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Floyd's death spurs question: What is a black life worth? Floyd's death spurs question: What is a black life worth? 06/12/2020 10:16am • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For 12-year-old Tamir Rice, it was simply carrying a toy handgun. For Eric Garner, it was allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. For Michael Brown, Sandra Bland and Ahmaud Arbery, it was the minor offenses of jaywalking, failing to signal a lane change and trespassing on a reside Twitter removes China-linked accounts spreading false news Twitter removes China-linked accounts spreading false news 06/12/2020 06:34am • LONDON (AP) — Twitter has removed a vast network of accounts that it says is linked to the Chinese government and was pushing false information favorable to the country's communist rulers. Beijing denied involvement Friday and said the company should instead take down accounts smearing China. The Rights group: Egypt police raid homes of activist's uncles Rights group: Egypt police raid homes of activist's uncles 06/11/2020 09:05am • CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Police raided the houses of two uncles of an Egyptian-American activist who recently sued a former Egyptian prime minister in a U.S. court, accusing him of crimes against humanity, an international rights group said on Thursday. Human Rights Watch quoted a member of Mohamed So Pakistan army chief says anti-polio campaign to restart soon Pakistan army chief says anti-polio campaign to restart soon 06/11/2020 12:20am • ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army chief has told Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates that despite the challenge of COVID-19, Pakistan plans to restart polio vaccination campaigns across the country. In a statement late Wednesday, the military said Gen. Qamer Javed Bajwa s India seizes $180M in jewels from fugitive diamond merchants India seizes $180M in jewels from fugitive diamond merchants 06/10/2020 10:26pm • NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have seized diamonds, pearls and silver jewelry worth millions of dollars as part of an investigation of a fugitive diamond merchant who is being held in London while fighting his extradition. The seized valuables worth 13.5 billion rupees ($180 million) had bee Investigators seize fake COVID-19 kits, treatment capsules 06/10/2020 02:40pm • BALTIMORE — Federal agents have seized thousands of COVID-19 treatment capsules and dozens of testing kits, saying the items were all imported from China and are fake. WJZ reports a Baltimore-based team of agents from Homeland Security Investigations found the COVID-19 treatment capsules at the Filipina journalist braces for verdict in 'cyber libel' case Filipina journalist braces for verdict in 'cyber libel' case 06/10/2020 01:15pm • VIENNA (AP) — An award-winning journalist who has aggressively covered Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is bracing for a verdict in a libel case and says she sees the upcoming decision as “an existential moment" for democracy in the Philippines. Maria Ressa, the head of t EU wants tech giants to do more to counter virus fake news EU wants tech giants to do more to counter virus fake news 06/10/2020 06:46am • BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior European Union official warned online platforms like Google and Facebook on Wednesday to step up the fight against fake news coming notably from countries like China and Russia, but she praised the approach of Twitter for fact-checking a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trum Feds seek $225M fine for pair who made a billion robocalls Feds seek $225M fine for pair who made a billion robocalls 06/09/2020 05:43pm • The U.S. communications regulator on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers. The Federal Communications Commission said John Spiller and Jakob Mears made the calls throug Review: Gone West embrace a sunny country in superb album Review: Gone West embrace a sunny country in superb album 06/09/2020 09:59am • Gone West, “Canyons” (Triple Tigers Records) The full-length debut album from Gone West sets the tone right from the album cover — the four members languidly walking up a road in Malibu, California. It's warm and they are sun-kissed. Grammy-winner Colbie Caillat — known for effervescent pop Amid US tension, Iran builds fake aircraft carrier to attack Amid US tension, Iran builds fake aircraft carrier to attack 06/09/2020 07:56am • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As tensions remain high between Iran and the U.S., the Islamic Republic appears to have constructed a new mock-up of an aircraft carrier off its southern coast for potential live-fire drills. The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs obtained Tuesday by The Ass 20-year ban for equestrian rider in horse abuse case 06/09/2020 03:45am • LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A record 20-year ban in equestrian has been imposed on a rider from the United Arab Emirates for horse abuse at a long-distance race. The horse, Castlebar Contraband, was euthanized after a “catastrophic injury” sustained after being injected with a banned sedative Protests in the DC area continue for an 11th day Protests in the DC area continue for an 11th day 06/08/2020 10:42pm • [related_gallery align="none"] Protests over the death of George Floyd continued for an 11th day in the D.C. area. Demonstrators gathered in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House, as they have been for nearly two weeks. Among them were Cherise Mattheson and her 12-year-old son Maryland's abbreviated road tests keep drivers on closed course Maryland's abbreviated road tests keep drivers on closed course 06/08/2020 12:15pm • Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration has resumed road tests for new drivers, only they don't have to leave the parking lot. In mid-March, Maryland, like Virginia, suspended the administration of road tests out of concern that having a testing agent in the car with a new driver could spread the 'Create your own excitement': Players ponder empty buildings 'Create your own excitement': Players ponder empty buildings 06/08/2020 05:14am • The roar of the crowd has been such a staple of major sports, such an advantage for the home team, that NFL clubs have been accused at times of artificial amplification. The Atlanta Falcons even admitted to the mischief, leading to a 2015 punishment from the league. When the coronavirus risk wanes e
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