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10 things in tech you need to know today

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Uber will acquire food delivery startup Postmates in $2.6 billion all-stock deal, reports say. Sources told...
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Volunteers distribute groceries to South Side residents in need after looting amplifies food desert concerns

1 day ago   |   ABC

Volunteers bundle donated groceries to help Chicagoans in need after violent looting last month amplified food desert concerns.
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‘Looting & crime stopped DEAD!': Trump says he saved Minneapolis from destruction by sending in National Guard

‘Looting & crime stopped DEAD!': Trump says he saved Minneapolis from destruction by sending in National Guard

4 days ago   |   RT

US President Donald Trump has boasted that Minneapolis would have been wiped off the map had he not urged the Minnesota government to deploy National Guard troops to quell...
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Walz Asks Feds To Help To Rebuild From George Floyd Protests

4 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday asked the federal government to help rebuild communities that sustained damage during the protests over the killing of George...
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‘Very Serious Criminal Activity': Minnesota Senate GOP Spotlights Damage After George Floyd's Death

5 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate opened hearings Wednesday on the unrest that rocked the state after the death of George Floyd, focusing on the...
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Facebook's Flawed Plan to End Antiquities Trafficking

5 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Facebook's sophisticated algorithms and encrypted messaging have helped militants operating in Middle Eastern conflict zones to traffick looted antiquities-which funds...
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City That Once Guided a Nation Now Shows Its Cracks

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Peoria, Ill., was a place where marketers and politicians honed their messages. The pandemic and protests have made clear the sharply different realities of its Black and white...
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Humboldt Park siblings raise over $40k for black and brown West side businesses

6 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Mercedes and Charles Pickett, president and vice president of Earth's Remedies, raise over $40,000 dollars for black and brown owned businesses. One business owner says any...
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Senate GOP, Dems Set To Clash In Hearings About Rioting, Looting After George Floyd's Death

6 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Questions surrounding why the rioting and looting went on for so long after George Floyd's death may be answered Wednesday. Senate Republicans, led by Majority...
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Humboldt Park siblings raise over $40k for black and brown West side businesses

6 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Mercedes and Charles Pickett, president and vice president of Earth's Remedies, raise over $40,000 dollars for black and brown owned businesses. One business owner says any...
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...