Walmart Plans To Removes Guns From Display At US Stores

Walmart plans to remove guns and ammunition from its sales floors in the US following unrest in Philadelphia this week, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Walmart will continue to sell the items to consumers who request them, but will pull them from displays. Guns and ammunition are sold at about half of US stores, primarily in […]

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US Successfully Tested Unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

On Thursday, The United States said it successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The single-warhead missile was launched at 12:27 am (0727 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, travelling 6,700 kilometers (4,200 miles) over the Pacific Ocean before crashing into the sea near the Marshall Islands, the Air Force said […]

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Moderna Says That It Is Prepping To Launch Of Experimental COVID Vaccine

On Thursday, Moderna says that it was preparing to launch the experimental vaccine and had already received $1.1 billion in deposits for supply. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company has signed deals with the US government and several other countries, and is in talks with a WHO-led group for supply of the vaccine, which is in large, […]

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UN Says Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons To Enter Into Force

On Saturday, UN officials said that an international treaty banning nuclear weapons has been ratified by a 50th country Honduras allowing it to enter into force after 90 days. “Today is a victory for humanity, and a promise of a safer future,” Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said […]

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UK Hospital To Receive Oxford COVID Vaccine In November: Report

Staff at a major London hospital trust have been told to be ready to receive the first batches of the vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc, The Sun newspaper reported on Monday. According to the Sun report hospital was told to prepare for the vaccine from the week commencing the 2 November.

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British Army Boarded Oil Tanker In English Channel

On Sunday, British soldiers boarded an oil tanker off England’s south coast and detained seven suspects, the defence ministry said, after the crew were forced to take shelter from stowaways who threatened them. The alert was raised for the welfare of the crew of the Nave Andromeda tanker around 1000 GMT after they were forced […]

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Spain Declares Nationwide State Of Emergency Over Coronavirus

On Sunday, Spain declared a national state of emergency and a curfew for the entire country except the Canary Islands to curb a second wave of coronavirus cases. The new state of emergency will last until early May, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said in a televised speech. “The situation we are going through is extreme,” […]

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Sri Lanka To Amends Constitution Laws To Strengthen Presidential Powers

Sri Lankan lawmakers approved amendments to the constitution that strengthened the powers of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and took away parliament’s role in making key appointments such as judges and the police chief. The new amendments were passed by parliament late on Thursday with a two-thirds majority after a raucous two-day debate. Rajapaksa, a former defence […]

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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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