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Aug 18 2020

Democrats claim ‘big tent’ in first convention in pandemic

This poll is an outlier, as many recent polls have Biden up by as many as 10%. Celebs, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus , who played the vice president (and president) on...

Aug 18 2020

New Zealand delays election over fresh virus cases

Opinion polls continue to predict a second term in office for Ardern. Mr Peters, a politically-astute campaigner first elected in 1978, argued an election in the curren...

Aug 17 2020

Iran denies seizure of Venezuela-bound gasoline tanker by US

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the US, the ...

Aug 17 2020

Anti-government protesters flock to Democracy Monument

The student-led protests began nearly a month ago and have been held on an almost daily basis ever since. Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongreangkit sa...

Aug 17 2020

Tropical Storm Josephine weakens slightly in Atlantic Ocean

As of 5PM Friday, Kyle has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. The storm packs top winds of 45 miles per hour, and is in the open Atlantic well east of the Cari...

Aug 17 2020

Mauritania Supports UAE-Israel Peace Deal Along With Palestinian Authority's Sovereignty

Responding to news of the agreement, the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Saeb Erekat said it undermined Palestinian demands that Arab states recognize Isra...

Aug 16 2020

Belarus: Baltic states call for new 'transparent' election amid protests

Tatyana, a 21-year-old bookseller who didn't give her last name because she feared police reprisals, said she was threatened with gang rape. "Our entire shop voted agai...

Aug 16 2020

Suresh Raina follows Dhoni out, uses Instagram to announce retirement

In the Test format, from which he retired in 2014, Dhoni accumulated 4,876 runs at an average of 38.09 and led India to more wins (27) than anyone else before him. For va...

Aug 15 2020

3 new cases in Nelson County, 2 in Washington, none in Marion

There are more COVID-19 cases associated with an unreported race than other races, at 31.3%, according to county data. The local health department has received 22,621 n...

Aug 15 2020

12 new confirmed cases, one probable in NZ

The remote island nation imposed strict border controls back in March, meaning that, for the most part, only New Zealanders are allowed into the country - and those who d...

Aug 14 2020

Chinese authorities report positive COVID-19 tests for chicken imported from Brazil

The WHO said there was no need to panic - and there were no examples of the respiratory disease being transmitted through food. "On August 11th, Shenzhen Longgang Dis...

Aug 14 2020

US President Trump announces 'historic peace agreement' between Israel and UAE

Israel had signed peace agreements with Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday praised the US -brokered deal between I...

Aug 14 2020

Georgia school with large crowds reports 9 positive coronavirus cases

Schools Superintendent Brian Otott told parents that they will find out Tuesday whether virtual learning will remain in effect longer. Hannah Watters said in an intervi...

Aug 13 2020

Some Men Are Insulted That Biden Vowed to Choose Female VP

Harris is a US senator and African American leader from California. The poll says that Biden has a 49 to 44 percent lead among likely voters, and a 48 to 42 percent le...

Aug 13 2020

Heatwave continue in Norfolk as thunderstorm warning issued

The Met Office says a heatwave is when temperatures are five degrees above the average for five days in a row. Temperatures will remain hot in the coming days, with tod...

Aug 13 2020

Joe Biden chooses Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

Although she was not selected as Biden's VP, former Georgia lawmaker Stacy Abrams' name was trending Tuesday on Twitter due to Trump supporters, many of whom likened th...

Aug 12 2020

What to know about Wisconsin's August 11 primary election

The safety of Fresno County voters, along with election workers, is of paramount importance; therefore, additional health precautions will be in effect. The lawsuit, file...

Aug 12 2020

Donald Trump escorted from briefing room after person shot outside White House

The agent can be heard saying "shots fired" in Mr Trump's ear after he didn't hear the agent's initial utterance. 'There was a shooting outside of the White House and i...

Aug 12 2020

Victoria adds 394 coronavirus cases, Mildura status unchanged

The national coronavirus death toll stands at 322. Australia's deputy chief medical officer has warned coronavirus deaths will continue to rise even if Victorian in...

Aug 11 2020

France to help Mauritius combat oil spill

Meanwhile, pressure is mounting on the government of Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth to explain why it did not take immediate action to avert the environmental disaster. ...