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Elon Musk and singer Grimes have ended their romantic relationship after three years. The Tesla and SpaceX founder tells the New York Post’s Page Six that he and the Canadian singer are “semi-separated. But he says they remain on good terms, she still lives at his house in California and they continue to raise their 1-year-old son together.
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However, it seems the Taliban are not changing much of their core values as Mullah Nooruddin Turabi stressed in an interview with The Associated Press that the group will carry out punishments as it sees fit and demanded the international community not interfere. Everyone criticized us for the punishments in the stadium [public executions], but we have never said anything about their laws and their punishments. No one will tell us what our laws should be.
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A video of a photographer stomping and attacking the body of a man shot by the police in the northeastern state of Assam has gone viral in India, triggering uproar and protests. In the video, which has not been independently verified by Al Jazeera, a man is seen running with a stick towards a group of policemen in riot gear, holding firearms, in Sipajhar village in Assam’s Darrang district on Thursday.
Former supermodel Linda Evangelista has filed a $50 million lawsuit over cosmetic procedures that she says left her "brutally disfigured" and turned her into a recluse. The Canadian model, one of the biggest figures on runways and magazine covers in the 1990s, said in an Instagram post that she had undergone treatment to reduce fat some five years ago.
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UK researchers believe llamas could hold the key to new COVID-19 immune therapies after early trials showed “significant potential. Scientists at the Rosalind Franklin Institute in Oxfordshire have been holding tests on a llama named Fifi whose immune system has provided the template for a potentially coronavirus treatment breakthrough. Experts say COVID-19 therapies derived from a llama could provide a treatment made of “nanobodies,” small, simpler versions of antibodies, the BBC reported.
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India and Pakistan clashed Friday at the United Nations as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan accused the rival of a “reign of terror” on Muslims, drawing a stern rebuke. Even for Pakistan, which routinely castigates India at the world body, Khan’s speech to the annual summit was strikingly loaded as he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a plan to “purge India of Muslims.
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Italy’s National Health Institute (ISS) recommended on Friday that pregnant women should get COVID-19 vaccines after the first three months of their pregnancy. The health authority said in a statement that it was advising women to receive two mRNA-based shots in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. It said its decision was due to growing evidence on the safety of vaccines during pregnancies for both the fetus and the mother.