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- 2020-06-10 12:15:07Z
Leaders of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt agreed that Ethiopia will not start filling its Nile dam without reaching an agreement within two weeks, Sudan and Egypt said on Friday. Ethiopia, which is building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which worries its downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan
A look back at the killings of black Americans since the emergence of Black Lives Matter.
Unlike Trump, the Democratic candidate has been cautious about campaigning - and his strategy seems to be workingJoe Biden's Republican opponents have gleefully mocked him for effectively hiding out in his basement rather than hitting the campaign trail over the past few months.But an uncomfortable truth is now setting in for Biden's critics: his low-key approach to campaigning is paying off.A swath of new polls have shown Biden leading Donald Trump handsomely in key battleground states and nationally. That's despite Trump's eagerness to hit the campaign trail and hold rallies as if the country weren't in the middle of a national pandemic.Biden has physically left his basement and house...
After two shootings in activist enclave, Seattle's mayor Jenny Durkan announced police will return to the occupied zone in the heart of the city.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany reiterated Wednesday that President Trump considers ending qualified immunity for police officers "a non-starter" as discussions about police reform continue in the wake of George Floyd's death.McEnany's comments come after she said Monday that qualified immunity - which shields cops from being sued in court for violating a civilian's constitutional rights, unless their actions violated "clearly established federal law" - was not something the president would consider."You had AG Barr saying this weekend he was asked about reduced immunity and he said, 'I don't think we need to reduce immunity to go after the bad cops because that would result...
Nearly three months after police fatally shot Breonna Taylor, the department has released the incident report. Except, it is almost entirely blank.
The Class A mishap happened May 30 at Brown Field, a Marine Corps official told Military.com.
Hospitalizations from coronavirus rose sharply in at least nine U.S. states following Memorial Day weekend.Seven-day average cases of coronavirus have risen across the country in a trend not attributable solely to an increase in testing, the Washington Post has found. While coronavirus hospitalizations are difficult to track because of differences in how states report data, the nine states in which hospitalizations have clearly risen are Texas, California, Oregon, North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Utah, Arkansas, and Arizona.Texas has seen a 36 percent increase in new cases since Memorial Day, with coronavirus hospitalizations at a record high of 2,056 as of Tuesday. There were 1,935...
The Republican National Committee is zeroing in on a new location for its August convention and has tentatively decided to host the marquee events in Jacksonville, Fla., sources told the Washington Post.RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Tuesday that a decision will probably come "within the next week" on where to host the convention, which is scheduled for August 24 to August 27."Everybody is coming to the table," McDaniel said in an appearance on Fox News. "We have all types of states - Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Tennessee - that have come and said we want to host your convention. We've been traveling. We will have to make a decision probably within the next week...
Court votes to repeal 2017 measure that said settlers could stay on land if they built there without knowing of Palestinian ownership.
As protests continue, tensions are starting to ease between protesters and police in Kansas City.
The man charged with the murder of retired St. Louis police Captain David Dorn was previously convicted in St. Louis County in 2014 but never served a day in prison.
In the next step of a race already on pace to become the most expensive in South Carolina history, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has defeated three little-known GOP challengers, the last marker ahead of a general election face-off with Democrat Jaime Harrison. Graham, 64, bested fellow Republicans Duke Buckner, Michael Lapierre and Joe Reynolds in Tuesday's primary election. Harrison was unopposed in his primary, and two Libertarians and one Constitution Party candidate have also filed to seek the seat.
Demonstrators gathered outside U.S. missions in South African cities on Monday to condemn the killing of George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody has set off a wave of protests worldwide and ignited a debate about race and justice. Protesters led by opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) carried placards saying "Black Lives Matter" and "Black people are not slaves" outside the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria and consulates in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared messages he's received from customers angry over the company's support of Black Lives Matter.
An Iranian-American doctor has returned to Iran, Iranian state media reported on Monday, after a swap deal between Tehran and Washington that resulted in the release of a U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran. In a slight thaw in U.S.-Iranian enmity, the United States allowed Majid Taheri to travel to Iran as part of the swap deal.
U.S. economy appears to begin recovery with 'better-than-expected' May jobs report; White House trade adviser Peter Navarro joins 'Sunday Morning Futures.'
Germany's relationship with the United States is "complicated", Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a newspaper interview, regretting the planned withdrawal of U.S. soldiers from Germany. President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. military to remove 9,500 troops from Germany, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.