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Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake

Joe Biden visits Kenosha to meet family of Jacob Blake

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJacob Blake: Comparing Trump and Biden’s Kenosha visitsUS Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has spoken over the phone with Jacob Blake, the black man who was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparking big protests.Mr Blake, who remains in hospital paralysed, said “he was…

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Beirut explosion: Protests continue despite government’s resignation Beirut explosion: Protests continue despite government’s resignation

Beirut explosion: Protests continue despite government’s resignation

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Publishedduration11 Augustmedia captionCrowds in Beirut hold a minute of silence, exactly one week after a huge blast in the port area of the cityPeople in Beirut have attended a vigil for the more than 200 victims of the huge explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital a week ago.A crowd stood in silence near the ruins…

Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN

Trump or Biden, which candidate would China prefer? – CNN

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Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars

Trump Denies Atlantic Story on Disparaging Soldiers, Blames Low-Lifes and Liars

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Howie Kurtz on President Trump denying he insulted the military, Joe Biden visiting Kenosha and Jacob Blake and the economy getting some good news on the jobs front. Follow Howie on Twitter: @HowardKurtz For more #MediaBuzz click here You May Be Interested In… Trump Suggests Voting Twice (As a Test), Media Freakout Ensues Sep 3, 2020…

Europe’s migrant crisis: The year that changed a continent Europe’s migrant crisis: The year that changed a continent

Europe’s migrant crisis: The year that changed a continent

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By Gareth EvansBBC NewsPublishedduration5 days agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesFive years ago, more than one million people crossed into Europe. Many of them took huge risks and embarked on dangerous journeys in an effort to escape conflict and find a better life.But the sudden influx of people sparked a crisis – both humanitarian and political – as…

Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’ Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’

Mike Pompeo responds to report Trump insulted military: ‘I never heard him say it’

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has “never heard” President Trump refer to members of the military as “suckers and losers.”“I’ve been with this president coming on four years. I’ve never heard the president use the language” described in a report in The Atlantic, Pompeo told “Fox & Friends” on Friday. “I’ve never seen that. Indeed,…

Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice

Mizzou athletes lead march across campus for social justice

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri athletes who organized and led a march and rally for social justice through the Columbia campus urged the hundreds of people who participated to stay engaged in work to end racial disparities. Wednesday’s “March With Mizzou” was organized largely by the Mizzou Black Student Athlete Association, a group that…

Politician departs Senedd over childcare concerns Politician departs Senedd over childcare concerns

Politician departs Senedd over childcare concerns

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Image caption Bethan Sayed: “We have to try to find common ground where we can” A Senedd member is stepping down from Cardiff Bay, citing lack of childcare support and the “aggressive” tone of online debate as part of her reasoning. Plaid Cymru’s Bethan Sayed, who represents South Wales West, said she would not stand…

Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade

Caroline Nokes on Tony Abbott joining UK Board of Trade

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Appointing former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a UK trade representative would be “awful” a Conservative MP has said.Caroline Nokes, who chairs Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee, told BBC2’s Politics Live said he was a “misogynist” with “poor” views on LGBTQ rights.She added: “I just don’t think this is a man who should be…

Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks

Top Democrat urges White House to pull German ambassador nominee over past racist and inflammatory remarks

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(CNN)The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is calling on the White House to immediately pull retired Col. Douglas Macgregor’s nomination for ambassador to Germany after his past …

Portland mayor excoriates Trump: ‘It’s you who have created the hate’ Portland mayor excoriates Trump: ‘It’s you who have created the hate’

Portland mayor excoriates Trump: ‘It’s you who have created the hate’

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Washington (CNN)The Democratic mayor of Portland, Oregon, said Sunday it is President Donald Trump who “created the hate” in an unyielding attack on the White House following a shooting at a protest …

India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border

India accuses China’s military of ‘provocative’ movements near disputed border

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India has accused China of making “provocative” military moves near a disputed border where just months earlier a deadly incident between the two countries left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.India’s defense ministry said in a statement Monday that China’s People’s Liberation Army on Saturday night “carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo”…

Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset

Victor Davis Hanson: American soldiers leave Germany — and suddenly Germany is upset

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President Trump recently ordered a 12,000-troop reduction in American military personnel stationed in Germany. That leaves about 24,000 American soldiers still in the country.A little more than half of the troops being withdrawn will return home. The rest will be redeployed to other NATO member nations such as Belgium, Italy, and perhaps Baltic and Eastern…

TikTok boss quits as Trump’s ban looms TikTok boss quits as Trump’s ban looms

TikTok boss quits as Trump’s ban looms

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Image copyright Getty Images TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has quit after just two months in the job ahead of an impending ban by US President Donald Trump.The Chinese-owned firm has been accused of being a threat to US national security by the Trump administration.Mr Mayer joined TikTok in June after leaving his role as…

Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September

Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September

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Image copyright UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor Image caption Parliament is on recess, with MPs set to return on 1 September A Conservative MP accused of rape has agreed not to return to the Commons until after his bail date in November. The party said the former minister would instead work from home when other MPs return…

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