Aerial footage shows colossal crowds gathered in Philadelphia to protest against police brutality

A video of a massive protest in Philadelphia began trending on Saturday as demonstrators took over the city.
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You’ll master Microsoft Excel and Power BI with this intensive training package

When you think of the single program that seems to absolutely epitomize business in all its forms, you probably think of Microsoft Excel. It’s been around for three decades, it’s the cornerstone of the ubiquitous Microsoft Office suite and that neat, ordered grid of a spreadsheet is synonymous with 21st-century commerce. While many have Excel on their resumes, far fewer actually know how to use this valuable business tool to the full extent of its power. Now, users can get the in-depth user k...
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'Bachelor,' 'Bachelorette' star Rachel Lindsay says hit ABC shows need to work harder to be more diverse

The reality shows have taken heat for years because many say they haven't included a meaningful number of contestants who are races other than white.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Marine Corps to remove displays of Confederate battle flag

The flags are being removed "in order to support our core values, ensure unit cohesion and security and preserve good order and discipline," the directive explains.
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10-foot great white shark kills surfer in Australia

A 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed by a 3-meter (10-foot) great white shark off the coast of northern New South Wales state on Sunday, officials said. The man received a bite to the back of his thigh and was brought to the shore by other surfers who had fought off the shark, a surf rescue group, Surf Life Saving NSW, said in a statement. “A shark biologist assessed photographs and confirmed a white shark was responsible for the fatal attack,” the state's Department of Primary Industr...
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Comedy Gem Sarah Cooper Skewers Trump With His Own Words In Hilarious TikTok Videos

She "pulls me off the ledge every time," hails fan.
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China to strengthen global cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine trials

China will strengthen international cooperation in future COVID-19 clinical vaccine trials, building on earlier collaboration in vaccine development, the science and technology minister said on Sunday. China is expending great efforts in the global scramble to develop a vaccine for the new coronaries epidemic that began in its central city of Wuhan, with Chinese researchers conducting five separate clinical trials on humans, or half of all such trials globally, according to the data compiled by...
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George W. Bush and Mitt Romney won't support Trump in 2020, while some GOP officials consider voting for Biden

Some top Republicans are getting cold feet about President Trump's leadership, and others are even considering voting for Joe Biden.
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Asteroid The Size Of 6 Football Fields Whizzed By Earth Saturday Night

(CNN) — An asteroid estimated to be the size of six football fields passed by Earth Saturday night. Asteroid 2002 NN4 passed by Earth on Saturday at 11:20 p.m. ET, NASA says. At an estimated diameter of up to 1,870 feet, according to the Center for Near Earth Object Studies, it was a big one. But, it was about 3.2 million miles away from our planet, 13 times further away than the moon, NASA says. And these kinds of occurrences are pretty normal. Last August, an asteroid estimated to be about the...
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Coronavirus: Hard-hit Brazil removes data amid rising death toll

The country will now only report numbers for the past 24 hours, no longer giving the cumulative data.
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Large demonstrations against racism across UK

Demonstrations were mostly peaceful, but there were clashes with police in London and some arrests.
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There's a growing call to defund the police. Here's what it means

Instead of funding a police department, a sizable chunk of a city's budget is invested in communities, especially marginalized ones where much of the policing occurs.
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Minneapolis Mayor Booed Out of Rally

Chanting “Shame” and “Go home, Jacob, go home,” demonstrators drove Mayor Jacob Frey out of a rally after he declined to commit to defunding the police.
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Iowa strength coach put on leave amid racism allegations

Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle has been placed on administrative leave after several black former players posted on social media about what they described as systemic racism in the program. Head coach Kirk Ferentz made the announcement Saturday night, calling it ''a defining moment'' for Iowa's football program in a video posted on the team's Twitter account.
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Australian Black Lives Matter protests ‘incredibly selfish’, Mathias Cormann says

Deputy Labor leader Richard Marles said protests were a ‘vexed issue’ but Cormann’s comments were ‘tone deaf’ Australia’s finance minister Mathias Cormann has condemned Saturday’s mass protests to demand an end to Indigenous deaths in custody as reckless, selfish and self-indulgent.Cormann used an interview on Sky News on Sunday to launch a full-throated attack on participants of Saturday’s events in several cities because the protests proceeded in contradiction of current health advice to avoid...
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Pentagon Threat Sparked Shocking Crackdown On Protesters For Trump Photo Op: Report

Military officials reportedly ordered use of two Army National Guard helicopters to intimidate civilians.
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Dixon wins again at Texas in IndyCar's delayed season opener

IndyCar packed every bit of its delayed season-opening event into one long, hot day in Texas without any fans in the stands. Scott Dixon was the fastest for most of it at a place he knows well. Dixon, a five-time IndyCar champion, took the checkered flag at dusk Saturday for his fourth win at the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked oval, where drivers had also practiced and qualified earlier in the day.
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Tens of thousands march in largest George Floyd protests so far in the US

Tens of thousands of people marched in cities and small towns across America in the largest demonstrations so far after George Floyd's death.
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Last weekend there were fires. This weekend there is dancing

• Portland is the latest city to suspend the use of tear gas on protesters • Sheriff at George Floyd memorial says ,'We are the part of the problem' • Ahmaud Arbery's mother says she's 'speechless' about new claim
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Police across US ordered to soften their tactics to quell 'peaceful' marches

American police forces began reforming their practices and using de-escalation tactics as protests against racism and brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death stretched into a second weekend. On a humid afternoon in Washington, various groups of protesters gathered at points around the city before converging near the White House, where Mr Trump was in residence. Muriel Bowser, the city mayor, was cheered as she walked near the newly renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza. Protesters danced on...
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Broncos players speak, march at George Floyd protest in Denver: 'We have to use our moral compass'

Broncos players like Von Miller, Justin Simmons and Alexander Johnson took turns speaking to the crowd at the capitol building in Denver on Saturday.         [Author: The Pueblo Chieftain]
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George Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, will testify before Congress on Wednesday during a hearing on police brutality

Wednesday's event will be the House's first hearing on police brutality after the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis last month.
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Report: NBA tweaks standings, will clarify roster rules

The NBA continues to fine tune the structure and rules it will follow when the season resumes July 31 at the Disney World campus in Orlando, Fla., including tweaks to the standings and potential roster changes. ESPN reported Saturday that the league will use win percentage -- rather than a measure of games relative to .500 -- to set the order of the standings, a clarification that is necessary because teams have played a different number of games thus far. Before the season paused in March, NB...
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UFC fighter wins days after death of 18-year-old brother

Cody Stamann defeated Brian Kelleher by unanimous decision at UFC 250 after his 18-year-old brother, Jacob, unexpectedly died in his sleep last week.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Senior Spotlight: San Joaquin Memorial HS volleyball star headed for Ivy League

Margaret Smith was the captain of San Joaquin Memorial's volleyball team for the past two seasons.
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Lakers, hottest in NBA when season stopped, ready to restart and play into October

The Lakers had won 11 of 13, including victories over the Milwaukee Bucks and Clippers, when the pandemic shut down the NBA season. They hope to stay hot when play resumes.
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Lakers want to continue roll they were on before coronavirus outbreak

The Lakers had won 11 of 13, including victories over the Milwaukee Bucks and Clippers, when the pandemic shut down the NBA season. They hope to stay hot when play resumes.
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