Daily Archives: July 4, 2020

Germany to rehabilitate discriminated homosexual soldiers 

The German Defense Ministry says it wants to make good decades of discrimination against homosexual soldiers. Even after homosexual acts were made legal in Germany, gay soldiers were still long seen as a risk.

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If the Redskins go with a new name, quarterback Dwayne Haskins has a favorite 

QB Dwayne Haskins said if the team has to change its name, he likes one potential replacement.

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Cleveland Indians to review team name in light of protests against racial injustice 

Baseball team the Cleveland Indians are to review their name in order to “embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality”.

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Airlines blame covid-19 for rowing back climate commitments 

The industry defangs an already mostly toothless carbon-offsetting scheme

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Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man’s death 

Three officers are sacked in Denver, Colorado after they shared photos re-enacting a chokehold.

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Perfect 4th July Adventure: Exploring Rivers And Waters In Adirondack Guideboat 

At Vermont-based Adirondack Guideboat, brothers Justine and Ian Martin craft rowing boats from cedar and fiberglass, using artisan skills honoring the classic design passed down some 150 years

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Key Words: James Carville says there’s a ‘significant chance’ Trump drops out of the presidential race 

The Democratic strategist predicts Republican Senators like Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham will turn on Trump after Labor Day

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United Nations is smashing Australian businesses by making it cheaper to order goods from CHINA 

There are growing calls for Australia to tear up a United Nations agreement which makes shipping online goods from China cheaper than buying from local suppliers.

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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks 

Countries around the world step up efforts to tackle the new coronavirus that has killed hundreds of thousands.

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America’s housing market is so far unfazed by recession 

The property market seems strangely oblivious to the economic carnage around it

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China says G4 swine flu virus not new; does not infect humans easily 

China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Saturday that the so-called “G4” strain of swine flu virus is not new and does not infect or sicken humans and animals easily, rebuffing a study published earlier this week.

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Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol 

More than 200 researchers worldwide sign an open letter saying current guidance ignores evidence that the coronavirus readily spreads on microscopic particles known as aerosols that can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet.

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Will Quique Setien Be Fired If FC Barcelona Lose To Villarreal This Weekend? 

Pressure growing at the same time as Real Madrid’s lead in La Liga, will FC Barcelona coach Quique Setien be fired if his side lose to Villarreal this weekend?

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Coronavirus, Social Unrest Test MLS Vision As ‘League For A New America’ 

As the league prepares to return to play following a break imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea that MLS stands for the progressive values of its largely young, urban fanbase could face scrutiny.

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Bit like normal again’: hair salons and wedding venues reopen in England 

Marriages and haircuts take place the minute the government’s coronavirus lockdown deadline passes at midnightWhether it’s getting a haircut or getting married, a small sense of normality has returned to England just after midnight, with hair salons and wedding venues reopening.Sandra Jacobs was among the first people through the door at Tusk Hair in Camden […]

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