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First Warning Forecast: Extreme heat today, more storms tomorrow

First Warning Forecast: Extreme heat today, more storms tomorrow

That will lead to spotty showers and storms increasing this afternoon. Highs in the low and mid 80s then stick with us through the weekend into the start of August! The clouds will keep most of us i...

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USA announces withdrawal of 11,000 troops from 'delinquent' Germany

USA announces withdrawal of 11,000 troops from 'delinquent' Germany

The Pentagon also will move an F-16 fighter squadron from Germany to Italy, closer to the Black Sea area where they can protect NATO's southeastern region, he said. It's also unclear whether the T...

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India coronavirus cases hit 1.5 million, new study questions data

India coronavirus cases hit 1.5 million, new study questions data

A study released on Tuesday that tested for coronavirus antibodies reported that some 57 percent of people in Mumbai's densely-populated slums have had the infection - far more than what officia...

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Pentagon Plans To Pull Nearly 12,000 Troops From Germany, Costing Billions

Pentagon Plans To Pull Nearly 12,000 Troops From Germany, Costing Billions

He said the relocation of troops and a fighter jet squadron to Italy, and more rotations of armored Stryker units into the Black Sea region, was focused on the potential threat to southeastern Europe...

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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer jailed in Iran 'moved to remote prison'

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer at Melbourne University, has been in jail since September 2018. Qarchak is around 33 miles south of Evin and houses prisoners convicted of murder as well as drugs off...

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Vietnam evacuating Da Nang a city of 80000 after three virus cases

Vietnam evacuating Da Nang a city of 80000 after three virus cases

Earlier, the World Health Organization had praised Laos and Vietnam for successfully overcoming the pandemic . The evacuations of mostly local tourists will take at least four days with domestic ai...

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United Kingdom tells China: We will be watching Hong Kong elections closely

United Kingdom tells China: We will be watching Hong Kong elections closely

Canada , the United Kingdom and Australia are part of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance. Mr Wang warned on Tuesday that China reserved the right to respond after New Zealand suspended its ext...

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QLD shuts border with Greater Sydney

QLD shuts border with Greater Sydney

The Premier slammed two Queenslanders who have tested positive after lying about an interstate trip , claiming due to their "negligent actions" authorities now had to do extensive contact tracing. "W...

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Portland protest groups file wide-ranging lawsuit against DHS, other federal agencies

Portland protest groups file wide-ranging lawsuit against DHS, other federal agencies

Local authorities have denounced the federal militarised agents, stating that the law enforcement effort is making the situation worse. Floyd, a Black man, died after a White police officer, Derek Cha...

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Revised missile pact with US to facilitate South Korean spy satellite

Revised missile pact with US to facilitate South Korean spy satellite

The restrictions have historically stifled the country's ability to develop its civilian space sector, largely out of concern that the technology could also enable growth in ballistic missile and nucl...

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PM Modi launches 3 new Covid-19 testing facilities

PM Modi launches 3 new Covid-19 testing facilities

The prime minister said these hi-tech state-of-the-art testing facilities will boost the testing capacity by nearly 10,000 daily tests in each of the three cities. The country's COVID-19 death rate wa...

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German police excavate allotment in search for clues — Madeleine McCann case

Madeleine was three years old when she went missing while on holiday with her family in Portugal in 2007. Despite an worldwide manhunt, no trace of her has been found and the case remains unsolved. Ge...

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China seizes US consulate in Chengdu, retaliating for Houston

China seizes US consulate in Chengdu, retaliating for Houston

Wang said he didn't want to see bilateral relations worsen but put the blame on the US. Chinese state media showed pictures of lorries leaving the consulate and workers removing diplomatic insignia ...

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At least three protesters detained at Sydney Black Lives Matter march

At least three protesters detained at Sydney Black Lives Matter march

Five of those people - three men and two women - were handed $1000 fines for breaching public health orders, while a third woman was handed an infringement notice for offensive language. "Police were ...

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Topps NOW Dr. Fauci First Pitch Card Shatters Company Records

Topps NOW Dr. Fauci First Pitch Card Shatters Company Records

When asked if there should be a coordinated national strategy for reopening, as some state governors said they would not accept plans set by the administration, and the President said some states shou...

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Barr says 'rioters' not linked to Floyd, defends US feds' response

Barr says 'rioters' not linked to Floyd, defends US feds' response

Nadler said Barr had "aided and abetted" Trump's worst impulses. The hearing marks Barr's first testimony before the House Judiciary Committee since he took office in February 2019, and comes as the ...

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Biden proposes Fed focus on closing racial wealth gaps

Biden proposes Fed focus on closing racial wealth gaps

He accused Trump of deploying federal agents to quell unrest in Portland, Oregon, as a political tactic to stoke division and rescue what he called a failing campaign. The central bank already include...

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Twitter temporarily limits Donald Trump Jr's account over COVID-19 misinformation rules

Twitter temporarily limits Donald Trump Jr's account over COVID-19 misinformation rules

Facebook and YouTube are also working to scrub instances of the viral video . Surabian hit back at Twitter's response, saying that Trump Jr was effectively suspended by the restrictions. In...

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Hong Kong to suspend UK, Canada, Australia crime treaties

Hong Kong to suspend UK, Canada, Australia crime treaties

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Tuesday strongly protested the moves. "Therefore, China has made a decision to suspend Hong Kong's extradition treaties as well as the agreemen...

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Work begins in France to recreate process that powers the Sun

Work begins in France to recreate process that powers the Sun

And I'm looking forward to seeing these extraordinary components combine to make something even greater than the sum of its parts", Simson said, thanking the European Domestic Agency and Fusion for En...

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United Kingdom quarantine restrictions unjust: Spain PM

United Kingdom quarantine restrictions unjust: Spain PM

Returned travellers would need to quarantine for eight days before being tested, and then only remain in quarantine for another two days should they test negative. Health Minister Helen Whately said r...

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Chinese mainland reports 68 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Chinese mainland reports 68 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

China is battling the most aggressive return of Covid-19 in months, driven by infections in the far western region of Xinjiang and a separate flare-up in the northeast. The cluster, which first starte...

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Australian Outback pub bans messy emus for 'bad behaviour'

Australian Outback pub bans messy emus for 'bad behaviour'

In a lot of strategies, the emus are a welcome distraction in a small city in Australia's huge Outback. The emus were hatched and raised by locals in the isolated town, population 12, and so are use...

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World Health Organization says COVID-19 pandemic is 'one big wave', not seasonal

World Health Organization says COVID-19 pandemic is 'one big wave', not seasonal

Tedros also said that " the United Nations health body's emergency committee would convene to re-examine the declaration that the outbreak constituted a "public health emergency of worldwide concern"....

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Iran’s Salami Applauds Victory over Fake, Defenseless Aircraft Carrier in Military Drill

Iran’s Salami Applauds Victory over Fake, Defenseless Aircraft Carrier in Military Drill

The ongoing large-scale Iranian drills, dubbed the "Great Prophet 14", are showcasing the country's naval and air might, as they are training to take on a carrier belonging to a "hypothetical enemy". ...

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Police Detain Texas Man for Shooting Armed Protester Dead

Police Detain Texas Man for Shooting Armed Protester Dead

The Black Lives Matter street-level instigator, 28-year-old Garrett Foster , expressed his violent intent earlier that night in an interview while openly carrying his AK-47. "I was afraid something...

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Apparently, Tom Cotton Doesn’t Want Kids To Learn About Slavery

Apparently, Tom Cotton Doesn’t Want Kids To Learn About Slavery

Tom Cotton of Arkansas described slavery as a "necessary evil" in his ongoing effort to prevent USA schools from teaching the 1619 Project , an initiative from The New York Times that reframes A...

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Madeleine McCann investigators search German allotment

Police raised hopes in June that the mystery over the 2007 disappearance of the three-year-old girl could finally be solved when they revealed they are investigating a 43-year-old German man in relati...

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Florida reports more than 9,000 new coronavirus cases

Florida reports more than 9,000 new coronavirus cases

Of the approximately 6,100 coronavirus deaths in Florida, 2,760 have been residents and employees at long-term care facilities. That made California the most affected state in the United States foll...

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Officials ID swimmer killed in apparent shark attack off coast of Maine

Officials ID swimmer killed in apparent shark attack off coast of Maine

Monday near the western shore of the island, the department said. Maine Marine Patrol spokesman Jeff Nichols says the victim was swimming with another person near the shores of White Sails Lane on B...

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Trump files new challenge to release of financial records

Trump files new challenge to release of financial records

They asked a judge to declare it "invalid and unenforceable". Lawyers for Trump filed a new complaint on Monday raising objections to a subpoena sent by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr....

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Ex-Balearics President: Spain has lower Covid numbers than the UK

Ex-Balearics President: Spain has lower Covid numbers than the UK

The paper reports the Government is also considering instructing everyone who has returned from Spain since July 23 to get tested. "As well as sharing this information, to minimise necessary disru...

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Malaysian ex-PM Najib to learn fate in first 1MDB trial

Malaysian ex-PM Najib to learn fate in first 1MDB trial

Stolen cash was allegedly used to bankroll Hollywood hit "The Wolf of Wall Street", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and United States investment titan Goldman Sachs also became embroiled in the scandal. I...

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US Counterspy Warns About Election Threats from Iran

US Counterspy Warns About Election Threats from Iran

The country's top counterintelligence official issued a warning Friday regarding the USA election in November, though he's getting some pushback from Democratic leaders. "As Americans, we are all in t...

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'I was too fat': Boris Johnson launches United Kingdom obesity reduction drive

'I was too fat': Boris Johnson launches United Kingdom obesity reduction drive

Advertising trade body ISBA said it was "deeply disappointed" by the announcement, saying in an emailed statement that it "will cost families more at the checkout, denies small businesses the targeted...

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