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Ex-Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad expelled from own political party

7 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Mahathir, who was chairman of United Indigenous Party of Malaysia, is fired for not supporting the country's government.
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Government surveillance bill withdrawn in U.S. House

19 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. House of Representatives is dropping consideration of legislation that would have extended U.S. surveillance tools, the chamber's number two Democrat said on Thursday...
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Barr taps U.S. attorney to investigate ‘unmasking' as part of Russia probe review

Barr taps U.S. attorney to investigate ‘unmasking' as part of Russia probe review

49 minutes ago   |   Politico

Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to scrutinize episodes of the intelligence practice known as “unmasking” that took place “before and after” the 2016...
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Algeria recalls envoy to France over public TV documentaries

57 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Algeria has recalled its ambassador to France for consultations after French public television aired documentaries on the North African country's anti-government protest...
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Golf-European Tour to resume on July 22 with British Masters

57 minutes ago   |   National Post

The European Tour, suspended since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will resume with the British Masters on July 22 as part of a six-tournament swing in the United Kingdom...
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Germany's Foreign Ministry calls in Russian ambassador over 2015 cyberattack allegations

Germany's Foreign Ministry calls in Russian ambassador over 2015 cyberattack allegations

59 minutes ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Berlin said on Thursday it is seeking EU sanctions against a Russian man over his alleged role in the hacking of the German parliament in 2015. Germany's Foreign Ministry said...
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‘A terrible indictment on society': Man who lost father to Covid-19 amid outbreak at Scottish nursing home shares story with RT

‘A terrible indictment on society': Man who lost father to Covid-19 amid outbreak at Scottish nursing home shares story with RT

59 minutes ago   |   RT

The son of a Covid-19 victim in Scotland has told RT how the government and senior staff failed to protect the residents at nursing homes hit by the deadly virus. Authorities...
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U.S.-China Tension Only Set to Get Worse: ‘There Is No Off Ramp'

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

With Donald Trump and Xi Jinping both focused on ramping up domestic support in the wake of the pandemic, the bottom is rapidly falling out of U.S.-China relations. And few in...
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East Europeans Under Lockdown May Keep It That Way on Sundays

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

In deeply Catholic countries in the European Union's east, some politicians are trying to leverage virus-lockdown measures to ban shopping on the Sabbath.
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Bickering and Confusion Stall $150 Billion Meant to Boost States

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Weeks after states began receiving billions in federal Cares Act money in response to the Covid-19 crisis, lawmakers are fighting for control of it, interest groups are pushing...
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Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings did break lockdown rules, say police

Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings did break lockdown rules, say police

Boris Johnson's chief adviser Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules, according to a UK police force. Durham Police say they believe Cummings committed a "minor breach" of the... Read more ...

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...