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Those who are weak can never initiate peace, bravery is a pre-requisite for peace: PM Modi in Ladakh

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JUST IN: The Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe and his government have resigned.

Boris Johnson refuses a number of times to criticise his father Stanley for breaking the lockdown guidance when he flew to Greece for a holiday. @NickFerrariLBC  | #BorisOnLBC 

Analysis: The grim, unmentioned downside of the employment records Trump is hyping

#COVID19 cases in the Philippines reach 40,336 with record-high 1,531 additional confirmed coronavirus infections on Friday, July 3. -688 "fresh" cases -843 "late" cases 400 new recoveries; 11,073 total 6 new deaths; 1,280 total | via @KSabilloINQ 

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Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump by nearly 3 million votes in 2016, yet Trump became president thanks to the Electoral College. So why does this ‘janky system’ exist and will it go away soon?

At least 162 people killed after a massive landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar buried them in a wave of mud. Read more:

Epstein investigators eyeing Prince Andrew after Ghislaine Maxwell bust

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A surprising new study found that the controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped Covid-19 patients better survive in the hospital.


Scoops of the Day

“When Aoibhinn is around the horses, she just comes alive.” Blind and multi-disabled children in Dublin have been reunited with their equine therapy horses at their homes after months of missing them during lockdown🐴❤️ (Tap for best view on mobile)

"Today, after many years, Ghislaine Maxwell finally stands charged for her role in these crimes," SDNY officials say during a presser. "Combatting the exploitation of children is a priority of our office”

Some young people in Alabama are throwing Covid-19 parties, a disturbing competition where people who have coronavirus attend and the first person to get infected receives a payout, local officials say.

I’ve grown up watching a lot of weak Democratic ads that don’t grab voters’ attention. This Biden ad is bad ass. Whoever put it together knows what they’re doing.

A Hong Kong police officer draws his weapon and points it at demonstrators during a day of protests against a new national security law imposed by the Chinese government.

REMINDER: #COVID19  does not take the summer off. Does not take the weekend off. And will not take 4th of July off.

47% of people wrongfully convicted and exonerated for crimes are Black. Studies show Black people: ▪️ convicted for murder are 50% more likely to be innocent ▪️ wait avg. 3 years longer to be exonerated ▪️ convicted for drugs 12X as often as white people, despite similar usage

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A Black man who was wrongfully sentenced to 50 years in prison has been released, after a campaign from WNBA champion Maya Moore, who sat out 2 seasons to help overturn his conviction. Jonathan Irons was convicted for a non-fatal shooting in 1997, at age 16. He is now 40.

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Rachel Maddow predicted earlier in the week that the June jobs numbers would be “absolutely terrible” The U.S. added 4.8 million jobs and unemployment declined to 11.1%

These states require the use of masks and face coverings while in public California Connecticut Delaware DC Hawaii Illinois Kansas Kentucky Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Nevada New Jersey New Mexico New York Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island Texas

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Scoops of the Week

"My sister is NO JOKE. My sister is a HUMAN BEING. And I want justice. My sister did not do this to herself. Someone did it." Vanessa Guillen's sister gave an emotional plea in the case of her sister's disappearance from Fort Hood.

BREAKING: Trump is proposing a rule allowing federally funded homeless shelters to turn away trans and gender non-conforming people — in the midst of the highest unemployment rates our country has seen in decades.

A couple pointed guns at protesters in St. Louis as a group marched toward the mayor's home to demand her resignation.

Remember: the GRU is the very same Russian military intel unit that interfered in the 2016 election.

New York turned out for a violin vigil for Elijah McClain at Washington Square Park tonight (and every person I saw was wearing a mask)

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

JUST IN: Supreme Court gives green light to Justice Department for resuming federal executions

Wearing a mask is a sign of toughness. Of resolve. A sign of someone who gives a damn. Who wants to solve a problem. Who takes responsibility. I think that’s a beautiful thing.

NEW: Due to the rising spread of #COVID19 , CA is ordering bars to close in Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, and Tulare, while recommending they close in Contra Costa, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, & Ventura.

Breaking News: U.S. spies and commandos in Afghanistan alerted superiors as early as January to a Russian plot to pay bounties to kill U.S. troops, officials said.