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Protesters break curfew on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd's killing


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 03:55:00 EDT

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By Nicole Chavez, Jason Hanna, Dakin Andone and Madeline Holcombe, CNN A wave of protests over the death of George Floyd spread from coast to coast on Saturday night, with crowds breaking curfew in major cities on another...

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Nike is saying 'Don't Do It' in a message about racism in America


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 11:40:00 EDT

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By Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN The brand famously known for its campaign encouraging you to get out there and "Just Do It" is flipping the switch and urging people "Don't Do It" in new messaging focused on race.

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Teenager protesting George Floyd's death killed in Detroit shooting


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 09:39:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

A protest in the wake of George Floyd's death turned deadly in Detroit. 

Read more: Teenager protesting George Floyd's death killed in Detroit shooting


7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 05:42:00 EDT

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At least seven people were shot as protesters in Louisville demonstrated against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March.

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George Floyd protesters set Minneapolis police station afire


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 07:59:00 EDT

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Fires are burning and looting is taking place after violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night.

Read more: George Floyd protesters set Minneapolis police station afire


The Boston Marathon has been canceled and will be held as a virtual race


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 17:54:00 EDT

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By Allen Kim and Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio, CNN The 2020 Boston Marathon has been canceled, and it will become a virtual race for the first time in the event's history.

Read more: The Boston Marathon has been canceled and will be held as a virtual race


Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jet


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 01:38:00 EDT

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The layoffs are expected to be concentrated in the Seattle area, home to Boeing’s big passenger jet business.

Read more: Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jet


College student wanted in 2 Connecticut slayings is captured


Created: Wed, 27 May 2020 22:17:00 EDT

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He was found in Hagerstown, Maryland. He was not injured and no officers were either during the arrest, police said.

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Disney World sets reopening date


Created: Wed, 27 May 2020 11:17:00 EDT

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Disney World is reopening its gates, ending a multi-month closure of the park which left the Walt Disney Company reeling.

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New search for student wanted in killings comes up empty


Created: Wed, 27 May 2020 10:23:00 EDT

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A man matching the description of a fugitive college student wanted in the killings of two people in Connecticut was seen in northeastern Pennsylvania, but an hours-long search overnight came up empty.

Read more: New search for student wanted in killings comes up empty


Apalachin native prepares to make history in SpaceX launch


Created: Wed, 27 May 2020 07:13:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

Apalachin native Douglas Hurley is preparing to make history today as one of two astronauts on board the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Read more: Apalachin native prepares to make history in SpaceX launch


In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets


Created: Tue, 26 May 2020 18:54:00 EDT

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For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump’s tweets with a fact-check warning. 

Read more: In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets


White woman who called police on a black man bird-watching in Central Park has been fired


Created: Tue, 26 May 2020 02:23:00 EDT

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By Amir Vera and Laura Ly, CNN The white woman who called police on a black man in Central Park during an encounter involving her unleashed dog has been fired from her job, her employer said Tuesday.

Read more: White woman who called police on a black man bird-watching in Central Park has been fired


NFHS provides potential road map for return of high school sports


Created: Tue, 26 May 2020 07:49:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

The governing body for most high school sports in the U.S. is providing a potential road map for a return to high school athletics amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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People urged to not leave hand sanitizer in car after Facebook post sanitizer exploding


Created: Sun, 24 May 2020 09:38:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

People around the world are keeping hand sanitizer easily accessible, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: People urged to not leave hand sanitizer in car after Facebook post sanitizer exploding


Hertz files for bankruptcy


Created: Fri, 22 May 2020 22:51:00 EDT

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By Chris Isidore, CNN Business Hertz filed for bankruptcy Friday night, the latest victim of the sudden economic downturn sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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43 states show record-breaking unemployment for April


Created: Sat, 23 May 2020 09:17:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Almost every U.S. State had record-breaking unemployment in April. 

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Biden says he was too 'cavalier' about black Trump backers


Created: Fri, 22 May 2020 10:49:00 EDT

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is reacting testily to public calls that he select a black woman as his running mate.

Read more: Biden says he was too 'cavalier' about black Trump backers


FBI says Texas naval base shooting is 'terrorism-related'


Created: Thu, 21 May 2020 11:49:00 EDT

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The U.S. Navy says a security team has “neutralized” an active shooter at a Texas naval air station.

Read more: FBI says Texas naval base shooting is 'terrorism-related'


Apple offers a faster way to unlock your iPhone while wearing a face mask


Created: Wed, 20 May 2020 15:36:00 EDT

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By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business Apple is rolling out an easier way to unlock your iPhone while wearing a face mask.

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J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada


Created: Tue, 19 May 2020 19:39:00 EDT

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Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada.

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Belmont Stakes to be held without spectators as the first leg of the Triple Crown


Created: Tue, 19 May 2020 13:36:00 EDT

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By Wayne Sterling and Eric Levenson, CNN The Belmont Stakes, one of horse-racing's biggest events, will take place without spectators in attendance on June 20 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Racing...

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Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good


Created: Tue, 19 May 2020 10:21:00 EDT

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By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business The final nail is being driven in Pier 1's wicker casket: It's on the verge of completely shutting down three months after it filed for bankruptcy.

Read more: Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good


1 dead, 2 hurt in Illinois shooting that led to standoff


Created: Sun, 17 May 2020 09:21:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Police in Illinois are engaged in a standoff with an active shooting suspect barricaded inside a Super 8 motel. 

Read more: 1 dead, 2 hurt in Illinois shooting that led to standoff


President Trump fires State Department Inspector General Steve Linick


Created: Sat, 16 May 2020 09:32:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Another person involved in President Trump's impeachment trial is now out of a job. 

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Mamba Sports Academy changing name out of respect for Kobe Bryant and family


Created: Sat, 16 May 2020 09:29:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Mamba Sports Academy is changing its name out of respect for Kobe Bryant and his family.

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NYS nursing homes sound alarm over state's testing demand


Created: Thu, 14 May 2020 23:58:00 EDT

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the testing requirement may be “a pain in the neck,” but it’s necessary.

Read more: NYS nursing homes sound alarm over state's testing demand


Cats with no symptoms spread virus to other cats in lab test


Created: Thu, 14 May 2020 00:43:00 EDT

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Scientists who led the work, published on Wednesday, say it shows the need for more research into whether the virus can spread from people to cats to people again.

Read more: Cats with no symptoms spread virus to other cats in lab test


IRS sets deadline for relief payment by direct deposit


Created: Tue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 EDT

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The IRS said that people should use the “Get My Payment” tool on the IRS website by noon on Wednesday to provide their direct deposit information.

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Senate hearing testimonies to take place remotely after exposure to coronavirus


Created: Mon, 11 May 2020 07:38:00 EDT

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All witnesses for Tuesday's Senate Health Committee will now testify remotely.

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Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:11:00 EST

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CNN -- Taco Bell is starting 2020 with some new perks for workers. For the first time ever, employees will be eligible for paid sick time. Workers at corporate owned locations will be eligible for 24 hours of paid sick time a year. And managers at some restaurants will start pulling in six figure salaries. That's a big boost because most supervisors in that role made between 50 and 80 thousand previously. 

Read more: Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Amazon employees fired,'abused access to Ring' video


Created: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 23:46:00 EST

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Washington, D.C. (AP) -- Amazon says it has fired multiple workers at its ring security camera business, after they were caught abusing access to surveillance video. Amazon announced the firings in a letter responding to questions from U.S. Senators. The company said over the past four years, ring received four inquiries about a team member accessing ring video data.

Read more: Amazon employees fired,'abused access to Ring' video


BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:13:00 EDT

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...

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GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:10:00 EDT

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(CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...

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Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:09:00 EDT

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JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...

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Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:18:00 EDT

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MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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George Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 22:40:00 EDT

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By Amanda Watts, CNN George Floyd's family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Read more: George Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call


African-American congresswoman gets pepper sprayed during George Floyd protest in Columbus


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 21:10:00 EDT

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Kelly Mena, CNN Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty, an African-American congresswoman from Ohio, was briefly sprayed with "Mace or pepper spray" in downtown Columbus on Saturday while talking to people protesting the death of...

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Trump postponing the G7 to at least September


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:25:00 EDT

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By Jeremy Diamond and Kaitlan Collins, CNN President Donald Trump has announced he is postponing the G7 until at least September and wants to invite four additional countries to the summit: Russia, Australia, India and...

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The FBI's top lawyer is resigning


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:55:00 EDT

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By Evan Perez, CNN The FBI's top lawyer is resigning amid renewed pressure from President Donald Trump and Republican allies for the bureau to remove any remaining officials associated with the Russia investigation.

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Journalists covering protests face assault and arrest


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:10:00 EDT

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By Brian Stelter, CNN Business From Minneapolis to Washington DC, from Louisville to Las Vegas, reporters are facing assault and arrest while reporting on widespread protests and unrest.

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Trump touts America's spirit after successful launch of NASA/SpaceX rocket


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 17:10:00 EDT

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Jason Hoffman and Nicky Robertson, CNN Following the successful launch of the NASA/SpaceX rocket on Saturday, President Donald Trump claimed that America has regained its position as the "world leader" in space.

Read more: Trump touts America's spirit after successful launch of NASA/SpaceX rocket


Michelle Obama: It's up to everyone to root out racism


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 18:55:00 EDT

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By Leah Asmelash, CNN Non-black folks also need to help root out racism, former first lady Michelle Obama said this week while speaking out over the death of George Floyd.

Read more: Michelle Obama: It's up to everyone to root out racism


Trump slams White House protesters as 'just there to cause trouble' as DC mayor defends city


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 12:25:00 EDT

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By Kevin Liptak, Noah Broder and Brian Todd, CNN After a night of protests and racial unrest in US cities, President Donald Trump used Saturday morning messages to declare himself safe inside the White House, lash out at a...

Read more: Trump slams White House protesters as 'just there to cause trouble' as DC mayor defends city


READ: Supreme Court rejects challenge on California's limits on church crowds


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 17:40:00 EDT

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By CNN A divided Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, on Friday rejected a request from a church in California to block limitations on the number of people who could attend religious services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more: READ: Supreme Court rejects challenge on California's limits on church crowds


Military puts police units on alert for possible deployment to Minnesota for protests


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 17:10:00 EDT

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By Barbara Starr, Ryan Browne and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN The US military on Friday ordered several police units to be ready for potential deployment to Minnesota as the state experiences protests over the death of...

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms steps into national spotlight with passionate plea to protesters


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 00:10:00 EDT

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By Gregory Krieg and Paul LeBlanc, CNN Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms stepped into the national spotlight on Friday night, denouncing vandalism in her city as "chaos" after demonstrations over the death of George...

Read more: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms steps into national spotlight with passionate plea to protesters

 
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