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Aberdeen's game with St Johnstone off after two positive tests

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:32
Aberdeen's Scottish Premiership match against St Johnstone has been postponed after two of their players tested positive for Covid-19, with a further six self-isolating.
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America's jobs crisis could be about to get even worse

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 11:20
America's fragile jobs market recovery, after just two months of improvement, appears to be losing steam as Covid-19 infections rise and federal funds for businesses begin to dry up.
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I'm A Celebrity will swap jungle for ruined British castle, ITV says

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:55
The reality show will swap the Australian jungle for a ruined British castle for this year's series.
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'More than a Club?' How FC Barcelona 'lost its soul'

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:53
In recent times, mention Barcelona and the word "crisis" probably isn't too far behind.
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Italy prepares to return to school ... with saws

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:49
Italy, the first Covid-19 epicenter outside of China, has used an aggressive testing regime and face coverings to beat back a second wave of the pandemic so far. But as the nation's children prepare to return to the classroom, many schools are taking matters into their own hands -- by chopping up the furniture.
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Coronavirus infections among younger populations are skyrocketing, WHO says

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:49
The Covid-19 pandemic is moving into younger populations, health experts said Thursday, with cases skyrocketing among children, teens and young adults.
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Foreign Office cat Palmerston retires to countryside

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:46
The famous mouser will spend more time "away from the limelight", he "tells" officials in a letter.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:44
Mark Zuckerberg has joined the world's most exclusive club of the ultra rich.
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Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop chase

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:33
Photos of a naked Berlin man chasing a wild boar to get his stolen laptop back go viral.
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Racing Point fined and docked points for illegal copying

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:32
The Racing Point team are docked 15 points and fined for illegally copying parts of last year's Mercedes Formula 1 car.
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Fires are raging in the Amazon, despite a Brazil government ban. The destruction could be worse than last summer

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:12
The Brazilian government banned fires in the Amazon in mid-July -- yet there were far more fires last month than the year before, further degrading one of the world's most precious natural resources.
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Beirut explosion: 'We don't have dreams any more'

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:03
The huge blast in Beirut's port can be seen as a tragic symbol of Lebanon's dysfunction as a state.
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Bryson DeChambeau snaps driver during PGA Championship opening round

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:51
Is Bryson DeChambeau now simply too strong and powerful for his own good? And beware Tiger Woods at the season's first major.
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Stone pub landlord 'complacent' in enforcing Covid rules

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:24
The landlord of the Crown and Anchor says he "regrets" not taking a tougher stance with customers.
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Coronavirus: UK 'will not hesitate' to add nations to quarantine list

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:23
Belgium, the Bahamas and Andorra are the latest additions, meaning travellers from there have to isolate.
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Perez to miss Anniversary Grand Prix after another positive coronavirus test

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:13
Nico Hulkenberg will race for Racing Point in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after Sergio Perez again tested positive for coronavirus.
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Canadian citizen is second in two days to be sentenced to death in China on drug charges

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:06
A Canadian citizen in China has been sentenced to death for transporting and manufacturing illegal substances, a Chinese court announced Friday.
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Your pictures on the theme of 'open spaces'

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:49
A selection of pictures from our readers on the theme of "open spaces".
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Energy bills: Millions set to see 'big savings' as price cap lowered

BBC - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:46
The price cap for gas and electricity bills is lowered by energy watchdog Ofgem as wholesale costs fall.
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Hawaii reinstates inter-island travel quarantine as Covid-19 cases surge

CNN - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 08:15
Hawaiian officials are tightening restrictions after a surge in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations statewide -- with majority of the cases on the island of Oahu.
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