Morning News Brief: Fresh violence in US, Hurricane Hanna makes landfall, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jul 26, 2020, 09:01 AM(IST)

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Hurricane Hanna makes landfall on Padre Island, Texas; predicted to trigger flash floods


"Life-threatening storm surge will continue along portions of the Texas coast," it said, with the surge potentially reaching 6 feet (1.8 meters) in some areas.

North Korea reports 'suspected' case of COVID-19 in defector


The country previously denied reporting even a single case of coronavirus. The virus caused a pandemic across the globe and the country's borders remain closed.

Following multiple arrests, Seattle Police department declares Capitol Hill protest a 'riot'


The Department of Homeland Security has dispatched a team of officers as a precautionary measure to contain protests during the weekend. 

Fresh violence in US as protesters clash with police in Seattle, Kentucky


Civil unrest in US was not only confined to Portland -- on Saturday, three members of a black militia were shot in Louisville, Kentucky after a gun discharged at a Black Lives Matter protest.

Public losing faith in governments, says survey, amid surge in virus cases


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, widely criticised for his handling of the crisis there, appeared to credit an unproven treatment for his recovery from the virus.

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