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Israeli military announces daily ‘tactical pause’ in southern Gaza to allow in aid

Eleven-hour window to allow in aid via Kerem Shalom crossing will take place every day until further notice, military saysThe Israeli army has said it will observe a limited daily “tactical pause” along one of the main roads in the Gaza Strip to allow delivery of increased quantities of humanitarian aid, as UN agencies have suspended deliveries from a US-built pier.The Israel Defense Forces, however, added that the pause should not be seen as a “cessation of hostilities in the southern Gaza Strip”. Continue reading...

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Toyota shareholders demand vote against chairman Toyoda as automaker embroiled in testing scandal

Toyota's chairman Akio Toyoda will be facing some disgruntled shareholders this week, as two major proxy groups demand a vote against keeping the grandson of the founder on its board

Trump gets name of his doctor wrong as he challenges Biden to cognitive test

Gaffe came as 78-year-old Republican presidential candidate sought to bolster his support among Black and Latino voters in MichiganDonald Trump has made a point in recent months of deriding his rival Joe Biden as being cognitively impaired, mocking the 81-year-old US president for his verbal stumbles and accusing him of falling both up and down stairs.But people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. Continue reading...

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Thousands March In France Against Far Right Ahead Of Parliament Polls

Thousands marched in Paris and cities across France on Saturday to protest against the far-right National Rally (RN) ahead of upcoming elections to the French parliament.

Peter Dutton’s plan to ditch 2030 emissions target would drive up power bills, Penny Wong says

Comments come after opposition leader claims higher grocery prices are result of Labor ‘not taking into account gas and nuclear’Disastrous, dark shadow, destroys our economy: five climate elders on Dutton’s emissions stanceThen and now: what Dutton and the Coalition used to say about a 2030 emissions targetFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastPenny Wong has warned that ditching 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets would lead to higher electricity prices as Peter Dutton foreshadowed an election campaign fought on energy policy.The opposition leader told Sky News on Sunday that energy would be a “big difference between the two parties as we head into the next election”, a week after backing away from Australia’s legislated 2030 emissions target of a 43% cut compared with 2005 levels.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading...