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U.S. to ease water rules after Trump’s shower complaints

The U.S. government is looking at easing regulations on shower fittings following complaints from President Donald Trump who has regularly railed against water conservation rules in his quest for ‘perfect hair.’

QAnon-supporting candidate gets GOP nod in Georgia, support from Trump

Political newcomer Marjorie Taylor Greene was mocked as a supporter of QAnon conspiracies and denounced for videos deemed racist even by fellow Republicans who withdrew endorsements and declared her unfit for Congress.

Biden raises US$26M in 24 hours after Harris VP announcement

Joe Biden raised US$26 million in the 24 hours after he named Kamala Harris as his running mate, doubling his previous one-day record and signalling enthusiasm among Democrats following the selection of the first Black woman on a …

WATCH: Police officer rescues man in wheelchair from oncoming train

Dramatic video shows a California police officer rushing to pull a man in a wheelchair out of the way of a speeding freight train with seconds to spare.

Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn’t sent to China

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was relieved to find out he had not been taken to China after being detained under a new national security law that took effect in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory on June 30.

Lebanon Parliament meets after blast, government resignation

Lebanon’s Parliament met Thursday in the first session since the tragic explosion last week that changed the face of the capital and forced the government to resign.

Thousands in Belarus form ‘lines of solidarity’ in protest

Thousands of people swarmed the streets of Belarus’ capital and other cities Thursday to keep up their protests of election results that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko and a subsequent police crackdown on peaceful …

Puzzling New Zealand virus outbreak grows to 17 cases

A puzzling new outbreak of the coronavirus in New Zealand’s largest city grew to 17 cases on Thursday, with officials saying the number will likely increase further.

Colombia arrests U.S. men accused of selling fake COVID-19 cure

Colombian officials say they have arrested two Florida men wanted in the United States on charges they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical as a miracle cure for the new coronavirus and other diseases.

As Hong Kongers seek to emigrate, some simply can’t leave

As China’s communist leaders tighten controls that many believe are stripping semi-autonomous Hong Kong of its freedoms, some families are considering moving away from the former British colony, but few can afford to.