Exclusive: Israel builds new Jerusalem road that will link settlements as government weighs West Bank annexation

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 16:35
Construction is under way on a major new ring road for Jerusalem that Israeli officials say will benefit all of its residents, but critics of the project say is another obstacle to Palestinian hopes to make East Jerusalem the capital of a future state.
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U.S. FDA revokes emergency use status of drug touted by Trump for COVID-19

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:59
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday revoked its emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19, the drug championed by U.S. President Donald Trump to stave off the coronavirus, and for an older related medicine.
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In landmark ruling, U.S. Supreme Court bars discrimination against LGBT workers

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:39
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a watershed victory for LGBT rights and a defeat for President Donald Trump's administration by ruling that a longstanding federal law barring workplace discrimination protects gay and transgender employees.
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Trump says Supreme Court LGBT decision very powerful

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:38
President Donald Trump said on Monday he will live with the U.S. Supreme Court decision that a federal law barring workplace discrimination protects gay and transgender employees.
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Family of Rayshard Brooks demands justice after Atlanta police fatally shoot him in the back

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:22
Relatives of black American Rayshard Brooks, many of them in tears, called for justice and "drastic change" in policing after an Atlanta officer fatally shot him in the back, and the city's mayor called for a shake-up in the force.
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Exclusive: U.S. companies can work with Huawei on 5G standards - Commerce Department

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:19
The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China's Huawei [HWT.UL] to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks.
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U.S. Supreme Court turns away 10 gun rights cases

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:18
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a series of cases seeking to expand gun rights, showing that even with its conservative majority it remains hesitant about wading into the contentious issue.
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Tesla negotiating incentives for possible Texas vehicle assembly plant, report says

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 15:13
Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is negotiating possible incentives with a Texas county that could bring a new auto assembly plant to the area near Austin, the state capital, the Austin American-Statesman reported on Monday.
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Exclusive: U.S. Democratic Party irked by council's 'insurgent' climate plan - sources

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:59
The Democratic National Committee's council on climate change irked party leadership when it published policy recommendations this month that ventured beyond presidential candidate Joe Biden's plan, according to three people familiar with the matter.
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Russia jails ex-U.S. marine for 16 years on spying charges

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:35
A Russian court convicted former U.S. marine Paul Whelan of spying for the United States on Monday and sentenced him to 16 years in jail, a ruling that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said outraged Washington.
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U.S. envoy says Russia's conviction of ex-U.S. marine threatens ties: Ifax

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:35
U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said on Monday that Russia's sentencing of former U.S. marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in jail for spying would harm relations between Moscow and Washington, the Interfax news agency reported.
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UK 'deeply disappointed' by sentence passed on ex-U.S. marine in Russia

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:35
Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday he was deeply disappointed by Monday's verdict and sentence against Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was convicted of spying for the United States.
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U.S. Supreme Court rejects cases over 'qualified immunity' for police

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:18
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear eight cases involving a legal defense called qualified immunity that can be used to shield government officials from lawsuits including seven involving police accused of excessive force or other misconduct.
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U.S. Supreme Court snubs Trump on challenge to California 'sanctuary' laws

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:18
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed President Donald Trump a defeat in his legal showdown with the most-populous U.S. state, declining to hear his administration's challenge to "sanctuary" laws in California that protect immigrants from deportation.
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Black Americans disproportionately die in police Taser confrontations

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:17
As police confront protesters across the United States, they're turning to rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas and other weapons meant to minimize fatalities.
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Amazon's business practices examined by two U.S. states

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 14:16
State investigators in both California and Washington are examining Amazon's business practices, two newspapers reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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U.S. fighter jet crashes off English coast, pilot found dead

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 13:49
British coastguards have located the wreckage of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea on Monday and the pilot has been found dead, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement.
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Wall Street gripped by fears of fresh virus wave

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 12:40
U.S. stocks dropped on Monday after a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and parts of the United States dampened hopes of a swift economic recovery that had driven a sharp rise in Wall Street's main indexes over the past month.
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Exclusive: U.S. to allow companies to work with Huawei on standards - sources

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 12:34
The U.S. will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China's Huawei to allow them to work together in standards settings for next generation 5G networks, according to people familiar with the matter.
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With a bit of oomph, Brexit deal feasible in July, says UK's Johnson

World News - Mon, 2020-06-15 12:07
Leaders from Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday that talks on their future relationship should be stepped up to clinch a deal, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting an agreement could be reached in July with "a bit of oomph".
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