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Unrest in downtown Minneapolis: How it unfolded

Unrest in downtown Minneapolis: How it unfolded

The woman was taken into custody a short time later. As officers approach, Sole pulls out a handgun and fatally shoots himself. That footage shows officers approach the man, wearing a white shirt, g...

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Effingham County Adds 44 New Cases of COVID-19 Wednesday

The Wyoming Department of Health reports the state has had 3,135 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 37 deaths in the state resulting from COVID-19. In Columbiana County, the ODH reports 1,781 positive ca...

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Mali suspended from worldwide Francophone community over coup

Mali suspended from worldwide Francophone community over coup

The two missions training Mali's army and police as part of worldwide efforts to stabilise Mali and extend the state's authority are frozen because they were created to support "the legitimate natio...

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Mauritius: Japanese ship that spilled oil sent to deep

Mauritius: Japanese ship that spilled oil sent to deep

Nagashiki Shipping , the owner of the vessel, reported that as of August 25, they have successfully sunk the front part of the ship in the open ocean as instructed by the authorities. "We did not conf...

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Mike Pence Warns: ‘You Won’t Be Safe in Joe Biden’s America’

Mike Pence Warns: ‘You Won’t Be Safe in Joe Biden’s America’

With his wife, Karen, and about 130 people listening, Pence vowed that he and Trump "will stand with those who stand on the Thin Blue Line, and we're not going to defund the police - not now, not ev...

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Global tourism lost $320 billion in 5 months from virus

Global tourism lost $320 billion in 5 months from virus

Worldwide tourist arrivals decreased by 56% and $320 billion in exports from tourism were lost in the first five months of 2020 - more than three times the loss during the Global Economic Crisis of 20...

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Trump administration "fine" with China’s trade deal implementation -Kudlow

Chinese purchases of U.S. goods are running well behind the pace needed to meet a first year increase of US$77 billion (RM321.6 billion) specified in the deal, according to official data. With Trump...

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United Kingdom government ditches advice on masks at English schools

United Kingdom government ditches advice on masks at English schools

The change is being seen as another policy U-turn, just weeks after ministers were forced to scrap the use of an algorithm which gave 17- and 18-year-olds lower-than-expected exam grades. Mr Johnson t...

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Officials declare COVID-19 outbreaks at two B.C. health facilities

Officials declare COVID-19 outbreaks at two B.C. health facilities

Currently, 21 individuals are hospitalized with COVID-19, seven of whom are in intensive care. Fremont County has the most cases of any county in the state with 517 confirmed cases and 13 deaths, ac...

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Bali postpones plan to welcome int’l visitors in Sep

Bali postpones plan to welcome int’l visitors in Sep

As of now, there's no confirmed date for which foreign tourists will be allowed to visit again. Millions of foreigners fly to Bali each year in search of deserted beaches, terraced rice fields and s...

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Pfizer, BioNTech pick U.S. hospital as trial site for Covid vaccine

A call out has been put out today for volunteers to take part in the next stage of human trials for a promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate. "As most people are now aware, COVID-19 appears to be more...

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison seeking veto powers over China deals

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison seeking veto powers over China deals

Zhao said China and the EU have given each other strong support to battle the virus, and in the wake of the pandemic, two sides kept high-level communications and the two sides successfully held the 2...

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Hurricane Laura at 150mph winds, near Category 5 - Texas-Louisiana landfall expected

Hurricane Laura at 150mph winds, near Category 5 - Texas-Louisiana landfall expected

Forecasters said storm surge topped by waves could submerge entire towns. What about wind from Category 4 Laura? There is also a more-than 90 percent chance that the strong winds will hit parts ...

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KCNA: Kim calls for prevention efforts against coronavirus, looming typhoon

KCNA: Kim calls for prevention efforts against coronavirus, looming typhoon

Typhoon Bavi as of Wednesday morning was near the South Korean island of Jeju and was on course to hit the northwest coast of the Korean Peninsula around daybreak Thursday morning. Representative Ki...

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Hurricane Laura has strengthened into a beast

Hurricane Laura has strengthened into a beast

Ocean water topped by white-capped waves began rising ominously as the monster neared land. The governors of Texas , Louisiana and MS have all declared emergencies. In Louisiana, evacuation ord...

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McEnany says Trump supported her amid mastectomy

McEnany says Trump supported her amid mastectomy

McEnany spoke about how she had been diagnosed with the BRCA2 gene, which was the same mutation her mother and many other women in her family had, meaning they have a much higher chance of developing...

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Christchurch mosque attack sentencing: Jacinda Ardern praises strength of victims

Christchurch mosque attack sentencing: Jacinda Ardern praises strength of victims

Survivor Mustafa Boztas, who returned from Turkey for the hearing, told the gunman he was "just an insignificant killer who's lonely, scared and left behind to suffer for eternity". The Afghani man to...

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Lebanese Army: Israel Fired 200+ Shells & Missiles Into Lebanon

Lebanese Army: Israel Fired 200+ Shells & Missiles Into Lebanon

Israel said Wednesday it had conducted air strikes against Hezbollah observation posts in Lebanon after shots were fired from across the border towards its troops the previous evening. Israel has l...

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Person voting for 2020 election begins September 18

Person voting for 2020 election begins September 18

BOEs will also be required to count votes, as well as reconcile affidavits and absentee ballots no more than 48 hours after elections. Tulsa County Election Board Secretary Gwen Freeman told 2 Works...

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Miami police officer's wife dies after getting locked in SUV

Miami police officer's wife dies after getting locked in SUV

Temperatures reached over 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) as Paulino spent about four hours stuck inside the SUV until her family discovered her body, police. While investigations are ongoi...

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Death row inmate Lezmond Mitchell executed in Indiana

Death row inmate Lezmond Mitchell executed in Indiana

Lezmond Mitchell's lawyers filed papers in federal court in Washington seeking to delay his execution, which is now scheduled for Wednesday at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indian...

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Alexei Navalny's suspected poisoning: United Kingdom joins calls for Russian Federation to launch investigation

Alexei Navalny's suspected poisoning: United Kingdom joins calls for Russian Federation to launch investigation

He expressed deep concern about Navalny's condition, "the impact on Russian civil society of reports of his poisoning, and the importance of transparency and freedom of speech in any democratic societ...

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After block, new Facebook group criticizing Thai king gains 500,000 members

After block, new Facebook group criticizing Thai king gains 500,000 members

A Facebook group with over a million members has been blocked in Thailand by the social media giant over its criticism of the country's King. "If Facebook allows the government to get away easily, t...

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UK PM Johnson "really pleased" with work done to reopen schools

Schools that are not in lockdown areas, however, will still have "the discretion" to make masks compulsory in the communal areas, "if they believe that is right in their particular circumstances". Sp...

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US Troops Injured In Russian Vehicle Collision In Syria, US Officials Say

US Troops Injured In Russian Vehicle Collision In Syria, US Officials Say

A Russian military helicopter flew low and fast over the area in a tactic that is often used by military forces to try to disperse personnel on the ground, the officials told CNN. The Pentagon and the...

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GALLERY: Experimental Concert Tests Spread of COVID-19

GALLERY: Experimental Concert Tests Spread of COVID-19

These were the details of the news How big gatherings spread Covid-19: Scientists stage concert experiment for this day. Armed with hospital face masks and bottles of fluorescent sanitizer, concertg...

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European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan resigns over COVID-19 dinner scandal

European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan resigns over COVID-19 dinner scandal

Ireland's Phil Hogan said on Wednesday he had resigned as European Union trade commissioner because of the controversy over alleged breaches of Covid-19 guidelines during a recent trip to his home cou...

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Fire-ravaged north California spared from heavy lightning

Fire-ravaged north California spared from heavy lightning

To the north, the LNU Lightning Complex Fire has burned 357,046 acres and is 33-percent contained. As of Tuesday morning, the CZU Complex fire west of Cupertino was 17% contained after burning a...

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Pompeo’s RNC speech under scrutiny as House subcommittee launches probe

Pompeo’s RNC speech under scrutiny as House subcommittee launches probe

Last fall, he gave a speech praising America for its "proud history of religious freedom" and the "success of nations when individuals are given their basic human dignity to practice their conscienc...

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Johnson City School Board Discusses Reopening at Meeting

Johnson City School Board Discusses Reopening at Meeting

The last minute revision applies to all grades, including students returning to school and those learning remotely. The Boise School District Board of Trustees voted to keep the district in Cate...

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German police took under guard clinic where Alexei Navalny is being treated

German police took under guard clinic where Alexei Navalny is being treated

On Friday he said it was purely a medical decision. "If true, the suspected poisoning of Russian oppositionist Aleksey #Navalny represents a grave moment for Russia, and the Russian people deserve...

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Explosion at Gas Pipeline Leads to Blackout in Syria

Explosion at Gas Pipeline Leads to Blackout in Syria

The channel later said the fire had been extinguished. Terrorists may be behind this blast. As a result of the explosion, three power plants went out of order, after which electricity was cut off th...

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Hurricane Laura: Storm approaching United States 'potentially catastrophic'

Hurricane Laura: Storm approaching United States 'potentially catastrophic'

Start the day smarter. Get The Brief. Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. . Ports in Louisiana that won't be closed will remain open with restrictions. "We want them to...

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Iran to grant IAEA inspectors access to suspected ex-nuclear sites

Iran to grant IAEA inspectors access to suspected ex-nuclear sites

Iran, the United States, Russia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal in 2015, with the landmark deal re...

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Jerry Falwell resigns as Liberty University president after reversing course

Giancarlo Granda says he was just 20 when, in March 2012, he met the couple while working as a pool attendant at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel. Starting that month and continuing into 2018, Mr...

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