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The World Has a New Centibillionaire: Mark Zuckerberg – Bloomberg
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Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth passed $100 billion for the first time Thursday after Facebook Inc. hit a record high on optimism about the release of its TikTok competitor Reels. The 36-year-old joins fellow tech titans Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates as the only people in the world who currently have centibillionaire status, according to the […]

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Labour calls for inquiry into purchase of 50m unusable face masks | World news | The Guardian
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An inquiry must be held into the purchase of 50m masks that were later deemed unsuitable for use by NHS workers, Keir Starmer has said. The £252m medical supplies contract was awarded to an investment firm in April, as ministers desperately sought to replenish the UK’s dwindling supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) at the […]

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Reckless Trump Nearly Provokes International Incident, Wrongly Saying Beirut Explosion a “Bomb”
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A massive ammonium nitrate explosion rocked Beirut’s port on Tuesday, sending up a mushroom cloud that reminded some of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, damaging buildings, blowing out windows, overturning cars, wounding over 3,000 people at least, and leaving dozens dead. Flying glass and debris were responsible for many of the injuries. Inhalation of toxic gas was […]

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Trinidad and Tobago: Deportation of 165 Venezuelans violates international law
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In response to reports that Trinidad and Tobago’s authorities have deported at least 165 Venezuelans in recent weeks, Louise Tillotson, Caribbean researcher at Amnesty International, said: “It’s no secret that Trinidad and Tobago’s authorities criminalize irregular entry, contrary to international human rights standards. But to deport Venezuelan refugees back to the human rights and humanitarian […]

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‘National humiliation’: Chris Hayes compares U.S. coronavirus crisis to rest of world
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“The crisis we now find ourselves in is a human tragedy and an economic calamity,” says Chris Hayes. “But it is also a singular national humiliation. We’re living through a moment where the U.S. is a laughing stock and a subject of pity around the world.”July 3, 2020 This content was originally published here.

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JAIL FAUCI: Massive International Study Shows Countries with Early HCQ Use Had 79% Lower Mortality Rate — THIS IS HUGE! We Are Talking Over 100,000 American Lives!
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THIS IS HUGE! PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ALL OF YOUR LOVED ONES! The latest international testing of hydroxychloroquine treatment of coronavirus shows countries that had early use of the drug had a 79% lower mortality rate than countries that banned the use of the safe malaria drug. This means that Dr. Fauci, Dr. Birx, […]

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Rioters splash paint on elderly woman, get in her face when she stands up to their police precinct attack: ‘This isn’t your world anymore!’
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On the 70th night of left-wing protests in Portland, Oregon, rioters decked out in dark clothing and helmets as they attacked the city’s East Precinct were met with opposition Thursday that one might think would give them some pause: A pair of elderly women. But then again, this is the left-wing of the year 2020 […]

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Drive-in movie screening at Pasir Ris Downtown East on Aug. 8, 2020 cancelled – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world
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The Downtown East Drive-in Movie Screening event scheduled to take place on Aug. 8, 2020 has been cancelled. The cancellation was announced on Aug. 3 by Downtown East. No reasons were given except that it was due to unforeseen circumstances. An email to the media said: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unfortunately not able […]

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A 96-year-old World War II veteran who was named Italy’s oldest college student just graduated at the top of his class
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Giuseppe Paterno is a World War II veteran who has just become Italy’s oldest college graduate. The 96-year-old grew up during the Great Depression and didn’t have a chance to complete his studies before entering the Italian Navy, but he always maintained his desire to learn. He graduated from high school at age 31 and […]

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WATCH: Donald Trump baffles interviewer by saying US is ‘better than the world’ in response to coronavirus | The Irish Post
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DONALD TRUMP says the United States’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic has been “better than the world”. Speaking to AXIO’s Jonathan Swan on Monday, Trump sensationally claimed that the US was dealing with the coronavirus crisis better than any other country, despite their death toll being the highest in the world. The President argued that […]

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