Tottenham v Everton: Premier League – live! | Football

Tottenham v Everton: Premier League – live! | Football

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2.39pm EDT 14:39 “Though Everton have not won at Tottenham since November 2008, a victory today would vault them into ninth, with games against Wolves and Sheffield United among their remaining five,” says Matt Burtz. “The possibilities are enticing!” 2.36pm EDT 14:36 An email! “It really shows how elite the Premier League has become,” says
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Trump demands Nascar driver Bubba Wallace apologize over noose incident – live

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Trump also seems to complain about Confederate flag ban Supreme court rules against ‘faithless electors’ Frederick Douglass statue torn down Summer Taylor honored for ‘standing up for black lives’ Swing states may be up for grabs as Covid-19 hits Republican strongholds Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 4.18pm BST Another Nascar driver, Tyler Reddick,
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Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan quits band | Kasabian

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Tom Meighan has announced that he is leaving Kasabian, the Leicester rock band he co-founded as a student in the late 90s. The band shared a brief statement on Meighan’s departure, describing the decision as one taken by mutual consent. Meighan had “struggled with personal issues that have affected his behaviour for quite some time
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Ghislaine Maxwell: prosecutors ask for Friday court appearance in New York | US news

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Prosecutors in the US have asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Ghislaine Maxwell, the 58-year-old British confidante of Jeffrey Epstein accused of grooming underage victims for sexual abuse by the US financier. Maxwell was arrested on Thursday at a $1m estate in Bradford, New Hampshire. She has been
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Mariachi Mecca: Mexico’s national heritage under threat from Covid-19 | Art and design

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The Mariachi musician is one of Mexico’s most best-known symbols and Plaza Garibaldi their home in Mexico City’s historic downtown, known as the Mariachi Mecca. Normally the plaza will have hundreds of tourists and locals present to see them perform. With the new government restrictions in place due to Covid-19, there are hundreds of jobless
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Coronavirus live news: record new cases in India as Australian state of Victoria closes border | World news

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Just to make two points clear, we already we have police and health officials on our borders stopping anybody from the hot spots coming to New South Wales. We have already had that in place for a number of days. The Health Minister will be ensuring that, come midnight tonight, so for the next 24
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Dukes of Hazzard car not going anywhere, says US auto museum | US news

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A museum in the United States has vowed to continue displaying the car from the Dukes of Hazzard television show that had the Confederate battle flag painted on its roof. The Dodge Charger car, known as the General Lee after the head of the southern forces during America’s civil war, is in the Volo Auto
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Adams breaks duck as Southampton survive Manchester City onslaught | Football

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It is a moment that Che Adams will cherish forever. Making his 30th appearance for Southampton, following his £14m move from Birmingham City last summer, the striker finally scored his first goal for the club and what a goal it was. Seizing on a loose ball as Manchester City tried and failed to play out
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Iran admits incident at Natanz nuclear site caused major damage | World news

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Iran has admitted an incident at one of its main nuclear sites last week caused major damage and could slow down the country’s production of advanced centrifuges, technology Israel and the US see as a threat, intensifying suspicions there may have been a deliberate attack on the facility. The admission came as newly released satellite
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Liverpool v Aston Villa: Premier League – live! | Football

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11.25am EDT 11:25 “The end-of-season medals were interesting in the pre-internet era,” says Phil Podolsky. “You suddenly saw some guys you had no idea were part of the team. Just as you had to wait for the first games of the season to learn about all the new players signed during the summer. Good times.”
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Trump claims victory as US nears 130,000 coronavirus deaths – live | World news

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The US leads the world in coronavirus infections (2.8m) and deaths (130,000), though the true toll is likely higher, given undetected cases. It is also on a steep upward curve. US authorities were reporting fewer than 20,000 new infections a day as recently as 15 June. On Saturday, Florida and Texas reported more record daily
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‘We’ve got to do something’: Republican rebels come together to take on Trump | US elections 2020

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Just like in 2016, a faction of the Republican party has emerged to try to defeat Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election. But unlike the last presidential race, where the effort never truly took off, this time those rebel Republicans have formed better organized groups – and some are even openly backing Trump’s Democratic
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Hong Kong: books by pro-democracy activists disappear from library shelves | World news

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Books written by prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have started to disappear from the city’s libraries, online records show, days after Beijing imposed a new national security law on the finance hub. Among the authors whose titles are no longer available are Joshua Wong, one of the city’s most prominent young activists, and Tanya Chan,
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Japan floods: two dead and 16 feared dead, including nursing home residents | World news

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Two people died and at least sixteen others were feared dead at a nursing home in western Japan as record rainfall triggered floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more than 200,000 residents. A woman and a man in their 80s in different towns in the western Kumamoto region died in mudslides,
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Coronavirus live news: daily global cases top 200,000 as Australia’s toughest lockdown begins | World news

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8.11pm EDT 20:11 Croats advised to wear masks when they head to the polls on Sunday Some 3.85 million Croats are eligible to go to polls on Sunday to elect a new government at a time when coronavirus infections are on the rise and the economy is facing a sharp downturn, reports Reuters. Polling stations
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Masahiro Tanaka hit in head by line drive in scary Yankee Stadium scene | Sport

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Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening scene during the teams first official summer camp workout. Tanaka’s hat flew off and he immediately collapsed to the ground, cradling his head at Yankee Stadium. Trainers quickly
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Imagine a ‘New America’: reclaiming the American flag – in pictures | Art and design

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With the explosion of global protests and activism demanding an end to racial inequality, Jameelah Nuriddin and Erin Hammond consider the complicated relationship between African Americans and the American flag in a series of photos. The eight images capture a giant 200-year-old flag, a young black woman with a giant afro, and various postures combining
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Trump’s incendiary Mount Rushmore speech criticized for ‘peddling fiction’ – live | US news

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Donald Trump’s speech in front of Mount Rushmore, in which he said American is under threat from “far-left fascism”, has elicited strong response in the media. The Washington Post’s Robin Givhan said the president “peddled his fiction” on Friday night as he appealed to his base. “The setting for President Trump’s early Fourth of July
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Two women injured as car drives through Seattle protest crowd | Seattle

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Two women were struck by a car which sped through a protest-related closure on a freeway, authorities in Seattle said early on Saturday. One woman suffered life-threatening injuries and the other had serious injuries, Washington state patrol spokesperson Rick Johnson tweeted. The Seattle fire department said the injured women appeared to be in their 20s.
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From Donna Tartt to Irvine Welsh: 10 great novels about friendship | Books

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Donna Tartt, The Secret HistoryMy generation grew up with this story of brilliance and murder among a group of college students. Group allegiance among their glittering set means cutting your ties with the wider world.Candice Carty-Williams, QueenieBook of the year at this year’s British book awards, this is the story of the eponymous Queenie and
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US under siege from ‘far-left fascism’, says Trump in Mount Rushmore speech | US news

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Standing beneath Mount Rushmore on the eve of American independence day, Donald Trump staged a defiant celebration of what critics say is white identity politics and warned the nation’s history is under siege from “far-left fascism”. The US president defended the symbolism of statues and monuments before a packed crowd at an event that revelled
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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr’s girlfriend, tests positive for Covid-19 | US news

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The girlfriend of Donald Trump Jnr, the US president’s eldest son, has tested positive for the coronavirus, US media have reported. Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is a former Fox News television personality and a senior fundraiser for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, is just the latest person in Trump’s inner circle to contract the potentially deadly virus.
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Coronavirus live news: worldwide cases top 11m as US states hit fresh highs | World news

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North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alaska all saw new daily highs in confirmed cases of Covid-19 … while Florida’s caseload came in just below the prior day’s record high. The recent surge in cases, most pronounced in southern and western states, has alarmed public health officials, who urged caution ahead of a 4 July
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Troops sent to DC during George Floyd protests had bayonets, top general says | US news

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The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Army Gen Mark Milley, confirmed that some US troops sent to Washington during protests over George Floyd’s police killing were issued with bayonets. The Associated Press, which reported on the bayonets in June, also obtained documents revealing that some service members sent to the capital area in
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Jean Castex replaces Édouard Philippe as French prime minister | World news

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Édouard Philippe has been replaced as prime minister after seeing France through the coronavirus crisis, as President Emmanuel Macron embarked on a high-stakes reshuffle to “set a new course” for the last two years of his mandate. Macron named Jean Castex, 55, a career civil servant from the centre-right of French politics who coordinated France’s
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‘A bit of trepidation’: Lake District prepares to reopen to visitors | UK news

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The Duke of Portland’s boathouse is probably the most popular holiday let in the Lake District, booked up for at least 340 days each year at an average cost of £350 a night. But for the past 103 days, the luxury one-bedroom property, perched on the shores of Ullswater – once used by the 3rd
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China’s stock market closes at highest level in five years | World news

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China’s stock market has closed at its highest level in five years after the latest data from the world’s second biggest economy showed the service sector expanding at its fastest pace in a decade. Shares in Shanghai were boosted by news that the Caixin/Markit purchasing managers’ index had continued to recover from the trough reached
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UK service sector slump levels off, as China growth surges – business live | Business

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Despite flare-ups in some places, the epidemic remained largely under control in China. Work resumption in the services sector accelerated. The business activity index hit a 10-year high, and the gauge for total new business also reached its highest level since August 2010, indicating a good recovery of services activities. Despite uncertainties over the pandemic
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Hong Kong activists planning ‘parliament in exile’ after China brings in security law | Hong Kong

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are discussing a plan to create an unofficial parliament-in-exile to preserve democracy and send a message to China that freedom cannot be crushed, campaigner Simon Cheng has said. Hong Kong, a former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997, was convulsed by months of often violent, pro-democracy and anti-China
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How one neighbourhood in London lost 36 residents to Covid-19 – podcast | World news

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The Guardian journalist Aamna Modhin tells Rachel Humphreys about reporting from Church End, a small neighbourhood in Brent, north London, which has a large Somali population. In early March, residents began to fall ill from coronavirus, eventually resulting in 36 deaths. Locals believe the cluster, which is the second worst in England and Wales according
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