Brazil is on track to lead the world in coronavirus cases and deaths, and it still doesn't have a plan for tackling the outbreak

Brazil registered a record of 34,918 new daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, and now has over 923,000 coronavirus infections and over 45,000 deaths.
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United States: More Restrictions On Global Sales Of Goods & Technology To Huawei - Arnold & Porter

On May 15, 2020, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced changes to the foreign direct product rule that impose restrictions...
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Tulsa lawyers sue for social distancing at President Trump's upcoming rally

Trump campaign faces criticism for planned indoor rally amid coronavirus pandemic; reaction from Jenna Ellis, senior legal adviser for the Trump campaign.
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USWNT member Crystal Dunn says she was scared to join Megan Rapinoe in kneeling protest

Rapinoe's kneeling in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick drew loud condemnation and a ban on the practice from U.S. Soccer.
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National Diversity Coalition for Trump executive director backs Trump's executive order on police reform

President Trump's 'bold initiative' will open doors for great ideas to grow our police, says Bruce LeVell, executive director of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.
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iRobot (IRBT) in Focus: Stock Moves 9.6% Higher

iRobot (IRBT) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped nearly 10% on the day, amid huge volumes.
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A Georgia cop pointed a gun at a group of teens. Neighbors stepped in to protect them

When Shanelle Ladd spotted a group of black teenagers with their hands up in front of police, she parked her car and started recording.
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Don Lemon puzzled by White House official's claim

White House Deputy Assistant to the President Ja'Ron Smith explains why Donald Trump signed an order that recommends police ban chokeholds except when an officer's life is at risk.
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Don Lemon puzzled by Trump official: Are you incentivising police to do their jobs?

White House Deputy Assistant to the President Ja'Ron Smith explains why Donald Trump signed an order that recommends police ban chokeholds except when an officer's life is at risk.
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Coronavirus: New travel bans in Beijing as COVID-19 infections spread

Chinese officials have imposed a travel ban in Beijing to stop the spread of a fresh coronavirus outbreak in the capital. In addition to parts of the capital already back under lockdown, new travel restrictions have been reimposed on residents of areas considered at high risk, and limits introduced on public transport to reduce passenger numbers on buses and trains. The financial hub of Shanghai has demanded some travellers from Beijing be quarantined for two weeks.
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Asia Today: Beijing adds more measures to curb new outbreak

Beijing reported a slight increase in new coronavirus cases Wednesday as it fights a new outbreak with strict measures aimed at reducing human contact and the chances of a new wave of infections across the country.More than 60% of commercial flights in and out of Beijing have been cancelled as the city limits travel in and out of the city, especially from districts where new cases have been detected.The website of the Communist Party’s Global Times said that as of 9 a.m. Wednesday, a total of 1,...
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Republican Group Questions Trump’s Health: ‘It’s Time We Talk About This’

“He’s shaky. Weak. Trouble speaking. Trouble walking. So why aren’t we talking about this?” The Lincoln Project asks.
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Liberal groups caution Joe Biden over law enforcement policies

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden faces criticism of 'tough on crime' record; Jacqui Heinrich reports.
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Donald Trump’s New CEO Of U.S. Global Media Agency Plans To Clear Out Top Staff, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Warns

Michael Pack, the new CEO of the government-run global media media entity that oversees Voice of America and other news outlets, plans to clean house of the agency's top career leadership, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) said in a statement that he had learned that […]
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North Korea raises tension with pledge to send troops to border with South

Seoul says said it will ‘no longer tolerate’ provocations, although it was not clear what, if any, action it is planningNorth Korea has said it will send troops into areas near the border with South Korea, a move that would significantly raise tensions a day after Pyongyang blew up an office set up to foster better ties between the two countries.The redeployment of troops to the Mount Kumgang resort on the east coast and the Kaesong industrial complex, located just north of the border, would mar...
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Rep. Jim Jordan praises Trump's police reform executive order, says Big Tech is censoring conservatives

Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee, joins Shannon Bream on 'Fox News @ Night.'
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Munster hospital security guard killed by friendly fire during patient attack; patient also killed

Ryan Askew was a retired Lake County (Ind.) Sheriff's Police Officer. He was shot while trying to break up a physical altercation between a psychiatric patient and a nurse, authorities said.
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12 Million Low-Income People Could Miss Out On Stimulus Payments

(CNN) — There are about 12 million low-income people who are at risk of missing out on the federal government’s stimulus payment program because they don’t have to file taxes, according to an estimate from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Most people have received the payment automatically, but many who aren’t normally required to file taxes must submit information to the Internal Revenue Service by October 15 in order to receive the cash. By law, individuals don’t have to file if the...
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Woman, 92, speaks out after random attack

Video shows the suspect walking down Third Avenue between 15th and 16th streets in Gramercy Park around 3:30 p.m. on June 12 when he suddenly pushes the woman and keeps walking.
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Beijing outbreak raises virus fears for rest of the world

China raised its emergency warning to its second-highest level and canceled more than 60% of the flights to Beijing on Wednesday amid a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital. It was a sharp pullback for the nation that declared victory over COVID-19 in March and a message to the rest of the world about how tenacious the virus really is. New infections spiked in India, Iran and U.S. states including Florida, Texas and Arizona as authorities struggled to balance restarting economic activity wi...
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Swabs and Sensors: Memos Offer Details of Life in N.B.A. ‘Bubble’

Players and team staff members will be required to stay on the Walt Disney World Resort premises at nearly all times after they arrive next month to complete the 2019-20 season.
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Divers in Thailand attempt to free whale shark entangled in rope – video

A group of divers in Thailand tried to save a whale shark whose tail was tied by rope. Video filmed on Saturday shows the whale shark swimming with a nylon rope tied around its tail. But the knife was too small and could not cut through the rope. Injured and with a rope still tied to its tail, the whale shark eventually swam away Continue reading...
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Suspect charged with 2nd-degree murder in case of missing Chestermere man

A Calgary man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Chestermere man who was reported missing earlier this month.  Shane Eric James Smith, 20, of Chestermere, was reported missing by family on June 7, having been last seen in the community of McKenzie Towne the day prior.Police believe that Smith was killed at a residence in southeast Calgary late the day before he was reported missing. Police have not found Smith's body.Ian Charles Abercrombie, 24, of Calgary, has bee...
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Judge Orders Trump Administration To Give Tribes Their COVID-19 Relief Funds

The Treasury Department was planning to sit on $679 million in aid that was due to go to tribal governments months ago.
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HBO Removes Billboard That Covered Kobe Bryant Mural In L.A.

On Tuesday, Twitter user Patrick Muldowney posted an image with the following words: "Where there used to be a Kobe mural, there’s now an HBO billboard. It doesn’t even fully cover the Kobe painting." Where there used to be a Kobe mural, there’s now an HBO billboard. It doesn’t even fully cover the Kobe painting. […]
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Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria records 21 new Covid-19 cases as former Vic premier Steve Bracks to address ALP 'culture' – politics live

Fifteen of the people who have tested positive are in hotel quarantine; Steve Bracks says there is ‘great appetite’ for change. Follow liveFormer Vic premier optimistic about tackling ALP ‘cultural issues’Covid-19 infections spike in VictoriaPauline Hanson charged taxpayers for three-day Perth fundraising spreeFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.29am BST Pat Dodson thanks his colleague Malarndirri McCarthy for a...
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Coronavirus in Beijing: 27 neighbourhoods not allowed to leave as spike continues

Schools are shut and travel is restricted, as the city reports another 31 Covid-19 cases.
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Asia stocks lower after Wall Street gains on recovery hopes

BEIJING — Major Asian stock markets declined Wednesday after Wall Street gained on hopes for a global economic recovery and Japan's exports sank.Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul retreated.On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P 500 index rose for a third day, gaining 1.9% after U.S. retail spending was stronger than expected.Also Tuesday, the Federal Reserve promised to keep its policy ultra-loose to support business activity.Global stock markets have regained most of thi...
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India-China clash: Two sides blames each other for deadly fighting

At least 20 Indian soldiers died in the worst border incident in decades between the two countries.
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MTV show 'Siesta Key' cuts Alex Kompothecras over alleged racist social media posts

The MTV series 'Siesta Key' has cut ties with Alex Kompothecras over the reality show star's alleged past racist social media posts.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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