China, Korea, Egypt report rise in virus cases as curbs ease

China reported its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases in two months on Sunday and infections in South Korea also rose, showing how the disease can come back as curbs on business and travel are lifted. Meanwhile, Egypt reported its biggest daily increase on Saturday. Infections were rising in some U.S. states as President Donald Trump pushed for businesses to reopen despite warnings by public health experts.
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'We are culture', Spain's bullfight fans chant, seeking aid during pandemic

Chanting "We are culture", matadores and bullfighting supporters demonstrated on Saturday across Spain, seeking government support for the sector after the coronavirus pandemic halted its season. Major festivals such as Sevilla's April Fair and Pamplona's San Fermin in July have been cancelled and bulls have been sent from ranches straight to the slaughterhouse. "The Covid-19 crisis has had an enormous impact ... It has reduced almost by 100% the scheduled events for the year and all the famil...
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Little Britain: Matt Lucas and David Walliams 'very sorry' for blackface

The stars of sketch show Little Britain say they "regret that we played characters of other races".
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Bust of slave owner torn down and thrown into river in New Orleans

Protesters on Saturday tore down a bust of a slave owner who left part of his fortune to New Orleans' schools and then took the remains to the Mississippi River and rolled it down the banks into the water. The destruction is part of a nationwide effort to remove monuments to the Confederacy or with links to slavery as the country grapples with widespread protests against police brutality toward African Americans. Police said in a statement on Saturday that demonstrators at Duncan Plaza, whic...
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Authorities investigating 2 separate deaths of Black men found hanging in California

The deaths in Palmdale and Victorville, California, occurred more than a week apart, officials said.         [Author: Palm Springs Desert Sun]
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Atlanta Protesters Shut Down Major Highway & Burn Down Wendy’s Where Police Killed Unarmed Black Man Rayshard Brooks

Protesters angry over the police killing of an unarmed black man at a Wendy’s drive-thru in Atlanta marched onto the highway late Saturday night (Jun. 13), shutting down part of the Interstate 75/85 downtown connecter, which is a major road through the city, CNN reports. Protesters in Atlanta shutdown an interstate after the murder of Rayshard Brooks by police. #RayshardBrooks #AtlantaShooting #BlackLivesMatter — Omar Moore (@thepopcornreel) June 14, 2020 Seven la...
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Atlanta police chief resigns following fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the resignation of Police Chief Erika Shields after Rayshard Brooks was killed by an Atlanta officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test.
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Australia considering shorter Covid-19 quarantine for students and low-transmission countries

Government ministers outline measures being considered to reopen for international travelDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSenior Morrison government ministers have flagged shorter quarantine periods for international students and business travellers as part of a suite of measures to reopen Australia to international travel.On Sunday, the health minister, Greg Hunt, confirmed that modificati...
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Two women charged after Captain Cook statue defaced in Sydney's Hyde Park

The 27 and 28-year-old have been charged with destroying or damaging property and possessing a graffiti implementTwo women have been charged after a Captain Cook statue in Sydney’s Hyde Park was allegedly defaced.Police were alerted to graffiti on the statue about 4am on Sunday and arrested two women –aged 27 and 28 – nearby on College Street in the city centre, NSW police said in a statement. Continue reading...
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Florida Hits Biggest Daily COVID-19 Jump As It Gears Up For GOP Convention

Florida's Gov. Ron DeSantis shrugs off bad coronavirus news as cases rocket 35% in a single day.
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Atlanta police chief resigns after deadly shooting

Mayor to speak Sunday at CNN town hall | Ex-police chief's statement
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Video shows Atlanta Wendy's in flames as protests grow

Video shows an Atlanta Wendy's restaurant in flames as protests escalate following the police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old black man.
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SHR No. 98 Xfinity team hit with suspensions for Homestead ballast violation

NASCAR officials penalized the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 98 Ford team after Saturday's Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, issuing four-race suspensions for three team members. RELATED: Race results | Xfinity Series standings Chase Briscoe drove the No. 98 Ford to a seventh-place finish in Saturday's Hooters 250, but the car dropped ballast during pace laps, […]
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Key NBA Dates: Updated restart schedule has Finals ending Oct. 13

This is similar to previous schedules, with most things shifted just a day or two.
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Baseball players say talks futile, tell MLB to order return

Baseball players told Major League Baseball additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are pointless and said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and a renewal of the sport's labor wars. The union's action Saturday night in the bitter dispute over pay could lead to a season of about 50 games rather than the 82 initially proposed by MLB. The Major League Baseball Players Association could respond by filing a griev...
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Results, standings after Miami Truck race

Kyle Busch earned the 58th win of his NASCAR Truck Series career, overcoming penalties resulting from a pre-race inspection infraction.
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After Rayshard Brooks police death, Atlanta police chief steps down, police clash with protesters

Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields stepped down Saturday following reports that an officer fatally shot a Black man in a fast-food drive-thru.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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MLB may get a season, but it'll come at a great cost

The MLB players' union effectively accepted defeat in negotiations to restart the season. But there's a good chance the labor war is just beginning.
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Clemson athletes lead on-campus protest of about 3,000 in a demonstration of unity

The Clemson demonstration was organized by RB Darien Rencher, QB Trevor Lawrence, LB Mike Jones Jr., and WR Cornell Powell.         [Author: Greenville News]
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Kyle Busch wins trucks race at Homestead

Busch won the NASCAR Trucks Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday night, his 58th career win on the circuit and his eighth victory in his last 10 trucks starts. “It was awesome tonight," Busch said. There were a few challenging situations, though nothing derailed Busch for long.
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Protesters Light Fire Inside Wendy’s Where Atlanta Police Killed Black Man

Angry protesters gather after Atlanta police officers shot and killed Rayshard Brooks at the Wendy's on Friday.
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Statue of Robert E. Lee gets a makeover, with Pride Flag and 'BLM' sign

Activists in Richmond, Virginia, projected the image of a pride flag and 'BLM' on a Confederate statue there Friday night, to support black LGBTQ+ rights.
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Atlanta Police Chief Resigns After Officer Shoots and Kills a Black Man

Rayshard Brooks had fallen asleep in his vehicle at a Wendy’s drive-through. He was shot after a struggle during which he grabbed a Taser from an officer, the authorities said.
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CNN crew harassed and camera broken during protest

CNN's Natasha Chen recounts what she and her crew experienced while covering protests over the Atlanta police shooting death of Rayshard Brooks, a 27-year-old black man, at an area Wendy's restaurant.
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Live Updates on George Floyd Protests: Family of Atlanta Shooting Victim Disputes Police Account

Rayshard Brooks, 27, struggled with police officers after failing a sobriety test, the authorities said, then was fatally shot.
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Coronavirus live news: China reports most cases since April as Chile minister resigns

Australian state of Victoria to allow 50 people in pubs and eateries; Egypt sees record daily infections and deaths; Lebanese protesters call for government to resign. Follow the latest updatesChief nurse dropped from No 10 briefing ‘for not backing Cummings’Brazil overtakes UK with world’s second-highest Covid-19 death tollSee all our coronavirus coverageBeijing reimposes lockdown measures after new Covid-19 outbreak 3.27am BST Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham hopes China agrees t...
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