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One killed in Ivory Coast protests against president's third term bid

5 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

ABIDJAN - At least one protester was killed in Ivory Coast on Thursday, a ruling party official and security sources said, as small groups burned makeshift road blocks in...
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Lebanon's Parliament Confirms State of Emergency, Extending Army Power

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Parliamentary approval of the measures for Beirut, which last until Aug. 21 but can be renewed, has raised concerns about civil liberties.
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Supreme Court Lets Rhode Island Make Voting by Mail Easier Amid Pandemic

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The court rejected a request from Republicans to block an order suspending a requirement that witnesses or a notary observe the completion of absentee ballots.
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Florida adds 6,236 coronavirus cases as resident deaths approach 9,000

13 minutes ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Florida added 6,236 coronavirus cases Thursday to push the statewide total to 557,137 infected. With 148 new virus fatalities reported Thursday, 8,913 Florida residents are now...
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Few bright spots for gaming industry amid pandemic's toll

13 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

The coronavirus pandemic is “undoubtedly” the most difficult economic challenge the gaming industry has faced, the head of the American Gaming Association said.
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Tear gas at Portland protests raises concern about pollution

Tear gas at Portland protests raises concern about pollution

19 minutes ago   |   New York Post

SALEM, Ore. - The presence of US agents has diminished in Portland, Oregon, but city officials are still cleaning up tear gas residue from the streets, dirt and possibly the...
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Illinois unemployment fraud could lead to tax trouble for victims, FBI says

19 minutes ago   |   ABC

The widespread unemployment fraud scheme can cause major issues for victims come tax season.
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‘I just don't want my kids to give up': Virtual learning puts extra pressure on Howard County families

21 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Between working families and single-parent households that have to balance child care and their child's learning, to parents with special education students, the virtual...
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Off-duty cop's 911 call about Black youths raises questions

27 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The 911 call from a white, off-duty police officer around the height of the George Floyd protests in early June sounded ominous: A group of Black youths had menaced him outside...
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6 ways to recession-proof your finances amid the UK's biggest economic slump on record

6 ways to recession-proof your finances amid the UK's biggest economic slump on record

27 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The UK has entered its deepest recession on record thanks to the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. Some hope the UK economy will bounce back - a so-called "V-shaped...
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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

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US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

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Some 963,000 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as new jobless claims fell below 1 million for the first time since March. Read more ...

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President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

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U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

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Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

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A former president of the Boston Police Union was charged with sexually abusing a child. Read more ...

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For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...