· Indiana officials investigate report of assault on Black man →
Report for America is a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues.
· New Zealand police warned of another mosque threat before Christchurch shooting →
WELLINGTON: New Zealand police and security services were warned of a threat against another mosque for the same day that a gunman killed 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in 2019, an Islamic women's group told an inquiry into the shooting on Tuesday (Jul 7).
· Brave Japanese rafters paddle against the floods →
At least 17 people have reportedly lost their lives in the hot-springs resort and persistent torrential rain has made access difficult for the emergency services.
· Coronavirus Victoria: everything we know about Melbourne's Covid-19 clusters →
On 17 May a driver that serviced the Fawkner McDonald’s tested positive.
· Budget 2021 to focus on four broad themes, says finance minister →
KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Budget 2021 to be unveiled on Nov 6, will be framed across 4 broad themes — caring for the people, steering the economy, sustainable living and enhancing public service delivery, according to Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz.
· Peace deal between Australia Post and union to protect posties →
The postal service recently released data showing addressed letters in March were down 7 per cent on the same month last year, 15 per cent on April 2019 and 32 per cent on May 2019.
· PS Now July 2020 countdown for PS4 games reveal and PS Plus release →
Today will see Sony announce what new PS Now games will be added to the streaming service this month.
· NZ police warned of another mosque threat before Christchurch shooting massacre →
WELLINGTON, July 7 — New Zealand police and security services were warned of a threat against another mosque for the same day that a gunman killed 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch in 2019, an Islamic women's group told an inquiry into the shooting massacre.
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· North Korean defectors face wrath of both Seoul and Pyongyang →
Meanwhile, South Korea is looking to cut the resettlement budget for defectors by more than 25 percent, NK News, a news service specializing in North Korea, reported last month, citing a person in the Unification Ministry.
· Israeli spy satellite lifts off as suspicions grow over Iran nuclear facility fire →
The group, claiming its members were dissidents from Iranian security services, referred to the site as “Kashan”, the home of a one-time Jewish community, instead of the modern name of Natanz.