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Worldwide Normality could return in summer 2021 if vaccine succeeds: UK health minister
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We face a choice. If everybody follows the rules - and we'll be increasingly stringent on the people who are not following the rules - then we can avoid further national lockdowns. He told The Sun: "I have never much been in favour of sneak culture, myself", and said members of the public should not report their neighbours for breaching the the "rule of six" unless they are having large parties.

Worldwide Seoul: North Korea fired at a S. Korean and burned his body
Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea fired at a S. Korean and burned his body

The man was a government official who disappeared Monday from a South Korean ship that was checking on potential unauthorized fishing near the inter-Korean sea boundary where several inter-Korean naval skirmishes and deadly attacks blamed on North Korea have occurred.

Worldwide China: Trump 'spreading political virus' at United Nations
Author: 0 China: Trump 'spreading political virus' at United Nations

The president ripped into China for not halting outbound flights at the outset of the coronavirus outbreak, saying it infected the world. And he said "the Chinese government , and the World Health Organisation (WHO) - which is virtually controlled by China - falsely declared that there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission".

Worldwide Rochester party shooting leaves 2 19-year-olds dead
Author: 0 Rochester party shooting leaves 2 19-year-olds dead

The incident began just before 12:30 a.m. on Saturday when police were called to a shooting near Goodman Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, where hundreds of people were gathering outside, local media reported . Umbrino added investigators believe there were between three and four shooters, and apparently earlier there had been an argument with people who mingled in the crowd from two other house parties being held nearby.

Worldwide Woman suspected in ricin letter sent to Trump arrested with gun
Author: 0 Woman suspected in ricin letter sent to Trump arrested with gun

As CNN explained, all mail for the White House is checked at a remote facility before being sent to the Trump administration. Charges are expected to be brought against her by USA prosecutors in Washington , D.C., reported CNN . The package was intercepted at a secure offsite facility, but it was addressed to Trump at the White House. "At this time , there is no known threat to public safety", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in its statement .

Worldwide Scribe Rajeev Sharma arrested for allegedly passing sensitive info to China
Author: 0 Scribe Rajeev Sharma arrested for allegedly passing sensitive info to China

Special Cell DCP Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said Sharma was allegedly contacted by Chinese intelligence officer Michael in 2016 and the scribe shared sensitive information with him till 2018. The PCI said it is "astounded to hear of the arrest of Rajeev Sharma , a well-known independent journalist of long standing and a member of the club".

Worldwide Notable names on Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees
Author: 0 Notable names on Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees

Supreme Court? Graham explained some of that bipartisanship, including his votes in favor of Obama-era Supreme Court picks Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, by pointing to the consequences of election results. This has happened numerous times and every time there was a nominee as you know. Key senators may be reluctant to cast votes so close to the election.

Worldwide Heated debate on farm bills; Opposition members tear papers, heckle presiding officer
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The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed the Farmers' and Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020. Mr. Harivansh's repeated pleas reminding the members that physical distancing measures need to be followed because of the COVID-19 pandemic went unheard.

Worldwide Secret Service Thwarts Potential Ricin Assassination Attempt on President Trump
Author: 0 Secret Service Thwarts Potential Ricin Assassination Attempt on President Trump

The FBI and Secret Service are investigating the matter. Mail addressed to the White House is prescreened and tested for risky substances at an off-site mail facility. The White House and Secret Service did not immediately return a request for comment. The castor powder he sent was not in its unsafe form. Ricin can cause death within 36 to 72 hours from exposure to an amount as small as a pinhead.

Worldwide Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire
Author: 0 Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire

In total, and according to figures from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire ), more than 7,800 fires have occurred in the West Coast state so far this year, despite the traditionally hard months in As for fires - October and November - they have not yet arrived.

Worldwide Tropical-like storm batters Greek islands, cause outages
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The storm with winds exceeding 110 kilometres per hour (70 miles per hour) reached the western mainland Friday. Other boats in the area were approaching the migrant vessels to offer assistance, she added later. The 778 migrants from the camps of Elaionas, Malakasa and Schisto would be moved to a conference hall in Athens. A further 28 minors from a fourth camp would be temporarily taken to a hotel.

Worldwide Rights group: More than 300 detained at Minsk women's march
Author: 0 Rights group: More than 300 detained at Minsk women's march

The four countries had, in essence, argued a breach of procedural rules by letting her and others speak. "We are made to draw troops from the roads, but the military on high alert, and shut the country boundary around the West, mostly with Lithuania and Poland", Lukashenko said in a women's forum.

Author: 0 Law Enforcement Intercepts Ricin Sent to Trump

Additionally, four men in Georgia were charged and sentenced to prison for planning to target federal and state officials in five USA states with ricin in 2011. CNN reported that the package of deadly poison was intercepted at a mail facility earlier this week. The castor powder he sent was not in its unsafe form.

Worldwide Inside a facility that could mass produce a COVID-19 vaccine
Author: 0 Inside a facility that could mass produce a COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer, the other American company currently carrying out Phase 3 trials in the USA, followed suit a short time later and there is now added pressure for the remainder to do the same. "We encourage individuals across the state to consider participating in this trial, which could bring the world one step closer to ending this global health crisis", said Dr.

Worldwide 1,000 people voted twice in state primary — Georgia
Author: 0 1,000 people voted twice in state primary — Georgia

Her office used that assumption to distribute more than $1.4 million in federally funded grants to help the state's 169 cities and towns process this unprecedented number of absentee ballots. The Ohio legislature is promoting absentee ballots for this General Election by sending application forms through the mail , there are still various changes being made or that may be made throughout the nation according to the Brennan Center for Justice, such as curbside voting.

Worldwide Palestine says Arab-Israeli normalization agreements won't bring peace
Author: 0 Palestine says Arab-Israeli normalization agreements won't bring peace

Iran has strongly condemned the normalization agreements, saying such moves have sacrificed the Palestinian cause against the occupation for the upcoming USA presidential election. No representatives from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or any other Gulf Arab states were present at the signing ceremony. The historic step in Arab-Israeli relations was orchestrated by the Trump administration, which dangled US arms sales as an incentive for the UAE.