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Tropical storm Fred Poses flood threat to Puerto Rico

Washington, Aug 11 (UNI/Sputnik) Tropical storm Fred has gathered strength south of Puerto Rico, posing a flood threat to the country, the United States National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday.
The storm is heading southwest of the island. The maximum wind speed reaches more than 64 kilometers per hour.
A tropical storm is declared when the maximum sustained winds reach 62 kilometers per hour. A storm becomes a hurricane when the wind speed exceeds 119 kilometers per hour.
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06 Jul 2022 | 8:43 PM

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OPEC secretariat expresses condolences on death of organization's secretary general

06 Jul 2022 | 8:38 PM

Moscow, July 6 (UNI/Sputnik) The Secretariat of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Wednesday expressed condolences on the death of its secretary general, Mohammad Barkindo, noting his personal contribution to the organization's operation, including during two major downturns in 2015-2016 and 2020-2021.

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Singapore logs 9,989 new Covid cases

06 Jul 2022 | 8:21 PM

Singapore, July 6 (UNI/Xinhua) Singapore reported 9,989 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally to 1,495,953.

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China slams US attempt to ban Dutch sales of chipmaking equipment

06 Jul 2022 | 8:19 PM

Hong Kong, July 6 (UNI/Sputnik) China’s Foreign Ministry slammed the United States Wednesday for pressuring the Netherlands to ban ASML Holding NV from selling mainstream chipmaking technology to China, according to state news agency Xinhua.

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US FDA suspends order banning Juul E-cigarettes

06 Jul 2022 | 8:18 PM

Washington, July 6 (UNI/Sputnik) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suspended its order directing global vaping market leader Juul Labs Inc to remove its electronic cigarettes from the market.

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