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Worldwide Australian Govt. rejects Beijing’s South China Sea claims
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ANU professor of International Law Don Rothwell said Australia's letter to the United Nations was a formal and public rejection of China's claims over islands in the South China Sea. "Although China-Australia relations have already drastically soured, Australia has chosen to show its loyalty for the US". Diplomatic rigidity concerning China and Australia has worsened a short while ago above a variety of difficulties like an Australian get in touch with for an global enquiry into the ...

Worldwide US military chief makes unannounced visit to Israel
Author: 0 US military chief makes unannounced visit to Israel

Earlier on Friday, explosions were also heard along the Syrian border, with shrapnel striking a home and a vehicle on the Israeli side in the nearby Druze town of Majdal Shams, causing light damage. But the possibility of conflict comes at a hard time for Hezbollah. Tensions between the two countries escalated earlier this month after reports emerged that Israel was behind a massive explosion at Natanz, Iran that destroyed a key factory producing centrifuges used in Iran's nuclear ...

Worldwide India, Israel to make rapid Covid test kit
Author: 0 India, Israel to make rapid Covid test kit

A special planned flight from Tel Aviv to New Delhi is set to carry a high ranking Israeli defence ministry research and development team which has been working with India's chief scientist K VijayRaghavan and Defence Research and Development Organisation to develop rapid testing for COVID-19 in under 30 seconds, it said.

Worldwide Spain insists coronavirus 'under control' as travel restrictions hit tourism
Author: 0 Spain insists coronavirus 'under control' as travel restrictions hit tourism

This decision of sudden implementation was not well-received by the travellers. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab defended the quarantine decision on Sunday, as a "real-time response" to a jump in infections in Spain. Last year, British holidaymakers made up 20% of all arrivals to Spain, higher than any other nation. And the British move will affect not just Spain's tourism sector but airlines and travel companies struggling to get back to business.

Worldwide Black Lives Matter organizer arrested after protesting on private property
Author: 0 Black Lives Matter organizer arrested after protesting on private property

An Australian court on Sunday ordered a halt to a Black Lives Matter protest for this week, accepting police concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, but the organiser vowed to appeal. "Assistant Commissioner Maloney's evidence satisfies all the statutory criteria", Mr Spartalis said. Mr Gibson produced a COVID safety plan, in which he said people should wear masks, practice hand hygiene and leave contact details with organisers so they could be notified in the event a demonstrator tests ...

Worldwide California surpasses NY for most COVID-19 cases in US
Author: 0 California surpasses NY for most COVID-19 cases in US

Now, California has about 1,100 more COVID-19 cases than NY. There have been 166,475 confirmed cases of coronavirus in IL and 7,540 deaths. California signed a $1-billion contract with the Chinese manufacturing company BYD in April to boost the state's supply of masks, and California will now spend an additional $315-mllion to buy 120 million more N-95 respirators and 300 million additional cloth masks.

Worldwide US Defense Secretary Hints at Rearranging US Troop Deployment Worldwide
Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Hints at Rearranging US Troop Deployment Worldwide

Rotating units to additional foreign countries will allow American military personnel more opportunity to train alongside more allies, Mr. Hoffman said . "Is the Pentagon and the president considering any reduction or withdrawal of US forces?" Pentagon officials have said that the "repositioning" of forces around the world - in large part to confront China - is part of a comprehensive and long-overdue review of all USA overseas deployments expected to be completed in September.

Worldwide China strongly condemns US demand to close Chinese consulate in Houston
Author: 0 China strongly condemns US demand to close Chinese consulate in Houston

The official, who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said the closure of the Wuhan consulate might mitigate China's response to the shutdown of the Houston consulate. In a statement , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the claims "are completely unlawful". "And when they don't, we're going to take actions that protect the American people, protect.

Worldwide Florida teachers sue to stop school openings as virus rages
Author: 0 Florida teachers sue to stop school openings as virus rages

School officials In the Florida Keys need to know parents' plans as soon as possible so they can allocate sufficient space in physical classrooms and make needed staffing adjustments. Stefanie Miller, a teacher at Fox Trail Elementary School in Davie, said she spent 21 days on a ventilator battling COVID-19. "I, of course, want to go back to teaching, but it needs to be safe".

Worldwide United Kingdom suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty over China security law
Author: 0 United Kingdom suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty over China security law

In a tirade against China, Mr Pompeo said: "You can't threaten countries and bully them in the Himalayas, you can't engage in cover ups and co-op global institutions like the World Health Organisation". "We want every nation to work against that kind of activity". Diplomatic ties between London and Beijing have been frayed by the security law, which Western powers see as an erosion on civil liberties and human rights in the financial hub.

Worldwide Trump sending federal law enforcement agents to Chicago, Albuquerque
Author: 0 Trump sending federal law enforcement agents to Chicago, Albuquerque

Federal law enforcement agents and protesters have continued to clash nightly in Portland. Durkan-along with the mayors of Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Portland, and Washington , DC- requested Trump "immediately halt plans to send federal forces from major American cities and withdraw any forces now in cities".

Worldwide Coronavirus US: Chinese hackers charged over vaccine research
Author: 0 Coronavirus US: Chinese hackers charged over vaccine research

China accused the United States last month of smearing Beijing following allegations that Chinese hackers were attempting to steal coronavirus research. And their alleged activity on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party's government, according to the Justice Department, was not limited simply to stealing intellectual property.

Worldwide Black Lives Matter Street Mural Demolished Third Time Outside Trump tower
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June 25, 2020. Among the plaintiffs is Savannah Kinzer, who said she was sacked from the Cambridge, Massachusetts, Whole Foods on Saturday for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask to work. Suverino Frith, another Whole Foods employee and plaintiff, noted that "many of the essential workers at Whole Foods are people of color". "Employees have not been sent home or received discipline for wearing Pride pins or apparel", the complaint states.

Worldwide Graphic: TikTok Attracts Users, Scrutiny in Bumpy Ride to Success
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TikTok, the popular app known for short and entertaining videos, is now facing political heat because of the fact that it is established in China. On June 30, TikTok's chief information security officer Roland Cloutier reassured the app users in a blog post , citing "many legitimate reasons" why apps access clipboard data.

Worldwide What is Oxford university’s ChAdOx1 Covid-19 vaccine?
Author: 0 What is Oxford university’s ChAdOx1 Covid-19 vaccine?

Researchers hope their vaccine will enable the human body to identify and develop an immune response to the spike protein. This was done so that the vaccine resembles the coronavirus and the immune system can learn how to attack it. The vaccine has been produced by British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca . Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, told the BBC on Monday morning that vaccine development was "an incredibly long process and we are ...

Worldwide Best Friends Were ‘Viciously Murdered’ While Going Out Fishing, Sheriff Says
Author: 0 Best Friends Were ‘Viciously Murdered’ While Going Out Fishing, Sheriff Says

Judd said the murder scene ranked as one of the worst he has seen in his long career in law enforcement . The victims-Damion Tillman, 23, Keven Springfield , 30, and Brandon Rollins , 27-had met up at a remote lake on Friday night to go fishing , with Tillman arriving first and being attacked by an unknown assailant or assailants who then beat and shot Rollins and Springfield when they arrived.