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Asian Americans report nearly 700 racist attacks in a week, from being spat on and screamed at to full-on physical assaults

3 days ago   |   NY Daily News

As the nation struggles to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, one of the country's largest minorities is simultaneously battling another dangerous enemy: racism...
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Fighting resumes in Libya amid efforts to stop coronavirus pandemic

Fighting resumes in Libya amid efforts to stop coronavirus pandemic

3 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Battles raged on several fronts in Libya on Friday after a night of heavy bombardment in Tripoli, Reuters reported, citing combatants and residents. After a comparative lull...
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New Site Collects Reports Of Anti-Asian American Sentiment Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

3 days ago   |   NPR

Russell Jeung, a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, describes harassment, assault and microagressions against Asian Americans during the...
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Dept. of Education: Penn State violated Title IX after Jerry Sandusky case

Dept. of Education: Penn State violated Title IX after Jerry Sandusky case

3 days ago   |   WTAE

Penn State University will be required to make major changes to how it deals with sexual assault complaints following an investigation of the school's handling of allegations...
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R. Kelly seeks release from jail, cites COVID-19 risk

3 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - R&B singer R. Kelly cited the novel coronavirus in asking a federal judge Thursday to free him from a federal jail in Chicago as he awaits trial on child pornography...
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French Montana Sued for Sexual Battery: Report

3 days ago   |   Pitchfork

A woman claims that she was drugged and sexually assaulted
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13-year-old with passion for 3D printing answers calls to help hospitals

3 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - With more patients comes the need for more supplies. And in the case of COVID-19's assault on the lungs, masks and ventilators are a top priority. A call to action...
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Alleged drunken driver, passenger who died in North Side crash identified

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

Madison Delozier, 22, is charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.
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Opera Star, Charged With Sexual Assault, Is Fired by University of Michigan

3 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

David Daniels, a professor of voice and one of the world's leading countertenors, was dismissed one year after he and his husband were charged with sexually assaulting another...
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Police need public's help locating suspect in August 2019 assault

Police need public's help locating suspect in August 2019 assault

3 days ago   |   WBALTV

Baltimore police need the public's help locating aggravated assault suspect 39-year-old Asia Woodard.
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Dollar General offers discount for medical workers, guardsmen, first...

Dollar General offers discount for medical workers, guardsmen, first responders fighting coronavirus

Dollar General will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10% discount on qualifying purchases. Read more ...

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Following numerous closures of offices and stores this year, Macy's announced Monday it will furlough 130,000 people. Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Read more ...

John Prine hospitalized in critical condition with coronavirus symptoms

John Prine hospitalized in critical condition with coronavirus symptoms

NEW YORK - The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms. A message... Read more ...

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

Coronavirus in NY: State sees spike of 250 deaths, with 66,000 now infected

The coronavirus' toll on New York soared to frightening new heights on Monday, including a spike of more than 250 deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Read more ...

Maryland ups the ante on coronavirus quarantine enforcement with $5,000 fine...

Maryland ups the ante on coronavirus quarantine enforcement with $5,000 fine or one year in PRISON

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a stay-at-home order for state residents, warning that violations are punishable by fines of $5,000, a year's prison time, or both, the... Read more ...

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New summer 2021 dates have been confirmed for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The opening ceremony will take place on July 23 and the closing ceremony on August 8 next... Read more ...