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  Story 181 -   Tuesday July 7, 2020
The 'silent majority' is speaking on coronavirus and Trump is on the other side President Trump, who this past week has falsely claimed that the coronavirus is harmless for 99 percent of cases and said that the pandemic will disappear, is on the wrong side of public opinion about the virus.

Thats the unmistakable conclusion from the first installment of our online NBC News SurveyMonkey Weekly Tracking Poll on social and economic issues.

According to the poll, a combined 70 percent of Americans are very or somew ...

  Story 180 -   Tuesday July 7, 2020
Trump turns clock back 155 years with Confederacy-inspired election strategy
  Story 179 -   Saturday July 4, 2020
Trump Having Major Problems With Europe's Leaders For more than 70 years, the transatlantic alliance has served as the unshakable foundation of European stability and underpinned the values of the US-led Western order. In 2020, it appears that relationship is being rethought on both sides of the Atlantic.

Earlier this week, the European Union declined to include US in its list of "safe countries," meaning that American travelers will be unwelcome inside the bloc for the foreseeable future ...

  Story 178 -   Friday July 3, 2020
Bystander Kills Robber in Convenience Store Shootout

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. - A man robbing a convenience store fatally shot a bystander before being killed in a wild shootout with another bystander, police in suburban Phoenix said Friday morning.

The suspect in the robbery was also believed to have pulled off two holdups at gas station convenience stores earlier in the night.

Scottsdale Police Sgt. Ben Hoster said the gunfire erupted at about 2:40 a.m. when a man attempted to rob a Cir ...


  Story 177 -   Friday July 3, 2020
Botswana investigates ‘mysterious deaths’ of 275 elephants

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) ? Botswana says it is investigating a staggeringly high number of elephant carcasses ? 275 ? found in the popular Okavango Delta area of the southern African nation in recent weeks.

The Department of Wildlife and National Parks said it is mobilizing human personnel and aircraft to better understand the ?mysterious deaths.? Samples have been collected for analysis at labs in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Canada and a ...


  Story 176 -   Saturday June 27, 2020
Woman Killed, Man Injured in Overnight Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. ? A woman has died and a man has been hospitalized following a shooting in Springfield, police said Saturday.

The shooting happened Friday night at around 11 p.m. Police say officers responded to the scene after the department's ShotSpotter activation system was triggered by the shooting.

The officers found the ...


  Story 175 -   Saturday June 27, 2020
US imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese Communist Party officials believed to be responsible for undermining freedoms in Hong Kong.

Mr Pompeo said the sanctions targeted "current and former" party officials.

He said the move followed President Donald Trump's promise to punish Beijing over a proposed security law that could erode Hong Kong's autonomy.

China said th ...


  Story 174 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
United States has Covid19 virus resurgence

HOUSTON â?? Hospital administrators and health experts warned desperately Wednesday that parts of the U.S. are on the verge of becoming overwhelmed by a resurgence of the coronavirus, lamenting that politicians and a tired-of-being-cooped-up public are letting a disaster unfold. The U.S. recorded a one-day total of 34,700 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in two months, according to the count kept by Johns Hopkins University. The number of new c ...


  Story 173 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
Masks, Travel Restrictions, Testing as Virus Cases Surge

BY ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) ? Governments and businesses are ramping up precautions as coronavirus case numbers rise to dire new levels in parts of the U.S. and around the world, potentially wiping out two months of progress.

  Story 172 -   Thursday June 25, 2020
3 arrested after gunshots fired at sheriff's deputy

KINGMAN ? Authorities say they have identified and arrested two suspects who fled an attempted traffic stop Sunday in Fort Mohave after shots were fired at a Mohave County Sheriff?s deputy.

Agency spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said gunfire erupted when the deputy tried to pull over a silver Toyota Rav4 just before noon in the vicinity of South Calle Ranchita and East Camino Viejo. She said authorities allege Casper James Homer, 35, was th ...


  Story 171 -   Saturday June 20, 2020
Federal judge denies Trump administration's attempt to block release of Bolton's book

A federal judge has denied the Trump administration's attempt to block the upcoming publication of a book by former national security adviser John Bolton.


  Story 170 -   Thursday June 11, 2020
Oregon sees another record-breaking jump in coronavirus cases

PORTLAND, Oregon ? The Oregon Health Authority reported the largest single-day jump in coronavirus cases since the pandemic first began, with 178 new cases announced on Thursday.

Thursday's update broke the 

  Story 168 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
Civil rights groups sue Trump over assault on peaceful protesters near White House

The American Civil Liberties Unionand other civil rights groups are suing Donald Trump, William Barr and other federal officials over the assault on peaceful protesters near the White House on Monday, to allow the president to hold a photo op at a historic church.

According to a release from the ACLU of the District of Columbia, the lawsuit filed on behalf of Black Lives Matter DC and individual protesters accuses Trump and the other of ...


  Story 167 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
Trump makes baseless claim about man, 75, shoved by police: ‘Could be a set-up?’ Donald Trump has claimed a 75-year-old man who was hospitalized when police shoved him to the ground at a protest in Buffalo could be an antifa provocateur and suggested the incident could be a set-up.

Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault after video showed them pushing Martin Gugino, a slightly-built septuagenarian and long-time peace activist, with enough force that he violently struck his head on the sidewalk.

Gu ...

  Story 166 -   Tuesday June 9, 2020
UK coronavirus death toll tops 50,000, new data shows

London (CNN)More than 50,000 people in the UK have now died after contracting coronavirus, according to the respective national statistics offices of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

At least 50,413 people had died, as of late May, with Covid-19 listed on their death certif ...

  Story 165 -   Friday June 5, 2020
Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, a source close to the situation said Friday.

An investigation is underway in a protest incident Gov. Andrew Cuomo called "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful." The man was seriously injured.
Video of ...

  Story 164 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
Over 10 agonizing days, a migrant worker walked 1,250 miles home

Rajesh Chouhan had covered 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) in five days. His legs were swollen and his blisters had burst. A piece of Styrofoam trash he'd found on the roadside was soaking up the pus seeping from his feet.

But he didn't stop walking. He couldn't.
The 26-year-old migrant worker was in the heart of India and only halfway home.
When India announced its nationwide lockdown on 
  Story 163 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
George Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call George Floyd's family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Speaking to MSNBC's Al Sharpton, George's brother, Philonise Floyd, said his conversation with President Trump was "so fast."

George Floyd killing latest in string of police actions to stoke public anger in Minnesota
"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak," Floyd said ...

  Story 162 -   Sunday May 31, 2020
Philippines Reports 862 Additional Coronavirus Infections, Seven More Deaths

MANILA (Reuters) ? The Philippines on Sunday reported 862 additional coronavirus situations and also seven more deaths from the breathing illness.

In a publication, the Department of Health claimed the Southeast Asian nation currently had an overall of 18,086 infections while its casualty had actually increased to957 It claimed 101 more individuals had actually recouped, taking the variety of recuperations up unti ...


  Story 161 -   Wednesday May 20, 2020
Radio used by Titanic to make distress calls can be salvaged despite NOAA objections, judge rules

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage firm can retrieve the Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast distress calls from the sinking Titanic ocean liner. In an order released Monday, U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith agreed that the telegraph is historically and culturally important and could soo ...



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