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Facebook takes down Trump campaign ads with symbol once used by Nazis

Facebook takes down Trump campaign ads with symbol once used by Nazis

The Trump campaign responded by drawing a lighthearted comparison to the red triangle symbol: "This is an emoji". The posts , according to a Facebook spokesperson, violated the social netwo...

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Twitter labels Trump's tweet as 'manipulated media'

Twitter labels Trump's tweet as 'manipulated media'

The clip shared in Trump's tweet first shows the part where one of those toddlers is seen running ahead of the other. Twitter's description of the " Manipulated media" tag says, "Multiple journalis...

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Police officer dies in West Auckland shooting

Police officer dies in West Auckland shooting

A member of the public has also been injured after being hit by the fleeing auto. Police commissioner Andrew Coster said: "This is a shocking situation, this is the worst news police and their famil...

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18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash undergoing treatment

18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash undergoing treatment

Twenty Indian Army personnel including a Colonel were killed in the fierce clash in Galwan. The trigger for the face-off was China's stiff opposition to India laying a key road in the Finger are...

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Bated breath as Kenya fights for UN Security Council seat

Bated breath as Kenya fights for UN Security Council seat

The Security Council holds ten seats for temporary members that join the table for two-year terms. To be elected to the Council, candidate countries need a two-thirds majority of ballots of Member Sta...

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Turkey moves troops against Kurdish militants in north Iraq

Turkey moves troops against Kurdish militants in north Iraq

The latest operation is being carried out as part of Turkish legitimate defence rights as per the worldwide law oriented against the PKK and other terrorist elements that have recently attempted incre...

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Bristish PM Boris Johnson involved in auto crash outside Parliament

Bristish PM Boris Johnson involved in auto crash outside Parliament

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told the daily Downing Street coronavirus press conference that the Prime Minister was "wholly unscathed and I believe everyone else escaped safely from that situatio...

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US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

The House's bill, authored by Democrats, bans the use of chokeholds by law enforcement officers, reduces protections that prevent police officers accused of wrongdoing from being prosecuted and would ...

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Marcus Rashford Wins Hearts On Social Media After Heading

Marcus Rashford Wins Hearts On Social Media After Heading

Rashford's letter, and a subsequent interview on the BBC, stirred huge public interest. Appearing at the coronavirus daily briefing on Tuesday, Johnson said he had called Rashford, 22, to congratu...

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Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 230000 mark: Africa CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 2,085,769 cases of new coronavirus, an increase of 21,957 cases from its previous count, and said the number of deaths had ...

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Racism in U.S. in rare spotlight at debate at United Nations rights body

Racism in U.S. in rare spotlight at debate at United Nations rights body

The commissioner pointed to the "gratuitous brutality" that police used in the USA resulting in the death of George Floyd , a black man who died in police custody on May 25, sparking nationwide prote...

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United States fighter jets intercept Russian bombers entering Alaska

United States fighter jets intercept Russian bombers entering Alaska

The second formation consisted of two Russian bombers supported by another airborne early warning and control aircraft. According to NORAD, they intercepted two formations of Russian aircraft. USA...

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Rights experts criticize Israel's annexation plan

Rights experts criticize Israel's annexation plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his country will annex around 30 percent of the Palestinian territory, including Jewish settlements it has built in breach of global law. lawmak...

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Russia's Putin protected from coronavirus by disinfection tunnel

Russia's Putin protected from coronavirus by disinfection tunnel

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been protected from the coronavirus by installing a disinfectant tunnel for anyone who visits his residence outside Moscow, reported the state-controlled RI...

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Emmanuel Macron rejects racism but says statues won't be torn down

Emmanuel Macron rejects racism but says statues won't be torn down

Last week, in vowing to be " uncompromising in the face of racism, anti-Semitism, and discrimination ", the French president left no doubt he would not authorize removal of controversial statues that ...

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China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash

China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash

Still, both sides were in agreement on defusing tensions in the Ladakh region . Scuffles are not uncommon, but Indian authorities say China upped the ante when its troops breached the line of con...

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Rep. Denver Riggleman ousted in Virginia GOP convention

Rep. Denver Riggleman ousted in Virginia GOP convention

Denver Riggleman and replaced him with an even more extreme Republican at a chaotic nominating convention rife with confusion and allegations of corruption", said the Democratic Party of Virginia in ...

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India says soldiers killed on disputed Himalayan border with China

India says soldiers killed on disputed Himalayan border with China

Further deadly clashes followed in 1967 , but the last shot fired in anger was in 1975, when four Indian soldiers were ambushed and killed along the dividing line in Arunachal Pradesh. But the Chi...

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Man Shot in Albuquerque at Site of Contentious Statue

Man Shot in Albuquerque at Site of Contentious Statue

The shooting took place as a group of six heavily-armed members of a militia group called the New Mexico Civil Guard began to clash with protesters, the Albuquerque Journal reported . "These extrem...

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N.Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office

N.Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea has made several threats in recent months in an apparent bid to increase pressure on the South to move forward with stalled bilateral economic projects and to take its side in demands for...

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Greece is 'ready to welcome tourists': Greek PM

Greece is 'ready to welcome tourists': Greek PM

Greece is about to reopen for worldwide travelers, and they're offering some financial incentives that are making the idea of a summer trip to their Mediterranean shores even more appealing. "The hone...

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Oluwatoyin "Toyin" Salau, Black Lives Matter Activist, Found Dead

Family members of Salau aso confirmed to USA Today that she died. Ms Salau recently gained attention as a prominent voice in protests in Tallahassee, Florida , after the death of George Floyd i...

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North Korea 'blows up liaison office' with the South as tensions rise

North Korea 'blows up liaison office' with the South as tensions rise

The liaison office had been closed since January 30 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to the South Korean Unification Ministry. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is expected to...

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SWAT team members resign from the unit due to security concerns

SWAT team members resign from the unit due to security concerns

They will remain with the police department. The memo says the safety of dogs was given priority over the safety of the officers at times. The recent resignation of the 10 members of a SWAT team o...

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HK’s Lam urges oppn not to ‘demonise’ security law

HK’s Lam urges oppn not to ‘demonise’ security law

He touched on new national security legislation that Beijing chose to impose on the territory. Secretary-General of Demosisto, Joshua Wong, was quoted as saying that the increasing demonisation of H...

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Boris Johnson announces merger of DFID, Foreign and Common Wealth Office

Boris Johnson announces merger of DFID, Foreign and Common Wealth Office

The government will maintain its commitment of spending 0.7% of GDP on foreign aid, but the merger of the two departments will lead to greater integration of charitable and commercial interests. Some ...

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Trump to sign executive order

Trump to sign executive order

His executive order encourages de-escalation training, better recruitment, sharing of data on police who have bad records, and money to support police in complicated duties related to people with me...

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Chinese military urges India to return to correct track of dialogue, negotiations

Chinese military urges India to return to correct track of dialogue, negotiations

But the incident late on Monday, which an Indian army spokesman described as a "violent face-off", was the first such confrontation since 1975 in which soldiers have died. A more overarching, key dr...

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New Zealand confirms two new cases of coronavirus

New Zealand confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Border restrictions have increased although people's lives are back to normal domestically, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said last week, adding that people at the border are being test...

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Ireland election breakthrough: Irish parties prepare to sign coalition deal today

Ireland election breakthrough: Irish parties prepare to sign coalition deal today

It will also put the Green Party at the centre of policymaking, in a significant development in Irish politics. The once-dominant parties have swapped power throughout the nation's history since eme...

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Shocked with attack on Indian Army, Harbhajan Singh demands to BAN China

Shocked with attack on Indian Army, Harbhajan Singh demands to BAN China

He said India was guilty of "provoking and attacking Chinese personnel " which had resulted in the confrontation. India has insisted that is has not launched any attacks. "We are at an extremely worr...

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Donald Trump's niece to publish explosive book about her family

Donald Trump's niece to publish explosive book about her family

Carson, the only African American in Trump's Cabinet, was asked during a syndicated radio interview if there was a chance he might convince Trump that "he ought not be upset" with players who kneel....

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North Korea destroys inter-Korean liason office in Kaesong

North Korea destroys inter-Korean liason office in Kaesong

The North has also threatened to abandon bilateral peace agreements reached during Kim Jong-un's three summits with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in 2018, while also expressing frustration over S...

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U.S. F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into The North Sea

U.S. F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into The North Sea

The plane is believed to have crashed 74 nautical miles off England's east coast but search and rescue teams are still looking for the missing pilot and the cause of the crash remains unknown. He ...

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Aircraft wreckage found in North Sea after USA fighter plane crash

Britain's coastguard said on Monday it had located the wreckage of a US Air Force fighter jet that crashed during a training mission in the North Sea but the pilot was still missing. The base is h...

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