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Lawsuit claims Breonna Taylor lived for '5 to 6 minutes' after being shot

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 02:03
Breonna Taylor was briefly alive for "five to six minutes" after being shot, according to a claim made in a lawsuit filed by Taylor's mother against Brett Hankison, Myles Cosgrove and Jonathan Mattingly, the three Louisville Metro Police Department officers identified in connection to her death.
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Trove of Apollo spaceflight hardware sold at auction

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:52
Dozens of consignors auctioned off priceless pieces of space and tech memorabilia this week — including a rocket engine that carried Neil Armstrong to the Moon and an assortment of meteorites recovered from remote locations across the globe.
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Opinion: What a Trump loss could look like

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:48
Republicans should be terrified. President Donald Trump's reelection prospects look increasingly grim, with polls showing that his ticket is vulnerable in states like North Carolina, Ohio and Texas. According to one recent Fox News poll, Joe Biden has a two-point lead over Trump in Georgia—where a Democratic presidential candidate has not won since 1992.
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Coronavirus: Northumberland holiday home for sick children remains closed

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:39
A holiday home for families with ill children remains closed until next year due to coronavirus.
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Suffolk Punch horse born using sex-sorted sperm technology

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:29
The filly is the first in the UK to be born using sex-sorted sperm to determine its gender.
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Can a religious group that wants to bring down China's Communist Party survive in Hong Kong?

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:29
To the upbeat sounds of a blue-uniformed brass band, the rally proceeded through downtown Hong Kong.
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NYPD commissioner offers scathing rebuke of lawmakers and reforms

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:27
The leader of the New York Police Department offered a scathing rebuke of lawmakers who have been critical of officers and pushed for reforms during a closed-door speech at the department's weekly crime stats briefing, according to a video recording of the remarks obtained by CNN.
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Changing Places toilets for disabled people to be compulsory

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:19
Campaigners say rules for Changing Places toilets in new buildings are "nothing short of life changing".
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Trump doesn't think US needs a national mask mandate

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:14
President Donald Trump said he would not consider a national mandate on mask wearing in a new interview with Fox set to air on Sunday.
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What happens to John Lewis' vacant US House seat in Georgia

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 01:02
As the remembrances poured in Saturday for John Lewis, the 5th Congressional District in Georgia he served for decades is left without a representative in Congress.
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How many hot dogs can a human possibly eat? Science finally has an answer

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:50
It's a question we've all considered at one point, whether among our respected academic peers or while zoning out in the shower.
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'I was found as a baby wrapped in my mum's coat – but who am I?'

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:45
For 70 years Tony May knew nothing about where he came from, except that he'd been left on the bank of the Thames.
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Spain's monarchy shaken by Juan Carlos's hidden Swiss fortune

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:41
King Juan Carlos abdicated in 2014 but is once again in the spotlight over his financial dealings.
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Street vendors are on edge after a paletero was beaten unconscious and another killed

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:40
Miguel Medina stopped his push cart in downtown Los Angeles and reached inside for paleta. Within seconds, he was knocked unconscious.
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Coronavirus: My 86 days in hospital fighting Covid-19

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:39
Babak Khosrowshahi spent more than 12 weeks in hospital - he was determined to walk out a survivor.
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Coronavirus face masks: Why men are less likely to wear masks

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:38
Covid-19 kills more men than women, so why are they shunning protective masks the most?
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'Weddings every day of the week' in 2021

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:37
The 2021 wedding season is likely to see a huge rise in midweek weddings as couples consider their options.
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'My Nigerian great-grandfather sold slaves'

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 00:36
Colonial slave-traders are seeing their legacies reassessed, but what about the Africans who profited?
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