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Trump’s order to withdraw US troops from Germany alarms European allies

U.S. allies in Europe have expressed dismay at President Trump’s plan to reduce the number of American troops in Germany by more than a quarter, saying he has undermined NATO and favored opponents like Russia. Mr. Trump’s order, reported by the Wall Street Journal on Friday, surprised the allies, who had not been officially informed, according to European diplomats. The …

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Minneapolis City Council commits to dismantle the police department following the killing of George Floyd – live | United States news

Our correspondents observed how the world reacted to protests in the United States – and the president does not appear to have improved his global position in the past few weeks: The events of last week in America have had reverberations all over the world. For years, part of the U.S. State Department’s daily work was to denounce police brutality, …

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The tropical storm Cristobal lands between the mouth of the Mississippi River, Grand Isle

Tropical storm Cristobal landed Sunday in southeastern Louisiana. WDSU chief meteorologist Margaret Orr said that Cristobal landed at 5:00 pm Sunday between the mouth of the Mississippi River and the Grand Isle. “Dangerous weather conditions will continue to spread inland through portions of the northern Gulf coast tonight,” tweeted the National Hurricane Center. Cristobal is still slowly moving north at …

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Joe Biden meets George Floyd’s family before the funeral

Joseph R. Biden Jr. will travel to Houston on Monday to meet the family of George Floyd, a black man whose death at the hands of the police sparked a national protest over racism and police brutality. Biden, the alleged Democratic presidential candidate, will convey his condolences to members of the Floyd family and will also record a video message …

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Nearly 10K “unapproved” coronavirus masks seized by customs agents

Federal customs agents seized nearly 10,000 unapproved respiratory masks while continuing to intercept unapproved drugs and other coronavirus-related products, officials revealed late last week. U.S. customs and border protection [CBP] it announced Friday that the day before, Philadelphia agents seized the KN-95 masks made in China. Officers reportedly consulted with the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] the inspectors who determined …

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China has promised to keep wildlife off the menu, a tough promise to keep

The pandemic spread from a market in Wuhan, where animals were sold from cages and slaughtered on the spot, in less than ideal hygiene conditions, due to a reward for freshness. While the directives of the Communist Party leadership are rarely openly challenged, a permanent ban has powerful constituencies and interests lined up against it. There are already signs of …

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Crowds gather near the White House for the tenth day of protests in A.D.

Sunday arose on the 10th day since the ongoing protests against police brutality began on 29 May in cities across the country after 46-year-old George Floyd died on a Minneapolis street with a white knee of the policeman pressed against his neck. Protesters who arrived early near the White House sang “We must overcome”, then knelt and prayed while the …

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The National Guard ordered to leave Washington amid protests: Live | news

United States President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of National Guard troops from the streets of Washington, DC after days of protests over the killing of George Floyd’s police, an unarmed black man who was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25th. Protesters took to the streets all over the world – in Hong Kong, Spain, Italy …

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Coronavirus live updates: news and analysis

The agriculture department has $ 16 billion to make up for farmers’ losses, but who gets it? Months before an election in which some agricultural states are the main battlegrounds, Democrats and other critics of the administration’s agricultural policies fear that new agricultural subsidies, provided by Congress with bipartisan support, may be distributed to ensure that President Trump continues to …

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After months of blockade, people around the world go out to protest racism

Some challenged coronavirus blockades and politicians’ warnings to do so. Many protesters wore masks during weekend rallies, while some carried messages that racial inequality is also a public health crisis. But they also drew attention to racial injustice even in their own countries. Colonial statues knocked down with ropes In London, thousands of people gathered outside the American embassy on …

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