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World's oldest man Bob Weighton dies, aged 112

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:05
Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.
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Klobuchar makes her not-so-quiet bid to be Joe Biden's running mate

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:01
Joe Biden praises Amy Klobuchar when given the chance, calling her "first rate." But the presumptive nominee has declined to offer many clues on her standing as a potential running mate. Klobuchar has followed in stride, often answering that she won't "engage in hypotheticals," when asked.
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Coronavirus: Evening update as easing of lockdown will allow groups of six to meet

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:00
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening.
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A man who hung an effigy of Kentucky's governor from a tree has been fired

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:53
The man who hung an effigy of Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear on a tree outside the Kentucky state Capitol on Sunday, has been fired from his job.
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New Rochelle, in the spotlight as a major coronavirus cluster, begins a slow reopening

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:50
• Analysis: 100,000 Americans didn't have to die • Experts: Change of behavior is what's needed
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As Southeast reopens, virus cases go up

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:46
CNN's John King looks around the country at Covid-19 trends with new cases and deaths.
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Ruby Rose talks leaving 'Batwoman'

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:42
Ruby Rose is speaking out to thank everyone who participated in the series she left.
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Biggest UK solar plant approved

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:33
Climate change: Go-ahead for controversial solar farm - the UK's biggest
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SpaceX may have to postpone second launch attempt

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:22
Weather again threatens the launch window for a SpaceX rocket to carry NASA astronauts on the first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade.
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Hong Kong: US and allies defend 'bastion of freedom'

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:10
The joint statement comes as the UK says it could extend visa rights to overseas passport holders.
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The real reason Donald Trump hates mail-in ballots

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:09
California wants to send mail-in ballots to all registered voters ahead of the 2020 election due to the coronavirus pandemic, a move that President Donald Trump is continuously attacking — saying it will lead to a fraudulent and rigged election. Chris Cillizza explains why the widespread election fraud Trump claims will happen is, well, unlikely.
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Coronavirus: Two households likely to meet outdoors in Wales next week

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:08
Lockdown is expected to be eased in Wales on Monday, with people likely to be able to meet outdoors.
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GOP operatives worry Trump will lose both the presidency and Senate majority

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:07
A little more than three months ago, as Democrats cast their ballots in the Nevada caucuses, Republicans felt confident about their chances in 2020. The coronavirus seemed a distant, far-off threat. Democrats appeared poised to nominate a self-described socialist for president. The stock market was near a record high. The economy was roaring. President Donald Trump looked well-positioned to win a second term, and perhaps pull enough incumbent Republicans along with him to hold the party's majority in the Senate.
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Trump tweets condolences for 100,000 dead

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:04
President Donald Trump expressed his condolences Thursday morning to the American victims of the coronavirus pandemic, a day after the US officially reached 100,000 dead and amid a morning tweetstorm in which he tweeted and retweeted political insults and criticisms.
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UConn senior suspected of killing 2 and leading a six-day manhunt was arrested

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:00
The University of Connecticut student accused of killing two people, kidnapping another and leading police on a six-day manhunt was arrested in Maryland on Wednesday, authorities said.
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How will we party post-pandemic?

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:55
In nightclubs around the world, once-crowded dance floors have remained empty for months. If you need reminding, clubbing is close contact activity: People share drinks, hug, kiss and generally invade each others personal space until the early hours of the morning.
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Tim Kaine says he and his wife tested positive for coronavirus antibodies

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:49
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia and his wife have tested positive for coronavirus antibodies, he said in a statement Thursday.
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Dominic Cummings: Fact-checking the row

BBC - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:46
Senior Conservatives are still questioning adviser's account of driving his family 260 miles during lockdown.
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Prince William reveals how his poor eyesight helped with nerves when public speaking

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:42
Prince William is trying to get men to open up about their mental health, and for a new documentary on the issue he revealed his own unorthodox way of managing his nerves.
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'The Crown' stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith to perform again together

CNN - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 16:27
Claire Foy and Matt Smith are reuniting on stage. "The Crown" co-stars will perform in a socially-distanced play at the Old Vic in London this June, the iconic theater announced on its site.
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