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Coronavirus updates: Global record for daily virus cases, says WHO – (BBC News)
More than 230,000 cases were confirmed on Sunday - mostly in the Americas and South East Asia.

Feds to execute 1st inmate in 17 years for Arkansas murders – (Associated Press)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The federal government is planning to carry out the first federal execution in nearly two decades on Monday, over the objection of the family of the victims and after a...

US federal execution set to go ahead after 17 years – (BBC News)
The execution of convicted murderer Daniel Lewis Lee had been blocked on Friday by a federal judge.

Grandson of Elvis Presley has died at age 27, agent says – (Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of Lisa Marie Presley has died. He was 27. Presley’s representative Roger Widynowski said in a statement Sunday to The Associated Press that she was “heartbroken”...

Crew members injured in US Navy ship fire – (BBC News)
At least 11 sailors needed medical treatment following the fire on the vessel, moored at San Diego Naval Base.

Exit poll shows Poland's presidential runoff too close to call – (Al Jazeera English)
Poll showed President Andrzej Duda with 50.4 percent of the vote and challenger Rafal Trzaskowski with 49.6 percent.

South Africa bans alcohol again to combat Covid-19 – (BBC News)
It is one of several restrictions introduced by President Ramaphosa amid rising infection rates.

Libya's NOC accuses UAE of being behind oil blockade – (Al Jazeera English)
Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar claim they want a fair distribution of the oil revenues managed by Tripoli.

Duda ahead by tiny margin in Polish election - exit poll – (BBC News)
Conservative President Andrzej Duda leads by a tiny margin against Warsaw mayor, exit poll suggests.

Florida breaks record for daily coronavirus infections – (BBC News)
A 24-hour tally of 15,299 new cases eclipses the worst daily rates seen in New York in April.

21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego – (Associated Press)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Twenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military officials said. The blaze was reported shortly...

Maryland governor says GOP needs 'bigger tent' after Trump – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican governor rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 said Sunday that the GOP needs to be a “bigger tent party" after President Donald Trump leaves...

Wilfried Zaha: West Midlands Police arrest boy, 12, over racist messages – (BBC News)
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by police investigating racist messages sent to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha on social media.

Southern China hit by flooding – (BBC News)
The country's flood response alert has been raised to the second highest level.

Iran says 'human error' to blame for downing plane – (BBC News)
Iran says equipment error and poor communication caused civilian plane to be shot down by military.

Dying of the light: Lebanon's crisis and failing traffic signals – (Al Jazeera English)
Beirut's traffic lights helped create a sense of normality after the civil war - now they too have stopped working.

Trump rips private Texas border wall built by his supporters – (Associated Press)
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized a privately built border wall in South Texas that’s showing signs of erosion months after going up, saying it was “only done to make me...

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say – (Associated Press)
As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death...

Virus infects three generations of Bollywood family – (BBC News)
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, her father-in-law, husband and daughter test positive for Covid-19.

It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of insisting that the Republican National Convention go off as scheduled despite the pandemic, President Donald Trump is slowly coming to accept that the late August...


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From various sources

Keystone XL stalls—again—along with other pipeline projects – (National Geographic)
Legal and financial snarls for three major pipelines are signs of a shifting landscape for fossil fuel infrastructure.

Why America’s National Scenic Trails matter more than ever – (National Geographic)
Despite coronavirus restrictions, these paths’ transformative power endures.

25 years after returning to Yellowstone, wolves have helped stabilize the ecosystem – (National Geographic)
New research shows that by reducing populations and thinning out weak and sick animals, wolves have a role in creating resilient elk herds.

This country has the most castles in Europe – (National Geographic)
From military fortresses to pleasure palaces, castles in Wales come in all shapes and sizes.

In the U.K., families of the dead still wonder: was it COVID-19? – (National Geographic)
The United Kingdom's death toll is now Europe's highest, and shifting diagnoses leave loved ones without answers.

How to make masks that everyone will want to wear – (National Geographic)
National Geographic contacted engineers, physicists, psychologists, and fashion designers to find out the best tips for building better masks.

Here's what we'll lose if the U.S. cuts ties with the WHO – (National Geographic)
Find out why the international agency exists in the first place—and the ramifications a U.S. withdrawal could have for global health.

Analog Devices nears $20bn deal for chip rival Maxim – (Financial Times)
All-stock transaction would be one of the largest takeovers this year

Executives need to move beyond ‘corporate blackface’ – (Financial Times)
Woke statements about racism are not enough to shake up the workplace

Coronavirus updates: Global record for daily virus cases, says WHO – (BBC News)
More than 230,000 cases were confirmed on Sunday - mostly in the Americas and South East Asia.

Japan vows to slash financing of coal power in developing world – (Financial Times)
Environment minister says change of policy marks ‘turning point’ after years of criticism

White House takes aim at Anthony Fauci over Covid-19 comments – (Financial Times)
Outspoken public face of US administration’s coronavirus response appears to be increasingly sidelined

Coronavirus latest: ‘Sunbelt’ states drive record jump in Sunday tally of US infections – (Financial Times)
Florida shatters record for number of cases per million, reporting a record 15,000 new cases

Can You Spend Less Than $1500 In This IKEA Quiz? – (Buzzfeed)
Spend more? Easy as. Spend less? Ahhhhh...

Beluga whale sighted off San Diego coast mystifies scientists – (National Geographic)
It's thousands of miles from the nearest beluga population, and no one knows where it came from or why.

Education interrupted. Years lost. Students face 'cruelty' of new visa policy – (National Geographic)
The new rule was designed “without regard to concerns for the health and safety of students, instructors, and others,” says Harvard University President Larry Bacow.

Hagia Sophia stripped of museum status, paving its return to a mosque – (National Geographic)
The 1,500-year-old World Heritage monument has been the contested religious center of both Christian and Muslim empires—now the world is waiting to see what happens next.

9NEWS CORONAVIRUS LIVE BLOG: Follow live updates, breaking news and updates – (Google News (Australia))
Latest news and headlines for July 13, 2020 - Stay up to date with 9News Australia on any device, anywhere,...

Feds to execute 1st inmate in 17 years for Arkansas murders – (ABC News)

China's CanSino in talks for COVID-19 vaccine Phase III trial overseas – (The Hindu)
CanSino Biologics is in talks with Russia, Brazil, Chile and Saudi Arabia to conduct large-scale vaccine trials.


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All about Trump

Kaine 'Distressed' by Trump Admin Handling Schools Returning in Fall -- 'Trump Has Preached Quack Medicine' – (Breitbart News)
Sunday, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) addressed President Donald Trump and his administration's approach to reopening schools in the fall amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. | Clips

Sen. Warren: Trump was a failure before coronavirus crisis - CNN Video – (Reddit /r/all)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) thinks that Donald Trump was a failed president even before the coronavirus crisis hit the US, and that his failures will play a big part in the 2020 presidential election.

Press battles Trump over schools – (Fox News)
Press battles Trump over schools

Don, Jr. on Biden: 'This Guy Is the Epitome of the Swamp' – (Breitbart News)
In an interview with this week's "Sunday Morning Futures" on Fox News Channel, Donald Trump, Jr., son of President Donald Trump, slammed his father's presumptive Democrat general election opponent former Vice President Joe Biden. | Clips

White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus – (Google News)
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.

'Just Atrocious': Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to White House attempts to discredit Dr. Fauci - CNN Video – (CNN)
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff weighs in on reports that White House officials are raising questions about Dr. Anthony Fauci for openly disagreeing with President Donald Trump in favor of science.

CBS Weekend News, July 11, 2020 – (CBS News)
Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity; Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers

CBS Weekend News, July 12, 2020 – (CBS News)
President Trump pushes for schools to reopen as coronavirus deaths top 135,000; Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached.

White House takes aim at Fauci as he disagrees with Trump on virus – (CNN)
As coronavirus cases surge in the United States, the White House is taking aim at the nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Trump Reportedly Considered 'Selling' Puerto Rico, Says Ex-Homeland Security Chief – (The Huffington Post)
Trump viewed the island devastated by Hurricane Maria as a "businessman" weighing the value of an asset, Elaine Duke said.

Teachers face off against Trump on school reopenings | TheHill – (The Hill)
Teachers are facing off against the Trump administration over its...

'You can't do that': Fox News host Wallace confronts DeVos on threat to redirect funds from schools – (Google News)
Chris Wallace asked Betsy DeVos "under what authority" she and Trump were going to "unilaterally cut off funding" to schools that refuse to reopen.

Trump Turns Down Minnesota's Request for $16 Million in Aid for Minneapolis; Emmer Demands Accountability First – (Breitbart News)
The Trump administration has rejected a request by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) for millions of dollars in aid to repair damage from riots.

Poll Shows Biden Beating Trump in Texas, Which Hasn't Been Won by a Democrat in Over 40 Years – (Newsweek)
The polling by The Dallas Morning News and University of Texas at Tyler showed the Democratic candidate ahead of the incumbent Republican president by 5 points.

Biden leads Trump in Florida, tied in Arizona and Texas: poll | TheHill – (The Hill)
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading ...

Rep. Boyle: Trump talks a big game on the economy but the reality is different – (Fox News)
Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Brendan Boyle, a supporter of 2020 candidate Joe Biden's economic plan, says President Trump has not done enough to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Maryland governor says GOP needs 'bigger tent' after Trump – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican governor rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 said Sunday that the GOP needs to be a “bigger tent party" after President Donald Trump leaves...

Eric Shawn: President Trump is not on the Alabama ballot, but might as well be – (Fox News)
Odds on the Jeff Sessions-Tommy Tuberville GOP Senate primary.

Maxine Waters: Trump, Supporters Believe It Is Their Right to Ensure Blacks Don't Have Power – (Breitbart News)
Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said both President Donald Trump and his supporters believe they have a right to "ensure that blacks and people of color and others do not rise to any level of influence and power." | Clips

Media hail Trump taxes ruling – (Fox News)
But High Court blocks release of returns.


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