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Khabib's late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov to have home village in Dagestan renamed in his honor after seven days of mourning

Khabib's late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov to have home village in Dagestan renamed in his honor after seven days of mourning

16 minutes ago   |   RT

The Dagestan village of Kirovaul, where Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov lived and was buried following his death last week, will be renamed in his honor once seven days of mourning...
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Kremlin promises reciprocal steps over UK sanctions against Russians

18 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MOSCOW - Russia will respond with reciprocal measures to British sanctions against 25 Russians, including the country's top state investigator, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.
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Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

50 minutes ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for...
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In Russia, They Tore Down Lots of Statues, but Little Changed

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

“Waging war on bronze men doesn't make your life any more moral or just,” one observer noted. “It does nothing really.”
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Kremlin promises reciprocal steps over new UK sanctions against Russians

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MOSCOW - Russia will respond with reciprocal measures to British sanctions against 25 Russians, including the country's top state investigator, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...
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Trump Associates and Members of His Administration Received Millions in Loans From Coronavirus Bailout

2 hours ago   |   Time

Companies associated with President Donald Trump and members of his administration were among recipients of small-business Covid loans, newly released data show. Loan...
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India Surpasses Russia In Reported Coronavirus Infections

India Surpasses Russia In Reported Coronavirus Infections

2 hours ago   |   NPR

Despite imposing among the earliest and most severe mitigation efforts in the world, India's coronavirus infections have soared.
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Russia detains ex-journalist, now aide to space agency chief, on treason charges

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

MOSCOW - Russian authorities on Tuesday detained a former journalist who works as an aide to the head of Russia's space agency and accused him of state treason, Roscosmos said...
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Aide to head of Russian space agency detained on treason charges -Roscosmos

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

MOSCOW - An aide to the head of Roscosmos, Russia's space agency, was detained by the authorities on Tuesday and charged with state treason, Roscosmos said in a statement.
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Britain, Charting Its Own Course on Human Rights, Imposes New Sanctions

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced that dozens of people from Russia and Saudi Arabia would be added to a blacklist, but China was notably absent.
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Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of...

NHL, players' union announce tentative plan to resume play at beginning of August

Training camps would open next Monday, July 13, and games would resume Aug. 1 if the league's board of governors, players' executive committee and full membership sign off. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

Report: Chiefs agree to 10-year extension with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes

Report: Chiefs agree to 10-year extension with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes

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President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

US still ‘knee-deep' in FIRST wave of Covid-19, Fauci warns

Unlike countries in Europe, the US failed to get the first wave of Covid-19 under control and is now ‘knee-deep' in a new surge of it, according to the country's top epidemic... Read more ...

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Melbourne Resumes Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

The premier of Victoria state, Australia's second-most populous, issued a six-week stay-at-home order for Melbourne and closed the border with New South Wales state, effective... Read more ...