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Republican COVID-19 Stimulus Package Will Be Unveiled Monday, Treasury Secretary Says

Republican COVID-19 Stimulus Package Will Be Unveiled Monday, Treasury Secretary Says

Mnuchin and Meadows would not discuss details, but the US$1 trillion Republican offer was expected to include another round of direct payments to individuals, a reduced federal supplement to unemploym...

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Coronavirus Victoria: State sets new COVID-19 record with 532 new cases

Coronavirus Victoria: State sets new COVID-19 record with 532 new cases

The coronavirus crisis gripping Victoria has worsened with the State registering a record 532 new cases and six deaths overnight. The state's second wave is being driven by workplace infections at...

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South China Sea: Australian warships reportedly 'confronted' by Chinese Navy

South China Sea: Australian warships reportedly 'confronted' by Chinese Navy

Australia's declaration mentioned the objections and complaints held by the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia in regards to Beijing's actions in the South China Sea, and "rejects" the validity of "lan...

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Mountain rescuers help ailing St Bernard off English peak

Mountain rescuers help ailing St Bernard off English peak

The Wasdale Mountain Rescue team rely on public contributions to their JustGiving.com/wasdalemrt page to fund their mountain safety efforts. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team were faced with a diff...

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Trump Claims He 'Often' Regrets Things He Retweets

Trump Claims He 'Often' Regrets Things He Retweets

Trump took a rare moment to reflect on Friday when Barstool Sports exec Dave Portnoy asked if he'd ever regretted something he tweeted. "Often, too often", Trump told Portnoy . "You've been cau...

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Man fatally shot at protest in Texas

Man fatally shot at protest in Texas

A man shot dead at a protest in Austin , Texas , was armed with an AK-47 rifle, and told a local reporter that opponents of Black Lives Matter are "p**sies". Demonstrators slashed vehicle tires an...

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Victoria records 10 deaths, 459 COVID-19 cases

Victoria records 10 deaths, 459 COVID-19 cases

The state's second wave is being driven by workplace infections at places like aged-care and healthcare facilities, big distribution centres, slaughterhouses, cold-storage facilities and warehouses, A...

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3 dead after small plane crashes into Utah neighborhood

3 dead after small plane crashes into Utah neighborhood

He told KSTU: "It's bad, it's awful". Rebecca Wyckoff, 36, was injured and is in critical condition, the department said . "Everything is good about her, and I hope she makes it through". A first-r...

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Meghan Markle begged her father Thomas Markle to come to her wedding

Meghan Markle begged her father Thomas Markle to come to her wedding

Prince Harry , the book's authors claim, proposed to Meghan during their August 2017 trip to Botswana. The Sussexes believe the establishment, the institution, the people their friends called the ...

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Israel arrests 55 anti-Netanyahu protesters

Israel arrests 55 anti-Netanyahu protesters

Israel appeared to have contained its first wave of coronavirus infections in the spring, with Netanyahu boasting that Israel was among the most successful countries in the world in its response wi...

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U.S. federal officers use tear gas in fresh confrontation with protesters

U.S. federal officers use tear gas in fresh confrontation with protesters

Protesters in Portland have been targeting the federal courthouse, setting fires outside and vandalizing the building that USA authorities say they have a duty to protect. "SPD promises the community ...

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John Lewis procession crosses 'Bloody Sunday' bridge in Selma on Sunday

John Lewis procession crosses 'Bloody Sunday' bridge in Selma on Sunday

Rest in eternal power, John Lewis . Once on the other side of the bridge spanning the Alabama River, his body will again make that 54-mile journey from the Black Belt town that became a household...

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Black Lives Matter Austin Protest Ends in Gunfire with One Dead

The suspect has been detained, they said. A witness at the scene named Julian told KUT's Mose Buchele the vehicle nearly came into contact with a group or protesters before the shooting started....

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Hezbollah attack on Israel ‘imminent,’ report says

Hezbollah attack on Israel ‘imminent,’ report says

Israel's military has taken a number of steps to increase preparedness after the announcement of Mohsen's martyrdom, according to Press TV. Israeli sources, however, refused to link the shelling to ...

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United Kingdom quarantines travelers from Spain in sudden blow to Europe's revival

United Kingdom quarantines travelers from Spain in sudden blow to Europe's revival

The corridors allow quarantine-free travel between the United Kingdom and more than 70 countries . Shapps had to phone in from Spain to the "crisis meeting" of ministers that removed it from the li...

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China responds to Trump administration's order, shuts down Houston consulate

China responds to Trump administration's order, shuts down Houston consulate

On Tuesday, the USA abruptly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, Texas, within 72 hours. Citing a law enforcement document, the New York Times reported that FBI investigations impli...

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Suspect in Nantes Cathedral arson attack confesses, lawyer says

Suspect in Nantes Cathedral arson attack confesses, lawyer says

The suspect, an asylum-seeker from Rwanda who has lived in France for several years, had apparently been tasked with locking up the cathedral on the night of the fire. The 39-year-old volunteer, who...

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Rival Militias NFAC and 111% Prepare To Descend On Louisville

Rival Militias NFAC and 111% Prepare To Descend On Louisville

Locally, demonstrations have focused on the police killing of Breonna Taylor who was gunned down in her home during a raid in March. "We were aware of these groups coming to protest", the LMPD tol...

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NSW Police Force statement on Supreme Court decision

NSW Police Force statement on Supreme Court decision

Pictured: Black Lives Matters supporters outside the Supreme Court of NSW on July 23. You say Black Lives Matter, but it's been business as usual for the past month. "Assistant Commissioner Maloney's ...

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Holidaymakers returning from Spain will have to self-isolate for 2 weeks

Holidaymakers returning from Spain will have to self-isolate for 2 weeks

And the measure will be imposed from midnight tonight (Saturday). British tourists flying home on Sunday (July 26) after a holiday in Spain angrily reacted to an abrupt decision by their government ...

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Behrouz Boochani, former Manus Island detainee, granted asylum in New Zealand

Behrouz Boochani, former Manus Island detainee, granted asylum in New Zealand

Boochani was held on Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Manus Island after being plucked from a refugee boat on its way to Australia in 2013. He catapulted to worldwide fame in 2019 after his book, No Frien...

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Melbourne virus conspiracist allowed through lockdown checkpoint despite not answering questions

Melbourne virus conspiracist allowed through lockdown checkpoint despite not answering questions

She was seen palming off the officer who stopped to ask her where she was headed and why she was attempting to leave Melbourne . 'At the end she says she feels good. With Greater Melbourne now unde...

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Protesters clash with Seattle police in latest outcry over U.S. feds

Protesters clash with Seattle police in latest outcry over U.S. feds

People must be able to demonstrate, and journalists must be able to cover such protests, without "risking arbitrary arrest or detention, being subject to unnecessary disproportionate or discriminato...

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North Korea reports first COVID-19 case

North Korea reports first COVID-19 case

The North's ruling party newspaper Rodong Sinmun wrote on Sunday that the country's leader Kim Jong Un ordered the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea to be sealed off. But there have b...

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India, Israel to make rapid Covid test kit

India, Israel to make rapid Covid test kit

The Israeli delegation led by the Directorate of Defense Research and Development in the Ministry of Defense , will conduct a series of tests to determine the effectiveness of a number of rapid diagn...

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Trump and Putin Held Wide-Ranging Phone Discussion July 23

Trump and Putin Held Wide-Ranging Phone Discussion July 23

Demonstrators say they want Furgal, who they think has been set up, to be flown back from Moscow and put on trial in Khabarovsk. City authorities estimated around 6,500 people had taken part. Demo...

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Tropical Storm Hanna strengthens into Atlantic’s first hurricane of 2020

Tropical Storm Hanna strengthens into Atlantic’s first hurricane of 2020

Winds could reach up to 110 m.p.h. later in the day, the National Weather Service warned , and forecasters were just as anxious about a barrage of rainfall, and even potential tornadoes. "Persons l...

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Colonial School Board votes 9-0 to approve school reopening plan

Colonial School Board votes 9-0 to approve school reopening plan

Similar to the Eau Claire School District's plan, the building will be closed on Wednesday for cleaning. The two students have been ordered to quarantine with their families. Water fountains will be...

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Latest COVID-19 numbers: Over 400,000 Florida cases, deaths over 5,000

Latest COVID-19 numbers: Over 400,000 Florida cases, deaths over 5,000

The others were an 11-year-old boy in Miami-Dade County, an 11-year-old girl in Broward County, a 16-year-old girl in Lee County, and a 17-year-old boy in Pasco County. Anyone with questions and conce...

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Complete Disengagement at Three Points, Including Galwan Valley

Complete Disengagement at Three Points, Including Galwan Valley

Interestingly, in what was first for a Chinese envoy in India Sun chose to react after Barton had said on Thursday that China's actions around the globe, including imposing a national security law...

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City scrubs BLM street mural when resident asks to paint 'MAGA 2020'

City scrubs BLM street mural when resident asks to paint 'MAGA 2020'

Redwood City was one of them until last week when the city quietly removed it. Pease said he doesn't believe "Black Lives Matter" to be a political statement but understands the position the city wa...

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Federal agents use tear gas to clear rowdy Portland protest

Federal agents use tear gas to clear rowdy Portland protest

The president, who has also sent tactical border officers to stand by for duty in Seattle, has defended the action, calling the protests in Portland "worse than Afghanistan". Oregon Public Broadca...

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Hanna becomes first hurricane of the season

Hanna becomes first hurricane of the season

Hanna was centred about 165 miles (270 kilometres) east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Friday night. The latest NHC and NOAA advisory, used at 10am CET ...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tweets negative COVID-19 test

Brazil's Bolsonaro tweets negative COVID-19 test

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's battle with the coronavirus has taken another twist. He did not say when he took the latest test. Just this week, on Wednesday, Bolsonaro announced he had te...

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White House executive offices close cafeterias after employee tests positive for coronavirus

White House executive offices close cafeterias after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Eateries in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the New Executive Office Building - both part of the greater White House complex and located near the West Wing - were closed on Wednesday ni...

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