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Reading park stabbings: What we know so far

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:50
A man has been arrested and three people are feared dead following the serious incident in the park.
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One school's approach to teaching black history

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:30
This school chooses to teach black history all year round, rather than for just one month.
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Trump cancels overflow crowd address due to low turnout

CNN - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:24
President Donald Trump's campaign canceled a previously scheduled speech to an expected overflow crowd outside of his campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, because turnout numbers are lower than expected. CNN's Abby Phillip reports.
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Ethiopian maids dumped outside Beirut embassy

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:16
Domestic workers have been left homeless and unpaid amid an ongoing economic crisis in Lebanon, heightened by the coronavirus pandemic.
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One-fifth of Earth's ocean floor is now mapped

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:14
This leaves four-fifths - twice the area of Mars - still to be surveyed to a modern standard.
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Coronavirus: Five reasons why it is so bad in Yemen

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:13
Five reasons why Yemen could be the worst place for coronavirus in the world.
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'Cashpoint aid' and Africa: Who benefits?

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:13
The UK's new hard-nosed approach to African aid is greeted with cynicism, writes the BBC's Andrew Harding.
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Last of Us Part II: Is this the most accessible game ever?

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:12
A hotly-anticipated game release brought tears to some purely because of its options menu.
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Dad school: How to be a better father

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:09
Dads in Rwanda are taking classes to learn how to be better fathers and husbands.
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Reading stabbing: Eyewitness describes park attack

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:06
An eyewitness describes the stabbing incident he saw unfold in Reading.
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Paul Whelan: The strange case of the ex-marine jailed for spying in Russia

BBC - Sun, 06/21/2020 - 00:06
How an ex-US marine ended up with a 16-year prison sentence after Russia accused him of spying.
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Opinion: Congress should call Bolton to testify

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:59
If nothing else, former national security adviser John Bolton is a colorful figure. Love him or hate him, Bolton is a smart lawyer and skillful bureaucratic infighter with a well-defined worldview. An assertive neoconservative with a reputation for being a national security hawk, Bolton has often crossed swords with the foreign policy establishment and is not known for playing well with others.
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Tiz the Law wins the 152nd Belmont Stakes in New York

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:48
Tiz the Law won the 152nd running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, New York, on Saturday, according to the race organzation's official Twitter.
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Trump holds first campaign rally since coronavirus pandemic began

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:48
Thousands of President Donald Trump's supporters have gathered in Tulsa Saturday for his first campaign rally in more than 100 days as he tries to reinvigorate his reelection bid in the midst of a pandemic, a recession and a national debate over racism.
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In pictures: Reading park stabbing

BBC - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:32
Images from the aftermath of a multiple stabbing at Forbury Gardens in the centre of Reading.
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China needs to be held accountable for Covid-19's destruction

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:31
That the Chinese government has significant culpability for the global spread of Covid-19 and needs to be held accountable for its misconduct should not be a partisan issue. We already know that the Associated Press has reported the Chinese government concealed critical facts about the emergence of the virus; that local officials silenced voices of warning; and that as a result, actions of Chinese officials most likely deprived the world early on of critical information about the virus' transmissibility and lethality.
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READ: US attorney Geoffrey Berman says he's leaving his post

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:27
Geoffrey Berman, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a statement Saturday that he would leave his post after Attorney General William Barr sent him a letter saying that President Donald Trump had removed him.
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Joe Biden and DNC outraise Trump campaign operation in May

CNN - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:23
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee raised more than $74 million in May, marking a fundraising rebound from April, but falling short of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's massive haul.
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Geoffrey Berman: Trump fires top US prosecutor who refused to quit

BBC - Sat, 06/20/2020 - 23:17
The president removes Geoffrey Berman from office, a day after he said he was not stepping down.
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