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Red Cross says there's been 208 coronavirus-related attacks on health workers

Red Cross says there's been 208 coronavirus-related attacks on health workers

1 minute ago   |   New York Post

UNITED NATIONS - The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said it has recorded 208 COVID-19-related attacks against health workers and installations in 13...
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To recover from COVID-19, Europe wants more 5G

1 minute ago   |   Fortune

Conspiracy theorists may absurdly claim that 5G is somehow behind the spread of the novel coronavirus. But as far as the European Union is concerned, the mobile technology will...
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Why a Bipartisan Revolt Killed the House's Spy Bill?

1 minute ago   |   Newsweek

The move to nix a vote that would reauthorize expired portions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act comes after a collapse of broad support for legislation that was the...
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Behind the mask, cultural fault lines lie

7 minutes ago   |   Times Union

Price Chopper and Hannaford supermarkets request but don't require customers to wear masks while shopping. Whole Foods and ShopRite do, to the point of refusing entrance to...
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Gum, mints and snack bar sales slump, as U.S. consumers order online amid COVID-19 crisis

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Impulse purchases - gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line - are falling as more people get...
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Cash Exodus: COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate shift to cashless, experts say

11 minutes ago   |   National Post

Some businesses reopening with pandemic protocols in place have said they won't accept cash for the time being, potentially accelerating what the Bank of Canada describes as a...
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Connecticut transgender policy found to violate Title IX

Connecticut transgender policy found to violate Title IX

13 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department's...
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PETA founder vows to close ‘Tiger King' zoo after it reopens to the public

PETA founder vows to close ‘Tiger King' zoo after it reopens to the public

13 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Ingrid Newkirk, the founder and president of PETA, is once again coming after the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park made famous by Netflix's “Tiger King.” The animal-rights...
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CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

15 minutes ago   |   WBALTV   |   6 articles

CVS Health is expanding its coronavirus testing program with 13 more test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Maryland.
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Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

Trump shares tweet that argues face masks represent 'silence, slavery, and social death'

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump shared a tweet on Thursday that argued the mandated use of face masks represents a "culture of silence, slavery, and social death." "Masks aren't about...
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President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could raise risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

Peter Manfredonia, the University of Connecticut senior accused of two murders, appeared stone-faced in a new mugshot released Thursday after he was arrested by Maryland... Read more ...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs. Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...