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Trump: ‘We Only Kneel To Almighty God’

Sky News:- Donald Trump has blasted "angry mobs" trying to tear down statues as he claimed protesters are attempting to "wipe out" US history in a speech to mark America's Independence Day. The US president addressed more than 7,000 supporters at...

Supermarkets Snub Goods Made From Coconuts Picked By Monkeys

BBC News:- A number of supermarkets have removed some coconut water and oil from their shelves after it emerged the products were made with fruit picked by monkeys. The monkeys are snatched from the wild and trained to pick up to...

England To Wear Black Lives Matter Logo For W.I. Test Matches

ESPN Cricinfo: England have announced that their shirts for the upcoming three-Test series against West Indies will feature the Black Lives Matter logo. The move mirrors that already taken by West Indies in asking to use the design by Alisha...

Trump Changes Tone On Use Of Masks To Fight COVID-19

BBC News:- US President Donald Trump, long opposed to wearing a face covering in public, says he is "all for masks" and they make him look like the Lone Ranger. Mr Trump also maintained that face coverings do not need to...

Over 300 Elephants Mysteriously Die In Botswana

CNN:- More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. Some carcasses were found clustered around waterholes, while others appeared to have died "falling flat on their faces," according...

Ed Henry Fired From Fox News Over Sex Allegation

CNN:- Fox News said Wednesday that Ed Henry, one of its top news anchors, had been fired after the network received a complaint last week of sexual harassment from years ago. "On Thursday, June 25, we received a complaint about...

White Employee Summons Police As Black Guests Use US Hotel Pool

CNN:- A White hotel employee called the police on a guest, a Black woman and her children, who were using the hotel's swimming pool over the weekend. Missy Williams-Wright, her son, 11, and daughter, 7, were staying at the Hampton...

Oklahoma Woman Shot While Trying To Remove Nazi Flag

BBC News:- A US woman has been shot while trying to remove a Nazi flag from someone's front yard in the state of Oklahoma. Garfield County Sheriff's office said the woman had been at a party nearby when she took one...

New flu virus emerges in China with ‘pandemic potential’

BBC News: A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is carried by pigs, but can infect humans, they say. The researchers are concerned that...

WHO warns coronavirus is speeding up as countries ease lockdown rules: ‘The worst is yet to come’

CNBC: The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating around the world as many countries that reopened their economies see a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said Monday. “Although many countries have made some progress,...

US Excluded From ‘Safe List’ For Travel To The European Union

BBC News:- The EU has named 14 countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from 1 July, despite the pandemic - but the US, Brazil and China are excluded. Those named include Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco and South...

St. Louis Couple Pulls Firearms On Protesters

CNN:- Protesters en route to demonstrate outside of the St. Louis mayor's residence were walking on a private street when two armed individuals came out of a home brandishing weapons. Videos obtained by CNN show two individuals, a man with a...

WHO Warns That Coronavirus Pandemic Is ‘Speeding Up’

CNBC:-  The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating around the world as many countries that reopened their economies see a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said Monday. “Although many countries have made some progress,...

Trump Orders Statues To Be Protected From ‘Mob Rule’

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order calling for protesters who target monuments to be imprisoned. The measure says anyone who damages a public statue must be prosecuted to the "fullest extent of the law". Mr Trump's order also...

Global COVID-19 Cases Expected To Reach Ten Million Next Week

World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom said on Wednesday he expected the number of novel coronavirus cases around the world, now at about 9.3 million, to reach 10 million next week. Tedros also told a news briefing he backed...

Tanzanian Miner Becomes Overnight Millionaire

A small-scale miner in Tanzania has become an overnight millionaire after selling two rough Tanzanite stones - the biggest ever find in the country. Saniniu Laizer earned £2.4m ($3.4m) from the country's mining ministry for the gemstones, which had a...

European Union To Block Entry By Americans Over COVID-19 Fears?

As European Union nations continue to ease coronavirus restrictions, the EU is considering recommending that member states block American visitors from visiting their countries due to the surge of coronavirus cases in the US, according to two EU diplomats. "The...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra leak reveals big camera upgrade

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will mark a major upgrade in camera quality for Samsung's flagship phablet, according to a new set of leaks. A new pair of tweets from regular and reliable leaker Ice Universe detail the Note 20 Ultra's potential camera...

Trump Targets Foreign Workers With New Visa Freeze

US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some green cards and suspended visas for other foreign workers until the end of 2020. High-skilled tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and top executives will be affected. The White House...

Trump To Announce Visa Restrictions

President Donald Trump  said Sunday that he will announce new restrictions on visas. According to US news reports, Trump said the announcement will come in a couple of days. The move is intended to block the entry of certain foreign workers...

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