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India hit with worst locust invasion in almost 30 years
As India continues its battle with the coronavirus pandemic a new kind of invasion is threatening to destroy vital crops and vegetation -- the worst locust swarm the country has seen in almost 30 years.
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LAPD chief says Floyd’s death on rioters' hands ‘as much as’ Minn. cops’ – later issues apology
The police chief of Los Angeles was facing calls for his firing late Monday – and the city’s mayor was facing calls for him to resign -- after comments the chief made about rioters and looters taking the streets in the nation’s second-largest city.
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America’s Adversaries Are Trying to Capitalize on George Floyd Protests to Criticize U.S. Leaders
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Standing at a lectern with a backdrop map of the world behind him reminiscent of one at the State Department, the spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry made a point Monday to criticize the U.S. in English amid ongoing protests over police killings of black people. “To the American people, the…
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NYPD cop struck by hit-and-run driver in the Bronx
An NYPD officer was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, law enforcement sources said. The officer was mowed down at the intersection of East 170th Street and Walton Avenue in Mt. Eden by the driver of a dark sedan, according to dramatic footage of the incident. The officer was taken...
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Four police officers shot in St. Louis amid chaos and looting
Four St. Louis police officers were struck by gunfire on Monday amid the national unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police force said early Tuesday that the four officers had been struck by gunfire and were taken to a hospital where they were expected to survive. “Officers are...
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Severe storms hit Midwest as tropical depression strengthens
Severe storms are forecast to impact the Midwest. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Three continues to strengthen. CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the latest.
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4 St. Louis police officers shot at George Floyd protests, still taking fire
Authorities in St. Louis said early Tuesday that four police officers were shot at protests in the city’s downtown and officers continue to be under fire.
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Carole Baskin awarded the zoo once owned by 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic
Carole Baskin, whose longstanding feud with Joe Exotic was chronicled in the hit Netflix docuseries "Tiger King," has been awarded the zoo once owned by her nemesis.
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Stocks make cautious gains as U.S.-China frictions slow recovery rally
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday as investors' focus on the prospects of a global coronavirus recovery won out over familiar worries about U.S.-China relations and the depth of economic damage.
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Music industry leaders vow to pause business for a day in observation of Blackout Tuesday
The show will be paused. At least, that's the message coming from leaders and artists in the music business as part of a movement being referred to as Blackout Tuesday.
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As protests erupted for a seventh day, looting continues in New York and military helicopters are attempting to dispel protesters in Washington, DC
Protests in photos | Thousands around the world demonstrate
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Carole Baskin granted control of Joe Exotic’s former zoo following court ruling
Carole Baskin is declaring victory over her nemesis Joe Exotic after a court ruling that will soon allow her to take over the eccentric big cat aficionado’s Oklahoma zoo. A federal judge granted Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue control of the G.W. Exotic Animal Memorial Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, after determining the property was fraudulently transferred...
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June 1 George Floyd protest news
Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a former Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.
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FOCUS-Sell, stow or dump? Retailers wrestle with mountain of unsold stock
Forget fast or slow fashion, now it's ground to a halt.
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Low flying military helicopters descend on Washington D.C. to disperse protesters
Low flying military helicopters were seen at the rooftop level above protesters who took to the streets in Washington D.C.'s Chinatown district on Monday night.
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Los Angeles police shoot, wound person in Adams-Normandie neighborhood
Los Angeles police shot a person, non-fatally, in the Adams-Normandie neighborhood on Monday night, a spokesman for the agency said.
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Lenny Dykstra alleges mass Mets conspiracy in confusing Ron Darling rant
Following a judge’s ruling to dismiss his defamation and libel lawsuit against former Mets teammate Ron Darling, Lenny Dykstra claimed Darling and Mets owners, the Wilpons, were “all-in” on conspiring against him in a series of confusing, profanity-laced videos posted to Twitter on Monday night. While filming himself on the side of a freeway, Dykstra...
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Chinese gaming company seeks nearly $3 billion in Hong Kong listing
NetEase is set to make its Hong Kong stock market debut next week, as tensions between the United States and China intensify.
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Cuomo reacts to Trump holding Bible for photo-op: Open it!
CNN's Chris Cuomo says President Donald Trump doesn't acknowledge that the nation is in pain because Trump is only looking out for himself.
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Rubio defends Trump after criticism over St. John’s ‘photo op’
The protesters outside the White House Monday who were cleared by police prior to President Trump’s brief visit to St. John’s Church were “professional agitators” and the media fell for their “calculated” tactics, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said on late Monday.
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Birmingham begins removing Confederate monument after protests
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Workers in Alabama’s largest city began removing a Confederate monument Monday night after demonstrators failed to knock down the obelisk the night before. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin sent workers with heavy equipment to take down the more than 50-foot-tall Confederate monument made of stone. Late on Monday, after a 7 p.m. curfew...
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2 Officers Hurt After SUV Plows Through Police at Protest in Buffalo, New York
The officers were taken to Erie County Medical Center and authorities said their condition was stable
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Coronavirus Live News Updates
Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order as other states announced steps to reopen. For a second day, Wuhan reported no new infections.
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Video shows wreckage of Times Square after night of chaos
Video from Monday night showed the wreckage and destruction left behind after looters stormed into dozens of stores and took off with stolen goods, leaving behind a trail of debris. One video showed tables overturned and boxes splayed out across Broadway as police attempted to institute an 11 p.m. curfew. Roving gangs spread out in...
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Tiger Woods speaks out amid George Floyd protests
Tiger Woods is speaking out for the first time since George Floyd’s death, saying his heart goes out to Floyd, his family and everyone who is hurting right now. The 44-year-old golfer broke his silence with a statement on his Twitter account Monday night. “I have always had the utmost respect for our law enforcement,”...
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How Belmont Park-based horse racing show overcame coronavirus challenges
At a time when the number of horse races in the country was shrinking because of the coronavirus pandemic, the television program centered around those races expanded. And starting Wednesday, “America’s Day at the Races” will finally be able to show the ones in its own backyard again. The broadcast produced by the New York...
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Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather will pay for George Floyd's funeral, ESPN reports
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather will pay for George Floyd's funeral, a representative for the athlete told ESPN.
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Tiger Woods releases statement on George Floyd's death and protests
Woods said he had the "utmost respect" for law enforcement, but Floyd's death crossed a line.
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Macy's Herald Square looted as curfew fails to stop protesters from damaging store
Looters besieged Macy’s iconic Herald Square store in New York City Monday evening as police brought in to enforce an 11 p.m. curfew set by the city’s mayor struggled to control and apprehend an overwhelming crowd that smashed windows and damaged property at the store, Fox News’ Brian Llenas reported.
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Remove Trump Now
An out-of-control president gasses protesters and calls out the army. How would a functioning country respond?
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Hollywood studios, guilds release reopening plan for movie, TV production post-COVID-19
A Hollywood task force has submitted a 22-page report with recommendations for restarting TV and movie production in the world dealing with COVID-19.        
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Violence erupts at L.A., N.Y. protests after Trump vows to bring in military
President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to use the U.S. military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas to clear demonstrators and allow the president to walk to a church and pose for pictures.
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Former Antifa member bashes radical group as fighting for nothing but 'failed leftist socialist ideology'
A former member of the radical Antifa organization told "The Ingraham Angle" Monday that the group's claim to be "anti-fascist" is a "false narrative."
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Facebook Loses Business Deal as Employees Protest Donald Trump Posts
"We will not support a platform that incites violence, racism, and lies," tweeted Talkspace CEO Oren Frank on Monday.
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George Floyd Was on Fentanyl, Medical Examiner Says, As Experts Dispute Cause of Death
A private autopsy ordered by Floyd's family declared he died of "asphyxiation," a lack of oxygen. But the medical examiner says otherwise.
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Dems trash NY Times over front-page headline deemed too favorable to Trump
The New York Times faced an overwhelming backlash from Democratic lawmakers and liberal members of the media over its front-page headline that may have been too favorable towards President Trump. 
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White supremacists pose as Antifa online, call for violence
A Twitter account that tweeted a call to violence and claimed to be representing the position of "Antifa" was in fact created by a known white supremacist group, Twitter said Monday. The company removed the account.
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Laura Ingraham says riots are part of 'coordinated effort to eventually overthrow' the US government
Laura Ingraham opened "The Ingraham Angle" Monday by reacting to the violent protesters who she accused of trying to "murder America" as the country headed for another night of looting and violence.
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D.C. Mass Riots End as Trump, Military Restore Order in Nation’s Capital
Federal law enforcement deployed in force around the city after successfully moving protesters out of Lafayette Park across from the White House.
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Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer: Trump 'Cowardly, Weak and Dangerous'
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) issued a joint statement Monday evening condemning President Donald Trump for his statement on the ongoing nationwide violence.
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Video shows NYPD cop being attacked by several men in the Bronx
An NYPD officer was attacked by several men in the Bronx Monday night as onlookers recording the struggle instigated the suspects. The footage, which was tweeted by the city’s Sergeant’s Benevolent Association, shows two men forcefully toss an unknown object at an officer who’s on the ground struggling with somebody else. After the second man...
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Facebook employees to stage virtual walkout over handling of Trump posts
Facebook Inc. employees staged a virtual walkout Monday and some publicly denounced CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to leave up a post from President Trump about the recent social unrest, comments they said violated the company’s rules about inciting violence.
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Trump went from freedom fighter to authoritarian in about a week
The moment was made for TV. With a protest just beyond the White House complex, President Donald Trump made a last-minute decision to give a brief address asserting his authority to impose order on US streets -- then departed the White House and walked across a zone freshly cleared by mounted police, to stand with a Bible outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Square.
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Live or virtual conventions? Texas parties may preview national split
Texas this week will preview the sharp divergence that may lie ahead as the Republican and Democratic parties grapple with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the 2020 election.
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De Blasio: NYC 'Fully Under Control and Overwhelmingly Calm and Peaceful' - Extends Tuesday Curfew to 8 p.m.
During an interview with NY1 News on Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced that the city would implement a curfew on Tuesday that starts at 8 p.m., three hours earlier than Monday’s 11 p.m. curfew, and
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Trump's made-for-TV strongman act threatens American traditions
President Donald Trump's made-for-TV embrace of authoritarianism's imagery and tools at a brittle national moment risks unleashing toxic political forces that threaten America's democratic traditions.
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Jets sign their NFL draft pick Bryce Hall
The Jets signed fifth-round draft pick Bryce Hall on Monday. He is the first of the Jets’ nine draft picks to sign his contract. Rookie contracts are mostly a formality these days because of the slotting system. Hall signed a four-year, $3.6 million deal. The cornerback out of Virginia is recovering from a serious ankle...
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Magic Johnson says he still has 'the talk' with his sons about interacting with police
The former Lakers star has two sons.
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