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    The 10 best places for a scenic staycation within 90 minutes of Hull

    Sign up to the Hull Live newsletter for daily updates and breaking newsThe promise of warmer weather and an almost normal summer is upon us, despite the current pandemic.

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    President Trump wants to gain lost popularity among anti-migrant white Americans by sending foreign students | Trump played anti-immigrant card, work visa, H-1B to appease blacks after falling behind in poll poll

    Washington. US President Donald Trump is in an electoral mood. After declining popularity in last month #39;s surveys and polls, Trump has turned his anti immigrant card. They reached power on this basis. In this episode, Trump has first given a decree to leave the country to students taking work visas, H 1B visas and then online classes.More than 4 lakh people applying for H 1B visa will be affected by this order. Experts say that many surveys and polls show that Trump is losing popularity among his anti immigrant base voters. At the same time, the Democratic presidential candidate is also trailing Biden.

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  • The Straits Times

    She had already booked her flight from Singapore back to the Big Apple to start the second and final year of her speech language pathology course at Teachers College, Columbia University, even though her classes were going to be exclusively online in the light of the ongoing pandemic.But an hour after her lease paperwork was approved, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency issued a notice that students taking courses which were fully online would no longer qualify for visas.

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  • A view of Islamabad. Pakistanis who are keen to visit include close relatives of those working in different cities of UAE Image Credit: Supplied Also in this package Pakistani stars open discussions on mental health after the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Photos: Sport takes a bodyblow as Djokovic, seven more Pakistan cricketers test positive Photos: Pakistan International Airlines plane from Lahore crashes in Karachi Pictures: Pakistan stock exchange in Karachi attacked by gunmen In photos: Pakistani celebrities who give us relationship goals In pictures: Pakistan battles increase in COVID 19 infections Islamabad: As the UAE has officially reopened for international visitors and resumed flights on July 7, many Pakistanis appreciated the move and said they are eager to return to the country.Pakistanis who are keen to visit include close relatives of those working in different cities of UAE as well as workers and labourers seeking to return after losing jobs temporarily or permanently due to the pandemic and are interested to continue or start new jobs. The third category includes Pakistani tourists and business visitors.

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  • Investment bank UBS is advising its clients to gain early exposure to India, which it sees as "potentially the world ''s next growth engine."In its report titled 'Is India the next China', UBS has said that India is the only country with the scale to match China, but it will not be the next China, and needs to be understood on its terms.

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  • WHO experts to visit China as part of COVID-19 investigation

    One animal health expert and one epidemiologist during their visit will work to fix the "scope and terms of reference" for the future mission aimed at learning how the virus jumped from animals to humans, the statement from the United Nations body said.

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    How a letter on hostage diplomacy with China backfired in Canada

    It sounds like a warning from the Chinese government. In fact, the June 23 letter to the prime minister was signed by a who s who s of 19 prominent Canadians #8212; among them a retired Supreme Court justice, a former attorney general and several ex cabinet ministers and ambassadors. Within 24 hours of it making headlines in Canada, Huawei executives were sharing the four page note with journalists abroad.The letter was meant to propose an answer to the plight of two Canadian men who ve been accused by China of espionage and whose grim captivity for more than 18 months has left the nation aghast. Instead, it appears to have hardened Trudeau s resolve, backed by an electorate that s no longer in a mood to see the government cut deals with Xi Jinping.

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  • Akbaruddin was speaking during an online interaction with the Vice Chancellor and other faculty members of the University of Hyderabad, his alma mater. About his experience working at the United Nations, he said: "The ones who have been a part of the United Nations very well know that UN is not an enchanted place. Countries like China and India stand very differently in the UN, in terms of their perspective and approach. China is always quiet and speaks only for itself whereas India always wants to speak for everyone."

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  • Swabhiman Anchal was previously known as a cut off region near the Balimela reservoir, with over 150 villages in Odisha'''s Malkangiri district. Situated along the Odisha Andhra Pradesh border, the region had long been a stronghold of Left Wing Extremists.

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