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  1. Minneapolis Police Death

    The former Minneapolis police officer shown in bystander video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who subsequently died, has been charged with murder, officials in Minnesota said on Friday.

  2. Election 2020 Biden Appearance

    Joe Biden's choice of running mate, which he promised would be a woman, is likely to have significance beyond election day. If his ticket wins, she'd be the first female vice-president, and possibly be the presidential candidate in 2024.

  3. Virus Outbreak Trump

    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in China and will begin withdrawing special trade benefits for Hong Kong because of the Chinese government's imposition of a new security law there.

  4. Virus Outbreak Russia

    The Russian government on Friday presented more detailed mortality figures for last month that include more deaths linked with the coronavirus, in a bid to dispel suspicions from some Russian and Western experts that authorities were trying to lower the toll for political reasons.

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    New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus with just one person in the nation of five million known to be infected. But developments were grim in other nations, with India reporting a record increase in cases, and Pakistan and Russia a record number of deaths.