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Crenshaw blames coronavirus spike on BLM protests, while wearing no mask

For the past few weeks, COVID-19 cases have surged in Texas and specifically in Harris County. And while wearing no mask, Texas GOP Rep. Dan Crenshaw blames Black Lives Matter protests. ...

Texas Republican running for Congress compares open borders to sexual assault

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Congressional candidate Jamie Berryhill compared open borders to sexual assault.“A nation without borders is like a woman raped and defiled, her precious valu...

Amanda Edwards snags multiple newspaper endorsements

On Sunday, former Houston City Council member and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Edwards received an endorsement from the Beaumont Enterprise. Days earlier, Edwards received endorsement...

Gun safety group to invest $8 million in ousting Texas Republicans

Fresh from a victory in Virginia where Republicans lost the statehouse for the first time in decades, Everytown for Gun Safety is planning on investing at least $8 million in Texas to flip the s...

Crenshaw should do ‘town halls, not podcasts’ says Navy vet challenging him

Elisa Cardnell, the Navy veteran and teacher running to replace Rep. Dan Crenshaw, says the Houston-area Republican should spend less time podcasting and more time speaking to his constituents.&...
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J&K: At least one civilian killed as Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

At least one civilian killed, and another injured as Pakistan violated ceasefire in Balakote & Mendhar sectors of Poonch district at about 2:00 AM on Wednesday.  Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with Small Arms &amp...
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Victoria coronavirus cases surge as lockdown looms: Live updates

Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera's continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I'm Kate Mayberry in Kuala Lumpur.The Australian state of Victoria has confirmed 134 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as its borders were closed and it ...

US to restrict visas for some China officials over Tibet

The administration of United States President Donald Trump fired a new shot in its diplomatic war with China on Tuesday by imposing travel bans on Chinese officials it says are restricting foreigners' access to Tibet.While waging concurrent battles ove...

FBI chief slams Chinese cyberattacks on U.S., calls it ‘one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history’

FBI Director Christopher Wray arrives for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing titled Threats to the Homeland, in Hart Building on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty ImagesWASHINGTON —...

US announces visa restrictions for Chinese govt officials over access to Tibet

United States Secretary of State  Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced visa restrictions on People's Republic of China (PRC) and  Chinese Communist Party officials under he Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, 2018. Today I am announcing visa restric...