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Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience

Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience

NEW YORK — After watching the ghastly video of George Floyd dying as a police officer pressed a knee on his neck, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Trey Songz couldn’t sleep.
Hamilton a big sporting voice in Black Lives Matter movement

Hamilton a big sporting voice in Black Lives Matter movement

Prevented from doing his day job by the coronavirus outbreak, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is standing out during the pandemic through his passionate campaigning against racial injustice.
BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

LONDON — Oil and gas company BP announced Monday that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the energy industry.
The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

The Obamas deliver speeches during YouTube virtual ceremony

LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama said in a commencement speech Sunday that the nationwide protests following the recent deaths of unarmed black women and men including George Floyd were fueled from “decades worth of anguish, frustration, over une
JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

LOS ANGELES — “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling is facing hefty backlash after she posted a series of tweets about transgender people.

Bangladesh arrests at least 19 suspected people smugglers

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested at least 19 suspected people smugglers following the killings last month of 26 Bangladeshis in Libya who were trying to reach Europe illegally, police said Monday.
With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

With recovery of last case, New Zealand has eradicated virus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand appears to have completely eradicated the coronavirus — at least for now — after health officials said Monday the last known infected person had recovered.
Thousands march in NYC as curfew ends and peace prevails

Thousands march in NYC as curfew ends and peace prevails

NEW YORK — Thousands of people marched through New York City's streets again Sunday to protest racism and police brutality, but after a peaceful weekend the city appeared ready to begin a march back toward normalcy after three months of quarantines a

Treasure chest hidden in Rocky Mountains finally found

SANTA FE, N.M.
Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd.
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