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Today in History for August 4th

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Highlights of this day in history: Nazi police arrest Anne Frank and family; Britain declares war on Germany in World War I; Three civil rights workers found slain in Mississippi; The Bordens axed to death; Jazz great Louis Armstrong born. (Aug. 4)
 
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Around two-thirds of respondents in France (64%), Germany (67%) and Italy (68%) agreed not sufficient action was being taken in Europe. UK respondents agreed but in lower numbers (57%).View on euronews

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Climate change blamed for death by beetle of German trees

In the Harz region in the middle of Germany, dead spruce trees stand like white ghosts on the hilltops. They are victims of the bark beetle – a small insect that is causing major destruction across Germany.

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Germany, Netherlands and Belgium announce plans to co-host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup.

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Germany's nuclear power regions fear for the future

Whilst the German government has pledged 40 billion euros to help coal regions as mines close, those living and working in nuclear power are not seeing the same support.View on euronews

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Trump: Defence chiefs want to keep contractors happy

US president Donald Trump said on Monday that top Defence Department leaderswant to carry on waging wars in order to keep defence contractors “happy." MrTrump continues to fight allegations that he made offensive comments aboutfallen US service members, including calling First World War dead at anAmerican military cemetery in France “losers” and “suckers” in 2018.

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Trump denies calling war dead 'losers' and 'suckers'

US President Donald Trump has dismissed as a 'hoax' an Atlantic magazinearticle claiming he called US war dead 'losers' and 'suckers' during a visitto a World War I cemetery in France. Mr Trump also attacked his former chiefof staff John Kelly as the likely source of the article, which claimed he alsocalled late Republican senator and decorated war hero John McCain a 'loser'.

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In Mississippi, Black voters face many hurdles

Almost no Black people could vote in Mississippi until well into the 1960s. More than 50 years later, voter suppression in the state has evolved. Voters now face..
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Voting across the US live updates: Florida residents get email threats; COVID-19 patients can vote curbside in Mississippi

Mississippi OKs curbside voting for those with COVID symptoms. Many Wisconsin county ballots have printing error. Latest news on voting around the US.
 

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Coronavirus updates: US borders with Mexico, Canada to stay closed until Nov. 21; Mississippi reinstates mask mandate; US deaths top 220K

Stimulus deal by Election Day? Wisconsin judge restores restrictions on bars, restaurants. Mississippi reinstates mask mandate. Latest COVID news.

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Curtis Flowers was tried 6 times for same crime and wrongly imprisoned for more than 20 years. Here's what he's saying now.

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