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Trump to far-right extremists: 'Stand back and stand by' – (Associated Press)
President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t clearly condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and...

Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Woman dies – (BBC News)
The Australian singer had a string of hits in the 1970s, but is best known for her feminist pop anthem.

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78 – (Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. She was 78.Reddy’s children...

AP FACT CHECK: False claims flood Trump-Biden debate – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming that the U.S. death toll would have...

Debate Takeaways: An acrid tone from the opening minute – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage Tuesday night in Ohio. The...

Canada outcry over 'abuse' of dying indigenous woman – (BBC News)
A nurse is sacked after Joyce Echaquan filmed herself in hospital apparently being insulted by staff.

UK considered asylum centre on Ascension Island – (BBC News)
The British territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean was suggested as an outpost for processing asylum claims.

Two-fifths of plants at risk of extinction, says report – (BBC News)
We are failing to harness the many benefits plants can provide, say scientists.

WHO to probe 'sexual exploitation' by aid workers in DR Congo – (BBC News)
The health body's says a "robust" investigation will cover claims against aid workers tackling Ebola.

California's wine country residents facing fire fatigue – (Associated Press)
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after...

Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say not so fast – (Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation...

COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen – (Associated Press)
After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the...

Belarus: France's Macron calls for 'peaceful transition' amid protests – (BBC News)
The French president promises to help mediate in the country following weeks of political unrest.

Breonna Taylor grand jury tapes to be released – (BBC News)
The jury's decision not to charge officers over the death of the black American woman sparked anger.

Lawyer for Flynn says she updated Trump on status of case – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn told a judge Tuesday that she recently updated President Donald Trump on the case and asked him...

Armenia says its fighter jet 'shot down by Turkey' – (BBC News)
Armenia says one of its fighter jets was shot down by Turkey and the pilot killed amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Black Appalachians find hope in national reckoning on race – (Associated Press)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dayjha Hogg has known racism her entire life, but until recently she thought she and her family had to face it on their own.Hogg, 19, lives in Whitesburg, Kentucky, a...

Buried lakes of water discovered on Mars – (BBC News)
The underground lakes were detected in the Red Planet's south polar region.

Chadwick Boseman shared salary with Sienna Miller – (BBC News)
The British actress says Boseman took a pay cut in order to raise her salary on the film 21 Bridges.

Chaotic first debate: Taunts overpower Trump, Biden visions – (Associated Press)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump repeatedly interrupted...


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From various sources

LIVE: Trump vs Biden US presidential debate, 'earpiece' conspiracy theory blows up – (News.com.au)
Hello! And welcome to our live coverage of the first US presidential debate.

Pompeo to visit Vatican after criticising deal over Chinese bishops – (Financial Times)
Official visit by secretary of state could embroil Catholic church in growing tensions between US and China

Complexity Scientist Beats Traffic Jams Through Adaptation – (Hacker News)
To tame urban traffic, the computer scientist Carlos Gershenson finds that letting transportation systems adapt and self-organize often works better than trying to predict and control them.

Stakes high in bitter battle over battery secrets – (Financial Times)
US ruling on LG Chem’s claim that SK Innovation stole its technology will have global implications

Doug Schoen: First Presidential Debate -- Here's who won on style and substance – (Fox News)
The first presidential debate between Trump and Biden lacked any real substance that could change attitudes in any meaningful way.

Big business is no longer the planet’s biggest problem – (Financial Times)
Multinationals will not achieve their sustainability agenda unless they convince smaller companies of the merits

Biden cashes in on debate as his campaign touts fundraising record – (Fox News)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign touted that they raised a record $3.8 million during the 10pm ET hour Tuesday night, as the former vice president and President Trump traded fire during an extremely combustible debate.

Trump Fans In Pennsylvania Thought The Debate Was A Mess – (Buzzfeed)
“I'm disappointed as an American voter,” one Trump fan who watched the debate at a campaign watch party said.

Dealmaking rebound drives busiest summer for M&A on record – (Financial Times)
Thirty-six deals worth $5bn-plus unveiled in quarter as bankers race to make up for slowdown from pandemic

Fact-checking the first presidential debate – (CNN)
CNN holds elected officials and candidates accountable by pointing out what’s true and what’s not. Search our Facts First database for fact checks related to different people, issues and statements to be informed.

Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria reports four deaths and 13 new Covid cases as NSW records four – (Google News (Australia))
NSW records no new locally acquired cases for fifth day as pressure mounts over border closures and budget speculation intensifies. Follow all today’s updates

Another bogus kidnapping: Cops urge public not to share fake news – (News24)
In the latest incident, a fabricated video about a kidnapping in Klerksdorp was widely shared on social media.

Trump says he wears masks "when needed" and mocks Biden's masks – (CBS News)
"I think masks are okay," the president said during the first debate.

In UP Gang-Rape Tragedy, 2.30 am Cremation By Cops, Family Kept Out – (Google News (India))
A 20-year-old woman, who died on Tuesday in Delhi two weeks after she was gang-raped and tortured in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, was cremated by policemen last night, allegedly as her family was locked up in their home. A disturbing sequence of events captured i…

Gordon D’Arcy: If South Africa moves up north, it could all go south – (The Irish Times)
With Springboks on Pro14 turf, you can be sure there will be unintended consequences

Opinion: Who won? – (CNN)
CNN Opinion asked contributors for their takes on how Donald Trump and Joe Biden did in the first presidential debate.

Sushant Singh Rajput Case LIVE Updates: AIIMS, CBI Looking at Legal Aspect Before 'Logical Conclusion' in D... – (Google News (India))
The AIIMS forensic team had visited the Bandra flat of Sushant Singh Rajput where he was found dead on June 14. The AIIMS team also recreated the incident scene along with the CBI team.

'We are still afraid of him' - Oupa Ramogibe's family after Richard Mdluli sentencing – (News24)
The family of slain Oupa Ramogibe has expressed mixed feelings following the sentencing of former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli and co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi.

Five takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash | TheHill – (The Hill)
A raucous and chaotic clash between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden gave Amer...

New Zealand says Super Rugby must 'adapt quickly' after South Africa bombshell – (News24)
New Zealand's rugby union has called for a rapid reaction as South Africa pulled most of its teams out of Super Rugby, effectively ending the once-admired southern hemisphere competition after 25 years.


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All about Trump

LIVE: Trump vs Biden US presidential debate, 'earpiece' conspiracy theory blows up – (News.com.au)
Hello! And welcome to our live coverage of the first US presidential debate.

Doug Schoen: First Presidential Debate -- Here's who won on style and substance – (Fox News)
The first presidential debate between Trump and Biden lacked any real substance that could change attitudes in any meaningful way.

Biden cashes in on debate as his campaign touts fundraising record – (Fox News)
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s campaign touted that they raised a record $3.8 million during the 10pm ET hour Tuesday night, as the former vice president and President Trump traded fire during an extremely combustible debate.

Trump Fans In Pennsylvania Thought The Debate Was A Mess – (Buzzfeed)
“I'm disappointed as an American voter,” one Trump fan who watched the debate at a campaign watch party said.

Trump says he wears masks "when needed" and mocks Biden's masks – (CBS News)
"I think masks are okay," the president said during the first debate.

Opinion: Who won? – (CNN)
CNN Opinion asked contributors for their takes on how Donald Trump and Joe Biden did in the first presidential debate.

Five takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash | TheHill – (The Hill)
A raucous and chaotic clash between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden gave Amer...

5 Takeaways From The First 2020 Presidential Debate Between Trump And Biden – (The Huffington Post)
The biggest moment may have been what Trump refused to say.

Trump says "I don't know Beau" Biden while taking aim at Hunter Biden – (CBS News)
Mr. Trump attacked Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, in one of the most contentious exchanges of the first presidential debate.

'I hope it's a fair election': Trump won't commit to not claiming election win prematurely – (USA Today)
President Donald Trump also said he would challenge an election dispute about mail ballots to the Supreme Court.

Breaking down the first debate between President Trump and Joe Biden – (CBS News)
The first debate between President Trump and Joe Biden was marred by constant interruptions and personal attacks. “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell, “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King and CBS News political analyst John Dickerso…

Presidential debate 2020: Trump said Portland's sheriff supports him. The sheriff disputes that – (CBS News)
"In tonight's presidential debate the President said the 'Portland Sheriff' supports him. As the Multnomah County Sheriff I have never supported Donald Trump and will never support him," Sheriff Mike Reese tweeted.

Watch the entire first 2020 presidential debate – (CNN)
President Donald Trump and democratic nominee Joe Biden took the stage in Cleveland for the first presidential debate of 2020.

Who will be the next U.S. president? These states will decide – (CBC News)
Who will be the next U.S. president? Assign each of the battleground states to Biden or Trump to see who would win the presidency.

'Will you shut up, man?' – (CBC News)
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden becomes exasperated with President Donald Trump's interrupting during the first presidential debate.

CBC News Presidential Poll Tracker – (CBC News)
The CBC News Presidential Poll Tracker will keep you up to date with the latest U.S. election polls. Get the numbers and analysis from @EricGrenierCBC and learn what they mean for Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

U.S. presidential debates: Memorable moments mingle truth and myth | CBC News – (CBC News)
U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in the first of three scheduled debates Tuesday. History has shown that memorable moments are often grafted onto the outcome of an election, whether they affected the result…

Takeaways from 1st Trump-Biden presidential debate | CBC News – (CBC News)
Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night.

Trump Tells Proud Boys To Stand By During Protests – (Buzzfeed)
He also said at the first presidential debate that he “urged” his supporters to show up at polling locations as he stoked baseless fears about widespread election fraud.

Trump and Biden trade barbs, interruptions in chaotic presidential debate | CBC News – (CBC News)
The first debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into a bitter showdown Tuesday marked by interruptions, bitter accusations and angry exchanges.


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