and final stage of its clinical trial in July with 30,000 people, the manufacturer has announced. Some will get the real shot and some a dummy shot as scientists carefully compare which group winds up with the most infections. Meanwhile, with far fewer COVID-19 cases […]

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Biden Gets Formal Democratic Party’s Nod

Joe Biden has formally earned the right to represent the Democratic Party to take on Donald Trump in November’s presidential election following his official his nomination. He said on Twitter’s post that he had secured the 1,991 delegates needed and would fight to “win the battle for the soul of the nation”. He had been the effective nominee since Bernie […]

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China/India Hold Talks

Top Chinese and Indian generals are holding high-level talks in a Himalayan outpost in a bid to end the latest border standoff between the world’s two most populous nations that has seen thousands of troops sent to both sides of the disputed border. The talks are being held in the border outpost of Maldo on the Chinese side of the […]

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WHO Gets New Funding For Vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO), at a recent Global Vaccine Summit hosted virtually by the UK government, welcomes new crucial funding commitments. The Summit is Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance’s third pledging conference, and follows the successful Berlin summit held over five years ago. The new pledges will enable Gavi to protect the next generation and reduce disease inequality by reaching […]

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Coronavirus Takes Toll

India has overtaken Italy and is now the sixth worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic after another record single-day spike in confirmed infections, bringing the total to 236,657 cases. Global death toll from the coronavirus surged past 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. About 30 percent of those cases, or two million infections, are in the US. Latin America […]

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President Trump — “People Liked My Walk…”

U.S. President Donald Trump, who was widely criticized for using the church and Bible for a photo-op, defended his position by stating, “People liked my walk to this historic place of worship!” Police officers had earlier cleared protesters outside the White House so that the President could pose for photographs outside a church damaged in the unrest gripping Washington DC. […]

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Pope Francis Calls For Reconciliation

Following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man by a white police officer, and social unrest in the United States, Pope Francis said no one could claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and exclusion. The Pope in his weekly address said, “Today I join the church in St. […]

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SpaceX’s Astronaut-riding Capsule Arrives At Space Station

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up an historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control if necessary, the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to the station and docked automatically, with […]

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President Trump Takes Swipe At China

President Trump, in seeking to address the U.S. relationship with China noted that China, has engaged in a pattern of misconduct, ripping off the United States over decades. “For decades, they have ripped off the United States like no one has ever done before. Hundreds of billions of dollars a year were lost dealing with China, especially over the years […]