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    Joe Biden is about to pick his VP. Here are the women most likely to end up as his running mate
     23 July 2020
    Joe Biden has promised to name his running mate by August 1. So with a little over a week to go, here are five of the women most likely to end up on his ticket.
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    Prince Philip makes rare public appearance to hand over patronage of Rifles regiment
    23 Jul: The 99-year-old, wearing a suit and tie, appeared sprightly and was seen chatting with soldiers at the ceremony at Windsor Castle to transfer his role as colonel-in-chief of The Rifles.... more
    India's coronavirus cases are like spot fires around the country. And experts warn COVID-19 cases will climb further
    23 Jul: As he lay on his hospital bed after contracting the coronavirus, Ravi Kumar recorded a final message for his family in Hyderabad, in India's south. He died just hours later. He was only 34 years old.... more
    Domestic abuse survivors still waiting on government scheme to stop perpetrators hiding superannuation
    23 Jul: A scheme that would allow the Family Court to access superannuation information was meant to come into effect on July 1 but it still hasn't materialised. Advocates say the delay is compounding financial disadvantage women are facing during the pandemic.... more
    Coronavirus cases rise in Papua New Guinea, prompting fears for vulnerable health system
    22 Jul: Papua New Guinea has recorded its biggest daily spike of coronavirus cases, with another eight people diagnosed in Port Moresby, and there are fears the country's weak health system could become overwhelmed.... more
    What is ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and how is it being used to help severe COVID-19 patients?
    22 Jul: As evidence mounts that severe COVID-19 affects our blood vessels, doctors are using a technology called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to help severe COVID-19 patients. Here's how that works.... more
    Afghan girl Qamar Gul grabs AK-47, kills Taliban attackers who murdered her parents
    22 Jul: When Taliban militants killed her parents for refusing to pay protection money, Qamar Gul took her father's rifle and shot two of them dead. Now she's being praised as a hero by Afghans fearful of the Taliban's possible return to power.... more
    COVID-19 pandemic leads to rise in violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific, new report shows
    22 Jul: A new report highlights an increase in online abuse in the Philippines, with aid groups concerned economic fallout from the pandemic could fuel exploitation and child marriage in South Asia, reversing years of hard-won gains to end those practices.... more
    Long-awaited Russia report says UK Government failed to investigate Kremlin interference in Brexit
    22 Jul: The report says there were open source indications Russia sought to influence the Brexit campaign but that the British Government did not look for deep evidence of meddling.... more
    The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur
    22 Jul: The trial has started in Germany for a man charged with killing two people last year on holy day - Yom Kippur... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     14 Jul: Unsolved Mysteries, the Netflix reboot, brings a classic TV series into the age of the internet sleuth +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     15 Jul: Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network and will remove existing equipment by 2027 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Aug: Hydroxychloroquine is a poor coronavirus treatment but a perfect parable for our times +++++++++++++++++++
     21 Jul: Coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University is safe, can train immune system: early results ++++++++++++++++
     24 Jul: An assurance a spate of break-ins in the Dunedin student quarter isn't related to a pair of men door-knocking with fake surveys +++++++++++++
     10 Jul: Earliest ever fossil teeth shed light on the evolution of modern pearly whites +++++++
     18 Jul: Indonesia struggles with rising coronavirus infections as tests become commercialised +++++++

     International NewsLinks
      7 Aug: Nz's moves towards becoming a tech hub (RadioNZ)
      6 Aug: Government rejects the idea of privately-run managed isolation facilities (
      6 Aug: Michelle obama reveals she is suffering from 'low-grade depression' that she says has been triggered by trump's 'hypocrisy', 'racial strife' and the stress of the pandemic (NZ Herald)
      6 Aug: International matches at risk if safety protocols not observed - uefa (BBCWorld)
      5 Aug: Key, goff call for user-pays quarantine for migrant workers, students (RadioNZ)
      5 Aug: Tonga helps anti-child labour convention get across the line (RadioNZ)
      5 Aug: Ireland chase 329 to stun england with stirling and balbirnie scoring centuries (BBCWorld)
      5 Aug: Bomb threat at post office near auckland airport (NZ Herald)
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