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Wednesday June 17th, 2020 morning edition

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Image copyright G Image caption Vital Kamerhe is accused of embezzling more than $50 million (£39 million) of public funds.

A judge who was said to have died of a heart attack while overseeing a corruption trial involving the president's chief of staff in the Democratic Republic of Congo actually died of stab wounds to the head, the justice minister has revealed.

Celestin Tunda Ya Kasende said a murder investigation had now been launched.

In May, police said Judge Raphael Yanyi had died of a heart attack.

Mr Kamerhe, once a key member of President Felix Tshisekedi's government, is accused of embezzling more than $50m (£39m) of public funds.

His supporters believe the trial is politically motivated - aimed at stopping him from running for president in the future.

The trial continued with a replacement judge after Yanyi's death. »

Buffalo protester Martin Gugino has a fractured skull and cannot walk

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(CNN) Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old protester who was pushed by two Buffalo, New York, police officers earlier this month, has a fractured skull and is not able to walk, his lawyer said in a statement provided to CNN on Monday.

"I am not at liberty to elaborate at this time other than to confirm that his skull was fractured," Gugino's attorney Kelly Zarcone said.

"While he is not able to walk yet, we were able to have a short conversation before he became too tired. »

Coronavirus: Fauci says he hasn't talked to Trump in two weeks

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Top coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says he hasn't talked to Trump in two weeks.

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci said in a Tuesday radio interview he had not talked with President Donald Trump in two weeks.

Fauci discussed a wide range of issues relating to the coronavirus in the radio interview and also took questions submitted by listeners. »

Content Update 3.11.0 -- Path of Exile: Harvest

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Content Update 3.11.0 -- Path of Exile: Harvest Table of Contents The Harvest Challenge League.

Bug Fixes The Harvest Challenge League Challenge leagues are a great opportunity for a fresh start in a new economy.

Updated the frames on passive skill hovers to the ones created for Path of Exile 2. »

Violent Ladakh clash leaves 20 Indian soldiers dead, Chinese troops killed-injured

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Twenty Indian Army soldiers were killed due to a violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night.

Earlier it was reported that one Indian Army officer and two jawans were killed in action.

"Indian Army is firmly committed to protecting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the nation," the Indian Army statement said. »