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Instead of limes, California border officers find 5.5 tons of marijuana

Instead of limes, California border officers find 5.5 tons of marijuana

5 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

EL PASO, Texas - Limes they were not. U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized 5.5 tons of marijuana disguised as shipment of limes. It happened in the cargo area of the Otay...
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Job market stages stellar comeback in May

7 minutes ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. economy unexpectedly added 2.5 million jobs in May and the unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent as the labor market came roaring back. Conway G. Gittens has more.
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WRAL part of 3 planned debates with US Senate nominees

WRAL part of 3 planned debates with US Senate nominees

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

North Carolina's two major-party U.S. Senate candidates are now in agreement on three debate hosts leading to their November election.
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Kurt Thomas, the 1st U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship, dies at 64 after suffering a stroke

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

Kurt Thomas, the first U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship gold medal, died at 64. Thomas had a stroke May 24, caused by a tear of the basilar artery in the brain stem.
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Denver police ordered to limit use of tear gas and plastic bullets in protests

1 hour ago   |   National Post

DENVER - A U.S. District Court Judge ordered Denver police on Friday not to use tear gas, plastic bullets and other "less-than-lethal" force such as flash grenades against...
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Senior Trump aide apologizes for promoting racially-charged video

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - A senior aide to Republican U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday apologized for promoting a racially-charged video on her Twitter feed.
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‘We can't take much more': Protests swell in Washington and other cities

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday to demand an end to racism and brutality by U.S. law enforcement as...
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Kurt Thomas, first US man to win world gym title, dies at 64

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

Kurt Thomas, the first U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship gold medal, has died. He was 64.
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Peter Thiel's Palantir Is Given Access to U.K. Health Data on Covid-19 Patients

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Britain's National Health Service allowed secretive U.S. technology company Palantir Technologies Inc. access to sensitive personal data of patients, employees and members of...
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Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans - the highest rate in a decade. NBC News' Morgan Radford shares the...
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Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

From DC to San Francisco: Massive crowds gather in major cities to protest...

From DC to San Francisco: Massive crowds gather in major cities to protest the death of George Floyd

Thousands of protesters flooded the main streets, squares and bridges in nationwide protest over the death of George Floyd, leading some to question whether a second wave of... Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

Trump visited a plant that produces sterile swabs and mingled with workers who wore white lab coats, masks, gloves, hair coverings, goggles and booties. Read more ...

Thousands of protesters took to Washington, DC, for the city's largest...

Thousands of protesters took to Washington, DC, for the city's largest demonstration yet over George Floyd's death

Thousands of protesters marched through Washington, DC, on Saturday, demanding justice in the wake of George Floyd's killing in police custody on March 25. Similar... Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

Devin Clark takes knee, raises fist in the air during UFC 250 intro

Devin Clark takes knee, raises fist in the air during UFC 250 intro

Devin Clark was the first fighter to protest Saturday night during UFC 250, showing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of George Floyd's death. Floyd... Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...