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French PM Edouard Philippe resigns as Macron plans new team

  • Jul 03, 2020

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has tendered his resignation after heading President Emmanuel Macron's government for three years. Although Mr. Philippe is considered more popular than the president, the ruling La République En March

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As Domestic Abuse Rises, U.K. Failings Leave Victims in Peril

  • Jul 03, 2020

The British government, after failing to heed early warnings that domestic abuse would soar during the coronavirus lockdown, is still struggling to adequately respond more than four months later. For victims trapped with their abusers, the consequences have been catastrophic.

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Hong Kong protest leader flees as government warns calls for 'revolution' are now illegal

  • Jul 03, 2020

The ramifications of a new security law imposed on Hong Kong by China are still unfolding, as authorities moved to outlaw a popular protest movement slogan

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Joe Biden Raises $141 Million, Topping Trump For Second Straight Month

  • Jul 02, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden and the Democratic National Committee raised $141 million in June, his campaign announced Wednesday night, topping the total haul of President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee for the second straight month.

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A predicted surge in US job growth for June might not last

  • Jul 02, 2020

U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains. Economists have forecast that busin

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Early trial results keep Pfizer vaccine development on track for possible 2020 distribution

  • Jul 02, 2020

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S. and abroad, new hope may be emerging in the race to develop a vaccine.

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China sanctions approved by US House as Pelosi calls Hong Kong security law 'horrific'

  • Jul 02, 2020

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday joined the Senate in approving a bill to rebuke China over its crackdown in Hong Kong by imposing sanctions on groups that undermine the city’s autonomy or restrict its

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'A mask is not a symbol': These restaurants had seen too many disrespectful customers. They closed rather than serve them

  • Jul 01, 2020

#NoMaskNoTaco. It's a hashtag on social media that a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles used to announce Sunday that it was temporarily closing its two taco stands because some customers had refused to wear face masks amid a sur

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Newsom warns of more coronavirus restrictions, enforcement ahead of July 4 holiday weekend

  • Jul 01, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he planned to announce new restrictions on Wednesday ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend, continuing to reverse course on reopening California as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations rise. “Tomorrow we’ll be maki

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