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US Postal Service becomes a battleground ahead of elections

With presidential elections just months away, the functioning of the US Postal Service has emerged as a key issue. The postal service, which is facing a huge financial crunch, may struggle to deliver postal ballots during the elections.

US postmaster general reverses changes made until election, after widespread criticism

Louis Dejoy, US postmaster general, has been criticized of electoral manipulation as many operational changes were set to delay the delivery of millions of postal ballots

Millions of votes threatened in the US as the postal service spirals into a crisis

Questions have been raised over the recent operational changes in the USPS brought in by new Trump appointee, that could delay delivery of postal ballots in time for November elections

New York City’s police budget cut falls short

The budget cuts have been criticized for being sorely inadequate and to be nothing more than “budget tricks” by progressives

Arab joint list opposes Israeli annexation plan Arab Joint List in Israel opposes proposed annexation of parts of Palestinian West Bank

The Arab Joint List, the third largest political bloc in the Israeli parliament, has sought international intervention to stop the proposed annexation of large parts of West Bank territory by the Israeli government under prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu 

George Floyd Bill US US House of Representatives passes police reform bill named after George Floyd

Republicans and president Trump have opposed the bill as a move to weaken the police and law enforcement, while activists claim the bill does not sufficiently tackle the issues at hand

Trump suspends long-term immigration for 60 days to “protect American workers”

The move comes in as the US is faced with a major unemployment crisis, and even as the Trump administration is pushing for an early lifting of pandemic-related restrictions.

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