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Investigation underway after Air Force helicopter shot at from the ground in Virginia
Crewmember sustained 'non-life threatening injures' and was released later on Monday
independent | World | 27 mins ago
 
Biden has 71% chance of winning 2020 election against Trump, poll says
Wednesday’s poll is the first published by FiveThirtyEight since Kamala Harris was chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate
independent | World | 28 mins ago
 
'I can already hear the whining': Florida Sheriff bans deputies and visitors from wearing face masks
Decision comes as state records its highest single-day number of coronavirus-related deaths
independent | World | 49 mins ago
 
Cannon Hinnant: Boy, 5, shot dead by neighbour while cycling in his yard
Man who shot the boy was neighbour and friend of the family
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Police officers set dog on black man and say 'good boy, good boy' as it bites his leg
‘I’m on the ground, why are you biting me?’ Jeffery Ryans shouted as he was attacked
independent | World | 1 hrs ago
 
Mother shot during child's online Zoom lesson in Florida
‘I know that people hearing about this, reading about this, are going to be horrified,’ says Martin County sheriff William Snyder
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Uber CEO says company will shut down in California if forced to make drivers full-time employees
independent | Technology | 2 hrs ago
 
Portland district attorney will stop prosecuting non-violent misdemeanors tied to protests
New policy will still allow for prosecution of those who commit violent crimes, property damage
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: Second consecutive day over 1,000 new cases in UK for first time since June
In 24-hour period up to 9am, a further 1,009 cases of Covid-19 were recorded
independent | UK | 2 hrs ago
 
Coronavirus: Father and son of renowned medical family in Miami die of coronavirus after being hospitalised on same day
‘He really was the true definition of a hero. I knew that when Covid started, that he was going to be a hero’
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Prove Mickey Mouse did not sign Kanye West's ballot petition, say singer's lawyers
‘Complainants are continuing this marginalisation simply because Mr West’s views and perspectives do not conform with theirs’
independent | World | 2 hrs ago
 
Mothers nearly fed babies metal shards after sheep farmer contaminated food to blackmail Tesco, court hears

Parents tell court of finding slivers of knife blade in Heinz baby food jars

independent | UK | 3 hrs ago
 
Kamala Harris: Where do liberal factions of the Democratic party stand on Biden's VP pick?
Progressive lawmakers back former 'top cop' from California, as Bernie World continues to grumble
independent | World | 3 hrs ago
 
UK 'not match-fit' for post-Brexit trade talks, says New Zealand's deputy prime minister
Winston Peters says he is 'very frustrated with lack of progress in talks
independent | UK | 3 hrs ago
 
Jared Kushner met privately with Kanye West, reports say
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
 
'Trust no one new and don't get muzzled': Sarah Palin offers advice to Kamala Harris on being a female VP candidate
'Some yahoos running campaigns will suffocate you with their own self-centred agenda so remember YOU were chosen for who YOU are'
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
 
Facebook blames coronavirus for failure to remove child nudity from Instagram
Tech giant says it was able to remove 7 million pieces of content containing harmful Covid-19 misinformation
independent | Technology | 4 hrs ago
 
Mississippi dismisses giant mosquito flag re-design contender as a 'typo'
A Gulf Coast lighthouse, a teddy bear, and Kermit the Frog appear among over 1,800 proposals
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
 
Trump mourns the alleged deaths of 'all the birds' from wind turbines while failing to mention the 160,000 Americans dead from coronavirus
“Wind is nice. It’s nice. But it causes tremendous environmental problems,” Mr Trump claims while speaking on Sean Hannity's Fox News show
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
 
Louisiana shooting: Active shooter at Shreveport hospital, reports say
independent | World | 4 hrs ago
 
Scientists find distant galaxy surprisingly similar to our own – and it is further away than any before
independent | Technology | 5 hrs ago
 
'Are you ready': Jill Biden sends message to Kamala Harris's husband after Democrat VP pick announced
‘Ready to work! Let’s go,’ Douglas Emhoff tweets in response
independent | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Kamala Harris news - live: Joe Biden and VP pick set to speak in Delaware in first official public address
Follow the latest updates
independent | World | 5 hrs ago
 
Migrant crossings: Mayor of Calais calls use of Navy ships to block Channel 'a declaration of war'
Attack comes as Royal Air Force plane sent to patrol the waters – in response to Priti Patel’s request for military help
independent | UK | 5 hrs ago
 
UK faces long road to recovery after unprecedented downturn, economists warn
Despite signs of recovery in June, experts say country is in 'precarious' state with GDP not forecast to return to pre-pandemic levels for more than two years
independent | Business | 5 hrs ago
 
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