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International News

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F-16 pilots to face off against AI in simulated dogfight for DARPA

ABC News
Remains of seven Marines, sailor who died in training accident recovered

Reuters News Agency
Joe Arpaio, 'America's toughest sheriff', narrowly defeated in bid for old job - More

The Associated Press
Harleys everywhere, but masks not so plentiful at South Dakota biker rally

Reuters News Agency
Fauci warns COVID-19 vaccine may be only partially effective, public health measures still needed

Reuters News Agency
U.S. sets record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

Reuters News Agency
U.S. counterspy chief warns Russia, China, Iran trying to meddle in 2020 election

BBC News
Democrats call for inquiry into Postal Service changes

Reuters News Agency
U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

BBC News
US election 2020: What is the electoral college?

The Associated Press
Trump bypasses Congress, signs EOs extending some coronavirus benefits - More

Reuters News Agency
Twitter expressed interest in buying TikTok's U.S. operations

Reuters News Agency
UK considers blocking migrant boats before they enter British waters

BBC News
Home Office seeks MoD help over migrant crossings - More

Reuters News Agency
UK minister says France must tackle Channel migrant crossings

Reuters News Agency
Paris imposes face mask order for outdoor markets, River Seine strollers

BBC News
Why the French are 'European champions' at abandoning pets

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Reuters News Agency
Ceasefire offers opportunity for eastern Ukraine peace push, says Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Reuters News Agency
Russia reports more than 5,200 new coronavirus cases

Reuters News Agency
Blast rocks military base in Mogadishu, at least eight dead

Reuters News Agency
Turkey says it is ready to help rebuild port of Beirut

BBC News
Angry Beirut protesters storm government buildings

Reuters News Agency
Arab League says ready to mobilise Arab efforts to help Lebanon

Reuters News Agency
Emmanuel Macron to co-host Lebanon donor conference on Sunday

Reuters News Agency
Lebanese protesters storm ministry buildings as anger over Beirut blast grows

The Associated Press
Lebanon PM calls for early elections to quell unrest

Reuters News Agency
Backstory: Covering the Beirut blast, bruised and bloodied

Reuters News Agency
Thousands protest against Netanyahu over COVID-19 and alleged corruption

Reuters News Agency
Children walk back to school in Gaza after five-month shutdown

BBC News
Spain's ex-King Juan Carlos lands in Abu Dhabi

Reuters News Agency
What is a 'table-top runway', the site of deadly Air India Express crash?

Reuters News Agency
Surviving India's worst crash in 10 years

Reuters News Agency
Philippines confirms 4,226 new coronavirus cases, 41 more deaths

Reuters News Agency
Hong Kong reports 69 new coronavirus cases

Reuters News Agency
U.S. sanctions branded 'clowning actions' as Hong Kong vows it won't be intimidated

Reuters News Agency
Huawei to stop making flagship chipsets as U.S. pressure bites, Chinese media say

BBC News
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

BBC News
When time stood still: A Hiroshima survivor's story

Reuters News Agency
In a flash, a changed world

The Guardian
Army and police patrol the deserted streets of coronavirus-stricken Melbourne

The Associated Press
Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 100,000

BBC News
Venezuela: Former American soldiers jailed over failed coup

International Commentary

Edward-Isaac Dovere | The Atlantic
This Is Exactly What Susan Rice Feared

Ethan Zuckerman | The Atlantic
The Amazing Disappearing Election

Lives Lived

The Associated Press
Brent Scowcroft has died aged 95 - More - More

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