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Israel Announces Coronavirus Partnership With U.A.E.

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U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

WASHINGTON — American Special Operations forces used a specially designed secret missile to kill the head of a Qaeda affiliate in Syria this month, dealing the terrorist group a serious blow with a weapon that combines medieval brutality with cutting-edge technology. American and Qaeda officials said on Wednesday that Khaled al-Aruri, the…

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Roundup Maker to Pay $10 Billion to Settle Cancer Suits

When Bayer, the giant German chemical and pharmaceutical maker, acquired Monsanto two years ago, the company knew it was also buying the world’s best-known weedkiller. What it didn’t anticipate was a legal firestorm over claims that the weedkiller, Roundup, caused cancer. Now Bayer is moving to put those troubles behind it, agreeing…

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Russia Holds a Mask-Free Victory Parade

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Video Shows Aftermath of Powerful Earthquake in Mexico

NOW PLAYING Video Shows Aftermath of Powerful Earthquake in Mexico Tropical Storm Cristobal Hits Louisiana and Florida Video Shows Cyclone Nisarga Make Landfall in Mumbai Aerial Video Shows Aftermath of Dam Failure in Michigan Cyclone Amphan Makes Landfall Video Shows Fast-Moving Florida Panhandle Fire Sweep Across Road Thousands Sleep Outside in Puerto…

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Sweden Tries Out a New Status: Pariah State

Every summer for the past 13 years, fans of Nordic culture have gathered on the Norway side of the border with Sweden for the outdoor festival Allsang pa Grensen, which translates roughly to, “Singsong Along the Border.” But this summer, there will not be any Swedish singers in the live broadcast event,…

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Fugitive Iranian Judge Dies After Fall From Hotel in Romania

A fugitive Iranian judge wanted by Iran on corruption charges and by right groups for jailing and torturing journalists was found dead of apparent suicide Friday at a hotel in Romania where he had been staying, according to Iranian officials. The judge, Gholamreza Mansouri, was a co-defendant in a major financial corruption…

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When It’s Illegal to Travel in Your Own Country

Hi, this is Catherine Porter, a Canada correspondent for The Times, based in Toronto. I am taking over the Canada Letter this week from Ian Austen, who is on vacation. It’s one thing for foreigners to be barred from Canada during a pandemic. But Canadians not being allowed to travel into other…

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