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‘Oppressive Policy': Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Black Lives Matter Ban At Olympics

‘Oppressive Policy': Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Black Lives Matter Ban At Olympics

4 hours ago   |   News One

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo began its rollout in the midst of a pandemic which has intersected with a racial reckoning like no other. Last summer, several corporations...
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Tokyo seeks extension of COVID-19 state of emergency until May 31

Tokyo seeks extension of COVID-19 state of emergency until May 31

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

The extension is sparking more questions about the country's ability to host the Olympics.
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Petition Demanding Cancelation Of Tokyo Olympics Garners 160,000 Signatures In Just Three Days

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

A majority of Japanese believe the Olympics should be canceled or postponed, polls have found.
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Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

6 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Republican California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner was ridiculed after claiming on Fox News that her friends were leaving the state because they didn't want to look...
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Australia Is Nearly COVID-19 Free. Toyko-Bound Olympic Surfers Are Reaping the Benefits

Australia Is Nearly COVID-19 Free. Toyko-Bound Olympic Surfers Are Reaping the Benefits

7 hours ago   |   Time

Unlike most members of the U.S. Olympic team bound for Tokyo this summer, surfer John John Florence can currently walk into a bar, maskless, without much worry, to enjoy a beer...
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You'll see Olympic sport climbing during this year's games for the first time ever

You'll see Olympic sport climbing during this year's games for the first time ever

7 hours ago   |   WLWT

Running and jumping have been a staple in every Summer Olympics. This year, a new sport is joining the games - climbing.
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Tokyo Olympics athletes asked to ‘lead by example' by taking Covid-19 vaccines after IOC accepts offer from ‘proud' Pfizer bosses

Tokyo Olympics athletes asked to ‘lead by example' by taking Covid-19 vaccines after IOC accepts offer from ‘proud' Pfizer bosses

9 hours ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

The International Olympic Committee has accepted an offer from Pfizer to supply jabs to athletes and support staff at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, asking everyone at the...
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Pfizer, BioNTech to provide Covid-19 vaccine to Olympic athletes

9 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   3 articles

Initial doses are expected to be delivered to participating delegations at the end of May with the goal of ensuring the delegations receive second doses ahead of arrivals in Tokyo.
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Japanese Petition to Cancel Olympics Gains 50K Signatures in First Day

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

As coronavirus cases surge and cities enact lockdowns across Japan, an online petition seeks to cancel the Tokyo Olympics.
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I.O.C. Offers Vaccine to All Tokyo Games Participants

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Olympic officials announced deals to provide vaccine doses to visitors before they travel to Japan, the latest effort to ease the fears of a skeptical Japanese public.
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DHS Mayorkas: We're reuniting whole families, not just parents, with border kids

DHS Mayorkas: We're reuniting whole families, not just parents, with border kids

The Biden administration is working to reunite entire families with kids separated from them at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration - including siblings and... Read more ...

Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

You'll soon be able to tip your favorite tweeters. What you need to know Twitter is starting to test its new Tip Jar feature. The feature allows you to leave a tip for your... Read more ...

Police & FBI respond to hostage situation at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota

Police & FBI respond to hostage situation at Wells Fargo bank in Minnesota

A Wells Fargo spokesperson just confirmed with me that there are hostages inside the St. Cloud bank - Anna Haecherl May 6, 2021 WATCH LIVE - Chopper 5 is above the scene where... Read more ...

Hogan announces imitative to support youth dealing with mental health...

Hogan announces imitative to support youth dealing with mental health effects of COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday his program to help Maryland school children with the mental health effects of COVID-19. Read more ...

Josh Duggar released on bail after ‘worst of the worst' child porn allegation

Josh Duggar released on bail after ‘worst of the worst' child porn allegation

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was released from an Arkansas jail on Thursday as he awaits trial on federal charges that he downloaded and kept a trove of sick child porn... Read more ...

55-year-old worker killed when wall collapses

55-year-old worker killed when wall collapses

A worker died after a wall collapsed Thursday at a home under construction in Newton. Read more ...

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

Altuve's birthday HR answers boos, Astros top Torres, Yanks

NEW YORK - José Altuve responded to jeering fans by marking his 31st birthday with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Chad Green in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros beat... Read more ...

Video: Brawl erupts after Jake Paul steals Floyd Mayweather's cap at press event

Video: Brawl erupts after Jake Paul steals Floyd Mayweather's cap at press event

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Jake Paul has done a lot of annoying mixed martial arts fighters on social media since he knocked out Ben Askren. But when he annoyed one of the greatest... Read more ...

Indianapolis signs 5 draft picks, 5 undrafted free agents

Indianapolis signs 5 draft picks, 5 undrafted free agents

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts today signed five of draft picks, including their first-rounder, Michigan defensive end Kwity Paye. Read more ...

Get the Facts on the Vax: Submit your vaccine questions for a doctor

Get the Facts on the Vax: Submit your vaccine questions for a doctor

Have a question about the COVID-19 vaccine? We'll take your question straight to the experts. Read more ...