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Facebook bans ads from pro-Trump PAC

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:57
Facebook announced Thursday it was banning ads from the The Committee to Defend the President, a pro-Trump super PAC. Facebook did not say how long the ban would last.
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The State Department ends its level 4 travel advisory after more than four months of warning US citizens against traveling abroad

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:56
The department on Thursday lifted its advisory warning US citizens against traveling abroad.
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Coronavirus: Travellers from Belgium, Andorra, and the Bahamas must quarantine in UK

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:50
The changes start from 04:00 BST on Saturday apart from in Wales, where it starts midnight Thursday.
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Ohio governor tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Trump visit

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:41
Mike DeWine was tested before he was due to meet President Trump during his trip to Ohio on Thursday.
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Why a coronavirus vaccine might actually upend the stock market

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:35
Hopes are growing that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming. But Goldman Sachs thinks a vaccine might actually upend the stock market, which has continued to rally despite worries about a rise in cases in several key states.
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Saudi crown prince accused of sending hit squad to Canada

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:30
Mohammed bin Salman has been accused of sending a hit-squad to kill a former Saudi official.
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Mortgage rates hit another all-time low

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:23
If it seems like you keep hearing about mortgage rates hitting yet another record low, that's because you are. The 30-year mortgage rate just hit its eighth record low so far this year.
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'Reckless and irresponsible': Doctor reacts to DeSantis' claim

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:20
In an interview with CNN's Brianna Keilar, Dr. Adrian Burrowes said it is reckless and irresponsible for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to say it is safe to hug with PPE on during the coronavirus pandemic.
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England 'miles away' from being world number one - Vaughan

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:18
England are "miles away" from being the best Test side in the world, according to former captain Michael Vaughan.
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England v Pakistan highlights: Shan Masood scores century as visitors dominate

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:15
Shan Masood scores a century before Pakistan's bowlers rip through England's top order to take control on day two of the First Test at Old Trafford.
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Tokyo Olympics: Rings temporarily shelved

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:04
The giant Olympic rings exit the spotlight temporarily for maintenance, after the Tokyo games are postponed.
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Canada approves psychedelic mushroom treatment for four terminally ill patients

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:02
The Canadian government will allow four patients with incurable cancer to receive psilocybin therapy, which uses the drug found in the so-called "magic mushrooms" or "shrooms," to ease their end-of-life distress.
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California congresswoman says she thinks Trump is racist

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 20:00
California Rep. Karen Bass said in an interview aired Thursday that she believes President Donald Trump is racist and that he is "essentially giving license to racists."
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Saudi Crown Prince is accused of sending assassins to Canada to kill ex-Saudi official

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:34
A former top Saudi intelligence official who fell out with the Saudi Crown Prince is alleging that an assassination squad traveled from Saudi Arabia to Canada to try to kill him just days after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by members of the same group, according to a new legal complaint filed Thursday by the alleged target, Dr. Saad Aljabri, in DC District Court.
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LEGO is launching braille bricks for students across the US

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:29
LEGO is launching a line of braille bricks.
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Bale 'didn't want to play' against Man City - Real boss Zidane

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:28
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale "preferred not to play" in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City.
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As Trump attacks the mail, his administration gains more access to the Postal Service

CNN - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:24
The Trump administration is making new inroads into the operations of the US Postal Service, raising fears that the agency is degrading services ahead of a surge of votes being cast through the mail in the November election.
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Formula E: Antonio Felix da Costa takes 'stunning' second win in Berlin

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:23
Watch highlights as championship leader Antonio Felix da Costa takes a stunning lights-to-flag victory in the second of six races over nine days to conclude the Formula E season.
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Beirut explosion: Macron calls for 'deep change' in Lebanon after blast

BBC - Thu, 08/06/2020 - 19:21
The visiting French president says funding is available but reforms must take place before it is sent.
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