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BART discusses lean $915 million budget for upcoming year amid low ridership due to COVID-19

7 minutes ago   |   ABC

Is BART running out of money? Because of the lockdown's impact on ridership, the agency says it's had a rough time scraping up enough money for this fiscal year. Now it's...
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Twin Cities public transit shuts down in effort to contain Minnesota riots & looting

Twin Cities public transit shuts down in effort to contain Minnesota riots & looting

2 hours ago   |   RT

Light rail and bus transport in Minneapolis and St. Paul has been ordered to shut down as looting and riots following the death of a black man in police custody headed into the...
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Philippines easing one of world's longest lockdowns amid record coronavirus spike

Philippines easing one of world's longest lockdowns amid record coronavirus spike

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Rodrigo Duterte announced that the eased restrictions will be in effect from June 1 to 15 - allowing gatherings of up to 10 people, and reopening workplaces, shops...
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Alpine And Telenav Partnership Means Upgradable Infotainment Could Be The Next Big Thing

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Your smartphone isn't the only way to replace your vehicle's outdated infotainment system.
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New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

3 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - As many as 400,000 workers could head back to work when New York City begins the first phase of its reopening in June, as the national epicenter of the crisis looks...
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E.U.'s Coronavirus Recovery Plan Also Aims to Fight Climate Change

4 hours ago   |   Scientific American

The proposed package would boost clean energy and transport to help the continent become carbon neutral by 2050
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Murphy Allows New Jersey Highway Tolls to Rise Up to 36%

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Tolls on three major New Jersey highways will rise by as much as 36% after Governor Phil Murphy declined to use his veto power over authorities that approved the increases...
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The Political Week in Photos

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

Hong Kong took center stage in the worsening dispute between the U.S. and China after Beijing moved to tighten its grip on the former British colony, defying a threat by U.S...
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U.S. Sends Troops to Colombia to Fight Booming Cocaine Trade

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The U.S. army is deploying a “company-sized” advisory team to Colombia to support counter-narcotics operations after cocaine production more than tripled in recent years.
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Merkel's Stimulus Sequel May Total as Much as 100 Billion Euros

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing a second phase of stimulus of between 50 billion euros and 100 billion euros to turbo-charge the economy's recovery from the...
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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