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News Item on Tropical Storm Epsilon
News Item on Tropical Storm Epsilon

October 19, 2020

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM EPSILON ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 12PM, MONDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2020...

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Covid-19: China's Qingdao to test nine million in five days

October 13, 2020

The Chinese city of Qingdao is testing its entire population of nine million people for Covid-19 over a period of five days...

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BREAKING: Donald and Melania Trump test positive for COVID-19
BREAKING: Donald and Melania Trump test positive for COVID-19

October 02, 2020

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday...

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Ministry releases statement after Bahamian national shot dead in Texas

September 22, 2020

A Bahamian national studying in Houston, Texas has died after being shot...

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IOC initiates International Safeguarding Officer in Sport Certificate

September 09, 2020

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletesÂ’ safety and wellbeing, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the establishment of the International Safeguarding...

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Half a million US children have been diagnosed with Covid-19
Half a million US children have been diagnosed with Covid-19

September 09, 2020

Half a million US children have been diagnosed with Covid-19, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association...

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Bahamas Waste Employees treated to the Ultimate Pop-Up Breakfast Experience courtesy of Apex Management

August 12, 2020

They say a good day always starts with a good breakfast. Thanks to a recent giveback sponsored by Apex Management Services Ltd. (Apex), essential workers at Bahamas Waste were treated to the ultimate pop-up breakfast experience courtesy of the local Debt Collection Agency...

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'Bullying' Apple fights couple over pear logo
'Bullying' Apple fights couple over pear logo

August 12, 2020

When Natalie Monson started her food blog 11 years ago, she didn't expect to end up embroiled in a fight with the world's most valuable company...

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Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate
Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate

August 12, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate - the first black woman and South Asian American in the role...

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UK officially in recession for first time in 11 years

August 12, 2020

The UK economy suffered its biggest slump on record between April and June as coronavirus lockdown measures pushed the country officially into recession...

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Mauritius oil spill: Almost all fuel oil pumped out of MV Wakashio
Mauritius oil spill: Almost all fuel oil pumped out of MV Wakashio

August 12, 2020

Almost all the fuel oil from the Japanese-owned ship that has caused a huge oil spill off the coast of Mauritius has been pumped out, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth has said...

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Belarus election: Police use live fire on protesters in Brest

August 12, 2020

After a third night of protests in Belarus, the interior ministry says police fired back with live bullets when they came under attack in the south-western city of Brest...

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QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia Republican primary
QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia Republican primary

August 12, 2020

A US businesswoman who has expressed support for the QAnon conspiracy theory has won the Republican nomination for a seat in the House of Representatives...

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Beirut explosion: Lebanon's government 'to resign' as death toll rises

August 10, 2020

The Lebanese government is reportedly about to resign amid mounting anger over last Tuesday's explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 people...

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97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in 2 weeks as more schools plan to reopen

August 10, 2020

Just as thousands more students return to classrooms this week, another study shows how easily children can get coronavirus...

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Belarus election: Clashes after poll predicts Lukashenko re-election

August 10, 2020

Protesters and riot police have clashed in Belarus's capital Minsk and other cities, after a state TV exit poll said long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected in Sunday's election...

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Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight
Coronavirus: Is the world winning the pandemic fight?

August 10, 2020

It is little more than six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the arrival of a new virus a global emergency...

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Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections
Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections

August 10, 2020

Australia has recorded its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic amid a second wave of infections in Melbourne...

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Twitter 'looking' at a possible TikTok tie-up
Twitter 'looking' at a possible TikTok tie-up

August 10, 2020

Twitter has approached TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance to express an interest in buying its US operations, according to reports...

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Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures

August 07, 2020

The dramatic drop in greenhouse gases and air pollutants seen during the global lockdown will have little impact on our warming planet say scientists...

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