As US passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths, experts at Johns Hopkins call for reset in national response
As US passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths, experts at Johns Hopkins call for reset in national response   The United States on Wednesday surpassed 150,000 recorded Covid-19 deaths — a milestone that comes as the country’s number of daily coronavirus deaths is the highest it’s been since the spring. The first death in the US was […]
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Trump is calling protesters who disagree with him terrorists. That puts him in the company of the world’s autocrats
Trump is calling protesters who disagree with him terrorists. That puts him in the company of the world’s autocrats   Heavily armed, unidentifiable security agents dressed in camouflage have been snatching anti-racism protesters off the streets of Portland, Oregon, and bundling them into unmarked cars, with no clear justification. They’re scenes you might expect to […]
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US agents enter Chinese consulate compound in Houston after deadline for closure passes
US agents enter Chinese consulate compound in Houston after deadline for closure passes US federal agents and local law enforcement entered the Chinese consulate compound in Houston Friday afternoon following Tuesday’s order to close the diplomatic facility after US officials alleged it was part of a larger Chinese espionage effort using diplomatic facilities around the […]
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Thailand protest movement puts country’s youth on collision course with military-backed establishment
Thailand protest movement puts country’s youth on collision course with military-backed establishment Thailand’s student movement has reignited, as young people across the country defy threats from the military-backed government to take to the streets and call for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. In what was the biggest demonstration since the pandemic began, about […]
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Stern warnings issued to fans amid Liverpool’s historic trophy presentation
Stern warnings issued to fans amid Liverpool’s historic trophy presentation   Manager Jurgen Klopp has likened it to the eager anticipation of opening presents on Christmas Day, but Liverpool fans have been urged to stay at home ahead of the team’s trophy presentation at Anfield on Wednesday. Contrary to government guidelines, fans gathered outside the […]
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