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Worldwide Ex-USPS Board Of Govs Chair On Trump's War On USPS
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Parish said she is concerned the postal service might be used as a tool for Trump to win the 2020 primary election by making it harder for certain demographics to access mail-in and absentee ballots. Trump's tweets about mail-in voting led to Twitter amending the tweets to include a fact-check around the mail-in voting process, with the social media platform acknowledging that Trump had made an "unsubstantiated claim that mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud".

Worldwide Cedar Park shooting: Standoff over, hostages freed
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The officers are in stable condition at a local hospital, police said on Twitter. Multiple police officers were shot Sunday and a person remained barricaded inside a home located in a suburb of Austin, Texas , authorities said. "We have negotiators right now reaching out to the suspect" Harmon said. About an hour later, a third hostage and the suspect emerged from the home peacefully.

Worldwide After UAE deal with Israel US arms sales to UAE will surge
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Conventional wisdom in the past had been that peace between Israel and other Arab countries would not happen until Israel achieved peace with the Palestinians. "The UAE is not preserving the interests of the nation and its people as Israel, known for its deception, will ensure its interest comes first". The deal is a "treacherous stab in the back of the Palestinian people", Hamas said in a statement.

Worldwide Five dead in Mogadishu hotel attack
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Paramedics and civilians carry an injured person on a stretcher at Madina hospital after a blast at the Elite Hotel in Lido beach in Mogadishu, Somalia August 16, 2020. The dead included government official Abdirasak Abdi, who worked at the information ministry, his colleague Hussein Ali said. It said gunfire was coming from inside the hotel and that government security forces had been deployed.

Worldwide US Seizes Four Iranian Tankers, Now En Route to Houston
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Iran had planned to transport the gasoline to Venezuela. Tensions have flared in the Strait of Hormuz in recent weeks as Iran resists USA sanctions that are crippling its oil exports and lashes out after the seizure on July 4 of one of its ships near Gibraltar.

Worldwide Top General: Iran to Shift Stance on UAE
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday decried a deal between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel to normalise their relations as a "huge mistake" , according to a report by Anadolu Agency . The UAE downgraded ties with Iran in 2016 amid fierce rivalry between its ally Saudi Arabia and the Islamic republic. The UAE reminded Iran its duty to protect its embassy in Tehran, where protesters had gathered the day before.

Worldwide Prominent Thai democracy activist arrested
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Demonstrators want a revised structure and are also contacting for reform of the monarchy - a delicate subject in Thailand. There have been nearly daily student-led demonstrations in recent weeks. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former general, says the majority of Thais do not support the protesters. The government may also be faced with a dilemma, since it is committed to defending the royal institution but likely wary of acting with too heavy a hand that might tilt public support ...

Worldwide Tropical Storms Kyle And Josephine Won't Be A Problem For Us
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Josephine was located 190 miles (305 kilometers) northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. And Kyle has lost its tropical features and been ruled a post-tropical storm in the northern Atlantic. But just as quickly as both storms ramped up, these tropical storms started to fall apart. Kyle was never going to have an impact on the USA and it will continue moving away before being absorbed by the upper level flow over the coming days.

Worldwide After Dhoni, Suresh Raina also announces retirement
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Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout.from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired (sic.)", Dhoni wrote in the caption. The wicketkeeper already called time on his Test career in 2014 during a tour of Australia, which also came as a massive surprise, but he continued to represent India in the shorter formats.

Worldwide Freed from Belarus jails, protesters recount beatings
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In a sign of the pressure mounting on him, Lukashenko said on Saturday he wanted to speak to Putin, warning that street protests were not just a threat to Belarus . On Wednesday, Belarusian authorities announced the death of one of the demonstrators. "On Friday, when people were marching towards the Independence Square, there was some military in front of the government house, but they lowered their shields, which led to remarkable scenes with women hugging them".

Worldwide World leaders praise Israel-UAE deal as Palestinians cry foul
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The MEA spokesperson was keen to assert that welcoming the deal would not have any impact on India's "traditional support for the Palestinian cause". Israel and the UAE had no diplomatic relations. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to establish full diplomatic ties, expressing hope that the accord will lead to Israeli and Palestinian leaders re-engaging in "meaningful negotiations" for a two state-solution.

Worldwide COVID-19 cases in London up by four
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San Marcos has tallied the most coronavirus cases in the county but continues to see a decrease in active cases with 21 less than Tuesday. With the 51 recoveries reported Wednesday, 2,346 Hays County residents have now recovered from the disease.

Worldwide Trump Announces UAE to Open Diplomatic Ties with Israel
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The normalization of relations between the two countries is a victory and a setback for the Palestinians, who have depended on Arab support in their quest for independence. Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship, a move that reshapes the order of Middle East politics from the Palestinian issue to Iran.

Worldwide Frozen chicken wings from Brazil test positive for coronavirus in China
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Officials did not name the brand. The city's notice further indicates that all sold products from the chicken batch were traced back to vendors and were ordered to be disposed of. The discovery came a day after traces of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 were found on the packaging of frozen shrimp from Ecuador . Coronaviruses need an animal or human host to multiply, and food is not a suitable environment for their survival, experts say.

Worldwide Georgia school in viral photo going virtual tomorrow
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Cherokee County schools resumed in-person learning on Monday, August 3. On Sunday, Paulding County School District Superintendent Brian Otott announced that in-person classes would be suspended on Monday and Tuesday this week, and that the district isn't ruling out the possibility that classes may be canceled for longer than that.

Worldwide New Zealand loses coronavirus-free status after more than 100 days
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As a result, Auckland moves to level 3 restrictions from 12 noon tomorrow. The restriction would be applied for three days until Friday. "The rest of the country will be raised to a level two alert, which limits the size of gatherings both inside and outside, and hospitality services must be seated and separated".

Worldwide Biden Wins Connecticut in Final Presidential Primary of Year
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Back in May, Biden had a four percent lead. The four-day Democratic National Convention will kick off next week, while the Republican Convention will begin August 24. "Look, I thank God I'm in great health". You know, I work out every morning. Almost all Democrats, 90%, say expanding vote-by-mail is a good idea but few Republicans, 20%, agree.