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    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett applauds as President Donald Trump holds an event at the White House in Washington DC, to announce her nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant on 18 September by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 26 September 2020.
      Last update: 09:24 GMT 27.09.2020
      09:24 GMT 27.09.2020

      'Glorious ACB': Who is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee?

      A position in the US Supreme Court fell vacant on the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on 18 September. US President Donald Trump has now nominated US Court of Appeals judge Amy Coney Barrett as his pick for the vacancy.

    • Artistic portrayal of US military bases around Iran.
      Last update: 10:35 GMT 27.09.2020
      10:35 GMT 27.09.2020
      Middle East

      Iran’s Rouhani Urges All Mideast Nations Hosting US Forces to Expel Them

      Washington beefed up its military presence near Iran earlier this month, deploying a carrier strike group to the Persian Gulf in a move one senior Iranian commander has called “theatrics.” At the same time, the US has been gradually paring down its permanent troop presence in Iraq amid constant attacks on its interests.

    • Indian Kid Nails Cristiano Ronaldo's Freestyle Skills to Perfection
      Last update: 11:06 GMT 27.09.2020
      11:06 GMT 27.09.2020

      Indian Kid Nails Cristiano Ronaldo's Freestyle Skills to Perfection - Video

      Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best players in the history of football. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner had recently reached the milestone of scoring 100 international goals for Portugal.

    • Britain's Prince Harry kisses and greets his father Prince Charles as they arrive separately at Fishmongers' Hall in the City of London for a coral reef health and resilience meeting  on Wednesday, 14 February 2018, with speeches and a reception with delegates.
      Last update: 11:10 GMT 27.09.2020
      11:10 GMT 27.09.2020

      Prince Charles Doles Out More Than $7M On Sons Over Past Year

      When Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, and his wife of two years, Meghan, stepped down from their senior royal duties and moved to Los Angeles to live a “financially independent” life this year, his father was still reportedly eager to provide them with some funds. He was no less generous when they were still living in the UK.

    • FILE - In this combination of file photos, former Vice-President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., on 12 March 2020, left, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington on 5 April 2020. Trump has accused his Democratic rival Biden of having connections to the “radical left” and has pilloried his relationship with China, his record on criminal justice, his plans for the pandemic and even his son's business dealings. (AP Photo, File)
      Last update: 05:22 GMT 27.09.2020
      05:22 GMT 27.09.2020

      Sparks to Fly as Trump, Biden Ditch Handshakes and Masks for First Showdown

      On 29 September, Donald Trump and Joe Biden are scheduled to face each other in the first of three presidential debates, with the representatives of the two candidates having hammered out the final details of the face-off.

    • Clouds blow over Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, March 17, 2019
      Last update: 04:15 GMT 27.09.2020
      04:15 GMT 27.09.2020
      Asia & Pacific

      New Struggle for Independence? Poll Suggests 36% of Western Cape Voters Want Out of South Africa

      The Western Cape, a nearly 130,000-square km South African territory, has been unsupportive of the nation's governing political party, the African National Congress, according to past election results. Some activists now believe that the province is ready to “build Africa’s newest country” by seceding.

    • Panoramic view of Vienna
      Last update: 04:45 GMT 27.09.2020
      04:45 GMT 27.09.2020

      World Tourism Day: Foreign Destinations Open the Door to Bollywood

      On World Tourism Day, let's revisit some popular destinations where Bollywood movies have been shot, offering picturesque backdrops and leaving people entranced while providing new travel ideas. The tourism boards of the Maldives, Portugal, Thailand and Vienne tell Sputnik about plans to invite international filmmakers to make movies on location.

    • Boston EMS medics work to resuscitate a patient on the way to the ambulance amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 27, 2020.
      Last update: 04:38 GMT 27.09.2020
      04:38 GMT 27.09.2020

      COVID-19 Live Updates: US New Cases Rise by 45,377

      The global toll of coronavirus cases has reached 32,749,934, according to the latest situation update from the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from federal and local authorities, the media and other sources.

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