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Racism is a public health issue and 'police brutality must stop,' medical groups say

CNN - 52 min 13 sec ago
As protests over George Floyd's death continue nationwide, several doctors' groups -- the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association and American College of Physicians -- are emphasizing that racism is a public health issue and they're calling for police brutality to stop.
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Zodiakos wins on horse racing's return at Newcastle

BBC - 1 hour 8 min ago
Zodiakos, ridden by Jimmy Sullivan and trained by Roger Fell, is the first winner as British horse racing returns at Newcastle.
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This brewery is turning into a park to help people socially distance

CNN - 1 hour 33 min ago
On a typical weekend before the pandemic hit, about 2,000 people would flock to Jester King Brewery located on a scenic ranch on the outskirts of Austin, Texas.
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Coronavirus in Scotland: New lockdown laws warning after weekend breaches

BBC - 1 hour 38 min ago
Coronavirus guidelines could be enforced by new laws if "even a minority" continue to flout them, the first minister says.
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How to talk to your children about protests and racism

CNN - 1 hour 42 min ago
As cities and social media explode with anger over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police, worried parents struggle with how to protect their children from seeing the worst of the violence while simultaneously explaining the ravages of racism.
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Thousands around the world protest Floyd's death in global display of solidarity

CNN - 1 hour 45 min ago
• New York police officers kneel with protesters • Tensions between boiled over in some cities, officers in others joined the movement • The people creating art to remember George Floyd
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The risks are piling up. How long can investors ignore them?

CNN - 2 hours 7 min ago
US stocks have been on a tear since March even as the coronavirus pandemic cost tens of millions of Americans their jobs, shut down huge swaths of the global economy and depressed trade.
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First human trial of potential antibody treatment for Covid-19 begins

CNN - 2 hours 31 min ago
Eli Lilly and Company said Monday it has started the first human trial of an antibody therapy designed to treat Covid-19.
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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case

CNN - 2 hours 32 min ago
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Sunday that state Attorney General Keith Ellison will take the lead in the case of George Floyd's killing, a week after the man's death.
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Climate change: UK's record dry spell after extreme rainfall astounds Met Office

BBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
Meteorologists say they are amazed at the switch from extreme wet to the sunniest spring on record.
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Odion Ighalo: Manchester United extend striker's loan to January

BBC - 2 hours 58 min ago
Shanghai Shenhua and Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo extends his loan deal at Manchester United until January 2021.
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CNN turns 40 today. Here's what it was like on Day One

CNN - 2 hours 58 min ago
"Now here's the news."
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George Floyd death: Michael Jordan 'truly pained and plain angry'

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
Basketball legend Michael Jordan says he is "deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry" after the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd.
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This is how families are facing death in the pandemic

CNN - 3 hours 10 min ago
The chapel's capacity is 85 people. On Friday, it held only a handful of Guadalupe Ortiz-Sandoval's closest relatives. They gathered with the priest and the camera operator, who broadcast the service to family and friends far and wide.
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Facebook, Netflix, Peloton and other companies take a stand on protests

CNN - 3 hours 13 min ago
Facebook is donating $10 million to groups fighting racial inequality as mass protests sweep across the United States after an unarmed black man died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Coronavirus lockdown 'perfect storm' for abused children - Sajid Javid

BBC - 3 hours 20 min ago
The ex-home secretary is leading a "no holds barred" investigation into the issue in the UK.
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FA asked to urgently outline 'intentions' for women's football

BBC - 3 hours 22 min ago
Shadow sports minister Alison McGovern criticises the decision to abandon the Women's Super League and Women's Championship seasons.
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Coronation Street to resume filming next week

BBC - 3 hours 25 min ago
The ITV soap's cameras will roll again on 9 June, 11 weeks after the cobbles fell quiet.
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Moderna's vaccine announcement set off a frenzy. Some are calling for an investigation

CNN - 3 hours 35 min ago
Moderna set off a frenzy on Wall Street earlier this month when it announced positive, preliminary results from its coronavirus vaccine trial. As the hype grew, the young biotech company and its leading investor wasted no time capitalizing on the briefly surging stock price.
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Remote voting in Congress: a Covid safety measure

CNN - 3 hours 47 min ago
Now more than ever, people are relying on technology to communicate with friends and family during the Covid-19 pandemic. Video meetings have allowed us to cross state lines, reunite with loved ones, and visit each other's living rooms, all without risking the spread of infection -- or getting up from the couch. But this technology has been helping Americans communicate for years, and it's time Congress embraced it to continue legislating during this pandemic.
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