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2020 CENSUS-REDISTRICTING — The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing new inhabitants knowledge that might be used to reshape U.S. Home seats and state legislative districts for the following decade. The official purpose is to redraw districts with roughly the identical variety of folks, however many Republicans and Democrats additionally might be attempting to attract districts that make it extra possible for his or her candidates to win. By David A. Lieb and Nicholas Riccardi. SENT: 980 phrases, picture.
VIRUS OUTBREAK-MASK WARS-GOP — Prime Republicans are battling faculty districts in their very own states’ city, closely Democratic areas over whether or not college students needs to be required to masks up as they head again to high school. That’s reigniting ideological divides over face coverings whilst the most recent coronavirus surge ravages the reddest, most unvaccinated components of the nation. By Will Weissert. SENT: 1,210 phrases, pictures.
CUOMO-SEXUAL HARASSMENT-METOO — Would Gov. Andrew Cuomo have been pressured to step down had the identical allegations emerged 5 years in the past? To outstanding figures within the #MeToo motion, the reply isn’t any. “The dialog has modified,” says Anita Hill, who launched the nation to the idea of office sexual harassment 30 years in the past. “And #MeToo did that.” By Nationwide Author Jocelyn Noveck. SENT: 1,190 phrases, pictures, video.
PAKISTAN-AFGHANISTAN-SUSPICIOUS NEIGHBORS — Some Afghans blame neighboring Pakistan for the successes of the Taliban because the insurgents quickly sweep up extra territory. Stress is mounting on Pakistan to press the Taliban to cease the onslaught. Islamabad insists it opposes a Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and denies it helps the group. By Kathy Gannon. SENT: 1,160 phrases, pictures, video. Additionally see AFGHANISTAN and UNITED STATES-AFGHANISTAN beneath.
VIRUS OUTBREAK-DISTANCE LEARNING — College programs across the nation are establishing their very own digital academies in rising numbers to accommodate households who really feel distant instruction works finest for his or her kids, whatever the rise or fall of COVID-19 an infection charges. A majority of the 38 states that responded to an Related Press survey this summer season of state schooling departments indicated there might be extra everlasting digital colleges and applications within the coming faculty 12 months. By Carolyn Thompson. UPCOMING: 1,090 phrases, pictures by 8 a.m.
COLORADO RIVER-DROUGHT-FARMERS — Local weather change, drought and excessive demand are anticipated to power the first-ever necessary cuts to a water provide that 40 million folks throughout the American West rely on, the Colorado River. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s resolution in mid-August will spare cities and tribes however hit Arizona farmers exhausting. By Felicia Fonseca. SENT: 1,200 phrases, pictures.
WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT
VOTING-COMPANY-LAWSUIT — Choose guidelines Dominion case can proceed towards Trump allies. SENT: 450 phrases, pictures.
SPAIN-INSTAGRAM-NUDITY — Instagram apologizes for Almodóvar movie’s poster censorship. SENT: 360 phrases, picture.
INDIA-LANDSLIDE — Search resumes for victims of lethal Indian landslide. SENT: 280 phrases, pictures.
INDIA-SATELLITE FAILURE — Indian launch try of earth commentary satellite tv for pc fails. SENT: 240 phrases, picture.
THWARTED-TERROR-PLOT — Military veteran convicted of plotting to bomb California rally. SENT: 250 phrases.
MORE ON THE VIRUS OUTBREAK
VIRUS-OUTBREAK-NEW-ZEALAND — New Zealand, which has fully stamped out the coronavirus, plans to cautiously reopen its borders to worldwide vacationers early subsequent 12 months, the federal government says. SENT: 500 phrases, pictures. With VIRUS OUTBREAK-THE LATEST.
VIRUS OUTBREAK-VIRAL QUESTIONS-VACCINE-PREGNANCY — Medical specialists say there’s no proof that any vaccines, together with COVID-19 vaccines, affect your possibilities of getting pregnant, regardless of a fantasy suggesting in any other case. SENT: 280 phrases, graphic.
UNITED STATES-AFGHANISTAN — Afghan authorities forces are collapsing even sooner than within the worst-case state of affairs sketched out by U.S. army leaders when President Joe Biden ordered a full army withdrawal final spring. SENT: 950 phrases, pictures.
BIDEN-CONGRESS — Biden’s perception that bipartisanship remains to be potential in a deeply divided Washington was validated when the Senate handed his $1 trillion infrastructure invoice, however now the president must maintain his personal social gathering in line. SENT: 1,100 phrases, pictures.
TRUMP-JUSTICE DEPARTMENT — The Senate Judiciary Committee met privately with a former U.S. lawyer in Georgia who resigned in January as then-President Donald Trump waged a stress marketing campaign on state and federal officers to overturn his presidential defeat — half of a bigger probe into Trump’s actions after the November election. SENT: 1,000 phrases, picture.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST HEATWAVE The Pacific Northwest sees one other heatwave only a month after temperatures soared as excessive as 116 F in a record-shattering climate occasion that killed scores of probably the most susceptible throughout the area. SENT: 550 phrases, pictures.
WESTERN WILDFIRES — California’s largest single wildfire in recorded historical past continues to burn throughout the agricultural northern a part of the state, destroying a whole lot of houses. In the meantime, authorities in Montana ordered evacuations as a wind-driven blaze roared towards a number of distant communities. SENT: 620 phrases, pictures.
BOY SCOUTS BANKRUPTCY — Attorneys for the Boys Scouts of America are asking a Delaware choose to approve an $850 million settlement that’s the basis of the group’s plan to emerge from chapter. SENT: 290 phrases, pictures.
AFGHANISTAN — The Taliban captured a police headquarters in a provincial capital in southern Afghanistan teetering towards being misplaced to the insurgents as suspected U.S. airstrikes pounded the world, an official says. SENT: 760 phrases, pictures, graphic.
CHINA-CANADA — China dismisses Canada’s protests of harsh sentences handed down by Chinese language courts to Canadians whose circumstances are seen as linked to the arrest in Vancouver of a prime govt at Chinese language tech big Huawei. SENT: 640 phrases, pictures.
TROPICAL WEATHER-ATLANTIC — Tropical Storm Fred sweeps into the Dominican Republic, then weakened to a tropical despair after dusk whereas dumping heavy rains that forecasters warned might trigger harmful flooding and mudslides there and in neighboring Haiti. SENT: 340 phrases, picture.
GUATEMALA-US-MEXICO — Central American asylum-seekers being expelled by the U.S. and flown deep into Mexico for deportation to their homelands is drawing criticism from the U.N. refugee company. SENT: 900 phrases. With PANAMA-COLOMBIA-MIGRANTS — Panama, Colombia conform to restrict of 650 migrants per day.
MEXICO-VENEZUELA-EXPLAINER — The federal government of Venezuela and its opposition are scheduled to start a brand new dialogue this week, marking the third effort in 4 years. SENT: 630 phrases, pictures.
SOUTH-KOREA-SAMSUNG — A day forward of his launch on parole, Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong appeared in a South Korean courtroom for one more trial over alleged monetary crimes — a reminder of his looming authorized dangers whilst he leaves jail. SENT: 490 phrases, pictures.
FINANCIAL-MARKETS — Asian shares fell as warning set in amongst buyers after banks and industrial corporations helped elevate shares principally increased on Wall Avenue. By Enterprise Author Yuri Kageyama. SENT: 890 phrases, pictures.
UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS — The Labor Division studies on the quantity of people that utilized for unemployment advantages final week. By Economics Author Paul Wiseman. UPCOMING: 130 phrases after launch of report at 8:30 a.m., picture.
PRODUCTER PRICES — Labor Division releases the Producer Value Index for June. By Economics Author Martin Crutsinger. UPCOMING: 130 phrases after 8:30 a.m. launch, then up to date.
TOKYO-WON-OVER-BY-THE-GAMES — When the Tokyo Olympics started throughout a rising variety of coronavirus circumstances, the vast majority of the host nation had been in opposition. However as soon as the video games started and native media switched to masking Japanese athletes’ “medal rush,” many had been gained over. SENT: 1,070 phrases, pictures.
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