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  1. Joe Biden selects Kamala Harris as U.S. vice-presidential running mate

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    Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first woman of colour to compete on a major U.S. party's presidential ticket.

  2. Police body camera footage shows full arrest, struggle leading to George Floyd's death

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    Body camera footage made public from two Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest captured a panicked and fearful Floyd pleading with the officers in the minutes before his death, saying "I'm not a bad guy!" as they tried to wrestle him into a squad car.

  3. Russia approves coronavirus vaccine before final clinical trials are completed


    Russia has become the first country to grant regulatory approval to a coronavirus vaccine, after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess. But the vaccine has yet to complete final trials, raising serious concerns among some experts.

  4. Obamas, Clintons and former Biden rivals to speak at Democratic convention


    Next week's Democratic National Convention will feature a lineup of heavyweight politicians, rising stars and everyday Americans making the case for why Joe Biden should be elected U.S. president on Nov. 3.

  5. Belarusian opposition leader flees to Lithuania after contesting Lukashenko's re-election


    Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya says she fled to Lithuania for the sake of her children, after two nights of clashes following the contested re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.