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Pubs and restaurants reopen in England as lockdown eased

In addition to the reopening of much of the hospitality sector, couples can tie the knot once again, people can go and see a movie at their local cinema and many of those who have had enough of their lockdown hair can finally get a trim. In all cases, social distancing rules have to be followed.

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Officer shot and killed, suspect found dead in Ohio

Witnesses told police the man shot the officer with a handgun and then went into a wooded area. At some point, officers heard a single gunshot coming from the woods, Kral said. The gunman, only described as a 57-year-old white male, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head around 3.15am.

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2 US aircraft carriers conduct exercises in South China Sea

“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 Sea to support a free and open Indo-Pacific. High-end integrated exercises build unmatched flexibility, endurance, manoeuvrability and firepower in an all-domain war-fighting environment,” Lt Cmdr. Sean Brophy, APR+M, Public Affairs Officer for the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, told ANI.

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WHO team to visit China next week to investigate origins of coronavirus

Amid global concerns that China delayed giving information regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, a team of WHO will visit the country next week to investigate the origins of the virus. The visit will take place more than six months after the WHO’s Country Office in China picked up a statement from the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission on cases of ‘viral pneumonia’.

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Donald Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore

At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Trump zeroed in on the desecration by some protesters of monuments and statues across the country that honour those who have benefited from slavery, including some past presidents. “This movement is openly attacking the legacies of every person on Mount Rushmore,” Trump said. He lamented “cancel culture”.

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