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Trump suggests delaying US election as Obama hits back over voter suppression
Sky, 31 Jul 2020
Donald Trump has suggested delaying November’s presidential election, falsely claiming that widespread voting by mail would lead to a “fraudulent” result.
He was accused of attacking voting rights by Barack Obama, who gave an impassioned eulogy at the funeral of civil rights icon John Lewis.
The US President was notably absent from the service.
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Perseid meteor shower fills Spanish sky
AFP, 14 Aug 2020
Stargazers have been able to observe heightened activity in the night sky with many more shooting stars visible as the Earth passes through the Perseids.
Apple and Google boot 'Fortnite' from app stores
Reuters, 14 Aug 2020
Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google on Thursday removed popular video game “Fortnite” from their app stores for violating the in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic...
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NBC, 14 Aug 2020
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Virus brings fear, empathy to Black funeral home
AP, 14 Aug 2020
When the coronavirus hit California, the owner of Boyd Funeral Home in South Los Angeles initially declined to receive patients who died from the virus.
Lemon: Guess how many of Harris' GOP colleagues stood up for her?
CNN, 14 Aug 2020
After President Trump floated a baseless birther theory about Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), CNN's Don Lemon said his producers reached out to all 53 of Harris' GOP colleagues in th...
Raymond Arroyo: Is Kamala Harris Biden's shadow president?
FOX, 14 Aug 2020
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Australia's Cruise Ship Nightmare | 101 East
Al Jazeera, 14 Aug 2020
How did one cruise ship become the single largest source of COVID-19 infections in Australia? As the pandemic gathered speed and the world went into lockdown in March, the Ruby ...
WE Charity now registered to lobby federal government
CA, 14 Aug 2020
Just before testifying in front of the House of Commons finance committee (FINA), WE Charity registered to lobby the federal government.
PBS NewsHour West live episode, Aug. 13. 2020
PBS, 14 Aug 2020
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One of the most reliable indicators of reelection looks ominous for Trump
CBS, 14 Aug 2020
Election forecasters say one of the most reliable indicators for reelection currently looks bad for President Trump.
Digital Safari: Elephant, an African icon
CGTN, 14 Aug 2020
Elephants are a true symbol of African wildlife, displaying a gentleness and at the same time incredible strength.
Surge in Spain's Covid-19 cases prompts regional smoking ban
FRANCE24, 14 Aug 2020
Two Spanish regions attracting tourists introduced outdoor smoking bans Thursday to curb the coronavirus as a top domestic medical body called for a more coordinated response an...
Baidu-Backed Video Site Iqiyi Discloses SEC Probe
Bloomberg, 14 Aug 2020
Aug.13 -- Iqiyi Inc., a Chinese Netflix-style streaming service
What's next for coronavirus stimulus after lawmakers leave D.C. with no deal: CNBC After Hours
CNBC, 14 Aug 2020
CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down what to watch as lawmakers leave D.C.
‘My voice is stolen’ | Belarusian state philharmonic society workers sing religious anthem
RT, 14 Aug 2020
Employees of the Belarusian state philharmonic society in Minsk sing ‘Mahutny Bozha’ (‘O, God Almighty’) – the country’s religious anthem – as nationwide protests against the re...
Israel strikes breakthrough deal with UAE over settlement expansion
Sky, 14 Aug 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel are to establish diplomatic ties in a deal halting the planned annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians.
George Floyd: Minnaepolis remains divided as the city tries to heal
ITV, 14 Aug 2020
The unrest which engulfed Minneapolis in the wake of Floyd's death means that a lot of grocery stores in this part of town remain closed.
Israel signs “historic deal” with UAE to normalise relations
BBC, 14 Aug 2020
In what's being claimed as an historic agreement, Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a deal to normalise relations.
Martin Wolf - will Covid-19 kill off populism?
FT, 14 Aug 2020
The FT's chief economics commentator looks at the political implications of the global pandemic and asks whether the onward march of populist regimes might be halted by the univ...
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris call for nationwide mask mandate
Guardian, 14 Aug 2020
Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden on Thursday called on all governors to mandate mask wearing to slow the spread of the coronavirus that has killed more than 165,000 p...