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Lebanese PM calls for early parliamentary elections as protests rage following Beirut explosion

Lebanese PM calls for early parliamentary elections as protests rage following Beirut explosion

43 minutes ago   |   RT

As protests gather steam in Beirut, Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab has called for early elections, saying they are the only way out of the deep political crisis which has...
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Zimbabwe activists decry 'unprecedented clampdown' after arrests

53 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Government denies accusations of stifling dissent amid growing anger over deepening economic crisis.
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Thousands protest against Netanyahu over COVID-19, corruption allegations

59 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JERUSALEM - Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted against him over alleged corruption...
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Lebanese Prime Minister to Propose Early Elections Amid Protests

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said he'll propose early elections on Monday as protesters took to the streets of Beirut to demand the removal of a political class they...
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Fed's Kashkari advocates six-week economic lockdown to defeat the coronavirus

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

"To be effective, the lockdown has to be as comprehensive and strict as possible," Kashkari and Michael Osterholm wrote.
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Biden vs. Trump: The Battle Over US Energy Policy And Its Consequences

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

US energy policy has emerged as one of the core issues in the 2020 presidential elections. The Democratic party has elevated it to its highest priority. The outcome will not...
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Covid-19 pandemic will ‘bring socialism to US' and transform the world - Nassim Taleb to RT

Covid-19 pandemic will ‘bring socialism to US' and transform the world - Nassim Taleb to RT

4 hours ago   |   RT

In a remarkable twist, the raging coronavirus pandemic has forced even countries like the US to adopt “socialist” welfare programs, acclaimed author and risk analyst Nassim...
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The 10 real estate markets that have recovered the most since the start of the pandemic

The 10 real estate markets that have recovered the most since the start of the pandemic

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The housing market has shot back since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Realtor.com found that more than half of the country's largest metros had recovered from...
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Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm but virus slows businesses

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Warren Buffett's company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10...
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Differentiated Containment

5 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Every president since Richard Nixon has recognized that ensuring stability in the Persian Gulf is a vital U.S. interest. In its first term, the Clinton administration attempted...
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

A Sarri state of affairs: Juventus coach gave his bosses little choice but...

A Sarri state of affairs: Juventus coach gave his bosses little choice but to sack him after being so blunt about his expectations

Juventus's limp exit from the Champions League at home to Lyon in the round of 16 meant the writing was on the wall for Maurizio Sarri, and his words at the end of his first... Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

Police deploy tear gas as protesters in Lebanon try to break into parliament...

Police deploy tear gas as protesters in Lebanon try to break into parliament building following massive Beirut explosion

Huge crowds gathered close to Lebanon's parliament building blaming the government for the massive ammonium nitrate explosion. Demonstrators tried to break the barriers and... Read more ...

Illinois officials report 2,190 cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

Illinois officials report 2,190 cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday that the state had 2,190 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 18 additional confirmed deaths. On... Read more ...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden in Delaware just days before...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden in Delaware just days before he was expected to announce his VP pick

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Joe Biden last Sunday, days before the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee was expected to announce his running mate, the... Read more ...