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Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It.

Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It.

Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It. Hong Kong Delays Election, Citing Coronavirus. The Opposition Isn’t Buying It. HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government said on Friday that it would postpone the city’s September legislative election by one year because of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision seen by the pro-democracy opposition as a brazen attempt …

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ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon, Citing Anti-Semitic Podcast Remarks

ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon, Citing Anti-Semitic Podcast Remarks

ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon, Citing Anti-Semitic Podcast Remarks ViacomCBS Fires Nick Cannon, Citing Anti-Semitic Podcast Remarks The television star Nick Cannon was fired by ViacomCBS on Tuesday for making anti-Semitic remarks during a recent podcast in which he discussed conspiracy theories about Jewish people and praised a minister notorious for anti-Jewish comments. ViacomCBS is the parent company of MTV and …

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Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen

Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen

Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen Wading into the contentious debate over reopening schools, an influential committee of scientists and educators on Wednesday recommended that, wherever possible, younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person. Their report — issued by the prestigious National Academies …

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White House Warns Against Chinese Investment, Citing Risk of Further Sanctions

White House Warns Against Chinese Investment, Citing Risk of Further Sanctions

White House Warns Against Chinese Investment, Citing Risk of Further Sanctions White House Warns Against Chinese Investment, Citing Risk of Further Sanctions The White House set up a working group in early June to study the issue, which is expected to deliver recommendations to the president by early August. Peter Navarro, the assistant to the president for trade and manufacturing …

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Disney Exits Language School Business in China, Citing Coronavirus

Disney Exits Language School Business in China, Citing Coronavirus

Disney Exits Language School Business in China, Citing Coronavirus Disney Exits Language School Business in China, Citing Coronavirus The Walt Disney Company has decided to close Disney English, a 12-year-old chain of 25 language schools in China, ending a once-promising business that, at times, prompted questions about education as brand building. The learning centers, in six cities and using Disney …

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Facebook, Citing Looting Concerns, Bans Historical Artifact Sales

Facebook, Citing Looting Concerns, Bans Historical Artifact Sales

Facebook, Citing Looting Concerns, Bans Historical Artifact Sales Facebook, Citing Looting Concerns, Bans Historical Artifact Sales Responding to criticism that its site has become a bazaar for the sale of looted Middle Eastern antiquities, Facebook said on Tuesday it would remove any content “that attempts to buy, sell or trade in historical artifacts.” The decision came after archaeologists and activists …

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EU May Ban Travel from US as it Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures

EU May Ban Travel from US as it Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures

EU May Ban Travel from US as it Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures EU May Ban Travel from US as it Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures BRUSSELS — European Union countries rushing to revive their economies and reopen their borders after months of coronavirus restrictions are prepared to block Americans from entering because the United States has failed to control …

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HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Citing Racist Depictions

HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Citing Racist Depictions

HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Citing Racist Depictions HBO Max Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Citing Racist Depictions HBO Max has removed from its catalog “Gone With the Wind,” the 1939 movie long considered a triumph of American cinema but one that romanticizes the Civil War-era South while glossing over its racial sins. The streaming service pledged to …

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Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory

Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing 'Obamagate' conspiracy theory

Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory Trump threatens to veto FISA surveillance rules citing ‘Obamagate’ conspiracy theory Donald Trump has vowed to “quickly VETO” a bill to reauthorise previously lapsed US national security surveillance measures that he says Obama administration intelligence officials abused to spy on his 2016 campaign. “Our Country has just suffered through …

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The Atlantic Lays Off 68, Citing ‘a Bracing Decline in Advertising’

The Atlantic Lays Off 68, Citing ‘a Bracing Decline in Advertising’

The Atlantic Lays Off 68, Citing ‘a Bracing Decline in Advertising’ The Atlantic Lays Off 68, Citing ‘a Bracing Decline in Advertising’ The Atlantic appeared to have the right ingredients for a successful 21st-century publication: strong journalism, a thriving digital operation and the enthusiastic backing of a multibillionaire, Laurene Powell Jobs. But on Thursday the 163-year-old publication announced that it …

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