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America musters the world’s biggest naval exercise 

The drills come as America and China are locking horns across Asia’s flashpoints

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing 

The atomic bomb dropped by the US over Nagasaki killed tens of thousands of people in an instant. During a ceremony marking the bombing’s anniversary, the city’s mayor called for a global ban on nuclear weapons.

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis 

President Trump signed executive measures for pandemic relief as stimulus talks stalled. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Sturgis, S.D., despite objections from residents.

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Israel protests: Anger mounts over Netanyahu government, pandemic response 

A series of weekly demonstrations have taken place across Israel, with thousands of people demanding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resign over corruption charges and inaction during the coronavirus crisis.

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This training bundle can get you ready for a career in video game development, even if you’ve never coded before 

TLDR: With the training in The Build a Strategy Game Development Bundle, you’ll have a step-by-step guide to building brilliant strategy-based games and more. Game development doesn’t start the day you decide to build your own Fortnite. That’s the result of hundreds of artists and other game design professionals all contributing thousands of man-hours. Inste […]

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Australia: Melbourne to enforce new pandemic measures 

Residents of the eastern Australian city are now under strict lockdown due to a surge in coronavirus cases. Hundreds of thousands of people will not be able to work for several weeks.

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London’s millionaire boy racers: Rich owner’s parade supercars worth hundreds of thousands of pounds 

Revving engines kept those living along Sloane Street in Kensington awake into the early hours of the morning as cars worth millions of pounds showed off their power.

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Nadine Angerer: Former Germany keeper on Angel City and Black Lives Matter 

World Cup winner Nadine Angerer now works for Portland Thorns in the USA. She told DW she welcomes the addition of a new team backed by Serena Williams and says the Black Lives Matters movement has changed her thinking.

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Amazon’s ad revenue in 2020 is set to grow 23.5% despite the pandemic 

Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Media, Advertising, and Marketing industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Media, Advertising, and Marketing forecast.  Amazon will continue to see ad spending growth in 2020, albeit at a depressed rate when compared […]

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Italy is launching an antitrust investigation into Amazon and Apple 

Amazon and Apple are facing more antitrust accusations. This time, Italy is investigating. Authorities want to know whether the two companies agreed to prevent retailers who are not part of Apple’s official program to sell Apple products and Beats he…

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Disney theme park staff worry about Covid-19: ‘I can’t bring it back home’ 

Disney’s parks in Florida and California are reopening and tens of thousands of workers returning as cases in the states surge Disney World fully reopened all four of its theme parks within its Florida resort last week, even as cases of coronavirus surged, making it one of the world’s hotspots for daily increases. Related: Florida’s ‘mini-Trump’ Ron DeSantis […]

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Thousands To Join ‘Strike For Black Lives’ Protests 

Thousands of workers will take a knee for eight minutes at work in a show of support for the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests.

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Taking cholesterol-lowering drug could reduce severity of coronavirus to the level of common cold 

Scientists working in Jerusalem and New York believe that may have found a surprising treatment for COVID-19 – a cholesterol-lowering drug which makes the virus weaker.

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Marks & Spencer plans to cut 950 jobs in restructuring 

British clothing and food retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) said on Monday it planned to cut 950 jobs as part of a restructuring, dealing a further blow to a sector that has already seen thousands of redundancies during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Middle East: Female journalists resist targeted online abuse 

Two Al Jazeera journalists have refused to stay silent following a sexual harassment campaign driven by thousands of social media accounts linked to Gulf states. For journalists in the region, it’s a common phenomenon.

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