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First Covid-19 case could have hit China in October 2019: Study

The virus that causes Covid-19 could have began spreading in China as early as October 2019, two months earlier than the primary case was recognized in the central metropolis of Wuhan, a brand new examine confirmed on Friday. Researchers from Britain’s College of Kent used strategies from conservation science to …

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China launches first bullet train in Tibet, close to Indian border

China on Friday operationalised its first totally electrified bullet train in the distant Himalayan area of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically positioned Tibetan border city close to Arunachal Pradesh. The 435.5-km Lhasa-Nyingchi part of the Sichuan-Tibet Railway has been inaugurated forward of the centenary celebrations …

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France, Germany drop plans for Russia summit after European Union outcry

European Union leaders failed to agree on a proposal by France and Germany to carry a summit quickly with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Poland and Baltic nations mentioned it will ship the mistaken message as East-West ties deteriorate. After US President Joe Biden met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, French …

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New York to add ‘X’ gender mark on government IDs

New Yorkers will probably be ready to designate their intercourse as “feminine,” “male” or “X” on driver’s licenses and beginning certificates below a regulation that Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Thursday. Nonbinary New Yorkers sued in March arguing the state was discriminating in opposition to them by failing to present the …

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Britney Spears wants out, what happens next in her conservatorship

Britney Spears has made clear how annoyed she is with the authorized association that has managed her life for 13 years, however the singer will want endurance earlier than discovering freedom. Authorized consultants say that wanting out of a court-appointed conservatorship is simpler mentioned than executed. Spears, now 39, will should persuade the decide that …

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Congress repeals Trump-era regulations on payday lenders

Congress on Thursday overturned a set of regulations enacted within the closing days of the Trump administration that successfully allowed payday lenders to keep away from state legal guidelines capping rates of interest. The Home voted 218-208 to overturn the Workplace of the Comptroller of the Forex’s payday lending regulations, …

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US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Roughly 650 U.S. troops are anticipated to stay in Afghanistan to present safety for diplomats after the principle American army drive completes its withdrawal, which is about to be largely achieved in the subsequent two weeks, U.S. officers informed The Related Press on Thursday. As well as, a number of …

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UN: 275 million people used drugs worldwide in 2020

Round 275 million people used drugs worldwide final yr, whereas over 36 million people suffered from drug use issues, based on the World Drug Report launched Thursday by the UN Workplace on Drugs and Crime in Vienna. The report additionally mentioned many international locations noticed an increase in using hashish …

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