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On the campaign trail in the USA, June 2020
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On the campaign trail in the USA, June 2020

This is the second edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month's biggest stories.

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Passenger flight crashes upon landing at Calicut airport in India
Passenger flight crashes upon landing at Calicut airport in India

On Friday, an Air India Express passenger flight attempted a landing at Calicut International Airport at Karipur, Kerala in India. The aircraft overshot the runway around 7:38 pm IST (1408 UTC) in the evening and slid off before breaking into at least two pieces.

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Biden announces Kamala Harris as 2020 running mate in US presidential race
Biden announces Kamala Harris as 2020 running mate in US presidential race

On Tuesday, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for President of the United States, announced Kamala Harris as his choice for running mate in the 2020 United States presidential election.

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Astronomer Anthony Boccaletti discusses observation of birth of potential exoplanet with Wikinews
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Astronomer Anthony Boccaletti discusses observation of birth of potential exoplanet with Wikinews

In March, a study conducted by astronomer Anthony Boccaletti and other researchers reported potential signs of formation of an exoplanet around the star AB Aurigae.

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Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews
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Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his "longest ever project", with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft.

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