Daily Archives: July 5, 2020

Dash down Reign 2-0 in NWSL’s Challenge Cup 

Dash down Reign 2-0 in NWSL’s Challenge Cup

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Risks, R numbers and raw data: how to interpret coronavirus statistics 

Covid-related facts and definitions are confusing, and as lockdown is eased, clarity is more important than ever Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWe’re finally over the first peak of the epidemic, but the numbers relating to the virus keep on spreading. Sometimes, however, things get lost in translation from the spreadsheet to the […]

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MLS Dallas-Vancouver match delayed; 8 players test positive 

The MLS is Back tournament match between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps has been postponed after numerous positive tests for the coronavirus

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Singapore reports 136 new Covid-19 cases 

Among the new Covid-19 infections, 18 are from the community. Twelve of the 18 cases from the community are foreigners on work passes but living outside the dorms. The other six cases are Singapore citizens or permanent residents (foreigners), the ministry of health (MOH) said.

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Chicago erupts in July 4 gunfire — with girl, 7, and boy, 14, among those killed 

A 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were among those fatally shot Saturday night as Chicago erupted in gun violence on Independence Day.

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Kanye West Tweets He’s Running For President On July 4th — See Tweet 

Happy Birthday, America, from Kanye West. Your present? A vow from the rapper that he’s running for President in 2020.

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Coronavirus: Mexico’s death toll passes 30,000 

The country now has the world’s fifth-highest number of Covid-19 deaths, more than France.

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Matt Hancock won’t commit to pay rise for ‘incredible’ NHS staff 

Matt Hancock today refused to commit to giving NHS workers a pay rise but insisted they must be ‘rewarded’ for their hard work during the coronavirus crisis.

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Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar 

Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans’ request to hold big political gatherings.

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At least 20 dead as floods sweep away houses in south Japan 

Elderly care home facilities among the buildings swallowed by floodwaters and mudslides.

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At least 12 people shot in nightclub shooting 

At least 12 people have been shot at a South Carolina nightclub early Sunday morning.

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Fourth of July: Trump vows to defeat ‘radical left’ in Independence Day speech 

The president rails at people who have “no clue what they’re doing”, as the US marks independence.

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Beware the online crooks preying on your dream of a holiday 

Be wary of emails and adverts linked to websites promising bargain breaks. Figures from McAfee show almost a third of holiday bookings occur through such email promotions and pop-up adverts.

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Touch The Sky: Kanye West announces 2020 presidential run 

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION,” the born-again billionaire rapper tweeted as Americans marked Independence Day.

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Facebook makes education push in India 

Facebook, which reaches more users than any other international firm in India, has identified a new area of opportunity to further spread its tentacles in the world’s second largest internet market. On Sunday, the social juggernaut announced it had partnered with the Central Board of Secondary Education, a government body that oversees education in private [ […]

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