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Spike Lee on Floyd: 'This is not new'
June 2, 2020
The Oscar-winner says wider injustices and inequalities contributed to the current unrest in the US.

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Mexico reports highest daily increase in new coronavirus cases
June 3, 2020
Mexican health authorities reported on Tuesday an additional 3,891 cases of the novel coronavirus, a new record of daily cases, and 470 more deaths.
Mexico freezes almost 2,000 accounts linked to powerful cartel
June 3, 2020
Mexico's Financial Intelligence Unit, a part of the finance ministry tasked with combating and preventing money laundering, said Tuesday it had asked banks to freeze nearly 2,000 accounts allegedly linked to the powerful Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
Colombia court to investigate ex-President Uribe's alleged ties to hacking
June 3, 2020
Colombia's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would investigate former President Alvaro Uribe's possible connections to a scandal involving alleged military spying on journalists, politicians and judges.
Brazil sets another record for daily coronavirus deaths
June 3, 2020
Brazil registered another record number of novel coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America's largest country shows no signs of slowing down.
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WORLD • Business
Warner Music, ZoomInfo Poised to Boost IPO Market
June 2, 2020
The burst of activity comes after months of relative quiet, with potential issuers scared away by the coronavirus pandemic and related turmoil. The issues are expected to raise $2.5 billion combined if the shares price at the midpoints of their target ranges.
Warner Music, ZoomInfo Poised to Boost IPO Market
June 2, 2020
The burst of activity comes after months of relative quiet, with potential issuers scared away by the coronavirus pandemic and related turmoil. The issues are expected to raise $2.5 billion combined if the shares price at the midpoints of their target ranges.
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg defends his handling of Trump post to staff
June 2, 2020
Zuckerberg said he won’t change his mind about a decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that many workers felt violated policies against violent rhetoric.
Trump is sued over executive order targeting social media companies
June 2, 2020
Trump’s order last week may undermine the legal protections enjoyed by social media companies including Twitter and Facebook.
Everything to know about Blackout Tuesday
June 2, 2020
Thousands of people are participating in Blackout Tuesday to show solidarity with the black community in the face of racial injustice.
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WORLD • Markets
Japan jumps 2% as optimism over reopening economies buoys investor sentiment in Asia
June 2, 2020
Economies start to reopen as authorities ease coronavirus-induced lockdown measures, which continue to keep investor sentiment afloat.
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Japan jumps 2% as optimism over reopening economies buoys investor sentiment in Asia
June 2, 2020
Economies start to reopen as authorities ease coronavirus-induced lockdown measures, which continue to keep investor sentiment afloat.
Dollar drops, Aussie outperforms as risk appetite improves
June 2, 2020
Safe havens the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen fell on Tuesday, and higher-risk currencies, including the Australian dollar, jumped, as risk appetite grew on optimism that the worst of the economic downturn from the spread of the coronavirus is in the past.
Oil rises nearly 4% ahead of OPEC+ meeting, easing lockdowns
June 2, 2020
Oil prices rose on Tuesday to near three-month highs on expectations that major producers will agree to extend output cuts during a video conference likely to be held this week.
European markets close higher on recovery hopes, despite backdrop of U.S. unrest; DAX up 3.8%
June 2, 2020
European stocks traded higher Tuesday against a backdrop of unrest and violence in the U.S. as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.
Gold slips 1% as Wall Street bets on economic restart
June 2, 2020
Gold retreated 1% on Tuesday as investors booked profits and Wall Street rallied on optimism over economies emerging from coronavirus-led shutdowns.
Asia Pacific stocks higher; investors watch U.S.-China tensions
June 1, 2020
RBA Governor Philip Lowe said in a monetary policy statement released Tuesday that the recovery of the global economy "will get under way" if the past month's decline of coronavirus infection rates and easing of restrictions on activity continues.
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WORLD • Economy
SoftBank and Masayoshi Son search for path out of ‘coronavirus valley’
June 2, 2020
Pandemic adds to pressure on founder and chief executive to show his Midas touch

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WORLD • Opinion
America’s Mis-Police State
June 2, 2020

The mass protests sweeping the United States following the death of George Floyd are born of many factors, but chiefly reflect frustration and rage at America's long history of racist law enforcement. Addressing that problem will require reducing the pressures on both urban communities and those tasked with policing them.

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Parisians Savor More Than the Coffee as Cafes Reopen
June 2, 2020
With no service inside, and tables on terraces spaced at a safe distance, the French came back together, while remaining apart.
Coronavirus Live Updates
June 2, 2020
Researchers question whether the government’s response to help companies will prove sufficient in the long run. Paris is reopening cafe terraces.
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