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Worldwide Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate
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In choosing Kamala Harris , Biden selected the candidate who had been the frontrunner among political handicappers and betting markets for months. Harris, who became the Senate's second Black woman in its history when she was elected in 2016, was always at the top of the list.

Worldwide India's COVID-19 death rate down to 2 per cent
Author: 0 India's COVID-19 death rate down to 2 per cent

The recovery rate of COVID-19 has improved to 68.3 per cent from 48.2 per cent a month earlier. The state's capital city Mumbai recorded 862 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the caseload to 1,21,027 in total. While a total of 25,69,645 people have been tested so far, there are now 1,45,582 active cases across Maharashtra. As 300 more people succumbed to the deadly virus, the state's death toll has gone up to 17,092.

Worldwide Coronavirus infections stabilise in Australia's virus epicentre
Author: 0 Coronavirus infections stabilise in Australia's virus epicentre

The lockdowns, which will remain in place until September 13, include a nightly curfew between the hours of 8 p.m. -5 a.m. and the mandatory use of face masks in public places. "There have been some suggestions, I've read it. that somehow our elderly should in some way have been offered up in relation to this virus", Morrison told reporters in Canberra.

Worldwide Shooting outside White House as Trump escorted abruptly from briefing
Author: 0 Shooting outside White House as Trump escorted abruptly from briefing

The president said the situation "seems to be very well under control". "And the suspect is on the way to the hospital", he said. "I do want to thank the Secret Service". He returned five minutes later. President Donald Trump's lawyers made a final pitch Monday to block a NY prosecutor from getting his tax records, saying the Democrat was still "fishing for a way to justify his harassment of the President".

Worldwide Lawmakers backing vote by mail 'grossly irresponsible'
Author: 0 Lawmakers backing vote by mail 'grossly irresponsible'

The absentee ballot had to be surrendered to election officials first if they wished to vote immediately in person. Hogan noted the switch amounts to closing 80 percent of the traditional public precincts, which he had hoped to keep open to disperse crowds over multiple locations on Election Day.

Worldwide At least seven dead in fire at coronavirus facility in India
Author: 0 At least seven dead in fire at coronavirus facility in India

There were about 30 Covid-19 persons and ten medical personnel at the time of the accident at Swarna Palace hotel, which is now serving as Covid-19 care centre. Eight people were killed in a fire in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private Covid-19 designated hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday. Sources said that short circuit was speculated to be the reason behind the fire; however, an official confirmation on the same remained awaited.

Worldwide First Warning Forecast: More heat, humidity, and storms this week
Author: 0 First Warning Forecast: More heat, humidity, and storms this week

Highs in the upper 80s to near 90°. A cold front will kick the rain and storms chances out of the area by Monday night and the humidity out by Tuesday . Due to the muggy air sticking around, storms will produce heavy rainfall. Keep up with radar trends and any alerts via the WBRC First Alert Weather App.

Worldwide 40% increase in Covid-19 cases among United States children
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New cases peaked at 67,902 new cases on July 19, based on a seven-day average, after a resurgence of coronavirus cases ripped through the Sun Belt states in June and July. had the benefit of time, European experience and medical know-how to treat the virus that the continent itself did not have when the first Covid-19 patients started filling intensive care units.

Worldwide Windsor Essex to move into Stage 3 on Wednesday
Author: 0 Windsor Essex to move into Stage 3 on Wednesday

The four new cases - on an agri-farm worker and three from the community - are in addition to seven on Saturday, identified as six in agri-farm workers and one from the community. "But those conversations will happen if it gets to the point of really being pressed for resources", he said. Overall, Ontario reported 115 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

Worldwide Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices
Author: 0 Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

The trooper's condition was not immediately known. Officers worked to clear streets near the precinct of demonstrators, at times running at the crowd to push people away. One report, found that July was the deadliest one-month period for Portland in more than 30 years. Another journalist Andy Ngo wrote, "An older woman tried to stop #antifa rioters from continuing their attack on the Portland Police east precinct tonight".

Worldwide US to begin highest level Taiwan visit in decades
Author: 0 US to begin highest level Taiwan visit in decades

But Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a hawk who rarely misses a chance to denounce China or declare Trump to be the toughest president ever, was uncharacteristically circumspect when asked about Azar's trip, which has been denounced by Beijing .

Worldwide Twitter and Facebook Remove Donald Trump's Clip Over COVID-19 Misinformation
Author: 0 Twitter and Facebook Remove Donald Trump's Clip Over COVID-19 Misinformation

Trump has always been pushing for schools to reopen to in-person learning come the Fall semester and said during the interview that one reason they should is that children are "virtually immune" to the virus. The Trump campaign said in a widely-reported statement that Trump "was stating a fact that children are less susceptible to the coronavirus". "Silicon Valley is hopelessly biased against the president and only enforces the rules in one direction", the campaign's director of ...

Worldwide President Trump to sign executive orders on coronavirus relief
Author: 0 President Trump to sign executive orders on coronavirus relief

Though Trump did not say Saturday where the money will come from, the White House has previously indicated its belief that it can use a not-yet-spent $81 billion from the CARES Act , as well as direct the Labor Department to loan states money to help with the unemployment benefit.

Worldwide Air India Express flight skids off runway, breaks into two at Kozhikode
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He was a former Indian Air Force MiG 21 pilot with 17 Squadron (Golden Arrows), Ambala. 14 people have lost their lives including the both pilots of the aircraft. Some referenced a 2010 crash at Mangalore, an airport located in a similar tabletop formation. Spoke to Kerala CM @vijayanpinarayi Ji regarding the situation.

Worldwide Trump jumps on Biden comments about black votersWorld
Author: 0 Trump jumps on Biden comments about black votersWorld

Former Vice President Joe Biden , seen here at a speech in July in DE, has apologized for suggesting the African American community is not diverse. His comments came during a virtual interview published Thursday morning with journalists from the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Worldwide Why PM Modi will first visit Hanumangarhi temple in Ayodhya
Author: 0 Why PM Modi will first visit Hanumangarhi temple in Ayodhya

Clumsily - and perhaps inadvertently - weighing on the centuries-long conflict, Twitter marked footage of a billboard honoring the event from Times Square in NY, shared by Jagdish Sewhani, president of the American India Public Affairs Committee, as " potentially sensitive content ".

Worldwide Trump campaign sues Nev. over mail-in voting law
Author: 0 Trump campaign sues Nev. over mail-in voting law

The list of moderators is known to be Fox News personalities, with the exception of Chris Wallace, who previously interviewed Trump several weeks ago, and has challenged his claims about certain issues. American President Donald Trump described the decision to send U.S. forces to the Middle East as "the single biggest mistake" in his country's history.

Worldwide Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination
Author: 0 Joe Biden will no longer travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination

Neither will travel to Milwaukee, the source said. A general view of the Wisconsin Center ahead of the Democratic National Convention on August 5, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. who they are, and what they think, which is, I think, a problem of the left". President Donald Trump has abandoned his own plans to accept the Republican nomination in person.