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US on Saturday condemned China's fresh moves to tighten control over Hong Kong as a 'direct attack' on its autonomy. China has introduced legislation in its rubber-stamp parliament that will allow it to vet candidates that take part in elections in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, a suicide car bomb killed at least 20 in Somalian capital. Read this and more in our morning news brief.
English health authorities have tracked down a previously-unidentified person who tested positive for a variant of COVID-19 first identified in northern Brazil, and said there were no signs the person had spread the virus
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