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Worldwide Trump vows legal action over Nevada mail-in voting plan
Author: 0 Trump vows legal action over Nevada mail-in voting plan

The plan drew criticism from Trump after making its way through the Legislature over the weekend. Last week, President Trump floated postponing the election , moving into even more risky territory than his usual claims that it will be rife with fraud and rigged against him.

Worldwide Republicans Pressured President Trump To Allow Microsoft-TikTok Talks To Begin
Author: 0 Republicans Pressured President Trump To Allow Microsoft-TikTok Talks To Begin

The president said at the time that he didn't support a sale to Microsoft . In other words, they're gonna make sure they put "America first" here. both on the security side and the economic side. "We all agree there has to be a change". Still, U.S. lawmakers and administration officials have favored shutting down the application altogether to send a message to China after Beijing restricted American companies such as Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc.

Worldwide John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83
Author: 0 John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83

John Hume , victor of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the principal architects of the Northern Ireland Peace Process, has died at the age of 83. Hume's family said his funeral would be arranged in accordance with current government regulations severely limiting the number of attendees due to the risk of coronavirus.

Worldwide First ‘murder hornet’ trapped in Washington State
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Asian giant hornets are estimated to be up to 2.5 inches long. Farmers in the northwest depend on those honey bees to pollinate many crops such as apples, blueberries and cherries. So-called "Murder Hornets" were first spotted in the state in 2019 . Washington state agricultural officials are asking beekeepers and residents to report any sightings of the giant hornets.

Worldwide Cocaine-laden plane crashes on takeoff, exposing alleged union
Author: 0 Cocaine-laden plane crashes on takeoff, exposing alleged union

Five men who are members of a Melbourne-based crime syndicate were arrested in Australia and charged with conspiring to import 500 kilograms, or about 1,102 pounds, of cocaine from Papua New Guinea into Queensland , Australian Federal Police ( AFP ) said in a statement released on Saturday.

Author: 0 Pelosi Goes Off On Birx For Enabling Trump's Bleach Fantasy On COVID

Appearing on CNN's State of the Union , Birx said that the coronavirus has spread into more rural communities, rather than being contained in large metro areas, as cases have surged particularly in the southern and western states. "It's into the rural as equal urban areas". "We definitely need to take more precautions". House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she lacks confidence in Dr.

Worldwide Trump publicly criticized Fauci again and called his congressional testimony 'wrong!'
Author: 0 Trump publicly criticized Fauci again and called his congressional testimony 'wrong!'

As of Friday morning, the USA reported more than 4.49 million COVID-19 cases, with 152,082 deaths, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University. "Wrong!" Trump wrote in a retweet of a video where Fauci explained to a House subcommittee that the USA has seen more cases than European countries because it only shut down a fraction of its economy amid the pandemic .

Worldwide Herman Cain, 2012 GOP presidential candidate, dies after contracting COVID-19
Author: 0 Herman Cain, 2012 GOP presidential candidate, dies after contracting COVID-19

He was hospitalized with the virus shortly after attending the rally, where Trump and attendees did not wear masks and there were thousands of empty seats. He was informed nine days later that he had tested positive for the coronavirus . The president wanted to nominate him for the Federal Reserve Board, but Cain dropped out after receiving backlash from Republican lawmakers.

Worldwide James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board, citing editorial disagreements
Author: 0 James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board, citing editorial disagreements

Both Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch remain on the News Corp . board, which is now left with 10 directors. In a filing to USA regulators, he said he also disagreed with some "strategic decisions" made by the company. The company also owns the Times , Sunday Times and Sun newspapers in the United Kingdom, as well as a number of Australian publications. "We're grateful to James for his many years of service to the company.

Worldwide Pelosi Announces Mandatory Mask Policy for House of Represenatives
Author: 0 Pelosi Announces Mandatory Mask Policy for House of Represenatives

Attorney General Bill Barr , who encountered Gohmert Tuesday while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, tested negative for the virus Wednesday. Gohmert was screened for COVID-19 prior to his planned boarding of Air Force One to join President Donald Trump as he travelled to the lawmaker's home state for a fundraiser and visit to an oil rig to tout his administration's energy policy.

Worldwide USA government sending up to 150 more agents to Portland
Author: 0 USA government sending up to 150 more agents to Portland

Ms. Eudaly posted a statement Tuesday on the city's website about what she called Portland's "federal occupation", including the fence. The USMS, CBP and DHS were all not immediately available for comment to confirm the report. He and President Trump have repeatedly criticized city leaders' response to the racial justice protests. Acting DHS secretary Chad Wolf has refused to remove the federal officers, insisting the force has the right to defend the federal property.

Worldwide U.S. to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany -- Pentagon
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Esper said the move was long-discussed and was not the result of President Donald Trump's unhappiness with the relationship between Washington and Berlin. Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended Germany's defense spending, saying that it has increased and that the country will continue to work toward the 2% benchmark.

Worldwide Untangling the Aftermath of Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest
Author: 0 Untangling the Aftermath of Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest

Maxwell is being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn - described by its former warden as one of America's most-troubled - ahead of her sex crimes trial, which is due to take place next year. The lawsuit was settled out of court. Guiffre also says Epstein forced her to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew . Maxwell has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the Epstein case and is in jail, pending trial.

Worldwide Queensland Premier pulls trigger and shuts Sydney border
Author: 0 Queensland Premier pulls trigger and shuts Sydney border

Queensland has not had a new case of COVID-19 outside of quarantine since May - until today, when they recorded two. "Your safety comes first and we are in extraordinary times at the moment". "There are no plans at all to relocate the Queensland teams", he added. Passengers seated near the pair on flights VA863 and VA977 and are also being contacted by contact tracing teams.

Worldwide Anti-Netanyahu protests continue in Israel
Author: 0 Anti-Netanyahu protests continue in Israel

Thousands of demonstrators chant slogans and hold signs during a protest against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside his residence in Jerusalem , Saturday, July 25, 2020. The country logged more than 2,000 new cases last Tuesday. The countrys economy has been battered by virus restrictions and the unemployment rate has skyrocketed to almost 20%.