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US reports more than 1,000 daily coronavirus deaths over the last 5 days

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has used an online post to criticize coronavirus lockdown measures and news coverage of the pandemic, in his first comments almost a full day after Brazil surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths. In a series of tweets Sunday, Bolsonaro pointed to a story published by the UK’s Daily Mail that criticizes lockdown measures […]

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How American police gear up to respond to protests

As the United States continues to see widespread protests, images of unrest and accounts of violence against demonstrators have prompted outrage and more than a few questions. Body armor. Rubber bullets. Pepper spray. What equipment do police officers need during a demonstration? The list is long and the price tags can be astronomical. Here’s a […]

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This is how US police gear up to keep the peace

As the United States continues to see widespread protests, images of unrest and accounts of violence against demonstrators have prompted outrage and more than a few questions. Body armor. Rubber bullets. Pepper spray. What equipment do police officers need during a demonstration? The list is long and the price tags can be astronomical. Here’s a […]

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These northern cities will get powerful winds from Isaias tomorrow

This morning, Isaias continues to track along the Florida Coast. What was once a hurricane, weakened to a tropical storm Saturday afternoon. Sunday, the storm continued having difficulty fighting off vertical wind shear — the changing of wind speed and wind direction with height — which was suppressing its growth.  The National Hurricane Center believes that this […]

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Isaias could bring strongest winds to New York City since Superstorm Sandy

People walk along the beach Monday morning in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Sean Rayford/Getty Images Isaias is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before its forecast landfall in the Carolinas later today. In North Carolina, the Outer Banks communities of Ocracoke Island, which took a direct hit from Hurricane Florence in 2018, and Hatteras Island issued mandatory […]

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Jay Z to join Kanye West as running mate in the US presidential election

– Advertisement – Famous American rapper Jay Z, set to be joining fellow rapper Kanye West on his bid to become US president. According to Kanye West who recently disclosed that he reached out to the business mogul to become his running mate. However, the rapper is yet to reveal if Jay-Z conferred his request. […]

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Dentist using new technology to reduce potential spread of coronavirus

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Do you need to go to the dentist but have concerns about contracting the coronavirus? Dr. Mitchell Josephs is reassuring patients that it is safe to return to the dentist. SPECIAL COVERAGE: Coronavirus “I want people to know that delaying any kind of dental work always results in more extensive and […]

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Waitress given $650 tip from stranger participating in Venmo Challenge

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Between the hustle and bustle of serving hungry customers at Commune in Virginia Beach, you’ll find small pops of beauty. That beauty took on a new form on Friday when Dan Pew walked through the doors. He was visiting from Ohio with his fiance and said he wanted to spread love […]

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Woman gets job at facility to see her husband

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville woman who was desperate to see her husband, who has Alzheimer’s disease, and hadn’t seen him in more than four months has finally found a way. “It’s really becoming tragic, and, in fact, it’s becoming cruel. These patients are being separated. These residents are being separated and isolated to save […]

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Delta flight diverted to JFK Airport after nose caved in due to hail

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A plane from Miami bound for LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport after being struck by hail. Delta Air Lines flight 1076 from Palm Beach International landed safely at JFK at 6:55 p.m. Monday evening after reporting a problem with navigation equipment, according to the Federal Aviation […]

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Numbers you need: Mortgage rates have cratered

US economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic and recession – CNN Business From your job to your home and your groceries, you know Covid-19 has disrupted every aspect of your life. This dashboard shows how things have changed, and will track the recovery in detail. Essential workers in hospitals and grocery stores are now hailed […]

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People are calling for museums to be abolished. Can whitewashed American history be rewritten?

Written by Brian Boucher, CNN After years of resisting calls for its removal, New York’s American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has asked the city to dislodge from its front steps an equestrian monument to Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth US president, which depicts him charging forward, and towering over two mostly nude figures, one Black […]

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Hawaii to lift mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers with negative Covid-19 test results

(CNN) — You can finally go to Hawaii without quarantining — if you’ve tested negative for Covid-19. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Hawaii has been serious about keeping the virus out. Gov. David Ige established a 14-day mandatory quarantine for visitors and returning residents on March 26 and has since extended the quarantine […]

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COVID-19: New York imposes quarantine on eight US states

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have asked people traveling from states where COVID-19 cases are rising to go into self-isolation for 14 days. New Jersey’s Phil Murphy said people in the three states had been “through hell and back” and did not want “another round” of virus infections. Some southern and western states have […]

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Disneyland aims for a reopening: Should I go?

Editor’s Note — This article was published Wednesday morning before the announcement Disneyland would postpone its July reopening. The story has been rewritten to reflect that breaking news. (CNN) — Disneyland in Southern California, which debuted on July 17, 1955, had been aiming for a phased reopening on its 65th anniversary, July 17. But it […]

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93-year-old catcher leads softball team back onto the field amid COVID-19

GULFPORT, Fla. — Major League Baseball may still be on hiatus, but in Gulfport, there is a senior league that’s returned to the field. Their 93-year-old catcher was the first one to shout, “play ball.” From a distance, it looks like any other softball game, but when you take a closer look, you can see […]

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Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambia has demanded a “credible” investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead by US police. Thirty-nine-year-old Momodou Lamin Sisay was shot after a car chase in Georgia on Friday morning, according to the preliminary investigation by Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). He was pronounced dead on the scene. The police said […]

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Coronavirus: US to temporarily allow certain impurities in hand sanitizer

The Trump administration said this week it will temporarily allow some impurities in alcohol-based hand sanitizer to ensure access to the product during the coronavirus pandemic, reversing course after having tightened restrictions in April. The move will provide clarity on impurity limits for a slew of fuel ethanol companies that had switched to producing hand […]

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Coronavirus: Russia slams US decision to withdraw from WHO

A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Friday that Washington damages international law on cooperation in health after the US terminated its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO). Maria Zakharova told the TASS news agency the world needs to consolidate its efforts to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. What can the US offer to the world […]

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U.S. marks hushed Memorial Day holiday as COVID-19 deaths near 100,000

In some places, scaled-down ceremonies were broadcast over the internet. But the virus overshadowed the national holiday, which is normally a time of flag-waving parades and events to commemorate fallen soldiers. In Fort Walton Beach, Florida, a small group of veterans in uniform gathered in Beal Memorial Cemetery to recite the names of the dead […]

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