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Trudeau's epic pause when asked about Trump
June 2, 2020
Asked about race, unrest and the US response, the Canadian prime minister chose his words carefully.
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Protesters march again in U.S. cities despite curfews, Trump vow to crack down
June 3, 2020
Thousands of demonstrators took to a knee in the grass outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, chanting "silence is violence" and "no justice, no peace," just before a government-imposed curfew as rallies against police brutality swelled in major cities.
Mainstream U.S. religious leaders criticize Trump after church photo
June 3, 2020
Mainstream U.S. Protestant and Catholic leaders sharply criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after peaceful protesters were forcibly displaced for a staged presidential photo in front of a church near the White House.
George Floyd, a 'gentle giant,' remembered in hometown Houston march
June 3, 2020
George Floyd's hometown of Houston held a memorial march for him on Tuesday, where attendees recounted a "gentle giant" whose legacy had helped the city largely avoid the violent protests seen elsewhere in the United States.
Former CEO pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal
June 3, 2020
The former chief executive of ASGN Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying $300,000 to secure his son's admission to Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.
African, Haitian migrants in Honduras defy border closure in attempt to reach U.S.
June 3, 2020
African, Cuban and Haitian migrants stranded in Honduras after borders were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic began trekking northward on Tuesday in an attempt to reach the United States, migration authorities said.
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China Tests Whether Economic Clout Outweighs International Outrage in Hong Kong
May 29, 2020
The hope was that integrating China into the global economy would foster the spread of freedoms. Its move on Hong Kong shows that just the opposite has happened.
Reopening America’s Schools and the Privilege of Opting Out
May 22, 2020
Parents who can afford it might not send their kids to school this fall, and those with no other option fear they are putting their kids in harm's way.
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Bryan Stevenson: I don’t believe we would win Brown v. Board of Education today
June 3, 2020
Bryan Stevenson: “I don’t believe we would win Brown v. Board of Education today. I think we have actually retreated from a commitment to equality, where we are now seeing new manifestations of sustaining racial hierarchy and white supremacy.”
Chris Hayes: Trump is acting like a 'bumbling autocrat', not a democratic leader
June 3, 2020
Chris Hayes: “American citizens are being intimidated by their own military helicopters. This is not how a democratic president acts. It’s how a bumbling autocrat acts."
Thousands gather in Hollywood protesting George Floyd's death
June 2, 2020
NBC News Correspondent Gadi Schwartz reports from Los Angeles as thousands gather protesting the death of George Floyd.
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AMERICA • Business
Black tech CEOs explain why the killing of George Floyd hits so close to home
June 2, 2020
Tech CEOs have been vocal in their outrage at the death of George Floyd, but almost none of them are black. Here's what the CEOs of Rocket Lawyer and ShotSpotter have to say.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's a chance coronavirus vaccine may not provide immunity for very long
June 2, 2020
If Covid-19 acts like other coronaviruses, "it likely isn't going to be a long duration of immunity," Dr. Fauci warns.

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President Trump's visit to a Washington church sparks outrage
June 2, 2020
Police and National Guard troops used tear gas and flash-bang explosives to push back a crowd peacefully protesting outside the White House Monday, so that President Trump could pay a quick visit to the historic St. John's Church. His photo-op prompted criticism from religious leaders. Reverend Dr. Nichole R. Phillips, an associate professor at Emory University, joined CBSN to discuss.
Trump threatens to deploy military if local officials don't take action against violence
June 2, 2020
President Trump called himself "the president of law and order" and threatened to deploy the military if local officials don't take further action against violence during protests. But as he spoke, military police and other law enforcement officials used tear gas and pepper spray to clear out peaceful protesters just a few blocks away. Weijia Jiang reports.
Analyzing Trump's calls for military mobilization to confront nationwide protests
June 2, 2020
President Trump says he will mobilize the military to confront nationwide protests if governors and mayors do not take "necessary action." CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett reports on if such action is legal and the political impact of military mobilization.
Carnival sued by passengers alleging negligence over COVID-19
June 2, 2020
Lawsuit claims cruise line failed to protect passengers, including not testing or screening for the disease.
Minnesota launches civil rights probe into Minneapolis police
June 2, 2020
The investigation will look into the death of George Floyd and review the department's practices over the past 10 years.
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Lyft says May rides jump 26% from prior month
June 2, 2020
Ride-hailing firm Lyft Inc said on Tuesday that rides on its platform rose 26 percent in May from the previous month helped by strong growth in cities where coronavirus-induced restrictions have been eased.
Tiffany & Co. shares plunge on LVMH deal concerns
June 2, 2020
Shares of Tiffany & Co. plunged more than 8 percent Tuesday on news that French luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton's $16.2 million takeover of the luxury retailer may be less likely to go through, according to a report by fashion trade publication Women's Wear Daily.
Dow, S&P 500 hit 3-month high as investors look past riots
June 2, 2020
Stock in gun-related companies climbed as civil unrest stretched across America for another night.
Goldman Sachs tapers call for stock-market drop
June 2, 2020
The investment bank had predicted the S&P 500 would slide more than 20 percent to 2,400.
Amazon: Pepper spray, books on race, ‘I can’t breathe’ merchandise are top sellers
June 2, 2020
Pepper spray, books on race and merchandise that reads, "I can't breathe," are top sellers on Amazon, highlighting the number of people participating in protests across the country after the murder of George Floyd.
John McAfee: Riots more serious than many realize
June 2, 2020
The millionaire libertarian attempted a presidential run in 2016; three years later, he said he fled the country while facing tax-fraud charges.
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AMERICA • Markets
A Girl's Anxiety Therapy, Interrupted by Covid-19, Moves to Screens
June 2, 2020
For one little girl, overcoming an anxiety disorder was supposed to involve getting out in public to speak with strangers, but the coronavirus put an end to that and to in-person therapy. That’s where teletherapy came in.
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Rally suggests riots aren't impacting the markets: Expert
June 2, 2020
Rally suggests riots aren't impacting the markets: Expert

Mike Murphy on the market's reaction to George Floyd protests and the May jobs report

Judge Sullivan is wrong, DOJ is right in Flynn case: Rep. Collins
June 2, 2020
Judge Sullivan is wrong, DOJ is right in Flynn case: Rep. Collins

Rep. Doug Collins on Judge Emmet Sullivan's handling of the Michael Flynn case

Celebrities who call out racism need to call out looters: David Webb
June 2, 2020
Celebrities who call out racism need to call out looters: David Webb

David Webb on riots targeting police officers across the country

Forex Markets
China’s Shot Across The Bows Ignored
June 2, 2020
China’s instruction to state-owned produce buyers to halt purchases of US soybean and pork caused
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U.S. Stocks Show Strong Move To The Upside
May 27, 2020
Following the advance seen in the previous session, stocks saw further upside during the trading day on Wednesday. With the upward move on the day, the Nasdaq reached its best closing level in over three months, while the Dow and the S&P 500 ended the session at their best closing levels since early March.
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AMERICA • Economy
Zuckerberg Defends Approach to Trump's Facebook Posts
June 2, 2020
In a call with Facebook employees, who have protested the inaction on Mr. Trump’s messages, Mr. Zuckerberg said his decision was “pretty thorough.”
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AMERICA • Insights
The violence in American cities reflects the fury of polarisation
June 2, 2020
America’s chronic anger could be its political undoing
History is repeated in protests at the death of George Floyd
June 1, 2020
And may unhappily continue to repeat itself
Protests sparked by George Floyd’s death are still raging
May 31, 2020
Police have been aggressive, and Donald Trump has stoked division
The e-commerce boom makes warehouses hot property
May 30, 2020
The warehouse king battles a master of the universe
Working life has entered a new era
May 30, 2020
Farewell BC (before coronavirus). Welcome AD (after domestication)
Why the prosecution of a Minneapolis police officer is such a rarity
May 29, 2020
The doctrine of “qualified immunity” too often gives police miscreants a free pass
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