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UK travel quarantine 'vital to avoid second coronavirus wave'

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

In an op-ed for the Telegraph, UK's home and transport ministers defend plans to quarantine international arrivals.
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Mexico's president goes full-steam ahead with Mayan train

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

Several decades ago, residents of the Yucatan peninsula rode trains to visit relatives or sell their produce
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UK's Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens if needed

5 hours ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says his country stands ready to open the door to almost 3 million Hong Kong citizens if China enacts a national security law for the city
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Several Labor Organizations Call For Minneapolis Police Union Head Bob Kroll To Step Down

5 hours ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Several Minnesota labor organizations are calling for Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the Minneapolis Police Officers Federation, to step down in the aftermath of...
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NFL, union agree to ban joint training camp practices

NFL, union agree to ban joint training camp practices

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The NFL and NFL Players Association agreed to ban increasingly popular joint training camp practices this summer, as first reported by
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Australia police rejects comparison to US over boy's arrest

6 hours ago   |   ABC News

Australian police are rejecting comparisons to the U.S. after an indigenous boy was injured while being arrested in Sydney
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Bears have to cancel joint practices with the Broncos in Denver leading up to their 2nd preseason game

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Bears and Broncos were to hold crossover practices the week before their Aug. 22 preseason game. But the NFL and the players union agreed to do away with joint practices...
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Reports: Nashville Superspeedway to host Cup race in 2021

7 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Reports state that Nashville Superspeedway will host a NASCAR Cup race in 2021, taking a date from Dover International Speedway.
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Three takeaways from latest tensions in MLB-union talks

Three takeaways from latest tensions in MLB-union talks

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

On the bright side, no one calls baseball “boring” at the moment. These heated negotiations to restart the 2020 season continue to entertain, even as they present absolutely...
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Boston cop union condemns DA Rachael Rollins' ‘reckless' rhetoric

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Boston patrolmen's union is condemning DA Rachael Rollins' “reckless” rhetoric after the county's top law enforcer called cops “murderers” in a tweet. Rollins isn't backing...
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Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for...

Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly... Read more ...

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

Thousands of people in Boston held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George Floyd's neck. Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequality

The billion-dollar donation is an expansion of the several hundreds of millions of dollars Bank of America donates to nonprofits and lends to small, minority businesses. Read more ...

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

See the up-to-the-minute Indiana primary results for the election on June 2, 2020. Read more ...

Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention...

Trump tweets that the RNC was 'forced to seek another state' for convention as North Carolina says it will stick to COVID-19 measures

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that the Republican National Convention will no longer be hosted in North Carolina after Gov. Roy Cooper refused to host a... Read more ...

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Authorities said they arrested a teenager who was allegedly behind a social media post encouraging a riot. Read more ...

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump for a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House Monday... Read more ...