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Experts Express Concern Over Putin’s Vaccine Plan

Experts Express Concern Over Putin’s Vaccine Plan

Earlier this week, Russian leader Vladimir Putin unveiled the Sputnik-V vaccine, which he claimed is the first COVID-19 vaccine ready for the public. However, the vaccine has not yet undergone Phase 3 trials, in which it would be tested on upwards of 1,000 people. Without safety data from this critical …

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Lebanese Prime Minister Steps Down Following Explosion

Lebanese Prime Minister Steps Down Following Explosion

The explosion in Beirut last week shook more than the capital of Lebanon: it shook the country’s government to its core. Prime Minister Hassan Diab has vowed to step down from his role, and has stated that the corruption in Lebanon is “bigger than the state”. Diab’s resignation comes after …

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Progressive Cori Bush Defeats Establishment Candidate in Primary Upset

Progressive Cori Bush Defeats Establishment Candidate in Primary Upset

In a surprising upset, progressive activist Cori Bush has defeated establishment incumbent William Lacy Clay for a shot at the House of Representatives. Hers is one of several surprising upsets from Tuesday’s primary, showing a shocking amount of momentum from the country’s left side of the political spectrum. Bush’s massive …

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Who Will Biden Pick for His Running Mate? The Likely Candidates

Who Will Biden Pick for His Running Mate? The Likely Candidates

As we near August, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has yet to announce a running mate. The former vice president leads the incumbent Donald Trump by a wide margin in many swing states, according to national polling. As such, the Biden campaign feels as though they’re in a comfortable position. …

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House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats are furious over the Trump Administration’s use of Homeland Security and Border Patrol forces in Portland, Oregon. Portland, which has seen nightly protests since the death of George Floyd, has been a point of contention for Trump. The President continues insisting that “law and order” are under threat …

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Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has broken a long silence over his lengthy report on the 2016 Trump campaign. Mueller, with his stoic public appearance and no-nonsense attitude, finally commented publicly on his investigation due to President Donald Trump’s recent actions. In a surprising and unprecedented move, the president just …

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Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

America has entered a reckoning period with its history of systemic (and systematic) racism. In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter protests have demanded the end of racist police brutality. This has spilled over into broader discussions of racism in the US. Likely democratic presidential …

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Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Following the controversial death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, protests have engulfed the US. Black Lives Matter movements all over the country have called for an end to systematic, racist police brutality against black people. Some police departments and republican lawmakers have met …

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K-Pop Fans Credited for Trump’s Dismal Rally Numbers

K-Pop Fans Credited for Trump’s Dismal Rally Numbers

President Trump held his first political rally since the global pandemic began. The number of attendees was supposed to be huge. Well, according to the president himself. Trump claimed to have 1 million registered attendees. Unfortunately for him, the 19,000 person stadium was at decidedly less than capacity. Are K-pop …

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