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Coronavirus: Greater Manchester to move into Tier 3, Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms | Politics News
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Joe Biden criticises Donald Trump for renewed Fauci attack over Covid – US politics live | US news

About 47,000 of the buyers were first-time gun owners. Buyers cited concerns over civil unrest, economic downturns, and the release of thousands from state prisons. The surge has prompted concern that the rise in the number of people with little to no previous firearm experience will increase the risk of unintentional injuries, especially when children and teenagers are in the home. “People are fearful of the unknowns with the election, protests, and Covid. But we need to talk about the risks associated with firearms being in the home,” said Brian...
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Parliament resumes as NSW reports five new Covid cases and Victoria one – politics live | Australia news

Thank you, Mr Speaker. Whilst I appreciate this is the subject of many inquiries being made by Senate estimates, as you would expect, this is an inquiry, the Australian Federal Police are looking into it and the ANAO has referred this matter to the AFP, as has the Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure. And, of course, an independent investigation is also going into the matter, being conducted by the Commonwealth Ombudsman Dr Thomas, the former Inspector-general of the Commonwealth Ombudsman, Dr Vivienne Thom. They’re looking into that particular sale...
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Donald Trump heads to Arizona as coronavirus surge grips US – US politics live | US news

Claudia Lauer reports for the Associated Press that police unions nationwide have largely supported Trump’s reelection, amid mass demonstrations over police brutality and accusations of systemic racism. A number of Black law enforcement officers, though, are speaking out against these endorsements, saying their concerns over entering the 2020 political fray were ignored. Trump has touted his support from the law enforcement community, which include from some unions which publicly endorsed a political candidate for the first time. He’s running on what he calls a “law and order” platform and tapping...
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