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House Armed Services chairman proposes $1 billion Pentagon pandemic preparedness fund

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:48
House Armed Services Chairman Adam Smith is proposing the creation of a new $1 billion fund for the Pentagon to better prepare for pandemics, according to committee aides and a copy of the legislation obtained by CNN.
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Coronavirus: US cases ‘may have topped 20 million’

BBC - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:40
Health officials say the true number of cases is about 10 times higher than the reported figure.
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Opinion: Removing the Teddy Roosevelt statue is just the beginning

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:38
New Yorkers who walked past the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) on Central Park West in recent weeks will have seen officers from the New York Police Department Counterterrorism Unit standing guard in front of the iconic equestrian statue of Theodore Roosevelt, his horse flanked by two muscular, semi-naked men, one African, one American Indian.
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Vince Carter is retiring from the NBA after 22 seasons

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:19
After 22 seasons in the NBA, Vince Carter is hanging up his threads and calling it a career.
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Liverpool win Premier League: Reds' 30-year wait for top-flight title ends

BBC - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:15
BBC Sport takes a look back at the 30 years that have passed since Liverpool's last league title back in 1990 as the Reds are confirmed as Premier League champions.
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Rank the 10 games that have defined Klopp's reign

BBC - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:10
BBC Sport looks at 10 games which have shaped Jurgen Klopp's reign at Liverpool as they celebrate winning the Premier League title.
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Premier League title: Jurgen Klopp's transformative role in leading Liverpool success

BBC - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:09
Jurgen Klopp is the man behind Liverpool's transformation into Premier League title winners. This is the inside story of how he did it.
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State music festival initially called the 'COVID Herd Immunity Fest' changed its name after predicable backlash

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:56
The organizers behind a Wisconsin music festival called the "COVID Herd Immunity Fest" changed its name this week after they were met with a wave of backlash on social media.
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McCarthy outraged by Covid-19 question

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:51
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) gets angry at CNN's Manu Raju for asking about President Trump using a racist term for the coronavirus.
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Kosovo President charged with war crimes cancels White House visit

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:48
Kosovan President Hashim Thaci has been indicted for war crimes allegedly committed during the Kosovo conflict in the late 1990s, leading him to cancel a planned trip to the White House this weekend for talks with Serbian leaders.
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World's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak is declared over

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:46
The Democratic Republic of Congo's battle against the world's second-deadliest Ebola outbreak on record is officially over, the country's health minister, Eteni Longondo, announced Thursday.
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Poll finds sharp partisan divide over coronavirus as cases spike

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:43
A new poll out from Pew Research Center on Thursday finds a sharp partisan divide over concerns about coronavirus, with 61% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents saying the worst is behind us while 76% of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents think the worst is still to come.
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Triplets diagnosed with coronavirus after birth. Experts investigate why

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:32
Experts are researching a set of premature babies who tested positive for coronavirus after birth in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Dr. Tanya Altmann tells CNN's Brianna Keilar more.
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How to bring 352,000 employees back to work

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:24
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Three police officers fired after they are caught using 'hate-filled speech,' chief says

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:22
Three Wilmington, North Carolina, police officers have been fired after they were heard on video spewing "hate-filled speech" and referring "to Black people as the n-word," Police Chief Donny Williams said Wednesday.
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Walmart gets backlash over 'All Lives Matter' and 'Irish Lives Matter' T-shirts

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:20
Walmart is facing heat for selling T-shirts that feature variations of the "Black Lives Matter" slogan, including "All Lives Matter," "Blue Lives Matter," "Irish Lives Matter" and "Homeless Lives Matter."
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Hawaii to lift mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers with negative Covid-19 test results

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:12
You can finally go to Hawaii without quarantining -- if you've tested negative for Covid-19.
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Coronavirus infection may make pregnant women more severely ill, CDC says

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:09
Pregnant women may be at an increased risk for severe illness from Covid-19 compared with women who are not expecting, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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This is the noose that was found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at the Talladega Superspeedway

CNN - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:04
NASCAR has released a photo of the noose that was found hanging in Bubba Wallace's team garage at the Talladega Superspeedway last week.
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