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Poland election: clash of ideals in the election of the head of state by the voters

Image rights Reuters The Poles vote in presidential elections, which are seen as a struggle for the future of the country and its strained relations with the European Union. In the second round, the acting ally of the conservative government, Andrzej Duda, will compete against the socially liberal Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski. A Duda victory would introduce controversial changes in …

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US Covid 19 cases are climbing, but some state and local politicians are arguing over measures to curb the spread

In Florida, Rep. Donna Shalala said the virus is still out of control and places like Miami are nearing shutdown a second time. “It’s gotten out of control across the state because our governor doesn’t even tell everyone to wear masks. At least in Miami-Dade, everyone has to wear a mask when they’re outside,” she told CNN Saturday night. “This …

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The Washington State Party melee leaves two dead and two wounded, police say

Bellevue police confirmed that two people were killed and two others injured in a fight at a party in Bellevue, Washington, east of Seattle, on Saturday evening. Police said she responded to a gun call and possible stab at an apartment complex around 7:30 p.m. When the officers arrived, they found one person dead and three wounded, two critical. One …

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The State Dept. warns Americans in China of the risk of detention and interrogation: report

The State Department warns Americans to exercise “increased caution” in China as the risk of “prolonged interrogation and detention” is increased given the increasing tensions between Beijing and Washington. The security alert, which was sent to citizens in China and received by Reuters, warns that “US citizens may be detained without access to US consular services or information about their …

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UPDATE State Police: Two dead after shooting, no threat to the public news

HUMMELS WHARF – Two people are dead after a shootout, but according to the Pennsylvania State Police, there is currently no threat to the public. Trooper Mark Reasner, a spokesman for the state police from the Milton barracks, made the announcements during a press conference at the Monroe Marketplace on Friday evening at 10:30 a.m. The State Police and local …

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The US State Department says the US is “disappointed” with Turkey’s attempt to turn Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

The State Department said on Friday that it was “disappointed” by Turkey’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia, a landmark in Istanbul, back into a mosque. “We are disappointed with the Turkish government’s decision to change the status of Hagia Sophia. This building is an important part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Historic Sites of Istanbul” in recognition of its …

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Savannah State officials are responding to SIAC’s end of fall sports

Savannah State University athletics will suspend football, volleyball, and cross-country skiing for the 2020 fall season in accordance with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) guidelines. SIAC is examining the possibility of shifting all autumn sports to the 2021 spring season. “The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sports and …

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