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Fauci warns: “We are still knee-deep in the first wave of this"

July 7, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top US expert on infectious disease and member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, warned on Monday that the country was facing a "serious situation" in part due to reopening too quickly.

Trump turns clock back 155 years with Confederacy-inspired election strategy

July 7, 2020

One-fifth of the way through the 21st Century, Donald Trump is seemingly running to be the last President of the Confederacy.

The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

July 7, 2020

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

Hong Kong schools told to remove books that violate new law as police powers extended

July 7, 2020

Schools in Hong Kong have been told that they must remove books and teaching materials that could violate the sweeping national security law that was imposed by Beijing last week, sparking concerns over mounting censorship in the city.

Trump could sink the House GOP in suburbia

July 7, 2020

President Donald Trump's continuing erosion among well-educated voters looms as perhaps the most imposing headwind to Republican hopes of recapturing the House of Representatives in November -- or even avoiding further losses in the chamber.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signs most lucrative sports deal in history, agent says

July 7, 2020

The NFL's Kansas City Chiefs have signed their quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a 10-year contract extension that his agent says is the most lucrative contract in sports history.

UK foreign secretary warns China 'can't be trusted' as London passes Magnitsky-style sanctions law

July 7, 2020

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has questioned whether China can be trusted to live up to international obligations after its move to introduce a new security law for Hong Kong, which London says contravenes the historical agreement handing over the territory to Beijing.

Republican National Convention will test Jacksonville attendees daily for coronavirus

July 7, 2020

The Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, will feature daily coronavirus testing for those attending the event, which will be centered on President Donald Trump accepting the Republican nomination at a 15,000-person arena.

Trump's stunning embrace of slavery's symbols will backfire

July 7, 2020

As he tries to draw his base to his side, the US President is rising up to protect the symbols of the most shameful parts of the nation's past, writes Frida Ghitis. But he is misreading the electorate -- a majority support the anti-racism protests -- and risks going too far.

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