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Worldwide With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus
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Even Australia, the country which the Government's critics have held up as a shining example, still has nearly 500 active cases and has only chalked up two (separate) days without a new infection in the last month. Elimination did not mean eradicating the virus permanently from New Zealand , but eliminating "chains of transmission" for at least 28 consecutive days after the last infected person left isolation, which would be on June 15, the ministry said.

Worldwide The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm
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Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Sen. In a blistering interview with Jake Tapper on CNN's "State of the Union," Powell added his voice to a string of retired generals, admirals and Pentagon chiefs who have denounced Trump since his threats to use troops to break up nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis.

Worldwide Reports of major United States troop withdrawal raises concern in Germany
Author: 0 Reports of major United States troop withdrawal raises concern in Germany

Details: The memorandum, reportedly signed on Friday by national security adviser Robert O'Brien, limits the amount of USA service members that can be permanently stationed in Germany at one time to 25,000, according to the WSJ. The U.S. also has thousands of troops based in Grafenwoehr, where the Army has infantry units and a large training center. Representative Liz Cheney said the decision of Trump to withdraw the soldiers was misguided and risky for the stability of the US' interests ...

Worldwide German police investigating suspect in similar missing girl case — Madeleine McCann
Author: 0 German police investigating suspect in similar missing girl case — Madeleine McCann

The 43-year-old, who is now in prison in Germany and has been named in German media as Christian B , is a German paedophile who is thought to have been in the Algarve resort of Praia Da Luz where Madeleine went missing 13 years ago. "A report came on the TV and he said something to suggest that he knew what happened", Sky News reported. Investigators are now desperately trying to locate his ex-girlfriends, including a Kosovan woman who was the convicted rapist's underage girlfriend and ...

Worldwide Top US military officer reaches out to Capitol Hill leaders
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John's Church on Monday after walking through an area cleared of protesters. Mattis had always been reluctant to publicly criticise Trump but broke his silence this week after Trump called for the military to "dominate the streets" and had peaceful protesters cleared from the White House perimeter with tear gas so he could have a photo-op at St.

Worldwide Good jobs numbers are a 'great day' for murdered George Floyd
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A mix of protesters and Trump supporters line the street as US President Donald Trump's motorcade passes by on the way to a tour of the Puritan Medical Products manufacturing facility, where swabs for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests are made, in Guilford, Maine, US, June 5, 2020.

Author: 0 Twitter Pulls Trump’s Tribute Video to George Floyd Over Copyright Claim

Floyd was killed in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis after an officer kneeled on his neck for almost nine minutes, while he pleaded "I can't breathe". The remarks came after the US Department of Labor said the unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent from 14.7 percent in April, suggesting the economic downturn may have bottomed out.

Worldwide Alexis Ohanian resigns from Reddit board, donates $1M
Author: 0 Alexis Ohanian resigns from Reddit board, donates $1M

The tech entrepreneur, who is the husband of Serena Williams , announced on Friday that he's taking a step back from the company he helped co-create. "As Reddit has grown, alongside much good, it is facing its own challenges around hate and racism", Huffman wrote. "You don't get to say BLM when reddit nurtures and monetizes white supremacy and hate all day long".

Worldwide Curfew lifted in LA County amid peaceful protests — George Floyd’s death
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A fourth officer, Derek Chauvin , was charged with second-degree murder after video showed him placing his knee on Mr Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes while detaining him on 25 May. "We want you to continue making your voice heard". It was never great for others. "I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act", said the current defense secretary.

Worldwide Missing Madeleine McCann believed dead as prosecutors investigate pedophile for her murder
Author: 0 Missing Madeleine McCann believed dead as prosecutors investigate pedophile for her murder

He spent numerous years in Portugal and has two previous convictions for "sexual contact with girls". His statement was broadcast live on the BBC . She was taken from her bed while her parents dined with friends nearby. German police said on Wednesday that while the exact sequence of events was still a subject of investigation, the suspect may have had a sexual motive but it is also possible that he had made a spontaneous decision to abduct McCann during a break-in of the apartment ...

Worldwide German officials believe Madeleine McCann is dead
Author: 0 German officials believe Madeleine McCann is dead

The disappearance of Madeleine, who was vacationing with her family in the seaside village of Praia da Luz, in Portugal's Algarve region, sent shock waves across Europe, sparked an global manhunt and triggered years of speculation. "They do remain hopeful that she could still be found alive". Now serving a long prison sentence for sex crimes against young girls, "Christian B" travelled around Portugal in a camper van and was believed to have been in the area where Madeleine was last seen ...

Worldwide Officer shot, 2nd slashed in Brooklyn hours into NYC curfew
Author: 0 Officer shot, 2nd slashed in Brooklyn hours into NYC curfew

What I saw doesn't represent the people of the Bronx. "We don't have to go out and loot and do all the other things". Cuomo spokesman Richard Azzopardi later said the governor "has respect and confidence in the NYPD " and felt the mayor should put more officers on the streets.

Worldwide George Floyd Tested Positive For COVID-19 In April: Autopsy Report
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TMZ has officially reported that their mugshots are in. The other officers - Thomas Lane , J. Kueng and Tou Thao - face the same maximum penalties for aiding and abetting . Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison , a black former US congressman, has requested that bail be set at one million USA dollars for each of the four former officers, court documents showed.

Worldwide After Floyd protests, NYC stores plundered despite curfew
Author: 0 After Floyd protests, NYC stores plundered despite curfew

Video of Floyd's death has been widely shared on social media. About 800 people were arrested overnight, according to police. "We will not tolerate violence of any kind", he added. The New York City Police Department doubled its police presence, bringing almost 8,000 police to help prevent violence and property damage and the additional officers will be deployed to areas where violence and property damage occurred during the previous night's protests - specifically in lower Manhattan ...

Worldwide Carole Baskin Has Been Awarded Control Of Joe Exotic's Zoo
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Therefore, in a ruling made by US District Judge Scott L. Palk , Baskin has been granted control of The G.W. Exotic Animal Memorial Park to settle the agreement. He's serving a 22-year sentence in federal custody but there have been appeals to U.S. President Donald Trump to release the colourful impresario. Baskin was also awarded any vehicles or portable buildings on the property.

Worldwide Trump threatens to deploy USA military to stop protest violence
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Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . He said the nation has been "gripped by professional anarchists, violent mobs, arsonists, looters, criminals, rioters, Antifa and others". Oh, and so he could walk across the street and hold a bible in front of a church. Trump spoke Monday to governors on a video teleconference with law enforcement and national security officials, telling the local leaders they "have to get much tougher" amid nationwide protests and criticizing their ...

Worldwide Trump Threatens To Designate ANTIFA A ‘Terrorist Organization’
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Trump provided no other details about declaring Antifa a terrorist organization, but it marks a significant step in limiting the actions and movement of the far-left group. The violence has only escalated since. Several states, including Texas, have activated their national guards in an effort to curb the violence. The protests in downtown Denver, which started on May 28 and have continued daily, have been characterized by both large, peaceful demonstrations and tense confrontations ...