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FILE – In this July 22, 2020, file photo, motorists take part in a caravan protest in front of Senator John Kennedy’s office at the Hale Boggs Federal Building asking for the extension of the $600 in unemployment benefits to people out of work because of the coronavirus in New Orleans, La. A Republican proposal to slash the $600 weekly benefit boost for those left jobless because of the coronavirus shutdown could result in weeks or even months of delayed payments in some states. (Max Becherer/The Advocate via AP)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. US: RUSSIA BEHIND DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN Russian operatives are helping direct the spread of disinformation through websites that have published on the coronavirus pandemic, American politics and international affairs, U.S. officials tell the AP.

2. ‘IT’S A TSUNAMI’ Doctors who faced the first coronavirus onslaught reached across oceans and language barriers in an unprecedented effort to advise colleagues trying to save lives in the dark.

3. GOP’S JOBLESS BENEFIT PLAN COULD MEAN DELAYS State officials across the U.S. say Senate Republicans’ proposed slashing of a federally funded boost in unemployment benefits could delay payments for weeks or even months.

4. WHO SKIPPED FAREWELL TO JOHN LEWIS Donald Trump has long harbored resentments toward the civil rights icon, who called him an illegitimate president because of Russia’s efforts to help him win.

5. HAJJ TAKES A VERY DIFFERENT LOOK Muslim pilgrims begin arriving to Islam’s holiest site in Mecca for the start of a historically unique and scaled-down hajj experience reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic.

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