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Disband the police? Minneapolis City Council actually considering celebrity advice

Disband the police? Minneapolis City Council actually considering celebrity advice

11 minutes ago   |   RT

Minneapolis City Council is now considering getting rid of its police department entirely, after four officers were charged in the killing of George Floyd, an African-American...
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Tom Brady, Saints Reportedly Had 'Serious' Mutual Interest If Drew Brees Retired

15 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The New Orleans Saints reportedly had a good chance to sign Tom Brady if Drew Brees had retired after last season...
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Authors retract study claiming hydroxychloroquine had fatal side effects

Authors retract study claiming hydroxychloroquine had fatal side effects

23 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The authors of a study published in the medical journal The Lancet that said taking hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus could be fatal retracted their findings Thursday...
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Slack shares plunge over 17% after earnings report that suggests the remote work boom hasn't boosted it as much as Wall Street hoped

Slack shares plunge over 17% after earnings report that suggests the remote work boom hasn't boosted it as much as Wall Street hoped

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Slack shares plunged up to over 17% after the company reported earnings showed that it may not have benefited as much from the remote work boom as Wall Street expected. Slack's...
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Photos show thousands of Hong Kongers defying a police order to attend vigils memorializing the victims of the Tienanmen Square massacre

Photos show thousands of Hong Kongers defying a police order to attend vigils memorializing the victims of the Tienanmen Square massacre

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Hong Kong banned residents from memorializing the Tiananmen Square massacre for the first time, but thousands of protesters gathered on Thursday anyway. Hong Kongers came...
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Gap reports huge first-quarter loss on coronavirus-led store closures

37 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Gap Inc on Thursday reported a whopping first-quarter loss of $932 million as the apparel retailer wrote down the value of some assets due to coronavirus-driven store closures...
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Race, Ethnicity Data To Be Required With Coronavirus Tests In U.S

Race, Ethnicity Data To Be Required With Coronavirus Tests In U.S

37 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The federal government says that as of Aug. 1, all laboratories must include detailed demographic data when reporting test results in order to help fight the pandemic nationally.
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In Afghanistan, the Islamic State Threatens Long-Term Peace 

In Afghanistan, the Islamic State Threatens Long-Term Peace 

45 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

After a bloody Ramadan, the Afghan government and the Taliban called for a three-day truce. But Islamic State terrorists are prepared to conduct more massacres.
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Kylie Jenner just topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world amid their feud over her billionaire status

Kylie Jenner just topped Forbes' list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world amid their feud over her billionaire status

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Kylie Jenner is the highest-paid celebrity in the world, earning $590 million pre-tax from June 2019 through May 2020, according to Forbes . The designation comes amid drama...
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NCAA Announces 2020 NBA Draft Withdrawal Date amid COVID-19

49 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   3 articles

Now that the NBA has reportedly set a date for its 2020 draft, the NCAA has issued a new deadline for prospects to withdraw from the event if they want to retain their college...
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Judge: $750,000 bail for 3 ex-officers accused in George Floyd's death

Judge: $750,000 bail for 3 ex-officers accused in George Floyd's death

A judge has set bail at $750,000 apiece for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

AP source: NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

It is the most significant step yet in the process of trying to resume a season that was suspended nearly three months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Judge advances murder case against 3 in Arbery death

Judge advances murder case against 3 in Arbery death

A judge has ruled that the cases against all three defendants charged with murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery can advance to the trial court. Read more ...

General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced the removal an iconic statue of General Robert E. Lee from Monument Avenue in the state's capital, Richmond, which has been... Read more ...

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

LONDON - Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social... Read more ...

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd's daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrery and Breonna Taylor, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native... Read more ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the...

Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen. Read more ...

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Camden County Health Department reported Friday that a person from Boone County who had attended the parties tested positive for the virus. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

For the most part, the initial wave of aid hasn't helped bring back jobs, and there's concern the economic boost will peter out by the end of July, when some benefits expire. Read more ...