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Thousands join Pride event in Hungary as LGBTQ people face growing hostility
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Thousands join Pride event in Hungary as LGBTQ people face growing hostility

Tens of thousands of people were expected to join the annual Pride celebrations in Budapest on Saturday, with many already marching in colorful outfits across the Hungarian capital in suppo…

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Weakening In-Fa to bring heavy rain to China as new storm could affect Tokyo Olympics
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Weakening In-Fa to bring heavy rain to China as new storm could affect Tokyo Olympics

A weakening In-fa is beginning to track away from the southern Japanese islands but has its eye set on eastern China by the end of this weekend. The storm could bring extremely heavy rainfa…

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Software company's unveiling of decryption key comes too late for many victims of devastating ransomware attack

On Thursday, the software company Kaseya announced that it could help unlock any of its customers' systems that were still inaccessible following a devastating ransomware attack early t…

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Ancient viruses dating back 15,000 years found in Tibetan glacier
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Ancient viruses dating back 15,000 years found in Tibetan glacier

Scientists have discovered previously unknown viruses dating from 15,000 years ago in ice samples taken from a glacier in the Tibetan plateau. source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/23/asia/c…

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Afghan interpreter for US Army was beheaded by Taliban. Others fear they will be hunted down too
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Afghan interpreter for US Army was beheaded by Taliban. Others fear they will be hunted down too

Sohail Pardis was driving from his home in Afghanistan's capital Kabul to nearby Khost province to pick up his sister for the upcoming Eid holiday celebrations to mark the end of Ramada…

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Prescriptions are too expensive. These companies want to change that
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Prescriptions are too expensive. These companies want to change that

It's an experience millions of Americans have had: you go to the doctor, get a prescription, take it to the pharmacy and get hit with a staggering bill, sometimes running into hundreds …

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Dolly Parton recreates iconic Playboy cover
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Dolly Parton recreates iconic Playboy cover

The celebrity fragrance may be primed for a comeback, with Dolly Parton announcing that her first-ever perfume, "Dolly -- Scent From Above," will launch Monday. source https://w…

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China debuts world
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China debuts world's fastest train

A maglev bullet train that can reach speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) has made its debut in Qingdao, China. source https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/china-fastest-maglev-train-intl-hnk/index.html

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As the West winds down its
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As the West winds down its 'war on terror,' jihadists are filling the vacuum, UN warns

As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the United Nations is warning that the threat from terror groups such as ISIS and al Qaeda is not only resilient, but in many places expanding. …

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Australia
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Australia's cockatoos taught each other to open trash cans for food, study finds

A few years ago, Australian scientist Richard Major took a video of a cockatoo in Sydney opening a closed trash bin lid with its beak and foot to access the gold mine of leftover food insid…

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Floods hit China, trapping passengers in submerged subway
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Floods hit China, trapping passengers in submerged subway

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/21/china/zhengzhou-henan-china-flooding-intl-hnk/index.html

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His brother was tortured and killed by Russian mercenaries. Now this Syrian refugee wants justice
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His brother was tortured and killed by Russian mercenaries. Now this Syrian refugee wants justice

In the central Syrian desert, an oil field has become a makeshift torture chamber. An unarmed man writhes in the dust, howling in pain. Four men in military fatigues pin him down and smash …

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Water crisis protests reportedly continue in Iran, with chants in capital
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Water crisis protests reportedly continue in Iran, with chants in capital

Street protests over water shortages in southwest Iran continued for a sixth night on Tuesday amid rising violence, while residents in the capital of Tehran chanted anti-government slogans,…

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Analysis: I got vaccinated in a US drugstore. My unvaccinated uncle died because of the accident of where he lives
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Analysis: I got vaccinated in a US drugstore. My unvaccinated uncle died because of the accident of where he lives

Every time I see a call from home, my heart sinks. I always fear that they're ringing to say that my grandmother has died. She has been on a ventilator for four weeks and my anxiety is …

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Heavy rainfall floods streets and subway stations in China
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Heavy rainfall floods streets and subway stations in China

Zhengzhou, a city in central China, has had a record-breaking level of rainfall that has caused major flooding and displaced thousands of people. source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2…

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Researchers identify 14 living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci
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Researchers identify 14 living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci's family

Decades-long research into Leonardo da Vinci's purported remains has revealed how many people currently alive can claim to be descendants of the family of the Renaissance genius and &qu…

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Lessons from Amazonia
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Lessons from Amazonia's remotest tribes

When you know Sebastião Salgado studied economics, something clicks in the great photographer's work. All the dots join up: the goldrush in Brazil, the oil fires in Kuwait, the famine in Ethiopia -- economics as an inescapable force, s…

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Cannes Film Festival 2021 highlights:
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Cannes Film Festival 2021 highlights: 'Titane' wins Palme d'Or

French filmmaker Julia Ducournau has become only the second female director to win the Cannes Film Festival's top prize. source https://www.cnn.com/style/article/cannes-film-festival-…

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'Space Jam' and LeBron James score a hit at the box office this weekend

LeBron James took his talents to the movies this weekend and came away with a hit. source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/18/media/space-jam-box-office/index.html

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Washington is warning US firms about doing business in Hong Kong
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Washington is warning US firms about doing business in Hong Kong

The US government is preparing to warn American companies about the risks of doing business in Hong Kong. source https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/16/business/united-states-hong-kong-china-busi…

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