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US states reverse openings and require masks amid virus resurgence

Arizona’s Republican governor shut down bars, movie theatres, gyms and water parks on Monday amid an alarming resurgence of coronavirus cases nationwide. Meanwhile leaders in...

Suspect arrested after man shot dead at Breonna Taylor protest

A suspect has been arrested after a man was shot dead during a protest in Kentucky over the killing of Breonna Taylor. The suspect was...

Man shot and killed at US protest against Breonna Taylor’s death

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting at a demonstration against a black woman’s death in Kentucky’s Louisville, the city’s police said. A crowd had gathered...

Biden slams Trump over report Russia put bounties on US troops in Afghanistan

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has attacked Donald Trump over a report that he said potentially contains a “truly shocking revelation” about the US...

Mississippi moves toward stripping Confederate image from flag

Mississippi legislators have taken the first steps toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying...

Vote looms on last state flag with Confederate emblem

Mississippi legislators could vote as early as Saturday on the future of the last state flag in the US that includes the Confederate battle...

Trump signs ‘strong’ order to protect monuments

Donald Trump has used Twitter to call for the arrest of protesters involved in this week’s attempt to pull down the statue of Andrew...

US states reverse reopening measures as Covid-19 cases hit record high

Texas and Florida have clamped down on bars as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases per day in the US surged to an all-time...

Council advances plan to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department

The Minneapolis City Council has unanimously approved a radical proposal to change the city charter that would allow the police department to be dismantled,...

US House passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

The US House of Representatives has approved a sweeping police reform bill in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd. The George...

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Kanye West says he is anti-abortion and anti-vaccination in presidential bid

Kanye West has said he is anti-abortion, anti-vaccination and pro-school prayer as he offered more details about his plans to run for president. The rapper...

Sequel to Ready Player One novel gets publication date

The sequel to Ernest Cline’s best-selling science-fiction novel Ready Player One will arrive on November 24. The long-awaited follow-up, titled Ready Player Two, will be...

Serbian leader backtracks on virus lockdown after protest

Serbia’s president has backtracked on his plans to reinstate a coronavirus lockdown in Belgrade after thousands protested over the move and violently clashed with...

US Supreme Court backs Trump rule on birth control coverage

More employers who cite religious or moral grounds can decline to offer cost-free birth control coverage to their workers, the US Supreme Court ruled,...

People trapped after crane collapses on house in east London

A crane has collapsed on to a house in east London and people are trapped inside. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said a 20-metre crane collapsed...
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