Joe Biden Warns Of Dark Winter Of Covid In Final US Presidential Debate

On Thursday, Joe Biden assailed US President Donald Trump as having no plan to stop a dark winter of coronavirus deaths as they sparred in their last head-to-head clash 12 days before the election. At the televised debate Biden said: “220,000 Americans dead. If you hear nothing else I say tonight, hear this. Anyone who’s responsible […]

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WHO Says Risk Of Catching COVID-19 On A Plane Very Low But Not Zero

WHO has recently said that, the risk of COVID-19 spreading on flights appears very low but cannot be ruled out, despite studies showing only a small number of cases. In a statement to Reuters WHO said: “In-flight transmission is possible but the risk appears to be very low, given the volume of travellers and the […]

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PayPal will soon accept cryptocurrency for all online payments

PayPal on Wednesday announced it will soon start supporting cryptocurrencies, allowing any PayPal account holder to store, buy, and sell popular virtual currencies starting later this year. PayPal will add support for bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin. PayPal also plans to extend support to its money-sending subsidiary Venmo and international markets starting early next year. For […]

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Iran and Russia obtained US voter registration data, says officials

On Wednesday, National security officials announced that Iran and Russia obtained voter registration information that could support efforts to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. The officials also confirmed that Iran sent threatening emails designed to intimidate voters. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said in a press conference: “Iran and Russia have taken specific […]

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US Charges Six Russian Military Intelligence Officers Over Cyberattacks

On Monday, the US Justice Department announced that it has charged six Russian military intelligence officers for carrying out cyberattacks on Ukraine’s power grid, the 2017 French elections and the 2018 Winter Olympics. The six current or former members of the GRU were also accused of staging a malware attack called NotPetya that infected computers […]

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No Danger To Crew After ISS Issues Resolved Says Russia Space Agency

On Tuesday, Russia’s space agency announced that the International Space Station (ISS) is now working normally with no danger to its occupants after the crew managed to resolve a series of technical issues overnight. The crew aboard the ISS had reported issues with the oxygen production system, a toilet and the oven for preparing food. […]

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Pakistan Removes TikTok Ban After Blocking It For 10 days

Pakistan has reportedly lifted its ban on TikTok. Pakistan blocked the app on the grounds that it hosted immoral and indecent videos. Pakistan’s Telecommunication Authority (PTA) now says that TikTok has assured the agency that videos will be moderated in accordance with societal norms and the laws of Pakistan. TikTok’s latest transparency report showed that it acted […]

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Canada Extends Non Essential Travel Restriction For U.S

Canada has recently announced that it is extending non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until November 21st. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair made the announcement Monday morning. He said: “Our decisions will continue to be based on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe.” Last month, it […]

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