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At Mount Rushmore, Trump says protesters seek to New! 2020-07-04 05:23:02Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mount Rushmore, President Donald Trump said Friday that protesters have waged "a merciless campaign to wipe o

Man who crashed gate where Canada Justin Trudeau New! 2020-07-04 05:10:59A man who allegedly crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives was charged with 22 crimes on Friday, in

2 US aircraft carriers conduct exercises in South New! 2020-07-04 05:03:44"I can confirm that the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) are conducting dual-carrier operations and exercises in the South China Se

Pakistani foreign minister tests positive for Covid-19 New! 2020-07-04 03:51:22Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday he had tested positive for Covid-19, days after holding high-profile meetings including

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Boris Johnson calls for 'safe and sensible' behaviour 2020-07-03 13:31:29UK PM Boris Johnson urged people to act "safely and sensibly" as the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are set to further ease up in England to allow b

UK to allow quarantine-free travel to some low-risk 2020-07-03 13:18:33The UK said that it would allow a quarantine-free international travel to some low-risk countries falling in its green zone list of an estimated 50 na

Macron names senior French official Jean Castex new 2020-07-03 12:44:28President Emmanuel Macron on Friday named senior French civil servant Jean Castex, who drew up the policy for easing the coronavirus lockdown, as his

China exercises will 'further destabilize' South China Sea: 2020-07-03 12:17:38 The Pentagon said it was "concerned" about Chinese military exercises around a disputed archipelago in the South China Sea, warning that the maneuv

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At least 2 dead, 10 missing as heavy New! 2020-07-04 01:15:31More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate following pounding rains overnight.

Trump orders ‘national garden of American heroes’ in New! 2020-07-04 01:00:53The garden will be "a vast outdoor park that will feature the statues of the greatest Americans to ever live," Trump promised.

Trump says protesters want to ‘defame’ heroes, ‘wipe 2020-07-03 23:46:54``This movement is openly attacking the legacies of every person on Mount Rushmore,'' Trump said, adding that some on the political left hope to ``d

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