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DC Mayor Bowser unveils 'Black Lives Matter Plaza' near White House

DC Mayor Bowser unveils 'Black Lives Matter Plaza' near White House

A white officer kneeled on his neck until he lost consciousness. The president's message comes as Muriel contracted painters to imprint yellow letters down a busy DC street, a message in support o...

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Trump lashes out at James Mattis, John Kelly

Trump lashes out at James Mattis, John Kelly

Within hours the president vowed in a tweet he would campaign against Murkowski in 2022, when she is up for reelection for her fourth term. "Few people know where they'll be in two years from no...

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Man shot by police was 'kneeling, raising hands'

Man shot by police was 'kneeling, raising hands'

Monterrosa was Latino, and police in Vallejo, a city of 122,000 about 30 miles north of downtown San Francisco , have had a tense relationship with residents and activists since a string of fatal inc...

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Mexico overtakes United States coronavirus daily deaths, sets records

Mexico overtakes United States coronavirus daily deaths, sets records

The Mexican government had previously predicted the pandemic would peak in early May and under United States pressure has begun reopening its vast auto industry, which underpins billions of dollars ...

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Virus threat, so anti-racism rally in Sydney banned

Virus threat, so anti-racism rally in Sydney banned

Up to 10,000 people were expected to march in Sydney today to express solidarity with United States protesters and demand an end to frequent Aboriginal deaths in custody in Australia. "They could not ...

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Almost 300 gathered in Manhattan's City Park for a peaceful protest

Almost 300 gathered in Manhattan's City Park for a peaceful protest

They represent "all that is great about New York City ", de Blasio said. Hours after the Brooklyn ambush, police in Queens shot a man they said followed two officers into a store, menaced them with...

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Former M16 Chief Says Coronavirus was ‘Man Made’ & ‘Accidently Released’

Former M16 Chief Says Coronavirus was ‘Man Made’ & ‘Accidently Released’

As for Sir Richard Dearlove, he ran MI6 until 2004 - telling The Telegraph: "It's a risky business if you make a mistake". "It begs the question, is it paying reparations if China would ever acc...

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Masks to be compulsory on public transport in England

Masks to be compulsory on public transport in England

As lockdown measures are further relaxed, the government's new mandatory policy will see operators, supported by British Transport Police, able to refuse travel or issue penalty fines to individuals n...

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Drowning immediate cause of elephant's death

Drowning immediate cause of elephant's death

Promising that 'justice will prevail, ' Vijayan said, "In a tragic incident in Palakkad dist, a pregnant elephant has lost its life". 'Locally crackers in this area are mixed with fruits or animal...

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European Union to start opening external borders from July

European Union to start opening external borders from July

The Schengen zone, which normally has no border controls between most European Union states and some neighbors outside it, banned until June 15 non-essential visitors from elsewhere in response to the...

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Trump orders thousands of US troops to withdraw from Germany

Trump orders thousands of US troops to withdraw from Germany

The move would reduce USA troop numbers in Germany to 25,000, against the 34,500 now there, a senior United States official said. A second senior administration official said the 9,500 troops would ...

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Ousted State Department watchdog confirms investigations into Pompeo

Ousted State Department watchdog confirms investigations into Pompeo

Democrats, in their readout, also said Linick told Congress that Bulatao wanted to supervise an investigation into allegations of a leak of a draft inspector general report to reporters. But he ma...

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Libya conflict: GNA 'regains full control of Tripoli' from Gen Haftar

Libya conflict: GNA 'regains full control of Tripoli' from Gen Haftar

Referring to Libya's fight with COVID-19, Erdoğan said that despite Haftar's heinous attacks, the Libyan government took necessary measures against the pandemic. Strikes have targeted civilian inf...

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United Nations denounces human rights violations in Philippines

United Nations denounces human rights violations in Philippines

The administration has in the past rejected all criticism of its policies and denies the killings are illegal. Investigators highlighted that there has so far been only one conviction for the killin...

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L.A. County Curfew From 9:00 PM - 5:30 AM

L.A. County Curfew From 9:00 PM - 5:30 AM

The curfew will lift at 5 a.m. on Thursday, one hour earlier than the previous curfews. The authorities announced that the curfew for the most populous county in the USA with a population of over ...

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Trump reacts as looters kill retired Police Captain — George Floyd protest

Trump reacts as looters kill retired Police Captain — George Floyd protest

Dorn's wife, police Sgt. Ann Marie Dorn , told the outlet that he was a friend of the pawn shop's owner and would go and check out the business whenever the burglar alarm sounded. A single photograph...

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Confrontations Between Police And Protesters In New York; Buffalo Protester Injured

Confrontations Between Police And Protesters In New York; Buffalo Protester Injured

The incident occurred in the exact same spot that Buffalo police officials knelt in solidarity with protesters only yesterday. The cops, rather than stop and render aid, walk past and begin to arrest ...

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Aboriginal teen's family calls for officer's arrest

Aboriginal teen's family calls for officer's arrest

Aboriginal flags carried by the protesters draw the link to the deaths in custody in Australia. "Brother George (Floyd)'s incident in America has made people aware that racism and injustice is sti...

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Brazil toll tops 30000 as Italy reopens borders

Brazil toll tops 30000 as Italy reopens borders

The latest official Covid-19 death toll of 31,199 in Brazil is the fourth-highest in the world, after the US, Britain and Italy. The United States remains the hardest-hit nation in the world, with 1...

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Protests are important but risks of COVID-19 must be considered: Freeland

Protests are important but risks of COVID-19 must be considered: Freeland

Shortly after Trump's appeared on Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke to CNN and called out Trump for his "shameful" actions. "Canadian jobs and businesses depend on stable and productive econo...

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UK in 5G talks with suppliers from Japan, S. Korea

UK in 5G talks with suppliers from Japan, S. Korea

Downing Street said the UK National Cyber Security Centre was studying the implication of the USA sanctions on Huawei's immediate ability to produce the equipment Britain needs. Trump has long insiste...

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Facebook labels state-controlled media posts, will block ads

Facebook labels state-controlled media posts, will block ads

Under the section " Page Transparency " at Sputnik's page, the label says: "This publisher is partially or wholly under the editorial control of a state". presidential election in November "to provide...

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Here’s what to expect from Friday’s weather forecast

Here’s what to expect from Friday’s weather forecast

The National Weather Services forecast calls for a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms on Friday , with highs in the 70s Saturday and 60s on Sunday . Sunday , June 7 will be picture flawless...

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President Trump says he visited bunker to inspect it

President Trump says he visited bunker to inspect it

He pointed out he went to the bunker during the day before the protests escalated. "They say, 'Yes sir, we'll go to the church'". The newspaper said it was unclear whether Florida officials noted Tr...

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Photos From The Minneapolis Service Honoring His Life — George Floyd Memorial

Photos From The Minneapolis Service Honoring His Life — George Floyd Memorial

The Rev. Al Sharpton announced Thursday he is organizing a march in Washington, D.C., to take place on August 28th, the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington to "restore and recommit ...

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Mexico reports new one-day high of 1,092 coronavirus deaths

Mexico reports new one-day high of 1,092 coronavirus deaths

The nation has recorded 11,729 fatalities tied to the virus. The number of new confirmed cases rose by 3,912, pushing Mexico's total for the pandemic into six figures, at 101,238. "A technical commi...

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Virginia governor announces removal of Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia governor announces removal of Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney also announced on Wednesday that he and Councilman Mike Jones will introduce a measure next month to remove all Confederate monuments along Monument Avenues. A photograph ...

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Officer shot, 2nd slashed in Brooklyn hours into NYC curfew

Officer shot, 2nd slashed in Brooklyn hours into NYC curfew

A suspect is in custody. The Brooklyn assault occurred at about 11:45 p.m. when two officers from the 70th Precinct were stationed at the intersection of Church and Flatbush avenues in an effort t...

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Georgia men make court appearance related to killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Georgia men make court appearance related to killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Footage captured by Bryan reportedly showed his truck making contact with Arbery momentarily. "One particular one that comes to mind was he made the statement that he loved his job because he's out ...

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Italy reopens its borders to holiday makers from Europe

Italy reopens its borders to holiday makers from Europe

It imposed an economically crippling lockdown in early March and has since seen its infection numbers drop dramatically. Italy , like many other European countries, is desperately trying to revive ...

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Russian Federation announces new anti-influenza drug Aviifavir to treat COVID-19

Russian Federation announces new anti-influenza drug Aviifavir to treat COVID-19

According to Reuters, the company behind the drug would manufacture enough to treat around 60,000 people a month. Avifavir, which disrupts the reproduction mechanisms of coronavirus, is the first ...

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Criticism grows against Trump protest response

Criticism grows against Trump protest response

The remarks by Mattis, an influential retired Marine general who resigned over policy differences in 2018, are the strongest to date by a former Pentagon leader over Trump's response to the killing ...

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Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd's death

Hall said he'll never forget what he saw that day. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has filed charges against all four Minneapolis police officers involved in last week's killing of Georg...

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University students could live in course 'bubbles' and hold virtual freshers weeks

University students could live in course 'bubbles' and hold virtual freshers weeks

Both Norwich universities said they were now modelling practical ways to deliver as much teaching in person as possible. "Students need clarity as to what they can expect from the next academic year...

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US Navy veteran detained in Iran has been released

US Navy veteran detained in Iran has been released

I am to happy announce that Navy Veteran, Michael White, who has been detained by Iran for 683 days, is on a Swiss plane that just left Iranian Airspace. "Our response will be decisive", Pompeo warn...

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