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China urges coronavirus testing capacity ramp-up in preparation for potential outbreaks

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China's local governments and medical institutes should ramp up and reserve coronavirus testing capacity in preparation for increased demand amid potential outbreaks...
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Police fire in air to keep crowds from Ethiopian singer's funeral

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian police fired in the air on Thursday to prevent mourners entering a stadium for the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this...
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China urges coronavirus testing capacity ramp-up in preparation for potential outbreaks

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIJING - China's local governments and medical institutes should ramp up and reserve coronavirus testing capacity in preparation for increased demand amid potential outbreaks...
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UK says: wants to be first with carbon zero Atlantic commercial plane

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The United Kingdom wants to be the first to develop a commercial jet plane to fly across the Atlantic Ocean without any carbon emissions, Transport Secretary Grant...
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Fire breaks out at Iranian nuclear facility, no damage reported, officials say

8 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

DUBAI - A fire broke out at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility but there were no casualties and the site is operating as usual, Iranian officials said on Thursday.
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Taiwan advises its citizens to avoid Hong Kong after new law

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

TAIPEI - Taiwan citizens should avoid unnecessary visits to or transit through Hong Kong, Macau or mainland China after the passing of an "outrageous" national security law for...
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Why Coronavirus Is an ‘Existential Crisis' for American Democracy

Why Coronavirus Is an ‘Existential Crisis' for American Democracy

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

If you think the coronavirus pandemic is simply a health crisis, or a crisis of leadership in Washington, it's time to wake up. This moment is nothing less than an “existential...
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The Anti-Trump Movement Will Outlast Trump

The Anti-Trump Movement Will Outlast Trump

8 minutes ago   |   Politico

The Trump years have scrambled old ideological lines. So perhaps it is not so surprising that in recent days George F. Will, the elegant dean of conservative columnists, and...
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Coronavirus era needs spirit of Greatest Generation

14 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

It's no secret that Americans are deeply polarized politically. But one would think that a crisis such as the coronavirus pandemic would strengthen the concepts of “the...
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Kazakh ex-president recovers from COVID-19

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

ALMATY - Kazakhstan's former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has recovered from COVID-19 which he contracted in mid-June, his spokesman said on Thursday.
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

House takes up bill to fix nation's crumbling infrastructure

WASHINGTON ─ House Democrats argue the nation's roads, bridges and airports are crumbling and need to be preserved. The “Moving Forward Act” would inject $1.5 million into... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured while working on professional fireworks display

One person has died and four others were injured in a massive barn fire in Franklin County, Indiana, Tuesday. Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating... Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...