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Here's the latest for Friday August 7th: Coronavirus relief deal talks described as close to collapsing; Mexico records 50,000 coronavirus deaths; Unlawful assembly declared in Portland; SpaceX rocket carries satellites into orbit.
 
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News video: Top Stories, Sports and Business News — August 4

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From an update on college sports to details on the global pandemic, here are the stories making headlines in the world of sports and business on Tuesday, August 4.

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Israel starts second lockdown as Europe braces for second COVID-19 wave

Coronavirus cases seem to be surging all around the world. Elizabeth Palmer has more on this imminent second wave.
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Government could tighten national lockdown measures [Video]

Government could tighten national lockdown measures

Amid a rise in coronavirus cases in England, reports have emerged that theGovernment is considering a return to tighter national lockdown measures.Under a so-called “circuit break”, extra restrictions could be imposed to slowthe spread of Covid-19 as the winter months approach.

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Corona-mafia? Organised crime setting sights on EU Recovery Fund, experts warn [Video]

Corona-mafia? Organised crime setting sights on EU Recovery Fund, experts warn

Davide Del Monte urges to keep 'the eyes open' as Italy is set to get the largest share of the €750 billion EU Recovery Fund. #Coronavirus #Recovery FundView on euronews

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Former Pence aide says she's voting for Biden [Video]

Former Pence aide says she's voting for Biden

A former White House aide who helped coordinate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic sharply criticized President Donald Trump in a video released on Thursday and said she planned to vote for Democrat Joe Biden. Gloria Tso reports.

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NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ [Video]

NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the designations on Monday.

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Justice Dept. Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds From N.Y., Seattle and Portland

Attorney General William P. Barr criticized the cities for their responses to protests against police brutality. Democrats called it an effort to help President..
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DOJ names New York City, Portland, Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions' that could lose federal funding

President Donald Trump executive order threatened to withhold federal funding from cities where the administration said local officials have cut funding for..
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DOJ says 3 cities could lose federal aid for allowing "anarchy"

New York City, Portland and Seattle were labeled "anarchist jurisdictions" by the Justice Department.
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11 Arrested In Portland Riots [Video]

11 Arrested In Portland Riots

CNN reports that on Friday police arrested 11 people in Portland, Oregon. The arrests came after violent protestors rioted outside a federal building. The PPB said a group began marching from a park to the federal facility around 8:45 p.m. local time. The city has been the scene of unrest over police brutality and systemic racism since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody in late May 2020.

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SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather [Video]

SpaceX postpones launch of satellites from Starlink project due to inclement weather

The launch of next batch of satellites of SpaceX's Starlink project was postponed on Saturday due to inclement weather during pre-flight operations. According to SpaceX, the next launch could take place on Tuesday, September 1 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Starlink is the next-generation satellite network capable of providing Earth's inhabitants with broadband internet access, Sputnik reported. The project's implementation began in February 2018. In total, it plans to launch about 12,000 satellites. Another 30,000 satellites are set to be put into orbits with altitudes from 328 to 580 kilometres. SpaceX estimated the cost of the project at USD 10 billion.

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Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs [Video]

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs. TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the technology during a demonstration fromhis startup Neuralink which appeared aimed at recruiting new staff. Theentrepreneur showed off a prototype of the device, about the size of a largecoin, which had been surgically placed inside several pigs shown in anenclosure behind him. He said of one pig: “We have a healthy and happy pig,initially shy but obviously high energy and, you know, kind of loving life,and she’s had the implant for two months.” He described the chip as “a Fitbitin your skull with tiny wires”. He said: “The neurons are like wiring, and yousort of need an electronic thing to solve an electronic problem.”

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Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday [Video]

Elon Musk Promises 'Working' Demo of Neuralink Device on Friday

Tesla and SpaceX boss took to Twitter to announce an upcoming demonstration of the Neuralink, a computer that interfaces with the human brain.

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SpaceX launches rocket with batch of satellites [Video]

SpaceX launches rocket with batch of satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the10th batch of Starlink satellites forthe company's internet satellite constellation system and two spacecraft fromSpaceflight customer BlackSky launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida earlyFriday. The rocket carried with it 59 satellites for deployment. The rocket'sfirst stage returned to earth minutes after launch, landing cleanly on a droneship.

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