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Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...


2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...


Report: Packers G Taylor takes pay cut, frees $3M in cap space

Green Bay Packers guard Lane Taylor agreed to restructure the final year of his contract as a means to free ...


Wisconsin Reports its Highest Daily Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Health officials in the midwestern U.S. state of Wisconsin reported a record number of new COVID-19 cases Thursday, two weeks ...


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Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...

Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Russia's most prominent conman left wave of death and deception

This is the story of how the mastermind behind MMM, Russia's biggest financial pyramid scheme, managed to get elected to ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...

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Quarterly GDP in Macau drops by nearly half, services exports drop 60%

MACAU, May 30 (Xinhua) - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macau dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms ...

China's top Internet firms record near 5% rise in business

BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet and related services sectors have maintained expansion in the first four months, displaying ...

Trump unsettles U.S., global markets,

NEW YORK, New York - More rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump unsettled Wall Street on Friday, and undermined confidence ...

Chinese platform dedicated to content influencer campaigns launches

HANGZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) -- AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that ...

Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...

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Pistons coach Casey: 'Let's stop the injustice now'

Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey called for change and unity in a statement issued Saturday, amid country-wide protests following ...


Lightning's Cirelli outlasts 'Canes' Foegele in NHL Gaming Challenge

Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli had to stave off a furious rally from Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele in ...


Lightning's Cirelli outlasts 'Canes' Foegele in Gaming Challenge

Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli had to stave off a furious rally from Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele in ...


Former NFL exec: Teams wrong for not signing Kaepernick

Former NFL executive Joe Lockhart penned a column for CNN on Saturday, saying that teams were wrong for not signing ...


Goodell, Tretter issue statements on Floyd, protests

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association president J.C. Tretter each issued statements on Saturday in response to the ...


Devin McCourty reveals loss of stillborn daughter

New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty revealed Saturday that he and his wife, Michelle, lost their daughter, who was stillborn ...


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