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About 4 hours ago

US Defense Officials Contradict Trump, Say No Indication of ‘Attack’ in Beirut Port

Three US Defense Department officials tell CNN that as of Tuesday night there is no indication they have seen that the massive explosions that rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday was an attack, as President Trump indicated during a question and answer session with reporters at the White House. The officials, who declined to be identified so they could speak freely, said they don’t know what the President is talking ...
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About 5 hours ago

Global COVID-19 deaths pass 700,000

TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 18.2 million with the deaths passing 692,000 in total, according to Worldometer figures.
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About 1 day ago

Venezuela underlines boosting Iranian ties despite US threats

TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – The Venezuelan Vice-minister for Asia, West Asia, and Oceania Rubén Darío Molina said his country will continue deepening its ties with Iran despite the US disagreement and threats.
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Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Trump Moves to Limit Foreign Workers in Federal Agencies

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to prioritise hiring American residents (as well as green card holders) over foreign workers. The order also requires federal agencies to complete an internal audit to ensure they don't appoint foreign technical workers to competitive service, replacing American citizens. The order to ban workers on H-1B visas from occupying jobs in federal agencies comes after the federally-owned Tennessee Valley Authority ...
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About 1 day ago

Coronavirus cases pass 18.4 million worldwide

TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 18.4 million with the deaths passing 697,000 in total, according to Worldometer figures.
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Al Manar
About 2 days ago

Russia Aims to Produce 'Millions' of Virus Doses by 2021

Russia said Monday it aims to launch mass production of a coronavirus vaccine next month and turn out 'several million' doses per month by next year. The country is pushing ahead with several vaccine prototypes and one prepared at the Gamaleya institute in Moscow has reached advanced stages of development. 'We are very much counting on starting mass production in September,' industry minister Denis Manturov said in an interview published by the ...
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Al Manar
About 2 days ago

7 US Marines, 1 Sailor Presumed Dead after Training Accident

An accident during a military training has left eight US service members presumably dead, according to the Marine Corpse. In an announcement on Sunday, the Marine Corps said the incident happened after an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) sank with 16 crew members inside during training on Thursday off the Southern California coast. Eight Marines on board were rescued, but one of them died soon after he was hospitalized and two others are ...
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Al Manar
About 2 days ago

WH Experts Say US Coronavirus ’Extraordinarily Widespread’

The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas as well as cities, White House coronavirus experts said on Sunday. Coronavirus cases continue to surge in some parts of the country and the public health officials are trying to work with governors to tailor responses for each state. “We are in a new phase,” said Dr. Deborah Birx. “What we are ...
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Al Manar
About 2 days ago

Senior Trump Administration Health Official Rejects Hydroxychloroquine as Coronavirus Treatment

An official in the US government pandemic response team on Sunday affirmed that there is zero evidence that hydroxychloroquine is a workable treatment for the COVID-19 coronavirus, despite President Donald Trump's lauding of the anti-malaria drug as a solution. Speaking on NBC's 'Meet the Press,' a Trump administration testing figure, Brett Giroir, said he is unable to support hydroxychloroquine as a treatment as trials 'do not show any benefit'. 'We need to ...
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