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Coronavirus: Sweden's Tegnell admits too many died

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:28
Anders Tegnell says more should have been done early on to stem coronavirus in Sweden.
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Similarities between Floyd and Frenchman's deaths spark rage in Paris

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:09
In an echo of the Black Lives Matter protests in the US, protests in Paris were organized by Assa Traoré, whose brother Adama died while being detained by police in 2016. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.
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Pope Francis condemns death of George Floyd

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:06
Pope Francis has called the death of George Floyd at the hands of US police officers "tragic" and said he is praying for him and "all those others who have lost their lives as a result of the sin of racism."
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Analysis: Incumbents usually are penalized in times of unrest

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:04
The protests and riots of the last week have led many to try and find the correct historical analogy during this election year. Is this 1968, a year in which Republicans, with Richard Nixon as their standard-bearer, won back the White House? Is this 1970, a year in which Republicans suffered a double-digit loss of governorships?
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We went backpacking with suitcases in Italy and it was a mess

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:00
Like many people, I developed an obsession with Italy relatively early in life. Unlike many people, mine was probably inspired by a cartoon dream sequence in which Yogi Bear and his girlfriend Cindy sailed through Venice on a gondola.
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Phil Foden: Man City warn midfielder over beach football pictures

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:55
Manchester City remind Phil Foden of his responsibilities as he is pictured appearing to break social distancing guidelines.
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Twitter says it labels tweets to provide 'context, not fact-checking'

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:13
Twitter has defended its policy of labeling tweets that are potentially misleading or which glorify violence, days after it began applying such warnings to President Donald Trump's posts for the first time.
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Man charged with murdering wife and daughter in Salisbury

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:59
Nikoletta Zdun, 18, and Aneta Zdun, 40, died at a home in Wessex Road, Salisbury, on Monday.
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Fauci shares optimistic hope on Covid-19 vaccines

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:46
The US should have 100 million doses of one candidate Covid-19 vaccine by the end of the year, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said Tuesday.
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'I don't see racism at all in the NFL,' Denver Broncos head coach says

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:21
Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters Tuesday he doesn't believe racism and discrimination are issues in the NFL.
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Stephen Colbert mocks Trump's bible photo-op

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:20
Late Night hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers had fun with President Trump's impromptu photo event in front of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.
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Mars' moons may hint that the planet once had rings

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:09
Mars has two small, funky-looking moons with strange orbits, and they may suggest that the red planet once had rings, like some of the larger planets in our solar system.
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Coronavirus patients evacuated ahead of worst storm to hit Mumbai in 70 years

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:55
Coronavirus patients are among more than 100,000 people evacuated from low-lying coastal areas in India's western states ahead of a cyclone set to make landfall near Mumbai in Maharashtra.
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Police using rubber bullets on protestors that can blind, maim or kill

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:54
In cities across the country, police departments have attempted to quell unrest spurred by the death of George Floyd by firing rubber bullets into crowds, even though five decades of evidence shows such weapons can disable, disfigure and even kill.
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Is social distancing good for your dating life?

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:52
Nothing is certain in the world of dating. But for Poornima Ravishankar, a lawyer from northern New Jersey, the coronavirus pandemic has brought an unexpected twist.
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Coronavirus: Sex workers fear for their future

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:38
Worries about coronavirus transmission spell an uncertain future for millions of sex workers globally.
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Global Running Day is going virtual this year

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:37
Global Running Day has joined the list of virtual-only events in 2020.
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Coronavirus: Parents in Wales wait for school decision

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:35
Parents and pupils will learn later if any classes will restart in the summer term in Wales.
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The eighth night of demonstrations saw less violence, fewer police clashes and more acts of civil disobedience

CNN - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:15
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George Floyd death: More large protests in US but violence falls

BBC - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:10
Many defied curfews but the violence was not on the scale of Monday night.
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