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'I have thoroughly enjoyed it' - Boycott leaves TMS after 14 years

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:19
Sir Geoffrey Boycott leaves Test Match Special, the 79-year-old saying the coronavirus pandemic had essentially made the decision for him.
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George Floyd: Reddit co-founder quits board and asks for black replacement

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:14
Alexis Ohanian says the move was inspired by protests over the death of George Floyd.
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Philadelphia Inquirer journalists call out sick after paper publishes the headline: 'Buildings Matter, Too'

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:07
A large contingent of journalists at the Philadelphia Inquirer took a sick day Thursday to demand change at the newspaper, in the wake of the paper's decision to print an article headlined "Buildings Matter, Too."
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BBC Radio 5 Live to broadcast at least seven games a week when Premier League returns

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:05
A minimum of seven games will be broadcast live every week on BBC Radio 5 Live when the Premier League returns later this month.
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A third of Americans surveyed engaged in risky cleaning behaviors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Some have even gargled with bleach.

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 20:04
Americans are putting their health at risk while trying to protect it.
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Rangers propose B teams next season in 14-14-18 Scottish league reconstruction

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:57
Rangers and Celtic would both have 'B' teams in the bottom tier of a 14-14-18 league set-up being proposed by the Ibrox club for next season.
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George Floyd death: Matt Hancock urges UK public to avoid protests

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:53
Matt Hancock says people should stick to rules as protests are planned over the African American's death.
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Restaurant employees refuse to fulfill catering order for Ohio State Patrol

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:49
Condado Tacos closed two of its locations in Ohio on Tuesday after three employees got into a "heated discussion" with management on Monday night over fulfilling a catering order for members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the restaurant said.
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Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:33
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered the remainder of active duty troops who were brought to the Washington, DC, area to return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.
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Astronomers may have found an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting a sun-like star

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:30
Some 3,000 light years away from Earth, researchers believe they have found an Earth-size exoplanet orbiting a sun-like star.
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Republicans signal less urgency to pass new stimulus bill after positive jobs report

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:28
Republicans argued Friday that the surprising improvement in the jobless rate is evidence more economic stimulus should remain on hold, raising more questions about whether Congress will be able to agree to another recovery package after bipartisan deals led to a historic level of spending to prop up the economy.
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25 great gadgets to gift Dad this year

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:28
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The best ergonomic keyboards of 2020

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:28
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Florence Eshalomi: Black MP mistaken for colleagues condemns racism

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:25
Florence Eshalomi says the frequency she is confused with black female MPs is "worrying".
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Mayor says officer shown giving 'the finger' to protesters should be fired

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:15
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants an officer who was photographed giving protesters the middle finger to be fired.
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Arctic Circle oil spill: Russian prosecutors order checks at permafrost sites

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:13
Russian prosecutors order checks at sensitive installations built on permafrost after a huge oil spill.
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Coronavirus: Ban on landlords evicting renters extended

BBC - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:13
No-one will be evicted from their home this summer, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick says.
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Gap plans to sell this year's unsold clothes next year

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:11
Clothing chain Gap is turning to a risky strategy to clear out its glut of unsold merchandise caused by the pandemic.
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Melania Trump's messaging frustrating the West Wing, source says

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:08
First lady Melania Trump's messaging in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the resulting protests around the country has frustrated the West Wing, according to a White House official.
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Donald Trump's CDC director has a controversial past

CNN - Fri, 06/05/2020 - 19:04
CNN's Kristen Holmes dives into CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield's controversial past as the US grapples with Covid-19.
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