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Global News Severe Storms Monday — Sunday night forecast
Author: 0 Severe Storms Monday — Sunday night forecast

Even though the chance is low, there the potential a line of strong storms could develop out ahead of a cold front and impact the area overnight. Tuesday: Partly sunny with a chance of a shower or a storm, especially in the morning. MONDAY: Lingering storms. Still warm and muggy, but the humidity drops late. The sun will peak through along with that temperatures soaring to near 90 degrees.

Global News USA coronavirus cases pass 5 million
Author: 0 USA coronavirus cases pass 5 million

There have been 86 deaths from Covid-19 among children in the USA, accounting for only 0.06 per cent of fatalities in the country and 0.03 per cent of infections among children. It's also unclear to what extent increased testing has led more children to be tested for the virus in the first place. With double digit unemployment, disruption to businesses from social distancing rules, and rapid coronavirus spread, many Americans have been relying on relief measures approved earlier by Congress, ...

Global News Modi attends Hindu temple groundbreaking at razed mosque site
Author: 0 Modi attends Hindu temple groundbreaking at razed mosque site

Shah said the ideals and thoughts of Lord Ram reside in the soul of India. On December 6th, 1992, Hindu extremists demolished the Babri Masjid , leading to riots across India, killing 2,000 people. Hindu extremists claimed that the mosque was originally built by demolishing a Hindu temple. The court also ordered that Muslims be given two hectares of land to build a new mosque at a nearby site.

Global News China sends team to Hong Kong for widespread coronavirus testing
Author: 0 China sends team to Hong Kong for widespread coronavirus testing

On Sunday, Pompeo reiterated "Beijing continues to break its promises and eviscerate Hong Kong's autonomy". One of the activists, American national Samuel Chu, announced "he woke up to reports he was a wanted fugitive" on Friday. A health worker puts a swab sample from a taxi driver into a container for COVID-19 test at a makeshift testing station in a parking lot following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hong Kong, China July 27, 2020.

Global News Russia’s Claim of Having Developed COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Just for Show’: Iran
Author: 0 Russia’s Claim of Having Developed COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Just for Show’: Iran

China has also been accused by Washington of hacking into the computer systems of firms working on a Covid-19 vaccine. Previously it was reported that the vaccine production would commence in September. Meanwhile, the vaccine is in Phase III and Phase III trials in the United Kingdom; Phase III trials in Brazil and Phase I and Phase II trials in South Africa.

Global News Fauci testifies on coronavirus response
Author: 0 Fauci testifies on coronavirus response

The trial , which will be conducted at US clinical research sites, is expected to enroll approximately 30,000 adult volunteers who do not have COVID-19. "I have not been misleading the American public under any circumstances", Fauci said. "You make all kinds of recommendations", Jordan noted. "I'm just asking, should we try to limit the protesting?" "Yes, sir, I was", Fauci answered.

Global News James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board
Author: 0 James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

James Murdoch attends the National Geographic 2017 "Further Front" network upfront at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in NY. Former 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch filed a letter of resignation from the board of News Corp., on Friday in light of disagreements over editorial content published by the company-owned news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and New York Post .

Global News Tyler's Gohmert Has COVID-19 But Says He Is Asymptomatic
Author: 0 Tyler's Gohmert Has COVID-19 But Says He Is Asymptomatic

Louie Gohmert (R-TX) tested positive for coronavirus . Mr Gohmert said he wore a mask during the proceedings. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ordered Wednesday that all House members and staff must wear face coverings in House office buildings and will be asked to leave if they don't.

Global News Queensland Closes Border To Sydney, V'landys Says
Author: 0 Queensland Closes Border To Sydney, V'landys Says "Nothing Has Changed"

They have sparked a massive contact tracing mission for Queensland Health while being responsible for the state's first community transmission of coronavirus since May. Registered Nurse Ali Murphy conducts a COVID-19 swab test as large crowds queue at a Bondi Beach drive-through testing clinic on July 22, 2020 in Sydney, Australia.

Global News Hurricane Hanna lashes south Texas coast, already beset by Covid
Author: 0 Hurricane Hanna lashes south Texas coast, already beset by Covid

Houston's deputy director for emergency management said Hurricane Hanna was a test of the state's ability to respond to disaster while trying to limit the spread of the coronavirus. "We don't want to expose anyone during this storm". On Friday, residents in several Texas communities in Kleberg County, south of Corpus Christi , were urged to evacuate their homes ahead of Hanna's arrival.

Global News Israel shells south Lebanon after alleged Hezbollah attack
Author: 0 Israel shells south Lebanon after alleged Hezbollah attack

It caught the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war. Military sources in Tel Aviv said that a mortar shell was sacked towards one of Israel's northern communities. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley paid an unannounced visit to Israel on July 24 and met with senior Israeli military and intelligence officials.

Global News Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts
Author: 0 Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts

In 2019, he attempted to get a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census at the Supreme Court. Filed on Thursday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the complaint was released two days after Trump issued a memo calling to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the country that is used to redistribute seats in the House of Representatives.

Global News President Trump Cancels FL Portion of GOP Convention, Citing COVID
Author: 0 President Trump Cancels FL Portion of GOP Convention, Citing COVID

Despite urges to ignore them, Trump was closely watching as several Republican lawmakers said they weren't going to Jacksonville or were considering not going, a person familiar said. Trump and his advisers feared that going forward with big parties and "infomercial" programming in Florida would ultimately backfire on the president.

Global News U.S. says it ordered China to shut Houston consulate
Author: 0 U.S. says it ordered China to shut Houston consulate

President Donald Trump's administration has ramped up pressure on China on a wide range of issues, imposing sanctions on Chinese officials over policies in Tibet and Xinjiang. On Tuesday, the USA side abruptly requested the Chinese side to close its Consulate General in Houston. In addition to Houston, China has consulates in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and NY, as well as the embassy in Washington .

Global News United Kingdom government secures 90 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines
Author: 0 United Kingdom government secures 90 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines

It will also measure how well the vaccine protects recipients against COVID-19. In early June, the team was forced to begin trials of the vaccine in Brazil and South Africa, where cases were rising quickly. "Every volunteer will be doing their bit towards finding a vaccine for Covid-19 that will have the potential to save millions of lives around the world and bring this pandemic to an end".

Global News Rouhani says 35 million Iranians may contract coronavirus
Author: 0 Rouhani says 35 million Iranians may contract coronavirus

He also disclosed that more than 200,000 patients have been hospitalized since February and almost 14,000 have died. Iranians officials have not explained what the report's estimates are based on. That included 2,379 new cases and 183 deaths in the previous 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. Authorities on Saturday reimposed restrictions for a week in the capital Tehran , including banning religious and cultural functions, closing boarding schools, cafes, indoor pools, amusement ...

Global News Israel Imposes New Restrictions in Virus Fight
Author: 0 Israel Imposes New Restrictions in Virus Fight

The protest took place as Israel's Health Ministry announced more than 1,400 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Arab48.com reported Edelstein stating, according to Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth , that he did not know other mechanisms to avoid lockdown, stressing that the threshold of 2,000 infections daily is a "red light".

Global News Commissioner Hardesty Responds To Federal Troop Actions Towards Protesters
Author: 0 Commissioner Hardesty Responds To Federal Troop Actions Towards Protesters

But also on June 26, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to protect government-owned monuments and statues, authorizing the federal government to take action against anyone who damaged them. If Portland will not lead in de-escalating the situation then the federal troops will take lead, and we have already seen how risky that will be for Portlanders exercising their first amendment rights.

Global News 1 million coronavirus cases in India, death toll crosses 25,000
Author: 0 1 million coronavirus cases in India, death toll crosses 25,000

India is racking up about 30,000 new reported infections each day - more than any other country except the United States and Brazil , and it is catching up to Brazil. By the end of March 2021, deaths are to be seen as many as 4.5 lakh with active cases being around 2.1 lakh for total cases of 91 lakh, reports the team.

Global News Murdered Saudi-born millionaire's personal assistant arrested in US
Author: 0 Murdered Saudi-born millionaire's personal assistant arrested in US

New York Times reports that Haspil who was arrested by the police on Friday is believed to have intentions of killing his former boss after he found that he embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from him. The gruesome killing shocked neighbors and the tech and venture capital worlds, where Saleh, a founding partner at Adventure Capital, cultivated a reputation as an energetic, creative businessman who specialized in direct investment in developing nations.

Global News Govt makes face masks mandatory in shops
Author: 0 Govt makes face masks mandatory in shops

Those who fail to comply with the rule could face fines of up to £100. But representatives of the police, who are expected to enforce the ruling with fines of up to £100 reduced to £50 if paid within 14 days, say it will be "impossible" to enforce.

Global News California Closing Numerous Indoor Business Activities In All Counties
Author: 0 California Closing Numerous Indoor Business Activities In All Counties

California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered gyms, churches, salons and other businesses to close in Los Angeles County citing "alarming rates" of COVID-19 spread. DISTRICTS CLASH WITH TRUMP The decision to cancel in-person classes puts the districts at odds with US President Donald Trump, who has said he might withhold federal funding or remove tax-exempt status from school systems that refuse to reopen.

Global News World reacts to Turkey reconverting Hagia Sophia into a mosque
Author: 0 World reacts to Turkey reconverting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

The possible change to the museum's status has been widely condemned internationally. Transforming it from a mosque was a key reform under the new republic born out of the ashes of the Ottoman Empire. Earlier in the day, Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak and Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül expressed their expectations of opening the Hagia Sophia to worship for the Muslims in separate tweets.

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