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U.S. unemployment numbers are still staggeringly high. Here are the figures.https://bit.ly/2MQZymx
06/11/2020

U.S. unemployment numbers are still staggeringly high. Here are the figures.

https://bit.ly/2MQZymx

06/11/2020
Creating art during COVID-19 lockdown

While most people are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 lockdown, some are using the time to create. Colin Vale is spending his time carving sculptures made of wood. With a chainsaw, sander and linseed oil he brings his imagination to fruition working at his Maryland home.

06/11/2020
Black businesses threatened by COVID-19, racism in funding

Black businesses were struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic and are also experience discrimination in access to federal funding. Here are the impacts and how the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent protests have also impacted them.

The U.S. passed the grim milestone of #2million cases of #COVID-19. Here's what that means in pictures.https://bit.ly/2B...
06/11/2020

The U.S. passed the grim milestone of #2million cases of #COVID-19. Here's what that means in pictures.

https://bit.ly/2BZKBMX

The Dow plunged over 1,800 points or about 6.7%, nearly missing the 7% trading-halt mark, as COVID-19 cases spiked in so...
06/11/2020

The Dow plunged over 1,800 points or about 6.7%, nearly missing the 7% trading-halt mark, as COVID-19 cases spiked in some U.S. states following their reopening.

06/11/2020
Petition to retheme Disney’s Splash Mountain

U.S. Disney fans want Splash Mountain, a ride inspired by ‘Song of the South,’ to be re-themed, amid nationwide protests over racism against African Americans. The 1946 film has been criticized for nostalgic view of the antebellum South. See how the proposed theme the Princess and the Frog goes with the ride

The Dow plummets more than 1,500 points as the U.S. reports sharp rises in new COVID-19 cases, deflating recent optimism...
06/11/2020

The Dow plummets more than 1,500 points as the U.S. reports sharp rises in new COVID-19 cases, deflating recent optimism that the economy would recover quickly.

06/11/2020

Protests continue in Richmond, Virginia, after toppling of a statue to #Confederacy President Jefferson Davis #owefair #protests2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not remove Christopher Columbus statute in the city, because it represents “the ...
06/11/2020

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not remove Christopher Columbus statute in the city, because it represents “the Italian American legacy in this country”.

Philip Manshaus, a far-right Norwegian man, was jailed for 21 years for the racially motivated murder of his Chinese-bor...
06/11/2020

Philip Manshaus, a far-right Norwegian man, was jailed for 21 years for the racially motivated murder of his Chinese-born stepsister and attempting to kill worshippers in a mosque shooting spree.

06/11/2020

#BREAKING Another 1.5 million laid-off workers seek US jobless aid, a 10th straight weekly decline, as more businesses reopen. (AP)

More photos of China’s newly launched satellite. A marine observation satellite was successfully launched and entered it...
06/11/2020

More photos of China’s newly launched satellite. A marine observation satellite was successfully launched and entered its orbit on Thursday to improve its oceanographic research capability. The HY-1D blasted off atop a Long March 2C carrier rocket at 2:31 am BJT.

06/11/2020

‪Watch: China launched a marine observation satellite on Thursday to improve its oceanographic research capability. The HY-1D blasted off atop a Long March 2C carrier rocket at 2:31 am BJT and was later placed in a sun-synchronous orbit. First-hand video from the launch center:‬

George Floyd's death triggers police legislation changes at all levels
06/10/2020
George Floyd's death triggers police legislation changes at all levels

George Floyd's death triggers police legislation changes at all levels

Philonise Floyd, a brother of George Floyd, reacts as he describes the pain of losing his brother as he testifies during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on proposed changes to police practices and accountability on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via...

06/10/2020
U.S. states reopen, millions still unemployed

Receiving unemployment benefits in the U.S. has become a difficult task during the COVID-19 pandemic – but why? Here are the steps in getting benefits and where things get difficult.

06/10/2020
Emotional testimony from George Floyd's brother

“I’m here to ask you to make it stop, Stop the pain.”

Those were the words from Philonise Floyd, younger brother of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis, sparking nation and worldwide protests.

Philonise was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to speak to congress about the need for police reform and the loss of his brother.

06/10/2020
What defunding the police looks like

What does “Defunding the Police” really look like? What are the methods to change the budget that departments across the U.S. get? And how could it benefit communities? We examine all of these issues.

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from races and properties because of its long association with slavery and racism. (AP)
06/10/2020

NASCAR bans Confederate flag from races and properties because of its long association with slavery and racism. (AP)

As U.S. COVID-19 cases approach 2 million, states that reopened early have become new hotspots of outbreak, according to...
06/10/2020

As U.S. COVID-19 cases approach 2 million, states that reopened early have become new hotspots of outbreak, according to New York Times. Arizona, which reopened in early May following Trump’s visit, reported a record 1,556 cases on Wednesday. Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 is his “worst nightmare” and “isn’t over yet.”

“No ethnic group should be left behind in China’s fight against poverty,” President Xi Jinping stressed again that all C...
06/10/2020
Xi Jinping underlines winning anti-poverty battle during Ningxia inspection

“No ethnic group should be left behind in China’s fight against poverty,” President Xi Jinping stressed again that all Chinese should be lifted out of poverty by the end of this year, during his visit to Ningxia. He also vowed to ensure a stable job market, as China is recovering from COVID-19 pandemic.
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-06-10/Xi-underlines-winning-anti-poverty-battle-during-Ningxia-inspection-RdgUWl0CaI/index.html

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed efforts to secure a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and eradicating poverty.

06/10/2020
Cases of brutality drive calls for U.S. police reform

Across the U.S. and around the world demonstrators have taken to the street to protest the killing of George Floyd. And more cases of African Americans and Latinos dying during police interactions are entering the spotlight. All cases are leading to calls for large scale police reform in the United States.

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