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Worldwide USA pushing ties to brink of 'new Cold War': China
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China plans to impose legislation on the semi-autonomous city that bans treason, subversion and sedition, officials said in response to months of massive, often-violent pro-democracy protests in the financial hub previous year. "We have seen some positive steps taken by the DPRK in the last few years towards de-escalation and denuclearization", Wang said. Foreign policy experts both within and outside China have criticised these diplomats, pointing out that the aggressive attitude has only ...

Worldwide Australia's west coast to be lashed by 'rare' severe storm
Author: 0 Australia's west coast to be lashed by 'rare' severe storm

About 62,000 properties have experienced power outages across WA over the past two days, with 22,000 still without electricity. The Education Department says dozens of WA schools lost power. There are now reports emerging of crops lost in the state's north. Wind speeds reached 132 kph (82 mph) at Cape Leeuwin, the fastest for the month of May since 2005.

Worldwide COVID-19: Stop spreading lies about us - China warms US
Author: 0 COVID-19: Stop spreading lies about us - China warms US

He said that while the coronavirus is still out there, what he calls a political virus is also spreading in the U.S. and jumping at any opportunity to attack China . He noted that the two nations have to find a way for peaceful coexistence, adding, however, that the issue of Hong Kong is an internal Chinese affair, and foreign meddling is unacceptable.

Worldwide President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition
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MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski lashed out at President Trump on Wednesday. Brzezinski tweeted at Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, to shut down the president's account, and said that she would be making a phone call to him. He asked why "guys like Low Ratings Psycho Joe Scarborough are allowed to walk the streets?" "Donald, you're a sick person", Brzezinski said on " Morning Joe " while defending her husband of two years.

Worldwide UK Times: PM Johnson seeking to end reliance on some China imports
Author: 0 UK Times: PM Johnson seeking to end reliance on some China imports

Senior Conservative members of parliament want to make sure that U.K.'s telecom networks, including 5G mobile phone infrastructure, don't include equipment from Huawei beyond 2023, on the basis that it could compromise national security. The pressure to do so intensified in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic after reports emerged of China not warning the worldwide fraternity in due time to prepare for the crisis.

Worldwide Death toll from coronavirus passes 21,000
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Meanwhile, the United Nations said there have been 75 cases of COVID-19 in the U.N.'s 13 far-flung peacekeeping missions, which have a total of 110,000 troops, police and personnel. Iran said its museums and historical sites would reopen to the public on Sunday, with holy shrines following on Monday. Brazil and Mexico reported record numbers of infections and deaths nearly daily this week, fueling criticism of their presidents for limited lockdowns.

Worldwide UK PM Johnson defends adviser who travelled with coronavirus symptoms
Author: 0 UK PM Johnson defends adviser who travelled with coronavirus symptoms

Cummings, who is widely credited with masterminding the campaign to leave the European Union , claimed that he brought his son to live with his relatives after his wife became ill with what turned out to be COVID-19. "Officers made contact with the owners of that address who confirmed that the individual in question was present and was self-isolating in part of the house", the police said.

Worldwide United Kingdom to introduce quarantine for worldwide arrivals from June 8
Author: 0 United Kingdom to introduce quarantine for worldwide arrivals from June 8

Under the rules , announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel , all global arrivals - including British citizens - will be required to self-isolate for 14 days and provide details of where they will be staying to the authorities. Arrivals may be contacted regularly during the 14-day period, and they will also face random checks to ensure compliance. She also said that current Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice is not to travel overseas unless it is "essential".

Worldwide Khashoggi family forgives their father's killers
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Saudi media outlet Arab News sought to clarify Friday that the announcement made by Khashoggi's sons may spare the convicted killers from execution, but does not mean they will go unpunished. The Crown Prince, commonly known as MBS, later took " full responsibility " for the killing in a sense that it happened on his watch, but denied that he ordered the assassination.

Worldwide Have you ever seen Trump in a face mask?
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President Donald Trump's tweets accusing two vital swing states - Nevada and MI - of acting "illegally" by making it easier for their residents to vote by mail during the pandemic were just "alerts" meant just for the eyes of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Worldwide Trump says churches are ‘essential,’ demands states let them reopen this weekend
Author: 0 Trump says churches are ‘essential,’ demands states let them reopen this weekend

President Donald Trump announced Friday he's deeming houses of worship essential and that they should reopen, threatening to "override" governors if they don't agree. As part of a feud with the former chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings, Trump has in the past criticized "tremendous corruption" in the city's leadership, called it "drug-infested" and said its people "are living in hell".

Worldwide China plans to increase 6,6% defense spending in fiscal year
Author: 0 China plans to increase 6,6% defense spending in fiscal year

China's defense spending this year will rise at the slowest rate in three decades but will still increase by an impressive 6.6% from 2019, as the country grapples with what it sees as growing security threats and a wilting economy. "We will give priority to stabilizing employment and ensuring people's livelihood, resolutely win the battle to overcome poverty, and strive to achieve the goal of building a moderately prosperous society", the premier said.

Worldwide China plans sweeping national security law for Hong Kong
Author: 0 China plans sweeping national security law for Hong Kong

The two camps disagree about the appointment of a committee chairman to discuss new bills. The meeting quickly dissolved into acrimony and scuffles, as lawmakers arrived to find a pro-Beijing politician, Chan Kin-por, sitting in the chairperson's seat, according to Hong Kong's public broadcaster, RTHK.