Morning news brief: Pence on BLM, LA, Texas close bars amid COVID-19 and more

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jun 29, 2020, 07.27 AM(IST)

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It's all about him: John Bolton criticises Trump's statement on Russian bounties

After Donald Trump and White House claimed that the the President and the Vice President, Mike Pence, were not briefed on the Russian bounty case, John Bolton has criticised Trump's statement.

Los Angeles, Texas close bars as coronavirus takes 'very dangerous turn'

Eight counties in California have been ordered to close bars including  Riverside, San Bernardino, Sacramento and Santa Barbara

Black Lives Matter political agenda of radical left: Mike Pence

Highlighting that 'all lives matter', he also added that George Floyd's death was inexcusable.

We can do both: Canadian detainee's wife disappointed after Trudeau rejects 'prisoner swap'

'I am glad that we finally have a conversation on what can be done and options that can be explored to resolve Michael's prolonged and painful detention,' she said.

Increase in illegal mining threatens Brazil's last major isolated tribe