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Maine factory to throw away coronavirus swabs made during Trump visit
A Maine factory said they will discard COVID-19 nasal swabs made during a visit by President Trump on Friday. “The running of the factory machines is very limited today and will only occur when the president is touring the facility floor,” Company marketing manager Virginia Templet told USA Today. “Swabs produced during that time will...
Cristobal strengthens to Tropical Storm, should make landfall Sunday
Cristobal strengthened to a 50mph tropical storm Saturday morning and is moving faster than anticipated at 12mph, with anticipated landfall Sunday afternoon in Louisiana.
Trump blasts MSNBC for hiring ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page: ‘Total disgrace’
President Trump lambasted NBC News for enlisting former FBI lawyer Lisa Page — the anti-Trump lovebird whose animus against the administration fueled years of investigation into his campaign and administration — as an on-air contributor. “You must be kidding???” Trump tweeted Friday night. “This is a total disgrace!” Page made her first appearance on MSNBC...
Huge crowd gathers for George Floyd memorial in North Carolina
Thousands of mourners showed up Saturday to remember George Floyd ahead of a second memorial service, this time in North Carolina near where he was born.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn’t a ‘punk,’ he’s a patriot
NFL star Drew Brees stepped into a social-media conflagration Wednesday when he responded to a question from Yahoo Finance about possible protests in the upcoming football season. In an interview ostensibly about business franchising, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the New Orleans Saints said, “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the...
2 Buffalo Police Officers Charged With Assault for Shoving 75-Year-Old Protester in Viral Video
Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and were released without bail
Two Buffalo cops seen shoving man in video plead not guilty to second-degree assault
Suspended Buffalo Police Officers Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski were arraigned Saturday morning via video conference and released without bail, according to CNN.
Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus
Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia expressed confidence on Saturday that the U.S. was headed towards a "strong" economic recovery and would continue to see job gains like the ones reported his department on Friday.
How the Democrats could easily seize the Senate in 2020
Winter may be coming for Mitch McConnell. No, he (probably) doesn’t have to worry about losing his reelection campaign in Kentucky, but his Senate majority is in greater peril than at any point since the GOP swept to power in the chamber in 2014. “There is a massive advantage for Democrats and there are a...
Eve ‘trashed’ over ‘uncomfortable’ race conversation with white husband
"Some people lit up the comments and trashed me and were questioning whether this was the first time I had had these conversations..."
'The Help' tops Netflix during protests, and Twitter is shaking its head
The 2011 film "The Help," about black servants and their white employers, topped Netflix this week; critics of the movie offered alternatives.
Soho rioters hurt working-class people — not rich CEOs and celebs
Bonnie* is a retired teacher who now sells her art on Prince Street near her rent-stabilized apartment in Soho. She is not the kind of trust-funder, rich celebrity or wealthy CEO most people assume live in Soho. During the third calamitous night of looting in Soho on Monday, Bonnie looked out her window to see...
Hamburg police use pepper spray as protests turn ugly
Police in the German city of Hamburg used pepper spray on protesters on Saturday and were ready to deploy water cannons as some demonstrations in support of U.S. anti-racist protests against police brutality turned ugly.
Conservative German lawmakers slam Trump’s plan to withdraw US troops
Trump told the Pentagon to cut the number of soldiers stationed in Germany by 9,500. Currently there are 34,500 American service members permanently assigned in Germany as part of a long-standing arrangement with America’s NATO ally, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street's town hall on racism for kids and parents
CNN partnered with "Sesame Street" for a special town hall about racism, giving both kids and parents an opportunity to explore the current moment the nation is living through and to understand how these issues affect people.
In Solidarity and as a Symbol of Global Injustices, a Syrian Artist Painted a Mural to George Floyd on a Bombed Idlib Building
“We’re trying to show that despite being bombed and losing people, and then being called terrorists, we still feel empathy."
Maven Media staffers call for shutdown of Blue Lives Matter website
Employees of a media company that owns Sports Illustrated and Maxim want the publisher to shut down a pro-police website. The call to pull the plug on Defense Maven, a website also known as Blue Lives Matter, came during a staff meeting Friday where Maven Media Brands announced an across-the-board 15% salary cut to counter...
Cyclist Who Allegedly Assaulted a Group Teens Posting Protest Flyers in a Viral Video Has Been Arrested
Anthony Brennan III, 60, turned himself in after police identified him
'Live PD,' 'Cops' pulled from TV in the wake of George Floyd's death
Two television shows following the careers of real-life police officers have been pulled from their respective television networks amid protests following George Floyd's death.
Washington, D.C., readies for large-scale George Floyd protest
Authorities in Washington, D.C., prepared Saturday for large demonstrations to condemn police brutality and George Floyd's death.
Canadian pilot flew flight path in the shape of a 'raised fist' as tribute to George Floyd
The nearly 380-mile flight, he said in a Facebook post, "took the shape of a movement symbol which I respect and support."
Minneapolis restaurant owner who watched dream go up in smoke: 'One night it's over'
A Minneapolis restaurant owner was devastated to watch his dream of 17 years set ablaze by rioters during a Facebook Livestream last weekend.
AOC supports Defund the Police demands in wake of George Floyd's death
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threw her weight behind a movement to defund police departments that's become a rallying cry from some protesters in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Britain's Banksy depicts U.S. flag on fire in Floyd tribute
Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being set alight by a candle that forms part of a memorial to an anonymous, black, silhouetted figure.
Cuomo: "We have a moment here where we can make change"
Cuomo spoke as protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd stretch into a second weekend.
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A Louisiana man was charged with terrorism after allegedly driving a vehicle into a Target
A Louisiana man is in police custody after allegedly driving a vehicle into a Target store in Hammond, Louisiana. Walter Allbritton III is accused of driving a vehicle into a Target, fleeing on foot and attempting to carjack a vehicle before being apprehended by police, according to Hammond Police Department.
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Police officers plead not guilty to assaulting 75-year-old man
• 57 officers quit unit after 2 suspended
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LA Galaxy releases Aleksandar Katai after wife mocks George Floyd protesters
Aleksandar Katai, a 29-year-old midfielder from Serbia, and the LA Galaxy parted ways Friday; the Major League Soccer team bought out the remainder of Katai's contract, which started in December. Galaxy officials didn't specify the amount or the length of the contract, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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'I guess America is finally listening.' Why George Floyd protests have spread to affluent white suburbs
Protests over the police killing of George Floyd are springing up in more affluent, white and suburban areas than law enforcement protests have before. Experts say the trend reflects a sea change in the views of white residents.
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How the coronavirus pandemic jump-started efforts to free American held by Iran
In a bizarre twist of fate, Michael White, the US Navy veteran released from Iranian custody this week, may owe his freedom to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. When he and an Iranian being held in the US came down with the virus it presented an opportunity to kick-start delicate negotiations that ultimately culminated in his release.
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The dramatic rise and fall of Matt Harvey: An oral history
Happy Harvey Day Anniversary. On June 7, 2010, the Mets, picking seventh overall in the annual amateur draft, selected right-handed pitcher Matt Harvey out of the University of North Carolina. So began one of the greatest thrill rides in this rarely boring franchise’s history. Ten years later, with perspective from all of the key players...
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Maryland cyclist accused of assaulting teens posting George Floyd posters expresses remorse
A Maryland cyclist arrested and charged with assault Friday for  a confrontation with teens posting police brutality posters said he’s “sick with remorse.” 
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House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, DC, would be brought to the House floor this year. “DC must be granted statehood,” the longtime Maryland congressman said in a statement this week. “The residents of the District must be granted the same protections as their fellow citizens in neighboring...
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Buffalo police officers plead not guilty to assaulting 75-year-old man at demonstration
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Kameko wins first classic of season as hot favorite Pinatubo disappoints
Kameko won the delayed first classic of the British horse racing season Saturday as the much-vaunted Pinatubo could only manage third place in the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket.
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NYPD arrests 85% fewer protesters overnight Friday
The NYPD arrested 40 people overnight Friday as protests in the wake of George Floyd’s killing entered their 10th day. The number is a steep 85 percent decline from the 270 arrested overnight Thursday, and 78 percent less than the 180 arrests overnight Wednesday. The city has been under an 8 pm curfew for the...
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Up to 200,000 expected in DC for massive George Floyd protest
As many as 200,000 people are expected in Washington, DC, Saturday for a huge demonstration over the killing of George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who died in police custody May 25. “We have a lot of public, open source information to suggest that the event on this upcoming Saturday may be one of the...
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Watch the entire CNN/Sesame Street racism town hall
CNN's Van Jones and Erica Hill partner with "Sesame Street" for Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, a town hall for kids and families. Here are the major segments:
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Detroit police chief slams 'knee-jerk reaction' to defund the police
Detroit Police Chief James Craig criticized the idea that governments should "defund the police," arguing that it was an "extremely flawed" approach.
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Buffalo police officers plead not guilty to assaulting 75-year-old man at demonstration
Two suspended Buffalo, New York, police officers pleaded not guilty Saturday to assaulting a 75-year-old man during a protest against racism and police brutal
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon visit Breonna Taylor memorial with their families
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon visited a memorial honoring slain Kentucky EMT Breonna Taylor on what would have been her 27th birthday. 
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Dean Cain: Celebs calling to defund police exposing their own hypocrisy
Hollywood celebrities' calls to defund police departments expose their own hypocritical acts and hurt Americans in law enforcement working with heroic intentions, actor Dean Cain asserted Saturday.
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Cyclist arrested in assault on teens posting fliers over George Floyd's death says he's 'sick with remorse'
A 34-second viral video shows a cyclist walk up to a young adult, grab her arm for several seconds and wrestle an object from her.       
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Dolphins coach Brian Flores mourns the death of friend, another reminder of the work that lies ahead
Dolphins coach mourns George Floyd while revealing a friend, Chris Beaty, was shot and killed during protests over the weekend in Indianapolis.       
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Philadelphia death row inmate freed after conviction in child's murder reversed
A Philadelphia man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for the murder of a 4-year-old girl has had his conviction overturned.
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Viral child stars reunite
Two children from a heartwarming viral video catch up with each other over video. Former Philadelphia Police Chief Charles Ramsey shares a message to children of color.
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Tropical Storm Cristobal strengthens across the Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to continue to strengthen as it tracks towards the Gulf Coast today. This storm is forecast to make landfall across Louisiana late on Sunday. Meteorologist Allison Chinchar has the latest update.
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Saints players praise Drew Brees for response to Trump's criticism: 'Apology is a form of true leadership'
Malcolm Jenkins was among the first critics to slam New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for his comments against kneeling during the national anthem but on Friday Jenkins was the first to back his teammate for addressing President Trump’s criticism of his subsequent apology for those remarks. 
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