Casino Tycoon Stanley Ho, Who Transformed Macau into the ‘Las Vegas of Asia,’ Dies at 98
Ho’s rise transformed Macau from a commercial backwater into the “Las Vegas of Asia” by exploiting its big advantage over the rest of China—casinos were legal
Canada wants national sick leave plan in place for second wave of the coronavirus pandemic
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is trying to give all workers a minimum of 10 days paid sick leave per year as Canada starts to prepare for a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A WWI memorial in Pittsburgh was vandalized on Memorial Day, police say
Police in Pennsylvania are investigating after a World War I memorial was vandalized on Memorial Day, according to a news release from the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.
Steve Carell and Greg Daniels Struck Comedy Gold With The Office. So Why Is Their New Show Space Force Such a Bust?
The big-budget Netflix comedy is exactly what you’d expect from a show conceived around a conference table
Review: How much screen time is too much? 'Screened Out' wonders and wanders
Documentary on screen addiction could use some focus.
China's military promises to uphold 'national sovereignty' in Hong Kong
California Houses Of Worship, In-Store Retailers May Reopen
The new guidelines stipulate religious centers must limit attendance to 100 persons or 25% of the building's capacity, whichever is lower. They also recommend against singing and group recitation.
China's military promises to uphold 'national sovereignty' as more Hong Kong protests expected
China's top military commander in Hong Kong has emphasized the role of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in upholding "national sovereignty" in the city a day ahead of expected anti-government protests.
Uber lays off 600 people in India as the coronavirus pandemic hurts business
Uber said on Tuesday that it is cutting 600 jobs in India, roughly 25% of its workforce in the country.
CDC warns of starving, aggressive rats amid COVID-19 garbage shortage
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week is warning people of an aggressive rat problem in the U.S. stemming from a decrease in food waste during the coronavirus pandemic.
Brothers allow black widow to sting them believing they'd turn into Spider-Man: report
Three young Bolivian boy were hospitalized earlier this month when they were stung by a Black Widow spider while tending goats in a small Bolivian village, a report Monday said.
Serial Rapist on Early Release From Prison Is Arrested on New Rape Charge on Resort Island in Greece
He had been convicted in 2012 of raping three female tourists in the same area
Family of double murder suspect pleads for him to surrender
The manhunt for college senior Peter Manfredonia covered Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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Couple with matching wedding date tattoos has nuptials delayed by coronavirus
A tattoo is forever. An engaged Irish couple with matching ink of their planned October wedding date were reportedly forced to postpone the fall nuptials because of the coronavirus. Francis Donald, 26, and Fionnuala Kearney, 24, got engaged in 2017, and while later partying in Turkey got matching tattoos of their October 16, 2020 wedding...
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‘Liberal leaning’ media passes its tipping point: ex-CBS News president
News organizations that claim to be neutral have long been creeping leftward, and their loathing of Trump has accelerated the pace.
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Woman placed on leave from work after viral Central Park video
The investment company that employs a white woman who went viral after calling the cops on a black man in Central Park on Monday has placed her on administrative leave. “We take these matters very seriously, and we do not condone racism of any kind,” the company wrote. “While we are in the process of...
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China-US rivalry likely a 'lose-lose' for both countries: Harvard professor
The growing tension between the U.S. and China could end up being a net loser for both countries, a political science professor from Harvard said.
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Korean prosecutors question Samsung heir in succession-related probe
Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the country's top conglomerate.
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Media mogul: Only Trump can save Hong Kong
Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper The Apple Daily, has been a thorn in the side of China's Communist Party for decades. As Beijing moves to enforce the controversial Hong Kong national security law, Lai is pleading with the US President Trump for help . CNN's Anna Coren reports.
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Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana
The man, in his 60s, likely surprised the bear after rounding a sharp corner.
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Retired U.S. Marine salutes, stands on DC median for 24 hours to raise awareness for veteran suicide
A retired U.S. Marine walked onto a concrete median in Washington D.C. on Sunday and stood for a period of 24 hours -- with the hope of bringing awareness to veteran suicide.
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Georgia man blames coronavirus stress as factor in attack on women: cops
A Georgia man accused of attacking two women on Sunday outside an Athens store allegedly blamed coronavirus stress as a “precipitating factor” before the alleged attack.
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What to watch on Tuesday: ‘World of Dance’ returns on NBC
Tuesday May 26, 2020 | “The Genetic Detective” premieres on ABC.
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Stormy Weather Threatens to Delay First SpaceX Astronaut Launch
A SpaceX rocket is scheduled to blast off Wednesday afternoon from Kennedy Space Center
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The White House's travel ban for Brazil starts tomorrow
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White Woman Who Called Cops on Black Man, Placed on Leave at Work, Issues Apology
The woman was the subject of a viral video, in which she calls the police claiming that a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash was threatening her.
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Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon capital
Manaus is one of Brazil's hardest-hit cities. The country has more than 23,000 virus deaths. But due to insufficient testing many are quick to rule out the possibility that COVID-19 claimed their loved ones, meaning the toll is a vast undercount. (May 26)       
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SpaceX's first astronaut launch threatened by stormy weather
Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.
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Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says
Want to raise a non-picky eater? Stop demanding your child eat and stop restricting the foods they do eat, a new study says.
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Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says
Frustrated with your child's picky eating? If you're trying to fix the problem by becoming the food police, you're probably making your child's habit of picky eating worse, according to a new study that followed more than 300 parent-and-child pairs for five years.
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As stark 100,000 deaths landmark looms, Trump pursues his political obsessions
Sometime in the next few days, the 100,000th American will succumb to Covid-19 in a pandemic that President Donald Trump once predicted would just "miraculously" disappear.
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Changing Southwest may bring Democrats a milestone win
In a critical mark of the shifting political landscape, Democrats in November could secure a clean sweep of the Senate seats from the four key Southwestern states -- a milestone the party hasn't reached in nearly 80 years.
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Surveillance video claims to show Florida mom pushing autistic son into canal, son later died
Newly released video appears to show the Florida woman accused of killing her son with autism pushing the boy into a canal — in what authorities say was a first, but thwarted, murder attempt.
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Carolyn Hax: How to extend condolences without the emoji
A reader is Facebook friends with a high school classmate whose husband died, and she’s unsure how to send sympathies.
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Lo Mein and Plantains: The Proud History of Cuban-Chinese Food
La Caridad 78 is a restaurant on the corner of 78th Street and Broadway in New York City’s Upper West Side. The name is Spanish, yet the restaurant itself resembles a classic NY Chinese eatery. What's the deal? Well, thousands of Chinese workers came to Cuba in the 19th and 20th centuries, but fled Havana's thriving Chinatown when Castro came to power. Some of those folks came to New York. Some of *those* folks started restaurants, and, well, La Caridad 78 has been serving up some of the best Chinese AND Cuban dishes in the city since 1968. It's a story of perseverance, cultures coming together, and really, really good eats.
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Viral video shows woman calling cops on black man in Central Park
"I wanted folks to know what happened to make sure it never happens again from her. All she had to do was put her poor dog on the leash."
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NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city
The New York City photographers are trying to capture the living history of the coronavirus pandemic in the hard-hit city, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 trauma in America.
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Doctor in NYC to fight coronavirus had $11k robbed from hotel room
A Texas doctor in town to help with the fight against the coronavirus was ripped off for $11,000 worth of personal items in her Brooklyn hotel room, police sources said Monday. The suspect, a woman believed to be in her 20s, broke into the room in the Brooklyn Hotel on Atlantic Avenue near Nostrand Avenue...
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Exclusive: Cathay Pacific's brand merger hits roadblock from China's aviation regulator - sources
China's aviation regulator may make it difficult for Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd to merge regional arm Cathay Dragon into its main brand because of infractions during last year's pro-democracy protests, two sources said.
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Steelers’ Mike Tomlin supports NFL diversity incentives: ‘System is broken’
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin used to an unexpected venue to express his support for changing the NFL’s Rooney Rule. Tomlin spoke Monday with Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari’s “Coffee with Cal” Facebook show. The NFL is exploring the idea of allowing teams that hire minority head coaches or general managers to move up in...
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Illinois man charged for grabbing reporter on live TV, shouting ‘f–k her’
An Illinois man was arrested after allegedly grabbing a TV reporter during a live broadcast and yelling “f–k her right in the p—y,” police said. WGN-TV reporter Gaynor Hall was giving a weather update in Shorewood on Saturday night when the brazen creep suddenly ran into the frame, grasped her shoulders and shouted the obscene...
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Coronavirus is just 'tip of iceberg,' Chinese researcher cautions
China’s “bat woman” researcher warns that the deadly coronavirus surfacing now is “just the tip of the iceberg” in terms of what humans may soon face without a global effort to prevent similar infectious outbreaks.
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Julius Erving is only Net to secure a scoring title
The 1 and only…  Net to win a scoring title: Julius Erving The Time: 1973-74 and 1975-76 The Background: The New York Nets acquired Erving from the Virginia Squires in 1973, just after the Long Island native had led the American Basketball Association with a career-high 31.9 points per game. The deal sent $750,000, George...
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Andrew Yang Calls For 'Serious Look' at 4-Day Workweeks, Says '3-Day Weekends Are Better Than 2-Day Weekends'
In a Memorial Day tweet, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang urged the U.S. to look at moving to a four-day workweek, saying that such a move would create jobs and not result in a loss of productivity.
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CBS Evening News, May 25, 2020
Americans celebrate Memorial Day amid coronavirus pandemic; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on honoring fallen heroes for Memorial Day
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AR Gov. Hutchinson: 'Projections and Modeling' Have 'Lost a Lot of Credibility'
On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) stated that while his state has seen a “second spike” of cases, it is difficult to know “exactly where these projections are going.” Because projections and modeling have
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Apartment fire on M Street SW prompts rescues Sunday
The blaze sent smoke high into the air near the Waterfront Metro station.
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Asian stocks rise, boosted by 're-opening optimism'
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, as a growing number of cities and countries around the world take steps toward re-opening.
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