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As Coronavirus Infections Rise, Masks In Paris Become Mandatory In All Public Places

| "We are in a period of epidemic growth," Prime Minister Jean Castex said. "We want to do everything to avoid a new lockdown." The order goes into effect Friday.

4 Dead In Louisiana From Hurricane Laura, Governor Says

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All of the deaths that are blamed on the Category 4 storm were attributed to powerful winds, far from the shore.

Southeast Texas Was Spared The Brunt Of Hurricane Laura. Now The Cleanup Begins

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Heavy winds knocked down trees and some homes lost power. But many residents around Port Arthur are breathing a sigh of relief after the storm passed without causing major damage to the area.

Peaceful Protests In Kenosha, Wis., As Demonstrators Remember Shooting Victims

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The shootings of the three protesters appeared to change the tenor of demonstrations on Wednesday night. The protests had turned violent a night earlier when a gunman killed two people.

Hurricane Laura Knocks Out Power For Hundreds Of Thousands In Louisiana And Texas

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As of 12 p.m. ET Thursday, 578,911 customers were without power in Louisiana, and in Texas, 139,307 people were in the dark, according to the tracking site poweroutage.us.

Alleged Kenosha Shooter Fervently Supported 'Blue Lives,' Joined 'Local Militia'

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The 17-year-old defendant in a double-homicide was a police youth cadet in the Chicago suburbs. He said on social media that he went to Wisconsin to assist police.

Wisconsin Dept. Of Justice Identifies Police Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake

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Kenosha Police officer Rusten Sheskey, a seven-year veteran of the force, was the only officer to fire his weapon during the incident, according to Wisconsin state investigators.

Body Of Missing Fort Hood Soldier Elder Fernandes Found A Week After Disappearance

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The family's lawyer, Natalie Khawam, said his body was found hanging in a tree in a city about 30 miles away from the base. Police said no foul play is suspected.

Ammon Bundy Is Arrested — And Wheeled Out Of The Idaho Statehouse

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The western militia leader refused to leave the building — and his seat — following a protest of Idaho legislators' consideration of various coronavirus-related bills.