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First Warning Forecast: More heat, humidity, and storms this week

First Warning Forecast: More heat, humidity, and storms this week Forecasters expect partly cloudy skies and high temperatures in the upper 80s to low 90s. Tuesday: Partly sunny with a chance of a shower or a storm, especially in the morning. Monday starts off with considerable cloudiness and still humid with a chance of showers or a storm through midday in advance of the cold front slowly sliding southeast through the region. [Full Article...]

US Covid-19 cases surpass 5 million

US Covid-19 cases surpass 5 million The United States on Saturday passed the grim milestone of five million coronavirus cases, according to a Reuters tally. Continued surveillance is needed to further identify "the burden and outcomes of COVID-19-associated hospitalizations among children", the researchers wrote in the report. [Full Article...]

India PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Ayodhya Ram temple

India PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Ayodhya Ram temple The Telegraph minced no words and said: "The book that begins with "We, the people of India" is the God that we failed". Pakistan on Wednesday reiterated its condemnation of construction of a Hindu temple on the site of 16th-century Babri Mosque in neighboring India, following a controversial judgment given by the Indian Supreme Court last November. [Full Article...]

Twitter Is Suspending Journalists for Quoting Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Lies

Twitter Is Suspending Journalists for Quoting Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Lies Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. has been widely criticised, particularly due to the President's insistence that very little is wrong with the country's high rate of infection and death from Covid-19. "Another day, another display of Silicon Valley's flagrant bias against this President, where the rules are only enforced in one direction", she added. [Full Article...]

Trump claims right to issue mail-in voting executive order

Trump claims right to issue mail-in voting executive order If Congress - including the Democrat-controlled House - wanted to delay the election, it would have to pass legislation, signed by Mr. Trump and, as the New York Times pointed out, open to court challenges, which would certainly come fast and furiously. [Full Article...]

US Condemns Hong Kong Election Postponement

US Condemns Hong Kong Election Postponement Hong Kong media reported on Friday that Samuel Chu and five other activists from the territory, who now live in Britain, the USA, and elsewhere, have been put on the wanted list on charges of violating the national security law for Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Serum Institute Gets DCGI Nod For Clinical Trials Of Oxford Vaccine

Serum Institute Gets DCGI Nod For Clinical Trials Of Oxford Vaccine On the 42nd day after the first vaccination, the volunteers returned to the hospital and underwent an in-depth medical examination and diagnosis, it said . Around 1,600 people above 18 years of age will participate in the trials across 17 selected sites. Last month, Russian Federation was accused by officials in the U.S., Canada and Britain of trying to hack and steal coronavirus vaccine data. [Full Article...]

Rep. Jordan questions Dr. Fauci on how protests are contributing to pandemic

Rep. Jordan questions Dr. Fauci on how protests are contributing to pandemic With public support for his response to the pandemic sinking, Trump has recently worked to discredit Fauci, insisting he's "made mistakes" throughout the crisis. Other countries that shut down their economies knocked back uncontrolled spread and settled into a pattern of relatively few new cases, although they continued to experience local outbreaks. [Full Article...]

Media scion James Murdoch quits News Corp board over editorial differences

Media scion James Murdoch quits News Corp board over editorial differences James Murdoch , son of octogenarian media mogul Rupert Murdoch , announced his abrupt resignation from the board of News Corporation Friday. The resignation was effective Friday. Youngest and liberal-leaning son James has had issues with editorial content before in the broader family busines that also controlls Fox News. In a joint statement, James Murdoch's older brother, Lachlan, and their fa... [Full Article...]

Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility

Trump floats idea of election delay, a virtual impossibility Trump's tweet quickly prompted bipartisan condemnation. Republicans argue that $600 per week federal unemployment benefit is too much, as many were making more money per week with unemployment assistance than they were while working and left no incentive for people to return to work. [Full Article...]

Lawmaker tests positive, leaving congress rattled

Lawmaker tests positive, leaving congress rattled Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-California) responded first with sympathy for Gohmert , then with consternation for his actions, which likely put others at risk for contracting the disease. Congresswoman Jackie Speier is not at all thrilled with her colleague, Congressman Louie Gohmert , who recently tested positive for COVID-19 and earned himself the nickname " Congressman Covid ". [Full Article...]

Prosecutors: ‘Alarming’ that Maxwell may publicize victims

Prosecutors: ‘Alarming’ that Maxwell may publicize victims One inmate at the jail said that, shortly before Maxwell's arrival, the women were told to clean the usually-abandoned second floor. The inmate added that Maxwell is being given three hours of recreation time per day, compared to their two hours, and is allowed the yard to herself - with other women locked inside while she is outside. [Full Article...]

NRL Season Under Threat As Queensland Government Closes Border

NRL Season Under Threat As Queensland Government Closes Border But despite the growing numbers in Sydney, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian reckons she was blindsided by QLD's decision, saying she had "no prior notice". Professional sport in Australia including top-flight football has once again been plunged into chaos because of the reprecussions of Covid-19. "What we have seen is that we need to restrict movement across the country when there are large amoun... [Full Article...]

Broken Arrow Man Helping Those Hardest Hit By Hurricane Hanna

Broken Arrow Man Helping Those Hardest Hit By Hurricane Hanna Fortunately , not many people sought shelter in Corpus Christi, where the Category 1 storm made landfall Saturday afternoon. Tropical storms can generate sustained winds ranging from 39 miles per hour to 73 miles per hour. "We're going to be seeing strong winds and storm surge on parts of the island where roads are very close to the water, where homes are very close to the water". [Full Article...]

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire near Lebanon border

Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire near Lebanon border Lebanon and Syria are responsible for any attack from its territory against Israel. "Anyone who dares to test the power of the IDF will endanger himself and the country from which he operates". The Israeli military apparently continues to regularly patrol the border area with Lebanon after sealing off several underground tunnels past year that were built by Hezbollah from the country's territor... [Full Article...]

Covid-19: India's cases soar to 13,36,861 with 48,916 fresh infections

Covid-19: India's cases soar to 13,36,861 with 48,916 fresh infections In a series of tweets, the embassy said that a high-ranking research and development (R&D) team of Israel's Defence Ministry will be flying to New Delhi on a special flight. "The last stage will now be carried out in India.The funding, logistics, cooperation and results are mutual". "The four tech systems that will be tested are: voice test, breathalyzer test based on terra-hertz waves, isothe... [Full Article...]

Trump Census Order Poses Problem for Bureau

Trump Census Order Poses Problem for Bureau This memorandum comes in the middle of the 2020 U.S. Census, with reports showing that 62.2% of the country has already responded since April. Attorneys with Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC are also preparing to challenge Trump's memo as part of an ongoing federal lawsuit over the administration's efforts to use government record... [Full Article...]

Trump scraps Republican convention in Florida due to coronavirus

Trump scraps Republican convention in Florida due to coronavirus As just lately as last 7 days, convention organizers experienced been arranging to restrict its crowd to 2,500 delegates on the first 3 nights of the event, followed by 7,000 on its ultimate evening, when Trump would supply what would probable be the most significant speech of his reelection bid on primary-time tv. [Full Article...]

China vows revenge after U.S. orders consulate in Houston to close

China vows revenge after U.S. orders consulate in Houston to close It also has a consulate-general for Hong Kong and Macao based in Hong Kong . President Donald Trump's administration on July 14 abruptly abandoned a plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign students, following widespread condemnation of the decision and pressure from universities and businesses. [Full Article...]

Johnson says Britain was not influenced by Russian Federation in Brexit vote

Johnson says Britain was not influenced by Russian Federation in Brexit vote The Home Office is considering "like-minded global partners' legislation" on foreign agent registration. Boris Johnson is pushing ahead with plans to bolster the UK's counter-espionage laws. Jones said because of the UK's paper-based voting system, it would have been unlikely for Russian cyber attacks to alter the actual referendum vote. [Full Article...]


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