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Two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies wounded in Compton attack | US news

The shooting of two Los Angeles county sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted a manhunt, reaction from the president and protests outside the hospital where the wounded deputies were being treated on Saturday night. The deputies were shot while sitting in their patrol car at a Metro rail station, around 7pm and not far …

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Hillary Clinton urges voters to turn out so Trump ‘can’t sneak or steal his way to victory’ – live | US news

All Estela Juarez wanted for her ninth birthday was for her family to be allowed to stay together. The gift from Donald Trump’s administration, however, was fully in keeping with its zero-tolerance stance on immigration. On Friday, Juarez, an American citizen, will leave the only country she has ever known and board a plane to …

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Coronavirus live news: France says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measures as global deaths pass 750,000 | World news

Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. My name is Helen Sullivan and I’ll be bringing you the latest from around the world for the next few hours. Get in touch on Twitter @helenrsullivan or via email: [email protected] The UK government has confirmed that six countries, including France, will be removed …

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Stocks struggle ahead of US Federal Reserve decision – business live | Business

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, and business. Stock markets continue to struggle amid worries about an increase in Covid-19 infections and the global economic recovery, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s monthly decision later today. Asian markets were mostly down, with Japan’s Nikkei losing 1.1% …

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Coronavirus live news: Melbourne steps up Covid-19 response as South Africa cases top 350,000 | World news

There have been no new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the ACT in the past 24 hours, leaving the ACT’s total at 113. There are five (5) active cases in the ACT. A total of 105 cases have recovered from COVID-19 in the ACT. There are no (0) COVID-19 patients in Canberra hospitals. The number …

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‘Women always take the brunt’: India sees surge in unsafe abortion | Global development

Sadhna Gupta* discovered she was pregnant just after India imposed a crippling lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. The 21-year-old from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar didn’t want to be pregnant. With no public transport available, clinics closed and Bhubaneswar at a standstill, she bought an abortion pill without consulting a doctor. While …

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Pence hails ‘truly remarkable progress’ after US sees record new Covid-19 cases – live | US news

8.14pm BST20:14 Eleanor Holmes Norton, DC’s non-voting delegate to the House who has long pushed for statehood, celebrated the historic House passage of the DC statehood bill. Outside the Capitol, Norton held up a card indicating the 232-180 House vote approving the bill. Tyrone Turner (@tyronefoto) D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton holds up the vote …

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Instagram Influencer who made £1m at 15 ‘filmed herself and sunset’ before fatal crash – World News

A social media influencer who made her first £1million at the age of 15 reportedly filmed herself and the sunset before a fatal motorbike crash. Russian Anastasia Tropitsel, 18, suffered head injuries when she crashed her Kawasaki on the Indonesian island of Bali. Her boyfriend Viktor Maydanovich, 30, who was on a bike next to …

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Mexico’s secret churches: invitation-only Catholic masses defy Covid-19 rules | Global development

The invitations arrive via text message or social media. “They ask you for a kind of password to let you in,” said Jesús Preciado, whose father has attended the secretive gatherings in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Diego Martínez, whose mother has attended the backstairs events, said they were off-limits to anyone not in the …

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Coronavirus live news: Spain to allocate time slots for outdoor activities; South Korea reports no new cases | World news

Interpol said it had received reports from police in Ireland, Malaysia, Spain and Britain identifying delivery drivers transporting drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, ketamine and ecstasy. Earlier this month, the Spanish National Police identified and arrested seven people dressed as food delivery drivers in Alicante and Valencia, said Interpol. It added that those involved in …

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