Trump’s focus turns to Kamala Harris in last weeks of US campaign

Black policy leaders will play a pivotal role in President-elect Joe Biden’s transition, marking one of the most diverse agency review teams in history. Of the 500-plus team members announced this week, more than half are women, and Black men and women are leading more than one-quarter of the teams.Continue Reading

Tourism Holdings planning to cut global campervan fleet by a third

Navigation for News Categories Tourism Holdings (THL) is looking to cut its global fleet by nearly a third and concentrate on domestic customers in key markets to see it through the lockdown in international travel. Photo: RNZ / Tiana Barns The campervan rental company operates in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States, and its…Continue Reading

Buddy liked dog stuff: running through the sprinklers, going on long car rides, swimming in the lake. He cuddled the Mahoneys—his owners and family—at the end of tough days. He humored them when they dressed him up as a bunny for Halloween. He was a protective big brother to 10-month-old Duke, the family’s other German…Continue Reading

Are Schools Reopening This Fall How Can They Do So Safely

As we move into the next phase of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone’s attention has turned toward fall, which brings with it a crucial question: Are schools reopening? Many school districts across the country are still planning to reopen with face-to-face learning this fall in one way or another. And on July 23, the Centers for…Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia passes 200,000 coronavirus cases: Live

Brazil was set to pass 1.5 million confirmed coronavirus cases, as cities reopen bars, restaurants and gyms sparking fears infections will keep rising. Saudi Arabia passed milestone of 200,000 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, the health ministry said, weeks ahead of an annual hajj pilgrimage drastically cut back because of the pandemic. Britain will end coronavirus…Continue Reading

us opposes bail to 26 11 mumbai terror charged pak origin convict over india us ties

Last Updated: 21st June, 2020 11:38 IST Describing Rana as a flight risk, US has opposed his bail, arguing that if he were to flee to Canada, he may escape the possibility of death sentence in India. Describing 26/11 convict Tahawwur Rana, a Pak-origin Canadian businessman as a flight risk, the United States has opposed…Continue Reading

how police in this small west virginia town received a 1m armoured truck

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. The police department in Moundsville, West Virginia — which has a population of fewer than 9,000 people, as of the latest US Census, and where violent crime is low — is one of the latest local…Continue Reading