Monthly Archives: October 2020

Trump, Biden in final full week of U.S. election campaign as coronavirus cases spike

With eight days to go before Election Day, more than 59.1 million Americans have already voted in person or by mail.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan trade blame over new truce violations as conflict escalates

The truce that took effect Monday morning was agreed upon on Sunday after talks facilitated by the United States.

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Senate to confirm Barrett, Pence says he will not preside over session unless necessary

Under the Constitution, the vice-president serves as the largely ceremonial role of Senate president and can break a tie vote.

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Trump calls U.S. coronavirus case spike a media ‘conspiracy’

It’s far from the first time this claim has been made by Trump, who was infected with the virus just weeks ago. 

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France has ‘lost control’ of coronavirus, may need 2nd lockdown, doctors warn

Nations across Europe enact more sweeping restrictions to try to slow surging infection rates.

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NASA finds definitive evidence of water on moon’s surface

Previous observations have suffered from ambiguity between water and its molecular cousin hydroxyl, but the new detection used a method that yielded unambiguous findings.

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Women forced off Qatar Airways flight for ‘invasive’ exam and strip search

The flight to Sydney, Australia was held in Doha while all the women on board were searched, according to reports.

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Coronavirus ‘fatigue’ is real, but we can’t give up: WHO

Similar warnings have been broadcast by world leaders and prominent health authorities — among them, Canada’s top doctor.

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‘We just want blue skies’: Armenians, Azerbaijanis plead for peace as third ceasefire violated

As early as 8 a.m. GMT, officials from both former Soviet states said they were adhering to the ceasefire agreement when they were subjected to open artillery fire and enemy shelling.

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Fast-burning wildfire triggers power cuts, evacuations across California

Red flag warnings for incendiary weather conditions remained posted across much of California due to extreme winds likely to produce gusts of up to 113 kph and 129 kph.

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