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Background checks, a metric for gun sales, hit all-time high

21 minutes ago   |   ABC

Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm were done in June, a trend in a year marked by uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, a subsequent...
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Teen shot dead in Seattle's CHOP was being chased after stealing Jeep

Teen shot dead in Seattle's CHOP was being chased after stealing Jeep

33 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The teenager shot dead in Seattle's Capitol Hill Organized Protest area was being chased after stealing a Jeep at knifepoint - and sobbed, “I don't want to die” after he was...
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Florida officer accused of pushing over kneeling protester charged

43 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

A Florida police officer who was filmed pushing over a protester who was already kneeling is facing criminal charges.
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Talking Business with Becky Bradley: We Must Face Our Race and Ethnic Disparities

47 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

Despite strides made toward equity, recent protests in the Lehigh Valley recognize that the region is not exempt from institutional injustices against people of color.
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St. Louis lawyer Mark McCloskey claims couple's guns kept ‘mobsters' away

St. Louis lawyer Mark McCloskey claims couple's guns kept ‘mobsters' away

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The St. Louis legal eagle who, along with his wife, confronted Back Lives Matter protesters in their swanky neighborhood insisted that the only thing that kept the “mobsters”...
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Six hurt in scuffles with security forces at Ethiopian singer's funeral

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

ADDIS ABABA - Six people were injured on Thursday in scuffles between Ethiopian security forces and mourners trying to attend the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose...
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Brian Kingston on Brookfield's long game

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

It's been an especially busy few months for Canadian investment giant Brookfield, which is upping its bets on everything from struggling chain stores to distressed real estate...
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No 'nitty gritty': UK broadcaster Sky Sports BANS commentators from using list of phrases 'linked to racial inequality'

No 'nitty gritty': UK broadcaster Sky Sports BANS commentators from using list of phrases 'linked to racial inequality'

1 hour ago   |   RT

Sky Sports has reportedly circulated a list of phrases which are forbidden to be used in match commentary after a study showed that several household phrases which frequently...
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Thousands Join N.Y.C. Bike Protests: ‘It's Like Riding in the Cavalry'

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Black Lives Matter bicycle rides have grown in size and popularity and have evolved into distinctive displays.
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U.K. Grants Asylum to Ex-Consulate Worker Who Told of Torture in China

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Simon Cheng was held during the height of the Hong Kong protests last year, and his treatment highlighted concerns about China's legal system.
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

Sharks still out there, experts caution ahead of holiday weekend

As people across the country head to open beaches for the holiday, authorities are warning to not only take precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic but to also be on alert... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski...

NH Primary Source: Republican activist Plummer backs Democrat Surdukowski for Executive Council

Renee Plummer is a Republican, but she's a Republican who goes her own way and isn't afraid to break the proverbial mold. Read more ...

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

Two drivers charged, two children injured in wreck on I-95 in Nash County

A two-car crash caused parts of parts of Interstate 95 North to close near Whitakers in Nash County early Thursday morning. Read more ...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list...

Hungary won't back EU request to add non-EU countries to safe travel list - Orban

Budapest will not comply with a European Union request to add non-member states to a “safe” travel list, except for Serbia, according to Hungarian PM Viktor Orban. The... Read more ...