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

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"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

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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'

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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

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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

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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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