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Las últimas noticias de hoy de actualidad y la última hora de internacional del jueves, 20 de agosto del 2020

Aquí, los titulares del día donde, además, podrás averiguar todas las novedades y últimas noticias de hoy en ABC. Todo lo que ha pasado este día jueves, 20 de agosto en el mundo y en España: Lukashenko endurece las medidas represivas contra los opositores para evitar fisuras en su régimen El dictador bielorruso, Alexánder Lukashenko, parece dispuesto a acabar lo antes posible con una revuelta que amenaza con demoler su régimen a medida que pasan los días. Esta mañana reunió una vez más a su Consejo de Seguridad para disponer medidas con las que espera normalizar la situación en Bielorrusia después de 11 días ininterrumpidos de manifestaciones y huelgas por todo el país. Jill Biden, el as en la manga del candidato demócrata Joe Biden siempre ha defendido que está en la carrera presidencial para «recuperar el alma de América» en medio de la polarización política en la era de Donald Trump. Su mujer, Jill, se demostró este lunes como una colaboradora efectiva para trasladar esa idea a los votantes. La aspirante a primera dama cerró la segunda noche de la convención demócrata con un discurso celebrado, que le confirma como un activo de Biden en lo que queda de campaña, sobre todo para convencer al voto moderado. Maduro interviene a partidos chavistas por temor a rebeliones Nicolás Maduro avanza en la preparación de un parlamento hecho a su medida, cuyos próximos comicios de diciembre van contra viento y marea pese al rechazo y repudio que ha despertado en la comunidad internacional por la falta de transparencia, apertura política y limpieza en la convocatoria. La Policía norirlandesa detiene a nueve supuestos miembros del Nuevo IRA por terrorismo Las fuerzas de seguridad de Irlanda del Norte han informado de la detención de nueve supuestos miembros del Nuevo IRA «por la sospecha de un amplio abanico de actividad terrorista», en una nueva operación contra los grupos disidentes de los acuerdos de paz de 1998. Francia teme más presión yihadista en Mali tras el golpe de Estado Francia estima que el golpe de Estado en Malí y la «dimisión» del presidente Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK), forzada por los militares golpistas, agrava peligrosamente la inestabilidad en una región estratégica para la seguridad de Europa, «coladero» de grupúsculos yihadistas, a través del Magreb y de Libia.
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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Body Found Burning in Pile of Debris on San Francisco Side Street
Officers made the gruesome discovery around 4:30 a.m. Sunday while patrolling the South of Market area.
newsweek.com
Snow and Ice to impact parts of the Sunbelt
Not only is a winter storm impacting over 15 million from the deserts to the Plains, but also record cold, near record heat, West Coast wildfires and a tropical system aiming for US shores. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri breaks it all down.
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Senate Republicans poised to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
Senate Republicans are poised to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a floor vote Monday.
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Louisiana must prepare for Zeta while still recovering from two hurricanes, governor says
With Tropical Storm Zeta approaching the Gulf Coast, Louisiana is preparing for potential impact while still working to repair the damage from Hurricanes Laura and Delta.
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Mike Pence 'Proud' of Trump over COVID as White House Gives up Containing Virus
The vice president, head of the White House's Coronavirus Task Force, spoke up the president's response to the crisis.
newsweek.com
'Spider-Man 3': Tom Holland Confirms Filming About to Start on Marvel Movie
'Spider-Man 3' is soon to start shooting according to a social media post by Tom Holland and it could star a number of other former Peter Parkers.
newsweek.com
The New York Post endorses President Donald J. Trump for re-election
We can return to the explosive job creation, rising wages and general prosperity we had before the pandemic. We can have economic freedom and opportunity, and resist cancel culture and censorship. We can put annus horribilis, 2020, behind us and make America great again, again. We can do all this — if we make the...
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5 Things To Watch In The Final Week Of The 2020 Presidential Campaign
The home stretch of a presidential campaign is anxiety-producing. But there are some clues for how the race might be going, from where the candidates travel to early vote totals.
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Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus
Wastewater offers an ideal testing opportunity for colleges: People often poop where they live; colleges know who lives in each dorm; and testing wastewater is a cheaper way to monitor virus spread.
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For Trump, Conservative Catholics Are The New Evangelicals
The president's campaign now realizes it was not white evangelicals who got Trump elected in 2016 but conservative Catholics.
npr.org
How to wash your phone, disinfecting it during coronavirus pandemic
Disinfecting your phone can be tricky. But during the coronavirus pandemic, it's critical. Here's how to do it safely.       
usatoday.com
The massive protests in Nigeria, explained
What is the SARS unit, and why do Nigerians want to #EndSARS?
washingtonpost.com
Liz Peek: Biden's very bad week shakes up race against Trump
Welcome to the final week of one of the most vengeful and acrimonious elections in our country’s history.
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Trump's dangerous isolationism weakens USA and strengthens our adversaries: Retired generals
Republicans have tragically failed to check Trump's reckless behavior. The election must be a mandate and a denunciation of him and of their silence.        
usatoday.com
Election Stress Getting To You? 4 Ways To Keep Calm
Doom-scrolling much? Nearly 70% of Americans report feeling stressed about politics. We're sleepless and irritable, and our heads hurt. Here's how some of your fellow citizens are coping.
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Senate to confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee a week ahead of Election Day
Senate Republicans are poised to confirm President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, a major victory for the President and his party just days before November 3, that promises to push the high court in a more conservative direction for generations to come.
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D.C.-area forecast: Clouds rule through Friday, with chance of soaking rain Thursday
Clearing out by the weekend, but cooler.
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What Happens to the Pro-Choice Movement Now?
Abortion access is already a mess for poor women. When did the pro-choice movement stop working for them?
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Virginia’s blue wave shows no sign of slowing ahead of key House races next week
Voters’ opposition to Trump, and changing demographics in downstate suburbs, cement Democratic dominance in greater D.C. region.
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Marylanders can cast ballots in person starting Monday
With expanding early voting centers, officials hope to avoid long lines and delays.
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Groundhog day in Wales as country enters second wave lockdown
Like the groundhog that peeks out and then retreats until winter is over, Wales has been forced back underground by the shadow of the coronavirus.
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Mercedes Gives You a First-Class Drive in a Pandemic
The extra spending power of wealthy consumers is good news for Germany’s luxury carmakers. So is China’s resilience.
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’60 Minutes’ airs Trump interview cut short by president
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‘A disgrace to democracy’: Dozens of ballots destroyed in suspected arson of a Boston drop box
The FBI and Boston police are searching for a suspect in the suspected arson, an act that local authorities decried as an attack on democracy itself.
washingtonpost.com
A Florida man stole a bulldozer, knocked down a fence and stole Biden signs, police said
The man, identified by police as 26-year-old James Blight, was charged with grand theft auto and trespassing on Saturday.
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Pandemic may be complicating pregnant opioid users' problems
It could be making it harder for them to get effective treatment, says author of American Academy of Pediatrics study.
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Prince Harry Says Unconscious Bias is 'Most Dangerous' Among the Powerful in Politics and Media
Prince Harry said he only woke up to unconscious bias after 'living a day' in wife Meghan Markle's shoes as he called "people within positions of power" the "most dangerous."
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newsweek.com
Clayton Kershaw Sets MLB Postseason Record as Dodgers Defeat Rays in Game 5
The Dodgers ace struck out six batters, overtaking Justin Verlander as the all-time record holder for postseason strikeouts.
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newsweek.com
Curb the Brexit Enthusiasm. The Hurdles Are Still High
The technicalities of trade negotiations depend on broad political buy-in. And that’s still lacking on both sides of the English Channel.
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Japan Pledges to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 in Post-Abe Agenda
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he intends to “put maximum effort into achieving a green society"
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time.com
Live updates: France reports highest daily increase in Covid-19 cases
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The little things in this World Series have gone a long way in making it a blast
Power bats and power arms define baseball now, but the Dodgers-Rays World Series has had much more.
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Cat learns new 'trick,' ends up flooding owners' home
Amber, a 1-year-old Bengal cat, ended up causing some serious damage to its owners' home after learning how to turn on the sink and plug the drain hole.
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foxnews.com
Mercedes Offers a First-Class Drive in a Pandemic
The extra spending power of wealthy consumers is good news for Germany’s luxury carmakers. So is China’s resilience.
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Young and progressive voters aren't just 'settling for Biden' anymore. They're going all in.
The general election is a week away and groups like Settle for Biden are hoping to be the push that gets young voters and progressives to the polls.        
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usatoday.com
Russia never stopped trying to sway elections and sow mistrust. Best thing to do is vote.
Federal agencies say votes were not changed in previous Russian hacks, but just the perception advances Trump's false claim that 2020 is rigged against him.        
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usatoday.com
Giant meth and fentanyl lab seized in Mexico
The industrial-scale lab was so big it startled authorities. It had vats two-stories high. Some of its product was destined for the U.S., officials said.
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cbsnews.com
Tropical Storm Zeta Expected to Hit U.S. Gulf Coast by Midweek
It is expected to make a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek
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time.com
A New York police officer said, ‘Trump 2020,’ over his patrol car speaker. He’s now been suspended.
“Trump 2020,” the cop said from the car, according to video of the incident. “Put it on YouTube, put it on Facebook. Trump 2020.”
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This Is Why the Young Protesters in Nigeria Are So Angry
Nigeria has been rocked in October by some of the biggest protests since military rule ended in 1999, resulting in dozens of deaths and rattling what had been considered a virtually unassailable political establishment. Thousands of youths have taken to the streets to vent their anger about police brutality by marching, barricading roads and bridges and setting buildings and vehicles alight. The authorities initially struck a conciliatory tone and agreed to policing reforms, but their response h
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Live Updates: 2020 election sees at least 58 million ballots cast so far
The 2020 presidential race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden has seen at least 58 million people cast their ballots so far.
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foxnews.com
Live Updates: Senate expected to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court
The Senate is set to vote Monday evening to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court.
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foxnews.com
El Paso issues curfew to help curb Covid-19 as cases surge and hospitals reach full capacity
A curfew was issued Sunday for El Paso County in Texas, where a surge in Covid-19 cases left hospitals and ICUs in the area at full capacity and required officials to seek additional morgue space.
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Florida police chief dies in small plane crash
Ocala chief Greg Graham was piloting the single-engine aircraft when it went down near the Marion County Airport, officials said.
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3-year-old boy among those injured in Philadelphia during weekend shootings that left 5 dead
A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot during a violent weekend in Philadelphia.
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Roe v. Wade ruling matters, but mostly as a symbol. It has not protected abortion rights.
Abortion rights don't hinge on whether a new Justice Amy Coney Barrett votes to overturn Roe. They're already at death's door by a thousand smaller cuts.        
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usatoday.com
Trump ad snips Biden’s comments on taxes out of context
Joe Biden keeps saying he will raise taxes on people making more than $400,000, so this ad clips out the number over and over.
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