Coronavirus delays Rio’s iconic carnival for the first time in 100 years

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | September 25, 2020 1:41:37 pm Performer from Beija Flor samba school parades on a float during the Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016. (AP Photo/Leo Correa) For the first time in 100 years, Brazil will postpone its iconic Rio carnival owing to …

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‘Home Teams vs. Hunger’ initiative aims to address Minnesota’s growing need

If you find those numbers sobering, you’re not alone. Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie felt the same way. “That’s a big number if you think about all those people that need help,” he said. “We have to get that number down by all means necessary.” The local pro sports teams are doing their part this …

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Coronavirus Global Updates, Sept 25: US cases surpass 7 million; Israel tightens second lockdown as coronavirus cases soar

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | September 25, 2020 12:31:23 pm Coronavirus Global Updates: The global death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic is rapidly inching closer to the one million mark, which currently stands at 9,82,969. The pandemic has infected over 31.99 million people across the globe, according to a Reuters tally. Over …

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Thief River Falls historian honors Civil War veteran nearly 100 years later

That’s why he is a member of the website Find a Grave. In 2017 Beedy received an anonymous request through the site. That person wanted a picture of Samuel J. Fuller’s grave at the Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls, but there was a problem with fulfilling that request. “He’s been laying there without any …

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Kim Jong Un apologizes over fatal shooting of South Korean

By: Bloomberg | September 25, 2020 11:40:31 am North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (Bloomberg) Kim Jong Un apologized over the fatal shooting of a South Korean national by North Korean military personnel north of the border, a gesture that may help ease a new source of tension between the two rivals. North Korea sent …

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Gary Kubiak on Vikings’ offensive woes: ‘I’ve got to do a better job’

In their first two games, both lopsided losses, the Vikings have called 56 pass plays and run the ball 40 times, four by quarterback Kirk Cousins. They haven’t been able to run as much as they want because with the defense struggling they’ve fallen way behind in games. “That’s what we are,’’ offensive coordinator Gary …

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Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

By: AP | Canberra | September 25, 2020 9:18:50 am FILE – A call to prayer in the old city of Kashgar in Xinjiang region of China in 2015. A leaked government document shows how people were monitored and selected for internment camps in Xinjiang. (Adam Dean/The New York Times) China appeared to be expanding …

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Thief River historian honors Civil War veteran nearly 100 years later

That’s why he is a member of the website Find a Grave. In 2017 Beedy received an anonymous request through the site. That person wanted a picture of Samuel J. Fuller’s grave at the Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls, but there was a problem with fulfilling that request. “He’s been laying there without any …

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COVID-19 is a litmus test for the rule of law in Armenia

Other activities that undermined the government’s fight against the pandemic, at least at the beginning, included: the PM and the Minister of Health publicly making jokes about COVID-19 – the PM having been heard to say that “COVID-19 is a dog to be ignored” while it appears that the Minister of Health has said “another …

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US announces USD 150 million for H1B One Workforce training programme

By: PTI | Washington | September 25, 2020 9:36:49 am The training models will include a broad range of classroom and on-the-job training, customised training, incumbent worker training, registered apprenticeship programmes and industry-recognised apprenticeship programmes. (Bloomberg Photo) The United States announced USD 150 million (over Rs 1,100 crore) on Thursday to invest in training for …

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