Morning news brief: Biden slams Trump, explosion hits Iran clinic and more

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jul 01, 2020, 08.03 AM(IST)

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Biden slams Trump's 'cognitive capability' over Russian bounty intelligence

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday criticized President Donald Trump's handling of a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan, saying his actions were a "dereliction of duty." Read more

At least 19 dead as explosion hits clinic in Iran

Iran

At least 19 people were killed after a powerful explosion hit a clinic in northern Tehran. Read more

Security law 'most important' development for Hong Kong since handover: Leader

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Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday hailed a sweeping national security law imposed by Beijing as the "most important development" since the city was handed back to China. Read more

US top health expert Fauci warns of 100,000 new COVID-19 cases per day

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New US coronavirus cases could more than double to 100,000 per day if the current surge spirals further out of control, the government's top infectious disease expert warned on Tuesday, although he was "cautiously optimistic" a vaccine would be available early next year. Read more