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Racist vandals deface AME church again, FBI investigating

When Pastor Carieta Cain Grizzell saw the racist epithets and threats scratched onto her church’s silver rooftop air conditioning unit, she felt a familiar pain. “I was just flabbergasted, just appalled …. It really hurts that someone would feel that way towards us when we’re open to the community and all we want to do …

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Tokayev urges Kazakh to show responsibility during COVID-19

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on July 31 congratulated Kazakhs on the holiday of Kurban Ait and asked them to show responsibility in the fight against COVID-19. “In the fight against the dangerous epidemic, from which all humanity is suffering today, we need unbreakable solidarity more than ever. In such a difficult period, …

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Hong Kong Postpones Legislative Elections by One Year, Sparking Outcry

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam on Friday announced the postponement of elections to the Legislative Council (LegCo) by one year, in a move that was immediately slammed by pro-democracy lawmakers as questionable, and tantamount to a political coup. Lam said the 2020 LegCo election, originally scheduled for Sept. 6, would now be held on Sept. …

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Here’s how long the peak is lasting in Gauteng’s hotspot areas

Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced early Friday morning that total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 482,169 after 11,046 more people contracted the virus over a 24-hour reporting period. Gauteng remains the hardest-hit province with 171,574 cases, followed by the Western Cape 94,440, Eastern Cape 77,055 and KwaZulu-Natal with …

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White House, Democrats feud over deadlock as millions set to lose jobless aid

“Those four different offers have been actually rejected but more importantly than that they’ve not even been countered with a proposal,” Meadows said at a White House press conference. “The Democrats are certainly willing today to allow some of the American citizens who are struggling the most under this pandemic to go unprotected.” Pelosi was …

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John Force Racing dropping out of 2020 NHRA season due to coronavirus pandemic

John Force Racing won’t be coming back to the track this year. Owner John Force said in a statement that the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to meet the commitments required by his sponsors. “In our contracts with sponsors we have guarantees. They get social media, certain number of races, certain …

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#EAPM heads for grand depart with newsletter and imminent ESMO Roundtable

Welcome, one and all, to the final European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) update before le grand depart– before you go, do be sure to check out the EAPM newsletter, which is available here. And be sure to register in good time for the ESMO Virtual Congress 2020, at which EAPM will be organizing a round table …

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Coronavirus latest: India’s deficit balloons as tax revenues shrink

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Global cases have reached 17,325,093, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has hit 673,868. To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts: (Source photo by …

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Fauci Prepared To Testify “Unclear” How Long Pandemic Will Last

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top government health experts will tell Congress on Friday. “While it remains unclear how long the pandemic will last, COVID-19 activity will likely continue for some time,” Fauci, along with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Dr. Robert …

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Coronavirus cases on the rise in England for first time since May, says Boris Johnson – POLITICO

Johnson said it is time to “squeeze the brake pedal” | Rui Vieira/AFP via Getty Images PM unveils new slogan — ‘hands, face, space’ — as he warns of increase in infections. By Charlie Cooper 7/31/20, 1:05 PM CET Updated 7/31/20, 3:14 PM CET LONDON — The number of people infected with coronavirus in England appears …

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