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KAMALA

How Kamala Harris Found the Political Identity That Had Eluded Her

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HARRIS

Kamala Harris’ Family in India Rejoices Over VP Pick  

Harris’s pick for US vice president seen as yet another milestone in journey of people of Indian heritage
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CORONAVIRUS
Shadow of coronavirus slowly lifts from epicentre Wuhan   German-Chinese coronavirus vaccine trial begins in China   Coronavirus speeds up big oil's shift to green  

Russia Becomes First in the World to Register Coronavirus Vaccine

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia became the first country in the world to register a coronavirus vaccine. The announcement comes amid worldwide criticism that Moscow sped up the process and is placing the safety of the people it is injected to at risk.
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RUSSIA

Coronavirus Live Updates: Russia Approves a Possible Vaccine

The first-of-its-kind announcement comes amid international concerns that the country is rushing approval for political purposes. Britain’s drive to open schools may come at a cost to other businesses.
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BIDEN HARRIS

With the Biden-Harris Ticket, Environmental Justice Is a Focus

Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.
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MAURITIUS OIL SPILL
Mauritius oil spill
Image: Satellite images are being used to monitor the oil spill off the coast of Mauritius.
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NEW ZEALAND
New COVID-19 Cases Emerge in New Zealand Breaking its 102-day COVID-free Streak
New Zealand has been hailed globally after its success in battling COVID-19 and being able to go for more than 3 months without reporting new infections. However, as it reached 102 days of having no cases, four mystery cases of unknown origin emerged in the country.
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METEOR SHOWER
Perseid meteor shower on deck: What you need to know
Stargazers are in for a treat early Wednesday when the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak.
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VIOLENCE
Ethnic Violence in Sudan’s West Darfur Sends Thousands Fleeing to Chad
July 25 attacks are blamed on armed nomads who targeted African farming communities, triggering mass exodus of at least 2,500 people from Sudan to Chad
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