Forgotten: The dark legacy of Soviet internment camps in Germany

When Germany's Nazi concentration camps were liberated 75 years ago at the end of World War II, many were immediately put back to use by a new oppressor -- the Soviets. A little-known part of German history, the camps continue to haunt the country with victims still seeking justice more than seven decades on. For years, the sites were "taboo or ignored", said Alexander Latotzky, who was born almost 72 years ago in one such gulag.
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Illinois' governor organized secret flights to bring masks and gloves from China out of fear Trump would seize them

Secret flights are bringing medical supplies to Illinois on chartered jets to try and prevent the Trump administration from seizing them.
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'The Last Dance': A look back at Michael Jordan and the Bulls' 1997-98 championship season

Take a look back at Michael Jordan and the Bulls during their 1997-98 championship season, a year chronicled in the new documentary "The Last Dance."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Arrests show Beijing sees Hong Kong crackdown as priority: activist

Suppressing Hong Kong's democracy movement is a priority for China, even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a top pro-democracy leader said on Sunday, a day after police arrested him and 14 others in a surprise crackdown. The United States and others criticised the arrest of the 15 on charges of organising and participating in anti-government protests last year, the biggest crackdown on the pro-democracy movement since the outbreak of the protests almost a year ago. "This is all happening...
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Officer killed, two injured in Texas 'ambush'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the violence was "a somber reminder of the service and sacrifice our brave men and women in law enforcement make everyday."
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Auburn Mayor Who Faced Backlash For Trump Comments And Announced Resignation Dead In Plane Crash

AUBURN (CBS13) — Auburn Mayor Dr. William Kirby has been confirmed as the person who died in a plane crash in the city late Saturday morning, according to a family statement posted to Facebook. Kirby faced backlash this past week after making controversial comments aimed at President Trump’s handling of the pandemic. He announced he would step down and nominate Auburn Councilmember Daniel Berlant as the city’s new mayor, effective April 27. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed another...
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Trump warns China over Covid-19 outbreak as Europe approaches 100,000 deaths

President said there should be consequences if Beijing was ‘knowingly responsible’ for pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump has warned that China should face consequences if it was “knowingly responsible” for the coronavirus pandemic, as deaths in Europe from Covid-19 approached 100,000“It could have been stopped in China before it started and it wasn’t, and the whole world is suffering because of it,” Trump said in his daily White House briefing, as U...
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‘Woe Is You,’ White People Keep Telling Us

This virus is poised to rip through black neighborhoods like mine.
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Tracy Amazon Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus

TRACY (CBS13) – An Amazon worker in Tracy has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a company spokesperson. The distribution center employee is in recovery, Amazon spokesman Timothy Carter said, and all of their colleagues have been notified of the diagnosis. The company did not say if any other employees at the facility have been sent home for displaying symptoms. “We are supporting the individual who is recovering,” Carter said in a statement. “We are following guidelines from health o...
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Charles Barkley: I made a conscious effort to change my lifestyle

CNN's Don Lemon and Van Jones speak to NBA analyst Charles Barkley, who opens up about the lifestyle changes he's made amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Laptops offered for online school lessons at home

Pupils studying at home will have online lessons and disadvantaged teenagers can borrow computers.
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Australia coronavirus live: NSW government extends $5,000 fine to people who spit at 'all workers' – latest updates

Every worker is an essential worker, NSW health minister Brad Hazzard says, and spitting on them is ‘disgusting, dangerous behaviour’. Follow the latest news liveSign up to get coronavirus updates delivered to your email every weekday eveningDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 4.33am BST to 11 year old Gage, who dropped this in the letterbox of a friend in Melbourne. His respect for #Anz...
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Lawmakers Demand To Know Where Business Stimulus Funds Are Going

The Trump administration so far is stonewalling on even the most basic information.
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Tagovailoa's stock tumbles at Las Vegas sportsbooks

Las Vegas sportsbooks are buying the possibility that Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will slide, at least a little bit, when the 2020 NFL Draft begins Thursday night. Once pegged as the likely second quarterback drafted -- after LSU's Joe Burrow -- Tagovailoa has gone from +700 to -130 at William Hill to be the third quarterback taken, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Likewise, heavy money has come in on the over for Tagovailoa's draft position of 3.5, with the price be...
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Profiles in Courage...

So, some folks at a company in France pooled in to buy one of their execs a birthday treat: A ride in the back seat of an Armée de l'Air Dassault Rafale B fighter jet as part of a three-ship aerobatic training flight.The 64-y.o. dude in question had never ridden in a fighter jet before, and nobody thought to ask him if this was a thing he'd be interested in. In fact, he was terrified.But he showed no indication of his fear and climbed aboard. As the jet passed through 2500 feet on its climb-out,...
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Instagram Live battle between Babyface and Teddy Riley was a complete fail

The highly anticipated battle was postponed because of audio issues from Teddy Riley.
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"It's OK to not be OK right now." A month of grief, worry and frustration

Most nights I send out the "Reliable Sources" newsletter at 10 or 11 p.m. Eastern time. I missed Friday night's deadline for the first time in years. On Saturday morning, I belatedly sent out the newsletter and wrote about the reason why:
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Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell compares NFL draft wide receiver prospects to vaunted class of 2014

With so many talented receivers high on draft boards, Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell compared this year's class to 2014, when six went in the first round.         [Author: Florida Times-Union]
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U.S., U.K. condemn Hong Kong arrests of democracy advocates

While the protests began peacefully, they increasingly descended into violence after demonstrators became frustrated with the government’s response.
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U.S. condemns arrests of Hong Kong democracy activists

The Trump administration on Saturday condemned Hong Kong's arrests of 15 activists, including veteran politicians, a publishing tycoon and senior barristers, describing them as "inconsistent" with China's international commitments. The raids mark the biggest crackdown on the pro-democracy movement since the beginning of anti-government protests across the former British colony in June last year. "The United States condemns the arrest of pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong," U.S. Secretary of ...
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Singapore had a model coronavirus response, then cases spiked. What happened?

Less than a month ago, Singapore was being hailed as one of the countries that had got its coronavirus response right.
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Singapore had a model coronavirus response. What happened?

Less than a month ago, Singapore was being hailed as one of the countries that had got its coronavirus response right.
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Watch Lady Gaga Lead Star-Studded ‘The Prayer’ with Celine Dion, John Legend and Andrea Bocelli for ‘Together at Home’

Lady Gaga, John Legend, Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli brought “One World: Together at Home” to a close with soaring four-part harmony — and accompaniment by piano virtuoso Lang Lang — with “The Prayer,” the song that became an inspirational standard after Dion and Bocelli recorded it separately and together 21 years ago. It was […]
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Why former A's slugger Jose Canseco deserves to keep 1988 AL MVP award

Leave it to Jose Canseco to dredge up a 15-year-old quote.
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John Krasinski hosted a virtual senior prom

Not only did John Krasinski host a virtual senior prom, he was the DJ too.
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Taylor Swift Performs a Moving Version of ‘Soon You’ll Get Better’ for ‘Together at Home’

The artists performing on Global Citizen’s “Together at Home” concert reached far and wide for thematically appropriate songs to sing, ranging from Stevie Wonder singing the late Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me” as a medley with “Love’s in Need of Love Today” to Lizzo singing Sam Cooke’s classic “A Change Is Gonna Come.” Taylor Swift […]
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Laura Bush and Michelle Obama share hopeful message on Global Citizen concert special

Former first ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama made an appearance Saturday night on the Global Citizen "One World: Together At Home" televised concert special, separately, from their own homes, sharing messages of thanks and hope.
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Laura Bush and Michelle Obama share hopeful message

Former first ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama made an appearance Saturday night on the Global Citizen "One World: Together At Home" televised concert special, separately, from their own homes, sharing messages of thanks and hope.
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Muir defensive back Calen Bullock commits to USC as its recruiting roll continues

Pasadena Muir four-star defensive back Calen Bullock, who also plays wide receiver, became the third player in four days to commit to the Trojans.
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Jennifer Lopez Channels Barbra Streisand on ‘One World: Together at Home’

Jennifer Lopez joined a host of musicians for the “One World: Together at Home” concert, channeling Barbra Streisand for a cover of her 1964 song “People.” Lopez sang a subtle rendition of the classic while illuminated by a tree covered with strings of lights. Her performance was just one of the many highlights of the […]
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