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Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:54:24 GMT
Coronavirus: Spanish study casts doubt on herd immunity feasibility

A Lancet study estimates that around just 5% of the Spanish population has developed antibodies.
TikTok to exit Hong Kong 'within days'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:49:23 GMT
TikTok to exit Hong Kong 'within days'

The move by the short-form video app comes after China imposed its new security law on the city.
Russian space official Safronov arrested for treason
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:51:57 GMT
Russian space official Safronov arrested for treason

Former journalist Ivan Safronov is suspected of passing secrets to a Nato country.
India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:38:01 GMT
India coronavirus: Life-saving Covid-19 drugs sold on Delhi black market

Desperate Indian families searching for remdesivir are paying excessive sums to black market dealers.
Hisham al-Hashimi: Leading Iraqi expert on armed groups killed in Baghdad
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:10:34 GMT
Hisham al-Hashimi: Leading Iraqi expert on armed groups killed in Baghdad

The US and UN condemn the murder of Hisham al-Hashimi, who was shot outside his Baghdad home.
Iran's female gamers face challenges to stay online
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:02:10 GMT
Iran's female gamers face challenges to stay online

There's been a lockdown gaming boom – but in Iran it's been difficult to stay connected.
US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully online
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:59:33 GMT
US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully online

Some foreign students may need to move to a university with in-person classes to stay in the US.
Siberian Arctic sees record average temperatures
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:42:30 GMT
Siberian Arctic sees record average temperatures

Some areas saw rises of 10C during June, according to European Union data.
Coronavirus: Gütersloh lockdown lifted after German court ruling
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:23:31 GMT
Coronavirus: Gütersloh lockdown lifted after German court ruling

The court rules locking down Gütersloh after the outbreak at the Tönnies plant was disproportionate.
Dakota Access Pipeline: Judge suspends use of key oil link
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:10:42 GMT
Dakota Access Pipeline: Judge suspends use of key oil link

The pipeline, which protesters fought against, is ordered to conduct a fresh environmental review.
Colombia fuel tanker inferno kills seven and injures dozens
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:29:26 GMT
Colombia fuel tanker inferno kills seven and injures dozens

The accident happened as people tried to siphon fuel from the overturned lorry on the north coast.
Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:23:32 GMT
Coronavirus: How fast is it spreading in Africa?

There are fears that the number of cases is growing rapidly, so what are the key trends?
Ennio Morricone’s life in pictures
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:11:02 GMT
Ennio Morricone’s life in pictures

“Spaghetti" Westerns composer Ennio Morricone has died in Rome aged 91.
Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:58:50 GMT
Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit

They're working frantically to stop the pandemic spreading. And sometimes that means some awkward conversations.
'Horrible' offices look to tempt back workers
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:06:29 GMT
'Horrible' offices look to tempt back workers

Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:01:58 GMT
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world

His wealth is now estimated to be $171bn (£137bn), having made billions during the pandemic.
Ennio Morricone: Oscar-winning composer dies aged 91
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 10:05:53 GMT
Ennio Morricone: Oscar-winning composer dies aged 91

The Italian composer who wrote famous scores for Spaghetti Westerns has died in Rome aged 91.
Coronavirus pandemic: Louvre museum reopens after nearly four months
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:18:46 GMT
Coronavirus pandemic: Louvre museum reopens after nearly four months

The Louvre reopens with a one-way system and compulsory masks.
Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre on Maxwell arrest
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:43:10 GMT
Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre on Maxwell arrest

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Mount Rushmore: Trump denounces 'angry mobs' tearing down statues
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:41:47 GMT
Mount Rushmore: Trump denounces 'angry mobs' tearing down statues

In a speech at Mount Rushmore, President Trump said the monument "will never be desecrated".
The President's erosion among well-educated voters looms as imposing headwind to GOP hopes of recapturing the House of Representatives in November
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:17:46 GMT
The President's erosion among well-educated voters looms as imposing headwind to GOP hopes of recapturing the House of Representatives in November

President Donald Trump's continuing erosion among well-educated voters looms as perhaps the most imposing headwind to Republican hopes of recapturing the House of Representatives in November -- or even avoiding further losses in the chamber.
Analysis: Trump's Confederacy-inspired election strategy
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:27:10 GMT
Analysis: Trump's Confederacy-inspired election strategy

One-fifth of the way through the 21st Century, Donald Trump is seemingly running to be the last President of the Confederacy.
Opinion: Trump's stunning embrace of slavery's symbols will backfire
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:19:35 GMT
Opinion: Trump's stunning embrace of slavery's symbols will backfire

It's a sight to behold: Donald Trump, the US President, rising up to protect the symbols of the most shameful parts of America's past, punching back against his collapsing poll numbers with a new campaign aimed to appeal to his most racist supporters and hoping to expand that core by creating more divisions and more fear.
Analysis: The real problem with officials not correcting Trump
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:57:25 GMT
Analysis: The real problem with officials not correcting Trump

President Donald Trump's heart of late has been in stoking racial divides and protecting symbols of the Confederacy. Monday it was the Confederate flag, which even Republicans in Mississippi recently abandoned.
Lindsey Graham breaks with Trump on his NASCAR tweet
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:08:17 GMT
Lindsey Graham breaks with Trump on his NASCAR tweet

President Donald Trump tweeted that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace should apologize after a noose was found hanging in his team's garage because it had been put up months ago and falsely claimed that NASCAR's ratings have been down since they banned the confederate flag.
The mask decision that will haunt Trump's reelection bid
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:47:22 GMT
The mask decision that will haunt Trump's reelection bid

As coronavirus cases surge and governors begin agitating for a national mandate on wearing masks, President Donald Trump is showing few signs he'll budge on an issue that has come to epitomize a national pandemic response rooted in denial and which now threatens his political future.
White House refuses to denounce Confederate flag as Trump bemoans NASCAR's ban
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:37:09 GMT
White House refuses to denounce Confederate flag as Trump bemoans NASCAR's ban

President Donald Trump on Monday bemoaned NASCAR's recent decision to ban the Confederate flag from all races and events.
John Kasich: President Trump is 'in a meltdown'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:55:17 GMT
John Kasich: President Trump is 'in a meltdown'

Former Governor John Kasich (R-OH) says Donald Trump "is in a meltdown" after the President complained about NASCAR's recent decision to ban the Confederate flag from all races and events.
Fact check: Exaggerating again, Trump claims four non-record economic figures are records
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:41:32 GMT
Fact check: Exaggerating again, Trump claims four non-record economic figures are records

President Donald Trump loves to announce new records. Even when they are not actual records.
Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid Covid-19 surges
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:24:36 GMT
Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid Covid-19 surges

• A woman who allegedly coughed on a baby no longer has her school district job • LIVE UPDATES: Study finds silent spreaders could be responsible for half of Covid-19 cases • Richard Quest: I got Covid-19 two months ago. I'm still discovering new areas of damage • US may deport international students at universities switching to online-only classes
Georgia governor declares state of emergency
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:36:42 GMT
Georgia governor declares state of emergency

• Gun violence surges in major US cities in the midst of a pandemic and a policing crisis • Atlanta mayor says 'enough is enough' after girl fatally shot near scene of Rayshard Brooks' death
Phoenix police shot and killed a man in a parked car, sparking renewed protests
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:27:24 GMT
Phoenix police shot and killed a man in a parked car, sparking renewed protests

Phoenix police officers shot and killed a man inside a parked car July 4 in an incident captured on bystander video, sparking renewed protests in the Arizona city.
Fox News says it 'mistakenly' cropped Trump out of photo featuring Jeffrey Epstein
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:05:00 GMT
Fox News says it 'mistakenly' cropped Trump out of photo featuring Jeffrey Epstein

Fox News said on Monday that it "mistakenly" cropped President Trump out of a photograph that featured the accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and his alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell.
Supreme Court deals major blow to Keystone XL project
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:54:36 GMT
Supreme Court deals major blow to Keystone XL project

The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for several pipeline projects to proceed under a fast-track permitting process but excluded the controversial Keystone XL expansion from their ruling, forcing major delays.
Australia to reimpose six-week coronavirus lockdown in second largest city as country battles potential second wave
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:26:36 GMT
Australia to reimpose six-week coronavirus lockdown in second largest city as country battles potential second wave

Strict lockdown measures are to be reimposed in Australia's second largest city, as authorities scramble to prevent a second wave of coronavirus infections spreading across the country.
Chiefs quarterback signs most lucrative sports deal in history, agent says
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:10:48 GMT
Chiefs quarterback signs most lucrative sports deal in history, agent says

The NFL's Kansas City Chiefs have signed their quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a 10-year contract extension that his agent says is the most lucrative contract in sports history.
About a fifth of adults in the US have moved due to Covid-19 or know someone who did, a new study shows
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:19:44 GMT
About a fifth of adults in the US have moved due to Covid-19 or know someone who did, a new study shows

When the coronavirus pandemic began its rapid spread from country to country and eventually state to state, what once felt like home was no longer a safe haven for millions of people.
Atlanta Mayor tested positive for coronavirus
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:37:23 GMT
Top Obama strategist explains why Trump's tactics aren't working
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:05:45 GMT
Top Obama strategist explains why Trump's tactics aren't working

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to denounce the Confederate flag during a press briefing after President Donald Trump bemoaned NASCAR's recent decision to ban it from all races and events. CNN's David Axelrod analyzes Trump's strategy of stoking racial divide in the nation to gain re-election.
Fauci reveals why virus cases are surging
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:44:27 GMT
Fauci reveals why virus cases are surging

During a conversation with National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins, Dr. Anthony Fauci said we are still "knee-deep" in the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and the current state is "really not good."
Explosive tell-all book by Trump's niece is coming two weeks earlier than expected
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:34:39 GMT
Explosive tell-all book by Trump's niece is coming two weeks earlier than expected

A tell-all book by President Trump's niece Mary, a licensed clinical psychologist, will now be published next week, two weeks earlier than expected, the publisher Simon & Schuster said Monday.
Cuomo's passionate plea to the government: 'Do your damn job!'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:47:59 GMT
Cuomo's passionate plea to the government: 'Do your damn job!'

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks directly to the federal government, telling them to do their jobs and stop hiding from the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Halle Berry apologizes and is no longer considering a transgender role in upcoming film
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:53:10 GMT
Halle Berry apologizes and is no longer considering a transgender role in upcoming film

After facing backlash on social media, actress Halle Berry announced on Twitter Monday she is no longer considering portraying a transgender man in an upcoming film role.
Lizzo has a message for the man who kicked her out of her summer rental 3 days early
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 20:56:02 GMT
Citizens collectively ring pots when this world leader goes on TV
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:52:00 GMT
Citizens collectively ring pots when this world leader goes on TV

In the age of Covid-19, President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are two of a kind. CNN's Bill Weir reports on how the US and Brazil lead the world in the number of cases while their leaders downplay coronavirus.
Chinese authorities confirm case of bubonic plague in Inner Mongolia
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:35:25 GMT
Chinese authorities confirm case of bubonic plague in Inner Mongolia

In the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, a city is on high alert. On Tuesday, they confirmed a case of a disease that has persisted centuries after it caused the most deadly pandemic in human history -- the bubonic plague.
Lightning strikes soccer player on field​
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 18:12:58 GMT
Lightning strikes soccer player on field​

16-year-old Znamya Truda goalkeeper Ivan Zakborovsky was training when lightning struck him on the pitch. The young keeper was standing alone on the pitch when the incident happened on July 4.
An American Airlines mechanic is accused of smuggling cocaine but his attorney says authorities have the wrong guy
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:02:17 GMT
An American Airlines mechanic is accused of smuggling cocaine but his attorney says authorities have the wrong guy

A longtime American Airlines mechanic is accused of using his access to secure areas of an airport to smuggle cocaine into the US in an airplane compartment, according to a criminal complaint filed in February. His attorney says authorities have the wrong guy.
Something else is spiking in California other than coronavirus
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:02:55 GMT
Something else is spiking in California other than coronavirus

More than 800 cases of anti-Asian hate incidents have been reported in California. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
General Lee car is not moving, museum says
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:40:49 GMT
General Lee car is not moving, museum says

Just a good ole boy, never meaning no harm.
Country music star Charlie Daniels dies at 83
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:28:23 GMT
The US is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:36:26 GMT
The US is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:59:52 GMT
Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now

Some of the world's major internet and social media platforms said Monday they will stop processing requests for user data made by Hong Kong law enforcement authorities while they carry out an assessment of a controversial security law imposed by China on the city.
TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after controversial national security law goes into effect
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:46:59 GMT
TikTok is leaving Hong Kong after controversial national security law goes into effect

TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong, joining other big tech firms that have expressed wariness about operating in the Asian financial hub after China imposed a controversial national security law there.
Opinion: Trump's risky nose-to-nose challenge to China in the South China Sea
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:02:08 GMT
Opinion: Trump's risky nose-to-nose challenge to China in the South China Sea

Donald Trump managed to avoid touching off a forest fire in the tinder-dry forest around Mount Rushmore with his Independence Day fireworks display, but instead his administration seems to be doing its best to set Asia on fire in the South China Sea.
Hong Kong schools told to remove books that violate new law as police powers extended
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:44:13 GMT
Hong Kong schools told to remove books that violate new law as police powers extended

Schools in Hong Kong have been told that they must remove books and teaching materials that could violate the sweeping national security law that was imposed by Beijing last week, sparking concerns over mounting censorship in the city.
Woman who called 911 on Central Park birdwatcher faces charges, DA says
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:57:33 GMT
Woman who called 911 on Central Park birdwatcher faces charges, DA says

The woman who was caught on video accusing a Central Park birdwatcher of threatening her will be prosecuted, the Manhattan district attorney said Monday.
Everyday phrases that have racist connotations
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:24:23 GMT
Everyday phrases that have racist connotations

• Mayor says 'enough is enough' after girl is shot near scene of Rayshard Brooks' death • Formula One drivers divided as several choose not to kneel in support of Black Lives Matter
A protester was struck by a car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:49:39 GMT
A protester was struck by a car during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Indiana

A vehicle hit at least one person at a Black Lives Matter protest in Bloomington, Indiana, as it was ending Monday evening.
A Russian billionaire wants to buy some of America's controversial statues
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 13:33:27 GMT
A Russian billionaire wants to buy some of America's controversial statues

A Russian billionaire has offered to buy two controversial statues that protesters want removed from US cities due to their troubling ties to racism and colonialism.
Anderson Cooper: Trump wants you to suck it up as thousands die
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 02:51:31 GMT
Anderson Cooper: Trump wants you to suck it up as thousands die

CNN's Anderson Cooper slams President Donald Trump's comment that coronavirus is "99% harmless" while the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
Australian man fights off one of the world's deadliest snakes while driving on highway
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:29:38 GMT
Australian man fights off one of the world's deadliest snakes while driving on highway

When a traffic officer pulled over a pickup truck on an Australian highway, he didn't expect to find one of the world's deadliest snakes inside.
Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:16:24 GMT
Can the AC filter in your home, office or local mall protect you from Covid-19?

When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that malls in New York could not reopen until they installed high-efficiency particulate air filters capable of trapping the virus that causes Covid-19, Harvard environmental health researcher Joseph Gardner Allen was thrilled.
Ford's new Bronco takes aim at Jeep
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:12:59 GMT
Ford's new Bronco takes aim at Jeep

On Monday, July 13, Ford will unveil three new SUVs, all bearing the Bronco name.
#BlackoutDay2020 is tomorrow. Here's what you need to know
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:50:06 GMT
#BlackoutDay2020 is tomorrow. Here's what you need to know

Tuesday is #BlackOutDay2020, when many Black Americans plan to showcase their combined economic might by refusing to spend any money on anything at all. Those who have to buy something are being encouraged to spend their money at a Black-owned business.
GOP after Trump: a recipe for survival
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 21:50:55 GMT
GOP after Trump: a recipe for survival

As the nation confronts a pandemic, high unemployment and social unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing, Americans are desperately seeking adult presidential leadership to right the ship of state and reassure them about their future.
Court's Electoral College ruling - chaos could still ensue
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 22:06:57 GMT
Court's Electoral College ruling - chaos could still ensue

If there is a word that might define 2020 thus far, it is chaos. Between coronavirus, economic uncertainty and racial division, the United States has already experienced a great deal of tumult. Many are worried that uncertainty could spill over into the fall presidential election.
They're true patriots. Trump sees them as enemies
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 20:13:18 GMT
They're true patriots. Trump sees them as enemies

Marching and chanting, grieving and kneeling, countless Americans have braved tear gas and rubber bullets over the past six weeks to send an unequivocal message to their elected leaders: that they will not stand idly by as racial injustice continues to tear at our country.
Ghislaine Maxwell is in a tough spot
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 23:40:56 GMT
Ghislaine Maxwell is in a tough spot

More than 10 months after the death of Jeffrey Epstein and Attorney General William Barr's declaration that Epstein's "co-conspirators should not rest easy," the next domino has fallen with the Southern District of New York's indictment of Epstein's alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell for operating a sprawling conspiracy to sexually abuse young girls. The big question now: Will Maxwell cooperate to try to save herself -- and if so, where might the SDNY's case go next?
Trump reveals his 2020 campaign strategy
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 22:12:46 GMT
Trump reveals his 2020 campaign strategy

Friday night in South Dakota, President Donald Trump made his July 4th weekend speech all about the monuments. Standing before the presidents carved into Mount Rushmore, Trump railed against the "radical assault" on the American way of life that he says is coming from the left. His opponents have undertaken, he said, a "merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values, and indoctrinate our children."
US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:00:45 GMT
US should lead, not lecture, on China's crackdown

The United States government has attacked China's new security law for Hong Kong as undermining political freedoms. Anyone who cares about democratic values should see that there is merit to that criticism. But on an issue that directly targets China's core sovereign interests, it is all too easy for Beijing to dismiss Washington because police forces across the US have been caught in photographs and videos violating the rights of American citizens.
Trump invites fear to the party
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 13:39:55 GMT
Trump invites fear to the party

At just about every virtual birthday party in the coronavirus era, there comes an awkward moment when people gamely try to sing Happy Birthday in unison over Zoom -- and the voices don't quite sync up.
Bolsonaro tells fans he had lung screening
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:52:33 GMT
Bolsonaro tells fans he had lung screening

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro told supporters gathered outside the presidential palace in Brasília Monday that he took a Covid-19 exam and that his lungs were screened.
China steps up dispute with Japan over Tokyo-controlled islands
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:13:22 GMT
Mexico's President has a private plane, but is flying commercial to meet Trump during a pandemic. Why?
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 05:21:17 GMT
Mexico's President has a private plane, but is flying commercial to meet Trump during a pandemic. Why?

• Virus can float in air and WHO should tell people that, experts say
Airline replaces planes with trains
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 15:48:45 GMT
Airline replaces planes with trains

Austria's flagship airline is replacing one of its flights with a more frequent train service, in order to meet the environmental criteria of its recent government bailout.
South Africa battles coronavirus and tuberculosis
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 12:58:25 GMT
South Africa battles coronavirus and tuberculosis

Healthcare workers in South Africa worry that decades of hard won gains in the battle against tuberculosis will be lost due to a new focus on coronavirus. CNN's David McKenzie reports from Cape Town.
A Florida man visiting beaches dressed as the Grim Reaper says governor should require masks statewide
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 00:48:35 GMT
A Florida man visiting beaches dressed as the Grim Reaper says governor should require masks statewide

A Florida lawyer who visits the state's reopened beaches dressed as death itself is calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to require the public to wear masks.
New York AG says Black Lives Matter Foundation 'not affiliated with the movement' and orders it to stop collecting donations
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:25:52 GMT
New York AG says Black Lives Matter Foundation 'not affiliated with the movement' and orders it to stop collecting donations

New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday ordered the Black Lives Matter Foundation -- which she said is not affiliated with the larger Black Lives Matter movement -- to stop collecting donations in New York.
A woman accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at a police car suggests a protester gave her the device
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:06:48 GMT
A woman accused of throwing Molotov cocktail at a police car suggests a protester gave her the device

A White woman accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a police car in late May during a George Floyd protest in Brooklyn claims she was given the device by a Black protester, New York prosecutors say.
Florida family finds a nearly 9-foot alligator with missing limbs on the doorstep
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 21:02:32 GMT
Florida family finds a nearly 9-foot alligator with missing limbs on the doorstep

Yet another Florida alligator decided to give local residents a terrifying surprise to wake up to. This time, a family in Tampa opened their front door on June 30 to find a gator lounging comfortably -- and totally refusing to move.
Understanding the dress codes of Orthodox Jewish women
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 11:27:41 GMT
Understanding the dress codes of Orthodox Jewish women

Based on the true story of Deborah Feldman, a Jewish woman who left the Satmar community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in search of a new life, the hit Netflix series "Unorthodox" has brought Hasidic culture -- and its female dress codes -- into mainstream focus. One of the most talked about aspects of the show is the clothing, which shapes lead character Esty's (played by Shira Haas) story from beginning to end.
Artists skytype over ICE detention centers
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:40:17 GMT
Artists skytype over ICE detention centers

This Independence Day Weekend, 80 artists are asking Americans to look up at the skies. Over July 3 and 4, messages related to immigration will be written at 10,000 feet by World War II military planes, sky-typed over 80 sites related to the country's network of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, immigration courts, and the southern border. The idea is to bring attention to these facilities, which may not be familiar to many Americans.
Capturing the magic of everyday life in America
Thu, 16 Apr 2020 08:19:12 GMT
Capturing the magic of everyday life in America

When photographer William Eggleston arrived in Manhattan in 1967, he brought a suitcase filled with color slides and prints taken around the Mississippi Delta. They were scenes of the low-slung homes, blue skies, flat lands, and ordinary people of the American South -- all rendered in what would eventually become his iconic high-chroma, saturated hues.
The drama that changed TV history 30 years ago
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 08:25:16 GMT
The drama that changed TV history 30 years ago

Before Netflix, before sagas like "Game of Thrones" -- before high-speed internet -- there was "Twin Peaks."
Eagles' DeSean Jackson accused of anti-Semitism after posting quotes attributed to Hitler, praising Farrakhan
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:01:30 GMT
Eagles' DeSean Jackson accused of anti-Semitism after posting quotes attributed to Hitler, praising Farrakhan

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused of anti-Semitism on Monday for promoting quotes attributed to Adolph Hitler on his social media.
Smith and Von Spakovsky: Supreme Court's decision on 'faithless' electors is a victory for We the People
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:00:00 GMT
Smith and Von Spakovsky: Supreme Court's decision on 'faithless' electors is a victory for We the People

All nine justices of the Supreme Court agreed on Monday that states can enforce pledges made by presidential electors.
Video shows New York City dad fatally shot while crossing street with daughter
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:51:29 GMT
Video shows New York City dad fatally shot while crossing street with daughter

Chief Jason Wilcox says there were more than one victims of the crime
Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:07:43 GMT
Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he’d been called the N-word “a hundred times” at Boston’s storied Fenway Park, the Red Sox were quick to back him up with a promise to fight racism.
Looted skulls and human remains are being sold in black markets on Facebook
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:55 GMT
Looted skulls and human remains are being sold in black markets on Facebook

In 2013, an American collector visiting Tunisia entered the Sousse catacombs — an ancient necropolis that holds some of the oldest Christian burials in the world — and stole a skull with a "very dark ancient patina" (as he described it) during renovations of the catacombs. The collector put the skull up for sale in a private Facebook group for $550, telling his tale of looting in the sales listing. 
Americans ditch hopes for summer body, instead focus on 'post-quarantine' body, study claims
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:38 GMT
Americans ditch hopes for summer body, instead focus on 'post-quarantine' body, study claims

Americans have lost all hope of getting a summer body this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.
‘Full Metal Jacket’ star Matthew Modine explains why he turned down ‘Top Gun,’ ‘Back to the Future'
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:34 GMT
‘Full Metal Jacket’ star Matthew Modine explains why he turned down ‘Top Gun,’ ‘Back to the Future'

Matthew Modine has turned down some of the most recognizable films of the past 30 years — and he has zero regrets.
Burger King's latest campaign allows guests to trade passport stamps in for free hamburgers
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:29 GMT
Burger King's latest campaign allows guests to trade passport stamps in for free hamburgers

Now your passport can help you travel all the way to Burger King for a free sandwich.
Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:58:57 GMT
Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues, federations, businesses and teams that navigated a federal loan program designed to help small firms cope with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia declares state of emergency following deadly shootings
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:58:49 GMT
Spark Capital startups are seeing soaring valuations and big exits. - Business Insider
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:03:03 GMT
European stocks and Dow futures pull back before earnings and next wave of data - MarketWatch
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:26:25 GMT
Spark Capital startups are seeing soaring valuations and big exits. - Business Insider
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 23:03:03 GMT
European stocks and Dow futures pull back before earnings and next wave of data - MarketWatch
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Eight most intriguing series on 2020 MLB schedule: Astros-Dodgers, Giants-Diamondbacks and more - CBS Sports
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