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Google Pixel 4a launch expected on Monday | Appleinsider Google's rumored Pixel 4a could be made public on Monday, with the search giant preparing to unveil a new smartphone on Monday in the Pixel family, one that could be accompanied by a 5G model.

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Microsoft confirms talks to buy TikTok in U.S. Microsoft confirmed that it has been discussing an acquisition of the trendy app in the U.S. and other countries.

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What Future Are We Building for Bitcoin? - CoinDesk A reading of Meltem Demirors new essay “Unintended Architecture” asks some key questions about intention setting for building the future of Bitcoin.

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ESPN Finalizing Monday Night Football Plans – OutKick ESPN is finalizing its Monday Night Football plans with Steve Levy, Louis Riddick, and Brian Griese for the upcoming NFL season, sources tell Outkick. Jim Miller first tweeted he heard this was the decision. Miller added that Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit will call the Giants and Steelers game Week 1. An ESPN spokesperson declined […] More

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Is This The Real Reason Why Trump Wants To Ban TikTok? The president and his advisors say TikTok is a national security threat. But maybe the ban is really about Trump's hurt feelings over his ruined rally in Tulsa.

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The Dramatic Fall Of Ellen DeGeneres Marks A Shift In The Way We See Celebrities Why did we ever like these people?

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Latest News – Lockdown Sceptics Boris Weighs Up “Nuclear” Options There’s a story by Tim Shipman in the Sunday Times today that I’m struggling to understand. He reports that last Wednesday at 4pm the Prime Minister convened a war-gaming exercise in which they considered various responses to different “second wave” scenarios. For an hour they mapped out options for the … Latest News Read More »

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Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies of COVID-19 Cain had tested positive for coronavirus late last month.

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by JustMyCities A Man is Standing in My Yard! Life presents opportunities to #BeAmazing, will you look for the chance to do something amazing for someone else today?

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by Joseph Greenwood Discovering an exoplanet the size of Neptune Astrophysicists detect the orb hidden in the dust and gas debris around the young star AU Microscopii

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WWII veteran Jonas Bender, one of first black US Marines, dies at 94 A visitation will be held today for World War II veteran Jonas Bender who was one of the first African Americans to join the U.S. Marines. "At the time of his draft, the Marine Corps was an unequal and segregated institution," according to his obituary. "He trained at the segregated Montford Point in North Carolina and went on to serve in the Pacific as a radar operator during the war." Bender, 94, of Yellow Springs, passed away on May 30. He was drafted at age 18 and served as a Montford Point Marine from 1943 to 1946. Jonas was among 200 surviving Montford Point Marines to be honored for their service in 2012 when they were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. "The central thing about all this is that the Marine Corps didn't really want us, didn't believe we could do the job and grudgingly moved every step of the way," Bender said when he was profiled in a column by News-Sun columnist Tom Stafford a couple months before the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony. Bender told Stafford

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Memphis Rox Climbing + Community
by Memphis Rox Climbing + Community Saint George Floyd We are George Floyd and George Floyd is us.

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Trump Is Going After States That Want to Make It Easier to Vote During the Pandemic - VICE Trump specifically targeted Michigan and Nevada in a pair of early morning tweets on Wednesday.

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Mike Pompeo Just Mocked the Investigations Against Him: 'I've Seen the Various Stories That Someone Was Walking My Dog to Sell Arms to My Dry Cleaner' - VICE Pompeo denied that he knew about the specifics of any of the investigations — but then admitted that he had answered written questions earlier this year about one of them.

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Could The 4-Day Work Week Be the Way to Recover From Coronavirus? New Zealand Thinks So. - VICE "It certainly would help tourism all around the country,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.

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'Twilight' Actor Gregory Tyree Boyce Dead At 30 | HuffPost Boyce was best known for his role as Tyler Crowley in "Twilight."

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Multiple Governors Announce Openness To Live Sports Without Fans | HuffPost Governors from New York, California and Texas all said their states will be open for live sports with no spectators in the coming weeks.

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Police fail in attempt to tase Ahmaud Arbery during 2017 incident – video | US news | The Guardian Footage shows police attempting to tase Ahmaud Arbery before Taser malfunctions during an interaction in 2017

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Police tried to tase Ahmaud Arbery in 2017 incident, video shows | US news | The Guardian Officers questioned why Arbery was sitting alone in his car in a park one morning in November 2017

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2 Men Rob Convenience Store Wearing Watermelon Rind Disguises: Police | HuffPost One suspected melon-head has been charged. The other is being sought.

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Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 despite FDA warnings | US news | The Guardian President says he’s been taking drug for ‘a couple of weeks’ but FDA has issued repeated warning about the dangers of the drug

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Not all culture ground to a halt during the second world war | letter | Culture | The Guardian Letter: Antonia Fraser recalls how the cinema was the staple entertainment during the war and how the period sparked her lifelong love of the theatre

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‘It is a different world’: Damien Hirst takes to lockdown life and work | Art and design | The Guardian Artist admits he is in a privileged position as rainbow prints go on sale to raise money for charities

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Death Toll Surpasses 90,000 | HuffPost Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world.

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One Of Trump's Personal Valets Tests Positive For Coronavirus | HuffPost The test result raises the possibility that Trump has been exposed to the virus while he appears to wind down the administration's already insufficient p...

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Coronavirus: What states are reopening, and when? Here's the list The majority of states are moving forward with phased-in approaches that vary by county and city as the U.S. reopens amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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by The Fun Crew The Angel Soft® Brand Pledges Up to $2 Million to #GiveTogetherNow Initiative Providing Direct Financial Relief to Families Impacted by COVID-19 Following an initial $1 million commitment, the brand will match up to $1 million in public donations with the goal of helping to ensure that $3 million is available for families who have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

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by The Fun Crew Youth Organization Rallies All Ages & Abilities to Fight Rising Hunger While our country addresses the effects of COVID-19, more than 37 million people in the United States struggle with hunger, per the USDA's 2019 Household Food Insecurity in the United States report.

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A tale of two cities: how New York police enforce social distancing by the color of your skin | World news | The Guardian Outrage after juxtaposed images show officers handing out masks to white sunbathers, while video shows officer punching a person of color

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I'm A Doctor In A COVID-19 Unit. Before You Call Me A Hero, Here's What You Should Know. | HuffPost "The more work I did in the hospital, the more I became humbled by the tremendous work that others were doing."

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Coronavirus cases vary by state, showing problems with reopening plans An analysis of COVID-19 testing and cases along U.S. counties that border another state found the numbers to be a poor indicator of readiness.

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by The Fun Crew Join me for a 12 Week Year: Let's #BeAmazing Together! “It's not what you know; it's not even who you know; it's what you implement that counts.” Together we are going to help 100,000 businesses and non profits recover from the impact of Covid-19

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Taika Waititi to direct and co-write new Star Wars movie | Film | The Guardian Oscar-winning writer-director of Jojo Rabbit to create adventure in Star Wars universe with 1917 writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns

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NFL Moves International Games Back to U.S. For 2020 Season : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR The NFL has been holding games in London's Wembley Stadium for 13 seasons in an attempt raise interest in American football. Five international games have been moved back to the U.S.

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COVID-19 Protesters Leave Body Bags At Foot Of Trump's D.C. Hotel | HuffPost The demonstrators said they wanted to let the president know that "most of the country believes in science."

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Coronavirus: Vaccine makers take big financial risk in COVID-19 crisis Developing a new vaccine typically takes many years, but pharmaceutical companies are trying to push one out in the next 12-18 months.

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by The Fun Crew Kia Motors Helping Healthcare Workers Across The Country Kia's "Accelerate the Good" Efforts to Help People Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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by The Fun Crew Wisconsin Married Couple with COVID-19 Discharged from Hospital on the Same Day Both Admitted to the ICU with COVID-19 in March, Discharged Together on April 17

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by The Fun Crew Asian-American Physician Group Launches Mobile Screening Program in New York CAIPA , which represents more than 1,000 New York physicians and allied healthcare professionals, today announced the launch of its mobile testing van initiative to conduct COVID-19 screenings across the city.

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by The Fun Crew Social Activism And Teens: New Data On Why It's More Important Than Ever Fuse, LLC surveyed 1,000 members of the Gen Z about social activism to compare against data from 2018 and 2015. Then again in 2018

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by The Fun Crew Carol's Daughter Founder Lisa Price to Deliver Virtual Commencement Speech to Class of 2020 Carol's Daughter founder Lisa Price has a message for the class of 2020—your graduation ceremony may have been canceled, but hope, curiosity, determination, and love are not.

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No Kid Hungry
by No Kid Hungry Nestlé Pure Life Joins Forces with No Kid Hungry to Help Families in Need During COVID-19 In addition to a $1 million contribution, Nestlé Pure Life will help raise awareness of No Kid Hungry's new online resource that helps families in need find free meals

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Comedian Michael Che pays rent for 160 NYC residents | GMA The “Saturday Night Live” star said his grandmother died of COVID-19 and he wanted to honor her memory by paying the rents of residents living at the housing complex where she once lived.

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by JR Robinson 4 Out of 5 College Students Face Financial Troubles Due to Coronavirus Pandemic Student Loan Hero report finds Black and Hispanic students report higher levels of food and housing insecurity due to the global health pandemic than their white peers

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by JR Robinson National Geographic Learning Introduces Free Teaching Materials on COVID-19 These COVID-19 resources are available for teachers across the globe; lessons touch on multiple subjects to give students context for learning about the coronavirus

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by The Fun Crew MasterClass Launches Weekly Free, Live-Stream Series with the World's Best MasterClass Live makes interacting with MasterClass instructors available to all

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by JR Robinson David's Bridal Partners with JOANN Stores to Provide Over 50,000 Protective Masks to Medical Facilities As the demand for medical materials skyrockets, the two brands pledge to donate their teams' time and materials to quickly supply healthcare workers with protective gear.

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LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes
by LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes When is it time to move on? Are you spending years of your life investing in the wrong person? Paralyzed by fear that they are the last person on earth . . .

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LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes
by LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes Preference vs. Prejudice in dating is there a difference While it may seem like specifying which ethnicity is simply another aspect of defining your likes and dislikes, as a matchmaker it is my job to sift through your list of wants and find the best possible partners

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LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes
by LoveBIG, LiveBig - Jennifer J Hayes My Flaws Are Lovable Essentially being mindful of the beauty, resilience, and strength you have—throughout all areas of your life. It is, undoubtedly a trendy term, but it’s also a popular and purposeful action men and women use to positively impact their overall wellness.

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by The Fun Crew 2/3 of Americans Are More Likely to Date Someone Who's a Good Cook "Cooking and food is woven into every relationship we have whether it's memories of grandparents, teaching kids about healthy eating or impressing romantic partners, and it's become even more important now that we are home together all the time,"

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by JR Robinson David's Bridal Partners with JOANN Stores to Provide Over 50,000 Protective Masks to Medical Facilities As the demand for medical materials skyrockets, the two brands pledge to donate their teams' time and materials to quickly supply healthcare workers with protective gear.

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Tyler Perry says his girlfriend will get part of his wealth Tyler Perry recently spoke candidly with T.I. on his podcast “Expeditiously” about how he came up with Madea, his success and, in a rare instance, his relationship.

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