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Other stimulus checks and extra $ 600 unemployment benefit for life support after May’s job report

The second $ 1,200 stimulus check is less likely due to the May unemployment report Getty The May unemployment report released on Friday was a mixed bag, but that didn’t stop some from choosing cherries. Republicans immediately used top-line data in an attempt to frame the debate over another coronavirus-related bill and whether a second stimulus check and $ 600 …

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Researchers supported by Zuckerberg urge Facebook to slow down misinformation

Researchers receiving funding from Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic organization, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), have urged the Facebook CEO to do more to prevent the spread of misinformation and burning speech on the social network. The letter, addressed to Zuckerberg from researchers currently or previously supported by CZI, was published on Saturday. The Washington Post first reported the news. Missive makes the …

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Transcript: Attorney General William Barr on “Face the Nation”, June 7, 2020

The following is a printout of an interview with Attorney General William Barr that aired Sunday, June 7, 2020 on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN: A senior administrative official told our CBS David Martin that the president at a White House meeting on Monday morning demanded 10,000 active troops be ordered on American streets. Is it correct? BARR: No, it’s …

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NYC’s curfew lifted “effective immediately”: De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio raised Big Apple’s controversial curfew one day early in an unexpected announcement Sunday morning. “New York City: We lift the curfew and are effective immediately,” Hizzoner tweetedand ended the planned last night of the closure of the city to help curb the looting and violent protests that plagued the city earlier this week. “Yesterday and last …

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Trump demanded 10,000 active troops deploy to the streets in heated Oval Office meeting

In a heated and controversial debate in the Oval Office last Monday morning, President Trump demanded that the military put up 10,000 active troops on the streets immediately, a senior administrative official told CBS News. Attorney General William Barr, Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chief Chairman Mark Milley objected to the claim, the official said. In an attempt to …

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Protesters topple Confederate statue in Richmond

In 2017, some of Wickham’s descendants urged the city to remove the statue. Confederate monuments are an important flashpoint in Virginia and elsewhere in the south. Confederate memorials began to emerge after a white supremacist killed nine black people at a Bible study in a church in South Carolina in 2015 and then again after the deadly white nationalist rally …

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Protests against pandemics may pave the path of Michigan Biden

Joe Biden still has a long way to go to earn Nicole Small’s respect. Small, a Detroit staff worker and vice chair of the commission considering revisions to the city’s charter, said she was furious at the presumptive Democratic nominee “You’re Not Black” gaffe last month – and that he hasn’t done “nearly enough yet” when he responded to the …

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