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Philippine American journalist Maria Ressa convicted in cybercrime case
Philippine American journalist Maria Ressa convicted in cybercrime case

Ressa's conviction was seen as a severe blow to press freedom in the Philippines under strongman President Rodrigo Duterte.

Coronavirus world round-up: US records lowest death toll since mid-April
Coronavirus world round-up: US records lowest death toll since mid-April

Follow the latest coronavirus news in our daily live blog Read all our coronavirus coverage here Subscribe to The Telegraph, free for one month The United States has recorded 382 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing its death toll to 115,729, according to a tally on Sunday by Johns Hopkins University. This was the lowest US 24-hour toll since the peak in mid-April. It has been averaging 800 or so a day recently. The world's top economy is by far the hardest-hit country in the pandemic, with both the highest number of deaths and the largest number of infections - 2,093,335 at 8.30 pm Saturday (0030 GMT Sunday), a tracker maintained by the Baltimore-based university...

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Trump claims 'radical left' has 'taken over' Seattle as he spends birthday at golf club

President targets city's 'Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone', where protesters have taken over part of neighborhoodDonald Trump spent his 74th birthday on Sunday in seclusion at his New Jersey golf club, breaking cover late in the afternoon, shortly before his return to the White House, to claim the "radical left" had "taken over" Seattle.Protesters in the north-western city took over part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood after police abandoned their east precinct following dangerous clashes amid demonstrations over police brutality and systemic racism.Amid attempts by Trump and allies to portray protests across the US as dominated by dangerous leftwing groups, the protesters' "Capitol Hill...

Mexico extradites alleged Chapo aide to US

A man accused of being a senior lieutenant in the Sinaloa drug cartel has been extradited to the United States, Mexican prosecutors announced Sunday. U.S. officials had been trying for years to extradite Felipe Cabrera Sarabia, nicknamed "The Engineer," who allegedly had overseen cartel marijuana operations

Republicans insist Trump Tulsa rally won
Republicans insist Trump Tulsa rally won't spread coronavirus - despite local concern

* Attendees at Saturday campaign rally will have to sign waiver * Tulsa health director expresses concern over indoor eventRepublican lawmakers are downplaying concerns that a Donald Trump indoor rally planned for Tulsa, Oklahoma, for next weekend could contribute to the spread Covid-19, amid an increase in cases in the city.The Tulsa city-county health department director, Bruce Dart, said he worried the rally could be dangerous for attendees as well as the president."I wish we could postpone this to a time when the virus isn't as large a concern as it is today," Dart told Tulsa World."I think it's an honor for Tulsa to have a sitting president want to come and visit our community, but...

NYC Without Police? Chirlane McCray Says It Would Be
NYC Without Police? Chirlane McCray Says It Would Be 'Nirvana.' Bill de Blasio Doesn't See It Happening for Generations

New York City would be police-free in a perfect world, Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray said during Tuesday's TIME100 Talks

Darfur militia leader in ICC custody, face allegations of crimes against humanity

Darfur militia leader Ali Kushayb is in the detention centre of the International Criminal Court to face allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity after surrendering in the Central African Republic, the court said on Tuesday. Kushayb is the first Sudanese suspect taken into ICC custody in

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy Says He
N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy Says He 'Can't Imagine' Enforcing Social Distancing Rules on Protesters

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy indicated Monday that he has no plans to enforce social distancing rules on large groups gathering for anti-racism protests even as non-essential businesses are allowed to reopen only in phases and other large groups are prohibited."I can't imagine what it would look like if we said to people, 'Actually, you have to stay in. You have to ignore systemic racism - I'm sorry, just ignore it. Stay in,'" the governor said during his daily coronavirus briefing. I can't imagine what that looks like as it relates to public safety."The governor attended protests in Hillside and Westfield, two of the more than 130 protests across New Jersey over the weekend in...

Delhi coronavirus cases set to explode, hospitals running out of beds
Delhi coronavirus cases set to explode, hospitals running out of beds

Delhi's infections of coronavirus will climb to more than half a million by the end of July and it does not have the hospital capacity to handle such an outbreak, the city state's deputy chief minister said on Tuesday. The warning came as harrowing accounts of people struggling to get a hospital bed in the Indian capital emerged, including some who said their loved ones died on the doorsteps of medical centers which refused to take them in. Delhi, one of the hotspots, has nearly 29,000 cases that will grow to 550,000 by the end of July, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia told reporters.

Russian Northern Fleet Reports Tracking French Frigate in Barents Sea
Russian Northern Fleet Reports Tracking French Frigate in Barents Sea

The French guided-missile frigate Aquitaine entered the Barents Sea last week and its movements were being tracked by the Russian Northern Fleet. It is the second time in a month that NATO naval forces visited Russia's Arctic border.

Libya pro-unity govt forces reseize Tripoli int
Libya pro-unity govt forces reseize Tripoli int'l airport: spokesman

Forces backing Libya's unity government said Wednesday they had reseized Tripoli international airport after heavy fighting with rival troops supporting strongman Khalifa Haftar. "Our forces have fully liberated Tripoli International Airport," said Mohamad Gnounou, spokesman for forces backing the Government of National Accord in a statement. The airport, in a strategic area on the capital's southern edges, has been closed since 2014 and had been seized by pro-Haftar forces last year.

Greek demonstrators hurl firebombs towards U.S. embassy in Athens
Greek demonstrators hurl firebombs towards U.S. embassy in Athens

Demonstrators hurled firebombs in a march towards the U.S. Embassy compound in Athens on Wednesday in a protest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Reuters journalists saw demonstrators throwing several flaming objects which erupted into flames on the street towards the heavily-guarded embassy in central Athens and police responding with rounds of teargas. Demonstrators were holding banners and placards reading "Black lives matter" and "I can't breathe".

Google takes down app that removes Chinese software
Google takes down app that removes Chinese software

Remove China Apps was developed by an Indian company, amid rising tension between the two nations.

Afghans condemn killing of prominent cleric in mosque blast
Afghans condemn killing of prominent cleric in mosque blast

Afghan leaders and ordinary citizens condemned on Wednesday the killing of a prominent cleric in a bomb attack at a mosque in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter of the capital, Kabul. The explosion, which police initially said was a suicide bombing but later said was caused by a planted device, killed two people on Tuesday including Ayaz Niazi, a scholar and the outspoken imam of the Wazir Akbar Khan mosque. President Ashraf Ghani called the attack a crime against humanity and appointed a team to investigate, his office said on Twitter.

Ferguson elected its first black mayor 6 years after a white police officer shot and killed teenager Michael Brown
Ferguson elected its first black mayor 6 years after a white police officer shot and killed teenager Michael Brown

Ella Jones defeated fellow councilwoman Heather Robinett 54% to 46%. She will be the first African American and first woman to be mayor of Ferguson.

Philly officer hit by alleged looter undergoes 2nd surgery
Philly officer hit by alleged looter undergoes 2nd surgery

Cell phone video captured the moment Philadelphia police officer Antonio Nieves was run over after a group of alleged looters ransacked a business near 7th and Chestnut in Center City on Saturday.

Protester arrested after telling police he loves and respects them
Protester arrested after telling police he loves and respects them

Givionne "Gee" Jordan Jr. was heard on video telling officers: "We gotta stop living in fear. I am not your enemy. You are not my enemy."

Joe Biden
Joe Biden's Empathy Offensive

To draw a contrast with President Trump, Joe Biden is focusing on his ability to provide empathy in times of crisis


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