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United Nations secretary-general demands Israel renounce West Bank annexation plans

United Nations secretary-general demands Israel renounce West Bank annexation plans

The call was made during a UN Security Council video conference in which several government ministers participated. "I call on the Israeli government to abandon its annexation plans", he said. Mor...

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Apple closes more stores amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Apple closes more stores amid spike in COVID-19 cases

The seven stores closing for a second time in Houston are Baybrook, Highland Village, Houston Galleria, Memorial City, Willowbrook Mall, First Colony Mall and The Woodlands. Greg Abbott told local new...

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Democrats announce plans to scale back in-person convention in Milwaukee

Democrats announce plans to scale back in-person convention in Milwaukee

The big picture: Former Vice President Joe Biden is still set to accept the Democratic Party's nomination in Milwaukee this summer, but organizers are rebranding the event as a "Convention Across A...

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Human Error Caused Pakistan Plane Crash That Killed 97

Human Error Caused Pakistan Plane Crash That Killed 97

The Airbus A-320 from Lahore came down about a kilometre short of the runway on its second attempt to land. All on board, except two, were killed in the crash . They were anxious about their families...

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Google, Twitter, and Amazon condemn Trump's anti-immigration order

Google, Twitter, and Amazon condemn Trump's anti-immigration order

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday suspending H-1B, L-1, J and other temporary work visas until the end of the year, while also extending the hold on green cards for new immi...

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Sexual harassment allegations means Heydon isn't suitable to an AC: Shorten

Sexual harassment allegations means Heydon isn't suitable to an AC: Shorten

The country's top court apologised to the six women, saying it had been told of the allegations in 2019. High Court Chief Justice Susan Kiefel said yesterday the court was "ashamed that this could...

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Ahmaud Arbery Case: 3 Suspects Officially Indicted On Murder Charges

Ahmaud Arbery Case: 3 Suspects Officially Indicted On Murder Charges

Greg McMichael told police he suspected Arbery was a burglar and that Arbery attacked his son before being shot. An attorney for Bryan has repeatedly said Bryan committed no crime and was only a ...

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Kosovo president withdraws from White House trip after war crimes indictment

Kosovo president withdraws from White House trip after war crimes indictment

A prosecutor in The Hague has indicted Kosovar President Hashim Thaci, former parliamentary chairman Kadri Veseli, and "others" for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during ...

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Fauci Says Racism Has Led to Spread of Coronavirus

Fauci Says Racism Has Led to Spread of Coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci , the top infectious disease expert in the US told a House committee on Tuesday he is "cautiously optimistic" a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus will be ready by the end of this year...

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COVID-19: Kerala reports highest ever cases

COVID-19: Kerala reports highest ever cases

As per the recent statement from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 1,144 new COVID-19 positive cases and 38 deaths reported in Mumbai on June 24. As many as 82 deaths were from previous days. ...

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Covid-19 vaccine dose would cost about B1,000

AstraZeneca Chief Executive Officer Pascal Soriot last month warned that the company was running out of time to effectively test the vaccine as the number of cases decline in Europe. "We also have the...

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Spain reopens borders on Sunday hoping to re-launch the tourism season

Spain reopens borders on Sunday hoping to re-launch the tourism season

On Sunday more than 100 flights will land in Spain, bringing tourists from within the UE and Schengen area nations to the mainland and across Spain free movement resumes, as residents are once again p...

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Two More Staffers Working on Trump's Tulsa Rally Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two More Staffers Working on Trump's Tulsa Rally Test Positive for Coronavirus

At 8:45 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Trump tweeted, "There will never be an "Autonomous Zone" in Washington , D.C., as long as I'm your President". What kind of "serious force" wasn't mentioned. But Trump d...

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Cuomo Embraces Travel Restriction He Called 'Anti-American' When Trump Suggested It

Cuomo Embraces Travel Restriction He Called 'Anti-American' When Trump Suggested It

Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Phil Murphy of New Jersey and Ned Lamont of CT jointly announced the move today. "We know the transmission rate in every state, and we want to make sure what'...

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Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

Pubs, restaurants in England to reopen as virus toll eases

The two-metre rule will be eased, replaced with a "one-metre plus" measure, with the protection offered by the physical distance enhanced by other mitigation measures such as the use of face coverings...

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Marshall County, Starke County Positive COVID-19 Case Count Continues to Increase

Marshall County, Starke County Positive COVID-19 Case Count Continues to Increase

The new cases pushed the state's 7-day rolling average up to nearly 673, an 80-case increase over Tuesday's average . The county is seeing 150,000 to 200,000 visitors each week. "This is not a new de...

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Appeals court orders judge to dismiss case against Michael Flynn

Appeals court orders judge to dismiss case against Michael Flynn

The split could tee up an appeal to the full circuit court in Washington or even the U.S. Supreme Court. "Great! Appeals Court Upholds Justice Departments Request To Drop Criminal Case Against Gen...

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India initiates diplomatic spat with Pakistan

India initiates diplomatic spat with Pakistan

New Delhi expelled two Pakistani diplomats on May 31 after they were held for alleged spying, claims Islamabad said were "baseless". In its statement , the MEA said: "The behaviour of Pakistan and...

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USA seeing 'disturbing surge' in COVID-19 infections

Fauci and other top health officials also said they have not been asked to slow down virus testing , in contrast to Trump's claim last weekend that he had ordered fewer tests be performed because th...

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Trump asks what the '19' in COVID-19 stands for

Trump asks what the '19' in COVID-19 stands for

Anthony Fauci said during an appearance on CNN it would be hard to see how football could be played in the fall if players weren't quarantined in a " bubble ". The country's total number of new dai...

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WHO Reporting Largest Single Day Increase of COVID-19 Cases

WHO Reporting Largest Single Day Increase of COVID-19 Cases

The head of the World Health Organization has sent out a fresh warning over the dangers of the new coronavirus . Brazil , which has the world's second-largest number of cases behind the Unite...

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World Health Organization reports 'largest daily increase' in COVID-19 cases

World Health Organization reports 'largest daily increase' in COVID-19 cases

Ghebreyesus said. World Health Organisation Director General Tedros Adhanom says he expects the number of coronavirus cases around the world, now at about 9.3 million, to reach 10 million next wee...

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Absentee ballots for August 4 election available

Absentee ballots for August 4 election available

The victor will take on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the fall. "I've always voted, always voted in person and try to do my civic duty". "We have warned people from day one - please don'...

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US, Russia discuss nuclear disarmament accord

US, Russia discuss nuclear disarmament accord

The Trump administration had invited Beijing's representatives to Vienna, however China responded that it had "no intention" of getting concerned in trilateral talks. Billingslea tweeted a picture o...

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New York City begins 2nd phase of reopening

New York City begins 2nd phase of reopening

The city estimates that the latest move will send up to 300,000 people back to work. " Phase One was a big deal but Phase Two is really a giant step for this city", Mayor Bill de Blasio said at his...

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At least one killed as magnitude 7.4 quake strikes southern Mexico

At least one killed as magnitude 7.4 quake strikes southern Mexico

Geological Survey. One video showed the ground moving during the tremor in Oaxaca. That includes the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala , El Salvador, and Mexico . Earlier estimates put the magnitude...

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Senior U.S. Officials to Hold Landmark Meeting on Israeli Annexation

Senior U.S. Officials to Hold Landmark Meeting on Israeli Annexation

They also show strong support for the European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell's previous statement warning that "annexation could not pass unchallenged". The White House is expected to hold ...

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India may allow foreign airlines on select routes

India may allow foreign airlines on select routes

Countries like the US, France and Germany have requested that their airlines be allowed to operate the repatriation flights like Air India. After the USA announced restrictions on Air India's specia...

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Singapore PM Calls for Early Elections Amid Coronavirus

Singapore PM Calls for Early Elections Amid Coronavirus

The Parliament has also been dissolved, and Nomination Day has been set for June 30. "The alternative is to wait out the COVID-19 pandemic , but we have no assurance that the pandemic will be over ...

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Muhammad Ali Jr Supports Trump: Black Lives Matter Is Racist!!

Muhammad Ali Jr Supports Trump: Black Lives Matter Is Racist!!

Ali was a complicated man who was not flawless, but he was always putting his livelihood and body on the line to say what needed to be said regarding America's racist history in public and private s...

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Senate prepares for showdown over police reform bill

Senate prepares for showdown over police reform bill

Democrats have largely denounced the Senate Republican bill , saying it relies heavily on incentives to encourage police reforms rather than mandating changes in law and policy, as the Democrati...

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Temperature surpasses 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Arctic Russian town

Temperature surpasses 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Arctic Russian town

In February, the WMO said a research base in the Antarctic had recorded the hottest temperature ever for that continent. The extreme weather in the town of Verkhoyansk comes as Siberia has seen ...

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Stunning pictures show partial 'ring of fire' solar eclipse

Stunning pictures show partial 'ring of fire' solar eclipse

The Moon has a varied orbit from its closest point of 225,623 miles from our planet, less than 29 Earth's, to 252,088 miles away, or 32 Earth's. The shadow of the moon falls on the earth during a ...

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Seattle shootings see Mayor order closure of 'occupied' protest zone

Seattle shootings see Mayor order closure of 'occupied' protest zone

The Seattle Police Department will also return to the East Precinct building within the boundaries of the CHOP zone, which officers were forced to abandon earlier this month after violent clashes ...

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Boris Johnson accused of exaggerating number of schools that were reopening

Boris Johnson accused of exaggerating number of schools that were reopening

Johnson's announcement that pubs and restaurants will also be permitted to open from July 4 was met with cheers from the House of Commons. While hairdressers and weddings are back on the cards, John...

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