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Russia plans mass vaccination campaign in October

Russian media quoted that doctors and teachers would be the first to receive the vaccine.

Trump says he will ban TikTok

Microsoft would face fewer regulatory hurdles in acquiring TikTok.

Civil rights icon John Lewis praised by past presidents at funeral

Lewis was first elected in 1986 to represent Georgia.

NASA's new Mars rover launches from Florida

Scientists have long debated whether Mars ever harboured life.

UK names new MI6 spy chief

Alex Younger to step down later this year.

Japan lawmakers to urge state to put curbs on TikTok use -NHK

JAPAN-TIKTOK/ (UPDATE 2):UPDATE 2-Japan lawmakers to urge govt to put curbs on TikTok use -NHK

Twitter limits Donald Trump Jr's account

The tweets, shared by Trump to his 84 million followers, were deleted.

Oil prices steady as demand concerns offset U.S. hopes

Rising coronavirus infections spark demand concerns.

Trump security adviser Robert O'Brien tests positive for coronavirus

The announcement caught some White House staff off guard

Google extends work from home through June next year

Google had said in May it would begin reopening more offices globally.

British decision to quarantine Spain travellers causes anger

"We're quite frustrated by it to be honest, because it actually feels safer in Spain."

One person shot dead during Black Lives Matter protest

Protests against racism and police brutality were sparked after the killing of Floyd.

Tight security outside Chengdu consulate

"What I fear the most is the U.S. won't just stop there, it might get uglier."

China orders US to shut Chengdu consulate

The consulate was given 72 hours to close.

US orders China to shut Houston consulate

The U.S. Department of State confirmed the Houston closure decision.

EU reaches historic deal on pandemic recovery

Agreement comes after fractious near-record-length summit.

Pelosi says Trump will be 'fumigated out'

Trump frequently complains that mail-in balloting could lead to voter fraud.