Fungie, Ireland’s Missing Dolphin, ‘Goes With the Tide’

“Back then, all the businesses would close from Halloween to Easter. But then artists and creative people started coming here to settle,” she said. “National Geographic did a piece on him. Chefs came and opened good restaurants. The sustainable jobs came after him.” As well as commerce, the dolphin also spawned legends. Not long after […]

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Hardeep Puri and Neeraj Shekhar in BJP list for UP Rajya Sabha poll | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: Putting speculations to rest, the BJP announced eight candidates, including former UP DGP and ex-chairman of state SC Commission Brij Lal, for the Rajya Sabha seats from UP on Monday. BJP and its allies have a strength of 313 MLAs in UP assembly which is enough to get eight candidates sail through easily. The […]

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Muslims ‘not persecuted’ in France, says country’s Muslim council – Times of India

PARIS: Muslims are “not persecuted” in France, the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said Monday as a row over radical Islam and freedom of speech pits Muslim nations against Paris. “France is a great country, Muslim citizens are not persecuted, they freely construct their mosques and they freely practise their religion,” said the […]

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Australia's coronavirus epicenter records no new cases as the US and Western Europe struggle to contain the pandemic

Announcing the relaxation of restrictions at a news conference on Monday, Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said starting on Tuesday at 11:59 p.m., Melbourne residents will be allowed to leave their homes and most businesses in the state can reopen with restrictions on the number of people. “With 0 cases and so much testing, we are […]

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Some doctors fighting the pandemic now have another thing to worry about

But now the doctor, on a fellowship at a Boston hospital, is facing a new anxiety: that new immigration restrictions could make it harder for him to stay in the country. Satiya is one of thousands of foreign doctors who came to the United States on a visa that recently landed in the Trump administration’s […]

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CEO of new Russian cosmodrome’s operator arrested on charges of abuse of office & forgery

A high-ranking official at the helm of the new state-of-the-art Vostochny spaceport has been arrested on charges of fraud in a high-profile scandal. The scheme reportedly cost the state over $6.5 million. Roman Bobkov, the head of the space center, a state entity operating the cosmodrome, has been placed in pre-trial detention for two months […]

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‘I voted for a guy named Trump’: US president casts his ballot in person, claims it’s ‘much more secure’ than sending by mail

Donald Trump once again questioned the accuracy of mail-in ballots as he cast a vote for himself in Florida. “I voted for a guy named Trump,” the president told reporters after casting his ballot at the West Palm Beach public library, which is near his Mar-a-Lago resort, where he spent Friday night after campaigning.  Trump […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Oct. 24 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 1,497,167 cases of coronavirus and 25,821 deaths. Oct. 24: What you need to know today Russia confirmed 16,521 Covid-19 cases Saturday, bringing its official number of cases to 1,497,167. A total of 296 people have died in the past 24 hours. A device that tests for the coronavirus based on the sound of a cough could appear at […]

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In Xi’s Homage to Korean War, a Jab at the U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — First China’s leader, Xi Jinping, visited the national military museum in Beijing and hailed the country’s “victory in the war to resist American aggression and aid Korea.” Then he wrote a public letter to veterans in a retirement home in Sichuan. On Friday, culminating a weeklong commemoration of the Korean War, […]

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