The Hill’s 12:30 Report — Presented by Facebook — Supreme Court allows federal executions in 2 a.m. decision

11:30 a.m. EDT: First daughter Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpIvanka Trump pitches Goya Foods products on Twitter On The Money: Cash-strapped cities hammered by COVID-19 beg for federal help | Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on China over Hong Kong | White House campaign advocates new ‘pathways’ to jobs amid pandemic Democratic super PAC to […]

Wednesday briefing: ‘Super-spreading event’ closed A&E ward

The Telegraph leads with “Next stop, masks in offices”, saying the idea is part of a “road map to avoid second wave”. Michael Gove is shown coming out of a Pret with no mask – thought it’s not the law just yet – while Liz Truss emerges from the same shop wearing one. The Mirror […]

WNBA announces schedule, season to start July 25

The opener between the Liberty and Storm should see the debut of the New York squad’s highly touted first overall draft pick Sabrina Ionescu, with matchups between the Los Angeles Sparks and Phoenix Mercury, as well as the Indiana Fever and reigning WNBA champion Washington Mystics, to follow.

Race too close to call as North Macedonia holds first poll since name change

“In the eyes of the international community Zaev is the good guy,” said Branko Geroski, a political commentator in Skopje. “While no one is denying the country was isolated before Zaev came to power, on issues of the economy, justice, corruption and nepotism there is a local perception that he has not done as well.”

Vietnam reaffirms support for peace deal implementation in Colombia

New York (VNA) – The UN Security Council held an in-person meeting on Colombia on July 14 during which Vietnam reaffirmed its support for the implementation of the peace deal in the South American nation. Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Colombia and head of the UN Verification Mission in the country, commended […]

Congressional Democrats target Confederate symbols at Capitol, US military bases

“There is no statue of Benedict Arnold,” said Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) when speaking recently at the Capitol. “But if you could absorb for a minute what it feels like to know that our ancestors built this building. And as we spend every day in the Capitol, to walk past statues of […]

Virus-hit North Macedonia votes as EU talks loom

Zaev has been trying to sell his success in moving the country closer to the West but the nationalist opposition accuses him of “treason” for the deal with Greece and another treaty with Bulgaria.

The Hill’s Campaign Report: Key races take shape in Alabama, Texas, Maine

Brady PAC, the sister organization of the nation’s oldest anti-gun violence advocacy group, is formally launching a joint fundraising committee called Senate Spurs to support the Senate campaigns of three Democrats: former Gov. John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperThe Hill’s Campaign Report: Runoff elections in Texas, Alabama set for Tuesday The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Argentum […]

Missouri governor says St. Louis couple ‘had every right’ to wave guns at protesters

Parsons went on to say that the president also vowed to “do everything he could within his powers to help with this situation, and that he would be taking action to do that” and said he thinks the “president doesn’t like what he’s seeing and the way these people are being treated.”