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Moderna CEO sees virus vaccine interim data in November: Report

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 08:23
US drugmaker's CEO says Washington could approve vaccine for emergency use in December, Wall Street Journal reports.
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Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis exposes ASEAN weaknesses: Report

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 07:42
Regional bloc's response has fallen short because of lack of leadership, failure to grasp gravity of rights abuses.
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China-made Tesla electric cars to start selling in Europe

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 06:45
US-based electric carmaker says it will start shipping entry-level Model 3 from Shanghai factory to Europe this month.
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Indian actor quits Sri Lanka cricket legend’s biopic after uproar

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 06:33
Vijay Sethupathi withdraws from the project after cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan warns him of backlash from Tamils.
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US election concerns, record virus cases push stocks down

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 05:54
Investors are concerned that a contested US election result could lead to volatile prices in stocks and other assets.
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UK to start rapid COVID-19 tests at Heathrow on Tuesday: Report

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 05:09
Airlines argue pre-departure virus tests crucial to get people travelling safely again.
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Child labour rising in Ghana and Ivory Coast’s cocoa farms: Study

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 03:58
Children doing hazardous work has gone up in the world's top coca producers, a US government study found.
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Eyeing China, Australia joins ‘Quad’ drill with US, Japan, India

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 03:37
Military exercises set to take place in Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea are likely to upset China.
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Muted microphones for Thursday’s final US presidential debate

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 02:45
Organisers say move will avoid the chaos of last month's first encounter, when Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden.
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Sudan sees economic hope as Trump signals terror list removal

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 00:08
Removing Sudan from the list would pave way for the country to be relieved of debt and attract foreign investment.
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Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to keep her Epstein testimony secret

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 23:57
Judge rules there is a public interest to see Maxwell's 2016 deposition on relationship with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
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Down to the wire: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk pre-election stimulus deal

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 23:17
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talked for 53 minutes in the latest stimulus saga.
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx poised to reach out and touch an asteroid

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 23:09
A carbon-rich asteroid named Bennu could contain new information about life on Earth - and elsewhere. 
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Pennsylvania is crucial to victory for both Trump and Biden

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 22:39
Donald Trump won a race there in 2016; now Joe Biden hopes to win back disaffected Democratic voters.
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Mexico president wants US evidence against ex-defence chief

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 22:32
US allegations about retired General Salvador Cienfuegos's links to drug traffickers have rattled Mexico.
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Analysis: Don’t be fooled by high early US voting numbers

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 22:25
Early vote totals are historically not a good predictor of the outcome of the presidential race.
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As violence flares in south Afghanistan, key questions answered

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 22:22
Days of fighting in Helmand prompt mass displacement and raise doubts about prospects for peace despite ongoing talks.
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Crypto fans rejoice: Bitcoin rallies to the brink of $12,000

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 21:25
The world’s largest digital currency rose as much as 3.4 percent on Monday to about $11,835.
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Iraqi woman arrested after drowning children in the Tigris River

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 21:08
Security camera footage shows the woman throwing her young kids off a bridge in an act of revenge against her husband.
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In Pictures: Australia’s iconic koalas face bleak future

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 08:11
Koalas' survival under threat from disease to bushfires and urban encroachment of their habitat.
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