South America Emerges As A New COVID Epicenter, While Cases In Africa Grow Rapidly

A WHO doctor said Brazil is the most affected country in South America,.
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Three strains of bat coronavirus onsite but none matching new contagion, says Chinese lab director

The Chinese virology institute in the city where Covid-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus onsite, but none match the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world, its director has said. Scientists think Covid-19 - which first emerged in Wuhan and has killed some 340,000 people worldwide - originated in bats and could have been transmitted to people via another mammal. But the director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology told state broadcaster CGTN that claims made by US P...
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Outbreak at Washington food plant puts halt to reopening plan

According to Clark County Public Health, 38 workers at Firestone Pacific Foods in Vancouver have tested positive for COVID-19 so far.
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SpaceX to 'capture flag' as prize for being first commercial company to launch humans into orbit

It will be the greatest game of "capture the flag" ever played. When Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken set foot on the International Space Station they will collect a small US flag that has acquired mythical status in space lore. The 12 inch by 8 inch banner will be brought back to Earth and presented to SpaceX as the prize for being the first commercial company to launch humans into orbit, winning a decade-long race with rivals including Boeing. Hurley, 53 and Behnken,49, are due to b...
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Folsom Outlets Reopen After 2 Months Of Closure Due To Pandemic

FOLSOM (CBS13) – The Folsom Premium Outlets reopened on Saturday after closing just over two months ago due to the pandemic. “The health, safety and well-being of the community we serve will always be our highest priority, and we have developed a thorough and detailed set of protocols highlighting the exceptional measures we’ve implemented for shoppers, retailers and employees as we reopen,” said Brenda Smith, General Manager at Folsom Premium Outlets. Officials said all tenants have been made a...
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California ban on in-person church services upheld

A federal appeals court rejected a California church's lawsuit hoping to overturn the state's ban on in-person church services.
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Federal appeals court upholds California's ban on in-person church services

A federal appeals court rejected a California church's lawsuit hoping to overturn the state's ban on in-person church services.
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Longtime college coach, Hall of Famer Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Eddie Sutton spent 37 years coaching across college basketball, including two wildly successful stints at Arkansas and Oklahoma State.
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Kyle Larson wins Outlaws at I-55: ‘Means so much; I can’t describe it’

In his third start with the World of Outlaws since losing his NASCAR Cup ride, Kyle Larson won the sprint car feature at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri.
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Elizabeth Warren To Host Private Online Fundraiser For Biden: Report

The New York Times reports that Sen. Warren will host the high-dollar fundraising event on June 15.
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49ers directly impacted by biggest position upgrades of NFL offseason

San Francisco is certain to be directly affected by some of the biggest developments of the NFL offseason.
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Ex-Congressman Allen West Of Florida Injured In Motorcycle Crash

The former congressman was in stable condition after having been airlifted to a hospital, according to his Facebook.
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Western Australia prepares for 'once-in-a-decade' storm

The country's entire western coast is expected to be affected by torrential rain and massive waves.
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'I won’t allow this to be the end of Hong Kong': campaigner on his long fight for democracy

Martin Lee’s father brought his family from China to the city for safe haven. Despite new security laws planned by Beijing, he won’t give up on his ambitionWhen Martin Lee arrived in Hong Kong from China with his parents in 1949, he was just 11. Lee’s father, Li Yin-wo, was a general in the Nationalist party who fought against the Japanese during the second world war.After his party was defeated by the Communist party in the civil war, instead of fleeing to Taiwan like most of his army colleague...
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Beenie Man and Bounty Killer compete in first reggae and in-person Verzuz battle on Instagram Live

The two Reggae artist switched things up by performing together in Jamaica.
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Prince William: Parenthood brought Diana death emotions

The Duke of Cambridge tells a documentary on mental health he found things "overwhelming" at times.
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Alaska Baseball League cancels upcoming summer season

The Alaska Baseball League has canceled its summer season, as the future of sports worldwide remains uncertain during the coronavirus pandemic. The summer league season was scheduled to begin on June 29. The five-team league is made up of college players from mostly the Lower 48 but also from places as far away as Taiwan.
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N. Korea discusses new policies for increasing 'nuclear war deterrence': KCNA

North Korea discussed new policies for increasing its "nuclear war deterrence" during a military meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported Sunday. The meeting was Kim's first reported public appearance in more than three weeks and came after US media said Friday that the Trump administration had discussed holding the first US nuclear test in decades. Set forth at the meeting of the Central Military Commission were "new policies for further increasing the nuclear war det...
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Coronavirus live updates: New York opens further for Memorial Day travel; sick hairstylist may have exposed 91; US nears 100,000 deaths

NBA, Disney in talks to resume season at Florida complex as mounting death toll in the U.S. likely to hit 100,000 early next week. Saturday's news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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NBA In Talks With Disney About July Return Date In Orlando

(CNN) — There may be hope yet for NBA fans. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association are in talks with The Walt Disney Company about resuming the 2019-2020 season in late July at one of its facilities. Instead of playing in arenas across the country — and relying on airplanes and hotels — they’re looking at using Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida, as a single campus for games, practices and housing, according to NBA spokesman Mike Bass. Bass called t...
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SpaceX ready to launch astronauts into space for the first time

US President Donald Trump will be among the spectators at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to witness the launch, which has been given the green light despite months of shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. The general public, in a nod to virus restrictions, has been told to watch via a livestream as Crew Dragon is launched by a Falcon 9 rocket toward the International Space Station. NASA's Commercial Crew program, aimed at developing private spacecraft to transport American astronauts in ...
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New York Times publishes names of 1,000 lives lost to coronavirus

The most important word on the front page of Sunday's New York Times is "incalculable."
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New York Times publishes names of lives lost to coronavirus

The most important word on the front page of Sunday's New York Times is "incalculable."
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Lyon president Aulas hits out at 'stupid' Ligue 1 decision

The Frenchman is less than impressed with his country's decision to abandon the current campaign as other competitions start resuming
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Nasa SpaceX launch: Who are the astronauts?

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday.
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Who are the astronauts?

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday.
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Warriors' Jordan Poole helps couple get married outside Chase Center

After their initial plans fell through due to the coronavirus, Dustin and Lindsay had to get creative with their wedding.
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Trump hits the golf course as US kicks off summer season

With lockdowns easing across the country and the US leader ramping up his travels, Trump also confirmed he would attend a space launch in Florida next week. As the US marked Memorial Day weekend -- the country's unofficial start of summer -- Trump took a 35-minute drive from the White House to the Trump National club in Sterling, Virginia, in his first visit to a golf property since March 8.
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The New York Times Fills Entire Cover With Names Of Coronavirus Victims In The U.S.

The paper lists the names and lives of nearly 1,000 victims, which only represent around 1% of the total U.S. deaths.
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He spent 20 years in prison for murder. Then someone else confessed to the same crime

Yoon was convicted of raping and murdering the 13-year-old girl in Hwaseong, South Korea, and sentenced to life in prison. The problem is, Yoon says he didn't do it.
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