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U.S. major grocery chains rationing meat purchases

Some of the biggest grocery stores in the U.S. are rationing meat purchases, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kroger, Giant Eagle and Costco are among the supermarket chains that are rationing purchases, after concerns were raised …

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Coronavirus model projects 134,000 deaths in U.S.

An influential coronavirus model often cited by the White House is now forecasting that 134,000 people will die of Covid-19 in the United States, nearly double its previous prediction. The model, from the Institute for Health Metrics …

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British trade talks with U.S. begin Tuesday

The U.K. and U.S. will launch talks on a free-trade agreement on Tuesday, Politico reports. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will hold an initial video call with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, with around 100 …

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US thanks Turkey for aid against coronavirus

The U.S.'s top diplomat and two congressmen have thanked Turkey for sending medical aid to the country to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak, Hurriyet daily reported. One day after a Turkish military …

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Robots will replace soldiers in combat, says Russia

For Russia, the question of robots taking over the role of soldiers on the battlefield is a matter of when, not if. “Living fighters will gradually begin to be replaced by their robotic ‘brothers’ who can act faster, more …

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Virus deaths in New York increase by 299

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Saturday that the number of new coronavirus deaths in the state remains “obnoxiously and terrifyingly high” even as the state begins to see a dip in new cases, The Hill …

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Trump says COVID-19 comes from the Chinese lab

US President Donald Trump said a new type of coronavirus has come from a laboratory in China, News.am reported citing BBC News. During a briefing at the White House, the reporter asked: "Have you seen anything at this point that …

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Why Germany Will Never Be Europe’s Leader

Italians and other Europeans are eager for Germany to take responsibility for the EU and share their financial burden. Even if it could, it wouldn’t. The timing is certainly awkward. The year 2020 was supposed to be the moment for …

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Llama antibodies could help in fight against Covid-19

A group of researchers has identified a potential effective COVID-19 treatment, developed from antibodies found in a llama. The research was conducted by scientists at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin, the National Institutes of Health …

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Turkey sends 2nd batch of medical aid to U.S.

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying the second batch of medical supplies departed for the U.S. to deliver aid to its NATO ally battling the coronavirus outbreak. "Second part of the medical aid supplies, prepared at the …

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John Bolton book release delayed again

The publication of former White House National Security adviser John Bolton’s memoir has been further delayed while the National Security Council (NSC) reviews its contents. The book, 'The Room Where It Happened: A White …

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Pompeo: U.S. not to let Iran buy arms

The United States will not allow Iran to purchase conventional arms after a U.N. prohibition on this expires in October, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "We’re not going to let that …

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