Morning News Brief: US Justice Department defends Trump, AstraZeneca pauses trials & more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Sep 09, 2020, 08:58 AM(IST)

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US Justice Department seeks to defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit

The US Justice Department on Tuesday asked to take over the defence of President Donald Trump is a defamation lawsuit that was filed against him by E. Jean Carroll. She has accused Trump of sexual assault.

COVID-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca 'voluntarily pauses' clinical trials after unexplained illness

AstraZeneca is developing the drug alongside the University of Oxford and is considered the frontrunner in the global race for a vaccine against coronavirus. 

Birmingham stabber to be charged for murder

Zephaniah McLeod, the suspected who was arrested for stabbing incident in Birmingham, will be charged with one count of murder and seven counts of attempted murder.

Iran launches new 'advanced' nuclear centrifuges after Natanz plant explosion

Iran's nuclear body said on Tuesday it had launched a new "advanced centrifuges" facility to replace one badly damaged by "sabotage" at its main Natanz nuclear fuel plant in July.

Gravitas: Why is Osama Bin Laden's niece supporting Trump?


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