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40 migrants killed after boat catches fire off Haiti

40 migrants killed after boat catches fire off Haiti

20 Jul 2024 | 8:07 AM

Panama City, July 20 (UNI) At least 40 migrants died and several others were injured after a boat they were traveling in caught fire off northern Haiti, a UN spokesman said on Friday, quoting the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

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US Air Force extends space tech contract for launch services through 2027

20 Jul 2024 | 8:03 AM

Washington, July 20 (UNI) Space Exploration Technologies has been awarded a more than $661 million US Air Force contract extension to continue providing launch services between fiscal year 2022 through fiscal year 2027, the Department of Defense announced in a press release.

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6 killed in multiple-vehicle collision in Brazil

19 Jul 2024 | 11:55 PM

Sao Paulo, July 19 (UNI) At least six people were killed in a collision involving two cars and a truck in southern Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state, local media reported Friday.

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Majority of US voters approve of Vance as Trump’s running mate

19 Jul 2024 | 11:52 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) A majority of likely voters in the United States approve of former US President Donald Trump’s decision to select Senator JD Vance as his running mate, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Friday.

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Canadian PM announces change of cabinet

19 Jul 2024 | 11:39 PM

Ottawa, July 19 (UNI) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced a change to the cabinet.

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Evan Gershkovich sentenced to 16 yrs in Russian prison

19 Jul 2024 | 11:35 PM

Moscow, July 19 (UNI) A Russian court has sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich to 16 years in a maximum-security prison after finding him guilty of espionage, local media reported here on Friday.

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3 IS militants killed in airstrike in N. Iraq

19 Jul 2024 | 11:25 PM

Baghdad, July 19 (UNI) Iraqi warplanes conducted an airstrike on Friday morning in northern Iraq, killing three Islamic State (IS) militants in a mountainous area between Kirkuk and Saladin provinces, the military said.

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Elon Musk says just deleted Crowdstrike from 'all our systems'

19 Jul 2024 | 11:17 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) US billionaire entrepreneur said on Friday that he has completely removed the cybersecurity company CrowdStrike from all systems, halting any further rollouts.

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Biden after sentencing says US to keep ‘pushing hard’ for release of Gershkovich

19 Jul 2024 | 10:36 PM

Washington, July 19 (UNI) President Joe Biden said on Friday that the United States will continue "pushing hard" to secure the release of Wall Street Journal journalist Evan Gershkovich after he was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Russian court earlier in the day.

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Vietnam Communist Party chief passes at 80

19 Jul 2024 | 8:22 PM

Hanoi, July 19 (UNI) Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, has died at the age of 80, the VNA news agency reported on Friday, citing the board responsible for the health and care of senior officials.

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Over 30 injured in bus accident in eastern Sri Lanka

19 Jul 2024 | 8:20 PM

Colombo, July 19 (UNI) Over 30 people were injured when a bus veered off the road in Trincomalee district in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province on Friday, the police said.

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Bangladesh unrest: Dhaka police ban rallies amid violence

Bangladesh unrest: Dhaka police ban rallies amid violence

19 Jul 2024 | 8:04 PM

Dhaka, July 19 (UNI) Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Friday banned rallies and processions in the city even as police and quota protesters clashed at Mohammadpur, Badda, Rampura and Jatrabari areas, media reports said.

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Four killed in IED blast in NW Pakistan

Four killed in IED blast in NW Pakistan

19 Jul 2024 | 7:45 PM

Islamabad, July 19 (UNI) At least 4 people were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said here on Friday.

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Policeman killed in terror attack in Karachi

19 Jul 2024 | 7:21 PM

Islamabad, July 19 (UNI) A policeman was killed by armed assailants in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police officials said here on Friday.

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Tech disruption grounds flights, stalls banks, hospitals and businesses worldwide

Tech disruption grounds flights, stalls banks, hospitals and businesses worldwide

19 Jul 2024 | 6:21 PM

London/Washington, July 19 (UNI) A major worldwide tech disruption grounded flights, hit services in banks, hospitals and media outlets and left a huge number of businesses grappling with IT issues on Friday.

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