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Brazilian president vetoes law requiring use of masks in public spaces

Brazilian president vetoes law requiring use of masks in public spaces

Passengers in masks travel in a subway auto in downtown Sao Paulo on June 29, in Sao Paulo, Brazil . On Tuesday, a judge overturned a court ruling requiring Bolsonaro to wear a face mask in public,...

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Portugal slams UK decision to leave it off quarantine list as 'absurd'

Portugal slams UK decision to leave it off quarantine list as 'absurd'

Pedro Siza Vieira, the Portuguese Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition said: "We continue to discuss with the British authorities in order to explain that Portugal, as a whole and in part...

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Democracy activists' books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries after new law

Democracy activists' books unavailable in Hong Kong libraries after new law

The sweeping legislation, which came into force on Tuesday night at the same time its contents were published , punishes crimes related to secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign ...

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FBI Agent: How We Nailed Hushpuppi And His Accomplices

FBI Agent: How We Nailed Hushpuppi And His Accomplices

A Nigerian Instagram celebrity who paraded his colossal riches to 2.4 million supporters has showed up in a U.S. court on charges of cash washing and cyber wrongdoings, prosecutors have declared in ...

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Castex set to cast new light on Macron's vision for France

Castex set to cast new light on Macron's vision for France

France's gradual reopening plan has been seen as generally successful so far. He is considered an expert in social affairs and health policies. His departure is expected to pave the way for a govern...

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Japan's 'most powerful' woman wins second term as Tokyo governor

Japan's 'most powerful' woman wins second term as Tokyo governor

Meanwhile, Yamamoto wanted to cancel the Tokyo Olympics altogether and use the funds to assist those affected by the crisis. Utsunomiya has pledged to reinforce the capital's medical services that b...

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Ellsworth County reports five new cases of COVID-19

Ellsworth County reports five new cases of COVID-19

Local health officials are reporting an additional COVID-19 case in northwest Montana. The state has reported 2,911 deaths. On Saturday, four new COVID-19 related deaths were reported, much lower ...

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After throwing birthday bash for 100, Hyderabad jeweller dies of COVID-19

After throwing birthday bash for 100, Hyderabad jeweller dies of COVID-19

The party was attended by members of the jewellers association and just two days after the party, the host developed symptoms for the novel Coronavirus and got admitted into a private hospital. In s...

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Trump claims 99% of coronavirus cases in U.S. are 'totally harmless'

Trump claims 99% of coronavirus cases in U.S. are 'totally harmless'

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior campaign official and the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr , has tested positive for coronvirus. Days later, he addressed a packed megachurch for a Students for Trump eve...

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Premier of Australia's Victoria defends hard COVID-19 lockdown By Reuters

Premier of Australia's Victoria defends hard COVID-19 lockdown By Reuters

The state reported no new cases on Friday. Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews said the latest figures there were a very real concern to everybody. Many don't speak English as their first lang...

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Prince Andrew 'bewildered' after Maxwell arrest

Prince Andrew 'bewildered' after Maxwell arrest

Lawyer Lisa Bloom, who represents six of Epstein's alleged victims, also urged the duke to co-operate with the investigation and said "nobody should be above the law". The Duke of York was accused of ...

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Who’s wake up call to nations on COVID-19

Who’s wake up call to nations on COVID-19

The initial timeline on WHO's website stated that on December 31 the "Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province". The lack of clarit...

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Lawyer for Jeffery Epstein victims thinks Ghislaine Maxwell will die in jail

Lawyer for Jeffery Epstein victims thinks Ghislaine Maxwell will die in jail

In an interview with Fox News reporter Bryan Llenas , the woman (who chose to remain anonymous and was only referred to as Jane Doe) said that she is willing to take the stand and testify against Max...

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Trump plans massive fireworks display for July 4 amid COVID-19

Trump plans massive fireworks display for July 4 amid COVID-19

President Donald Trump speaks during a "Salute to America" event on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, July 4, 2020 , in Washington . Instead of adopting a unifying tone, Trump - facin...

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Seven injured in car bombing at Mogadishu port

Seven injured in car bombing at Mogadishu port

Ali Abdullahi, an official from the South West regional state, said the mine was detonated inside a restaurant by remote control as people were dining. The situation has been further complicated by Al...

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Vladimir Putin trashes US Embassy for flying rainbow flag during Pride Month

Vladimir Putin trashes US Embassy for flying rainbow flag during Pride Month

For the first time, Russians had seven days to cast their ballots. In addition to adding populist and conservative tenets to the Constitution, the changes also allow Putin to seek re-election twic...

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Florida, Texas both post record daily increases in coronavirus cases

Florida, Texas both post record daily increases in coronavirus cases

According to the Florida Department of Health's dashboard, Orange County set a new record on Friday , as well, with Saturday's report tallying 1,166 new same-day cases, for a total of 13,262 cases si...

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Man defends pointing rifle at protesters outside mansion home

Man defends pointing rifle at protesters outside mansion home

Meanwhile , attorney for the couple, Albert Watkins , said that McCloskeys are "for the Black Lives Matter movement". "One person pulled out some loaded pistol magazine and clicked them together ...

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Protester from Bellingham hit and seriously injured on I-5 in Seattle

Protester from Bellingham hit and seriously injured on I-5 in Seattle

The driver swerved around the vehicles and drove onto the shoulder, slamming into two protesters as they and others scrambled to try to get out of the way. Mead said the protesters entered the interst...

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Trump thanks PM Modi for Independence Day greetings, says 'America loves India'

Addressing a "radical left" in the US, Trump insisted that the group are being "defeated" alongside "Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters and people who in many instances have absolute...

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Boris Johnson's Father Defends Trip to Greece Despite Covid-19 Advisory

Boris Johnson's Father Defends Trip to Greece Despite Covid-19 Advisory

Hounded by local and worldwide media in Pelion, a visibly unnerved Mr Johnson said he was unaware of the outcry in Britain about his flight. Referring to his residence in Greece , Mr Johnson told r...

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Who alerted World Health Organization about COVID-19? Not China

Who alerted World Health Organization about COVID-19? Not China

More than 10m cases have been recorded worldwide since coronavirus emerged in China late a year ago. His message remained "Test, Trace, Isolate and Quarantine", he said. Peaks in Africa and South As...

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Herman Cain Contracts Coronavirus After Attending Trump Rally In Tulsa

Herman Cain Contracts Coronavirus After Attending Trump Rally In Tulsa

By Wednesday, he had developed symptoms serious enough to require hospitalisation. However, he was taken to an Atlanta, Georgia hospital less than two weeks after he attended a campaign rally for Mr...

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New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence reports on Russian bounties

New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence reports on Russian bounties

The officials told the Times that the timing and highlights of the memo, which is said to contain no new details, imply that it aimed to fortify the administration's efforts to defend staying silent...

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England unlocks travel with 59 countries - but not the US

England unlocks travel with 59 countries - but not the US

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the change, which reverses a two-week quarantine policy imposed in June , would lead to the "reopening of the nation". Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon s...

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Jeffrey Epstein case: Ghislaine Maxwell faces 35 years in prison

Jeffrey Epstein case: Ghislaine Maxwell faces 35 years in prison

I would say it's more than 20 or 30 times", the woman told Llenas. "She is a rapist". The British royal family has been dragged once again into the Jeffrey Epstein scandal as a photograph emerged ...

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Hushpuppi conspired to defraud Premier League club of N48bn

Hushpuppi conspired to defraud Premier League club of N48bn

He is also accused of conspiring to launder millions of dollars in stolen money. "This case targets a key player in a large, transnational conspiracy who was living an opulent lifestyle in another c...

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Two women injured after driver hits protesters on closed Seattle freeway

Troopers do not know whether it was a targeted attack, but impairment is not considered a factor. Interstate 5 has been closed at times for protests in the weeks since. Protesters had shut down the ...

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8-Year-old killed in Alabama mall shooting

8-Year-old killed in Alabama mall shooting

In November 2018 at the mall, a police officer fatally shot a Black man with a gun after mistaking him for the gunman in an earlier shooting at the mall. It's unknown how many shooters were involved i...

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New Administration Memo Seeks to Foster Doubts About Suspected Russian Bounties

New Administration Memo Seeks to Foster Doubts About Suspected Russian Bounties

Many former national security officials said in the article that the depiction of the note suggests that it could be shaken by political intentions. However, according to a US official who knows the...

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Aurora officers fired after picture revealed depicting chokehold near Elijah McClain memorial

Aurora officers fired after picture revealed depicting chokehold near Elijah McClain memorial

The officer who mimicked the chokehold, Jaron Jones , resigned earlier this week. He was sent the photo by one of the three and had responded with a text saying " haha ", local USA media reported. ...

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Siberian tiger kills zookeeper in Zurich

Siberian tiger kills zookeeper in Zurich

The zoo hosts two adult Amur tigers: a five-year-old female called Irina and a four-and-a-half-year-old male called Sayan. She died on the spot. The Siberian tiger was born in 2015 at a zoo in the D...

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World Health Organization first got virus outbreak info from its office, not China

World Health Organization first got virus outbreak info from its office, not China

On January 2, the WHO representative in China wrote to the National Health Commission, offering WHO support and repeating the request for further information on the cluster of cases. Michael McCaul ...

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Man killed after shark attack off Queensland’s Fraser Island

Man killed after shark attack off Queensland’s Fraser Island

A doctor and nurse provided first aid to him on shore before paramedics arrived. QLD Ambulance told Yahoo News Australia a rescue helicopter is at the scene and the diver's condition is now not know...

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Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend coronavirus positive

Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend coronavirus positive

Prior to the diagnosis, Guilfoyle reportedly did not experience any symptoms. Somewhere along the line, however, the former co-host of The Five, contracted COVID-19. "She was never was with POTUS, and...

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