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Indian and Chinese Troops Start Pulling Back in Disputed Region

Indian and Chinese Troops Start Pulling Back in Disputed Region

The military commanders from both sides are in constant touch with each other and are reported to have spoken 3-4 times on Sunday. Special Representatives of India and China on the Boundary Question...

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Daily COVID-19 report

Daily COVID-19 report

Four more residents died, health officials said, pushing the statewide death toll to 519. Texas had 10,028 newly confirmed cases on July 7, 2020 according to the daily data release by Texas Departm...

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COVID-19 infections in South Africa surpass 200 000

COVID-19 infections in South Africa surpass 200 000

Meanwhile, the total number of deaths related with the virus has reached 3,026, of which 74 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, Mkhize said. According to the World Health Organisation, there ...

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British sprinter accuses police of racial profiling

British sprinter accuses police of racial profiling

But this account was rejected by Ms Williams, who has said she is considering legal action against the Met. However, in an interview with The Times , Portuguese 400m record-holder Dos Santos said h...

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Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brasil and the newspaper Estado de S Paulo reported that Bolsonaro had shown signs of coronavirus, including a fever. Other world leaders who have had bouts with COVID-19 include British Prime Mini...

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US has not sought meeting with North Korea: Envoy

US has not sought meeting with North Korea: Envoy

Stephen Biegun arrived at an air base outside Seoul on Tuesday afternoon. Japan now has an entry ban in place for foreign travelers who have recently been to countries hit by the novel coronavirus, ...

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21 dead after bus plunges into lake in China

21 dead after bus plunges into lake in China

With almost 11 million students set to sit their college exams, the weather agency warned parents to heed forecasts and prepare school journeys carefully. About 141 fire rescue personnel, including 19...

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White House Pushes To Reopen Schools Despite A Surge In Coronavirus Cases

White House Pushes To Reopen Schools Despite A Surge In Coronavirus Cases

President Trump vowed to exert pressure on states to reopen their school districts this fall even as large parts of the country are experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases. School must reopen, they mus...

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Champion Australian snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident

Champion Australian snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident

Surfers, divers and lifeguards desperately tried to save him. Police have confirmed a 32-year-old man was unconscious when dragged from the water at Palm Beach around 10.40am on Wednesday. "It appea...

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Australian Olympic snowboarder drowned on Gold Coast

He is believed to have suffered a shallow water blackout just after 10.30am. Pullin was then transported back to shore on a jetski, where paramedics performed CPR on him for around 45 minutes. The m...

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Australian fights deadly snake while driving at over 100 kilometres per hour

Australian fights deadly snake while driving at over 100 kilometres per hour

Another added: "Can I just say, well done to the policeman for remaining calm & not making the assumption the driver was blatantly ignoring the law". A tradie has fought off a deadly snake using a k...

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Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 with virus ravaging Brazil

Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 with virus ravaging Brazil

On July 7, 2020, Bolsonaro became the third head of state or government to test positive for COVID-19. Since then, Bolsonaro has continued to attend social events and political rallies, often wear...

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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student she later married, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student she later married, dies

Letourneau's attorney confirmed news of her passing to NBC. After six months in jail, Letourneau was granted parole on the condition she did not see Fualaau, who was just 18 months older than her el...

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China 'disengages' frontline troops to ease tension in Galwan Valley

China 'disengages' frontline troops to ease tension in Galwan Valley

However analysts warn that resolving differences that have flared at different contested zones in the Himalayan ranges still pose a massive challenge and even though the eyeball-to-eyeball confrontati...

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Australia warns of 'arbitrary detention' in China, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

Australia warns of 'arbitrary detention' in China, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

Prime Minister Scott Morrison in June said Australian officials had raised Mr Gilespie's case with Chinese counterparts on a number of occasions and were still working to secure his freedom. It is not...

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Florida's new coronavirus cases break record, almost tying New York's peak

Florida's new coronavirus cases break record, almost tying New York's peak

A healthcare worker at a coronavirus test site in transit Sunday in Miami Gardens, Florida. The 10,059 affirmed new coronavirus instances from Sunday's Florida Department of Health upgrade, the next...

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Trump administration pushes for school reopenings as coronavirus cases surge

The United States has the highest number of cases and deaths worldwide from the novel coronavirus . "It is really. critically important to get our schools open", the official said, highlighting the...

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Trump's re-election campaign says it raises $266 million in second quarter

Trump's re-election campaign says it raises $266 million in second quarter

The second-quarter total is $111 million more than the first quarter of 2020, marking a "71 percent increase", the campaign said. And officials touted that the DNC outraised their rivals for a secon...

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Almost half of all counterintelligence cases relate to China — FBI director

Almost half of all counterintelligence cases relate to China — FBI director

He said Chinese nationals in the USA were often coerced by thinly veiled threats against their families back in China. Wray said the operation's principal aim now was to suppress dissent among t...

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Has among lowest Covid cases, also death rates per million population: HealthMin

Has among lowest Covid cases, also death rates per million population: HealthMin

India has crossed the threshold from six lakh to seven lakh cases of Covid-19 within five days. The US, Brazil, Spain, Russia, the UK, Italy and Mexico have 8,560.5, 7,419.1, 5,358.7, 4,713.5, 4,204...

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Florida schools required to open buildings in August

Florida schools required to open buildings in August

The order is subject to oversight from the Florida Department of Health. Despite having to delay their opening day, the Leon County School district already has plans in place to open in August as C...

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Daily rain and storm chances for week ahead

Daily rain and storm chances for week ahead

Low: 74° High: 92° 30%. We're stuck with lots of hazy, hot and humid days ahead as we watch the skies each afternoon and evening for pop-up thunderstorms. Keep reading for the forecast through the ...

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Driver Battles Deadly Snake During High-Speed Ride in Australia

The eastern brown snake , which is one of the deadliest in the world, tried to wrap itself around him as he drove along, but he managed to keep it at bay with his seatbelt and a knife, he told polic...

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Covid-19 vaccines getting nod for human trials ‘beginning of end’

Covid-19 vaccines getting nod for human trials ‘beginning of end’

The Indian Council of Medical Research said its July 2 directive to doctors to fast-track the trials to make the vaccine available for public-health use by August 15 was "meant to cut unnecessary red...

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Australian city ordered into lockdown again as coronavirus cases surge

Australian city ordered into lockdown again as coronavirus cases surge

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said the restrictions were onerous but necessary. Businesses are concerned about the logistics of a closed border, a potential headache for workers that depend on b...

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Over 2.8 million confirmed coronavirus cases in U.S.

Over 2.8 million confirmed coronavirus cases in U.S.

The United States recorded 39,379 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed on Sunday (Monday in Malaysia), as infections continue to trend up around the countr...

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President Trump’s worldview forged by domineering father, niece writes in new book

President Trump’s worldview forged by domineering father, niece writes in new book

You're stacked", Donald Trump said to Mary Trump , according to the Daily Beast . Mary Trump , 55, who has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, states that her uncle's view of the world ...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

CNN , which maintains a presence in Brazil and was one of the networks to which Bolsonaro spoke about his positive result, reported Tuesday he's been tested four times in four months. He has said ...

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Justin Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic

Justin Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic

The trip to Washington will be Lopez Obrador's first official overseas visit, and he will meet Trump on Wednesday. Trudeau previously said he was not sure about attending, citing tensions over possi...

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Mike Pompeo Says the US May Ban Chinese-Owned TikTok

Mike Pompeo Says the US May Ban Chinese-Owned TikTok

In an interview Monday with Fox News' Laura Ingraham , Pompeo said people should only download the app if they want their private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party. "The C...

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Aide to Russian space chief held on treason charges

Aide to Russian space chief held on treason charges

According to Russia's Federal Security Service, the FSB, Safronov is accused of working for a foreign intelligence agency, and passing secret information about military technology and the Russian defe...

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Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester on anniversary of famous speech

Frederick Douglass statue vandalized in Rochester on anniversary of famous speech

A statue of Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base and damaged beyond fix in NY. and the timing makes it look like revenge for the recent toppling of Confederate monuments. In the fiery speech,...

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Australia Closes Interstate Border Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak

This is the first time for 100 years that the border has been closed between the two states; it last happened in 1919 during the Spanish flu pandemic. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks...

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Kansas paper owner apologizes for cartoon equating mask rule with Holocaust

Kansas paper owner apologizes for cartoon equating mask rule with Holocaust

The cartoon , which was shared on Friday by the Anderson County Review , a small Kansas newspaper, depicted a woman wearing a mask with a Star of David emblazoned across it standing in front of a ...

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COVID-19: India overtakes Russian Federation to become third worst-hit nation

COVID-19: India overtakes Russian Federation to become third worst-hit nation

Check your state's restrictions on gathering limits. India is now the world's third worst-affected country, behind only the United States and Brazil. "The number of active cases in the country right...

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