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Donlad Trump, Covid-19

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

July 12, 2020

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

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Covid-19, US

US: Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

July 12, 2020

 A long-expected upturn in US coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

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UN Security council

UN fails for 2nd time to agree on Syria aid from Turkey

July 11, 2020

A divided UN Security Council failed for a second time Friday to agree on extending humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest from Turkey as the current UN mandate was ending, leaving nearly 3 million people at risk of losing aid.

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RNC

Indian-American elected delegate to GOP convention for fifth consecutive time

July 11, 2020

An Indian-American has been elected as a Republican delegate for the fifth consecutive term to the party’s August convention in Florida that would formally nominate President Donald Trump as its candidate for the November presidential elections.

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Donald Trump

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

July 11, 2020

US President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone, intervening in extraordinary fashion in a criminal case that was central to the Russia investigation and that concerned the president’s own conduct.

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Singapore PM Lee returns to power with clear mandate’; Oppn gains

July 11, 2020

The ruling party, in power since independence in 1965, secured 61.24 per cent of the total votes cast in the election, down from 69.9 per cent in 2015. About 2.6 million Singaporeans voted on Friday.

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Donald Trump

Trump Rules Out Phase 2 Of Trade Deal

July 11, 2020

US President Donald Trump has for the time being ruled out a second phase trade deal with China, saying the relationship between the two countries has been severely damaged with Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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