North Carolina says traditional Republican convention can’t be held safely, angering Trump

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U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he is seeking a new state to host this summer's Republican National Convention, after North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions due...

More than 600 nurses have died around the world from COVID-19, association says

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More than 600 nurses worldwide are known to have died from COVID-19, which has infected an estimated 450,000 health-care workers, the International Council of Nurses says.

U.S. defence secretary Esper opposes using military for law enforcement

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Breaking with President Donald Trump, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests.

Putin backs state of emergency in Arctic region over fuel spill in river

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Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of fuel into a river and upbraided a senior official on television over what he said...

German suspect being investigated in 2007 Madeleine McCann disappearance

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British and German police said on Wednesday they had a new suspect in the 2007 disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann and appealed for information on a German man who is currently imprisoned in Germany on an unrelated...

Boris Johnson says U.K. ready to open door to Hong Kong citizens if needed

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the United Kingdom stands ready to open the door to almost three million Hong Kong citizens, as the city's leader arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for meetings on a planned national...

German soccer league won’t punish players for George Floyd protests

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As more players spoke out Wednesday about the killing of the black man at the hands of police in the U.S., the German soccer federation said it will not punish those who speak out.

Trump to ban Chinese passenger planes from coming to U.S. as of June 16

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President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday it will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures Beijing to allow U.S. air carriers to resume flights.

Rod Rosenstein says he never suggested recording Trump or removing him from office

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Former U.S. deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Wednesday that he would not have approved an FBI surveillance application for a former Trump campaign aide during the Russia investigation had he known at the time about...

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world Wednesday

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The president of the UN Economic and Social Council is calling for urgent action to help the growing number of countries already facing or at risk of "debt distress" because of the economic impact of the COVID-19...

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