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  1. Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong over new security law


    Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the region, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. 

  2. Iran dumps Flight 752 investigator after he suggests Tehran kept airspace open to conceal 'imminent' attack

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    A newly released audio recording suggests Iran's highest authorities allowed commercial airliners to fly in and out of Tehran during the period of intense military activity when Flight 752 was shot down — because closing the airspace would have given away the regime's plan to strike U.S. military bases in Iraq.

  3. At Mount Rushmore rally, Trump denounces 'merciless campaign to wipe out our history'


    Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mount Rushmore, U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that the nation was "witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history" and denounced "angry mobs... trying to tear down statues of our founders, deface our most sacred memorials and unleash a wave of violent crime in our cities."

  4. U.S. health officials fear undisciplined Fourth of July celebrations could fuel COVID-19 surge


    The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays cancelled, beaches and bars closed and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test that could determine the trajectory of the surging coronavirus outbreak.

  5. Photos show police smiling while re-enacting chokehold that killed Elijah McClain


    Police released photos Friday showing three officers smiling as they reenacted a chokehold that their colleagues used on Elijah McClain, a Black man who died after police stopped him as he walked down the street last summer in a Denver suburb.