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Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat

Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat

NEW YORK: Pakistani student Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump's administration threatened to revoke their visas.

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Five million begin lockdown in Australian city

Five million begin lockdown in Australian city

MELBOURNE: Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown Thursday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases.

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Virus world update

After downplaying disease's danger, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus; US logs record infections, begins withdrawal from WHO.

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Virus world update
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Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition deal

Australia is suspending its extradition agreement with Hong Kong and will give skilled migrants from the city five-year visas with a pathway to permanent residence after China imposed sweeping national security legislation on the financial hub.

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Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition deal
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Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers, sparking China fury

SYDNEY - Australia offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong on Thursday in response to China's crackdown on dissent, drawing a furious reply from Beijing.

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Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers, sparking China fury
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Botanist battles lockdown to save Andean garden paradise

CALARCá, Colombia: When the coronavirus pandemic swept through Colombia in March, forcing a national lockdown, Alberto Gomez decided he would sit it out amid the lush green foliage of his botanical garden and tend to his plants.

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Botanist battles lockdown to save Andean garden paradise
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Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers

SYDNEY - Australia on Thursday offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong, in a risky challenge to China over its crackdown on dissent in the city.

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Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers
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Can Trump keep his finances secret? US Supreme Court to rule on cases

WASHINGTON - Can Donald Trump refuse to hand over his financial records to Congress and New York prosecutors simply because he is president of the United States? The Supreme Court will rule Thursday on two related cases to answer this, with potentially widespread political implications.

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Can Trump keep his finances secret? US Supreme Court to rule on cases
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Australia suspends extradition, offers skilled HK citizens visas

SYDNEY: Australia is suspending its extradition agreement with Hong Kong and will give skilled migrants from the city five-year visas with a pathway to permanent residence, after China imposed sweeping national security legislation on the financial hub.

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Australia suspends extradition, offers skilled HK citizens visas
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George Floyd said officers would 'kill' him in new recording transcript

WASHINGTON - George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, called out for his children and late mother and said officers would "kill" him before he died in Minneapolis police custody, new evidence showed.

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George Floyd said officers would 'kill' him in new recording transcript
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Royal rivalry in Italian Riviera 'micronation'

SEBORGA (ITALY) - The princess showed off her tiny realm, sitting peaceful and picturesque, high above the Italian Riviera.

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Royal rivalry in Italian Riviera 'micronation'
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Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat

NEW YORK: Pakistani student Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump's administration threatened to revoke their visas.

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Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat
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Meet Buckwheat, the donkey who crashes Zoom meetings

UXBRIDGE, Canada: The coronavirus pandemic has led millions of people to embrace meetings via Zoom but, admittedly, those can be as tedious as in-person conferences.

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Meet Buckwheat, the donkey who crashes Zoom meetings