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Puzzling New Zealand coronavirus outbreak grows to 17 cases

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A puzzling new outbreak of the coronavirus in New Zealand's largest city grew to 17 cases on Thursday, with officials saying the number will likely increase further. And a lockdown in Auckland designed to extinguish the outbreak could be extended well beyond an initial three days. It was a turnabout… Read

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Australia records significant fall in new virus cases

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Australia's virus-hit Victoria state reported a major drop in new coronavirus cases Thursday, but officials warned against complacency amid a "worrying" spread of the disease in regional areas outside Melbourne. Just 278 new cases and eight deaths were detected in Victoria Thursday -- a low not seen in weeks --… Read

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Biden raises $26 mil in 24 hours after VP announcement

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Joe Biden raised $26 million in the 24 hours after he named Kamala Harris as his running mate, doubling his previous one-day record and signaling enthusiasm among Democrats following the selection of the first Black woman on a major party's presidential ticket. “It's really palpable, the excitement,” Biden said Wednesday.… Read

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Biden, Harris lash out at Trump at debut of historic VP choice

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pushed past their one-time political rivalry Wednesday to deliver an aggressive attack on the character and performance of President Donald Trump in their historic first appearance as running mates. The physical debut of the Democratic ticket was without parallel in recent political annals. The coronavirus… Read

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UK records deepest recession among top economies

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Britain has suffered the deepest recession among the world’s top economies this year, shrinking by a fifth in the second quarter alone when much of the economy was mothballed as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The 20.4% quarterly drop is the worst since records began in 1955,… Read

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China eases travel restrictions for Europeans

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China has eased entry restrictions for nationals from 36 European countries, months after thousands were left stranded when the country closed its borders and slashed flights to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Almost all foreign nationals were forbidden from entering the country when Beijing imposed the measures in March,… Read

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Radical or moderate? Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

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An overzealous prosecutor trying to hide her crime-fighting past — who is also weak on crime. The most radical pick for vice president ever — but too moderate to energize progressive Democrats. President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define California Sen Kamala Harris, the newly announced running mate for… Read

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Democrats, Mnuchin at odds after 'overture' for virus talks

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The White House's top negotiator tried to revive stalled talks Wednesday over coronavirus aid, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer dismissed the “overture,” saying the Trump administration is still refusing to meet them halfway. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reached out to the Democratic leaders as… Read

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U.S. commander: Islamic State threat in west Syria growing

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Elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little visibility or presence, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East warned on Wednesday. In the region west of the Euphrates River where the Syrian regime is in control “conditions are as… Read

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Thousands in Belarus decry president's reelection as rigged

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Thousands of protesters rallied in Belarus’ capital and other cities for a fourth straight night Wednesday, decrying an election they say was rigged to extend the 26-year rule of the country's authoritarian leader and the crackdown on the subsequent demonstrations. In several parts of Minsk, groups of hundreds of people… Read

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