News Headlines from around the world - a Vice President nominee in the US, new COVID-19 cases in New Zealand, a possible COVID-19 vaccine from Russia, and the use of cash in Germany.
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These are the news headlines for August 11th, 2020.
In the United States, Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris to be his Vice President.
The choice will make Harris the third woman and first Black and first Asian American candidate to be nominated for vice president by a major political party.
In New Zealand, the country is on alert after 4 cases of COVID-19 appear from an unknown source.
The four cases came after 102 days with no COVID-19 spread in New Zealand. The four infected people are members of the same family. New Zealand will have three days of high restrictions due to the new cluster.
In Russia, people are unsure of Putin's announcement of a Russian coronavirus vaccine
Russia is the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, but it has not finished all of its tests to check the safety and effectiveness in the general population.
In Germany, even in a pandemic , Germans still prefer cash.
Most Germans are not worried about using cash right now. Germans still pay for 75% of their transactions using cash, not cards. One German shopper has said he will just keep washing his hands.
Those are the news headlines for August 11th, 2020.