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Jun 15 2020

Trump pushes rally date originally set for Juneteenth amid pressure

On Thursday, Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, apologized for participating in the walk from the White House to an historic church in Washington earlier this...

Jun 14 2020

Poland reopens borders with all European Union neighbors

Actions at the EU's external borders must be coordinated and uniform to be effective. Poland had already relaxed controls to the border with Lithuania on Friday. Howe...

Jun 14 2020

22-year-old Indian killed, 3 hurt in firing by Nepal guards

Both sides described it as a localised incident but it immediately caught the spotlight in the two countries. New Delhi rejected Nepal's latest map, calling it a "uni...

Jun 13 2020

Britons are left baffled by Boris Johnson's plan for 'support bubbles'

Asked explicitly whether the new rules meant the "sex ban" was over, a No.10 source said: "It is a fact that if you form a bubble with another household you won't have ...

Jun 13 2020

Melania Trump used White House move to renegotiate prenup, book claims

She says Melania Trump had already ensured dual citizenship for Barron in Slovenia, which positioned him to work for the Trump Organization when he comes of age, but wa...

Jun 12 2020

Trump authorises sanctions over ICC Afghanistan war crimes case

ICC officials involved in an investigation about whether United States soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan after a preliminary examination in 2017 showed "re...

Jun 12 2020

Statue of slave trader lifted out of Bristol Harbour

On Sunday, Black Lives Matter protesters in Bristol, UK, pulled down the bronze statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston, and then dumped the figure into the ...

Jun 11 2020

Remains found on hubby's land could be doomsday mom's missing kids

Rexburg police, along with investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Fremont County Sheriff's Office, were searching Chad Daybell's home in the eas...

Jun 11 2020

Heat, Humidity and Chance of Storms through the Mid-Week

Rain and storm chances will increase for the second half of the week. Below is the official North Escambia area forecast . A 10 percent chance of showers before 10am...

Jun 11 2020

'A long time coming': Iconic Lee statue to be removed

A judge on Monday issued a temporary injunction against its removal. The decision also came a day after Richmond's mayor, Levar Stoney , announced he will seek to re...

Jun 11 2020

1,366 more COVID-19 cases in Delhi, tally rises to 31,309

The Ministry's update showed almost 10,000 new cases in 24 hours since Tuesday 8 AM, taking the country's cumulative caseload to over 2,76,583, while the death toll rose ...

Jun 10 2020

Burundi: President Nkurunziza Dies

Nkurunziza's death follows 10 days after his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza was airlifted to Nairobi in a suspected case of Covid-19. Burundi's government has decla...

Jun 10 2020

Global coronavirus cases top 7 million

But testing rates vary widely across these countries - testing availability in the USA has improved in recent weeks, but experts say Brazil and India, which have been t...

Jun 10 2020

Trump lashes out at 'suppression polls' ahead of Biden matchup

Aides describe Trump as champing at the bit to get out and start campaigning again ahead of the 3 November US presidential election . The exact time and locations of t...

Jun 10 2020

Bezos 'Happy to Lose' Customers Angered by Black Lives Matter

The irate customer wrote: 'I am for everyone voicing their opinions and standing up for what you believe in, but for your company to blast this on your website is ver...

Jun 10 2020

De Blasio: NYC to cut NYPD funding, shift it to social services

The New York Times noted that the NYPD budget was $6 billion and accounted for 6 percent of the proposed 2021 NYC fiscal budget. Now, Mr.de Blasio is facing a poss...

Jun 09 2020

New Zealand's last known coronavirus case has recovered

The New Zealand First leader publicly spoke about his desire to move to Alert Level 1, telling Newstalk ZB on May 27 the country had been in lockdown "for far too long", ...

Jun 09 2020

US Senator Rick Scott accuses China of sabotaging vaccine development

China is now developing COVID-19 vaccines in five categories - inactivated vaccines, recombinant protein vaccines, live attenuated influenza vaccines, adenovirus vaccines...

Jun 09 2020

China's e-commerce giant JD.com starts stock offering in Hong Kong

He also issued a veiled warning to Tokyo to distance itself from the United States and European countries in dealing with sensitive issues, saying Beijing hopes "the Japa...

Jun 08 2020

Colin Powell says he will vote for Biden over Trump

The New York Times reported former President George W. Bush - under whom Powell served as secretary of state - and frequent President Trump critic, Sen. "And just about ...