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  • "Miriam Gutierrez boxes with a mouthguard engraved with the words #genderviolence. Beaten up by her partner when she was pregnant with her first child, the young Spaniard has since used boxing, and now politics, to champion women’s rights. And she’s had quite a year."

  • "The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, who take the stage a day later."

  • "The Queen passes on the responsibility after 67 years, having become a patron of the society in 1952."

  • "Pro-China groups have made a point of promoting business opportunities for Taiwanese youth in the island’s south, a demographic labeled a 'top priority' in documents from Chinese agencies"

  • "Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years. For more daily stories, subscribe to our new Messenger morning briefing:"

  • "Dozens of members of the Arkansas National Guard turned out for the boy's memorial service, posthumously making him an honorary colonel before giving him a final salute"

  • "Her words were: "Psssh, I'm not going to the f*****g White House... No. I'm not going to the White House. We're not gonna be invited. I doubt it."""

  • ""Oh, look how precious you are." Police release video of a newborn baby girl being found alive in a plastic bag in woods, in the US state of Georgia."

  • "“Every time I look at that picture I see my daughter. I see my son… this is our collective story. And if we don't do anything about this, this should be our collective shame.” CNN commentator Maria Cardona emotionally responds to the shocking image from the US-Mexico border of a Salvadoran father and his daughter, having drowned while trying to reach the United States."

  • "Switzerland has banned planemaker Pilatus from operating in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying on Wednesday the company had breached Swiss rules on giving logistical support to foreign armed forces now engaged in a war in Yemen."

    "Anthony Bourdain would have been 63 on Tuesday. His celebrity chef friends started an online movement to celebrate his life, calling the day, appropriately, #BourdainDay. One of those friends, chef and television host Andrew Zimmern, joins Full Circle to remember Bourdain and his legacy. You can share your favorite memories here, too."

    "A man from El Salvador and his baby daughter have died in the Rio Grande trying to reach the US. Warning: This article contains a distressing image."

    "EXCLUSIVE: A hacking campaign connected to China’s government penetrated some of the world’s biggest technology service providers. From there, it spread to ensnare those firms’ clients, plundering reams of corporate and government secrets"

    "Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on Wednesday beat analysts' expectations for quarterly revenue, as it benefited from its recent $1.4 billion bet on cybersecurity firm Cylance."

    "Ekrem Imamoglu issues a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Erdogan: "No individual or power, can stand in the way of the will of the people, no politician has the luxury to ignore that fact.""

    "Britain has successfully completed the first operational mission of its most advanced fighter jet -- the Lockheed Martin Lightning F-35B."

    "The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?"

    "Don Lemon CNN: “That picture. I can’t even look at it.” Chris Cuomo: “You must. … Of course it kills you. It kills every part of you, every part of us that makes us human.” Lemon: “…Who are we? Who are we, as a people, to sit and judge people who are trying to come across for better lives and better conditions?”"

    "We’re watching markets open after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US and China were “about 90% of the way” to a trade deal. US chipmaker Micron is up more than 9% after reporting results that beat expectations. General Mills is down around 6% after reporting disappointing sales."

    "Prince William has said he would "fully support" his child if they were gay. But he would worry about the "barriers, hateful words, persecution and discrimination that might come"."

    "U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as chipmaker Micron Technology's upbeat results lifted technology shares and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's comments fueled optimism that the United States and China would strike a trade deal."

    "Temperatures are expected to hit record highs of more than 40C in France and Spain. 🌡️"

    "Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a “one-size-fits-all” decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith said."

    "Dozens of members of the Arkansas National Guard turned out for the boy's memorial service, posthumously making him an honorary colonel before giving him a final salute"

    "Eric Trump, son ofPresident Donald J. Trump, said he was spat on by an employee at a Chicago-area restaurant"

    "Glastonbury, the world's largest greenfield festival, opened its gates on Wednesday to thousands of lucky ticket holders who have descended on Worthy Farm in southwest England to see performers ranging from Stormzy to Kylie and Janet Jackson."

    "A Caravaggio painting found in a French attic has been sold to a mystery foreign buyer, just two days before it was due to be auctioned."

    ""I don't know why she would be going (to North Salt Lake) around 2 am. It's just very, very suspicious and dangerous," a friend said"

    "Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders are competing for the progressive vote as the first 2020 Democratic presidential debates get underway this week. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports."

    "This Senator got emotional when referring to the photo of a father and child lying face down on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. "I hope that picture alone will catalyze this Congress, this Senate, this Committee, to do something," Senator Ron Johnson said"

    "Meet Ali, the orphaned pig that thinks she's a sheep 🐑🐷🤔 (Via BBC North East and Cumbria)"

    ""You simply don't bring a person down when they are already down.""

    "A China-linked hacking campaign targeted at least eight technology service providers like HPE and IBM and spread to their clients. Reuters details how the service providers may have undermined the response by withholding information from their defenders"

    "Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday."

    "The seedings for Wimbledon are out, and they are unlikely to please Rafael Nadal."

    "The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday moved closer to opening a full investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya people who were driven from Myanmar to Bangladesh."

    "Bernie Sanders has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining Twitch, a live-streaming site for video gamers."

    "A photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned while crossing the Rio Grande on the U.S.-Mexico border symbolizes the failure to deal with their desperation, the U.N. said."

    "After six months of negotiation, on June 28, 1919, the Versailles Treaty was signed, formally ending World War One. The treaty blamed Germany for the conflict, imposed reparations and limited German armed forces. Adolf Hitler made that humiliation the centrepiece of his appeal to Germans during his rise to power and then used the Versailles settlement to justify his territorial ambitions. Just 20 years later, in September 1939, World War Two began. Following are some contemporary stories from Reuters."

    "A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed urged him to replace Pence with former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley"

    "9/11 first responder John Feal explains why he gave Sen. Mitch McConnell the NYPD badge of terminally ill officer Luis Alvarez: “For a New York City police officer to give up his badge, that's like somebody donating an organ, and Luis wanted the Senate majority leader to understand the importance of this and to be reminded that people are sick and dying.""

    "Denmark will be the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government, after Social Democratic parties formed governments in Finland and Sweden earlier this year."

    "Bob Ley, the longest-tenured anchor at ESPN and a journalistic legend, says he is retiring at the end of this month."

    "It could have been a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, according to French prosecutors"

    "If you're not in the area you can still watch online 🌑"

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