Scott Neuman

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Melbourne, On COVID-19 Lockdown, Reports Record Case Count

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Health officials in Australia's second-largest city said 317 new cases had been reported more than a week after a "hard boundary" around the city closed it off.

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Georgia's Governor Issues Order Rescinding Local Mask Mandates

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp is overruling directives in cities such as Atlanta and Savannah, insisting that the state's less-stringent guidelines take precedence.

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Texas Democrat MJ Hegar To Face Cornyn; Maine's Sara Gideon Will Challenge Collins

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

In a night of primaries, President Trump's personal physician Ronny Jackson secured a nomination to represent a Texas congressional district and Jeff Sessions lost a bid to regain his Senate seat.

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China Threatens Response After U.S. Sanctions Over Crackdown On Hong Kong

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

China promised to retaliate against "U.S. institutions and individuals" after President Trump signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act and an executive order rescinding special treatment for the territory.

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Court Halts Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown As Legal Fight Goes Forward

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A federal appellate court temporarily blocked a lower-court order to shut down and empty the controversial oil pipeline. The operator, Energy Transfer, can continue pumping while the case is pending.

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Senator Lifts Hold On Military Promotions After Assurances On Impeachment Witness

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., had demanded proof that Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who retired last week, was included on a list of more than 1,000 officers submitted to the White House for promotion.

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Jeff Sessions Loses Comeback Bid For Alabama Senate Seat

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Former football coach Tommy Tuberville, who was endorsed by President Trump, faces Democrat Sen. Doug Jones, who is considered vulnerable, in November.

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French Health Care Workers Given A Raise, Honored On Bastille Day

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Nurses and health care workers will get about $208 a month more in their paychecks. The annual Bastille Day celebrations are also being used to thank those on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Australia Grapples With New Surge In Coronavirus Cases

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The chief health officer for Victoria state, where the city of Melbourne is located, announced 270 new cases Tuesday and warned of hundreds of hospitalizations in the coming weeks.

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Strict Rules Apply, But Visitors Will Be Allowed Back In New York Nursing Homes

Friday, July 10, 2020

The state issued new guidelines on Friday that require a facility to be virus-free for at least 28 days, limit the number of visitors and require masks and temperature monitoring for visitors.

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Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia

Friday, July 10, 2020

Russia has denied any involvement in the 2014 crash of the Malaysian jetliner that killed nearly 300 people. Investigators say it was hit by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile.

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Georgia Governor And The Mayor Of Atlanta In Turf War Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Friday, July 10, 2020

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered a return to Phase 1 restrictions. But Gov. Brian Kemp quickly pushed back, saying only he has that authority.

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'In A Fight For Our Lives': Mississippi Issues New Mask Order Amid COVID-19 Spike

Friday, July 10, 2020

Gov. Tate Reeves imposes the order in 13 counties, including those that are home to some of the state's most populous cities. It comes on the same day the state saw more than 1,000 new cases.

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Police Viewed Less Favorably, But Few Want To 'Defund' Them, Survey Finds

Thursday, July 09, 2020

A poll conducted in mid-June found that most respondents thought police officers should be held legally accountable for misconduct. But few respondents favored cutting funding for law enforcement.

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Bolivian President Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Thursday, July 09, 2020

The announcement from the country's interim president, Jeanine Áñez, comes just days after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced that he had contracted COVID-19.

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Death Of Robert Fuller, Who Was Found Hanging From Tree, Ruled Suicide

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Fuller's death on June 10 was initially ruled a suicide, but that conclusion outraged his family, who insisted that he would not take his own life.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro Faces Suit For Unmasking As He Announced Coronavirus Diagnosis

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The Brazilian Press Association says Bolsonaro had unnecessarily endangered a small group of journalists who interviewed him at his official residence.

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Scrabble Association Bans Racial, Ethnic Slurs From Its Official Word List

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

On Wednesday, the North American Scrabble Players Association, which governs tournaments in the U.S. and Canada, said it was removing 236 potentially offensive words from its approved list.

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Police Bodycam Transcripts: George Floyd Pleaded 20 Times That He Couldn't Breathe

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Filed as part of a motion to dismiss charges against one of the officers, the transcripts also appear to show an officer expressing concern about Floyd's well-being in the moments before his death.

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Virginia Governor Calls For Renaming Schools That Honor Confederate Leaders

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam wrote a letter to school boards across the state saying he wants to change the names that have a "traumatizing impact on students, families, teachers and staff of all backgrounds."

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