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Sunday August 9th, 2020 night edition

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Kanye West's presidential hopes just took another L. On Saturday (Aug. 8), TMZ reported 'Ye's name will be taken off the ballot in his home state of Illinois after more than half the signatures on his petition were deemed invalid.

According to the report, Kanye's team submitted 3,128 signatures.

More than the 2,500 that are required by the state for one's name to make the cut.

Kanye's name will be removed from the ballot on Aug. 21.

This news comes following reports that his petition to get on the ballot in Illinois had been challenged by the Illinois Board of Elections on July 28.

Following a controversial presidential campaign rally in South Carolina, he failed to make the ballot in that state.

"I will beat Biden off of write ins #2020VISION," Kanye tweeted, referring to the number of people who may write his name on their presidential ballot despite him not being an official option. »

France and Germany pulled out of talks to reform the WHO because the US was trying to take control, according to a report

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France and Germany are out of talks to reform the World Health Organization because the US is trying to dictate terms, Reuters reported.

The German and French health ministries say it is wrong that the US is leading the talks.

France and Germany have quit a project to reform the World Health Organization because the US is trying to take control, Reuters reported. »

More than a million people in the UK have quit smoking since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, new study shows

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More than one million people in the UK have given up smoking since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by the nonprofit Action on Smoking and Health.

But as the years went by he found that it helped him focus, and it became essential to his writing process.

"Smoking inspires my writing ... and drives me out of dark moods when I hit writer blocks or doubt my efforts," Dutt told Business Insider. »

Corona vaccine: Serum Institute caps proposed vaccine price at Rs 225/dose

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, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, has set a ceiling price of $3 per dose for the proposed.

Of this, up to 50 million doses are expected to be made available in India alone, sources close to the development told TOI.

The collaboration between Gavi, Serum, and Gates Foundation supports the efforts of ACT Accelerator's vaccines’ pillar, also known as Covax. »

New Work by Gary Larson

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(Well, not exactly, anyway—like the proverbial tiger and its stripes, I’m pretty much stuck with my sense of humor.

But then a few years ago—and returning to the subject at hand—­something happened in my life, and it started with a clogged pen.

The “New Stuff” that you’ll see here is the result of my journey into the world of digital art. »