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UK's Queen Elizabeth praises key workers in coronavirus address

2 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Queen Elizabeth II says 'we will succeed' against coronavirus in an extremely rare special televised address.
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Queen Elizabeth calls for unity during the coronavirus pandemic

Queen Elizabeth calls for unity during the coronavirus pandemic

2 monthes ago   |   By WYFF

Queen Elizabeth II addressed the coronavirus pandemic and offered reassurance in a rare televised speech Sunday.
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Queen says she hopes Brits can ‘take pride' in coronavirus response

Queen says she hopes Brits can ‘take pride' in coronavirus response

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II expressed her hope that in the years to come, Britons would be able to "take pride in how they responded" to the coronavirus pandemic, in a rare address to the nation on Sunday night.
The head of state used the pre-recorded broadcast to acknowledge the "disruption in the life of our country," which she said had "brought grief to some, financial difficulties to many, and enormous changes to the daily lives of us all."
"I hope in the years to come, everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge," she said. "And those who come after us...
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Queen Elizabeth II To Address U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth II To Address U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The 93-year-old monarch is expected to urge self-discipline and resolve amid the pandemic. "I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge."
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UFC star Conor McGregor: I'm retiring from fighting

UFC star Conor McGregor: I'm retiring from fighting

Conor McGregor, who is considered the biggest star in UFC history, posted on Twitter late Saturday night that he's retiring from the Octagon. The announcement, which came after... Read more ...

Amanda Nunes makes history in dominant UFC title defense

Amanda Nunes makes history in dominant UFC title defense

LAS VEGAS - Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes Saturday night, earning a dominant unanimous... Read more ...

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

‘I've decided to retire from fighting': UFC star Conor McGregor announces...

‘I've decided to retire from fighting': UFC star Conor McGregor announces his retirement again

Conor McGregor announced on Twitter he has decided to retire from fighting, but many commenters are skeptical, considering the number of times he has done this before. The... Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Buffalo cops expected to face charges after pushing 75-year-old protester

Buffalo cops expected to face charges after pushing 75-year-old protester

The officers are anticipated in court Saturday, according to sources cited by a local NBC affiliate. Their colleagues from the department's Emergency Response Team are expected... Read more ...