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Florida is becoming the new Covid epicenter in the US
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Florida is becoming the new Covid epicenter in the US

Miami: The US state of Florida is becoming the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country as new cases have been reported recently, according to media reports. On July 30, the Sunshine State reported 21,683 new Covid-19 cases, breaking its previous one-day record of 19,100 new infections set in early January, Xinhua news […]

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America blames Iran for tanker attack, preparing for retaliation
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America blames Iran for tanker attack, preparing for retaliation

Washington: The US has blamed Iran for carrying out a deadly drone attack on an oil tanker in the northern Arabian Sea last week, saying an “appropriate response” is on the way. In a statement released on Sunday, the State Department said: “Upon reviewing available information, we believe that Iran carried out this attack, which […]

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Joe Biden announces ending of US war operations in Iraq
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Joe Biden announces ending of US war operations in Iraq

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden announced that US relations with Iraq will enter a new phase as US troops pull out of combat operations in the country by the end of the year, talks with Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi on Monday. Amid the threat of a resurgence of Islamic State and Iran’s powerful influence in Baghdad, […]

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Biden says US should ‘get better’ at Covid vaccination
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Biden says US should ‘get better’ at Covid vaccination

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that Americans “still need to do better” on COVID-19 vaccinations, as US health officials tighten mask guidelines for parts of the country where infections may resurface. is increasing. In a statement following the Centers for Disease Control’s move to introduce masks indoors in high-risk areas, Bidem said Thursday […]

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After troops leave, US will opt for airstrikes in Afghanistan
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After troops leave, US will opt for airstrikes in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: US forces will remain involved in the Afghanistan war in September, holding the option of launching airstrikes against the Taliban to protect Afghan forces, US officials said on Thursday, even as the last combat troops remain in the coming days. I am preparing to leave the country. For weeks, officials have said the withdrawal […]

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US adds Pakistan government to child soldier recruitment list
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US adds Pakistan government to child soldier recruitment list

Washington/Islamabad: The US has included Pakistan, along with 14 other countries, on the list of the Prevention of Child Soldier Act, which identifies foreign governments that have government-backed armed groups that recruit or use child soldiers, A designation that may result in a ban on certain security aids. and commercial license of military equipment. The […]

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US evacuates key Afghan base; Pullout target now ‘end of August’
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US evacuates key Afghan base; Pullout target now ‘end of August’

WASHINGTON: Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to drive out the Taliban and hunt al-Qaeda, the US military has evacuated its largest airspace in the country, pushing the final withdrawal, the Pentagon says. Will be completed by the end of August. President Joe Biden had instructed the Pentagon to complete the troop withdrawal by September […]

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Joe Biden says teachers ‘just don’t deserve praise’
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Joe Biden says teachers ‘just don’t deserve praise’

WASHINGTON: Speaking to the nation’s largest teachers’ union, President Joe Biden on Friday said the pandemic has given America’s parents the “ultimate lesson” on the challenges of the teaching profession. But more than that, he said, the past year has proved that teachers across America deserve higher salaries. “You deserve not only praise, but praise,” […]

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Just 7% of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows
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Just 7% of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study shows

Washington: What makes humans special? Scientists have taken another step toward solving an enduring mystery with a new tool that could allow a more accurate comparison between the DNA of modern humans and our extinct ancestors. Just 7% of our genome is uniquely shared with other humans, and not shared by other early ancestors, according […]

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