In Some Nations, Coronavirus Is Only One of Many Outbreaks

MEXICO CITY — A dengue epidemic ravaged Honduras last year, sickening over 100,000 people and leaving 180 dead. As this year began, officials braced for another surge in cases of the mosquito-borne disease and wondered how they would manage with their frail public health system and shortage of trained personnel. Then along came the coronavirus, […]

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UN extends arms embargo and other sanctions in South Sudan

The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending for a year an arms embargo on South Sudan and a travel ban and financial sanctions for targeted individuals By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press May 30, 2020, 3:42 AM 3 min read 3 min read UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution […]

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Colton Underwood & Cassie Randolph Officially Break Up | E! News

The "Bachelor" star and his winner have split up just over a year after their season ended. See Colton’s announcement! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1157363/where-colton-underwood-and-cassie-randolph-rank-among-the-longest-bachelor-love-stories #ColtonUnderwood #ENews #CelebrityNews #CassieRandolph Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and […]

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Ethiopian army gunned down man because his phone rang during meeting, Amnesty says

An Ethiopian soldier gunned down a 32-year-old businessman during a security crackdown last year because his phone went off during a public meeting, Amnesty International revealed Friday. The shocking killing was carried out as Ethiopia was trying to suppress an armed uprising by the Oromo Liberation Army, which formed in a region where members of an ethnic group had been complaining they were being marginalized from political […]

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Brazil GDP to fall 5% or more this year: central bank chief Campos Neto

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s economy will likely shrink by 5% or more this year, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Friday, which would be a record annual downturn and worse than the government’s current forecast of a 4.7% contraction. Speaking in a live webinar event hosted by Valor Capital Group after figures showed […]

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How is J.J. Watt’s legacy impacted by not winning Super Bowl rings? | First Take

Max Kellerman and Domonique Foxworth discuss how three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt’s NFL legacy is impacted by no Super Bowls wins with the Houston Texans. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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SoftBank Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra’s pay doubled in 2019 amid company losses

SoftBank Vision Fund’s head, Rajeev Misra, saw his total pay for the past business year more than double to 1.6 billion yen ($14.8 million), even as the fund’s underperformance pushed SoftBank to a record $13 billion operating loss. The figure was second only to remuneration for SoftBank Group Chief Operating Officer Marcelo Claure, which rose […]

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‘Criminal Minds’ Cast Members Reveal They Would Return For A Revival: It’s A ‘No Brainer’

The 15th anniversary of ‘Criminal Minds’ is later this year, and HL spoke with cast members Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, and A.J. Cook about their favorite moments from the show and a revival! Criminal Minds’ run on CBS may be over, but its legacy lives on. WE tv is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the […]

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News Analysis: Del Mar makes no public statement after horses mistakenly taken to landfill

On the second day of Del Mar’s summer season last year, the morning quiet was shattered by the sound of two horses crashing into each other, killing both instantly. That kind of freak accident is extremely rare, but when it happens in the midst of unprecedented attention on horse fatalities in Southern California, it is […]

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Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart and More 2020 Celebrity Breakups | E! Newsseri

It turns out 2020 is the year of longtime-romance splits, as Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green, Scott Disick & Sofia Richie and more break up. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1155605/riverdale-s-cole-sprouse-and-lili-reinhart-break-up-after-3-years-of-dating #ColeSprouse #ENews #CelebrityNews #LiliReinhart #MeganFox #BrianAustinGreen #ScottDisick #SofiaRichie Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop […]

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Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart and More 2020 Celebrity Breakups | E! News

It turns out 2020 is the year of longtime-romance splits, as Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green, Scott Disick & Sofia Richie and more break up. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/videos/306402/cole-sprouse-lili-reinhart-and-more-2020-celebrity-breakups #ColeSprouse #ENews #CelebrityNews #LiliReinhart #MeganFox #BrianAustinGreen #ScottDisick #SofiaRichie Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop […]

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Target, Best Buy early winners in big-box stores’ pivot amid pandemic

By Anne D’Innocenzio, The Associated Press Late last year, Best Buy began testing curbside pickup at select stores as a way to respond to customer needs. But that was then. The pandemic accelerated the company’s plans and what was supposed to take months instead took just 48 hours, with Best Buy rolling out curbside pickup […]

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Some US schools are pulling the plug on distance learning

After the Chattahoochee County school district called an early end to the school year, seniors lined up one day last week to complete their graduation paperwork. Students who hadn’t seen each other since in-person classes ended abruptly in March amid the coronavirus outbreak commiserated over all they’ve missed out on, including the prom and a […]

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Denise Richards Reveals A Major Friendship Will ‘Change’ On ‘RHOBH’: ‘A Lot Of Tears’ Are Coming

Denise Richards dished on her ’20 year’ friendship with this co-star, and admitted things aren’t the same amidst intense drama on season 10 of ‘RHOBH’! Denise Richards, 49, is talking about her relationship with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star Lisa Rinna, 56! Answering a fan question about where things “stand” with the ladies, Denise revealed, […]

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In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

WASHINGTON — The United States is on track to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than from coal for the first time on record, new government projections show, a transformation partly driven by the coronavirus pandemic, with profound implications in the fight against climate change. It is a milestone that seemed all but […]

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A Few Concerns I Have About Historians Reading My Coronavirus Diary

My senior year of college, I made my friend Chris the unofficial executor of my journals. I had only been journaling for a few months, but I’d already filled two small notebooks with enough embarrassing confessions and reflections that I knew I didn’t want anyone to see them, ever. In the event of my untimely […]

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Brazil -4.7% GDP this year would be biggest fall since 1900: Economy Ministry

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A 4.7% contraction in Brazil’s economy this year would be the biggest annual fall since records began in 1900, a senior Economy Ministry official said on Wednesday, referring to the government’s new gross domestic product forecast for the year. Speaking in an online presentation after publishing the revised outlook, economic policy secretary […]

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Willie Mays at 89: ‘My Thing Is Keep Talking and Keep Moving’

Baseball is almost like oxygen for Willie Mays. He spent a month this year with his old team, the San Francisco Giants, at spring training in Scottsdale, Ariz., where baseball’s greatest living player served as unofficial clubhouse greeter. In normal times, Mays would now be a regular presence at the Giants’ home games, sharing stories […]

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Taxpayers foot bill to supply legislators, army of aides

It takes hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars a year for the Pennsylvania General Assembly to maintain one of the country’s largest legislative staffs, a small army that needs food, shelter, transportation, office supplies and modern electronics. An Associated Press review of invoices and more than 6,000 pages of spending line items by the state’s […]

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Twitter employees can work from home forever, CEO Jack Dorsey says

After being forced to backtrack on plans to travel to Africa this year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s work-from-anywhere philosophy is being vindicated by the coronavirus. The social network’s CEO on Tuesday emailed his staff to say that employees whose jobs permit it will be allowed to work remotely forever — even after the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Anti-Semitic Incidents Surged in 2019, Report Says

A record number of anti-Semitic incidents were reported in the United States last year, more than in any year since the Anti-Defamation League began tracking them four decades ago, the civil rights group said Tuesday. In its annual audit, the A.D.L. identified 2,107 anti-Semitic incidents in 2019, an increase of 12 percent from the 1,879 […]

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Laine Hardy Returns To ‘American Idol’ With Epic Virtual Performance Of ‘Life Is A Highway’

Nearly one year after he was named the winner of ‘American Idol,’ Laine Hardy returned to the show to perform the classic ‘Life Is A Highway’ during the show’s virtual May 10 episode. The May 10 episode of American Idol featured one very special guest — season 17 winner, Laine Hardy! Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Laine opened […]

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