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A dozen Texas bars temporarily lose alcohol permits for breaking virus protocols

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 19:03
The Texas Alcohol Beverage Commission has temporarily suspended the alcohol permits of 12 bars in Texas after they were found to be in violation of the state's protocols to slow the spread of Covid-19.
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Kentucky braces for chaotic primary election after cuts to polling locations

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:54
State lawmakers and voting rights activists are bracing for potential chaos during Kentucky's primary election on Tuesday after concerns over coronavirus led state elections officials to sharply limit the number of in-person polling places.
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US taxpayers are funding six vaccines. Here's how they work

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:51
It's an unprecedented effort: the US government is investing more than $3 billion to come up with a vaccine against the coronavirus.
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Analysis: Why everyone who works for Trump should be very nervous right now

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:41
The list of things that make President Donald Trump the maddest goes something like this:
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Ousted US attorney refused to sign Justice Department letter criticizing New York's Covid restrictions

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:41
Geoffrey Berman, the federal prosecutor ousted over the weekend by the Trump administration, recently refused to sign a letter from the Justice Department that criticized New York City's coronavirus restrictions that affect religious institutions, a person briefed on the matter said.
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'Hamilton' movie trailer released

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:28
Disney has released the first trailer for "Hamilton", the filmed version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that will be released on their subscription streaming service on July 3.
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Coronavirus: The people who are still shielding at home

BBC - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:22
Some 2.2m can stop shielding from the start of August, but are they ready to rejoin the wider world?
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4.3 million homeowners missed their mortgage payments last month

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:20
The number of people who failed to pay their mortgage last month rose to its highest level since 2011.
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Virgin Galactic will help train astronauts for NASA

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:08
SpaceX won't be the only private company bringing people to the International Space Station. Virgin Galactic announced Monday that it has signed a deal with NASA to train private astronauts and coordinate potential trips to the ISS.
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BLM movement awakens uncomfortable conversations in the UK

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:08
Polling conducted by CNN in England, Scotland and Wales on the issue of racism has uncovered stark divisions between experiences and attitudes towards race. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
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Why FedEx took branding off NASCAR car

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:03
As Denny Hamlin races around the Talladega Superspeedway in Monday's race, the hood of his car will display the logo of the National Civil Rights Museum -- a move by Hamlin and his sponsor FedEx to support the ongoing fight for racial equality.
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Coronavirus: People shielding in England allowed to gather from 6 July

BBC - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:00
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening.
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Supermodel Joan Smalls pledges half her wages to Black Lives Matter

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:57
While anti-racist protests continue daily around the world and online, the fashion industry finds itself in the cross hairs of controversies about offensive business and creative practices.
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Asia's richest man now among world's top 10

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:57
Asia's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is now among the world's top 10 wealthiest people.
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Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in UK fall to pre-lockdown level

BBC - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:49
Official figures also show a further 15 people have died after testing positive for the virus.
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Golden Globes will take place later than usual

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:39
The Golden Globes will -- like the BAFTAs and Oscars -- take place a little later than usual next year.
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Fact check: Trump falsely claims President George W. Bush fired John Bolton

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:37
President Donald Trump has responded to former national security adviser John Bolton's sharply critical book about Trump -- which Bolton describes as "a book about how not to be president" -- with his own criticism of Bolton's character and career.
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Smelly durian fruit sends six to hospital and forces evacuation

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:31
Twelve German postal workers received medical treatment and dozens more were evacuated due to a pungent suspect package -- which turned out to be a shipment of the notoriously smelly durian fruit.
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These are the best sales to shop during WWDC 2020

CNN - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 17:30
Monday is the first day of Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, an event many of us have been eagerly anticipating. And while we're waiting to see what will be announced at WWDC 2020, we decided to look around for some deals. What we've found is a plethora of bargains, ranging from earbuds to the mighty MacBook Pro.
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