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Trump Rejects Reports He Wanted Daughter Ivanka to Run on His Ticket in 2016 Poll
am 29. September 2020 um 8:31
Rick Gates, POTUS’ ex-campaign manager, now serving a probationary period on money laundering among other charges, reportedly claims in his upcoming memoir it wasn’t until Ivanka Trump dismissed the idea herself, that the president ditched her candidacy for the second most prominent job in the government.
First Regular Manned Crew Dragon Mission to Lift Off on October 31, NASA Says
am 29. September 2020 um 8:30
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The first operational flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon with four astronauts aboard will take place on October 31, NASA said in a press release.
Tikhanovskaya Wants France to Engage in Talks on New Election in Belarus, Press Service Says
am 29. September 2020 um 8:25
MINSK (Sputnik) - Belarusian opposition figure and ex-presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is currently holding a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in the Lithuanian capital, she seeks France's participation in negotiations on a new presidential election in Belarus, Tikhanovskaya's press service said on Tuesday.
UK Foreign Secretary Raab Visits Demilitarized Zone Dividing Two Koreas
am 29. September 2020 um 8:17
LONDON (Sputnik) – UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab visited on Tuesday the demilitarized zone dividing South and North Korea, and said the UK is determined to push Pyongyang to denuclearization.
Russia's RDIF to Deliver 25Mln Doses of Sputnik V Vaccine Against COVID-19 to Nepal
am 29. September 2020 um 8:16
MOSCOW Sputnik) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced on Tuesday that Nepal would receive 25 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, enabling 90 percent of the South Asian country's population to have access to the vaccine.
Pundit on Trump: I'll Vote for Man Who'll Bring Peace Back to US Regardless of What He Paid in Taxes
am 29. September 2020 um 8:01
On 27 September, The New York Times published an "investigation", in which it claimed that Donald Trump’s tax bill was only $750 in both 2016 and 2017 - after he became US president. According to the newspaper, Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years.
Second Intifada Was Natural Response to Israeli 'Occupation', Top Abbas Adviser Says
am 29. September 2020 um 7:51
For Israel, the second Palestinian uprising was a bloody page in the country's history. It claimed the lives of more than a thousand people and injured many others. But for the Palestinians, assaults on Israeli targets, even if they were civilian, were necessary simply because they were a tool in the hands of people fighting for their independence.
Christmas at Windsor? Queen Elizabeth Furious After Royal Household Staff Revolts, Report Claims
am 29. September 2020 um 7:36
The United Kingdom has introduced strict anti-pandemic measures, urging people to respect social distancing rules and self-isolate after testing positive for COVID-19, as the country still has the highest coronavirus death toll in western Europe, with over 42,000 deceased.
Indian Farmers to Rahul Gandhi: Procurement of Produce Below State Price Must Be Punishable Offence
am 29. September 2020 um 7:33
Amid protests by Congress and other opposition parties, the Indian government gave a green light to three contentious agriculture bills. The government promised to double the income of farmers by 2022 and these new laws are billed as steps in that direction.
Norway Takes Aim at One of North Sea's Largest Undeveloped Oil Discoveries
am 29. September 2020 um 7:24
The name Breidablikk is derived from Norse mythology, where it was the home of Baldur, the beloved son of Odin and Freya, and the field is being phased in during a period of dwindling oil production in a bid to maintain output.
Tory Revolt Over Coronavirus Laws Expected to Be Ignored Despite Calls for Greater Scrutiny by MPs
am 29. September 2020 um 7:12
New measures for northeast England took effect on Monday including a ban on mass singing in pubs, attending public spots after 10 p.m., and huge fines for non-compliance with the updated rules.
Euro Breaks January 2016 Record, Jumping Above 93 Rubles on Moscow Exchange
am 29. September 2020 um 7:12
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - As the Russian ruble continues declining against key foreign currencies amid a negative situation in the oil market, the euro is now rising above 93 rubles for the first time since January 2016, Moscow Exchange data shows.
Death of 'Dalit' Indian Teenager, 'Brutally Gang-Raped by Four Men' Sparks Political Outrage
am 29. September 2020 um 6:48
In the latest crime data presented by the National Crime Records, atrocities against Dalits — people from the lowest strata of India's caste system — rose from 47,369 in 2016 to 50,325 in 2017, and over 25% in a decade.
Finnish Air Force Holds Its Biggest Drills of the Year With COVID-19 Precautions
am 29. September 2020 um 6:34
The Ruska 20 drill will involve some 5,000 personnel and 60 aircraft, as well as traditional guests from Sweden.
Was the Estonia Downed by Submarine? Huge Hole in Hull Kindles New Theories About 1994 Tragedy
am 29. September 2020 um 6:01
The Estonia catastrophe 26 years ago that claimed 852 lives is the worst peacetime tragedy in the Baltic Sea and the second-deadliest peacetime sinking of a European ship, second only to the Titanic.
Scientists Come Up With Method to Reduce Secondary Inflammation in COVID-19
am 29. September 2020 um 6:00
Researchers at the Laboratory of Biomedical Nanomaterials of National Research Technological University MISiS (NUST MISiS) have come up with a new method to diagnose and treat coronavirus patients that will help prevent secondary tissue inflammation, which is extremely dangerous for COVID-19 patients.
Kamala Harris Mocked for Mistakenly Referring to Late Justice RBG as Rapper Notorious BIG
am 29. September 2020 um 5:43
Late last week, the Democratic vice presidential nominee dropped a side-splitting answer to a question about who she deems the most prominent rapper alive. Her answer was Tupac – an influential musician shot to death over 20 years ago.
Britain's 2020 Domestic Abuse Bill 'Needs to Go Further', Argues Victims' Rights Group
am 29. September 2020 um 5:00
Local councils and refuges continue to lack the necessary funding to assist victims of domestic abuse in the UK, and while the upcoming Domestic Abuse Bill offers some important developments it doesn't go far enough, argues Lisa Longstaff of Women Against Rape.
Middle East Chessboard: How Iran, Turkey and Qatar Can Counterbalance Emerging Israeli-Gulf 'Bloc'
am 29. September 2020 um 4:45
Iran, Turkey and Qatar could form a united front to counter-balance possible geostrategic changes on the Middle Eastern grand chessboard emanating from the 15 September Abraham Accords inked by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain with Israel, says Mahan Abedin, a veteran journalist and analyst of Iranian and Middle Eastern politics.
Golden Retriever Rescues Little Fish From Dying
am 29. September 2020 um 4:30
Dogs are known by people around the world for their warm and compassionate nature. Often referred to as man’s best friend, dogs are cherished for their alert minds and helping instincts that make them one of the most loved pets.
Is US After China's Semiconductor Industry?
am 29. September 2020 um 4:15
The United States wants to impose restrictions on SMIC, China’s largest chip maker. The US Department of Commerce has banned companies from supplying SMIC with components and equipment without a special license. The department sent a letter about the new policy to the largest US suppliers. Earlier, similar restrictions were imposed on Huawei.
Is the Pentagon's Buildup in Northeast Syria a Message to Russia, Turkey, Damascus, or Someone Else?
am 29. September 2020 um 4:00
On 18 September, the US Central Command announced that it had taken a series of measures aimed at ensuring the safety and security of US-led coalition forces in north-eastern Syria. Mark Sleboda, a US military veteran and international affairs and security analyst, has explained who the major addressees of the Pentagon's move are.
Police Report 911 Lines Are Down in Multiple States Across US
am 29. September 2020 um 3:23
Netizens have connected the nationwide 911 outage to a technological problem with Microsoft, while the authorities have yet to comment on the possible causes of the issues.
Tampa Bay Win NHL's Stanley Cup for the Second Time in Franchise History
am 29. September 2020 um 3:03
The team previously won their maiden Stanley Cup in 2004.
Ex-OPCW Member Says Syria 2018 Chemical Attacks Report May Not Reflect Actual Events
am 29. September 2020 um 2:43
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - A former lead investigator from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ian Henderson, said the final report of the Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) into the alleged use of toxic chemicals in an attack in Douma, Syria, in 2018, may not reflect what happened on the ground.