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For black women mayors, rising national profiles come with political risk

For black women mayors, rising national profiles come with political risk

21 minutes ago   |   Politico

Black women mayors are having a moment. They're also facing a daunting political challenge. Mayors Keisha Lance Bottoms, Muriel Bowser, Lori Lightfoot and London Breed steer...
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How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback

How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback

21 minutes ago   |   Politico

Rhode Island is once again open for business. You can go to the movies, to restaurants, to the beach, even to indoor concerts, although crowd sizes are capped at 125...
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US & Russia not enemies despite all existing disagreements - Russian ambassador

US & Russia not enemies despite all existing disagreements - Russian ambassador

51 minutes ago   |   RT

The United States and Russia are not enemies and cannot afford not talking to each other, Russian Ambassador to US Anatoly Antonov has said. Speaking on Russia-US relations...
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Coronavirus Cases Show No Sign of Slowing in Worst-Hit U.S., Brazil and India

53 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

India on Thursday reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections, as the disease continued its ominous spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. The virus is...
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U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign Journalists

U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign Journalists

53 minutes ago   |   NPR

Dozens of foreign nationals working in the U.S. for Voice of America may have to leave the country, putting some at risk of retribution from their nations' governments. (Image...
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Powerful euro single currency bloc to pick new president

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The powerful group of countries using Europe's single currency will choose a new president on Thursday, with three candidates vying for the challenging task of leading the...
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Colombia: Gang rape of Indigenous girl sparks national outrage

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The fallout grows for Colombia's military over a gang rape that has turned the spotlight on the military’s record of violence and abuses.
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Tech giants are aligned against Hong Kong's security law. Apple is a holdout

Tech giants are aligned against Hong Kong's security law. Apple is a holdout

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Apple has not taken a firm stand against Beijing's new national security law in Hong Kong like other U.S. tech firms. The company has not elaborated on its decision, but...
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Trump Changed the World Order and Leaders Don't Know What to Do

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. leader has tested the ability of political veterans to adapt. China may have its own strategy, but Europeans are caught in the middle.
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B/R's Best MLB Ballpark 'ALDS, NLDS' Bracket Voting Results and Top Comments

5 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report's Best MLB Ballpark bracket continued Wednesday with the American and National League Divisional Series rounds...
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‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

Reopening schools "is important for the children & families," President Donald Trump said on Twitter. "May cut off funding if not open!” Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

The company said it lost 49% of net sales during March, April and May of this year compared to sales last year. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

A San Francisco lawmaker wants to deploy "CAREN" against people making racially motivated calls to 911. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the ordinance Wednesday, calling it... Read more ...