Coronavirus: Australia set for first recession in three decades

Official figures show the economy contracted even before the full impact of the virus pandemic.
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Examining the basics of our First Amendment right to protest

Learn how the First Amendment protects your right to assemble and protest and how the government can hinder that right.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Zealand could return to normal life as early as next week

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday she could lift all social distancing measures to return the country to normal life, bar the international border closure, as early as next week. Ardern will decide on Monday whether the country is ready to shift to alert level 1, more than two months after she imposed a strict level 4 lockdown, shutting most businesses and forcing people to stay home, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Under level 1 there is no requirement for p...
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Video shows police pepper-spraying a protester. All he seemed to be doing was yelling

A now-viral video shared on Twitter is causing outrage at Kansas City police officers who appeared to pepper-spray and arrest a man who seemed to just be yelling during a protest there over George Floyd's death.
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Republican congressman Steve King loses primary race in Iowa

Randy Feenstra unseats lawmaker known for racist rhetoric and ties to white nationalistsThe controversial Iowa Republican congressman Steve King has been ousted in Tuesday’s primary, losing his re-election race to the state senator Randy Feenstra.King had faced the re-election fight of his life. The nine-term conservative congressman, who was repeatedly reprimanded by leaders in his own party for racist rhetoric and interactions with white nationalists, found himself in a nightmare situation for...
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Mumbai streets deserted as India's biggest city braces for cyclone

The streets of Mumbai emptied on Wednesday as a rare cyclone headed for India's most populous metropolis and thousands of people moved away from the coast, adding to the pressure on authorities grappling with coronavirus. India's largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), on the outskirts of Mumbai, was also ordered to shut for 24 hours, the port said in a statement. The cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea "is very likely to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm durin...
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As Asia's tropical storm season arrives, grounded airplanes at risk of damage

Airlines, airports and insurers across Asia are bracing for the prospect of unusually high damage as the region's tropical storm season begins, as hundreds of aircraft grounded by the coronavirus pandemic can't be moved easily. Major airports in storm-vulnerable regions such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand and India have been effectively turned into giant parking lots as COVID-19 travel restrictions choke demand. "If you have got those aircraft on the ground, y...
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Gianforte Wins In Montana’s All-Mail Republican Governor Primary

Known for assaulting a reporter in 2017, the wealthy congressman lost the 2016 governor's race.
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A surreal finale for an aviation icon

In normal times, special flights like Delta Air Lines' retirement of the last McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series aircraft flying scheduled passenger service in North America are cause for celebration. With national crises raging, these are anything but normal times. Yet against this tragic backdrop, the final flight on Tuesday was historic, joyous and completely surreal.
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Paulette Jordan Wins Idaho Senate Democratic Primary

The Native American former state legislator is making a historic run against Republican Sen. Jim Risch.
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Man found guilty of raping daughter at knifepoint twice

A man was found guilty in Singapore of raping his biological daughter twice at knifepoint by a High Court judge on Wednesday (3 June).
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Ride on Zwift with Froome, Dygert and Campenaerts for World Bicycle Day

Cycling stars online on Wednesday to help raise funds for World Bicycle Relief
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Blossoms: 'A cover with Kylie? We'd be 100% up for that'

Right now, Blossoms should be getting ready for their last dates on tour with The Killers. Lockdown has led to the gigs being postponed, but the band are still keeping busy - and it appears they have another celebrity fan, too. Just before she celebrated her birthday last week, Kylie Minogue was snapped by paparazzi wearing one of the Stockport indie-pop band's T-shirts, featuring a heart and the title of their song, Love Talk.
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Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for the third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening from shutdowns to stem the coronavirus pandemic.Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.1% to 22,581.19 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.8% to 5,882.60. South Korea's Kospi surged 2.6% to 2,141.28.Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 1% to 5,894.00. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 1.1% at 24,258.49, while the Shanghai Co...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Says Curfew Will Continue “Until The Organized Protests Are Gone”

At midday on Tuesday, L.A. County announced another night of curfew. The City of Angels soon followed by extending its own lockdown order in response to unrest following widespread protests over the killing of George Floyd. Those curfews will last from 6 pm on Tuesday until 6 am on Wednesday. This is the fourth night […]
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Tear gas deployed in Atlanta, 40 protesters arrested in New York City and marches continue in Los Angeles

Protests in photos | Follow the protests | Read First Amendment rights
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'Say his name! George Floyd!': Nationwide protests continue on 'Blackout Tuesday' in Chicago, Miami, Phoenix, across US

Daily protests have frequently been marred by violence and looting, and police have frequently used tear gas and rubber bullets to quell protesters.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Transforming the Smart Grid with Fibocom 5G Modules

NUREMBERG, GERMANY / ACCESSWIRE / June 02, 2020 / It automatically determines, adjusts, and controls power usage making smart grids "smart". 5G Transform the Future of SMART GRID In April 2020, ...
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Protesters march to Lincoln Memorial

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of major U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth consecutive night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, defying pleas by mayors, strict curfews and other measures meant to curtail them. Jason Brovich, who provided Reuters with the video, said the group mostly dispersed before the curfew, starting at 7 p.m. local time. Although rallies on behalf of Floyd and other victims of police brutality have been largely peaceful during the...
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Joe Biden calls out President Trump's decisions regarding protests and violence

Speaking in Philadelphia, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden vowed to create a police oversight body within the first 100 days of his presidency; Jacqui Heinrich reports.
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Turkey: Current State Of The Amended Regulation On Commercial Communication And Commercial Electronic Messages - BTS & Partners

Regulation on Commercial Communication and Commercial Electronic Messages ("Regulation") regulates commercial electronic messages sent by service providers and the intermediary service providers,..
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Coronavirus World News: Live Updates

At least 15 of the graduating cadets who returned to West Point ahead of President Trump’s commencement speech in June tested positive for the coronavirus. Researchers question whether the government’s response to help companies will prove sufficient in the long run.
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South Africa: Mozambique Patent Office Takes Steps To Implement Substantive Examination - Adams & Adams

The Mozambique Intellectual Property Institute (IPI) recently published a notice clarifying provisions relating to substantive examination of patent applications which were introduced in....
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Deadly attacks on law enforcement grow across nation

Nationwide demonstrations turn violent against police; Mike Emanuel reports.
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Canada: Important 2019 Tax Year Dates - Crowe MacKay LLP

Too many deadlines? No problem, we put together a list of key dates to help you navigate the 2019 tax year.
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India: Football Contracts- Has Covid-19 Crippled The Legs Of The Beautiful Sport? - King, Stubb & Kasiva

The core repercussion of tragedy is that it affects all, in one and the same manner.
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Biden moves closer to formally winning Democratic nomination

Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation's ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.Biden could lock down the nomination within the next week as West Virginia and Georgia hold primaries.On Tuesday, voters across America were forced to navigate curfews, health concerns and National Guard troops — waiting in line hours after...
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Trump says GOP forced to find new state to host convention

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the GOP will be "forced" to find a new state to host their convention as North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper stands by his demand that party leaders provide him with plans for a scaled down event amid coronavirus concerns.
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Retired St. Louis Police Captain Killed Amid Unrest

Dorn, who was black, was found dead in front of his friend's pawn shop that had been broken into.
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