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Sudan, Egypt say Ethiopia will not fill Nile dam without reaching deal

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

George Floyd: Timeline of black deaths caused by police
George Floyd: Timeline of black deaths caused by police

A look back at the killings of black Americans since the emergence of Black Lives Matter.

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Trump mocks 'basement' strategy but prudent approach pays off for Biden

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...

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free CHOP autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators
Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free CHOP autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

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.

McEnany Reiterates Qualified-Immunity Reform Is a
McEnany Reiterates Qualified-Immunity Reform Is a 'Non-Starter'

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...

Louisville police release the Breonna Taylor incident report. It
Louisville police release the Breonna Taylor incident report. It's nearly blank.

Nearly three months after police fatally shot Breonna Taylor, the department has released the incident report. Except, it is almost entirely blank.

Marine V-22 Osprey Damaged After Being Hit by Civilian Plane on Runway
Marine V-22 Osprey Damaged After Being Hit by Civilian Plane on Runway

The Class A mishap happened May 30 at Brown Field, a Marine Corps official told Military.com.

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Spike in Nine States following Memorial Day Weekend
Coronavirus Hospitalizations Spike in Nine States following Memorial Day Weekend

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...

RNC Settles on Jacksonville for New Convention Site: Report
RNC Settles on Jacksonville for New Convention Site: Report

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...

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Israel's Supreme Court strikes down law legalizing settlements on private Palestinian land

Court votes to repeal 2017 measure that said settlers could stay on land if they built there without knowing of Palestinian ownership.

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Kansas City Police's new approach at demonstrations has calmed crowds, eased tension, protesters say

As protests continue, tensions are starting to ease between protesters and police in Kansas City.

Suspect accused of killing retired police captain once got 7-year prison sentence but didn
Suspect accused of killing retired police captain once got 7-year prison sentence but didn't serve one day

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.

Sen. Graham defeats 3 GOP challengers in quest for 4th term
Sen. Graham defeats 3 GOP challengers in quest for 4th term

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.

'Enough is enough': South African opposition leads protests outside U.S. missions

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.

Jeff Bezos shares angry customer emails over support of Black Lives Matter, but says position
Jeff Bezos shares angry customer emails over support of Black Lives Matter, but says position 'won't change'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared messages he's received from customers angry over the company's support of Black Lives Matter.

Iranian-American freed in prisoner swap with U.S. arrives in Iran
Iranian-American freed in prisoner swap with U.S. arrives in Iran

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.

Navarro: President Trump can build up the economy again
Navarro: President Trump can build up the economy again

U.S. economy appears to begin recovery with 'better-than-expected' May jobs report; White House trade adviser Peter Navarro joins 'Sunday Morning Futures.'

'It's complicated', German minister says of ties with U.S.

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.


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