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Latest violent protests over George Floyd death leave cities charred across US

Latest violent protests over George Floyd death leave cities charred across US

Violent demonstrations erupted this week in major cities across the country as protesters decry years of deaths at the hands of police officers. Curfews have been ordered in more than two dozen citi...

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Mark Zuckerberg explains why Facebook didn’t do anything about Trump’s post

Mark Zuckerberg explains why Facebook didn’t do anything about Trump’s post

She cited Trump's controversial tweet in which he said, "When the looting starts, the shooting starts", before threatening: "We will vote you out in November". Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook wall...

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Greece selects 29 countries whose tourists can fly in starting June 15

Greece selects 29 countries whose tourists can fly in starting June 15

Taxes on plane and ship tickets are cut to make costs more attractive. Yet, as the economy of the Hellenic Republic relies heavily on tourism, the measures brought the business and tourism sector to...

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COVID-19 in Russian Federation: 400K cases, Avifavir approved for treatment

The intermediate data of Avifavir clinical trials confirm its high efficacy against COVID-19. Avifavir, known generically as favipiravir, was first developed in the late 1990s by a Japanese company ...

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Justin Trudeau, Canadian PM, says Russian Federation should not rejoin G-7

Justin Trudeau, Canadian PM, says Russian Federation should not rejoin G-7

Trump said Saturday that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold this month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Russian Federati...

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Trump postpones G7 Summit; talks about inviting India

Trump postpones G7 Summit; talks about inviting India

Justifying the cancelation of this month's meeting and his proposed new format, Trump said the current makeup of the group was "very outdated" and does not properly represent "what's going on in the w...

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Mich. sheriffs join march with protesters

Mich. sheriffs join march with protesters

He also noted the crowd instantly cheered up when police listened to them. "And I said, 'What else do I need to do?' and he said, 'Walk with us, '" Swanson told the outlet. However, Saturday's event...

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Hong Kong Leads Global Markets Higher

Hong Kong Leads Global Markets Higher

Amnesty International said authorities should facilitate a socially-distanced vigil rather than ban it. The survey follows the decision by Hong Kong's second-richest man Li Ka-shing to throw his w...

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NewsAlert: Trudeau promises to speed $2B in funding for strapped cities

NewsAlert: Trudeau promises to speed $2B in funding for strapped cities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna said the federal government needed to see municipalities go ahead with planned projects and called the decision "an example of how we see infrastructure is cr...

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China threatens to 'counter-attack' USA over Hong Kong curbs

USA stock futures wavered Monday amid concerns that escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing will further weigh on trade between the world's two largest economies. Kazianis said the administ...

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George Floyd’s Brother Condemns Violent Protests, Says The

George Floyd’s Brother Condemns Violent Protests, Says The "Destructive Unity" Must End

Choking back tears, he told Roberts he traveled to Minnesota because he wanted to "feel his brother's spirit" and "wanted to connect" again with him. "I said that I couldn't believe that they committe...

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Z Addresses George Floyd Murder and Wants Cops Prosecuted

Z Addresses George Floyd Murder and Wants Cops Prosecuted

YES, I am human, a father and a black man in pain and I am not the only one. After the conversation, Walz called in the state's attorney general, Keith Ellison , to handle the prosecutions related to...

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S Korea to speak with USA on G7 invitation

S Korea to speak with USA on G7 invitation

White House communications adviser Alyssa Farah also said Saturday that the president wants to bring other traditional allies into the mix, as well as those impacted by coronavirus . Merkel, who has...

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Police vehicles ram into protesters in New York — George Floyd killing

Around the city, there were gestures from police officers meant to show sympathy with marchers. He said those officers faced "incredibly hard circumstances" under conditions that were not "normal pe...

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'No justice, no peace': Protests resume in NYC for 4th day

'No justice, no peace': Protests resume in NYC for 4th day

Footage of two police SUVs driving into a crowd of demonstrators in Brooklyn has been widely shared on social media. Protests have turned violent in numerous cities across the USA after the death of...

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Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests

Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests

On Saturday, CBS46 picked up footage of a group of cops that converged on a auto being driven by a young African-American couple. In this Saturday, May 30, 2020, photo taken from police body camer...

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Trump Says Military Could Respond Quickly to Minneapolis Unrest

Trump Says Military Could Respond Quickly to Minneapolis Unrest

In a series of tweets, the U.S. president also congratulated national guard troops for restoring order Saturday in Minneapolis after days of unrest. Trump, Barr and others have tried to blame some of ...

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New York City Mayor's Daughter Arrested During Protest in Manhattan

New York City Mayor's Daughter Arrested During Protest in Manhattan

The terrifying footage, that garnered millions of views, starts with a Ford SUV facing multiple protesters who had installed a barricade blocking passage through a street in ny. "It is clear that ne...

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India records 182,143 COVID-19 cases, 5,164 deaths

India records 182,143 COVID-19 cases, 5,164 deaths

India recorded highest single-day spike of 8,392 in coronavirus infections. The statement said that a total of 99,651 people have come to Tamil Nadu from other states of India and foreign countries ...

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Coronavirus hot spot Los Angeles can reopen restaurants, salons, Gov. Newsom says

Coronavirus hot spot Los Angeles can reopen restaurants, salons, Gov. Newsom says

The new fatalities lifted the county's death toll to 2,241. There were 1,824 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases on May 29 and 50 new deaths from the virus in the county, bringing the respective totals t...

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Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive for Covid-19 after lockdown party

Belgian Prince Joachim tests positive for Covid-19 after lockdown party

A Belgian prince who contracted coronavirus after attending a party during lockdown in Spain has apologised and "will accept the consequences". According to Spanish news outlet El Pais , 27 peopl...

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Two Pakistani diplomats tortured, asked to leave India

Two Pakistani diplomats tortured, asked to leave India

According to a Foreign Office statement, India's decision to declare two officials of the High Commission for Pakistan in New Delhi " persona non grata requiring them to leave India within 24 hou...

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India, China Bring In Heavy Weapons To Bases Near Eastern Ladakh

India, China Bring In Heavy Weapons To Bases Near Eastern Ladakh

Indian analysts say China has beefed up its forces with dump trucks, excavators, troop carriers, artillery and armored vehicles and that China is now occupying Indian territory. Indian Prime Ministe...

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Los Angeles declares curfew after four days of protests

Los Angeles declares curfew after four days of protests

Lisa Daftari, founder and editor of the foreign policy news outlet The Foreign Desk, first reported on the graffiti on social media. Several synagogues in Los Angeles were vandalized with anti-Semit...

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Man points bow and arrow at Salt Lake City protesters, gets tackled

Man points bow and arrow at Salt Lake City protesters, gets tackled

The demonstrations in Salt Lake City and several other major cities across the USA were sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Protesters had gathered near the Salt Lake Polic...

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Brazil coronavirus death toll hits 27,878

Brazil coronavirus death toll hits 27,878

Brazil registered a new record in COVID-19 cases and more than 1,000 dead in a 24 hour period, according to official figures out Thursday. Latin America hit a grim milestone on Saturday as coronavir...

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It starts with self-examination: Michelle Obama on rooting out racism

It starts with self-examination: Michelle Obama on rooting out racism

ViacomCBS President of Entertainment and Youth Brands Chris McCarthy has announced that all entertainment, youth brands, and platforms will be going dark, Monday, in honor of George Floyd , Ahmaud A...

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Third Asian giant 'murder hornet' found in Washington state

Third Asian giant 'murder hornet' found in Washington state

The giant hornet sited in northern Washington. The hornet was detected near the location of a suspected Asian giant hornet bee kill in 2019. It's this appetite for apian destruction that worries o...

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Highlights of PM Modi's letter to the nation

Highlights of PM Modi's letter to the nation

He further advised, "We have to take care to ensure that inconveniences that we are facing do not turn into disasters". However, given the way India has surprised the world with its unity and resolve ...

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Global COVID-19 cases top 6 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases top 6 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

Brazil has the second most number of infections with 465,166 confirmed cases, reporting 27,000 new cases on Friday. The UK has the second-highest death toll at 38,458, followed by Italy (33,340 deat...

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Family members allege police involvement in death of 29-year-old woman

Family members allege police involvement in death of 29-year-old woman

They escalate violence. Socialists demand that, from Toronto, to Minneapolis , to Wet'suwet'en territory, to Palestine, all police forces must demilitarize, disarm, and society should de-fund legaliz...

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'Ripped off the US': Trump's scathing accusation of China

'Ripped off the US': Trump's scathing accusation of China

There have been some changes recently in China-U.S. relations. The seven foreign secretaries, including Labour's David Miliband, Margaret Beckett, Jack Straw and the former Labour peer David Owen, s...

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Army Rejects Purported Video of Eastern Ladakh Face-Off

Army Rejects Purported Video of Eastern Ladakh Face-Off

The meeting discussed various aspects on India's response to the provocation by China at the border. This comes a day after defence minister Rajnath Singh admitted the PLA soldiers had "come a l...

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Minneapolis police officer fired, charged with murder of George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer fired, charged with murder of George Floyd

On Wednesday, police had to fire teargas and rubber bullets to keep protesters from surrounding the police precinct where Mr Chauvin worked as a police officer before he was sacked from his job. The m...

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Seattle cop removes colleague's knee from protester's neck, video shows

Seattle cop removes colleague's knee from protester's neck, video shows

Footage shared on Twitter earlier today shows a police officer kneeling on a protester's neck - the same type of tactic that the police officer charged with Floyd's murder did for almost nine minute...

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