What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ
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print edition of The Wall Street Journal (July 2, 2020).
Thousands of protesters, unbowed by a sweeping new
national-security law imposed by China, staged the largest show of
defiance in Hong Kong this year, with some risking heavy prison
California's governor outlined a slew of new restrictions amid
an explosion of Covid-19 cases across the state. Officials in New
York and Michigan also enacted new measures to contain the spread
Russians voted overwhelmingly to change their country's
constitution, paving the way for Putin to remain in power for years
The House passed a bill extending the timeline into next month
for small businesses to apply for forgivable loans, building on a
surprise vote in the Senate a day earlier.
Trump threatened to veto an annual must-pass bill if senators
don't remove language that would require the Pentagon to rename
military bases that honor the Confederacy.
Netanyahu's plan to begin annexing parts of the occupied West
Bank this month faces a delay as the U.S. had yet to declare its
full support for the move, Israeli officials said.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., struck down the Trump
administration's policy barring nearly all Central American
migrants and others from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
July 02, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)
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