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Indians thrilled after Kamala Harris chosen as Biden’s White House running mate

Residents in cities across India on Thursday (August 13) took pride in Kamala Harris, a senator from California, being named running mate of U.S. Democrat Party presidential candidate Joe Biden. Harris, born to an...

Uber may be forced to shut down California ride services over new driver ruling

Uber Technologies Inc would be forced to shut down its ride-hailing operations in California if a court ruling that blocks it from classifying its drivers as independent contractors goes into effect, the company said in a court...

Trump releases recommendations for reopening U.S. schools

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (August 12) released eight recommendations for reopening U.S. schools amid the coronavirus pandemic, including that masks be used when social distancing is not possible. Trump said at a...

Democrat Biden and new running mate Harris make first campaign appearance

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his new running mate, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, made their first appearance as a ticket on Wednesday (August 12) in Wilmington, Delaware, as the campaign for the White House enters a...

Three dead in Scotland train derailment, investigation begins

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday (August 12) that police must find the cause of the train derailment which killed three in Scotland, in order to prevent an accident of its kind ever happening again.

Three killed during Bengaluru violence over reported Facebook post

Three people were killed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru after violence erupted between police and protesters over a reported derogatory Facebook post about the Prophet Mohammad, a senior police official said on Wednesday (August 12).

US COVID-19 infections top 5.13 mln, deaths exceed 164,400

The United States reported about 53,000 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total cases to 5,138,850 by 19:27 Eastern Standard Time, according to statistics from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins...

Minneapolis police bodycam videos show struggle before Floyd death

Minneapolis police body-camera videos of George Floyd's fatal arrest showed him begging for an officer to remove a knee from his neck in the moments before his death. A Minnesota judge on Friday (August...

US voters hope Harris will “balance out” Biden in 2020 election

Black voters in Washington DC showed support for Kamala Harris, who on Tuesday (August 11) was named as Joe Biden's official running mate after months of speculation. Harris' nomination does not win everyone over, however.

“Seriously doubt” Russia coronavirus vaccine was proven safe – Fauci

Top U.S. infectious disease official Dr. Anthony Fauci said he doubts that Russia has proven a newly announced COVID-19 vaccine as safe and effective. "Having a vaccine... and proving that a vaccine is safe...

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Indians thrilled after Kamala Harris chosen as Biden’s White House running mate

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Judge Hidalgo creates back to school color-coded guidance plan

HOUSTON – Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo released a new color-coded system that parents and educators can use as a guideline for...

Gov. Abbott announces New Killdeer Mountain facility in Kerrville

AUSTIN, TX – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, Inc. (KMM) will establish a new manufacturing facility in Kerrville....

HPD recruiting 400+ officers

HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Police Department is looking to fill over 400 positions in hopes to attract a more diverse team...

Harris County Judge Smoots shoots her husband’s girlfriend

HOUSTON, TX - A Harris County judge has been arrested for allegations of shooting her husband's girlfriend outside her home Monday.